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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.



November, December 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

November 4. Rainforest Walk in Tillamook Forest. Grab your raingear (if weather permits) and experience the wonders that the rain brings on a short, family-friendly stroll around the Center. 11:30 a.m. Free. Tillamook Forest Center. 45500 Wilson River Hwy. Tillamook, Oregon. 503.815.6800. www.tillamookforestcenter.org

November 11. Take Flight: Barrel-Aged Tasting. Enjoy a cocktail-style event featuring a guided flight of our barrel-aged series including Queen of Hearts, Father of all Tsunamis, Captain of the Coast and the new 2017 release of Mother of all Storms–all paired with tasty, passed appetizers. 4 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance at Pelican's online store for $45 (not including gratuity). Must be 21+ older. Pelican Pub & Brewery. 33180 Cape Kiwanda Drive. Pacific City, Oregon. 503-965-7007. www.pelicanbrewery.com

November 25 - January 1: the Village Light takes place throughout Tillamook County towns. Tillamook Coast communities are presenting new, custom light displays in the burghs of Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler, Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi, Bay City, Tillamook, Cloverdale, Pacific City and Neskowin. This time around it's a joint effort among these cozy communities, with each neighboring north Oregon coast locale working together to create an enticing driving tour of the county's villages, loading up on the seasonal sparkle.

November 24 through December 17. Garibaldi and Rockaway Beach are hosting the Candy Cane Express. The Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad will be will be running its annual Candy Cane Express with Santa and Mrs. Claus, who visit with passengers over hot chocolate and cookies during this one-hour, round-trip excursion between Garibaldi and Rockaway Beach along the Tillamook Bay. On November 24, the Candy Cane Express will pull into Rockaway Beach in time for its tree lighting ceremony. The following day, November 25, the festive railroad trip will end with Garibaldi’s glittering ceremony, where they illuminate the infamous crab pot tree. Santa will also be on hand in Garibaldi to greet families. Tickets may be purchased online or onboard the train in the caboose for $20 per adult, $18 for seniors, $15 for children ages 3-10, children under three are free. The train departs Garibaldi at 10 a.m., Noon and 2 p.m. For more information on the Candy Cane Express or the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad, visit www.oregoncoastscenic.org or call 503-842-7972.

November 24 - 26: Tillamook Forest's Holiday Wreath Making. Create your festive wreath in the middle of one of Oregon's most intensely beautiful forests. The Tillamook Forest Center (which is about a third of the way between Portland and Tillamook) is holding a Holiday Wreath Making event over Thanksgiving weekend. Bring the beauty of the forest home by making a wreath or cone with local, natural materials. Registration is required by Nov. 19. The cost is $17 for a wreath; $7 for a cone craft. All materials and supplies are included. Call 1-866-930-4646 or stop by the Center to make a reservation. 45500 Wilson River Hwy, Tillamook, Oregon (Highway 6 27 miles from Tillamook and 51 miles from Portland).

December 2: the Tillamook Christmas Tree Lighting. The City of Tillamook hosts its 15th annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and other festivities just a stone's throw from Tillamook City Hall - on 2nd and Laurel Ave. The fun begins at 3:30 p.m. and the tree lighting is at 5:30 p.m., with a light parade immediately following. For more information, call 503.842.3450.

November 24 – 25. NCRD Artists & Artisans Christmas Faire. Start on your holiday shopping with some great local artwork, jewelry, cards, baked goods and more. Two days of holiday fun in the kitchen and gallery. 10 a.m. North County Recreation District. 36155 9th Street. Nehalem, Oregon. 855-444-6273

November 25. Rhythm Method. Special Holiday Dance featuring the sounds of local legends Rhythm Method. Dance, listen, enjoy. Free refreshments. 7 p.m. Hoffman Center For The Arts. 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. (503) 812-5510.

December 3. The King's Heralds. This free community Christmas Concert features the King’s Heralds, a quartet that was founded in 1927. 7 p.m. Free. Tillamook High School auditorium. Tillamook, Oregon.

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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
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