Rural Events and News

Celebrate National Estuaries Week on Oregon’s Adventure Coast

National Estuaries Week, a celebration of estuaries like our own South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (SSNERR), kicks off this week. This year’s National Estuaries Week will be observed September 17th-24th and provides a great opportunity to learn more about these magical places and the benefits they provide to all of us. Why should we…

OSU’s Fairbanks Gallery to feature new work from Julia Bradshaw and Anna Fidler

New work by Oregon State University art faculty members Julia Bradshaw and Anna Fidler will be exhibited Oct. 3 through Nov. 2 in the Fairbanks Gallery, 220 S.W. 26th St., on the Corvallis campus. Source: Visit Corvallis Oregon OSU’s Fairbanks Gallery to feature new work from Julia Bradshaw and Anna Fidler

Free “Music on The Bay” Concerts at Mingus Park Every Tuesday Through the End of September

Fall is one of our favorite times of year here on the southern Oregon coast. Not only do we have fabulous festivals and events happening almost every weekend, Coos Bay visitors and residents are treated to fabulous free musical entertainment every Tuesday evening thanks to “Music on The Bay”, a local non-profit that strives to…

Ten Steve Prefontaine Quotes To Get You Motivated and Ready to Run!

The Prefontaine Run along with the Bay Area Fun Festival & Cruz The Coos are coming in September! Born and raised in Coos Bay, Steve Prefontaine grew to become one of the most celebrated runners in history. His amazing story, and untimely death, inspired the Annual Prefontaine Memorial Run happening Saturday, September 17th, 2016.   Pre’s…