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Goings On – September 2012

Friday 31

MUSIC

Michele Van Kleef. Alternative/Folk/Indie. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

ART

Art Opening. Celebrate Life & Fire. Artwork from the Hoffman Center Life Drawing studio and the Clay Studio will be featured.5 – 7pm at the Hoffman Center in Manzanita.

Sacred Yoni Show. Show includes paintings, sculpture, jewelry, quilts and fabric installations. Tillamook County artists whose work will appear include Lane deMoll, Kathleen Ryan, Dana Zia, Tom Bender, Aina Tonjes, Dawn Shears, Glenna Gray, Nicole Poole, Sylvia Thornton and M.J. Anderson. 2 – 7pm, upstairs at 35850 Hwy 101 in Nehalem.

THEATER

Shanghaied in Astoria. A musical melodrama. $16 – $20, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

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

Saturday 1

MUSIC

Nervous & the Kid. Folk/Indie/Psychedelic. 6 – 8pm at the Pavilion at the Sou’wester Lodge in Seaview, WA.

Wes Wahrmund. Guitar. 7pm at the Wine Shack in Cannon Beach.

ART

Chinook Art Festival. Juried arts & crafts featuring blown glass, stained glass, photography, jewelry, oil & watercolors, pottery & more. In Chinook, WA

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

Celebrate Life & Fire. 10am – 4pm at the Hoffman Center in Manzanita.

Sacred Yoni Show. 2 – 7pm, upstairs at 35850 Hwy 101 in Nehalem.

Artist of the Month Reception. Featuring the work of Patsy Chapin. 5 – 7pm at the Bay City Arts Center.

FOOD & DRINK

Buzzard’s Breath Chili Cook-Off. Chili tasting and other events. $7 for tasting. 10am – 5pm (tasting begins at 1pm) at the Elochokan Slough Marina in Cathlamet, WA

Wine Tasting. End of Summer Surprise. 1 – 4pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria

Summer Wine Series. Zerba Cellars. 1 – 5pm at the Wine Shack in Cannon Beach.

HAPPENING

Farmstock. Celebrating local food and community. Live music, farmer’s market, workshops, demos, farm dinner, vendors, and much more. $5 parking fee, $20 camping fee. 10am – 10pm at Fred’s Farm in Naselle, WA. FMI: coastradio.org/farmstock.html

Fort George/Dunedin Collaboration Release Party. The collaborating brewers will be on-hand to answer questions, share the intricacies of the two brews and breweries, and drink some of these extremely limited Imperial IPAs. Noon at Fort George in Astoria.

Labor Day Picnic. Bring a picnic and enjoy live music. Free admission, 1pm at the Nehalem Bay Winery in Mohler.

OUTSIDE

Ecola Creek Forest Reserve Guided Walk. Barbara Linnett will lead the walk along an easy 1.5 mile trail, to help people become acquainted with the reserve’s native plants and trees. Longer walks are available. Free, all ages, no dogs. 10am at the end of Elk Creek Road in Cannon Beach.

THEATER

Shanghaied in Astoria. A musical melodrama. $16 – $20, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown. Musical. $8 – $23, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Sunday 2

MUSIC

The Distractions. 10am – 3pm at the Astoria Sunday Market.

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

Tent City. Folk/Indie/World. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

ART

Chinook Art Festival. Juried arts & crafts featuring blown glass, stained glass, photography, jewelry, oil & watercolors, pottery & more. In Chinook, WA

Celebrate Life & Fire. 10am – 4pm at the Hoffman Center in Manzanita.

Sacred Yoni Show. 2 – 7pm, upstairs at 35850 Hwy 101 in Nehalem.

FOOD & DRINK

Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast. $7/person, $25/immediate family. 8:30am – 1pm in the Parish Hall at Our Lady of Victory Church in Seaside.

Garibaldi Lion’s Fish Fry. $10 for adults, $5 for kids 10 and under. At the Old Mill Marina in Garibaldi.

HAPPENING

Farmstock. Celebrating local food and community. Live music, workshops, demos, farm dinner, and much more. $5 parking fee, $25 for farm dinner (reservations required). 10am – 10pm at Fred’s Farm in Naselle, WA. FMI and to make reservations: coastradio.org/farmstock.html

Labor Day Picnic. Bring a picnic and enjoy live music. Free admission, 1pm at the Nehalem Bay Winery in Mohler.

Carnival in the Park. At the Rockaway Beach City Park.

