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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.

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 Calendar for Tillamook County: Manzanita, Wheeler, Nehalem, Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City

LIVE MUSIC, KARAOKE AT SAN DUNE PUB, 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.

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

Most Fridays. Garibaldi Jam. Mostly old-time favorites and Country-Western standards using their complete sound system, with the audience “cutting a rug” on the large dance floor while others sit and enjoy, toes a-tapping. No admission fee is charged, but donations are always welcome. 6 p.m. Garibaldi Community Hall, 6th St. and Acacia Ave. Garibaldi, Oregon. 503-801-0953. Website

Fridays. Spirit Dance 2.0. Weekly free-form dance celebration. Music by DJ Pranawave. 6 pm warm-up and stretch. 6:15 circle opens and dance begins. 8 pm finish. Suggested donation, $10. Free for kids. Pine Grove Community Club, 225 Laneda Avenue, Manzanita, Oregon.

Thursdays: Old School Trivia. 7 p.m. MacGregor's A Whiskey Bar. One of two on the north Oregon coast. 387 Laneda Avenue. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-2447. Website here.

March 6 – 8. 3rd Annual Nehalem Winterfest. Marlin James Band (Country/Rock); Eagle Eyes (Eagles Tribute band); Mel Brown Quartet (Jazz). Times vary see www.ncrd.org. NCRD Performing Arts Center 36155 9th Street. Nehalem, Oregon.

March 21 - 29, 2020. Spring Whale Watching Week. Volunteers answer questions and help visitors spot whales at about a dozen locations on the coast including. In Tillamook County: Cape kiwanda, Cape Meares, Neahkahnie Mountain viewpoints. Throughout Tillamook County. WhaleSpoken.Wordpress.com. 541-765-3304.

March 28, 2020. Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup. Join visitors and community members for a state-wide volunteer cleanup of debris.. Meet at 10 AM at various spots in Tillamook County. SOLVE (503) 844-9571. solve.org.

April 11. Beer + Cheese Event. 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. $15. Tillamook Creamery, Red Barn. 4165 N Hwy 101. Tillamook, Oregon. See Tillamook Creamery on Facebook.

April 17 – 19. 15th Annual Pacific City Birding & Blues Festival. Celebrates the spring migration of birds and the natural resources of South Tillamok County, along with plenty of music. Pacific City, Oregon. www.birdingandblues.org.

May 22. Port of Garibaldi Night Markets. Under the big tent "Bringing our community and visitors together showcasing Garibaldi caught seafood, local talent, chefs and artists that the Oregon Coast has to offer!" 4 p.m. Free. 107 Jerry Creasy Way. Garibaldi, Oregon. www.portofgaribaldi.org Website.

June 12. Port of Garibaldi Night Markets. Under the big tent "Bringing our community and visitors together showcasing Garibaldi caught seafood, local talent, chefs and artists that the Oregon Coast has to offer!" 4 p.m. Free. 107 Jerry Creasy Way. Garibaldi, Oregon. www.portofgaribaldi.org

June 27. 63rd Annual June Dairy Parade. 3rd largest parade in Oregon, celebrates Oregon's June Dairy Month. 11 a.m. Free. Downtown Tillamook, Oregon. See Tillamook County June Dairy on Facebook. Website.

July 3. Port of Garibaldi Night Markets. Under the big tent "Bringing our community and visitors together showcasing Garibaldi caught seafood, local talent, chefs and artists that the Oregon Coast has to offer!" 4 p.m. Free. 107 Jerry Creasy Way. Garibaldi, Oregon. www.portofgaribaldi.org

July 17 – 19. Pacific City Dory Days. Family fun: parade, fish fry, arts and crafts, dory displays. Pacific City, Oregon. Website.

July 24 – 26. Garibaldi Days. Family fun: parade, live music, arts & craft vendors.Garibaldi, Oregon. http://visitgaribaldi.com/garibaldi-days/.

August 5 – 8. Tillamook County Fair. Providing wholesome family entertainment, and promotes the traditions of Tillamook County. Times vary. Tillamook County Fairgrounds, Tillamook, Oregon. https://www.tillamookfair.com/p/tickets.

August 14. Port of Garibaldi Night Markets. Under the big tent "Bringing our community and visitors together showcasing Garibaldi caught seafood, local talent, chefs and artists that the Oregon Coast has to offer!" 4 p.m. Free. 107 Jerry Creasy Way. Garibaldi, Oregon. www.portofgaribaldi.org

September 4. Port of Garibaldi Night Markets. Under the big tent "Bringing our community and visitors together showcasing Garibaldi caught seafood, local talent, chefs and artists that the Oregon Coast has to offer!" 4 p.m. Free. 107 Jerry Creasy Way. Garibaldi, Oregon. www.portofgaribaldi.org

September 26. Crave the Coast. Under the big tent Coast to Table food festival - celebrating the region's natural bounty. 107 Jerry Creasy Way. Garibaldi, Oregon. cravethecoast.org.

 

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WinterFest Warms Up N. Oregon Coast With Three Days of Music
The little town of Nehalem gushing forth the entertainment on March 6 - 8. Manzanita events, Tillamook events, Cannon Beach events
SOLVE Now Accepting Volunteers for Oregon Coast Cleanup, March 28
364 miles of coastline, with 45 locations needing people to give them a good scrub. Cannon Beach events, Manzanita events, Pacific City events, Lincoln City events, Newport events, Florence events, S. coast
Star Trek / Seinfeld Actor and Orca Talk on N. Oregon Coast
Liz Cole appears in a play, and a talk on killer whales. Cannon Beach events, Manzanita events
Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad: Updates, Schedules, Historic Train Rides
Updated constantly: news, updates, schedules of Garibaldi's historic train rides. Tillamook events
Three Capes Winter Top Ten: Wild at Oceanside, Pacific City, N. Oregon Coast
Where Oceanside, Tierra Del Mar, Neskowin and Pacific City meet with the Tillamook Bay and Garibaldi. Pacific City events, Tillamook events
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Wine Country Thanksgiving: from Oregon Coast Range to Portland to Eugene
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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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