See also: The Newport Chamber of Commerce Calendar of Events for a complete listing of events in Newport.
Newport Farmers MarketOpen Saturdays, year-round
Summer Market - outdoors (next to city hall) - 9 am to 1 pm
Winter Market - indoors (county fairgrounds exhibit hall) - 10 am - 2 pm
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.
CHA's 4th Annual Robert Burns SupperJanuary 24, 2015
6:00pm to 10:00pm
@Shilo Inn Ballroom, Newport
Event Description: Join the Celtic Heritage Alliance (CHA) as we celebrate Scotland's favorite poet in an evening of frivolity, honor and retrospect during our 4th annual Robert Burns Supper at the Shilo Inn Ballroom in Newport, Oregon.
24th Annual Chocolate ClassicsJanuary 24
7:00pm - 9:00pm
@ the Oregon Coast Aquarium
Organization: RSVP of Linn, Benton & Lincoln Counties
Fees/Admission: $35 each or $60 for two if purchased in advance.
Event Description: Chefs from up and down the Oregon Coast enter their best sweet or savory chocolate dish, to be judged by our esteemed panel of judges, and by YOU! You've never had a better reason to indulge! RSVP brings you the 24th Annual Chocolate Classics, the main annual fundraiser for the program helping seniors find volunteer opportunities and providing essential services to the seniors of Lincoln County. For $35 per person or $60 per couple (in advance), attendees get to sample all the chocolate they can eat along with milk, coffee, and a bar sponsored by Twisted Snout Brewery. Attendees also have the chance to bid on silent auction items, and participate in a costume contest. The theme of the event this year is "Peace, Love & Chocolate: The 1960's". Tickets available at the Oregon Coast Aquarium or online at www.rsvpoflbl.org. For more information, call (541) 574-2684.
Newport Symphony Orchestra: Featuring MeeAe NamSat, Jan 24 @ 7:30 pm concert with pre-concert talk by Conductor Adam Flatt at 6:45 and
Sun, Jan 25- @ 2:00pm matinee
@ The Performing Arts Center
Hearts for HorsesSaturday, January 31
@ The Oregon Coast Aquarium
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Fees: $40 per person; $75 per couple, free for children under 12
Event Description: The 8th Annual Hearts for Horses Benefit Dinner and Auction will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan 31, 2015 at the Oregon Coast Aquarium, 2820 SE Ferry Slip Road in Newport.
38th Annual Newport Seafood & Wine FestivalFeb 19-22, 2015
Organization: Newport Chamber of Commerce
@2320 SE Marine Science Drive
The last weekend of every February, the central Oregon coast resort town of Newport, swells to well over 17,000 visitors coming to the Festival! for a weekend of wine, wonders in the culinary world, seafood and arts & crafts.
For more information: Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce, call 1-800-COAST44 or go to www.seafoodandwine.com
CHA'S 3rd Annual Shamrock SupperSaturday, March 14
6:00pm - 10:00pm
@ Shilo Inn, 536 SW Elizabeth St
Celtic Heritage Alliance
Event Description: A traditional meal of corned beef and cabbage accompanied by Irish soda bread, boiled potatoes & parsley sauce, mashed carrots & parsnips the many tasty temptations presented to accompany a virtual feast, and a delectable bread pudding or apple crisp for dessert! Please tell us if you have special dietary requirements. Beer & wine available for purchase (tea, coffee and water are included).
Sixth Annual BejeweledSaturday, March 28, 2015
Newport Shilo Inn
9:00am - 4:00pm
Food Share of Lincoln County
Contact: 541-265-8578 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Description: The ultimate in recycled jewelry sales. Over 5,000 donated items of vintage, fine, ethnic, costume, everyday and artisan jewelry. Most pieces one of a kind. Boutique and bargain all at fantastic prices.
A fundraiser for Food Share of Lincoln County. 541-265-8578
Banquet & Balloon AuctionSat, April 4
@ Best Western Plus Agate Beach Inn
With over 250 Chamber Members attending this event, it's a great opportunity to advertise your business. At the same time, it's a way to treat yourself, your employees & friends to an evening filled with fun. You will be served a fabulous dinner and have the opportunity to bid on hundreds of silent auction and live auction items that include vacation packages, tickets to sporting events, golf vacations and much, much more.