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Goings On June 2012

Saturday 2

MUSIC

Tenor Guitar Gathering. Celebrate the beautiful music of tenor guitars at a variety of events and venues (most in Astoria). FMI and schedule at tenorguitargathering.com/fr_home.cfm

An Evening of Tenor Guitars. $15, 7pm at the PAC in Astoria.

Chase McBride. Acoustic/Folk/Healing & Easy Listening. $5 cover, 9pm at the San Dune Pub in Manzanita.

The Spider Murphy Band. No cover, 10pm at the Voodoo Room in Astoria.

ART

First Saturday Art Walk. 5 – 8pm at galleries and businesses in Seaside and Gearhart.

Opening Reception. Mark & Elissha Sievers will be the featured Artists of the Month. 5 – 7pm at the Bay City Arts Center.

FOOD & DRINK

Wine Tasting. Oregon Pinot Noirs. 1 – 4pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria

HAPPENING

Re-Opening Celebration at the Sou’Wester. Daytime Fun includes archery, games and more at 2pm. A Fashion/Trunk Show and BBQ at 5pm. Live music with Elite Beat & Hungry Ghost at 7pm. At the Sou’Wester on the Beach Approach on J Place in Seaview, WA

Tall Ships Visit Astoria. Walk-on tours of the ships. 10am – 1pm, $3 donation, no reservations required. 10am -1pm at the East End Mooring basin in Astoria.

Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain Battle Sail, $40 to $60. 2 – 5pm at the East End Mooring Basin in Astoria. Tickets available at historicalseaport.org/

Hawaiian Chieftain Evening Sail. $35, 6- 8pm at the East End Mooring Basin in Astoria. Tickets available at historicalseaport.org/

Bounty on the Bay. Events include guided and non-guided fishing in Tillamook Bay, a guided paddle in the bay, and a seafood feast & silent auction. A variety of packages from $35 – $225 are available. For schedule and registration, go to tbnep.ejoinme.org/?tabid=359421

OUTSIDE

Dollars for Scholars Sturgeon Derby & BBQ. At the Wahkiakum County Fairgrounds in Skamokawa, WA. FMI wahkiakumchamber.com

THEATER

Never Kiss a Naughty Nanny. Comedy. 7pm at the Barn Community Playhouse in Tillamook. Call 503-842-7940 for tickets and more information.

Sunday 3

MUSIC

Tenor Guitar Gathering. Celebrate the beautiful music of tenor guitars at a variety of events and venues (most in Astoria). FMI and schedule at tenorguitargathering.com/fr_home.cfm

Kory Quinn. Free, 10am – 3pm at the Astoria Sunday Market.

Bluegrass Music Jam. 1 – 3pm at the Tillamook Forest Center.

North Coast Symphonic Band. With Acustica. $10, 1:30pm at the PAC in Astoria.

Myshkin. Electroacoustic/Jazz/Other. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

HAPPENING

Re-Opening Celebration at the Sou’Wester. Brunch & Live Music with Blue Flowers at 11am. At the Sou’Wester on the Beach Approach on J Place in Seaview, WA

Tall Ships Visit Astoria. Walk-on tours of the ships. 10am – 1pm, $3 donation, no reservations required. 10am -1pm at the East End Mooring basin in Astoria.

Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain Battle Sail, $40 to $60. 2 – 5pm at the East End Mooring Basin in Astoria. Tickets available at historicalseaport.org/

THEATER

Never Kiss a Naughty Nanny. Comedy. 7pm at the Barn Community Playhouse in Tillamook. Call 503-842-7940 for tickets and more information.

Tuesday 5

MUSIC

Open Jam. Hosted by One Way Out. 8:30pm at the Snug Harbor Bar & Grill in Lincoln City

Thursday 7

HAPPENING

First Thursday Trivia @ the Library. A team trivia event. Free, 5:30 – 8:30pm at the Astoria Public Library.

LECTURE

Mingle & Muse. With Tom Crawford. 4:30pm at the Sitka Center near Otis.

LITERARY

Author Reading. Patty Hardin will read from her book “Welcome Home.” Free, 7pm at the Seaside Library.

