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HIPFiSH May 2001 Calendar

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.

HAPPENING

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.

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