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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.

February, March 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.

Tillamook County Live Music Events in the Future
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 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.

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

Every Tuesday. Trivia Night. Bring your thinking cap to the Pelican Pub & Brewery banquet room to test your knowledge of useless information! Win prizes for Pelican merchandise and food. 33180 Cape Kiwanda Drive. Pacific City, Oregon. 503-965-7007. www.pelicanbrewery.com.

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

Every Saturday. Open Mic Night at Nehalem Beehive. Welcome to all storytellers, singers, actors, comedians. 3 p.m. Nehalem Beehive. 35870 7th Street. Nehalem, Oregon. 503-440-5038. Website

February 14. Valentine’s Dance feat. Rhythm Method. Dance the night away with your sweetheart to the sounds of local legends, Rhythm Method. 6 p.m. San Dune Pub, 127 Laneda Avenue. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-5080. Link here.

February 17. Nicole J. Georges, author of Fetch. When Nicole was 16 she adopted Beija, a dysfunctional shar-pei/corgi mix - a troublesome combination of tiny and attack, just like teenaged Nicole herself. Following Nicole’s reading and Q&A in the evening, they'll have the popular Open Mic where up to nine local or visiting writers will read 5 minutes of their original work. The suggested (not required) theme for the evening’s Open Mic is “Sit, Stay, Fetch: the Pet that Changed My Life.” 7 p.m. $7. Hoffman Center For The Arts. 594 Laneda Avenue. Manzanita, Oregon. www.hoffmanblog.org.

February 23. Wandering Reel Traveling Film Festival. A variety of indie short films, including “Mare Nostrum,” “What Tears Us Apart,” “Artalde,” “Light Sight” and several others. 7:30 p.m. $5. Hoffman Center For The Arts. 594 Laneda Avenue. Manzanita, Oregon. www.hoffmanblog.org.

March 1. Food, Fun and the '50s. Nostalgic trip down memory lane at the classic beautifully remodeled retro 1950’s Dutch Mill Diner in downtown Tillamook. Re-visit the fabulous fifties with delicious, authentic burgers, sandwiches, fries, onion rings and delectable shakes. And yes, fabulous foodies. $20 per person. 6 p.m. Dutch Mill Diner, 206 Main Ave. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-842-1277. Website

March 3. Fire Mountain School's Havana Nights. Cuban Inspired Havana Nights Party, and Spring Raffle. Live Cuban band, Son de Cuba from Portland. Entry includes dinner, which will be Cuban Cuisine. There will also be a cash bar featuring beer from Bills Tavern, wine and cocktails. Silent Auction with treasures from local area to bid on, including a three night stay in an ocean front cabin in Falcon Cove, local art, and gift certificates to local businesses along with other fun and entertaining items. Tickets are $40 each or 3 for $100 with a limit of 500 tickets for sale, they can be purchased online www.firemountainschool.org. Old Nehalem Fire Hall. 35900 8th St. Nehalem, Oregon.

March 3. Bulls & Barrels. Also featuring a mechanical bull this weekend. Free to ride with admission to Bulls & Barrels, and we are also doing a Team Competition. For $200, a team of 4 people take turns riding the bull, the team with the highest ridden time will win. 5 p.m. $12. Tillamook County Fairgrounds. 4603 E Third Street. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-842-2272. Website

March 24. Great Oregon Spring Beach Cleanup. Gather on the Oregon coast to help cleanup the beaches. Put on by SOLVE twice a year. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. www.solve.org.

March 24-31. Spring Whale Watch Week. Whale watch interpreters stationed at numerous spots on the Oregon coast. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. www.whalespoken.org.

March 24 - 25. Oregon Coast Comic Con. Actors, collectibles, exhibits, more. $20. Kids under 3 are free, and 4-12 are just $5. Tillamook Air Museum in Tillamook, Oregon. www.oregoncoastcomiccon.com.

