Festivals and Events
Festival of Illusions
March 23-27, 2015
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.
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 21, 2015
Spring in Italy Demo. Celebrate spring Italian-style…using local ingredients. And we’ll pair up the dishes with Italian wines! Class led by Chef Pati D’Eliseo & Chef Sharon Wiest. 11am – 2pm. Cost is $55. Call 541-557-1125 to register.
March 25, 2015
Kids in the Kitchen. This is a special class for 8-12 year olds. We’ll make pasta from scratch, then have story time with Teena from the Driftwood Public Library. Class led by Chef Sharon Wiest & Sous Chef Donna Riani. 11am – 1pm. Cost is $10. Call 541-557-1125 to register.
March 28, 2015
Spring Brunch Demo. Celebrate spring with some of our brunch favorites. Class led by Chefs Sharon Wiest & Donna Riani. 11am-2pm. Cost is $55 per person, meal and beverages included. Call 541-557-1125 to register.
Blow Your Own Glass Float or Art Piece. 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 21-29, 2015
Special Glass Art Drop. 300 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.
March 20, 2015
•The Flextones at Roadhouse 101. 9pm, FMI 541-994-7729.
March 21, 2015
•Blue Evolution at the Snug Harbor Bar and Grill. 9pm, FMI 541-996-4976.
•Kevin Selfe & the Tornadoes at Roadhouse 101. 9pm, FMI 541-994-7729.
•King of the Cage Match at Chinook Winds Casino Resort. 6pm, Ages 21+ only, FMI 800-CHINOOK.
March 22, 2015
•Marjorie Lafrenz and Russ Wilson at the Snug Harbor Bar and Grill. 8:30pm, FMI 541-996-4976.
March 27, 2015
•The Ocean at Roadhouse 101. 9pm, FMI 541-994-7729.
March 28, 2015
•Curtis Interrupt Us at the Snug Harbor Bar and Grill. 8:30pm, FMI 541-996-4976.
•The Tommy Hogan Band at Roadhouse 101. 9pm, FMI 541-994-7729.
•Nightly with Perlie & Whiskey at Maxwell’s Restaurant and Lounge. 9pm, FMI 541-994-8100.
•March 25-27, 2015. Karaoke with Jeremy at the Snug Harbor Bar and Grill. 9pm, FMI 541-996-4976.
Whale Watch Week
March 21-28, 2015
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.
March 28, 2015
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:
•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
•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:
•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