Fall Flavors Come to Life on the Long Beach Peninsula

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Apple Cider Festival

Join us in Long Beach for the Columbia Pacific Farmers Market from 3 to 7 p.m. on Fridays through October 10. This week’s market will feature an Apple Cider Festival! Complete with a cider press and an apple pie cook off! Enjoy LIVE MUSIC on the BIG STAGE while you shop from our local farmers, ranchers, crafters, and artisans, along with the usual fresh and in season produce. September 26, 2014

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Pacific NW Brew Cup

Stop by the Pacific Northwest Brew Cup in Astoria, OR this weekend and visit our very own, North Jetty Brewing! They will be there, pouring their special brews throughout the Brew Cup! September 26-28, 2014

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Saturday Market

Be sure to take a walk along the Ilwaco Marina for the LAST Saturday Market at the Port of Ilwaco of the season! Shop along the marina from 10am to 4pm. Enjoy delicious food and take home some beautiful plants, fresh produce, seafood, and arts and crafts. September 27, 2014

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WA State Parks FREE Day

In honor of National Public Lands Day, ALL Washington State Parks will have free admission! No Discover Pass required! Get out and behold the beauty of the Long Beach Peninsula. September 27, 2014

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Wonders of Willapa

Join us Saturday at 6 p.m. at Tarlatt Slough, and listen to the night at the Wonders of Willapa. Bring your friends and family with flashlights and binoculars to hike the Tarlatt trail. Along the way meet experts from the Willapa National Wildlife Refuge; learn about local history from the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum; meet Aaron Webster as he presents “Large Mammals; Black Bear, Elk and Deer;” talk to bird migration specialist Ben Welton, the Burd Nurd, as he presents Meals of Mud along with several exceptional bird mounts; and view the night sky with Bob Duke’s powerful telescope and see our galaxy as you have never seen it before. September 27, 2014

 

Head to Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula for Endless Summer FUN!

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OTC – Deep Canyon Challenge

This year’s Oregon Tuna Classic – Deep Canyon Challenge will feature TWO FULL DAYS OF FISHING. Fishing begins at 7:30AM on Friday, August 1, with a required check-in time by 4:00PM. Friday night there will be a mandatory 7:00 PM Captains meeting at the Port of Ilwaco. Saturday starts early with a 6:00AM shot gun start just across the Columbia River bar with a required check-in time by 5:00PM. The fun continues Saturday evening with a huge BBQ, auction, and the final results of the weekends’ activities. August 1-2

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Columbia Pacific Farmers’ Market

Be sure to stop by the Friday Farmers Market in downtown Long Beach from 3-7PM on Fridays through October 10. Come see what’s fresh at the Market located at Veterans Field in downtown Long Beach. This week’s theme is “Frankenfoods,” come learn about GMOs! Fridays, August 2

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Jake’s 75th Birthday

The 8th Annual Jake the Alligator Man Celebration kicks off with his annual Bachelor Party and Burlesque show Friday, August 1. Doors open at 6PM at the Elks in downtown Long Beach, this is a show for the 21 and older crowd. There is a $10 cover and dinner and drinks will be available for purchase. Expect to have a great time and enjoy the live music and entertainment to the theme of Fiesta! Enjoy Jake’s Birthday Celebration on Saturday August 2. All ages are invited to celebrate Jake with the annual Car Show kicking off the days festivities at 11AM in downtown LongBeach. There will be many live bans and performances through out the day, a police escorted Birthday Cake Parade, and of course the annual Bride of Jake Pinup Contest! August 1-2

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Willapa Harbor Festival

Willapa Harbor Festival Kicks off on August 1 and goes through Sunday August 3 in Raymond. Don’t miss this action packed weekend along the beautiful Willapa Bay where you can find tons of family friendly activities for everyone! From Bands and brews, to a tasty chowder cook off, a quilt show, a champagne brunch, and even kayak and softball fun! August 1-3

