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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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The community of Cannon Beach on the north Oregon coast offers a myriad of fun events for the family, couples or a getaway by yourself. Throughout the year you'll find exceptional restaurants, all kinds of shopping, art galleries, antiques, plus nearby golfing, horseback riding, fishing, hiking, wildlife, stunning views of Haystack Rock and of course, miles of beach to explore.

But, don't forget the many festivals, exhibits, theatre presentations and concerts that happen through out the year. Check here often to see what's going on and plan a trip soon. Or check this Calendar of Events for lots to do in Cannon Beach. It's easy to book a room at Tolovana Inn, truly a favorite Cannon Beach hotel, and make your stay even more enjoyable, comfortable and fun.

Monthly

Cannon Beach Galleries

Enjoy the Cannon Beach Arts Association monthly exhibits at the gallery
Most show receptions are on the 1st Saturday of each month, 6-8pm.

Cannon Beach is one of America's Best 100 Art Towns. Meet artists throughout the town throughout the year. Check upcoming events at Cannon Beach Gallery Group cbgallerygroup.com. Plan to stay in a spacious oceanfront or oceanview suite at Tolovana Inn. Call 800.333.8890 or at TolovanaInn.com.

Coaster Theatre
Ongoing Plays & Musicals

Live theatre year-round. The Coaster Theatre is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the cultural, artistic and civic vitality of Cannon Beach by continuing the tradition of producing quality community theatre and memorable experiences for residents and visitor of all ages. Learn more about the Theatre and this season's performances. Or call 503-436-1242.

January

Whale Migration
January 2014

Although December is a month many whales are sighted as they travel south to the warm waters of Baja lagoons of Mexico, the month of January can also be a great time to spot many of the mighty creatures as they go by the Oregon coast.

February

Cannon Beach Yoga Festival
February 28-March 2, 2014

No matter what your level of experience, this is a wonderful opportunity to explore something new, as well as deepen your practice. Enjoy workshops, daily morning meditations, a community dance party and more. Cannon Beach Yoga Festival.

 

March

Cannon Beach Yoga Festival
February 28-March 2, 2014

No matter what your level of experience, this is a wonderful opportunity to explore something new, as well as deepen your practice. Enjoy workshops, daily morning meditations, a community dance party and more. Cannon Beach Yoga Festival.

Savor Cannon Beach
Wine & Culinary Festival

Cannon Beach
March 6-9, 2014

Wine Culinary FestivalIt's a wine and culinary event you won't want to miss this March in Cannon Beach. The festival includes wine tastings, wine dinners and a wine walk throughout the town from over 20 Norhtwest wineries. Tickets are now available. For reservations at Tolovana Inn, call 800.333.8890 or at TolovanaInn.com.

Wine Walk Fundraiser
March 8, 2014 2p-5p

SOLVE Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup
March 22, 2014 10a-1p

Whale Watch Week
March 22-30, 2014

Come watch as the gray whales migrate past the Oregon coast each year. Summer can also be a great time to spot whales and you'll find whales in December too!

April

Puffins Return
Welcome the Puffins Back to Haystack Rock!
2014 Dates TBD

Each April Cannon Beach kicks off its Twelve Days of Earth Day celebration with a special march to Haystack Rock to welcome the puffins back. Learn more.


Pacific Light Images: Forest trees and people

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Earth Day
Twelve Days of Earth Day Celebration
in Cannon Beach
April 17-28, 2014

For twelve days in April, the cit of Cannon Beach celebrates Earth Day that begins with welcoming the return of the Puffins to Haystack Rock. Come enjoy all the events that include an art show at the Tolovana Arts Colony, Haystack Rock Awareness Program, Salmon Celebration and Potluck, Pet and People Walking Parade, face painting and more.To book your room at Tolovana Inn, click here.

Artist: Carol Riley, Gearhart, OR

"Birds of a Feather"
by Carol Riley, Gearhart, OR

 

Get Lit At The Beach
Cannon Beach
April 11-13, 2014

This is a gathering for readers and a once in a lifetime bookover's opportunity to meet fantasy, literary, crime mystery, and romance authors in one-setting. It's all part of the Twelve Day's of Earth Day celebration. To book your room at Tolovana Inn, click here.

 

 

 

May


Spring Unveiling Art Festival Weekend

May 2-4, 2014

The members of the Cannon Beach Gallery Group invite you to enjoy the 14th annual Spring Unveiling. Each gallery will spotlight new work by their chosen artists. Unveiling demos and receptions take place all weekend long, which makes this event an unparalleled experience for all art lovers. Click here to learn more about the 2014 Festival. To book your room at Tolovana Inn, click here.

