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 BENEFIT FOR THE COMMONS
BBQ & Vegetarian dinner followed by music. Tickets are $15 for music & food or $10 for music only.
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 10 YACHATS LADIES' CLUB SCHOLARSHIP FUND DINNER
The Yachats Ladies Club is hosting a benefit dinner for our Scholarship Fund, from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, October 10, 2014, at the Clubhouse on Third and West Pontiac Streets in Yachats. This year’s raffle quilt will be on display at the event and tickets will be available. The drawing for the quilt will be at the Christmas Bazaar on Sunday December 7, 2014, at 2 p.m
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.
Nov 1 14th ANNUAL OYSTER CLOYSTER FESTIVAL
The Oyster Cloyster is an exceptional event where you can indulge your sense of pleasure with original culinary creations prepared by the Chefs of the Oyster Cloyster, making it an experience to savor. Proceeds from the event benefit both the Oregon Coast Community College's Aquarium Science Program as well as the Oregon Coast Aquarium. 6:30pm -9:30pm
Nov 7-9 YACHATS CELTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL
Experience a lively blend of foot-tapping Celtic music, humor, scrumptious food, and performances by graceful dancers. For this 13th Anniversary of the Festival acclaimed performers from the old countries will mix harmoniously with home grown American masters to fill the Village of Yachats with traditional (and not so traditional) Celtic Music.
Jan 31 ANNUAL YACHATS LIONS CLUB CRAB FEED
All you can eat crab, cole slaw, baked beans, coffee or soda. Tickets $35