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Goings On – September 2011

Friday 2

MUSIC

Terri Baber. 3:30 – 6:30pm at the Columbia-Pacific Farmers Market in Long Beach, WA

Whistlin’ Rufus. Americana/Blues/Folk. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

Rock ‘N’ Roll Cowboys. No cover, 9pm at Roadhouse 101 in Lincoln City.

Quick & Easy Boys. $5 cover, 9pm at the San Dune Pub in Manzanita.

Will Keifer. 9pm – 1am at the Chinook Winds Seafood Grill Lounge in Lincoln City.

FOOD & DRINK

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

HAPPENING

Book Sale. 9am – 5pm at the Seaside Library.

Flea Market. Free admission, 11am – 6pm at the Seaside Civic & Convention Center.

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

THEATER

Chicken Creek Diaries. Musical. $12 & $9, 7pm at the Barn Community Playhouse in Tillamook.

Shanghaied in Astoria. Musical Melodrama. $12 – $20, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

California Suite. Comedy. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.

Opal’s Million Dollar Duck. Comedy. $12, 8pm at Theater West in Lincoln City. 541-994-5663

Saturday 3

MUSIC

Acustica. Samba/Bolero/Bossa Nova. Free, 1 – 4pm at the Seaside Saturday Market .

Lloyd Jones. Blues/ R&B. 6:30pm in the courtyard at Sweet Basil’s Café in Cannon Beach.

Will Keifer. 9pm – 1am at the Chinook Winds Seafood Grill Lounge in Lincoln City.

Karaoke from Hell. $5 cover, 9pm at the San Dune Pub in Manzanita.

Norman Sylvester. No cover, 9pm at Roadhouse 101 in Lincoln City.

ART

Chinook Art Festival. 9:30am – 6pm at Hwy 101 & Olympia St in Chinook, WA

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

CINEMA

Jurassic Park. $2, 11am at the Bijou Theater in Lincoln City.

FOOD & DRINK

Pancake Breakfast. 8 – 11am at the Netarts Fire Hall. 5003-842-5900

Buzzard’s Breath Chili Cook-Off. $7, 10am – 4pm at Elochoman Marina in Cathlamet, WA

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

HAPPENING

Farmstock. A regional homegrown festival. Tastings, Music, Exhibits, Workshops, Farmers Market and more. Camping, Cooking and Late-night dancing! All at Fred’s Farm in Naselle, WA. details: kmun.org/farmstock.

Book Sale. 9am – 5pm at the Seaside Library.

Flea Market. Free admission, 11am – 6pm at the Seaside Civic & Convention Center.

Reenactment of 18th Century Sailors & Rope Making. Noon – 4pm at the Garibaldi Museum.

Live Music & BBQ. Free admission. At the Nehalem Bay Winery in Mohler. 888-368-9463

THEATER

Chicken Creek Diaries. Musical. $12 & $9, 7pm at the Barn Community Playhouse in Tillamook.

Shanghaied in Astoria. Musical Melodrama. $12 – $20, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

California Suite. Comedy. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.

Opal’s Million Dollar Duck. Comedy. $12, 8pm at Theater West in Lincoln City. 541-994-5663

Sunday 4

MUSIC

Bruce Smith & the Boda Boyz. No cover, 10am – 3pm at the Astoria Sunday Market.

Linda Hornbuckle. Free, at the City Park in Cannon Beach.

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

ART

Chinook Art Festival. 9:30am – 6pm at Hwy 101 & Olympia St in Chinook, WA

CINEMA

Jurassic Park. $2, 11am at the Bijou Theater in Lincoln City

FOOD & DRINK

Labor Day Fish Fry. At the Old Mill Marina in Garibaldi. 503-322-8408

HAPPENING

Farmstock. A regional homegrown festival. At Fred’s Farm in Naselle, WA. details: kmun.org/farmstock.

Book Sale. 1 – 5pm at the Seaside Library.

