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  1. Three inspiring events taking place in Newport

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / May 12, 2015

    (Newport, Oregon) – Three inspiring events take place in Newport in the next weeks – and there’s something to appeal to just about everyone. A Home and Garden allows you to shop in the laidback atmosphere of the central Oregon coast. A major brew festival puts the spotlights on dogs, while a local  agate festival will provide some remarkable, ancient finds. May 15, 16,  17.…

  2. Pelican plans to open a new brewpub in Cannon Beach

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / May 4, 2015

    It was almost 20 years ago when a construction team began to rehab an abandoned building buried under the sand in Pacific City, Oregon. Owners Mary Jones, Jeff Schons and Brewmaster Darron Welch started the Pelican Pub & Brewery with the vision to offer the best craft beer experience directly from the Oregon coast. With an incredible view of Haystack Rock and Cape Kiwanda, and…

  3. Oregon Coast Restaurant Awarded 4-Diamonds from AAA

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / May 4, 2015

    Lincoln City, OR – The AAA/CAA Motor Club has notified the Bay House in Lincoln City that the restaurant is the latest recipient of the prestigious 4-Diamond Award. Only one other restaurant in Oregon, The Painted Lady in Newberg, shares this honor. According to the Motor Club, there are currently no 5-Diamond operations in the state. “This is a wonderful acknowledgement of the professional dedication…

  4. Fat Biking: For Beaches Too!

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / May 4, 2015

    Escape the boardwalk at these 6 bike-friendly towns By: Katie Jackson May 1, 2015 Although fat biking is most often associated with snow, it has another, decidedly more chill time and place: the beach. Unlike traditional beach cruisers that limit riders to boardwalks and streets, fat bikes using 4-inch-wide tires can take on or, as David Hunger, the fat biking founder of Teton Mountain Bike…

  5. Lady Washington, Hawaiian Chieftain Stop in Newport May 14-26

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / April 22, 2015

    Newport, Ore. – The brig Lady Washington, the official tall ship of the state of Washington, and her companion vessel, Hawaiian Chieftain, are stopping in Newport, Ore., May 14-26, 2015. The ships will arrive at the Port of Newport, 600 SE Bay Boulevard, Newport, and offer tours, excursions, and education programs for elementary school students. The ships will be open for visits on Memorial Day,…

  6. Depoe Bay to Serve Up Indian-Style Salmon Bake Sept. 19

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / April 17, 2015

    On Saturday, September 19, 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, volunteers will ignite a huge 80-foot fire line with six cords of fir and three cords of alder.   Salmon fillets are positioned on alder wood stakes and held in…

  7. Survivor Auditions on the Oregon Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / April 17, 2015

    Lincoln City, OR – Are you mentally and physically tough? Can you outwit, outplay, and outlast anyone in a competition? Then you have what it takes to be a contestant on the hit reality series, Survivor! Join KOIN 6 News at the open Casting Call for Survivor at Chinook Winds Casino Resort on Sunday, May 17, from 11am to 5pm. Potential teams, consisting of pairs,…

  8. Hatfield Marine Science Center Turns 50, Celebrates April 11

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / April 8, 2015

    (Newport, Oregon) – The Hatfield Marine Science Center will hold its annual Marine Science Day on Saturday, April 11, commemorating the 50th anniversary of this unique Oregon State University facility. Dedicated in 1965, the center has become an integral part of coastal development, education, research, tourism and economics. Marine Science Day runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the center, located southeast of the…

  9. The Birding and Blues Festival Invites You to Lose Your Blues and Take Flight

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / April 3, 2015

    Pacific City Ore. – – The Birding and Blues Festival returns to Pacific City the weekend of May 1-3, 2015 with activities appealing to all ages. Pick from a bounty of events including guided birding hikes, live birds of prey talks, blues concerts, nature workshops, kayak trips, photography tips, and birding by ear walks. The festival will offer an inaugural hike on newly minted U.S.…