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In Their Footsteps
Lewis and Clark National Historical Park at Fort Clatsop announces the 2016 autumn speaker series, In Their Footsteps. Join the conversation and be inspired by history, people and culture. This speaker series is an opportunity to meet scholars, authors and artists. Speaker series programs are scheduled on the third Sunday, September through May at 1pm. This free forum is sponsored......[read more]
 
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  • Attractions

    • Haystack Holidays Lights up the Season: Cannon Beach, Oregon, puts the fun back in the holiday season with a series of festive events in November and December. Appeared in Online Extras 2016
    • Sea of Light Celebration in Newport: An ocean of holiday cheer will greet visitors every weekend in December at Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport. Appeared in Online Extras 2016
    • The World of Haystack Rock: Friends of Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach Library hosts the 2016-17 World of Haystack Rock lecture series. Appeared in Online Extras 2016
    • Holidays at Heceta Head Lighthouse: When the holidays come around, Heceta Head Lighthouse hosts its Annual Victorian Christmas Open House over two December weekends. Appeared in Online Extras 2016
    • Art Night Out in Astoria: Visitors can wander throughout galleries and shops in downtown Astoria the second Saturday of every month and enjoy works of art, festive refreshments, live music and general merriment. Appeared in Online Extras 2016
  • Dining

    • Sustainable Sushi in Brookings: Whether you eat it often or only on special occasions, there is something special about sushi at Pacific Sushi & Grill in Brookings. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2016
    • Crazy in Port Orford: Quirky and casual, the Crazy Norwegian is a local icon famous for its fish and chips. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2015
    • Seafood Savvy: At Blackfish Cafe in Lincoln City owner and chef Rob Pounding sets a high standard, personally checking every plate that leaves the kitchen. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2015
    • North Coast Bargain Bites: If you are hungry for an inexpensive bite while traveling the North Oregon Coast, there are plenty of options. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2015
    • The Best of Cannon Beach Dining: Whether you're searching for steak or seeking fresh seafood, craving a cocktail or want to indulge your desire for delectable desserts, we've trawled the eateries of Cannon Beach to share some of our favorites with you. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2014
  • Shopping

    • Top Shop: Center Diamond in Cannon Beach earns top shop honor from Quilt Sampler magazine. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2016
    • The Best of Lincoln City Shopping: Ideally positioned between Oregon's north and central coasts, the Lincoln City retail scene shines as bright as a lighthouse beacon. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2016
    • Top Shops in Astoria: Downtown Astoria offers a shopping experience that reflects both the heritage and hipness of this coastal community Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2015
    • Old Town, Fresh Shops: Old Town Florence blends its historic mill town roots with fresh beach flavor and great shopping against the backdrop of the Siuslaw River Bridge, a stunning 1936 Art Deco span designed by Conde McCullough. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2015
    • Shopping Treasures: There's a lot of good shopping on the Oregon Coast, but these one-of-a-kind shops offer treasures special and rare along with a unique experience. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2015
  • Arts

  • Living

    • Northwest Style: The company known today as Coaster Construction began in 1973 with the vision of keeping the look and feel of a small coastal village and arts community in Cannon Beach. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2016
    • Gourmet Gatherings in Port Orford: Whether you're hanging out at home or heading to the beach, South Coast Gourmet has picnic provisions for your next gourmet gathering. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2016
    • Privacy With a View: Expand your view with popular window treatments that create the perfect room ambiance any time of day. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2016
    • Visualize Art: What will that new piece of art you are considering look like on your wall? Now you can take the guesswork out of whether it will fit with your decor or not. At DragonFire Gallery in Cannon Beach, you can Visualize It. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2015
    • Looking Back: Promoting Oregon's Scenic South Coast: Photographic imagery was and still is an important way to communicate Oregon's coastal landscape, people, culture and history. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2015
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