Spring Break is Better at the Beach

Mar 23, 2016 | Archive

Here’s a scenario: The kiddos are home from school, the days are getting warmer, and the frozen dinner drill is growing old.

In need of a break? Yeah, we thought so. Thankfully, the Long Beach Peninsula has just what you need! The good news is that spring break is right around the corner; the better news is that this holiday isn’t just for the students!

Make a Break for the Beach

A sensational spring break is taking shape on Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula: Razor clam season is in full swing, spring weather has made an early appearance and daylight is lingering a little longer each day!

So, what are you waiting for? Life is more relaxing at the beach! And once you get here, we’ve got plenty for you to do – think of your spring vacation like this: All of the action with none of the crowds!

Spring into Fun

Spring Break Family Kite Funat the World Kite Museum in downtown Long Beach is March 18 – April 22. Kite fans of all ages will enjoy interactive workshops, historical lessons and the Kite Poster Trivia Game, where participants can win coupons to local businesses and other swag! Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children and $4 for seniors. Three-year-olds and younger are free.

The 21st annual Peninsula Quilt Guild Show on March 18-20 at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco will feature more than 100 locally crafted quilts, people’s choice awards and demonstrations by Guild members. This free event highlights the Peninsula’s multifaceted creative community, so be sure to stop by – quilters and non-quilters alike will be amazed by these hand-crafted masterpieces!

The 25th annual Peninsula Arts Association Spring Show is April 1-3 at the Train Depot in downtown Long Beach. The spring show kicks off the Peninsula Art Association’s annual offering of events. Sales benefit the PAA High School Graduate                                                         Scholarship Fund and Art Enrichment Program.

As we mentioned last week, we’re just a little more than a month away from the Razor Clam Festival on April 9-10. Haven’t attended a Razor Clam Festival, you say? Well, now’s the time! Clam-digging lessons, clam chowder taste-off, clam fritter cook-off, live music and a beer garden – this event has it all!

With all that said, here’s another scenario: The kiddos are playing in the sand as an orange sun sinks into the Pacific Ocean, fresh razor clams are on the evening menu and a soothing ocean breeze tickles your skin. Is this the kind of break you need? Yeah, we thought so.

Thankfully, spring is right around the corner.

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