Category Archives: Oregon Coast Things To Do

Oregon fireworks, rodeos and parades: Where to celebrate 2018 Fourth of July

Waterfront Blues Festival: Gates open at 11 a.m. Wednesday-Saturday, July 4-7. The largest celebration of blues, soul, funk and rhythm and blues west of the Mississippi returns to Portland’s waterfront for the 31st year. Expect performances across four stages, food, … Continue reading

Posted in Oregon Coast Things To Do | Leave a comment

Timbers, LAFC ready to go back to work in US Open Cup quarterfinals

A day after playing more than 90 minutes of scoreless sun-drenched soccer against the Los Angeles Football Club, the Portland Timbers messed around at Santa Monica beach. “If you come to L.A. and you stay a couple of extra days … Continue reading

Posted in Oregon Coast Things To Do | Leave a comment

Steam locomotive featured in ‘Stand By Me’ offering day excursion of Oregon Coast

The Oregon Coast Crawler steam train excursion is an eight-hour train ride along the Northern Oregon Coastline available to only 120 passengers Saturday, Sept. 29.(Photo: Courtesy of Oregon Coast Crawler) Remember the movie “Stand By Me”? Oregonians have the opportunity to get pulled … Continue reading

Posted in Oregon Coast Things To Do | Leave a comment

Meet Oregon authors at Lane County Fair – The Register

Several of the 45 Oregon authors appearing at this year’s Lane County Fair, which runs Wednesday through Sunday, July 22 have new books about historical events, sometimes with a fictional twist. Deb Mohr, the Eugene author who has previously written … Continue reading

Posted in Oregon Coast Things To Do | Leave a comment

Global warming makes its mark on wine country

…read more at https://www.mysanantonio.com/business/national/article/Global-warming-makes-its-mark-on-wine-country-13038073.php

Posted in Oregon Coast Things To Do | Comments Off on Global warming makes its mark on wine country

Global warming makes its mark on wine country – San Antonio …

…read more at https://www.mysanantonio.com/business/national/article/Global-warming-makes-its-mark-on-wine-country-13038073.php

Posted in Oregon Coast Things To Do | Comments Off on Global warming makes its mark on wine country – San Antonio …

Life in the past lane

On a recent road trip to the west coast and places in between, my wife treated me to a variety of stops at various antique malls, shops, and just plain junk stores. “Junking,” as she calls it, is one of her … Continue reading

Posted in Oregon Coast Things To Do | Comments Off on Life in the past lane

From the Editor’s Desk July 2018

….and the home of the brave! PLAY BALL! Yes, it’s finally summertime and baseball games, the star spangled banner and horribly greasy french fries surround us on all sides. SUMMER! The last day of school was met with a celebratory … Continue reading

Posted in Oregon Coast Things To Do | Comments Off on From the Editor’s Desk July 2018

Carthage resident on epic amphibious ride across US

Riding a bike across the United States is obviously an extreme feat of endurance. Carthage resident Randy Ridings is hoping to take that feat of endurance to another level — riding an amphibious, human-powered vehicle across the country diagonally, from … Continue reading

Posted in Oregon Coast Things To Do | Comments Off on Carthage resident on epic amphibious ride across US

Wineries hedge against climate change, move to cool climates

In this May 8, 2018 photo, the Failla Oregon winery is shown near Salem, Ore. From South Africa’s drought-stricken vineyards, to France’s noble chateaus, to sunny vineyards in Australia and California, the wine industry is taking action to protect their … Continue reading

Posted in Oregon Coast Things To Do | Comments Off on Wineries hedge against climate change, move to cool climates