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Seaside Signal calendar for Nov. 24 through Dec. 8

Published on November 21, 2017 10:14AM

The Festival of Trees comes to the convention center Dec. 2.

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The Festival of Trees comes to the convention center Dec. 2.


Friday, Nov. 24


AAUW Walkers


9:30 a.m., 503-738-7751. This low-impact walking group meets weekly at different locations.


Artisan Gift Fair


Noon, Seaside Convention Center, 415 First Ave., Seaside, 503-738-6391. Vendors offering handcrafted and original gifts, fine art and crafted beverages will be on-site for the annual gift fair, includes visits from Santa, kids clinic and coloring contest.


Visits with Santa


2 p.m., Seaside Convention Center, 415 First Ave., Seaside, 503-738-6391. Children of all ages are welcome to visit and get their pictures taken with Santa at the annual gift fair.


Parade of Lights


7 p.m., downtown Seaside, 503-738-6391. Kick off the holiday season at Seaside’s Parade of Lights and lighting of the community tree, includes caroling, Santa and refreshments.


The W Lovers


7 p.m., McMenamins Sand Trap, 1157 Marion Ave., Gearhart, 503-717-8150, www.mcmenamins.com, no cover. Rustic Americana and folk music songwriters The W Lovers perform covers and originals.


“A Christmas Carol”


7:30 p.m., Coaster Theatre, 108 Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, www.coastertheatre.com, $20 to $25, rated G. Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” is the classic story of old miser Ebenezer Scrooge, who is visited by ghostly spirits on Christmas Eve.

Saturday, Nov. 25


Artisan Gift Fair


10 a.m., Seaside Convention Center, 415 First Ave., Seaside, 503-738-6391.


Holiday at the Elks


10 a.m., Elks Lodge, 324 Avenue A, Seaside, 503-738-6651. Get those perfect stocking stuffers at this holiday specialty fair.


Breakfast with Santa


11 a.m., McMenamins, 1157 Marion Ave., Gearhart, 503-717-8150, $13 to $18. Have a hot breakfast and get a picture with Santa Claus, bring a camera and smiles.


Photos with Santa


Noon, Flash From the Past, 300 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-9600. Have a photo taken with Santa Claus as a special gift for family and friends daily except Tuesdays. and Wednesdays.


Visits with Santa


Noon, Seaside Convention Center, 415 First Ave., 503-738-6391.


Gingerbread Tea


1 p.m., Butterfield Cottage, 570 Necanicum Drive, Seaside, 503-738-7065, $3 to $5. Seaside Museum & Historical Society will have its annual holiday Gingerbread Tea with fresh gingerbread and hot beverages; includes raffles and live music.


Author Talk


2 p.m., Beach Books, 616 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-3500. Join Mike Rich for a reading and discussion of his book “Skavenger’s Hunt.”


Open Jam Session


6 p.m., American Legion, 1315 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-5111, www.seasidepost99.org, 21+. Jam at the legion with Mark Dove, open mic, all genres; musicians should bring own instruments, drums and amplifiers provided.


“A Christmas Carol”


7:30 p.m., Coaster Theatre, 108 Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, $20 to $25, rated G.

Sunday, Nov. 26


Artisan Gift Fair


10 a.m., Seaside Convention Center, 415 First Ave., Seaside, 503-738-6391.


Visits with Santa


Noon, Seaside Convention Center, 415 First Ave., 503-738-6391.


NAMI Meeting


2 p.m., Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-6165, www.nami.org. The National Alliance on Mental Illness welcomes individuals and caregivers of anyone who suffers from mental illness.


“A Christmas Carol”


3 p.m., Coaster Theatre, 108 Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, $20 to $25, rated G.

Monday, Nov. 27


Knochlers Pinochle


1 p.m., Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside, 503-738-7393, www.sunsetempire.com, $1 per session per person. This is a weekly, regular play card game.


Seaside City Council


7 p.m., City Hall, 989 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-5511, www.cityofseaside.us. The Seaside City Council meets twice a month on the second and fourth Mondays.

