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Published on November 18, 2017 12:01AM


 

Thursday, Nov. 16

Cape Perpetua Land-Sea Symposium

Yachats Commons

William Pearcy of Oregon State University is the keynote speaker at this fifth annual event, which aims to raising awareness about research being conducted within the Cape Perpetua nearshore and adjacent watersheds. Refreshments served. 5:30-8 pm, 441 Hwy. 101 N.

 

Lincoln Pops Orchestra

Gleneden Beach Community Club

Swing, shimmy and fall in love all over again with this 24-piece big band playing music from the golden era. 7:30-10 pm, 110 Azalea Street. $7.50. FMI, call 541-272-9597.

 

Dinner and dancing

Newport 60+ Activity Center

Climb aboard as the Newport 60+ Adventure Van heads to Depoe Bay for dinner, followed by dancing to the music of the Lincoln Pops Orchestra in Gleneden Beach. $12 cash, not including dinner. Van leaves at 4:30 pm, 20 SE Second Street. FMI, call 541-265-9617.

 

Naturalist presentation

OSU Extension Lincoln County • Newport

Conservationist Fran Recht describes the risks that rising sea levels poses for the coast’s estuarine marshes. Hosted by Yaquina Birders & Naturalists. 7 pm, 1211 SE Bay Blvd.

 

Friday, Nov. 17

“The Addams Family Musical”

Newport Performing Arts Center

The lovable family of creepy kooks is alive and well and living in their super spooky mansion in Central Park. When Wednesday, now 18, invites her new boyfriend and his family over to get better acquainted, comic chaos ensues. 7:30 pm, 777 W. Olive Street. Tickets, $24 for adults, $22 for seniors and $16 for students, available at www.coastarts.org or by calling 541-265-2787.

 

Light Up a Life

Lincoln City Cultural Center

A chance to remember a loved one while also supporting local hospice services. The event includes reflections from hospice staff, music by the High Tide NW Quartet and refreshments. 6 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101. FMI, call 541-996-7328 or 541-574-1811.

 

“Vintage Hitchcock”

NCRD Performing Arts Center • Nehalem

This live radio play from The Riverbend Players brings three of Hitchcock’s early movies to life, with intriguing characters, on-stage sound effects and live jingle singers. 7 pm, 36155 Ninth Street. Tickets, $15, available at tickettomato.com or at the door. Children 12 and under get in free.

 

“Ekimmu: The Dead Lust”

Hoffman Center for the Arts • Manzanita

The Friday Night Flicks series continues with this indie horror movie, shot on location in Portland and Colton. $5. 7:30 pm, 594 Laneda Avenue.

 

“The Future Satellite Catalog"

Oregon Coast Community College • Lincoln City

A simulcast presentation from Dr. Paul Schumacher about the US military’s worldwide satellite tracking system that keeps tabs on some 20,000 objects orbiting the Earth, as well as plans to update the system to handle commercial space activity. 7:30 pm, 3788 SE High School Drive.

 

Saturday, Nov. 18

“Shades of Twenty”

Lincoln City Cultural Center

A multi-media, four-hand piano concert from Portland’s XX Digitus Duo, featuring styles ranging from Latin American to alternative rock and the new musical score for the 1927 Dada film, “Ghosts Before Breakfast,” played while the film runs on screen. 7 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101. Tickets, $20 for adults and $10 for kids aged 18 and under, available at www.lincolncityculturalcenter.org or by calling 541-994-9994.

 

Restoration Pow Wow

Chinook Winds Casino Resort • Lincoln City

Join the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians as members celebrate the 40th anniversary of the restoration of official Tribal status. American Indian vendors will be offering jewelry, beadwork and other items for sale throughout the day and dancing will begin with a grand entry at 6 pm, 1777 NW 44th Street.

 

Guided birding walk

Hatfield Marine Science Center • Newport

Chuck Philo will lead this Yaquina Birders & Naturalists excursion, looking for wintering birds of prey along with many species of waterbirds. 9-11 am, meet at the flagpole in the parking lot, 2030 Marine Science Drive. FMI, call 541-961-1307.

 

Family Science Festival

OSU Extension Service • Tillamook

An afternoon of science fun from the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, with challenges guaranteed to thrill youngsters, perplex adults and offer an unforgettable experience. 1 to 4 pm, 4506 3rd Street.

 

Salmon Release

Tillamook Forest Center

Submerge yourself in the world of salmon with a presentation on the incredible life cycles and habitat needs of these dynamic fish. After a short presentation, the group will walk to Jones Creek and release wild fry raised in our visitor center fish tank. 11:30 am-12:30 pm, 45500 Wilson River Highway, 26 miles east of Tillamook.

