Oysters on the go
-- Not only can you buy oysters to take back to your beach rental or campsite, Oysterville Sea Farms, on the Oysterville waterfront, has a deck with tables where you can enjoy seafood and a glass of wine when the weather is pleasant. Retail sales 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday (offseason hours); check Facebook page for occasional special openings, or call 360-665-6585. More details at willabay.com.
-- On the east side of Willapa Bay, stop in at The Oystery at Goose Point Oysters, where they provide grills (charcoal, too) for you to barbecue oysters on a deck with umbrella tables overlooking the Niawiakum River. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, September-April; till 6 p.m. in summer; 7081 Niawiakum St., Highway 101, Bay Center; goosepoint.com.
Oysterville School lecture series
-- The Oysterville School fall lecture series theme is "Celebrate the River," with free hourlong talks by local people with special experiences relating to the Columbia River; 10 a.m. Thursdays, Oct. 19 and Nov. 2 and 16.
Get more information about Oysterville's historic-preservation efforts and print out a map and self-guided walking tour of the village at the Oysterville Restoration Foundation website: oysterville.org/visit-oysterville.
Visit the Long Beach Peninsula in coming weeks for:
-- Friends of Chinook School Oktoberfest, Oct. 21, Chinook; friendsofchinookschool.org
Stop at Long Beach Peninsula Visitors Bureau, 3914 Pacific Way, Seaview, or see funbeach.com.
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