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Race Against Violence 5k

Hit the sand running! Enjoy a beautiful 5k walk or run on our beautiful hard packed, white sand beaches for the annual Domestic Violence Awareness Project’s Race Against Violence. The race begins on Saturday, August 2 at 10AM on the Bolstad Beach Approach in Long Beach. Runners will have a chance to win one of four trophies for both male and female finishers. Come out and enjoy the fun and support a great cause! August 2

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Saturday Market at the Port

Head to the Port of Ilwaco for Saturay Market at the Port! Stroll along the beautiful waterfront, take in the sights and sounds of this busy market and take home some delicious treats, fresh flowers and veggies. Check out local art galleries and book a Charter Fishing Trip while you are there! August 2

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Weekend Market on the Docks

The popular Sunday Market on the Dock in South Bend has expanded to include both Saturday and Sunday! This great farmers’ market features arts & crafts, jewelry, fabulous entertainment and delicious food! The Weekend Market is open on weekends through Labor Day! August 1-2

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Fiddler on the Roof

The reviews are in and the PAPA Theater’s rendition of Fiddler on the Roof is a hit! Don’t miss your chance to see the show performed at the Fort Columbia State Park Theater on weekends through August 10. Friday & Saturday shows begin at 7pm and Sunday shows at 2pm. A Discover Pass is not required to attend this show. August 1-3, 8-10

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 We’re Still Here

The Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco is proud to announce the opening of their latest show “We’re Still Here – The Survival of Washington Indians.” Come learn the fascinating and continuing story of Native American people in Washington. Rare images and colorful artifacts will tell the compelling history and personal stories. An installation of paintings, drawings, and carvings will also be on display that draws upon long, local history of the Chinook Tribe and their important presence within our community.  Through September 28

Head to Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula for Endless Summer FUN!

tuna

OTC – Deep Canyon Challenge

This year’s Oregon Tuna Classic – Deep Canyon Challenge will feature TWO FULL DAYS OF FISHING. Fishing begins at 7:30AM on Friday, August 1, with a required check-in time by 4:00PM. Friday night there will be a mandatory 7:00 PM Captains meeting at the Port of Ilwaco. Saturday starts early with a 6:00AM shot gun start just across the Columbia River bar with a required check-in time by 5:00PM. The fun continues Saturday evening with a huge BBQ, auction, and the final results of the weekends’ activities. August 1-2

FMarket

Columbia Pacific Farmers’ Market

Be sure to stop by the Friday Farmers Market in downtown Long Beach from 3-7PM on Fridays through October 10. Come see what’s fresh at the Market located at Veterans Field in downtown Long Beach. This week’s theme is “Frankenfoods,” come learn about GMOs! Fridays, August 2

jakew

Jake’s 75th Birthday

The 8th Annual Jake the Alligator Man Celebration kicks off with his annual Bachelor Party and Burlesque show Friday, August 1. Doors open at 6PM at the Elks in downtown Long Beach, this is a show for the 21 and older crowd. There is a $10 cover and dinner and drinks will be available for purchase. Expect to have a great time and enjoy the live music and entertainment to the theme of Fiesta! Enjoy Jake’s Birthday Celebration on Saturday August 2. All ages are invited to celebrate Jake with the annual Car Show kicking off the days festivities at 11AM in downtown LongBeach. There will be many live bans and performances through out the day, a police escorted Birthday Cake Parade, and of course the annual Bride of Jake Pinup Contest! August 1-2

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Willapa Harbor Festival

Willapa Harbor Festival Kicks off on August 1 and goes through Sunday August 3 in Raymond. Don’t miss this action packed weekend along the beautiful Willapa Bay where you can find tons of family friendly activities for everyone! From Bands and brews, to a tasty chowder cook off, a quilt show, a champagne brunch, and even kayak and softball fun! August 1-3

run

Race Against Violence 5k

Hit the sand running! Enjoy a beautiful 5k walk or run on our beautiful hard packed, white sand beaches for the annual Domestic Violence Awareness Project’s Race Against Violence. The race begins on Saturday, August 2 at 10AM on the Bolstad Beach Approach in Long Beach. Runners will have a chance to win one of four trophies for both male and female finishers. Come out and enjoy the fun and support a great cause! August 2

