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Oregon Coast Spring Events
LIVE MUSIC AT SAN DUNE TAVERN, Manzanita. Call for schedule. Laneda Ave. (503) 368-5080. www.sandunepub.com
LIVE MUSIC AT NEWPORT PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, Newport. Various live shows, concerts and theater productions. Usually in a concert setting, this can be classical, jazz to reggae and rock festivals, along with musicals. 777 W. Olive Street. Newport, Oregon. Website here.
See here for Lincoln City bar live music listings.
See here for Tillamook County live music listings.
April 27 – 28. FlorenceFest 2018. Seven national-caliber jazz acts will complement 12 Oregon wineries and an invitational juried art show and sale to lure aficionados of discerning tastes. 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. Pre-event tickets are $20 for Friday, $25 for Saturday, and a two-day pass is $40. Bossa PDX and the Paula Byrne Quartet. Saturday’s shows start at noon and feature the Michael Anderson Trio, Bossanaire, and the Gerry Rempel Jazz Syndicate. Florence Events Center. 715 Quince Street. Florence, Oregon. 541-997-3128. http://florencefestoregon.com/.
April 28. Bird Walk at Waite Ranch. At the last bird count, 57 species were identified in just three hours. Jim Regali and Alan Contreras will be your ornithology guides for the walk. Waite Ranch is about 3 miles from Florence, just east of the Cushman Bridge between Hwy. 126 and the Siuslaw River. 9 a.m. 6920 Highway 126. Florence, Oregon. 541-345-2799 ext 110. www.mckenzieriver.org/events/list/bird-walk-waite-ranch/
May 5. The Reunion Beatles – Fantasy Tribute. The rock and roll reunion of all time: the concert that never was. In this show, John, Paul, George & Ringo are back together and celebrating with a concert that features their most memorable songs and solo hits. 7 p.m. Florence Events Center, 715 Quince Street. Florence, Oregon. www.eventcenter.org.
May 6. The Jazz Kings – “You Asked for It.” The Jazz King concerts close in the spring with YOU ASKED FOR IT! - a program of The Jazz Kings very best, which we'll design with you, our patrons. Tickets are $25. 2 p.m. Florence Events Center, 715 Quince Street. Florence, Oregon. www.eventcenter.org.
May 11. C.R.O.W. Spring Dance Showcase. Dancers of all ages will take the stage as C.R.O.W. presents a mixed genre Spring Dance Showcase. 7 p.m. Florence Events Center, 715 Quince Street. Florence, Oregon. www.eventcenter.org.
May 16 – 20. Rhododendron Festival. The spectacular display of hundreds of Rhododendrons takes place at the Florence Events Center. You will also enjoy the family-focused parade, Street Vendor Fair, Car Show, 5K run and the Carnival with rides, games and a few surprises. Throughout Florence, Oregon. 541-997-3128. www.florencechamber.com.
May 24. Vivace. A modern and thrilling combination of four unique and exceptional pop and classical singers. Their stirring combination of powerful voices come together to create a sound that is exclusively their own. With a rich and diverse repertoire ranging from pop, to arias, to their own self-written material, Vivace undoubtedly puts a fresh new take on the classical and modern music of today. Pre-concert talk at 6:15. Tickets are $32 (adult) and $10 (for those 18 and under). 7 p.m. Florence Events Center, 715 Quince Street. Florence, Oregon. www.eventcenter.org.
Ongoing in Yachats:
Every First Thursday of the Month – Yachats Big Band, at the Yachats Commons. Couples, families and singles are invited to dance to the Big Band Classics of Glen Miller, Count Basie, Duke Ellington and others. Alcohol- and smoke-free; light refreshments. 7 – 9 p.m. $5 donation for adults, kids free. Yachats Commons, at 441 N. Coast Hwy 101 (between 4th and 5th on Hwy 101) Yachats, Oregon. 541-265-2514.
Every Saturday, Sunday, Monday, 7 am to 9 am. Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center, S end of the Waldport Bridge. Waldport, Oregon. 541-563-2002.
