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  1. Newport’s Amazing Race Coming July 19

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 15, 2014

    (Newport, Oregon) –  The Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals will again hold the 4th Annual Amazing Race on Saturday, July 19. As in years past, challenges will be both mental and physical, with two person teams racing through Newport to cross the finish line. Challenges of the Annual Amazing Race are a surprise. Participants do not know whether they’re running, walking, boating, biking…

  2. One man and two dogs travel 2,000 miles to raise awareness for Canine Cancer

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 8, 2014

    Today, as you travel along the Oregon coast, you will probably notice a tall, kilted gent with his two fluffy companions (Hudson & Indiana) heading south.  Luke Robinson just left Newport’s LaQuinta Inn and is pushing onward to raise awareness for canine cancer one mile, one city, and one person at a time. After losing his dog Malcolm to cancer, Luke Robinson had a vision of…

  3. DuneFest Fun on the Oregon Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 7, 2014

    Beginning July 30, throngs of ATV enthusiasts will flock to the wind-swept dunes around Winchester Bay for DuneFest 2014. Thousands of off-road vehicle riders come to the Oregon Coast to enjoy the thrill of riding across expansive tracts of sand. Held in Winchester Bay, July 30 through August 3, DuneFest is the premiere ATV sand event in the country and is an Ovation Award winner…

  4. Newport’s Hatfield Marine Science Center is at the literal center of fun on the Oregon Coast this summer

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 5, 2014

    (Newport, Oregon) – Newport’s Hatfield Marine Science Center is at the literal center of fun on the Oregon coast this summer, as the famed facility hosts a series of summer camps for kids in July and August that are guaranteed to tickle the intellect in an engaging and hands-on way. Starting July 14, it’s a set of intensive, hands-on sessions for tweens and teens with…

  5. Sunset Magazine’s Top 14 Unsung Beach Towns

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 3, 2014

    Sunset Magazine recently published a list of quintessential beach towns on the west coast featuring Bandon, Astoria, Depoe Bay, Cannon Beach, Newport, and Port Orford. From all-to-yourself islands to hidden beach towns to iconic coastal experiences, the West has the beach vacation of a lifetime in store for you. Bandon, OR As any upstanding Oregonian knows, the real old school Oregon coast lies down south,…

  6. Yachats Music Festival 2014: A classical weekend on the gorgeous coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 1, 2014

    By David Stabler for The Oregonian As if anyone need another reason to visit Yachats, one of the prettiest spots on the Oregon coast, consider the Yachats Music Festival. Nineteen performers, including Leon Bates, the distinguished pianist, perform beautiful classical music in one of the few remaining classical festivals on the coast. Four concerts take place Friday through Sunday, July 11-13. In addition, performers will present…

  7. Fourth of July Lodging Openings, Availability on Oregon Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 1, 2014

    (Oregon Coast) – Where to find a place to stay on the Oregon coast over the Fourth of July weekend? This is going to be a tough one, as everyone is just about filled up. In fact, many people literally make their reservation for next year’s Independence Day as they are leaving the hotel they just stayed at. Usually by May or even spring break…

  8. Explore the Darker Side of Kite Flying

    Posted by OCVA / June 26, 2014

    Lincoln City, OR – The Summer Kite Festival hits the skies on Saturday and Sunday, June 28-29, 2014 from 10am-4pm each day at the D River Wayside.  This year explore the darker side of kite flying with a Rokkaku battle where competitors aim to be the last kite standing, or in this case, flying. Experience a kite flying battle each day of this year’s Summer…

  9. Hatfield Marine Science Center offers summer science camps for kids and adults in July

    Posted by OCVA / June 26, 2014

    (Newport, Oregon) – The Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport is offering up a host of science summer camps for kids and adults in July, guaranteed to tickle the intellect in a fun and hands-on way. It starts with the Summer Family Program in early July, where kids and adults get in on the action. Then in the middle of the month, a series of…

  10. 6th Annual Plein Air & More Arts Festival will Feature Work of Nearly 50 Artists

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / June 17, 2014

    Cannon Beach, OR – June 12, 2014 – Its no wonder Cannon Beach has been named “One of the Most Beautiful Places in the World” by National Geographic and “One of the 100 Best Art Towns in America.*” For years, the spectacular natural beauty has beckoned artists from around the world to capture the unique elements of this landscape “en plein air” or “in the…

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