THEATER

Shanghaied in Astoria. A musical melodrama. $16 – $20, 2pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown. Musical. $8 – $23, 7pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Monday 3

ART

Chinook Art Festival. Juried arts & crafts featuring blown glass, stained glass, photography, jewelry, oil & watercolors, pottery & more. In Chinook, WA

Celebrate Life & Fire. 10am – 4pm at the Hoffman Center in Manzanita.

HAPPENING

Surf and Turf. A show featuring Arkansas cowboy poet Ron McDonielo and fisherpoetry local boys Jon Broderick and Jay Speakman for a lively evening of poetry, song and storytelling that celebrates honest work and sturdy traditions. $5, 7:30pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Tuesday 4

MUSIC

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

ART

Monthly Photo Salon. 7 – 9pm at the Hoffman Center in Manzanita.

Thursday 6

HAPPENING

First Thursday Trivia. Teams of 1-5 compete for universal admiration and fantastic prizes. Sign up ahead of time or just show up! Free, 5:30 – 6:30pm at the Astoria Public Library.

Annual Pride Festival. Entertainment, music, dancing, food, wine and beer garden, Flamingo Bingo, drag shows, camel rides on the beach, vendors and kids activities. In Lincoln City. oregoncoastpride.com/

LITERARY

Lunch with Laurie Frankel. Author Laurie Frankel will read from her new book “Goodbye for Now.” $30, includes a catered lunch and a copy of the book. Noon at Beach Books in Seaside. Reserve a space at 503-738-3500

Author Appearance. Local author Honey Perkel will read from her work. Her books will be available for purchase and signing. Free, 7pm at the Seaside Library.

THEATER

Shanghaied in Astoria. A musical melodrama. $16 – $20, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

The Pearl. Mythical Comedy. $8 – $12, 8pm at Theater West in Lincoln City.

Friday 7

MUSIC

Billy D. Blues Rock. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

ART

Sacred Yoni Show. 2 – 7pm, upstairs at 35850 Hwy 101 in Nehalem.

FOOD & DRINK

Wine Tasting. At Taste of Tuscany in Seaside. 503-738-5377

HAPPENING

Slow Drag at the Port. Hot Rods line up to compete in a coasting competition. Cars have approximately 15 feet in which to accelerate and then coast for 200 yards. To win, a car must cross the finish line and stop closest to the line. Race starts at 5pm at the Port of Ilwaco, WA

Commercial Fishermen’s Festival. Meet & Greet 7 – 8pm, Kick-off Party at 8pm. Cover charge for party. At the Astoria Event Center.

Annual Pride Festival. Entertainment, music, dancing, food, wine and beer garden, Flamingo Bingo, drag shows, camel rides on the beach, vendors and kids activities. In Lincoln City. oregoncoastpride.com

THEATER

Shanghaied in Astoria. A musical melodrama. $16 – $20, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown. Musical. $8 – $23, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

The Pearl. Mythical Comedy. $8 – $12, 8pm at Theater West in Lincoln City.

Saturday 8

MUSIC

The Same. 6 – 8pm at the Pavilion at the Sou’wester Lodge in Seaview, WA.

The Bar Pilots. 9pm at the Snug Harbor Bar & Grill in Lincoln City.

Lincoln Pops Orchestra Dance. Classics from the Swing era. $12, 7pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.

Maggie Kitson Band. $5 cover, 9pm at the San Dune Pub in Manzanita.

ART

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

Sacred Yoni Show. 2 – 7pm, upstairs at 35850 Hwy 101 in Nehalem.

CINEMA

The Man Who Knew Too Much. $2, 11am at the Bijou Theater in Lincoln City.

FOOD & DRINK

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

Wine Tasting. Wines From Italy. 1 – 4pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria

Summer Wine Series. Galaxy Wines. 1 – 5pm at the Wine Shack in Cannon Beach.

HAPPENING

Rod Run to the End of the World. All day events at Wilson Field in Ocean Park, WA http://beachbarons.com/

COASST Training Event. Help make a difference for the environment by collecting data for the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST). COASST volunteers systematically count and identify bird carcasses that wash ashore along ocean beaches from northern California to Alaska. Volunteers need NO experience with birds, just a commitment to survey a specific beach (about 3/4 mile) each month. Join COASST staff for a 6-hour training session. Learn how to use the custom Beached Birds field guide, and try out your new skills with some actual specimens. There is no charge to attend a training, but plan to provide a $20 refundable deposit if you would like to take home a COASST volunteer kit complete with a COASST Beached Birds field guide. 10am – 4pm at the PUD Conference Room at 9610 Sandridge Rd, Long Beach, WA

