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September 5, 2016

“Muttzanita” Hits The Beach September 18

Taking a spin on the city’s name, hundreds of dog lovers will gather in Manzanita Oregon Sept 18th for the 8th annual Muttzanita festival. Sunday will have local businesses and vendor booths, games and contests (for humans too) keeping festival goers busy and engaged during the full day of activities. Where else […]
September 5, 2016

Mudd Nick Foundation Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Tee off for a good cause at the Annual Mudd Nick Foundation Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday, September 17 from 7 am to 2 pm. The passion for positively impacting the lives of children in this region is burning brighter than ever in the hearts of the Board members, staff and volunteers […]
September 5, 2016

“ZoomUganda” Photo Exhibit & Talk

The Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita will host a special photo exhibit “ZoomUganda” during the month of September. Directed by intercultural consultant Julie Resnick, the “ZoomUganda” project put cameras in the hands of a dozen Ugandan girls and had them document their lives and tell their own stories through their […]
September 4, 2016

Riverbend Players Stage “Love, Loss & What I Wore”

Riverbend Players present Readers Theater, two one-act plays. The production is an intimate collection of stories, “Love, Loss, & What I Wore,” a play written by Nora and Delia Ephron based on the 1995 book of the same name by Ilene Beckerman. It is organized as a series of monologues and uses […]
September 3, 2016

Julie Amici Trio Plays Nehalem Bay Winery

Nehalem Bay Winery welcomes back the Julie Amici Trio over Labor Day Weekend! Come celebrate with us, they’ll be food and drinks, and dancing! Featuring Julie Amici on vocals, Dean Mueller on bass, and Dan Gildea on guitar. Bluesy jazz, and country swing will have you smiling and dancing the afternoon away. […]
August 23, 2016

Join The Celebration At “Hoffapalooza”

Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita will celebrate its 12th anniversary with an open house on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, from 1 to 4 at the Center. Come out for a tour, talk to volunteers involved in the various activities, both long-running and new. Representatives will be available at information displays […]
August 21, 2016

Grab Your Camera!

The weathered sign overlooking the crashing surf of the Pacific Ocean read, “If you’re lucky enough to live by the beach, you’re lucky enough.” And for those of us living on Oregon’s scenic coast, we are indeed lucky. The 364-mile trek along Highway 101 is one of the most picturesque coastlines in […]
July 27, 2016

Nehalem’s Metal Man Shows “All Is Not Lost”

Buried treasure, the legendary riches hidden by pirates, is a part of mythical lore. According to popular belief, pirates buried their stolen fortunes in remote places for safekeeping. For the most part, this tends to be more fiction than fact. That hasn’t stopped intrepid explorers from searching, and the beaches of the […]
June 24, 2016

Manzanita Music Festival Ready To Rock

A new music festival is debuting in the heart of Manzanita this summer. The First Annual Manzanita Music Festival – in partnership with North County Recreation District and Hoffman Center for the Arts – brings together some of the area’s best talent for one epically sonic weekend. And it’s no one-trick pony […]
June 14, 2016

Fourth of July: A Full Day of Manzanita Celebrations

It’s almost time for the biggest small-town 4th of July celebration on the North Oregon Coast. Make plans to take part in a full day of activities for the whole family to enjoy. As always, the greatest way to support any event is by attending: Monday, July 4, 2016 8 – 11 […]