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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.

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.

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

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Literally over 100 homes available as vacation rentals – all distinctive and carefully selected to be special. Find them in Yachats, Waldport, Newport, Nye Beach, Otter Rock, Depoe Bay, Gleneden Beach, Lincoln Beach, Lincoln City, Neskowin, Pacific City, Tierra Del Mar and Rockaway Beach. Some pet friendly.

Generously appointed rooms or spacious two-room suites. Continental breakfast. Heated salt-water pool and spa, fitness room, high-speed Internet, some Jacuzzi spas and ADA accessibility. Some pet friendly. Business and meeting facilities. Catering services available.

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.

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

Condo-hotel that offers the amenities of a fine hotel, but also includes ownership of a vacation home on the north Oregon coast. It is a unique opportunity, as condo owners have an opportunity to share in the revenues of their unit. All have either spectacular, nearly aerial views of the ocean and city, or they gaze out at the lush forests of the coast range mountains. There are private balconies in all rooms, which come as studios or units with one bedroom or two - as large as 850 square feet. Each is fully furnished. $189,000 to $449,000, (with most in the $300,000 range.) When owners are not using their units, they may be rented out as hotel rooms, and owners may share in those revenues.

Sumptuous indoor pool heated year round. Lovely ocean views come with many rooms. All units big, extremely comfortable, w/ special touches. Each room contains a microwave, refrigerator, in-room coffee makers, cable TV, and larger kitchen units are available as well. Free parking, choice of smoking or non-smoking rooms. Within walking distance to all of Yachats’ various amenities; short walk to the beaches

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

 

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Massive Jazz Fest Will Coax Hundreds to Oregon Coast This Weekend

 

Covering 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.

09/03/08

Secrets of the Season

Massive Jazz Fest Will Coax Hundreds to Oregon Coast This Weekend

Vocalist Kevin Mahogany

(Newport, Oregon) - It will be four days of pure heaven for jazz fans, bringing hundreds of them to the central Oregon coast this weekend for one of the biggest, most extensive jazz festivals in the northwest.

At least ten places in the dreamy, laidback town of Newport will be turned into live jazz venues for the Jazz at Newport Festival on September 4, 5, 6 and 7.

It's action-packed each of the four days, with something happening every hour of the day Friday and Saturday of the festival, including a constantly revolving roster of "sessions," workshops and talks, as well as bigger concerts.

Many shows take place at the Newport Performing Arts Center (PAC), but numerous other places around Newport will be turned into jazz venues for the weekend for the Jazz Around Town feature of the Jazz at Newport Festival.

Prices vary greatly, depending on each show and other factors. See www.jazzatnewport.org for complete schedule and ticket prices, or call the PAC at (541) 265-2787 or 1-888-701-7123.

Mimi Fox

Thursday, September 4 is opening night of the festival, with a special performance at 8 p.m. by Dave Frishberg, Tom Wakeling, Gary Hobbs, Ken Peplowski and Houston Person. This happens at the PAC.

Friday, September 5 begins the jazz guitar clinic sessions at 9:45 a.m., and a Jazz Conversation at 11 a.m. with vocalist Kevin Mahogany.

Session Performances (or Afternoon Jazz Samplers), start at 2 p.m. and continue all day and night, until the “Nightcap Set” at 10 p.m. A different performer or configuration of performers hits the stage every hour.

The Continental Breakfast Set starts things off on Saturday at 9:30 a.m., along with a clarinet/tenor sax jazz clinic at 10:15 a.m. A jazz conversation with trumpet player Terell Stafford also starts at 10:15.

Ken Peplowski

Like Friday, the Afternoon Jazz Samplers begin at 12:30 p.m. and continue all day, with the last show wrapping up at midnight.

On Sunday, there’s a “Jazz Brunch” at the Shilo Inn, which features Portland outfit Tall Jazz at 10 a.m. The International Association for Jazz Education Student Quintet performance takes place at the PAC at 12:15 p.m., and an all-stars local jam session ends the festival, going from 1 to 2 p.m.

