Notes from the North Coast: Saturday Flea Markets, History Museum
(Tillamook, Oregon) – The north Oregon coast's Tillamook County has a few things going on that will interest the visitor and the local. The Tillamook County Pioneer Museum will be going through some changes and a favorite flea market tradition kickstarts soon in Pacific City. (Above: Tillamook Bay).
At this time, the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum will be closing from February 25 to March 12 to install new flooring in the Main and Northwest Galleries. The project has been funded by last December’s Festival of Trees.
The carpet in the Main Gallery will be replaced with hardwood as will the linoleum in the Northwest Gallery.
“We have chosen oak as the flooring as it will hold up to the high traffic areas better than either the carpet or the linoleum,” said Director Gary Albright. “The original flooring was probably Douglas Fir, but that is too soft a wood for us to use now. Fortunately we get too many visitors.”
The Museum will reopen at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 12 with a new exhibit “Captain Farley and the Life-Saving Station” in the Main Gallery, and a Bay Ocean art installation in the Northwest Gallery.
The Museum is also collecting donations to put hardwood flooring in the entryway and gift shop areas in the future. For more information, please contact Ruby at the Pioneer Museum at 503-842-4553.
In Pacific City, the Saturday Flea Market starts up again soon. The first of the season happens on March 9 at the Kiawanda Community Center. They happen almost once a month until Fall. The dates for this season's run are April 6, May 25, June 15, September 14 and October 5.
More images of this part of Tillamook County, including lodging in Pacific City and Oceanside.
More About Pacific City, Oceanside, Netarts, Tierra Del Mar Lodging.....
More About Pacific City, Oceanside, Netarts, Tierra Del Mar Restaurants.....
LATEST OREGON COAST NEWS STORIES
Pelican Brewers Expands to N Oregon Coast, Cannon Beach
Oregon's famed Pelican Brewery out of Pacific City is getting ready to expand to Cannon Beach
Ultimate Guide to Oregon Coast Fourth of July, Independence Day
Food, fireworks, music, entertainment, games, parades and even events for dogs. Seaside events, Manzanita events, Pacific City events, Lincoln City events, Newport events, Yachats events
Memorial Weekend Highlights, Oregon Coast Travel Tricks, Advice
Beware of certain traffic issues, speed traps, lodging prices, how to dress for vacation success - and event highlights. Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Tillamook, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Yachats
Killer Whales All Over Oregon Coast, Grays Aplenty
Orcas are spotted in various spots while gray whale sightings are up. Kids, Newport, Depoe Bay, Mananita, Cannon Beach, Seaside, Pacific City, Oceanside, Yachats, Rockaway Beach, attractions
Unique, Powerful Pleasures of Cape Kiwanda, on the North Oregon Coast
The wonders never cease on top of these golden, weather-sculpted cliffs - the centerpiece to Pacific City. Attractions, travel tips, kides
Three Amazing Oregon Coast Hideouts for Spring Break
Three beachy spots along the Oregon coast provide plenty of pleasures while hiding out from the rest of the vacationing world. Newport, Depoe Bay, Manzanita, Oceanside, Tillamook
Five Oregon Coast Beach Burghs With Engaging Charm
Sometimes, the best of the beach trip comes in smaller packages. Travel tips, Newport, Yachats, Pacific City, Cannon Beach, Wheeler, Manzanita
Oregon Coast Beach Cleanup Needs Volunteers at End of March
Saturday, March 28 is the day thousands of Oregonians mobilize across the state, from inland rivers to Oregon coast beaches. Kids Seaside events, Newport events, Lincoln City events, Yachats events, Manzanita events, Pacific City events
Latest Pacific City Lodging News, Oceanside, Netarts, Tierra Del Mar
Specials, updates from places to stay along the Three Capes Route, North Oregon coast, Travel tips
Help Needed for Final Surge of Oregon Coast King Tides Project
There is still a chance for anyone with a camera and a curiosity about the future of the Oregon coast to participate. Science. Seaside events, Lincoln City events, Newport events, Yachats, Pacific City events
Five Oregon Coast Beaches You Don't Know About
If you're looking for something a bit different on your next Oregon coast visit, or especially some place that's not so crowded. Oceanside, Pacific City, Yachats, Cannon Beach, Depoe Bay
N. Oregon Coast Program Looks at the Politics of Nature
How Oregon and the Oregon coast deals with its natural resources will be the subject of discussion at a special presentation in Tillamook. Tillamook events
Back to Oregon Coast
Contact Advertise on BeachConnection.net
All Content, unless otherwise attributed, copyright BeachConnection.net Unauthorized use or publication is not permitted