Slam’n Salmon Ocean Derby
More than $15,000 in prizes are on the line for fishermen in the annual Slam’n Salmon Ocean Fishing Derby, fishing from Friday through Sunday, Aug. 29-31, headquartered on the Boardwalk at the Port of Brookings Harbor. The Salmon Dinner, open to all, is served from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday. For information, call 541-469-2218.
“The Secret Garden”
The Ellensburg Theater Company presents “The Secret Garden, a Musical” on weekends through Aug. 31. Showtimes are 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. on Sundays, all at the Rogue Playhouse, 94196 Moore St., Gold Beach. For information, call 541-247-4382.
MDA Car Show
Klamath Blackberry Festival
The annual Blackberry Festival will serve up breakfast, treats, vendors and projects for children from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Camper Corral, 18151 Highway 101, Klamath. For information, call 707-954-6854.
“The Wizard of Oz”
The Brookings-Harbor Community Theater presents “The Wizard of Oz” on weekends from Sept. 5 through Sept. 14. Show times are at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays, all at the Harbor Performing Arts Center in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center, Harbor. For information, call 541-469-4700.
Oregon Shorebird Festival
The 28th annual Oregon Shorebird Festival includes a variety of activities in several locations in Bandon and Coos Bay Friday through Sunday, Sept. 5-7, including Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge. For information, call 541-867-4550.
Brew and Art Fest
The annual Gold Beach Brew and Art Fest is open from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave. (Highway 101), Gold Beach. The Rogue Ramblers Classic Car Show is part of the event. For information, 541-490-1693.
Bike the Rogue
The fifth annual Bike the Rogue event offers 100K, 40-mile and 25-mile routes started from 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, from Buffington Park, 3 blocks east of Highway 101 on Guantlet Street in Gold Beach, organized by the Rotary Club of Gold Beach. For information, call 541-698-7150.
Rockin’ at Rowdy Music Festival
The Del Norte Child Care Council hosts the first Rockin’ at Rowdy Music Festival -- music, food, vendors and children’s activities -- from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Rowdy Creek Park, on Rowdy Creek Road, 1.5 miles east of Highway 101 in Smith River. For information, 707-464-8311.
The annual Blueberry Bash serves up baked goods, an auction and music from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Langlois Public Library, 48234 Highway 101. For information, call 541-348-2066.
Winchuck Fire Department Barbecue
The Winchuck Fire Department serves up its annual chicken barbecue from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m Sunday, Sept. 7, at the firehall, 00363 Winchuck River Road, Brookings.
Bandon Cranberry Festival
The 68th annual Cranberry Festival provides a weekend full of events Friday through Sunday, Sept. 12-14, including a food fair, car show, parade (10 a.m. Saturday), street dance, Cranberry Run, and the Cranberry City of vendors, farmers and artisans. For information, call 541-347-9616.
The Del Norte-Curry Community Concert Association presents Puerto Rican opera singer Fernando Varela in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G. St., Crescent City. For information, call 707-464-1336.
Brookings Art Walk
The Second Saturday Art Walk will be at venues within walking distance of Chetco Avenue and Oak Street in downtown Brookings from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13. Art, music, special events and refreshments will be offered. Watch the Curry Coastal Pilot for details on all the venues.
Pistol River Concert
The Pistol River Concert Association presents the high energy Latin sounds of Los Pinguos at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Pistol River Friendship Hall, 24194 Carpenterville Rd., Pistol River. For information, call 541-247-2495.
Yurok Smoked Salmon Feed
Dine on traditional smoked salmon at a fundraiser for the Coast Redwoods Art Association from 11 a.m. until the salmon is gone on Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Crescent Harbor Gallery, 140 Marine Way, Crescent City. For information, 707-464-9133.
Run in the Redwoods
Dust off your running (or walking) shoes for the first Run in the Redwoods half marathon and 5K, starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, between Klamath and Orick, Calif. For information, call 707-464-9150.
Mildred Hill Concert
The Mildred Hill Concert Series presents Will Snyder, solo jazz pianist, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Zion Church, one block east of Highway 101 at 20th St., Port Orford. For information, 541-332-9002.
Free outdoor concert
The American Music Festival continues with a free performance by The Hot Rods, playing old fashioned rock and roll, at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at the bandshell in Azalea Park, Brookings. For information, call 541-469-3123.