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Get ready for 3 days of lip-smackin’ BBQ, incredible brews and smokin’ hot tunes. May 24 – May 26, 2019.

The Mill’s BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay has grown into one of The Mill’s most attended events. Finger lickin’ good barbecue, hand-crafted beers and smokin’ hot tunes at the BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay, Memorial Day Weekend. Whether you’re a grill master or just love to eat great barbecue, this event is for you. BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay, May 24th through the 26th, 2019 at The Mill Casino • Hotel & RV Park.

Book your room now!

SCHEDULE

Friday, May 24, 2019

3:00 pm – 6:30 pm – JUDGING CLASS
Learn the ins and outs of BBQ and become a Certified KCBS BBQ Judge.
(To become a judge: The fee is $100 for non-KCBS members and $75 for current KCBS members. Registration also includes a 1 year membership to KCBS. Pre-registration is required. For more information on becoming a judge, contact Amy Bailey.)
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  – Meet and greet with cooks and professional pitmasters. Enjoy live entertainment and a no host ba­r in the Salmon Room. Public welcome. 21 and older

Saturday, May 25, 2019

ALL DAY! Sample BBQ from the competitors.
*Noon – 6:00 pm – Enjoy food vendors, beer garden and live entertainment. Sample 30+ craft brews for a $15 donation.

Sunday, May 26, 2019

*_ALL DAY! Sample BBQ from the competitors.
__ NOTE: BBQ competitors will be in competition mode, new items are typically released every half hour. Be sure to check back often!_

Noon – BBQ Judging begins

Noon – 4:00 pm –  Enjoy food vendors, beer garden and live entertainment. Sample 30+ craft brews for a $15 donation.

2:00 pm  – Jim Monihan Mac ‘N Cheese Challenge turn in. Sample Mac ‘N Cheese from the competitors until 4:00 pm.

*4:00 pm – Awards Ceremony. $13,500 in prize money will be awarded to BBQ competitors! Best brew winners will be announced!

*ALL SAMPLES AVAILABLE AT FESTIVAL ARE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.

** Proceeds of the beer garden go to the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce. 

Extreme School Makeover
June 1st at South Coast Family Harbor

Leadership Coos Celebrates 30 years!!!

Leadership Coos is celebrating 30 Years. 
The Bay Area Chamber of Commerce invites all who have participated, supported or provided for this program over the years.

 

Parking is limited at Oregon Institute of Marine Biology.

We invite you to park and ride The Shuttle .

The Bay Area Ambassadors will be at each stop to greet you

Enjoy a guided tour

 

3:00 PM/ 4:00 PM            The Mill Casino

3:30 PM/4:30 PM             Englund Marine

3:40 PM/4:40 PM             Charleston Marina

3:45 PM / 4:45 PM         Tour the Charleston Marine Life Center

 

Janice Langlinais, Executive Director of Coos Bay North Bend Visitor and Convention Bureau,
and Leadership Coos Alumni will be your TOUR GUIDE.

 

5PM – 7PM                         Join us at Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) for an evening of fun and entertainment

                                Tuna Guys Grilling Seafood

                                “Taste of Oregon” 

                                7 Devils Brewing Co,  Back Alley Pub, Stillwagon Distillery & Grill and Bayside Coffee

                                Live Music from Aurora 

                                “Pearls of Wisdom” business networking

7PM       The Shuttle will return you to your parked car.

Wednesday Business Connection (WBC)

Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Wednesday Business Connection (WBC) is your place to network with the community and is open to the public!
WBC is held every Wednesday 11:30-1 pm, September through May.

Sponsored by: First Interstate Bank

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Please join us on May 22nd, from 11:30-1pm we will be hearing from

Christine Moffitt, President of the Oregon Coast Music Association.

Come and enjoy a fabulous lunch and networking with other community members. 
 WBC sessions will be held in the WEST SALMON  Room at the Mill Casino-Hotel from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.

These luncheons are open to all community members who are interested in attending,  we ask you contact the Chamber office at 541-266-0868 or by email at info@oregonsbayarea.org to ensure there is enough food prepared.

The mission of the WBC forum committee is to provide an opportunity for business to network with each other, market products and expand their knowledge of the Bay Area business climate. The forums focus on the positive aspects of doing business in Oregon’s Bay Area. Speakers and subjects matter include new businesses moving to the area, business expansions, and issues or items than can impact your operations.

Ribbon Cutting

Front Street Provisioners  ribbon cutting at 737 N. Front Street. Coos Bay, Wednesday May 29th, at 2 PM.


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