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THURSDAY, MAY 23

2019 Title Wave Novelist Willy Viaultin Talk 2 p.m., Coquille Community Center, 115 N Birch St., Coquille. "Don't Skip Out On Me"

Speed Dating for 50 and Older 4-6:30 p.m., Coos Bay Public Library, 525 Anderson Ave., Coos Bay. Registration and valid ID are required. Bring your favorite book or something to talk about. 541-269-1101

Soundwaves Qualifying Round 6 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 229 S Second St., Coos Bay. Admission $7.

2019 Title Wave Novelist Willy Viaultin Talk 7 p.m., Sprague Community Theatre, 1202 11th St. SW, Bandon. "Don't Skip Out On Me"

Live Music with Circus No. 9  7 p.m., 7 Devils Brewing Co., 247 S Broadway, Coos Bay.

FRIDAY, MAY 24

Fish & Farmers Market 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Old Town Marketplace, 250 First St. SW, Bandon. 541-347-3206

Taste of the Northwest Fundraiser 5 p.m., Oregon Coast Culinary Institute, 1988 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay. Tickets $30, under 5 admitted free with adult. No host wine and beer. Featured fare will include mushrooms, seafood, breads and desserts. RSVP to 541-888-7309.

Wine Tasting: Becker Vineyard 5-7 p.m., Mindpower Gallery, 417 Fir Ave., Reedsport.

BBQ, Blues & Brews 7-10 p.m., The Mill Casino-Hotel, 3201 Tremont, North Bend. No host bar, live music by Ben Rice Band. 21 and older.

Florence Big Wave Poetry Slam & Contest 6:30 p.m., Florence Events Center, 715 Quince St., Florence. Admission $10. Contest entry $15. Prizes: $250, $100, and $50 for original works only. www.fraaoregon.org

2019 Title Wave Novelist Willy Viaultin Talk 7 p.m., Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. "Don't Skip Out On Me"

Live Music with Bart Budwig & Caitlin Jemma 8 p.m., 7 Devils Brewing Co., 247 S Broadway, Coos Bay.

SATURDAY, MAY 25

Marine Swap Meet 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Port of Bandon Boardwalk parking lot, 155 First St. SE, Bandon. Marine related items only. 541-347-3206

Team For Family & Friends: Rummage Sale and Cancer Fears the Taco 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Holy Redeemer Catholic Church Parish, 2250 16th St., North Bend. Tacos available 11:30-1:30. Single, $2.50; bowl, $4; 2 tacos, beans and rice, $7. Proceeds go to American Cancer Society.

Blessing of the Fleet 10 a.m., Lost at Sea Memorial, 110 First St. SE, Bandon. Presented by USCG Coquille River Patrol; gun salute at South Jetty by VFW Medal of Honor Post No. 3440, Bandon. Wreaths and bouquets should be delivered to the port office Friday. 541-347-3206

Memorial Day Weekend Paddle Trip 10 a.m.-3 p.m., meet at Distant Water Fleet, Troller Road, Charleston. Guided 5-mile South Slough Reserve tour in your own canoe, kayak. Bring PFDs, lunch and water. Be prepared for muddy launch. Limited to 15, $15 per boat. RSVP for shuttle space at www.southsloughestuary.org.

Annual Spring Arts & Crafts Festival 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Yachats Commons, 441 US Highway 101, Yachats. Nearly 70 vendors. Juried artisans.

Fish & Farmers Market 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Old Town Marketplace, 250 First St. SW, Bandon. 541-347-3206

Canine Good Citizen Test 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Pony Village Mall next to Payless Shoes, 1611 Virginia Ave., North Bend. Fee is $10. Test is for any kind of dog. Hosted by Furry Friends Therapy Dogs. 541-267-6258

Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Safety Inspection & Lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Highway 101 Harley-Davidson, 536 S Second St., Coos Bay. Team Oregon will demonstrate how to lift a machine. RSVP to 541-412-7435.

BBQ, Blues & Brews noon-6 p.m., The Mill Casino-Hotel, 3201 Tremont, North Bend. Admission $5, 5 and younger admitted free. Brew Sampling Area, $15 donation to benefit BACC. Use your BBQ bucks to purchase samples or full meals.

Veterans USO-style Show 2 p.m., Liberty Theatre, 2100 Sherman Ave., North Bend. Tickets $10.

A Glimpse of Bandon History 4-4:30 p.m., Boardwalk Amphitheater, 130 First St. SE. Bandon. Presented by The Greater Bandon Association and The Gaels Readers Theater.

