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January 11, 2018

Pine Grove Community Potluck

Looking for a great way to get to know Manzanita? Become a member of the Pine Grove Community House and friends and neighbors – old & new – each month for the Pine Grove Community Potluck. January’s potluck is Tuesday, January 16 and will feature a special talk from Manzanita Mayor, Mike […]
January 9, 2018

Getting To Know You: Four Paws On The Beach

Dogs love the beach. Just watch those lolling tongues and wagging tails and you’ll see the true meaning of joy. After a hard day of running and playing in the surf and sand, drop by Four Paws On The Beach, a lovely pet boutique in the heart of downtown Manzanita. They carry […]
January 9, 2018

Celebrating Service To Others

The Love Coalition invites you to join us for the 2nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weekend celebrating his message of love, hope and unity, January 13-15, 2018. The theme for this year is “The Power of LOVE!” The weekend kicks off on Saturday, January 13th at 4pm with a Viewing […]
January 1, 2018

Shipwrecks Of The North Oregon Coast

We remain fascinated by the stories behind local shipwrecks. They represent the best of people in the worst of circumstances. Nicknames aren’t easy to shake. While they may not always be a badge of honor, a nickname can serve as a useful cautionary tale. Such is the case with the waterways in […]
December 21, 2017

Winter Break Means ‘Whale Watch Week’

Bring your binoculars for a chance to see gray whales passing by the Oregon coast during Whale Watch Week, December 27-31. Trained volunteers from the Whale Watching Spoken Here program will be stationed at 24 designated whale watch sites 10 am to 1 pm daily – including the Neahkahnie Mountain overlooks along […]
December 19, 2017

Winter Wanderings

With the onset of rain, wind and cold, Coastal residents and visitors take stock of what winter represents; perhaps a needed vacation or catching up on reading. But let not the weather dampen your sense of adventure. The Oregon Coast’s beauty is not limited by season. Get outside now and see things […]
December 18, 2017

Winter Kayaking

Despite the recent tumultuous weather, winter kayaking on the North Oregon Coast is an excellent recreational prospect. There are numerous mild days when Mother Nature calms down and takes a breather before returning to the storm-watching paradise for which the area is well known. In between storms, think about grabbing a paddle […]
December 11, 2017

Santa & Mrs. Claus Coming To Manzanita Visitors Center

Manzanita’s very own Santa & Mrs. Claus will take a quick break from getting ready for Christmas and make an appearance at the Manzanita Visitors Center from 1 pm to 4 pm on Friday, December 15. Bring your camera for a photo with Santa. Make sure you have your last-minute Christmas wish-list, […]
December 10, 2017

Get To Know Your Neighbors at Pine Grove Potluck

Looking for a way to make new friends and connect with your community? The monthly Pine Grove Potluck is a great way to do both! Every month, Pine Grove members gather for food, fun and friendship at Pine Grove Community House in downtown Manzanita. Recently listed in the National Register of Historic […]
November 28, 2017

Enter Our Monthly Photo Contest

Each month, the Manzanita Visitors Center holds a photo contest. Send us your favorites shots from Manzanita or the surrounding area and enter to win a $10 gift certificate from a local merchant. One winner every month, enter as often as you’d like! Send your photos to info@exploremanzanita.com. (Pictured photo from Robin […]