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Lincoln City Celebrates 50 Years with a Golden Treasure Hunt

Tim MayThis Thursday head to Astoria for the world's only gathering of tenor guitars, May 28-30

Beginning this Thursday at 9 a.m. head to the Rogue banquet room at the end of Pier 39.

Ukulele type tuning workshops and concerts happen on Thursday, and all tenor guitar CGDA/GDAE tuned workshops happen Saturday. A FREE Jam session will be held on Thursday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. All acoustic instruments are welcome.

All events on Thursday and Saturday take place at the end of Pier 39, Rogue Ale House banquet room. The evening concerts (Thursday, Friday, and Saturday) are $100 for all three nights ($33 per concert) or $40 for each individual concert.

Sunday, the Grande Finale concert at the ASOC (Astor Street Company Playhouse) featuring two world renown mandolin/tenor guitar players; Brian Oberlin and Evan Marshall, is only $15!!!

An amazing mandolin workshop will be given by Nashville's own Tim May, at Pier 39, Sunday ($40) from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

And if you just want to sing on the historic Astoria Riverfront Trolley, meet in front of the Bridgewater Bistro at 10:30 a.m. Friday morning. The singing is free but bring one dollar to pay for the trolley ride.

For more details, and to buy tickets on-line tenorguitarfoundation.org

The GooniesTruffle Shuffle, June 4–7, Astoria & Cannon Beach

Astoria was the film site of the beloved cult classic film, The Goonies, and this year marks the 30th anniversary of the movie. Eager to relive one of the most beloved coming-of-age stories of the 1980s, fans will flock to Astoria to celebrate the occasion June 4–7. During the four-day event, Goonies fans can tour iconic film locations, bowl at Chunk’s Bowling Alley, attend costumed film screenings, sip Truffle Shuffle Stout from local Fort George Brewery, and go on a scavenger hunt supported by Geocaching.com. In addition, VirtuaLUG, a group of adult LEGO builders, recreated iconic scenes from The Goonies, which will be on display in Astoria during the event. In the spirit of One Eyed Willie’s treasure-filled ship in the film, the tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will be offering tours and sails in Astoria during the celebration. Visit The Goonies fan website for complete event details. (800-875-6807; www.thegoondocks.org)

Free Fishing Days June 6-7

Get hooked on a new favorite pastime. The public is invited to join Siuslaw National Forest staff and agency partners Saturday, June 6, or Sunday, June 7, for free fishing day activities.

Event organizers will be on hand to offer advice and assistance to novice and experienced anglers alike. Fishing poles, gear and bait also will be available to share, if needed.

—Hebo Lake (Hebo): 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 6. The event features give-away items, door prizes and a kids’ casting contest. Day-use fees for the Hebo Lake recreation area also will be waived.

Oregon Hatchery Research Center (Alsea): 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 6. The center will be open for tours and exhibits. A shuttle will take anglers from the center to Thissel Pond to fish. On-site concessions will be available, as well as an appearance by Smokey Bear.

—Cleawox Lake (Honeyman State Park, Florence): 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 6. Kids will have the opportunity to make fish print T-shirts, receive a free hot dog lunch and possibly win door prizes. Volunteers will be available to help clean the fish caught.

—Lake Marie (Umpqua Lighthouse State Park, Reedsport): 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 7. Casting contest and free hot dog lunch for kids, as well as a fishing lure raffle.

The free fishing weekend is an Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife initiative to introduce children and beginners to the sport of fishing. Fishing licenses are not required for the weekend; however, all other Oregon Fish and Wildlife fishing regulations apply.


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