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Through September 24
|From Brookings on the Southern Oregon Coast to Long Beach, Washington, there is more than just the rhythm of the ocean to sooth your soul. Visitors and locals alike can enjoy the sounds of summer at music festivals and concerts up and down the coast. Here are some concert highlights and top musical festivals along the Oregon Coast and Washington Peninsula. ...[read more]|
Through August 28
National Park Service Birthday Weekend
The National Park Service turns 100 years and wants everyone to celebrate. All national parks will waive entrance fees.
Lewis & Clark National Historical Park
Annual Civil War Reenactment
Marking its 26th year this grand event is one of the largest in the northwest region. Infantry, cavalry, artillery, medical corps, camp followers and townspeople (sutlers) make up the variety of Civil War period reenactors you'll encounter. Several live battles are carried out for you to view over the long weekend. Meet President Abraham Lincoln, see a fashion show, listen in on fife and drum practice, stroll through the "village" of tents to admire craftsmen, cooks, and undertakers, and spend the day learning about history first hand from soldiers. Watch the field artillery demonstrations and see actual cannons fire from up close.
Fort Stevens State Park, Historic Area
503.861.3170 [more info]
Harvest Moon Festival
A community celebration from 6-6:30pm. Garden of Surging Waves -11th & Duane Streets
15th Annual Pacific NW Brew Cup
The festival features northwest beers on tap Friday through Sunday, along with live music, food vendors and activities for the kiddos. Admission is free, To taste beer you'll need to purchase a souvenir mug ($9 each) and tokens ($1 each). See the website for further information. Outdoor venue near the Barbey Museum
SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Join thousands of volunteers to clean up Oregon's beaches at this coastwide coordinated event. Various Locations
503.844.9571 [more info]
National Public Lands Day
The National Park Service turns 100 years old in 2016 and wants everyone to celebrate! All national parks, including Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, will waive entrance fees on National Public Lands Day. Lewis & Clark National Historical Park
Live Theater: Barefoot in the Park
Set in the sixties, this romantic comedy by Neil Simon revolves around a young couple battling the day-to-day ups and downs of being newlyweds, coming to terms with whom they married and who they really wanted to begin with. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7pm, doors open 30 minutes before curtain time. Show time is 7pm on Friday and Saturday. Performance dates are October 7, 8, 14,15, 21 and 22. There will be one matinee, October 16 at 2pm. The house opens 30 minutes before each performance. Astor Street Opry Co. Playhouse , 129 West Bond
503.325.6104 [more info]
Great Columbia Crossing
Whether you're an experienced runner or looking for a family friendly event, this 10k run/walk across the Astoria Megler Bridge appeals to everyone. This is a unique opportunity to experience the scenery high above the Great Columbia River as you trek across the longest continuous truss bridge in North America. Advanced registration is required, see the website for details Astoria Megler Bridge
Former citizens are expected to return from the great beyond for a graveside chat with any and all willing to visit their tombstone.This free event starts at 1pm. Visitors should plan to arrive no later than 3pm as the deceased begin to fade from view as the darkness of night draws near. The location is announced two weeks prior to the event.
Call for graveyard location information.
503.325.2203 [more info]
Veterans Day at National Parks
The National Park Service turns 100 years old in 2016 and wants everyone to celebrate! All national parks, including Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, will waive entrance fees on Veterans Day.
Lewis & Clark National Historical Park
April 28-30 2017
Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival 2017
Enjoy great coastal cuisine, arts and crafts, wine tasting and more. Additional event information, tickets, event schedules and parking information is available online.
Clatsop County Fairgrounds