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Things to do on the Oregon Coast

Yachats Special Activities By Date

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Events in 2010

January 23, 2010
Saturday 4 p.m. until the food is gone!
Yachats Lions Hall, W 4th St. and Pontiac &
Yachats Commons Auditorium, W 4th & Hwy 101
YACHATS LIONS ANNUAL CRAB FEED
All you can eat crab with french bread, cole slaw, baked beans, soda or coffee. Advance purchase Dinner Tickets $25. Special group seatings are available. (Sorry, no take-out or doggy bags...all food must be eaten on premises.) Advance tickets available at Shirley's in Yachats. For reservations or more information, please contact Jerry Musial at (541) 547-3498 or Email. Mail checks to Yachats Lions Club, POB 66, Yachats, OR 97498-066.

February 6, 2010
Saturday 7:30 p.m.
Yachats Commons Auditorium, Hwy 101 & W 5th
15th Annual  YACHATS LIONS BARBERSHOP FESTIVAL
Stay posted for more information. Tickets will be available in Yachats at Shirley's Gifts and at the Yachats Visitors Center. FMI, please Email. Sponsored by the Yachats Lions Club.

February 14, 2010
Sunday 5:30 p.m.
Little Log Church, W 3rd & Pontiac
St. Valentine's
WEDDING VOW RENEWAL CEREMONY
A Celebration of Renewal and Commitment. Sponsored by the Little Log Church Museum, (541) 547-3976.

March 20, 2010
Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Yachats Ladies Club, W 3rd and Pontiac
Yachats Ladies Club's
7th Annual SATURDAY LUNCHEON & CRAFT SHOW
Crafts by Ladies Club Members and Saturday Luncheon with Pie/beverage option. Fundraiser for the Yachats Ladies Club. FMI Sandy Dunn, Yachats Ladies Club President, (541) 547-3205.

March 20-21, 2010
Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Yachats Commons Auditorium, W 5th & Hwy 101
40th Annual
ORIGINAL YACHATS ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR
Superb Arts and Crafts by 70 selected artists of the Pacific Northwest. Free admission. FMI, please Email, (541) 547-3530, 1-800-929-0477. Art classes will also be available. Please check back for class schedule, which will be posted here soon.

Artists, please click here for Arts Fair Guidelines and Application.

March 20, 2010
Saturday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Register/pick up bags at the Yachats Visitors Center, 241 Hwy 101
GREAT OREGON SPRING BEACH CLEAN UP
Your opportunity to help keep Oregon's beautiful beaches clean. Come to the Yachats Visitors Center to register and pick up your bags. FMI: (541) 547-3530, 1-800-929-0477. Find the Yachats Visitors Center in the center of town next door to Yachats Village Market. This semiannual coast clean-up is sponsored by SOLV.

March 20 - March 27, 2010
10 a.m - 1 p.m.
SPRING WHALE WATCH
Whale watch interpreters at Cape Perpetua Overlook, Cape Perpetua Visitors' Center, Devil's Churn Viewpoint and Cook's Chasm Turnout. FMI: Morris Grover, (541) 765-3304, Email.

March 21, 2010
Sunday 7:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Yachats Lions Hall, W 4th & Pontiac
YACHATS LIONS PANCAKE BREAKFAST
All you can eat pancakes with eggs, ham, sausage, coffee and milk. Sponsored by the Yachats Lions Club.

May 29, 2010
Saturday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m
Yachats Ladies Club House, W 3rd & Pontiac
Yachats Ladies Club
MEMORIAL DAY PIE & ICE CREAM SOCIAL
Wonderful assortment of pies made from the favorite recipes of Ladies Club members. Come early because they usually sell out. FMI Sandy Dunn, Yachats Ladies Club President, (541) 547-3205.

May 30, 2010
Sunday 7:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Yachats Lions Hall, W 4th & Pontiac
YACHATS LIONS PANCAKE BREAKFAST
All you can eat pancakes with eggs, ham, sausage, coffee and milk. Sponsored by the Yachats Lions Club.

June 2010 Dates TBA
Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Seal Rock Garden Club
FLOWER SHOW & PLANT SALE

Held at the Seal Rock Garden Club House, 10377 NW Rand St., Seal Rock (next door to the fire house and Seal Rock Water District building). Approximately 14 miles north of Yachats, just off Hwy 101.

June-August 2010 Dates TBA
TIDEPOOL DISCOVERY DAYS
FMI: (541) 547-3289. Take advantage of some of the lowest tides of the year! Naturalists will be stationed at the tidepools in the Cape Perpetua Scenic Area. Check for low tides!