 

“Vintage Hitchcock”

NCRD Performing Arts Center • Nehalem

This live radio play from The Riverbend Players brings three of Hitchcock’s early movies to life, with intriguing characters, on-stage sound effects and live jingle singers. 7 pm, 36155 Ninth Street. Tickets, $15, available at tickettomato.com or at the door. Children 12 and under get in free.

 

“The Addams Family Musical”

Newport Performing Arts Center

The lovable family of creepy kooks is alive and well and living in their super spooky mansion in Central Park. When Wednesday, now 18, invites her new boyfriend and his family over to get better acquainted, comic chaos ensues. 7:30 pm, 777 W. Olive Street. Tickets, $24 for adults, $22 for seniors and $16 for students, available at www.coastarts.org or by calling 541-265-2787.

 

Tango Beginner Class

South Beach Community Center • Newport

Learn how to do the Tango, also known as Milonga, to traditional Argentine tango music. Free, but donations appreciated. Class starts at 6:30 pm, dancing from 7:30-10 pm, 3024 SE Ferry Slip Road. FMI, go to newportoregontango.com or call 541-351-8457.

 

Pumpkin Sprint

Lincoln City Community Center

The Lincoln City Swim Club welcomes some 200 swimmers for a weekend of competition. 9 am-1:30 pm each day, with floating pumpkin relays at noon, 2150 NE Oar Place. Continues Sunday.

 

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.

 

Cape Perpetua Speaker Series

Cape Perpetua Visitor Center • Yachats

Steven Rumrill and Daniel Sund of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Marine Reserves Program will present research related to ocean acidification along the Pacific Coast and its potential impact on coastal ecosystems. 1 pm, three miles south of Yachats. FMI, call 541-547-3289.  

 

Manzanita Writers Series

Hoffman Center for the Arts • Manzanita

Seattle author Ingrid Thoft will read from her latest mystery novel, “Duplicity,” followed by a Q&A and an open mic. $7. 594 Laneda Avenue. FMI, go to hoffmanblog.org or email Kathie Hightower at kathiejhightower@gmail.com.

 

“Mastering Murder”

Hoffman Center for the Arts • Manzanita

Demystify the art of mystery writing in this workshop from Seattle author Ingrid Thoft, author of the Fina Ludlow series. 10 am to 12:30 pm. $40. To register, go to http://hoffmanblog.org/register-for-workshops.

 

Thanksgiving dinner

Panther Creek Community Center • Otis

A free dinner, open to all, featuring roasted turkey with all the trimmings followed by pumpkin pie. The dinner is free with a donation of a non-perishable food item for the center’s community Christmas boxes. 4-7 pm on Wayside Loop off Panther Creek Road.

 

“The Exterminating Angel”

Newport Performing Arts Center

The Met: Live in HD series continues with this surreal fantasy by Thomas Adès about a dinner party from which the guests can’t escape. 10 am to 12:30 pm, 777 W. Olive Street. Tickets, $21 for adults, $18 for seniors and $10 for students, available at the box office or by calling 541-265-2787.

 

Autism Craft Day

Driftwood Public Library • Lincoln City

A chance for young adults with autism to enjoy books, puzzle and crafts, along with sub sandwiches, chips and beverages. Noon-3 pm, second floor, 801 SW Hwy. 101. Ages 16 and up. RSVP by calling 503-443-0492.

 

Mook Book Fair

Tillamook County Pioneer Museum • Tillamook

Start your holiday shopping here, with 20 local authors signing copies of their books and chatting about their work. Hosted by the museum and Art Accelerated. 10 am-2 pm, 2106 Second Street.

 

Sunday, Nov. 19

Salmon Release

Tillamook Forest Center

Submerge yourself in the world of salmon with a presentation on the incredible life cycles and habitat needs of these dynamic fish. After a short presentation, the group will walk to Jones Creek and release wild fry raised in the center’s visitor center fish tank. 11:30 am-12:30 pm and again from 1:30-2:30 pm, 45500 Wilson River Highway, 26 miles east of Tillamook.

 

“The Informer”

Newport Visual Arts Center

Presented as part of the “We the People” exhibit, this 20-minute Bertolt Brecht play examines the devastating effect of a totalitarian regime on an ordinary Lutheran family. $5 suggested donation. 1 pm, 777 NW Beach Drive.

 

“The Addams Family Musical”

Newport Performing Arts Center

The lovable family of creepy kooks is alive and well and living in their super spooky mansion in Central Park. When Wednesday, now 18, invites her new boyfriend and his family over to get better acquainted, comic chaos ensues. 2 pm, 777 W. Olive Street. Tickets, $24 for adults, $22 for seniors and $16 for students, available at www.coastarts.org or by calling 541-265-2787.

 

Decorating with Dots

Artists’ Studio Alliance • Lincoln City

Kathy Cope leads this pair of classes, showing how to make Christmas ornaments with her dot-painting technique. Christmas Ornaments from noon to 2 pm, followed by Mandala Christmas Ornaments from 2 to 4 pm. $20 apiece with a $5 discount for students taking both. 620 NE Hwy. 101. FMI, call 541-264-9222.

