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Posted by OCVA / September 29, 2009

The People’s Coast Newsletter for October, 2009

Featured Events on The People’s Coast

Mushroom Cook-off in Lincoln City

Admission is free, with tasting sized portions available for a small fee. Located at the Culinary Center in Lincoln City at 801 SW HWY 101, on the Fourth Floor. Above the Driftwood Public Library, and Lincoln City’s City Hall.
10/3/09, 11am-2pm
For more information visit www.oregoncoast.org/culinary/index.php or call 541-557-1125

Six Course Brewers Dinner in Depoe Bay

October 3
Six Course Brewers Dinner featuring the ALL ORGANIC AND LOCAL brews from Hopworks Urban Brewery in Portland.
For more information visit www.restaurantbeck.com or call 541-765-3220

Coastal Mushroom Foraging in Lincoln City

October 4
Forage for Mushrooms with Lee Gray the Wild Gourmet.
For more information visit www.oregoncoast.org or call 541-992-3798

Winemaker Dinner in Lincoln City

October 25
Multiple course winemaker dinner at Chinook Winds Casino Resort with Willamette Valley Vineyards. Tickets on sale now.
For more information visit www.chinookwindscasino.com or call 888-CHINOOK

Chowder, Blues & Brews in Florence

October 9 & 10, 2009, Friday, 5 – 11 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
The 14th annual Fall Festival offers food booths plus microbrews from some of the best breweries in the Northwest. The Oregon Coast Professional Chowder Cook-off People’s Choice tasting starts at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Live blues music with headliner The Ty Curtis Band.
For more information visit www.florencechamber.com or call 541-997-3128

Annual Lincoln City Fall Kite Festival in Lincoln City

October 11 & 12, 2009
It’s time to leave the stresses of the world behind and fly. Bring your kites and join us from 10am – 4pm at the D-River Wayside. This year’s theme is ‘Pacific Wonderland’. Fliers will be featured from the Pacific Northwest, and Canada. Among the activities to be included, weather permitting, are single, dual and quad line kite demonstrations, kite ballet exhibition, Rokkaku battle, kite boarding exhibition, and kid’s kite building workshop. Beginner and expert fliers are invited to participate in the show and join the fun!
For more information visit www.oregoncoast.org or call 800-452-2151

Featured Things To Do on The People’s Coast

B.J.’s Ice Cream Parlor in Florence (2 locations)

A classic stop for any visitor to the Oregon Coast. Homemade ice cream plus salt water taffy.
For more information call 541-997-7286

The Sportsman in Florence

Rent crab rings, buy fishing gear and have fun catching your dinner.
For more information call 541-997-3336

Wakonda Brewing in Florence

Tasting room open Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 5 p.m. Named after the fictional logging town in Ken Kesey’s “Sometimes a Great Notion.” Brewing Timberbeast IPA, Beachcomber Cream Ale, Black Elk Stout.
For more information visit wakondabrewing.com

Saturday Farmer’s Market in Newport

Thru 10/31/09, Saturdays 9am – 1pm
Local organic growers, market gardeners and green thumbs bring their fresh produce to the market.
For more information visit www.newportfarmersmarket.org or call 541-961-8236

Downtown Farmer’s Market in Coos Bay

Now thru 10/29/09
Farm fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants and more!
For more information visit www.OregonsAdventureCoast.com or call 541-269-0215 or 541-266-9706

Featured Places To Stay on The People’s Coast

Heceta Head Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast in Florence

Serves a seven-course gourmet breakfast every morning, and it was recently featured in the LA Times.
For more information visit www.hecetalighthouse.com or call 866-547-3696

Loon Lake Lodge and RV Resort in Reedsport

Our resort offers dining and lodging for adventurers on Loon Lake. Rent a boat or jet-ski, water-ski, relax on a pontoon boat available at our Marina and enjoy the fishing. Stay two or more nights, Sunday – Thursday, and receive 20% off our already reduced mid-week rates. Also includes a free breakfast for two at our onsite restaurant*. Phone reservations only. Please mention code #111509 when booking in order to receive special rates. *Restrictions apply.
Valid until 11/15/2009
For more information visit www.loonlakerv.com or call 541-599-2244

Oregon Beach Vacations from Astoria to North Bend

Book your Oregon Coast vacation now and save money on a three night stay. From now through February 2010, the third night is free with a two night stay. Choose from a list of our participating homes and condos located on the North and Central Oregon coast. Special rate does not apply to previous bookings or the following holidays: November 25 – 28, December 24 – 25, December 31 and January 1. Reservations must be made by phone. Stays must be completed by February 28, 2010. Our reservation specialists are available 24/7.
Thru February 28, 2010
For more information visit www.OregonBeachVacations.com or call 800-723-2383

Overleaf Village in Yachats

Do you long for a relaxing stay in a lovely beach cottage on the Oregon Coast with all the warmth and charm of the “old days”, yet encompassing every convenience “today” can provide? Overleaf Village offers cottages nestled among native plantings with a trickling stream meandering under a charming stone bridge. Several of the cottages have ocean views and all are only a short walk away from the ocean’s edge via a winding nature trail. Step back to a gentler time and celebrate life with your loved ones. Overleaf Village is perfect for your intimate retreat or reunion.
Winter Rates Start Oct. 18th, 2009
For more information visit www.overleafvillage.com or call 800-338-0507 or 541-547-4880

Alsea River RV Park in Waldport

Now offering a 10% discount on your RV visit. Or if you stay seven days, we’ll give you one day FREE!! Mention this “stay and play” rate when you call or email for reservation.
For more information visit www.alseariverrvpark.com or call 877-770-6137

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