Category Archives: Oregon Coast Things To Do

The 2019 World Beat Festival In Salem Is Going To Be Amazing!

This culturally rich festival is all about diversity and learning about others.  For 22 years the World Beat Festival has been putting Salem and Oregon center stage as a culturally diverse and welcoming place.  With family friendly activities, great food … Continue reading

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Oddball Tourist Spots for the Anti-Traveler – Summer Guide 2019

Tweet Here’s who you are: You’re a person who doesn’t have a lot of money and doesn’t like to travel very far, and still demands more out of life than the usual boring, bullshit tourist activities. Well, have we got … Continue reading

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Top 10 outdoors attractions in Clatsop County: Wild about Oregon coast

Oregonians are wild about their Pacific coast. And who could blame them? To celebrate all things coastal, here we begin a summer-long project to visit and describe the wildest places and things to do along the Oregon coast. Yes, the … Continue reading

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Dunefest 2019 in Oregon is right around the corner

Dunefest is held on one of the most scenic parts of the Oregon coast at the Winchester Bay Dune Area. The craziest, best organized sand dune event on the planet is right here on the scenic  Oregon coast, and you’re … Continue reading

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Erosion takes a bite – or two – from Haystack Rock – The Register

CANNON BEACH — A boy picked up a chunk of stone and started methodically smashing barnacles in the protected marine garden at Haystack Rock. As he hit the small creatures and pummeled the rocks they lived on last Friday before … Continue reading

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Cannon Beach Oregon 2019 Sandcastle Event Schedule

CANNON BEACH 2019 SANDCASTLE CONTEST SCHEDULE OF WEEKEND EVENTS Friday, June 7 10am-5pm Packets n’ Pail Pickup at Cannon Beach Visitor Information Center 12pmSandcastle Contest team registration closes Saturday, June 8 9-11am American Legion Pancake Breakfast 12:30pm55th Annual Sandcastle Contest … Continue reading

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Earthquake reported off the Oregon Coast

An earthquake and aftershock have been reported today off the Oregon Coast. The United States Geological Survey said an initial quake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 struck just after 1:30 a.m., more than 170 miles west of Coos Bay. … Continue reading

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Gretchen Hoekstre: Aiming to win | Sports

It’s one of the great mysteries on the north Oregon coast. How do the local high school track teams produce so many great throwers? As in discus tossers, shot putters and javelin throwers. Year after year, athletes from Astoria, Seaside, … Continue reading

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Garth Brooks to perform this summer at Autzen Stadium

February 6th, 2015 – 10:30pm Show at CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA (courtesy of fatherspoon / flickr) There is some exciting news today for true country fans, as Garth Brooks is scheduled to make an appearance in Eugene, Oregon … Continue reading

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One year after heartbreaking B.C. search, wife reflects on late husband

A photo from Ben and Tonya’s engagement. (submitted)Ben Kilmer, during a trip he and Tonya took to the east coast in 2007. (submitted)Tonya says the most “epic adventure” she and Ben took together was their wedding in Turks and Caicos … Continue reading

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