Every Day. Cape Perpetua Visitor Center. Features nature films, roving interpreters and summertime naturalist led walks and talks. The walks depart from the Visitors Center for old-growth coastal rain forest or for marine gardens. Walk with a Ranger every Monday at noon. Center hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily, May – Sept. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., daily Mar, Apr, Oct. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fri-Tues, Nov – Feb. Just south of Yachats, Oregon. (541) 547-3289.
Every Monday. Walk with a Ranger every Monday at noon. Retired chief park ranger and interpretive naturalist Michael Noack will lead a leisurely 30- to 60-minute hike along easy-to-moderate trails. Attending the hikes is free, but a day-use fee or recreation pass is required within the Cape Perpetua Scenic Area. For more information, call Visitor Center staff at 541-547-3289.
Every Third Sunday. Open Mic Night: music, poetry, prose, performance - held from 7 pm to 9 pm. Green Salmon Coffee & Tea. 220 Hwy 101. Yachats, Oregon.
May 5. Oregon Coast Gravel Epic. Coastal mountains ride east of Waldport and Yachats. Offering riders seeking an unvarnished challenge a full day of adventure in the Siuslaw National Forest on the central Oregon Coast. The ride showcases the raw beauty of ancient Siuslaw National Forest scenery and rural coastal communities. This is one of the crown jewels of the Oregon Triple Crown Series of premier and challenging racing and recreational riding events. 9:30 a.m. Waldport, Oregon. (541) 225-7946
May 26. Memorial Day Pie and Ice Cream Social. Yachats Ladies Club pie socials are famous for their astounding variety of delicious pies. Each slice is a generous 6th of a pie and costs $4. Add a scoop of ice cream for an additional $1. A variety of beverages will also be sold. Come early for the best selection and before the pie is gone. 11 a.m. Yachats Ladies Clubhouse, W 3rd & Pontiac. Yachats, Oregon.
May 27. Yachats Lions Pancake Breakfast. All you can eat pancakes with scrambled eggs, choice of sausage or ham, milk, tea or coffee. Suggested donation $7. All proceeds go to support local nonprofit organizations. 7:30 a.m. Yachats Lions Hall, W 4th & Pontiac. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-5171.
June 2. National Trails Day. Cape Perpetua Scenic Area will be offering guided hikes. You may also enjoy self-guided hikes on miles of trails in our area. For downloadable maps and updates visit HikeBikePaddle.org. Cape Perpetua. Just south of Yachats, Oregon.
Ongoing Exhibit: Shipwrecks on Oregon's Coast. An exhibit on shipwrecks along Oregon's coast with photographs and objects. Tuesday through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Burrows House Museum. Newport, Oregon. 541-265-7509. www.oregoncoasthistory.org/
Every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday. Giant Pacific Octopus. Explore the realm of the Giant Pacific Octopus and get a slimy handshake! The Octopus Encounter includes a behind-the-scenes tour and educational information about the care of this amazing invertebrate. Ages 8 and up. $35 members, $40 nonmembers. 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.
Every Saturday and Sunday. Behind the Scenes Tours at the Aquarium. See how to vacuum in the water, make food for a 500-pound sea lion and what it looks like above the Passages of the Deep. $10 members, $15 nonmembers. 1-1:30 p.m. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.
Every Saturday and Sunday. Seal and Sea Lion Kisses. This is 20-30 minute experience including a behind-the-scenes look at our pinniped facility followed by a whiskery kiss from a sea lion or harbor seal and fun photo opportunities. Ages 8 and up. $35 members, $40 nonmembers. 2:15 – 3:00 p.m. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.
Whale Watch Center, Depoe Bay. Join state officials at the Depoe Bay seawall for help in spotting whales. Hwy 101, Depoe Bay, Oregon. Website here
Every Saturday Newport Farmer's Market. Over 60 Vendors offer an array of seasonal produce, art, fresh flowers, nursery plants, jewelry, photography, hot food, fresh pastries, honey, salsas, coffee, crafts and live music . 9am-1pm. Newport City Hall, South Lawn, Hwy 101 & Angle Street, Newport, Oregon, https://www.newportfarmersmarket.org/home.html
Every Friday. Traditional high tea at the Grand Victorian. High tea includes a pot of tea, savories, scones, Devonshire cream and desserts. Noon-5:30 p.m. $15. 105 N.W. Coast St. Newport, Oregon. 541-265-4490 or 800-784-9936.
