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ASTORIA – Visit the studio of HiiH Lights, makers of custom handmade paper lights for home commercial settings, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, during its SUMMER Bazaar. Read more

SEASIDE – Clatsop Children’s Theater Company presents three performances of “The Enchanted Bookshop,” at 6:30 Friday and Saturday, Aug. 16 and 17, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Seaside Civic and Convention Center. The show is free and donations to the Children’s Theater are welcom… Read more

ASTORIA — August's Second Saturday Art Walk takes place 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 12. Visit local galleries, chat with friends, artists and art-lovers and enjoy refreshments. Read more

ASTORIA – Hear the Columbia River Symphony and Beacock Music Concert Band’s Summer Pops concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Astoria High School Auditorium, 1001 W Marine Drive. The family-friendly concert is free and donations are accepted. Read more

SEASIDE — Celebrating 15 years in 2019, the next Seaside First Saturday Art Walk, will be held 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 3. The free event takes place between Holladay Drive and Broadway Street in the Historic Gilbert District of downtown Seaside. Read more

On a whirlwind trip to New York last week, I shoehorned in a visit to Ulysses S. Grant’s Tomb, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. The formidable monument was decked out in bunting to mark the passing in late July, 134 years ago, of the man who led the Union Army to victory over the Confederacy … Read more

GEARHART– Trail’s End Art Association calls all local artists to participate in the 69th Annual Judged Show, Aug. 3-24 at 656 A St. Submit work Sunday, July 28, or Monday, July 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Read more

I’ve seen a couple of my friends wrap up their work lives recently, and now they’re curating various versions of retirement nirvana – whether that means buying a house on a golf course in Arizona, trundling around the country in a camper van, or scheduling a cruise to Alaska to see the glaci… Read more

ASTORIA – The Missoula Children’s Theatre seeks actors grades 1-12 to join them for their Saturday, July 20, performance. Auditions are 10 a.m Monday, July 15, followed by a week of rehearsals from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 15-19. All events take place at the Liberty Theatre, and… Read more

ILWACO – The Ilwaco Art Walk will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday, July 5, along the waterfront at the Port of Ilwaco and throughout town with 14 businesses hosting local artists. Read more