Start your vacationing with a visit to Yachats, the Gem of the Oregon Coast, on May 25 - May 26, for the Crafts on the Coast 22nd Annual Spring Arts & Crafts Festival. This premiere juried arts & crafts event is held inside the Yachats Commons, a charming, refurbished vintage elementary school. You will find room after room and hallway filled to bursting with nearly 70 of the best artisans from the Pacific Northwest offering a variety of interesting, unique, functional, fun must-haves for yourself and gifts for others on your giving list. Fun attractions at this family-friendly event include craft demonstrations, free tastings of the gourmet food, massage and community booths. Admission and Parking are FREE. Join us Saturday, May 25, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., and Sunday, May 26, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., inside the Yachats Commons, 441 Highway 101 at W. 4th St. in Yachats. The beautiful town of Yachats is located midway between Newport and Florence. There's lots more fun things to do in Yachats this weekend: Saturday the Yachats Ladies Club Pie & Ice Cream Social features fabulous home made pies: Sunday, the Lion's Club Pancake Breakfast is a morning treat and the Yachats Farmers Market is on 4th St. at South side of the Commons. Make sure to visit our local shops, restaurants and galleries and remember to walk on the beautiful beaches. For more information, call (541) 547-4738.