Tuesday, Nov. 28


TOPS Meeting


9:15 a.m., North Coast Family Fellowship, 2245 Wahanna Road, Seaside, 509-910-0354. Take Pounds Off Sensibly (TOPS) focuses on healthy lifestyle changes for weight loss, meets weekly.

Wednesday, Nov. 29


Sou’Wester Garden Club


10 a.m., Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside, 503-738-6786. Nancy Berry will have a Q&A garden discussion at this month’s program-meeting, visitors welcome and membership is open.


Bingo!


12:30 p.m., Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside, 503-738-3311, 10 cents per card, $2.40 all games. A weekly game of Bingo fun with friends.

Thursday, Nov. 30


Ham Radio Breakfast


8 a.m., Finn’s Fish House, 227 Broadway, Seaside, 503-739-3890. Ham radio operators meet every Thursday; venues change the first Thursday of the month.


SDDA Breakfast


8:30 a.m., Pig ‘N’ Pancake, 323 Broadway, Seaside, 503-717-1914, www.seasidedowntown.com. Weekly speakers, discussions and a no-host breakfast.


Kiwanis Club Meeting


Noon, Seaside Golf Course, 451 Avenue U, Seaside, open to the public, www.facebook.com/pages/Kiwanis-Club-of-Seaside-Ore. Features weekly speakers, discussions and a no-host lunch.


WOA Meeting


Noon, Mary Blake Playhouse, 1218 Avenue A, Seaside, 503-440-3761. Women’s Overeaters Anonymous group meets weekly.


Matinee Thursdays


1 p.m., Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside, 503-738-7393. Enjoy popcorn and a movie on senior matinee Thursdays.


Carousel Open House


5 p.m., Seaside Carousel Mall, 300 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-6728. The Carousel Mall will have an open house with a treasure hunt, free carousel rides, food, beverages, entertainment and specials.


History & Hops


6 p.m., Seaside Brewing Co., 851 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-7065, www.seasidebrewery.com. The History & Hops speaker series features Elaine Murdy-Trucke who will tell tales about “Terrible Tilly.”

Friday, Dec. 1


Chamber Breakfast


8:20 a.m., Seaside Visitors Bureau, 7 Roosevelt Drive, Seaside, 503-738-6391, www.seasidechamber.com, open to the public. Offers weekly speakers and discussions, locations subject to change.


AAUW Walkers


9:30 a.m., 503-738-7751, locations vary.


Kiwanis Tree Sale


Noon, Seaside Outlets, 1111 Roosevelt Drive, Seaside. Kiwanis Club of Seaside will have its annual Christmas tree fundraiser sale through Dec. 24. Weekend hours begin at 10 a.m., weekdays at noon.


RJ Marx Quartet


7 p.m., WineKraft, 80 10th St., Astoria, 503-468-0206, www.winekraftpnw.com, no cover, 21+. Saxophonist RJ Marx leads the quartet in a repertoire of jazz music with John Orr (guitar), Joe Church (bass) and Dave Gager (drums).


Three For Silver


7 p.m., McMenamins Sand Trap, 1157 Marion Ave., Gearhart, 503-717-8150, no cover. Three For Silver plays top 40, gritty aesthetic and world folk music.


“A Christmas Carol”


7:30 p.m., Coaster Theatre, 108 Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, $20 to $25, rated G.

Saturday, Dec. 2


Beach Clean Up


9 a.m., meet at Seashore Inn on the Beach, 60 Promenade, Seaside, all ages. Join local volunteers for the monthly “Treasure the Beach” community beach clean up.


Festival of Trees


10 a.m., Seaside Convention Center, 415 First Ave., 503-717-7604. View the decorated Christmas trees during Seaside Providence Foundation’s annual Festival of Trees open house, and have a photo taken with Santa.


