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May 2011 Goings On

Friday 6


MUSIC
Friday Music Club Concert. Featuring a soprano duet and the club’s madrigal group. Free, 3pm at the First Lutheran Church in Astoria.
TwoRivers Music. 3:30 – 6:30pm at the Columbia Pacific Farmers Market in Long Beach, WA
Bill Hayes. Rock/Folk/Bluegrass. No cover, 5 – 8pm at the Cannon Beach Cookie Company.
Asleep at the Switch. Blues, Country, 40’s, & 50’s. Free (donations accepted), 6 – 8pm at the City Hall in Garibaldi.
Barney Perrine & Dan Golden. Blues/Clasic rock/Classical Guitar. No cover, 6pm at the Wet Dog Café in Astoria.
Dave Drury. Jazz guitar. No cover, 6pm at the Bridgewater Bistro in Astoria.
Tom Trudell. Jazz piano. No cover, 6 – 9pm at Clemente’s in Astoria.
Richard T. Jazz/Blues/Classic Rock.  No cover, 6pm at Sweet Basil’s Café in Cannon Beach.
Renegade Minstrels. Artful Blues. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

FOOD & DRINK
Bake Sale for the Cure. Proceeds benefit the Susan G Komen 3-Day for the Cure. 9am – 1pm at Pioneer Grocery in South Bend, WA.
Wine Tasting. At Taste of Tuscany in Seaside. 503-738-5377

HAPPENING
Book Sale. 10am – 4pm at the Astoria Library.
Vernonia’s First Friday. Arts, entertainment, live music, culture, & special events. 5 – 8pm at Scout Cabin in Vernonia.
“Taste of Italy” Italian Dinner & Silent Auction. A benefit for Habitat for Humanity. Adults $8, children 12 & under $6. 5:30 – 8pm at the Nazarene Church in Tillamook. 503-842-7472

THEATER
Beauty and the Beast Jr. Musical. $7 adults, $4 students. 7pm at the Naselle High School Commons in Naselle, WA
The Dixie Swim Club. Comedy. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Saturday 7


MUSIC
Musician’s Jam. Free, 2 – 4pm at the Tillamook Library.
Tom Trudell. Jazz piano. No cover, 5:30 – 9pm at Clemente’s in Astoria.
Chuck Wilder. Jazz piano. No cover, 6 – 9pm at the Bridgewater Bistro in Astoria.
Niall Caroll. Guitar. No cover, 6 – 8pm at the Wet Dog Café in Astoria.
Ron Walker. Keyboards. No cover, 6 – 9pm at T Paul’s Supper Club in Astoria.
Lazy Spoon Fire Benefit. The Grand Opening and fire benefit for the Lazy Spoon Cafe features music by Jackson Andrews, Dave Quinton, Jeff Carden, The Bruce Smith Band and others. No cover, 6:30pm at the new Lazy Spoon Café location (formerly Café Uniontown) in Astoria.
Lloyd Jones. Traditional Folk Blues. 7pm at The Wine Bar at Sweet Basil’s Café in Cannon Beach. Reservations recommended. 503-436-1539
Open Mic. Join host Jim Nelson and featured performers from the Tillamook Community Chorus. Sign up 30 minutes prior. Kids first, followed by adults. $3 admission, kids $2, performers admitted free. 7 – 9pm at the Bay City Arts Center. For more info call 503-377-9620 or www.baycityartscenter.org
Paradox. $5 cover, 9pm at the San Dune Pub in Manzanita.
Pagan Pancakes. 9:30pm at the Voodoo Room in Astoria.
DJ Nacho Bizznez. Presenting “Taboo,” fabricated soundscapes created inside the tropical cocktail lounges of fabulous 50’s & 60’s Hawaii. $4 cover, 10pm at Tora Sushi Lounge in Seaside.

ART
Opening Reception. The Paintings of Maude Kimball Butler Picturing the Lower Columbia. 4 – 7pm at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco, WA
First Saturday Art Walk. 5 – 8pm at galleries and businesses in Seaside and Gearhart.

FOOD & DRINK
Wine Tasting. Ken Wright Cellars. 1 – 4pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria
Wine Tasting Special. $9 for 4  2-oz pours + complimentary appetizers. 4 – 6pm at the Wine bar at Sweet Basil’s Café in Cannon Beach.
Winemaker’s Dinner. Ken Wright Cellars. Reservations required, 503-325-6600. 6pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria.

HAPPENING
KMUN Peninsula Garden Party. Plant sale, live music & food. 10am – 3pm at Oysterville Sea Farms in Oysterville, WA
Mother’s Day Tea & Scones + Self-Guided Tour. $9, includes museum admission. 10am – 5pm at the Flavel House Museum in Astoria.
Book Sale. 10am – 4pm at the Astoria Library.
Plant, Craft & Rummage Sale. 8:30am – 2:30pm at the Bay City Community Hall. 503-801-0505
Plant & Flower Sale. Find annuals, perennials, sedums, shrubs, trees, vegetables, and herbs, plus special Mother’s Day gifts, a raffle and Master Gardeners available to answer gardening questions. 9am – 1pm in the NRCD Gymnasium in Nehalem.
Tap Dance Extravaganza. Four different groups will participate in this performance. 7pm at the PAC in Astoria.
North Tillamook County Feline Adoption Fair. 10am -3pm at the Animal Healing Center in Nehalem.
Oceans of Hope Fundraiser. Bid on sumptuous auction items and enjoy fine hors d’oeuvres to help fight domestic violence. $25, 4pm at Artisan in Ilwaco, WA.
Family Bingo Night. Includes dinner, snacks and a piñata for the kids. A raffle quilt will be shown and raffle tickets will go on sale. Proceeds will benefit 4-H programs. 6:30pm at the Bob Chisholm Community Center in Seaside.

