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A famous little family eatery where the seafood practically gets shuffled from the sea straight into your mouth. Soups and salads include many seafood specialties, including cioppino, chowders, crab Louie and cheese breads. Fish 'n' chips come w/ various fish. Seafood sandwiches with shrimp, tuna or crab, as well as burgers. Dinners like pan fried oysters, fillets of salmon or halibut, sautéed scallops.

Feed the seals! One of the oldest aquariums in the U.S. is here in Seaside, Oregon, right on the Promenade

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. Dine in penthouse restaurant and bar, for casual meal or candlelight dinner. An array of seafood specialties, juicy steaks and other Northwest favorites, including decadent Sunday buffet. Rooms range from bedrooms to studios to 1-bedroom suites with microwaves and refrigerators to full kitchens. Also, wi-fi, spa, saunas, exercise room and year-round heated swimming pool. Kids will love the game room and easy beach access. Full-service conference/meeting rooms for that inspirational retreat; extensive wedding possibilities.

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.

the finest in luxury condominium lodging. Every unit is focused on the beauty of the sea and the beach.

For over 80 years a favorite of Seaside visitors. 51 oceanfront condos, individually owned and decorated. Suites for couples, small apartments with fireplaces and kitchenettes, one or two bed family units with fireplaces, kitchens and dining rooms. Oceanview cottages sleep anywhere from two to eight, w/ two bedrooms, some with lofts, fireplaces and kitchens. Heated outdoor pool, enormous grounds w/ picnic tables - all at quiet southern end of Seaside.

20 gorgeous homes sleep up to 18; doubled that with some side-by-side homes. Some pet friendly. Cottages to massive homes; new oceanfront to renovated historic beach houses. All over central coast w/ Lincoln City, Otter Rock, Boiler Bay and Nye Beach. Long list of features, including barbecues, large decks, antique furnishings, wood stoves, gas fireplaces, hardwood floors, Jacuzzis and hot tubs. Most have movies, music, books. Gift basket w/ goodies in each

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.

Suites, duplex units, houses for 2-8 people. Close to everything. All units w/ kitchens; many have fireplaces, decks, jetted tubs. Robes, slippers, luxury bath amenities and more. Award-winning flowers. Featured on Travel Channel.

A castle on the coast. Fine antiques, gourmet breakfast, luxury w/ ocean views, pet friendly. Social hour in the eve. Have to see to believe. East Ocean Rd., just north of the Arch Cape Tunnel. Arch Cape, Oregon (s. of Cannon Beach and Seaside). www.archcapehouse.com. 800-436-2848



Oregon Coast Event Previews: Spring in Seaside, Cannon Beach

Published 04/03/2010


(Cannon Beach, Oregon) – The spring season means lots of outdoors activities in Cannon Beach and Seaside, but also bundles of music and art celebrations. Then, as Earth Day descends on the Oregon coast, Cannon Beach goes bonkers with a hefty helping of celebrations of all things nature, with more than twelve days of beachy goodness.

It all begins to really heat up with a film festival, the famed Sandcastle Festival in Cannon Beach and Seaside’s Wine Walk, among other biggies.

Various Mornings (low tides). Haystack Rock Awareness Program. Weather and tide permitting, staffers can be found on the beach throughout the year and on most low-tide mornings. Bird stations and spotting scopes, display tanks with microscopes, brochures and naturalists/interpreters. On the beach, by Haystack Rock. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-8060.

Seaside Downtown Art Walk, Every First Saturday. Follow the red balloons to entertainment and art shows at various downtown businesses. 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. 503-738-6391 www.seasidechamber.com

Every Friday and Sunday. Beach Discovery Program (summer only). Touch live animals, view sand from a clam’s perspective or ask beachy questions. Tent on the beach in front of Seaside Aquarium. Free. 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Seaside, Oregon. 503-338-9271

April 10. Gregg Olsen, journalist and investigative crime author. 2 p.m. Cannon Beach Library. Cannon Beach, Oregon.

