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Take Time Out to Space Out!

By Ann Powers | Wednesday, February 20, 2019
There’s always more to explore along the North Oregon Coast … for instance, the unknown. While that may include a new restaurant, an outdoor activity you want to check off your bucket list or a vintage store you’ve been meaning to check out, it could also be Spaceness: the annual weekend-long artistic celebration of... Read More

Bird Lovers Unite!

By Ann Powers | Sunday, February 10, 2019
Calling all bird nerds and citizen scientists in Oregon's North Coast, the country and around the world! The 22nd Annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is back and set for Friday, February 15, through Monday, February 18. The free event invites and engages participants, from beginning bird watchers to experts,... Read More

The FisherPoets are Back for the 22nd Year!

By Ann Powers | Wednesday, February 6, 2019
This event is just too much fun and way too unique to pass over. I wanted to give you a generous heads up to make sure you save the date. The wildly popular and highly-anticipated FisherPoets Gathering anchors down in Astoria, February 22-24. Poetry, prose and song celebrate the commercial fishing industry in this... Read More

Haystack Happiness in Cannon Beach

By Ann Powers | Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Without a doubt our natural surroundings here on the North Coast are something to enjoy, as well as something to be cherished and preserved. So hats off to the Haystack Rock Awareness Program (HRAP) with the Cannon Beach Arts Association, which has been helping visitors and vocals alike learn about, appreciate and... Read More

Good Food, Good Beer and Good (History) Lessons Learned

By Ann Powers | Wednesday, January 23, 2019
No doubt, a big part of the fun of traveling is learning about your vacation destination’s history. That said, do you ever wonder who Oregon’s first pioneer was and the reason why his wife was reluctant to marry him or why Clatsop County farmers took up shipbuilding in the 1800s? How about the effects local weather... Read More

Step Out and Explore More with Tillamook's ARTWALK

By Ann Powers | Monday, January 14, 2019
We often talk about all of the great things to do directly on the Northern Oregon Coast, because so many fun-filled adventures await! However, sometimes our charming inland communities may be overlooked in the shadow of that enthusiasm – but they shouldn’t be. Tillamook is a perfect example. A lot of people breeze... Read More