Dan Haag

March 3, 2020

Spring Whale Watch Week Begins March 21

People come from all over the world to learn about the gray whales that travel along the Oregon coast each year. Whales are visible from Oregon’s shores all year long although some months are better than others. Whale-watching enthusiasts will head to the Oregon coast beginning next Saturday for Spring Whale Watch […]
January 24, 2020

Getting To Know You: Cosmic Healing NW

New Year got you down? Not feeling your best self, energy low, need to relieve some stress, and just relax? Do you have chronic pain conditions, like RA, Fibromyalgia, or Lupus? Maybe you just aren’t sleeping well, you can’t get your “monkey mind” to calm. Christy Kay at Cosmic Healing NW has […]
January 9, 2020

Manzanita Gathering Care Packages For Deployed Army Unit

In mid-September,2019, a bus carrying members of the US Army 1st Battalion of the 186th Infantry crashed along Highway 101 in Manzanita. The City of Manzanita was quick to extend help and hospitality to the stranded service men and women and a mutual friendship was born. Manzanita has now “adopted” this unit […]
January 3, 2020

Winter Beach Safety

Winter is a beautiful time to visit Manzanita. When visiting Manzanita. It’s important to remember that the ocean and the weather can often be unpredictable, especially during winter storms and extreme high tides. Here are some tips to make your winter vacation safe. Beware the sneaker wave They’re called sneaker waves because […]
December 30, 2019

New Years’ Eve Hot Spots in Manzanita

Looking for a party to help ring in the New Year? Wanna party like it’s 1999? Start the year off right. There are several local spots featuring live music, dancing, food, drinks and even a little glitter. Sandune Pub (127 Laneda Ave): The Dune welcomes back party favorite Karaoke From Hell! on […]
December 29, 2019

Polar Plunge 2020

You get bragging rights only if you do the MANZANITA POLAR PLUNGE!! It’s that time of year again to shed your inhibitions, fears and some common sense! When: New Year’s Day 2020 Location: Neahkahnie Beach (one mile north of downtown Manzanita, last area you can park, past 3 way stop sign. There […]
December 23, 2019

Local Food Spots Open Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Do you need to dash to the store for some last minute dinner ingredients or snacks? Maybe a sit down meal before the holiday festivities kick off? How about a holiday libation? There are a few spots open locally on the December 24th and December 25th that can help you out. And […]
December 19, 2019

Winter Whale Watch Week

Gray whales are on the move along the Oregon coast headed south to their winter grounds off Baja California, Mexico. Let trained volunteers help you spot the migrating whales during the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department annual winter Whale Watching Week, Dec. 27-31. Volunteers with the Whale Watching Spoken Here program will […]
December 11, 2019

Local Christmas Happenings

Christmas is just around the corner but there’s a lot of great events coming up between now and then to help get you in the festive spirit. From visits with Santa, to craft fairs, to holiday music, here’s a rundown of everything Christmas! Dec. 12: “It’s A Wonderful Life” – What Christmas […]
December 10, 2019

Enter Our Monthly Photo Contest

Are you a shutterbug? Is your phone bursting with photos of Neahkahnie Mountain, Laneda Avenue, or the Nehalem River. Well, you’re in luck! Each month, the Manzanita Visitors Center holds a photo contest that showcases great photos of our little town. Send us your favorites shots from Manzanita, Nehalem and Wheeler and […]