CELEBRATE EARTH DAY ON THE PEOPLE’S COAST

Posted by OCVA / March 24, 2009

Featured Events on The People’s Coast

Sculpture Without Walls in Cannon Beach

4/1/09 thru 5/2/09
The 3rd annual Sculpture Without Walls is a public art program that features outdoor sculpture. Selected by a panel of jurors, installed in prominent outdoor locations in Cannon Beach people can vote on their favorite.
For more information click here, or call (503) 436-1581

Astoria Crab Seafood Wine Festival in Astoria

Clatsop County Fairgrounds
April 24 – 26
27th Annual Crab Fest with over 200 vendors featuring the resources of the Northwest, from Dungeness crab, salmon, oysters & other local seafood to the region’s best wines. Arts, crafts and live music will also be featured.

Restless Heart with Collin Raye in Florence

4/3 @ 8 p.m. and 4/4 @ 7 p.m.
The harmonies are pure silver, polished to a high sheen. Their music has electrified audiences around the world for 25 years. Raye has five nominations as Country Music’s Male Vocalist of the year. For more information visit www.threeriverscasino.com, or call (541) 997-7529

2nd Annual US Open Armwrestling Championship in Florence

4/17 – 4/19
Come test your strength amongst the nation’s top armwrestlers, or just come to watch. Competitions in all categories: men and women, novice to professional to masters. Cash prizes will be awarded! For more information visit www.usarmwrestling.com, or call (541) 997-PLAY

Featured Things To Do on The People’s Coast

Rod N’ Reel at Jot’s Resort in Gold Beach

The shrimp bisque is to die for. For more information call 541-247-6465

Puppy Love in Cannon Beach

Looking for a unique pet shop? Check out Puppy Love in downtown Canon Beach. For more information call (503) 436-9800

Wayfarer Restaurant & Lounge in Cannon Beach

Their chowder is outstanding. The restaurant is also oceanfront with views of Haystack Rock. For more information visit www.wayfarer-restaurant.com, or call (503) 436-1108

On the Go? Call Sandy Jo! in Gold Beach

A local lady named Sandy Jo has been providing babysitting services for jet boat passengers (and others), for over 16 years. For a small fee, she will pamper your pet all day while you enjoy the wonders of the Rogue River. When you get back to the docks, she’ll be waiting with your pet. Call 541-247-7496.

Pet Sitting with Carol Shaw in Coos Bay

Carol provides pick up and drop off service for the four legged family members of travelers who need a little fun and adventure that pets can’t partake in. Whether its for a few hours or a few days, Carol knows your pets are family members and will treat them as such. Carol is highly recommended in the Coos Bay, North Bend, Charleston area and definitely a dog lover’s best local secret! Call (541) 297-6039

Lighthouse Deli in Newport

They have been making fish and chips for years in a little place just south of the Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport. Try the halibut and little round fries! For more information visit www.southbeachfishmarket.com, or call 1-866-816-7716

The Crazy Norwegian’s in Port Orford

For the best chowder and fish and chips in Port Orford try Crazy Norwegian’s. Sunset Magazine even said their fish and chips is arguably one of the best on the coast. For more information call (541) 332-8601

High Tide Cafe & Espresso bar in Charleston

We can’t tell you what makes High Tide Cafe’s fish & chips so magical, we only know they are shut-your-mouth-make-sure-you’re-sitting-hands-down-the-best-we’ve-ever-had! Put them to the test and see if you don’t agree. For more information visit www.hightidecafellc.com, or call 541-888-3664

Davey Jones Locker in Charleston

“Who doesn’t have a great chowder in the Coos Bay, North Bend, Charleston area?” is an easier question to ask than, “Who does?”. Because there are so many fantastic places, we’re going to tell you about a place that most, not even locals, know about. This unassuming grocery and supply store has almost everything you need, and on Saturdays, they complete the package with their own recipe for sell-out chowder. Its only available on Saturdays, and don’t wait until too late in the day, because those in the know get there early. Take heart if you miss out; you can console yourself with the best meatloaf sandwich this side of the Mississippi. For more information call (541) 888-3941

Bandon Fish Market in Bandon

For many years people have experienced their favorite battered fish & chips, seafood cocktails, clam chowder, specialty chowder of the day, and more from this tiny blue building. The freshest fish fillets for your cooking pleasure are available also, along with smoked albacore tuna, smoked salmon, and the famous smoked salmon sticks. For more information visit www.bandonfishmarket.com, or call (541) 347-4282

Mo’s Restaurant in Florence

An Oregon institution, Mo’s restaurants have long filled the bellies and warmed the hearts of Oregon coast-goers with fresh seafood from the Pacific Ocean. Visit the location in historic Old Town Florence for the best waterfront view of the Siuslaw River and informal family dining. Don’t forget to try Mo’s famous clam chowder. For more information visit www.moschowder.com, or call (541) 997-2185

Featured Places To Stay on The People’s Coast

Bandon Inn in Bandon

Bandon Inn is now completely renovated and is proud to present a 2 Night Special for all visitors. In addition, we are offering unlimited dog bones to our pet friendly guests. Pet friendly rooms are limited so call for reservations.
4/1 – 4/30/09
For more information visit www.bandoninn.com, or call (800) 526-0209

Oregon Beach Vacations from Pacific City to Yachats

FREE Whale Watch Tours with Dockside Charters, March 1 – June 15, 2009, with a two-night rental in select homes or condos.
3/1 – 6/15/09
For more information visit www.oregonbeachvacations.com, or call (800) 723-2383

Loon Lake Lodge in Reedsport

There will be so much fun to be had during our weekend Dog Vacation Days May 15th to 17th at Loon Lake Lodge and RV Resort. When you check in with your special friend you will receive a 25% discount for your lodging and your pup will receive a Doggie Treat Bag! Get creative and be ready at 2PM on Saturday to join the Doggie Costume Parade. It will be so exciting that the prizes awarded will just be a bonus! Throughout the weekend, you can relax with your pet on free Pontoon Boat Rides on the very beautiful Loon Lake. The fun continues on Sunday with a Dog Pancake Breakfast at 10AM. Take a look at our web site for more details, then call for reservations.
5/15 – 5/17/09
For more information visit www.loonlakerv.com, or call (541) 599-2244

Seaside Oceanfront Inn in Seaside

The fabulous Seaside Oceanfront Inn is a pet friendly hotel. For the month of April, they are waiving the pet fee! Maggies’ on the Prom is an oceanfront restaurant on site where all guests receive a free breakfast. And Maggies’ has excellent clam chowder! For more information visit www.theseasideinn.com, or call (800) 772-7766 or (503) 738-6403

Beachcomber’s Haven in Gleneden Beach

Beachcomber’s Haven is running a special now through May 20 2009. $99.00 night (2 night minimum) plus tax. We also always offer off season rates and 10% discounts with multiple unit bookings as well as discounts on The Sandbox, our large gathering room suitable for sit down dinners of up to 40-50 people. Crafting, writing and other groups up to 15-20 are provided chairs, tables and ample power. Call 800-428-5533 or www.beachcombershaven.com

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