Tillamook County: The Land of Cheese, Trees and Ocean Breeze

Visit the Taste of Tillamook County March 17, 18 & 19, 2006 and Explore the Region

Facts you may not know about Tillamook County:

1) Tillamook County houses the worlds’ largest wooden structure;

2) Tillamook County is home to the Octopus Tree featured in Ripley’s Believe it or Not;

3) The tallest waterfall on the Oregon Coast is in Tillamook County;

4) Some of the Oregon Coast’s best kayaking and crabbing are in Tillamook County;

5) Tillamook County produces an abundance of quality food and beverages

TILLAMOOK, Ore., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ — Just over one hour from downtown Portland, Tillamook County offers many unique attractions, activities and tasty treats. From relaxing on the beach, to camping, hiking, fishing, kayaking, and visiting various tourist-attractions, Tillamook County offers something for everyone.

A good time to visit Tillamook County is during the Taste of Tillamook County, where adults and children alike will enjoy sampling the finest food, beverages, music and art in the county. The weekend-long food and music festival takes place March 17, 18 & 19, 2006, and benefits food security programs of Tillamook County.

In its fourth year, this family event will take place at the Tillamook County Fairgrounds and will feature local restaurants, micro-brewers, wine cellars, food producers and processors, local agriculture, arts and entertainment. The weekend will feature an amateur macaroni and cheese contest, cooking demonstrations, black box cooking competitions, a homebrew beer demonstration, cheese and spirits pairings, an oyster shucking showdown, and a kids area offering entertainment for children of all ages.

For more information about the Taste of Tillamook County, including an up to date event schedule, featured music entertainers and vendors, visit www.tasteoftillamookcounty.com.

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