January 2018

Oct 14, 2017 - May 28, 2018

Finders Keepers on the beach in Lincoln City. Every day from mid-October through Memorial Day 2018, weather and ocean conditions permitting, our Float Fairies will place colorful hand-blown glass floats on the 7½ miles of beach for lucky treasure hunters. Floats are placed only during daylight hours and above the high tide line. If you find a float, you can register it on your phone, online or by bringing it to the Visitor Center (540 NE Hwy 101) to receive a certificate of authenticity and a bio on the artist who made it. FMI call 541-996-1274 or visit our website.

Jan 18 - 20

Theatre West’s “For Better” playing at the Lincoln City Cultural Center at 7 PM! A romantic comedy by Eric Coble for the digital age. For Better is a hilarious new farce that pokes fun at our over-dependence on the gadgets in our lives. For reservations, call 541-994-9994.

Wheelchair Accessible

Jan 19 - 20

Ronnie Jay Duo live at the MIST at Surftides from 8 – 11 PM. Finger snappin’, toe tappin’, can’t sit still – new wave swing. FMI call 541-994-2191.

Jan 19 - 20

The Perry Gerber Band at Chinook’s Seafood Grill Lounge from 8 PM – 12 AM. Retro 60’s rock with no cover charge. FMI call 888-CHINOOK or visit their website.

Jan 19 - 20

Creedence Clearwater Revisited live at the Chinook Winds Casino Resort at 8 PM. Come witness timeless, historical music, performed to perfection. Tickets: $35-50. FMI call 888-624-6228 or visit their website.

Wheelchair Accessible

Jan 19 - 20

Key of Dreams at the Attic Lounge, Salishan Resort from 8 – 11 PM. Acoustic guitar jazz fusion. FMI call 541-764-2371.

Jan 20

Book Sale at the Driftwood Public Library from 10 AM – 2 PM. Proceeds benefit library programs. FMI call 541-557-9400.

Wheelchair Accessible

Jan 20

Saturday Morning Matinee: Pitfall (1948) at the Bijou Theatre at 11 AM for only $2. Insurance executive John Forbes falls for femme fatale Mona Stevens while her boyfriend is in jail and he suffers serious consequences as a result. Dick Powell & Elizabeth Scott star. FMI call 541-994-8255.

Wheelchair Accessible

Jan 20

Let It Roll live at Snug Harbor Bar & Grill at 9 PM. Rock. FMI call 541-996-4976.

Wheelchair Accessible

Jan 20

Interactive Art: Be a Part of the Connect US 20 Exhibit now showing at the Chessman Gallery in the Lincoln City Cultural Center. Free workshop from 1 – 3 PM includes making connections through space and time, being photographed and added to the exhibit for the remainder of time it is on display. FMI call 541-994-9994.

Wheelchair Accessible

Jan 21

Theatre West’s “For Better” Matinee showing at the Lincoln City Cultural Center at 2 PM! A romantic comedy by Eric Coble for the digital age. For Better is a hilarious new farce that pokes fun at our over-dependence on the gadgets in our lives. For reservations, call 541-994-9994.

Wheelchair Accessible

Jan 21

ZuhG live at Snug Harbor Bar & Grill at 8:30 PM. Upbeat, reggae-influenced pop. FMI call 541-996-4976.

Wheelchair Accessible

Jan 21 - 23

Impressionist Landscapes Class at the Artists’ Studio Association classroom from 10 AM – 2 PM. This three-day class will cover a variety of techniques. Paint in your favorite medium or try something new. $115 for non-members, plus $20 material fee. To register, call 503-860-7089 or visit their website.

Jan 24

Resident Show & Tell at the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, 56605 Sitka Drive, Otis. Newly arriving spring residents share what brought them to the Sitka Center. Presentations begin at 6 PM in the Boyden Studio. Free.  FMI call 541-994-5485.

Jan 24

An Evening with Freddy & Francine live at the Lincoln City Cultural Center at 7 PM. With voices reminiscent of Aretha Franklin and Van Morrison, their songs blend soul, R & B, folk and Americana. FMI call 541-994-9994 or visit their website.

Wheelchair Accessible

Jan 25 - 27

Theatre West’s “For Better” playing at the Lincoln City Cultural Center at 7 PM! A romantic comedy by Eric Coble for the digital age. For Better is a hilarious new farce that pokes fun at our over-dependence on the gadgets in our lives. For reservations, call 541-994-9994.

Wheelchair Accessible

Jan 26

Beachcombing Clinic at 9 AM at the SW 33rd Street Beach Access in Lincoln City. Unearth treasures from the sand and sea. Learn how to hunt for agates, gemstones, fossils, jasper and petrified wood from a local expert. The clinics are free. FMI call 541-996-1274 or visit our webpage.

