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Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay, Oregon
Winter Whale Watching
December 27-January 1 2019
Starting in late fall, Gray Whales leave their feeding grounds in the Arctic and travel south to breed in the warm waters off Mexico. With its expansive ocean views on elevated locations like capes and headlands, the Oregon Coast is a great place to spot these marine giants. During peak winter migration, December 27 through January 1, 2019, the best whale watching locations along the coast are staffed by trained volunteers to answer questions and help you spot whales. Read more about Oregon's Gray Whale migration here: Oregon's Wandering Whales. Learn more about Oregon's Whale Watch Center, get spotting tips and access the Whale Watch Center brochure here: Depoe Bay Whale Watching Guide. To view a map of the 24 watch locations, go to: Whale Watching Spoken Here....[read more]
Through December 23 Candy Cane Express
A festive steam powered excursion with Santa, cookies and hot cocoa. This holiday train is decorated with lights and departs from Garibaldi at 10am, 12pm, and 2pm. Garibaldi [more info]
December 14-January 5 2019 Audubon's 119th Christmas Bird Count
If you love bird watching this is your chance to take part in the longest running citizen science project in the world. Field counters are needed and all experience levels are welcome. More information is available online. Various Locations [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]
February 1-17 2019 Live Theater: Beer for Breakfast
A modern comedy by Sean Grennan, directed by Ann Harper. Four college buddies reunite for a "guys weekend", but instead of the fourth friend arriving, his wife shows up in his place. An epic battle of wits and stamina ensues, will man be judged the superior sex or will woman prevail? Barn Community Playhouse, 1204 Ivy Ave. 503.812.0275 [more info]
February 15-18 2019 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]
March 23-31 2019 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 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 12-28 2019 Live Theater: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf
A drama by playwright Edward Albee, directed by Robert Buckingham. Barn Community Playhouse, 1204 Ivy Ave. 503.812.0275 [more info]
April 20 2019 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 2019 15th Annual Birding & Blues Festival
Celebrate spring bird migration with various community events for adults and children, field trips, excursions and Saturday night blues concert. Various Locations [more info]
June 21-July 7 2019 Live Theater: The Odd Couple
A female comedy version by Neil Simon, directed by Chris Chiola. Barn Community Playhouse, 1204 Ivy Ave. 503.812.0275 [more info]
September 21 2019 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 11-27 2019 Live Theater: Arsenic & Old Lace
A dark comedy by Joseph Kesselring, directed by Kelli McMellon. Barn Community Playhouse, 1204 Ivy Ave. 503.812.0275 [more info]
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