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Oregon Coast Events

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.

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First Friday in Florence
June 01, 2012 - October 05, 2012
  • Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday
  • Event Times: Friday, 4 - 8 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Old Town Florence
  • Address: Bay Street, Florence, OR 97439

Old Town Florence merchants will stay open late for visitors to shop, explore and enjoy the summer evenings.

2nd Annual Helicopter Golf Ball Drop
June 02, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 5 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $10 - $100
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  • Location: Sandpines Golf Links
  • Address: 1201 35th St, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.902.0304

Come see the spectacle of golf balls being dropped by a hovering helicopter courtesy of Apex Heli onto the 18th fairway. Buy your lucky golf ball ticket at the Boys and Girls Club, Sandpines Golf Links and The Siuslaw News.

Backstreet Gallery GALA Art Reception
June 09, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Backstreet Gallery
  • Address: 1421 Bay Street, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.8980

Talented watercolor artist, Jan Landrum, opens her month long show, “As I See It”, which includes watercolor seascapes, florals, landscapes, lighthouses and portraits in her unique pieces, all created with ease.

Oregon Coast Jam
June 09, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Miller Park
  • Address: 88983 Sutton Lake Rd, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.902.1974

Enjoy a fantastic line up of music all day long in Florence along with great local food, beer garden and other vendors.

Free Family Fishing Day
June 10, 2012
  • Event Times: Sunday, 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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  • Location: Cleawox Lake - Honeyman State Park
  • Address: Highway 101, Florence, OR
  • Phone: 541.902.1384

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife invites youth out to the ponds for a fun morning of fishing. On-site ODFW staff and volunteers provide equipment, teach youth how to bait and cast, and help kids "reel in" their catch. Licenses required for anyone 14 years and older.

Cape Mountain Trail Run
June 16, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 10 a.m.
  • Event Admission: $25 - $40
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  • Location: Horse Creek Trailhead
  • Address: US 101, Florence, OR
  • Phone: 541.991.6021

This is the 10th running of an Oregon trail classic outside of Florence. Fund-raiser for the Siuslaw High School Track and Cross-Country programs. The 10 mile course is loop course on single track trails.

Sand Sculpting Workshop
June 16, 2012 - June 17, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
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  • Location: Sand Master Park
  • Address: 5351 Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.6006

Come for a weekend of playing in the sand. Learn to sculpt like the pros at these free workshop. Everything you need to create amazing sand sculptures provided.

Father's Day Golf
June 17, 2012
  • Event Times: Sunday
  • Event Admission: $29
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  • Location: Ocean Dunes Golf Links
  • Address: 3345 Munsel Lake Rd, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.3232

Bring your Dad golfing for Fathers Day at Ocean Dunes. You pay $29 and he plays for free! It even comes with a cart! Call to reserve tee time.

8th Anniversary BINGO Lalapalooza
June 23, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday
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  • Location: Three Rivers Casino & Hotel
  • Address: 5647 Hwy 126, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.7529

Three Rivers Casino is celebrating its 8th Anniversary. They are having a night filled with BINGO and a full bar with cocktail service right to your table.

Florence Indoor Yard Sale
June 23, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $1
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  • Location: Florence Events Center
  • Address: 715 Quince St, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.1994

Is it trash or is it treasure? You decide! Bargains galore at this popular twice-yearly event.

4th Annual Wings N' Wheels Fly In & Car Show
June 30, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Florence Municipal Airport
  • Address: 2001 Airport Way, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.3128

Enjoy an afternoon at this static aircraft display and fly in and car show featuring Rhody Cruisers, British Car Club, military vehicles, emergency vehicles, military heritage museum, radio control airplane club, and USCG food vendors.

Always... Patsy Cline
July 02, 2012
  • Event Times: Friday & Saturday 7 p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $10, $25 season tickets
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  • Location: Florence Playhouse
  • Address: 208 Laurel St, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.1675

Always...Patsy Cline is more than a tribute to the legendary country singer who died tragically at age 30 in a plane crash in 1963. The musical play includes many of Patsy's unforgettable hits such as Crazy, I Fall to Pieces, Sweet Dreams and Walking After Midnight - 27 songs in all!

