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Find Your Perfect Christmas Tree

Douglas County is the best setting to find that iconic, classic Christmas tree of your dreams. With an abundance of tree lots and public access to the Umpqua National Forest, Roseburg delivers the ultimate holiday tree hunting experience. Whether you enjoy searching for the perfect tree while…

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Roseburg Holiday Happenings

The cool, Roseburg fog rolling in and the trees losing their colorful leaves means winter is nearly here. With Halloween behind us, we are now on a direct flight toward the holiday season. Get out your calendars and your coats - here are several favorite Roseburg festivities you won’t want to miss…

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Happy Birthday Roseburg!

Celebrating its 150th birthday, Roseburg and the greater Umpqua Valley have aged like the fine wine it produces – abounding in rich history and culture while also full of innovation and progression. This autumn, not only will visitors want to experience the Umpqua’s ideal weather and vibrant leaves…

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Gem of the Cascades

Diamond Lake is rare and beautiful - fitting for its name and nickname as the “Gem of the Cascades.” This natural lake in the Umpqua National Forest has endless activities, from one season to the next, and a resort that families have been visiting for years - 100 years to be exact. The resort…

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Local Scoop

The Umpqua Valley has been making delectable treats since 1931 when the now-largest dairy in southern Oregon, Umpqua Dairy, was founded. Ormond Feldkamp and Herb Sullivan had $500 between them, a 1929 Hudson delivery truck, a little wooden ice house next to the railroad tracks and a hankering for…

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Roseburg Summer Event Lineup

Although the Oregon springtime weather continues to taunt us, summer is most definitely on its way – bringing a packed calendar of events for Roseburg. From live music to lavender, classic cars to local art, everything you want in a summer vacation is right here. Here are just a few fan-favorite…

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Roseburg Cycling Events

This article is the second of a two-part series kicking off cycling season. Read Part 1 Here › April Rides April kicks off the cycling season! After the long cold winter, birds are singing and flowers are blooming. Time to get back on the bike and enjoy the freedom! Please note that you MUST…

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Cycling Season Begins

This article is the first of a two-part series kicking off cycling season. Read Part 2 Here › It's Tuesday – "Easy Ride” day. I hope the hardest thing about today is getting out the door. It's too cold to ride. It's raining. The clocks have sprung forward, but it's chilly, damp and gray. I'm…

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The Ultimate Umpqua Bucket List

As we enter the new year and begin making plans, the greater-Roseburg area should not be overlooked. With an abundance of outdoor activities, unique culture and cuisine, off-the-grid secret spots, and space to roam – experiencing what Roseburg has to offer will be sure to exceed your expectations…

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What to Bring to the Holiday Party

It is hard to believe we are entering the holiday season. On top of Thanksgiving and Christmas meals, November and December are often packed with dinner parties and social gatherings - thus, plenty of BYOB or bring-an-app opportunities. Whether you are gathering together this year or not, the…

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