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Oregon coast events often involve outdoor activities. Enjoy free family fishing days at coastal lakes, whale watching from ocean viewpoints, kite flying celebrations and sand castle exhibitions. The sand dunes are also host to sandboarding and ATV competitions, nature walks and much more! In Florence find community fairs, performing arts and golf tournaments. Below is a calendar of upcoming events.
Going beyond the typical sand castle, learn how to sand sculpt from local sculptor Jesse Austen. Jesse will be demonstrating detailing techniques for sand castles but participants may try their hand at any theme. The free clinic includes needed tools, water and of course...the sand! Spectators are welcome too.
Singer Neal McCoy has released ten studio albums on various labels and 34 singles to country radio stations and is known for his lyrics and wide-ranging appeal.
Sand Master Park and Xwest Clothing Company's annual pro/am sandboard jump competition sanctioned by Dune Riders International. Jumps and only jumps on the dunes in beautiful Florence, Oregon!
Going beyond the typical sand castle, learn how to sand sculpt from world champion sand sculptor Lor Gordon. Lori likes to sculpt sea life. The free clinic includes needed tools, water and of course...the sand! Spectators are welcome too. The Xwest Huck Fest international sandboard competition will be going on as well.
This is a fantastic two day tournament for female golfers on the scenic Florence coast. There will be two women per team, playing a scramble at Ocean Dunes Golf Links, followed by a two person Best Ball on Sunday at Sandpines Golf Links. $250 per team entry fee.
Come "Dance to the Music" at the Florence Dance Festival. Whether it's swinging to a fancy fox trot, or swaying a sexy hula, there's something for every dancer at this upcoming event.
4th Annual Festival of Books for both authors and publishers. Bring the family and indulge in a celebration of literature.
Frank Sinatra and Count Basie masterpieces are performed in big band formation. Music from Sinatra at the Sands and Basie - Live at the Sands will be incorporated in the showcase.
This enchanting fairy tale follows Cinderella's journey from servant to princess in a timeless story cherished by adults and children alike. Visit the theatre early for a special pre-concert talk at 1:15 p.m.
Wowing audiences with edgy, extravagant performances featuring more than 800 pieces of music not normally heard from a cello, the Protland Cello Project headlines this amazing concert. With cello melodies that extend across a multitude of genres, including folk, rock, jazz, classical and hip-hop, this event is sure to surprise and delight it's audience. Come early to enjoy a pre-concert talk at 6:15 p.m.
Marie-Josee Lord is a world-class, Haitian-born Canadian soprano who has taken on key roles in Porgy and Bess and La Boheme to great acclaim. Her intense and flamboyant performances will astound you.
This follow-up version of the tribute to the Jazz Age features great material from that hot, sassy and fascinating period of American popular music. A special nod to fantastic female and male vocalists will be highlighted.
Called the best thing to come out of Mexico since tequila, Metales M5 brass delivers a delightful blend of fine music, wry humor, non-stop interaction with the audience and high-energy showmanship.
The internationally acclaimed Voetberg Family Band is eight siblings, ages 12 to 26, whose show displays a cohesive variety of musical styles and a developed musicianship beyond their years.
For nearly two decades Quartetto Gelato has won the hearts of audiences worldwide with their unique blend of musical finesse, pyrotechnical solos, blazing gypsy show pieces and multi-instrument mastery.
An exclusive program for Florence, the Eugene Symphony brings their Orchestra Showcase to close out the season. Performances will include musical selections from Barber, Haydn and Strauss.
Come out for fun mornings with this popular numbers game. Great prizes!