April 15. Coast Hills Classic Mountain Bike Race. Rough and wild bike race. Proceeds from the event will go towards the youth programs scholarship fund at the Newport Recreation Center. 9 a.m. Wilder Newport Bike Park. 400 SE College Way, Newport, Oregon. www.CoastHillsClassic.com.
April 21. Clock Strikes Thirteen Tour: Z-Man, DJ True Justice, Oso Negro, more. Live music, dancing and drink specials with special guests Primetyme and Swisha Sweet. Moby Dick's. 448 SW Coast Hwy, Newport, Oregon.
April 21 – 22. Crab Feed, Wooden Boat Show and Ducky Derby.Admire handcrafted wooden vessels, vintage and modern. Free model boat building demo. Free admission. Also available, dinner of locally caught Dungeness crab cooked before your eyes and a beer garden. Depoe Bay Harbor, 220 SE Bay St. Depoe Bay, Oregon. 541-270-3944.
May 3 – 6. Newport Loyalty Days & Sea Fair Festival. Annual "Reading of the Names" and the Traveling Oregon Memorial Wall, a Loyalty Days & Sea Fair Festival Court and Queen's Coronation, the popular Davis Shows Northwest Family Carnival, a Coast Hills Fun Run and Mr. Bill’s Traveling Trivia Show. Throught Newport, Oregon. www.facebook.com/NewportLoyaltyDays.
May 12. CASA Beach Bash. Entertainment and fun to benefit local children. 6 p.m. Newport Elks Lodge. 45 Southeast Moore Drive. Newport, Oregon. www.casalincolntillamook.org. 541-265-3116.
May 19. Be Jeweled 11th Annual Jewelry Sale. All types of jewelry, in any condition, are now being accepted. A few bracelets or earrings you no longer wear could feed a family for several days. 9 a.m. Samaritan Center for Health Education. 740 SW 9th St. www.foodsharelincolncounty.org/about-us/bejeweled/
Every Thursday-Sunday. Walking tour: A Walk Back in Time. Take a tour of Lincoln City’s historic Taft District via the North Lincoln County Historical Museum. 1:30 p.m. 4907 U.S. Hwy 101 Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-6614. www.northlincolncountyhistoricalmuseum.org.
Every Saturday. Book Sale at the Driftwood Public Library. Proceeds benefit library programs. Second floor, 10 a.m. 801 SW Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-557-9400.
Every Sunday. Indoor Farmers & Crafters Market at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.
April 14. Beachcombing Clinic. Unearth treasures from the sand and sea. Learn how to hunt for agates, gemstones, fossils, jasper and petrified wood from a local expert. The clinics are free. 1 p.m. Meet at the SW 33rd Street Beach Access in Lincoln City. 541-996-1274. Website.
April 14. Bird Walk at Alder Island Loop Trail. At Siletz National Wildlife Refuge with the Lincoln City Audubon Society. This brand new one-mile trail loops through riparion and wetland habitat along the Siletz River. Meet in the parking lot at the south end of the Siletz River bridge. Easy walk. No prior birding experience required, binoculars and guidebooks provided. 9 a.m. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-992-9720. Website.
April 14. Saturday Morning Matinee: Follow the Fleet (1936). A Navy sailor tries to rekindle a romance with the woman he loves while on liberty in San Francisco. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers star. 11 a.m. $2. Bijou Theatre. Highway 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-8255.
April 14. Solo Pianist David Nevue. An award-winning, internationally recognized pianist, composer and recording artist and his most recent album went to #1 on Amazon.com’s “Hot New Releases” music sales charts. 7 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center. Highway 101, Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994. Website.
April 14. Hands-On Pasta Class. Join Chef Pati and Culinary Manager, Donna Riani, for this spring inspired pasta class. $75 per person. 11 a.m. Lincoln City Culinary Center. Hwy 101, Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-557-1125. Website.