LITERARY
Author Appearance. Former Congressman Brian Baird will sign copies and discuss his recent book, “Character, Politics and Responsibility: Restarting the Heart of the American Republic.” 2 – 4pm at the Shelburne Inn in Seaview, WA

Reading. Christine Colasurdo, author of “Return to Spirit Lake”, will present a slide-illustrated journey around Mount St. Helens, both before and after the 1980 eruption. Christine will explain how the 1980 eruption affected the landscape—as well as her own life. Bring your own stories and photos to share during the evening’s Q & A. Free, 6:30pm at Rowboat Gallery in Pacific City.

OUTSIDE
Lower Columbia March for Babies Event. March of Dimes fundraiser. Starts at 8am at Maritime Memorial Park in Astoria. For early registration, go to: http://marchforbabies.org/.
How to Catch Razor Clams. The program will cover regulations, life history and digging techniques for the razor clam. A limited number of clam guns and shovels will be available for participants and a valid Oregon Shellfish license is required for anyone 14 years or older who want to dig. Free, 8am at the Peter Iredale Shipwreck at Ft Stevens, Warrenton.

THEATER
Beauty and the Beast Jr. Musical. $7 adults, $4 students. 7pm at the Naselle High School Commons in Naselle, WA
The Dixie Swim Club. Comedy. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Sunday 8


MUSIC
Thomasian Trio. 10am – 3pm at the Astoria Sunday Market.
All That Jazz. Jazz. No cover (donations accepted). 2pm at the Wet Dog Café in Astoria.
Presidio Brass. Brass Chamber Music. $12 at the door, 2pm at the Raymond Theater in Raymond, WA
North Coast Symphonic Band. Guest Conductor Concert. 2pm at the PAC in Astoria.
Swingcats. Swing/Jazz/Blues. No cover, 6pm at Lil’ Bayou in Seaside.
Miss Massive Snowflake. Country/Experimental/Other. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

ART
Artist Reception. For quilt artist Cynthia Corbin’s exhibit “Surface Tension: The Cohesive Quality of Surface.” Noon – 4pm at the Latimer Quilt & Textile Center in Tillamook.

THEATER
The Dixie Swim Club. Comedy. $8 – $20, 3pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Monday 9


LECTURE
We Need to Talk. Want a free guided tour of a neglected pleasure? Robert Brake will present a free public lecture/discussion, “We need to talk.” Topics include: why conversations are so important, how to deal with boring people, male/female differences as conversationalists and more. Free, 11:30am -1pm at the Peninsula Senior Center in Klipsan Beach, WA.

THEATER
Auditions. “Dead Man’s Cell Phone.” Roles for men and women, ages 20 through 40. The play is a comedy/mystery and commentary on technology. 7pm at Pier Pressure Productions in Astoria. 503-791-8914

Tuesday 10


MUSIC
Richard T. Blues. No cover, 5:30 – 8:30pm at T Paul’s Supper Club in Astoria.
Brian O’Connor. Jazz guitar. No cover, 6pm at the Shelburne Inn in Seaview, WA
Salty Dogs. Folk/Blues/Classic Rock. No cover, 6:30pm at the Harbor Bite in Seaside.
Open Mic Night. Hosted by Barney Perrine. No cover, 7 -9pm at Creekside Restaurant & Lounge in Seaside.

FOOD & DRINK
Coastal Encounters Series. Bread making with Danelle Lochrie and Stephanie Lushina of Rockfish Bakery. A field trip TBA follows later in the week. 6:30pm at Driftwood Library in Lincoln City. khobson@driftwoodlib.org
Ham Dinner. 5 -7pm at St Alban’s Church in Tillamook. 503-842-6192

Wednesday 11


MUSIC
Salty Dogs. Folk/Blues/Classic Rock. No cover, 6pm at the Rio Café in Astoria
Open Mic Night. No cover, 7pm at Lush Wine Bar in Cannon Beach.

HAPPENING
OR Fish & Wildlife Big Game Regulations Meeting. Open to the Public. Topics for discussion and comment by the public include; tag numbers for 2011 hunts, proposed hunting seasons, and regulations for the 2012 hunting season. 4 – 7pm at the Seaside Civic & Convention Center.
Team Trivia Tournament. Answer the most questions correctly & win prizes & bragging rights. 6pm at the Seaside Public Library.
Ecstatic Dance. Spirit-filled, freestyle, yogic trance dance. $5 – $7, 6:30 – 7:45pm, at Pine Grove Community House in Manzanita.

Thursday 12


MUSIC
Richard T. Jazz/Blues/Classic Rock. No cover, 6pm at Lil’ Bayou in Seaside.
Basin Street NW. Jazz. No cover, 6:30pm at the Bridgewater Bistro in Astoria.
Jam Session. No cover, 7pm at the Triangle Tavern in Astoria.
Jim Wilkins. 7pm at the Voodoo Room in Astoria.
Salty Dogs. Folk/Blues/Classic Rock. No cover, 9pm at Sam’s Seaside Café in Seaside.

