Is the Oregon Coast a Winter Destination? YES.

An Oregon Coast winter is sometimes warm, sometimes wet, but always wild and wonderful. One the draws of the Oregon Coast is it’s wild unpredictability. There is never a dull day when you live near the mighty Pacific ocean. You may surprised to learn that winter on the Oregon Coast is actually a lot more…

Benton County Museum: 2017 Benton Lecture Series

John Irving and Bob McElroy will kick off the Benton County Historical Society’s 2017 Benton Lecture series with a talk titled, “Merci Train: What the French People have given to America and to Oregon” on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 10am in the Moreland Gallery at the Benton County Historical Museum in Philomath, Or. Source:…

A Sea of Quilts XXIII Coos Sand ‘n Sea Quilters 2017 Quilt Show

A quilt show featuring: Quilts, Home Décor, Accessories Hourly demonstrations Quilt Challenge/ Raffle Quilt Vendor Mall & Member Boutique Held in conjunction with the Bay Area Fun Festival Admission $5, children under 12 free. Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm. More information: Coos Sand ‘n Sea Quilt Guild on FaceBook or e-mail coossandnsea@yahoo.com…

28th Annual South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival

For nearly three decades The South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival has entertained thousands in the Northwest with a range of musical genres including toe tapping rockabilly jams, hot jazz, blues and get-up-on-your-feet swing dance music. This year’s festival lineup includes Dave Bennett and The Memphis Speed Kings, Blue Skies Big Band, Stompy Jones, Twice As Good,…

Catch these winter exhibits at Coos Art Museum before they’re gone!

Above Image: Rocks and Pool – Quail Beach by Dave McIntire      Coos Art Museum (CAM) is one of our favorite local places to explore. It might surprise you, but   for the last 5 decades, CAM has been an important piece of our state’s cultural landscape providing countless opportunities for the extraordinary artists living in our…