Tripster: Weekend Plans

Astoria's new 3D shark exhibit, a hilarious ski and snowboard race on Mission Ridge, and Southern Oregon's newest AVA

By Kasey Cordell March 27, 2013

Sharks 3D comes to the Columbia River Maritime Museum.

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The Columbia Maritime Museum recently debuted Sharks 3D, an underwater adventure experienced on the museum's new 3D ditigal theater that will run through December. Details: crmm.org

Mar 30 Dummy Downhill Races at Mission Ridge in Wenatchee. Scores of creative (nonhuman) dummies speed down Mission Ridge's slopes on skis or snowboards in this quirky race. Details: missionridge.com

Mar 22–May 18 The National Exhibition of the American Society of Marine Artists brings the work of more than 120 artists to the Coos Art Museum. Details: coosart.org

Thru Mar 31 Only a few more days remains to take advantage of Washington Wine Month, which features special events, tastings, and deals. Details: washingtonwinemonth.com

Florence's new GeoTour takes visitors through Old Town and along hidden trails on its 30-stop route. Details: eugenecascadescoast.org/geocaching

Southern Oregon gains a new wine region with the addition of the Elkton American Viticultural Area (AVA) in the Umpqua Valley. The addition brings the state's total number of unique grape-growing regions to 17. Details: sorwa.org

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