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

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
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!



24th Annual Quilts by the Sea Show

24th Annual Quilts by the Sea Show

Friday - August 01, 2014
10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday - August 02, 2014
10:00am - 5:00pm
Organization: Oregon Coast Quilters Guild
Newport Recreation Center
225 SE Avery St
Website



Great Albacore Tuna BBQ Challenge

Great Albacore Tuna BBQ Challenge

Saturday - August 09, 2014
10:00am-3:00pm
Oregon Albacore Commission
South Side of Yaquina Bay Bridge
2000 Marine Science Drive
Website: www.tunabbq.com

Event Description: The Oregon Coast's Biggest Cook-Off Weekend of the Year!

The Oregon Albacore Commission in conjunction with the Port of Newport presents the third annual "$3,000 Great Albacore Tuna BBQ Challenge" featuring professional chefs, amateur chefs and culinary students creating their best tuna loin recipes for the judges and the public who come to sample these awesome creations. Saturday, August 9 will be the professional and amateur competition and Sunday, August 10 features culinary students. For event and ticket information for one of Oregon's most amazing cook-offs, go to the website: www.tunabbq.com.

Saturday, August 9, 2014
Professional & Amateur Teams
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Sunday, August 10, 2014
Culinary Student Teams
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tickets available for purchase at the gate only.



Buccaneer Rampage Mud & Obstacle Race

Buccaneer Rampage Mud & Obstacle Race

Saturday - August 23, 2014
11:00am -5:00pm
Newport Parks & Recreation
Newport Municipal Airport
135 SE 84th St
Website: www.buccaneerrampage.com

Event Description: This is the Oregon Coast's best mud & obstacle race! It will feature a number of challenging obstacles spread out over a 5k course full of muddy, steep terrain. Competitors will have to brave everything from mud crawls, puddle jumps, rope walls and more. Keep an eye on our Facebook page. We will be posting updated information and maybe even leaking pictures of the course.

The 5k course will include 14+ obstacles to cross.
Racers can register as a team or as an individual.
Prizes will be given to the best male and female pirate costume!
Don't leave right after the race, we will also feature music, food, and a beer garden.
T-shirt and medal is included with sign-up fee. Check our website for registration prices.
All proceeds from the event go to help the Newport Parks and Recreation youth sports scholarship fund.

If you have questions, contact the Newport Parks and Recreation at: 541-574-5453.



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
Website: www.oregoncoastaquaticpark.org

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.



Newport Wild Seafood Weekend

Newport Wild Seafood Weekend

Saturday - September 13, 2014
10:00am-6:00pm
Newport Fishermen's Wives
The Place: Port Dock 7
Website

Event Description: The Newport Wild Seafood Weekend is a two day celebration of our Northwest's vital wild-caught seafood industry and the fishermen and families who go to sea to harvest it. This two-day festival will take place at Port Dock 7 of the Port of Newport and on along the Boardwalk on Newport's Historic Bayfront.



2014 Oregon Coast Jazz Party

2014 Oregon Coast Jazz Party

11th annual event - October 3-5, 2014
12:00pm-10:00pm
Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
The Place: Shilo Inn Suites Hotel
Website

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
Website

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.



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