180 miles of Oregon coast travel: Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita,
Nehalem, Wheeler, Rockaway, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City,
Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats & Florence.
Quirky Oregon Coast Festival
Mushrooms in Tiny Village
|Yachats River House, one of several outstanding restaurants in Yachats
(Yachats, Oregon) – It’s a weekend of fun and
fungi, with one central Oregon coast town going all mushy for the mushroom
as it features restaurants, the Cape Perpetua Visitors Center, Oregon
naturalists and renown mycologists, and local sponsoring businesses -
all getting intot the act. It’s the 8th Annual Yachats Village Mushroom
Fest and it’s set for October 19 – 21, happening in the tiny
town just south of Waldport and about 25 miles north of Florence.
POINT Newport - Offers only the finest in luxury condominium
lodging. Every unit is focused on the beauty of the sea and the
All units boast two bedrooms, two bathrooms, designer kitchens,
wireless broadband Internet, fireplaces, Jacuzzi’s and private
decks. Friendly staff dedicated to high quality and superb customer
service. 140 NW 48th Street, Newport. (541) 265-3751. (800) 870-7795.
The weekend promises enticing mushroom dishes in village
restaurants, free guided mushroom walks, talks and exhibits, an extensive
photo slideshow and a mushroom growing workshop, as well as markets for
wild and cultivated culinary mushrooms, mushroom books, photos and art,
live music, barbecue, wine tasting, and more.
|Memorable sights abound in this town
The weekend opens at 6 p.m. on Friday, October 19, with
the Village Fungi Feast. This benefit dinner offers delectable mushroom
dishes prepared by local restaurant chefs, live music by exceptional youth
musicians, a photo show of wild forest mushrooms, a tantalizing desserts
auction and a silent auction. Tickets are $30, available locally beginning
Oct 1, at the Yachats Visitors Center, 541-547-3530 / 800-929-0477; Judith's
Kitchen Tools, 541-547-3020; Mari's Books, 541-547-3022; the Yachats Youth
& Family Activities Program, 541-547-4599; and the Yachats Farmers
Market (Sundays 9 - 2).
The Village Fungi Feast is hosted by the Yachats area Chamber
of Commerce and is sponsored by Yachats restaurants and many other local
businesses. This year’s proceeds will benefit the Yachats Youth
and Family Activities Program.
A free shuttle bus between the village and the mushroom
trails at Cape Perpetua will be available all weekend. For a complete
schedule with detailed information about all thats happening, see www.yachats.org/MFest2007.html,
or call 541-547-3530 / 800-929-0477. A printed program will also be available
as the event nears.
The Yachats Village Mushroom Fest is hosted by the Yachats Area Chamber
of Commerce and is generously supported by Yachats area businesses, the
Cape Perpetua Visitors Center and Scenic Area, Forest Ecologist Marla
Gillham, OSU Faculty, Students and Alumni, the Cascade Mycological Society,
the North American Truffling Society, Mycological Natural Products, the
Yachats Youth and Family Activities Program, and many Yachats area naturalists
and culinary mushroom enthusiasts.
Beach Rentals, Lincoln City. Perfect for large family
vacations all the way down to a getaway lodging for two - with
over 25 vacation rental homes to choose from. A breathtaking collection
of craftsman or traditional beachfront homes, or oceanview houses
– from one to seven bedrooms. In various areas of Lincoln
City and overlooking the beach, with some in Depoe Bay. All kinds
of amenities are available, like hot tubs, decks, BBQ, rock fireplaces,
beamed ceilings and more. Some are new, some are historic charmers.
Lincoln City, Oregon. 1-(503)-232-5984. www.a1beachrentals.com.
Yachats Village Mushroom Fest
Friday - Sunday, October 19-21
Preview of Events
|Landmark Restaurant, Yachats
All weekend - Mushroom Dishes at Village Restaurants and
Mushroom Art, Books, Photos and more at local shops & galleries
Yachats Village Fungi Feast, Fri 6 p.m.
Mushroom Displays, Sat 10 - 4, Sun 9 -1
Speakers Forum, Sat 11 - 2
Yachats Youth Program's Stuffed Mushrooms, Sat 1 p.m. until sold out
Mushroom Workshop, Sat 3 - 4
Guided Mushroom Walks, Sat 10:30 - 4, Sun 11 - 2
Mushroom Slideshow of 300+ Images, Sat. & Sun 10-4
Cultivated Culinary Mushroom Tent, Fri & Sat 9 - 3
Farmers Market, w/ wild culinary mushrooms, Sat 10 - 4, Sun 9 - 1
More information is available at 541-547-3530, or
Cape Property Services.
