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Old-Fashioned Fun and Games
September 12-13
Looking to get the kids away from electronic devices for some good old-fashioned fun? Pack up the family and head to the Flavel House Museum lawn on September 12-13 to experience the fun and games of yesteryear. There will be contests and prizes, story telling, music, several different craft demonstrations and other hands-on activities for the kids and parents to enjoy. Take a horse and buggy ride or re-discover games from the past like badminton and croquet. Test your skills with the hoop and stick or ball and cup games. The kids will also enjoy testing their skills with the hoop and stick or ball and cup games. Activities begin at 11am to 4pm, on the lawn at the Flavel House Museum, 441 8th Street, Downtown Astoria. ...[read more]
 
August 30 Live Concert: USAF Band of the Golden West
The concert is at 4pm. Free tickets are available at the Liberty Theater Box Office, Tuesday - Saturday from 2:00-5:30pm. Limit 6 per customer. For more information call 503-325-5922 Ext. 55. Liberty Theater, 1203 Commercial St. 503.325.5922
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 12-13 Old-Fashioned Fun and Games
The entire family will enjoy this free event, 11am-4pm. There will be contests and prizes, story telling, music, several different craft demonstrations and other hands-on activities for the kids and parents to enjoy. Flavel House Museum lawn 503.325.2203 [more info]
September 12 Race to the Bar 5k walk/run - 10k run
Come on out to one of the most beautiful beaches in the Pacific Northwest for an evening beach walk and run ending with a bonfire, sunset, great music, Subway sandwich, Fort George beer (21 and older) and great company! The race benefits Lower Columbia Hospice and starts at 5:30pm. Ft. Stevens State Park (Peter Iredale shipwreck), Hammond, OR 262.685.7021 [more info]
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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