Tripster: Weekend Plans
Mar 12–15 Celebrate regional food and wine at Savor Cannon Beach, a four-day festival in Oregon's classic beach town. Details: savorcannonbeach.com
Mar 14 Sample cow, sheep, and goat cheese from top Oregon creameries at the 11th Annual Oregon Cheese Festival in Central Point—along with wine, beer, and spirit tastings. Details: oregoncheeseguild.org
Mar 21–28 Spring Whale Watching Week begins soon, drawing gray whale lovers to dozens of locations up and down the Oregon coast. Check out our map!
Mar 21–22 The 45th Annual Original Yachats Arts & Crafts Fair will include 65 PNW artists displaying their paintings, jewelry, pottery, furniture, and more. Details: yachats.org
Spring Break at Skamania Lodge From March 20–April 12, Skamania Lodge will host a slew of family-friendly activities and workshops, including geocaching, kids and date night movie viewings, a “Mooseface” photo booth in the lobby, and other US Forest Service activities. Details: skamania.com
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