Jan 26 - 27

Comedy on the Coast at Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Hosted by Todd Armstrong, featuring Geoff Lott and headliner Bob Zany. No host bar. Doors open at 7 for the 8 PM show.  Tickets are $15.  FMI call 888-MAIN ACT (888-624-6228) or visit their website.

Wheelchair Accessible

Jan 26 - 27

Next of Kin at Chinook’s Seafood Grill Lounge from 8 PM – 12 AM. Classic Country with no cover charge. FMI call 888-CHINOOK or visit their website.

Jan 26 - 27

Steve Hale at the Attic Lounge, Salishan Resort from 8 – 11 PM. A singer/songwriter who delivers his brand of blue-eyed-soul-Americana-pop. FMI call 541-764-2371.

Jan 27

Eric Sugar Larsen Group live at Snug Harbor Bar & Grill at 9 PM. FMI call 541-996-4976.

Wheelchair Accessible

Jan 27 - 28

Fitter & Faster Swim Tour at the Lincoln City Community Center.  USA National Team Member Sarah Gibson will teach these fun, inspirational and educational clinics on fast swimming techniques for swimmers of all ages and abilities.  To register, visit their website.

Jan 27

Interactive Art: Be a Part of the Connect US 20 Exhibit now showing at the Chessman Gallery in the Lincoln City Cultural Center. Free workshop from 1 – 3 PM includes making connections through space and time, being photographed and added to the exhibit for the remainder of time it is on display. FMI call 541-994-9994.

Wheelchair Accessible

Jan 28

Greg Nugent live at Snug Harbor Bar & Grill at 8:30 PM. FMI call 541-996-4976.

Wheelchair Accessible

Jan 28

Silk Scarf Dyeing Workshop at the Artists’ Studio Association classroom from 1 – 4 PM. Learn to dye your own silk scarf using bleeding tissue paper to quickly create a beautiful design. $40 for non-members. To register, call 541-921-5543 or visit their website.

Wheelchair Accessible

February 2018

Oct 14, 2017 - May 28, 2018

Finders Keepers on the beach in Lincoln City. Every day from mid-October through Memorial Day 2018, weather and ocean conditions permitting, our Float Fairies will place colorful hand-blown glass floats on the 7½ miles of beach for lucky treasure hunters. Floats are placed only during daylight hours and above the high tide line. If you find a float, you can register it on your phone, online or by bringing it to the Visitor Center (540 NE Hwy 101) to receive a certificate of authenticity and a bio on the artist who made it. FMI call 541-996-1274 or visit our website.

Feb 02 - 03

Briana Renea live at Chinook’s Seafood Grill Lounge from 8 PM – 12 AM. Country/Rock with no cover charge. FMI call 888-CHINOOK or visit their website.

Feb 02 - 03

Barbara Lusch live at the Attic Lounge, Salishan Resort from 8 – 11 PM. A trendy representation of jazz & pop. FMI call 541-764-2371.

Feb 03

King of the Cage (Live Mixed Martial Arts) at the Chinook Winds Casino Resort.  Tickets are $40-$100.  Doors open at 5 PM with the first bout at 6 PM.  FMI call 888-624-6228.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 03

World Music: Cecilia Zabala live at the Lincoln City Cultural Center at 7 PM. Cecilia Zabala, a guitarist, singer, composer and songwriter from Buenos Aires, draws on a rich mixture of influences, from Argentinian folklore, jazz, tango, and Brazilian music. FMI call 541-994-9994 or visit their website.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 03

Hands-On Pie Workshop at the Lincoln City Culinary Center from 11 AM – 2 PM.  Learn all the ins and outs of making pies, from the flaky crust to the delicious fillings. FMI call 541-557-1125 or visit our website.

Feb 03

Greg Nugent Band live at Snug Harbor Bar & Grill at 9 PM. FMI call 541-996-4976.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 04

Oregon Legacy Literary Series featuring Tracy Manaster at 3 PM at the Driftwood Public Library. She is the author of the novels You Could Be Home By Now and The Done Thing. Free author talk in the reading room. FMI call 541-996-2277 or visit their website.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 04

Super Party 52 at the Chinook Winds Casino Resort Convention Center.  All guests attending the viewing party will have a chance to win prizes! Doors open at 2:30 PM & game time is 3:30 PM. There will be stadium-style food & drinks available for purchase throughout the game. This is a 21 & older event. FMI call 888-CHINOOK or visit their website.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 04

Super Party 52 at Aces Sports Bar & Grill at Chinook Winds Resort. Drawing entries will start being distributed at 2:30, kickoff at 3:30 PM. Family-friendly seating is available. FMI call 888-CHINOOK or visit their website.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 04

Mushroom Portraits in Watercolor at the Artists’ Studio Association classroom from 1 – 4 PM. The translucent nature of the surface of a mushroom makes it the perfect candidate for illustrating in watercolor. This 2-day workshop is $95 for non-members. To register, call 541-283-5949 or visit their website.

