Aug 2 & 3 PATHWAYS TO TRANSFORMATION Yachats
Holistic Health, Psychics and Crafts Fair. Features over 60 booths and 25 seminars with topics covering health, well-being and spiritual development. A small Weekend Pass Donation includes all the seminars. Children 12 and under are free. The Fair Cafe will serve lunch and snacks. Sponsored by Chuckling Cherubs.Free admission to venue.
Aug 9 & 10 WALDPORT CLAM-A-RAMA
Check tide times for this weekend. Licenses required (available on site). Trophies awarded each day for (1) largest family group participating (2) Largest Clam (3) Oldest participant (4) Youngest participant. Get here early for loads of fun with hands-on instructions and guidance from Ranger Cameron ("Clamron"). Sponsored by Waldport Chamber of Commerce. 7 am - 9 am
Aug 17 17th ANNUAL COIN SHOW, Florence
The 17th annual coin and stamp show is coming to the Florence Events Center on Saturday and Sunday, August 16 and 17. Show hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free to the public, and coin appraisals will be available. “Buy, sell or trade” is the theme, with close to 50 vendors from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California, and as far away as Connecticut.Exhibitors will display coins from the U.S. and around the world, including Greek and Roman coins, territorial gold coins, and hundreds more.
Aug 23 OREGON COAST GRAVEL EPIC BIKE RACE Waldport
The Oregon Coast Gravel Epic offers riders seeking an unvarnished challenge a full day of adventure in the Siuslaw National Forest on the central Oregon Coast. This event is being produced in cooperation with the cities of Waldport and Yachats with support from Travel Oregon. The ride showcases the raw beauty of ancient Siuslaw National Forest scenery and rural coastal communities. This is one of the crown jewels of the Oregon Triple Crown Series of premier and challenging racing and recreational riding events.
Aug 23 - Sep 6 PORT OF ALSEA CRAB DERBY, WALDPORT
The Port of Alsea presents its annual Crab Derby with drawings for delightful prizes and one lucky entry taking home the Grand Prize. All you need is one ticket for two ways to win. (You need not be present to win.)
Aug 24 YACHATS RIVER VALLEY FARM TOUR
The Yachats River Valley Farm Tour is Free and open to the public. Meet "up the river folks" who are using their land to raise anything from llamas to edible flowers. Visit up to seven farms, survey the operations and purchase locally produced products, including honey, vegetables, herbs and more! 10 am - 4 pm
Aug 30-Sep 1st YACHATS ART GUILD
Items for sale include: pen & ink drawings, paintings, woodcrafts, cards, and photos. 9AM - 5PM
Aug 30 YACHATS LADIES CLUB LABOR DAY PIE & ICE CREAM SOCIAL
Pies, Pies, Pies!..The Ladies Club pie socials are famous for their astounding variety of delicious pies. Each slice is a generous 6th of a pie and costs $3. Add a scoop of ice cream for an additional fifty cents. A variety of beverages will also be sold. Come early for the best selection and before the pie is gone! 11am - 3 pm
Aug 30- Sep 2 YACHATS ARTS GUILD FALL GALLERY
Shows will include oil and acrylic painters, photographers, pastel and mixed media artists, and watercolorists; additionally, Barry Campbell will be showing his wood turning pieces at the Fall Show in Yachats. Saturday and Sunday only 10am-5pm
Sep. 1-6 CRUZIN' FOR CRAB CAR SHOW & PORT OF ALSEA CRAB DERBY Waldport
The Port of Alsea presents its annual Crab Derby with drawings for delightful prizes and one lucky entry taking home the Grand Prize. All you need is one ticket for two ways to win. (You need not be present to win.)10am-4pm
Sep 5-7 5th ANNUAL RODS 'N RHODIES CAR SHOW Florence
The Merchants of Old Town and the City of Florence welcome you to the Annual Invitational Rods ‘n Rhodies Car Show, 1972 and older. It’s going to be a weekend of fun! Florence’s Historic Old Town comes alive with the sights and sounds of some of America’s best rods and custom cruisers. Vendors, Raffles, Street Cruise, Street Dance
Sep 5-7 FALLS BLUES CAR SHOW & SHINE Yachats
Registration check-in is Friday afternoon from 3-7 pm and Saturday from 8 am to Noon. After dinner there will be a dance with live music by the Purple Cats from 8 pm until..?
Sep 13 & 14 SKY CANDY YACHATS
This is a joyous historic festival (reintroduced in 2011) and chock full of activities that are fun for all ages. These include kite demonstrations, contests, public kite-flying, and endless food & drink. There will also be several professional kite fliers as well as giant kite fliers.
Sep 13 & 14 ANNUAL WILD SEAFOOD WEEKEND, Newport
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. 10am-6pm
Sep 27-28 CRUZIN'FOR CRAB & CAR SHOW WALDPORT
Annual event with special activities, drawings, craft vendors, fresh produce, music, and crab! 10am-4pm
Sep 27 GREAT OREGON FALL BEACH CLEAN-UP
Your opportunity to help keep Oregon's beautiful beaches clean! Come to the Yachats Visitors Center to register and/or pick up your bags. (Registration is now also available online.) This semiannual coast clean-up is sponsored by SOLV.
Oct 17- 19 15th ANNUAL YACHATS VILLAGE MUSHROOM FESTIVAL
Calling all fun guys and fun gals to the Yachats Village Mushroom Fest! Experience a tasty weekend of delectable wild forest mushroom cuisine, culinary markets, wine and beer tasting and live entertainment. In addition, have a FUN time learning all about mushrooms, the role of fungi in forest ecology, how to grow your own culinary mushrooms, and much more. We are honored to have a phenomenal team of educators join this festival annually to give talks, lead mushroom walks, and provide exhibits and workshops. Advance reservations for a couple of the Sat/Sun workshops may be made online. You may also take a culinary mushrooms cooking class or attend a mushroom cooking demonstration. Guided mushroom walks and fungi exhibits are FREE and open to the public.
Jan 31 ANNUAL YACHATS LIONS CLUB CRAB FEED
All you can eat crab, cole slaw, baked beans, coffee or soda. Tickets $35