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Saturday Market at the Port

Head to the Port of Ilwaco for Saturay Market at the Port! Stroll along the beautiful waterfront, take in the sights and sounds of this busy market and take home some delicious treats, fresh flowers and veggies. Check out local art galleries and book a Charter Fishing Trip while you are there! August 2

weekend

Weekend Market on the Docks

The popular Sunday Market on the Dock in South Bend has expanded to include both Saturday and Sunday! This great farmers’ market features arts & crafts, jewelry, fabulous entertainment and delicious food! The Weekend Market is open on weekends through Labor Day! August 1-2

fiddler

Fiddler on the Roof

The reviews are in and the PAPA Theater’s rendition of Fiddler on the Roof is a hit! Don’t miss your chance to see the show performed at the Fort Columbia State Park Theater on weekends through August 10. Friday & Saturday shows begin at 7pm and Sunday shows at 2pm. A Discover Pass is not required to attend this show. August 1-3, 8-10

 colpac

 We’re Still Here

The Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco is proud to announce the opening of their latest show “We’re Still Here – The Survival of Washington Indians.” Come learn the fascinating and continuing story of Native American people in Washington. Rare images and colorful artifacts will tell the compelling history and personal stories. An installation of paintings, drawings, and carvings will also be on display that draws upon long, local history of the Chinook Tribe and their important presence within our community.  Through September 28

Fresh Markets, Live Music, GARLIC, Salmon Fishing, and Beach to Chowder! Here is Your Peninsula Weekend Preview!

FMarket Columbia Pacific Farmers’ MarketBe sure to stop by the Friday Farmers Market in downtown Long Beach as it returns Friday, June 13, and will continue throughout the summer season until October 10. Come see what’s fresh at the Market located at Veterans Field in downtown Long Beach. June 13, 2014

 

Salmon Salmon SeasonRegular Salmon Season kicks off on Saturday, June 14! What better way to spend Father’s Day then out on the water, reeling in a big one! Book a Charter Fishing Trip TODAY! June 14 – September 30, 2014

 

DiscoverPass FREE WA State Parks Day

In honor of National Get Outdoors Day, ALL Washington State Parks will have free admission! No Discover Pass required! Get out and behold the beauty of the Long Beach Peninsula. June 14, 2014

BTOC Beach to Chowder 5k/10k



Bring your pooch and walk or run along the beautiful white sand beaches with the ocean waves breaking just a few yards away. Work up an appetite and enjoy the delicious clam chowder that awaits you at the finish line. This is a chip-timed course. Register NOW! June 14, 2014
SatMKT Saturday Market at the PortHead to the Port of Ilwaco for Saturday Market at the Port. From 10AM-4PM Stroll along the beautiful waterfront and shop ‘til you drop! Don’t forget to check out the local shops, art galleries, and delicious dining options only available at the Port of Ilwaco! June 14, 2014

 

Garlic NW Garlic FestivalFollow your nose to the Long Beach Peninsula this weekend for the 33rd Annual Northwest Garlic Festival in Ocean Park, WA. Admission is FREE, parking is FREE, and there will be live music, crafts, food vendors, and of course, plenty of garlic! The festival takes place at Wilson Field in Ocean Park. June 14 – 15, 2014

 

sfest SummerFestThis family fun event in beautiful downtown Long Beach runs weekends throughout the summer from Noon to 5pm. Free horse and wagon rides, entertainment on Veterans Stage, and plenty of live entertainment throughout downtown Long Beach. Weekends throughout September 1

 

Waikiki Waikiki Beach Concert SeriesThe Waikiki Beach Concert Series kicks off this Saturday, June 14 and continues through the summer season at Cape Disappointment State Park in Ilwaco every 2nd and 4th Saturday through August. Performances start at 7PM. June 14, 2014

 

PAC Peninsula Arts CenterThe Peninsula Arts Center presents The Half Hearted, on Saturday, June 14. Doors open at 6:30 and music starts at 7PM. Tickets are $12 at the door.