Feb 05

Painting from Photographs at the Artists’ Studio Association classroom from 11 AM – 3 PM. This single-session class will cover how to choose a photo, how to develop a painting from one or more photos and how to take photos that make good paintings. $70 for non-members. To register, call 541-557-2370 or visit their website.

Feb 09 - 19

Special Glass Float Drop for Antique Week! 300 antique Japanese glass floats will be hidden along the 7-1/2 miles of public beach in Lincoln City, from the Roads End area to Siletz Bay, as part of the annual Antiques & Collectibles Week.  FMI call 541-996-1274 or visit our website.

Feb 09

“Beyond Words: Art, Poetry & Music” opening reception at the Chessman Gallery in the Lincoln City Cultural Center from 5 – 7 PM. Enjoy complimentary refreshments as you peruse this innovative exhibit of words and images, led by Terri Thomas. FMI call 541-994-9994.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 09 - 10

Melissa Mickelson at Chinook’s Seafood Grill Lounge from 8 PM – 12 AM. Country with no cover charge. FMI call 888-CHINOOK or visit their website.

Feb 09 - 10

Comedy on the Coast at Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Hosted by Chase Mayers, featuring Duane Goad and headliner Derek Richards. No host bar. Doors open at 7 for the 8 PM show.  Tickets are $15.  FMI call 888-MAIN ACT (888-624-6228) or visit their website.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 09 - 10

Whiskey Darlings live at the Attic Lounge, Salishan Resort from 8 – 11 PM. A down-home duo featuring sweet harmonies, acoustic guitars, and mandolin. FMI call 541-764-2371.

Feb 10 - 18

Antique & Collectibles Week featuring citywide antique specials and deals, a scavenger hunt, an appraise-a-thon, mini comicon and an antique float drop on the 7 miles of beach in Lincoln City! FMI call 541-996-1274.

Feb 10 - 11

Special Valentine’s Day Glass Drop. The weekend before Valentine’s Day, 14 heart-shaped paperweights will be hidden along the 7-1/2 miles of public beach in Lincoln City, from the Roads End area to Siletz Bay.  FMI call 541-996-1274 or visit our website.

Feb 10

Sweetheart Dance with the Lincoln Pops Orchestra at the Lincoln City Cultural Center from 7 – 10 PM. Come and listen to favorites from the Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Glenn Miller era or cut a rug on the dance floor. Purchase tickets at www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org or by calling 541-994-9994.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 10

Revolving Door live at Snug Harbor Bar & Grill at 9 PM. FMI call 541-996-4976.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 10

Valentine’s Day Cooking Demo Class at the Culinary Center in Lincoln City from 11 AM – 2 PM. Love is in the air at the Culinary Center, so bring a date or treat yourself with this romantic meal. $60 per person. FMI call 541-557-1125 or visit our webpage.

Feb 10

Daddy & Daughter Dance at the Lincoln City Community Center from 6 – 8 PM. Make life-long memories during this magical evening for little girls (K-6th) and the special men in their lives… dads and father figures. Moms and sons welcome! Music, dancing, light snacks and a free keepsake photo. $20 per couple. FMI call 541-994-2131.

Feb 11 - 18

Antique Boutique at the Lincoln City Cultural Center from 10 AM – 4 PM, every day of Antique Week except Tuesdays. Stop by the Center to peruse a room full of vintage and collectibles, with a portion of all sales going to support the Cultural Center. FMI call 541-921-5150.

Feb 11

Leon Forrest live at Snug Harbor Bar & Grill at 8:30 PM. FMI call 541-996-4976.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 11

Mushroom Portraits in Watercolor at the Artists’ Studio Association classroom from 1 – 4 PM. The translucent nature of the surface of a mushroom makes it the perfect candidate for illustrating in watercolor. This 2-day workshop is $95 for non-members. To register, call 541-283-5949 or visit their website.

Feb 11

Oregon Legacy Literary Series featuring Susan DeFreitas at 3 PM at the Driftwood Public Library. Susan is an independent editor with Indigo Editing & Publications and the author of the novel Hot Season, which won a 2017 Gold IPPY Award. FMI call 541-996-2277 or visit their website.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 14

Beachcombing Clinic at 1 PM at the SW 33rd Street Beach Access in Lincoln City. Unearth treasures from the sand and sea. Learn how to hunt for agates, gemstones, fossils, jasper and petrified wood from a local expert. The clinics are free. FMI call 541-996-1274 or visit our webpage.