Florence Independence Day Celebration
July 04, 2012
  • Event Times: Wednesday, times vary with events; fireworks at dusk
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  • Location: Historic Old Town
  • Address: 290 Hwy 101, Florence, OR
  • Phone: 541.997.3128

Annual fireworks display over the Siuslaw River from historic Old Town, pie-eating and watermelon contest on Bay Street.

Beat the Heat Concerts
July 06, 2012 - July 28, 2012
  • Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Event Times: Friday & Saturday
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Three Rivers Casino & Hotel
  • Address: 5647 Hwy 126, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.7529

Come to Three Rivers Casino this summer and enjoy concerts every weekend in July.

The Fantasticks
July 13, 2012 - July 22, 2012
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
  • Event Times: Friday & Saturday 7 p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $10, $25 season tickets
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  • Location: Florence Playhouse
  • Address: 208 Laurel St, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.1675

The world's longest running musical with a total of 17,162 performances over 42 years. The charming story of two neighboring fathers who trick their children, Luisa and Matt, into falling in love by pretending to feud.

Fire it Up!
July 14, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, noon - 5 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Three Rivers Casino and Hotel
  • Address: 5647 Hwy 126, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.902.6610

Come out for a savory BBQ cook-off competition. Sample the results and vote for you favorite.

GALA Art Walk Bus Tour in Florence
July 14, 2012 - April 13, 2013
  • Recurring monthly on the 2nd Saturday
  • Event Times: Saturday, 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Florence Events Center
  • Address: 715 Quince St, Florence, OR 97439

Enjoy a free bus tour of five to six Florence art galleries. Meet artists, enjoy art and refreshments along the way.

Cool at the Coast Summer Golf Spectacular
July 21, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 10 a.m.
  • Event Admission: $89
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  • Location: Ocean Dunes Golf Links
  • Address: 3345 Munsel Lake Rd, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.3232

This is the third annual Florence Rotary Golf fund raiser. This fund raiser is used primarily to help eradicate Polio in the world. $25k Hole In One prize with many other great prizes. Price includes 18 holes, lunch and drinks. Shotgun start.

Sand Master Jam
July 21, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 2 - 6 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Sand Master Park
  • Address: 5351 Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.6006

The annual Sand Master Jam is the longest running sandboard competition in the world. Come and watch the best of the best compete in this amazing sport. Everyone is welcome to participate or spectate!

Lend Me A Tenor
July 27, 2012 - August 05, 2012
  • Event Times: Friday & Saturday 7 p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $10, $25 season tickets
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  • Location: Florence Playhouse
  • Address: 208 Laurel St, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.1675

Ken Ludwig's Lend Me A Tenor has delighted audiences from Broadway to London's West End. In the same comic vein as plays like Noises Off, laugh along with this riotous farce.

Cinderella: A Rock Opera Ballet (set in 1964)
August 03, 2012
  • Event Times: Friday, 7 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $25, $15; Presale $20, $10
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  • Location: Florence Events Center
  • Address: 715 Quince St, Florence, OR 97439

See the show that recently sold out at the Hult Center to consecutive standing ovations. Imagine a version of Cinderella where the setting is 1964, the ball is prom, the dance moves are the Twist and the Mashed Potato, and Cinderella goes by “Cindy.”

Always...Patsy Cline
August 10, 2012 - August 19, 2012
  • Event Times: Friday & Saturday 7 p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $10, $25 season tickets
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  • Location: Florence Playhouse
  • Address: 208 Laurel St, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.1675

Always...Patsy Cline is more than a tribute to the legendary country singer who died tragically at age 30 in a plane crash in 1963. The musical play, complete with down home country humor, true emotion, and even some audience participation, includes many of Patsy's unforgettable hits such as Crazy, I Fall to Pieces, Sweet Dreams and Walking After Midnight.

The Day the Music Died
August 10, 2012 - August 11, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Friday, 8 p.m. & Saturday, 7 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $22.99, $18.99
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  • Location: Three Rivers Casino & Hotel
  • Address: 5647 Hwy 126, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.7529

Come to Three Rivers Casino & Hotel to see a tribute to Ritchie Valens, Buddy Holly, & the Big Bopper. A re-creation of their last show together in the Surf Ballroom!

Sand Master Park Sand Sculpting Clinic
August 11, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Sand Master Park
  • Address: 5351 Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.6006

Sand Master Park's last sand sculpting clinic with champion sculptor, Lorie Gordon. Free for all to watch or participate.