HAPPENING
Knitting/Spinning Group. 3 – 5pm at the Astoria Fiber Arts Academy.
Poetry Open Mike. No cover, 8:30pm at the Wine Bar at Sweet Basil’s Café in Cannon Beach.

THEATER
The Dixie Swim Club. Comedy. $8 – $20, 7:30pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Friday 13


MUSIC
Pick & Hammer. 3:30 – 6:30pm at the Columbia Pacific Farmers Market in Long Beach, WA
Bill Hayes. Rock/Folk/Bluegrass. No cover, 5 – 8pm at the Cannon Beach Cookie Company.
Tom Trudell. Jazz piano. No cover, 6 – 9pm at Clemente’s in Astoria.
Asleep at the Switch. Blues, Country,  40’s, & 50’s. Free (donations accepted), 6 – 8pm at the City Hall in Garibaldi.
Richard T. Jazz/Blues/Classic Rock.  No cover, 6pm at Sweet Basil’s Café in Cannon Beach.
Cannon Beach Chorus. Classical/Folk. $10, students 16 & younger free. 7pm at the Cannon Beach Presbyterian Church.
The Northstar Session. Alternative/Pop/Rock. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.
Andy Combs and the Moth. Other. No cover, 8pm at Hazel’s Tavern in Astoria.

THEATER
Beauty and the Beast Jr. Musical. $7 adults, $4 students. 7pm at the Naselle High School Commons in Naselle, WA
The Dixie Swim Club. Comedy. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Saturday 14


MUSIC
Musician’s Jam. Free, 2 – 4pm at the Tillamook Library.
Tom Trudell. Jazz piano. No cover, 5:30pm at the Bridgewater Bistro in Astoria.
Columbia Crew. Folk. No cover, 6pm at Charlie’s Chowder House in Astoria.
Matthew Hayward Macdonald. Celtic. $5, 7pm at the Old Long Beach Train Depot in Long Beach, WA.
North Coast Chorale. Spring Bicentennial Concert, “Voices of Astoria Past, Present, & Future.” 7pm at the PAC in Astoria.
Radio Cowboy. Cosmic Country Roots Rock. A benefit concert for the North Head Lighthouse. $10 suggested donation, 7pm at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco, WA.
Oyster Shooters. Alternative/Classic Rock/Rock. $5 cover, 9pm at the San Dune Pub in Manzanita.

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

CINEMA
The Stranger (1946). $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. Carlton Cellars. 1 – 4pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria.
Seaside Downtown Wine Walk. $7,50 for a commemorative wine glass plus nominal tasting fees.  Register at the Carousel Mall.  3 – 7pm at various locations in downtown Seaside.
Wine Tasting Special. $9 for 4  2-oz pours + complimentary appetizers. 4 – 6pm at the Wine bar at Sweet Basil’s Café in Cannon Beach.
Pints for Parkinson’s. A fundraising dinner for the Michael J Fox foundation for Parkinson’s Research. $20, 6pm. FMI & tickets, go to: www.pintsforparkinsons.weebly.com.
Winemaker’s Dinner. Carlton Cellars. Reservations required, 503-325-6600. 6pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria.
Oregon Hunter’s Banquet. At the Tillamook County Fairgrounds in Tillamook. FMI 503-842-2475

HAPPENING
2nd Saturday Social Dance. 2leftfeet OK. $5 sliding scale, 7:30pm at NCRD in Nehalem.
Paws N’ Stars 4-H Dog Show. At the Tillamook County Fairgrounds. FMI 503-842-8967
Lower Columbia Pug Socializing Club. Pugs and their people meet monthly for fun and socialization. 11am at Carruthers Park in Warrenton.
Touch a Truck. Big rig fun fest. Free, noon – 2pm at the Lincoln City Community Center parking. FMI 541-994-2131

OUTSIDE
Mental Health Walk. 9am at the Bolstad Beach approach in Long Beach, WA.
Radio Control Rock Climber West Coast Championships. Locations to be announced on beaches in the Long Beach, WA area. Starts at 8am. 949-600-8642

THEATER
Beauty and the Beast Jr. Musical. $7 adults, $4 students. 7pm at the Naselle High School Commons in Naselle, WA.
The Dixie Swim Club. Comedy. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Sunday 15


MUSIC
Salty Dogs. 10am – 3pm at the Astoria Sunday Market.
All That Jazz. Jazz. No cover (donations accepted). 2pm at the Wet Dog Café in Astoria.
North Coast Chorale. Spring Bicentennial Concert, “Voices of Astoria Past,  Present, & Future.” 2pm at the PAC in Astoria.
Cannon Beach Chorus. Spring Voices Concert. Classical/Folk. $10, 3pm at the Rockaway Community Church in Rockaway Beach.
Swingcats. Swing/Jazz/Blues. No cover, 6pm at Lil’ Bayou in Seaside.
Buffalo Death Beam. Concrete/ Folk Rock/Shoegaze. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

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.
Freindship Circle Tea and Luncheon. Food, drink, performance, and raffle. $8 suggested donation, raffle tickets are $1 each. Luncheon will be served at 12:30pm with the program to follow. At the Rosburg Community Hall in Rosburg, WA.  360-465-2740

LECTURE
In Their Footsteps Lecture Series. “For Want of Branes”, hide tanning & sewing with Bob and Gayle Kitch. Park fees apply, 1pm at the Netul Room at the Fort Clatsop Visitor’s Center.

