Friday, Nov. 28

9:30 a.m., locations vary. This is a low-impact walking group that meets every Friday. Sponsored by the Seaside Branch of American Association of University Women. For details, call 503-738-7751.

1 p.m., Seaside Civic & Convention Center, 415 First Ave., Seaside, 503-738-6391, www.seasidechamber.com. The annual Holiday Gift Fair is a 30-year tradition that brings vendors throughout the region selling fine crafts and artisan food products. Santa Claus will be there, too, for photos.

7 p.m., McMenamins Sand Trap, 1157 N. Marion Ave., Gearhart, 503-717-8150, www.mcmenamins.com, no cover. The eclectic taste of the Junebugs ranges from turn-of-the-century Americana to modern hip hop.

7 p.m., downtown Seaside, 503-738-6391, www.seasidechamber.com. Seaside’s annual Parade of Lights features decorated lighted floats and Santa Claus. Prizes for the float with the best lights display will be awarded. Following the parade, the community is invited to join in for the Christmas tree lighting ceremony at Downing Street Pocket Park. There will be caroling and hot cider refreshments.

7:30 p.m., Seaside Brewing Co., 851 Broadway, Seaside, 503-717-5451, no cover. This post folk troubadour will preview some songs from the upcoming new album, “The Wilderness.”

7:30 p.m., Coaster Theatre, 108 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, www.coastertheatre.com, $18 to $23, all ages. Relive the enchantment of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” featuring all the memorable songs from the award-winning animated film.

Saturday, Nov. 29

9 a.m., Gearhart Hotel, 1157 N. Marion Ave., Gearhart, 503-717-8159, www.mcmenamins.com, all ages. Bring a camera and enjoy a hot breakfast with Santa in a jovial and relaxed atmosphere. Tickets are $18 adults, $13 children and free for 6 months and younger.

10 a.m., Seaside Civic and Convention Center, 415 First Ave., Seaside, 503-738-6391, www.seasidechamber.com.

10 a.m., Flash From the Past Old-Time Photos, Seaside Carousel Mall, 300 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-9600. Have a photo taken with Santa Claus through Dec. 24, except Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

11 a.m., Cannon Beach Chamber of Commerce, 207 N. Spruce St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-2623, www.cannonbeach.org. Get creative at the Cannon Beach Chamber of Commerce’s wreath making event; it even comes with an instructor, refreshments and holiday music!

1 p.m., Butterfield Cottage, 570 Necanicum Drive, Seaside, 503-738-7065, www.seasidemuseum.org, $3 to $5. Guests will be served fresh gingerbread and hot beverages inside a Victorian beach cottage that transforms into a Christmas gem every year. Live music and a raffle of gingerbread houses also are planned. Seaside Museum and Historical Society admission is included in the price of a ticket.

7:30 p.m., Coaster Theatre, 108 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, www.coastertheatre.com, $18 to $23, all ages.

10 p.m., Twisted Fish Steakhouse, 311 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-3467, www.twistedfishsteakhouse.com, no cover, 21 and older. DJ Nacho Bizznez mixes the latest dance music with some old favorites including Top 40, funk, disco and hip-hop.

Sunday, Nov. 30

10 a.m., Seaside Civic and Convention Center, 415 First Ave., Seaside, 503-738-6391, www.seasidechamber.com.

3 p.m., Coaster Theatre, 108 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, www.coastertheatre.com, $18 to $23, all ages.

4 p.m., CCC Performing Arts Center, 588 16th St., Astoria. The North Coast Chorale’s annual presentation of Handel’s “Messiah” is a sing-a-long and play-a-long concert benefit for the Clatsop County Regional Food Bank. Admission donations to the food bank will be accepted at the door.

Monday, Dec. 1

5 p.m., Sunset pool, 1140 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-3311, www.sunsetempire.com. Mike Kadi, the new Seaside swim team head coach, will have a “meet and greet” for all who are interested in enrolling. First practice begins Jan. 5.

