More than just trees.
FREE RANGER-GUIDED SNOWSHOE WALK AT CRATER LAKE
Dec
15
to Apr 28

FREE RANGER-GUIDED SNOWSHOE WALK AT CRATER LAKE

In an average winter, Crater Lake National Park receives 43 feet of snow! Ranger-led snowshoe hikes are a fun way to explore this winter wonderland while learning how plants, animals, and people survive the harsh conditions.

This winter, snowshoe hikes will be offered on weekends and holidays from December 8 through April 28, and every day from December 15 through January 6. They start at 1:00 pm, last two hours, and cover 1 to 2 miles of moderate-to-strenuous terrain. They don’t follow a trail—the hike is an off-trail exploration through the forests and meadows along the rim of Crater Lake.

No previous snowshoeing experience is necessary. Snowshoes are provided free of charge, and there is no cost for the tour (apart from the winter entrance fee of $15 per vehicle).

Participants should be at least 8 years old, be in good physical health, and come prepared with warm clothing and water-resistant footwear. The walks take place rain or shine (or snow). Pets are not allowed on the hike.

Space on each tour is limited, and advance reservations are required. For more information and to sign up, call the park’s visitor center at 541-594-3100. The visitor center is open daily except on December 25.

Organized groups (such as scout troops, hiking clubs, and church groups) may be able to arrange for a separate tour, staff permitting. Call to check on available dates.

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TUBING AT DIAMOND LAKE
Nov
26
1:00 PM13:00

TUBING AT DIAMOND LAKE

he slide hill is operated Friday nights, Saturday's and Sunday's also MLK Day January 15 and Presidents Day February 19

(weather and snow conditions permitting)

 

3 Hours $25.00 per person

All Day $35.00 per person

 

All day family pass for 4 people $100.00

1 child age 3 to 5 can slide for free with each adult ticket purchased

Spring Break, March 25th through March 29th. The tubing hill is open daily from 12:00 noon to 4:00pm.

The up-hill tow does not run on weekdays.  But, the snow tubing hill is open during week days (except  on holidays) Monday-Friday from 10:00am to 4:00pm to guests that want to walk up and tube. 

$5.00 all day entry fee per person, includes a tube.


Inner Tube Slide Hill Release Form

The inner tube slide hill release form is required for all participants. Please down load, print and fill out release form before heading out on your day of adventure.

PLEASE NOTE: WE MAKE THIS SCHEDULE BEFORE THE WINTER SEASON IS UPON US. WE CANNOT OPERATE IF SNOW CONDITIONS ARE POOR. PLEASE CALL  AND CHECK ON CONDITIONS BEFORE MAKING THE TRIP UP TO TUBE.

2018 - 2019 Inner Tube Hill Operating Days and Hours


December 2018

Saturday December 15 / Day Tubing Noon - 4pm

Sunday December 18 / Day Tubing Noon - 4pm

Friday December 21 / Night Tubing 6pm - 9pm

Saturday December 22 / Day Tubing 10 am - 4pm

Sunday December 23 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Monday December 24 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Tuesday December 25 / Christmas Day Tubing Noon - 4pm

Wednesday December 26 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Thursday December 27 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Friday December 28 / Day Tubing Noon - 4pm / Night Tubing 6pm - 9pm

Saturday December 29 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Sunday December 30 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Monday December 31 / Day Tubing Noon - 4pm / Night Tubing 6pm - 9pm


January 2019

Tuesday January 1 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Friday January 4 / Night Tubing 6pm - 9pm

Saturday January 5 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Sunday Januray 6 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Friday January 11 / Night Tubing 6pm - 9pm

Saturday January 12 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Sunday January 13 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Friday January 18 / Night Tubing 6pm - 9pm

Saturday January 19 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Suanday January 20 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Monday January 21 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Friday January 25 / Night Tubing 6pm - 9pm

Saturday January 26 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Sunday January 27 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm


February 2019

Friday February 1 / Night Tubing 6pm - 9pm

Saturday February 2 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Sunday February 3 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Friday February 8 / Night Tubing 6pm - 9pm

Saturday February 9 / Day Tubing 10am - 9pm

Sunday February 10 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Thursday February 14 Valentines Day / Adults Only Night Tubing 7pm - 9pm

Friday February 15 / Night Tubing 6pm - 9pm

Saturday February 16 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Sunday February 17 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Monday February 18 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Friday February 22 / Night Tubing 6pm - 9pm

Saturday February 23 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Sunday February 24 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm


March 2019

Friday March 1 / Night Tubing 6pm - 9pm

Saturday March 2 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Sunday March 3 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Friday March 8 / Night Tubing 6pm - 9pm

Saturday March 9 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Sunday March 10 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Friday March 15 / Night Tubing 6pm - 9pm

Saturday March 16 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Sunday March 17 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Friday March 22 / Night Tubing 6pm - 9pm

Saturday March 23 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Sunday March 24 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Monday March 25 / Day Tubing Noon - 4pm

Tuesday March 26 / Day Tubing Noon - 4pm

Wednesday March 27 / Day Tubing Noon - 4pm

Thursday March 28 / Day Tubing Noon - 4pm

Friday March 29 / Day Tubing Noon - 4pm / Night Tubing 6pm - 9pm

Saturday March 30 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm

Sunday March 31 / Day Tubing 10am - 4pm


April 2019

WATCH FOR MORE DATES IN APRIL IF CONDITIONS ALLOW


GROUPS OF 10 OR MORE CAN CAN ARRANGE FOR TUBING ON ANY DAY IF CONDITIONS ALLOW BY RESERVATION.

