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GoingsOn: March ’12 in the columbia pacific

Thursday 8

FOOD & DRINK

Savor Cannon Beach. Wine & Culinary Festival. Starting at 5pm. Events include wine tastings, seminars, wine dinners and related events hosted by Cannon Beach art galleries, shops and restaurants. Festival tickets are $99 (wine dinners and other related events not included). At various locations in Cannon Beach. Schedule at savorcannonbeach.com

LITERARY

Author Appearance. Bohemian travel author and ‘resident foreigner’ Sibyl James reads from her latest, “The Last Woro Woro to Treichville, A West African Memoir. doors open 7pm. Come relax and have a beverage. Sibyl reads and talks at 7:30pm. No Cover. KALA is located at 1017 Marine Drive in Astoria.

THEATER

The Supporting Cast. Comedy. $8 – $12, 8pm at Theater West in Lincoln City.

Friday 9

MUSIC

John Bunzow Trio. Roots. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

ART

Evening With the Potters. Meet the potters who create the beautiful soup bowls used and sold at the annual Bread and Soup Fundraiser. The potters display some of their work and discuss the methods and kiln used to create these unique bowls. Free, 6 – 8pm at the Bay City Arts Center.

FOOD & DRINK

Savor Cannon Beach. Wine & Culinary Festival. All day events include wine tastings, seminars, wine dinners and related events hosted by Cannon Beach art galleries, shops and restaurants. Festival tickets are $99 (wine dinners and other related events not included). At various locations in Cannon Beach. Schedule at savorcannonbeach.com

LITERARY

Author Luncheon. Includes a catered lunch, a copy of the author’s book and a chance to visit with an incredible writer. Author Erica Bauermeister will discuss her newest books. For $20, attendees will get lunch and a copy of “The School of Essential Ingredients.” For $30, attendees will receive lunch and a copy of “Joy for Beginners.” Starts at noon at Beach Books in Seaside. Register at beachbooks37.com/

THEATER

The Vagina Monologues. $10, 7pm at the PAC in Astoria.

The Mad Adventures of Mr Toad. ASOC Winter Children’s Theater. $6 – $10, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

The Supporting Cast. Comedy. $8 – $12, 8pm at Theater West in Lincoln City.

Saturday 10

MUSIC

Beth Wood. Acoustic/Folk Rock/ Indie. $12, 7pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.

Otis Heat. Zouk. $5 cover, 9pm at the San Dune Pub in Manzanita.

The Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank. Acoustic/Blues/Folk. No cover, 10pm at Hazel’s Tavern in Astoria.

ART

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

CINEMA

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

FOOD & DRINK

Crab & Oyster Feed. Crab, oysters, potato salad, beans, cole slaw. Beer & wine garden. Bring cracking tools & condiments. 21 and over only. $30, seatings at 3:45, 5:30, and 7:30pm at Norse hall on Puget Island, WA

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

Wine Tasting. J Christopher. 1 – 4pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria.

Savor Cannon Beach. Wine & Culinary Festival. Festival tickets are $99 (wine dinners and other related events not included). At various locations in Cannon Beach. Schedule at savorcannonbeach.com

HAPPENING

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

Garibaldi Crab Races. $3 entry fee kids under 5 free. 10am at Old Mill Marina in Garibaldi.

LECTURE

From Fantasy to Fabric to Finished Quilts. With fabric designer Karen Snyder. 2:30pm at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco, WA

LITERARY

Author Appearance. Erica Bauermeister, author of “The School of Essential Ingredients” will read from her work. Free, 2pm at the Cannon Beach Library.

Manzanita Writer’s Series. Author Marjorie Sandor will read from her newest book “The Late Interior.” Q&A and Open Mic session follow. $7, 7pm at the Hoffman Center in Manzanita.

THEATER

The Vagina Monologues. $10, 7pm at the PAC in Astoria.

The Mad Adventures of Mr Toad. ASOC Winter Children’s Theater. $6 – $10, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

The Supporting Cast. Comedy. $8 – $12, 8pm at Theater West in Lincoln City.