6 p.m., Coaster Theatre, 108 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, www.coastertheatre.com. Two female roles are being cast for Marsha Norman’s “‘Night Mother.” Actors interested in auditioning should come prepared with a preselected monologue from the script. Rehearsals begin Thursday, Dec. 4. Contact the theater for details.

6 p.m., Coaster Theatre, 108 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, www.coastertheatre.com. Casting for this ensemble group of eight males and five females will be held for Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Nile.” Actors should come prepared with a one-minute monologue of their choice. There will be a read-through Monday, Dec. 8. Contact the theater for details.

Tuesday, Dec. 2

8 a.m. weigh-in, North Coast Family Fellowship Church, 2245 N. Wahanna Road, Seaside, 503-861-2904. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Tuesday and focuses on making lifestyle changes that provide lasting weight loss and better health.

12:30 p.m., Fultano’s Pizza, 620 Olney Ave., Astoria, 50 and older. There will be a pizza lunch buffet and a discussion about the winter solstice. Guests are welcome to attend and learn about ENCORE. For information about ENCORE, call Lynne at 503-738-3044 or Reta at 503-717-2297.

3:30 p.m., Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-6742, www.seasidelibrary.org, free. Teens, too, can get into the spirit of the holidays during Teen Tuesdays. Learn holiday cookie decorating and holiday gift making. Check in at the front desk for more information.

6 p.m., Coaster Theatre, 108 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, www.coastertheatre.com.

6 p.m., Coaster Theatre, 108 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, www.coastertheatre.com.

Wednesday, Dec. 3

Daily until sold out, Seaside Factory Outlet Center, 1111 N. Roosevelt Drive, Seaside. The Seaside Kiwanis Club will have a truck load of fresh trees at its annual Christmas tree sale in the parking lot at the outlet mall, from sun up to sun down. Proceeds go to local Kiwanis programs and scholarships.

6:30 p.m., Salvatore’s Café & Pub, 414 N. Prom, Seaside, 503-738-3334. Trivia Wednesday is a free event. Dine in and play. Bring just yourself or a team of up to five people for a fun night of trivia. There will be three questions per round and three rounds. Located inside the Best Western Ocean View Resort.

7 p.m., City Council Chambers, City Hall, 698 Pacific Way, Gearhart, 503-738-5501, www.ci.gearhart.or.us. Regular City Council meetings are every first Wednesday of the month.

Thursday, Dec. 4

8 a.m., call for location, Seaside, 503-738-9692. Ham radio operators meet every Thursday. Venues change on the first Thursday of the month.

8:30 a.m., Twisted Fish Steakhouse, 311 Broadway, Seaside, 503-717-1914, www.seasidedowntown.com. Features guest speakers each week. A no-host breakfast and beverage service are available.

Noon, Pig ‘N’ Pancake, 323 Broadway, Seaside, open to the public. Features announcements and guest speakers each week. For information, visit the club’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pages/Kiwanis-Club-of-Seaside-Ore.

2 p.m., Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside, 503-338-6230, 18 and older. Support is given through journaling, discussion and providing tools for healing body, mind and spirit after loss. Hosted by Lower Columbia Hospice.

5 p.m., Seaside Carousel Mall, 300 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-6391, www.seasidechamber.com. Contact the Chamber office for details.

Friday, Dec. 5

8:30 a.m., Twisted Fish Steakhouse, 311 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-6391, www.seasidechamber.com, open to the public. Different speakers are featured each Friday. A no-host breakfast and beverage service are available.

7 p.m., McMenamins Sand Trap, 1157 N. Marion Ave., Gearhart, 503-717-8150, www.mcmenamins.com, no cover. The Fabulous Garage Band plays blues, pop and classic rock.

7 p.m., Seaside Civic and Convention Center, 415 First Ave., Seaside, 503-717-7601, www.oregon.providence.org, $5 to $10, all ages. Providence Seaside Hospital Foundation will host its 17th annual Providence Festival of Trees with a holiday concert featuring the Cannon Beach Chorus singing John Rutter’s “Magnificat” and carols by Alfred Burt.

7:30 p.m., Coaster Theatre, 108 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, www.coastertheatre.com, $18 to $23, all ages.