April 14. Laser Tag. Ready, set, laser tag! Laser tag is back at the Community Center from 4 to 6 p.m., welcome to all ages. Join for an afternoon filled with running, jumping and avoiding lasers. $10 per person. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-2131.
April 18. Pipedance Celtic Music & Dance. Free family event as part of Community Days in Lincoln City. 6 p.m. Driftwood Public Library. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-2277.
April 19. Dive-In Movie Night, in the pool at the Community Center. Bring your favorite air mattress, inner tube or deck chair, then sit back and relax in the pool or on the deck while you watch Deep on the Jumbotron. Admission is free as part of Lincoln City Community Days. 6:30 p.m. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-2131.
April 19. Berkley Hart live. Jeff Berkley and Calman Hart join forces for an acoustic duo with natural humor and poignant, delicately crafted original songs. 7 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center. Highway 101, Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.
April 20 – 22. Great Oregon Coast Garage Sale. Nearly 100 garage sales throughout the Lincoln City area. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-3070. Website.
April 20 – 21. Charlie Daniels Band live. 8 p.m. Tickets: $25-$40. Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Lincoln City, Oregon. 888-624-6228.
April 21 – 22. Special Glass Drop in Celebration of Earth Day. 15 Glass Earth floats will be hidden along the 7-1/2 miles of public beach in Lincoln City, from the Roads End area to Siletz Bay. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-1274. Website.
April 21. Tide Pool Clinic. Explore the beach and learn about the colorful creatures that inhabit rocky intertidal pools from a local expert. The clinics are free and no registration is required. Noon. NW 15th Street Beach Access in Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-1274. Website.
April 21. Saturday Morning Matinee: Scarlet Street (1945). A lonely and ordinary man succumbs to vice and then murder. A Film Noir classic with Edward G. Robinson and Joan Bennett. Directed by Fritz Lang. 100% Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. 11 a.m. $2. Bijou Theatre. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-8255.
April 22. Fish Tales: Traditions & Challenges of Seafood in Oregon with Jennifer Burns Bright. How does that crab get from the ocean to our table, and what’s the true cost of cheap salmon at the grocery store? Free conversation sponsored by Oregon Humanities. 3 p.m. Driftwood Public Library. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-1242.
April 25. Caribbean Fish Taco Demo Class. A tropical one-hour demo and learn how to make delicious fish tacos. Everyone will have 2 fish tacos and a glass of wine or beer. $24 per person. 6 p.m. Lincoln City Culinary Center. Hwy 101, Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-557-1125. Website.
April 26 – 28. Undertow Comedy Festival in Lincoln City. Featuring Ron Funches, Laurie Kilmartin, Jeff Dye, Shane Mauss, Ron Lynch, and many more. Over 25 hilarious comedians from across the country will perform for you in three of Lincoln City’s beautiful, historic buildings. UndertowComedy.com. Chinook Winds Casino. Lincoln City, Oregon.
April 26. José Antonio Rodrîguez live. One of the foremost flamenco guitarists living today, José Antonio Rodrîguez is a composer, teacher and performer of international renown, with a long list of records, films and festivals to his credit. 7 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center. Highway 101, Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.
April 27 – 28. Comedy on the Coast. Hosted by Nigel Larson, featuring Don McInery and headliner Ty Barnett. No host bar. Doors open at 7 for the 8 p.m. show. Tickets are $15. Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Lincoln City, Oregon. 888-MAIN ACT (888-624-6228).
April 28. Bird Walk at Spring Lake Trail. No prior birding experience required, binoculars and guidebooks available. 9 a.m. Lincoln City Audubon Society. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-992-9720. Website.
April 28. Saturday Morning Matinee: A Cause for Alarm (1951). A husband slipping into dementia from an illness suspects his loving wife and doctor are plotting to kill him. Loretta Young and Barry Sullivan star. 11 a.m. $2. Bijou Theatre. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-8255.
April 28. Oregon Regional MATE (Marine Advanced Technology Education) ROV Competition. Middle school, high school and college students will compete using underwater robots, know as remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), which they designed and built. Lincoln City Community Center. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-2131. Website.