Friday 8

MUSIC

Amy LaVere. Indie/Rock/Root Music. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

ART

Opening Reception. Friends Connecting Through Art. Featuring the work of Lynn Thomas, Dee Koscheski, and Lori Dillon. Art show runs through June. 5 – 7pm at the NCRD gallery in Nehalem.

FOOD & DRINK

Shovels ‘n Buckets. Food will be served in a cute little (plastic) bucket … and you’ll eat it with a matching (plastic) shovel, both for you to keep. A $5 ticket get you a salad, or spaghetti, or chowder, or ice cream, plus other stuff! Here’s how it works: you want a salad and spaghetti? That’s two tickets ($10). Etc…6 – 9pm at the Tolovana Inn in Cannon Beach.

HAPPENING

Sandcastle Festival. At various locations in Cannon Beach. For schedule, go to: cbsandcastle.com

Comedy on the Coast. $15 at Chinook Winds in Lincoln City.

THEATER

Never Kiss a Naughty Nanny. Comedy. 7pm at the Barn Community Playhouse in Tillamook. Call 503-842-7940 for tickets and more information.

Saturday 9

MUSIC

Miss Massive Snowflake & Dramady. Portland art rockers infuse pop, funk and twisted-funny lyrics in their passion for performance. 9pm, $3 cover, NO host bar. At KALA in Astoria, 1017 Marine Drive. 18 and over please.

Kid’s Sing Out Concert Performance. 2pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.

Broken Soviet. Ambient/Psychedelic/Rock. No cover at the Labor Temple in Astoria.

Sassparilla. Roots. 7pm at Waikiki Beach at Cape Disappointment State Park, near Ilwaco, WA

Persian Ensemble. Presented by Jose Solano. At the Lincoln City Cultural Center. 541-994-9994

Rudefish. Alternative/Reggae/Rock. $5, 9pm at the San Dune Pub in Manzanita.

Tommy Hogan Band. 9pm at Snug Harbor Bar & Grill in Lincoln City.

ART

Astoria’s Second Saturday Art Walk. 5 – 9pm downtown Astoria.

FOOD & DRINK

Pancake Breakfast. $5 for adults, $3 for children. 8am – 11am at the Peninsula Senior Activity Center in Klipsan Beach, WA

Wine Tasting. Sauvignon Blancs from Around the World. 1 – 4pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria

HAPPENING

Lower Columbia Pug Socializing Club. Pugs and their people meet monthly for fun and socialization. 11am at Carruthers Park in Warrenton.

Plant Sale, Raffle, Auction. 9am – 4pm at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Seaside.

Sandcastle Festival. At various locations in Cannon Beach. For schedule, go to: cbsandcastle.com

Cat & Kitten Adoptathon. To preview animals for adoption, go to unitedpaws.org. To be preapproved for pickup during the adoptathon, fill out an application form online. Noon- 3pm at the Garibaldi Museum.

Comedy on the Coast. $15 at Chinook Winds in Lincoln City.

OUTSIDE

National Get Outdoors Day. Free admission to Washington State Parks all day.

On the Land: Family Nature Walk. With NCLC Director Katie Voelke and local ecologist Mike Patterson. Kids, bring your parents and come explore an emerging coastal rainforest growing up along the banks of Circle Creek on NCLC’s 364-acre habitat reserve just south of Seaside. Free, 10am – noon. Register at nclctrust.org

Free Fishing Day. For children. Starts at 8am at the Trask River Hatchery near Tillamook. 503-842-4090

Pixieland Birding Field Trip. Mark Elliott. This should be an exciting chance to view the birds in action on the Salmon River estuary. No prior birding experience is required and binoculars and guidebooks will be provided. Dress for the weather. From Lincoln City drive north on 101 just past the junction of highway 18. Turn left onto N. Frazier Rd, we will park along the road. Meet at 9am

Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge Interpretive Paddle Trip. a free 2-hour paddle trip hosted by the U.S. Department of Fish & Wildlife. Bring your own kayak or canoe or rent one at Siletz Bay Moorage. Registration required. 5:30pm, meet at the Siletz Bay Moorage. Register at fws.gov/oregoncoast/calendar/index.cfm?da=1&mo=6&ye=2012

SUPERH2ORODEO. JAWS Northwest presents a 3 discipline stand up paddle board competition comprised of a 2 mile and 5 mile race on Devil’s Lake, a 6 1/2 mile open-ocean race from Road’s End State Park to Siletz Bay and an SUP surfing contest. Open to all ability levels. FMI suph2orodeo.com or call John at 541-992-5998. Events take place in the vicinity of Lincoln City.

