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Mushroom Madness
Through November 25
Autumn is a great time to take a walk in the woods and look for edible mushrooms. As the weather turns cooler and rains come to Oregon's Coast, mushrooms start popping up. Under the trees and along the trails you can often find interesting varieties of fungus, some edible. Whether you want to learn about stalking the wild fungus or looking to indulge in some mushroom culinary creations, check out these mushroom events happening this fall. ...[read more]
Through October 21 19th Annual Yachats Village Mushroom Fest
Experience delectable wild forest mushroom cuisine, culinary markets, wine and beer tasting and live music. Guided mushroom walks, exhibits and cooking demonstrations are free and open to the public. Other events require a festival pass. Various Locations 541.547.3530 or 800.929.0477
November 9-11 Yachats Celtic Music Festival
Returning for its 18th year with more than a dozen musical acts, workshops and presentations, dancing, jam sessions, beer and whiskey tastings. Yachats Commons, 441 Hwy 101 [more info]
December 8-16 Heceta Head Lightstation's Victorian Christmas
This annual open house event is on Saturdays and Sundays from 4-7pm. The Queen Anne style keeper's house is decorated for the holidays inside and out. Enjoy warm drinks, treats and performances by local musicians. Heceta Lightkeepers House and Lighthouse, 92072 Hwy 101 South 541.547.3696 [more info]
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]
January 19-20 2019 Yachats Agate Festival
This annual festival features spectacular agates, minerals, gems, crystals and fossils on display at Yachats Commons, 10am-4pm. Yachats Commons, 441 Hwy. 101 [more info]
March 23-24 2019 49th Annual Original Yachats Arts & Crafts Fair
Selective quality crafts from 80 Pacific Northwest artisans are on display from 10am-5pm on Saturday and 10am-4pm on Sunday. Yachats Commons, 441 Hwy 101 [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]
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