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Upcoming events

    • May 26, 2014
    • September 01, 2014
    • Coos Historical & Maritime Museum
    Calling all active duty military! If you are looking for family vacation ideas this summer, you can visit the Coos Historical & Maritime Museum for free through the Blue Star Museums program. Memorial Day, May 26, 2014 through Labor Day, September 1, 2014.
    The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173‐1 ID card, which includes active duty U.S. military ‐ Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps ‐ and up to five family members.
    • September 02, 2014
    • Mingus Park

    Former American Idol finalist Casey Abrams performs in this free concert in the park. Every Tuesday evening in September! Dancing in designated area, food & beverages available. B.Y.O picnic, this is a non-smoking event.

    Free Shuttles available from Blossom Gulch School, Coos Art Museum and Old City Hall.  For membership and donation information, contact Adam Gould, 541-953-8157

    *If it rains, the concerts will be moved to Marshfield High School Auditorium located at 7th & Ingersoll, Coos Bay.

    • September 05, 2014
    • Coos Bay Visitor Center

    Visit various downtown businesses to wine taste and shop. Commemorative wine glasses and maps will be sold for $10 each at the Coos Bay Visitor Center.

    For more information, contact Cindy Rawlings at The World, 541-269-1222, ext248

    • September 06, 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Coos Historical & Maritime Museum
    Free admission with a donation of four cans of food!
    • September 09, 2014
    • 10th & Central Ave, Coos Bay

    California Honeydrops perform in this free concert in the park. Every Tuesday evening in September! Dancing in designated area, food & beverages available. B.Y.O picnic, this is a non-smoking event.

    Free Shuttles available from Blossom Gulch School, Coos Art Museum and Old City Hall.  For membership and donation information, contact Adam Gould, 541-953-8157

    *If it rains, the concerts will be moved to Marshfield High School Auditorium located at 7th & Ingersoll, Coos Bay.

    • September 13, 2014
    • Coos Historical & Maritime Museum
    Last Day the Coos Historical & Maritime Museum will be open.

    See you in the new building!
    • September 13, 2014
    • September 14, 2014
    • California & Eastside Boat Ramps

    Date & Time: BBQ & Silent Auction, Friday 9/12/2014 5:00 pm, Salmon Derby  Saturday & Sunday, 9/13 & 14
    California & Eastside Boat Ramps. Weigh in at Mill Casino Boardwalk 

    Admission and Fees: Derby Fee – $20 for 2 day event; BBQ – free for ticket holders, $5 for others

    All proceeds go towards fish enhancement/education projects in Coos, Tenmile and Eel Lake Basins. For more information contact the ODFW office at 541-888-5515.

    • September 13, 2014
    • September 14, 2014
    • North Bend, OR

    Always the 2nd weekend of Sept, don’t miss these gorgeous displays. For more information contact Paula Woodward.

    Call the mall office M-F 541-756-0433 or more information.

    • September 13, 2014
    • September 14, 2014
    • The Mill Casino
    A celebration of Native American and Coquille Tribal culture. Enjoy a free outdoor festival including Native vendors, canoe races, canoe exhibition & rides, Native drummers and dancers and so much more.
    • September 20, 2014
    • Anderson Ave, Coos Bay, OR
    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.
    • September 20, 2014
    • Shore Acres State Park

    Orchids “Gems of the Rain Forest”. Garden House will be open, displays by the Pacific Orchid Society. Cookies, coffee and punch. This event is free, plus please note there is a $5 parking fee.

    • September 20, 2014
    • September 21, 2014
    • Coos Bay, OR

    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. Most activities in downtown Coos Bay. (Central & Hwy 101)

    For Vendor information please contact 541-267-5008 or 541-267-0749.

    • September 20, 2014
    • September 21, 2014
    • 3333 Walnut Ave. Coos Bay, OR

    A quilt show featuring a large variety of quilts, hourly demonstrations, exhibits, quilt  challenge entries,  a vendor mall & member boutique of handmade items, raffle quilt, Featured Quilter exhibit, and  a snack bar with seating area.

    The 2014 raffle quilt “Starry Turtles” will be on display with raffle tickets available. The quilt features a turtle applique pattern by Nancy Chong, a Gold Beach, OR quilt designer and Star Blocks by quilt designer Kim Brackett .

    Admission $5, children 12 and under free. Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm.

    For more information, contact Ann Erickson at 541-297-2251

    • September 27, 2014
    • Broadway, Coos Bay, OR

    Stand up paddle, canoe, or kayak, in the bay along a route that is designed for ease of travel, with consideration of tide and wind direction. 

    Stand UP! For the Bay is a community paddle event, and celebration of national estuaries day. Participants will launch from the northern public dock, and from the Eastside boat launch. After the paddle route is complete, a luau and information fair will be held on the boardwalk complete with children’s learning activities. Food will be will be provided by local vendors. A paddle board jousting event will follow the community paddle as well as live music! 