THEATER

Never Kiss a Naughty Nanny. Comedy. 7pm at the Barn Community Playhouse in Tillamook. Call 503-842-7940 for tickets and more information.

Sunday 10

MUSIC

Coffee Concert. Local musicians perform at 3PM at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. $10, includes desserts and coffee. FMI 541-994-9994

The Salty Dogs. Free, 10am – 3pm at the Astoria Sunday Market.

Carman. Christian. $10, 4pm at Pacific Bible Church in Ilwaco, WA

Sassparilla. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

Canon & Sloan. 8:30pm at the Snug Harbor Bar & Grill in Lincoln City.

HAPPENING

Sandcastle Festival. At various locations in Cannon Beach. For schedule, go to: cbsandcastle.com

LITERARY

Author Appearance. Aaron Elkins, pioneer of the forensic mystery genre, will speak about his work. Free, 3pm at the Driftwood Library in Lincoln City.

OUTSIDE

C’mon it’s Summer Cannon Beach Fun Run. Registration 7 – 9am, fun run 9 – 10am, awards ceremony 10:30am. FMI & to register: active.com/5k-race/cannon-beach-or/cmon-its-summer-cannon-beach-fun-run-2012

SUPERH2ORODEO. JAWS Northwest presents a 3 discipline stand up paddle board competition comprised of a 2 mile and 5 mile race on Devil’s Lake, a 6 1/2 mile open-ocean race from Road’s End State Park to Siletz Bay and an SUP surfing contest. Open to all ability levels. FMI suph2orodeo.com or call John at 541-992-5998.Events take place in the vicinity of Lincoln City.

Tuesday 12

MUSIC

Open Jam. Hosted by One Way Out. 8:30pm at the Snug Harbor Bar & Grill in Lincoln City.

OUTSIDE

On the Land: Ecola Creek Forest Hike. Katie Voelke will lead a hike through this diverse forest up along Ecola Creek to the beautiful remnant old-growth red cedars, estimated to be more than 350 years old. On The Land programs are free and open to the public, but group size is limited to lessen our impact on the lands being visited. Pre-registration is required. 9:30am at the Ecola Creek Forest Reserve on Elk Creek Road, Cannon Beach. nclctrust.org

Wednesday 13

MUSIC

Siletz Bay Music Festival. The Dynamic Duo featuring Mei-Ting Sun on piano and Erika Taraoka on cello at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. 7:30PM. Tickets: $15 adults, $10 students. FMI siletzbaymusic.org

OUTSIDE

Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge Interpretive Paddle Trip. a free 2-hour paddle trip hosted by the U.S. Department of Fish & Wildlife. Bring your own kayak or canoe or rent one at Siletz Bay Moorage. Registration required. 8:30am, meet at the Siletz Bay Moorage. Register at fws.gov/oregoncoast/calendar/index.cfm?da=1&mo=6&ye=2012

Friday 15

MUSIC

Siletz Bay Music Festival. Invitation to the Dance. A piano recital featuring Mei-Ting Sun. $15, 7:30pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. FMI siletzbaymusic.org

Jon Koonce & One More Mile. Rock/Rockabilly/Roots Music. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

HAPPENING

Haystack Rock Volunteer Training. The Haystack Rock Awareness Program needs volunteers to help educate and inspire conservation of this protected Marine Garden and National Wildlife Refuge for future generations to enjoy. The training will focus on the tufted puffins and other birds of Haystack Rock in preparation for this summer’s nesting season. 8am – noon at the Cannon Beach City hall. RSVP with Samantha Ferber at 503-436-8095

Rummage Sale. 9am – 3pm at St Alban’s Church in Tillamook.

OUTSIDE

Doggie Olympic Games. Lots of fun events for dogs and their human friends. Free for spectators. $10/event or $40 for 5 or more events to enter dogs. Pizza party 4 – 7pm at the Breakers Hotel in Long Beach, WA. For schedule & registration form, go to doggieolympicgames.com

Father’s Day Treat Golf Tourney. $55/player, cart rental is $15/person. 1pm shotgun start. At McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

THEATER

Arsenic & Old Lace. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Saturday 16

MUSIC

Astoria Music Festival. Opening Celebrity Matinee Recital. Classical. $15, 4pm at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.

