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2014 Events

Newport Farmers' Market

Newport Farmers Market

Open 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

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!

pumpkin patch

Oregon's 5th Annual Glass Pumpkin Patch

August 30, 2014
9:00am - 5:00pm
At Mor Art, 4933 SW Hwy 101

There will be approximately 1,000 hand blown glass pumpkins in a wide variety of colors, sizes, and prices for you to choose from. Come see us for our 5th Oregon Coast Event. On the grass between North Lincoln County Historical Museum and Mor Art.

Superhero Fun Run

Superhero Fun Run

Sunday - August 31, 2014 (Labor Day Weekend)
9:00am - 12:00pm
At the Performing Arts Center
777 W Olive St, Newport

Event Description: First annual Superhero Fun Run! Great Family fun! Race with friends, dress in your favorite superhero costume. FREE ENTRY to the Kids Run if registered online on or before August 30th.

5K Entry Fee
If registered on or before August 17th:
Adult - $15.00
9 & under - $5.00

The 5K race will be timed but you don't have to be fast to win. Cash prizes will be awarded as follows:

Best Hero Costume Best Villain Costume
1st - $30.00
2nd - $20.00
3rd - $20.00
1st - $30.00
2nd - $20.00
3rd - $20.00

If we get more than 150 paid participants, cash prizes will be double to $60.00 for 1st and $40.00 for 2nd & 3rd best costume. Spread the word!

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.

Inhouse Jazz Series

Inhouse Jazz Series

September 14, 2014
2:30pm - 5:30pm
For reservations: 360-606-7136 or email
Website: website

Description: A series of afternoon house concerts featuring jazz artists throughout the spring and summer, highlighting a variety of musicians, their unique style and compositions Hosted by vocalist Annie Averre introducing these diverse musicians to jazz enthusiasts.

A suggested donation of $15-$30 with all proceeds beyond expenses donated in support of local arts & education. Bring your own beverage and a potluck treat to share. *Seating is limited. For reservations, please call 360-606-7136 or email

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.

4th annual Scaryokie

5th Annual "Scary-Okie"

Saturday, October 25th
6:00pm - 11:00pm
@ the Embarcadero Resort, 1000 SE Bay Blvd
Learn more
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 Festival

14th Annual Oyster Cloyster Festival

November 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

Holiday House Christmas Craft Show

December 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 - Spring Migration

Whale Watch Week - Winter Migration

Saturday, Dec 27th - Thurs, Jan 1 - all day, all week
Along the coast of Oregon
Contact: 541-765-3407

Event Description: Trained volunteers at 24 "Whale Spoken Here" sites help visitos spot gray whales during the winter migration. Live Webcam
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