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Art, FLORENCE, Music

FlorenceFest ’19: Wine, Jazz & Art

A delicious combination of jazz, art, and wine awaits attendees of FlorenceFest ’19, held on April 26 and 27. The Fest includes tasting opportunities from a dozen wineries, performances from half-a-dozen top-notch jazz musicians, and a juried art show and sale. The stellar musical line-up includes funk and soul headliners […]

FLORENCE, Food, History

Heceta Head Lightstation Birthday Party

The public is also invited to the Heceta Head Lightstation Birthday Party on March 30 from 4–7 p.m. to celebrate 125 years since the Heceta Head’s First Order Fresnel Lens was lit and set into operation. Guests at the free event can enjoy hot dogs, refreshments, cupcakes, live entertainment, presentations, and tours […]

FLORENCE, Travel

Rhododendron Festival

Springtime heralds the pink blooms of wild rhododendrons, and it also brings the annual Rhododendron Festival. This year marks the 112th year of the festival, which can boast generations of fun for young and old alike. The theme for the festival this year, held May 17–19, is “Coastal Canvas.” “With […]