Aberdeen Events Calendar

This calendar is the place to find fun events happening throughout Grays Harbor County including Aberdeen, Hoquiam, Westport, Ocean Shores, Elma, Montesano and beyond.

Have an event that isn’t listed? Please email events@GraysHarborTalk.com with the following information:

  • Name of Event
  • Date, time and location (name of business if applicable and complete address)
  • Organizer(s) name
  • Cost
  • URL to purchase tickets
  • Website URL
  • SHORT description of event
  • Photo

Our editors will review and post within a few business days.

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Jun
29
Sat
Five Star Dealership Sand & Sawdust Festival @ Ocean Shores Convention Center
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Come celebrate summer at the beach with one of the largest events in Ocean Shores Five Star Dealerships’ Sand and Sawdust Festival on Friday, June 28th through Sunday, June 30th. This free annual festival located at the Ocean Shores Convention Center celebrates our State’s timberlands and our beaches with a Chainsaw Art Show and Auction and Sandcastle and Sand Sculpture Contest.

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Open House @ McCleary Museum
Jun 29 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The McCleary Museum is hosting an open house for the community to see the updates that have been made to the historic building that they moved to in 2021, as well as see new and updated displays.  Refreshments offered. 

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Saturday Matinee @ McCleary Timberland Library
Jun 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us each Saturday for movies at the library on the big screen. Bring a comfy pillow and bottled water. Popcorn will be provided. Call or stop in for this month’s titles. For all ages.

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Mocktails & Melodies “Neil Diamond Nights” By Music Memories with Terry Bartelme @ McCleary Event Center
Jun 29 @ 3:00 pm
Mocktails & Melodies "Neil Diamond Nights" By Music Memories with Terry Bartelme @ McCleary Event Center

Join the McCleary Museum and Event Center for a Mocktail Social from 3:00-3:30 followed by “Neil Diamond Nights” a tribute performance from Music Memories with Terry Bartelme from 3:30-4:30

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Jun
30
Sun
Five Star Dealership Sand & Sawdust Festival @ Ocean Shores Convention Center
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Come celebrate summer at the beach with one of the largest events in Ocean Shores Five Star Dealerships’ Sand and Sawdust Festival on Friday, June 28th through Sunday, June 30th. This free annual festival located at the Ocean Shores Convention Center celebrates our State’s timberlands and our beaches with a Chainsaw Art Show and Auction and Sandcastle and Sand Sculpture Contest.

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Jul
3
Wed
Family Storytime @ Elma Timberland Regional Library
Jul 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

This engaging program includes rich stories, rhymes, songs, and movement games for the whole family! All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

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Jul
6
Sat
Animal Encounters @ Hands On Children's Museum
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Animal Encounters @ Hands On Children's Museum

Get up close to local farm animals from Animal Encounters!

Join us for an unforgettable experience where you can meet and greet farm animals up close and learn neat facts about them. Each one lives in a loving, lifetime home, ensuring they are happy, healthy, gentle, and ready to meet you!

Come make memories and forge new friendships with furry friends.

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Saturday Matinee @ McCleary Timberland Library
Jul 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us each Saturday for movies at the library on the big screen. Bring a comfy pillow and bottled water. Popcorn will be provided. Call or stop in for this month’s titles. For all ages.

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Jul
10
Wed
Family Storytime @ Elma Timberland Regional Library
Jul 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

This engaging program includes rich stories, rhymes, songs, and movement games for the whole family! All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

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Summer Concert Series @ First Presbyterian Church of Aberdeen
Jul 10 @ 6:30 pm
Summer Concert Series @ First Presbyterian Church of Aberdeen

First Presbyterian Church of Aberdeen will hold four concerts this summer as part of our summer lawn concert series. The performances will be held Wednesday, July 10, July 24, August 14, and August 28 at 6:30 PM.

Performers for the series will include:

Jul 10 – Approaching Standards, Local Jazz Group
Jul 24 – The Other Thing, Bellingham-based Jazz Group
Aug 14 – Angel Phoenix, Local Vocalist
Aug 28 – The Coast Trio, Featuring John & Leslie O’Brien and Debbie Akerlund

Concerts are free; attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. If inclement weather, the concerts will be moved inside of the church.

First Presbyterian Church of Aberdeen is located at 420 N Broadway, Aberdeen, WA 98520. For more info, go to our web site at www.aberdeenpres.org.

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Aberdeen City Council Meeting @ Aberdeen City Hall
Jul 10 @ 7:15 pm
Jul
11
Thu
Tidal zone touch tank with Puget Sound Estuarium @ Hands On Children's Museum
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tidal zone touch tank with Puget Sound Estuarium @ Hands On Children's Museum

Learn about cool critters of the intertidal zone with educators and a touch tank from the Puget Sound Estuarium!

