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  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. Just Two More Weeks of Glass Float Drops on Central Oregon Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / May 12, 2015

    (Lincoln City, Oregon) – The warm winds of summer are approaching the Oregon coast, and this means the end of a winter-spring favorite in Lincoln City. The Finders Keepers glass float ball drops are coming to an end on Memorial Day weekend, closing on May 25. This wildly popular feature saw the release of over 3,000 hand-made glass art pieces on the beach for visitors…

  5. 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.…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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,…