Live Music & BBQ. Free admission. At the Nehalem Bay Winery in Mohler. 888-368-9463

Old Fashion Carnival. At Rockaway Beach City Park. 503-355-2291

THEATER

Shanghaied in Astoria. Musical Melodrama. $12 – $20, 2pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Comedy. $8 – $23, 7pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.

Monday 5

ART

Chinook Art Festival. 9:30am – 6pm at Hwy 101 & Olympia St in Chinook, WA

HAPPENING

Dog Swim. Free with one can or bag of pet food. 3:30 – 4:30pm at the Lincoln City Community Center Pool. 541-994-2131

Tuesday 6

MUSIC

Tim Fast. 1 – 5pm at the Cannon Beach Farmers Market.

HAPPENING

Book Sale. 9am – 8pm at the Seaside Library.

THEATER

Auditions. The NCRD Riverbend Players will hold auditions for “Beyond McGee and McGrew and Evening with Robert W. Service” from 1 – 2pm and 6 – 7pm at NCRD in Nehalem.

Wednesday 7

HAPPENING

Book Sale. 9am – 8pm at the Seaside Library.

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.

LITERARY

Authors Appearance. Gloria Linkey, author, and Sally Steidel, illustrator, will talk about their book, “Native American Women – Three Who Changed History.” 12:30pm at the Cannon Beach Library Club potluck lunch at Community Presbyterian Church in Cannon Beach.

Thursday 8

HAPPENING

Book Sale. 9am – 8pm at the Seaside Library.

OUTSIDE

Kayaking, Ecology & History: Nestucca River Estuary. $135, 8am – 2pm. 541-994-5485

THEATER

Shanghaied in Astoria. Musical Melodrama. $12 – $20, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

Friday 9

MUSIC

Ocean Fire. 3:30 – 6:30pm at the Columbia-Pacific Farmers Market in Long Beach, WA

One Way Out. No cover, 9pm at Roadhouse 101 in Lincoln City.

CINEMA

Manzanita Film Series. D. O. A. $7 suggested donation includes movie, popcorn and a short discussion after. 7:30pm at the Hoffman Center in Manzanita.

HAPPENING

Slow Drag at the Port. A hot rod coasting competition. 5pm at the Port of Ilwaco, WA

Book Sale. 9am – 5pm at the Seaside Library.

Comedy on the Coast. Featuring John Caponera, Carrie Snow, and Lang Parker. $15, 8pm at Chinook Winds in Lincoln City.

OUTSIDE

Lower Columbia Kayak Roundup. An instructional retreat for kayakers of all levels. locoroundup.com/general.html for registration and more information. At Slow Boat Farm on Puget Island, Cathlamet, WA

Kayaking, Ecology & History: Siletz Estuary. $135, 9am – 3pm. 541-994-5485

THEATER

Shanghaied in Astoria. Musical Melodrama. $12 – $20, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Comedy. $8 – $23, 8pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.

Saturday 10

MUSIC

Richard Arnold & The Groove Swingers. Jazz/Standards/Swing/Blues/Motown/R&B. 6:30pm in the courtyard at Sweet Basil’s Café in Cannon Beach.

Ciro Hurtado. Latin guitar. $10, 7:30pm at the Astoria Arts & Movement Center.

Beth Wills Rock Band. No cover, 9pm at Roadhouse 101 in Lincoln City.

Ramble On. A Led Zeppelin tribute band. $5 cover, 9pm at the San Dune Pub in Manzanita.

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

A Cornucopia of Wines. Wine Tasting & Silent Auction. $20/person or $30/ couple. 6:30pm. At the Skamokawa Grange Hall in Skamokawa, WA 360-795-8031

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

HAPPENING

Rod Run to the End of the World. At Wilson field in Ocean Park, WA. beachbarons.com/index.html

Seaside Wheels ‘N’ Waves. A hot rod car show. Some events at the Seaside Civic & Convention Center. Schedule at seasidedowntown.com

Book Sale. 9am – 5pm at the Seaside Library.

