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Mysterious Mushrooms
November 9-30
Oregon's Fort Stevens State Park offers wild mushroom programs and hikes to guide you on the hunt for hearty edibles like Chanterelles, King Boteles and Lobster mushrooms. As experts on Oregon coastal fungi, Oregon park rangers will explain the area's foraging regulations and offer instruction for mushroom identification and usage during the one mile round trip tours. Hikes begin at Battery Russell day use area. Participants should meet at 1pm and dress for changing weather conditions. Bring a basket and pocketknife for gathering. November mushroom hike dates are Monday, November 10 and Sunday, November 30....[read more]
 
November 10 Wild Mushroom Hike
Fort Stevens State Park offers free wild mushroom hikes to guide you on the hunt for hearty edibles like Chanterelles, King Boteles and Lobster mushrooms. As experts on coastal fungi, park rangers will explain the area's foraging regulations and offer instruction for mushroom identification and usage on the one mile round-trip tour. Meet at 1pm, Battery Russell area, dress for the weather and bring a pocket knife and basket for collecting. Fort Stevens State Park, Battery Russell 503.861.3170
November 14 Astoria Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria from 5-8pm.Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment, and exhibit original works of art or craft. Venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map and listing of participating businesses. various venues in downtown 503.791.7940 [more info]
November 16 In Their Footsteps Lecture Series:
In their footsteps lecture series is at 1pm. Visitor Center Netul River Room. Lewis and Clark NHP, Fort Clatsop 503.861.2471
November 16 In Their Footsteps Lecture Series: Cold Weather Survival
Cold Weather Survival; a way of life is presented by Frank Heyl. This free program is at 1pm in the Netul River room of Fort Clatsop's visitors center. In Their Footsteps Lecture Series is a monthly event featuring authors, artists, historians and more. Lewis and Clark NHP, Fort Clatsop 503.861.2471
November 30 Wild Mushroom Hike
Fort Stevens State Park offers free wild mushroom hikes to guide you on the hunt for hearty edibles like Chanterelles, King Boteles and Lobster mushrooms. As experts on coastal fungi, park rangers will explain the area's foraging regulations and offer instruction for mushroom identification and usage on the one mile round-trip tour. Meet at 1pm, Battery Russell area, dress for the weather and bring a pocket knife and basket for collecting. Fort Stevens State Park, Battery Russell 503.861.3170
December 12 Astoria Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria from 5-8pm.Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment, and exhibit original works of art or craft. Venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map and listing of participating businesses. various venues in downtown 503.791.7940 [more info]
December 14 In Their Footsteps Lecture Series:
In their footsteps lecture series is at 1pm. Visitor Center, Netul River Room Lewis and Clark NHP, Fort Clatsop 503.861.2471
December 21 In Their Footsteps Lecture Series: Jefferson's Bible
Jefferson's Bible is presented by Junius Rochester. This free program is at 1pm in the Netul River room of Fort Clatsop's visitors center. In Their Footsteps Lecture Series is a monthly event featuring authors, artists, historians and more. Lewis and Clark NHP, Fort Clatsop 503.861.2471
January 9 2015 Astoria Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria from 5-8pm.Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment, and exhibit original works of art or craft. Venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map and listing of participating businesses. various venues in downtown 503.791.7 [more info]
February 27-March 1 2015 Fisher Poets Gathering
A creative celebration of the commercial fishing industry. Performances from scores of fisherpoets and musicians, writing workshops, tours of old canneries and working fishing boats. See website for venues, performance schedules and further information. Various Locations [more info]
March 7 2015 Sip, Savor & UnWined
A pre-party event, an opportunity that brings you up close and personal with festival wines prior to the Astoria-Warrenton Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival.Call for further information. Pending 503.325.9767 [more info]
March 28 2015 SOLVE Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup
An Oregon tradition for 30 years, the annual coast wide beach cleanup is from 10am-1pm. See the website or call for coastal check in sites and further information. Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571 [more info]
April 24-26 2015 Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival
This annual festival celebrates great coastal cuisine, arts and crafts, wine tasting and more. See website or call for further information. Clatsop County Fairgrounds 503.325.6311 [more info]
June 5-7 2015 Goonies 30th Film Anniversary
Fans flock to Astoria for the annual Goonies Day celebration, a weekend of treasure hunting, group truffle shuffles, trivia scavenger hunts and more. Visit website for further information. various locations 503.325.6311 [more info]
October 11 2015 Great Columbia Crossing
A unique opportunity to trek across the Astoria-Megler Bridge on foot. The 10k offers a scenic adventure on a fairly flat road with one steep incline to the peak of the bridge. It is the longest continuous truss bridge in North America.Whether you're an experienced runner or looking for a family friendly event, the Great Columbia Crossing 10k appeals to everyone.See the website for registration and event details. Astoria-Megler Bridge 503.325.6311 [more info]
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