Arts & Entertainment

What a night!

Aug. 11, 2022 — Florence Police Department's National Night Out 2022... more

2023 Winter Music Festival advance tickets on sale now

Aug, 1, 2022 — Winter Music Festival returns to Florence January 27-29... more

Florence Festival of Books returns in September

Aug. 10, 2022 — One-day event on Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Florence Events Center... more

LRP selects Schmidt for lead in ‘Sweet Charity’ this fall

Aug. 1, 2022 — Joanie Schmidt to star in musical at the Florence Events Center... more

Florence Farmers Market celebrates 5th anniversary

August 9, 2022 — ... more

Celebrating Smokey Bear’s 78th birthday

Aug. 8, 2022 — ... more

Preserving papers for posterity

August 5, 2022 — Siuslaw Pioneer Museum, UO team up to save Florence’s newspapers... more

Super-duper superheroes (and villains) soar at CROW

Aug. 3, 2022 — Summer theater camps continue ... more

City Lights to honor Wannberg with ‘Indiana Jones,’ ‘Late Show’

Aug. 3, 2022 — 8th anniversary of City Lights Cinemas on Aug. 11, 2022... more

What being a professional mermaid entails

July 27, 2022 — Mermaid Shannon visits the Oregon Coast... more

Prehistoric fun at the Siuslaw Library

July 26, 2022 — Oregon’s Dino-Story makes stop in Florence... more

‘Charlie Brown’ delights FEC with laughter and song

July 23, 2022 — A Review of CROW's "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown"... more

Florence Police plan National Night Out for Aug. 2

July 21, 2022 — ... more

Kyle Lind shows ‘Earth is Home’ at Austentatious gallery

July 18, 2022 — An artist reception will be held on July 29 from 6 to 8 p.m.... more

CROW presents ‘You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown’

June 25, 2022 — The Peanuts Gang will be joyfully played by an all-adult cast in production this July... more

FACE presents Curtis Salgado — ‘I Ain’t Finished Yet’

July 14, 2022 — Show this Friday, July 15, at the FEC ... more

Which hunt?

July 11, 2022 — Florence Community Scavenger Hunt lasts through July 17... more

Get swinging with Yachats Big Band

July 5, 2022 — Group resumes First Thursday Dance Night, seeks new members... more

Local musicians to play on OSU campus July 4th

July 1, 2022 — ... more

Fireworks to light skies of Western Lane County

June 28, 2022 — Three options to see Fourth of July shows in area... more

Local musicians to tour Europe

June 23, 2022 — Three students chosen for honor... more

Launching a quest for art

June 22, 2022 — More than 100 people embark on Florence Public Art Quest ... more

Old Fashioned July 4, with grand fireworks show in Florence, will be a blast

June 18, 2022 — 2022 Independence Day Celebrations... more

Yachats hosts Pride events this weekend

June 8, 2022 — Florence performers Fanny Rugburn and Robbie Dee participate in local Pride events... more

'Protecting the community’s historic treasure trove’

June 8, 2022 — Siuslaw Pioneer Museum receives Bonneville Power Grant to reach goal for Artifact Preservation Initiative... more

ROCKET kids have a blast with 'Romeo and Juliet'

June 8, 2022 — Eighth Shakespeare performed by homeschool group since 2013 ... more

OCSA takes art to the old school

June 4, 2022 — Exciting things happening in Gardiner, Ore.... more

Nominations now open for Florence First Citizen

June 2, 2022 — Siuslaw Awards on July 14 to feature business, community awards... more

Discover Florence’s public art through a self-guided tour

May 25, 2022 —... more

Florence area ‘Back in Bloom’ for festival

May 25, 2022 — Florence Area Chamber of Commerce’s 115th annual Rhododendron Festival... more

115th Florence Rhododendron Festival is ‘Back In Bloom’

May 4, 2022 — Rhody Days returns May 18 to 22... more

CROW needs adult males for ‘Charlie Brown’

May 4, 2022 — ... more

Florence Food Share opens call to artists

May 4, 2022 — Empty Bowls seeks potters... more

Flight Dance Team holds open auditions May 4

April 30, 2022 — ... more

Live musical theater takes Florence by ice storm

April 22 — A Review of CROW's "Frozen Jr."... more

‘Frozen’ sure to give audience chills this weekend at the FEC

April 20, 2022 — ... more

Florence grows into Arbor Day, Earth Day events

April 13, 2022 — ... more

Auditions open April 30 for ‘Sweet Charity’

April 2022 — ... more

Early Rhododendron Flower Show coming April 23-24

April 2022 — ... more

FACE makes space at the Indoor Yard Sale on April 30

April 2022 — ... more

Spring gets ‘unFrozen’ at the FEC Galleries

April 2022 — ... more

City Lights holds Q&A with Dr. Mel Gurtov on Ukraine War

March 2, 2022 — ... more

Spring into the Florence Home & Garden Show March 4 and 5

Feb. 26, 2022 — Coast Radio brings the show back for 24th year ... more

Chamber flower basket program to bloom again

Feb. 25, 2022... more

Three-day Florence Wine, Chowder, & Glass Float Trail returns

Feb. 16, 2022 — ... more

Florence Winter Music Festival returns in January

Jan.12.2022... more

December Events 2021

Dec. 4, 2021 — This list will run periodically in the Siuslaw News... more

Heceta Lighthouse B&B ‘ain’t afraid of no ghost’

Nov. 17, 2021 — City Lights Cinemas explores local connections to “ghostbusters”... more

First Step hosts ‘Giving Gumbo Gala’

