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  1. Newport’s 6th Annual Amazing Race Returns July 30th

    Posted by OCVA / July 20, 2016

    (Newport, Oregon) – On July 30, the streets of Newport’s Bayfront district will be abuzz with the 6th Annual Amazing Race. As in years past, challenges will be both mental and physical, with two-person teams racing through Newport to cross the finish line. Modeled after the popular television show, the Amazing Race will have each team following clues and problems – all on the run.…

  2. The Port of Coos Bay celebrates 100 years of the Coos Bay rail line at the Railroad Centennial Celebration

    Posted by OCVA / July 20, 2016

    Come celebrate 100 years for history of the Coos Bay rail line with the Port of Coos Bay at the Railroad Centennial Celebration this August 5th -7th! This three-day celebration will commemorate 100 years since the completion of the Coos Bay rail line, and when the first train left North Bend for Eugene in 1916. A reflection of the Railroad Jubilee held in 1916, the…

  3. A Sandy Good Time at the Taft Beach Sandcastle Contest

    Posted by OCVA / July 18, 2016

    Lincoln City, OR – Pack a shovel and bucket because the Taft Beach Sandcastle Contest is hitting the sandy shores of Lincoln City on August 13th. This amateur competition runs from 11am to 5pm and is open to participants of all ages and skill levels. The event is co-sponsored by the Bay Area Merchants Association (BAMA) and Mo’s Restaurant in Lincoln City. Competition categories include…

  4. Lincoln City Announces Major New Fireworks Show

    Posted by OCVA / June 17, 2016

    Lincoln City, OR – The Stars and Stripes will fly proudly over Lincoln City during the Fourth of July. Celebrate our nation’s Independence Day with a parade, craft fair, and fireworks. The fireworks display will begin at dusk over Siletz Bay in the historic Taft District of Lincoln City.  Public parking is available in the area as well as shuttle service. The free shuttle will…

  5. Paddle along Nestucca Bay National Wildlife Refuge

    Posted by OCVA / May 26, 2016

      Interested in getting on the water this summer? The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invites you to explore Nestucca Bay National Wildlife Refuge with a series of five guided canoe and kayak trips from June to August. From the Little Nestucca River to the bay, expansive mudflats surrounding the refuge’s Two Rivers Peninsula offer plenty to see from a kayak or canoe. These roughly…

  6. Cruise the Oregon Coast

    Posted by OCVA / May 26, 2016

    Lincoln City, OR – Polish up your classic ride, and head to Lincoln City for three weeks of car shows, music, and fun. Cruise the Coast, three classic car shows over three consecutive weekends starting in late August, is sure to get your motor running. “The organizers of our three car shows have united to create a celebration of car culture here in Lincoln City,”…

  7. Have a Groovy Good Time at Summer Kite Festival

    Posted by OCVA / May 18, 2016

    Lincoln City, OR – The sights and sounds of the 60s will be at this year’s Summer Kite Festival, June 25th and 26th. Colorful big show kites will be on display at the D River Wayside in Lincoln City. Wear your tie-dye and help us celebrate this year’s theme, Windstock. Windstock is a psychedelic blend of windsock, a popular kite design, and Woodstock, the famous music…

  8. Paddling the Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge

    Posted by OCVA / May 17, 2016

      Interested in getting on the water this summer? The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invites you to explore Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge with a series of twelve guided paddle trips from June through August. These roughly two-hour trips will take visitors through the heart of Siletz Bay Refuge, all the while learning about its wildlife and natural history. The trip is completely free,…

  9. 16th Annual Spring Unveiling this weekend in Cannon Beach

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / May 5, 2016

    Cannon Beach, OR – April 4, 2016—It’s nearly time again for one of the North Oregon Coast’s most popular art events.  This year, twelve galleries will spotlight new work by more than 75 artists May 6-8. Unveilings, demos and receptions with live music will take place all weekend long in “One of the 100 Best Art Towns in America.”* Artwork being revealed for the first time will include…

  10. Learn to Harvest Clams and Crab on the Oregon Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / May 4, 2016

    Lincoln City, OR – The Oregon Coast is teeming with life all year-round. And during the summer, you can learn how to harvest the coastal bounty with Crabbing and Clamming Clinics in Lincoln City. Led by local expert Bill Lackner, these clinics are a great way to learn how to catch fresh Dungeness crab and purple varnish clams. This will be Lackner’s fourth season hosting…

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