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 […]

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 […]

Life on the Southern Oregon Coast

If you’re like most visitors we meet, you live in an upscale urban or suburban area, and you and your spouse are educated, employed in a corporate or professional position, have achieved wealth, and have adult kids who are finding a life path of their own. You’re thinking about retirement and your assets. Stocks and […]

A Dozen Things to do on a Rainy Day in Bandon

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 comfortable. Don’t despair, though. It may be a rainy day, […]

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 town and included an artist reception, a nog walk/cider stroll, the annual Lighted Christmas Parade, and the opening night of The Nutcracker. The afternoon got started with a reception for […]

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 and summer. The truth, however, is much different than what people say with their tongues in their cheeks. There are four distinct seasons in Bandon that are all enjoyable. Each […]

Meet John Bealey of Riverside Studio and Gallery

Just north of Old Town is Riverside Drive, a pleasant, shady road that follows the Coquille River and skirts the Bandon Marsh. It is also the off-the-beaten-path address of John Bealey’s Riverside Studio and Gallery, less than 1/2 mile from the heart of Bandon. John graduated from college in Oregon with a degree in art education […]

The Best Coastal Towns to Visit in Southern Oregon

When it comes to coastal towns in Southern Oregon, there are many great places to live and visit. From quaint fishing villages to towns with new attractions, the Southern Oregon Coast is an amazing place to experience. Here are some of the best coastal towns in Southern Oregon, and who knows, you may even choose […]

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 products are often available directly from the source but are also found in local stores, markets and restaurants. Face Rock Creamery After several years of having no cheese produced in […]