Get Tickets Early for Oregon Coast's Big Seafood
|Newport's bay is also home to many large, barking residents.
(Newport, Oregon) - Advanced online tickets are now available
for the Newport Seafood & Wine Festival, happening February 20, 21,
and 22, 2009 - adjacent to the Rogue Ales Warehouse, 2320 OSU Drive, just
south of downtown Newport.
This enables visitors to use the special "e-ticket"
line at the entrance of the festival. http://www.newportchamber.org/sw_general.htm.
Prices for e-tickets are the same as gate entry, but with a handling fee.
Advance group tickets are also on sale, allowing larger
groups a special entrance. Groups of 15 or more can call the Chamber office
Hours and Gate Prices (does not reflect handling fee)
Friday, Feb 20 2 p.m. - 9 p.m. $10.
Saturday, Feb 21 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. $15.
Sunday, Feb 22 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. $5.
The last weekend of every February, the central Oregon
coast resort town of Newport swells with well over 17,000 visitors coming
to the festival for a weekend of wine, wonders in the culinary world,
seafood and arts & crafts. 30 food vendors, 28 crafters and over 80
wineries will be found at this enormous festival. A large variety of craft
items will be sold, from articles of clothing, jewelry, art glass, metal
sculptures, works of art and hand-painted ceramics to handcrafted wine
|Newport's Yaquina Bay.
This time around, the Newport Seafood & Wine Festival
celebrates its 32nd year.
Being the early bird is the key more than ever these days
for lodging, as rooms fill up to 100 percent in the area, including in
outlying towns like Depoe Bay, Lincoln City and Yachats.
You must be 21 years or older to attend this event. You
must also show valid picture ID or you will not be able to enter the event.
The site is handicapped accessible and smoke free, with a special outdoor
smoking area. Parking at the facility is $5. Shuttle buses will run for
free from Newport, and a shuttle schedule and map will be available on
the chamber's website as well as the chamber center. 800-262-7844 or see
|Newport's Nye Beach
Also in the Newport Area:
February 14. 2nd Saturday - Book Launch
(Nye Beach Writers Series). Launch of "Citadel of the Spirit: An
Anthology for Oregon's Sesquicentennial," edited by Matt Love, featuring
Carla Perry and other contributors. 7 p.m. Admission $5 - Free to students.
Newport Visual Arts Center.
25. Voices of London, chamber music. Voices of London made their
professional debut in 1970 under the name of The Scholars, and have given
more than 2,500 concerts in more than 50 countries. Their concert record
is rivaled by very few ensembles in the field of chamber music. 7 p.m.
Call for ticket info.
February 28. The House of Bernarda Alba,
theater production presented by the Porthole Players, Ltd. A drama about
women in villages of Spain. Directed by Bonnie Ross. Newport Performing
Arts Center-Studio. Newport's Performing Arts Center. 777 West Olive Street.
Newport, Oregon. 541-265-ARTS.
Rockaway Beach. All rooms are immaculate and have TV’s, VCR’s
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Ocean Lodge. There will not be another property built
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Cape Property Services.
Dozens of homes in that dreamy,
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All homes are immaculate and smoke free; some pet friendly (with
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decks, and fire pits or barbecues. Call about tempting winter specials
that go until March (not valid holidays, however). www.archcaperentals.com
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