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Astoria Sunday Market
FEATURED EVENT
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]
 
September 7-9 Rods 'N Rhodies 11th Annual Invitational Car Show
Top hot rods and classic cars will shine at this event. A showcase for up to 125 of the best high-end hot rods and custom cruisers from 1976 and earlier. Various Locations [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]
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]
March 30 2019 Heceta Head Lighthouse Birthday Celebration
Celebrate the Heceta Head Lighthouse's birthday! This family-friendly event will have live music, food and games. Tour the keeper's house, explore the lighthouse and shop for souvenirs, books and videos at the gift shop. Heceta Head Lighthouse [more info]
May 18-19 2019 Rhododendron Festival
The spectacular display of hundreds of Rhododendrons takes place at the Florence Events Center. You will also enjoy the family-focused parade, street vendor fair, car show, 5K run and the carnival with rides, games and a few surprises. Various Locations 541.997.3128
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