Saturday, Dec. 6

9 a.m., Seaside Beach, meet at Seashore Inn on the Beach, 60 N. Promenade, Seaside. Join volunteers from the city of Seaside, Beach Drive Buccaneers and the Seaside Downtown Development Association in “Treasure the Beach Community Beach Clean Up” every first Saturday of the month.

10 a.m., Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 320 First Ave., Seaside. There will be holiday crafts, handmade crafts and food, homemade soup, bread and pie in the café, a quilt raffle and 50-cent gifts in the kids bazaar.

10 a.m., Seaside Civic and Convention Center, 415 First Ave., Seaside, 503-717-7601, www.oregon.providence.org, free. Enter a winter wonderland of artistically decorated Christmas trees during Seaside Providence Foundation’s annual Festival of Trees open house. Have photos taken with Santa and visit the holiday gift shop.

10 a.m., Seaside Factory Outlet Center, 1111 N. Roosevelt Drive, Seaside, 503-717-1603, www.seasideoutlets.com. There will be gift wrap stations set up (to Dec. 24) during regular holiday hours and to 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Call the mall office for specific dates and times.

11 a.m., Cannon Beach Chamber of Commerce, 207 N. Spruce St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-2623, www.cannonbeach.org.

1 p.m., Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-6742, www.seasidelibrary.org, free, 12 and older. Learn to make botanical Christmas cards with artist Dorota Haber-Lehigh. Registration is required.

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

1 p.m., Cannon Beach Library, 131 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1391, www.cannonbeachlibrary.org. Cozy up at the Cannon Beach Library for refreshments such as tea, cider and pastries. There will be a tree raffle and more.

2 p.m., celebrate creative art forms during the monthly Gearhart ArtWalk at businesses and galleries in Gearhart. December will feature many holiday inspirations, open house at John Cook Studio, gifts for kids and artist Lou Kister at Trail’s End. Look for the “Welcome to the Shore” flag at participating merchants.

2 p.m., Astoria High School, 1001 W. Marine Drive, Astoria, 503-861-1971, www.maddoxdancers.com, $10 to $50, all ages. The Little Ballet Theater presents the timeless classic and holiday favorite, “The Nutcracker,” featuring guest artists from Ballet Idaho, 75 dancers, 12-voice choir and a full symphony orchestra. A repeat performance will begin at 7:30 p.m.

5 p.m., enjoy original artwork, live music and refreshments during Seaside’s monthly First Saturday Art Walk at participating businesses and galleries. December features “Rainbow Critters,” “Christmas by the Sea,” “Illumination,” Japanese calligraphy, old Hollywood and more. Look for the art walk signs denoting participating merchants.

5:30 p.m., Seaside Civic and Convention Center, 415 First Ave., Seaside, 503-717-7601, www.oregon.providence.org. Annual gala dinner and auction. Tickets for the gala are $100 per guest or $1,000 per table. Acústica World Music will provide musical entertainment.

7:30 p.m., Coaster Theatre, 108 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, www.coastertheatre.com, $18 to $23, all ages.

10 p.m., Twisted Fish Steakhouse, 311 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-3467, www.twistedfishsteakhouse.com, no cover, 21 and older. Featuring DJ Nacho Bizznez.

Sunday, Dec. 7

9 a.m., Seaside Civic and Convention Center, 415 1st Ave., Seaside. In remembrance of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Seaside will have a ceremony to pay tribute to the veterans of World War II followed by a wreath-laying ceremony at the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge at 9:55 a.m.

2 p.m., Astoria High School, 1001 W. Marine Drive, Astoria, 503-861-1971, www.maddoxdancers.com, $10 to $50, all ages.

2:30 p.m., Cannon Beach Community Church, 132 E. Washington St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-0378, www.cannonbeachchorus.org, $10. Celebrate the sounds of the season with the Cannon Beach Chorus singing John Rutter’s “Magnificat” and carols by Alfred Burt.

3 p.m., Theatre, 108 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, www.coastertheatre.com, $18 to $23, all ages.