 

For special group rates for 10 or more tubers please call 541-793-3333 option 4 for information and to make a reservation.

*Children must be at least 3 years of age to go on the hill.

Prices are subject to change anytime without notice!

2018 - 2019 Inner Tube Hill INNERSTELLER Night tubing Days and Hours

NEW YEARS EVE NIGHT TUBING MONDAY DECEMBER 31

VALENTINES NIGHT TUBING ADULTS ONLY THURSDAY FEBRUARY 14, 7PM UNTIL 9PM

Friday Night Tubing with S'mores and Hot Cocoa

 

$30.00 per person

Friday's December 21, 2018 thrhough March 29, 2019

6PM until 9PM

Ticket purchase includes use of our tubes, unlimited up hill rides, music and laser lights. Also included is a S'mores kit that makes 2 S'mores, hot cocoa and a camp fire so you can prepare your S'mores.

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OREGON CHEESE FESTIVAL
Mar
17
to Mar 18

OREGON CHEESE FESTIVAL

The Oregon Cheese Festival is a Farmers Market-style event featuring cow, sheep, and goat cheese from Oregon and beyond. Enjoy pairings of fine Southern Oregon wine, craft beer, ciders, assorted beverages, local artisan crafts, and great food under large heated tents. Culture Magazine, one of the leading periodicals in the cheese industry, has named the Oregon Cheese Festival one of the Ten Best Cheese Festivals in the U.S

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SHAMROCK RUN 5 MILE
Mar
17
9:00 AM09:00

SHAMROCK RUN 5 MILE

REGISTER

COURSE:  Start and Finish on Crater High School Track.  Run on the new extended Bear Creek Greenway.  More Scenic and Safer

KIDS RUN:  FREE LEPRECHAUN LAP WITH IRISH MIKE FOR ALL THE KIDS

FACILITIES:  Bathrooms available at registration area.  No showers

ENTRY FEE:  Early Registration  Ends March 15th - $20 for early registration for non-club members | $15 early registration for SOR member | $7 for 17 and under always.  All processing fees are always included.  LATE and Day of registrations will be $25 for ALL runners, except 17 and under.

STARTING TIMES:  5 Mile run and walk, 9:00 am Sharp;  Leprechaun Lap 8:50 Sharp

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GREATEST OF THE GRAPE AT SEVEN FEATHERS
Mar
3
7:00 PM19:00

GREATEST OF THE GRAPE AT SEVEN FEATHERS

The 48th Annual Greatest of the Grape will be held March 3rd at Seven Feathers Casino Resort in Canyonville, Oregon.

Enjoy the best of the Umpqua Valley at the Greatest of the Grape gala — Oregon’s longest running fine wine event. Taste through the wonderful bounty of the Valley with appetizers and wine pairings from Southern Oregon wineries and our area’s gourmet food artisans. Dance along to live music, place a bid to win luxurious prizes during our silent auction and vote for your favorite wine and food pairing.

VIP Ticket holders earn first access with early entry into the event at 6:00 PM. Beat the crowd and meet the winemakers. Only available online.
Reserve Table tickets are 10 regular 7:00 PM entry tickets, reserved with name of buyer.

BUY TICKETS

 

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BITE OF BANDON CULINARY SHOWCASE & AUCTION
Mar
3
6:00 PM18:00

BITE OF BANDON CULINARY SHOWCASE & AUCTION

Tickets $35 each. Tables of 8 may be purchased by contacting the Youth Center. This is an "over 21" event.

This popular annual "over 21" event showcases 15-18 local restaurants and purveyors to benefit the Bandon Community Youth Center, showcasing their best "bites" to attendees during the silent and live auctions. Founded in 1998, the Bandon Community Youth Center mission statement was updated in 2014, "To provide opportunities for youth and families to learn, grow, and experience success." The center currently runs "After School Homework Help" at their facility M-Th, and with a grant from the Oregon Community Foundation provides after school math tutoring at the local middle school for grades 4-5 and 7-8, also M-Th. Family engagement activities were added this year, including a Pollinator Planting Day, where families could enjoy a free lunch, learn about pollinators, and pot their own plants to take home. Research shows that students are more likely to experience academic success with peer mentors and when families are involved. In summer months the center provides a series of summer camps with focus on STEAM and outdoor activities. The Bite of Bandon is the major fundraiser of the year for this organization featuring generous donations from local, regional, and national businesses and organizations in the auctions, ranging from local shops and city utilities to gift certificates, to Disney Park Hopper Passes for 4, and more. Tickets are available February 1 from the Bandon Mercantile in Old Town and Bandon True Value/Radio Shack counter.

