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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

See The Beach From Horseback

How Do You Explore the Beach? On a Horse, of Course! There are many relaxing ways to explore the beach at Manzanita. But if you are looking for a bit more wind in your hair when you hit the beach, try horseback riding. With experienced outfitters ready to show you the ropes, […]
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 […]
July 6, 2016

Planning The Perfect Beach Wedding

With this ring, I thee wed… Imagine reciting your wedding vows with the roar of the surf as the backdrop to one of the most unforgettable days of your life. Let beauty surround you in a setting that radiates the true essence of what a wedding should capture: romance, fantasy and memories. […]
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 18, 2016

Try Something New? SUP Is For You!

Stand Up Paddle Manzanita Stand Up Paddle Boarding aka SUP is one of the world’s fastest growing recreation water sports. There is good reason for that. It is so user friendly that anyone can learn it and enjoy the sport in less than 2 hours-essentially immediately and it is fun and fun […]
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 […]