Feb 16

Winterfest 2018: Siletz Bay Music Festival presents an evening with pianist Mei-Ting Sun at 7 PM. This very special evening will feature both Classical and Jazz with the unique stylings of Dr. Sun. FMI call 541-992-1131 or visit SiletzBayMusic.org.

Feb 16 - 17

James Stanton Group live at Chinook’s Seafood Grill Lounge from 8 PM – 12 AM. Blues/Pop/Funk with no cover charge. FMI call 888-CHINOOK or visit their website.

Feb 16 - 17

Karen Anne Mathews at the Attic Lounge, Salishan Resort from 8 – 11 PM. Mathews mesmerizes audiences with her clear voice, floating piano style and contagious passion for her art. FMI call 541-764-2371.

Feb 17

Winterfest 2018: Siletz Bay Music Festival presents an evening with Kate and the Crocodiles at Salishan Spa & Golf Resort at 4 PM. This is the SBMF’s annual fund-raiser with a silent auction, live auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment. FMI call 541-992-1131 or visit www.siletzbaymusic.org.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 17 - 18

Free Fishing Weekend. The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife (ODFW) offers Oregon residents and visitors a full weekend to fish, crab and clam without a license.  All other fishing regulations still apply. FMI visit their website.

Feb 17

Our Little Circle live at Snug Harbor Bar & Grill at 9 PM. FMI call 541-996-4976.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 18 - 20

Introduction to Abstract Painting at the Artists’ Studio Association classroom from 10 AM – 2 PM. This three-day class will explore the basic concepts of abstract painting, composition, color, texture, contrast and much more. $115 for non-members, plus $20 material fee. To register, call 503-860-7089 or visit their website.

Feb 18

Oregon Legacy Literary Series featuring Gina Ochsner at 3 PM at the Driftwood Public Library. Ochsner teaches at Corban University where she also directs the Between 2 Worlds Young Adult Creative Writing Conference. Ochsner has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and her latest novel is The Hidden Letters of Velta B. FMI call 541-996-2277 or visit their website.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 22 - 25

40th Annual Newport Seafood & Wine Festival in Newport, Oregon where you can enjoy wine, seafood and arts & crafts. Showcasing over 150 premier Northwest wines, culinary professionals and regional artisans. FMI visit www.seafoodandwine.com.

Feb 23 - 24

The Stingrays at Chinook’s Seafood Grill Lounge from 8 PM – 12 AM. Rock band with no cover charge. FMI call 888-CHINOOK or visit their website.

Feb 23 - 24

Roots & Boots Tour coming to the Chinook Winds Casino Resort at 8 PM. Don’t miss your chance to see Aaron Tippin, Sammy Kershaw, and Collin Raye sharing the stage. They will be performing many of their timeless hit songs. Tickets: $40-55. FMI visit their website or call 888-624-6228.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 23

DAIMH live at the Lincoln City Cultural Center from 7 – 9 PM. DAIMH calls itself a “Gaelic Supergroup” and they’re known as the unchallenged champions of straight-in-the-eye Highland music, with a reputation as giants of the bagpipes and fiddle. FMI call 541-994-9994 or visit their website.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 23 - 24

Skybound Blue at the Attic Lounge, Salishan Resort from 8 – 11 PM. Harmony-driven, foot-stomping, dig deep and tell the story in your bones kind of music. FMI call 541-764-2371.

Feb 24

Petal Heads Nursery at the Connie Hansen Garden Conservancy from 1 – 3 PM.  Plants for sale after the talk. FMI call 541-994-6338 or visit their website.

Feb 24

Beachcombing Clinic at 8 AM at the SW 33rd Street Beach Access in Lincoln City. Unearth treasures from the sand and sea. Learn how to hunt for agates, gemstones, fossils, jasper and petrified wood from a local expert. The clinics are free. FMI call 541-996-1274 or visit our webpage.

Feb 24

Hannah & Fred live at Snug Harbor Bar & Grill at 9 PM. FMI call 541-996-4976.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 24

Poetry Night in the Gallery in conjunction with the “Beyond Words” exhibit in the Chessman Gallery inside the Lincoln City Cultural Center from 5 – 7 PM. FMI call 541-994-9994.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 25

Beachcombing Clinic at 9 AM at the SW 33rd Street Beach Access in Lincoln City. Unearth treasures from the sand and sea. Learn how to hunt for agates, gemstones, fossils, jasper and petrified wood from a local expert. The clinics are free. FMI call 541-996-1274 or visit our webpage.

