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Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay, Oregon
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Winter Whale Watching
December 27-January 1 2019
Starting in late fall Gray Whales leave their feeding grounds in the Arctic and travel south to breed in the warm waters off Mexico. The Oregon Coast with expansive ocean views on elevated locations like coastal capes and headlands is a great place to spot these marine giants. During peak winter migration time, December 27 through January 1, 2019, the best whale watching locations along the coast, are staffed by trained volunteers to answer questions and help you spot a whale. Read more about Oregon's Gray Whale migration visit: Oregon's Wandering Whales. Learn more about Oregon's Whale Watch Center and spotting tips. Access the Whale Watch Center brochure here at: Depoe Bay Whale Watching Guide. To view a map of 24 watch locations go to: Whale Watching Spoken Here....[read more]
 
November 2-11 Live Theater: Grey Gardens
A musical performance by The Last Resort Players, directed by Leah Goodwin with music director Laura Merz. Weekend shows are at 7pm on Friday and Saturday evenings. Sunday matinee is at 2pm. Tickets available at the event center box office. Florence Events Center, 715 Quince St. 541.997.1994
December 27-January 1 2019 Winter Whale Watch
Spot Gray Whales on their migration south along the Oregon Coast with a trained volunteer. Visit the website to view a map with a list of 24 designated locations. Various Coastal Locations 541.765.3304 [more info]
March 23 2019 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Join SOLVE and thousands of volunteers from 10am-1pm to clean up litter and marine debris from the entire Oregon coast. Since 1986, this home-grown tradition of twice-yearly beach cleanups has benefited people and wildlife alike, supporting clean seas and healthy communities. Registration opens in February 2019. 45 Oregon Coast beach sites 503.844.9571 [more info]
March 30 2019 Heceta Head Lighthouse Birthday Celebration
Heceta Head Lightstation will be 125 years old. Join this family-friendly celebration from 4-7pm. Tour the keeper's house, explore the lighthouse and shop for souvenirs, books and videos at the gift shop. Heceta Head Lighthouse [more info]
May 17-19 2019 112th Rhododendron Festival
A spectacular display of hundreds of Rhododendrons, parades, carnival with rides and games, street vendor fair and car show. The Rhododendron Festival Court junior parade is on Saturday and a main parade on Sunday. The event will extend into Historic Old Town with live music, art and other festivities at the Florence Events Center. End the weekend with the annual motorcycle show at Three Rivers Casino Resort. Various Locations [more info]
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