Commercial Fishermen’s Festival. Vendors and all day events. $7 adults, $3 for children 5 – 12, under 5 free, parking $3/car. At the Hammond Marina. Schedule at: commercialfishermensfestival.com/schedules.html

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

Annual Cottage Tour. Plus luncheon and lecture. $25 includes Cottage Tour, Wine Reception, and coffee & pastries. Luncheon and lecture $25. $40 for the entire package including a copy of Jill Grady’s Book “Cannon Beach Cottages.” Luncheon starts at noon at the Tolovana Inn, the tour follows and runs until 4pm, the wine reception will be at the Cannon Beach History center and features live music by Kelsey Mousley. Starting at noon in Cannon Beach.

Annual Pride Festival. Entertainment, music, dancing, food, wine and beer garden, Flamingo Bingo, drag shows, camel rides on the beach, vendors and kids activities. In Lincoln City. oregoncoastpride.com

Fall Plant Sale. 10am – 3pm at the Connie Hansen Garden in Lincoln City.

LITERARY

Local Authors at the Library. Brendasue McCabe will read excerpts from “Whitecaps on a Mud Puddle”, a children’s story that describes the storm of 2007 from the local wildlife’s perspective. This event is free and open to everyone. Light refreshments will be served. 3pm at the Astoria Public Library.

OUTSIDE

Ecola Creek Forest Reserve Guided Walk. Barbara Linnett will lead the walk along an easy 1.5 mile trail, to help people become acquainted with the reserve’s native plants and trees. Longer walks are available. Free, all ages, no dogs. 10am at the end of Elk Creek Road in Cannon Beach.

Volunteer with the Nature Conservancy. Help remove barbed wire fence and control invasive English ivy at the Nature Conservancy Kilchis River site. Located in the southeast corner of Tillamook Bay, the tidal wetlands of this 67-acre preserve are being restored to improve habitat for Chinook, chum and coho salmon. Per register at 503-802-8100

Fishing Day for Kids with Disabilities. At the Whiskey Creek Fish Hatchery in Tillamook. FMI: 503-842-6519

SOLV Netarts Spit Cleanup. Volunteers needed. 10am – 2pm at Cape Lookout State Park. Register at solv.org/get-involved/events/netarts-spit-cleanup

THEATER

Shanghaied in Astoria. A musical melodrama. $16 – $20, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

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

The Pearl. Mythical Comedy. $8 – $12, 8pm at Theater West in Lincoln City.

Sunday 9

MUSIC

The Bobbers. 10am – 3pm at the Astoria Sunday Market.

Will West. Acoustic/Healing & Easy Listening/Roots Music. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

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

ART

Sacred Yoni Show. 2 – 7pm, upstairs at 35850 Hwy 101 in Nehalem.

CINEMA

Red Tails. Based on the true story of the World War II all-African American 332nd Fighter Group pilots, better known as the Tuskegee Airmen. With special guest Ben “Flaps” Berry, author of “Tuskegee Airmen.” Q&A session and book signing will follow the film. $10 suggested donation, 2pm at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.

HAPPENING

Rod Run to the End of the World. At Wilson Field in Ocean Park, WA http://beachbarons.com/

Commercial Fishermen’s Festival. Vendors and events. $7 adults, $3 for children 5 – 12, under 5 free, parking $3/car. At the Hammond Marina. Schedule at: commercialfishermensfestival.com/schedules.html

Garden Tour. $25. Starts at 11am with a coffee reception at the History Center. Tour runs until 2pm. In Cannon Beach.

Annual Pride Festival. Entertainment, music, dancing, food, wine and beer garden, Flamingo Bingo, drag shows, camel rides on the beach, vendors and kids activities. In Lincoln City. oregoncoastpride.com

OUTSIDE

SOLV North Jetty Beach Cleanup. Volunteers needed. 11am – 2pm at Yaquina Bay State Recreation Area, Newport. Register at solv.org/get-involved/events/north-jetty-beach-cleanup

THEATER

Iron Will Tate/Puppet Debut Extravaganza. Puppeteer duo Bat Honey, debut the premier of Iron Will Tate — a show with 30 handmade puppets, as they careen across the American landscape in this comic, road-trip odyssey. 7:30pm (doors open at 7pm). For mature audience. Tickets $10, available in advance at www.brownpapertickets.com, or $12 at the door. At KALA, 1017 Marine Drive in Astoria. FMI 503.338.4878 (see feature).