Spaghetti Feed & Auction Fundraiser. To benefit Michele Tila of Astoria. All-you-can-eat spaghetti, no host bar, raffle, and auctions. $10 for adults, $3 for children 12 and under. 4 – 8pm at the Seaside American Legion.

Cottage Tour. With wine reception plus lunch & lecture. $20 for lunch & lecture (must purchase tickets at least 7 days prior). $20 for tour. Luncheon & lecture at Tolovana Inn non – 1pm. Tour from 10am – 4pm. Wine reception at the Cannon Beach History Center. 503-436-9301

Craft & Flea Market. At the Senior Center in Tillamook. 503-842-8988

LITERARY

Book Reading. Local author Mindy Stokes will read from her book “Mama Baby Mama: Story of a Knocked Up Lesbian”. 1pm at Godfather’s Books in Astoria.

Northwest Authors Second Saturday Series. Author Brian Doyle will read from his latest book “Mink River.” Free, 2pm at the Cannon Beach Library.

Author Appearance. Award-winning author Kris Rusch will talk about her work. She has written books in several genres under the names Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Kris Nelscott, Kristine Grayson, and Kristine Dexter. Free, 3pm at the Driftwood Public Library in Lincoln City.

OUTSIDE

Lower Columbia Kayak Roundup. An instructional retreat for kayakers of all levels. locoroundup.com/general.html for registration and more information. At Slow Boat Farm on Puget Island, Cathlamet, WA

Fishing Day for Children with Disabilities. 9am – 3pm at the Whiskey Creek Fish Hatchery, Tillamook. 503-842-6519

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

THEATER

Shanghaied in Astoria. Musical Melodrama. $12 – $20, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

The Mystery of Irma Vep. Comedy, a Gothic spoof. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.

Sunday 11

MUSIC

Will West. No cover, 10am – 3pm at the Astoria Sunday Market.

Will West and the Friendly Strangers. Acoustic/Healing & EasyListening/Roots Music. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

ART

Open House. Larkin Van Horn Fiber Artist. At the Latimer Quilt & Textile Center in Tillamook.

HAPPENING

Rod Run to the End of the World. At Wilson field in Ocean Park, WA. beachbarons.com/index.html

Seaside Wheels ‘N’ Waves. A hot rod car show. Some events at the Seaside Civic & Convention Center. Schedule at seasidedowntown.com

Night of All Knowledge Team Trivia Tournament. Free, 6pm at the Seaside Library.

OUTSIDE

Lower Columbia Kayak Roundup. An instructional retreat for kayakers of all levels. locoroundup.com/general.html for registration and more information. At Slow Boat Farm on Puget Island, Cathlamet, WA

Annual Sprint Triathlon. Triathlon begins with a .75k swim in Devils Lake, a 15.5 mile bike ride around Devils Lake and 5K run on city streets. 8:30am at Regatta Park in Lincoln City. For registration and info 541-994-2131

Monday 12

MUSIC

Awards Tour 2011 Concert. Featuring two award-winning young musicians chosen in competition by the Ladies Musical Club of Seattle. Free, 7:30pm at the Peninsula Baptist Church in Ocean Park, WA

OUTSIDE

Lower Columbia Kayak Roundup. An instructional retreat for kayakers of all levels. locoroundup.com/general.html for registration and more information. At Slow Boat Farm on Puget Island, Cathlamet, WA

Tuesday 13

MUSIC

John Fraser. 1 – 5pm at the Cannon Beach Farmers Market.