Dozens of homes in that dreamy,
rugged stretch between Cannon Beach and Manzanita known as Arch
Cape. Oceanfront and ocean view , or just a short walk from the
All homes are immaculate and smoke free; some pet friendly (with
a fee). Some with broadband, indoor or outdoor hot tubs, fireplaces,
decks, and fire pits or barbecues. Call about tempting winter specials
that go until March (not valid holidays, however). www.archcaperentals.com
Sands Condominium Motel, Lincoln City. Free, fresh baked
cookie upon check-in is just the start. All rooms beachfront and
up against Lincoln City's most famous stretch of beach: the D River.
Each room comes as a suite or mini-suite, and has a kitchen and
balcony or patio. Some w/ gas fireplaces, while all have a DVD Players;
movies to rent come with free popcorn. Heated indoor pool, a spa,
and this fabulous beach is lit at night. Rooms sleep from two, four
to six - including a deluxe fireplace suite. Gift certificates orspecial
occasion packages. www.dsandsmotel.com.
171 S.W. Highway 101. 800-527-3925.
Paradise Suites & Vacation Rentals - Seaside
Unique Luxury Accommodations in Seaside. 1BR Suites,
1BR & 2BR Duplex Units and 3BR Houses, units for 2-8 people.
Rent entire property for 20-26. Close to beach, river and Broadway
Suites are designed for two adults; vacation rental units for families.
All units have kitchen and many have fireplace, deck and jetted
tub. Comfy robes, slippers, luxury bath amenities, quality linens
and more. 741 S. Downing St., Seaside. 800-738-6691. www.SeasideSuites.com
City Vacation Homes
Something for everyone: smaller homes
with a view to a large house that sleeps 15. All are either oceanfront
or just a few steps away – all with a low bank access and
fantastic views. Most are in the Nelscott area; one is close to
the casino. You’ll find a variety of goodies: fireplaces,
multiple bedrooms, dishwashers, Jacuzzis, washer/dryers, hot tubs,
cable TV, VCR, barbecues; there’s a loft in one, and another
sprawling home has two apartments. Pets allowed in some homes
– ask first. Each comes with complete kitchens. Most have
seventh night free. Prices range from winter $85 to summer $230
per night. www.getaway2thecoast.com.
Rockaway Beach. All rooms are immaculate and have TV’s, VCR’s
and in-room phones w/ data ports. Oceanfronts have queen bed, a
double hide-a-bed, kitchen, cozy firelog fireplace and private deck.
Both types sleep up to four people. Others are appointed for a two-person
romantic getaway, yet still perfect for those on a budget. Elaborate
oceanfront Jacuzzi suite has two bedrooms, kitchen, double hide-a-bed,
fireplace and private deck, sleeping as many as six. For family
reunions or large gatherings such as weddings, some rooms can connect
to create two-room and three-room suites. Some rooms pet friendly.
523 N. Pacific St., Rockaway Beach. (503) 355-2112 - 1-800-824-0938.
at Cannon Beach. Beautifully wooded natural setting at quiet south
end of Cannon Beach. Great during winter storms with a new book by
the fireplace – or when the sun is out for family fun and beach
strolling. Handsome beach cottage-style architecture. Lush flowering
gardens and naturalized courtyard pond. Warm, inviting guest rooms.
Continental buffet breakfast. Warm Cookies. Family and Pet Friendly.
Welcome gifts. Smoke-free. Complimentary Wireless Connectivity. Wine
and book signing events. 800-321-6304 or 503-436-9085. Hemlock At
Surfcrest, Cannon Beach, Oregon. www.atcannonbeach.com.
Ocean Lodge. There will not be another property built
like this in Cannon Beach in our lifetimes. Rare, premiere ocean
front location; handsome, dramatic architecture and tasteful, fun
(nostalgic) beach interiors. Overlooks Haystack Rock. 100 percent
smoke free. Imaginative special occasion packages. Massive wood
burning lobby fireplace. Library w/ fireplace, stocked with impressive
book collection. Pet and family friendly. Lavish continental buffet
breakfast. In-room fireplaces, mini-kitchens. Jacuzzi tubs in select
rooms. DVD players, complimentary movies. Morning paper. Warm cookies.
888-777-4047. 503-436-2241. 2864 Pacific Street. Cannon Beach, Oregon.
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