Lincoln City is a great destination for your Spring Break. With plenty to do, see and experience, come visit and try something new!
 

Festivals and Events

Henrik Bothe performs in Lincoln City, on Oregon's central coastFestival of Illusions

March 24-28, 2014

For five days and five nights, the Lincoln City Cultural Center will host live magic performances and fun day camps. Audience participation is encouraged. Each evening performance will be held at the Lincoln City Cultural Center, inside the historic brick Delake School building at 540 NE Hwy. 101. Doors will open at 6:30 pm, with curtain at 7:00 pm. For tickets, call 541-994-9994. Visit the Festival of Illusions event page for more information.

Culinary Experiences

The Culinary Center in Lincoln City features seasonally-inspired cooking and focuses on the abundant foods of the Pacific Northwest. Classes are offered in both demonstration and hands-on formats. Discover your culinary side this spring break!

March 22, 2014

Hands-on Cioppino Class. Learn to make this classic coastal stew with fresh local seafood. Prepare a salad and foccacia to go with it, and discover some great local wines to pair with your meal. 11am – 2pm. Cost is $55 per person, which includes meal and wine. Call 541-557-1125 to register.

March 26, 2014

Kids’ Pizza Class. This is a special class for 8-12 year olds. Our chefs will team up with Teena from the Driftwood Public Library to help the kids make there own lunch. Menu: Salad, individual pizzas, and fresh fruit kabobs. Class led by Chef Sharon Wiest. 11am – 1pm. Cost is $10. Call 541-557-1125 to register.

March 29, 2014

Oregon Albacore Tuna Demo. Chefs Sharon and Jardin will team up with the Oregon Albacore Commission to present our Oregon tuna in all many different preparations. This class will be delicious AND informative! 11am-2pm. Cost is $55 per person, meal and wine included. Call 541-557-1125 to register.

April 3-5, 2014

Hands-on Italian Cooking Intensive. This hands-on class gives students an opportunity to learn necessary techniques for the preparation of authentic Italian cuisine. At the end of each day you’ll enjoy your creations, family-style, and discuss what you learned. You will also explore Italian wines throughout the class. 9am-3pm each day. Cost: $325, includes meals and wine. Call 541-557-1155 to register.

April 12, 2014

Hands-on Baking with Rockfish Bakery. Learn to make delicious, homemade baked goods from an expert. 1-4:30pm. Cost: $55, includes baked goods. Call 541-557-1125 to register.

Glass Art

Blow Your Own Glass Float or Art. Get up close and personal with the process of creating Art Glass at the Jennifer Sears Glass Art Studio in Lincoln City. Make a Float, Fluted Bowl, Paperweight, Starfish, Heart or Jumbo Float. Prices range from $65 for a float to $135 for a Fluted Bowl. They supply everything you will need except your creative talent. Open Wednesday – Sunday from 10am – 6pm. FMI 541-996-2569

March 23-29, 2014

Special Glass Art Drop. 500 hand-crafted glass art pieces – floats, sand dollars, starfish, or crabs – will be placed along the 7.5 miles of Lincoln City beaches for you to find. Weather and ocean conditions permitting. FMI 800-452-2151.

April 5-6, 2014

Special Glass Art Drop. 100 hand-crafted glass art pieces – floats, sand dollars, starfish, or crabs – will be placed along the 7.5 miles of Lincoln City beaches for you to find. It’s our last special drop of this year’s Finders Keepers season! Weather and ocean conditions permitting. FMI 800-452-2151.

Live Entertainment

March 21, 2014

Undertow at Roadhouse 101. 9pm, FMI 541-994-7729.

March 22, 2014

Ted Vaughn Blues Band at the Snug Harbor Bar and Grill. 9pm, FMI 541-996-4976.
She’s Not Dead at Roadhouse 101. 9pm, FMI 541-994-7729.
Ted Vaughn Blues Band at the Snug Harbor Bar and Grill. 9pm, FMI 541-996-4976.

