Depoe Bay and Newport in May: Central Oregon Coast spring preview
Posted on 04/28/2019 at 15:53 PDT
By the Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff
(Newport, Oregon) – Speed may increase as spring plummets into summer and the great Memorial Day weekend, and the two central Oregon coast towns of Newport and Depoe Bay know how to scream. The art scene is at the center of much of the fun as productions of classical and theatrical music abound, which includes a special tribute to the star of David Ogden Stiers of M * A * S * H.
So much to do on the central Oregon coast this month and until June.
2nd – 5th May. Newport Loyalty Days & Sea Fair. A variety of events throughout central Oregon’s coastal city, including a Saturday parade. Newport, Oregon. (541) 574-7802.
May 5. Reading of the Oregon Book Award winners. Literary Arts is pleased to present three of this year’s Oregon Book Awards winners in Newport in May as part of the Oregon Book Awards authors’ tour. With the Oregon Book Award winners Apricot Irving, Beth Wood, Leni Zumas. 2:00 pm Newport Public Library. 35 NW Nye St. Newport, Oregon. Website
May 8. Science on Tap: The International Gulf of Alaska Expedition: Using a Russian research ship to study salmon on the high seas. The international Gulf of Alaska expedition spent a month this winter in the Gulf of Alaska studying salmon on board the Russian research vessel Professor Kaganovskiy. This expedition is the signing event for the International Year of Salmon. 5:15 pm Rogue Brewery: South Beach. 2320 SE Marine Science Dr. Newport, Oregon.
May 10-12. Kidstuff. TJ Hoofers Inc. / Dance! And all that jazz! Annual Mother’s Day celebration and fundraising for TJ Hoofers, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving dance education for students in Lincoln County. Over 150 Dance Dance Students! And all that jazz! fill Silverman’s stage with a variety of styles, including Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop, creatives for 3-5 year olds and musical comedies. Adults: $ 12 and students: $ 10. 19:00 (14:00 on May 12). Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W. Olive Street. Newport, Oregon. 541-265-ARTS (2787). coastarts.org
May 11th. Met Opera: Dialogues Des Carmelites. Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer’s musical director Yannick Nézet-Séguin is leading an established ensemble in Poulenc’s devastating modern masterpiece of faith and martyrdom, “Dialogues des Carmélites”, Saturday 9 May, hosted by W. W. Clyde Reid. 9:00 Single ticket prices are $ 21 general, $ 18 senior and $ 10 students; seating for general admission. Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W. Olive Street. Newport, Oregon. 541-265-ARTS (2787). coastarts.org
May 15. One Night Delights: True West, presented by: Red Octopus Theater Company. Drunken Caramel Bread Pudding is a staging of Sam Shepard’s classic American comedy “True West”, directed by Ron Miller and presented by the Red Octopus Theater Company as part of the OCCA’s series of theater performances “One Night Delights”. Duel bread pudding with whipped cream and drunken caramel provided by Zach’s Bistro. 7pm $ 15 plus tax. Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W. Olive Street. Newport, Oregon. 541-265-ARTS (2787). coastarts.org
May 18. Alexander Tutunov piano recital. Widely recognized as one of the most outstanding virtuosos of the former Soviet Union. $ 30. 3:00 pm The youth house in Little Whale Cove. Depoe Bay, Oregon. SiletzBayMusic.org.
May 18-19. The Newport Symphony Orchestra at the Ocean directed by Adam Flatt, he performs the Copland Fanfare for the common man, the Ciajkovskij suite from Swan Lake and the world premiere of a new work commissioned by the NGO in honor of David Ogden Stiers. Stiers, veteran actor and protagonist of M * A * S * H in the 70s, lived in Newport until his passing a few years ago. He was very active in the Newport music and art scene. There will be a pre-concert speech with Maestro Flatt and Mark Fish at 6.45pm, only on Saturday evening. Join the NSO musicians and the conductor after the concert for a reception hosted by the Flying Dutchman Winery. $ 25 and $ 39 plus ticket fees; students $ 10. 19:30 (14:00 on May 19). Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W. Olive Street. Newport, Oregon. 541-265-ARTS (2787). coastarts.org
May 24 – June 2. Pinocchia, presented by Pacific Dance Ensemble / Newport School of Artistic Movement. Adults – $ 15 (plus online commissions). Students / Seniors – $ 10 (plus online fees). 19:00 (14:00 on Sunday). Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W. Olive Street. Newport, Oregon. 541-265-ARTS (2787). coastarts.org.
May 27. 74th ceremony of the Commemoration of the Fleet of Flowers. Pay tribute to those who are lost at sea as you watch the flowery fishing fleet sailing to the sea. Immediately following reception. 11:00 AM Depoe Bay, Oregon. DepoeBayChamber.com.
June 15. Try Grieg and Scriabin. Seattle pianist James E. Thompson will bring his artistic talent to the Performing Arts Center with his concert “Tryst with Grieg & Scriabin” on the occasion of Edvard Grieg’s birthday. Thompson will fascinate you with the shades and shades of Grieg’s “lyrical pieces” and will touch your heart with the mystical creativity of Alexander Scriabin.Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W. Olive Street. Newport, Oregon. 541-265-ARTS (2787). coastarts.org. Accommodations in Newport – Where to eat – Maps – Virtual tours
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