April 14. History of Female Criminals in Oregon. Author Diane Goeres-Gardner will discuss gender-discrimination, the secret world of male-driven politics and the life of a female prisoner in the 1800s. Based on her book Murder, Morality, and Madness. 7:30 p.m. Cannon Beach History Center, at corner of Spruce and Sunset in Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-9301. www.cbhistory.org

April 20. Kiwanis Pancake Feed. 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Seaside Civic & Convention Center, 415 1st Ave. Seaside, Oregon.

April 22. Twelve Days of Earth Day begins. Puffin Welcome Ceremony. 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-2623.

April 22. Haystack Rock Awareness Program (HRAP) interpreters at Haystack Rock. 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-8060.

April 23. Haystack Rock Awareness Program (HRAP) interpreters at Haystack Rock. 12:30 – 5:30 p.m. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-8060.

April 23. Earth Day Week Activities, Cannon Beach. From 6 p.m. - 6:20 p.m.: Invocation for 12 Days of Earth Day by Clatsop Nehalem Tribe. From 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.: City of Cannon Beach Community Potluck and Gaylord Nelson Awards Ceremony at the Presbyterian Church with a talk by Shawn Stephenson, a wild life biologist with the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-2623.

April 23. Retta Christie Trio CD Release Party. Retta Christie-vocals, David Evans-clarinet/sax and Dave Frishberg-piano. $10 at the door. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Ave. Seaside, Oregon.

April 24. Earth Day Activities, Cannon Beach. Times vary. Earth, Wind and Sea walks and talks by North Coast Land Conservancy at Circle Creek (http://www.nclctrust.org). Face Painting at 3rd and Antler. Pet Walking Parade down Hemlock Street. Plant Start Sale by Gales Meadow Farm at EVOO. Street Fair including 15 environmental groups. Earth Day Talks at Chamber Hall: Doug and Mary Lee of OK Ranch & Retreat alk about “The Basics of a Backyard Flock.” Anne Berblinger of Gales Meadow Farm shares tips on “Growing an Edible Garden in Containers & Pots.” Much more. Full schedule at http://www.cannonbeach.org (503) 436-2623.

April 24. Low Tide Drifters. Americana sounds of Eugene-based band, influenced by artists like Woody Guthrie, Utah Phillips, Guy Clark, John Prine, and Rosalie Sorrels. 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $2 for children under 12. Cannon Beach History Center, at corner of Spruce and Sunset in Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-9301. www.cbhistory.org

April 24. Earth Day at Seaside's Circle Creek Conservation Center. Memorial moment, field programs, hikes, tree-planting, lunch & snacks.10 a.m. – 3 p.m. www.nclctrust.org/events.html. Seaside, Oregon. For more information 503-738-9126.

April 24. Haystack Rock Awareness Program (HRAP) interpreters at Haystack Rock. 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-8060.

April 24. Earth Day Talks at Chamber Hall. Mary Blake, Director of Sunset Parks & Recreation, will talk about “Community Gardening on the North Oregon Coast” (2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.). Hank Johnson, former curator of the Portland Rose Gardens, will discuss “Flowers, Flowers, Flowers!” (3:15 – 3:45 p.m.). Local farmer Ginger Salkowski talks about “Growing Produce on the North Oregon Coast” (4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.). Downtown Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-2623.

April 25. Ecola Creek Awareness Program. walk led by Jerome Arnold from Les Shirley Park to Haystack Rock along Cannon Beach Trail route. Noon – 1:30 p.m. (503) 436-2623.

April 25. Haystack Rock Awareness Program (HRAP) interpreters at Haystack Rock. 2:45 – 6:45 p.m. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-8060.

April 26. Haystack Rock Awareness Program (HRAP) interpreters at Haystack Rock. 7 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-8060.

