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Music Festivals
August 14-22
Washington's Long Beach Peninsula presents festivals that involve a melding of all the great joys of summer: Blues, Seafood, Jazz and Oysters, all in two days of music and culinary fun, August 14-15, 2015. ...[read more]
 
Through October 4 Pieces of the Puzzle: Recent Gifts to the Collection
Join the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum for our latest exhibit, Pieces of the Puzzle: Recent Gifts to the Collection, July 31, 2015-October 4, 2015. A sampler of the generous gifts given to the Museum over the past several years, this exhibit includes over 300 items ranging from photographs and books to uniforms, t-shirts, and artworks created by important local artists. Opening Reception to be held July 31 at 5pm. Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, Ilwaco 360.642.3446 [more info]
Through August 2 Summerfest
Free family friendly entertainment and activities for the public. Music in the gazebo, horse and wagon rides, balloon artistry, art in the park, make and take crafts, Mother Goose & Friends, appearances by Smokey the Bear and much more! Saturday: Noon – 5pm; Sunday: 11– 4pm. Downtown Long Beach 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400 [more info]
August 7 Columbia-Pacific Farmers Market
The market operates in downtown Long Beach June through October on Fridays from 4-7pm. A lively market and entertainment venue dedicated to the spectacular eats and farm crafts of the Columbia-Pacific region. 3rd St. SE & Oregon, Veterans Field 360.642.4421 [more info]
August 7-8 Jake the Alligator Man's Birthday
Celebrate Jake the Alligator Man's Annual 75th Birthday! Join Jake for his Burlesque Bachelor Party, enjoy old fashioned family fun, reminiscent of days gone by on the Coney Island shore. Pirates, sideshow, car show, Jake-inspired kids games, bounce house, live music and the ever popular Bride of Jake Pinup contest. Downtown Long Beach 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400 [more info]
August 8 Saturday Market
Shop for farm fresh produce, handmade crafts, art, plants, cut flowers, baked goods and prepared food. Watch the boats go by and the catch-of-the-day come in. Uniquely situated on the waterfront, Saturday Market is open from 10-4pm and runs every Saturday through September 26. Port of Ilwaco 360.338.9511 [more info]
August 8-9 Summerfest
Free family friendly entertainment and activities for the public. Music in the gazebo, horse and wagon rides, balloon artistry, art in the park, make and take crafts, Mother Goose & Friends, appearances by Smokey the Bear and much more! Saturday: Noon – 5pm; Sunday: 11– 4pm. Downtown Long Beach 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400 [more info]
August 9 Edible Garden Tour
The Edible Garden Tour, a benefit for local food banks, shares the benefits and beauty of growing one's own food as well as sustainable ways to do so. Admission is $7 or five cans of food. For details and updates nearer to the tour date as well as images from previous years' tours, please visit the website. Various Locations and Venues [more info]
August 15 Jazz & Oysters
Three fabulous jazz band performances from noon until 5pm. This kid friendly outdoor concert has grilled oysters and a beer and wine garden. Bring chairs or a blanket and enjoy The Mel Brown Quintet, Geno Michaels & Soul City and The Dan Balmer Trio. See website for ticket information. Wilson Field, Ocean Park [more info]
August 17-23 35th Annual Washington State International Kite Festival
A week-long kite celebration and competition held annually the third week in August, drawing kite enthusiasts worldwide. Long Beach 360.642.4020 [more info]
August 21 Columbia-Pacific Farmers Market
The market operates in downtown Long Beach June through October on Fridays from 4-7pm. A lively market and entertainment venue dedicated to the spectacular eats and farm crafts of the Columbia-Pacific region. 3rd St. SE & Oregon, Veterans Field 360.642.4421 [more info]
August 22 Saturday Market
Shop for farm fresh produce, handmade crafts, art, plants, cut flowers, baked goods and prepared food. Watch the boats go by and the catch-of-the-day come in. Uniquely situated on the waterfront, Saturday Market is open from 10-4pm and runs every Saturday through September 26. Port of Ilwaco 360.338.9511 [more info]
August 22-23 Summerfest
Free family friendly entertainment and activities for the public. Music in the gazebo, horse and wagon rides, balloon artistry, art in the park, make and take crafts, Mother Goose & Friends, appearances by Smokey the Bear and much more! Saturday: Noon – 5pm; Sunday: 11– 4pm. Downtown Long Beach 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400 [more info]
August 28 Columbia-Pacific Farmers Market
The market operates in downtown Long Beach June through October on Fridays from 4-7pm. A lively market and entertainment venue dedicated to the spectacular eats and farm crafts of the Columbia-Pacific region. 3rd St. SE & Oregon, Veterans Field 360.642.4421 [more info]
August 29 Saturday Market
Shop for farm fresh produce, handmade crafts, art, plants, cut flowers, baked goods and prepared food. Watch the boats go by and the catch-of-the-day come in. Uniquely situated on the waterfront, Saturday Market is open from 10-4pm and runs every Saturday through September 26. Port of Ilwaco 360.338.9511 [more info]
August 29-30 Summerfest
Free family friendly entertainment and activities for the public. Music in the gazebo, horse and wagon rides, balloon artistry, art in the park, make and take crafts, Mother Goose & Friends, appearances by Smokey the Bear and much more! Saturday: Noon – 5pm; Sunday: 11– 4pm. Downtown Long Beach 800.451.2542 or 800.642.2400 [more info]
