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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.


June, July 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. ‎

June 8 – 9. Bounty on the Bay. Fishing tournament, Seafood Feast, Silent Auction, and Award Ceremony. (503) 322-2222, or email bounty@tbnep.org. The Old Mill. 210 3rd St. Garibaldi, Oregon.

June 8. World Oceans Day Hike to the summit of Neah-Kah-Nie Mountain. Free. 4:30 p.m. Expect to spend 3 to 3.5 hours on the trail. Follow signs for and meet at Neah-Kah-Nie Mountain south trailhead parking area located on the east side of HWY 101, just south of milepost 40 and 2 miles south of Short Sands Beach in Oswald West State Park. Parking is limited; it’s suggested you carpool when possible. Website (503)-368-7424.

June 12. Jazz Pianist Ben Rosenblum. Award-winning New York City jazz pianist and composer Ben Rosenblum will play material from his upcoming second album River City. Featuring rising jazz star and Bay Area native Kanoa Mendenhall on bass and highly regarded New York City drummer Ben Zweig. Described as an “impressive talent” by All About Jazz, Rosenblum was a finalist at the 2015 American Jazz Pianist Competition in Melbourne, Florida, and at the 2016 Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition in Jacksonville, Florida, and has performed in bands led by Bobby Watson, Winard Harper, TS Monk, Curtis Lundy, Chris Washburne and many others jazz luminaries. 7 p.m. $10. Hoffman Center For The Arts. 594 Laneda Avenue. Manzanita, Oregon. (503) 368-6665.

June 15. Bug Chicks. Kristie Reddick and Jessica Honaker are The Bug Chicks. They each hold Masters degrees in Entomology. Kristie studies solifuges in East Africa (fuzzy, non-venomous cousins of spiders). Jess studies aphids (little plant-juice sucking insects) that eat pecan trees. 3 p.m. Hoffman Center For The Arts. 594 Laneda Avenue. Manzanita, Oregon. (503) 368-6665. Website

June 15. Birds and Berries. A fun morning of bird watching and discussing the natural history of the beautiful Nestucca Bay National Wildlife Refuge - which supports one tenth of the world's dusky Canada Goose population. The refuge contains at least seven types of habitat, including tidal marsh, tida mudflats, grassland, woodland, pasture, forested lagg and freshwater bogs. The refuge is also home to the Aleutian Cackling Goose, and other notable winged residents include migrating shorebirds, Peregrine, Falcons and Bald Eagles. Bring sturdy hiking shoes, water, binoculars if you have them. There is also one section of trail that may have mosquitoes, so bring repellent if you’d prefer. The trail is approximately 2 miles long, and a combination natural path and packed gravel. Meet at the Nestucca Bay National Wildlife Refuge Uppermost Parking Lot (where the road dead ends into a parking lot.) This is family friendly, but please leave your dogs at home. Nestucca Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Pacific City, Oregon.

June 16. Oceanside Tide Pool Discovery Day. What amazing creatures are lurking at the water’s edge? Come out to Oceanside and see. Friends of Netarts Bay WEBS staff and volunteers will be onsite in the tide pools helping visitors understand what is living along the coastal edge. Learn about anemone clone wars, how a sea star eats, or how hermit crabs steal shell homes from other crabs. Free. 11 a.m. Oceanside, Oregon. jimyoung4990@gmail.com.

June 23. 2018 Milk Run. Events include a 10k, 5k, 2 mile and Kids Dash. $40. 8 a.m. Tillamook, Oregon. https://tillamookymca.org/.

July 4. Pancake Breakfast in Manzanita. From 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., bring your friends or make new ones while enjoying a hot breakfast in support of the local Neah-Kah-Nie athletic teams. At 5th & Laneda in Manzanita (the former fire hall). Food under $10. Website

July 4. Manzanita Hometown Parade. Starting at Classic Ave. at 1 p.m. The more the merrier: the public is encouraged to join in. From marching bands to giant crabs to dancing librarians, they have it all. The theme of this years’ parade is “There’s No Place Like Home.” Registration forms can be found at Manzanita City Hall and Manzanita Visitors Center. Website

July 4. Rockaway Beach Fourth of July. There's an Independence Day Parade at 11 a.m. This year’s theme is “75 years of fun.” From noon to 4 p.m., there's the 10th Annual Dachshund Races at Phyllis Baker City Park (2nd Street). Look for sales of hot dogs and fireworks all day at the Ocean's Edge Wayside. At dusk the big show takes over, which is surprisingly sizable for such a small town. It includes a flyover by National Guard jets. (503) 355-8108. Website

July 27 – 29. Garibaldi Days. There is a whole lot to do at Garibaldi Days. Take a train ride by the Oregon Coast Scenic Railway, have lunch at the food booths – over 60 vendor booths. Check out the parade, kids show and waterball contest on Saturday and a quilt show on Sunday. Free tribute band concerts. Fireworks show over the bay on Saturday. Friday is ‘80s Night and Saturday night features Bon Jovi tribute band, Steelhorse, starting around 7 p.m. Festival begins at 10 a.m. Garibaldi, Oregon. www.visitgaribaldi.com. 503-322-3327.

 

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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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