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


A complete list of Travel Adventures for 2017 is available here.

Heceta Head Lighthouse

Heceta Head Lighthouse & Darlingtonia Preserve, Florence, OR

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

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

The Newport 60+ Adventure Van will be on the road again heading south to the beautiful city of Florence to visit Darlingtonia Preserve and Heceta Head Lighthouse. Darlingtonia is the only State Park dedicated to preserving this carnivorous plant, and everyone agrees Heceta Head is one of the most beautiful lighhouses in the world. Don't forget your camera!

jet ski

Devils Lake Boating Trip, Lincoln City, OR

Saturday, June 17, 2017

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

Are you ready for a fun day in the sun and on the water? At Blue Heron Landing you will have your choice of watercraft to rent: kayaks, canoes, family paddleboats, wave runners, motor boats, runabout boat, red racer boat, pontoon boats, boats for pulling tubes and stand-up paddle boards. Life jackets will be provided.

Garibaldi Train

Garibaldi Train Trip, Garibaldi, OR

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Cost $37.00, 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, and passes by many lakes and gorgeous panoramic views that can only be seen by rail.

hot air balloon

Festival of Balloons, Tigard, OR

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Cost $22.00 (plus $1.00 cash each for shuttle), time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Enjoy the hot air balloons, live music on the main stage, carnival rides and games, pancake breakfast, food vendors, arts and craft vendors, and many other things to see and do. Something for everyone!

Thyme Garden

Thyme Garden, Alsea, OR

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Cost $44.00, time 10:00 - 5:00 PM

Following the guided tour, enjoy a delicious and relaxing luncheon outdoors under the fir trees, where you can absorb all the ambience this special place has to offer. The menu changes with what is in season, but typically includes mixed local salad greens with edible flowers, herb infused beverages, home made herbal breads, grilled seafood, and dessert.

portland spirit boat

Portland Spirit Lunch Cruise, Portland, OR

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Cost $80.00, time 8:00 - 6:00 PM

A lunch and cruise to remember! Toe-tapping entertainment, delicious Northwest cuisine and amazing views, all of this on a a luxurious 150' yacht with full service bars, vast wine collection, grand piano, singing wait staff, a ship-wide sound system, and a marble dance floor.

garibaldi train

Garibaldi Train Trip, Garibaldi, OR

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Cost $37.00, 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, and passes by many lakes and gorgeous panoramic views that can only be seen by rail.

Philomath Rodeo
Philomath Frolic & Rodeo, Philomath, OR
Saturday, July 8, 2017
Cost $26.00, time 9:00 - 10:00 PM

Ready to Frolic? Enjoy the Grand Parade, Classic Car Show, Professional Lumberjack Competition, Carnival rides and games, merchandise and food vendors and all of the exciting events at the rodeo.

Oregon Coast Aquarium
Oregon Coast Aquarium & Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport, OR
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Cost $15.00, time 10:00 - 3:00 PM

Enjoy the day exploring the the Oregon Coast Aquairum, visit the sea otters, sea lions & pelicans. Visit Opal, the Giant Pacific Octopus at the Hatfield Marine Science Center. Explore the interactive exhibits. Lunch will be at Fish Tails (on your own).

Garibaldi Train

Garibaldi Train Trip, Garibaldi, OR

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Cost $37.00, 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, and passes by many lakes and gorgeous panoramic views that can only be seen by rail.

Beaver Creek
Beaver Creek Kayak, Ona State Park

Friday, July 28, 2017

Cost $30.00, time 7:30 - 3:00 PM

Love kayaking? Never kayaked before but always wanted to? Now is your chance to give it a try. Experience one of the most exciting additions to the program at Ona Beach State Park. Difficulty is EASY.

Benton County Fair & Rodeo

Benton County Fair & Rodeo, Corvallis, OR

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Cost $20.00, time 10:00 - 5:00 PM

Don't miss out on all of the fun at the Benton County Fair & Rodeo. Something for everyone from all of the animal exhibits, arts and crafts, baked goods, carnival rides, free concerts, and the rodeo! Don't forget the elephant ears, and other yummy fair foods.

Scandinavian Festival
Scandinavian Festival, Junction City, OR

Thursday, August 10, 2017

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

This annual Festival celebrates Scandinavian heritage and presents the cultures of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Actors and storytellers in colorful costumes weave through the croud, delighting young and old.

Lincoln Pops Orchestra
Gleneden Beach Dance, Gleneden Beach, OR
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Cost $12.00 (cash), time 5:30 - 10:00 PM

Put on your dancing shoes! After a wonderful dinner at Mazatlan (on you) get ready to dance or just enjoy the music of the swing era with the Lincoln Pops Big Band. The Lincoln Pops play all types of dance music, including swing, Latin and jazz tunes.

Camp Adair
Camp Adair & Salem History with John Baker, Corvallis & Salem, OR

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Cost $10.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

The Newport 60+ Activity Center is honored to welcome John Baker, author of Camp Adair, as a narrator and personal guide for a memorable journey though Camp Adair in Corvallis, and the State Capital Building in Salem, OR.

Oregon State Fair
Oregon State Fair, Salem, OR
Friday, August 25, 2017
Cost $16.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

There is no such thing as too much fummer fun! With roots going back to 1861, this is one of the nation's classic state fairs!

Purple Dahlia
Swan Island Dahlia Festival, Canby, OR
Saturday, September 2, 2017
Cost $20.00, time 8:00 - 6:00 PM

You are invited to attend the 2017 Annual Dahlia Festival, a must-see for the dahlia lover, or if you just love flowers. View over 400 floral arrangements, over 1500 cut dahlia blooms on display, floral arranging and tuber dividing demonstrations, food booths, face painting and live music.

Mission Mill Museum
Mission Mill Museum, Salem, OR
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Cost $15.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Walk in the footsteps of Oregon Pioneers. Experience work and life in what was once a leading textile factory in Oregon. Mission Mill consists of fourteen historic structures on a 5-acre parklike site, taking visitors back to the 1840's.

Sunland Adventures
Sunland Adventures, Florence, OR

Saturday, July 22, 2017

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

Ready for a fun day in the sun? Sunland Adventures has something fun for everyone from Sandrail and Dune Buggy tours to Bumper Boats, Miniature Golf and a fun ride on the Cloverline Railroad. Each person will pay for the activity they choose to participate in.