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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 […]
August 3, 2015

“Muttzanita” wants your vote!

“Muttzanita” launches its first Mayoral election! The town of “Muttzanita” is growing so it is only appropriate for us to elect a mayor. No party affiliation is necessary, however all candidates must be a resident (full or part-time) of the tri-city area (Manzanita, Nehalem and Wheeler) Hurry in and pick up your […]
July 18, 2015

Surfing At Short Sands Beach

Surfing along the Oregon Coast is an incredibly thrilling experience, and one of our favorite places to surf is at Short Sands Beach, located within Oswald West State Park. A beautiful walk through our coastlines old growth forest leads you to this special cove filled with waves, waterfalls & dramatic landscapes. Short […]
July 17, 2015

Great Ideas For Summer Reading At The Beach

Enjoy some great summer reading with these recommendations courtesy of Jody Swanson at Cloud & Leaf Bookstore, located at 148 Laneda Avenue in downtown Manzanita. Click on image of list to view larger size.
July 3, 2015

The Hoffman Center – Manzanita’s Hub For The Arts

The Hoffman Center is a community arts center located in charming Manzanita, Oregon provides artistic, cultural and educational activities in north Tillamook County. The center is home to a Ceramics Studio, as well as a multi-purpose room where for musical performances, workshops, classes and author readings, as well summer art and drama […]
June 5, 2015
Nehalem Bay State Park

Nehalem Bay State Park Summer Programs

Nehalem Bay State Park has a full schedule of day and evening programs lined up for summer 2015! The popular Junior Ranger Program runs every day beginning at 10:30 am for youngsters age 6 – 12 and shows kids how to enjoy and care for Oregon’s parks through a variety of activities. […]
May 18, 2015

2015 Manzanita Farmer’s Market Now Open!

The Manzanita Farmer’s Market will open its doors for the summer season Friday, June 12 at 5:00 pm. The market will be open each Friday through September 18 and will feature the freshest locally grown produce and flowers and many wonderfully unique handmade products. There is also live music! Located at the […]
April 15, 2015

10 Ways To Enjoy Your Visit To Manzanita:

1. Spend some time in two of Oregon’s finest State Parks: Manzanita is bordered by two gems of Oregon’s State Park system; Nehalem Bay State Park to the south of town, and Oswald West State Park to the north. Nehalem Bay offers a plethora of ten, RV, and yurt choices. It also […]