Nov. 11, 2021 — Saturday event features two kinds of Louisiana gumbo... more

In the cards

Oct. 27, 2021 — Artists gather to create greetings for area seniors... more

2021 Great Pumpkin Giveaway

Oct. 22, 2021... more

2021 Halloween Events

October 2021 — ... more

As the CROW frights

Oct. 8, 2021 — New designer helps with Halloween drive-in radio show, window display... more

Frank Herbert’s ‘Dune’ celebrated in Florence

Oct. 8, 2021 — City Lights Cinemas & Siuslaw Public Library plan events... more

Calling on all ‘Superheroes 4 Kids’

Oct. 7, 2021 — Boys & Girls Club plans virtual Halloween Gala... more

Vets Parade Committee names 2021 Grand Marshals

Sept. 30, 2021 — ... more

Colorful classics cruise in

Sept. 15, 2021 — Rods N Rhodies, Community-wide Garage Sale return last weekend... more

Florence's 8th annual Community-wide Garage Sale

Sept. 8, 2021 — ... more

Rods N Rhodies 2021 — Return of the Rods

Sept. 8, 2021 — Top hot rods, Communitywide Garage Sale return to Florence Sept. 10-12... more

Rods N Rhodies opens with Sept. 11 memorial

Sept. 8, 2021 — ... more

CROW closes curtains on 2021 fall, winter events

Sept. 1, 2021 —... more

Florence Chamber seeks entries in 2021 photo contest

Aug. 21, 2021 — Winning photo used in chamber's Visitor Resource Guide & Membership Directory... more

All of town’s a stage

Aug. 18, 2021 — Children's Repertory of Oregon Workshops (CROW) performs mini show around Florence... more

Florence has real heart for art

July 28, 2021 — Peace Harbor Foundation kicks off art walk for cardiac care... more

CROW Summer Camp much more than fun and games

July 14, 2021 — Camp began Monday... more

Calling Artists for Peace Harbor Foundation’s ‘Art from the Heart’ Art Walk

June 9, 2021 — Donations of art must be confirmed by June 18 ... more

The show must go on — hold

April 21, 2021 — Last Resort Players pause planned show as Lane County reenters ‘high risk’ designation... more

Hopping to it

April 7, 2021 — Interact plans pandemic-proof Easter Basket Giveaway... more

A new chapter for Siuslaw Public Library

March 31, 2021 — Library to reopen in Florence, Mapleton on limited basis ... more

Florence honors Black History Month

Feb. 20, 2021 — Broadcast covers issues of cultural imbalance, financial inequity and social justice ... more

New murals completed at Siuslaw Middle School

Feb. 17, 2021 — Artistic collaboration celebrates community, land and history... more

City Lights Cinemas continues popcorn sale, fundraiser

Jan. 13, 2021 — 'We're selling popcorn, drinks, nuts, candy — all the goodies you are used to getting at City Lights'... more

CROW announces new board members for 2021

Jan. 13, 2021 — Four community members join board of non-profit youth theatre organization... more

Studio learns to sing different tune

Jan. 9, 2021 — Vocal and piano studio adds safety measures... more

Nyah sings ‘Maybe It’s A Christmas Concert’ (it definitely is)

Dec. 19, 2020 — Tune in to Facebook Live to hear original songs and classic carols from local artist... more

Kiwanis plans free take-away Thanksgiving Dinner

Nov. 18, 2020 — 500 meals will be ready for the public... more

Donate food to Pounding this Saturday

Nov. 18, 2020 — 20th annual year seeks to fill the needs of Florence Food Share and area families... more

On the lookout

Oct. 24, 2020 — Birders gather in search for rare finch... more

Pumped up for pumpkins

Oct. 24, 2020 — Coast Radio holds drive-through Great Pumpkin Giveaway... more

Third time around

Oct. 21, 2020 — ‘Circles in the Sand’ returns to Florence... more

Bay Street now has ‘Heart’

Oct. 17, 2020 — Public Art Committee continues rotating art gallery... more

More art ‘converges’ on Old Town

Oct. 14, 2020 — Next round of rotating art installed this week... more

No tricks or treats?

Oct. 14, 2020 — Some events persist as Siuslaw Region scales back on Halloween... more

2020 Florence Chowder Trail revived for October

Sept. 30, 2020 — Celebration to last all month... more

‘Ravens,’ deer alight in Historic Old Town Florence

Sept. 26, 2020 —Florence Public Art Committee installs next round of rotating art... more

‘Three Blue Spires’ joins Florence’s public art

Sept. 23, 2020 — Additional art to be installed Friday... more

Community invited to Habitat’s 17th annual Beachwalk

Sept. 15, 2020 — Social distancing required at Saturday's walk between North Jetty and Driftwood Shores... more

Fiesta Cultural celebrates Latinx arts, culture, heritage in Lane County

Sept. 9, 2020 — COVID-19 inspires new programming for the sixth annual Fiesta Cultural ... more

Discovery Channel’s ‘Wheeler Dealers’ visit to Top Hydraulics airs this week

Sept. 9, 2020 — Show visits Top Hydraulics to rebuild the hydraulic cylinders for a Saab... more

Labor Day Weekend Art Show to benefit First Step Solutions

Sept. 2, 2020 — Sale at Silver Lining Boutique continues through fall... more

Carve out a little time for CROW’s 2020 Pumpkin Carving and Design Contest

Sept. 2, 2020 — Contest will have four categories, each with a corresponding prize valued at over $25... more

Event honors ratification of the 19th Amendment

Aug. 19, 2020 — The 100-year celebration of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote... more

Heceta Lighthouse offers ‘Blast from the Past’

May 16, 2020 — Lighthouse Head Keeper Olaf Hansen and his family attend the third annual Rhododendron Festival in 1910... more