2022 Charleston Crab Feed

With the Coos Bay – North Bend Visitor & Convention as a major sponsor, the Charleston Crab Feed is set for Saturday, February 12, 2022!!!  The location is the North Bend Community Center, 2222 Broadway Ave. North Bend, Or.  97459  from 11 am to 3 pm. The dinner includes fresh local Dungeness crab, beans, rolls, coleslaw, & salads, and beverage with the cost being $25 for whole and $20 for half crab dinner.  A hot dog meal with sides will be available for $12.  Desserts will be available as well.

This year you can prepay and receive your tickets ahead of time by visiting here and there will also be take-out offered for those who don’t want to enjoy their meal inside. This is our fundraiser to operate the Charleston Visitor Center and we welcome everyone from far and near to come out to the Crab Feed. Then heading on out to beaches, shopping, golfing, or relaxing at our wonderful museums,  stay and enjoy what North Bend, Coos Bay, and Charleston have to offer!  For questions, you can call Margery at 541 297-2095.

Charleston Customer Appreciation Day

The Charleston Merchants Association and local merchants would like to invite you to the Charleston Customer Appreciation Day on May 19th. Local Merchants have a variety of discounts to offer you, the customers.

– Bayside Coffee:  Triple punches for drinks & Free Shopping Bag with $10 purchase of other than drinks
– Sea Basket Restaurant:  10% off lunch and dinner
– Englund Marine Supply:  Free Boat Safety Inspection; 9 am to 1 pm
– Betty Kay Charters: 10% off Ocean Rock Fish Trips Monday through Thursday all month of May
– Sunset Bay Golf: $5 Green Fee All Day May 19th
– Kinnee’s Gifts & Shells:  10% off of everything in store May 19th
– Jack’s Crab Shack:  $1 off everything if you mention this promotion
– Portside Restaurant:  Happy Hour Specials
– Fishermen’s Wharf: $5 Delicious Tuna Salad Bowl Saturday May 19th
– Wild Women of Charleston Wine & Gift Shop:  10% off selected items
– Davey Jones Locker:  Lots of Taffy
– Miller’s at the Cove – Extended Happy Hour May 19th 3 pm to 7 pm
– Thrifty Sisters – $1 kids clothing deals and 15% off cards and jewelry
– Charleston Marine Life Center – get $1 off the adult admission rate – and as always, kids are free.

Charleston Crab Feed

Don’t miss the opportunity to taste fresh ocean caught dungeness crab caught by our local Charleston crabbers!
This event is the fund raiser for the Charleston Merchants Association and the proceeds help operate our volunteer visitor center just over the bridge in Charleston. A major sponsor this year is the Mill Casino & resort. Other important sponsors are the Charleston Marina Complex, Charleston
Merchants Association, North Bend Lanes, 7 Devils Brewery, Chuck’s Seafood, Betty Kay Charters, Bayside Coffee, Millers Sports Bar & Grill, and Englund Marine Supply. Come early and stay at the many fine hotels in Coos Bay, North Bend, Charleston and enjoy shops, beaches, hiking, but especially
eating the delicious Oregon Dungeness Crab at the Charleston Crab Feed!

The Charleston Crab Feed has moved to a bigger location. Join them at the North Bend Community Center on February 10th from 11:00 to 3:00.

Ahh Shucks Oyster Feed

Enjoy delicious locally harvested oysters at the 12th Annual Ahh Shucks Oyster Feed in Charleston! At the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology, 63466 Boat Basin Dr. Featuring Live Music, Oregon Wines, Desserts and options like Beef Hot Dogs and Shrimp Cocktails! Saturday April 29, 2017 from Noon to 4:00pm.

Charleston Crab Feed

‘Crack Up’ fresh Oregon Dungeness Crab Charleston at the NORTH BEND COMMUNITY CENTER on Feb. 11. The Charleston village is Bringing Oregon’s Fresh Dungeness Crab Harvest To You at the 33rd Annual Charleston Merchants Crab Feed on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017. Easy location, great parking…same ole gang serving!
This event will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the North Bend Community Center, 2222 Broadway Ave. in North Bend. This is the main fundraiser for the Charleston Visitors Center, but also provides assistance to other needs in the Charleston community.
Volunteers will serve whole or half fresh crab dinners with side dishes, rolls, and a beverage. Prices for meals are $20 for whole and $16 for a half. There will be crab bibs, vendor coupons and prize drawings during the festival. Pies and cakes available for sale by the Ladies Garden Club for $1. This year, the Wild Women of Charleston will be pouring fine wines and local Seven Devils Blonde ale available at a an additional cost.

5k Trail & Treat at South Slough

Trail and Treat 5k and Kid’s Dash Followed by Lunch & Music on the Lawn!

Saturday, October 15th

South Slough Reserve Interpretive Center

61907 Seven Devils Road

4 miles south of Charleston




Run or walk where the river meets the sea, along vast tidal flats, extensive marshes and meandering channels.  Technical trails, boardwalks, hills (300” change in elevation).  Kids Dash starts at 9:30 am and is free.  Estuary-themed costumes are encouraged for ages 1-12.  5K run/walk begins at 9:45 am; day of event registration is from 8-9:15 am.  Cost is $15.00 and ($5 for SCRC members and students ages 13-17).  To register in advance go to the South Coast Running club website: https://runsignup.com/Race/OR/CoosBay/SouthSloughTrailTreatRun.


Join us for music and lunch on the lawn sponsored by the Friends of South Slough Reserve, Inc. (FOSS).  Whether you are joining for the first time, renewing your current membership, or simply interested in what FOSS is all about, please join us!

Lunch and music will be from 11:30-1:30.  We are pleased to present T-Bird and the Nightshift for your musical entertainment.  Please bring a blanket and/or lawn chairs to sit on.  FOSS board members will be on hand to answer questions and there will be new inventory in the gift shop, including a new T-shirt design!  Please call 541.888.5558 ext. 121to RSVP.