Concours at the Coast
August 12, 2012
  • Event Times: Sunday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Three Rivers Casino & Hotel
  • Address: 5647 Hwy 126, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.902.6607

A showing of the most prized collectors' cars will be on display. Registration is free and includes a Collectors package.

Annual Coin Show
August 18, 2012 - August 19, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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  • Location: Florence Events Center
  • Address: 715 Quince St, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.1994

Close to 50 vendors from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California and as far away as Connecticut will participate. Exhibitors will display coins from the U.S. and around the world, including Greek and Roman coins, territorial gold coins and hundreds more.

Xwest Huck Fest
August 18, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 2 - 6 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Sand Master Park
  • Address: 5351 Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.6006

Huge and exciting sandboarding competition. This event determines the pro and amateur national sandboard champions in Big Air competition. All jumps and nothing but jumps!

Coastal Community Classic
August 25, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 10 a.m.
  • Event Admission: $75
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  • Location: Ocean Dunes Golf Links
  • Address: 3345 Munsel Lake Rd, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.3441

Gather your friends for a great day on the course. Entry fee includes 18 holes of golf, carts, and beverages on the course, a chance for prizes and a great barbecue to follow. Limited space available.

Murder Mystery and Light Dinner Night
August 25, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday
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  • Location: Siuslaw Pioneer Museum
  • Address: 278 Maple St, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.7884

Figure out a murder mystery and enjoy a light dinner at the Siuslaw Pioneer Museum.

Summer Belly Dance Festival
August 25, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
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  • Location: Florence Events Center
  • Address: 715 Quince St, Florence, OR 97439

The Florence Dance Guild presents this family-friendly event, which includes dance workshops, daytime and evening performances, contests, prizes, vendors and more.

2nd Annual Siuslaw Open
September 06, 2012
  • Event Times: Thursday, 10 a.m. registration, 11 a.m. shotgun start
  • Event Admission: $95, $350 foursome
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  • Location: Sandpines Golf Links
  • Address: 1201 35th St, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.2816

The major fundraising event of the year for Siuslaw Outreach Services. Lots of prizes and a Ducks vs. Beavers chipping contest. Entry fee includes golf, cart and BBQ dinner.

Rods N' Rhodies Invitational Car Show
September 07, 2012 - September 09, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Friday - Sunday
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  • Location: Old Town
  • Address: Bay St, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.3128

Annual car show with over 150 top custom cars from around the western United States. Vendors, raffles, street cruise, street dance.

Florence Indoor Yard Sale
September 15, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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  • Location: Florence Events Center
  • Address: 715 Quince St, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.1994

Is it trash or is it treasure? You decide with bargains galore at this popular event.

17th Annual Chowder, Blues & Brews Festival
September 21, 2012 - September 23, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Friday - Sunday
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  • Location: Florence Events Center
  • Address: 715 Quince St, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.3128

Annual festival mixing the sounds of blues and the taste of chowder. Then wash it all down with suds from some of the best area microbreweries.

Eugene Ballet Company presents All You Need Is Love
September 28, 2012
  • Event Times: Friday, 7 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $10 - $25
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  • Location: Florence Events Center
  • Address: 715 Quince St, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.1994

Eugene Ballet Company has grown to be one of the largest touring companies in the Western United States.

Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show
September 28, 2012 - September 29, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Friday, 8 p.m. & Saturday, 7 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $22.99, $18.99
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  • Location: Three Rivers Casino & Hotel
  • Address: 5647 Hwy 126, Florence, OR 97439

Marking a half century since the original Rat Pack's legendary Las Vegas performances at the Sands Hotel, Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show takes audiences on a journey back to the days of highballs, hi-jinks and happy hour with Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop and Dean Martin.

Second Annual Florence Festival of Books
September 29, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Florence Events Center
  • Address: 715 Quince St, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.1994

This is an opportunity for book lovers, writers and publishers to meet and interact. It hosts about 60 authors, who will have their books for sale, and several publishers who want to meet prospective writers. Celebrate amazing reads with this annual event.

Pink Eye: A Pirate's Parrot in Peril
October 05, 2012 - October 06, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Friday & Saturday, 7 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $45
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  • Location: Three Rivers Casino & Hotel
  • Address: 5647 Hwy 126, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.7529

Enjoy this comedy murder mystery show and movie.