Monday 10

LITERARY

Author Appearance. Bestselling Mystery author JA Jance will speak at 6:30 and 8pm with a book signing between events. Get free tickets at the Driftwood Public Library. Event takes place at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.

Tuesday 11

MUSIC

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

Wednesday 12

HAPPENING

Night of All Knowledge Team Trivia Tournament. Teams may have 1 – 5 members. Free, with refreshments and prizes. 6pm at the Seaside Library.

Thursday 13

THEATER

Shanghaied in Astoria. A musical melodrama. $16 – $20, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

Friday 14

MUSIC

Pilar French Intention. Rock, Blues. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

HAPPENING

Comedy on the Coast. $15, 8pm at Chinook Winds in Lincoln City.

THEATER

Shanghaied in Astoria. A musical melodrama. $16 – $20, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown. Musical. $8 – $23, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Saturday 15

MUSIC

Calvin Johnson & The Hive Dwellers. 6 – 8pm at the Pavilion at the Sou’wester Lodge in Seaview, WA.

Craig Chee. 7pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.

Dave Crabtree & Porter Dodge. No cover, 7pm at the Halfway to St Patrick’s event at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

Wanted. 9pm at the Snug Harbor Bar & Grill in Lincoln City.

FOOD & DRINK

Wine Tasting. Wines from Southern Oregon. 1 – 4pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria

Depoe Bay Salmon Bake. Enjoy a delicious Indian style salmon bake at Depoe Bay City Park, 10am – 5pm.

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.

Annual YMCA Dinner & Auction. 5:30 – 10pm at the Tillamook County Fairgrounds in Tillamook.

Comedy on the Coast. $15, 8pm at Chinook Winds in Lincoln City.

LECTURE

Oregon Humanities Conversation Project. Debating Fairly: Civility, Disagreement, and Democracy. Participate in a free discussion about the role of debate in a democracy with Southern Oregon University professors Prakash Chenjeri and Daniel Morris. Free, 2pm at the Astoria Public Library.

LITERARY

Manzanita Writer’s Series. Writer Steve Duin and New Yorker cartoonist Shannon Wheeler will discuss their graphic novel “Oil and Water.” Q&A and Open Mic follow. $7, 7pm at the Hoffman Center in Manzanita.

Nye Beach Writer’s Series. Author Ceiridwen Terrill will read from her work. Q&A and Open Mic follow. $6, 7pm at the Newport Visual Arts Center.

OUTSIDE

Discovery Trail Half Marathon. Spend the weekend in the sun running a half marathon on the Discovery Trail, through the Ocean dunes. Enjoy the scenic half marathon on the flat and paved Discovery Trail, through historic Beard’s Hollow! Participating in one of eight age divisions, with many prizes available at the awards ceremony. Certified course and chip timed. $75, includes race shirt and refreshments after the race. Race starts and ends at the Bolstad Beach Approach in Long Beach, WA

Ecola Creek Forest Reserve Guided Walk. Barbara Linnett will lead the walk along an easy 1.5 mile trail, to help people become acquainted with the reserve’s native plants and trees. Longer walks are available. Free, all ages, no dogs. 10am at the end of Elk Creek Road in Cannon Beach.

SUPH2ORODEO. 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. Takes place in the viscinity of Lincoln City. FMI SUPH20RODEO

THEATER

Shanghaied in Astoria. A musical melodrama. $16 – $20, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

A Week of Augusts. Comedy. $8 – $23, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Sunday 16

MUSIC

Greg Parke. 10am – 3pm at the Astoria Sunday Market.

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

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

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

Dia De Independence. What Cinqo de Mayo is for partying in the U.S., Mexico’s Independence Day is for south of the border. Celebrate like it’s the 4th of July – which in Mexico, it is! September 16, el dia de Indepndencia, with a 7pc Mariachi, authentic tamales and more. $5 admission, 1 – 5pm at the auditorium of St Mary’s Star of the Sea in Astoria.

LITERARY

Author Appearance. Jan Harper-Haines will discuss her book “Cold River Spirits: Whispers from a Family’s Forgotten Past.” Free, 3pm at the Driftwood Public Library in Lincoln City.

Monday 17

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 18

MUSIC

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

ART

Mingle and Muse. With a presentation by artist William Park. 4:30pm at the Sitka Center for Art & Ecology north of Lincoln City.

LITERARY

Audrey Brown Launch Party. The official launch party for “Fortune’s Deadly Descent” by author Audrey Brown. 7pm at Beach Books in Seaside.

