Shopping in Bandon

Bandon residents take pride in the fresh produce, humanely raised livestock and eggs, perfectly delicious sourdough bread, cheese, and seafood, all locally made and raised. These products are often available directly from the source but are also found in local stores, markets and restaurants. Face Rock...

The winter rain on Oregon’s South Coast is a bit of a mixed blessing.  We love the fact that it means green trees and plants and that it secures our water sources, but it also means many of our outdoor activities become a little less...

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...

On the east side of the big green port building in Old Town Bandon is one of the newest businesses in Bandon, Watson's Live Seafood.  Although seafood for sale is ubiquitous on the coast, what Rob Watson and Joleen Lambert have is rare, and they...

A pedestrian-centered, outdoor-oriented trend started in San Francisco in 2005 when an art and design company plugged a parking meter for 2 hours, rolled out some sod, plopped down a bench, and turned it over to the public until the 2 hours were up.  The...

It’s almost here!  The first annual Gorse Blossom Festival is happening next weekend, and Bandon couldn’t be more excited.  It’s going to be an epic weekend with local food; local wine, beer, and spirits; live music; games; films; and, if you can stand it, even...

Saturday saw the last organized holiday events in Bandon.  It was Shop Small day in town, and Santa and Mrs. Claus came to the Old Town Marketplace for a visit.  The chill in the air didn't stop people from turning out to support local businesses and...