THEATER
The Dixie Swim Club. Comedy. $8 – $20, 3pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Tuesday 17


MUSIC
Richard T. Blues. No cover, 5:30 – 8:30pm at T Paul’s Supper Club in Astoria.
Brian O’Connor. Jazz guitar. No cover, 6pm at the Shelburne Inn in Seaview, WA.
Salty Dogs. Folk/Blues/Classic Rock. No cover, 6:30pm at the Harbor Bite in Seaside.
Open Mic Night. Hosted by Barney Perrine. No cover, 7 -9pm at Creekside Restaurant & Lounge in Seaside.

FOOD & DRINK
Coastal Encounters Series. Coffee and coffee roasting with Elaine McCracken of Cape Foulweather Coffee with a field trip TBA later in the week. 6:30pm at the Driftwood Library in Lincoln City. khobson@driftwoodlib.org

Wednesday 18


MUSIC
Open Mic Night. 5 -7pm at the Three Cups Coffee House in Astoria.
Open Mic Night. Hosted by Ann Tierney. All levels welcome. 5 – 7pm at Wheelhouse Coffee Company in Astoria.
Salty Dogs. Folk/Blues/Classic Rock. No cover, 6pm at the Rio Café in Astoria.
Open Mic Night. 7 – 9pm at Lush Wine Bar in Cannon Beach.
Birch Book. Folk. $7 cover, 7pm at the Astoria Arts & Movement Center. 503-791-4557

HAPPENING
Nautical Renaissance. Tours, sails and other events with the tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain at the Port of Ilwaco.  FMI, go to funbeach.com.
Ecstatic Dance. Spirit-filled, freestyle, yogic trance dance. $5 – $7, 6:30 – 7:45pm, at Pine Grove Community House in Manzanita

Thursday 19


MUSIC
Richard T. Jazz/Blues/Classic Rock. No cover, 6pm at Lil’ Bayou in Seaside.
Basin Street NW. Jazz. No cover, 6:30pm at the Bridgewater Bistro in Astoria.
Jam Session. No cover, 7pm at the Triangle Tavern in Astoria.
Jim Wilkins. 7pm at the Voodoo Room in Astoria.
Salty Dogs. Folk/Blues/Classic Rock. No cover, 9pm at Sam’s Seaside Café in Seaside.

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
Nautical Renaissance. Tours, sails and other events with the tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain at the Port of Ilwaco.  FMI, go to funbeach.com.
Knitting/Spinning Group.
3 – 5pm at the Astoria Fiber Arts Academy.
Poetry Open Mike. No cover, 8:30pm at the Wine Bar at Sweet Basil’s Café in Cannon Beach.

LECTURE
Astor’s Empire. With James P Rhonda. $15, S/S/M $13, 7pm at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.

LITERARY
Author Appearance. Dane Batty author of “WANTED: Gentleman Bank Robber”. There will be book sales, signings, and refreshments will be served. Free, 7pm at the Seaside Library.

THEATER
The Dixie Swim Club. Comedy. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Friday 20


MUSIC
Greg Parke. 3:30 – 6:30pm at the Columbia Pacific Farmers Market in Long Beach, WA
Bill Hayes. Rock/Folk/Bluegrass. No cover, 5 – 8pm at the Cannon Beach Cookie Company.
Tom Trudell. Jazz piano. No cover, 5:30pm at the Shelburne Inn in Seaview, WA.
Asleep at the Switch. Blues, Country,  40’s, & 50’s. Free (donations accepted), 6 – 8pm at the City Hall in Garibaldi.
Richard T. Jazz/Blues/Classic Rock.  No cover,  6pm at Sweet Basil’s Café in Cannon Beach.
Cornmeal. Bluegrass/Jam Band/Progressive. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.
North Oregon Coast Symphony Concert. “Russian Harp.” 7pm at the PAC in Astoria.

ART
Opening Reception. For an exhibit of work by Yoshihiko Yoshida, a master potter from Mino, Japan. 6pm at the CCC Art Center Gallery in Astoria.

HAPPENING
Adventure Sails & Battle Sails. On the tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain. The 3- hour family-oriented Adventure Sail features a living history experience with demonstrations of tall ship handling, sea shanty singing, and maritime storytelling. Battle Sails feature booming cannons, close quarters maneuvers, and a taste of 18th century maritime life aboard tall ships. Adventure sails are $35 – $55 per person and are at 10am. Battle sails are $40 – $60 per person and are at 2pm.  Board at the 17th St dock in Astoria.
Shively Fountain Restoration Ceremony & Ribbon Cutting. Refreshments will be served. Free, 2pm at Maritime Memorial Park in Astoria.
The Chinook Nation and Other Northwest Native Americans. NW tribal songs, music, and dance. $18, S/S/M $15, 7:30pm at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.
North Oregon Coast Law Enforcement & Tilla-Wheels Annual Cruise-In. 6 – 10pm on Main Ave in Tillamook.

