Ongoing Coastal Activities

Heceta Head Lightstation Tours

Daily, 11:00am-3:00pm

“Free docent led tours at Heceta Head Lightstation (circa 1894) LIGHTHOUSE TOURS: 11am-3pm daily thru year LIGHTKEEPER’S HOUSE TOURS: 11am-3pm Sat/Sun thru Sept Tours may be made by appointment throughout the rest of fall, winter, spring. Usual Annual Schedule: Memorial Weekend thru Labor Day Heceta Head Lightstation is 14 miles south of Yachats on US 101. $5/vehicle/day use fee or valid OSP parking pass or Oregon Coast Passport”

Community Happenings

Yachats Winter Celebration

November 28, 2019 – January 1, 2020

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Holiday Lunch Bunch

December 12 at 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

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Yachats Winter Celebration Opening Ceremony & The Sweet Adelines

December 13 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

“The Opening Ceremony tradition includes a brief holiday message, along with the formal declaration by the Mayor that the Yachats Winter Celebration is officially open. Afterwards all are invited to repair to the neighboring Yachats Ladies Club for refreshments and entertainment by The Sweet Adelines chorale, which will begin singing at 7:30 p.m.”

Central Coast Chorale Holiday Concert

December 13 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

“Familiar carols, some lovely holiday sentiments, and at least one bit of musical humor will make this evening a wonderful way to kick off the holiday season. Central Coast Chorale will be joined by Women of Note . $10 Suggested Donation.”

Saturday Speakers Series at Cape Perpetua – Sea Otters

December 14 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Heceta Head Lightstation Victorian Christmas Open House

December 14-15 at 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

“The Queen Ann style Keeper’s House will be decorated with Victorian flourishes inside and out. Enjoy warm drinks and treats and performances by local musicians. Santa Claus will be there, and there will be a holiday raffle with great prizes from local businesses. Shuttle service will be offered from Heceta Head Lightstation State Scenic Area parking lot to the front door – or bring warm, rainproof clothing and a flashlight and enjoy a beautiful walk up from the parking lot/beach.”

Saturday Speakers Series at Cape Perpetua

December 21 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Saturday Speakers Series at Cape Perpetua

December 21 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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New Year’s Peace Hike

January 1, 2020 at 9:15 am – 1:00 pm

“Tentative Schedule. Stay posted as the 2020 date nears. Start the new year on the right foot and join the 9th annual Yachats New Year’s Day Peace Hike! The event will again honor its roots with a 6 mile round trip hike from the Yachats Commons to the Amanda Trail Grotto where the traditional silent procession and fire ceremony will be held. The hike begins at 10:15 a.m., and the ceremony begins at 11:15 a.m. sharp.”

Saturday Speakers Series at Cape Perpetua

January 4, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Saturday Speakers Series at Cape Perpetua

January 11, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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9th annual Yachats Agate Festival

January 18-19, 2020 at 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

“The village gem invites you to the 9th annual Yachats Agate Festival and Gem-Mineral-Fossil Show. This year the Annual Yachats Agate Festival will feature spectacular agates, plus minerals, gems, crystals and fossils on display at the Yachats Commons. Many of the vendors return every year bringing new specimens and products with them.  The festival weekend will feature displays as well as family friendly learning opportunities for all ages. There will be special guest speakers and the Oregon Coast Agate Club will also be joining in with demonstrations and club displays.”

Saturday Speakers Series at Cape Perpetua

January 18, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Yachats Lions Annual Crab Feed

January 25, 2020 at 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm

“All You Can Eat Until It’s Gone! Crab dinner includes French bread, coleslaw, baked beans, choice of coffee or soda and great fun!”

Saturday Speakers Series at Cape Perpetua

January 25, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Saturday Speakers Series at Cape Perpetua

February 1, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Saturday Speakers Series at Cape Perpetua

February 8, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Saturday Speakers Series at Cape Perpetua

February 15, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Ceremony of Renewal and Commitment

February 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

“WEDDING VOW RENEWALS TO BE HELD IN YACHATS The Little Log Church and Museum in Yachats will present its annual Ceremony of Renewal and Commitment Friday, February 14th. This will be the 25th year the Log Church will be offering couples the opportunity to renew their vows in a group setting. Both married and unmarried committed couples are invited to attend. This year the Log Church will offer the ceremony at two times – one at 12 noon and one at 5:30 p.m.”

Little Sweetheart’s Family Valentine Dance

February 15, 2020 at 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

“Bring your little sweetheart to the 7th annual YYFAP Family Valentine Dance. Mother-Son | Father-Daughter, or any couple combination of friends and family, young or old. No age limit. Each adult will receive a flower to give their date! Refreshments served. Couple photos. Music. Cost TBA.”

Saturday Speakers Series at Cape Perpetua

February 22, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Saturday Speakers Series at Cape Perpetua

February 29, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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* All Cape Perpetua Collaborative events are free, but a Northwest Forest Pass, Oregon Coast Passport, federal recreation pass, or $5 day-use fee is required within the Cape Perpetua Scenic Area and at some trailheads and day use sites. For more information on these events, contact the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center at 541-547-3289.