July 4, 2010
Sunday - An all day Independence Day Celebration!
YACHATS la de da PARADE, afternoon festivities
& FIREWORKS SHOW

Fun-filled la de da Parade on July 4 at Noon sponsored by the Yachats Area Chamber of Commerce. Great food and music all afternoon about town. Spectacular Fireworks at Sundown over the Yachats Bay.

July 4, 2010
Sunday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Yachats Commons, W 4th & Hwy 101
7th Annual
FOURTH OF JULY PIE & ICE CREAM SOCIAL
The Yachats Ladies Club will wow you with an incredible variety of delicious pies. FMI Sandy Dunn, Yachats Ladies Club President, (541) 547-3205.

July 4, 2010
Sunday 2:30 p.m.
Yachats State Scenic Area at the Yachats River Bridge
5th ANNUAL DUCK FOR KIDS RACE
1,200 Rubber Duckies will be dropped from the Yachats River Bridge, just south of downtown Yachats to race down the river! Watch from the beach below the bridge at Yachats Ocean Road State Park. You may sponsor a duck for $5 or 3 ducks for $10. The first ducks across the finish line will win fantastic prizes. Buy your chance to win at the Yachats Visitors Center, 241 Hwy 101, (541) 547-3530; Chuck's Waldport Video, 520 Commercial St, (541) 563-4898 or at the Yachats Youth and Family Activities Program, (541) 547-4599. All proceeds benefit YYFAP Programming.

July 9-11, 2010
Yachats Presbyterian Church, 360 W 7th St.
30th Annual
YACHATS MUSIC FESTIVAL
For 3 decades, Yachats has had the privilege of hosting internationally acclaimed artists of FOUR SEASONS CONCERTS. This magnificent 3-day music festival includes cameo performances by 20 to 30 major classical artists. Don't miss this best kept secret on the Oregon Coast. Individual concert tickets for Friday, Saturday or Sunday evening or a Sunday matinee performance may be purchased beginning in June @ the Yachats Visitors Center (541) 547-3530, the Adobe Resort (541) 547-3141 and the Fireside Motel (541) 547-3636. The Yachats Music Festival is dedicated to the memory of its founder, Dr. W. Hazaiah Williams, who began the summer Festival in Yachats in 1981. FMI, (510) 601-7919, FOUR SEASONS CONCERTS.

July 10, 2010
Saturday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Yachats Commons Picnic Shelter, W 5th & Hwy 101
YACHATS LIONS ANNUAL FISH FRY
(Formerly the Yachats Smelt Fry). Yachats Lion's Fisherman's Dinner includes deep fried cod & snapper with baked beans, coleslaw and garlic bread. Waldport Lion's serve grilled sausages with condiments, chips & drink. Slice of pie and drink is also available. No advance tickets or reservations. FMI: Please Email the Yachats Lions.

August 2010 Dates TBA
TIDEPOOL DISCOVERY DAYS
FMI: (541) 547-3289. Take advantage of some of the lowest tides of the year! Naturalists will be stationed at the tidepools in the Cape Perpetua Scenic Area. Check for low tides!

August 7-8, 2010
Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m. -5 p.m.
PATHWAYS TO TRANSFORMATION
Holistic Health, Psychics, and Crafts Fair. FMI: (541) 547-4664. Sponsored by Chuckling Cherubs. Held inside the Yachats Commons, Hwy. 101 and W 4th St.

August 20-21; 27-29
and Sept. 3-5, 2010

Friday/Saturday 7:30 p.m.
Sunday 2 p.m.
Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 5th
A selected play (TBA) presented by ONE OF US PRODUCTIONS
Please stay posted for information. Tickets will be available in Yachats @ Toad Hall, Raindogs, Shirley's, Chuck's Waldport Video, in Newport at the Performing Arts Center, and & at the Door.

August/Sept 2010 Dates TBA
10 a.m - 1 p.m.
SUMMER WHALE WATCH
Whale watch interpreters at Cape Perpetua Overlook, Cape Perpetua Visitors' Center, Devil's Churn Viewpoint and Cook's Chasm Turnout. FMI: Morris Grover, (541) 765-3304, Email.

September 2010 Dates TBA
7:00 p.m.
Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 5th
4th Annual YACHATS MUSICIANS SHOWCASE
Stay posted for information. All proceeds benefit the Yachats Youth & Family Activities Program, 541-547-4599.

September 4, 2010
Saturday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Yachats Ladies Club House, W 3rd & Pontiac
11th Annual Yachats Ladies Club
LABOR DAY PIE & ICE CREAM SOCIAL
FMI Sandy Dunn, Yachats Ladies Club President, (541) 547-3205.