May 5. Culture, Of Course! Lincoln City Cultural Center presents the 4th annual benefit dinner and auction. Times TBD. Enjoy four delicious courses of gourmet cuisine, plus a silent auction, live auction and a 50/50 raffle. Lincoln City Cultural Center. Highway 101, Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994. Website.
May 5. Tide Pool Clinic. Explore the beach and learn about the colorful creatures that inhabit rocky intertidal pools from a local expert. The clinics are free and no registration is required. 11 a.m. NW 15th Street Beach Access in Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-1274. Website.
May 5. Hands-On Mexican Cooking Class. For Cinco de Mayo learn how to make empanadas, quesadillas, tortillas and more. $75 per person. 11 a.m. Lincoln City Culinary Center. Hwy 101, Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-557-1125. Website.
May 6. Lincoln City Farmers & Crafters Market. All items are hand-made or home grown by the seller. This outdoor market runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center. Highway 101, Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994. Website.
May 10 – June 2. Borderline Crazies. A rustic cabin at Lake Tahoe has been double-booked. Before they can determine who stays and who goes, a snowstorm closes the roads and an axe murderer is on the loose. Doors open at 7, play begins at 7:30 p.m. Theatre West. Highway 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-5663.
May 11, 12. Tesla. Tesla’s music is often referred to as heavy metal, but is better described as blues metal. 8 p.m. Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Lincoln City, Oregon. 888-624-6228.
May 12 – 13. Special Glass Drop in Celebration of Mother’s Day. An extra 100 glass art pieces will be hidden along the 7-1/2 miles of public beach in Lincoln City, from the Roads End area to Siletz Bay. Throughout Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-1274.
May 12. Bird Walk with the Lincoln City Audubon Society. Easy/moderate walk through forest, wetlands and coastline. Meet at the west end of West Devil’s Lake Road. No prior birding experience required, binoculars and guidebooks available. 9 a.m. Villages at Cascade Head. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-992-9720. Website.
May 12. Tea Party at the Connie Hansen Garden. There will be two seatings, first at 11 a.m., and a second at 3 p.m. This will be High Tea with savories, desserts, music, games and prizes. $25/person. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-6338.
May 12. Hands-On Sichuan Cooking Class. Get hands-on in the kitchen and learn to make delicious Asian food. $75 per person. 11 a.m. Lincoln City Culinary Center. Hwy 101, Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-557-1125. Website.
May 12. Obo Addy Legacy Project. This African performance group offers culturally authentic music and dance. Come and enjoy delicious treats, no-host wine and a silent auction full of enticing goods and services, all in support of the St. James Santiago School. Lincoln City Cultural Center. Highway 101, Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.
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Third Sunday of Every Month. Artful Breakfast. Year-round fundraiser 3rd Sunday of every month Bay City Arts Center. Breakfast prepared and served by BCAC Board and artists. Hours: 8 a.m. - noon. 5th and A in Bay City, Oregon. 503-377-9620 or 842-7013. Website
Every Thursday. Line Dancing. Rockaway Beach Community Center. 2310 U.S. Hwy 101. Rockaway Beach, Oregon. rockawaybeach.net.
Special Rides, various dates. Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad Garibaldi, Oregon to Rockaway Beach, Oregon. 503-842-7972. Oregon Coast Senic Railroad.
Ongoing. Special Dinner Events at Pelican Pub & Brewery. 33180 Cape Kiwanda Drive. Pacific City, Oregon. 503-965-7007. www.pelicanbrewery.com.
Every Friday. Beginner Square Dance Lessons. Free. 7-8:30 p.m. Eagles Lodge. 209 Stillwell Ave. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-322-3819 or 503-812-4050.
Every Saturday. Bingo. Sponsored by the Lions Club. 6 p.m. Rockaway Beach Lions Club. 268 S. Anchor St. Rockaway Beach, Oregon. 503-355-2199.