Juneteenth Reggae Festival. Live music and BBQ. $5 admission. 6 – 10pm at the Nehalem Bay Winery near Nehalem.

Eric John Kaiser. CD Release Show. Parisian Americana. $4 cover, 7 – 9pm at the Cove@Night at the Peninsula Golf Course Club House in Long Beach, WA

Astoria Music Festival. Gala Opera in concert, Bellini’s Norma with stars of the Metropolitan Opera. Classical. $25 – $65, 7:30pm at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.

Siletz Bay Music Festival. Spanning the Centuries. A chamber concert. $15, 7:30pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. FMI siletzbaymusic.org

Tony Smiley. Experimental/Indie/Rock. $5, 9pm at the san Dune Pub in Manzanita.

ART

Trunk Show. Featuring local artists in paintings, drawings, and photography and local handcrafted jewelry, pottery, and handbags. Free, 10am – 5pm at Long Beach Coffee Roasters.

CINEMA

Summer Morning Matinee. Annie. $2, 11am at the Bijou Theater in Lincoln City.

FOOD & DRINK

Wine Tasting. Oregon Pinot Gris. 1 – 4pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria

HAPPENING

Northwest Garlic Festival. Garlic food and condiments, garlic games, garlic crafts, live entertainment and the Clove Brothers. Free admission, at Wilson Field in Ocean Park, WA opwa.com/html/garlic_fest

Family Pajama Party. It’s Free! Put on your jammies and bring the whole family for silly bedtime stories, prizes, food, games and more. 6 – 7:30pm at the Astoria Public Library.

Rummage Sale. 9am – noon at St Alban’s Church in Tillamook.

United Paws Monthly Adoption Day. This is a great time to stop in and see all the kittens, cats and dogs that need new forever homes. Noon – 3pm at the Tillamook County Fairgrounds.

Touch a Truck. Free, Noon – 3pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.

LITERARY

Nye Beach Writer’s Series. Author Molly Gloss will read from her work. Q&A session and Open Mic sessions follow. 4, 7pm at the Newport Visual Arts Center.

OUTSIDE

Doggie Olympic Games. Lots of fun events for dogs and their human friends. Free for spectators. $10/event or $40 for 5 or more events to enter dogs. At the Bolstad Beach Approach in Long Beach, WA. For schedule & registration form, go to doggieolympicgames.com

THEATER

Junior Shanghaied in Astoria. A Musical Melodrama. $6 – $10, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

Arsenic & Old Lace. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Sunday 17

MUSIC

Columbia Crew. Free, 10am – 3pm at the Astoria Sunday Market.

Cantatas, Coffee & Croissants #1. Young Artist Vocal and Instrumental Recital. Free, at noon at the First Presbyterian Church in Astoria.

Astoria Music Festival. Keith Clark and the Festival Orchestra with Elizabeth Pitcairn. Classical. $20 – $40, 4pm at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.

Siletz Bay Music Festival. Joint Piano Master Class. With Mei-Ting Sun and Lorna Griffitt. Free, noon at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. FMI siletzbaymusic.org

John Stowell & Ulf Bandgren. Guitar performance. $7, 6pm at the Bay City Arts Center.

Future Historians. Folk/Pop/Rock. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

Elizabeth Cable. 8:30pm at the Snug Harbor Bar & Grill in Lincoln City.

ART

Trunk Show. Featuring local artists in paintings, drawings, and photography and local handcrafted jewelry, pottery, and handbags. Free, 10am – 5pm at Long Beach Coffee Roasters.

FOOD & DRINK

Pancake Breakfast. All-you-can-eat for $5, 8am – noon at the Bay City Arts Center.

Cannon Beach American Legion Breakfast. $7 adults, $3 children under 6. 9 – 11:30am at the American Legion Hall in Cannon Beach.

