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Through November 15 Wild Mushroom Celebration
The Long Beach Peninsula is host to a variety of delectable wild mushrooms. Every autumn, local restaurateurs and bed and breakfast owners delight patrons and guests with special dinners and classes celebrating the harvest. See the website for more information. Various Locations 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400 [more info]
Through December 3 Tabletop Tourism: Picturing America
A private collection of over 30 vintage state tablecloths, "Tabletop Tourism" is a special exhibit reliving those auto touring days when gas mileage was low and truck stops, roadside attractions and souvenir shops were plentiful. Strong graphics, bright colors and a dizzying array of designs make these tablecloths and other state related items a visual delight. This exhibit will be on view from October 21st to December 3rd, 2016. Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum 360.642.3446 [more info]
November 11-12 Ocian In View Cultural Weekend
When Lewis & Clark's Corps of Discovery joyfully exclaimed "Ocian in View" they knew they had reached their westward overland destination. This annual event explores the many layers of local history with speakers, bus tours and the Chinook Tribe's seafood dinner. Call or visit online for details. Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, 115 SE Lake St. 360.642.3446 or 360.642.2400 [more info]
November 25-26 Peninsula Arts Association Studio Tour
PAA's November Studio tour will be hosted at participating art studios, galleries and shops on the Long Beach Peninsula. PAA members, from Ilwaco up to Oysterville open their homes and businesses to visitors to answer questions, explain techniques and show their work. Visit the website for maps and further information, posted as it becomes available. Various Locations 800.451.2542 [more info]
November 25-27 Holicays at the Beach
Weekend of free activities at Veterans Field in downtown Long Beach, Pacific Ave S & 3rd St SE. See website for updates. Various Downtown Locations 800.451.2542 [more info]
December 3 Crab Pot Christmas Tree Lighting
Get into the spirit of the holiday season with the lighting of the "World's Tallest Crab Pot Christmas Tree" at 5pm. Port of Ilwaco 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400 [more info]
December 10 Tuba Christmas
An annual holiday tradition performed by a local Astoria tuba band. Times and details to be announced, call or see website. Columbia Pacific Museum, 115 SE Lake St. 360.642.2400 [more info]
December 11 Water Music Festival
Start your holiday season with a wonderful afternoon of familiar and traditional jazz vocals and instrumentals, 2-4pm. A portion of the proceeds is donated to the local high school music department to further provide educational opportunities and musical experiences. Inn at Harbour Village, 120 Williams Ave NE, Ilwaco 360.642.0087 [more info]
December 31 Midnight Over the Ocean
Ring in the New Year with fireworks at midnight over the Pacific Ocean in front of the boardwalk. Bolstad Beach 800.451.2542
July 15-16 2017 Clamshell Railroad Days
A weekend event celebrating the local historic railroad that includes model railroad layouts, historic railroad lectures, face painting, the kids craft caboose, tours of an 1889 train car and more. Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, 115 SE Lake St.Ilwaco 360.642.3446 [more info]
October 7-8 2017 Cranberrian Fair
A weekend event celebrating the Washington Peninsula cranberry harvest. The festival includes craft vendors (pottery, photography, knitted crafts, etc.), homemade baked goods, blacksmith and rug hooking demonstrations. Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, 115 SE Lake St.Ilwaco 360.642.3446 [more info]
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