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Tug of War, 2016 Bronze, Edition15 by Georgia Gerber at Northwest By Northwest Gallery.
Discover a Spring Showcase of Art
Cannon Beach Gallery presents their 16th Annual Spring Unveiling. Like the beloved puffins returning to Haystack Rock in spring, art lovers flock to Cannon Beach for the Annual Spring Unveiling Art Festival, May 6-8, 2016. With more than a dozen galleries and a thriving arts center, Cannon Beach, Oregon is named one of "The 100 Best Art Towns in America"......[read more]
  • Attractions

    • Fawn From Afar: Springtime harbor seal pups need undisturbed space on area beaches to rest. Appeared in Online Extras 2016
    • Lewis & Clark NHP Hosts BioBlitz Festival: Be part of the nationwide celebration of the National Park Service Centennial, join experts and participate as Citizen Scientists in the exploration and inventory of pollinators, plants and more at Lewis & Clark National Historic Park in Astoria, Oregon. Appeared in Online Extras 2016
    • Windstock Kite Festival: The "Spirit of the Sixties" will be flying high in Lincoln City at the 32nd Annual Summer Kite Festival June 25-26, 2016. Appeared in Online Extras 2016
    • Live Birds and Blues: The 12th Annual Birding & Blues Festival in Pacific City, Oregon, offers a weekend of birding activities for the entire family. Appeared in Online Extras 2016
    • ASOC Returns to the Stage with The Real Lewis & Clark Story or How the Finns Discovered Astoria: The Astor Street Opry Company tells the real story of how Astoria was first discovered in their 6th annual performance of "The Real Lewis and Clark Story or How the Finns Discovered Astoria. " Appeared in Online Extras 2016
  • Dining

    • 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
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in Yachats: Can't miss spots for a day of dining out in Yachats. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2014
  • Shopping

    • 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
    • Quilting on the Coast: Today, quilting is more than creating the beloved bedspread. Quilting has expanded to become a contemporary art form that adorns our homes in a variety of ways and is displayed in galleries. With a stunning kaleidoscope of fabrics available at quilt specialty shops up and down the coast, shoppers will find a variety of supplies and resources to fuel their passion and creativity. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2014
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  • Living

    • 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
    • Subscribe to Coast Explorer Magazine: Let us inspire you with the beauty of the northwest coast and share tips on its very best places, while keeping you informed of news and events. Appeared in Online Extras Fall/Winter 2014
    • Koho Offers Oceanfront Living in Yachats: Just steps from the beach in the village of Yachats, Koho is a neighborhood of new homes on the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2014
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