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Astoria Sunday Market
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 23 Live Theater: Starlite
Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts presents this performace, directed by Diane Cross. See the website for curtain times and ticket information Barn Community Playhouse, 1204 Ivy Ave. [more info]
July 13-29 Live Theater: Broadway Baby & More
A musical directed by Joni Sauer-Folger. Three couples of varying ages deal with impending parenthood. See the website for curtain times and ticket information. Barn Community Playhouse, 1204 Ivy Ave. [more info]
July 20-22 Dory Days Festival
Festivities kick off at 11am with the Dory Days Parade, starting at Bob Straub State Park and ending downtown Pacific City. Other events throughout the weekend includes live music, kids activities, fish fry and more. The Dorymen's Association will operate a booth to answer questions from the public and a display of dory boats in the Cape parking. Various Locations
July 21 Spade & Wade Garden Tour
Tillamook County Master Gardener Association is featuring a tour of six gardens in the Tillamook, South Prairie and Cape Meares area from 10am-4pm. More information available online. Various Locations [more info]
July 27-29 Garibaldi Days
The festivities kick off on Friday with a train ride by the Oregon Coast Scenic Railway. Activities include a parade, fireworks, live music, food vendors and beer garden. Various Locations [more info]
August 8-11 Tillamook County Fair
Tickets go on sale July 1, more information available online. 4603 Third St. [more info]
August 17-19 Old Iron Show
Enjoy antique tractors, gas engines, equipment, vintage vehicles, blacksmith demonstrations, tool displays, swap meet and more. Admission is $3, kids 12 and under are free. Friday noon until 5pm, Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday 10am-2pm. Blue Heron French Cheese Co., 2001 Blue Heron Dr. 503.842.8460
September 14-30 Live Theater: God of Carnage
A playground altercation between boys brings together two sets of parents for a meeting to resolve the matter. Written by Yasmina Reza and directed by Rob Buckingham. See the website for curtain times and ticket information. Barn Community Playhouse, 1204 Ivy Ave. [more info]
September 14-16 20th Annual Cape Kiwanda Longboard Classic & Brewfest
From the beach, watch 175 surfers compete at this annual event, complete with a beer garden from Pelican Brewing Company. Pacific City Beach
September 29 Oregon Coast Crawler
Coast Crawler, a steam powered private rail excursion will travel to the breathtaking the Mohler Trestle, allowing for additional time in two charming coastal towns as well as many opportunities for memorable photography. Secure your spot today, space is limited to 120 passengers and has always sold out in the past. Train Route is Garilbaldi, Wheeler, Mohler, Rockaway [more info]
September 29 Crave the Coast
A coast to table food festival on Tillamook Bay. Check website for more details. Garibaldi Event Tent on Tillamook Bay [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]
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