 

“Vintage Hitchcock”

NCRD Performing Arts Center • Nehalem

This live radio play from The Riverbend Players brings three of Hitchcock’s early movies to life, with intriguing characters, on-stage sound effects and live jingle singers. 2 pm, 36155 Ninth Street. Tickets, $15, available at tickettomato.com or at the door. Children 12 and under get in free.

 

Pumpkin Sprint

Lincoln City Community Center

The Lincoln City Swim Club welcomessome 200 swimmers for a weekend of competition. 9 am-1:30 pm each day, with floating pumpkin relays at noon, 2150 NE Oar Place.

 

Lincoln City Farmers Market

Lincoln City Cultural Center

Cloistered within the center’s auditorium, this market offers homegrown, home-baked and handcrafted treats. 10 am-3 pm, 540 NE Hwy. 101. FMI, call 541-994-9994 or go to www.lincolncityfarmersmarket.org.

 

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, 541-994-2378

 

Pancake Breakfast

Bay City Arts Center

The monthly feast includes pancakes, sausage, veggie sausage and Charlie's famous baked beans. $5. 8 am-noon, 5680 A Street.

 

Monday, Nov. 20

CrafterHours

Driftwood Public Library • Lincoln City

The first session of this new craft decorating program offers teens and adults the chance to create a festive holiday candle holder. All materials provided. Free. 6:30 pm, second floor, 801 SW Hwy. 101. FMI, call 541-996-1251.

 

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 fiction and cookbooks throughout November. 10 am to 2 pm, second floor, 801 SW Hwy. 101. FMI, call 541-557-9400.

 

Real estate talk

Windemere • Gleneden Beach

Local realtor Gail Stonebreaker presents the ins and out of the coastal real estate market at this talk, hosted by the American Association of University Women. Meeting open to all two- and four-year higher education students and graduates. 5 pm at Salishan Marketplace, 7760 Hwy. 101. FMI, call 541-996-3956.

 

Square Dancing

Newport 60+ Activity Center

Come Allemande Left and Do-Si-Do with a supportive group. 6:15-8 pm, 20 SE 2nd Street. FMI, call 541-265-9617.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 21       

Oregon Coast Learning Institute

Salishan Spa & Golf Resort • Gleneden Beach

The winter semester continues with, at 10 am, “Diving Bonaire” in which retired marine biologist Bori Olla and his wife, Jill, recount their experiences diving amid the coral reefs of this small Caribbean island. At 1 pm, in “Marine Mammals Ashore,” Jim Rice explains how marine mammal stranding events offer a wealth of information to researchers and resource managers. Try a session for free or sign up for the season. FMI, go to www.ocli.us or call a member at 503-392-3297 or 541-265-8023.

 

Anniversary party

Itinerant Artists Marketplace • Lincoln City

The artisan collective celebrates one year in business, with free cookies for all and the chance to win a gift basket packed with artisan wares. 10 am-8 pm, with gift basket drawing at 5 pm, Suite 309, Lincoln City Outlets, 1500 SE Devils Lake Road.

 

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.

 

Knit to be missed

Newport 60+ Activity Center

Whether you are an expert knitter or would like to learn, knit together some new friendships with this welcoming group. 3-5 pm, 20 SE 2nd Street. FMI, call 541-265-9617.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 22

“A Colorful Confluence”

Lincoln City Cultural Center

Don’t miss this joint exhibit by Carol Pulvermacher and Virginia Leonnig, who express a shared love of Pacific Northwest wildlife using different mediums and styles. 10 am-4 pm through Dec. 4, daily except Tuesdays, 540 NE Hwy. 101. FMI, call 541-994-9994.

 

Thursday, Nov. 23

Arctic Circle Turkey Trot

Rogue Brewery • Newport

Burn off some of those holiday calories with a 10k, a 5k or a Kids Fun Run, each offering views of Yaquina Bay and the Pacific Ocean. Costumes encouraged. 9 am. Advance registration $8 for the kids’ run and $30 for 5k or 10k, rising to $10 and $35 on the day. FMI, go to www.ardoradventures.com.

 

Glass art drop

Lincoln City beaches

The Thanksgiving splurge of 100 extra pieces of glass art on the beaches begins today and runs through the weekend. FMI, call the Lincoln City Visitor & Convention Bureau at 800-452-2151.

 

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

St Augustine Catholic Church • Lincoln City

Stop by for a free meal of roast turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, yams, green bean casserole and appetizers, followed by pumpkin and apple pie topped with whipped cream. Noon-5 pm, 1139 NW Hwy. 101. For meal delivery, call 503 584-8061. To volunteer, call 541 994-2216.

 



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