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With a historical, even slight maritime vibe, the San Dune Pub is a classy staple among locals, regulars and tourists alike.

A famous little family eatery where the seafood practically gets shuffled from the sea straight into your mouth. Soups and salads include many seafood specialties, including cioppino, chowders, crab Louie and cheese breads. Fish 'n' chips come w/ various fish. Seafood sandwiches with shrimp, tuna or crab, as well as burgers. Dinners like pan fried oysters, fillets of salmon or halibut, sautéed scallops.

Front door access to kayaking, fishing on your own private dock. Each unit uniquely decorated. Affordable family-oriented rooms to luxurious, cozy rooms for romantic getaways. All come with fireplace, microwave, fridge, TV with DVD player, free movie rentals and coffee maker (coffee, tea, hot chocolate, apple cider). Some suites w/ hot tub spas, with in-room massages available. Highway 101, 580 Marine, Wheeler, Oregon. 503-368-5858. 800-469-3204.

A cuddly pet- and family-friendly beauty that boasts a host of complimentary fun stuff like beach games, beach chairs and bikes for carousing around town on, among other things. Immaculate rooms - great sense of fun and quirkiness. Free wi-fi. There are also free movies. Small pet fee.

Cannon Beach Fultano's. Delivers to hotels; slices for lunch. Find all the regular pizza favorites as well as gourmet varities, including seafood, linguica, teriyacki chicken and even a sauce made of mashed grapes. Amazing homemade soups. Pasta dishes out of this world, with now-famous recipe, stellar meatballs. Homemade lasagna. All affordable in family-friendly atmosphere that is also romantic.

October Events for Manzanita, Wheeler, Nehalem, Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City

LIVE MUSIC, KARAOKE AT SAN DUNE TAVERN, Manzanita. Call for schedule. Laneda Ave. (503) 368-5080 Link here.

LIVE MUSIC AT Tsunami Bar and Grill. Some nights with live music. Call for schedule. Wheeler, Oregon. 503-368-3778. http://www.beachconnection.net/tsunami_grill_wheeler/
Every Sunday. Radio Control Helicopters. 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. North County Recreation District. 36155 9th Street. Nehalem, Oregon. 503-368-7008.

Every Monday. Knitting Group. 1-4 p.m. North Coast Recreation District. 36155 Ninth St. Nehalem, Oregon.           

Every Monday. Evening Meditation. 5-5:45 p.m. Center for Contemplative Arts. Underhill Plaza. Manzanita Ave. at Division. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-6227.

Every Tuesday. Great Discussions Group. 1-3 p.m. North Coast Recreation District. 36155 Ninth St. Nehalem, Oregon.           

Every Tuesday and Thursday. Clay Art Open Studio. Artists of all ages who are interested in working with clay are encouraged to visit. Tuesday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday 5-8 p.m. Hoffman Center. 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3846. hoffmanblog.org.

Every Tuesday and Saturday. Community Garden. 10 a.m.-noon. Alder Creek Farm. At the end of Underhill Lane. Nehalem, Oregon.

Every Wednesday. Sketching Group. 9:30-11 a.m. North Coast Recreation District. 36155 Ninth St. Nehalem, Oregon.           

Every Wednesday. Writing Lounge. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Hoffman Center. 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3846. hoffmanblog.org.

Every Wednesday. Movie Night. 6 p.m. Rising Star Café. 92 Rorvik St. Wheeler, Oregon.

Every Saturday. Manzanita Pace Setters. 7:30-8 a.m. Spa Manzanita. 144 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon.

Every Saturday. Storytime for Children. 11 a.m.-noon. Manzanita Library. 571 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-6665.

Every Saturday. Reading Shakespeare. 10 a.m.-noon. North Coast Recreation District. 36155 Ninth St. Nehalem, Oregon.           

Every Sunday. Life Drawing. This is an opportunity to practice drawing the human figure with a live model in a supportive and engaged atmosphere.  The studio fee is $15 for the three hours and any experience level can join in. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Hoffman House Studios Drawing Room. 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3846. hoffmanblog.org.

Every Sunday. Radio Controlled Helicopters. 1-3 p.m. North Coast Recreation District Gym. 36155 Ninth St. Nehalem, Oregon.

Every Sunday. Indoor Winter Market. Local produce, local meats, baked goods, herbs, arts and crafts, teas, coffees, chocolates and other gift items, and prepared food. 2-5 p.m. Nehalem Beehive. 35870 Seventh St. Nehalem, Oregon.

Special Rides, various dates. Oregon Coast Scenic RailroadWheeler, Oregon to Rockaway Beach, Oregon. 503-842-7972. Oregon Coast Senic Railroad.

Every Friday. Beginner Square Dance Lessons. Free. 7-8:30 p.m. Eagles Lodge. 209 Stillwell Ave. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-322-3819 or 503-812-4050.

Every Weekend in October. Clamming Clinics at Harborview Inn & RV Park. Let the staff at Harborview Inn & RV Park show you the ropes on how to clam. Clamming tides are after dark so come prepared with headlamps, flashlights, lanterns and a sense of adventure. Harborview Inn & RV Park, 302 S. 7th St., Garibaldi, Oregon. 503-322-3251.

