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Cannon Beach Cottage & Garden Tour
Published: 07/26/2018

Get a glimpse of coastal living in Cannon Beach, Oregon at the annual Cottage & Garden Tour, September 7-9.

With receptions and concerts, a garden tea, wine tastings, a costume contest and presentations, the tour is just the beginning. Make plans now to attend the Cottage & Garden Tour Weekend, September 7-9.

For over a decade Cannon Beach History Center & Museum has welcomed visitors from all over the region to tour vintage homes, historic inns and gardens in Cannon Beach, Oregon. Over the years the tour has received accolades from Oregon Home Magazine, Sunset Magazine, The Oregonian and Seattle Times among others. Since the late 1800s Cannon Beach has been a destination community. The August 1891 issue of The Daily Astorian declared the settlement a "sportsman's paradise," ideal for rest and recuperation. Today this picture-perfect village by the sea is still a destination of unequivocal charm.


Friday, September 7

Opening Concert and Reception: 6pm

The R.J. Marx Quartet features a world-class frontline of saxophone and guitar exploring some of the most challenging and rarely performed compositions of the major jazz composers from the '40s -'70s, as well as an array of traditional favorites. This kick-off event is at the Cannon Beach History Center & Museum, 1387 South Spruce Street. Tickets to this event are $15.

Saturday, September 8

Luncheon & Lecture: Noon-1pm
Oregon author Bill Sullivan will be the key note speaker. His talk will focus on the history of Cannon Beach trails and roads. Held at the Tolovana Inn, tickets for the luncheon and lecture are $25. Attendees to this event will receive the home tour map at the luncheon.

Home & Garden Tour: Noon-5pm
Highlight include ten vintage homes, beach dream homes and well-tended gardens of mid-town Cannon Beach. We'll even be touring one of the most iconic homes of Cannon Beach! Maps are available for pick-up by presenting your ticket on Tour day no earlier than noon at the museum, 1387 South Spruce Street. Tickets for the self-guided tour are $35 and include the Saturday night jazz concert.

Jazz Concert & Reception: 6pm
Following the tour the festivities continue with 1920s themed concert and reception at the Cannon Beach History Center & Museum, 1387 South Spruce Street. Admission is free with your tour map. Additional tickets can be purchased at the door for $15. Don't miss out on the 1920s themed costume contest, tasty treats, wine, raffle, a photo booth and dancing.

Sunday, September 9

Garden Tea: 11am
The final event of the weekend is an English style garden tea at Tolovana Inn, 3400 South Hemlock, Tolovana Park. Enjoy tea, scones, cucumber sandwiches and other tasty morsels from Dough Dough Bakery while listening to a presentation by nationally recognized garden designer and writer,Lucy Hardiman. A longtime Northwest horticultural treasure, Hardiman is the owner and principal of the award-winning Perennial Partners, a collaborative garden design group in Portland, Oregon.Tickets to this event are $20.

Proceeds benefit the Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, a non-profit organization. Tickets can be purchased individually or as a weekend package and are available through the museum's online gift shop or by phone. Cannon Beach History Center & Museum, 1387 Spruce St., Cannon Beach (503) 436-9301

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