OUTSIDE

Lower Columbia Kayak Roundup. An instructional retreat for kayakers of all levels. locoroundup.com/general.html for registration and more information. At Slow Boat Farm on Puget Island, Cathlamet, WA

Wednesday 14

OUTSIDE

Lower Columbia Kayak Roundup. An instructional retreat for kayakers of all levels. locoroundup.com/general.html for registration and more information. At Slow Boat Farm on Puget Island, Cathlamet, WA

Thursday 15

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

LGBT Q-Mixer. QJazz features vocal hosts Dinah Urell and Walt Trumbull and pianist Chuck Wilder. Live standards, complimentary appetizers, and social mixer from 8pm to close. Bring a Standard and sing with pianist Chuck Wilder. Every 3rd Thursday of the month at the Bridgewater Bistro in Astoria.

LECTURE

Jane Kirkpatrick. The Story of Marie Dorion. $15, 7pm at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.

LITERARY

Book Reading. Author Larry Colton will read from his book “No Ordinary Joes.” Free, 7pm at the Seaside Library.

OUTSIDE

Lower Columbia Kayak Roundup. An instructional retreat for kayakers of all levels. locoroundup.com/general.html for registration and more information. At Slow Boat Farm on Puget Island, Cathlamet, WA

Friday 16

MUSIC

TwoRivers Music. 3:30 – 6:30pm at the Columbia-Pacific Farmers Market in Long Beach, WA

Fierce Bad Rabbit. Indie/Pop/ Rock. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

Molly’s Revenge. Celtic. $12 – $15, 7:30pm at the White Clover Grange on Hwy 53, east of Nehalem.

The B-52s. $25 – $45. 8pm at Chinook Winds Casino in Lincoln City.

Sinners Club. Blues/Classic Rock/R&B. 9m at Chinook Winds Seafood Grill in Lincoln City.

CINEMA

Manzanita Film Series. D. O. A. $7 suggested donation includes movie, popcorn and a short discussion after. 7:30pm at the Hoffman Center in Manzanita.

HAPPENING

Iris Pride Festival. Lincoln City’s Annual Gay Pride Event with super hero-themed events throughout Lincoln City. A weekend of fun events. oregoncoast.org/iris-pride-festival/

LITERARY

Book Reading. Author Mindy Stokes will read from her memoir, “Momma Baby Mama: Story of a Knocked-Up Lesbian”. Cocktails will be served. 5pm at Lunar Boy Gallery in Astoria.

OUTSIDE

Lower Columbia Kayak Roundup. An instructional retreat for kayakers of all levels. locoroundup.com/general.html for registration and more information. At Slow Boat Farm on Puget Island, Cathlamet, WA

THEATER

The Mystery of Irma Vep. Comedy, a Gothic spoof. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.

Saturday 17

MUSIC

Halfway to St Patrick’s Day. With Crown Point, Colleen Raney & Colm MacCarthaigh. Celtic Music. No cover, starts at 11am at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

Judy Collins. $30 – $60. 7pm at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.

Dance Concert. Flamenco: dancing, singing and guitar. $12-$15, 7pm at the Pine Grove Community House in Manzanita.

The B-52s. $25 – $45. 8pm at Chinook Winds Casino in Lincoln City.

Phamous Phaces. No cover, 9pm at Roadhouse 101 in Lincoln City.

Sinners Club. Blues/Classic Rock/R&B. 9m at Chinook Winds Seafood Grill in Lincoln City.

ART

Art Walk. 5 – 8pm at the Port of Ilwaco (WA).

FOOD & DRINK

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

HAPPENING

Commercial Fishermen’s Festival. All day events including vendors, demonstrations, food, music, and more. At the Port of Astoria at Tongue Point. commercialfishermensfestival.com/

Astoria Air Show. Demonstrations and flights. Free admission, 9am – 4pm at the Astoria Airport. 503-861-6332

Friends & Family Night. A benefit for SOLV. No cover, 5pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

YMCA Dinner & Auction. 5:30 – 10pm at the Tillamook County Fairgrounds. 503-842-9622

Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad Dinner Train. 6:15pm in Garibaldi. 503-842-7972

Iris Pride Festival. Lincoln City’s Annual Gay Pride Event with super hero-themed events throughout Lincoln City. A weekend of fun events. oregoncoast.org/iris-pride-festival/

Surf City Classic Car Show. Show includes beer and wine garden, live music, food, and fun. At Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City. 1-800-CHINOOK

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

LITERARY

Manzanita Writer’s Series. Mirian Gershow will read from her debut novel “The Local News.” Open Mic follows the reading. $5, 7pm at the Hoffman Center in Manzanita.

