Culture & Museums

Activities: Culture & Museums

Coos Bay Boat Building Center

100 Newmark
Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541) 217-4365

The Coos Bay Boat Building Center (CBBBC) is now open to hold classes. Please call the Jim Berg at 541-269-1601 or Tom Leahy at 541-217-4365  to request information on how to register. Class registration form will be available online in the very…

Activities: Culture & Museums, Historical

Coos History Museum

1210 N Front St
Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541) 756-6320

The Coos History Museum faces Coos Bay along Highway 101 frontage. With ever-changing exhibits, event and rental space, a unique museum shop and a developing bayfront plaza, this community built facility opened new in 2015.…

Activities: Culture & Museums, Geocaching, Historical

Hidden in plain sight, Coos Bay’s Front Street was originally a wharf which became the bustling heart of a water-dependent community (then called Marshfield).  From the mid-1850s until the 1920s, the south end of the waterfront street (now…

Activities: Beach, Culture & Museums, Fishing, Crabbing & Clamming, Walking & Hiking

Did you know that Fall is one of the BEST times to visit the Oregon Coast? In case you haven’Autumn is so lovely in fact, many of our locals refer to it as the Oregon Coast’s “Second Summer”. A few of the perks of traveling…

Activities: Culture & Museums

Estuary Explorers

Saturday, 4/18/2015 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
61907 Seven Devils Road
Charleston, OR 97420
(541) 888-5558

We encourage parents and children to participate together in this special Estuary Explorers event. Hike to the shores of South Slough in search of new life and signs of spring. Designed for children 6 years and older. A snack will be provided. Dress…

Activities: Culture & Museums

It’s here! After months of anticipation and nine years of development, The University of Oregon has opened a brand new public museum and aquarium for visitors of all ages in Charleston! The 6,000-square-foot Charleston Marine Life Center,…

Activities: Culture & Museums

“The new Coos History Museum & Maritime Collection is designed to celebrate our unique regional identity and heritage. It ensures that today’s visitors, and future generations, will understand the story of the people, places, and events…

Activities: Culture & Museums

Expressions West 2018 Exhibition

Friday, 4/27/2018 to Saturday, 6/30/2018
235 Anderson
Coos Bay, OR 97420

From April 27 to June 30, 2018 Coos Art Museum will be exhibiting the Expressions West 2018 juried painting competition. Artists from thirteen western states were invited to compete in this annual event. Juror Archana Horsting selected sixty-four…

Activities: Culture & Museums, Events, Fairs & Festivals, Historical

Festival of Sail

Thursday, 5/5/2016 to Tuesday, 5/17/2016
50 Central Ave
Coos Bay, OR 97420

Dockside Tours, Battle Sails, Educational Tours and passage are available for the annual arrival of the Tall Ships. This year’s event will be extra special as BOTH the Lady Washington & Hawaiian Chieftain will be here. Please note that…

Activities: Culture & Museums, Miscellaneous

Fall is one of our favorite times of year here on the southern Oregon coast. Not only do we have fabulous festivals and events happening almost every weekend, Coos Bay visitors and residents are treated to fabulous free musical entertainment every…