Vacationers Love Manzanita
Those of you that follow along with Manzanita Beach Life know we’re all about our charming community. Because almost everything visitors love about Manzanita — the creative, laid back atmosphere — comes down to the community.
And many members of our small community are also small business owners or depend on those businesses for work.
And now those that love Manzanita have a chance to help out — and have some fun, too!
Most Oregonians know about Manzanita’s once in a lifetime tornado that visited Manzanita last October. You can check out our blog post for a refresher or to find out how you may help. You may even have attended our November Manzanita Cash Mob fundraiser to help out.
If you weren’t able to attend our November Cash Mob or help out, you have another chance! And for updates on businesses directly affected by the Manzanita Tornado, check out towards the end of this post.
Mark your calendars –
Cash Mob II, Saturday, February 18th, 2017!
Mother nature recently delivered a one-two punch to Manzanita. First the 2016 Manzanita Tornado …
Then the 2017 snow!
For a community in the midst of recovering from one big surprise, the second really made that recovery more difficult.
So what can we do to help?
Attend Cash Mob II, Saturday, February 18th, 2017!
Are you perhaps wondering “What if I don’t need anything from the local shops in Manzanita?”
Unfortunately, this may happen. What we ask is that if you attend a Manzanita Cash Mob II that you spend a minimum of $25 regardless. You could buy something for someone else. Or, even just buy a gift certificate for a later date.
Are there any incentives for shopping at the Manzanita Cash Mob II? First and foremost, you can expect the business owner’s deep appreciation!
But there are incentives to shopping during the Manzanita Cash Mob: First is that you can count on multiple local retail shops holding drawings with awesome prizes. Second, if you stop in at the visitor center and show $50 worth of receipts, you will get a raffle ticket to be entered in for some rocking prizes!
February 18th, between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm is your chance to shop, help others, have tons of fun.
Did we mention prizes, too??
No only will you be receiving Manzanita Business Owner’s deep appreciation, if you bring $50 of receipts back to the Manzanita Visitor’s Center by 4:00 pm, you’ll be entered in a drawing to win one of the following prizes:
- 5 class pass to Yoga Roots
- 5 hours of cleaning from Sunset Vacation Rentals
- A Membership/welcome package from Hoffman Center For the Arts
Gift Certificate for a large pie at Sisters & Pete’s Coffee & Treats
- Gift certificate from Coastal Soul catering
- Two tickets to Riverbend Players production of “The Curious Savage” at NCRD Theater
- “Coffee with an Author” and signed book from Manzanita author Holly Loricnz
Art prints from Amanita
- Hand-crafted jewelry from Votive Designs by Astoria designer Lucy Barna
Just-arrived custom Manzanita pillows from Finnesterre
How Do We Participate?
Saturday, February 18th, meet at the Manzanita Visitor’s Center at 11:00 am. Hit the stores and spend a minimum of $50.00 to enter the Manzanita Visitor’s Center prize drawings. Be sure to check out all the terrific shops – many are offering special sales, and some offering their own special prize drawings.
Check Out These Fun Specials …
Cloud & Leaf Bookstore – you’ll find a whopping 15 % discount on all hardcovers.
- all furniture and select lighting 20% off
- select jewelry 20% off
- select pillows and throws 20-30% off
- (consignment items excluded)
Four Paws on the Beach –
- 20% off gift certificates up to a gift certificate value of $100.
- 15% off all dog and cat toys.
- 50% off table in front of the shop (weather permitting)
$25.00 gift certificate drawing (no purchase necessary)
Houses On Manzanita Beach – Beachfront vacation rentals 10% off February and March, 2017 reservations – contact us for details (excludes taxes and fees).
Manzanita Grocery & Deli – Spend $25 or more and receive a $2.50 coupon, excluding purchases on alcohol and tobacco.
Spa Manzanita – Discounts on romantic spa packages.
Syzygy – $30 off for purchases greater than $200.
- 50% off the last price on all sale
- 20% off all purchases over $200
- 10% off all purchases over $100
Toylandia/Manzanita Sweets – Spend $45 at Toylandia and get a $5 gift card for Manzanita Sweets.
- Winter clearance sale with many items up to 75% off.
- Drawing for an Eli Halpin “Deer Love” 36″ x 18″ canvas art print.
Wisteria Chic –
- Spend $50, take 5 % off
- Spend $100, take 10% off
- Spend $150, take 15% off
- Spend $200, take 20 % off
- Discount room , 50% off (does not include other discounts)
Need More Details?
Call the Manzanita Visitors Center at (503) 812-5510 or email firstname.lastname@example.org They love to help!
So What’s Been Happening With Manzanita Stores Directly Impacted by the Manzanita Tornado?
Follow along, and well give you the latest …
Yoga Roots Studio, Charlene Gernert and Katie Crosman Owners
Charlene and Katie opened the doors of their Yoga Roots Studio in 2014 until the roof over their studio was damaged by the Manzanita Tornado.
Noisy roof repairs did not go well with peaceful, contemplative yoga, so they temporarily located to the Manzanita Center for the Contemplative Arts.
Happily, Yoga Roots Studio has returned to their studio and are back to their regular schedule!
Moxie Fair Trade, Sarah Simmons Owner
Sara Simmons (pictured above, right) is a similar face to many. Sara’s business Moxie Fair Trade, was one of the businesses directly in the path of the Manzanita Tornado. Without a roof, Moxie Fair Trade in Manzanita temporarily closed but Moxie Fair Trade fans were able to shop at Moxie Fair Trade in Seaside.
We’re thrilled to hear that Moxie Fair Trade is scheduled to reopen in June, 2017.
In the meantime, be sure to stop by their Seaside location.
Wisteria Chic, Debra Smith-Stephens, Owner
Wisteria Chic’s charming shop was located in the same building as Moxie Fair Trade, and also lost their roof. Debra Smith-Stephens, pictured above during the November 2016 Cash Mob, relocated her business to 170 Laneda Ave. in the former location of Manzanita Fun Cycles, next to Manzanita favorite Bread and Ocean.
No word yet on whether she’ll return to her former location once the repairs are finished in June.
Longevity, Christina Pyktel and Jamie Taylor, Owners
Housed in the same tornado damaged building as Yoga Roots, Longevity massage is also a business which needs a calm, quiet location.
Longevity temporarily settled into a nearby location, at the upstairs retreat of The Nehalem Beehive.
We’re very happy to report Longevity has returned to their renewed original location, and are back to their regular business hours!
Vino, Dixie Lee, Owner
Like many locals and visitors, we loved enjoying a glass of wine and good small plates at Vino, our local wine bar and eatery. Besides the wonderful atmosphere, owner Dixie Lee never failed to make a visit special, whether with the wonderful wine selection, the aforementioned tasty nibbles, or on special nights, wonderful live music.
Vino was one of the businesses that sustained damage due to the Manzanita Tornado. Word is that Vino will be relocating in May to another Manzanita spot, and that a Whiskey Bar will open in the former Vino location.
Bit by Bit, Manzanita is returning to our regular routine —
You can help the beach community you love by coming out on February 18th for Manzanita Cash Mob II!
See you there ~
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