Feb 25

Intuitive Oil Painting, Beginner’s Course. Learn basic principles and concepts using water-mixable oil paints – a less toxic alternative to solvents and traditional oils. No experience necessary. Meet at the Artists’ Studio Association classroom from 11 AM – 3 PM.  $70 for non-members. To register, call 206-919-0871 or visit their website.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 25

Oregon Legacy Literary Series featuring Amy Stewart at 3 PM at the Driftwood Public Library. Stewart is a co-founder of the horticultural blog Garden Rant. She is the author of several non-fiction books on gardening, including Flower Confidential, Wicked Plants, and The Drunken Botanist, as well as the mystery series The Kopp Sisters. FMI call 541-996-2277 or visit their website.

Wheelchair Accessible

Feb 26

Intuitive Oil Painting, Value & Color. Explore concepts related to value and color, with emphasis on limited palette color mixing and paint application. No experience necessary. Meet at the Artists’ Studio Association classroom from 11 AM – 3 PM.  $70 for non-members. To register, call 206-919-0871 or visit their website.

March 2018

Oct 14, 2017 - May 28, 2018

Finders Keepers on the beach in Lincoln City. Every day from mid-October through Memorial Day 2018, weather and ocean conditions permitting, our Float Fairies will place colorful hand-blown glass floats on the 7½ miles of beach for lucky treasure hunters. Floats are placed only during daylight hours and above the high tide line. If you find a float, you can register it on your phone, online or by bringing it to the Visitor Center (540 NE Hwy 101) to receive a certificate of authenticity and a bio on the artist who made it. FMI call 541-996-1274 or visit our website.

Mar 03

Beachcombing Clinic at 3 PM at the SW 33rd Street Beach Access in Lincoln City. Unearth treasures from the sand and sea. Learn how to hunt for agates, gemstones, fossils, jasper and petrified wood from a local expert. The clinics are free. FMI call 541-996-1274 or visit our webpage.

Mar 04

10th Annual Lincoln City Half Marathon & 10K starting at Taft High School at 9 AM. The course is out and back on the beautiful Schooner Creek Road. To register, call the Lincoln City Community Center at 541-994-2131.

Mar 05

Painting Water Scenes at the Artists’ Studio Association classroom from 11 AM – 3 PM. Spend a day painting water scenes: ocean waves, beaches, lakes and water. Use oil paints or acrylics. Beginners welcome. We’ll explore techniques and creativity in a low-pressure, friendly setting. $70 for non-members. To register, call 541-557-2370 or visit their website.

Mar 08 - 31

Meanwhile, Back on the Couch playing at Theatre West! A psychiatrist determines to keep his patient crazy after his nurse accidentally gives out the patient’s manuscript. Fast-paced, hilarious, and zany. Doors open at 7, play begins at 7:30 PM. For reservations, call 541-994-5663.

Wheelchair Accessible

Mar 10

Beachcombing Clinic at 9 AM at the SW 33rd Street Beach Access in Lincoln City. Unearth treasures from the sand and sea. Learn how to hunt for agates, gemstones, fossils, jasper and petrified wood from a local expert. The clinics are free. FMI call 541-996-1274 or visit our webpage.

Mar 10

Tyler Henry live at the Chinook Winds Casino Resort at 8 PM. Tyler Henry is the star of E! Entertainment’s hit television show, Hollywood Medium, and for the first time audiences will be treated to his new live show, “5 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From The Departed.” Tickets: $50-$65. FMI call 888-624-6228 or visit their website.

Wheelchair Accessible

Mar 16

Beachcombing Clinic at 2 PM at the SW 33rd Street Beach Access in Lincoln City. Unearth treasures from the sand and sea. Learn how to hunt for agates, gemstones, fossils, jasper and petrified wood from a local expert. The clinics are free. FMI call 541-996-1274 or visit our webpage.

Mar 16

Planting Hanging Baskets at the Connie Hansen Garden Conservancy. FMI call 541-994-6338.

Mar 24

SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup. We need your help to keep Oregon beaches clean! Local cleanup sites include: D River Wayside, SW 51st Street, Chinook Winds Resort, Road’s End State Park, and Gleneden Beach. 10 AM – 1 PM. FMI call 503-844-9571 x332 or visit solveoregon.org.

Mar 24 - Apr 08

Special Glass Drop for Spring Break! 300 glass art pieces will be hidden along the 7-1/2 miles of public beach in Lincoln City, from the Roads End area to Siletz Bay.  FMI call 541-996-1274 or visit our webpage.

Mar 24

Lincoln City Super Auction at Aces Sports Bar & Grill from 5 – 9 PM. Silent auction and live auction with a no host bar and complimentary hors d’oeuvres. FMI call the Lincoln City Chamber of Commerce at 541-994-3070.

