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About Oregon Coast today. (Lincoln City, OR) 2005-current | View Entire Issue (Feb. 14, 2020)
Lincoln City’s newest farmers market
is seeking vendors of farm and food
products as well as crafters and artisans
to sell their goods at a fresh location this
Starting on May 17, the Oregon
Coast Artisans and Farmers Market
will set up in the parking lot at Chinook
Winds Casino Resort, between the
casino and the Play Center at 1777 NW
“With the new market near Roads
End we are excited to serve the
population in the north end of town
with farm fresh produce and other foods,
including hot food vendors,” said market
manager Geneva Campitelli. “Of course,
the crafters and other artisans will be a
delight for our visitors as well.”
The market will operate at the new
location every Sunday from May 17
through Oct. 11, open from 9 am to 3
pm, rain or shine.
The new site has space for 70
vendors, with applications accepted
throughout February. To apply, go to
ManageMyMarket.com and register as
For more information, go to
Tickets are still available for Sea of Love,
a “Valentide” cocktail party benefit for the
Olalla Center, taking place on Friday, Feb.
14, at Newport’s Oregon Coast Aquarium.
The event will feature delicious drinks,
waves of appetizers, live music by Space
Neighbors, dancing and a silent auction
featuring a lost piece by acclaimed Newport
artist Rick Bartow.
Guests will also be free to explore the
aquarium after hours, watching sharks swim
lazily overhead in the Passages of the Deep,
learning about the fascinating mating habits
of sea creatures and partying the night away.
Sea of Love will run from 6 to 9 pm at
2820 SE Ferry Slip Road, Newport.
Advance tickets, $60 apiece, are available
at Eventbrite.com. Proceeds benefit the
Olalla Center for Children and Families,
located in Toledo and providing mental
health services for children in Lincoln
County since 1978.
For more information, go to
OlallaCenter.org and click on Sea of Love.
Get floored by laughter
Lids get crazy, at the Mad Hatter party
Staying in shape is no joke, unless, that
is, we’re talking about the new workout
option at the Newport 60+ Activity Center.
Laughter Yoga is a unique and playful
wellness workout that offers benefits similar
to aerobic exercise. The technique combines
yogic deep breathing, laughter exercises
and childlike play. Participants routinely
experience elevated mood, relaxation,
decreased pain and increased sense of
Research has shown that laughter can
lower blood pressure, boost the immune
system, improve mood and — when hearty
enough — even count as cardio-pulmonary
The Mad Hatter Tea Party
will return to Newport this
Tuesday, Feb. 18, promising
two hours of fashion, fun
and frivolity for all, at the
Newport 60+ Activity Center.
Mad Hatter models will
showcase local store fashions,
both practical and wild, from
New 4 You.
Meanwhile, guests can
enjoy hot tea from fanciful
pots and sample an array
of festive finger foods.
Festivities will conclude with
a drawing for free door-
These simple, structured and fun classes
run from Saturdays, 11 to 11:30 am. No
To register, go to www.newportoregon.
gov/sc. For more information, call 541-265-
9617 or drop by the center at 20 SE 2nd
Guests are encouraged to
come dressed in Mad Hattire
— bright or mismatched
clothes and crazy hats —
with an award on offer for
the person who turns up in
the most impressive lid.
The event will run from 1
to 3 pm at the center, located
at 20 SE 2nd Street, next to
Admission is by a $5
suggested donation and
guests should call 541-265-
9617 to reserve a seat.
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