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Art Walks
Through December 31
Community art walks and gallery nights is a fun way for visitors to explore the arts while touring Oregon's coastal towns. Each location offers a unique art experience with changing exhibits, artists talks, demonstrations, music and general merriment. ...[read more]
February 15-18 Great Backyard Bird Count
Birdwatchers of all ages count birds to create a real-time snapshot of where birds are. Resources, instructions, guides and apps are available online. Various Locations [more info]
February 21-24 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 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 23-31 Spring Whale Watch
Spring watching begins in late March as the gray whales travel north on their way towards Alaska. Whale watching volunteers will be stationed at 24 designated locations from 10am-1pm. Various Locations [more info]
March 23 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 20 SOLVE IT for Earth Day
SOLVE IT for Earth Day has grown into Oregon's largest Earth Day service event. See website for more information. Various Locations [more info]
April 26-28 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 19-August 4 Live Theater: On Golden Pond
Red Octopus Theater Company presents a drama by Earnest Thompson, directed by Barbara Berge. Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W Olive St 541.265.2787 [more info]
July 20 Cars on the Beach
Open to the public all day, free admission at Newport Performing Arts Center Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W Olive St
August 9-25 Live Theater: She Loves Me Not
Porthole Players presents this musical comedy written and directed by Milo Graamans. Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive [more info]
September 21 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Take care of your community and join thousands of volunteers at 45 beach cleanup sites along the entire coast. This family friendly event is part of the International Coastal Cleanup and National Public Lands day. Various Locations [more info]
October 11-31 Live Theater: The Woman in Black
Based on a novel by Susan Hill, adapted by Stephen Mallatratt, directed by Darcy Hogan. Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive 541.265.2787 [more info]
November 1-6 Live Theater: Doubt:A Parable
Presented by Red Octopus Theater, a powerful drama by John Patrick, directed by Bonnie Ross. Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award. Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W Olive St 541.265.2787
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