Poetry Reading. With Oregon’s Poet laureate Paulann Petersen and others. Free & open to the public. 7pm at the Pioneer Museum in Tillamook.

Writers on the Edge. Author Lauren Kessler will read from her newest book, “My Teenage Werewolf: A Mother, A Daughter, A Journey Through the Thicket of Adolescence.” Q&A and Open Mic session follow the reading. $6 (free to students), 7pm at the Newport Visual Arts Center.

OUTSIDE

Lower Columbia Kayak Roundup. An instructional retreat for kayakers of all levels. locoroundup.com/general.html for registration and more information. At Slow Boat Farm on Puget Island, Cathlamet, WA

Great Oregon Fall Beach and Riverside Clean-Up. 10am – 1pm on rivers throughout Oregon and beaches the entire length of the Oregon Coast. solv.org

THEATER

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Comedy. $8 – $23, 8pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.

Sunday 18

MUSIC

Trevelyan Triangle. No cover, 10am – 3pm at the Astoria Sunday Market.

Judy Collins. $30 – $60. 4pm at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.

Ericka Corban. Acoustic/Rock. $10, 2pm at The Raymond Theater in Raymond, WA.

Fierce Bad Rabbit. Indie/Pop/Rock. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

Lloyd Mitchell Canyon. Americana/Country/Rock. No cover, 8pm at the Big O Saloon in Olney

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

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

ENCORE Happy Hour. All retired or semi-retired adults are welcome, but must be 50 years old or older, and enjoy intellectual stimulation and an opportunity to meet new friends. The Humphreys’ puppets will introduce “20 Questions,” with a Shakespearean theme, at 5 PM. A copy of Rex Ziak’s great book, “In Full View” will be the winner’s prize.  If you have any questions, please contact Maureen Humphreys at 360 642-1301. 4 – 6pm at the Lightship restaurant in Long Beach.

Commercial Fishermen’s Festival. All day events including vendors, demonstrations, food, music, and more. At the Port of Astoria at Tongue Point. commercialfishermensfestival.com/

LECTURE

Jeff Golden. Presenting “What Never Was and Never Will Be: Can Our Media Serve Our Democracy.” Free, 3pm at the Driftwood Public Library in Lincoln City.

OUTSIDE

Lower Columbia Kayak Roundup. An instructional retreat for kayakers of all levels. locoroundup.com/general.html for registration and more information. At Slow Boat Farm on Puget Island, Cathlamet, WA

Surf City Classic Car Show. Show includes beer and wine garden, live music, food, and fun. At Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City. 1-888-CHINOOK

Monday 19

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 20

MUSIC

Robert Richter. 1 – 5pm at the Cannon Beach Farmers Market.

Wednesday 21

MUSIC

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.

HAPPENING

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

Public Meeting. Topic: The State of Civil Liberties 10 Years After 9/11, How to Be safe & Free. 6pm at Blue Scorcher in Astoria.

LITERARY

Cannon Beach Reads. A monthly book discussion group. Visitors welcome. This month’s book is “Finding Nouf” by Zoe Ferraria. Free, 7pm at the Cannon Beach Library.

Thursday 22

OUTSIDE

Sand Trap Golf Tourney. $180 per team, $240 per team with carts. 1pm check-in, 2pm start at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

Friday 23

MUSIC

Greg Parke. 3:30 – 6:30pm at the Columbia-Pacific Farmers Market in Long Beach, WA

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

The DEFiBULATORs. Americana/Country/ Happy Hardcore. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

Cosi fan tutte. Opera. Performed by Cascade Concert Opera. $20 – $25, 7:30pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. FMI and to buy tickets, call 541-992-2309.

