Coming up in the South County

Specimen seashells by Jeff Whyman at the Coast Gallery in Gearhart.

Friday, Nov. 23

7 a.m., Seaside Outlets, 1111 Roosevelt Drive, 503-717-1603, www.seasideoutlets.com. Enjoy Thanksgiving dinner then start your holiday shopping at the Seaside Outlets, some stores open as early at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving night.

Noon-5 p.m., Seaside Convention Center, 415 First Ave., Seaside, 503-738-6391. The annual Artisan Fair features fine art, artisan gifts, craft beverages, and a decorating contest booth.

7 p.m., McMenamins, 1157 Marion Ave., Gearhart, 503-717-8150, no cover. Songwriter JoAnna Lee’s songs cross between AAA (adult album alternative) and country music.

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, visit from Santa and refreshments.

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

Saturday, Nov. 24

Noon, Seaside Convention Center, 415 First Ave., Seaside, 503-738-6391. The annual Artisan Fair features fine art, artisan gifts, craft beverages, and a decorating contest booth.

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

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

Sunday, Nov. 25

Artisan Fair

10 a.m.-3 p.m., Seaside Convention Center, 415 First Ave., Seaside, 503-738-6391. The annual Artisan Fair features fine art, artisan gifts, craft beverages, and a decorating contest booth.

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

Monday, Nov. 26

1 p.m., Bob Chisholm Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside, 503-738-3311, $1 per session per person. This is a weekly, regular play card game; prizes awarded.

Tuesday, Nov. 27

9:15 a.m., NC 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. 28

8 a.m., call for location, Seaside, 503-738-6391, www.seasidechamber.com. Open to the public, weekly speakers and discussions; locations subject to change.

10 a.m., Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue Ave.

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

Thursday, Nov. 29

8 a.m., Finn’s Fish House, 227 Broadway, Seaside, 503-739-3890. Ham radio operators meet every Thursday.

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

Noon, Pig ‘N’ Pancake, 323 Broadway, Seaside, www.facebook.com/pages/Kiwanis-Club-of-Seaside-Ore, open to the public. Features weekly speakers, discussions and a no-host lunch

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

Saturday, Dec. 1

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

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

10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Community open house, free hosted by Providence Seaside Hospital Foundation, 415 First Ave., Seaside.

5:30 p.m., Festival of Trees, 21st annual Safeway Providence Festival of Trees Seaside, hosted by Providence Seaside Hospital Foundation, 415 First Ave., Seaside.

2-5 p.m., Trail’s End Art Gallery members exhibit recent watercolors, oils, and pastels, as well as mixed media, photographs, fiber arts and 3-D works; 656 A Street, one block south of Pacific Way, Gearhart.

Monday, Dec. 3

1 p.m., Bob Chisholm Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside, 503-738-3311, $1 per session per person. This is a weekly, regular play card game; prizes awarded.

Tuesday, Dec. 4

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

4-6 p.m., grief workshop, free and open to the public; Providence Seaside Hospital, Education Room B, 725 S. Wahanna Road to register call Candace Frawley, clinical chaplain, 503-717-7423 or Pam Green, 503-717-7120.

Wednesday, Dec. 5

8 a.m., call for location, Seaside, 503-738-6391, www.seasidechamber.com. Open to the public, weekly speakers and discussions; locations subject to change.

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

Thursday, Dec. 6

8 a.m., Finn’s Fish House, 227 Broadway, Seaside, 503-739-3890. Ham radio operators meet every Thursday.

Noon, Pig ‘N’ Pancake, 323 Broadway, Seaside, www.facebook.com/pages/Kiwanis-Club-of-Seaside-Ore, open to the public. Features weekly speakers, discussions and a no-host lunch

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

Friday, Dec. 7

7 p.m., John Orr guitar and R.J. Marx, saxophone, holiday themes, Wine Kraft, 80 10th St., Astoria.

Saturday, Dec. 8

1 p.m., Seaside Library, with Dorota-Haber Lehigh, local artist and illustrator. Sign-up required. 1131 Broadway; 503-738-6742.

Sunday, Dec. 9

1-3 p.m., Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside, 503-738-7393.

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