Historical

Activities: Fairs & Festivals, Historical, Miscellaneous

On the last Saturday in June, our community gathers to celebrate the history and the culture of Coos Bay’s Empire District in an annual celebration we call Clamboree!  Now in it’s 5th year, you probably have have heard all about the…

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

We understand that for many travelers, budgets are tight. Really tight. But that does not mean you can’t take a fun trip to the coast this fall! Some of the best destinations and activities on Oregon’s Adventure Coast can be experienced…

Activities: Beach, Historical, Kayaking, Lighthouses, Scenic Drives

Cape Arago Lighthouse

Charleston, OR 97424

Cape Arago is located in Charleston just west of Coos Bay, and is easily noticeable due to its distinct fog horn. It was first illuminated in 1934, and stands at 44 feet above sea level. The Lighthouse is located on an island and is not accessible…

Activities: Culture & Museums, Historical

Charleston Marine Life Center

63466 Boat Basin Rd
Charleston, OR 97420
(541) 888-2581
cmlc@uoregon.edu

Located on the edge of the harbor in Charleston, OR, the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology’s Charleston Marine Life Center is an exciting place for discovery. Aquaria highlighting different coastal ecosystems, a tidepool touch tank, whale and…

Activities: Culture & Museums, Historical

Coos History Museum

1210 N Front St
Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541) 756-6320
info@cooshistory.org

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: Eat & Drink, Fishing, Crabbing & Clamming, Historical, Miscellaneous

Photo Courtesy of the Coos Historical and Maritime Museum: 009-16.17728 The 33rd Annual Charleston Crab Feed Fundraiser is happening Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 11am-3pm The North Bend Community Center! Click here for more details. Did you…

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: Historical

Wanna know a secret? The historic cemeteries located throughout Coos County tell the stories of the fascinating people and history of our region. With nearly 100 documented cemeteries in Coos County, there is no shortage of secrets from the past to…

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
541-269-02015
800-200-5239
info@oregonsadventurecoast.com

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, Eat & Drink, Entertainment & Nightlife, Events, Historical, Theaters

Historic Egyptian Theatre

229 S. Broadway
Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541) 269-8650

The Egyptian Theatre, built in 1925, is located downtown at 229 South Broadway on the main street of the City of Coos Bay. Due to the Theatre’s historical significance, and to the commitment of Helen Doving to historical research, the Egyptian…