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Central Oregon Coast Town Brings in Masses for Antique Week


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Central Oregon Coast Town Brings in Masses for Antique Week

Lincoln City

(Lincoln City, Oregon) – The central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City gets flooded in early February with its massive Antique Week 2007, which will again host HGTV's former "Collector Inspector,” Harry Rinker. The gargantuan festival happens February 9 - 19, in various places around Lincoln City, and includes special appearances by Rinker, workshops, in-home appraisals, and appraise-a-thons.

The Antique Week festival kicks off with Lincoln City’s “Paint the Town Red” on February 10th, featuring a number of events that center around and celebrate the color red. These include "Shades of the Redhead Round-up" (a take on the old festival from Depoe Bay from the early part of the century which celebrated women with red hair). There’s a small-scale return of Lincoln City's leading festival of the1930's, "A Night on the Red Carpet," which will feature the ultimate film about the 1950's, "Grease." There’s breakfast with grandma, and Little Red Riding Hood or story time with Clifford the Big Red Dog. There will also be a Scholastic Book Fair and the Red Bull Paper Wings contest.

Harry Rinker

There are more activities during the week. Antique shops and dealers will have sales for the entire ten-day period, offering great treasures at more than 100 dealers. Along with antique sales there will be museum exhibits, historic tours of Lincoln City, a flea market, tribal craft fair and cultural display, historic building displays of Lincoln City businesses, and much more to entertain the antique lover, average tourist or history aficionado throughout the 10-day festival.

800-452-2151 or 541-996-1273, or visit www.oregoncoast.org.

Complete Schedule for 2007 Antique Week
February 9-19:

Citywide antique sales, The Joys of Fishing North County Display at the Museum, Now & Then (visit all participating businesses, write down what they used to be, turn in completed sheet enter to win glass float)

February 10-16

Noon – 5 p.m. Quilt Exhibit of 1800's to 1940's at North Lincoln Historical Museum

February 10 (Sat)

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Documentation Day by Oregon Coastal Quilters Guild at the North Lincoln Historical Museum. Contact Twy Hotch 541-563-3899, $5.00 fee.

A1 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.

8 -11 a.m. "Going to Grandma's House: Breakfast with Little Red Riding Hood" at
Pig N' Pancake

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. "Red Letter Day" with Clifford, The Big, Red Dog, lunch & Scholastic
Book Fair at the Lincoln City Cultural Center

1 p.m. – 4 p.m. "Shades of the Redhead Round-up," redhead contest, and Red Bull Paper Airplane Contest at the Community Center

6:30-10:00pm "A Night on the Red Carpet" at the Historic Bijou Theatre. Showing the movie Grease, costume contest and sing-along

February 13 (Tue)

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Historic Tour - North - Meet at Dorchester House

February 15 (Thu)

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Historic Tour - South - Meet at North Lincoln County Museum

February 16 (Fri)

8:00am Harry Rinker appearing on AM Northwest - Portland

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Union 50 Club Flea Market, featuring antiques & collectibles

Tanger Outlet Mall at Christmastime

Lincoln City Vacation Homes There’s something for everyone among this selection of wondrous homes: smaller homes with a view to a large house that sleeps 15. All the homes are either oceanfront or just a few steps away from the sand – 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, depending on the home: 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 are allowed in some homes – ask ahead. Each comes with complete kitchens so you’ll have a home away from home. Most have the seventh night free. Prices range from winter $85 to summer $230 per night. www.getaway2thecoast.com. 541-994-8778.

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tanger Outlet Mall Sales

3 - 3:45 p.m. Harry Rinker Store Appearance - Granny's Attic (an informal discussion about antique glass)

4 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Harry Rinker Store Appearance - Little Antique Mall (an informal discussion about Pacific Northwest Art as antiques)

oregon coast lighthouses on dvdFebruary 17 (Sat)

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Harry Rinker In-Home Appraisals

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Union 50 Club Flea Market, featuring antiques and collectibles

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tanger Outlet Mall Sales

11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Harry Rinker Store Appearance - Rocking Horse Antique Mall (an informal discussion about antique jewelry)

12 p.m. – 2 p.m. G.M. Ford Book Signing at North By Northwest Books & Antiques

1 p.m. Panel Discussion on Fishing in North Lincoln County at North Lincoln Historical Museum

