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Gore at the Shore Returns To Ocean Shores

By Sherrie Vineyard
Published: 01/14/19 Topics: Comments: -

Join Urban Unglued at Ocean Shores. The 2nd Annual Urban Unglued: Gore at the Shore Dark Market will be happening Saturday and Sunday, January 19 and 20 at the Ocean Shores Convention Center! It's 10 am-5 pm both days with free admission.

The festival will bring gothic, dark, monster themed items, costumes, horror and more to the beach. You're encouraged to spend a day or make it a weekend at the ocean.

Urban Unglued Dark Markets is a collective of Dark Artists, Crafters, Writers and Designers specializing in the dark and creepy, the macabre and spooky and the mystical and magical. These markets feature all that is handmade and a bit different from your grandmother's craft fairs.

A non-perishable food drive will benefit the Ocean Shores Food Bank. Gore at the Shore sponsor, Ocean Pours Taproom has beers on tap in support. Check out the special charity taps at 759 Ocean Shores Blvd NW. The taproom is open noon-11 pm, Saturday and 1-9 pm, Sunday.

Also, plan for more More Urban Unglued exotic gear vendor show at the Convention Center Saturday and Sunday, May 11 and 12.

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Author: Sherrie Vineyard, Urban Unglued Dark Markets
Blog #: 0633 – 01/14/19

It's on! Ocean Shores Library December calendar

By Keitha Owen
Published: 11/30/18 Topics: Comments: -

Here's a calendar of events for Ocean Shores Library. There's something for all ages. Read more

Southern-Fried Yuletide in a Doublewide with Stage West

By Pamela Nygaard
Published: 11/23/18 Topics: Comments: -

Laugh your way through this Stage West production of "Double Wide Texas Christmas" by Jones Hope Wooten. Lions Club is the site for the latest production by Ocean Shores' live theatre. Read more

Ocean Shores Lions Club hosts Free Thanksgiving Dinner

By Ernie Nelson
Published: 11/18/18 Topics: Comments: -

It's time for the annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner hosted by Ocean Shores Lions Club. Read more

North Beach home to Washington State Chili Cookoff 2018

By Cindy Stearns
Published: 10/21/18 Topics: Cooking, Events, Ocean Shores WA, Restaurants, Things To Do Comments: -

Washington State Chili Cookoff 2018 sends competitors to World Food Championships. Hosted by St. John's Chapel by the Sea, this is the third time the North Beach has been home to this state event. Read more

Tune into the Sound of the Shores

By Cindy Stearns
Published: 10/18/18 Topics: Ocean Shores WA, Radio Comments: -

KOSW is the only city-owned radio station in Washington state. Tune into 91.3 FM 24 hours a day or online at KOSWradio.com. All-volunteer radio station, it's your way to connect on the radio in Ocean Shores. Read more

First ever Halloween Gala in Ocean Shores

By Piper Leslie
Published: 10/11/18 Topics: Comments: -

Ocean Shores North Beach Chamber of Commerce will host the first ever Halloween Gala Friday, October 26 at the Ocean Shores Convention Center. Read more

Washington State Chili Cookoff sends winner to World Food Championships

By Cindy Stearns
Published: 09/27/18 Topics: Comments: -

Washington State Chili Cookoff 2018 will be Sunday, October 7 in Moclips. The winner will receive a Golden Ticket for entry into the World Food Championship in November 2018. Read more

Remember When at the Heritage Fair 2018

By Lee Marriott
Published: 09/22/18 Topics: Comments: -

We're happy to announce that the Fourth Annual Heritage Fair and Depot Project fund raiser is set for: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2018, 4-8 pm AT QUINAULT BEACH RESORT & CASINO IN OCEAN SHORES Read more

Green Lantern Lunch Program feeds Kids in the North Beach

By Phyllis Shaughnessy
Published: 09/01/18 Topics: Comments: -

Volunteers feed kids throughout the North Beach on the Washington State coast. From Ocean Shores through Humptulips, lunches are provided to the children in their homes. Read more

4K for Cancer Team Seattle bicycles into Moclips

By Cindy Stearns
Published: 08/01/18 Topics: Comments: -

St. John's Chapel by the Sea PCUSA in Moclips hosts 4K for Cancer Team Seattle. This group of 27 bicyclists travels over 4,000 miles to fundraise for young adults with cancer. With three bicycling teams and three running teams traveling cross-country, collectively they have raised nearly $1,000,000 for cancer patients, scholarships and more. Read more

Lavender Festival finds a home in Grays Harbor

By Cindy Stearns
Published: 07/15/18 Topics: Comments: -

Drive out to Ocean Beach Road and experience the Lavender Festival at Dale's Lavender Farm. Vendors, music and, yes, lavender are there for you during this summer event. Read more

Seaway Dance Hall at Copalis Beach Rocked Out

By Wm. May
Published: 03/01/17 Topics: Comments: -

Just West of the Green Lantern Tavern in Copalis Beach Washington State is a World War Two Quonset hut where Rock and Roll reigned supreme in the 1960's. Read more

24 Miles of Canals at Ocean Shores

By William May
Published: 01/22/16 Topics: Ocean Shores WA Comments: -

I know you’ve heard places referred to as the Venice of the north or the Venice of where ever but in the case of Ocean Shores, With 24 miles of canals in a town with a population of less than 6,000, there might be more miles of canals than roads downtown. Read more

Chim Chimney! What to Know on Chimney Sweeping

By William May
Published: 01/01/16 Topics: Vacation Rentals Comments: -

It’s that time of year to curl up around a warm fire - New Years has just happened, the weathers getting a little chilly, maybe there’s a light dusting of snow on the lawn. You open the flue, light your kindling, and wait for the romantic crackling to start. But then you start wondering: when was the last time you got the chimney swept?! Read more

Clammers Rejoice! Christmas Present from Dept. of Fish and Wildlife

By William May
Published: 12/16/15 Topics: Fishing Comments: -

Pardon the triteness, but, a Christmas miracle is in the works! The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife may allow Razor Clamming on Copalis beach during the Christmas holiday. Read more

El Nino Looms; Don't Fret Too Much

By Taylor May
Published: 12/01/15 Topics: Comments: -

A magazine For skiers, snowboarders and everything snow started in 1964 now an online source of with news, comments, articles, photos and videos. If you slide, visit our Website and join the email list to get instant mountain info year round. Read more

Special Insurance for My Condo or Vacation Home?

By April Klazema
Published: 07/01/15 Topics: Insurance, Property Management, Vacation Rentals Comments: -

If the purpose of the vacation home is for personal use only, then a homeowner's insurance policy will be sufficient to cover the property. But if you rent your home to guests on a nightly, or week basis that insurance is insufficient. Read more

State Gives Razor Clams the Boot

By William May
Published: 05/18/15 Topics: Fishing, Government, Ocean Shores WA Comments: -

Today state shellfish managers announced, "Digging will remain closed on ocean beaches for the remainder of the razor clam season because of elevated toxin levels." Read more

Velella Velella Attack Ocean Shores

By William May
Published: 04/15/15 Topics: Ocean Shores WA Comments: -

Warmer ocean temperatures are causing a strange invader to migrate closer to the land and in the millions. When the wind blows in a certain direction, the jellyfish are blown off course and up onto the beach Read more

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