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Feeling the need to branch out in regard to your social calendar? Then check out the Artistry in Wood Show, returning for its 27th year at Lincoln City’s Chinook Winds Casino Resort this weekend. Read more

Artwork by Steve Yarosh will be on display throughout January at Pacific Artists Co-op Gallery in Lincoln City. Read more

The Artist’s Studio Association in Lincoln City is showcasing mosaics by retired anthropology professor Gene Sterud throughout January. Read more

The Element String Quartet will take to the stage alongside the West Linn High School Chamber Ensemble in Newport this Saturday, Jan. 19, for the second of three free Winter Series concerts sponsored by the Oregon Coast Youth Symphony Festival. Read more

A fresh crop of artists-in-residence at the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology will talk about how they plan to spend their time at the secluded campus when the center hosts its Spring Resident Show & Tell this Wednesday, Jan. 23. Read more

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The Lincoln City Cultural Center’s Celtic Concert Series will continue this Saturday, Jan. 12, when The Stomptowners take to the stage for an evening of traditional music and hot Irish dance. Read more

A new exhibit at the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum chronicles the history behind State Routes 6 and 131, which were recently designated as Oregon’s “Trees to Sea” Scenic Byway. Read more

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Lincoln City’s Chessman Gallery will make something of a splash this Friday, Jan. 11, when it unveils “Imaging Time,” a new exhibit from Oregon Coast photographer Ralph Elliott. Read more

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Christmas preparations seem to start earlier every year, yet the holiday itself burns out pretty quickly after all the fuss. Read more

It's a rough life being mayor; subject to the whim of the electorate every four years. So it's nice that at least once a year, the tables get turned and the mayors get to cast the votes instead. Read more

The fall cohort of artists- and scientists-in-residence at the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology will reveal the fruits of their labors at a Resident Show & Tell this Saturday, Jan. 5. Read more

A new series of mini writing workshops at Manzanita’s Hoffman Center for the Arts is offering wordsmiths the chance to learn tips that they can apply immediately in the center’s Writing Lounge. Read more

The latest Spotlight Show from Newport’s Yaquina Art Association features watercolors from a pair of Oregon Coast artists, Ann Nicholson and Christine Collins. Read more

By Thursday, Dec. 27, the turkey will be gone, the toys broken and strewn around the floor, and the tree rapidly shedding needles. But festive spirit will still be in large supply at Lincoln City’s Theatre West, as it presents “A Nice Family Christmas.” Read more

Acclaimed Oregon Coast pianist Milo Graamans will perform a house concert at a home of José and Bernadette Solano overlooking Newport’s Yaquina Bay this Saturday, Dec. 29. Read more

The Central Coast Chorale will kick off its holiday season with the first of three Wishes & Candles concerts this Saturday, Dec. 8, in Lincoln City. Read more

Yachats writer Andrea Scharf will share the story of a coastal community’s fight to defend its natural habitat at the launch of her book “Saving Big Creek” this Sunday, Dec. 9. Read more

The Pacific Coast Wind Ensemble will present its sixth annual Holiday Concert this Saturday, Dec. 8, in Yachats, performing carol medleys, tunes from Christmas movies, sing-alongs and more. Read more

The Siletz Bay Music festival will continue its Salon Series of house concerts this Saturday, Dec. 8, with performances by three internationally acclaimed musicians in an oceanview Depoe Bay home. Read more

The Tillamook Community Chorus promises an inspiring and unique holiday celebration this Saturday, Dec. 8, as it presents a concert titled “Peace, Community, Christmas.” Read more

Auditions for Theatre West’s new production “A Bench In The Sun,” will start this Sunday, Dec. 9, with director Danielle Ryan looking for one woman and two men to bring the play to life. Read more

Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor set the bar high, but the Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts knows there are folks at the coast who can do justice to “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” Read more

Manzanita’s Hoffman Center for the Arts will be serving up art with a difference this Saturday, Dec. 8, when it unveils the Hoffman Plate Invitational. Read more

Artwork in a host of mediums will be on offer this Saturday, Dec. 8, when members of the Toledo Art Guild host their one-day art sale at the Newport Visual Arts Center. Read more

The Celtic Concert Series will continue in dynamic style this Sunday, Dec. 9, as the Lincoln City Cultural Center presents “Christmas with The Gothard Sisters.” Read more

Acclaimed international jazz vocalist Halie Loren will return to the Oregon Coast this Sunday, Dec. 2, to perform at the Holiday Concert from INHOUSE Jazz. Read more

With a repertoire of more than 1,000 songs to draw from, Rebecca Kilgore shouldn’t have to worry about any moments of awkward silence when she and her band take to the stage on Nehalem this Saturday, Dec. 1. Read more

The JaSkaMon Music Project will lead a three-band lineup at The Spotlight in Lincoln City this Saturday, Nov. 24, as they launch their sixth album of pop reggae tunes titled “Could-a, Should-a, Would-a.” Read more

Newport’s Dancing Moon Press will celebrate new ownership this Saturday, Nov. 24, with founder Carla Perry passing the reins to Kim Cooper Findling of Bend. Read more

The Neskowin Chamber Music series will continue on a sober note this Sunday, Nov. 25, with a performance of carols originally designed to keep men out of pubs on Christmas Day. Read more

There is still a chance to see the jewelry and paintings of Oregon Coast artist Ann Nicholson, which are on display through Sunday, Nov. 18, in the latest Spotlight Show from Newport’s Yaquina Art Association. Read more

Manzanita’s Hoffman Center for the Arts is inviting artists to submit works in all mediums for its annual color show: Purple Haze. Read more

The Oregon Coast Chamber Orchestra will open its 2018-19 concert season this Friday, Nov. 16, with a program featuring works by immigrants to America and children of those immigrants. Read more

Newport author Michael Clark will recount his experiences working in the Northern California medical marijuana industry this Sunday, Nov. 18, at a launch party for his first book “The Quiet Blossom.” Read more

The Tillamook County Pioneer Museum will host its second annual Mook Book Fair this Saturday, Nov. 17, showcasing local authors and those who write about the North Oregon Coast. Read more

The Manzanita Writers’ Series will celebrate 10 years of promoting the North Coast literary scene with a party on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Hoffman Center for the Arts. Read more

Photographer Rosemary Wood-Hemm is the featured artist at Lincoln City’s Beachstone Gallery throughout November, showcasing a mix of photographs and mosaic work. Read more

Corvallis writing coach Rachel Barton will aim to provide poetic inspiration when she visits Newport for a Willamette Writers workshop on Sunday, Nov. 18. Read more

The R.J. Marx Quartet will return to Manzanita for another evening of classic jazz this Saturday, Nov. 10, following up on their full house concert last year. Read more

Artwork that creates beauty from the lost and discarded will be on show at Lincoln City’s Chessman Gallery, which unveils its latest exhibit “Sandscapes and Second Chances” this Friday, Nov. 9. Read more

With glass float-hunting season in full swing on the Oregon Coast, we at TODAY Towers can’t recommend following the advice of our colleagues at The Boston Globe when it comes to the Boston Trio’s appearance in Neskowin this Sunday, Nov. 4. Read more

Advance tickets are now on sale for the next offering from the Lincoln City Cultural Center’s Celtic Concert Series, which will see dynamic fiddler-piper-storyteller Kevin Carr take to the stage on Thursday, Nov. 15. Read more