September 4 Columbia-Pacific Farmers Market
The market operates in downtown Long Beach June through October on Fridays from 4-7pm. A lively market and entertainment venue dedicated to the spectacular eats and farm crafts of the Columbia-Pacific region. 3rd St. SE & Oregon, Veterans Field 360.642.4421 [more info]
September 5-7 Chinook Arts Festival
Juried arts and crafts featuring blown glass, stained glass, photography, jewelry, oil and watercolors, pottery, wood sculpture and more. Saturday and Sunday: 9:30am – 5:30pm; Monday: 9:30am – 3:00pm. Hwy 101 & W Olympia St. 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
September 5 Saturday Market
Shop for farm fresh produce, handmade crafts, art, plants, cut flowers, baked goods and prepared food. Watch the boats go by and the catch-of-the-day come in. Uniquely situated on the waterfront, Saturday Market is open from 10-4pm and runs every Saturday through September 26. Port of Ilwaco 360.338.9511 [more info]
September 5-7 Summerfest
Free family friendly entertainment and activities for the public. Music in the gazebo, horse and wagon rides, balloon artistry, art in the park, make and take crafts, Mother Goose & Friends, appearances by Smokey the Bear and much more! Saturday: Noon – 5pm; Sunday and Monday: 11– 4pm. Downtown Long Beach 800.451.2342 or 360.642.2400 [more info]
September 11 Columbia-Pacific Farmers Market
The market operates in downtown Long Beach June through October on Fridays from 4-7pm. A lively market and entertainment venue dedicated to the spectacular eats and farm crafts of the Columbia-Pacific region. 3rd St. SE & Oregon, Veterans Field 360.642.4421 [more info]
September 11 Slow Drag at the Port
Hot Rods line up at the port of Ilwaco to compete in a coasting competition. Cars have approximately 15 feet in which to accelerate and then coast for 200 yards. To win, a car must cross the finish line and stop closest to the line. Trophies and gift certificates awarded. Port of Ilwaco 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400 [more info]
September 12-13 Rod Run to the End of the World
This annual classic car show features thousands of automobiles, from Model As to the muscle cars of the 60s and 70s. Main events are held at Wilson Field, but the cars will be seen all over the Peninsula. No alcohol or pets at event. Saturday 8-5pm; Sunday 8-4pm 25815 Sandridge Road 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400 [more info]
September 12 Saturday Market
Shop for farm fresh produce, handmade crafts, art, plants, cut flowers, baked goods and prepared food. Watch the boats go by and the catch-of-the-day come in. Uniquely situated on the waterfront, Saturday Market is open from 10-4pm and runs every Saturday through September 26. Port of Ilwaco 360.338.9511 [more info]
September 18 Columbia-Pacific Farmers Market
The market operates in downtown Long Beach June through October on Fridays from 4-7pm. A lively market and entertainment venue dedicated to the spectacular eats and farm crafts of the Columbia-Pacific region. 3rd St. SE & Oregon, Veterans Field 360.642.4421 [more info]
September 19 Saturday Market
Shop for farm fresh produce, handmade crafts, art, plants, cut flowers, baked goods and prepared food. Watch the boats go by and the catch-of-the-day come in. Uniquely situated on the waterfront, Saturday Market is open from 10-4pm and runs every Saturday through September 26. Port of Ilwaco 360.338.9511 [more info]
September 25 Columbia-Pacific Farmers Market
The market operates in downtown Long Beach June through October on Fridays from 4-7pm. A lively market and entertainment venue dedicated to the spectacular eats and farm crafts of the Columbia-Pacific region. 3rd St. SE & Oregon, Veterans Field 360.642.4421 [more info]
September 26 Saturday Market
Shop for farm fresh produce, handmade crafts, art, plants, cut flowers, baked goods and prepared food. Watch the boats go by and the catch-of-the-day come in. Uniquely situated on the waterfront, Saturday Market is open from 10-4pm and runs every Saturday through September 26. Port of Ilwaco 360.338.9511 [more info]
October 2 Columbia-Pacific Farmers Market
The market operates in downtown Long Beach June through October on Fridays from 4-7pm. A lively market and entertainment venue dedicated to the spectacular eats and farm crafts of the Columbia-Pacific region. 3rd St. SE & Oregon, Veterans Field 360.642.4421 [more info]
October 9-10 Water Music Festival
Three passionate performances featuring classical and jazz artist ensembles with food and wine. See website for complete information and ticket information. Various Venues [more info]
October 9 Columbia-Pacific Farmers Market
The market operates in downtown Long Beach June through October on Fridays from 4-7pm. A lively market and entertainment venue dedicated to the spectacular eats and farm crafts of the Columbia-Pacific region. 3rd St. SE & Oregon, Veterans Field 360.642.4421 [more info]
December 12 Christmas Concert
Let the cheer of Christmas music launch your holiday season, 2-4pm. Holiday barbershop music from Social Insecurity and a performance by the award-winning Ilwaco High School Show Choir. See website for details. Inn at Harbor Village [more info]
December 26-31 Winter Whale Watch
Spot Gray Whales on their migration south along the Oregon Coast with interpreters at Ecola State Park. Ecola State Park 541.765.3304 [more info]
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