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Astoria Sunday Market
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Outdoor Coastal Markets
Through September 30
Whether you come to shop for fresh, local foods or just to socialize with friends and neighbors, outdoor markets have become a popular summer staple for locals and visitors alike. From Brookings, Oregon to Washington's Long Beach Peninsula, selections may vary, but they all have one important thing in common: community. Outdoor markets provide a public space to connect with the farmers and artisans who bring their goods straight from the fields and workshops and into your shopping bag. After all, there is no better time than summer to eat homegrown food and see what local artisans have in store....[read more]
 
Through June 24 Live Theater: Once Upon a Mattress
This musical performance is directed by Mary Anne Trailor and Kiana Hendrix. See website for show dates and times. Tickets available at New Wave Video, Wrights Custom Framing and at the box office two hours before show time. Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave. 541.469.1877 [more info]
July 21-22 26th Annual Southern Oregon Kite Festival
A weekend of family entertainment with acrobatics in the sky choreographed to music and free kite-making activities for children. Festivities kick off on Friday evening at 7pm with an indoor kite flying demo in the Brookings-Harbor High School gym. Saturday and Sunday activities are from 10am-4pm at the Kite Field at the Port. Various Locations [more info]
August 4-5 Festival of Art in Stout Park
An annual juried festival of original fine arts and crafts. Featuring live music, a food court, kids activities, plein air painting and a variety of demonstrations. Admission is free. Stout Park [more info]
August 10-12 8th Annual Pirates of the Pacific Festival
A weekend of pirate fun and mayhem, filled with sword play, cannon fire, mermaids and more. On the Boardwalk at the Port of Brookings Harbor [more info]
September 14-October 1 Live Theater: Sweeney Todd
This dark musical thriller is the unsettling tale of a Victorian-era barber who returns home to London after fifteen years of exile to take revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life. Playwright Hugh Wheeler, music by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Claire Willard. See website for show dates and times. Tickets available at New Wave Video, Wrights Custom Framing and at the box office two hours before show time. Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave. 541.469.1877 [more info]
September 29-30 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Join thousands of volunteers to cleanup Oregon's beaches. SOLVE projects are community driven and focus on cleaning up and restoring natural areas and neighborhoods with hands-on work. Supplies and instructions are provided and all ages and abilities are encouraged to join in. To volunteer, register and view a list of project sites, call or visit online. Registration will open in August of 2018. Coastal Beaches 503.844.9571 [more info]
October 19-November 1 Live Theater: Annual Haunted House
A spooktacular performance, directed by Claire Willard. See website for show dates and times. Tickets available at New Wave Video, Wrights Custom Framing and at the box office two hours before show time. Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave. 541.469.1877 [more info]
December 7-16 Live Theater: A Christmas Cactus
Comedy, mystery and romance converge in this Eliot Byerrum play, directed by Kelly Scruggs. Christmas turns into a "Dickens" of a holiday for private eye Cactus O'Riley as she solves mysteries, delivers small miracles and takes a second chance on love and sleuthing. See website for show dates and times. Tickets available at New Wave Video, Wrights Custom Framing and at the box office two hours before show time. Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave. 541.469.1877 [more info]
December 27-31 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 Coastal Locations 541.765.3304 [more info]
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