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20 SE 2nd, Newport, OR 97365
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Peggy O'Callaghan, Coordinator 541.574.5459
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Monday 8:30AM − 8:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30AM − 9:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30AM − 6:30PM
Thursday, Friday & Saturday 8:30AM − 5:00PM

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Travel Adventures

Join us for wild and wacky adventures with the 60+ Activity Center...who knows where it might lead...


 

Devils Punch Bowl
Yaquina Head Lighthouse & Coastal Tour

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Cost $10.00, time 10:00 - 5:00 PM

So many local "Gems" to visit! Get ready to visit and learn the history of Boiler Bay, Cape Foulweather, Devils Punch Bowl, and a fun guided tour of the Yaquina Head Lighthouse. Take your binoculars as Boiler Bay presents a good opportunity to see gray whales year round.

waterfall

HIKE - Drift Creek Falls, Lincoln City, OR

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Cost $5.00, time 9:00 - 3:00 PM (easy 2.6 miles)

The bird's-eye view from the cable suspension bridge of Drift Creek Falls, a 65-foot freefall, whopper of a waterfall will leave you spellbound.

flowers

HIKE - Gerdemann Botanic Preserve, Yachats, OR

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Cost $5.00, time 10:00 - 3:00 PM (moderate)

Put on your hiking shoes, grab your hiking poles, pack energy bars and plenty of water and join us for a fabulous guided tour of the 3.5-acre, richly-planted botanical preserve.

crystal springs rhody garden in portland
Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, Portland, OR

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Cost $25.00, time 7:00 - 7:00 PM

Crystal Springs is a unique garden containing an outstanding collection of rare species and hybrid Rhododendrons, Azaleas, and lesser known shrubs, as well as many companion plants and unusual trees. The oldest rhododendron in the current garden was planted prior to 1917.

devils punchbowl

HIKE - Devil's Punchbowl, Otter Rock, OR

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Cost $5.00, time 10:00 - 3:00 PM (easy/moderate)

Devil's Punchbowl was formed when the roof of what was once a sea cave collapsed , leaving a huge open crater. For an easy walk, we will explore the punchbowl from above and below, passing tidepools along the way.

purple iris
Keizer Iris Festival, Keizer, OR

Friday, May 18, 2018

Cost $15.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Spring is here! Get ready to visit three Iris and Peony gardens; Keizer Iris Festival, Schreiner's Iris Gardens, and Brook's Garden Peonies. Enjoy the parade, car show and carnival.

falls creek hydroelectric plant
Falls Creek Hydroelectric Project, Cascadia, OR

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Cost $20.00, time 7:30 - 5:00 PM

Are you ready for a fun adventure? The Falls Creek Hydroelectric Project is a small electric power generating facility located near the South Santiam River, 25 miles east of Sweet Home, OR. The Project uses an old technology in a new way.

hatfield marine

HIKE - Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport, OR

Friday, Mayu 25, 2018

Cost $5.00, time 10:00 - 11:30 AM (easy)

This easy hike takes you on a tour of the Yaquina Bay Estuary. Interpretive signs educate you on the plants and animals that inhabit this unique ecosystem. After this fun hike be sure to explore the exhibits in the Science Center.

560 loop trail

HIKE - 560 Loop Trail, Corvallis, OR

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Cost $10.00, time 9:00 - 5:00 PM (Moderate 5.3 miles)

Oregon has some of the most amazing & beautiful scenery in the country! Put on your hiking shoes, pack some energy bars and lots of water and join us for a fun-filled hike. Come and enjoy the beautiful stands of trees, a bubbling creek, and possibly even wild turkeys.

darlingtonia park
Heceta Head Lighthouse & Darlingtonia Preserve, Florence, OR

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Cost $12.00, time 9:00 - 5:00 PM

Darlingtonia State Nature Site is an 18-acre botanical park, dedicated to the protection of a single plant species. Heceta Head is one of the most beautiful lighthouses in the world. The Lighthouse and Keeper's house are circa 1894.

calloway hike

HIKE - Calloway Creek Loop, Corvallis, OR

Friday, June 8, 2018

Cost $10.00, time 9:00 - 5;00 PM (Easy, 4.2 miles)

The Calloway Creek Loop Trail is one of seventeen trails in the McDonald Forest. The scenery is beyond fantastic! Enter an oak forest, passing a very mossy old tree designated the Honeybee Oak.

rainbow trout
Siletz Falls Fish Trap, Siletz, OR

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Cost $16.00, time 9:15 - 5:00 PM

Join us for a guided tour of the fish traps. The Siletz River Basin is unique in the fact that it contains viable runs of seven species of migrating fish, spring & fall Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Chum Salmon, summer and winter Steelhead, and sea-run cutthroat trout. After the tour, a picnic lunch will be at Moonshine Park.