Every Saturday. Bingo. Sponsored by the Lions Club. 6 p.m. Rockaway Beach Lions Club. 268 S. Anchor St. Rockaway Beach, Oregon. 503-355-2199. ‎

Every Friday Night. Stimulus After Hours. Live music from 6pm – 8pm, Stimulus Espresso Café, 33105 Cape Kiwanda Dr, Pacific City, Oregon

October 10 – 12. TAPA presents "True West. " This dynamic, darkly funny play by iconic actor-writer Sam Shepard is a tale of brotherly love and competition, Hollywood producers and stolen toasters. Barn Community Playhouse, 12th & Ivy, Tillamook, Oregon. For tickets please call Diamond Art Jewelers 503-842-7940.

October 11. CARTM's 3rd Annual Trashion Show/Upcycle Party. Popular, creative fundraiser for CARTM continues to push the boundaries of what materials can be upcycled into. Trashion Show will showcase creative decor, most of which will be borrowed from CARTM's Refindery for the occasion. DJ Loud Glass. Tickets are $20 adults 7 $10 children 12 and under or $25 at the door. Only 150 tickets are available. 7 pm . NCRD Auditorium in Nehalem, Oregon. 503-368-7746.

October 12. Live Music: Molly's Revenge. A Celtic outfit of enormous grace and power. 6 p.m. Cost is $15-$20. Pine Grove Community House, 225 Laneda Ave, Manzanita, starting at but early discounts are at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/704121, or call 800-838-3006

October 13. Garibaldi Museum Presents: "The Starving Artist Art Sale." Discounted art will be for sale for the whole month of October. Please help feed our local artists and get yourself a great deal. For more information please call 503-322-8411 or stop by the Garibaldi Museum. Garibaldi, Oregon.

October 18. Manzanita Writer Series features Cari Luna reading from her book The Revolution of Every Day. 7 p.m. Luna's novel tells the story of a colony of squatters, people priced out of the rental market, who stake claims on abandoned tenements in lower Manhattan and create a thriving community in the mid-nineties. Hoffman Center, 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3846. hoffmanblog.org.

October 19, 20 and 25, 26. and 31. Kilchis River Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch. 5-acre corn maze, $5 maze entrance fee, lots of u-pick pumpkins, kids maze, hay rides, smartphone games and trivia. Times: Saturdays Noon to 9 pm, Sundays noon to 5 pm. Haunted Maze Halloween NIght, Oct. 31st, dusk to 10 pm, $7 fee. Bring your flashlights and boots if rainy. 9455 Kilchis River Rd. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-815-3762.

October 24. Friday Night Flicks. The Great Northwest, a 70-minute experimental documentary based on the re-creation of a 3,200 mile road-trip made in 1958 by four Seattle women who thoroughly documented their journey in an elaborate scrapbook of photos, postcards, and brochures. Hoffman Center, 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3846. hoffmanblog.org.

October 25. Illuminated Journaling Workshop features Susan Long. Learn to combine images, color, drawings and words to meaningful questions posed about your life. Beginners and accomplished artists alike will find the workshop helpful in connecting with both your playful and your wiser self. 10 am - 3 pm. $50 tuition includes a large spiral journal and art supplies plus and optional follow up session Saturday, November 15th. To register, email Tela Skinner at mactela@nehalemtel.net. Hoffman Center, 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3846. hoffmanblog.org.

October 24 and 25. "Wild Mushrooms with Ida” presentation and field hike offered by the Lower Nehalem Community Trust. The two-part series, led by ecologist and fungi enthusiast Ida Gianopulos, will take place Friday evening, October 24 and Saturday morning, October 25. To enroll in the workshop, or for more information about the workshop, membership or Trust activities call (503) 368-3203, email lnct@nehalemtel.net or visit www.nehalemtrust.org. Beehive, 35870 Highway 101 in downtown Nehalem

October 30. The Press Gang. Irish trio. The trio from Maine plays dance music from the New England and Celtic tradition, but breathes a unique life-force into the melodies. 7 pm - 10 pm. Tickets are $15. Hoffman Center, 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3846. hoffmanblog.org.

October 31. Haunted House at the Fairview Grange. Haunted house, 6 to 10 p.m., Fairview Grange, $3 per person. Contact Eric Sappington, (503) 842-8940. Fairview Grange, Third Street, Tillamook, Oregon.

October 31. Holiday Harvest Festival. 6 – 8 pm. Community Church. Rockaway Beach, Oregon.