THEATER
The Dixie Swim Club. Comedy. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

OUTSIDE
Open Golf Tournament. At Manzanita Golf Course. FMI call 503-368-5744

Saturday 21


MUSIC
Musician’s Jam. Free, 2 – 4pm at the Tillamook Library.
Tom Trudell. Jazz piano. 5:30pm at Clemente’s in Astoria.
Drop Dead Legs. Van Halen Tribute Band. $5 cover, 9pm at the San Dune Pub in Manzanita.

ART
Master Potter Yoshihiko Yoshida. “In the Mino Tradition” lecture, slide show & music. 7pm at the PAC in Astoria.

CINEMA
A Star is Born (1937). $2, 11am at the Bijou Theater in Lincoln City.

FOOD & DRINK
Wine Tasting. Turley. 1 – 4pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria.
Wine Tasting Special. $9 for 4  2-oz pours + complimentary appetizers. 4 – 6pm at the Wine bar at Sweet Basil’s Café in Cannon Beach.
Winemaker’s Dinner. Turley. Reservations required, 503-325-6600. 6pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria.

HAPPENING
Vintage Fashion Show. Includes lunch. $20, 1 -3pm at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco, WA
Heritage Fair. Celebrating Astoria’s cultural diversity with food booths, demonstrations, music, dance performances, arts & crafts, weaving, and family friendly events. Starts at 9:30am at the Sunset Empire Transit Center Parking Lot in Astoria. http://astoria200.org/default.asp?deptid=1&com=events&eventID=2
North Oregon Coast Law Enforcement & Tilla-Wheels Club Show & Shine. Starts at 8am at the parking lot at the Tillamook County Creamery Assn. in Tillamook.  503-842-7591
United Paws Adoptathon. Dogs, cats, and kittens available for adoption. Noon – 3pm at the Tennis Court Bldg at the Tillamook County Fairgrounds.
Mutt Masters Dog Show & Olympics. Includes dog competitions for all breeds, sizes and ages. Registration begins at 11AM. Cost: $3 per dog, per category or $25 per dog for unlimited entries. Doggie vendors, prizes and more! 1545 SE 50th St in Lincoln City. FMI 541-996-1274, 800-452-2151, www.oregoncoast.org.

LITERARY
Author Appearance. Vivian Swift, author of “When Wanders Cease to Roam”. After the reading, Vivian will be on hand for book sales and signings. Free, 3pm at the Seaside Library.

OUTSIDE
Great White Tail Run. Courses include a 10K, 5K and 2 mile run throughout the Julia Butler Hansen National Wildlife Refuge. Registration at 8:30am, race starts at 10am. At Skamokawa, WA. 360-795-9996
Open Golf Tournament. At Manzanita Golf Course. FMI call 503-368-5744
Reach the Beach. A fundraising bicycle relay ride that ends at the beach at Pacific City. 503-459-4508 Pre-registration at http://action.lungusa.org/site/TR?fr_id=3050&pg=entry
Glass Floats. 100 hand-crafted glass sand dollars and 100 glass crabs along with 200 additional glass floats will await discovery along the 7.5 miles of Lincoln City beaches, weather and ocean permitting. FMI 541-996-1274, 800-452-2151

THEATER
The Land of the Dragon. A stylized Chinese play. $18, S/S/M $15, 7:30pm at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.
The Dixie Swim Club. Comedy. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Sunday 22


MUSIC
Brownsmead Flats. 10am – 3pm at the Astoria Sunday Market.
Tom Trudell. Jazz piano.  No cover, 11am at the Bridgewater Bistro in Astoria.
Country-Folk Music Jam. Americana. Bring your instruments and take part. 1pm at the Tillamook Forest Center, on Hwy 6, east of Tillamook.
All That Jazz. Jazz. No cover (donations accepted). 2pm at the Wet Dog Café in Astoria.
North Oregon Coast Symphony. “Russian Harp.”  $10, 3pm at the Tillamook United Methodist Church.
Swing Cats. Swing/Jazz/Blues. No cover, 5pm at Clemente’s in Astoria.
Colleen Raney. Celtic/Irish. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

FOOD & DRINK
Cannon Beach American Legion Breakfast. $7 adults, $3 children under 6.  9 – 11:30am at the American Legion Hall in Cannon Beach.
Chef’s Night Out. Food & drink included. $40 per person, 5:30 – 7:30pm at the Ballroom at the Surfsand Resort in Cannon Beach.

HAPPENING
Adventure Sails & Battle Sails. FMI, see Friday, May 20.

OUTSIDE
Open Golf Tournament. At Manzanita Golf Course. FMI call 503-368-5744
Glass Floats. 100 hand-crafted glass sand dollars and 100 glass crabs along with 200 additional glass floats will await discovery along the 7.5 miles of Lincoln City beaches, weather and ocean permitting. FMI 541-996-1274, 800-452-2151
Mutt Run. A 5k run/walk for pets and owners. $10 per person/pet. Registration begins at 8am, run starts at 9am at 1545 SE 50th St in Lincoln City. FMI 541-994-2131

THEATER
The Dixie Swim Club. Comedy. $8 – $20, 3pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Monday 23


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 (3rd Monday)

Tuesday 24


MUSIC
Richard T. Blues. No cover, 5:30 – 8:30pm at T Paul’s Supper Club in Astoria.
Brian O’Connor. Jazz guitar. No cover, 6pm at the Shelburne Inn in Seaview, WA
Salty Dogs. Folk/Blues/Classic Rock. No cover, 6:30pm at the Harbor Bite in Seaside.
Michael Niflis. Classical guitar. Free, 7pm at the Tillamook Library.
Open Mic Night. Hosted by Barney Perrine. No cover, 7 – 9pm at Creekside Restaurant & Lounge in Seaside.

