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Through April 20 23rd Annual Home Show
Visit hundreds of vendors for ideas, inspirations and sales. Friday, 4-8pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-4pm. $3 Entry fee, kids 12 and under FREE. Held at the Boys & Girls Club of Southwestern Oregon. Call for further information Boys & Girls Club 3333 Walnut Ave. Coos Bay 541.297.3319
Through June 28 Expression West 2014
Expressions West is the museum's Western states painting competition. See website or call for further information. Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson Ave. 541.267.3901 [more info]
April 26 Ahh Shucks Oyster Feed
You don't want to miss this one! Oregon Oysters, there's no better way to celebrate Oregon's Bounty! Oysters will be prepared in a variety of ways and served with dipping sauces, baked beans, coleslaw, bread and drink (soda, coffee, or tea). Shrimp cocktails can be added on for $1 extra! Gourmet hotdog meals ($8 Adults Meal/$5 Child's Meal) are available for the non-oyster fan. Live Music from Dale Inskeep Band, Stacy Rose and more. Wine & Desserts sold separately. Event held in the dining hall of Oregon Institute of Marine Biology. 63466 Boat Basin 541.404.6593 [more info]
May 3 Celtic Cultural Festival
The day-long event features an afternoon of musical performances, vendors, workshops on music, dance, song, and various cultural topics. akes place at the Hales Center for the Performing Arts located on the Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC). 1988 Newmark Ave 541.756.4701 [more info]
May 23-25 BBQ Blues & Brews on the Bay
The Mill Casino will kick off summer 2014 in a big way this Memorial Day Weekend when we host the 3rd Annual BBQ BLUES & BREWS. There is nowhere better to be this Memorial Day weekend than The Mill Casino for this weekend celebration that features finger-lickin' good barbecue, hand-crafted beers, and sizzling hot blues music, Jim Monihan Mac 'N Cheese Challenge and a Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned BBQ competition.See website for further information. Mill Casino Hotel & RV Park [more info]
June 6 First Friday Wine Walk
From 5:00 to 7:30pm, visit various downtown businesses to wine taste and shop. Commemorative wine glasses and maps will be sold for $10 each at the Coos Bay Visitor Center. Call for further information various venues in downtown 541.269.1222 [more info]
June 15 Rose Sunday
Rose experts in the garden, refreshments; 11am-4pm. ($5 parking fee) See website or call for more information. Shore Acres State Park,89039 Cape Arago Hwy 866.888.6100 [more info]
June 23-September 1 Netul Trail Guided Walks:
The walk is offered daily at 11:00am and 2:00pm. The 1.5 mile tour begins at the fort and ends at the Netul Landing. Stroll along the riverbanks of the Lewis and Clark River. Walk with a ranger and explore how the tidal influx affects the river estuary, the wildlife, and how people have utilized the river throughout time. See website or call for further information. Lewis and Clark NHP, Fort Clatsop 503.861.2471 [more info]
June 28 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! multiple locations 541.888.4477 [more info]
July 10 Art Walk in July
Various locations 5– 8pm, a self guided tour, 2nd Thursday of each month. Featuring local Artist and most especially fun! Maps are available. See website or call for more information. various locations 541.756.1989 [more info]
July 11 First Friday Wine Walk
From 5:00 to 7:30pm, visit various downtown businesses to wine taste and shop. Commemorative wine glasses and maps will be sold for $10 each at the Coos Bay Visitor Center. Call for further information. various venues in downtown 541.269.1222 [more info]
July 12-September 27 21st Annual Maritime Art Exhibition
An annual juried exhibition of Maritime themed art from artists around the country. See website or call for further information. Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson Ave. 541.267.3901 [more info]
July 18-19 North Bend July Jubilee
July Jubilee events include our Sip 'n Stroll, Show 'n Shine, Parade, Back Alley Bash, Border Patrol, Disc Golf tournament, vendor fair and more. See website for a complete schedule of events 1380 Sherman Ave 541.756.4613 or 800.472.9176 [more info]
July 28-August 31 Kayak and Canoe Tours
Hop in a two person kayak or a canoe and paddle along the lush riverbanks of the Lewis and Clark River. See bald eagles soar while you calmly float through history and hear a unique perspective of Lewis and Clark National Historical Park. The themes of these two and a half hour ranger-led paddles will vary and include natural and cultural topics geared for all interests.See website or call for reservations and further information. Lewis and Clark NHP, Fort Clatosop 503.861.4425 [more info]
August 9-10 24th 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. See website or call for further information. Boat Basin 541.269.0215 [more info]
August 23-24 Blackberry Arts Festival
A juried event featuring arts, crafts, jewelry, photography, paintings, prints, weaving, spinning, woodworking entertainment. Blackberry treats, food, drinks and a whole lot more! See website or call for further information. downtown Coos Bay 541.269.0215 [more info]
September 5-7 28th Annual Oregon Shorebird Festival
A full weekend of activities planned for birders of all skill levels. The festival is headquartered at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology in Charleston, OR. Activities include expertly guided land based field trips to Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge, New River and the Coos Bay area. There is a pelagic trip on Saturday for those who want to experience birding on the water. See website for registration information, schedules, event locations and additional information. various locations 541.867.4550 [more info]
September 13-14 Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration
A celebration of Native American and Coquille Tribal culture. Enjoy a free outdoor festival including Native vendors, canoe races, canoe exhibition & rides, Native drummers and dancers and so much more. See website or call for further information. 3201 Tremont Ave 541.756.8800 or 800.953.4800 [more info]
September 20-21 Bay Area Fun Festival
A festival of fun for families with live entertainment, the famous Cruz the Coos, the Prefontaine Memorial Run, parade and so much more! Variety of vendors, arts and crafts and lots of different kinds of food. Beer & wine garden. Most activities in downtown Coos Bay. (Central & Hwy 101) various locations 541.269.0215
September 20 Coos Sand N' Sea – Sea of Quilts XX
A quilt show featuring a large variety of quilts, hourly demonstrations, exhibits, quilt challenge entries, a vendor mall & member boutique of handmade items, raffle quilt and more. See website or calll for further information. 3333 Walnut Ave. 541.297.2251 [more info]
September 20 29th Annual Cruz the Coos
More than 400 classic cars can be seen at this fun filled event. Show 'n Shine at Shore Acres State Park in Charleston, 8am – 3pm. Cruz the Coos throughout downtown Coos Bay 6– 8pm. This event is one of the most popular events of the Bay Area Fun Festival. Call for further information. various location 541.888.3863 [more info]
September 27 SOLVE Great Oregon Beach Cleanup
Celebrating the 30th anniversary of SOLVE beach clean ups.Join thousands of volunteers to clean up Oregon's beaches at this coastwide event. various coastal beach locations 503.844.9571
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