April 26. Earth Day Talks. Mark See on the development of the Cannon Beach Trail; Katie Voelke and Doug Deur on the Ecola Creek Awareness Program, and Nala Cardillo on the Haystach Rock Awareness Program. Cannon Beach History Center. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-2623.

April 27. Talk on Marine Plastic Debris. Stiv Wilson, editor of Wend Magazine and Portland Surfrider Foundation Chair will present. Cannon Beach History Center. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-2623.

April 28. Haystack Rock Awareness Program (HRAP) interpreters at Haystack Rock. 7 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-8060.

April 29. Haystack Rock Awareness Program (HRAP) interpreters at Haystack Rock. 7 a.m. – 11 a.m. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-8060.

April 29. Soup Bowl. Tickets are $30. for soup and hand-crafted bowl, $15. for soup only. Tickets available: Women's Resource Center, Lucy's Books, Deja vu Thrift Store, Cannon Beach and Seaside Chambers of Commerce. 6 – 8 p.m. For more information 503-325-3426. Seaside Civic & Convention Center. Seaside, Oregon.

April 30. Haystack Rock Awareness Program (HRAP) interpreters at Haystack Rock. 7 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-8060.

April 30 - May 2. Spring Unveiling. Each gallery will spotlight new work by their chosen artists. Unveilings demos and receptions take place all weekend long. Sculptures Without Walls is a public choice vote event, where visitors select the sculpture they would like to see on permanent display in Cannon Beach. Throughout Cannon Beach, Oregon.

Cannon Beach's Haystack Rock will be popular with naturalists all spring and summer.

May 1. Haystack Rock Awareness Program (HRAP) interpreters at Haystack Rock. 7 a.m. – noon. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-8060.

May 2. Haystack Rock Awareness Program (HRAP) interpreters at Haystack Rock. 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-8060.

May 3. Haystack Rock Awareness Program (HRAP) interpreters at Haystack Rock. 7 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-8060.

May 3 - May 8. Oregon World Organization of China Painters. Seaside Civic & Convention Center, 415 1st Ave. Seaside, Oregon. www.porcelainart.com
May 15. Seaside Downtown Wine Walk. Three different locations to sell commemorative wine glasses and check ID's. The glasses are required and are $5 each, the ID bracelets are free (if you're over 21)! Participants are given maps indicating in which business each winery is located, and also tells a little about the winery itself. Then, promptly at 3 p.m. the Wine Walkers are off. 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. 503-717-1914. www.seasidedowntown.com

June 3 – 6. Sea Pac Ham Operators. www.seapac.org. Seaside Civic & Convention Center, 415 1st Ave. Seaside, Oregon. 503-738-6391.
June 5 - 6. Seaside Beach Soccer Tournament. On the beach. Seaside, Oregon. www.seasidechamber.com 503-738-6391.

June 4-6. Cannon Beach Film Festival: Musicals! Beginning with a Friday evening wine reception, the festival will offer a weekend of fun, film and music - featuring musicals from the early days of film and from recent years. Donations gladly accepted. Coaster Theatre in downtown Cannon Beach, Oregon. www.cbhistory.org.

June 16. the Hot Rod Classic Charity Golf Tournament and Dinner/Auction. A charity golf tournament, dinner, auction and private car show. Golf: 12:30 p.m. at Gearhart Golf Links. Dinner: 5:30 p.m. at Seaside Convention Center. Seaside and Gearhart, Oregon.

June 18 - 19. Seaside Muscle ‘n’ Chrome. Poker run, Show ‘n’ Shine, downtown beach party w/ BBQ, downtown cruise and awards ceremonies. Draws thousands of spectators and vehicles each year. Seaside, Oregon. www.seasidedowntown.com. 503-717-1914.

June 19. 46th Cannon Beach Sandcastle Day/Festival. Thousands gather to watch professionals create sandy masterpieces. Awards ceremony. By Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, Oregon.

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