Events

Charleston

31st Annual Holiday Lights at Shore Acres

Thursday, 11/23/2017 4:00 pm to Sunday, 12/31/2017 9:30 pm
89039 Cape Arago Hwy
Charleston, OR 97420
(541) 888-3732
541-269-0215

Famous for its beautiful 7 acre botanical gardens and Japanese lily pond. The gardens shine with over 325,000 lights. 4pm – 9:30pm every night at Shore Acres State Park in Charleston, Oregon; just west of Coos Bay. ($5 parking fee per vehicle)

Whale Watching Week at Shore Acres State Park

Wednesday, 12/27/2017 10:00 am to Sunday, 12/31/2017 1:00 pm
89039 Cape Arago Hwy
Charleston, OR 97420
(541) 888-3732
541-269-0215

Visit trained “Whale Watching Spoken Here” volunteers at Shore Acres State Park from 10am to 1pm to learn more about migrating Gray whales. Binoculars available.

Polar Bear Plunge!

Monday, 1/1/2018 9:00 am
Sunset Bay State Park
Charleston, OR 97420
(541) 269-0215

Join this 29 year tradition with our local Polar Bears for a New Year's dive in to the ocean. The only rule is that you must completely immerse yourself. Spend 1-5 minutes in our waters and you're sure to start your new year off right!…

Activities: Birding

South Slough Birding

Saturday, 1/6/2018 8:00 am
61907 Seven Devils Road
Charleston, OR 97420
(541) 888-5558

Join a South Slough interpreter and venture into the Reserve in search of winged wildlife. $1 per birder. Usually held the first Saturday of each month.

Activities: Birding, State Parks & National Lands

South Slough Birding

Saturday, 3/3/2018 8:00 am to 10:00 am
61907 Seven Devils Road
Charleston, OR 97420
(541) 888-5558

Join a South Slough interpreter and venture into the Reserve in search of winged wildlife. $1 per birder. Usually held the first Saturday of each month.