Coos County Community Events

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Bear Cupboard Food Pantry Peanut Butter & Jam & Jelly Drive

July and August

Bear Cupboard in Coquille is doing a peanut butter & jam/jelly drive for the summer months to help feed our kids. Drop off sites are First Community Credit Union & McKays Market, both in Coquille. If you are in need of food or clothing Bear Cupboard is located at the old Jefferson School at 790 W 17th St, Coquille open Tuesdays 11am to 1pm except first Tuesday of the month hours are 4pm to 6pm. Thank you and God Bless.

First Community Credit Union, Coquille | | 541-900-9658

Coos Bay Public Library Events

Please visit the website for a complete list of current library events.

  • Cooking the Books - Book Club | Second Friday of Every Month | 11:30 AM-12:30 PM | Each month will feature a food theme.
  • Used Book Sale | August 5 & 6 | Saturday: 10-4; Sunday 12-4
  • SPANGLISH! | August 12 | 10:30 AM - Noon | Free
  • Oregon Learners Permit Prep-Class | August 25 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM | FREE | Bring a lunch.

Coos Bay Public Library, 525 Anderson Ave., Coos Bay |

North Bend Public Library Events

Please visit the website for a complete list of current library events.

  • Skype Visit with Author R.J. Anderson | July 27 | 6:00 PM | Free
  • Frugal Living by Rachel Garmon | July 29 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Free
  • Book Talk: H. S. Contino Presents "Shipwrecks of Curry County" | July 29 | 1:00 PM | Free
  • Canning Workshop: Pressure Canning vs. Water Bath Canning | August 3 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM | Free
  • Poetry Reading Featuring: Albert Garcia and Thomas Mitchell | August 4 | 6:30 PM | Free
  • What to do if there's a fire? | August 5 | 1:30 PM | Free
  • Mat Ministry | August 10 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Free | Crochet & weave mats.
  • Fingerprinting | August 12 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Free | Have your fingerprints professionally done for your piece of mind.
  • Origami by Aiden Stephen | August 17 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Free
  • Cupcake Wars | August 19 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Free

North Bend Public Library, 1800 Sherman Ave., North Bend | 541-756-0400 | | Facebook Page

Riverfront Rhythms: Free Outdoor Concert ‘On the Waterfront’

August 10 | 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

‘HOT WAX’, Doo Wop, 50’s to 80’s. Bring your chairs or blankets.

Umpqua Discovery Center, 409 Riverfront Way, Reedsport | 541-271-4816

Oregon Old Time Fiddlers-"Fiddle at the Beach" Jamboree

August 17 - 20 | 7:00 AM till 11:00 PM | Free

Acoustic jams will be held all day and each evening there will be a stage show beginning with a "Fiddle Jamboree"? at 6:00 P.M. Friday night is contest night. This years theme will be Celestial Songs in honor of our upcoming Solar Eclipse, so dress accordingly. A Gospel Show will be featured on stage Sunday morning at 9:00 A.M. which will close the show around 10:30. Admission is Free though donations are greatly appreciated. All are welcome to attend. So put on those Cowboy boots and hat and come enjoy a wide variety of Old Time Music.

Winchester Bay Community Center, 635 Broadway, Winchester Bay | 541-347-4561 | Facebook Page: Oregon Old Time Fiddlers

1st Annual Charity Golf Tournament

August 20 | 9:00 AM Registration | 10:00 AM Shotgun Start | $75 per person, $300 per Team of 4

Money raised will benefit children in foster care in Douglas County.

1005 NW Stewart Parkway, Roseburg | |541-670-8865 | Facebook: Stewart Park Golf Course

Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers: Summer Series

Performances the 2nd & 4th Friday of each month | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM | FREE (Donations greatly accepted)

  • August 11 & 23

Come and listen to a wide variety of Old Time music. A fun event for the whole family. Nestled in the trees, the Amphitheater is a most enjoyable setting. Bullard’s Beach is one of Oregon’s mostly beautiful State Parks, so please join us for an evening of Old Time Music .

Bullard's Beach State Park, Bandon

AskTHEO Live - with Spiritual Medium Sheila Gillette

August 26 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | $97 before August 22, $147 at the door

AskTHEO LIVE is an intimate experience designed to inspire you to know yourself as the divine spiritual being that you are and have a more empowered connection to your soul. Don't miss this opportunity to spend a day with like-minded seekers and awaken your intuitive abilities. You'll be amazed at the transformations that can happen in just a few precious hours.

2525 Ashland St., Ashland | | Facebook Event Page

35th Annual Blackberry Arts Festival

August 26 - 27 | Saturday, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM & Sunday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Activities will be centered on Central Avenue and will feature an impressive array of talented artisans, music, and great food, including lots of blackberry items.

