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June 30, 2018
4th of July

2018 Fourth of July in Manzanita

While there will be no evening fireworks display in Manzanita this year, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate Independence Day with us! Get an early start with the annual Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast on Wednesday, July 4 from 8 am to 11:30 am at 5th & Laneda Ave (former […]
June 23, 2018

Illegal Fireworks & The 4th Of July

There will be no official fireworks display in Manzanita in 2018. While we want everyone to enjoy the Fourth of July, we are asking for your help in curbing the use of personal fireworks, especially with such a dry summer predicted. Each year in the United States, we celebrate the Fourth of […]
June 6, 2018

Getting To Know You: Manzanita Mudd Dogs

Nothing says summer like a delicious hot dog with all the fixings. And nothing says summer in Manzanita more than a heaping helping of Manzanita Mudd Dog! Longtime residents Jim and Lynn Mudd serve up some of the area’s best hot dogs from a stand outside their Laneda Avenue home. They have […]
May 31, 2018

It’s Crab Derby Time!

Everything You Need to Know About Kelly’s Brighton Marina Crab Derby, Saturday, June 2 2018! Enjoy friendly folks, beautiful views, and plenty of delicious crabs when you attend the Kelly’s Brighton Marina Crab Derby! This great annual contest takes place every year in early June. With plenty of great prizes, including the […]
May 11, 2018

Getting To Know You: Nehalem Valley Historical Society

The Oregon Coast is a living, breathing history class. On any trail head or beach, it’s easy to imagine you are following in the footsteps of the area’s natives and settlers. What came before the shops, hotels and restaurants? Who walked the trails and fished the rivers when it was for work […]
April 25, 2018

Check out the new north Coast food trail

Take a bite of the Oregon Coast! From Cannon Beach, through Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler and down through Tillamook, on to Lincoln City, this region is ripe for exploration! Enter an area of unmatched beauty and adventure—defined by fresh flavors, natural bounty and a variety of unique culinary experiences. The Food Trail inspires […]
April 24, 2018

Getting To Know You: Hoffman Center’s Clay Program

Creating art can be inspiring, liberating and joyful. It can also be a tad intimidating and often frustrating. But, in the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Every artist was first an amateur.” The volunteers at the Hoffman Center For The Arts’ clay program in Manzanita will help you find your inner artist. […]
April 22, 2018

Nehalem Bay Estuary: A Treasure To Behold

A place where the waters of the Pacific Ocean mix with the river waters of the Coast Range – an estuary. Tillamook County boasts five of them, and Manzanita is neighbor to the northern most estuary in the county, Nehalem Bay. The Nehalem River estuary is located on the Oregon coast at […]
April 18, 2018

Take action this earth day at Oswald West State Park

Oswald West State Park is a popular place and it only takes a moment to see why: beautiful old growth, sweeping ocean vistas, and winding trails. But with so much attention comes wear and tear and the park could use a little TLC. If you’re looking for a way to lend a […]
April 5, 2018

Getting to know you: Riverbend Players

The joy of community theater is the chance to see friends and neighbors stretch beyond their comfort zone and inhabit personalities the polar opposite of their own. A pharmacist becomes a pirate; a police officer belts out Sondheim; a librarian gets to tap dance. Audiences and actors get to let their hair […]