Sunday 11

MUSIC

North Coast Symphonic Band. Sousa at the Liberty. $10, 2 pm at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.

Ronnie Milsap. Country/Country Pop/Countrypolitan/Soul. $15 – $25, 5pm at Chinook Winds in Lincoln City.

Otis Heat. Zouk. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

ART

Open House. Meet the staff & view the wonderful items & exhibits. Noon – 4pm at the Latimer Quilt & Textile Center in Tillamook.

FOOD & DRINK

Savor Cannon Beach. Wine & Culinary Festival. At various locations in Cannon Beach. Schedule at savorcannonbeach.com

HAPPENING

Garibaldi Crab Races. $3 entry fee, kids under 5 free. 10am at Old Mill Marina in Garibaldi.

Tillamook Bay Tsunami Outreach & Education Rally. A panel of scientists & professionals will present information on tsunamis, earthquakes & emergency management. Also will be booths that will share preparedness information and maps in case of an event. Free, 2pm at Tillamook Bay Community College in Tillamook

LITERARY

Author Reading. Oregon Book Awards finalists Carl Adamshick, Vanessa Veselka and Lidia Yuknavitch will read from their work. Free, 7pm at the Cannery Pier Hotel in Astoria.

OUTSIDE

Season Kick-off Scramble. At Skyline Golf Course in Cathlamet, WA 360-795-3480

THEATER

The Mad Adventures of Mr Toad. ASOC Winter Children’s Theater. $6 – $10, 2pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

Thursday 15

FOOD & DRINK

Dinner at PSAC. Includes main course, salad, dessert, and beverage. $8, 5 – 6:30pm at the Peninsula Activity and Senior Center in Klipsan Beach, WA

LECTURE

The Supporting Cast. Comedy. $8 – $12, 8pm at Theater West in Lincoln City.

LITERARY

Author Appearance. Forensic expert Rod Englert, author of “Blood Secrets,” will discuss his work and sign copies of his book. Free, 7pm at the Seaside Library.

Friday 16

MUSIC

Petty Cash. Classic Rock/Country/Rock. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

ART

Peninsula Quilt Guild Show. 10am – 4pm at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco, WA

OUTSIDE

St Pat’s Golf Tournament. $45-$55/player, cart rental $15/player. Noon shotgun start at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

THEATER

B’ak’tun 13. A bilingual (Spanish and English) play. Free, 7pm at the PAC in Astoria.

The Mad Adventures of Mr Toad. ASOC Winter Children’s Theater. $6 – $10, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

How the Other Half Loves. Comedy. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.

Wait Until Dark. Suspense. At the Barn Community Playhouse in Tillamook.

The Supporting Cast. Comedy. $8 – $12, 8pm at Theater West in Lincoln City.

Saturday 17

MUSIC

Pilar French Intention. Blues/Indie/Rock. $12, 7pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.

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

Porter Dodge & David Crabtree. Traditional Irish fiddle & guitar. No cover 8pm at fort George in Astoria.

Lloyd Jones. Blues/Funk/Soul. $5, 9pm at the San Dune Pub in Manzanita.

ART

Peninsula Quilt Guild Show. 10am – 4pm at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco, WA

FOOD & DRINK

Wine Tasting. Wines for St Patrick’s Day. 1 – 4pm at the Cellar on 10th in Astoria

HAPPENING

Super Auction II, The Sequal. A fundraising auction. Attend in person or bid remotely. 9am – 10pm at 790 SE Hwy 101 in Lincoln City. FMI lcchamber.com/

LITERARY

Writers on the Edge. Author Lidia Yuknavitch will read from her memoir “The Chronology of Water.” Open Mic session follows. $6, 7pm at the Newport Visual Arts Center.

THEATER

B’ak’tun 13. A bilingual (Spanish and English) play. Free, 7pm at the PAC in Astoria.