HAPPENING

Northwest Garlic Festival. Garlic food and condiments, garlic games, garlic crafts, live entertainment and the Clove Brothers. Free admission, at Wilson Field in Ocean Park, WA opwa.com/html/garlic_fest

Rods & Races Car Show. 10am – 2pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. 541-994-2131

OUTSIDE

All–American Soap Box Derby. For 7 – 17 year-olds. $25 per driver, free for spectators. 9am – 5pm on 22nd St by Oceanlake School in Lincoln City. Qualifying Race. 8am – 5pm on NE 22nd near the Elk’s Lodge in Lincoln City. FMI 541-921-8406

THEATER

Junior Shanghaied in Astoria. A Musical Melodrama. $6 – $10, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

Arsenic & Old Lace. $8 – $20, 7pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Monday 18

MUSIC

Siletz Bay Music Festival. Chamber Concert with Pre-Concert Lecture. Why Our Brains Need Music. With Dr Larry Sherman. Free, lecture at 6:30, concert at 7:30pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. FMI siletzbaymusic.org

FOOD & DRINK

Ice Cream Social. The public is invited for cake & ice cream + birthday celebration. $1 suggested donation, free if it’s your birthday month. 2pm at the Peninsula Senior Activity Center in Klipsan Beach, WA

Tuesday 19

MUSIC

Astoria Music Festval. Baroque Bonanza by Candlelight. 7:30pm at Grace Episcopal Church in Astoria.

Open Jam. Hosted by One Way Out. 8:30pm at the Snug Harbor Bar & Grill.

CINEMA

Summer Morning Matinee. Annie. $2, 11am at the Bijou Theater in Lincoln City.

LECTURE

Textile Design & Manufacturing. With award-winning designer Susan Webb-Rebecchi. $7, 6pm at the Hoffman Center in Manzanita.

Wednesday 20

MUSIC

Astoria Music Festival. J-Walt’s Spontaneous Fantasia. With the Los Angeles Virtuosi. 7:30pm at the PAC in Astoria.

Siletz Bay Music Festival. Major & Minor Moods. . A Chamber concert with Dick Hyman. $20, 7:30pm at Salishan Resort. FMI siletzbaymusic.org

Open Mic Night. All acts welcome. 5 – 7pm at the Three Cups Coffeehouse in Astoria.

Open Mic Night. Hosted by Ann Tierney. All levels welcome. 5 – 7pm at Wheelhouse Coffee Company in Astoria.

FOOD & DRINK

Forager’s Feast. Join Chef Chris Holen of Baked Alaska Restaurant as he sends you on a culinary journey through Astoria Sunday Market to find a prized collection of ingredients for a special Sunday meal prepared at Mise En Place in Astoria.  Cost is $45 per person.   To make reservations cal Mise En Place Kitchenware at 503-325-7414 or stop by and sign up in person.

HAPPENING

Open Mic. All Acts are welcome. No cover, 5 – 7pm at the Three Cups Coffeehouse in Astoria.

Thursday 21

MUSIC

Astoria Music Festival. Music in the Making: Ruth Ann Swenson Master Class. 7:30pm at the PAC in Astoria.

Siletz Bay Music Festival. Musical Montage. A Chamber concert. $20 at Salishan Resort. FMI siletzbaymusic.org

FOOD & DRINK

Fundraising Dinner. $7 for adults and $5 for children includes. 5 – 6:30pm at the Peninsula Senior Activity Center in Klipsan Beach, WA

LITERARY

Author Reading. Ceiridwen Terrill will read from her book, “Part Wild: One Woman’s Journey with a Creature Caught Between the Worlds of Wolves and Dogs.” Free, 7pm at the Seaside Library.

Friday 22

MUSIC

Country Music Jam. Free, 7 – 9pm at the Wickiup Senior Center in Svensen.

Siletz Bay Music Festival. Tunnel Six Jazz Concert. $12, 7pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. All That Jazz. Orchestra featuring Dick Hyman & Lindsay Deutsch at Salishan Spa & Golf Resort. $20, 7:30pm at Salishan Resort. FMI siletzbaymusic.org

Twangshifters. Rock & Roll/Roots/Rockabilly/Soul/Blues. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

Astoria Music Festival. Astoria Music Festival All-Stars on Parade. Clasical. $20 – $40, 7:30pm at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.

Much More Country. 9pm at the Seafood Grill at Chinook Winds in Lincoln City.