Mar 24 - 31

Spring Whale Watch Week on the Oregon Coast. Watch as majestic gray whales and their babies migrate north to their cold water summer feeding grounds. FMI call 541-765-3304 or visit oregonstateparks.org.

Mar 26 - Apr 03

Festival of Illusions at Lincoln City Cultural Center. Join the magic and mayhem in Lincoln City this Spring Break with magic-minded day camps for the kids and evening magic performances for the whole family. FMI call 541-994-9994. Website

Wheelchair Accessible

Mar 30

Easter Egg Hunt in the Pool at the Lincoln City Community Center at 1:30 PM. There will be separate egg hunts for different ages, in both the small and big pool. Find eggs and win prizes. Free.  FMI call 541-994-2131.

Mar 31

Beachcombing Clinic at 2 PM at the SW 33rd Street Beach Access in Lincoln City. Unearth treasures from the sand and sea. Learn how to hunt for agates, gemstones, fossils, jasper and petrified wood from a local expert. The clinics are free. FMI call 541-996-1274 or visit our webpage.

April 2018

Oct 14, 2017 - May 28, 2018

Finders Keepers on the beach in Lincoln City. Every day from mid-October through Memorial Day 2018, weather and ocean conditions permitting, our Float Fairies will place colorful hand-blown glass floats on the 7½ miles of beach for lucky treasure hunters. Floats are placed only during daylight hours and above the high tide line. If you find a float, you can register it on your phone, online or by bringing it to the Visitor Center (540 NE Hwy 101) to receive a certificate of authenticity and a bio on the artist who made it. FMI call 541-996-1274 or visit our website.

Mar 24 - Apr 08

Special Glass Drop for Spring Break! 300 glass art pieces will be hidden along the 7-1/2 miles of public beach in Lincoln City, from the Roads End area to Siletz Bay.  FMI call 541-996-1274 or visit our webpage.

Mar 26 - Apr 03

Festival of Illusions at Lincoln City Cultural Center. Join the magic and mayhem in Lincoln City this Spring Break with magic-minded day camps for the kids and evening magic performances for the whole family. FMI call 541-994-9994. Website

Wheelchair Accessible

Apr 13

Artists Opening Receptions at both the Artists’ Co-op Gallery and the Beachstone Gallery from 5 – 7 PM. This is a fun evening with artist demonstrations, music, wine and appetizers. FMI call 541-997-8000.

Wheelchair Accessible

Apr 14

Beachcombing Clinic at 1 PM at the SW 33rd Street Beach Access in Lincoln City. Unearth treasures from the sand and sea. Learn how to hunt for agates, gemstones, fossils, jasper and petrified wood from a local expert. The clinics are free. FMI call 541-996-1274 or visit our webpage.

Apr 20 - 22

Great Oregon Coast Garage Sale. Nearly 100 garage sales throughout the Lincoln City area. FMI call 541-994-3070, visit the Garage Sale Event Page, or the Lincoln City Chamber of Commerce website.

Apr 21

SOLVE IT for Earth Day Beach Cleanup in Lincoln City. We need your help to keep Oregon beaches clean! Registration will open in February of 2018. FMI visit solveoregon.org or call 503-844-9571, ext. 332.

Apr 21 - 22

Crab Feed, Wooden Boat Show and Ducky Derby at the Depoe Bay Harbor, 220 SE Bay St. Admire handcrafted wooden vessels, vintage and modern. Free model boat building demo. Free admission. Also available, dinner of locally caught Dungeness crab cooked before your eyes and a beer garden. FMI call 541-270-3944.

Apr 21 - 22

Special Glass Drop in Celebration of Earth Day! 15 Glass Earth floats will be hidden along the 7-1/2 miles of public beach in Lincoln City, from the Roads End area to Siletz Bay.  FMI call 541-996-1274 or click here.

Apr 21

Spring Plant Sale at the Connie Hansen Garden, 1931 NW 33rd Street. FMI call 541-994-6338 or visit their website.

Apr 27

Beachcombing Clinic at 1 PM at the SW 33rd Street Beach Access in Lincoln City. Unearth treasures from the sand and sea. Learn how to hunt for agates, gemstones, fossils, jasper and petrified wood from a local expert. The clinics are free. FMI call 541-996-1274 or visit our webpage.

Apr 28

Resident Show & Tell at the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, 56605 Sitka Drive, Otis. Outgoing spring residents will share the work they have been creating since their arrival. Presentations begin at 1 PM in the Boyden Studio. Free.  FMI call 541-994-5485.

