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As the weather begins to turn, the Artists’ Studio Association in Lincoln City is gearing up for a series of one-day classes on everything from jewelry to sketching to sewing — each as cool as those fresh fall mornings. Read more

Registration is now open for a pair of card-making workshops that will take place on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Newport Visual Arts Center, with proceeds benefiting the Newport Paper & Book Arts Festival as it celebrates its 25th year. Read more

Tips and kit for surviving almost every conceivable emergency situation will be on offer this Saturday, Sept. 21, as the Lincoln County Readiness fair sets up at the Newport Armory. Read more

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If your memories of summer camp are more lanyard making and canoeing and less waking up with your hand in a bucket of warm water, Camp Westwind invites you to relive those halcyon days with a grown-up campers weekend that offers cool adult-level craft classes and free play time on the rugged… Read more

Memories of the Oregon Coast during World War II will fill the North Lincoln County Historical Museum this Saturday, Sept. 21, as two locals share tales of life on the home front. Read more

Tickets are now on sale for a fund-raising fashion show and lunch, set to take place on Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Lincoln City Community Center. Read more

Global Children’s Climate Week will make its presence felt at the Oregon Coast this weekend, with a pair of events planned for Newport on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20 and 21. Read more

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Ask people what they associate with Lincoln City and there’s a fair chance that kites will spring to mind. A seemingly endless supply of wind combined with stunning ocean vistas draws kiters from far and wide to take part in two annual kite festivals, not to mention the day-to-day flying by locals. Read more

Newport’s Center for Health Education will host a presentation on Ayurveda, “the science of life,” on Wednesday, Sept. 25, featuring clinical Ayurvedic practitioner Stacy Worley. Read more

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If your memories of summer camp are more lanyard making and canoeing and less waking up with your hand in a bucket of warm water, Camp Westwind invites you to relive those halcyon days with a grown-up campers weekend that offers cool adult-level craft classes and free play time on the rugged… Read more

Global Children’s Climate Week will make its presence felt at the Oregon Coast this weekend, with a pair of events planned for Newport on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20 and 21. Read more

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Ask people what they associate with Lincoln City and there’s a fair chance that kites will spring to mind. A seemingly endless supply of wind combined with stunning ocean vistas draws kiters from far and wide to take part in two annual kite festivals, not to mention the day-to-day flying by locals. Read more

Newport’s Center for Health Education will host a presentation on Ayurveda, “the science of life,” on Wednesday, Sept. 25, featuring clinical Ayurvedic practitioner Stacy Worley. Read more

Lincoln City’s Bijou Theatre will give a jump start to National Drive Electric Week this Saturday, Sept. 14, with a free screening of “Revenge of the Electric Car,” sponsored by Pacific Power. Read more

Newport Public Library is celebrating its 100th birthday with a new, yearlong series focusing on the history of different partner organizations in Lincoln County. Read more

Chinook Winds Casino Resort will give give Oregon Coast trivia buffs the chance to vie for TV stardom when it hosts the “Wheel of Fortune” Wheelmobile this weekend. Read more

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The timing of Catch the Wave, the mini magazine that lists community education classes offered at Oregon Coast Community College, can lull you into complacency. Read more

Residents of Tenmile Creek will tell the story of how they faced off against developers and won in “Just a Bunch of Hippies,” a Saturday, Sept. 14, presentation at Newport’s Pacific Maritime Heritage Center. Read more

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Though she doesn’t regret doing so, geologist Sheila Alfsen looks back with amusement on the fact that she moved to Oregon from California in 1970 to get away from earthquake country. Read more

Explore the nature of art therapy with Dr. Dian Svendsen, the speaker for the September Coastal Arts Guild luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 5. Read more

Dressing like a pirate is a personal choice, but it just might help you find treasure. More guaranteed is taking advantage of your smartphone by downloading a device to get you on your way in the world of geocaching, a treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Read more

The question of how to improve water quality in the Siletz River will be under the microscope this Tuesday, Sept. 10, when Oregon DEQ Water Quality Analyst Ryan Shojinaga speaks at Siletz Public Library. Read more

Art Accelerated, a local, artist-based non-profit, will be offering a Shibori workshop on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Art Annex in Tillamook. Read more

Home made pie is one of life’s pleasures and one that will be celebrated for the last time of the summer season at the Yachats Ladies Club 19th Annual Labor Day Weekend Pie Social on Saturday, Aug. 31. Read more

For most people, dancing in front of a crowd is anything but plain sailing. But for Don and Linda Chapin, a journey of dancing discovery will also involve a little side excursion on the waters of Yaquina Bay. Read more

Registration is now open for the fall season of classes at Newport School of Artistic Movement, offering instruction to students of all levels aged three and up. Read more

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With millions of vehicles making their way along Highway 101 every year, cars at the Oregon Coast seldom make the headlines. But all that changes when the Surf City Classic Car Show and SoundOff rolls into Lincoln City. Read more

Practical methods for dealing with dementia or Alzheimer’s will be on offer at Healthy Mind, Healthy Body event this Thursday, Aug. 29, at the Lincoln City Community Center. Read more

