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  1. Chowder Competition on the Oregon Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / September 17, 2014

    Lincoln City, OR – The 10th Annual Chowder Cook-Off returns to Tanger Outlets in Lincoln City on November 8-9, 2014. Watch as professional chefs from around the Pacific Northwest battle for the best chowder. This event also features live music, local beer and win, kids activities, and a Native American Heritage celebration. On Saturday, November 8 from 11am to 4pm, restaurants from all over the…

  2. Second Summer in Newport

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / September 16, 2014

    (Newport, Oregon) – If it seems like summer hasn’t ended on the Oregon coast, you’re right. In fact, right now is called the Second Summer by many in the Newport area – a phenomenon that covers the entire coast, actually. Temperatures linger in the 60′s and 70′s, there are less winds and more blue skies. On top of it, lodging prices start dropping, the beaches…

  3. Broom Bust with OMSI in Newport

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / September 12, 2014

    Newport, Ore. (September 11, 2014) – Beginning in the spring of 2016, the Coastal Discovery Center at Camp Gray, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry’s (OMSI) residential science camp and living laboratory to be built in Newport, will be overrun with enthusiastic campers. At the moment, however, the site is overrun with invasive Scotch broom instead. Are you interested in touring the site and…

  4. Treasure Hunters Get Ready for Finders Keepers

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / September 5, 2014

    Lincoln City, OR – October is fast approaching, and treasure hunters are eager for the upcoming Finders Keepers season. This marks the 16th year of the promotion, which runs from October 18, 2014 through Memorial Day 2015. 2,015 official numbered glass floats will be carefully hidden daily along the 7-½ miles of beach in Lincoln City, from Roads End on the north side of town…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

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