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Celebrate our 36th year of music events throughout the area. Highlight of the Festival are 3 classical concerts with an 80 piece symphony orchestra. Many events are FREE! Visit our website for the full schedule & details.
Several genres of music are featured during the week of Festival to include Jazz, Barbershop, Rock, Marimba at different venues through out the area. The second week features three classical concerts performed by our 80 member orchestra of professional musicians from near and far. The only opportunity of the Southern Oregon Coast to hear live classical music during the summer. Don’t miss it!
Please go the Festival website for a complete schedule of events. Keep the Music Alive
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
Ferry Road Park, North Bend. 8am start for runners, 6:30am for walkers. Call Anthony Collins at 541-404-0728
30km individual run/walk; 30km Run or Walk Relay; three person teams. Shirts, plaques, ribbons for both individual and relay events. Picnic after. On line registration available.
Join us for the annual event to celebrate the yummy salmon! Hosted by the Kiwanis Club and featuring their reknowned glaze, menu will include barbecued Salmon Steaks, cole slaw, baked potatoes, rolls, coffee, ice cream. Projected prices: Adults $14, Children 12 & Under $7 for more information and tickets call Gary McCullough (541) 756-1282 or Bonnie Olson (541) 888-7232. 10:30am-3:30pm.
Always the first Sunday in August.
Short Hike: 1 Mile easy if you stop after the Old Town portion.
Long Hike: Reg Pullen leads this 4 mile tour of historic sites in Bandon. Rated Moderate.
Meet at Public Parking lot at corner of 2nd street SE and Alabama Ave in Old town Bandon or carpool from the Coos Bay Visitor Center at 9:15am
Hikes leave at 10am sharp unless otherwise noticed. Arrive 15 minutes early for sign in and hike information. Visitors are always welcome and encouraged to come! Short hikes have an average pace of 2mph and last 2.5 -3.5 hrs while long hikes average 2-3mph pace and can last 3-6 hours. Bring lunch and water and raingear, dress in layers, and wear sturdy waterproof boots.
For more information call Bay Area Hospital at 541-269-8077 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Launch site is Sunset Bay State Park, fishing area is from Baltimore Rock to the north and down to Simpson Reef to the south via kayak. Entry fee $30. Check in begins at 5:30am, tournament starts at first light and weigh in ends at 2pm. This is a point based competition with points per inch values assigned to all species available to catch on the fishing grounds. The Angler with the most points wins!
This competition will test your skill as an angler as you have to target different species with different techniques to be successful. After fishing there will be potluck dinner and awards cereonly.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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/