(Cannon Beach, Oregon) - The spring season means lots of outdoors activities in Cannon Beach and Seaside, but also bundles of music and art celebrations. Then, as Earth Day descends on the Oregon coast, Cannon Beach goes bonkers with a hefty helping of celebrations of all things nature, with more than twelve days of beachy goodness.
It all begins to really heat up with a film festival, the famed Sandcastle Festival in Cannon Beach and Seaside's Wine Walk, among other biggies.
Various Mornings (low tides). Haystack Rock Awareness Program. Weather and tide permitting, staffers can be found on the beach throughout the year and on most low-tide mornings. Bird stations and spotting scopes, display tanks with microscopes, brochures and naturalists/interpreters. On the beach, by Haystack Rock. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-8060.
Seaside Downtown Art Walk, Every First Saturday. Follow the red balloons to entertainment and art shows at various downtown businesses. 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. 503-738-6391 www.seasidechamber.com