Events

There's something special about Oregon's Adventure Coast that you won't find anywhere else. With three well established cities; Coos Bay, North Bend, and Charleston our events calendar is full of history, sports, seafood and natural beauty events. We invite you to visit and take part in all we have to offer, any time of year. Have your own event to submit? Submit here.  

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Activities: Culture & Museums

21st Annual Maritime Art Exhibition

Saturday, 7/12/2014 to Saturday, 9/27/2014
235 Anderson Ave
Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541) 267-3901

Don’t miss this Annual juried exhibition of Maritime themed art from major artists from around the country. Sixty-seven works by forty-five of the nation’s leading maritime artists. This year’s featured martime artist is Richard…

Activities: Culture & Museums

Watercolor Techniques in Action- Coos Art Museum

Thursday, 9/18/2014 10:30 am to Thursday, 10/16/2014 1:30 pm
235 Anderson Ave
Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541) 267-3901

Carve out time each Thursday this fall to spend time with one of Coos Art Museum’s most popular art instructors.  Whether your are a dedicated watercolorist or wanting to add to your watercolor basics, Liv Drahos has two sessions planned…

Activities: Fairs & Festivals

29th Annual Cruz the Coos

Friday, 9/19/2014 to Saturday, 9/20/2014
50 Central Ave
Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541) 888-3863

More than 400 classic cars can be seen at this fun filled event. The weekend kicks off with a Sock-Hop featuring the Young Bucs at the Mill Casino-Hotel. 7pm – 10pm, doors open at 6:30pm. 21 and over only.  Show ‘n Shine at Shore…

Activities: Culture & Museums

Classic Movies at the Historic Egyptian Theatre

Friday, 9/19/2014 7:30 pm
Egyptian Theatre
Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541) 808-8295

Classic Movies at the Egyptian Theatre. “Back to the Future II” (1989) After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985… without interfering with his first trip. For more…

Coos Bay Speedway Drag Races

Saturday, 9/20/2014
94320 Hwy 42
Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541) 269-2474

NHRA Drags King of the Track/Jr Dragster Challenge. Pit Gate 8am, Racing, Time Trials 10am, Racing approx 12pm. General Admission $10, Children under 6 free. 

Activities: Culture & Museums

Free Steve Prefontaine Gallery Day

Saturday, 9/20/2014
235 Anderson Ave
Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541) 267-3901

Coos Art Museum – In celebration of the Prefontaine Memorial Run, entry into the museum’s Steve Prefontaine Gallery is Free. See medals, running shoes, and old photographs and articles.

Activities: Fairs & Festivals

Bay Area Fun Festival

Saturday, 9/20/2014 to Sunday, 9/21/2014
50 Central Ave
Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541) 269-0215
800-824-8486

Various locations. A festival of fun for families! 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.…

Activities: Kayaking

Big Canoe Trip

Saturday, 9/20/2014 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
61907 Seven Devils Road
Charleston, OR 97420
(541) 888-8888

Paddlers 5 years and older, explore South Slough on a trail that flows with the tide. Canoe, PFDs and paddles provided. Participants will be expected to paddle for 2 hours, be able to rise from a seated position on the floor to a standing position,…

Activities: Historical

Boat Building Center Tours

Saturday, 9/20/2014 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
100 Newmark Ave
Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541) 808-2211

The Coos Bay Boat Building Center will be showing small boat building as they complete a replica of the Coos Bay Sailing Skiff built by Slim Brown of Charleston in the 1930′s. This is a plank on frame boat. Lumber used in the construction is…

35th Annual Prefontaine Memorial Run

Saturday, 9/20/2014 10:00 am
235 Anderson Ave
Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541) 269-1103

A 10,000 meter road race honoring one of America’s Greatest Distance Runners. 10km, or 2M walk. Hilly, out and back. For more information contact the Prefontaine Memorial Committee, Bob Huggins. Registration available online.