8TH ANNUAL BBQ, BLUES & BREWS BY THE BAY
Time Varies Each Day
May 24 – 26, 2019
The Mill Casino Hotel, 3201 Tremont Ave., North Bend, OR

The Mill Casino Hotel hosts the 8th Annual BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay. This is a three-day KCBS Sanctioned celebration of lip-smacking barbecue, locally-crafted beers and sizzling hot blues. Each year, the event features more than 40 BBQ competitors and 30 craft breweries. Eat lip smackin’ BBQ, sample great beer and enjoy live entertainment.

Friday
3:30 p.m. Certified BBQ Judging Class
7 p.m. Meet & Greet with Live Music

Saturday
12 p.m. – 6 p.m. Live Music, BBQ Samples, Beer Garden

Sunday
12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Live Music, BBQ Samples, Beer Garden
4 p.m. – Awards Ceremony

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OREGON DIVISIONAL CHAINSAW CARVING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Time Varies Each Day
June 13 – 16, 2019
Rainbow Plaza Old Town, Reedsport, OR 97467

Reedsport is the Chainsaw Carving Capital of Oregon, and this event is for the whole family. Chainsaw artists come from around the world to take part in this event. Quick carves and carving auctions take place daily. Food and crafts are also available.

Thursday through Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Sunday 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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19TH ANNUAL LIGHTHOUSE RUN
All Day
June 14 – 16, 2019
536 S 2nd St., Coos Bay, OR

Highway 101 Harley-Davidson’s 19th Annual Lighthouse Run is held at The Mill Casino Hotel. Ride the beautiful Oregon Coast and enjoy all the festivities. Friday night includes live music entertainment, Show-n-Shine, 50/50, no-host food and bar. Saturday offers an optional poker run, full course sit down dinner, live entertainment, 50/50, raffles, high hand-low hand payouts, cash prizes and a chance to win a new Harley-Davidson Motorcycle.

$85 per person, includes run shirt and pin. Non-refundable. Must be 21 years or older. Call (541) 266-7051 or visit website to register.

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2019 HERITAGE DAYS
9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
July 11, 2019
Community Building Area, Emigrant Springs State Heritage Area

The Blue Mountain Fiddlers will start playing at 6 pm Thursday thru Saturday. On Friday and Saturday the following events will take place from 9 am – 5 pm. The Oregon Trail Travelers, Buck and Suzette Mining, Oregon Wild, Blacksmith, muzzle loaders, Oregon Wild and learn all about trees. This is a free event for all ages.

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SOUTHERN OREGON KITE FESTIVAL
All Day
July 19 – 21, 2019
Port of Brookings-Harbor, 16340 Lower Harbor Rd., Brookings, OR 97415

The 27th Annual Southern Oregon Kite Festival kicks off Friday evening with an indoor kite flying demonstration in the Brookings-Harbor High School gym. On Saturday and Sunday, see nationally and internationally renowned kite flyers perform amazing routines choreographed to music on the kite field at the Port of Brookings-Harbor. Weekend activities also include free children’s kite building workshops and vendors selling eats, treats, and merchandise for the enjoyment of festival attendees. Free parking and free shuttles to the kite festival field are provided. Visit website for more information.

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3RD ANNUAL CHARLESTON SALMON RUN
All Day
October 5, 2019
Boat Basin Rd., Charleston, OR 97420

The 3rd Annual Charleston Salmon Run and Crab Walk takes place October 5th on one of the most beautiful courses in Oregon. Races follow amazing scenic routes along rugged sea cliffs and sandy beaches.

The Salmon Run includes a 26.2-mile Marathon, 13.1-mile Half Marathon, 10K run and the 1 mile Crab Walk.

Visit website for more information and to register.

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