See also: The Newport Chamber of Commerce Calendar of Events for a complete listing of events in Newport.
Newport Farmers MarketOpen Saturdays May - October 30
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Winter Market Nov-Dec & Mar-April 10-2
Local organic growers, market gardeners and green thumbs bring their fresh produce to the market. Saturday mornings you will find them busy setting up their tables with the season's best. Early in the season the tables are loaded with peas, lettuces, greens, radishes, new potatoes, and herbs. Later, the season brings varieties of berries, peppers, broccoli, peaches, pickling cucumbers, carrots, corn onions, squash, tomatoes, apples, and much more.
The Newport Farmers' Market has more than produce and garden blooms. You will find beautiful arts and crafts, unique services and fun events. Hand made soaps, knitted and felted hats, garden art, wooden planters, beautiful jewelry, tie dye clothing, photography, art glass, and much, much more. You can also get a massage and listen to great music! All of the handcrafted items at the Market are made by local artists. A fun place to shop for the perfect gift.
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.
Boomer Bash DashSaturday, September 27, 2014
9:00am - 12:00pm
Organization: Lincoln County Animal Shelter
At the Lincoln County Animal Shelter
510 NE Harney St, Newport
Event Description: Please join us to help support your animal shelter!
Scenic 3-mile course from the Animal Shelter, down Eads Street to the Fogarty Street Trailhead to the Big Creek Forest trail, along the trail to Big Creek Park, up NE Big Creek Road to Fogarty Street, back to Eads Street and to the Animal Shelter.
Friendly dogs welcome on leash.
2014 Oregon Coast Jazz Party11th 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 "House of Blues - NY, NY"Saturday - October 4, 2014
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.
Description: JOIN US AS WE CELEBRATE OUR NEW RUNWAY, NAVIGATIONAL AIDS AND AIRPORT STRIPING
Description: Dozens of vendors with everything you need for the holidays. See website or call for further information. Newport Recreation Center, 225 SE Avery St. 541.265.7783
5K & Kids Fun RunSaturday, October 25th
@ South Beach Rogue Brewery
2122 SE Marine Science Drive, South Beach
Organization: Rotary Club of Newport
Facebook event page
Contact info: 541-265-8801
Event Description: Trick or Treat, Monster Feet: Two Halloween-themed "runs" held in South Beach: a 3/4 mile kids fun run and a 5K (3.1 miles). In the fun run there will be volunteers handing out candy to the kids (the "Trick or Treat"). Everyone (5K and fun run) is encouraged to wear Halloween costumes (the "Monster Feet") because it's the only way to win best dressed.
The kids fun run goes through The Port of Newport property taking participants through the marina. The 5K will take participants from the Rogue parking lot past the Aquarium Village area to the Oregon Coast Community College area and back.
There will be cash prizes for overall winners and best dressed judged by our local Rotarian costume experts. All proceeds go to The Rotary Club of Newport, Oregon's general fund.
Costs: 5K ($30 thru 10/4 and $40 thereafter plus tshirt); 5K for students ($25 and $35 plus tshirt) Kids fun run ($5 thru 10/4 and $10 thereafter with $15 for optional tshirt)
Time: The kids fun run and 5K walkers begin at 10:30am. The 5K runners begin at 11am. Kids will be provided with a bag to fill up along the run run route.
6th Annual "Scary-Okie"Saturday, October 25th
6:00pm - 11:00pm
@ the Embarcadero Resort, 1000 SE Bay Blvd
Contact info: 541-265-8801
Event Description: The Chamber's annual Halloween party "Scary-Okie" will take place on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the Embarcadero Resort. Come as you are or dress in your favorite costume. Ticket price includes wine and beer social, buffet dinner, dancing, karaoke, prizes for best costumes, and musical entertainment.
14th Annual Oyster Cloyster FestivalNovember 1, 2014
6:00pm - 9:30pm
At The Oregon Coast Aquarium, 2820 SE Ferry Slip Rd
Contact info: 541-867-3474
Fees: Online: $75 per person. See website for other admission prices.
Event Description: An elegant evening of fine food and music. Clam chowder, platters of tantalizing appetizers, luscious desserts and rich coffee, plus, a no-host bar featuring select Oregon wines and micro brews, all make the Oyster Cloyster an unsurpassed coastal event. Proceeds from the event benefit both the Oregon Coast Community College's Aquarium Science Program as well as the Oregon Coast Aquarium.
Holiday House Christmas Craft ShowDecember 5, 6 and 7, 2014
Time: Friday and Saturday 9-6, Sunday 10-3
Location: At the Yaquina Bay Yacht Club, 750 SE Bay blvd next to Englund Marine Supply on the Newport Bayfront
More Information: 541-270-2256
Event Description: Celebrating 34 years of unique Christmas crafts on the Oregon Coast. All items homemade and juried. Includes homemade jam, candles, cookies, breads all freshly baked!! Quilted wall hangings, table runners, appliqued sweatshirts, dried apples, Christmas wreaths, lavender sachets and bundles, bath soaps, aprons, tea towels, photography, Santas, angels, snowmen and ornaments galore!!
Questions, please contact Shelley Paeth, 541-270-2256
Whale Watch Week - Winter MigrationSaturday, Dec 27th - Thurs, Jan 1 - all day, all week
Along the coast of Oregon
Event Description: Trained volunteers at 24 "Whale Spoken Here" sites help visitos spot gray whales during the winter migration.