20th ANNUAL “TREASURES OF THE SEA” HUNT
November 1 – December 31, 2018

Between November 1 and December 31, 2018, visit one of the businesses listed at www.newportchamber.org, or on a map available from the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce (800-262-7844). Fill out an entry form and return it to the float display at the business; enter at any – or all – of the merchants. Weekly drawings will be held throughout the winter, with the remainder of the floats given away December 31, when each business will select one, two or three names from its entry pool for each of their glass floats.

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32ND ANNUAL HOLIDAY LIGHTS AT SHORE ACRES
November 22 – December 31, 2018

Thanksgiving thru New Year=s Eve B 4:00 B 9:30 PM every night (including Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Year=s Eve. Walk‑thru Display B All abilities accessible. Open Garden House with hot cider, punch, coffee and cookies!

89039 Cape Arago Hwy
Coos Bay, OR 97420

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HISTORIC STATE FORESTER’S BUILDING IN SALEM CELEBRATES 80TH ANNIVERSARY WITH DEC. 1 OPEN HOUSE
December 1, 2018

The Oregon Department of Forestry welcomes visitors to its Salem campus on Saturday, Dec. 1 to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the historic State Forester’s Office. The public can tour this Works Progress Administration (WPA)-built facility from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Current and retired ODF staff will be available to share the building’s history. The State Forester’s Office, located at 2600 State Street in Salem, opened for business on Dec. 1, 1938 and remains in use today.

Volunteers from the Forest History Center will prepare photo displays to interpret construction of the State Forester’s Office, along with other milestones in the building’s history. Current and retired ODF staff will provide tours, share the building’s lore, and talk about their own experience working for the Agency. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

TILLAMOOK HOLIDAY LIGHT PARADE
December 1, 2018

The Tillamook Revitalization Association and the Main Street Program are excited to announce that the Tillamook Holiday Light Parade will be held December 1st, starting at approximately 5:30, following the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in downtown Tillamook.

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CITY OF NORTH BEND LIGHTED CHRISTMAS PARADE
December 1, 2018

The North Bend 2018 Lighted Christmas Parade Registration Forms, information sheet, and a map of the Parade Route are now available for the Dec. 1st event.  Decorating starts at Noon at Pony Village Mall.  The line-up for the parade will begin at approximately 4:30 p.m. and the parade will start promptly at 5:30 p.m.

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OREGON’S CHRISTMAS TREE FARMS
December 8, 2018

The World Forestry Center Discovery Museum is offering special events each month as part of our TREEmendous Second Saturday event series. Come to the Discovery Museum for hands-on learning about trees and forests, and find out how they relate to our every day lives. Fun for all ages!

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WHALE WATCH WEEK
December 27-31, 2018

The Whale Watching Spoken Here® program places volunteers at great whale watching sites during the two official watch weeks. Our official Whale Watch Weeks typically take place between the Christmas Holiday and New Year’s day and during the last week in March. For more than 30 years, our trained volunteers have helped visitors watch whales at sites in three states along the Pacific Northwest coast.

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WHALE WATCH WEEK
March 23-31, 2019

The Whale Watching Spoken Here® program places volunteers at great whale watching sites during the two official watch weeks. Our official Whale Watch Weeks typically take place between the Christmas Holiday and New Year’s day and during the last week in March. For more than 30 years, our trained volunteers have helped visitors watch whales at sites in three states along the Pacific Northwest coast.

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