Strength training programs for middle-aged and older adults will be on offer in Tillamook and Netarts starting in September as the Tillamook OSU Extension Service gears up for another run of the Strong Women & Strong People programs. Read more

The Salishan Resort will be shaking in every sense of the word on Tuesday, Sept. 3, when the Oregon Coast Learning Institute kicks off its 16th year with a presentation on the Great Subduction Earthquake and a demonstration of exercise tips for seniors. Read more

Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital is aiming to take a little bit of the unexpected out of expecting a baby, with a one-day intensive childbirth class scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 7. Read more

The Newport 60+ Activity Center is presenting two chances to take part in a free class that offers the chance to enjoy living on the Oregon Coast one step at a time Read more

If you are looking for a hobby that lowers stress levels, improves mental alertness and can widen your circle of friends, the Tillamook Community Chorus has just the thing. Read more

The Newport 60+ Activity Center will offer two more classes in alcohol inks this month, giving participants the chance to create their own one-of-a-kind masterpieces. Read more

Newport Public Library will host Oregon Coast’s “Rock Doc” K T Myers on Saturday, Aug. 17, as part of its Adult Summer Reading Program. Read more

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The science of pickling has come a long way since grandma’s day, meaning her old cookbook’s ever-so-tempting recipe for gherkins could leave you — in a pickle. Read more

All alumni of Siletz School with a graduation date through 1986 are invited to take part in the school's 2019 reunion, set for  Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13 and 14. Read more

A pair of workshops will offer insight into the implications of changing federal flood maps this Tuesday, Aug. 27, in Newport, with insurance agents and other interested parties invited to attend. Read more

Tickets are now on sale for the 10th anniversary fund-raising gala in Pacific City benefiting the Nestucca Valley Backpack Food Program. Read more

Registration is now open for a free, six-session watercolor art class starting on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the Newport 60+ Activity Center. Read more

The Central Coast Chorale will hold auditions for new singers on Wednesday, Aug. 21, preparing for a 2019-20 season that includes a series of holiday concerts in December, a Mardi Gras concert at the end of February and the “Anything Goes” concerts in May. Read more

Stores along the Oregon Coast would be well advised to stock up on eye-patches, red bandanas and funny-looking hats as Depoe Bay’s Annual Pirate Treasure Hunt returns this Saturday, Aug. 17. Read more

Well-known Native American flute player Mary-Beth Nickel is the musical guest for the Saturday, Aug. 10, installment of the Nye Beach Summer Celebration in Newport. Read more

The Lincoln City Flower Show will return for its 37th year this weekend, presenting “In Technicolor,” creations that combine movie memories with horticulture, on display at the Lincoln City Community Center. Read more

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If you’re a fan of Mark Twain, frequently get the song “Old Man River” stuck in your head and can easily envision sipping a whiskey with a twist of lemon on the deck of a paddle boat while wearing a crisp, white linen outfit, then the Newport Belle Riverboat Inn is for you. Read more

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Heavy metal from the ’80s, cold beer, great food, a hometown parade, spectacular fireworks and fascinating reptiles to entertain the kids. If that sounds like your ideal weekend, then check out the 59th Annual Garibaldi Days, running from Friday, July 26, through Sunday, July 28, in this cha… Read more

Organizers of the annual Depoe Bay Pirate Treasure Hunt are taking on crew members for the buccaneering event, which will return for another day of high-spirited shenanigans on Saturday, Aug. 17. Read more

Some spots are still available in the kids’ performance workshop that runs from Monday, July 22, through Friday, Aug. 2, at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. Read more

Newport Public Library will continue its “A Universe of Stories” summer reading program this Saturday, July 20, with a series of “TED Talks” exploring space-related topics. Read more

There are still spaces available in a new class at the Newport 60+ Activity Center that offers the chance to enjoy living on the Oregon Coast one step at a time Read more

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Whether you’re a visitor or a longtime local, if you’re on the Oregon Coast, seafood is an essential experience. And to make that encounter be the best it can be, it’s good to know a thing or two like: What’s fresh and when? Is it safe to buy off the boat? What do I do with this fish (or cra… Read more

Depoe Bay Community Hall will be packed with unique gifts and handmade crafts this weekend, as the 2019 Coastal Summer Bazaar presents three days of fund-raising fun. Read more

For hunters or fishers looking to preserve their bounty or gardeners interested in canning vegetables for use throughout the winter, a Saturday, July 20, class in Tillamook has the answers. Read more

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum will visit Newport on Wednesday, July 24, to take part in the Oregon Scam Jam – Coastal Tour. Read more

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People of all stripes are invited to transform the sidewalks around the Lincoln City Cultural Center this Saturday, July 13, with plenty of prizes up for grabs at the sixth annual Lincoln City Chalk Art Competition & Play Day. Read more

Waldport will double for Gotham City on Saturday, Aug. 3, as Waldport Public Library presents a community-wide, comic con-style Universe of Heroes Cosplay Festival. Read more

The hospice program at Newport’s Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital is seeking donated quilts for its annual Quilts for Hospice Auction. Read more