March 23, 2014

Steve Sloan (Acoustic) at the Snug Harbor Bar and Grill. 8:30pm, FMI 541-996-4976.

March 25, 2014

Open Jazz Jam hosted by Steve Sloan at the Snug Harbor Bar and Grill. 7:30pm, FMI 541-996-4976.

March 28, 2014

Rodney Carrington at Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Tickets: $25-$40. Show at 8:00PM. FMI 888-MAIN-ACT.
The Vermen at Roadhouse 101. 9pm, FMI 541-994-7729.

March 29, 2014

Rodney Carrington at Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Tickets: $25-$40. Show at 8:00PM. FMI 888-MAIN-ACT.
Jacob Merlin Band at Roadhouse 101. 9pm, FMI 541-994-7729.
Billy Hagen at the Snug Harbor Bar and Grill. 9:00pm, FMI 541-996-4976.

March 30, 2014

Steve Sloan (Acoustic) at the Snug Harbor Bar and Grill. 8:30pm, FMI 541-996-4976.

Karaoke

•Nightly with Perlie & Whiskey at Maxwell’s Restaurant and Lounge. 9pm, FMI 541-994-8100.
•March 26-28, 2014. Karaoke with Jeremy at the Snug Harbor Bar and Grill. 9pm, FMI 541-996-4976.

Community Center

Sign up for RecKids Spring Break Camp! Have fun swimming, going on Quests, exploring the forest, cooking, being Ninjas and more! Just $85/week, or $20/day, or $10/half-day! Sign up at the Lincoln City Community Center located at 2150 NE Oar Place. FMI 541-994-2131.

Spring Learning Feast

April 12-27, 2014

This two-week event will feature single and multi-day hands-on classes offered in intriguing indoor and outdoor venues. Classes and workshops have been arranged so that guests and their travel partners may enjoy taking the same course or separate workshops while having plenty of time to spend together enjoying the Oregon Coast before and after the day’s lesson. Visit the Spring Learning Feast webpage to learn more.

Whale Watch Week in Lincoln City, OregonWhale Watch Week

March 22-29, 2014

The Whale Watching Spoken Here program places trained volunteers at great whale watching spots along the Oregon Coast during Whale Watch Weeks so they can share their knowledge with visitors while watching the whales too. Two great watching sites in Lincoln City include the Inn at Spanish Head and Road’s End State Park. FMI visit www.whalespoken.org.

Volunteer

March 22, 2014

SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup. SOLVE’s annual Spring Beach Cleanup has grown into an Oregonian tradition, with thousands of people working together each year to protect the health of our oceans, wildlife, and coastal economies. 10:00am – 1:00pm. Sign up to volunteer now! FMI 503-844-9571 x317.

Free to do:

Lincoln City, on the Central Oregon Coast•Build a sand castle
•Hunt for hand-crafted glass floats, sand dollars, and crabs on the beach
•Visit the North Lincoln County Historical Museum
•Watch Glass Blowing at Jennifer Sears Glass Art Studio
•Explore a tide pool during low tide
•Hike Drift Creek Falls or the lower Nature Conservancy Trail at Cascade Head
•Visit the playground and enjoy the view at Regatta Grounds Park on Devil’s Lake
•Walk the beach
•Skateboard at Kirtsis Park
•Play tennis at Dorchester Park
•Visit the Connie Hansen Garden (donations appreciated)
•Build a bonfire on the beach and have s’mores
•Watch the seals in Siletz Bay
•Storm watch
•Hunt for agates and shells.
•Pick up beach trash and register to win a glass float
•Watch stunning waterfowl in Siletz Bay
•Fly a kite
•Visit Driftwood Library for a book, audio tape, or video

Almost free to do:

Crabbing and Clamming in Lincoln City, Oregon•Kayaking on Devils Lake or the Bay–rentals available
•Crabbing in Siletz Bay or Siletz River
•Clamming on the beach
•Having a picnic at Drift Creek Covered Bridge
•Enjoying a play at Theatre West