Wednesday 25


MUSIC
Salty Dogs. Folk/Blues/Classic Rock. No cover, 6 pm at the Rio Café in Astoria.
Open Mic Night. 7 – 9pm at Lush Wine Bar in Cannon Beach.

ART
Opening Reception. For an exhibit of Tillamook High School Senior Art Student Portfolios. 5 – 6pm at the Bay City Arts Center.

FOOD & DRINK
Coastal Encounters Series. Regional cheese and cheese making with Pat Morford of Three Rivers Chevre and Tami Parr of the Pacific Northwest Cheese Project with a field trip following later in the week. 6:30pm at the Driftwood Library in Lincoln City. khobson@driftwoodlib.org

HAPPENING
Open Mic. All Acts are welcome. No cover, 5 – 7pm at the Three Cups Coffeehouse in Astoria.
Ecstatic Dance. Spirit-filled, freestyle, yogic trance dance. $5 – $7, 6:30 – 7:45pm, at Pine Grove Community House in Manzanita.

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 26


MUSIC
Tom Trudell. Jazz piano. No cover, 5:30pm at the Shelburne Inn in Seaview, WA.
Richard T
. Jazz/Blues/Classic Rock. No cover, 6pm at Lil’ Bayou in Seaside.
Basin Street NW. Jazz. No cover, 6:30pm at the Bridgewater Bistro in Astoria.
Jam Session. No cover, 7pm at the Triangle Tavern in Astoria.
Jim Wilkins. 7pm at the Voodoo Room in Astoria.
Salty Dogs. Folk/Blues/Classic Rock. No cover, 9pm at Sam’s Seaside Café in Seaside.

HAPPENING
Knitting/Spinning Group. 3 – 5pm at the Astoria Fiber Arts Academy.
Poetry Open Mike. No cover, 8:30pm at the Wine Bar at Sweet Basil’s Café in Cannon Beach.

LITERARY
Rain Magazine Public Reading & Reception. Refreshments will be served. 6pm at the CCC Art Center Gallery in Astoria.
Author Appearance. Spike Walker, author of “On the Edge of Survival”, “Working on the Edge”, and other books.  His books inspired the hit television show “Deadliest Catch”. The event will take place in the Community Room. Spike will be available for book sales and signings. Refreshments will be served. Free, 7pm at the Seaside Library.

OUTSIDE
Sand Trap Golf Tourney. $90 per team, $120 per team with cart. 1pm check-in, 2pm start at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

THEATER
The Dixie Swim Club. Comedy. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Friday 27


MUSIC
Ocean Fire. 3:30 – 6:30pm at the Columbia Pacific Farmers Market in Long Beach, WA
The Floyd Light Middle School Orchestra and Choir. Classical/Jazz/Folk. Free, at noon at the Bob Chisholm Community Center in Seaside.
Bill Hayes. Rock/Folk/Bluegrass. No cover, 5 – 8pm at the Cannon Beach Cookie Company.
Tom Trudell. Jazz piano. No cover, 6 – 9pm at Clemente’s in Astoria.
Asleep at the Switch. Blues, Country, 40’s, & 50’s. Free (donations accepted), 6 – 8pm at the City Hall in Garibaldi.
Richard T. Jazz/Blues/Classic Rock.  No cover,  6pm at Sweet Basil’s Café in Cannon Beach.
Country Music Jam. Free, 7 – 9pm at the Wickiup Senior Center in Svensen.
Ultronz. Alternative/Powerpop/Surf. $5 cover, 9pm at the San Dune Pub in Manzanita.
James Faretheewell & The Foolhardy. Psychedelic Americana Rock. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

HAPPENING
Spring Bazaar. 10am – 4pm at NW Trail Riders Assn in Long Beach, WA.
The Enchanted Aunts. A performance by the Astoria School of Ballet. $10, S/S/M $5, 7pm at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.

THEATER
The Dixie Swim Club. Comedy. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Saturday 28


MUSIC
Troll Radio Revue. Americana. $2 for adults, free for children. 11am – noon at the PAC in Astoria.
Musician’s Jam. Free, 2 – 4pm at the Tillamook Library.
Tom Trudell. Jazz piano. No cover, 5:30pm at the Bridgewater Bistro in Astoria.
Memorial Weekend Blues Festival. With the Norman Sylvester Band. $5 cover, 6pm at the Nehalem Bay Winery near Wheeler.

CINEMA
Monty Python & The Holy Grail (1978). $2, 11am at the Bijou Theater in Lincoln City.

FOOD & DRINK
Pancake Breakfast. $5, 8am – 11am at the Peninsula Activity & Senior Center in Klipsan Beach, WA
Clam Chowder Feed. Free, 11am – 3pm (or until chowder is gone) at the Netarts Community Club in Netarts.
Wine Tasting. Anniversary Celebration & Special Tasting. 1 – 4pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria
Wine Tasting Special. $9 for 4  2-oz pours + complimentary appetizers. 4 – 6pm at the Wine bar at Sweet Basil’s Café in Cannon Beach.

