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Lincoln City Offers Prize Incentives to Oregon Coast Tourists
(Lincoln City, Oregon) - The central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City has kickstarted its "Fuel the Fun" promotion, to draw in more visitors during midweek in the early fall and late summer by helping to offset gas bills for tourists to the area. The Lincoln City Visitor Center has created the gas pump painkiller, where you can win a variety of gift cards or larger prizes, such as a getaway to Lincoln City.
The Visitor Center said there are over $25,000 in prizes and gift cards, including 465 gift cards valued at $50 each.
Lincoln City’s Fuel the Fun Promotion began August 4th and will continue for 10 weeks, through October 9th, 2008.
In order to be eligible for gift cards or one of the grand prizes, guests must present to the Visitor Information Center at 540 NE Hwy 101 the following items:
- A receipt evidencing at least a one-night stay in an eligible lodging facility. Eligible properties include any hotel, motel, bed and breakfast, vacation rental or RV park within Lincoln City city limits. Stay must have occurred on a Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday night between August 4th and October 9th, 2008.
- Receipts evidencing expenditures on retail or restaurant purchases within the Lincoln City city limits, from August 4th through October 9th totaling at least $25.
Eligible persons must submit qualifying receipts to the Lincoln City Visitor Center located at 540 NE Hwy 101 under the following circumstances:
- Receipts will only be accepted during normal business hours.
- Receipts will only be accepted on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Only original receipts will be accepted.
- Eligible persons, upon submitting valid receipts, will draw an envelope containing either a $50 Visa Gift Card or a drawing entry form.
- Drawing entry form must be filled out completely and submitted by October 9th, 2008. Only complete entry forms will be accepted. Must be present to participate in daily drawings.
Grand prize drawing will be held on October 9th, 2008. Participants need not be present to win one of the two grand prizes. Call the Lincoln City Visitors Center for more information: (541) 996-1274.
More to See in Lincoln City This Season
August 9. Kayak Tour on the Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Spend about 1 1/2 hours paddling through the Wildlife Refuge and learn about the natural history of some of the plants, wading birds, water fowl and other wildlife that inhabit the estuary. Each participant must provide his own kayak or canoe. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-867-4550 or 541-270-5606.
August 15 & 16. Relay for Life. Lincoln City, Oregon. 800-452-2151
August 22. Cooking with Beer with Chef Ken Henson of the Pelican Pub and Brewery. Tour different methods of cooking with and pairing foods with beer. The Pelican Pub and Brewery continues to keep Oregon on the map in the beer world with its consistent quality of product. This is a full-day hands-on course running from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Comfy shoes are recommended. Cost per person for the class is $90 with samples and a meal included. Pacific Coast Center for Culinary Arts. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-2119.
August 23. Ice Sculpting. Learn from a true artist how to create some of the "coolest" presentations in the culinary industry. From classic to contemporary, Chef Foltz has carved a life around this rare art form, and has even taught his craft to pros. This class costs $40 per person and will run from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Pacific Coast Center for Culinary Arts. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-2119.
August 23. Fruit Carving. Learn from a true artist how to create some of the "freshest" presentations in the culinary industry. Put a new spin on your entertaining endeavors with the hands-on skills you pick up during this two-hour class. This class costs $40 per person and will run from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Pacific Coast Center for Culinary Arts. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-2119.
August 30 & 31. 2nd Annual Art at the Beach at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. Art, music, food and fun. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-921-2045.
September 7. Lincoln City Sprint Triathlon 100 begins at 8:30 a.m. Swim .75K, cycle 15.5K and run 5K. To register go to www.active.com.
September 13. Coastal Mushrooms with Lee Gray the Wild Gourmet. Signup at 10 a.m. at Harts Cove Trailhead (a few miles north of Lincoln City, at Cascade Head trail access). Bring lunch. 541-992-3798.
September 19-21. Iris Pride Festival Lincoln City's Inaugural Gay-Pride Event. Throughout Lincoln City. 800-452-2151.
September 20. SOLV Fall Beach Clean Up. Go to www.solv.org for more information.
September 20. Autumn Plant Sale, Connie Hansen Garden. 1931 NW 33rd, Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-6338.
September 21. North Lincoln Hospital Foundation's
13th Annual Charity Golf Scramble. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-7102.
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