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Through December 19
Summertime on the coast is loaded with farmer markets bursting with farm fresh produce, artisan crafts and locally made foods. Fresh, organic produce, flower bouquets, meat, seafood and baked goods are just a small taste of what you might find at the market. You will also find an accessible and enjoyable community gathering place where locals and visitors alike come and stay awhile. Meet the artisans, farmers and craftsman who bring their goods straight from the fields and workshops and into your shopping bag. ...[read more]
 
July 3 North Coast Symphonic Band, a North Coast Fourth
A free concert for the entire family 7:30-9:30pm. The North Coast Symphonic Band celebrates the conclusion of its 35th season with a toe-tapping, sing-a-long evening of patriotic music and familiar tunes. Visit the website for more information. Liberty Theater, 1203 Commercial St. 503.224.8499 [more info]
July 3 First Friday Nights
First Friday Nights are an entertaining, casual and social experience on the first Friday of each month. Guests will enjoy a mix of live music, games, film screenings, skills demonstrations, and hands-on activities. A cash bar and inspired snacks will be available every First Friday, making CRMM the first stop of your weekend. Activities run from 7– 9pm and are free of charge. The Barbey Maritime Center is located at 1792 Maritime Drive, Astoria. Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
July 11 Second Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria the Second Saturday of every month from 5-8pm. Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art and culture. Second Saturday Art Walk venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map guide and list of participating businesses. Various downtown locations 503.791.7940 [more info]
July 25-26 Astoria Artists Open Studio Tour
Discover Astoria's vibrant arts community and meet artists at work in their studios from 10am-4pm. This is a free, self guided tour with artwork available for purchase. Call or visit the website for further information. various artists studios 503.338.6508 [more info]
August 5-9 Astoria Regatta
An annual celebration, which started in 1894 and has been designated a Historic Cultural Tradition by the Oregon State Historic Commission. Parades, food and family fun. See the website for events and locations. Various Locations 503.325.6311 or 800.875.6807 [more info]
August 7 First Friday Nights
First Friday Nights are an entertaining, casual and social experience on the first Friday of each month. The Barbey Maritime Center features a mix of live music, games, film screenings, skills demonstrations and hands-on activities from 7-9pm. Activities are free and a cash bar and inspired snacks will be available every First Friday, making Columbia River Maritime Museum the first stop of your weekend. Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
August 8 Second Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria the Second Saturday of every month from 5-8pm. Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art and culture. Second Saturday Art Walk venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map guide and list of participating businesses. Various downtown locations 503.791.7940 [more info]
August 30 USAF Band of the Golden West Commanders Jazz Ensemble in Concert
The USAF Band of the Golden West will present a free concert featuring the Commanders Jazz Ensemble at Liberty Theatre at 4pm. You can obtain tickets through the theatre website at www.liberty-theater.org. Come out and enjoy this free evening of Jazz & patriotic favorites. Liberty Theater, 1203 Commercial St, Astoria, OR 97103 503.325.5922 [more info]
September 4 First Friday Nights
First Friday Nights are an entertaining, casual and social experience on the first Friday of each month. The Barbey Maritime Center features a mix of live music, games, film screenings, skills demonstrations and hands-on activities from 7-9pm. Activities are free and a cash bar and inspired snacks will be available every First Friday, making Columbia River Maritime Museum the first stop of your weekend. Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
September 12 Second Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria the Second Saturday of every month from 5-8pm. Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art and culture. Second Saturday Art Walk venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map guide and list of participating businesses. Various downtown locations 503.791.7940 [more info]
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Join thousands of volunteers to clean up Oregon's beaches at this coast wide coordinated event. Call or visit website for further information. Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571 [more info]
September 25-27 Pacific Northwest Brew Cup
The festival features Northwest beers on tap, live music, food vendors and activities for the kids. Admission is free, beer tastings require purchasing a souvenir mug ($9 each) and tokens ($1 each). East of Columbia River Maritime Museum and Barbey Center 503.791.7940 [more info]
October 2 First Friday Nights
First Friday Nights are an entertaining, casual and social experience on the first Friday of each month. The Barbey Maritime Center features a mix of live music, games, film screenings, skills demonstrations and hands-on activities from 7-9pm. Activities are free and a cash bar and inspired snacks will be available every First Friday, making Columbia River Maritime Museum the first stop of your weekend. Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
October 10 Second Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria the Second Saturday of every month from 5-8pm. Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art and culture. Second Saturday Art Walk venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map guide and list of participating businesses. Various downtown locations 503.791.7940 [more info]
October 11 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]
November 6 First Friday Nights
First Friday Nights are an entertaining, casual and social experience on the first Friday of each month. The Barbey Maritime Center features a mix of live music, games, film screenings, skills demonstrations and hands-on activities from 7-9pm. Activities are free and a cash bar and inspired snacks will be available every First Friday, making Columbia River Maritime Museum the first stop of your weekend. Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
November 14 Second Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria the Second Saturday of every month from 5-8pm. Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art and culture. Second Saturday Art Walk venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map guide and list of participating businesses. Various downtown locations 503.791.7940 [more info]
December 4 First Friday Nights
First Friday Nights are an entertaining, casual and social experience on the first Friday of each month. The Barbey Maritime Center features a mix of live music, games, film screenings, skills demonstrations and hands-on activities from 7-9pm. Activities are free and a cash bar and inspired snacks will be available every First Friday, making Columbia River Maritime Museum the first stop of your weekend. Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
December 12 Second Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria the Second Saturday of every month from 5-8pm. Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art and culture. Second Saturday Art Walk venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map guide and list of participating businesses. Various downtown locations 503.791.7940 [more info]
December 26-31 Winter Whale Watch
Spot Gray Whales on their migration south along the Oregon Coast with interpreters at Ecola State Park. Ecola State Park 541.765.3304 [more info]
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