HAPPENING
Spring Bazaar. 10am – 4pm at NW Trail Riders Assn in Long Beach, WA.
Street Fair. The Warrenton Head Start Parent Group’s Street Fair will take place from 8am – 2pm at the Warrenton Head Start Center. 503-861-2379
Book Sale. 9am –  4pm in Manzanita at two venues: Fiction will be at Pine Grove Community Center, 225 Laneda Avenue, and Nonfiction at the Hoffman Center, 594 Laneda Avenue.
Garibaldi’s Blessing of the Fleet. Time TBA at the docks in Garibaldi. 503-322-3796
Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad Dinner Train. Starts at 6:15pm in Garibaldi. FMI: 503-842-7972

THEATER
The Land of the Dragon. A stylized Chinese play. $2 donation at the door.  11am at the PAC in Astoria.
The Dixie Swim Club. Comedy. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Sunday 29


MUSIC
The Catillacs. 10am – 3pm at the Astoria Sunday Market.
All That Jazz.
Jazz. No cover (donations accepted). 2pm at the Wet Dog Café in Astoria.
Red White & Blue Concert. With the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Band. Country/Western. 2pm at the Raymond Theater in Raymond, WA.
Swingcats. Swing/Jazz/Blues. No cover, 6pm at Lil’ Bayou in Seaside.
Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank. Acoustic/Blues/Folk. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

FOOD & DRINK
Garibaldi Famous Fish Fry. Noon at the Old Mill Marina in Garibaldi. 503-322-3796

HAPPENING
PNPW Pro Wrestling. $10, 5 – 8pm at the Astoria Event Center.

THEATER
The Dixie Swim Club. Comedy. $8 – $20, 3pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Monday 30


MUSIC
Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank. Acoustic/Blues/Folk. $5 cover, 9pm at the San Dune Pub in Manzanita.

Tuesday 31


MUSIC
Richard T. Blues. No cover, 5:30 – 8:30pm at T Paul’s Supper Club in Astoria.
Brian O’Connor. Jazz guitar. No cover, 6pm at the Shelburne Inn in Seaview, WA
Salty Dogs. Folk/Blues/Classic Rock. No cover, 6:30pm at the Harbor Bite in Seaside.
Open Mic Night. Hosted by Barney Perrine. No cover, 7 -9pm at Creekside Restaurant & Lounge in Seaside.

FOOD & DRINK
Coastal Encounters Series. Clamming with William Lackner. Field trip follows on June 1. Field trip participants must have Oregon Shellfish Harvester’s Licenses. Lecture is at 6pm at the Driftwood Library in Lincoln City. khobson@driftwoodlib.org

Wednesday 1


MUSIC
Salty Dogs. Folk/Blues/Classic Rock. No cover, 6pm at the Rio Café in Astoria.
Baga’s Front Room. Join other music lovers every first Wednesday for song and conversation and maybe to sip a little wine or other beverage. Food available too. 7pm at Lush Wine Bar in Cannon Beach.

HAPPENING
Ecstatic Dance. Spirit-filled, freestyle, yogic trance dance. $5 – $7, 6:30 – 7:45pm, at Pine Grove Community House in Manzanita.

Thursday 2


MUSIC
Richard T. Jazz/Blues/Classic Rock. No cover, 6pm at Lil’ Bayou in Seaside.
Basin Street NW. Jazz. No cover, 6:30pm at the Bridgewater Bistro in Astoria.
Jam Session. No cover, 7pm at the Triangle Tavern in Astoria.
Jim Wilkins. 7pm at the Voodoo Room in Astoria.
Salty Dogs. Folk/Blues/Classic Rock. No cover, 9pm at Sam’s Seaside Café in Seaside.

FOOD & DRINK
Mexican Dinner. $15 for adults, $10 for children. 4 – 7pm at the Husdon House Bed & Breakfast Inn on Hwy 101 south of Cloverdale. 503-392-3533

HAPPENING
Knitting/Spinning Group. 3 – 5pm at the Astoria Fiber Arts Academy.
Poetry Open Mike. No cover, 8:30pm at the Wine Bar at Sweet Basil’s Café in Cannon Beach.

Friday 3


MUSIC
Locust Street Taxi. 3:30 – 6:30pm at the Columbia Pacific Farmers Market in Long Beach, WA
Bill Hayes. Rock/Folk/Bluegrass. No cover, 5 – 8pm at the Cannon Beach Cookie Company.
Tom Trudell. Jazz piano. No cover, 6 – 9pm at Clemente’s in Astoria.
Asleep at the Switch. Blues, Country,  40’s, & 50’s. Free (donations accepted), 6 – 8pm at the City Hall in Garibaldi.
Richard T. Jazz/Blues/Classic Rock.  No cover,  6pm at Sweet Basil’s Café in Cannon Beach.

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

HAPPENING
Vernonia’s First Friday. Arts, entertainment, live music, culture, & special events. 5 -8pm at Scout Cabin in Vernonia.

LITERARY
Author Reading. A River of Words with Michael Pyle & Brian Doyle. A benefit for Rain Magazine. Suggested donation $10, 6pm at the Baked Alaska Expedition Room in Astoria.

Saturday 4


MUSIC
Musician’s Jam. Free, 2 – 4pm at the Tillamook Library.
The Slick Skillet Serenaders. Jazz/Blues/Ragtime. No cover, 8pm at Hazel’s Tavern in Astoria.

