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October 5, 2015
Hoffman Center

Lights, Camera, Action at Hoffman Center For The Arts

A part of the Hoffman Center’s Manzanita Film Series, “Friday Night Flicks” showcases films produced in the Pacific Northwest; Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and British Columbia. Selected with the help of The Northwest Film Center in Portland, each film is made by, or about, the people, values and environment of the region. It […]
September 25, 2015

North Fork 53 Prepares Grand Opening

North Fork 53 Grand Opening Event! When: Oct 10th: 4pm-9pm Where: North Fork 53, 77282 Hwy 53 Nehalem OR 97131 Who: Hosted by North Fork 53 & Nehalem River Ranch in conjunction with Community Supported Fisheries and Foster’s Craft Cooking How: Tickets are $80-$100 sliding scale and include two drink tickets, an […]
September 20, 2015

Enjoy The View From Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad

All aboard for beautiful fall scenery! Join Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad for a scenic excursion along the Nehalem River to view the changing of the seasons first hand. The scenery is breathtaking as the leaves change color and fall to earth as your roll along behind one of our historic diesel locomotives […]
August 21, 2015

So Many Reasons To Enjoy Manzanita Golf Course

In the 1960’s, Laneda Corporation sold a large tract of land south of Manzanita to Ted Erickson. Although not a golfer himself, Erickson began developing a 9-hole golf course on the land in the 1970’s. The course opened to the public in 1987. The original announcement for the opening proclaimed it “The […]
August 21, 2015

Campfire & Beach Fire Ban

Effective Aug. 19 at 10 a.m., a statewide ban is in place for all campfires and open flames in properties owned and managed by Oregon State Parks, as well as the ocean shores. Locally, this affects Nehalem Bay State Park and fires along the beach. This includes but is not limited to […]
August 19, 2015

Manzanita Remembers Kay Covert

How do you celebrate the life of someone truly special after they are gone? Do you hold a parade? Write a song? Build a statue? More importantly, how do you fill the void left by that person? These are the questions Manzanita is left to ponder after the passing of Kay Covert. […]
August 14, 2015

Caring For A Wonderful Destination

The north coast of Oregon isn’t the state’s best kept secret anymore. It’s well known far and wide what a magical place the Manzanita area is. Visitors are thrilled by the splendor it has to offer, whether it’s their first visit or they’ve been coming regularly for generations. But much of what […]
August 14, 2015

The Glenesslin – A Piece Of Manzanita History

On a calm day in October 1913 people on the beach watched the schooner Glenesslin emerge from haze over the ocean and sail into the end of Neahkahnie Mountain. The ship struck the cliff under almost full sail. Why did the huge vessel hit such an obvious pile of rocks? When lookouts […]
August 12, 2015

Exploring The Many Trails Near Manzanita

Rain or shine, exploring this awe-inspiring, forest-filled coast by foot is an absolute favorite among Manzanita locals and tourists alike. With so many gorgeous state parks nearby, you’ll have plenty of trails to choose from.  Set on the southern border of Manzanita is Nehalem Bay State Park. Head down to the beach […]
August 5, 2015

“Exploring The Oregon Coast Trail” Book Launch

Author Connie Soper will launch her new book “Oregon Coast Trail: 40 Consecutive Day Hikes from the Columbia River to the California Border” Thursday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita. The event is free and open to the public. “I don’t consider my book […]