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Published on January 16, 2018 12:01AM


 

Sunday, Jan. 14

Yachats Agate Festival

Yachats Commons

See raw and finished rocks, gems and fossils from throughout the Pacific Northwest and catch a presentation from Guy DiTorrice, “The Oregon Fossil Guy,” at 1 pm. Free. 10 am-4 pm, 441 Hwy. 101. FMI, call 800-929-0477.

 

“Edge of Darkness”

Barn Community Playhouse • Tillamook

The latest production from Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts is a dark and sinister thriller set in the early 1900s. A young girl with amnesia and a fear of knives sleepwalks while speaking Russian. Who is the mysterious handyman and what secrets are the parents hiding? 2 pm at the corner of 12th & Ivy. Tickets, $15 for adults and $10 for students, available by calling 503-842-7940.

 

“Unsung Heroes: Their Lives, Their Stories”

Hoffman Center for the Arts • Manzanita

The Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration continues with an evening of storytelling about people who made a substantial impact in the civil rights movement, plus a performance of songs from the movement by LaNicia Williams. 6 pm, 594 Laneda Avenue.

 

Artistry in Wood

Chinook Winds Casino Resort • Lincoln City

Pyrography or “fire painting” is among the techniques on display at this annual show from the Coastal Carvers, with the theme “Fired Up.” Enjoy creations by carvers of all ages as well as a host of free seminars. Free admission. 10 am-5 pm, 1777 NW 44th Street.

 

Meditation/Contemplative Prayer Yoga

Congregational Church of Lincoln City

Nondogmatic, ecumenical, “wherever you are on life’s journey” event in a peaceful library setting, 11 am-noon, 1760 NW 25th Street. FMI, call 541-994-2378.

 

Monday, Jan. 15

Oil Painting for Beginners

Artists’ Studio Association • Lincoln City

This single-session introductory class will work on simple still life subjects. No experience required. $20. To register, call 541-264-9222 or go to www.asaart.net. 11 am-3 pm, 620 NE Hwy. 101.

 

Day of service

Manzanita and Nehalem

Mark Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day by lending a hand with the Oregon Coast Love Coalition and Habitat for Humanity. 8:30 am-2 pm. To sign up, email LaNicia Williams at coastalsoulnw@gmail.com.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 16

Social justice talk

Driftwood Public Library • Lincoln City

Dada Maheshvarananda, yogic monk, author, social activist, meditation teacher and director of the PROUT Institute, will give a talk on meditation and economic democracy in action. 5:30 pm, second floor, 801 SW Hwy. 101. FMI, call or text John at 541-207-4803.

 

Trivia Tuesday

Black Squid Beerhouse • Lincoln City

Free trivia, with a different theme each week and prizes for 1st- and 2nd-place teams. 21 and over.  7-8:30 pm, 3001 SW Hwy. 101.

 

Care for the Caregivers           

Congregational Church of Lincoln City

Angela Ochsener and Sherrie Flinn from Samaritan Health Services present this talk on how to understand the stresses of caregiving, how to find support, and when to know it’s time to get help. 1:30-3 pm, 1760 NW 25th Street.

 

Beating the odds

Salishan Spa & Golf Resort • Gleneden Beach

The Oregon Coast Learning Institute’s winter semester continues with, at 10 am, “Healing Happens,” a story of beating doctors’ diagnoses by Avital Miller. Followed at 1 pm by an update on Lincoln County crime and specialty courts from District Attorney Michelle Branam. $50 for the semester. Guests can try one session free. 7760 Hwy. 101. FMI, go to www.ocli.us.

 

Faith Talk

Congregational Church of Lincoln City

Join with Rev. Michael Grogan for discussion on what interests you. Bring your questions about faith, spirituality, religion, church and culture. 10 am and again at 7 pm, 1760 NW 25th Street.

 

“One Wall at a Time”

Driftwood Public Library • Lincoln City

A free screening of “Changing the World, One Wall at a Time,” a documentary about a worldwide mural campaign, followed by discussion. Hosted by the Lincoln County Bahá'ís. 6 pm, second floor, 801 SW Hwy. 101.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 17

Science on Tap

Rogue Brewery • Newport

Dr George Waldbusser of Oregon State University presents “Ocean Acidification, Oysters, and You: Coming to terms with changing ocean chemistry,” exploring the impact of the changing ocean on shellfish, with a focus on bivalves. 6 pm, 2320 SE Marine Science Drive.

