A round-up of Overleaf News, Local Events and Coastal Curiosities

April 23, 2018

Fireside Discussion: Jennifer Burns Bright’s Fish Tales
The former professor and food/travel writer, Jennifer Bright will shed light on a complex and crucial component of Oregon’s food system that is rarely discussed: our seafood. In this interactive discussion, she will cover globalization’s effect on our fisheries, share stories about fishing and Oregon’s history, and chat about emerging research on sustainable farming. Find more information here.

Monday, 5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Overleaf Lodge and Spa

April 27, 28, 29, 2018

Rainspout: Yachats, Oregon Music Festival
World-class performers will delight concert-goers with an eclectic mix of music. Spend a wonderful music-filled weekend in the village that travel guru Arthur Frommer names as one of his ten favorite travel destinations in the world! Food and spirits are served at the main venue during all hours of operation. Stay posted for program and ticket information as the date nears.

Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 4th St,

May 5, 2018

Oregon Coast Gravel Epic
The Oregon Coast Gravel Epic offers riders seeking an unvarnished challenge a full day of adventure in the Siuslaw National Forest on the central Oregon Coast. The ride showcases the raw beauty of ancient Siuslaw National Forest scenery and rural coastal communities. This is one of the crown jewels of the Oregon Triple Crown Series of premier and challenging racing and recreational riding events. This event is presented by Oregon Coast Bank and is produced in cooperation with the communities of Waldport and Yachats and with the support Travel Oregon and a number of other outstanding sponsors TBA. It is Oregon Bicycle Racing Association (OBRA) sanctioned.

Saturday, coastal mountains ride east of Waldport and Yachats
FridayNoon-5 p.m. Packet pick-up in Waldport.

June 2, 2018

National Trails Day

Celebrate on a trail! Cape Perpetua Scenic Area will be offering guided hikes. Stay posted FMI. You may also enjoy self-guided hikes on miles of trails in our area. For downloadable maps, visit HikeBikePaddle.org.