So Much To See, So Much To Do

There is no shortage of things to do this weekend!

On the Oregon Coast, The Oregon Ghost Conference is returning to Seaside after going virtual during the pandemic.

If you’ve ever wanted to go on a paranormal investigation, this one’s for you. There’s also a museum of haunted artifacts. The Oregon Ghost Conference runs through Sunday at the recently renovated Seaside Civic and Convention Center. Your 15 dollar ticket covers admission to all three days including the speakers appearing on the main stage.

In Portland, the Portland Seafood and Wine Festival is in a new location. It’s at the Expo Center for the first time, and usually it’s held Super Bowl weekend, but because of COVID it was postponed by a few weeks.

Friday 2pm to 10pm, Saturday noon to 10pm Tickets to the Seafood festival will also get you into the Portland Golf show next door for free.

The 2022 Dragon Boat Eye Dotting Ceremony will be held Saturday at the RiverPlace Marina Flag Circle. It’s the annual awakening ceremony for the boats so teams can start to practice for the races that’ll be held June 11th and 12th as part of the Rose Festival. During the ceremony, the eyes on the dragon boats will be painted red to officially wake them up. It’s open to the public and includes lion dancers, a water cannon salute from the Portland Fireboat, and Buddhist Monks leading a prayer ceremony. It starts at 11 o’clock Saturday morning.

Another sign of Spring! The food carts are back in Stayton.

The Food Truck Gathering is happening 4th Sunday of the month until the weather gets bad. The first
one is this sunday 12-6 and !st and Water streets in Stayton. Several trucks will be there so you’ll have a variety
of food to choose from.

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