Michael Tracey & The Hi Tones. No cover, 9pm at Roadhouse 101 in Lincoln City.

CINEMA

Manzanita Film Series. D. O. A. $7 suggested donation includes movie, popcorn and a short discussion after. 7:30pm at the Hoffman Center in Manzanita.

HAPPENING

Seaside Rotary Auction & Dinner. At the Seaside Civic & Convention Center. FMI seasiderotary.com

Cape Kiwanda Longboard Classic Surf Contest. Pig Roast & Bonfire 6 – 10pm on the beach at Pacific City. capekiwandalongboardclassic.com

Celebration of Honor. A community-wide celebration to honor veterans of the armed forces, active duty personnel and their families. In Lincoln City. FMI 888-CHINOOK

THEATER

Topsy Turvey Shanghaied. A cross-dressed musical melodrama. $12 – $20, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

The Mystery of Irma Vep. Comedy, a Gothic spoof. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.

Saturday 24

MUSIC

Troll Radio Revue. Americana. $2 for adults, free for children. 11am – noon at the PAC in Astoria.

Elizabeth Nicholson & Bob Soper. Celtic. $5, 7pm at the Old Train Depot in Long Beach, WA

Chris Margolin. Americana/Pop/Rock. Free, 7:30pm at the Cannon Beach History Center.

Sonny Hess. No cover, 9pm at Roadhouse 101 in Lincoln City.

FOOD & DRINK

Wine Tasting. Wines from Germany/Austria. 1 – 4pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria

HAPPENING

Alpaca Farm Days. The public is invited to come meet alpacas and learn more about these inquisitive, unique animals. There will be demonstrations and the farm store will be open selling own alpaca yarn and finished alpaca goods. 10am – 4pm at Alpacas at Tucker Creek near Astoria.

Spirit of the River. Silent art auction 6:30pm at the Masonic Lodge in Astoria. Program with speakers and live music features Natural History author Robert Michael Pyle. 8pm at the PAC in Astoria. $20.

Harvest Festival. A sale of crafts and used items. 9am – 4pm at the Cannon Beach Library.

Cape Kiwanda Longboard Classic Surf Contest. Surfing competition, beer garden, live music, demos, etc. In Pacific City. capekiwandalongboardclassic.com

Celebration of Honor. A community-wide celebration to honor veterans of the armed forces, active duty personnel and their families. In Lincoln City. FMI 888-CHINOOK

Redheads to War Dogs, World War II on the Oregon Coast. A free presentation at the North Lincoln County Historical Museum in Lincoln City.

THEATER

Topsy Turvey Shanghaied. A cross-dressing musical melodrama. $12 – $20, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

The Mystery of Irma Vep. Comedy, a Gothic spoof. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.

Sunday 25

MUSIC

Salty Dogs. No cover, 10am – 3pm at the Astoria Sunday Market.

Lulu LaFever. Jazz. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

Wild Hog in the Woods. $15, 2pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. FMI 541-994-9994

HAPPENING

Alpaca Farm Days. The public is invited to come meet alpacas and learn more about these inquisitive, unique animals. There will be demonstrations and the farm store will be open selling own alpaca yarn and finished alpaca goods. 10am – 4pm at Alpacas at Tucker Creek near Astoria.

Cape Kiwanda Longboard Classic Surf Contest. Surfing competition,beach cleanup and more. In Pacific City. capekiwandalongboardclassic.com

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

Celebration of Honor. A community-wide celebration to honor veterans of the armed forces, active duty personnel and their families. In Lincoln City. FMI 888-CHINOOK

Tuesday 27

MUSIC

Vivid Curve. 1 – 5pm at the Cannon Beach Farmers Market.

