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Winter Living History Program
December 25-January 2 2018
For those looking for things to do after Christmas, Lewis and Clark National Historical Park at Fort Clatsop will feature daily living history programs, starting December 26 through January 1, 2018. Step back in time and get a glimpse of how the Corps of Discovery endured winter at Fort Clatsop. All ages will enjoy hands-on programs about various aspects of the explorers' winter at Fort Clatsop. ...[read more]
Through December 22 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 16-17 In Their Footsteps Series: Channeling Your Inner Lewis & Clark
Presented by Richard Brenne, this free program meets in the Netul River Room, 1pm at Fort Clatsop Visitors Center. Lewis & Clark National Historic Park, Fort Clatsop 503.861.2471
December 26-31 Winter Whale Watch
Spot Gray Whales 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]
January 3-4 2018 Live Performance - Project Trio
Combining the virtuosity of world-class artists with the energy of rock stars, this genre-defying group performs at 7pm. Liberty Theatre, 1203 Commercial St. [more info]
February 3-4 2018 Live Performance - Song & String Trio
A musical collaboration performing the compelling poetry of Denise Levertov from 3-5pm. Liberty Theatre, 1203 Commercial St. [more info]
February 16-17 2018 Live Performance: The Bodhi Trio
The Bodhi Trio pioneers mindfulness-based performance, 3-5pm. Throughout their dynamic interpretations, the trio invites its audiences to experience stillness of mind and calmness of breath and heart. Liberty Theatre, 1203 Commercial St. [more info]
February 16-17 2018 Festival of the Dark Arts
Cheers to 28 days of darkness with specialty stouts at various breweries throughout Astoria and Warrenton. The pinnacle of the month is Fort George Brewery's Festival of the Dark Arts, one night of fire dancers, tarot card readers, tattoo artists, belly dancers, live music and more than 60 creative stouts on tap from around the Northwest. Fort George Brewery, Lovell Building [more info]
February 22-25 2018 Fisher Poets Gathering
A celebration of the commercial fishing industry in poetry, prose and song, this festival attracts hundreds of poets, songwriters and storytellers from commercial fishing communities throughout the country. Various Locations [more info]
March 15-16 2018 Live Performance - Delgani Quartet
One of the most active chamber music ensembles in the Pacific Northwest, Delgani String Quartet performs at 7pm. Liberty Theatre, 1203 Commercial St. [more info]
March 23-24 2018 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Oregon beaches get a much needed spring cleaning. Join thousands of volunteers at this coast-wide coordinated event. Various Coastal Locations 503.844.9571 [more info]
March 30-April 28 2018 Live Theater: See How They Run
This show is a farce with tense comic situations and headlong humor, heavily playing on mistaken identity doors and vicars. Astor Street Opry Company Playhouse, 129 W. Bond St. 503.325.6104 [more info]
April 26-29 2018 Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival
Enjoy great coastal cuisine, arts and crafts, wine tasting and more. Event information, tickets and parking information is available online. Clatsop County Fairgrounds [more info]
May 24-25 2018 Solstice Wind Quintet
This faculty wind quintet from Washington State University performs at 7pm. Liberty Theatre, 1203 Commercial St. [more info]
June 14-17 2018 Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
A celebration of Astoria's rich cultural heritage,featuring top entertainment from Finland, Denmark and Sweden. Dozens of Nordic dance and theater groups perform. Retail booths offer handcrafts, Scandinavian import items and traditional Scandinavian foods. Festival events include Viking encampment, midsummer pole rising, midnight sun breakfast, running of the trolls, Miss Scandinavia, torchlight parade, bonfire, hex burning and more. Clatsop County Fairgrounds, 92937 Walluski Loop [more info]
August 6-12 2018 Astoria Regatta
A festival on land and sea with parades, great food and unique traditions. Some highlights include Regatta Square, Regatta Queen Coronation, Admiral's Reception, Seamen's Memorial, Grand Land Parade, Highwater Boat Parade and the popular Regatta Fireworks Show. Various Locations [more info]
September 20-23 2018 Pacific Northwest Brew Cup
One of Oregon's best kept beer secrets, more than 40 regional brews plus food and family-friendly entertainment. Astoria Historic Riverfront [more info]
October 13-14 2018 Great Columbia Crossing
Whether you're an experienced runner or looking for a family friendly event, this 10k run/walk is a rare opportunity to trek across the Astoria-Megler Bridge. Astoria Megler Bridge [more info]
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