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  1. Newport Spring Break Special Features

    Posted by OCVA / March 17, 2015

    (Newport, Oregon) – Spring break abounds with special opportunities and events for the whole family in Newport, on the central Oregon coast. The nine miles of pristine beaches here are just the beginning: the famed Whale Watch Week has some special features here as well. It is the town with two lighthouses, a host of hiking trails, a waterfront where sea lions and mammoth ships…

  2. Lincoln City is magic for Spring Break: nightly shows, magic camps and art workshops March 23-27

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / February 25, 2015

    LINCOLN CITY – The beach is magical any time of the year. But Lincoln City, on the central Oregon Coast, is a magic place to spend spring break, thanks to the fourth annual Festival of Illusions at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. The FOI is a week full of evening magic shows, fun day camps, and open art workshops for youth, all held at the…

  3. Sleuths invited to solve “The Haunted Trailer” murder mystery in Newport’s Nye

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / February 18, 2015

    Sleuths of all ages are invited to join in the fun at the annual Nye Beach Murder Mystery in Newport. The event will be held on Saturday, March 14 when local actors stage a murder in the historic district of Nye Beach and invite people of all ages to determine “who dunnit.” This year’s mystery called, “The Haunted Trailer,” is set in 1978 and centers on…

  4. Take a Hike…with Your Camera in Lincoln City

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / February 13, 2015

    Lincoln City, OR – Capturing those great hiking moments will be a snap after attending a Photo Hike Workshop in Lincoln City. Try something new with professional photographers Bob Gibson and Jeri Knudsen as they lead a series of outdoor photography hikes starting this spring. The first workshop will take place on March 7, from 9 to 11am at Regatta Grounds Park. Overlooking the beautiful…

  5. 2015 Depoe Bay Crab Feed & Classic Wooden Boat Show Sat-Sun April 18-19

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / January 21, 2015

    Delicious Dungeness crab and finely crafted wooden boats will be the star attractions at the upcoming Depoe Bay Crab Feed & Classic Wooden Boat Show. The event will be held at the harbor on Saturday and Sunday, April 18-19. Thousands of pounds of locally caught whole Dungeness crab will be cooked to perfection on the spot by volunteers at the annual feast, which takes place…

  6. Three Big Events in Newport This Weekend

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / January 20, 2015

    (Newport, Oregon) – The central Oregon coast town of Newport hosts no less than three large events this coming weekend, all on the same day. You’ll find a bevy of chocolates, a sneak peak at a tourism promotional video and  a celebration of all things Scottish (which includes Haggis). All three events take place on Saturday, January 24. – 24th Annual Chocolate Classics at Oregon…

  7. Oregon State Men’s A Cappella Group Prepares for Competition, at the LCCC

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / January 13, 2015

    LINCOLN CITY – On Saturday, Jan. 17, the Lincoln City Cultural Center will proudly welcome the talented young vocalists of Outspoken. Showtime is 7 pm, and admission will be by donation. Outspoken is the premier men’s a cappella group at Oregon State University, with thousands of followers. The group performs contemporary and classical hits while constantly working to improve their musicality and share their love…

  8. Antique Week Celebrates Lincoln City’s 50th Anniversary

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / January 13, 2015

    LINCOLN CITY, OREGON. This year’s Antique Week celebrates Lincoln City’s 50th anniversary with the theme “Cheers to 50 Years!” Antique Week is 10 fun-filled days of antiquing from Feb. 7 through 16. The schedule includes a scavenger hunt, an “Appraise-a-thon” by former Antiques Roadshow star Frank Farmer Loomis IV, an engaging lecture by Loomis on “Antiquing 101”, historic city bus tours led by Elizabeth Black,…

  9. WAVE hello to storm-watching season

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / January 9, 2015

    Story by Nancy Steinberg for the TODAY Maybe you’re a bird watcher, or maybe you’re a binge watcher (Just one more “Game of Thrones” and I’m going to bed, I swear). But there’s no watching like storm watching on the Oregon Coast, and we’re smack dab in the middle of peak season. It can be fun to allow the fury of the Pacific make you…