Astoria Calendar of Events
including Warrenton & Hammond
FEATURED EVENT
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Through May 18
Get inspired by history and culture and join in the conversation at In Their Footsteps, a free program sponsored by the Lewis & Clark National Park Association at Fort Clatsop Visitor Center. Lewis & Clark National Historical Park offers its Spring 2020 In Their Footstep Series, a forum of guest speakers and presentations at Fort Clatsop Visitor Center. Programs are... [read more]
Through April 19 Live Theater: The Real Lewis & Clark Story or How Finns Discovered Astoria
Fridays and Saturday shows are at 7pm. Sunday matinees April 5 and April 19 at 2pm. Written by Judith P. Niland,original music by Dr. Stanley Azen and Dr. Joyce C. Niland. Astor Street Opry Playhouse, 129 W. Bond [more info]
April 18 Spring Salmon Run
Come for either an approximately 5k (walkers welcome) or a 10k (runners only) course featuring the Kwis Kwis Trails which are not accessible for most wheelchairs or strollers. The 10k run includes some long steep sections. Register for free between 9-9:30am. Arrive early to park at the Fort Clatsop Visitor Center and then enjoy a ½ mile warm-up hike on the Fort to Sea Trail to the registration area and start line. Be ready for the 9:55 safety briefing prior to the 10 a.m. start. Please, no pets on the course during the event (pets leashed to people are welcome on the park trails at other times). Participants younger than 18 need their parent or guardian to sign the registration form. A prize drawing will be held afterwards. Lewis & Clark NHP, Fort Clatsop Visitor Center 503.861.2471 [more info]
April 18 SOLVE it for Earth Day
Join thousands of volunteers 9am-1pm in this statewide cleanup campaign. More information is available online. Various Locations [more info]
April 19 In Their Footsteps Lecture Series: the Louisiana Purchase and the World that Gave Rise to It
Presented by professor Dr. James Armstead. Program is free and begins at 1pm in the Netul River Room. Lewis & Clark NHP, Fort Clatsop Visitor Center 503.861.2471 [more info]
April 24-26 Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival
Enjoy coastal cuisine, entertainment, arts and crafts, along with wine tastings and more. Visit the website for schedule updates and parking information. Clatsop County Fair & Expo Center [more info]
May 17 In Their Footsteps Lecture Series: Early Explorers of the Pacific Northwest, a Long Time Coming
Presented by Robert Heacock. Program is free and begins at 1pm in the Netul River Room Lewis & Clark NHP, Fort Clatsop Visitor Center 503.861.2471 [more info]
June 4-7 Goonies 35th Anniversary Celebration
Multiple venues around town will host events such as; The Goonies movie screenings, costume contests, scavenger hunts, meet and greet, fan gatherings, group truffle shuffles and tours. Visit the website for updates and news from event headquarters, known as The Goon Docks. Various Locations [more info]
June 19-21 Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
A tradition on the North Coast for over fifty years, celebrating the rich cultural heritage of emigrating Scandinavians to Astoria, Oregon. Performing Nordic music, dance and theater groups. Traditional Scandinavian foods, crafts and events. Clatsop County Fair & Expo Center [more info]
July 5 SOLVE Oregon Beach Cleanup
Join thousands of volunteers at one of 45 beach cleanup sites on the Oregon Coast. Online registration opens February 2020. Various Locations 971.346.2703 [more info]
July 8 Seaman's Day
Commemorating the contributions of Captain Meriwether Lewis' dog Seaman, the canine member of the Corps of Discovery. Meet Newfoundland dogs and their humans. Lewis & Clark NHP, Fort Clatsop Visitor Center 503.861.2471
July 19-September 12 Live Theater: Shanghaied in Astoria
The 36th season, a musical melodrama. Showtimes are at 7pm, Sunday matinees at 2pm. Astor Street Opry Playhouse, 129 W. Bond [more info]
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Join thousands of volunteer to clean up coastal beaches and rivers. Various Locations [more info]
October 2-3 Live Theater: Shanghaied Topsey Turvey
A twist on a the hysterical, Broadway-Style, musical melodrama Shanghaied in Astoria. Curtain time is 7pm. Astor Street Opry Playhouse, 129 W. Bond [more info]
October 11 Great Coumbia Crossing
This 10K scenic trek across the Columbia River is a unique opportunity to walk or run across the river on the Astoria-Megler Bridge. Registration opens May 1. Megler Bridge [more info]
December 4-20 Live Theater: Scooged in Astoria
A musical melodrama for the whole family. Written by local playwright, Judith P. Niland with original music by Philip Morill. Astor Street Opry Playhouse, 129 W. Bond [more info]
December 27-January 1 2021 Winter Whale Watch Week
Look for Gray Whales as they migrate south along the Oregon Coast. Oregon State Parks will staff 24 prime watch sites with trained volunteers to help visitors spot whales. Various Coastal Locations [more info]