 

train
Oregon Coast Scenic Train Ride, Garibaldi, OR

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Cost $38.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Step back in time and experience a bit of yesteryear. The 90-minute round-trip excursion meanders by Tillamook Bay, the Pacific Ocean, Nehalem Bay, and through the Nehalem River Valley with views that can only be seen by rail.

Lincoln Pops Big Band
Gleneden Beach Dance, Gleneden Beach, OR

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Cost $13.00, time 5:00 - 10:00 PM (pay with cash)

Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to dance the night away or just enjoy the music of the swing era with the Lincoln Pops Orchestra. The Lincoln Pops play all types of dance music, including swing, Latin, & jazz tunes.

 

Thyme Garden
Thyme Garden, Alsea, OR

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Cost $44.00, time 9:30 - 5:00 PM

Following the guided tour, everyone will enjoy a delicious and relaxing luncheon. The menu typically includes mixed local salad greens with edible flowers, herb infused beverages, homemade herbal breads, grilled seafood, and of course dessert!

marys peak

HIKE - Mary's Peak East Ridge, Corvallis, OR

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Cost $10.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM (moderate-5.5 miles)

One word to describe this hike and the scenery: WOW! You enter the forest immediately & begin a slow gradual climb through majestic Douglas Firs, unique scenery and wildflowers.

Train
Oregon Coast Scenic Train Ride, Garibaldi, OR

Tuesday, July 6, 2018

Cost $38.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Step back in time and experience a bit of yesteryear. The 90-minute round-trip excursion meanders by Tillamook Bay, the Pacific Ocean, Nehalem Bay, and through the Nehalem River Valley with views that can only be seen by rail.

alsea falls

HIKE - Alsea Falls/Green Peak Falls Trail, Alsea, OR

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Cost $10.00, time 9:00 - 5:00 PM (easy/moderate 2.8 miles)

This is a short, "off the beaten path" area that has two awesome waterfalls, Alsea Falls & Green Peak Falls. Pack energy bars, water and a sack lunch.

shop at the dock
Scales, Tails & Sales, Shop at the Dock, Newport, OR

Friday, July 13, 2018

Cost $10.00, time 9:30 - 3:00 PM

OSU Sea Grant Extension Service of Lincoln County is offering "Shop at the Dock" walking tours that take customers to the port docks and teach people how to buy fresh fish directly off of a fishing boat. The tour takes about 90 minutes.

jet boat

OVERNIGHT TRIP!!

Jerry's Rogue Jets, Gold Beach, OR

Tuesday, July 17 & Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Cost $225.00 (single) $150.00 (double), time 8:00 - 7:00 PM

Spend a relaxing evening at Jot's Resort. The following morning enjoy a 64 mile, mail boat route. This jet boat trip is a nature based river trip. View the river, wild lands and abundant wildlife on an exhilarating whitewater trip upriver.

waterfall

HIKE - Trail of Ten Falls, Silverton, OR

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Cost $16.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM (moderate, 7.2 miles)

Where else can you walk behind a waterfall? The Trail of Ten Falls is a spectacular hiking trail that weaves through a forested landscape passing a series of breathtaking waterfalls.

antique trolley
Corvallis Historic Homes Tour, Corvallis, OR

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Cost $10.00, time 9:00 - 5:00 PM

If you are a history buff, this trip is for you! Get ready for a fun-filled day that will include a 90 minute trolley tour, as a guide explains the history and architecture behind the beautiful homes, Farmers' Market, Trader Joes and lunch (on your own) at Panera Bread.

dancers
Scandinavian Festival, Junction City, OR

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Cost $15.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

This is one of the best Northwest celebrations, ongoing since 1961. This annual event celebrates Scandinavian heritage and presents the cultures of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Actors and storytellers in colorful costumes weave trhough the crowd, delighting young and old.

antique train
Oregon Coast Scenic Train Ride, Garibaldi, OR

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Cost $38.00, time 8:00 5:00 PM

Step back in time and experience a bit of yesteryear. The 90-minute round-trip excursion meanders by Tillamook Bay, the Pacific Ocean, Nehalem Bay, and through the Nehalem River Valley with views that can only be seen by rail.