SUNDAY, MAY 26

Annual Spring Arts & Crafts Festival 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Yachats Commons, 441 US Highway 101, Yachats. Nearly 70 vendors. Juried artisans.

Pacific Coast Corvettte Club Stop 10:30 a.m., David Dewitt Veterans Memorial Wayside, US Highway 101, just north of the McCullough Bridge in North Bend. The club will continue on to Reedsport for the Memorial Day Parade, noon-1:30 p.m.

BBQ, Blues & Brews noon-4 p.m., The Mill Casino-Hotel, 3201 Tremont, North Bend. Admission $5, 5 and younger admitted free. Brew Sampling Area, $15 donation to benefit BACC. Use your BBQ bucks to purchase samples or full meals. Awards ceremony follows at 4.

Annual Memorial Day Parade 1:30 p.m., starts at Highland School, 2605 Longwood Drive, and ends at Hahn Park, Reedsport.

Veterans USO-style Show 2 p.m., Liberty Theatre, 2100 Sherman Ave., North Bend. Tickets $10.

War Memorial Service 3 p.m., Hahn Park, Highway 38 near Rail Road crossing in Old Town Reedsport.

Meet & Greet, Honor Veterans 4 p.m. Pacific Auditorium, 2260 Longwood Drive, Reedsport.  

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Veterans' Dinner 4:30 p.m., Presbyterian Church, 2360 Longwood Drive, Reedsport. Veterans eat for free, their guests by donation.

Wild Rivers Land Trust Mingling & Music with Steve Greenwood 7 p.m., Old Cheese Factory, 94179 Allen Boice Drive, Langlois. Carpool if you can. Doors open at 6. Light refreshments. Suggested donation $15, in advance at http://wildriverslandtrust.org.

Patriotic Concert 7 p.m., Pacific Auditorium, 2260 Longwood Drive, Reedsport. Admission by donation.

MONDAY, MAY 27

Annual Blessing of the Fleet 10 a.m., Fisherman's Memorial Gardens, Charleston Marina. This year's names will include: Charles Joseph Matayo II, Leroy Edward Payne, and Thad Potter to the In Memory of Charleston Fishermen's plaque; and Jim Fisher "The Monger" to the plaque In Memory of Charleston Fisherman's Industry. A buoy will be rung for each name. Special guests: William Elderkin, Pastor Tom Estes, Oregon Coast Pipes & Drums and the US Coast Guard. Any arrangements or wreaths should be biodegradable materials. Reception to follow at Porter Hall. 

Annual Cemetery Memorial Day Service 10 a.m., Ocean View Memory Gardens, 1525 Ocean Blvd., Coos Bay. Help locating grave space and flower placement, 541-888-4709

American Legion Veterans Memorial Service 10 a.m., Masonic Cemetery, 3021 Longwood Drive, Reedsport.

Annual Cemetery Memorial Day Service 11 a.m., Sunset Memorial Park, 63060 Millington Frontage Road, Coos Bay. Help locating grave space and flower placement, 541-267-7182.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29

Coos Bay Farmers Market 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 50-400 Central Ave., Coos Bay. www.coosbaydowntown.org

Chamber Ribbon Cutting 2 p.m., Front Street Provisioners, 737 N Front St., Coos Bay.

"For the Birds" Benefit Concert & Sale 3 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Roseburg, 823 SE Lane Ave., Roseburg. Featured: The Artisan Wind Flute Trio, Photography by Debbie Henry; and art by Mary-Lela Gilbert. Individual $10, bring a friend $15, family $20. Proceeds go to Umpqua Valley Audubon Society.

Southern Oregon Coast Human Trafficking Awareness Town Hall 6-9 p.m., The Mill Casino-Hotel Salmon room, 3201 Tremont, North Bend.

Live Music with Dusty Green Bones Band 7 p.m., 7 Devils Brewing Co., 247 S Broadway, Coos Bay.

FRIDAY, MAY 31

Fish & Farmers Market 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Old Town Marketplace, 250 First St. SW, Bandon. 541-347-3206

Sawdust Theatre Melodrama: Chamber Champagne Benefit 6 p.m., Sawdust Theatre, 120 N Adams, Coquille. Tickets $25, include champagne, appetizers, a full show and fireworks to celebrate kick off of Gay '90s the next day. https://sawdusttheatre.tix.com

The Gaels Readers: "I Was Really Very Hungry" 7 p.m., Bandon Public Library, 1204 11th St. SW, Bandon. Reading from MFK Fishers writings. Limited seating. Admission $5.

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