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Cannon Beach Putz - Tuesday, June 11th. A fun and imaginative 12 hole putting course throughout Cannon Beach. Holes are sponsored, designed, and built by Cannon Beach merchants. Sign in booth located at Sandpiper Square, across from the CB Post Office. Course times: 1:00PM-5:00PM. Last tee off at 5:00PM. For more info visit Tolovana Arts Colony
Cannon Beach Farmer's Market - Tuesdays Mid June thru Sept from 1pm to 5pm for music and prepared food, 2-5 for the farmers. A wide variety of fresh local produce, herbs and hand crafted food products offered up in the Midtown parking lot by Haystack Rock. A Restaurant of the Week offers prepared food to eat on the spot. For more info visit CannonBeachMarket.org
Summer Concerts in the Park
Plein Air and More - June 28-30, 2013. Artists will demonstrate how to paint, sculpt and photograph Cannon Beach, showing the town and coastline through their eyes. Artists will be at work throughout town from 11am to 4pm. Once completed, the artists take their work to the gallery representing them where it is available for purchase. See Event photos at Plein Air and More
Book Sale - July 3-5, 2013, 2-6 p.m. at Cannon Beach Library, 131 N. Hemlock 503-436-1391. FOURTH OF JULY BOOK SALE - Thousands of used books on sale, most priced from 5 cents to $5, at the Cannon Beach Library, between Mariner Market and US Bank. Sponsored by the nonprofit, volunteer-staffed library to help cover library operations. Books are sorted by topics, displays will be restocked as needed, bargain bags on last day.
Independence Day Parade - July 4, 2013, 11 am. A fun, small-town, everybody-get-in-on-the-act parade celebrating America. Weather permitting, last year's parade included a flyover by two F-15's of the Oregon Air National Guard. Pre-register on the day of the parade at the Legion Hall (1216 S Hemlock) from 9am to 11am. Sorry, no political entries. This year's parade marshall is still to be announced. At 11am the parade forms at Spruce and Monroe Streets and travels north on Spruce to 3rd (Duane Johnson Real Estate corner), then south on Hemlock back to the Legion Hall where there will be an open house for veterans. Call the Legion at 436-2973 or Nancy Teagle 436-0424 for more info. Photos
Choral Conductors Workshop and Concert 2013 dates still TBD. Choral conductors of choirs at all levels are invited to a workshop with Rod Eichenberger, a choral conductor with more than 50 years of experience. Eichenberger, who has taught choral conducting throughout the world as a member of three universities and as a guest artist at workshops and seminars, will headline a workshop coordinated by George Fox University at Cannon Beach Elementary School. Sessions will begin at 9 a.m. daily and include morning and afternoon sessions, with the week culminating with a concert on Friday night. [more]
Cottage Tour, Saturday September 14 and 15, 2013. (10th Annual) Presented by the Cannon Beach Historical Society. Attendees will get an inside view of coastal living through the eyes of their neighbors. The 2013 Tour will showcase vintage cottages, beautiful gardens, and dream homes, offering tour participants an opportunity to see the architecture and craftsmanship that sets life on the coast apart. Participants will tour homes in the Presidential Streets, north area of Cannon Beach, and Tolovana Park from 1 - 5 p.m. on Saturday. The weekend-long events will begin with a luncheon (catered by Culinary Capers) & lecture (by Jill Grady, author of Cannon Beach Cottages) at noon on Saturday. The wine reception and raffle will begin at 6:00 p.m. The wine reception is included in the cost of the tour ticket and included live music, quilt show, tasty treats, wine, not to mention the Quilt Raffle! On Sunday, the a brunch and lecture will close out the weekend-long events. Tickets are available on the Museum's website June 1st, 2013. Contact the Cannon Beach History Center & Museum Elaine Murdy, Executive Director 503-436-9301 for 2013 ticket information and details.
Rock the Beach 5k/10k Run/Walk + BBQ - Annually in early October (check back for 2013 date) Cannon Beach Children’s Center Benefit Run. Beginning and ending downtown on the beach within view of Haystack Rock, the 5k/10k run/walk provides opportunities for all skill levels and abilities. In 2012, following the run was a BBQ. A Pre-Race Party the night before the event included a different kind of coloring contest geared to artists and families. This took place downtown at the Chamber Community Hall from 6-10pm. Wine, beer and tasty food accompanied the contest. For info and registration see www.cbchildren.org. Updates on Facebook.
Dog Show on the Beach - Annual event in mid-October at Surfsand Resort (check back for 2013 date). A community event open to all dog lovers and guaranteed to make you smile. From the surf rider event to the barking contest, it's a fun day on the beach that benefits the Clatsop County Animal Shelter. 9a registration. Show runs 10am-4pm. 30 fun events. Hot Dog Roast. Ice Cream Social. call Surfsand 436-2274 for details.
