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.
The America's Cup Tour Visits NewportSaturday, August 1
noon - 7pm
Port Dock 3, at the foot of Hatfield Drive, Newport
* Events Are Open To The Public
* Junior Sailors Talk & Tour Aboard "America" - 12:00PM
* Dockside Tours of "America" - 1:00PM to 3:00PM
* Sunset Sail aboard "America" - 4:00PM to 7:00PM
* America's Cup Multimedia Presentation at the Pacific Maritime & Heritage Center - 7:30PM
Event Description: The schooner "America" will be in Newport as part of the Tour and we have a Sunset Sail aboard her. Experience the thrill of sailing aboard this world class vessel which will be moored at Port Dock 3, at the foot of Hatfield Drive.
"Quilts by the Sea" 2015 Quilt ShowFriday, August 7 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday, August 8 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Organization: Oregon Coast Quilters Guild
@ the Newport Recreation Center
225 SE Avery St, Newport
OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center 50th Anniversary CelebrationFriday, August 7
4:30pm - 7pm
OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center
2030 SE Marine Science Drive, Newport
Event Description: Fifty years after OSU dedicated the Marine Science Center, Oregon State University will honor the past with a special 50th Anniversary Celebration, and look to the future with OSU's Marine Studies Initiative. The 50th Anniversary Celebration, located outdoors in front of the HMSC Visitor Center, will feature distinguished speakers, a historical slide show and a new video celebrating HMSC's bright future. The Celebration will be followed by a reception in the Visitor Center from 5:30pm to 7pm.
Saturday, August 8, 2015
Professional & Amateur Teams
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday, August 9, 2015
Culinary Student Teams
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Great Albacore Tuna BBQ ChallengeSaturday - Aug 8 - 11am - 3pm
Sunday - Aug 9 - 11am - 2pm
Oregon Albacore Commission
South Side of Yaquina Bay Bridge @ the Port of Newport
2000 Marine Science Drive
Event Description: It's back for the 4th great year, the amazing Great Albacore Tuna BBQ Challenge
presented by the Oregon Albacore Commission and the Port of Newport! Over 30 teams will be competing for $3,700 in prize money and your admission allows you to sample all of their incredible tuna culinary creations. Plus sample delicious ales from the Pelican Brewery and enjoy a major classic car show featuring classics from the collection of the Bay City Cruisers and Rollin' Oldies.
Saturday, August 8, 2015
Sunday, August 9, 2015
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Oregon Dept of Fish and Wildlife
2040 SE Marine Science Drive, Newport
Family Crabbing Workshop
Event Description: Don t just seafood, catch your food. Come on out and join us at this family workshop. We ll take you from the ocean to the dinner plate, showing you how to catch, clean and cook your harvest and send you off with some great recipes. This workshop will be held near Newport. Your registration fee includes the use of all necessary equipment, instruction/materials and lunch.
Neil Simon's "Come Blow Your Horn"Starts: Friday, July 24 at 7:30pm - 10pm (3 week run)
Ends: Sunday, August 9 at 2pm - 4:30pm-
by Porthole Players
At the Newport Performing Arts Center
777 W. Olive Street, Newport
For tickets call 541-265-2787 or visit www.coastarts.org.
Cost: $16 general/$20 front tables serving Deli treats
Event Description: Neil Simon's first play is an uproarious comedy that takes place in 1961. The era of Mad Men and the Rat Pack. Alan Baker, a 30-ish swinging bachelor with time, money and women to spare, welcomes his rebellious and eager younger brother, Buddy, into his den of iniquity. Buddy wants to be a writer but their father only wants him to take over the family business, the largest manufacturer of wax fruit on the east coast. The mother only wants peace in the family even if it makes her nauseous. Peggy has stars in her eyes. Connie has a song in her heart and Alan probably has condoms in his wallet. Yes, it's a family show.
2015 Lincoln County FairAugust 14, 15, 16
@ The Lincoln County Fairgrounds
Event Description There will be a carnival, 4-H program, entertainment. Local fishermen and artists are also coming. Hosted by OSU Extension.
At the Lincoln County Fair!!
Five Alarm FunAugust 15 - 16
@ The Lincoln County Fair
Place: The Lincoln County Fairgrounds
Contact: Bill Aumen, 750-715-7306
Buccaneer RampageSaturday, August 22 - 11am -4pm
Organization: City of Newport Parks and Recreation
Place: Newport Municipal Airport
135 SE 84th St
Event Description: Arrrrrrrghhhh....you tough enough to compete in the gnarliest mud/obstacle race on the Oregon Coast?
George Winston has attained international fame with the release of thirteen solo piano albums including the seminal recordings "AUTUMN", "DECEMBER", "SUMMER and" FOREST". His latest release "GULF COAST BLUES & IMPRESSIONS 2-A LOUISIANA WETLANDS BENEFIT "on Sony Records showcases his incredible talent and breadth of piano styles. As evidenced by the latest release he's most inspired by the great New Orleans R&B pianists such as James Booker, Professor Longhair, Dr. John, and others. He's also interpreting pieces on solo piano by his favorite composers that range from Vince Guaraldi, the Doors, Sam Cooke, Frank Zappa, John Coltrane, Taj Mahal, and others, to play at his concerts.
George Winston @ Performing Arts CenterSaturday, September 12
7:30pm - 9pm
Organization: OCCA & Show Sherpas
Place: Newport Performing Arts Center
Event Description: The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts Capital Campaign is partnering with coastal event company Show Sherpas to present world renowned pianist George Winston at Newport's Performing Arts Center Saturday September 12th at 7:30pm. Premium Seating is $45.00 and General Seating is $35.00, not including fees.
Lighted Boat ParadeSaturday, December 5
5pm - 7pm
Place: Historic Bayfront
Event Description: Come down to the Bayfront and enjoy the start of the holiday season with the Lighted Boat Parade.