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Bandon Boardwalk Art Show

The boardwalk along the Coquille River is looking particularly colorful lately, thanks to an unusual, annual art show featuring local and regional artists. Neat, but

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Farm & Sea & Family

Add Your Heading Text Here Driving slowly past Bandon’s charming harbor and Old Town restaurants and shops, I can make out the tall green industrial

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Shore Acres State Park

Shore Acres State Park’s 745 acres with fabulous oceanfront setting and formal gardens are enjoyed every year by thousands of local residents and visitors alike.

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South Coast Folk Society

With its frequent theater productions, art shows, and musical performances, the South Coast is without a doubt a center of culture for Southern Oregon, and

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The Bandon History Museum

There are many wonderful things to do in Bandon, some indulgent like a tasty meal at Pacific Blues, some like an educational tour of Washed Ashore,

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Meet Victoria Tierney: Bandon Artist

Bandon is becoming an increasingly well-known town around Oregon and beyond. The beaches are gorgeous, the cheese is hard to beat, the Cranberry Festival is hoppin, and the golf is world-class. A quieter

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Bandon’s Gorse Then and Now

After Bandon, Ireland native Lord George Bennett founded Bandon, Oregon in 1873, he must have been feeling homesick when he imported gorse, the Scotch broom

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Places of Worship in Bandon

Bandon’s delicious restaurants do much to help nourish the body, but the spirit needs nourishment as well. Many counselors are available to attend to your

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Bandon’s Sea Stacks

Most people don’t know the term “sea stacks,” even in Bandon, but everyone knows of Bandon’s most famous sea stack. A beautiful and sad Native

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Good Earth Community Garden

As the weather turns from winters harshness to more springs mild sun, many Bandon residents are starting their work in the Good Earth Community Garden. Nestled in

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The Holidays in Bandon

Bandon is a small town, but certainly not a sleepy one, and this holiday season is proof. Saturday was a busy day for our fair

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Volunteering in Bandon

The COVID-19 pandemic really took its toll on people around the country over the last several years, and many are responding by renewing a commitment

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The Four Seasons in Bandon

Some joke that the Oregon rainy season begins in September and lasts until July. Others say that there are really only two seasons – rain

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What Makes Bandon Special?

Famed real estate guru and Shark Tank investor Barbara Corcoran wrote this in her book, Nextville: “Bandon is one of the last unspoiled and undiscovered coastal

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Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

Speaking of the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, the introductory paragraph of the book Dream Golf by Stephen Goodwin sums it up best: “Ever since it opened in

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Locally Made & Raised 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

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Shopping In & Around Bandon

There is a delightful shopping district nestled on the northern end of Bandon. The 10 square blocks along the Coquille River waterfront feature unique boutiques,

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The Beauty of Bandon

Noted real estate expert and Shark Tank TV star, Barbara Corcoran, has written: “Bandon is one of the last unspoiled and undiscovered coastal towns out

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Hiking at New River

There are a number of excellent places to hike around Bandon, but hiking at New River is at the top of the favorites list. The

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Blueberry Picking in Bandon

It’s summertime, and that means fresh blueberries on the South Coast of Oregon! There are plenty of convenient places to buy these beauties, but there’s

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Retiring in Bandon

Retirement opens up a wide variety of options that may not have previously been available. No longer are people tied to a particular town or

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Bandon Public Library

Located just a quarter mile from Bandon’s beautiful coastline and within the Bandon City Park is the surprisingly busy Bandon Public Library. The fact that

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Why Move to Bandon?

Many people who choose to move to Bandon come from the dry and/or densely populated areas in California, Arizona, Nevada, and the Willamette Valley of

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Biking in Bandon

The Oregon Coast is known for its bicycling opportunities, and the south end is no exception. There are many options for people who prefer to

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The Legend of Face Rock

Countless people have gazed upon Face Rock in Bandon and have wondered about its origin. Geologists will explain how the headland was eroded over time,

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Hiking in Bandon

One does not need to travel far to find quality hikes in and around Bandon. Whether you’re looking for a short stroll, a multi-day backpack

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Get to Know the Bandon Playhouse

From Anything Goes to South Pacific to Steel Magnolias to Grease, the Bandon Playhouse has been entertaining audiences with a wide variety of dramas, comedies, variety shows

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