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  1. A Refreshed Salmon Run Welcomes Golfers And Events

    Posted by OCVA / October 10, 2016

    An infusion of over $200,000 by the City of Brookings and a new operations manager has brought a renewed spirit to Salmon Run Golf Course. Operating under new management since June of this year, Salmon Run is an 18-hole, par 71 course located in the Jack Creek valley three miles east of Brookings. The City has contracted with the Early Management Team (EMT) to manage…

  2. Finders Keepers Kicks Off October 15th

    Posted by OCVA / October 10, 2016

    Lincoln City, OR – The coast is about to get colorful as Finders Keepers, glass floats on the beach in Lincoln City, begins in October. This is the 18th year of the signature promotion, which runs October 15th, 2016 through Memorial Day 2017. ***Due to extreme weather conditions predicted for October 15th, the Finders Keepers, glass floats on the beach, kick-off has been postponed to October…

  3. Chowder, Brews and Tunes on the Oregon Coast

    Posted by OCVA / September 21, 2016

    Lincoln City, OR – Fresh clam chowder with a cold microbrew…the perfect pairing for a cool fall afternoon. And in Lincoln City, home to seven miles of smiles, there will be plenty of both to smile about at the Inaugural Chowder & Brewfest on October 8th, presented by Mo’s Restaurants. Celebrate the comfort food of the Oregon Coast at Lincoln City Outlets from noon to…

  4. California Dreamin’ At the Fall Kite Festival

    Posted by OCVA / September 21, 2016

    Lincoln City, OR – All the leaves are brown and the sky is colorful at the Lincoln City Fall Kite Festival on October 1st and 2nd. The colors of fall, in the form of big show kites, take to the skies at the D River State Recreation Site from 10am to 4pm on both days. Celebrate the sounds of the 60s with the theme “Windstock” at…

  5. 60th Annual Indian-Style Salmon Bake at Depoe Bay Coming Saturday Sept. 17, 2016

    Posted by OCVA / September 8, 2016

    For the 60th year the town of Depoe Bay, Oregon, will host the annual Indian-Style Salmon Bake on Saturday, September 17, from 10 am to 5 pm. The Salmon Bake is renowned as the Oregon coast’s signature salmon celebration, drawing salmon lovers from throughout the state to enjoy both food and fun. Delicious Pacific salmon is cooked in a traditional technique used for generations by…

  6. 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.…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…