Apr 28

Oregon Regional MATE (Marine Advanced Technology Education) ROV Competition at the Lincoln City Community Center. Middle school, high school and college students will compete using underwater robots, know as remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), which they designed and built. FMI call 541-994-2131.

May 2018

Oct 14, 2017 - May 28, 2018

Finders Keepers on the beach in Lincoln City. Every day from mid-October through Memorial Day 2018, weather and ocean conditions permitting, our Float Fairies will place colorful hand-blown glass floats on the 7½ miles of beach for lucky treasure hunters. Floats are placed only during daylight hours and above the high tide line. If you find a float, you can register it on your phone, online or by bringing it to the Visitor Center (540 NE Hwy 101) to receive a certificate of authenticity and a bio on the artist who made it. FMI call 541-996-1274 or visit our website.

May 03 - 26

Borderline Crazies playing at Theatre West! A rustic cabin at Lake Tahoe has been double-booked. Before they can determine who stays and who goes, a snowstorm closes the roads and an axe murderer is on the loose. Doors open at 7, play begins at 7:30 PM. For reservations, call 541-994-5663.

Wheelchair Accessible

May 12 - 13

Special Glass Drop in Celebration of Mother’s Day! An extra 100 glass art pieces will be hidden along the 7-1/2 miles of public beach in Lincoln City, from the Roads End area to Siletz Bay.  FMI call 541-996-1274 or click here.

May 18 - 20

Art on the Edge: 2nd Annual Central Oregon Coast Art Studio Tour hosted by the Chessman Gallery at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. Join us to tour the studio spaces of well known, coastal visual artists where they will show off their exclusive locations, demonstrate their creative processes and sell their work. Each studio will be open from 10 AM – 5 PM. FMI visit ArtStudioTourLCCC.com.

May 18 - 19

Rodney Carrington live at the Chinook Winds Casino Resort at 8 PM. Rodney is a multi-talented comedian, actor, singer and writer who has recorded eight major record label comedy albums. Don’t miss your chance to see this hilarious show! Tickets: $35-$50. FMI call 888-624-6228 or visit Chinook Winds Casino Resort.

Wheelchair Accessible

May 26 - 28

Special Glass Drop: Closing Weekend of Finders Keepers! 100 extra glass floats and a jumbo float with a weekend getaway package will be hidden along the 7-1/2 miles of public beach in Lincoln City, from the Roads End area to Siletz Bay.  FMI visit the Finders Keepers webpage or call 800-452-2151.

May 26 - 28

Finders Keepers Closing Weekend. Get out on our beach for one last chance this season to find and take home your very own glass float treasure.  FMI call 541-996-1274.

May 28

73rd Fleet of Flowers Memorial Day Ceremony in Depoe Bay at 11 AM.  Pay tribute to those lost at sea while watching the flower bedecked fishing fleet sail to sea. Reception immediately following. FMI visit their website.

June 2018

Jun 02 - 03

Free Fishing Weekend. The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife (ODFW) offers Oregon residents and visitors a full weekend to fish, crab and clam for free without a license.  All other fishing regulations still apply. FMI visit their website.

Jun 09

Touch-a-Truck at the Lincoln City Community Center from 12 noon to 2 PM. In addition to big rigs of all shapes, sizes and descriptions, there will be free games, food and opportunities for prizes.  Free event. FMI call 541-994-2131.

Wheelchair Accessible

Jun 23 - 24

Summer Kite Festival on the beach at the D River Wayside. 10am to 4pm. Professional kite flyers will demonstrate their routines on both days at this family-friendly event. FMI visit our event page

Jun 24 - Jul 04

Siletz Bay Music Festival features internationally known talents and two weeks of a wonderful musical assortment, including chamber, vocals, big band as well as full orchestra. FMI call 541-992-1131 or visit www.siletzbaymusic.org.

Jun 30 - Jul 01

Pixiefest at Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Bring the whole family for two days of festival fun. Rides, games, food and entertainment. Saturday from 11 AM – 7 PM and Sunday 12 Noon – 5 PM. For tickets, visit pixiefest.com.

July 2018

Jun 24 - Jul 04

Siletz Bay Music Festival features internationally known talents and two weeks of a wonderful musical assortment, including chamber, vocals, big band as well as full orchestra. FMI call 541-992-1131 or visit www.siletzbaymusic.org.

Jun 30 - Jul 01

Pixiefest at Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Bring the whole family for two days of festival fun. Rides, games, food and entertainment. Saturday from 11 AM – 7 PM and Sunday 12 Noon – 5 PM. For tickets, visit pixiefest.com.