Every Friday Night. Stimulus After Hours. Live music from 6pm – 8pm, Stimulus Espresso Café, 33105 Cape Kiwanda Dr, Pacific City, Oregon
Every Friday. Live Music: Garibaldi Jam. 10 to 15 bluegrass musicians play country western ditties, faves from the 40s and more. Admission by donation at the door. 6 p.m. 107 6th Street, Garibaldi, Oregon. Website
April 20 – 22. Pacific City Birding & Blues Festival. Feed your body and mind at the annual Pacific City Birding & Blues Festival. Located in Pacific City, Oregon, hit the trails with local birding experts. Children can enjoy a live birds of prey presentation (free). Finish the night off with cool blues music by Karen Lovely. Keynote speaker is world-record-breaking Noah Strycker. There is a little something for everyone at this non-profit community festival. Various tours, charter boat excursions, appearance by Portland’s Tony Starlight, presentations about owls, more. Kiawanda Community Center. 34600 Cape Kiwanda Dr, Pacific City, Oregon. email@example.com. Website
April 21. National Beach Cleanup Tour: Do It for the Beaches. This Ocean Blue Project focuses on cleaning the ocean and creating awareness to reduce the use of plastic. Collecting microplastic fragments on every visit to the Oregon Coast year round. This project is a community effort and all Oregonians are asked to participate. Ocean Blue Project will be filming and interviewing volunteers in an ethnographic study about thoughts of marine debris. 3:30 p.m. Meet at the end of Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 541-286-7015. www.oceanblueproject.org/beachcleanuptour.html
April 22. 7th Annual ‘Don’t Get High’ Tea and Silent Auction. An elegant afternoon tea luncheon, featuring tables set with linen, tea selections served in china teacups, buffet delicacies enjoyed in a relaxing atmosphere and background music by an accomplished pianist. Guests will also receive the opportunity to bid on great donations at the silent auction. Admission is $30 the day of the event but you can get advance tickets now for $25 by calling 503-842-1115 Tillamook Serenity Club. 2 p.m. All funds raised will be used to further TSC’s addiction recovery mission in our community. Tillamook County Fairgrounds. Tillamook, Oregon. tillamookserenityclub.com.
April 23. Conversation Project: The space Between Us. Immigrants, Refugees and Oregon. Manel Padilla executive director of Portland Meet Portland discusses global displacement. Oregonians will continue to see the results of international migration. He asks participants to consider questions of up-rootedness, hospitality, identity, perception and integration and how we might build more informed, responsive and vibrant communities. 5 p.m. 1716 3rd St, Tillamook, Oregon. 517-410-0038. Website
April 28. Tillamook Downtown District Artwalk. Each month a variety of merchants will host local artists in a dynamic and evolving art show. For more information or a listing of the venues and artists that will be participating each month, visit: www.artaccelerated.org. 1 p.m. Tillamook, Oregon.
April 30. Monday Musical Club Presents “Six Guitars.” A pitch perfect blend of music, comedy and characters. A single performer portrays six different guitar playing characters each sharing their own style of music. Blues, Jazz, Rock, Classical, Folk and Country. Tillamook, Oregon. $25 - $30 7 p.m. Website
May 5. American Cancer Society and Hood to Coast Pacific City. Relay from Bald Peak to Pacific City. 6 runners or walkers per team (minimum of 4 team members) teams commit to fund raise at least $3,000 to waive entry fee. Pacific City, Oregon. 503-795-3932 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Website
May 5. Free Comic Book Day. A single day when participating comic book specialty shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops. Oregon Coast Comics. 1142 Main Ave. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-354-5588.
More Live Music, Future Events in Tillamook County
LIVE MUSIC AT SAN DUNE TAVERN, Manzanita. Call for schedule. Laneda Ave. (503) 368-5080.www.sandunepub.com
Special Rides, various dates. Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad Wheeler, Oregon to Rockawau Beach, Oregon. 503-842-7972. Oregon Coast Senic Railroad.
Every Monday. Knitting Group. 1-4 p.m. North Coast Recreation District. 36155 Ninth St. Nehalem, Oregon.
Every Monday. Evening Meditation. 5-5:45 p.m. Center for Contemplative Arts. Underhill Plaza. Manzanita Ave. at Division. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-6227.