oregon state fair
Oregon State Fair, Salem, OR

Friday, August 24, 2018

Cost $16.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

There is no such thing as too much summer fun! With roots going back to 1861, this is one of the nation's classic state fairs! The Oregon State Fair has something for everyone, non-stop entertainment , events, and carnival games and don't forget the fair food!

wooden carousel horse
Willamette Queen Lunch Cruise & Wooden Carousel, Salem, OR

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Cost $50.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Summer is here and what could be better than an hour trip on the river on a genuine paddle stern wheeler boat and a five star lunch? Along with the cruise we will visit the famous Salem RIverfront Carousel where you can watch the master carvers at work.

pedal cart
Oregon Coast Railriders, Bay City, OR

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Cost $35.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Enjoy the unique experience of pedaling a four seated, pedal powered, railroad bicycle along an inactive portion of the Port of Tillamook Bay Rail Road. This is perfect for families, nature enthusiasts, bird watchers, cyclists and rail fans.

children dancing
Mount Angel Oktoberfest, Mount Angel, OR

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Cost $25.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Mark your calendars for the 53rd annual Mt Angel Oktoberfest! This is a four-day celebration of the harvest in Bavarian style. There will be great entertainment at the Bandstand and plenty of bleachers for seating and watching the bands play Polka, and Old World Music using cowbells, alphorms & the accordian.

monkey
Corvallis Fall Festival, Corvallis, OR

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Cost $10.00, time 9:00 - 5:00 PM

Corvallis will be hosting the 45th Annual Fall Art Festival. The Festival will be featuring 160 plus artist vendors, 14 plus food carts, plus tasting tables for local wine, beer, and spirits. Also, there are two stages with live music all day for everyone to enjoy.

giraffe
Wildlife Safari Park, Winston, OR

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Cost $42.00, time 7:30 - 6:00 PM

Want to walk on the wild side? Wildlife Safari opened in 1972 and is the only drive-through 600-acre animal park in Oregon. Nestled in a large wooded valley, the park features over 550 animals from around the world.

spider
Davis Family Farm, Corvallis, OR

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Cost $15.00, time 9:30 - 5:00 PM

Hay Ride, Cider & Pumpkins! Get ready for a fun-filled time on a hay ride out to the pumpkin patch! Also included is a corn maze to explore, games, coffee, cider and donuts, and a free pumpkin for each person!

girl with shopping bags
Shopping in Salem at the Downtown Mall, Salem, OR

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Cost $15.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Shop until you drop at the Salem Downtown Mall, and at Trader Joe's for those specialty items. Some of the stores are Bath & Body Works, Foot Locker, JC Penney, Kohl's, Macy's, Nordstrom, Victoria's Secret and the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, to only name a few.

 

sausages
Verboort Sausage Festival, Forest Grove, OR

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Cost $16.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

The 84th annual Verboort Sausage Festival is a true chowhound's paradise. The tiny Dutch community takes over the local sausage factory to make a special grind of beef and pork links, which are smoked over an alder fire. Dinner and/or bulk sausage purchase is on your own.

yachats music festival
Yachats Celtic Music Festival, Yachats, OR

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Cost $50.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Please join us for the 18th annual Yachats Celtic Music Festival where a glorious Gaelic adventure awaits you! For many years the Festival has thrilled audiences with a lively blend of foot-tapping Celtic music, humor, scrumptious food, and graceful dancers.

Oregon garden
Christmas in the Garden, Silverton, OR

Monday, December 3, 2018

Cost $21.00, time 2:30 - 9:00 PM

600,000 holiday lights! Upon arrival, visitors board the Holiday Express tram, where they are transported to the Rediscovery Forest. Walk through a sparkling winter wonderland then warm up at the fire pits.

holiday lights
Holiday LIghts at Shore Acres, Coos Bay, OR

Monday, December 10, 2018

Cost $15.00, time 1:00 - 9:00 PM

325,000 lights and beautiful displays of giant butterflies, mushrooms, cluster flowers, and a life-size gray whale will put you in the holiday spirit! Enjoy hot cider, punch, coffee and cookies at the Garden House.

Oregon Garden Christmas
Christmas in the Garden, Silverton, OR

Monday, December 17, 2018

Cost $21.00, time 2:30 - 9:00 PM

600,000 holiday lights! Upon arrival, visitors board the Holiday Express tram, where they are transported to the Rediscovery Forest. Walk through a sparkling winter wonderland then warm up at the fire pits.