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Local Farms & Markets

Where Growing is Great With a uniquely mild and forgiving climate and fairly isolated region, Douglas County is argued to be not only one of the best counties in Oregon to garden, but one of the top areas in the world. Over the last 10 to 15 years, Douglas County has seen a 210-day frost-free…

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Annual Summer Events Return

Summer in Douglas County will look a bit more normal this year as favorite annual events are making their comeback. Save these dates, book your trip to Roseburg and experience the region's most beloved season filled with smiles, sips, snacks and sunshine. Summer Arts Festival The 52nd Annual…

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Celebrating Oregon Wine Month

The bright greens and colorful flowers of May make the most exquisite party decor as the month kicks off a celebration of one of Oregon’s most noteworthy assets: wine. May is Oregon Wine Month and there is no better place to pay homage to the grape than in Douglas County. Wine production in this…

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Brunch Season Has Arrived!

Baskets, bunnies and bacon. With spring here, brunch season is in full swing and Roseburg has plenty of options whether it's for Easter, Mother’s Day, showers, graduation or just a beautiful Sunday to park it by the mimosa bar. Here are some favorite Sunday breakfast and brunch locations serving up…

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Gardener's Paradise

Many of the signs of spring are nearing the corner here in Douglas County. The warm sun has made several appearances in the last week, flowers are in bloom, lawn mowers are humming, and seasonal allergies are making their infamous comeback. The arrival of spring is met with great excitement for…

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For Love and Pizza

As February pays homage to doting over your sweetheart - an authentic, classic date can be as simple (and perfect) as an evening shared between greasy fingers, cheese-smothered slices and two pint glasses. Over here at Experience Roseburg, we think there is nothing quite as romantic as pizza - and…

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Downtown Roseburg Date Night

Hot summer nights with your boo call for outdoor lounging, acoustic tunes and cold, craft brew. Downtown Roseburg provides small-town charm that radiates romance and sweet simplicity. Less crowds make the sidewalks stroll-worthy and with a variety of eateries, wineries and breweries within blocks…

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Homegrown Haven

Passionate about their community and the bounty of high-quality food grown in Douglas County, Erin Saylor of Saylor Farms and Chad Northcraft of DC Modern Roots collaborated at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic with the mission of supporting local, small-scale producers as well as getting…

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A Weekend on The Great Umpqua Food Trail

The great thing about travel is getting the opportunity to try and discover new food, craft beverages or culinary experiences. The not so great thing about travel is attempting to find hidden gems and only being able to find chain eateries. The Great Umpqua Food Trail is your map to secret, culinary…

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Lavender Festival 2020

A drive through the Umpqua Valley is nothing short of a scenic paradise offering wide spaces, rolling vineyards, blankets of orchards and fields of gold. Adding a spray of captivating purples and blues to this colorful quilted landscape is a newcomer – lavender. Lavender farms throughout Roseburg…

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