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  1. Tillamook County Museums & Organization Presents “A Step Back in Time”

    Posted by OCVA / July 22, 2015

    The Tillamook Coast History Alliance will be offering a special combined and discounted ticket price on August 14th, August 15th and August 16th. The Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, Latimer Quilt & Textile Center, Garibaldi Maritime Museum, Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad, , Naval Air Station Tillamook Museum, Rockaway Beach Police Museum and the Old Iron Show are included in the flat ticket price of $20.00. This…

  2. The 29th Annual Oregon Shorebird Festival

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 22, 2015

    Tens of thousands of shorebirds migrate along the Oregon coast in the fall, using beaches and estuaries as stopover habitat to feed and ready themselves for the journey south. When Peter Matthiessen wrote in The Wind Birds that “[t]he restlessness of shorebirds, their kinship with the distance and swift seasons, the wistful signal of their voices down the long coastlines of the world make them,…

  3. It’s a wrap! Check out latest Newport tourism video

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 6, 2015

    NEWPORT — It’s a wrap for Uncage the Soul on the central Oregon coast, as the Portland-based production team finished filming a promotional video to encourage summer travelers to visit Newport. The pivotal scene was shot on the Fourth of July, as a drone captured footage of the Yaquina Bay fireworks show. The crew got right to work on the editing process quickly afterward, pulling…

  4. Newport’s 4th of July, Full Day of Events

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / June 26, 2015

    (Newport, Oregon) – One of the largest Fourth of July displays in Oregon happens on the central coast, in Newport, and includes not only a full day of events around town but some extra boom for your buck. The geographic layout of Yaquina Bay causes the fireworks explosions to bounce off the nearby hills, literally quadrupling the effect of the mortars. Those massive rounds of…

  5. Get Ready to Strut Your Mutt

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / June 10, 2015

    Lincoln City, OR – The annual Mutt Masters Dog Show and Olympics is back for another entertaining year!  Dogs will take center stage in this annual “for fun” dog show and competition held Saturday, June 20th, 2015 at the former Taft Elementary School site, 1545 SE 50th St in Lincoln City. Registration begins at noon with the contests and shows beginning at 1pm. The registration fee is…

  6. Newport Celtic Festival & Highland Games

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / June 4, 2015

    (Newport, Oregon) – Three days of immersing yourself in Celtic culture, athletic events, music, food and culture will happen June 12 – 14 in Newport with the Fifth Annual Newport Celtic Festival & Highland Games. This year’s  Newport Celtic Festival & Highland Games features a massive array of events, both cool and quirky. Some events take place in Newport’s historical Nye Beach district while most…

  7. Catch Your Dinner in Lincoln City

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / June 3, 2015

    Lincoln City, OR – Back by popular demand, the Lincoln City Visitor and Convention Bureau is hosting a series of free Crabbing and Clamming Clinics this summer. Led by local expert Bill Lackner, learn how to harvest fresh shellfish right off Siletz Bay in Lincoln City. Bill Lackner knows a thing or two about crabbing and clamming. Author of several books on the subjects, Lackner…

  8. Paddle & Pub Party; Kayak Tillamook County Celebrates 10 Years

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / June 3, 2015

    Join a celebratory paddle and afterward enjoy a birthday party with live music, a Pelican Pub beer garden, fantastic food, educational booths and interpretive displays of the Tillamook’s Historic Waterfront at Kayak Tillamook’s 10-Year Anniversary Celebration. On Sunday, June 14th, 2015 Kayak Tillamook will be celebrating its status as the most extensive kayaking guide service on the entire Oregon Coast; and, the oldest too! Participants…

  9. Newport Marathon, May 30

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / May 20, 2015

    (Newport, Oregon) – May 30 sees the return of one of the largest races in Oregon with the 16th annual Newport Marathon and Half Marathon. It brings in about 1,250 runners and about three times as many spectators, who line up along side streets, the Historic Bayfront and areas with ocean views. There’s also a special category for walkers. Aside from being a major attraction…