Every Tuesday. Great Discussions Group. 1-3 p.m. North Coast Recreation District. 36155 Ninth St. Nehalem, Oregon.
Every Tuesday and Thursday. Clay Art Open Studio. Artists of all ages who are interested in working with clay are encouraged to visit. Tuesday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday 5-8 p.m. Hoffman Center. 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3846. hoffmanblog.org.
Every Tuesday and Saturday. Community Garden. 10 a.m.-noon. Alder Creek Farm. At the end of Underhill Lane. Nehalem, Oregon.
Every Wednesday. Sketching Group. 9:30-11 a.m. North Coast Recreation District. 36155 Ninth St. Nehalem, Oregon.
Every Wednesday. Writing Lounge. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Hoffman Center. 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3846. hoffmanblog.org.
Every Wednesday. Movie Night. 6 p.m. Rising Star Café. 92 Rorvik St. Wheeler, Oregon.
Every Saturday. Manzanita Pace Setters. 7:30-8 a.m. Spa Manzanita. 144 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon.
Every Saturday. Storytime for Children. 11 a.m.-noon. Manzanita Library. 571 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-6665.
Every Saturday. Reading Shakespeare. 10 a.m.-noon. North Coast Recreation District. 36155 Ninth St. Nehalem, Oregon.
Every Sunday. Life Drawing. This is an opportunity to practice drawing the human figure with a live model in a supportive and engaged atmosphere. The studio fee is $15 for the three hours and any experience level can join in. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Hoffman House Studios Drawing Room. 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3846. hoffmanblog.org.
Every Sunday. Radio Controlled Helicopters. 1-3 p.m. North Coast Recreation District Gym. 36155 Ninth St. Nehalem, Oregon.
April 21 – 22. Surfrider PDX Earth Day, Action Day. Join them on Earth Day for a little clean-up, a little surf and a whole lot of community fun. Spend 2 hours on beach clean-up and minor Oswald West restoration projects. Volunteers will be treated to a Surfrider PDX sponsored bonfire and BBQ on the beach. 10 a.m. Oswald West State Park (just north of Manzanita, Oregon). email@example.com. Website
April 27. 9 Short Films. A screening of nine short films by Portland director Jason Rosenblatt. The set of shorts was recently shown in a program entitled “Struggles to Connect,” at the Northwest Film Center in Portland. The works ranged in theme from dysfunctional romantic relationships to failed attempts at connectivity. 7:30 p.m. $5. Hoffman Center For The Arts. 594 Laneda Avenue. Manzanita, Oregon. www.hoffmanarts.org.
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Or see the Seaside, Cannon Beach Events Calendar page
Various Mornings (low tides). Haystack Rock Awareness Program. Weather and tide permitting, staffers can be found on the beach throughout the year and on most low-tide mornings. Bird stations and spotting scopes, display tanks with microscopes, brochures and naturalists/interpreters. On the beach, by Haystack Rock. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-8060.
Seaside Downtown Art Walk, Every First Saturday. Follow the red balloons to entertainment and art shows at various downtown businesses. 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. 503-738-6391 www.seasidechamber.com
Every Day: Seaside Aquarium. Open every day of the week. Feed seals, see all manner of sea life. Seaside Aquarium. Seaside, Oregon. www.seasideaquarium.com 503-738-6211.
April 11 – 22. 12 Days of Earth Day in Cannon Beach, happening, all over town. This multi-faceted celebration will offer numerous environmentally-focused opportunities for community members and visitors. One of the highlights is the festivities in honor of tufted puffins returning to Haystack Rock. Cannon Beach, Oregon. 503-436-8060, www.TwelveDaysofEarthDay.com.
April 18. Listening to the Land: Life in the Intertidal Zone. A talk with Melissa Keyser, Program Coordinator at the Haystack Rock Awareness Program. 6 p.m. Free. Seaside Public Library. 1131 Broadway. Seaside, Oregon. necanicumwatershed.org. 503-717-1458.
