Roam the Wild Edge Book Release in Astoria
The event, featuring Bruce Barcott, the book’s lead essayist, takes place on Friday, Oct. 23, 5-7 p.m. at The Loft at the Red Building, 20 Basin Street, Astoria. Barcott will read and share images by photographer Florian Schultz following an introduction by NCLC Executive Director Katie Voelke, one of the heroes of coastal conservation profiled in The Wild Edge. Enjoy food and drink and buy copies of the book signed by Barcott and contributing author Bonnie Henderson, NCLC communications coordinator (not to mention a CoastWatcher). Proceeds benefit NCLC’s conservation work on the Oregon Coast.
Tickets ($10) are available in advance at the NCLC office in Seaside (2609 N. Roosevelt Drive; 503-738-9126) or online at wildedge.brownpapertickets.com. Also available are 25 VIP tickets, which include a pre-event reception with Bruce Barcott from 4 to 5 p.m. ($100, $150 and $250); call Lynette at (503) 738-9126 for details.