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  1. Cruise the Oregon Coast

    Posted by OCVA / May 26, 2016

    Lincoln City, OR – Polish up your classic ride, and head to Lincoln City for three weeks of car shows, music, and fun. Cruise the Coast, three classic car shows over three consecutive weekends starting in late August, is sure to get your motor running. “The organizers of our three car shows have united to create a celebration of car culture here in Lincoln City,”…

  2. Have a Groovy Good Time at Summer Kite Festival

    Posted by OCVA / May 18, 2016

    Lincoln City, OR – The sights and sounds of the 60s will be at this year’s Summer Kite Festival, June 25th and 26th. Colorful big show kites will be on display at the D River Wayside in Lincoln City. Wear your tie-dye and help us celebrate this year’s theme, Windstock. Windstock is a psychedelic blend of windsock, a popular kite design, and Woodstock, the famous music…

  3. Paddling the Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge

    Posted by OCVA / May 17, 2016

      Interested in getting on the water this summer? The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invites you to explore Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge with a series of twelve guided paddle trips from June through August. These roughly two-hour trips will take visitors through the heart of Siletz Bay Refuge, all the while learning about its wildlife and natural history. The trip is completely free,…

  4. 16th Annual Spring Unveiling this weekend in Cannon Beach

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / May 5, 2016

    Cannon Beach, OR – April 4, 2016—It’s nearly time again for one of the North Oregon Coast’s most popular art events.  This year, twelve galleries will spotlight new work by more than 75 artists May 6-8. Unveilings, demos and receptions with live music will take place all weekend long in “One of the 100 Best Art Towns in America.”* Artwork being revealed for the first time will include…

  5. Learn to Harvest Clams and Crab on the Oregon Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / May 4, 2016

    Lincoln City, OR – The Oregon Coast is teeming with life all year-round. And during the summer, you can learn how to harvest the coastal bounty with Crabbing and Clamming Clinics in Lincoln City. Led by local expert Bill Lackner, these clinics are a great way to learn how to catch fresh Dungeness crab and purple varnish clams. This will be Lackner’s fourth season hosting…

  6. Fish Taco Cook-Off Winners Announced

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / May 3, 2016

    Lincoln City, OR – Over 660 guests visited the Culinary Center in Lincoln City on Saturday, April 30th for the 2016 Fish Taco Cook-Off.  Coastal chefs competed for the title of “Best Fish Taco” as voted on by the guests in attendance. The favorite dish of the day came from Mist Restaurant in Lincoln City for their Grilled Cod Taco. Returning to the cook-off from a four-year…

  7. Depoe Bay Serves Up Indian-Style Salmon Bake Sept. 17

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / April 5, 2016

    On Saturday, September 17, thousands of pounds of salmon fillets will be cooked in a traditional technique used for generations by native coastal tribes at Depoe Bay’s annual Indian-Style Salmon Bake. Before sunrise on Saturday morning a huge 80-foot fire line will be ignited with six cords of fir and three cords of alder.   Salmon fillets are placed on alder wood stakes,  held in place…

  8. A Coastal Fiesta Awaits in Lincoln City

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / April 4, 2016

    Lincoln City, OR – A fiesta awaits you on April 30th at the 8th Annual Fish Taco Cook-Off. From 11am to 2pm, at the Culinary Center in Lincoln City, professional chefs from around the region will compete for the title of best fish tacos on the Oregon Coast. Back after a 4 year break, Mist Restaurant, located at the oceanfront Surftides Resort, will be competing at…

  9. Pacific City Birding and Blues Festival – April 29 – May 1, 2016

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / March 15, 2016

    The Birding and Blues Festival returns to Pacific City the weekend of April 29-May 1. The 2016 festival will offer fan-favorite field trips and brand new excursions as well! The weekend begins with classic Birding & Blues activities including a free community open house on Friday April 29th featuring a live seabird presentation and a children’s art activity. Brand new this year is an excursion…