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Your Guide to the Arts & Culture on the Coast

Your Guide to the Arts & Culture on the Coast

Fri, Jun 1, 2018

Fri, Jun 1, 2018

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Our unique setting on Oregon's South Coast has been a source of inspiration to artists and performers from all over the world. Not only are we home to the Coos Art Museum, a cultural haven since 1966, the towns of Coos Bay, North Bend & Charleston are home to renowned festivals, events and spaces that celebrate the arts, theatre and music....

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Coos Art Museum Joins List of Blue Star Museums

Coos Art Museum Joins List of Blue Star Museums

Tue, May 29, 2018

Tue, May 29, 2018

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Coos Art Museum is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense....

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Nine Hot Festivals on Oregon's Cool Coast - Plan Your Trip Now

Nine Hot Festivals on Oregon's Cool Coast - Plan Your Trip Now

Tue, May 22, 2018

Tue, May 22, 2018

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There are many reasons to visit Oregon's Adventure Coast each summer. Between the blissful escape from scorching hot temperatures in other parts of the region and the wide range of amenities and attractions to choose from, what's not to love? Summer is also "Festival Season" here. The towns of Coos Bay, North Bend, and Charleston, OR are home to a number of unique outdoor festivals celebrating our local culture....

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Featured Adventure: Take a Kayak Tour on Oregon's South Coast

Featured Adventure: Take a Kayak Tour on Oregon's South Coast

Fri, May 18, 2018

Fri, May 18, 2018

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Fishing, wildlife viewing and exploring the peaceful waterways along Oregon's South Coast...these are a few of our favorite things. For the ultimate summertime adventure, it doesn't get much better than gliding along the water on a guided kayak tour. ...

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Four New Oregon Coast Restaurants You Need to Try

Four New Oregon Coast Restaurants You Need to Try

Tue, May 8, 2018

Tue, May 8, 2018

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Ask anyone who visits the Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston area and they will tell you that we love to eat. Guests of the visitor center frequently tell us how pleasantly surprised they are about the quality of the food, service and the selection of our local dining establishments. Guess you could say it's one of the best-kept secrets on Oregon's Adventure Coast! ...

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The 2018 Coos Bay Farmers Market Kicks Off May 2nd!

The 2018 Coos Bay Farmers Market Kicks Off May 2nd!

Wed, Apr 25, 2018

Wed, Apr 25, 2018

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The Coos Bay Farmers Market is set to open its 18th season on Wednesday, May 2nd! The market operates every Wednesday from 9 AM to 2 PM through October 31st and is located in the heart of the Coos Bay downtown historic district on Central Ave. from Highway 101 across from the Coos Bay Visitors Center....

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Oregon Coast Music Festival is Turning 40!

Oregon Coast Music Festival is Turning 40!

Thu, Apr 12, 2018

Thu, Apr 12, 2018

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The longest running music festival on the Oregon Coast is turning 40! The 40th Annual Oregon Coast Music Festival is happening Tuesday, July 24th through Saturday, July 28th, 2018....

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Where Can I Find BBQ, Brews and Smokin' Hot Tunes this Memorial Day Weekend?

Where Can I Find BBQ, Brews and Smokin' Hot Tunes this Memorial Day Weekend?

Tue, Apr 10, 2018

Tue, Apr 10, 2018

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Are you ready for the 2018 BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay? The Mill Casino will once again bring the best lip-smackin' BBQ, brews and smokin' hot tunes on Oregon's Adventure Coast over Memorial Day Weekend, May 25 - May 27, 2018. If good fun, great music, and tasty BBQ & Brews sound good to you, then make your travel plans right now for the 7th Annual BBQ BLUES & BREWS on the BAY! ...

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Maritime Legacy Days Coming to Coos Bay!

Maritime Legacy Days Coming to Coos Bay!

Fri, Mar 23, 2018

Fri, Mar 23, 2018

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Coos Bay is eager to welcome Maritime Legacy Days, a celebration of our region's seafaring and shipbuilding heritage! This living history experience will feature demonstrations of tall ship handling, sea shanty singing, maritime amusements and more....

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Traveling Exhibit Honoring Native Americans in the Armed Forces now open at Coos History Museum

Traveling Exhibit Honoring Native Americans in the Armed Forces now open at Coos History Museum

Wed, Mar 21, 2018

Wed, Mar 21, 2018

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Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces, a traveling exhibit produced by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, is now open at the Coos History Museum. ...

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Celebrate Oregon Oyster Week at the 'Ahh Shucks!' Oyster Feed on April 28th in Charleston!

Celebrate Oregon Oyster Week at the 'Ahh Shucks!' Oyster Feed on April 28th in Charleston!