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World Class Celtic Group Performs N. Oregon Coast
Some world-class Celtic music is coming to the north Oregon coast at the end of the month, with the trio The Press Gang performing in Manzanita. Manzanita events
N. Oregon Coast Town's Writer Series, Workshop and Flick Night
Numerous means of fun and entertainment are popping up at the Hoffman Center, including the Manzanita Writer Series, a nifty flick or two and a workshop on journaling. Manzanita events
Mushroom Hike and Sessions Provide Fun with the Fungi of N. Oregon Coast
Events centering around the fungi are popping up all over, including the Manzanita/Nehalem Bay area. Manzanita events
N. Oregon Coast Celtic Concert in October a Fiery One
Manzanita plays host to Portland band Molly's Revenge on October 12 - a Celtic band of enormous grace and power. Manzanita events
N. Oregon Coast Muttzanita Fest a Real Dog's Day
The north Oregon coast town of Manzanita goes crazy for the canines with its popular Muttzanita festival, September 13. Manzanita events
Poet Stafford Celebrated on N. Oregon Coast
Celebrate the centennial of William Stafford's birth by doing some creative writing in a workshop offered by the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum. Tillamook events
N. Oregon Coast Festivals Full of Food, Oysters, Music
Two big events are coming up, including tours of oyster-producing places and a large festival of musical and food fun. Tillamook events
Final Session of Oregon Coast Science Workshop Coming Up
Slightly inland on the north Oregon coast, the town of Nehalem will soon host the last of CoastWatch's Summer Shoreline Science Workshops, happening on August 1 through 3. Manzanita events
N. Oregon Coast Film Night, Arts for Kids in Manzanita
Over the coming weeks, look for the famed Manzanita Film Series and an arts camp of sorts for kids. Manzanita events
Oregon Coast Lighthouse Keeper Talks About His Experiences
Life aboard the Tillamook Rock Lighthouse comes to life in June as one of the men who spent considerable time there gives a talk about old Terrible Tilly on Saturday, June 14. Cannon Beach events, Manzanita events
Beatles, Teddy Roosevelt on N. Oregon Coast
Look for an even with Teddy Roosevelt on Thursday, May 22 in Tillamook, while The Beatles will visit Manzanita in a unique way on May 3. Manzanita events, Tillamook events
Oregon Novelist, Film Writer, Rock Star Appears on N. Coast
Oregon novelist, film writer and Portland rock star Willy Vlautin shows up on the north Oregon coast in April, reading from his latest novel at the Cloud n Leaf Bookstore. Manzanita events
Now Showing at Oregon Coast Museums: Ghost Town, Scary Lighthouse, Shipwrecks
Museums on the coast are featuring regional shipwrecks, a coastal ghost town you probably knew nothing about and a legendary lighthouse. Cannon Beach, Newport, Tillamook events
Oregon Coast New Year's Eve Guide: Parties to Fine Food
From parties and live music at bars, and then features the stunning, upscale restaurant possibilities. Newport, Depoe Bay, Lincoln City, Pacific City events, Rockaway Beach, Manzanita events, Cannon Beach events, Seaside
Oregon Coast Whale Watch Week in Full Swing
Whale Watch Week started off with glorious weather on the Oregon coast today, going until New Year's Eve - December 31. Yachats events, Newport events, Depoe Bay events, Lincoln City events, Pacific City events, Manzanita events, Cannon Beach events
November N. Oregon Coast Preview for Tillamook, Pacific City, Manzanita, Rock...
Garibaldi, Pacific City events, Wheeler, Manzanita events, Tillamook and Rockaway Beach events
N. Oregon Coast Museum Gets Ready for Holiday Event, Asks for Donations
The Tillamook County Pioneer Museum's only fundraiser, the Festival of Trees, will have its tenth anniversary this time around, to be held on December 13. Pacific City events
N. Oregon Coast October Events: Tillamook, Pacific City, Manzanita, Rockaway
Tillamook events, Garibaldi events, Oceanside events, Pacific City events, Manzanita events, Rockaway events
N. Oregon Coast Program Looks At Today's Politics Through the Eyes of Lincoln
Tillamook County Pioneer Museum presents a Conversation Project program 'Lessons from Lincoln: Is Political Bipartisanship Possible?' on Saturday, September 21. Tillamook events, Oceanside events
N. Oregon Coast Talk Looks at Invasive Species Coming Via Tsunami Debris
A special lecture will happen near Oceanside this weekend discussing the possibilities of invasive species coming to the Oregon coast through tsunami debris. Science, Oceanside events, Pacific City events


All rooms are immaculate and have TV’s, VCR’s and in-room phones w/ data ports. Oceanfronts have queen bed, a double hide-a-bed, kitchen, cozy firelog fireplace and private deck. Both types sleep up to four people. Others are appointed for a two-person romantic getaway, yet still perfect for those on a budget. Elaborate oceanfront Jacuzzi suite has two bedrooms, kitchen, double hide-a-bed, fireplace and private deck, sleeping as many as six. For family reunions or large gatherings such as weddings, some rooms can connect to create two-room and three-room suites. Some rooms pet friendly    

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Sunset Vacation Rentals. About 70 homes to choose from in north Oregon coast hotspots like Manzanita, Neah-Kah-Nie, Rockaway Beach, Nedonna Beach and the secretive Falcon Cove. These beauties sleep anywhere from two to 20 and many are pet friendly. Cozy bungalows to large homes with vaulted ceilings – beach funk to cutting edge. Huge array of amenities, such as vintage appliances, woodstove, DSL, wraparound deck, fireplace, soaker tub or wet bar and more – depending on home. 186 Laneda Ave., Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-7969. 800-883-7784. www.ssvr.com.

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