September 5, 2010
Sunday 7:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Yachats Lions Hall, W 4th & Pontiac
Yachats Lions Annual
ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKE BREAKFAST

Breakfast includes all you can eat pancakes, eggs over easy, choice of ham or sausage, milk, tea, or coffee. Please visit Yachats merchants after breakfast. Sponsored by the Yachats Lions Club.

September 25, 2010
Saturday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Register/pick up bags at the Yachats Visitors Center, 241 Hwy 101
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 pick up your bags. FMI: (541) 547-3530, 1-800-929-0477. Find the Yachats Visitors Center in the center of town next door to Yachats Village Market. This semiannual coast clean-up is sponsored by SOLV.

October 15-17, 2010
Friday 4 p.m. - Sunday 4 p.m.
Yachats Commons, Cape Perpetua and About Town
11th Annual
YACHATS VILLAGE MUSHROOM FEST
Come savor autumn on the central Oregon coast where the fun-guys go - to the Yachats Village Mushroom Fest!Enjoy wild forest mushroom cuisine, expert led mushroom walks, talks and exhibits, culinary and fungi arts workshops, culinary mushroom markets, wine tasting, and live entertainment. Guided mushroom walks, talks and exhibits are FREE and open to the public. The Yachats Village Mushroom Fest is hosted by the Yachats Area Chamber of Commerce and is generously supported by Yachats Area restaurants, lodging and gift shops, the Cape Perpetua Visitors Center and Scenic Area, Forest Ecologist Marla Gillham, OSU Faculty, Students and Alumni, Cascade Mycological Society, North American Truffling Society, Lincoln Co Mycological Society, the Yachats Youth and Family Activities Program, the Yachats Ladies Club, Yachats Lions, Yachats Farmers Market, area naturalists, and many culinary mushroom enthusiasts. FMI, please Email or call 1-800-929-0477, 547-3530.

2009 FESTIVAL PROCEEDS BENEFITTED THE GERDEMANN BOTANICAL PRESERVE

October 2010 Dates TBA
6 p.m. Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 5th
4th Annual YACHATS GUITAR FEST
Come to Yachats for a fantastic evening of acoustic guitar music. Tickets will be available at Raindogs and Green Salmon in Yachats and Oceana and the Performing Arts Center in Newport. Please watch Tony Kaltenberg's web site for more information.

November 20, 2010
Saturday afternoon - Ceili and music Workshops
Saturday, 7:30 p.m. - CONCERT
Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 5th St.
YACHATS CELTIC CELEBRATION 
Please stay posted for information or call Don at (541) 961-6695. Sponsored by the Friends of the Yachats Commons.

December 4-5, 2010
Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (lunch offered 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Sunday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. (no lunch available)
Yachats Ladies Club
83rd Annual CHRISTMAS BAZAAR
Held inside the Yachats Ladies Club House, 286 W 3rd St. FMI Sandy Dunn, Yachats Ladies Club President, (541) 547-3205. Sponsored by the Yachats Ladies Club.

December 2010 Date TBA
7 p.m. - Little Log Church Museum, W 3rd & Pontiac
8 p.m. - Yachats Ladies Club, W 3rd & Pontiac
Admission is Free.
WINTER CELEBRATION OPENING CEREMONY
WITH THE SWEET ADELINES

The Opening Ceremony is held at the Little Log Church Museum followed by a performance by the Sweet Adelines and refreshments at the Yachats Ladies Club.

December 11-12 and 18-19, 2010
Saturdays and Sundays 4 - 7 p.m.
14th Annual
HECETA LIGHTSTATION
VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE

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 Oregon State Parks volunteers will offer historic tours of the lighthouse. There will be a holiday raffle with great prizes from local businesses. Coastal Journeys will offer shuttle service from the Heceta Head Lighthouse 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. The parking fee is $3 or present your Oregon Coast Passport. FMI: (541) 547-3696. The lightstation is located just 14 miles south of Yachats.

December 2010 Dates TBA
Yachats Community Presbyterian Church, 360 W 7th
CHRISTMAS MUSIC PROGRAM
Choir, handbells, organ, and flute will present a variety of classical and contemporary music of the season.

December 24, 2010
Friday 7 p.m. and 11:15 p.m.
Yachats Community Presbyterian Church, 360 W 7th St.
CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE
Both services will feature Christmas carols, lessons & communion.

December 26, 2010 - January 1, 2011
10 a.m - 1 p.m.
WINTER WHALE WATCH
Whale watch interpreters at Cape Perpetua Overlook, Cape Perpetua Visitors' Center, and Devil's Churn Viewpoint. FMI: Morris Grover, (541) 765-3304, Email.


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