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With stunning vistas, abundant recreational opportunities and a rich cultural heritage of native coastal people, visitors of all ages can relive the dramatic story of America's famous explorers by visiting 12 sites along the Pacific Coast. Ranger programs, guided trail walks and paddle tours start June 21 and run through September 3, 2017. ...[read more]
 
Through September 9 Live Theater: Shanghaied in Astoria
In its 33rd season, this Vaudeville styled, musical melodrama takes a fun and entertaining look at Astoria's cultural folklore. Showtime is at 7pm, Thursday through Saturday. Sunday matinee performances are at 2pm on July 16, August 6 and September 9. Tickets are available online, by phone and at the door. Reservations recommended, doors open 30 minutes before showtime. Astor Street Opry Co. Playhouse , 129 West Bond 503.325.6104 [more info]
August 19 100 Paddles Across Youngs Bay
Experienced kayakers will meet at the Astoria Recreation Center (former Astoria Yacht Club site by the Old Youngs Bay Bridge) for a 10:30am launch and group paddle across Youngs Bay into the Lewis and Clark River. Less experienced folks are encouraged to meet at Netul Landing at 10:30am and head downstream on the Lewis and Clark River. The two groups plan to meet on the Lewis and Clark River. After a flintlock gun firing and huzzah, together the groups will paddle to Netul Landing for refreshments. Participants need to bring their own kayak, canoe, paddleboard or any non-motorized watercraft and need to wear a US Coast Guard approved personal flotation device. Please call the park if you would like to join the fun. Youngs Bay and Lewis & Clark River 503.861.4425
September 9 Astoria 2nd Saturday Art Walk
From 5-8pm businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art. Art walk venues are marked throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at different shops and galleries downtown. Various Locations [more info]
September 22-24 16th Annual Pacific NW Brew Cup
Featuring Northwest beers on tap along with live music, food vendors and activities for the kiddos. Barby Maritime Center [more info]
September 23 SOLVE Fall Beach & Riverside Cleanup
The Beach & Riverside Cleanup began in 1984 as "The Plague of Plastics" after Oregonians, Judie Hansen and Eleanor Dye, were inspired to rid the state's beaches of litter. Join thousands of volunteers to clean up Oregon's beaches at this coastwide coordinated event. Various Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571 [more info]
October 6-21 Live Theater: The Birds
A gripping and unsettling look at human relationships, written by Conor McPherson and directed by Sheila Shaffer. House opens a 6:30pm, show begins at 7pm. October 15th show is a Sunday Matinee at 2pm. Astor Street Opry Company Playhouse, 129 W. Bond St. 503.325.6104
October 14 Astoria 2nd Saturday Art Walk
From 5-8pm businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art. Art walk venues are marked throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at different shops and galleries downtown. Various Locations [more info]
October 15 The Great Columbia 10K Crossing
Open to all, The Great Columbia Crossing 10k run is an official USA Track & Field certified event. Visit the website for updates and registration information. Astoira Megler Bridge [more info]
November 11-12 Astoria 2nd Saturday Art Walk
From 5-8pm businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art. Art walk venues are marked throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at different shops and galleries downtown. Various Locations [more info]
December 1-23 Live Theater: Scrooged in Astoria
A Christmas musical melodrama. Weekend performances on Fridays and Saturday evenings are at 7pm, with two Sunday matinee shows on December 10 and December 17 at 2pm.Tickets available by phone and at the door. The house opens 30 minutes before each performance. Astor Street Opry Co. Playhouse , 129 West Bond 503.325.6104 [more info]
December 9-10 Astoria 2nd Saturday Art Walk
From 5-8pm businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art. Art walk venues are marked throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at different shops and galleries downtown. Various Locations [more info]
December 26-January 1 2018 Winter Whale Watch
Spot Gray Wales on their migration south along the Oregon Coast with a trained volunteer. Visit the website to view a map with a list of 24 designated locations. Various Oregon Coast locations 541.765.3304 [more info]
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