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2014 Events

Traditional High Tea @ The Grand Victorian

Traditional High Tea @ The Grand Victorian!!

Friday, every week
Time 12:30pm - 5:30pm
@The Grand Victorian
105 NW Coast Street
Tickets: $15 per person
More information: 541-265-4490 and 800-784-9936

Event Description: High tea includes: a pot of tea, 4 savories, scones, Devonshire cream and 3 desserts.
Due to limited seating, reservations suggested 24-hours in advance.
Private parties are available upon request.
Or, order savory and dessert items to take home for your own event!

Amazing Race

Newport Chamber Yo-Pro's:
4th Annual "Amazing Race"

Date: July 19, 2014, All Day
Starts at Yaquina Bay State Park near the Fishermen's Memorial gazebo
@ 9am. Check in at 8am.
Buy tickets online and see race details.
Organization: Newport Chamber of Commerce

Event Description: This is an adventure where two person teams will solve clues, find locations, complete challenges and race throughout Newport, in order to cross the finish line.

The completion of each challenge will earn you a clue to find the location of the next challenge.

Teams can be made of 2 Women, 2 Men or 2 Coed, must be 18 years or older.

Traveling by foot is the only mode of transportation allowed.

Food, music and prizes at the end of the race!

Contact the Newport Chamber of Commerce at: 541-265-8801.

Inside Out Camp

"Inside Out Camp" at HMSC

Date: July 21, 2014, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Hatfield Marine Science Center
See website.

Event Description: Summer day camps at HMSC give young people an opportunity to interact with researchers and learn about the marine environment through hands-on programs and field trips. Topics covered in each camp differ, but range from marine technology to marine mammals.

Inside Out Camp, Ages 13-14, July 21-24

Learn about marine animals from the inside out as we conduct dissections, work with researchers to determine cause of death, and collect data on feeding habits of fish by analyzing stomach contents. We will also spend plenty of time outside the lab exploring nearby ecosystems through kayaking, tide pooling and shrimp slurping.

Each camp is four days long, running Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 3 pm and cost $175.00 each. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Register online.

24th Annual Quilts by the Sea Show

24th Annual Quilts by the Sea Show

Friday - August 01, 2014
10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday - August 02, 2014
10:00am - 5:00pm
Organization: Oregon Coast Quilters Guild
Newport Recreation Center
225 SE Avery St

Great Albacore Tuna BBQ Challenge

Great Albacore Tuna BBQ Challenge

Saturday - August 09, 2014
Oregon Albacore Commission
South Side of Yaquina Bay Bridge
2000 Marine Science Drive

Event Description: The Oregon Coast's Biggest Cook-Off Weekend of the Year!

The Oregon Albacore Commission in conjunction with the Port of Newport presents the third annual "$3,000 Great Albacore Tuna BBQ Challenge" featuring professional chefs, amateur chefs and culinary students creating their best tuna loin recipes for the judges and the public who come to sample these awesome creations. Saturday, August 9 will be the professional and amateur competition and Sunday, August 10 features culinary students. For event and ticket information for one of Oregon's most amazing cook-offs, go to the website:

Saturday, August 9, 2014
Professional & Amateur Teams
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Sunday, August 10, 2014
Culinary Student Teams
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tickets available for purchase at the gate only.

Buccaneer Rampage Mud & Obstacle Race

Buccaneer Rampage Mud & Obstacle Race

Saturday - August 23, 2014
11:00am -5:00pm
Newport Parks & Recreation
Newport Municipal Airport
135 SE 84th St

Event Description: This is the Oregon Coast's best mud & obstacle race! It will feature a number of challenging obstacles spread out over a 5k course full of muddy, steep terrain. Competitors will have to brave everything from mud crawls, puddle jumps, rope walls and more. Keep an eye on our Facebook page. We will be posting updated information and maybe even leaking pictures of the course.

The 5k course will include 14+ obstacles to cross.
Racers can register as a team or as an individual.
Prizes will be given to the best male and female pirate costume!
Don't leave right after the race, we will also feature music, food, and a beer garden.
T-shirt and medal is included with sign-up fee. Check our website for registration prices.
All proceeds from the event go to help the Newport Parks and Recreation youth sports scholarship fund.

If you have questions, contact the Newport Parks and Recreation at: 541-574-5453.

Newport Half Marathon

Newport Half Marathon

Saturday - September 13, 2014
8:00am - 11:30am
Oregon Coast Aquatic Park
Newport High School start, finish Nye Beach
300 SE Eads St., Newport, OR, 97365

Event Description: Half Marathon or 10 mile run, walk. Starts at the High School out to the end of the reservoir back through the Bay to Beach Trail, then to the beach to the Yaquina Head Lighthouse headland then back along hard sand to the Jetty and return to Nye Beach Turnaround for the Finish.

Newport Wild Seafood Weekend

Newport Wild Seafood Weekend

Saturday - September 13, 2014
Newport Fishermen's Wives
The Place: Port Dock 7

Event Description: The Newport Wild Seafood Weekend is a two day celebration of our Northwest's vital wild-caught seafood industry and the fishermen and families who go to sea to harvest it. This two-day festival will take place at Port Dock 7 of the Port of Newport and on along the Boardwalk on Newport's Historic Bayfront.

2014 Oregon Coast Jazz Party

2014 Oregon Coast Jazz Party

11th annual event - October 3-5, 2014
Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
The Place: Shilo Inn Suites Hotel

Event Description: Oregon Coast Council for the Arts celebrates 11 years with the Oregon Coast Jazz Party at the Newport Performing Arts Center and at the Shilo Inn Suites Hotel. See website for further information. Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive 541.265.2787

Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County's

Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County's "House of Blues - NY, NY"

Saturday - October 04, 2014
5:30pm -9:30pm
Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County
The Place: Newport Hallmark Resort Salon
Address: 744 SW Elizabeth St, Newport, OR, 97365

Event Description: Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County's annual fundraising event House of Blues "NY, NY" will take place on October 4, 5:30 pm at the Hallmark Resort Salon. Live Webcam
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