April 20 – 21. Seaside Music Fest. A variety of premier original live music for visitors and locals alike. Includes The Shivas, Speaker Minds, Jenny Don’t and the Spurs, Candace and Bitchin’, Y La Bamba, 1939 Ensemble, Black Belt Eagle Scout, Abronia, Rilla and Boone Howard. $15 - $25. Seaside Elk’s Lodge. 324 Avenue A. Seaside, Oregon. https://www.musicfestseaside.com/. (503) 717-1914.
April 20 – 22. ACBL American Regional Bridge Tournament. The American Contract Bridge League is the North American organization of duplicate bridge players. ACBL members compete in tournaments and duplicate bridge clubs. Seaside Civic and Convention Center. 415 1st Ave. acbld20.org. (503) 738-8585.
April 20. Lunch in the Loft with Tabitha Blankenbiller. Author of Eats of Eden at Beach Books. Eats of Eden is a trip into the memory, into the stomach, and into the heart of every woman. $25 includes catered lunch and signed copy of the book. 12 p.m. RSVP to 503-738-3500. Beach Books. 616 Broadway. Seaside, Oregon. beachbooks37.com.
April 20 and 21. Coaster Theatre Presents: Noises Off. A farce about putting on a farce, provides comedic insight in the onstage and backstage challenges of opening a show involving highly improbable events, misunderstandings and mistaken identities. 3 p.m. $20 - $25. Coaster Theatre Playhouse. 180 N Hemlock St. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-1242. coastertheatre.com.
May 19. Spring Downtown Wine Walk. Over twenty participating wineries will sell unopened bottles, allowing visitors to take home their favorite new find. Most of the wineries charge a small tasting fee, making it an inexpensive way to experience new wines and also see what downtown Seaside has to offer. The event will also include live music in several venues, complimentary appetizers, and a prize drawing. 1 p.m. $15. Throughout Seaside, Oregon. (503) 717-1914. seasidedowntown.com.
April 22. PAC Stars of Tomorrow Spanish Opera. University of Oregon Student Opera Ensemble: Stars of Tomorrow! “Olé! A Celebration of Spanish Lyric Opera and Zarzuelas.” These young singers will present a range of operas, zarzuelas, and songs from the Spanish lyric stage. Free - suggested donation: $10. 3 p.m. Clatsop Community College Performing Arts Center. 16th and Franklin in Astoria, Oregon. cascadiaconcertopera.org.
Every Saturday. Wine tasting. 1-4 p.m. The Cellar on 10th. 1004 Marine Dr. Astoria, Oregon. 503-325-6600. www.thecellaron10th.com.
Every Saturday. Yoga for charity. The intention behind the class is to come together as one inspired and strong yoga community. Expect an all-level yoga class that will get you strong, supple and rejuvenated. 5 p.m. $5 suggested donation goes to a local charity. RiversZen Yoga Center. 399 31st St. Astoria, Oregon. 503-440-3554.
Every Tuesday. Blues-n-Burgers. 2 for $22. 4 p.m. T. Paul's Supper Club. 360 12th Street, Astoria, Oregon.
April 27 – 29. Astoria / Warrenton Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival. Dozens of food and wine vendors. Big roster of entertainment includes: Aram, singer-songwriter, producer, composer and multi-instrumentalist; Tony Smiley; Jessa Campbell. Clatsop County Fair & Expo Center on Highway 202 about 4 miles from the junction of Highway 101 in Astoria, Oregon. www.astoriacrabfest.com.
April 26. Oregon Brass Quintet. The Oregon Brass Quintet has been in residence at the University of Oregon since the early 1970’s. Comprised of the brass faculty members from the UO School of Music and Dance, the OBQ promotes brass chamber music in its region through clinics, educational programs, and recitals. 7 p.m. The Liberty Theatre. Astoria, Oregon. www.libertyastoria.org.
April 28. Who Was York? Screening and Lecture. Videographer and executive director of the Astoria International Film Festival, Ron Craig shows and discusses his documentary Who Was York – about the black member of Lewis and Clark’s Corps of Discovery. 2 p.m. Free. Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum. 115 SE Lake St. Ilwaco, Washington (just north of Astoria). columbiapacificheritagemuseum.org.
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