Port of Newport

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8:30-9:30 AM South Beach Marina User's Meeting

August 20, 2014 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

South Beach Marina Activities Room
2120 SE Marine Science Drive, Newport
(Third Wednesday of every month).

6:30-7:45 PM Yaquina Head Lighthouse 141st Anniversary

August 20, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

On August 20, Yaquina Head Lighthouse celebrates its 141st anniversary with evening tours beginning at 6:30 p.m. until 7:45 p.m. A limited number of visitors can climb the stairs at once and tours will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis. These tours will be led by trained volunteers to provide historic information and accounts from the daily lives of lighthouse keepers at Yaquina Head. Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area is located three miles north of Newport on Lighthouse Drive.

This event is put on by Friends of Yaquina Lighthouses (FOYL) and the Bureau of Land Management, and sponsored by Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. FOYL is a nonprofit organization working in partnership with the to restore and preserve the Yaquina Head and Yaquina Bay Lighthouses and their surrounding areas and interpret their natural and cultural histories. For more information about FOYL, how to donate, or how to become a member please contact Lauren Craven at 541-574-3129 or visit www.yaquinalights.org.

For lodging and activity information and complete calendar of events see www.discovernewport.com and www.newportchamber.org. 800-262-7844.