Inn At Spanish Head, Lincoln City. It's Lincoln City’s only resort hotel built right on the beach with all oceanfront rooms - nestled against a rugged cliffside overlooking a soft, sandy beach. Enjoy dining in the penthouse restaurant and bar - whether you’re in the mood for a casual meal or a candlelight dinner. They offer an array of seafood specialties, juicy steaks and other Northwest favorites, including a decadent Sunday buffet. Rooms range from bedrooms to studios to one-bedroom suites with microwaves and refrigerators to full kitchens. Hotel amenities include wi-fi, spa, saunas, exercise room and a year-round heated swimming pool. Kids will love the game room and easy beach access. Full-service conference and meeting rooms for that inspirational retreat; extensive, gorgeous wedding possibilities. Near the south end of Lincoln City at 4009 SW Highway 101. 1-800-452-8127 or 541-996-2161. www.spanishhead.com

1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Harry Rinker Appraise-a-Thon at Chinook Winds Casino Convention
Center. To have an item appraised contact Linda Wagner, 888-244-6665 or 996-2323 ($10 an item/3 for $25)

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tribal Craft Fair and Tribal Cultural Display Fair at Chinook Winds

February 18 (Sun)

5 a.m. – 7 a.m. WHATHCA GOT live radio broadcast with Harry Rinker from the
Historic Anchor Inn

7 a.m. Breakfast with Harry Rinker at the Historic Anchor Inn

8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. Harry Rinker In-Home Appraisals
10:15 a.m. – 11 a.m. Harry Rinker Store Appearance - North By Northwest Books & Antiques (an informal discussion about books as antiques and collectibles)

12 p.m. – 3 p.m. Harry Rinker Appraise-a-Thon at Chinook Winds Casino Convention
Center. To have an item appraised contact Linda Wagner, 888-244-6665 or 996-2323 ($10 an item or 3 for $25)

12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Tribal Craft Fair and Tribal Cultural Display at Chinook Winds Casino

Registration required for some events: contact 800-452-2151

D Sands Condominium Motel, Lincoln City. Getting a free, fresh baked cookie upon check-in is just the beginning. Every room is beachfront, and it's all right up against Lincoln City's most famous stretch of beach, next to the D River. Each room, comes as a suite or mini-suite, and has a kitchen and balcony or patio. Some have gas fireplaces, while all have a DVD Players with movies available for renting (and movie rentals come with free popcorn). There's a heated indoor pool, a spa, and this fabulous beach is lit at night. Rooms sleep anywhere from two, four to six - including a deluxe fireplace suite. Gift certificates are available, and they offer special occasion packages as well. To make a reservation and see a virtual tour of the rooms, visit our website at www.dsandsmotel.com. 171 S.W. Highway 101. 800-527-3925.

Tradewinds Motel, Rockaway Beach. All rooms at the Tradewinds Motel are immaculate and have TV’s, VCR’s and in-room phones with data ports. The oceanfronts all have a queen bed, a double hide-a-bed, kitchen, cozy firelog fireplace and a private deck. Some oceanfront units come with all those amenities but the kitchens. Both types sleep up to four people. Others are appointed with a queen bed, small fridge, and coffee maker – sizable for a two-person romantic getaway, yet still perfect for those on a budget. There is an elaborate oceanfront Jacuzzi suite that has two bedrooms, coming with a kitchen, double hide-a-bed, fireplace and private deck, sleeping as many as six. For those wanting bigger accommodations for family reunions or large gatherings such as weddings, some rooms can connect to create two-room and three-room suites. Some rooms are pet friendly.523 N. Pacific St., Rockaway Beach. (503) 355-2112 - 1-800-824-0938. www.tradewinds-motel.com


THE TIDES BY THE SEA, Seaside. For over 80 years, The Tides has been a favorite of Seaside visitors. History meets modern luxury here. 51 oceanfront condos, individually owned and decorated. Find suites for couples, small apartments with fireplaces and kitchenettes, one or two bedroom family units with fireplaces, kitchens and dining rooms. There are wonderful oceanview cottages that sleep anywhere from two to eight people, with two bedrooms, some with lofts, fireplaces and kitchens.
Meanwhile, the heated outdoor pool, enormous grounds with picnic tables and location at the quiet southern end of Seaside make for some memorable means of play and repose. 2316 Beach Drive. 800-548-2846. www.thetidesbythesea.com.

Weiss' 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 our entire property for 20-26. All units close to beach, river and Broadway St.
Suites are designed for two adults; vacation rental units for families. All units have kitchen and many have fireplace, deck and jetted tub. Enjoy comfy robes & slippers, luxury bath amenities, quality linens and more. See us on The Travel Channel's "Great Escapes" show in August 2006. 741 S. Downing St., Seaside. 800-738-6691. www.SeasideSuites.com



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