National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Yachats, OR
Sep 13, 2015

Day: Sunday, September 13, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 9am-2pm
Location: Yachats Farmers Market
4th Street by the Commons
Yachats, OR 97498
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2015.

Event Report

NDEW at Yachats Farmer's Market. We had an information table inside the market, 3 display cars on the other side of the fence in a parking lot, and 2 drive and ride Teslas at the West Coast Electric Hwy. charging station within sight, but a short walk from the market. The set-up was a bit fragmented to be ideal, but we made the best of it. Again, we were blessed with terrific owners who shared information about the cars and their enthusiasm was infectious. Though we had a smaller number of people than the event the day before, the questions and conversations were very high quality. One of our participants drove up from Florence with his LEAF and he is motivated to have a NDEW event in Florence next year--a very positive outcome!

photo by: Debbie Jimmerson
It's not often we can line up patriotic Teslas! Stephen from Olympia, WA, talks with unidentified people in Yachats, OR, prior to their drive/rides in the red Tesla Model S P85D and blue Tesla Model S 60.

Event Description


Update 9/11/15:  We will have three Tesla Model S and two LEAFs at this event with enthusiastic owners on hand to answer questions.  We're looking forward to a great event--see you there!

We will have a table at the farmers market with posters and information about EVs.  A car display area will be co-located with the market by the West Coast Electric Highway charging station. 

We are planning to bring our LEAF and Tesla Model S, but welcome any other EV owners who would like to join us.  When we drove to Yachats a few weeks ago and stopped to charge, another EV drove up and plugged in also.  The two cars drew a crowd of interested people asking questions, so we thought it was a natural to add this location to our other NDEW events on the central Oregon coast this year.  If we can plot out a safe route through the pedestrian traffic around the market, we may also do ride and drives.

 Hope to see more EV owners there!

Registered Attendees

There are currently 9 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model S 3
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 2
2 Models 5

Registered attendees report 79,000 electric miles driven.

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