Holiday Run


10 a.m., The Relief Pitcher, 2795 Roosevelt Drive, Seaside, 503-325-6932, www.northcoastabate.com, $5 to $15. North Coast ABATE’s annual holiday run and chili feed benefits area food banks, kickstands up at 11 a.m., ending at the Astoria Moose Lodge.


Gingerbread Tea


1 p.m., Butterfield Cottage, 570 Necanicum Drive, Seaside, 503-738-7065, $3 to $5.


Gearhart ArtWalk


2 p.m., celebrate creative art forms during the monthly Gearhart ArtWalk at businesses and galleries in Gearhart; look for “Welcome to the Shore” flags at participating merchants.


Card Class


1 p.m., Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-6742, www.seasidelibrary.org. Dorota Haber-Lehigh will instruct a holiday-inspired botanical greeting card class; sign up required, all materials provided.


TEAA Workshop


2 p.m., Trail’s End Art Gallery, 656 A St., Gearhart, 503-717-9458, www.trailsendart.org. Janet Hutchings will teach a “Make and Take It” wood ornament workshop during the art walk.


Artist Reception


5 p.m., Fairweather House & Gallery, 612 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-8899. An artist and opening reception for the show “SEEK” features work by Duane Bolster, Renee Rowe and Neal Maine.


Seaside Art Walk


5 p.m., enjoy original artwork, live music and refreshments during Seaside’s monthly First Saturday Art Walk, includes artists receptions and demonstrations; look for art walk signs at participating merchants.


Festival Gala


5:30 p.m., Seaside Convention Center, 415 First Ave., 503-717-7604, www.providencefestivaloftrees.org/seaside, $100 each or $1000 table. Seaside Providence Foundation will host its annual Festival of Trees gala dinner and auction for decorated trees.


Beth Wood


7 p.m., private home, Arch Cape, 503-717-2997 or 503-436-1718, $20. Modern-day troubadour Beth Wood will play Americana and country music at the next Cape House concert series; location given at time of ticket purchase.


Holiday Concert


7 p.m., Cannon Beach Community Church, 132 Washington St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-0378, $10. Cannon Beach Chorus presents Home for the Holidays concert, featuring “The Christmas Oratorio” by Camille Saint-Saëns and other Christmas favorites.


“A Christmas Carol”


7:30 p.m., Coaster Theatre, 108 Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, $20 to $25, rated G.

Monday, Dec. 4


Knochlers Pinochle


1 p.m., Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside, 503-738-7393, $1 per session per person.

Tuesday, Dec. 5


TOPS Meeting


9:15 a.m., North Coast Family Fellowship, 2245 Wahanna Road, Seaside, 509-910-0354.

Wednesday, Dec. 6


Bingo!


12:30 p.m., Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside, 503-738-3311.


Health Presentation


6 p.m., Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside. Jenn Visser will discuss techniques for living with better health.


Gearhart City Council


7 p.m., City Hall, 698 Pacific Way, Gearhart, 503-738-5501, www.ci.gearhart.or.us. Regular city council meetings are held monthly on the first Wednesday.

Thursday, Dec. 7


Ham Radio Breakfast


8 a.m., call for location, 227 Broadway, Seaside, 503-739-3890.


WOA Meeting


Noon, Mary Blake Playhouse, 1218 Avenue A, Seaside, 503-440-3761.


Matinee Thursdays


1 p.m., Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside, 503-738-7393.


Grief Support


2 p.m., Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside, 503-338-6230, 18+. Lower Columbia Hospice provides group support through journaling and discussion.

Friday, Dec. 8


Chamber Breakfast


8:20 a.m., Ashore Hotel, 125 Oceanway St., Seaside, 503-738-6391, open to the public.


AAUW Walkers


9:30 a.m., 503-738-7751, locations vary.


Kendl Winter


7 p.m., McMenamins Sand Trap, 1157 Marion Ave., Gearhart, 503-717-8150, no cover. Kendl Winter plays Americana, bluegrass and country-inspired narratives.


“A Christmas Carol”


7:30 p.m., Coaster Theatre, 108 Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, $20 to $25, rated G.



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