The Mad Adventures of Mr Toad. ASOC Winter Children’s Theater. $6 – $10, 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

How the Other Half Loves. Comedy. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.

Wait Until Dark. Suspense. At the Barn Community Playhouse in Tillamook.

The Supporting Cast. Comedy. $8 – $12, 8pm at Theater West in Lincoln City.

Sunday 18

MUSIC

Ariel String Quartet. Classical chamber music. $25, 3pm at the Chapel at Camp Winema north of Neskowin.

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

ART

Peninsula Quilt Guild Show. Noon – 4pm at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco, WA

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

Super Auction II, The Sequal. A fundraising auction. Attend in person or bid remotely. 10am – 4pm at 790 SE Hwy 101 in Lincoln City. FMI lcchamber.com/

LECTURE

In Their Footsteps Lecture Series. 1pm at the Netul Room in the Visitor Center at Fort Clatsop

THEATER

The Mad Adventures of Mr Toad. ASOC Winter Children’s Theater. $6 – $10, 2pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

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

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.

LECTURE

Listening to the Land: Nature’s Trails. With naturalist Neal Maine. Free, 6pm at the Seaside Library.

LITERARY

Cannon Beach Reads. A monthly book discussion group. This month’s book is the Modern Library edition of “Heart of Darkness and Selections from the Congo Diary” by Joseph Conrad. Free, 7pm at the Cannon Beach Library.

THEATER

The Wizard of Oz. Presented by the Neah-kah-nie Middle School After School Theater students. At the bay City Arts center.

Thursday 22

MUSIC

The Song Dynasty. Rock/Funk/Club. No cover, 10pm at Hazel’s Tavern in Astoria.

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

LECTURE

What Beekeepers Do. With Julie Tennis. Free, 7pm at the Seaside Library.

THEATER

The Supporting Cast. Comedy. $8 – $12, 8pm at Theater West in Lincoln City.

Friday 23

MUSIC

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

Fast Rattler. A blend of traditional American folk, bluegrass, Irish and Gypsy with elements of jazz, swing, and rock. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

Kory Quinn & the Comrades. Americana/Folk/ Folk Rock. No cover, 9pm at the Big O Saloon in Olney

FOOD& DRINK

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

THEATER

How the Other Half Loves. Comedy. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.

Wait Until Dark. Suspense. At the Barn Community Playhouse in Tillamook.

The Supporting Cast. Comedy. $8 – $12, 8pm at Theater West in Lincoln City.

Saturday 24

MUSIC

Jason Lambert. A blend of acoustic and alternative rock. No cover, 4pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

Billy D and the HooDoos. Blues. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

Lorui Fletcher & the Deco Moon Jazz Trio. Jazz. $12, 7pm at the Lincoln City Cultural center.

No Excuse Rocks. A Van Halen tribute band. $5 cover, 9pm at the San Dune Pub in Manzanita.

FOOD & DRINK

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

HAPPENING

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

THEATER

How the Other Half Loves. Comedy. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.

Wait Until Dark. Suspense. At the Barn Community Playhouse in Tillamook.

The Supporting Cast. Comedy. $8 – $12, 8pm at Theater West in Lincoln City.

Sunday 25

MUSIC

Tlen-Huicani. Traditional folk music of the state of Veracruz, Mexico. $10, 2pm at the Raymond Theater in Raymond, WA

All That Jazz. With Lindsay Deutsh, Dick Hyman, and Yaacov Bergman, Conductor & music Director. $15 – $25, 3pm at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.

The Brownsmead Flats. Am. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

HAPPENING

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

LECTURE

Coastal Think Tanks. “Tracking Godzilla: Images of Nuclear Radiation” with Dr Isabelle Freda. $25 for a season pass good for all 6 seminars. 2 – 4pm at the conference room at the Inn at Cape Kiwanda in Pacific City.

THEATER

How the Other Half Loves. Comedy. $8 – $20, 3pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.

Wait Until Dark. Suspense. At the Barn Community Playhouse in Tillamook.