 

Dealing with grief

Congregational Church of Lincoln City

Samaritan Hospice Chaplain Jerry Koetitz facilitates this discussion on grief group classes and grief in general. Noon-1 pm, 1760 NW 25th Street.

 

Thursday, Jan. 18

 

“For Better”

Lincoln City Cultural Center

Theatre West presents a romantic comedy for the digital age, as a young couple plans their wedding without ever being in the same city. Eric Coble’s farce pokes fun at our over-dependence on the gadgets in our lives. 7:30 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101. Tickets, $15 for adults; $13 for seniors and students; and $10 for kids 12 and under, available by calling 541-994-5663.

 

Spotlight Show

Yaquina Art Association Gallery • Newport

An exhibit featuring work by the association’s Colored Pencil & Drawing Class. Runs through Jan. 27. 11 am-4 pm, 789 NW Beach Drive.

 

Socrates Café

Congregational Church of Lincoln City

Free-wheeling discussions on the big questions that are relevant to our lives. Using the Socratic method of questioning, facilitator Marci Woodruff encourages sharing and a deeper understanding of important life issues. 10 am-noon, 1760 NW 25th Street.

 

Friday, Jan. 19

 

“For Better”

Lincoln City Cultural Center

Theatre West presents a romantic comedy for the digital age, as a young couple plans their wedding without ever being in the same city. Eric Coble’s farce pokes fun at our over-dependence on the gadgets in our lives. 7:30 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101. Tickets, $15 for adults; $13 for seniors and students; and $10 for kids 12 and under, available by calling 541-994-5663.

 

“Edge of Darkness”

Barn Community Playhouse • Tillamook

The latest production from Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts is a dark and sinister thriller set in the early 1900s. A young girl with amnesia and a fear of knives sleepwalks while speaking Russian. Who is the mysterious handyman and what secrets are the parents hiding? 7 pm at the corner of 12th & Ivy. Tickets, $15 for adults and $10 for students, available by calling 503-842-7940.

 

“Beauty and the Beast”

Newport Performing Arts Center

Coastal Act Productions brings the classic Disney tale to life with an all-ages cast in this vibrant performance. 7 pm, 777 W Olive Street. Tickets, $15 for adults and $13 for students and seniors, available at www.coastarts.org or by calling 541-265-2787.

 

Nesko Women’s Club

Kiawanda Community Center • Pacific City

Ross Tomlin, president of Tillamook Bay Community College, is this month’s guest speaker. $3 or $6 including lunch. 11:45 am, 34600 Cape Kiwanda Drive.

 

 

Saturday, Jan. 20

 

Manzanita Writers’ Series

Hoffman Center for the Arts • Manzanita

A reading from Deborah Reed, author of “The Days When Birds Come Back,” a novel of love and second chances set on the Oregon Coast. Followed by a Q&A and an open mic. $7. 594 Laneda Avenue. FMI, go to hoffmanblog.org.

 

The Conversation Project

Tillamook County Pioneer Museum • Tillamook

This Oregon Humanities’ series continues with Adam Davis on “The Middle Class and Other Stories about Wealth, Status and Power,” an exploration of class in Oregon and the nation. 1 pm, 2106 2nd Street.

 

“For Better”

Lincoln City Cultural Center

Theatre West presents a romantic comedy for the digital age, as a young couple plans their wedding without ever being in the same city. Eric Coble’s farce pokes fun at our over-dependence on the gadgets in our lives. 7:30 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101. Tickets, $15 for adults; $13 for seniors and students; and $10 for kids 12 and under, available by calling 541-994-5663.

 

“Beauty and the Beast”

Newport Performing Arts Center

Coastal Act Productions brings the classic Disney tale to life with an all-ages cast in this vibrant performance. 2 pm and again at 7 pm, 777 W Olive Street. Tickets, $15 for adults and $13 for students and seniors, available at www.coastarts.org or by calling 541-265-2787.

 

Book Sale

Driftwood Public Library • Lincoln City

Tucked away at the library’s south end, this book lover's paradise offers a huge selection and unbelievably low prices, with half-price deals on biography, history and hardback mystery books throughout January. 10 am to 2 pm, second floor, 801 SW Hwy. 101. FMI, call 541-557-9400.