Tue, Mar 13, 2018

Tue, Mar 13, 2018

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It's a fact: Oregonians love oysters, so it's no wonder the annual Charleston "Ahh Shucks!" Oyster Feed is one of the most anticipated food events of the year! Here in Charleston, Oregon, oyster lovers gather every year to celebrate tender, tempting, tasty, fresh Coos Bay oysters with a feast like no other....

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Lady Washington Sets Sail for Coos Bay April 11th – 17th!

Lady Washington Sets Sail for Coos Bay April 11th – 17th!

Thu, Mar 8, 2018

Thu, Mar 8, 2018

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We are thrilled to announce the Lady Washington will return to Coos Bay April 11th – 17th, 2018! Locals and visitors will have the rare opportunity to tour this majestic tall ship and meet her crew throughout the week. The dockside vessel walk-on tours will be open to the public for a suggested donation of $5 per person. ...

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Learn How to Win Free Tickets To the 2018 South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival!

Learn How to Win Free Tickets To the 2018 South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival!

Tue, Mar 6, 2018

Tue, Mar 6, 2018

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Do you love music? Do you love the Oregon Coast? Do you use Facebook? If you answered yes to these three questions, we've got a contest just for you! The annual South Coast Clambake Music Festival (formerly South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival) will be here to rock and roll Oregon’s South Coast this weekend, March 9th-11th, 2018 and we want to award one of our loyal and wonderful Facebook followers with two passes to the 2018 South Coast Clambake Music Festival good for Friday, March 9th (a $60.00 value)! ...

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Clamming 101...Can You Dig It?

Clamming 101...Can You Dig It?

Sat, Mar 3, 2018

Sat, Mar 3, 2018

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If you've been anywhere along the Oregon Coast, you've probably heard a lot about clamming; but you might be wondering why it's so popular among natives and visitors. Clamming is appealing to many Oregonians and visitors because it is relatively easy and the reward is a tasty treat best served in chowder, steamed or fried. There are no special skills required, no expensive equipment, and beginners can usually pick it up quite easily. ...

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Spring Whale Watching Season is Coming!

Spring Whale Watching Season is Coming!

Fri, Feb 16, 2018

Fri, Feb 16, 2018

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In just a few weeks, an estimated 18,000 migrating gray whales will begin their northbound journey to Alaska and visitors will have the chance see them as they pass the Oregon Coast. As they make their way back to the feeding grounds off the shores of Alaska, the whales tend to travel to stay closer to shore—within a half mile is not unusual. The peak travel time is in March, but migrating whales can be spotted off our coast well into the summer months....

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Share Your #3ACoosBay Experience for a Chance to Win Great Prizes!

Share Your #3ACoosBay Experience for a Chance to Win Great Prizes!

Mon, Feb 12, 2018

Mon, Feb 12, 2018

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The 31st Annual Holiday Lights Display at Shore Acres State Park is underway and has already dazzled thousands of visitors from all over the region. To celebrate the season, we're asking attendees to post their favorite photos of the holiday lights on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram with the #CoosBayHoliday tag for a chance to win a fantastic Oregon Coast getaway and other prizes!...

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From Jazz to 50’s Rock, the 2018 South Coast Clambake Music Festival Has It All!

From Jazz to 50’s Rock, the 2018 South Coast Clambake Music Festival Has It All!

Wed, Feb 7, 2018

Wed, Feb 7, 2018

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Break out those dancin’ shoes! The annual South Coast Clambake Music Festival (formerly South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival) is coming back to rock and roll Oregon's South Coast March 9th-11th, 2018! ...

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How to Catch Your Own Dungeness Crab Meal  Off the Oregon Coast

How to Catch Your Own Dungeness Crab Meal Off the Oregon Coast

Fri, Feb 2, 2018

Fri, Feb 2, 2018

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It may be the middle of winter, but we don't mind. Whether you like to catch them yourself or just eat them, February is a perfect time to go crabbing on the Southern Oregon Coast! Now that commercial crab season is finally here, a fresh Dungeness crab meal is waiting for you! Why not be adventurous and catch this delicacy yourself in the waters of lower Coos Bay?...

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Sixteen Oregon Coast Adventures You Should Have in 2018!

Sixteen Oregon Coast Adventures You Should Have in 2018!

Tue, Jan 23, 2018

Tue, Jan 23, 2018

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Get Ready to Make 2018 the Year of Exploration and Adventure! So much to do, so little time! Oregon’s South Coast offers so many events and attractions for travelers and adventure seekers to enjoy this year, we simply cannot name them all!...

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BIG Storm Watching Alert Coming Up!

BIG Storm Watching Alert Coming Up!

Mon, Jan 15, 2018

Mon, Jan 15, 2018

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"Get your cameras ready, pack your rain gear and come on over! This is definitely a bucket list experience. As always be safe out there, we recommend Shore Acres for the best and safest viewing spot." - The Mill Casino on Facebook ...

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