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  1. Volunteers Needed at Cascade Head Preserve

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / August 28, 2014

    Saturday, September 20th     The Nature Conservancy invites anyone interested in preserving Cascade Head Preserve to participate in a volunteer work party taking place on Saturday, September 20th.  Located near Lincoln City, Cascade Head is a coastal promontory overlooking the Pacific Ocean that provides critical habitat for native prairie grasses, rare wildflowers, the threatened Oregon Silverspot butterfly and the Cascade Head catchfly.  We will be removing invasive blackberry…

  2. Florence, Oregon: A charming coastal find

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / August 27, 2014

    By Helyn Trickey Bradley – Special to CNN The Oregon coast can be a moody destination year-round. In the mornings, brooding fog canopies the coastal highways and storms can roll in from the Pacific, kicking up without much warning. But in mid- to late summer, the heavier rains seem to sidestep the coast and, more often than not, sunshine blinks from behind the clouds. Whale…

  3. Professional Chefs Compete at Wild Mushroom Cook-Off

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / August 27, 2014

    Lincoln City, OR – Come and enjoy flavors of the fall on the Oregon Coast at the 6th Annual Wild Mushroom Cook-Off on Saturday October 11th. The Culinary Center, located on the fourth floor of City Hall (801 SW Highway 101), will host this cooking competition from 11am to 2pm. Professional chefs from around the Pacific Northwest region will craft their signature mushroom dishes to…

  4. Hood to Coast 2014: Race brings thousand of runners to Oregon roads

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / August 21, 2014

    By Sue Jepsen for The Oregonian The 2014 Hood to Coast relay race begins Friday morning at Mount Hood’s Timberline Lodge and ends Saturday at Seaside on the Oregon coast. More than 17,000 runners and walkers as well as about 3,000 of their support vehicles will be spread out on several Oregon highways. Officials with the Oregon Department of Transportation is asking motorists to please be cautious…

  5. Finders Keepers Special Glass Drops in September

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / August 13, 2014

    Lincoln City, OR – Float hunting is almost here, starting October 18, 2014, with the upcoming season of Finders Keepers. Until then, glass art will be placed on the beaches in Lincoln City for lucky beachcombers to find and keep on every Saturday and Sunday in September.  The first of these special drops will take place September 6th.  Among the treasures will be handcrafted glass…

  6. Yarn Crawl 101 invites you to visit coastal yarn shops

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / August 5, 2014

    There’s a new yarn crawl in Oregon, and it’s just beachy keen. It’s Yarn Crawl 101, and it encompasses 14 stores stretched over 364 miles from Ocean Park, Wash., to Brookings. As the name implies, it takes place along Highway 101, which adds breathtaking scenery to the mix. Interested? Here’s what you need to know: The dates: Friday, Sept. 12-Sunday, Sept. 14 The stores: Fourteen shops…

  7. Buccaneer Rampage Mud Obstacle Race is first of its kind on the Oregon Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 31, 2014

    (Newport, Oregon) – Mud, a wild running course full of obstacles and pirates will be the center of a riotous new annual event in Newport with the Buccaneer Rampage Mud Obstacle Race on August 23, at the  Newport Municipal Airport. It’s the second event now, expected to double in participation from last year’s healthy debut of nearly 200 athletes, and it is unique as it…

  8. Astoria Regatta Festival is Five Days of Parades, Food and Family Fun

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 23, 2014

    The historic Astoria Regatta celebrates the community’s connection to the water with more than 50 land and sea events. The Astoria Regatta features five days of fun on land and sea August 6-10. Designated a Historic Cultural Tradition by the Oregon State Historic Commission, Astoria Regatta Festival celebrates the community’s fishing and sailing heritage with more than 50 events and most of them are free.…

  9. Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor Is The Most Beautiful Place You’ve Never Heard Of

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 21, 2014

    Story by Lisa Miller for The Huffington Post Picture this: Twelve miles of forested park. A rocky, rugged coastline dotted by secret sandy beaches. Seaside prairies. Three-hundred-year-old Sitka spruce trees. If heaven is called Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor, then we have found it. Located on the southern Oregon coast along the so-called “Banana Belt,” Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor is rife with…

  10. Warm weather heats up tourism on cooler Oregon Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 16, 2014

    By Angelica Carrillo and News Staff for KVAL.com COOS BAY, Ore. – While much of western Oregon faces a heat wave this week, temperatures are expected to stay much cooler on the Oregon Coast. Tourism officials say this is the time of year where the coast sees a boost of people trying to beat the heat. “A lot of folks coming from inland, they tend…

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