Wednesday 28

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 29

CINEMA

Shipping Out: The Story of America’s Seafaring Women. This documentary will be presented by filmmaker Maria Brooks. Free, 7pm at the Seaside Library.

Friday 30

MUSIC

Ilwaco High School Marching Band. 3:30 – 6:30pm at the Columbia-Pacific Farmers Market in Long Beach, WA

Naomi Hooley & Rob Stroup. Acoustic/Alternative/Folk. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

Tongue & Groove. No cover, 9pm at Roadhouse 101 in Lincoln City.

CINEMA

Manzanita Film Series. D. O. A. $7 suggested donation includes movie, popcorn and a short discussion after. 7:30pm at the Hoffman Center in Manzanita.

HAPPENING

Columbia River Country Days & Covered Bridge Dinner. In Wahkiakum County, WA. FMI 360-795-3278

Oktoberfest & Punkin Chunkin. At the Two Islands Farm Market 3 – 6:30pm at Stockhouse’s Farm on Puget Island, Cathlamet, WA.

THEATER

KALA STAGE.  Hipfishmonthly inaugurates its stage with Pier Pressure Productions “LAUGHING WILD”.  Coastal actors Jenni Newton and Bill Ham perform in an absurdist comic duo by one of America’s most lauded, and iconoclastic contemporary playwrights, Christopher Durang. Doors open at 7:30. Show at 8pm. Beer and wine available. $15 @ the door. Seating is limited — come enjoy a glass of brew before curtain.  1017 Marine Drive in Astoria. Don’t call us, we’ll call you. 503.338.4878.

The Mystery of Irma Vep. Comedy, a Gothic spoof. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.

Saturday 1

ART

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

FOOD & DRINK

Wine Tasting. Big Reds. 1 – 4pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria

North Coast Seafood Festival. $5 – $8 admission, 11am – 6pm. At the Tillamook County Fairgrounds. 503-398-5223 More details: www.northcoastseafoodfestival.com

Wild Mushroom Cook-Off. Free admission with tasting-size portions available for a small fee. 11am – 2pm at the Culinary Center in Lincoln City.

HAPPENING

Columbia River Country Days & Covered Bridge Dinner. In Wahkiakum County, WA. FMI 360-795-3278

Sunset Empire Orchid Show & Sale. 1 – 5pm at the Bob Chisholm Community Center in Seaside.

Annual AAUW Tour of Homes. $15 – $20, tour begins at Salishan Pro Shop. Private vehicles not allowed. 11am – 3pm. FMI 541-996-3949.

75th Anniversary of Newport Bridge Celebration. The History & making of the Yaquina Bay Bridge Panel Discussion. 2pm at Newport City Hall. Yaquina Bay Bridge Walking Tour departs from Newport City Hall at 6pm.

OUTSIDE

Rock the Beach Run/Walk. 5k walk, 5 – 10k run. $30 for run + lunch & live music. $20 for students, $10 for music alone. 10:30am in Cannon Beach. Register/FMI at cbchildren.org

THEATER

KALA STAGE.  Hipfishmonthly inaugurates its stage with Pier Pressure Productions “LAUGHING WILD”.  Coastal actors Jenni Newton and Bill Ham perform in an absurdist comic duo by one of America’s most lauded, and iconoclastic contemporary playwrights, Christopher Durang. Doors open at 7:30. Show at 8pm. Beer and wine available. $15 @ the door. Seating is limited — come enjoy a glass of brew before curtain.  1017 Marine Drive in Astoria. Don’t call us, we’ll call you. 503.338.4878.

The Mystery of Irma Vep. Comedy, a Gothic spoof. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.

Sunday 2

MUSIC

Tim Fast. No cover, 10am – 3pm at the Astoria Sunday Market.

