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Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay, Oregon
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Winter Whale Watching
December 27-January 1 2019
Starting in late fall, Gray Whales leave their feeding grounds in the Arctic and travel south to breed in the warm waters off Mexico. With its expansive ocean views on elevated locations like capes and headlands, the Oregon Coast is a great place to spot these marine giants. During peak winter migration, December 27 through January 1, 2019, the best whale watching locations along the coast are staffed by trained volunteers to answer questions and help you spot whales. Read more about Oregon's Gray Whale migration here: Oregon's Wandering Whales. Learn more about Oregon's Whale Watch Center, get spotting tips and access the Whale Watch Center brochure here: Depoe Bay Whale Watching Guide. To view a map of the 24 watch locations, go to: Whale Watching Spoken Here....[read more]
 
Through January 5 2019 Audubon's 119th Christmas Bird Count
If you love bird watching this is your chance to take part in the longest running citizen science project in the world. Field counters are needed and all experience levels are welcome. More information is available online. Various Locations [more info]
December 27-31 Winter Whale Watch
Spot Gray Whales on their migration south along the Oregon Coast with a trained volunteer. Visit the website to view a map with a list of 24 designated locations. Various Coastal Locations 541.765.3304 [more info]
February 8 2019 Live Concert: Halie Loren
Halie's warm and seductive voice works its magic on the 'old school' of Gershwins, Harold Arlen, Cole Porter and offers original compositions, the 'new cool' of jazz. Show is from 7:30-9:30pm. Sprague Community Theater, 1202 11th St SW [more info]
February 15-18 2019 Great Backyard Bird Count
Birdwatchers of all ages count birds to create a real-time snapshot of where birds are. Resources, instructions, guides and apps are available online. Various Locations [more info]
February 15-17 2019 Gorse Blossom Festival
Bandon brings you three days of fun-filled festival activities including more than 40 food, wine and beer vendors. Enjoy screenings of the Oregon Coast Film Festival entries and custom winemaker or brewmaker dinners in Old Town. Friday festival hours 2-6pm, Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 10am-3pm. Tickets available online Port of Bandon Old Town Marketplace [more info]
March 23-31 2019 Spring Whale Watch
Spring watching begins in late March as the gray whales travel north on their way towards Alaska. Whale watching volunteers will be stationed at 24 designated locations from 10am-1pm. Various Locations [more info]
March 23 2019 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Join SOLVE and thousands of volunteers from 10am-1pm to clean up litter and marine debris from the entire Oregon coast. Since 1986, this home-grown tradition of twice-yearly beach cleanups has benefited people and wildlife alike, supporting clean seas and healthy communities. Registration opens in February 2019. 45 Oregon Coast beach sites 503.844.9571 [more info]
April 4 2019 Live Concert: Luke McMaster & Band
Internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter Luke McMaster's performance delivers an exciting mix of raw energy and passion styled with his own brand of fun, sexy, romantic music. Sprague Community Theater, 1202 11th St SW [more info]
April 20 2019 SOLVE IT for Earth Day
SOLVE IT for Earth Day has grown into Oregon's largest Earth Day service event. See website for more information. Various Locations [more info]
May 1 2019 Live Concert: The Sweet Remains
Driven by strong lyrical and melodic writing in three part harmonies, their songs easily appeal to fans of modern folk-rocker artists. Sprague Community Theater, 1202 11th St SW [more info]
May 25-September 7 2019 Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show
Visit the annual Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show, Bandon's uniquely accessible public art display on the picturesque boardwalk in Old Town. 155 First St. SE 541.347.3206
September 13-15 2019 73rd Annual Bandon Cranberry Festival
This well known South Coast event pays tribute to the community's number one agricultural crop. Entertainment for the entire family at the parade, festival market and street dance. Cranberry cooks compete for a culinary crown in the Queen of the Kitchen food fair, while hungry festival goers dive into the cranberry eating contest to win prizes. Various Locations [more info]
September 21 2019 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Take care of your community and join thousands of volunteers at 45 beach cleanup sites along the entire coast. This family friendly event is part of the International Coastal Cleanup and National Public Lands day. Various Locations [more info]
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