 

Newport Farmers Market

Lincoln County Fairgrounds • Newport

Snug in the fairgrounds exhibition hall, this market features locally made handcrafts, art, specialty foods and fresh fruits, vegetables and farm products from Lincoln County farms and growers from surrounding areas. 9 am to 1 pm, 633 NE 3rd Street.

 

The Sock Hop

Newport Elks Club

An evening of vintage entertainment, featuring music from the ’50s and ’60s along with a 1950s dinner menu. Win prizes in the dance contest, trivia contest and for best costume. $8 per person. All welcome. 6 pm or come early for a dance lesson at 5:30 pm, 45 SE Moore Drive. FMI, emailnewportelksevents@gmail.com.

 

“Edge of Darkness”

Barn Community Playhouse • Tillamook

The latest production from Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts is a dark and sinister thriller set in the early 1900s. A young girl with amnesia and a fear of knives sleepwalks while speaking Russian. Who is the mysterious handyman; and what secrets are the parents hiding? 7 pm at the corner of 12th & Ivy. Tickets, $15 for adults and $10 for students, available by calling 503-842-7940.

 

Healthy Cooking presentation

Newport 60+ Activity Center

Taste the delicious, healthy dish that Chef Ted Bofferding will be fixing and take home his personal recipe. 11:30 am to 1 pm, 20 SE 2nd Street. FMI, call 541-265-9617.

 

Tango class

South Beach Community Center

Learn the Argentine Tango, also known as Milonga. 6:30-7:30 pm, 3024 SE Ferry Slip Road, with dancing to follow from 7:30-10 pm. Free, but donations accepted. FMI, call 541-961-0387.

 

Resist & Persist march

Newport City Hall

Tired of politics on Facebook? Put your beliefs into action at this march, opposing patriarchy, corruption and oppression and promoting democracy, equality and truth. 11:30 am, 169 SW Coast Highway.

 

Power to the Polls

Second Street Plaza • Tillamook

Line up for this sister march of the National Women’s March, part of a worldwide movement to bring together people of all backgrounds to affirm our shared humanity. Bring signs and be prepared for any weather. 11 am in the plaza between Pacific and Main. FMI, contact Linda Werner at 503-398-5223 or lindawerner1088@gmail.com.

 

Cape Perpetua Speaker Series

Cape Perpetua Visitor Center • Yachats

Learn about the pre-European inhabitants of Cape Perpetua from expert Dick Mason. 1 pm, three miles south of Yachats. Free, but a Northwest Forest Pass, Oregon Coast Passport, Federal Recreation Pass or $5 day-use fee is required within the Cape Perpetua Scenic Area. FMI, call 541-547-3289.

 

Birding field trip

Hatfield Marine Science Center • Newport

Join Ram Papish for this Yaquina Birders & Naturalists excursion in search of birds spending their winter in the shelter of Yaquina Bay. 9-11 am, meet at the flagpole in the parking lot, 2030 Marine Science Drive. FMI, call 541-961-1307.

 

Sunday, Jan. 21

 

The Queen’s Cartoonists

Tillamook High School

Channel your inner Elmer Fudd with this New York City-based jazz band, performing musical scores from cartoons ranging from the 1920s to the present day. 2 pm, 2605 12th Street. Tickets, $25 in advance or $30 at the door, available at www.mondaymusicalclub.com. Students aged 18 and under get in free.

 

“For Better”

Lincoln City Cultural Center

Theatre West presents a romantic comedy for the digital age, as a young couple plans their wedding without ever being in the same city. Eric Coble’s farce pokes fun at our over-dependence on the gadgets in our lives. 2 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101. Tickets, $15 for adults; $13 for seniors and students; and $10 for kids 12 and under, available by calling 541-994-5663.

 

“Edge of Darkness”

Barn Community Playhouse • Tillamook

The latest production from Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts is a dark and sinister thriller set in the early 1900s. A young girl with amnesia and a fear of knives sleepwalks while speaking Russian. Who is the mysterious handyman and what secrets are the parents hiding? 2 pm at the corner of 12th & Ivy. Tickets, $15 for adults and $10 for students, available by calling 503-842-7940.