Summer Adventures Sponsored By Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry

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Jul
13
Sat
Country Bear Fun Run @ the McCleary Bear Festival @ Beerbower Prak
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am
Country Bear Fun Run @ the McCleary Bear Festival @ Beerbower Prak

As part of the Bear Festival festivities, the McCleary Civic Renewal Council is hosting a 1.25-mile or 5Kish run, trot, and walk through the city of McCleary. Costumes are encouraged, and prizes will be awarded for best costumes! Judging will be done by the Bear Festival Royalty Court

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Fire Rescue Spectacular @ Jefferson St. NE Olympia
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fire Rescue Spectacular @ Jefferson St. NE Olympia

Get pumped for the Fire Rescue Spectacular – the ultimate firefighter and first-responder experience for kids! This FREE street fair is filled with awesome activities, excitement, and exploration!

It’s located on Jefferson St. NE between the Hands On Children’s Museum and LOTT Clean Water Alliance. Presented by MultiCare Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital and Health Network in partnership with the Olympia Fire Department.

Street Activities

  • Explore Olympia’s fleet of emergency vehicles
  • Meet Sparky the Fire Dog & Smokey the Bear
  • See vintage fire trucks
  • Experience the Spray Gallery
  • Take the Junior Fire Fighter Challenge
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Cosi Art Fest @ Cosi Art Center
Jul 13 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cosi Art Fest @ Cosi Art Center

CALLING ARTISTS AND MUSICIANS

 COSI ART FESTIVAL

JULY 13th COSMOPOLIS First and E Streets. 11 AM TO 4 PM.

SEEKING Students and Adults who are pros, hobbyists or dabblers!

All mediums and crafts: Painting, drawing, digital, jewelry, wood crafts, floral, fabric items, book authors, knitting & crochet, metalwork, photography et.al.

MUSICIANS. Student groups encouraged – play as long as you want. Schedule now.

SEND your details: include your EMAIL.  & particular art or craft.

Booth fees from $10 to $30. Food Vendor spaces available. We will EMAIL follow-up details.

APPLICATION: Cosi Art Center. cosiartcenter@gmail.com

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Saturday Matinee @ McCleary Timberland Library
Jul 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us each Saturday for movies at the library on the big screen. Bring a comfy pillow and bottled water. Popcorn will be provided. Call or stop in for this month’s titles. For all ages.

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Jul
14
Sun
Low-Cost Dog and Cat Vaccination @ Montesano at Farm and Home
Jul 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Low-Cost Dog and Cat Vaccination @ Montesano at Farm and Home

North Beach PAWS, a private, all volunteer, no-kill animal shelter headquartered in Hoquiam, is hosting its second low-cost vaccination clinic of 2024 scheduled for Saturday, June 15, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the South Beach Regional Fire Authority Training Center located at 805 WA-105 in Westport. Vaccinations and microchips are $20 each. Core vaccines include rabies, DAPP, and Bordetella for dogs, and rabies and FVRCP for cats. Flea treatment for cats will also be available for $20. North Beach PAWS recently held a vaccination clinic at The Feed Bin in Rochester where approximately 60 animals received vaccinations and/or microchips.
No appointments are needed or will be accepted, the event is first-come, first-served. Dogs must be on a leash and cats must be in carriers.

Remaining North Beach PAWS 2024 Vaccination Clinics:
• Saturday, June 15 in Westport at the South Beach Regional Fire Authority Training
Center from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
• Sunday, July 14 in Montesano at Farm and Home from 1 – 4 p.m.
• Saturday, August 10 in Aberdeen at Grays Harbor College from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
• Saturday, September 21 in Ocean Shores at ACE Hardware from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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Jul
15
Mon
Elma City Council Meeting @ Elma City Hall
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jul
17
Wed
Tidal zone touch tank with Puget Sound Estuarium @ Hands On Children's Museum
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tidal zone touch tank with Puget Sound Estuarium @ Hands On Children's Museum

Learn about cool critters of the intertidal zone with educators and a touch tank from the Puget Sound Estuarium!

Summer Adventures Sponsored By Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry

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Family Storytime @ Elma Timberland Regional Library
Jul 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

This engaging program includes rich stories, rhymes, songs, and movement games for the whole family! All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

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Jul
20
Sat
Emergency Preparedness EXPO @ Gateway Plaza by Tractor Supply
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Emergency Preparedness EXPO @ Gateway Plaza by Tractor Supply

Free Family Event, Emergency Response Vehicles, Interactive Booths, Dunk Tank, Go-Bag Scavenger Hunt, Free Raffles & Much More!!

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Saturday Matinee @ McCleary Timberland Library
Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us each Saturday for movies at the library on the big screen. Bring a comfy pillow and bottled water. Popcorn will be provided. Call or stop in for this month’s titles. For all ages.

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