March 21, 2016

Fish Fry Attracts Thousands to 4th of July Bandon Celebration in 1949

Contributed by Jim Proehl Republished from the Bandon Historical Society newsletter The Chamber of Commerce fish fry was the highlight of the July Fourth celebration in […]
February 18, 2016

Circles in the Sand: Experience a Bandon beach labyrinth

Experience one of a kind beach labyrinths in Bandon, Oregon. The ocean sweeps Bandon beaches twice every day, revealing a fresh canvas for labyrinth artist Denny […]
February 18, 2016

Pickers, Scoops and Beaters: A history of bringin’ in the cranberry harvest

Excerpts and photos from “Bandon,” by Robert Miller and Reg Pullen with the Bandon Historical Society, Arcadia Publishing 2013, used by permission. Generations of Oregon Coast […]
January 17, 2016

Here Comes the Parade: Marching down the street in the 1948 Cranberry Festival

A parade was not part of the first Cranberry Festival. The parade was added in 1948, the second year of Bandon’s Cranberry Festival. The first festival […]