Beach Walk/Run
May 31, 2014

The 7th Annual Cannon Beach Elementary School Walk/Run includes a 5K or 10K run, a 5K walk and a 1-mile kids run. Run on the beach and enjoy the beautiful local scenery including Haystack Rock on this popular out and back course. Afterwards, enjoy a light lunch, music and awards and random prizes. FMI: Call the school at 503-436-2294.

June

Sandcastle Day
June 21, 2014

Marvel at the amazing temporary works of art which will be washed away with the incoming tide or join in the sand sculpting at the annual Sandcastle Day. This is one of the largest sandcastle contests on the west coast, featuring several age divisions, kids through masters. Sculpting begins in the morning, and the creations of the sand are swallowed by the waves by mid-afternoon. Learn more. Schedule of Events. To make your reservations at Tolovana Inn call 800-333-8890 or book online.

Plein-Air and More
June 27-29, 2014

Plein Air is a term derived from the French expression "en plein air," meaning "in the open air." Come watch, ask questions or pick up your own brush as more than two dozen artists create works of art on location throughout the town and the beach. Many will work in the traditional method of plein air painting, while others will sculpt and photograph in their own unique style. Enjoy an Artist's Reception and the individual gallery receptions as well. Learn more. For reservations call 800-333-8890 or online.

 

Cannon Beach Farmer's Market
June 17 through September 30,2014

The 2014 Cannon Beach Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays from June 17 through September 30, opening at 1:00 with music, prepared food, and community booths. All other vendors open at 2:00, and the market closes at 5:00. The CBFM offers flowers in addition to a wide variety of fresh produce, pasture-raised meat, organic cheeses, wild-caught seafood, and hand-crafted artisan food products in the lively Midtown area of Cannon Beach.

July

Independence Day Parade
July 4, 2014

11am in downtown Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach Farmer's Market
June 17 through September 30,2014

The 2014 Cannon Beach Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays from June 17 through September 30, opening at 1:00 with music, prepared food, and community booths. All other vendors open at 2:00, and the market closes at 5:00. The CBFM offers flowers in addition to a wide variety of fresh produce, pasture-raised meat, organic cheeses, wild-caught seafood, and hand-crafted artisan food products in the lively Midtown area of Cannon Beach.

August

Sunday Concerts in th e park

Sunday afternoons in the Downtown City Park.

Salt Makers Return
3rd Weekend of August

Meet the members of the Salt Makers party every summer during the 3rd weekend in August. Thanks to the Seaside Museum & Historical Society, the City of Seaside, Oregon State Parks and Washington State Parks, we are able to host a unique opportunity to "meet" members of the Corps of Discovery as they are preparing salt for their return trip home. Learn more.

Cannon Beach Farmer's Market
June 17 through September 30,2014

The 2014 Cannon Beach Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays from June 17 through September 30, opening at 1:00 with music, prepared food, and community booths. All other vendors open at 2:00, and the market closes at 5:00. The CBFM offers flowers in addition to a wide variety of fresh produce, pasture-raised meat, organic cheeses, wild-caught seafood, and hand-crafted artisan food products in the lively Midtown area of Cannon Beach.

 

September

11th Annual Cannon Beach Cottage Tour
September 12-14, 2014

This annual tour features vintage beach cottages, luxury homes, lodging facilities and more. A luncheon and lecture are scheduled at noon. For the details and ticket information, click here. For reservations at Tolovana Inn, call 800-333-8890 or online.

SOLVE River Beach Cleanup
September 27, 2014

Cannon Beach Farmer's Market
June 17 through September 30,2014

The 2014 Cannon Beach Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays from June 17 through September 30, opening at 1:00 with music, prepared food, and community booths. All other vendors open at 2:00, and the market closes at 5:00. The CBFM offers flowers in addition to a wide variety of fresh produce, pasture-raised meat, organic cheeses, wild-caught seafood, and hand-crafted artisan food products in the lively Midtown area of Cannon Beach.

 

October

Rock the Beach 10k/5k walk/run
TBD

Annual Dog Show on the Beach
October 18, 2014

 

November

Haystack Holidays
Thanksgiving to New Years

Experience the holidays Cannon Beach style. Avoid the city's hustle and bustle and come see beautifully decorated Cannon Beach, enjoy seasonal events, local theatre and fine restaurants. Events include lamp-lighting, Library Tea and Cider, Wreath Making, Family Fun Camp and more. To reserve your room at Tolovana Inn,
call 800-333-8890 or click here to reserve your room online.

December

Haystack Holidays
Thanksgiving to New Years

Experience the holidays Cannon Beach style. Avoid the city's hustle and bustle and come see beautifully decorated Cannon Beach, enjoy seasonal events, local theatre and fine restaurants. Events include lamp-lighting, Library Tea and Cider, Wreath Making, Family Fun Camp and more. To reserve your room at Tolovana Inn,
call 800-333-8890 or click here to reserve your room online.

 

 

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