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Totality On The Oregon Coast On August 21st 2017, residents and visitors to the Central Oregon Coast will experience the first landfall of the Great American Eclipse directly in the path of totality.  On this day, the moon will be positioned between the sun and the earth and as the moon appears to move across […]

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FESTIVALS: Festival of Art in Stout Park August 5th-Aug 6th, 2017 Brookings, OR 10am-5pm Saturday/10am-4pm Sunday in Stout Park, a lovely park setting surrounding Manley Art Center One block off Highway 101 on Oak Street.  A juried show of original art and handcrafted items.  Plein air artists at work, activities for children, food court, music. […]

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FESTIVALS: Astoria Music Festival  June 11th-25th, 2017 1271 Commercial St Astoria, OR 97103 With more than 90 musicians performing opera, symphonic and chamber music, the Astoria Music Festival celebrates all the classical greats in two weeks of concerts.  Anyone who appreciates Astoria’s small town elegance can imagine listening to first-rate classical musicians in the art deco […]

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FESTIVALS: Rainspout: Yachats, Oregon Music Festival April 20- 28th, 2017 441 Hwy 101 – Yachats Commons Yachats, Oregon 97498 Music will reign over Yachats for this three-day festival offering an eclectic mix of Bluegrass, New Orleans Brass, Folk, Country, Gypsy Violin, Blues, and more.  Food and spirits will be served on site.  For program and […]

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Oregon Coast treasure
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OREGON COAST BEACHCOMBING Beachcombing is the seemingly involuntary searching of the beach for things of value or of interest, and is one of the top activities people enjoy on the Oregon Coast.  While randomly wandering along the sand, some of the things you may look for are agates, fossils, jade, jasper, and endless supplies of interesting and sometimes exotic driftwood […]

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It was chilly and a little foggy that morning, we were going on a whale watching trip with Whale Research Eco Excursions in Depoe Bay.  We were so excited!  We had only seen whales blow in the distance, and had never had the opportunity to see one up close.  We were expecting to see gray whales, since that is […]

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Giant Redwood next to road towering over a car
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We awoke on Saturday before 6 am to try to get as close to the redwoods as possible before dark.  During this time of year, it starts getting dark before 5 pm.  We knew we needed to get on the road to have enough time during the daylight to see all the sights we wanted to […]

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This week, I have a guest blogger named Melanie Wolfe, who recently visited the Oregon Coast after hiking a section of the Pacific Crest Trail in Oregon.  She will share with you her experience here. Our Precious Oregon Weekend By Melanie S. Wolfe I scanned the beach house ads, one after another, looking for something […]

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I’ll start with a little background about the area. Lincoln City is one of the top 10 places to visit in Oregon.  For the most part, it is centrally located on the Oregon Coast, just an hour and a half from Portland, and an hour from Salem.  It is also close enough to to Eugene and Corvallis for […]

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