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Book Your Trip for the 2018 Shore Acres Holiday Lights!

Book Your Trip for the 2018 Shore Acres Holiday Lights!

Wed, Sep 5, 2018

Volunteers at Shore Acres State Park will soon be hard at work preparing for the Annual Holiday Lights Display. This is certainly one of our favorite local holiday traditions and it has captured the attention of media, residents, and visitors from all over the country. This event is very popular so we encourage you to book your accommodations as soon as possible....

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Live from Oregon’s Adventure Coast: 25 Experiences with “That Oregon Life”

Live from Oregon’s Adventure Coast: 25 Experiences with “That Oregon Life”

Thu, Aug 9, 2018

It's been a very eventful week here! Last week, we were honored to host Oregon guru and journalist Rick Dancer from That Oregon Life and his wife Kathy as they explored some of our favorite places and spaces and interviewed wonderful locals from Coos Bay, North Bend & Charleston....

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"That Oregon Life- ExplOregon Series"  Coming to Coos Bay, North Bend & Charleston!

"That Oregon Life- ExplOregon Series" Coming to Coos Bay, North Bend & Charleston!

Tue, Jul 31, 2018

Tue, Jul 31, 2018

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UPDATE as of August 1st: <em>As originally noted, the scheduled broadcast dates for the segments mentioned in this post are subject to change without notice. We'll do our best to keep you updated. At this time, some of the segments scheduled to air today & tomorrow will now be shared on Friday. Tune into the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ThatOregonLife/" target="_blank">That Oregon Life Facebook Page</a>!</em>...

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New U.S. Coast Guard Exhibition Opens at the Coos History Museum

New U.S. Coast Guard Exhibition Opens at the Coos History Museum

Wed, Jul 11, 2018

Wed, Jul 11, 2018

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U.S. Coast Guard: Through the Eye of the Artist, featuring fifteen works of art by 11 United States Coast Guard artists – more than half of whom are from the West – will be on view at the Coos History Museum from July 19 through September 16, 2018. The exhibit will open with a free, family friendly ceremony on Thursday – July 19, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The public is welcome to attend and tour the museum exhibit, free of charge....

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Historic Tall Ships Are Back in Coos Bay in July!

Historic Tall Ships Are Back in Coos Bay in July!

Fri, Jun 15, 2018

Fri, Jun 15, 2018

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The public is invited to experience maritime history when the brig Lady Washington and the topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain dock at the Coos Bay Boardwalk July 12th-24th, 2018. This is welcome news to our community after the Lady Washington was unable to complete her voyage to Coos Bay in April due to weather conditions....

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Have a Fantastic 4th of July on Oregon's South Coast

Have a Fantastic 4th of July on Oregon's South Coast

Fri, Jun 8, 2018

Fri, Jun 8, 2018

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Oregon's Adventure Coast will be bustling with events and activity this Independence Day. Plan your trip and join the fun at our 4th of July festivities, explore the unique shops and restaurants in the towns of Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston then visit the many beautiful natural attractions unique to our area....

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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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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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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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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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Have You Shared Your #CoosBayHoliday Photos Yet? You Could Win a Fabulous Oregon Coast Getaway!

Have You Shared Your #CoosBayHoliday Photos Yet? You Could Win a Fabulous Oregon Coast Getaway!

Mon, Dec 11, 2017

Mon, Dec 11, 2017

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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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Wrap Up 2017 with Oregon's Annual Winter Whale Watch Week

Wrap Up 2017 with Oregon's Annual Winter Whale Watch Week

Wed, Dec 6, 2017

Wed, Dec 6, 2017

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The end of another year is approaching which means it's time for the gray whales make their annual journey from the arctic waters of the Bering and Chukchi seas to the warmer waters near Baja Mexico. Whale watchers will often see gray whales from Oregon’s shore nearly year-round, but the last week of the year is special....

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Share Your Shore Acres Holiday Photos for a Chance to Win an Oregon Coast Getaway- #CoosBayHoliday

Share Your Shore Acres Holiday Photos for a Chance to Win an Oregon Coast Getaway- #CoosBayHoliday

Tue, Nov 21, 2017

Tue, Nov 21, 2017

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Coos Bay-North Bend Visitor and Convention Bureau to host Twitter and Instagram photo contest! Charleston, OR- Each year, Shore Acres State Park is transformed into one of the most beautiful destinations on the West Coast during the holiday season, making this special place an ideal spot for photographers of all levels....

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