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The holiday traditions of 19th Century Newport lighthouse keepers will come to life this Saturday, Dec. 8, when the Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area hosts its annual Victorian Holiday Celebration. Read more

The Heceta Lighthouse B&B will continue a 23-year tradition this weekend, inviting guests to enjoy music, festive refreshments and night-time lighthouse views at its Annual Victorian Christmas Open House. Read more

The Yachats Ladies Club will host its 91st Annual Christmas Bazaar this weekend, offering the chance to find unique, handmade gifts while supporting the local community. Read more

It’s a safe bet that the Oregon Coast Aquarium’s monthly water bill is the kind of document that should only be inspected after a stiff drink. And for one month out of the year, the electric bill is probably just as bad, as the aquarium hosts its bedazzling Sea of Lights celebration. Read more

If you think watching movies is all about shutting yourself away from the world, the Saturday Morning Cinema lineup from Lincoln City’s Bijou Theatre will make you think again. Read more

If watching people riot over cheap TVs on Black Friday makes you yearn to connect with humanity’s better nature, keep a space in your diary on Tuesday, Nov. 27. Read more

Whether your family needs something to calm the nerves after a day of shopping, or just wants to burn off some Thanksgiving calories, the Manzanita Holiday Kids Fair has the answer this Friday, Nov. 23. Read more

The tree is trimmed, the cookies are baked and hot cocoa is brewing by the gallon in preparation for the Lincoln City Tree Lighting Party and Christmas Market, which returns this Thanksgiving Weekend. Read more

Lincoln City’s Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital will showcase the steps it has taken to improve the patient experience at its annual Quality and Safety Fair this Friday, Nov. 16. Read more

Lincoln City’s St. Augustine Catholic Church is expecting company on Thursday, Nov. 22, with everyone invited to share in its 13th annual Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Read more

It takes a lot of people to make the Lincoln City Cultural Center’s Tree Lighting Party and Christmas Market come to life and there is still time to step up and lend a hand at this year’s event, set for Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 23, 24 and 25. Read more

There’s no avoiding the deluge that hits the Oregon Coast once the winter rains arrive in force. So, the folks at the Tillamook Forest Center did the only thing that made sense — decided to throw a party. Read more

The annual Light Up a Life celebrations from Samaritan Hospice Services will offer people in Newport and Lincoln City the chance to remember loved ones while also supporting their local hospice. Read more

The mere phrase “holiday shopping” can be so loaded with stress that it brings on a full-blown fit of the vapors. But this weekend, the Yachats Commons will be the site of a stress-free one-stop-shop in the form of the Annual Harvest & Holidays Arts & Crafts Festival. Read more

As Halloween approaches, visitors to the Oregon Coast Aquarium are likely to see animals feasting on pumpkins as part of their enrichment activities. But there are even sweeter treats on offer for two-legged visitors this Saturday, Oct. 27, as Trick or Treat Street returns for another evenin… Read more

Toledo’s Trinity United Methodist Church will mark 10 years as a congregation that welcomes LGBTQ people with a Sunday of Love celebration this Oct. 21. Read more

The coastal hamlet of Yachats will be stuffed to the gills with fungi-related fun this weekend, as the Yachats Village Mushroom Fest returns for its 19th year. Read more

Pastry fans will receive their just desserts this Saturday, Oct. 13, when Food Roots holds its annual Central County Pie Night at Pacific Restaurant in Tillamook, Read more

Newport singer-songwriter and guitarist Barbara Lee Turrill will celebrate the release of her new album “Southbound Door” this Sunday, Oct. 14, with a launch party at Canyon Way Bookstore. Read more

For the past 20 years, Lincoln City has invited visitors from all over the world to have a ball while searching for glass treasures on the beach through the popular Finders Keepers program. Read more

Tickets are now on sale for the Taste of Italy Gala to be held on Friday, Oct. 5, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Lincoln City Read more

The Yachats Ladies Club will hold its Scholarship Fund dinner this Friday, Sept. 28, serving up BBQ baby back ribs and the chance to help local students continue their education. Read more

The Newport 60+ Activity Center is heading back to the ’50s as it plans an old-school celebration set for Thursday, Sept. 27. Read more

The Newport 60+ Activity Center will be offering a pair of trips that go well beyond the group’s regular local hikes this Monday, Sept. 24, when it hosts a special presentation by Laura Hernandez from Collette Travel. Read more

Setting out to discover the best chowder on the Oregon Coast is a time-consuming venture, involving arduous planning, hours of driving and the ever-present threat of being fobbed off with bisque. Read more

The Sweet Adelines singing group is inviting women of all ages to come along and sing a few notes on Thursday, Sept. 6, when practice for the Christmas Chorus begins in Newport. Read more

Summer at the Lincoln City Community Center will end not with a bang but with an almighty bark when the pool hosts its ever-popular dog swim on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3. Read more

Music, games and more will fill Al Griffin Memorial Park in Bay City this Saturday, Aug. 25, as the Pearl Music Festival gets underway. Read more

If school buildings give you flashbacks to a time of rules, rules and more rules, get ready for a surprise. The Lincoln City Cultural Center, housed in the handsome old Delake School building, has done away with the very concept of entry regulations for its Old School Cruise-In this Friday, … Read more

Politics can be a dog-eat-dog business, but if you know a hound that has the chops to succeed at city hall, the organizers of Muttzanita want to hear from you. Read more

Jerry Joseph & The Jackmormons will visit Manzanita on Monday, Aug. 13 for a fund-raising concert in support of music programs at Neahkahnie School District. Read more

The INHOUSE Jazz series of intimate home concerts will continue this Sunday, Aug. 12, with a performance from trumpet player John Bringetto and pianist Mike Horsfall at a home in Siletz. Read more

The Nye Beach Second Saturday Summer Celebration will continue with a performance from the Thunder & Lightness World Beat Ensemble this Saturday, Aug. 11, in Newport, featuring special guest Lewis Smith. Read more

If spring cleaning has left your garage looking bare and bereft of intriguing stuff, the town of Toledo has the solution — its inaugural swap meet, running from 8 am to 2 pm this Sunday, Aug. 5, at Toledo Memorial Field. Read more

While summer is a great time to get your kids out into nature, sometimes it’s nice to have more than memories of their time outside without filling your house with leaves, flowers, and feathers. Using materials like these, kids ages 7 to 13 can experiment with printmaking at the Art Smart ki… Read more

Animal lovers, philanthropists, beer drinkers and hell raisers (of the nicest kind, of course), this one’s for you. I come to this story with a history that is both sad, but ultimately uplifting. I came to it first as a journalist and now as a friend, a fan, an admirer. Read more

The Raise the Roof Fun Festival will return to Lincoln City’s St. Augustine Catholic Church this Saturday, July 14, offering a day of food, games, entertainment and more. Read more