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  1. Give Thanks with a Beach Treasure Hunt

    Posted by OCVA / November 16, 2016

    Lincoln City, OR – Give thanks this holiday season with a beach treasure hunt that is sure to bring good cheer! Walk along the beach in Lincoln City for Thanksgiving weekend, November 24th through the 27th, and you may discover glass treasure. Lincoln City’s mysterious Float Fairies will hide 100 extra glass art pieces to celebrate the holiday. Between the high tide line and the…

  2. Food and Fun Will Be Served Up in Depoe Bay at the 2017 Crab Feed & Wooden Boat Show April 22-23

    Posted by OCVA / November 16, 2016

    Thousands of pounds of locally caught whole Dungeness crab will be cooked to perfection at the upcoming Annual Depoe Bay Crab Feed on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23, 2017. The Depoe Bay Community Hall at 220 S.E. Bay Street is where Dungeness crab will be served on both Saturday and Sunday.  Indoor and outdoor dining will be available, with a selection of brews…

  3. Art & Music Storm Cannon Beach

    Posted by OCVA / October 10, 2016

    Three full days of art and musical events are planned for the 29th Annual Cannon Beach Stormy Weather Arts Festival, November 4-6. Popular festival events include Art in Action and a spotlight concert each year. The festival has also added the Dancing in the Rain Fashion Show. Throughout the weekend, the town’s galleries will present special events showcasing the artists they represent, with many of…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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.…