Monday 26

CINEMA

Made in Oregon Film Festival. Sometimes a Great Notion. At the Bijou Theater in Lincoln City.

Tuesday 27

CINEMA

Made in Oregon Film Festival. Kindergarten Cop. At the Bijou Theater in Lincoln City.

Wednesday 28

CINEMA

Made in Oregon Film Festival. The Goonies. $2, at the Bijou Theater in Lincoln City.

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

Made in Oregon Film Festival. Rooster Cogburn. At the Bijou Theater in Lincoln City.

Friday 30

MUSIC

James Faretheewell & the Foolhardy. Acoustic/Electroacoustic/Folk Rock. No cover, 7pm at McMenamins Sand Trap in Gearhart.

Karaoke From Hell. $5 cover, 9pm at the san Dune Pub in Manzanita.

ART

Peninsula Art Association Annual Spring Art Show. Free admission, 10am – 5pm at the World Kite Museum in Long beach, WA

CINEMA

Made in Oregon Film Festival.The General. A silent film with Buster Keaton. At the Bijou Theater in Lincoln City.

THEATER

How the Other Half Loves. Comedy. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.

Saturday 31

MUSIC

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

Henry Cooper. $5 cover, 9pm at the San Dune Pub in Manzanita.

ART

Peninsula Art Association Annual Spring Art Show. Free admission, 10am – 5pm at the World Kite Museum in Long beach, WA

CINEMA

Made in Oregon Film Festival. The Shining. At the Bijou Theater in Lincoln City.

FOOD & DRINK

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

HAPPENING

Jane Barnes Revue. A topsey-turvey fashion show featuring Astoria’s finest males dressed up as Jane Barnes. $25 admission. VIP tickets are available for $50.00 per person and offer special, front row “cat walk” seating. 7:30pm at the ASOC Playhouse in Astoria.

Headlight Herald Home & Garden Show. Vendors and food. Free admission. At the Tillamook County Fairgrounds in Tillamook.

THEATER

How the Other Half Loves. Comedy. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.

Sunday 1

MUSIC

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

The Charming Man. No cover. 8pm at Fort George Brewery & Public House in Astoria.

ART

Peninsula Art Association Annual Spring Art Show. Free admission, 10am – 5pm at the World Kite Museum in Long beach, WA

FOOD & DRINK

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

HAPPENING

Nehalem Bay Winery Anniversary Celebration. Live music & more. Noon – 5pm at the Nehalem Bay Winery in Mohler.

Headlight Herald Home & Garden Show. Vendors and food. Free admission. At the Tillamook County Fairgrounds in Tillamook.

Wednesday 4

MUSIC

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

North Coast Job & Career Fair. open to job seekers and students seeking career information. This annual event showcases over 60 employment recruiters, colleges, and educational organizations. 12:30 – 4:00pm at the Seaside Civic & Convention Center. Visit www.mtcworks.com for registration.

Thursday 5

ART

Opening Reception. Pacific Rim Art Exhibit. Emergence from Place: Neo-Traditional Indigenous Art. 6pm at the Art Center Gallery at CCC in Astoria.

HAPPENING

First Thursday Trivia at the Library. A team trivia competition. Free, 5:30pm at the Astoria Library.

Friday 6

FOOD & DRINK

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

HAPPENING

Easter Bingo Night. A family night out with bingo games and raffle drawings. 7pm at the JA Wendt Elementary School in Cathlamet, WA

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

LECTURE

Pacific Rim Art Lecture & Slide Show. 7pm at the PAC in Astoria.

LITERARY

Author Luncheon. Author Luncheon. Includes a catered lunch, a copy of the author’s book and a chance to visit with an incredible writer. Author Kristina McMorris will discuss her newest book “Bridge of Scarlet Leaves.” $20, starts at noon at Beach Books in Seaside. Register at beachbooks37.com/

THEATER

How the Other Half Loves. Comedy. $8 – $20, 8pm at the Coaster Theater Playhouse in Cannon Beach.