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March 18, 2019

Get In On The Fun With “Four Weddings & An Elvis”

You’ll laugh! You’ll cry! You’ll shake your hips! Riverbend Players presents:  “Four Weddings & an Elvis” 7:00 pm | March 23 2:00 pm | March 24 Tickets:  purchase online here, at NCRD Welcome Center (open Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5:30 pm), or at the door. Travel to a wedding chapel and enjoy four […]
March 4, 2019

Spring Break Family Fun

Are you visiting the Oregon coast for Spring Break? Pine Grove Community House has planned 3 Wednesday afternoons of painting, planting, juggling (yes, we will teach you!), drawing, face painting, making stuff with rocks and beach finds, a fun photo booth… and more! Drop by and visit us, have some fun, and […]
March 4, 2019

Go Bags Stocked At Ocean Inn

Manzanita’s oceanfront Ocean Inn took a major step recently to help their guests be prepared to respond to an emergency. Owners Janice and Larry Zagata put emergency GoBags in each of the inn’s 10 rooms, and they may be the first on the coast to do so. Janice Zagata said the idea […]
March 4, 2019

Surveying Neahkahnie’s Treasure Rocks

Don’t miss this great series, presented by Nehalem Valley Historical Society “Telling it Like it Was” Four Inspiring Presentations in History 2nd Saturdays in February, March, April and May 2019, 3:00 PM. Location: The Historic Pine Grove Community House, in the heart of Manzanita, on the Oregon coast, at 225 Laneda Avenue. […]
January 28, 2019

2nd Annual Nehalem Winterfest On Tap At NCRD

Get ready for a weekend of great music that will chase away the winter blues and get your feet tapping! Winterfest is back for a 2nd year at North County Recreation District. Set in the gorgeously remodeled Performing Arts Center, this music festival features some of Oregon’s most renowned musicians gathered together […]
December 29, 2018

Celebrating Service To Others Locally During MLK Weekend

Is one of your New Years’ resolutions to be of service to others? Join the our communities during Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend as we celebrate the ideals of volunteerism and service with several special local events. Come to the Community Volunteer Fair, Saturday, January 19 from 10 am to 3 pm […]
December 27, 2018
Polar Plunge

Polar Plunge 2019

You get bragging rights only if you do the MANZANITA POLAR PLUNGE!! It’s that time of year again to shed your inhibitions, fears and some common sense! When: New Year’s Day 2019 Location: Neahkahnie Beach (one mile north of downtown Manzanita, last area you can park, past 3 way stop sign. There […]
December 19, 2018

Give The Gift Of Manzanita This Christmas

Looking for that perfect Christmas gift? Tired of impersonal online shopping or the cavernous “Big Box” stores? Look no further than Manzanita, where a wide variety of unique shops, restaurants and lodging options offer perfect, personal gift ideas. Shopping No home is complete without art. Locally made, original art is available at […]
December 4, 2018

Winter Whale Watch Week

Gray whales are on the move along the Oregon coast headed south to their winter grounds off Baja California, Mexico. Let trained volunteers help you spot the migrating whales during the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department annual winter Whale Watching Week, Dec. 27-31. Volunteers with the Whale Watching Spoken Here program will […]
December 2, 2018

Give The Gift Of Volunteering Locally

So many organizations in Manzanita, Nehalem, and Wheeler run on volunteer power. Are you looking to lend a hand but not sure where to start? Email the Manzanita Visitors Center at info@exploremanzanita.com and we’ll help you find the right fit. Here is a list of local groups that need your help today. […]