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New Year’s Peace Hike – UPDATE

January 1 @ 9:15 am - 11:45 am

Founded in 2011 by the Yachats Trails Committee, the annual Yachats New Year’s Day Peace Hike was intended to provide a way to enjoy a lively walk, share good company and empower the concept of peace on earth. Since then, the event has grown in size and meaning and has also become an important place for communication and healing between area residents and Tribes.

12.29.19 UPDATE 

2020 Amanda’s

New Year’s Day Peace Hike

Revised Schedule

Concerned with the prediction of unsafe weather conditions, the 10th Annual New Year’s Day Peace Hike will take place entirely at the Yachats Commons (both in- and out-doors). There will be no hiking. However, folks will be encouraged to join the procession to the ceremonial fire outside the picnic shelter.

9:15am to 9:30am    Attendees check-in at the Yachats Commons and music on stage.

10:00am    Peace ceremony

  • Opening
  • Community drumming
  • Candle lighting
  • Telling of the Amanda Story
  • Silent procession to the fire circle
  • Cedar burning, blessings & music

11:45am      Ceremony ends

  • All are invited to stay with the fire, return to the Commons for a bit more music, or depart as feels right.
  • Raffle drawing at the Commons

For Peace Hike inquiries contact Lauralee at

lsven@peak.org or call 541.272.1309.

Full Peace Hike details and information on volunteering for the Yachats Trails Committee log onto www.YachatsTrails.org.

This event is proudly sponsored by the Yachats Trails Committee.



January 1
9:15 am - 11:45 am
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Yachats Commons
441 Hwy 101 N
Yachats, OR 97498
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