This weekend getaway combines luxury accommodations with the lively cultural experience known as the FisherPoets Gathering! We’ll travel to Astoria, OR. for one night at the historic Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa. The hotel rests atop 100 year old pilings that formerly supported the Union Fisherman’s Cooperative Packing Company. Today the hotel is lavishly appointed and offers unique amenities such as an authentic Finnish sauna, full service day spa, hors d’oeuvres in the lobby and continental breakfast, as well as, unparalleled views. You can even arrange a complimentary chauffeur into town to the venue of your choice for the evening’s festivities. The FisherPoet’s Gathering, now in its 22nd year,attracts poets, songwriters and storytellers from fishing communities across the nation. You’ll get a full pass to the festival so you can experience all the poetry, storytelling and music you want. Friday we have lunch together in Astoria followed by some free time to explore. Friday night the town comes alive with performances in multiple venues, and you’ll have more time in town Saturday for another round of readings before heading home.$249/$259 Member/General Public. $130 single supp.
Includes transportation, admission, lodging, two meals and snacks. Departs OSC 8:30/LSC 9:00 am. Returns approx. 6:00 pm Saturday.