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See also: The Newport Chamber of Commerce Calendar of Events for a complete listing of events in Newport.

2015 Events


Newport Farmers' Market

Newport Farmers Market

Open 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
www.newportfarmersmarket.org

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!



David Ogden Stiers

Rachmaninoff's 2nd Symphony narrated and conducted by David Ogden Stiers

Sat, Feb 28, 7:30pm and Sunday, Mar 1, 2pm
@ Newport Performing Arts Center (PAC)
Tickets: 541-265-ARTS
Website: newportsymphony.org

Event Description: Enjoy a unique insight into the genius of Sergei Rachmaninoff, and pianist, through guided narration by David Ogden Stiers and musical excerpts played by the Newport Symphony. Stiers, our resident conductor, will guide you into the heart of this musical creation and the man who wrote it. Then, the Symphony will perform the entire piece for your pleasure. Don't miss this special event!



Nye Beach Mystery Weekend

Historic Nye Beach Mystery Weekend

Saturday, March 14, 2015
10am - 5pm
@ Nye Beach Historic District in Newport

Visit Nye Beach for its Mystery Weekend! This Family Event begins Saturday morning when sleuths purchase mystery packets for $10 each at Nye Cottage, 208 NW Coast Street, Nye Beach, between 9am and 2pm.

Sleuths will visit participating business to collect clues and interrogate the suspects between 10am and 5pm, with solutions due by 5pm on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at Nye Cottage.

The mystery is written by a local author. Sleuths may choose to work alone, in pairs, or even groups to determine: Who committed the murder!

This year's mystery is "The Haunted Trailer," taking place in 1978. It centers on the murder of Indi Cent, a resident of the 10 Commandments Mobile Village who is found dead in the arms of her boyfriend, Robin Steele.

Saturday, 7pm, the big reveal will take place at the American Legion 424 West Olive Street, Newport, where Inspector Fillmore Cells will name the murderer, the murderer's motives, the chain of events that led to the murder, and the evidence that caused the sleuth(s) to reach a conclusion.

Awards to to the winning investigators! For more information, call, 541-270-2234.



Shamrock Supper

CHA'S 3rd Annual Shamrock Supper

Saturday, March 14
6:00pm - 10:00pm
@ Shilo Inn, 536 SW Elizabeth St
Celtic Heritage Alliance
See details
Contact: info@newportcelticfestival.com
Fees/Admission: TBD

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).

Between courses, Irish Whiskey connoisseurs will enjoy five exceptional tastings of fine exemplars from the Emerald Isle with short educational snippets.

Having enjoyed this wonderful feast, the guests then partake and participate in an evening of song and fanciful readings of the poetry of William Butler Yeats, a Pub Quiz for fabulous prizes, and a silent auction will take place throughout the evening.

For more information, or to purchase tickets by phone, please call 541-961-7696.



Bejeweled

Sixth Annual Bejeweled

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Newport Shilo Inn
9:00am - 4:00pm
Food Share of Lincoln County
Contact: 541-265-8578 or info@foodsharelincolncounty.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 Auction

Banquet & Balloon Auction

Sat, April 4
6:00-10:00pm
@ Best Western Plus Agate Beach Inn
Website: newportchamber.org/balloon_auction.htm

Event Description:

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.



Marine Science Day

Marine Science Day at the Hatfield Marine Science Center

Sat, April 11, 2015
10:00am - 4:00pm
@ OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center
hmsc.oregonstate.edu

Event Description: Help us celebrate 50 years as OSU's marine lab at our annual open house! Come experience the research, education, and outreach in marine sciences that makes this marine lab unique in the Pacific Northwest.

Free admission. No tickets required. Donations appreciated. FMI: 541-867-0234



Loyalty Days Parade

Newport Loyalty Days

Fri, May 1st
Contact Info: 541-961-1466

Event Description: Loyalty Day was originated by the Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) on the East Coast, with Newports Veterans starting our local Loyalty Day celebration in May of 1956. As the celebration continued to spread throughout the nation, Congress wrote a Joint Resolution and President Eisenhower signed the Bill into law designating the First of May as Loyalty Day, a special day set aside for the recognition of the heritage of American freedom. With Newport's strong support of the Loyalty Day tradition and its designation as a Coast Guard City USA, we invite you to share in this year's celebration.



2013 Lincoln County Fair

2015 Lincoln County Fair

August 14, 15, 16
@ The Lincoln County Fairgrounds
Newport, Oregon

Event Description There will be a carnival, 4-H program, entertainment. Local fishermen and artists are also coming. Hosted by OSU Extension.



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