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Call to Artists for 2017 Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show

Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show 2016 judges Linda Mecum and Reg Pullen cruise the boardwalk.

Call to Artists for 2017 Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show

Artists are invited to submit work for “Blossoms, Butterflies and Bees,” the 2017 Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show.

2017 Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show : Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show 2016 judges Linda Mecum and Reg Pullen cruise the boardwalk.

The annual show is an open air, public art display on the picturesque Bandon boardwalk. Submissions are accepted March 31 through May 19, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. Artwork will be displayed Memorial Day weekend through the second weekend in September. Artists of all ages create original works on weatherproof boards. Acrylic or oil painting are the most common media, but past shows have featured photography, collage and three-dimensional works. Art boards and entry forms are available in Bandon at the Port of Bandon office, 390 1st St. SW; and Art by the Sea Gallery, 125

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70th annual Bandon Cranberry Festival September 10 and 11, 2016

Cranberry eating contest at 2015 Bandon Cranberry Festival, Bandon Chamber of Commerce

Cheers to 70 years of the Bandon Cranberry Festival! The longest running festival on the Oregon Coast boasts seven decades of family fun with a parade, festival market, street dance and more. Join the festivities September 10 and 11, 2016.

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Port of Bandon 2016 Call to Artists

port of bandon 2016 call to artists

Port of Bandon 2016 Call to Artists: Artists are invited to submit work for “Slice of Life,” the 2016 Port of Bandon Boardwalk art show. Submissions accepted April 1 through May 20, 2016.

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Bandon Beach Combing Workshop with Roxanne Evans Stout

Bandon Beach Combing Workshop with Roxanne Evans Stout, October 24, 2015 Creating a Hanging Mixed Media Book with Roxanne Evans Stout Saturday, October 24th 9:00 - 4:00 Cost: $90.00 including most materials See Roxanne’s blog here: http://rivergardenstudio.typepad.com And her Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/roxanne.evansstout

Bandon Beach Combing Workshop with Roxanne Evans Stout, October 24, 2015 Creating a Hanging Mixed Media Book with Roxanne Evans Stout Saturday, October 24th 9:00 - 4:00 Cost: $90.00 including most materials See Roxanne’s blog here: http://rivergardenstudio.typepad.com And her Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/roxanne.evansstout Bandon Beach Combing Workshop: Creating a Hanging Mixed Media Book with Roxanne Evans Stout on Saturday, October 24th from 9am–4pm, $90 inc. most materials.

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More of Bandon’s Beauty

A few more images from my last visit to Bandon:  I was quite fortunate to be blessed with dramatic skies due to rain storms coming and going. Finally the weather calmed down and I was able to capture this image … Continue reading

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Sunset over the Pacific on winter solstice.

Sunset over the Pacific on winter solstice.

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Tis the Season

… for Bandon cranberries. Spicy Cranberry Cuties make a festive appetizer. This quick and…

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Tis the Season

… for Bandon cranberries. Spicy Cranberry Cuties make a festive appetizer. This quick and…

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Potato Kale Soup & Santa's Coming to Old Town!

Potato Kale Soup

Bandon’s Old Town Marketplace hums with holiday cheer. Lights twinkle. Bobbles abound. Shoppers browse art and sample edible delights. The seafood is fresh.The local harvest of root veggies and winter greens inspire warming bowls of soup like this Potato Kale soup by Susan Vanderpool Christiansen of Chubby Girl Cheesecakes in Bandon, Oregon.

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Canning 101? Dehydrating with an Attitude? If you grow it, catch…

Canning 101? Dehydrating with an Attitude? If you grow it, catch it, or make it, the Master Food Preservers can help you save it. Join the Coos and Curry County Master Food Preservers for fun, fact-filled workshops designed to enhance everyday life….

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If you grow it, catch…