Victorian Holiday Celebration at Yaquina Head, Saturday, December 12
Newport, Ore. – Beginning at 10:00am Saturday, December 12th, the Bureau of Land Management’s Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area will host a Victorian Holiday Celebration. Take a step back in time to relive the 19th century holiday traditions celebrated by the families of Yaquina Head’s lighthouse keepers. Throughout the day, families can participate in making Victorian-era crafts and decorating the tree. “Visitors can enjoy traditional music by local musicians, caroling, and storytelling while sipping a cup of hot cider in a family friendly atmosphere,” said Yaquina Head Manager Janet Johnson.
Admission to the park (and this event) is free. Get some holiday shopping done, too, with a 20% discount at the non-profit Yaquina Head Book Store. The schedule for the day is as follows:
10:00am – Open Caroling with the Oregon Coast Recorder Society
11:00am – Spindrift: Hammered Dulcimer, Mandolin and Viola
12:00pm – High Tide NW Women’s Quartet / 12:30pm – Storytelling with Doug Force
1:00pm – Mary-Beth Nickel: Harp, Flute and Drum
2:00pm – Caroling Sing-Along / 2:30pm – Storytelling with Doug Force
3:00pm – Coastalaires Barbershop Chorus
The Yaquina Head Interpretive Center will be open from 10:00am to 4:00pm. All other areas of the park will be open from 8:00am to dusk. For more information about the Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area contact the BLM at (541) 574-3100 between 10:00am and 4:00pm.
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