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October 24, 2016

Manzanita Businesses Up And Running

Roads into Manzanita are once again open to the public. … While a handful of Manzanita businesses are temporarily out of commission due to tornado damage, the majority are open for business and happily serving customers. Blackbird, for instance (pictured – by Justin Baillie Photography), an unique, upscale-yet-casual dining experience incorporating seasonal, […]
October 21, 2016

Paint Your Own Pumpkin!

Free Hand will celebrate it’s first October with a fun DIY pumpkin workshop. Come in at 1pm on Saturday & Sunday to pick a small white pumpkin to paint with a personal design, or prompted idea with Emily & her new puppy Ghost! The proceeds for this weekends workshop will be donated […]
October 16, 2016

“Save Short Sands” Workshop

Save Short Sands from Toxic Spraying! On September 24th, local residents kicked off a campaign to Save Short Sand Beach from toxic pesticide spraying with an educational event at Oswald West State Park. The forests surrounding Oswald West State Park and Short Sand Beach were clearcut and scheduled for aerial spraying. During […]
September 20, 2016

Celebrate Fall At The Annual Harvest Festival

Are you ready for an afternoon of learning & fun on the Farm? Join Lower Nehalem Community Trust in celebrating the annual Harvets Festival, Saturday, October 1. Talking Tree ~ Hands-on Sessions for All Ages 12:30 – 1:30 It’s a Bug’s Life by Kim Miller, Nehalem Elementary School 1:45 – 2:15 All […]
September 19, 2016

“Trashion Show” Hits The Runway September 24

Hearty Trashionistas are already at work with hot glue, duct tape and thread, preparing wearable trash for the gala event of the year. The Trashion fashion runway show takes place September 24 at 7 pm in the newly renovated NCRD Theater in Nehalem, followed by the Upcycle dance party upstairs. The party […]
September 5, 2016

“Muttzanita” Hits The Beach September 18

Taking a spin on the city’s name, hundreds of dog lovers will gather in Manzanita Oregon Sept 18th for the 8th annual Muttzanita festival. Sunday will have local businesses and vendor booths, games and contests (for humans too) keeping festival goers busy and engaged during the full day of activities. Where else […]
September 5, 2016

Mudd Nick Foundation Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Tee off for a good cause at the Annual Mudd Nick Foundation Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday, September 17 from 7 am to 2 pm. The passion for positively impacting the lives of children in this region is burning brighter than ever in the hearts of the Board members, staff and volunteers […]
September 5, 2016

“ZoomUganda” Photo Exhibit & Talk

The Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita will host a special photo exhibit “ZoomUganda” during the month of September. Directed by intercultural consultant Julie Resnick, the “ZoomUganda” project put cameras in the hands of a dozen Ugandan girls and had them document their lives and tell their own stories through their […]
September 4, 2016

Riverbend Players Stage “Love, Loss & What I Wore”

Riverbend Players present Readers Theater, two one-act plays. The production is an intimate collection of stories, “Love, Loss, & What I Wore,” a play written by Nora and Delia Ephron based on the 1995 book of the same name by Ilene Beckerman. It is organized as a series of monologues and uses […]
September 3, 2016

Julie Amici Trio Plays Nehalem Bay Winery

Nehalem Bay Winery welcomes back the Julie Amici Trio over Labor Day Weekend! Come celebrate with us, they’ll be food and drinks, and dancing! Featuring Julie Amici on vocals, Dean Mueller on bass, and Dan Gildea on guitar. Bluesy jazz, and country swing will have you smiling and dancing the afternoon away. […]