FOOD & DRINK
Wine Tasting. Sineann. 1 – 4pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria.
Wine Tasting Special. $9 for 4  2-oz pours + complimentary appetizers. 4 – 6pm at the Wine bar at Sweet Basil’s Café in Cannon Beach.

OUTSIDE
Beach Soccer Tournament. Free for spectators. On the beach near the Broadway Turnaround in Seaside.
Radio Control Aircraft “Fun Fly”. At the North Coast RC Modelers’ Airfield at 13990 Hwy 101, 7 miles south of Tillamook.

THEATER
The Land of the Dragon. A stylized Chinese play. 7:30pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Sunday 5


MUSIC
The Bobbers. 10am – 3pm at the Astoria Sunday Market.
Bluegrass Music Jam. 1 – 3pm at the Tillamook Forest Center.
All That Jazz. Jazz. No cover (donations accepted). 2pm at the Wet Dog Café in Astoria.
Swingcats. Swing/Jazz/Blues. No cover, 6pm at Lil’ Bayou in Seaside.
Renegade Minstrels. Blues/Jazz/Roots. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

OUTSIDE
Beach Soccer Tournament. Free for spectators. On the beach near the Broadway Turnaround in Seaside.
Radio Control Aircraft “Fun Fly”. At the North Coast RC Modelers’ Airfield at 13990 Hwy 101, 7 miles south of Tillamook.

THEATER
Frogtown. An all ages musical (with frogs) featuring new songs and cast members. $12, with a family rate of 4 for $39. 2pm at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.
The Land of the Dragon. A stylized Chinese play. 3pm at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach.

Tuesday 7


MUSIC
Richard T. Blues. No cover, 5:30 – 8:30pm at T Paul’s Supper Club in Astoria.
Brian O’Connor. Jazz guitar. No cover, 6pm at the Shelburne Inn in Seaview, WA
Salty Dogs. Folk/Blues/Classic Rock. No cover, 6:30pm at the Harbor Bite in Seaside.
Open Mic Night. Hosted by Barney Perrine. No cover, 7 -9pm at Creekside Restaurant & Lounge in Seaside.

Wednesday 8


MUSIC
Salty Dogs. Folk/Blues/Classic Rock. No cover, 6pm at the Rio Café in Astoria,

HAPPENING
Ecstatic Dance. Spirit-filled, freestyle, yogic trance dance. $5 – $7, 6:30 – 7:45pm, at Pine Grove Community House in Manzanita

Thursday 9


MUSIC
Richard T. Jazz/Blues/Classic Rock. No cover, 6pm at Lil’ Bayou in Seaside.
Basin Street NW. Jazz. No cover, 6:30pm at the Bridgewater Bistro in Astoria.
Jam Session. No cover, 7pm at the Triangle Tavern in Astoria.
Jim Wilkins. 7pm at the Voodoo Room in Astoria.
Salty Dogs. Folk/Blues/Classic Rock. No cover, 9pm at Sam’s Seaside Café in Seaside.

HAPPENING
Knitting/Spinning Group. 3 – 5pm at the Astoria Fiber Arts Academy.
Poetry Open Mike. No cover, 8:30pm at the Wine Bar at Sweet Basil’s Café in Cannon Beach.

Friday 10


MUSIC
Hanz Araki. 3:30 – 6:30pm at the Columbia Pacific Farmers Market in Long Beach, WA
Bill Hayes. Rock/Folk/Bluegrass. No cover, 5 – 8pm at the Cannon Beach Cookie Company.
Tom Trudell. Jazz piano. No cover, 6 – 9pm at Clemente’s in Astoria.
Asleep at the Switch. Blues, Country,  40’s, & 50’s. Free (donations accepted), 6 – 8pm at the City Hall in Garibaldi.
Richard T. Jazz/Blues/Classic Rock.  No cover,  6pm at Sweet Basil’s Café in Cannon Beach.
Bobby Bare Jr. Pop/Rock/Southern Rock. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

Saturday 11


MUSIC
Musician’s Jam. Free, 2 – 4pm at the Tillamook Library.
Columbia Crew. Folk. No cover, 6 -9pm at Charlie’s Chowder House in Astoria.
Mighty Ghosts. Country/Bluegrass/Americana. Free, 7pm at Waikiki Beach at Cape Disappointment State Park, WA.

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

FOOD & DRINK
Pancake Breakfast. $5, 8 – 11am at the Peninsula Activity & Senior Center in Klipsan Beach, WA
Wine Tasting. Summertime Roses. 1 – 4pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria
Wine Tasting Special. $9 for 4  2-oz pours + complimentary appetizers. 4 – 6pm at the Wine bar at Sweet Basil’s Café in Cannon Beach.

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

OUTSIDE
Free Fishing Day. 8am – noon for children 8 and younger, noon – 3:30pm for children 9 and older. At the Trask River Fish Hatchery near Tillamook. 503-842-4090

Sunday 12


MUSIC
Buoy 10. 10am – 3pm at the Astoria Sunday Market.
All That Jazz. Jazz. No cover (donations accepted). 2pm at the Wet Dog Café in Astoria.
Swing Cats. Swing/Jazz/Blues. No cover, 6 – 9pm at Lil’ Bayou in Seaside.
Holden Young Trio. Funk/Jam Band/Rock. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

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