Jul 04

4th of July in Lincoln City! Set your sights on Lincoln City for the 4th of July this year! Enjoy a community celebration in Gleneden Beach and a spectacular fireworks display over Siletz Bay at dusk. FMI call 800-452-2151. Website

Jul 07

Ocean’s Edge 5K Run/Walk. Join us for this annual event, one of the only all-beach runs on the Central Oregon Coast! Held at low tide, the race will begin and end on the beach behind Kyllo’s Restaurant (just north of the D River State Recreation Site). Registration at 7:45 AM, race starts at 9 AM. Pre-register at the Lincoln City Community Center or online. FMI call 541-994-2131.

Jul 12 - Sep 01

Sylvia playing at Theatre West! A marriage is put in serious jeopardy when Greg brings home a dog he found in the park with “Sylvia” on her dog tag. Greg sees Sylvia as an escape and his wife sees her as a rival for affection. Doors open at 7, play begins at 7:30 PM. For reservations, call 541-994-5663.

Wheelchair Accessible

Jul 21

Summer Plant Sale at the Connie Hansen Garden Conservancy, 1931 NW 33rd Street. FMI call 541-994-6338 or visit their website.

August 2018

Jul 12 - Sep 01

Sylvia playing at Theatre West! A marriage is put in serious jeopardy when Greg brings home a dog he found in the park with “Sylvia” on her dog tag. Greg sees Sylvia as an escape and his wife sees her as a rival for affection. Doors open at 7, play begins at 7:30 PM. For reservations, call 541-994-5663.

Wheelchair Accessible

Aug 04

Pirate Treasure Hunt in Depoe Bay.  This all-day charity event includes a treasure hunt, a story/mystery to decipher, a live and silent auction and ends with some pirate partying. FMI visit their website.

Aug 11

Lincoln City Sandcastle Contest at Siletz Bay in the Historic Taft District of Lincoln City. On Saturday, compete or just take it all in at this amateur competition. Register the day of the event, before building begins. Free entry with a donation of non-perishable food for the Lincoln City Food Pantry. FMI call 541-921-9329. Website

September 2018

Jul 12 - Sep 01

Sylvia playing at Theatre West! A marriage is put in serious jeopardy when Greg brings home a dog he found in the park with “Sylvia” on her dog tag. Greg sees Sylvia as an escape and his wife sees her as a rival for affection. Doors open at 7, play begins at 7:30 PM. For reservations, call 541-994-5663.

Wheelchair Accessible

Sep 01 - 02

Free Fishing Weekend. The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife (ODFW) offers Oregon residents and visitors a full weekend to fish, crab and clam without a license.  All other fishing regulations still apply. FMI visit their website.

Sep 08

Chowder & Brewfest at Lincoln City Outlets. Celebrate the perfect pairing of chowder and craft beer, along with live music and fun games. FMI visit the website or call 541-994-3070.

Sep 15

62nd Annual Native American Style Salmon Bake at the Depoe Bay City Park. Come enjoy the delicious salmon from 10 AM – 5 PM. Includes entertainment and a full salmon dinner. FMI call 541-765-2889 or visit their website.

Sep 29

SOLVE: Beach & Riverside Cleanup in Lincoln City. Registration will open in July of 2018. FMI visit solveoregon.org or call 503-844-9571, ext. 332.

October 2018

Oct 06 - 07

Fall Kite Festival at the D River State Recreation Site. Held on the beach, in the center of Lincoln City from 10 AM – 4 PM on Saturday and Sunday. FMI, 800-452-2151. Website

Oct 10

Resident Show & Tell at the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, 56605 Sitka Drive, Otis. Newly arriving fall residents will share their work and their reasons for coming to Sitka. Presentations begin at 6 PM in the Boyden Studio. Free.  FMI call 541-994-5485.

Oct 13 - 14

Finders Keepers – glass floats on the beach, returns to Lincoln City! From now through Memorial Day 2019 you can find colorful glass floats, which are placed on our beach daily. Floats are placed only during daylight hours and above the high tide line. You find it, you keep it! FMI call 800-452-2151 or visit our website.

November 2018

Nov 23 - 24

Free Fishing, Crabbing & Clamming. The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife (ODFW) is joining #OptOutside on Black Friday by encouraging people to go outside and enjoy what Oregon has to offer for free on Friday and Saturday.  You won’t need a license, tag or endorsement to fish, crab or clam anywhere in Oregon that’s open. FMI visit their website.

December 2018

Dec 15

6th Annual Jingle Bell 5K Jog/Walk at the Lincoln City Community Center at 9:30 AM. This fun event is open to runners, joggers, walkers, baby strollers and pets. Costumes are recommended but optional, and bells will be provided. To register, visit www.lincolncity.org or call 541-994-2131.