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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 […]
May 19, 2016

Manzanita Farmer’s Market Open For Season

The Manzanita Farmer’s Market will open its doors for the summer season on Friday, June 10 at 5:00 pm. The market will be open each Friday through September 16 and will feature the freshest locally grown produce, flowers and many wonderfully unique handmade products. There is also live music and delicious food […]
May 12, 2016

Spring Cleaning? The Refindery Needs Your Stuff!

Spring is supposed to be about rebirth and renewal. What better place to embrace that notion than with your garage or attic? Renew that space, and clean it out. The problem is, you don’t realize how much stuff you accumulate over the years. We eagerly pull out boxes and bags from storage […]
May 10, 2016

Do You Love Local History?

Are you a history buff? Have you ever wondered what life was like here 100 years ago? Then you are in luck! You are invited to come learn about the exciting, rich history of Manzanita, Nehalem, and Wheeler, taught by Nehalem Valley Historical Society’s Mark Beach, a retired history professor who has […]
May 5, 2016

Manzanita Open Set To Tee Off

It’s springtime and that means it’s time for the 19th annual Manzanita Open which benefits the Eugene Schmuck Foundation. Be sure to mark your calendar for the May 13th, 14th and 15th. There are still tee times available for any of the three days, or you’re welcome to join one of the […]
April 27, 2016

Hoffman Center To Hold Quilt Show This Summer

Quilters and fiber artisans from Manzanita, Nehalem and Wheeler and surrounding areas are invited to submit their works for an August show at the Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita. The show will be collaboration between the Center and Creative Fabrics in Wheeler. Interested artists are asked to provide a photo […]