    For more information and/or to register go to: http://coosbay.surfrider.org/

    • September 27, 2014
    • Shore Acres State Park
    Garden House will be open with displays and refreshments. Southern Oregon Dahlia Society Display. Event is free but there is a $5 parking fee at Shore Acres State Park.

Past events

August 30, 2014 6th Annual Sunset Bay Trail Run
August 23, 2014 Blackberry Arts Festival
August 23, 2014 Corvettes on the Bay
August 23, 2014 Sunset Bay Angler of the Day Kayak Fishing Challenge
August 16, 2014 Bonsai Day ~ Shore Acres State Park
August 15, 2014 Last Day for Research Requests
August 15, 2014 Museum Changes Open Days
August 09, 2014 24th Annual Charleston Seafood Festival
August 09, 2014 Bandon Historical Hike
August 03, 2014 56th Annual Salmon BBQ
August 02, 2014 First Saturday Food Drive
August 02, 2014 41st Annual Circle the Bay 30km Run/Walk/Relay
August 01, 2014 First Friday Wine Walk
July 19, 2014 South Coast Striders Walk
July 18, 2014 Sip 'N Stroll
July 13, 2014 South Coast Striders Walk
July 12, 2014 Oregon Coast Music Festival
July 12, 2014 15th Annual Kentuck Run
July 11, 2014 First Friday Wine Walk
July 05, 2014 First Saturday Food Drive
July 04, 2014 4th of July in Mingus Park & Concert in the Sky
July 04, 2014 4th of July 25th annual Mayor’s Firecracker Run
July 04, 2014 Museum Closed
July 03, 2014 3rd of July Fireworks on Coos Bay
June 28, 2014 25th Restoration Celebration Pow Wow
June 28, 2014 South Coast Striders Walk
June 28, 2014 Clamboree!
June 27, 2014 6th Annual Mutt Strutt
June 26, 2014 Downtown North Bend Block Party
June 21, 2014 CONNECT! The Boardwalks
June 21, 2014 20th Annual Jennifer’s Catching Slough Class & 6th Annual South Coast Half Marathon
June 20, 2014 Egyptian Theater Grand Re-Opening
June 20, 2014 2014 Lighthouse Run
June 15, 2014 Shore Acres Rose Sunday, Father's Day
June 14, 2014 Museum Will Open Late
June 14, 2014 Coos Historical Society Annual Meeting
June 07, 2014 First Saturday Food Drive
June 07, 2014 South Coast Striders Walk
June 07, 2014 State Park Day & Free Fishing Day
June 06, 2014 First Friday Wine Walk
May 31, 2014 South Coast Striders Walk
May 24, 2014 South Coast Striders Walk
May 24, 2014 South Coast Striders Walk
May 24, 2014 25th Annual Memorial Day Parade
May 23, 2014 BBQ Brews & Blues on the Bay
May 20, 2014 "100 years ago in North Bend"
May 18, 2014 South Coast Striders Walk
May 17, 2014 9th Annual Tomato-Rama
May 11, 2014 Shore Acres Rhododendron Sunday Mother's Day
May 10, 2014 South Coast Striders Walk
May 03, 2014 First Saturday Food Drive
May 03, 2014 Myrtle Point Arcadia: Meet the Authors
May 03, 2014 Celtic Cultural Festival
May 02, 2014 First Friday Wine Walk
May 01, 2014 Tall Ship Days
April 26, 2014 Rhododendron Flower Show & Plant Sale
April 26, 2014 Everybody's War: Book Talk and Signing
April 26, 2014 Ahh Shucks! Oyster Feed
April 19, 2014 37th Annual Roseburg to Coos Bay Relay
April 13, 2014 South Coast Striders Walk
April 05, 2014 First Saturday Food Drive
April 05, 2014 Family Fun Day & Run for the Kids
April 04, 2014 First Friday Wine Walk
April 03, 2014 Museum Closed for Staff In-Service
March 29, 2014 Glen Olson Author Talk
March 22, 2014 Whale Watching Week
March 21, 2014 Sip 'n Stroll
March 13, 2014 25th Annual South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival
March 07, 2014 First Friday Wine Walk
March 01, 2014 First Saturday Food Drive
February 15, 2014 Charleston Crab Feed
February 07, 2014 First Friday Wine Walk
February 01, 2014 Burns Night Celebration & Dinner
January 25, 2014 Walkable North Bend
January 17, 2014 Southcoast Clambake Jazz Festival Preview
January 04, 2014 First Saturday Food Drive
January 04, 2014 BIRDS ON THE ESTUARY
January 01, 2014 Museum Closed
January 01, 2014 Polar Bear Plunge
December 31, 2013 New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball OCCI
December 31, 2013 New Year's Eve Party
November 28, 2013 Lights at Shore Acres
November 02, 2013 Author Talk with Andie Jensen
October 31, 2013 Trick or Treat!
October 25, 2013 Monster Disco Ball
1220 Sherman Ave.
North Bend, OR 97459
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