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WHALE WATCHING ON THE OREGON COAST - November - May


CONFLUENCE - February 2017

The Reedsport/Winchester Bay Chamber of Commerce presents: Wine, Beer, Seafood & Music Festival: Confluence 2010.
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UMPQUA RIVER LIGHTHOUSE
May - October; Daily, 10am - 4:30pm

March, April, November, December; Friday - Sunday 10am - 4pm

1020 Lighthouse Road
Winchester Bay, Oregon
(541) 271-4631

Museum Admission: Free
Lighthouse Tour Fees: Cash or Check only
- Adults $5
- Seniors & Students $3
- Children (3-5) Free

You must register at the Museum Lobby for the Lighthouse Tour.
Tours are lead by a guide (no unaccompanied visitors allowed in the lighthouse), commence at the Museum, are limited to a maximum of 10 people per tour, and last 30-40 minutes. Cameras are permitted.
Please do not use cell phones for calls or texting during the tour.
Dress accordingly for the weather.

No Lighthouse Tours will be conducted during sustained winds of 35 mph or higher (Gale Force).


UMPQUA RIVER LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM

1020 Lighthouse Road, Winchester Bay, OR (Location)
1020 Lighthouse Road, Reedsport, OR 97467 (Mailing address)

541-271-4631

DISCOVERY SEASON
March, April, November and December:
Friday through Sunday, 10 am – 3 pm

Winter Whale Watch Week (last full week in Dec):
7 days, 10 am – 3 pm

Spring Whale Watch Week (last full week in March):
7 days, 10 am – 3 pm

SUMMER SEASON
May – October: 7 days a week, 10 am – 4:30 pm

Admission to the Museum is Free.


ANNUAL OREGON DIVISIONAL CHAINSAW SCULPTING CONTEST - Father's Day Weekend

Professional chainsaw sculpture carvers from around the world gather at Rainbow Plaza in Reedsport. The main event takes "Art to the Extreme" with hours of carving large sculptures and daily timed "quick-carve" events. Come and meet the artists and enjoy super sales on carvings. This is a great way to spend Father's Day on the coast!


FIREWORKS - July 4, 2016

The most spectacular fireworks display on the Coast. Visitors and locals grab a spot, fire up the barbecue or picnic and settle in for a night of fun. A Car Cruise & other events round out your stay.


DUNEFEST - July 27-31, 2016

This 5-day event draws thousands of ATV enthusiasts to Winchester Bay, the heart of the Oregon Dunes. Events include drag races, challenges and more. In addition to all the action on the sand, you'll find ATV vendor booths, food, music and exhibitions featuring the latest products and vehicles. Some spectacular "show" buggies and quads are also on display and sale.
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OLD TIME FIDDLERS JAMBOREE

The Oregon Old Time Fiddlers District 5 will be hosting its Annual Old Time Music Jamboree at the Winchester Bay Community Center in Winchester Bay in August. Last year's event attracted over 100 musicians and had enthusiastic audiences. We expect this year to be even better!

Musicians from all over Pacific Northwest and Northern California will be singing and playing fiddles, guitars, banjos and mandolins at the Grange Hall, the Gazebo, camp grounds and on the docks around town. Get ready to hear a wide variety of music including country, Cajun, swing, bluegrass, folk, waltzes and old time tunes. Open jam sessions will be going on all day long, with concerts at the Grange Hall every evening at 6:00pm. Admission is by donation. There will be a Gospel show on Sunday to close the event.

Sharon Gallagher (541) 572-2742 or Hal Weiner (541) 902-2336
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KOOL COASTAL NIGHTS - August 19-20, 2016

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ART BY THE BAY - September 3-4, 2016

Rain or shine: Under two big tents: Free entrance and free parking
Come see some of the Pacific Northwests best artists.../ vendors
Food...live entertainment...fishing derby...Light House Tours

Artists from all over Oregon will be participating in their crafts at annual Art by the Bay festival. You will have a chance to observe styles & skills of Potters, Painters, Carvers, Jewelry and more. You will be able to observe artists sketching all that the Winchester Bay waterfront has to offer. There will be many kids art games and activities.

Vendors are welcome to contact us for participation in the event. DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

This Event is sponsored by Friends of Winchester Bay and The Winchester Bay Merchants Association with the assistance of the Reedsport Winchester Bay Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds are used to sponsor Art Classes in the area for all ages. For more information and to participate call Phyllis Dever at 541-297-6073.


S.T.E.P. SALMON DERBY
Labor Day Weekend

Sponsored by Gardiner/Reedsport STEP (Salmon-Trout Enhancement Program) this event is timed to coincide with the fall Chinook salmon run. Daily prizes awarded for the biggest salmon. Local tackle shops have registration forms and rules.

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