 

Impressionist Landscapes Class

Artists’ Studio Association • Lincoln City

This three-day class will cover a variety of techniques. Paint in your favorite medium or try something new. $115 plus $20 materials fee. To register, call 503-860-7089 or go to www.asaart.net. 10 am-2 pm, 620 NE Hwy. 101. Continues through Tuesday.

 

“Beauty from the Beast”

Yachats Commons

Geologist, illustrator and National Park ranger Dr. Bob Lillie shares the connection between the coast’s breathtaking beauty and the risk of deadly earthquakes and tsunamis. Hosted by the Yachats Academy of Arts & Sciences. $5 donation suggested. 2 pm, 441 Hwy. 101 N.

 

“What's the World Coming to?”

Siletz Moorage • Kernville

Futurist Dr. Ruth L Miller leads this community dialogue on current trends in climate and population, as well as technology and culture. Hosted by the Sustainable Living Free University. 1:30-4:30 pm, off Highway 101 at the Kernville Highway.

 

Willamette Writers

Newport Public Library

Portland author Liz Prato leads this free workshop on picking the best form to tell your story, from regular prose to birth certificates and recipe books. 2 pm, 35 NE Nye Street. FMI, go to http://willamettewriters.com/coast/or.

 

Meditation/Contemplative Prayer Yoga

Congregational Church of Lincoln City

Nondogmatic, ecumenical, “wherever you are on life’s journey” event in a peaceful library setting, 11 am-noon, 1760 NW 25th Street. FMI, call 541-994-2378.

 

Monday, Jan. 22

 

Book Sale

Driftwood Public Library • Lincoln City

Tucked away at the library’s south end, this book lover's paradise offers a huge selection and unbelievably low prices, with half-price deals on biography, history and hardback mystery books throughout January. 10 am to 2 pm, second floor, 801 SW Hwy. 101. FMI, call 541-557-9400.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 23

 

Hospice talk

Congregational Church of Lincoln City

Presenters Angela Ochsener and Sherrie Flinn from Samaritan Health Services lead this discussion on when to enter hospice and the benefits of coming into the program sooner. 1:30-3 pm, 1760 NW 25th Street.

 

Trivia Tuesday

Black Squid Beerhouse • Lincoln City

Free trivia, with a different theme each week and prizes for 1st- and 2nd-place teams. 21 and over. 7-8:30 pm, 3001 SW Hwy. 101.

 

“Living and Dying: A Love Story”

Hoffman Center for the Arts • Manzanita

The Art of Aging/Dying Series continues with a screening of this documentary, followed by a Q&A on Oregon’s Death with Dignity Law. $5. 3-5 pm, 594 Laneda Avenue.

 

Faith Talk

Congregational Church of Lincoln City

Join with Rev. Michael Grogan for discussion on what interests you.  Bring your questions about faith, spirituality, religion, church and culture. 10 am and again at 7 pm, 1760 NW 25th Street.

 

Oregon Coast Learning Institute

Salishan Spa & Golf Resort • Gleneden Beach

The winter semester continues with, at 10 am, Jim Golden’s presentation on the Corvallis to Coast trail, followed at 11 am by County Commissioner Bill Hall on the Stepping Up Initiative. At 1 pm, exchange students will talk about the program that brought them to the Oregon Coast. $50 for the full semester or try one session free. FMI, call 541-994-4610.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 24

 

Resident Show & Tell

Sitka Center for Art and Ecology • Otis

A chance to meet with the newly arrived clutch of Spring artists-in-residence and hear presentations on how they plan to spend their creative time at the coast. Light refreshments served. 6 pm, just north of Lincoln City: take Three Rocks Road from Highway 101 and follow the signs.

 

The big reveal

Lincoln City Cultural Center

Gallery director Krista Eddy will reveal the 12 exhibits slated for the coming year, the designer for the 2018 Chessman Gallery collectible shirts, and more. Raffle tickets for a $500 piece from the recent “Chiaroscuro” mosaic show will be on sale for $5 each. 6 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101.

 

Freddy & Francine

Lincoln City Cultural Center

Enjoy a new-year dose of Americana-Soul from this acclaimed duo. 7 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101. Tickets, $15 in advance and $17 at the door, available at lincolncityculturalcenter.org, or by calling 541-994-9994. Tickets for those 18 and younger are $10 apiece.

  



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