Stormy Weather Arts Festival, Friday, Saturday, Sunday (Nov 1 - Nov 3, 2013) is Cannon Beach's fall celebration of the arts. Cannon Beach, home to many galleries and artists, comes alive with creativity. The galleries, shops, restaurants and motels all get in on the act - featuring musicians, artists, performances, and exhibits throughout the weekend. Friday night's Art event is an art lovers dream. Artists create and demonstate. Food, drink and original art created before your eyes by well known local and regional artists is an and irresistable Draw. Tickets sold only in advance. To purchase call 503-436-2623. Galleries and shops pour it on all day Saturday capped off with refreshments beginning in the late afternoon. Saturday evening at the Coaster Theatre is the Spotlight Concert Event. Call 503-436-2623. [more info].
Women Only Weekend WOW - Nov 8-10, 2013. A fabulous pre-holiday shopping event. Cannon Beach rolls out the red carpet for women. A weekend getaway of pampering, shopping and camaraderie surrounded by the beauty and awe of the mountains, the beach and the ocean - an irresistible combination. See updates on Facebook or call 888-777-4047.
Haystack Holidays - Thanksgiving thru New Years. Experience the Holidays, Cannon Beach Style. If you are from a metropolitan area, you know how frustrating it can be going out during the holiday season - always too many people and not enough parking. Avoid the hurried, harried city pace and come to beautifully decorated Cannon Beach to enjoy relaxed, quality shops, galleries, seasonal events, live theater, and fine restaurants surrounded by the beauty and charm of Cannon Beach, the Pacific Ocean and the Coast Range. Events include Lamplighting, Library Tea and Cider, Wreath Making, Family Fun Camp and mid November to Christmas, live at the renowned Coaster Theatre - "Their special Holiday production!"
Cannon Beach Yoga Festival - March 1-3, 2013 (check back for 2014 info) Register Now! The 3rd annual festival will host an esteemed faculty of world class yoga teachers for a weekend of yoga, meditation, music, health & wellness treatments, art and local marine habitat & conservation activities and lectures. Participants have the opportunity to choose workshops with Yoga Masters: Aadil Palkhivala, Annie Carpenter, Julie Gudmestad, Sarahjoy Marsh and more. As well as, enjoy the hospitality and beauty of the Oregon Coast. Weekend pass includes 10 hours of workshops, Morning Meditations, Welcome Gathering, Community Party, and Closing Ceremony for $350 / $295 early bird special by 1/1/13. Plus optional workshops like Yoga Figure Drawing and Imagination Yoga for kids. Space is limited. See the event website at www.cannonbeachyogafestival.com.
Savor Cannon Beach - Wine and Culinary Festival. March 6-9, 2014. Wine tastings, wine dinners and a wine walk. Event info at Savor Cannon Beach. This event is built around the Wine Walk - see next item in this list.
Winter Wine Walk - Saturday March 8th, 2014 from 2-5pm all over town. This is an important fundraiser for the Cannon Beach Children's Center and a very popular event for locals and visitors alike. Contact Amanda Payne – director at Cannon Beach Children’s Center - firstname.lastname@example.org 503-436-1040.
Earth Day Celebration April, 2014. Earth Day feels right at home in Cannon Beach - where the forested mountains meet the sandy beach and the expansive sea. Witness the return of the tufted puffins. Experience sea bird spotting, song bird walk, parade, hiking the Cannon Beach Trail, wetlands walk & Ecola Creek Reserve walk. Tolovana Arts Colony presents its Annual Art Show, a pop-up gallery featuring twelve local Cannon Beach artists. www.tolovanaartscolony.org. Hear speakers and much more. Website at twelvedaysofearthday.com
Get Lit at the Beach - A Gathering for Readers - mid April 2014. Tolovana Arts Colony hosts four NY Times bestselling authors over three days in a variety of settings, at three different venues in Cannon Beach. Activities include a Friday evening Meet the Author's Reception, Author Talks and Book Signings on Saturday, followed by a Prime Rib Buffet Dinner with a featured speaker Saturday evening, and closing with a Sunday morning moderated Q & A panel with all authors. Host author Terry Brooks leads the program. This unique experience combines a variety of genres - fantasy, literary arts, crime/mystery, and romance, great food and drink, and all for $75. Books sales and signing are offered throughout the event. Email email@example.com. Event details at www.tolovanaartscolony.org
Spring Unveiling of Art in Cannon Beach - Friday thru Sunday May 2-4 2014 - the 14th Annual event. Local galleries host local, national and international artists, featuring new works and demonstrations specially created for the occasion. On Saturday evening, galleries hold artists receptions with refreshments and hors d’oeuvres. Make plans now to join in this Spring celebration of art. [more]
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