Aireene Espiritu, Acoustic/Folk/Indie. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

FOOD & DRINK

North Coast Seafood Festival. $5 – $8 admission, 11am – 5pm. At the Tillamook County Fairgrounds. 503-398-5223 More details: www.northcoastseafoodfestival.com

HAPPENING

Sunset Empire Orchid Show & Sale. 10am – 4pm at the Bob Chisholm Community Center in Seaside.

Yaquina Bay Bridge Celebration. Bridge walk begins at south side of bridge at 11:45am. Other events from noon – 4pm under the north side of the bridge in Newport. newportchamber.org/press/11_08_9.htm

Tuesday 4

HAPPENING

Annual Senior Fair. Free, 9am – 6pm at Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City. 1-888-CHINOOK

Wednesday 5

MUSIC

The Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank. Acoustic/Blues/Folk. No cover, 8:30pm at Hazel’s Tavern in Astoria.

Thursday 6

FOOD & DRINK

Harvest Fest Dinner. A Cannon Beach Backpack Program & Food Pantry Benefit. An Oktoberfest-themed gourmet meal with beer pairings. $60, reservations required. 503-436-1197

HAPPENING

1st Thursday Trivia. Teams of 1-5 compete for universal admiration and fantastic prizes. Sign up ahead of time or just show up. This event is free and open to the public. 5:30pm at the Astoria Library.

Friday 7

MUSIC

SXO. Rock/Garage/Indie. No cover, 10pm at Hazel’s Tavern in Astoria.

ART

Peninsula Arts Association Fall Art Show. Featured artist: Eric Wiegardt. 11am – 5pm at the World Kite Museum in Long Beach, WA.

CINEMA

Manzanita Film Series. D. O. A. $7 suggested donation includes movie, popcorn and a short discussion after. 7:30pm at the Hoffman Center in Manzanita.

FOOD & DRINK

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

THEATER

The Mystery of Irma Vep. Comedy, a Gothic spoof. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.

Saturday 8

ART

Peninsula Arts Association Fall Art Show. Featured artist: Eric Wiegardt. 11am – 5pm at the World Kite Museum in Long Beach, WA.

Fundraising Gala. Fall Into Art. 1 – 5pm at the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology north of 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. Oregon Pinot Noir Part V. 1 – 4pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria.

HAPPENING

Cranberrian Fair. Vendors, exhibits, demonstrations, and more. $5 admission to the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco, WA. 10am – 4pm. Free admission to the Cranberry Museum in Long Beach, WA.

LECTURE

Sojourners, Settlers, and New Immmigrants: Mexicanos in Oregon. 1pm at the North Lincoln County Historical Museum.

OUTSIDE

One Sky, One World Kite Fly for Peace. Kite making and flying on the beach. 10am – 4pm at the Bolstad Beach approach in Long Beach, WA

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

Devil’s Lake Speedboat Time Trials. For small outboard race craft and large inboard race craft. From 8am – sunset on Devil’s Lake in Lincoln City.

THEATER

The Mystery of Irma Vep. Comedy, a Gothic spoof. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.

Sunday 9

MUSIC

Andean Music. No cover, 10am – 3pm at the Astoria Sunday Market.

Oregon Ensemble. $25 – $30, 7:30pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.

Garage Voice. Rock. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

ART

Peninsula Arts Association Fall Art Show. Featured artist: Eric Wiegardt. 11am – 5pm at the World Kite Museum in Long Beach, WA.

HAPPENING

Cranberrian Fair. Vendors, exhibits, demonstrations, and more. $5 admission to the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco, WA. 10am – 4pm. Free admission to the Cranberry Museum in Long Beach, WA.

OUTSIDE

One Sky, One World Kite Fly for Peace. Kite making and flying on the beach. 10am – 4pm at the Bolstad Beach approach in Long Beach, WA

Devil’s Lake Speedboat Time Trials. For small outboard race craft and large inboard race craft. From 8am – sunset on Devil’s Lake in Lincoln City.