The Barrel Jumpers
October 09, 2012
  • Event Times: Tuesday, 7 p.m.
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  • Location: Florence Events Center
  • Address: 715 Quince St, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.1994

Nashville's hottest new Bluegrass group is coming to FEC for a night of fun and music.

Halloween Party
October 27, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 8:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Three Rivers Casino & Hotel
  • Address: 5647 Hwy 126, Florence, OR 97439

Three Rivers Casino & Hotel is having a Halloween Party! Come join in the fun, there will be music by Michael Tracey. The party will be hosted by Amy Clawson, with cash prizes.

Rich Little
November 09, 2012 - November 10, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 7 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $19.99, $24.99
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  • Location: Three Rivers Casino & Hotel
  • Address: 5647 Hwy 126, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.7529

Come to Three Rivers Casino & Hotel and experience Rich Little - everyone of him!

Veterans' Day Parade
November 11, 2012
  • Event Times: Sunday, 1 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Florence Events Center
  • Address: 715 Quince St, Florence, OR 97439

The 7th annual parade to celebrate all of America's Veterans. Experience a moving moment as the sound of 'Rolling Taps' echoes up Bay Street, accompanied by the silence of the crowd.

Many Hands
November 16, 2012 - November 17, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Three Rivers Casino & Hotel
  • Address: 5647 Hwy 126, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.1997

Three Rivers Casino & Hotel is hosting an Artisian Fair on November 16th & 17th. Come shop for holiday decor of all sorts, enjoy refreshments & music!

Thanksgiving Dinner
November 22, 2012
  • Event Times: Thursday, Noon to 9 p.m.
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  • Location: Three Rivers Casino & Hotel
  • Address: 5647 Hwy 126, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.1997

Come to Three River Casino & Hotel this year for Thanksgiving dinner. With 3 great options you can't go wrong. You'll be Thankful no matter which you choose.

Civil War Tail Gate Party
November 24, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, TBA
  • Event Admission: $15
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  • Location: Three Rivers Casino & Hotel
  • Address: 5647 Hwy 126, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.1997

Watch the Civil War football game between Oregon State University and the Oregon Ducks. Open buffet, cash drawings & free gift included in admission.

Tom Cherones Book Signing
November 29, 2012
  • Event Times: Thursday, 6 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Florence Playhouse
  • Address: 208 Laurel St. (in Old Town), Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.902.9091

Tom Cherones, Emmy Award winning director of Seinfeld, will read/sign his first novel, a spoof on the old Hardy Boys classics. Sponsored by Port Hole Publications.

Art Fest
November 30, 2012 - December 01, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Friday, 4 - 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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  • Location: Florence Events Center
  • Address: 715 Quince St, Florence, OR 97439

Art Fest features a number of artisans from up and down the coast showing off their newest and best creations in pottery, intarsia woodworking, fractal art, scarves of hand printed silk and velvet, fine woodturning, original paintings and pyrography, creative jewelry, sea glass earrings, bead weaving, purses and pouches.

Florence Holiday Festival
December 01, 2012 - December 15, 2012
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Event Times: Dec 1 - Santa arrives; Dec 8 - cookie contest; Dec 15 Candy Cane Treasure Hunt!
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Historic Old Town Florence
  • Address: Bay Street area, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.3128

Enjoy holiday festivities in Historic Old Town Florence by lighting the Christmas Tree, Santa's arrival, a cookie contest, wreath contest and candy cane treasure hunt! December 1 - Santa arrives; December 8 - cookie contest; December 15 - Candy Cane Treasure Hunt! Watch website for details.

Popovich Pet Comedy Theater
December 07, 2012
  • Event Times: Friday, 7 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $12 - $19
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  • Location: Florence Events Center
  • Address: 715 Quince St, Florence, OR 97439

Straight from Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, this family-oriented blends unique comedy, juggling, and the extraordinary talents of everything from rats to ducks. Each of the show's 15 cats and 10 dogs were once strays, rescued from animal shelters.

17th Anniversary of the Annual Victorian Christmas
December 08, 2012 - December 16, 2012
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday
  • Event Times: Saturday - Sunday, 4 - 7 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Heceta Head Lightstation
  • Address: 92072 Hwy 101 S, Yachats, OR 97498

This holiday tradition is a great way to see the Heceta Head Lighthouse and go in the Keeper's House. Parking is available at the Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic View Point, just below the Keeper’s House, and a shuttle bus will take visitors from the park right to the front door.

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