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Along the Path, acquired in 2017 through Oregon Art Commission Acquisition Program
25th Annual Maritime Art Exhibition
Through September 30
Coos Art Museum (CAM) in Coos Bay, Oregon opens its 25th Annual Maritime Art Exhibition on July 14, 2018. The juried exhibition in the Maggie Karl Gallery displays maritime-themed artwork by major artists from across the United States and Canada. Works by the nations leading maritime artists are featured in a variety of media including, oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel and sculpture. Sanctioned by American Society of Marine Artists (ASMA), co-sponsored by the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay and funded by a grant from the Coquille Tribal Fund, the exhibition runs through September 29, 2018....[read more]
September 29 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 12-28 Live Theater: A Mid Summers Night Dream
A Shakespeare classic, directed and choreographed by Darcy Hogan with musical direction by Milo Graamans. Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive 541.265.2787 [more info]
November 16-December 2 Live Theater: The Buddy Holly Story
This jukebox musical chronicles the life of rock and roll legend Buddy Holly. Directed by Erik Furuheim with musical direction by Howard Lackey. Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive 541.265.2787 [more info]
November 16-December 3 Live Theater: Hair
Directed by Michael Eastman the Porthole Players present this musical about politically active bohemian hippies fighting against conscription into the Vietnam War. Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive 541.265.2787 [more info]
November 30-December 31 25th Annual Sea of Lights
Over half a million colorful lights will surround visitors as scuba Santa dives in Aquarium exhibits, poses for photos and makes notes of Christmas wishes. Oregon Coast Aquarium 541.867.3474 [more info]
December 1 Yaquina Bay Lighted Boat Parade
Starting at dusk, local boats decorated with festive lights sail along the historic bayfront. Boat rides can be purchased through Marine Discovery Tours. Historic Bayfront [more info]
December 22 Live Theater: The Christmas Show
A special holiday event hosted by The Tequila Mockingbirds. Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive 541.265.2787 [more info]
December 27-January 1 2019 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]
February 21-24 2019 Newport Seafood & Wine Festival
Showcasing Northwest wines and local seafood, it wouldn't be winter on the coast without this favorite festival. South Beach Marina, 2320 OSU Drive [more info]
March 1-17 2019 Live Theater: The Violet Hour
Drama by playwright Richard Greenberg, directed by Cody Larsen and staged by The Red Octopus Theatre Company. Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive 541.265.2787 [more info]
March 23 2019 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Join SOLVE and thousands of volunteers from 10am-1pm to clean up litter and marine debris from the entire Oregon coast. Since 1986, this home-grown tradition of twice-yearly beach cleanups has benefited people and wildlife alike, supporting clean seas and healthy communities. Registration opens in February 2019. 45 Oregon Coast beach sites 503.844.9571 [more info]
April 26-28 2019 24th Annual Newport Book & Paper Arts Festival
A series of workshops exploring paper arts. Discover new and innovative bookmaking techniques as well as traditional processes, including but not limited to: assemblage, book arts, collage, dyeing, mixed-media, paper making, paper manipulation, printing, specialty binding techniques, and surface design. Newport Visual Arts Center, 777 NW Beach Drive 541.265.2787
July 18-August 4 2019 Live Theater: On Golden Pond
A heartwarming and humorous stage adaptation by Ernest Thompson, directed by Barbara Berge. Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive 541.265.2787 [more info]
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