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Finders Keepers: Reflections of the Moon
(Mid-October to Memorial Day)
In days gone by, visitors searching
Now that fishing vessels around the world use buoyant plastic, a blown glass float is a rare find - except on the beaches of Lincoln City, where more than 2,000 of them are found each winter, a few placed on the beach each day the ocean permits it. We put out the number of floats reflected by the year - so 2001 in 2001, 2002 in 2002, etc....
The city continues the promotion annually, running from Mid-October to Memorial Day - with hand-crafted glass floats being placed along the 7-1/2 miles (12 km) of public beach in
Floats may be found above the high tide line and below the beach embankment. Floats will not be found in or on the cliffs. Please be aware of beach safety. Never turn your back on the ocean! Sneaker waves and the force of the ocean often move logs and can be unsafe. Floats are not hidden on the beaches during storms.
An exhibit of historic glass fishing floats can be viewed at the
When you find a float, call the Visitor and Convention Bureau, 1-800-452-2151 or 541-996-1274, and register your float. We will send a Certificate of Authenticity and information about the artists who crafted your float.
Special drawings are held monthly at the
Families and individuals can now come to the beach and experience the joy of searching for glass floats. It's a perfect opportunity to start a new family tradition!
Blues By the Sea
The Biggest Blues Festival on the
September 18 & 19 at the
Chowder, Blues & Brews!
The Florence Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 13th Annual Fall Festival with award winning chowder offered from all along the coast of
Beginning on Friday afternoon, the
Saturday will highlight the ninth year of the Oregon Coast Professional Chowder Cook-Off where festival goers will have a chance to taste the best chowder the
The Oregon Coast Professional Chowder Cook-Off People’s Choice tasting starts at 1:00 pm on Saturday and goes until the chowder is gone. For more information contact the Florence Area Chamber at 541-997-3128 or the at 541-997-1994.
Mark this weekend as a must, for along with the Chowder, Blues & Brews,