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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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Five Simple Tips for Runners Traveling to Oregon's South Coast

Five Simple Tips for Runners Traveling to Oregon's South Coast

Wed, Jul 11, 2018

Wed, Jul 11, 2018

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There's a reason why runners love to travel to Oregon's South Coast. Not only is this home to one of Oregon’s greatest sports legends, the late Steve Prefontaine, our region is filled with natural amenities ideal for training including challenging hills, trails, temperate weather and coastal beauty that can't be found anywhere else in the country....

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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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Four New Oregon Coast Restaurants You Need to Try

Four New Oregon Coast Restaurants You Need to Try

Tue, May 8, 2018

Tue, May 8, 2018

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Ask anyone who visits the Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston area and they will tell you that we love to eat. Guests of the visitor center frequently tell us how pleasantly surprised they are about the quality of the food, service and the selection of our local dining establishments. Guess you could say it's one of the best-kept secrets on Oregon's Adventure Coast! ...

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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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Lady Washington Sets Sail for Coos Bay April 11th – 17th!

Lady Washington Sets Sail for Coos Bay April 11th – 17th!

Thu, Mar 8, 2018

Thu, Mar 8, 2018

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We are thrilled to announce the Lady Washington will return to Coos Bay April 11th – 17th, 2018! Locals and visitors will have the rare opportunity to tour this majestic tall ship and meet her crew throughout the week. The dockside vessel walk-on tours will be open to the public for a suggested donation of $5 per person. ...

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Clamming 101...Can You Dig It?

Clamming 101...Can You Dig It?

Sat, Mar 3, 2018

Sat, Mar 3, 2018

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If you've been anywhere along the Oregon Coast, you've probably heard a lot about clamming; but you might be wondering why it's so popular among natives and visitors. Clamming is appealing to many Oregonians and visitors because it is relatively easy and the reward is a tasty treat best served in chowder, steamed or fried. There are no special skills required, no expensive equipment, and beginners can usually pick it up quite easily. ...

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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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Sixteen Oregon Coast Adventures You Should Have in 2018!

Sixteen Oregon Coast Adventures You Should Have in 2018!

Tue, Jan 23, 2018

Tue, Jan 23, 2018

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Get Ready to Make 2018 the Year of Exploration and Adventure! So much to do, so little time! Oregon’s South Coast offers so many events and attractions for travelers and adventure seekers to enjoy this year, we simply cannot name them all!...

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BIG Storm Watching Alert Coming Up!

BIG Storm Watching Alert Coming Up!

Mon, Jan 15, 2018

Mon, Jan 15, 2018

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"Get your cameras ready, pack your rain gear and come on over! This is definitely a bucket list experience. As always be safe out there, we recommend Shore Acres for the best and safest viewing spot." - The Mill Casino on Facebook ...

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