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Along the Path, acquired in 2017 through Oregon Art Commission Acquisition Program
25th Annual Maritime Art Exhibition
Through September 30
Coos Art Museum (CAM) in Coos Bay, Oregon opens its 25th Annual Maritime Art Exhibition on July 14, 2018. The juried exhibition in the Maggie Karl Gallery displays maritime-themed artwork by major artists from across the United States and Canada. Works by the nations leading maritime artists are featured in a variety of media including, oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel and sculpture. Sanctioned by American Society of Marine Artists (ASMA), co-sponsored by the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay and funded by a grant from the Coquille Tribal Fund, the exhibition runs through September 29, 2018....[read more]
Through August 20 Old Iron Show
Enjoy antique tractors, gas engines, equipment, vintage vehicles, blacksmith demonstrations, tool displays, swap meet and more. Admission is $3, kids 12 and under are free. Friday noon until 5pm, Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday 10am-2pm. Blue Heron French Cheese Co., 2001 Blue Heron Dr. 503.842.8460
September 7-9 Blowsion Surf Slam
Watch as jet skiers fly into the air doing flips and turns all while being filmed by some of the biggest TV stations. Over 100 professional, amateur, and rookies will hit the waves competing for prizes and points. Tierr Del Mar [more info]
September 14-16 20th Annual Cape Kiwanda Longboard Classic & Brewfest
From the beach, watch 175 surfers compete at this annual event, complete with a beer garden from Pelican Brewing Company. Pacific City Beach [more info]
September 14-October 1 Live Theater: God of Carnage
A playground altercation between boys brings together two sets of parents for a meeting to resolve the matter. Written by Yasmina Reza and directed by Rob Buckingham. See the website for curtain times and ticket information. Barn Community Playhouse, 1204 Ivy Ave. [more info]
September 29 Crave the Coast
A coast to table food festival on Tillamook Bay. Check website for more details. Garibaldi Event Tent on Tillamook Bay [more info]
September 29 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Join thousands of volunteers to cleanup Oregon's beaches. SOLVE projects are community driven and focus on cleaning up and restoring natural areas and neighborhoods with hands-on work. Supplies and instructions are provided and all ages and abilities are encouraged to join in. To volunteer, register and view a list of project sites, call or visit online. Registration will open in August of 2018. Coastal Beaches 503.844.9571 [more info]
September 29-30 Oregon Coast Crawler
Coast Crawler, a steam powered private rail excursion will travel to the breathtaking the Mohler Trestle, allowing for additional time in two charming coastal towns as well as many opportunities for memorable photography. Secure your spot today, space is limited to 120 passengers and has always sold out in the past. Train Route is Garilbaldi, Wheeler, Mohler, Rockaway [more info]
December 27-January 1 2019 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]
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]
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