ART

Reception. The Art of the Kite. Free, 5- 7pm. In the Chessman Gallery at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.

HAPPENING

Puget Island Yard and Garage Sale. Sales all over Puget Island, WA

Midsummer Scandinavian Festival. All day events at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds near Astoria. $7 admission, parking is $2/day. For schedule, go to: astoriascanfest.com

Pirate Festival. Featuring: Boom Bilge Rats, to perform the two music/pirate vaudeville shows, PDX Yar, Pirates of the Cursed Sea. With help from the Portland Pirate Festival Folks. Free, at Ocean’s Edge Wayside in Rockaway Beach. 503-355-8108 rockawaybeach.net/pirate-festival.htm

THEATER

Arsenic & Old Lace. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Saturday 23

MUSIC

Astoria Music Festival. Classics 4 Kids #1. 11am at the PAC in Astoria.

Astoria Music Festival. Sergey’s Happy Hour Matinee. Classical chamber music and chat with cellist Sergey Antonov and others. $15, 4pm at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.

Waikiki Beach Concert Series. Dana & Susan Robinson. Folk/Bluegrass. Free, 7pm at Waikiki Beach at Cape Disappointment, WA

Astoria Music Festival. All Brahams with the Festival Orchestra. Classical. $20 – $40. 7:30pm at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.

Siletz Bay Music Festival. Bless the Beasts & the Children. Special ½ hr concert for children. Free, 11:30am at Salishan Resort. Reigning & Rising Stars. Orchestra with Max Bobby. $20, 7:30pm at Salishan Resort. FMI siletzbaymusic.org

Wynonna Judd & the Big Noise. $48.50 – $63.50. 8pm at Chinook Winds in Lincoln City.

Church of Surf. Surf. $5 cover, 9pm at the San Dune Pub in Manzanita.

Sockeye Sawtooth. 9pm at Snug Harbor Bar & Grill in Lincoln City.

CINEMA

The Muppets Take Manhattan. $2, 11am at the Bijou Theater in Lincoln City.

FOOD & DRINK

Pancake Country Breakfast. $5, 8 – 11am at the Peninsula Activity & Senior Center in Klipsan Beach, WA

Wine Tasting. Summertime Rose. 1 – 4pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria

HAPPENING

Puget Island Yard and Garage Sale. Sales all over Puget Island, WA

Midsummer Scandinavian Festival. All day events at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds near Astoria. $7 admission, parking is $2/day. For schedule, go to: astoriascanfest.com

Necanicum Forest Nature Walk. Local ecologist and NCLC board member Doug Ray will be leading the first public outing on one of NCLC’s most recent and beautiful acquisitions near Klootchy Creek County Park, at the heart of the Necanicum Wildlife Corridor. This vibrant second-growth forest along the Necanicum River is a great example of a healthy forest ecosystem well on its way to becoming all that a temperate rainforest can be. 9am – 1pm. Preregister and FMI at ncictrust.org

Pirate Festival. Free, at Ocean’s Edge Wayside in Rockaway Beach. 503-355-8108 rockawaybeach.net/pirate-festival.htm

YMCA Annual Milk Run. There will be a 2 mile walk/run, 5k walk/run and 10k run. There will also be a course for 3-8 year olds. Starts at 8 am at the YMCA in Tillamook. 503-942-9622

ARRL Field Day. A 24-hour nonstop Amateur radio event. Free, starting at 10am at the Tillamook Airport RV Campground.

June Dairy Parade. 11am in downtown Tillamook.

Tillamook County Rodeo. $10 for adults, $5 for children. At the Tillamook County Fairgrounds in Tillamook. tillamookrodeo.com/events.htm

LITERARY

Written in the Sand. A Seaside author event. More than 20 authors will gather for the first Written in the Sand author event.  They will be signing copies and reading from their books.  A complete list of participating authors will be available at beachbooks37.com. 10am – 4pm at Downing Park in Seaside.

OUTSIDE

Beach to Chowder 10K Run 5K Walk/Run. 5K run/walk or 10K run with ocean waves breaking nearby. Many age divisions, many prizes. Complimentary clam chowder served at awards ceremony. Bring the whole family to this pet friendly event. Fun for everyone. $15 to race, t-shirt extra. Races start at 9am at the Bolstad Beach approach in Long Beach, WA

Summer Kite Festival. Kite-flying demonstrations, kid’s events, kite-making workshops, running of the Bols and more. At the D-River Wayside in Lincoln City.