Charissa Stokes, Director, 541-347-8336 or by email: bandonyouth@gmail.com Kim Russell, Board Secretary, 541-297-6403

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BAVARIAN NIGHT AT MT. ASHLAND
Feb
17
4:00 PM16:00

BAVARIAN NIGHT AT MT. ASHLAND

Bavarian Night is an annual fundraiser for the Mt. Ashland Ski Patrol.It’s a special night of Twilight skiing, a Torchlight Parade, a fireworks show, live music, and lots of great ways to support our Ski Patrol, like the popular Raffle Auction.

All Twilight tickets sales from 3:00pm to 9:00pm are donated by Mt. Ashland to the Ski Patrol. Come enjoy the evening festivities and great skiing and snowboarding.

The Ski Patrol does a fabulous job of making this evening a family oriented event with a raffle for great prizes, live music, food specials, a torchlight parade, a massive fireworks show, and more.

Come on up, buy raffle tickets, a ski patrol t-shirt and a lift ticket to help support our wonderful Ski Patrol!

FREE Ski Hopper Service offered

EVENT SCHEDULE

Raffle Auction featuring dozens of donated items: 4-9pm
Live Music on the Second Floor of the Lodge: 5-8:30pm
Twilight Skiing ($25 ticket, proceeds support the Ski Patrol): 4-8:30pm
Torchlight Parade and Fireworks: 9pm

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GORSE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL
Feb
16
3:00 PM15:00

GORSE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL

Bandon hosts it's second annual Gorse Blossom Festival in February 2018! In a joint effort between the Bandon Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Bandon Association, as well as our community's restaurateurs, merchants, and non-profit organizations, Bandon brings you three days of fun-filled festival activities. The gate opens at the Gorse Blossom Festival grounds on Friday afternoon, where 40+ vendors provide delectable food and drink for festival guests. Additional activities include wine and beer maker dinners, the Presidential Pub Crawl, Bloody Mary Hangover Stroll and screenings from the Oregon Coast Film Festival. Festival tickets are $7-$15 per day. Visit the Gorse Blossom Festival website for weekend pass options, plus registration for dinners and activities.

GET TICKETS

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WINTER WINGS FESTIVAL
Feb
15
9:00 AM09:00

WINTER WINGS FESTIVAL

The Winter Wings Festival is produced by the Klamath Basin Audubon Society and takes place each year over Presidents' Day Weekend. It's one of the longest running bird festivals in the nation. A small gathering that began as the Bald Eagle Conference over 38 years ago has now become an incredible event for bird enthusiasts of all stripes.

Over 500 people have registered for the festival in recentyears to enjoy presentations, workshops, field trips, and free family activities. The festival has featured phenom birders Kenn Kaufman, Pete Dunne, Scott Weidensaul, and Jeffrey Gordon, and the photography program continues to improve with participation and support from Canon USA.

The Klamath Basin, located in southern Oregon and northern California, is a major migratory stop on the Pacific Flyway. Over 80% of the birds that use the Flyway stop over in the Klamath Basin. Six national wildlife refuges covering nearly 200,000 acres attract an impressive variety of waterfowl and raptors, many in astounding numbers.

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SISKIYOU FILM FESTIVAL
Feb
10
3:00 PM15:00

SISKIYOU FILM FESTIVAL

  • Grants Pass Performing Arts Center (map)
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Doors will open at 3 PM with food and (non-alcoholic) drinks available fromChef Kristen. A Silent Auction with amazing items from local organizations will run until the FilmFest intermission.

Our incredible lineup of films will begin at 4 PM and run until 9:30 PM, with an intermission. Check out the line up at: http://www.siskiyoufilmfest.org/2018-films-2/

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COUPLE'S SHUFFLE RELAY / LOVE STINKS 5K
Feb
10
9:00 AM09:00

COUPLE'S SHUFFLE RELAY / LOVE STINKS 5K

REGISTER HERE

COURSE DETAILS:  This is the first race in Southern Oregon to be hosted by and held on a golf course.  From the club house you get to run along side the beautifully placed 9th hole and then enjoy the scenic views of the entire back 9.  With rolling hills, some fun corners, and fast straight aways.  This race will finish back at the club house where there will be plenty of refreshment and fun waiting.  it is sure to a race to remember.

RACE FEES:  10k Couple Shuffle Relay $40 early registration - SOR members for both runners | $45 early registration -  non-SOR members for both runner Through February 8th at 11:59pm

Love Stinks 5k $20 early registration - SOR members for both runners | $25 early registration -  non-SOR members for both runner Through February 8th at 11:59pm | $7 for 17 and under always.  All processing fees are always included.  LATE and Day of registrations will be $25 for ALL runners, except 17 and under.

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LABYRINTHS ON THE BEACH
Jan
27
3:00 PM15:00

LABYRINTHS ON THE BEACH

A unique way to walk on the beach. Labyrinth master artist, Denny Dyke, creates "walkable art" which is a sandy path through an entire pattern with no wrong turns or dead ends. The path is further enhanced with detailed designs and is open for all to enjoy. Subject to cancellation due to inclement weather, rain and/or high winds.

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