K-DOCK Radio will again host the Blackberry Jam featuring the semifinalists for the 2017 Teen Idol Competition as well as a full array of other talented musicians. Check out the line up at

This year the Blackberry Arts Festival includes several new events on Sunday, August 27th. The Coos Bay Downtown Association and Northwest Natural Gas invite all foodies, chefs, and self-proclaimed best cooks to enter their favorite blackberry recipe in the “It’s All Berry Good” Recipe Contest. Recipes must be received by the CBDA (320 Central Ave, Suite 410, Coos Bay, OR 97420) by August 5th to participate. Semi-finalists will be selected to present their finished recipe during the Farmers Market on August 23rd. The top two finalists will present their dish during the Blackberry Arts Festival on August 27th, where a winner will be announced.

The Coos Bay Downtown Association and Too Sweet Photography invite all children ages 0 to 5 to participate in the first annual “Berry Best Dressed Contest and Parade.” Registration and judging begin Sunday, August 27th at 12:00pm. Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers for best use of the blackberry theme.

Coos Bay Toyota and iHeartRadio are partnering to bring an exciting onsite art project to the Blackberry Arts Festival. Bring your creativity to the festival and help decorate a car!

Come down and join the Drum Circle near the Food Court on Saturday at noon.

Keep an eye out for the sign of the blackberry throughout the festival and downtown. This year a number of local restaurants will be joining in the blackberry celebration. You will know it when you see it!

Downtown, Coos Bay | 541-266-9706 | |

South Coast Regional Early Learning Hub Meeting

Meetings held Monthly:

  • September 20
  • October 18
  • November 15
  • December 13

SCREL will hold a regular meeting to consider the following business:

Previous meeting minutes

Any other business with the permission of the hair.

The meeting is accessible to persons with disabilities. If you need special accommodations please contact 541-435-7746 at least 48 hours before the meeting.

TBD/Elcebronic, Coos Bay | | 541-435-7746 |

Coos Bay Farmers Market

Every Wednesday | Now - October | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM | Free

The Coos Bay Farmers Market features over 60 vendors and provides the community with fresh locally grown produce, eggs, honey, meat, baked goods, roasted coffee, flowers, body care products, handmade craft items, ready-to-eat food and much more!

Historic Downtown, Coos Bay | | 541-266-9711 | Facebook: coosbayfarmersmarket

Shore Acres Events 2017

Dahlia Day at Shore Acres State Park – September 23

Treat your family, friends and visitors to a delightful day at Shore Acres. In the Garden House, members of the Southern Oregon Dahlia Society will have a display of cut dahlias and information about growing dahlias. The park is open from 8 am to dusk and the Garden House will be open from 11 am-4 pm with refreshments provided by the Friends of Shore Acres.

31st annual Holiday Lights at Shore Acres - Thanksgiving thru New Year's Eve, 4:00-9:30 Every Night

At least 325,00 Lights; Garden House open with hot cider, punch, coffee and cookies

Shore Acres, GPS address: 89039 Cape Arago Hwy, Coos Bay, OR 97420 | 541-756-5401 |


Fiddle Lessons

First & Third Wednesday Every Month

Beginning Fiddle Class | 6:30 PM

Intermediate Class | 7:35 PM

The music room at Harbor Lights Middle School has been generously donated to use for instruction.A $5.00 donation to the OOTFA Scholarship Fund is suggested per lesson, and membership in the Oregon Old Time Fiddlers in encouraged which allows many musical opportunities. Loaner fiddles are also available to members. Help us keep the “Old Time” music going and those Old Time Fiddlers Fiddling!The Oregon Old Time Fiddlers Association is a non-profit organization which was founded in 1964 with the sole purpose of promoting, preserving and perpetuating old time music. It is with that intent and focus that the District 5 chapter of OOTFA is offering fiddle lessons.

Harbor Lights Middle School, 390 9th Street SW, Bandon

For more information, call Dawn at 541-347-4561 or Jolly at 541-347-2229

ORCCA Board of Directors Meeting

Last Tuesday of Each Month | 5:30 PM | Free

  • August 30, 2017
  • September 27, 2017
  • October 25, 2017
  • November 29, 2017
  • December 20, 2017
  • January 31, 2018
  • February 28, 2018
  • February 28, 2018
  • March 21, 2018
  • April 25, 2018
  • May 30, 2018
  • June 27, 2018

Regular scheduled Board of Directors meeting to discuss previous meeting minutes and other information deemed necessary.

1855 Thomas Avenue, Coos Bay | | 541-435-7746 |


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