THEATER

Junior Shanghaied in Astoria. A Musical Melodrama. $6 – $10, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

Arsenic & Old Lace. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Sunday 24

MUSIC

Thomasian Trio. Free, 10am – 3pm at the Astoria Sunday Market.

Astoria Music Festival. Cantatas, Coffee & Croissants #2. Noon at the First Presbyterian Church in Astoria.

Astoria Music Festival. A Viennese Matinee with the Festival Orchestra. $20 – $40, 4pm at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.

Siletz Bay Music Festival. O, What a Beautiful Morning. Special Short Concert with Max Bobby and Gerry Robbins. Free, 10am at Salishan Resort. FMI siletzbaymusic.org

Wynonna Judd & the Big Noise. $48.50 – $63.50. 5pm at Chinook Winds in Lincoln City.

Edmund Wayne. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

Cannon & Sloan. 8:30pm at Snug Harbor Bar & Grill in Lincoln City.

HAPPENING

Puget Island Yard and Garage Sale. Sales all over Puget Island, WA

Midsummer Scandinavian Festival. All day events at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds near Astoria. $7 admission, parking is $2/day. For schedule, go to: astoriascanfest.com

Pirate Festival. At Ocean’s Edge Wayside in Rockaway Beach. 503-355-8108 rockawaybeach.net/pirate-festival.htm

Tillamook County Rodeo. $10 for adults, $5 for children. At the Tillamook County Fairgrounds in Tillamook. tillamookrodeo.com/events.htm

PNPW Pro Wrestling. $10 -$15, 5pm at the Astoria Event Center. A Party with Betty Comden & Adolph Green. Artists Showcase & Fundraiser. $125, 4pm at Salishan Resort.

OUTSIDE

Summer Kite Festival. Kite-flying demonstrations, kid’s events, kite-making workshops, running of the Bols and more. At the D-River Wayside in Lincoln City.

Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge Interpretive Paddle Trip. a free 2-hour paddle trip hosted by the U.S. Department of Fish & Wildlife. Bring your own kayak or canoe or rent one at Siletz Bay Moorage. Registration required. 5pm, meet at the Siletz Bay Moorage. Register at fws.gov/oregoncoast/calendar/index.cfm?da=1&mo=6&ye=2012

THEATER

Junior Shanghaied in Astoria. A Musical Melodrama. $6 – $10, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

Tuesday 26

MUSIC

Open Jam. Hosted by One Way Out. 8:30pm at Snug Harbor Bar & Grill in Lincoln City.

CINEMA

The Muppets Take Manhattan. $2, 11am at the Bijou Theater in Lincoln City.

OUTSIDE

Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge Interpretive Paddle Trip. a free 2-hour paddle trip hosted by the U.S. Department of Fish & Wildlife. Bring your own kayak or canoe or rent one at Siletz Bay Moorage. Registration required. 5pm, meet at the Siletz Bay Moorage. Register at fws.gov/oregoncoast/calendar/index.cfm?da=1&mo=6&ye=2012

Wednesday 27

LITERARY

Local Author Showcase. Writers and friends are invited to come share and listen to original works being read by local authors. Free, 6 – 8pm at Olde Towne Trading Post in Ilwaco, WA

Thursday 28

HAPPENING

DeLake Dance Night. 6:30 -10pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. 541-994-9994

Friday 29

MUSIC

Left Coast Country. Bluegrass/Country. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

Astoria Music Festival. Vocal Apprentice Opera: Mozart’s Die Zauberflote. 7:30pm at the PAC in Astoria.

Justin Shandor. World’s Ultimate Elvis Show. $15, at Chinook Winds in Lincoln City.

HAPPENING

Old Mill Summer Bazaar. 10am – 5pm at the Old Mill Marina in Garibaldi.

Magician & Ventriloquist Steve Taylor. A special free event for children and adults at 2pm in the Children’s Library at the Seaside Library.

THEATER

The Smoky Water Follies. Vaudeville. At the Grange Hall in Skamokawa, WA 360-795-8770

Arsenic & Old Lace. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

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