Rural Events and News

Wrap Up 2016 with Oregon’s Annual Winter Whale Watch Week

Photo Credit: Whale Watching Spoken Here® The end of another year is approaching which means it’s time for the gray whales make their annual journey from the arctic waters of the Bering and Chukchi seas to the warmer waters near Baja Mexico. Whale watchers will often see gray whales from Oregon’s shore nearly year-round, but…

Corvallis-Benton County Public Library: Winter Break Reading Challenge

The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library is pleased to present the 2nd annual Winter Break Reading Challenge! This program is designed to keep children, teens, and adults reading or listening to great books during the chilly winter break. Source: Visit Corvallis Oregon Corvallis-Benton County Public Library: Winter Break Reading Challenge

Heceta Head Lightstation Hosts the 21st Annual Victorian Christmas Open Houses!

Heceta Head Lightstation is celebrating 21 years of the Annual Victorian Christmas Open House on December 10th & 11th and 17th & 18th from 4 to 7 pm. Come See Our New Lights!  2000 LEDs will cast a warm welcoming light on our beautiful rugged coast. Volunteers have decorated the Queen Anne style Keeper’s House…

Share your #TravelCoosBayHoliday Experience for a Chance to Win an Amazon Giftcard!

Photo Courtesy of Friends of Shore Acres The Coos Bay-North Bend Visitor and Convention Bureau celebrates the holidays by launching our first-ever #TravelCoosBayHoliday Twitter and Instagram photo contest! Every holiday season, Oregon’s Adventure Coast is transformed into the brightest and most beautiful place on the West Coast, making this special place a hot spot for…