Wednesday 19

MUSIC

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

HAPPENING

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

THEATER

Reader’s Theater. Poet, Hazel Hall reveals her life in Portland during the 1920s. $15, 7pm at the McTavish Room in the Liberty Theater in Astoria.

Thursday 20

CINEMA

Skaawanoki: The Skunk Ape – Florida’s Bigfoot. With documentary filmmaker Andreas Wallach. Free, 7pm at the Seaside Library.

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

HAPPENING

Celebration of Honor. A community-wide celebration to honor veterans of the armed forces, active duty personnel and their families at Chinook Winds in Lincoln City.

THEATER

Reader’s Theater. Poet, Hazel Hall reveals her life in Portland during the 1920s. $15, 7pm at the McTavish Room in the Liberty Theater in Astoria.

Friday 21

MUSIC

Rose’s Pawn Shop. Americana/Folk Rock/ Bluegrass/Alt Country. No cover, 7pm at the Halfway to St Patrick’s event at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

Rllrbll/Dramady/The Gutters. No cover, 9pm at the Voodoo Room in Astoria.

HAPPENING

Celebration of Honor. A community-wide celebration to honor veterans of the armed forces, active duty personnel and their families at Chinook Winds in Lincoln City.

OUTSIDE

International Peace Day Golf Tourney. $55/ player. Cart rental $15 / player. 2 pm shotgun start at the Gearhart Golf Links. Register at: gearhartgolflinks.com

THEATER

A Week of Augusts. Comedy. $8 – $23, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Saturday 22

MUSIC

The Gutters with Dramady. 6 – 8pm at the Pavilion at the Sou’wester Lodge in Seaview, WA.

Antonio Calogero. 7pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.

The Doobie Brothers. $45 – $60, 8pm at Chinook Winds in Lincoln City.

The Ocean. 9pm at the Snug Harbor Bar & Grill in Lincoln City.

FOOD & DRINK

Wine Tasting. New Fall Releases. 1 – 4pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria

HAPPENING

Celebration of Honor. A community-wide celebration to honor veterans of the armed forces, active duty personnel and their families at Chinook Winds in Lincoln City.

LECTURE

American Muslims in Oregon. A conversation with Salma Ahmad of the Islamic Society of Greater Portland and Shahriar Ahmed of Bilal Mosque Association, Beaverton. Free, 2 4pm at the PAC in Astoria.

OUTSIDE

Ecola Creek Forest Reserve Guided Walk. Barbara Linnett will lead the walk along an easy 1.5 mile trail, to help people become acquainted with the reserve’s native plants and trees. Longer walks are available. Free, all ages, no dogs. 10am at the end of Elk Creek Road in Cannon Beach.

SOLVE Beach and Riverside Cleanup. Volunteers needed at a beach near you. Go to: solv.org/get-involved/events for locations and chick on individual events FMI and to register.

THEATER

You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown. Musical. $8 – $23, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Sunday 23

MUSIC

Third Street Band. 10am – 3pm at the Astoria Sunday Market.

The Manhattan Transfer. $35 – $45, 4pm at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.

The Doobie Brothers. $45 – $60, 8pm at Chinook Winds in Lincoln City.

Third Street Band. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

Steve Sloan. 8:30pm at the Snug Harbor Bar & Grill.

HAPPENING

Celebration of Honor. A community-wide celebration to honor veterans of the armed forces, active duty personnel and their families at Chinook Winds in Lincoln City.

OUTSIDE

Bridges to Breakers. A fundraising bicycle ride/race beginning at the Pumpkin Patch on Sauvie Island and ending at the Gearhart Golf Links and McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart. Beach Party Blast follows the race at the Sand Trap. $75 per rider, register at harringtonfamilyfoundation.org/featured-events/bridges-to-breakers/

THEATER

Mark Twain. With Kurt Sutton. 2pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. 541-994-9994

Tuesday 25

MUSIC

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

Wednesday 26

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

Friday 28

MUSIC

The Begonias. Americana. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

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

HAPPENING

Pacific Northwest Brewcup. Beer and wine tasting, live music, kids activities, and more. Free admission, attendees can purchase a souvenir glass mug and tastings. Noon – 10pm at the Train Depot in Astoria.

THEATER

Lost Pioneer. Historical. $10, 7pm at the Pine Grove Community House in Manzanita.

Topsey Turvey Shanghaied. A cross-dressing musical melodrama. $16 – $20, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

A Week of Augusts. Comedy. $8 – $23, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

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