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Whale Watching Spoken Here volunteers assist visitors in spotting Gray Whales at 24 overlooks along the Oregon Coast.
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Whale Watching Spoken Here
December 27-31
Each winter, an estimated 18,000 whales travel south from Alaska, past the Oregon Coast on their way to warm-water lagoons of Mexico's Baja peninsula and the southern Gulf of California. Winter is the Gray Whale mating and birthing season and the enormous creatures undertake what is is believed to be the longest annual migration of any mammal, covering more than 5,000 miles to reach their breeding waters....[read more]
 
Through December 31 28th Annual Holiday Lights at Shore Acres
The gardens shine with over a quarter million lights. 4–9:30pm every night. Shore Acres State Park, 89039 Cape Arago Hwy 541.888.3732 or 541.269.0215 [more info]
Through December 24 Miniature Village & Christmas Train Display
More than 200 miniatures representing the small towns of Coos County, 6pm-10pm nightly. Old Charleston School House, 64065 Seven Devils Road 541.888.3268
March 28 2015 SOLVE Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup
An Oregon tradition for 30 years, the annual coast wide beach cleanup is from 10am-1pm. See the website or call for coastal check in sites and further information. Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571 [more info]
May 16-17 2015 10th Annual Tomato-Rama
Many varieties of tomatoes, annuals, perennials, flowers of all kinds, herbs, vegetables, vines, shrubs, houseplants, ground covers, sedums, and more. Garden Questions Answered by the Coos County Master Gardeners.Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 11am-4pm. Pony Village Mall, 1611 Virginia Ave 541.572.5263
May 22-24 2015 Annual BBQ, Blues & Brews by the Bay
A free three-day KCBS sanctioned celebration of barbecue, locally-crafted beers and sizzling hot blues. Featuring 30 BBQ competitors and over 20 craft breweries. Mill Luck Casino, 3201 Tremont Ave. 541.756.8800
June 27 2015 Clamboree
Saturday, 10:00am to 6:00pm a celebration of the history, the clams, the culture, and the future of our area. Venues include the Fire Hall, the Hollering Place, Ed Lund Park, the Tribal House of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw tribes, and the downtown area along Newmark Avenue. Events will include live music, a parade, food with clam themes, historic tours and cultural information and activities. Demonstrations include Native American crafts, live Coast Guard operations, and much more! various locations 541.888.4477 [more info]
August 8-9 2015 25th Annual Charleston Seafood Festival
10am-6pm this family-friendly party includes plenty of great live music as well as games and contests for kids and adults. Crab race anyone? Beer and wine, and, of course, seafood will be the center of the event. Call for further information. Boat Basin 541.269.0215
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