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20 SE 2nd, Newport, OR 97365
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Tuesday 8:30AM − 9:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30AM − 6:30PM
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Travel Adventures

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


 

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Spirit Mountain Casino, Grand Ronde, OR

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Cost $15.00, time 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

There is so much to see at the Grand Ronde Spirit Mountain Casino!  Step up to your favorite machines and try your luck. You can choose from Roulette, Blackjack, Craps, Bonus Let It Ride, Pai Gow, Keno, Slots, Bingo and Three Card Poker. You might just be the big winner! 

 

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Celebrate Wurstfest, Mount Angel, OR

Friday, February 9, 2018

Cost $21.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Wurstfest has non-stop entertainment featuring dancers and musical groups. So, dust off your lederhosen, starch up your Bavarian dirndl, and join the happy folk of Mt Angel for a fun-filled, Celebration of the Wurst.

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Asian Celebration, Year of the Dog, Eugene, OR

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Cost $26.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Enjoy Asian culture through main stage performances of dance and music such as the Lion Dances, Dragon Puppet Show, Japanese Taiko Drumming, Martial Arts to Music and Taiwanese Dance. Visit the bustling marketplace to see art exhibits, goods from Tibet, Bonsai Trees and much more!

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Pittock Mansion, Portland, OR

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Cost $30.00, time 8:00 - 6:00 PM

Surrounded by 46 acres of natural beauty, no other place in town offers a more breathtaking view or revealing glimpse of Portland's past than Pittock Mansion. Build in 1914 for one of Oregon's influential families, Pittock Mansion is filled with rich history and remarkable stories.

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Chinook Winds Casino, Lincoln City, OR

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Cost $10.00, time 10:00 - 6:00 PM

Feeling lucky? With over 1200 of the newest slots, progressive slots, video poker and table games, including Roulette, Craps, Blackjack, and Let it Ride. Gaming not your thing? Try your luck at Bingo. Afternoon sessions include Letter Z, Large Crazy Kite, Cover All and Hang the Caller.

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Opera, Semiramide, Newport, OR

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Cost $32.00, time 9:30 - 2:30 PM

Semiramide is an opera in two acts by Gioachino Rossini and was first performed at La Fenice in Venice on February 3, 1823. The Story: Semiramide has ruled for decades, after conspiring with her lover, Assur to murder her husband King Nino. Now she is due to elect her successor, Assur assumes the crown is his....

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Gleneden Beach Dance, Gleneden Beach, OR

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Cost $13.00 (pay in cash), time 4:30 - 10:00 PM

Put on your dancing shoes! Dance or just listen to the sounds of the 40's, 50's, & 60's, by the Lincoln Pops Orchestra. The Lincoln Pops have been performing in Lincoln County for more than 30 years and play all types of dance music, including swing, Latin, and jazz tunes. Dinner (on your own) will be at the Surfrider Restaurant.

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Columbia River Maritime Museum, Astoria, OR

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Cost $40.00, time 7:00 - 6:00 PM

Explore the forces at work along the Columbia River Bar. Learn about waves that can exceed 40' in height during the most severe winter storms. See exciting exhibits on the U.S. Coast Guard and the Columbia River Bar Pilots. Take a tour of a floating lighthouse, the Lightship Columbia.

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Chintimini Raptor Center & Trader Joes, Corvallis, OR

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Cost $42.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

The Newport 60+ Adventure Van will be on the road again, heading to the Chintimini Raptor Center for a 90 minute presentation with a live raptor, and a guided tour of the wonderful facilities. CWC provides care for an average of over 900 injured and orphaned native wild animals each year. Lunch at Sky High Brewery (on your own) and pick up those one-of-a-kind items at Trader Joes.

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Farm Fest & Plowing Competition, McMinnville, OR

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Cost $20.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Experience a rare opportunity to watch old-time farming history. This event includes the Oregon Draft Horse Breeders Association plowing competition. The competition has 20 plus teams of draft horses and mules making this the largest competition of its kind in the state.

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Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival, Woodburn, OR

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Cost $22.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Are you ready to be dazzled by the brilliant colors of the tulips and daffodils at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm? From lily-flowered tulips to parrot tulips, visitors will see a flower in every hue. Be ready to take in all of the vibrant colors and stroll through 40 acres of stunning beauty.

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Oregon garden, Silverton, OR

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Cost $30.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

The Oregon garden is an 80-acre botanical garden, featuring more than 20 specialty gardens showcasing the diverse beauty that can be found in the Willamette Valley. Catch the free tyram that offers a 25-minute narrated tour of the Garden, stopping at six points throughout the garden.

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Birding & Blues, Pacific City, OR

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Cost $30.00, time 7:30 - 5:00 PM

Visitors venture into the field with experts and attend workshops and lectures in this bird watcher's paradise with up to 140 current resident species. Birders and nature enthusiasts can enjoy multiple guided field trips to surroundign natural areas.

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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.

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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 Rhodonendrons, Azaleas, and lesser known shrubs, as well as many companion plands and unusual trees.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

 

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.