Monday, Dec. 8

5 p.m., West Lake Restaurant & Lounge, 1480 S. Roosevelt Drive, Seaside, 503-738-7693. Open to the public.

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

Tuesday, Dec. 9

8 a.m. weigh-in, North Coast Family Fellowship Church, 2245 N. Wahanna Road, Seaside, 503-861-2904.

2 p.m., 2002 S.E. Chokeberry Ave., Warrenton. Support groups provide people an opportunity to share with others, receive support and learn about different aspects of the disease. For information, call Grace Bruseth at 503-738-6412.

3:30 p.m., Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-6742, www.seasidelibrary.org, free.

Wednesday, Dec. 10

10 a.m., Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway, 503-738-6742, www.seasidelibrary.org, free. This is a preschooler holiday treat where children will learn all about candy canes. Check in at the front desk for more information.

6 p.m., Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-6742, www.seasidelibrary.org, free. Trivia nights are informal competitions where teams battle to see who has the greatest knowledge of matters trivial. The team with the most correct answers wins. Prizes are awarded.

6:30 p.m., Salvatore’s Café & Pub, 414 N. Prom, Seaside, 503-738-3334.

7 p.m. Cannon Beach Library, 131 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1391, www.cannonbeachlibrary.org, free. Selina Heppell, associate professor at OSU, will give a talk on “From Jumbo Squid to Ancient Rockfish: How Scientists and Citizens Conserve Our Coastal Resources.”

6:30 p.m., Butterfield Cottage, 570 Necanicum Drive, Seaside, www.clatsopculturalcoalition.org. An awards ceremony for the Clatsop County Cultural Coalition 2015 grant recipients will be announced; each winner will give a brief presentation about their projects. There will be live music and refreshments.

Thursday, Dec. 11

8 a.m., Finn’s Fish House, 227 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-9692.

8:30 a.m., Twisted Fish Steakhouse, 311 Broadway, Seaside, 503-717-1914, www.seasidedowntown.com.

Noon, Pig ‘N’ Pancake, 323 Broadway, Seaside, www.facebook.com/pages/Kiwanis-Club-of-Seaside-Ore.

5 p.m., Chamber of Commerce, 7 N. Roosevelt Drive, Seaside, 503-738-6391, www.seasidechamber.com. The annual celebration includes ambassadors, members, family and friends. There will be food and beverages, and the winners of Pacific Power’s Warm Lights of Seaside Outdoor Lighting Contest will be announced.

5 p.m., Cannon Beach Gallery, 1064 S. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-0744, www.cannonbeacharts.org. A perennial favorite, the volunteer show and reception is a celebration to all of the talented artists who volunteer their time to make the programs for the Cannon Beach Arts Association possible.

5:30 p.m., Providence Seaside Hospital, 725 S. Wahanna Road, Seaside, 800-562-8964, www.providence.org/classes, free. This class is designed to help people understand how pain works in the body and brain. Reservations are required.

7 p.m., Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-6742, www.seasidelibrary.com, free. Co-authors Anthony Curcio and Dane Batty will read and discuss their book, “Heist and High.” A Q&A, book sales and book signings will follow the discussion.

7:30 p.m., “Beauty & The Beast,” Coaster Theatre, 108 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, www.coastertheatre.com, $18 to $23, all ages.

Friday, Dec. 12

All day, throughout Seaside, 503-738-6391, www.seasidechamber.com. Be part of this annual tradition and tour the Christmas lights all around Seaside.

7 p.m., McMenamins Sand Trap, 1157 N. Marion Ave., Gearhart, 503-717-8150, www.mcmenamins.com, no cover. Best known as the lead singer in the 1980s band Animotion, Bill Wadhams’ music spans an eclectic mix of genres including pop, new wave and rock.

8:30 a.m., Twisted Fish Steakhouse, 311 Broadway, Seaside, 503-738-6391, www.seasidechamber.com, open to the public.

7:30 p.m., Coaster Theatre, 108 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach, 503-436-1242, www.coastertheatre.com, $18 to $23, all ages.

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