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Events Look at Shiprecks of N. Oregon Coast and the Paranormal
Thrills of new discoveries in shipwrecks, a three-day-long festival of ghosts. History, Seaside events, Astoria events, Manzanita events
Oregon Coast in March: Ocean Film Series, Native Plants Talk
Native plants of the Oregon coast and a film series on various aspects of the ocean - often from a female viewpoint. Newport events, Tillamook events
Cannon Beach Talk Looks Into Active Underwater Volcano Off Oregon Coast
Famed Hatfield Marine Science Center researcher Dr. Bill Chadwick on the Axial Seamount. Cannon Beach events, Manzanita events
Guest Star of Seinfeld, Star Trek Performs on N. Oregon Coast Actor
Liz Cole, Nehalem Bay resident and TV star, performs March 1. Manzanita events
Oregon Coast Beach Cleanup Date Set for March 24
Newport events, Lincoln City events, Yachats events, Pacific City events, Tillamook events, Manzanita events, Astoria events, Seaside events
Valentine's Week Highlights on Oregon Coast
Set your sails for the beaches with these happenings of the heart. Newport events, Astoria events, Pacific City events, Lincoln City events, Yachats events
Oregon's Tillamook Coast Gets Sparkly, Stunning for Holidays with Unique Events
The Tillamook Coast has put together some dazzling events that really stand out. Pacific City events, Manzanita events, Rockaway Beach events, Garibaldi events
Highlights of N. Oregon Coast's Tillamook County This Month: Food, Music
Garibaldi events, Pacific City events, Manzanita events
New Food and Agri-Tours, New Food Fest for North Oregon Coast
A food festival in Garibaldi and a culinary / agritourism program for Tillamook County. Pacific City events, Manzanita events
N. Oregon Coast In September: Tillamook County Kicks Up Its Heels
The northern Oregon coast will keep kicking in September. Pacific City events, Manzanita events, Tillamook events
Labor Day Weekend Highlights of the Oregon Coast
Lincoln City events, Newport events, Yachats events, Pacific City events, Manzanita events, Cannon Beach events
SOLVE Announces Date of Oregon Coast Cleanup for Fall
Not just on the Oregon coast but around the state's riversides on September 23. Cannon Beach events, Manzanita events, Pacific City events, Lincoln City events, Newport events, Yachats events
Birds, Brews and Film on N. Oregon Coast
Cannon Beach and Tillamook present some fascinating and fun aspects to the north Oregon coast in the coming week. Cannon Beach events, Tillamook events, history, science
Oregon Coast Complete Fourth of July for 2017
Yachats events, Newport events, Lincoln City events, Pacific City events, Manzanita events, Cannon Beach events, Seaside events, Astoria events
June Highlights of Oregon Coast: Music, Kites, Sandcastles
Astoria events, Cannon Beach events, Manzanita events, Tillamook events, Pacific City events, Lincoln City events, Newport events, Yachats events
Doggy Fest and Kite Fest to Greet N. Oregon Coast Visitors
Pacific City hosts its Yappy Days doggy festival on June 17, while this weekend sees a massive kite festival in Rockaway Beach. Pacific City events, Rockaway Beach events. Family, summer
Large Event at N. Oregon Coast's Oswald West Includes Hikes, Science, BBQ
It all takes place on May 20 at Oswald West State Park. Manzanita events
N. Oregon Coast History Talks: Tillamook Fire, Beach Bill in Seaside
A special talk in Seaside this month, while the museum in Tillamook looks a fire that changed the town's history. Seaside events, Tillamook events
Pacific City Talk / Hike Event Remembers Landmark Oregon Coast Moment
Another landmark moment that led to the Beach Bill in the '60s will be commemorated on May 14. Pacific City events
May on Oregon Coast: a Rush of Food, Fun and History Rides
Newport events, Seaside events, Manzanita events, Tillamook events, Yachats events. Lincoln City events, Antique Railroad


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Astoria - at the northernmost tip of Oregon

Where the Columbia meets the Pacific, Land of Lewis & Clark and loads of atmosphere & history
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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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