Meanwhile, the Jazz Around Town kickstarts at 5 p.m. on Friday, 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, and 5 p.m. on Sunday, at the other venues around town.

Prices and ticket packages vary greatly, depending on general admission, members of Oregon Coast Council for the Arts or if you’re a student. Single shows at the NPAC are around $40 for general admission or $10 for students. Full passes are around $390. See website, www.jazzatnewport.org for exact ticket prices for each day or show.

This year’s lineup of national musicians includes:

Atsuko Hashimoto

Obed Calvaire, drums
Clayton Brothers Quintet
Gerald Clayton, piano
Jeff Clayton, saxophone
John Clayton, bass
Dee Daniels, vocals
Mimi Fox, guitar
Jeff Hamilton, drums
Atsuko Hashimoto, Hammond B-3
Gary Hobbs, drums
Kevin Mahogany, vocals
Ken Peplowski, clarinet, saxophone
Houston Person, saxophone
Marc Seales, piano
Terell Stafford, trumpet

Oregon artists include:

Bryant Allard, trumpet

Some of the stunning sights of Newport

David Averre, drums
Stan Bock, trombone
Dave Captein, bass
Dave Frishberg, piano, vocals
Mike Horsfall, piano, vibes
Dan Presley, bass
IAJE Student Quintet
John Stowell, guitar
Tom Wakeling, bass

Jazz Around Town venues offer jazz entertainment during the Jazz at Newport festival weekend. These events may carry separate admission charges. See website for contacts of Jazz Around Town venues.

Jazz Around Town performers at other locations include Richard Sharpless, Jim Cameron, the Palmer-Lavin Jazz Duo, Hot Club du Jour, Hallie Loren, Gregory Ernst and the group Uneven Surface.

Dee Daniels

Venues, including those in the Jazz About Town, include Shilo Oceanfront Resort, La Maison, Nana’s Irish Pub & Café, Panache Restaurant, Yaquina Bay Lighthouse, Anchor Pier, Outdoor Resorts Pacific Shores Motorcoach Resort, Saffron Salmon, Newport Visual Arts Center as well as the Newport Performing Arts Center.

The 5th Annual Jazz at Newport is presented by Festival Sponsor, Dean Failor, Windemere Real Estate Gallery, Founding Sponsors West Coast Bank and the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts, and sponsors Newport News-Times, Newport Internet, The City of Newport, Rev. Carol Stubbs Smith, an Anonymous Donor, the Oregon Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts. The Newport Jazz Hotels – also sponsors - are Hallmark Inn and Resort, Shilo Inn Hotel, and The Whaler.

Breathtaking high panoramic beach views from oceanfront rooms, spacious family suites & fully equipped cottages.  Known for gracious hospitality, the sparkling clean Sea Horse features a heated indoor pool, dramatic oceanfront spa, great whale watching, free deluxe continental breakfast, conference room, free casino shuttle & HBO.  Fireplaces, private decks and spas are available in select rooms.  Close to shops, golf, fishing & restaurants.  Pets are welcome in select rooms.  Senior discounts.  Kids 18 and under stay free in their parent's room.  Very attractive rates.
the finest in luxury condominium lodging. Every unit is focused on the beauty of the sea and the beach.
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

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.
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.
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.


Tradewinds Motel, 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. www.tradewinds-motel.com


Inn 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.


Arch 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 sea.
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 866-436-1607.


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Newly renovated, 30 upscale rooms, on north end of Lincoln City, close to everything. Spa-like feeling, w/ luxury linens & robes, pillow top mattresses, flat screen TV's, granite counters and more all add to pampering. Oceanfront and ocean view units w/ gas fireplace. Hot Tub units. Romance packages. Luxury Room for every budget: meeting and wedding spaces too.

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The 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. www.theoceanlodge.com