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 how original is that, really? you might ask. Many things make the Bandon Boardwalk Art Show unique. Every year since 2002, this particular show is installed al fresco on the […]

Kids Activities in Bandon, OR

Add Your Heading Text Here Bandon is a place the entire family can enjoy, and kids find particular pleasure in some of the things it has to offer. For a mellow day in town, kids have a great time prowling the streets of Old Town and shopping in the many gift stores and candy shops.  The […]

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 building on the Coquille River up ahead. For decades it was a successful processing plant for locally caught seafood. Today it is the home of Lori Osborne’s Farm & Sea […]

Top Fishing Spots on the Southern Oregon Coast

Discover the Best Places for Fishing Discover the Best Places for Fishing on the Southern Oregon Coast, and Prepare for an Unforgettable Adventure! The Southern Oregon Coast is a treasure trove for fishing enthusiasts. Featuring a diverse range of fish species, breathtaking scenery, and serene coastal towns, this region provides anglers with a memorable fishing […]

Best Wildlife Watching Spots on the Southern Oregon Coast

The Southern Oregon Coast offers a fantastic opportunity to observe diverse and captivating wildlife in natural habitats. From the rugged cliffs and rocky shores to the picturesque dunes and marshlands, this breathtaking region has lots to offer wildlife enthusiasts. Discover some of the best wildlife watching spots on the Southern Oregon Coast so that you […]

5 Benefits of Living in a Coastal Community

Living in a coastal community in Southern Oregon can be an idyllic and exhilarating experience. The endless blue of the Pacific Ocean, combined with the eclectic communities that dot the coast, make this region a highly desirable place to call home. Here are 5 benefits of living in a coastal community (although there are so […]

Bandon’s Beautiful Circles in the Sand

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 in the Sand, his wife Lita, and their helpers are […]

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 the South Coast Folk Society, an all-volunteer, nonprofit educational organization, helps make up the depth of culture. The South Coast Folk Society is dedicated to the preservation, study, teaching, enjoyment, […]

Meet Kelly Oney of The Wool Company

One of the first local businesses one sees when coming into Bandon from the north is the cozy Wool Company, owned and operated by Gregg and Kelly Oney. Before coming to Bandon, the Oneys had a nice life in Adin, a small town in northeast California. Kelly was a school librarian and computer teacher, and […]

Bandon, The Cranberry Capital of the World

It may surprise some to learn that Bandon, with its temperate climate and crashing surf, is an ideal place for growing cranberries, and it has grown to a center of production since the berries were first commercially grown here in the 1890’s. In fact, today these cranberries make up approximately 95% of Oregon’s and 5% […]