Events in Bandon

Nature has done a spectacular job in creating for Bandon some of the finest art in the world in its beaches, ocean and wildlife. Bandon’s humans, however, create some very fine art of a different sort. Bandon’s creative presence is evident in music, numerous galleries, community...

Bandon is one place that does the holidays well.  Holiday happenings abound in our fair town, and with a bit of planning, it’s possible to get to all of them! Community Thanksgiving Dinner, November 23 The holidays kick off with the annual free Thanksgiving dinner at The...

There are lots of spooky activities for all ages this week and weekend!  It's time to get your boo on! The Egyptian Theater in Coos Bay has a week full of fun ghost and monster themed movies, including "Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein," "Dracula," and "Ghostbusters." ...

The Cranberry Festival is coming! Bandon has a long tradition of cranberry farming.  The tart red berries have been grown in bogs here since the 1860s, and the town has celebrated the annual harvest in through the Cranberry Festival since 1946. The schedule for this year’s Cranberry...

Are you off to see the wizard?  The Wonderful Wizard of Oz? If you haven’t yet purchased your tickets to see the Bandon Playhouse’s production of “The Wizard of Oz,” it’s time to do it.  To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the classic fantasy story’s adaptation...

The 4th of July is one of the highlights of Bandon's year, and Tuesday was full of many fun reasons why. The festivities began with the annual 4th of July parade.  Starting early, First Street was lined with people of all ages sporting red white and...

The Fourth of July is coming right up, and for those lucky enough to be in Bandon for the day, there is a packed schedule of fun and action planned.  From a parade to cardboard boat races to live music to strawberry shortcake, there will...

Many have walked Bandon’s beach and taken in its beauty: towering sea stacks, perfect sand, ever-changing skies, crashing waves, and talkative birds. Not everyone, however, has been lucky enough to be rounding the point under the Face Rock Viewpoint when Denny Dyke, creator of Circles...

Saturday marked the 23rd annual Wine and Cheese Extravaganza, and the Rotary Club did not disappoint. Easily 150 people or more ate cheese, drank wine, bid on auction items, won prizes, laughed, and generally had a good time, thanks to the hard working Rotarians and...

Thanks to a generous funding from The Oregon Cultural Trust, The Oregon Community Foundation and The Country Dance & Song Society, musicians from Port Orford, Bandon, Coquille, Coos Bay, and Myrtle Point have been working hard to prepare for a weekend of contra dancing and a...

As the weather turns from winter’s harshness to more spring’s mild sun, many Bandon residents are starting their work in the Good Earth Community Garden.  Nestled in a residential neighborhood, it’s not in plain view of the town, but the garden and the organization have...

The first annual Gorse Blossom Festival is in the books, and although Bandon’s founder Lord George Bennett (who infamously brought the prickly gorse plant to Bandon when he was feeling homesick for Ireland) would have rolled over in his grave, the town and its visitors...