Things to Do<br>in and around Mendocino<br>

Things to Do
in and around Mendocino

There is always something fun to do! From Festivals and events to live performances and art exhibits.

July 2017August 2017September 2017October 2017November 2017December 2017
January 2018February 2018March 2018April 2018May 2018June 2018

Click for more information on HISTORIC WALKING TOURS.
HISTORIC WALKING TOURS
SAT & SUN, 11am ~ Kelly House, Mendocino
Join the Kelley House docents for a guided 2-hour stroll through the historic village of Mendocino, sharing stories about early settlers, the architecture, movie history and local lore. Self-guided audio tours are available for rent DAILY.
Click for more information on Now-OCT | Guided Historic Seabiscuit Tour.
Now-OCT | Guided Historic Seabiscuit Tour
Ridgewood Ranch, Every 1st and 3rd Saturday
Join us for a docent-led walking tour of the historic home of the legendary racehorse, Seabiscuit - the depression era hero that inspired the entire Nation!
Tour features Vintage film footage, Seabiscuit memorabilia, historic buildings, fun stories and poignant memories, commemorative souvenir and Seabiscuit's descendants - Lil'Biscuits
Click for more information on Guest House Museum | Sunset Tours.
Guest House Museum | Sunset Tours
Several evenings a year the Grand Dame of Fort Bragg houses offers their "Behind the Scenes Sunset Tour". You'll see rarely open rooms and view the sunset from the 3rd story observation porch.
JUL 22, AUG 4, AUG 19, SEPT 9 and SEPT 23
Click for more information on JUL 8-22 | MENDOCINO MUSIC FESTIVAL .
JUL 8-22 | MENDOCINO MUSIC FESTIVAL
Mendocino Headlands
For Two weeks in July, the Concert Hall Tent rises on the Mendocino Headlands to house an exhilarating range of music from orchestral, and chamber, to jazz, Celtic, and bluegrass plus opera and music from around the world. Come for the music and enjoy the beauty of the Coast, the art-filled Village, and outstanding eateries.
Click for more information on JUL 22 | Summer of Love.
JUL 22 | Summer of Love
Gualala, Gualala Art center
Dress up, down or come as you are or were in 1967! Global Harmony Series Presents a Multi-Media Cultural Arts Experience Summer of Love Fest! Celebrating 50 Years...
Click for more information on JUL 22-23 | Barrel Tasting Weekend.
JUL 22-23 | Barrel Tasting Weekend
Anderson Valley/Yorkville Highlands
Explore the area, discover new wineries, and enjoy a beautiful time in Mendocino's Pinot country, with unprecedented access to winery cellars, taste yet-to-be-released wines, and purchase futures of your favorites at a special barrel tasting price!
Click for more information on JUL 27 - SEP 3 | The Open House.
JUL 27 - SEP 3 | The Open House
Mendocino Theater Co, Mendocino
Live Theater.
Described by the New York Times as a Samuel Beckett for the Jon Stewart generation, playwright Will Eno has created a witty, inventive, and darkly humorous comedy of dysfunctional family dynamics in which a house remains stable, while its inhabitants morph radically.
Click for more information on JUL 28 - AUG 5 | World Music, Song & Dance Lark Camp.
JUL 28 - AUG 5 | World Music, Song & Dance Lark Camp
Woodlands, Mendocino
Imagine idyllic days & nights in the magical redwood forest filled with all the music, dance, and good times you could possibly stand, and that's kind of close to what Lark's Music Celebration is like.
Click for more information on JUL 29 | Ribs & Reds.
JUL 29 | Ribs & Reds
Yorkville Highlands Growers and Vintners are looking for a couple hundred tasters Each winery submits their "best wine" to be paired with ribs, and attendees can vote to crown the world's best ribs wine at Meyer Family Cellars. Family friendly event includes ribs, salad, and potato lunch and access to dozens of wines made here in the Mendocino Yorkville appellation. Win prizes in the wacky Highlands games like the crowd favorite barrel roll.
Click for more information on AUG 26 | GREAT DAY IN ELK.
AUG 26 | GREAT DAY IN ELK
Elk
The day begins with a parade which winds down Highway One through Elk to the Greenwood Community Center, continues with an afternoon carnival fun and games, dinner and dancing.
Click for more information on Parducci Concert Series.
Parducci Concert Series
Live music at the vineyards.
Jul 15 - Journey Revisited
Aug 19 - Lydia Pense
Sept 16 - Tommy Castro & Painkillers
Oct 7 - Boys of Summer
Click for more information on 1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk.
1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk
On the first Friday of each month, Fort Bragg art galleries are open late for special exhibits, refreshment and entertainment. Meet the artists and mingle! Free admission. 5-8 pm in downtown Fort Bragg.
Click for more information on 2nd SATURDAY in Mendocino.
2nd SATURDAY in Mendocino
Mendocino invites everyone on the Second Saturday of each Month, to meet and mingle with the featured artists at the Mendocino Art Center, boutiques and galleries that stay open a little longer on this special Saturday evening.
Click for more information on 4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk.
4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk
Fort Bragg Coastal Trail, 10am-Noon
Meet near restroom (east end of parking lot) at foot of Elm Street
Bring water, wear comfortable walking shoes, binoculars available, heavy rain cancels.
Click for more information on HISTORIC WALKING TOURS.
HISTORIC WALKING TOURS
SAT & SUN, 11am ~ Kelly House, Mendocino
Join the Kelley House docents for a guided 2-hour stroll through the historic village of Mendocino, sharing stories about early settlers, the architecture, movie history and local lore. Self-guided audio tours are available for rent DAILY.
Click for more information on Now-OCT | Guided Historic Seabiscuit Tour.
Now-OCT | Guided Historic Seabiscuit Tour
Ridgewood Ranch, Every 1st and 3rd Saturday
Join us for a docent-led walking tour of the historic home of the legendary racehorse, Seabiscuit - the depression era hero that inspired the entire Nation!
Tour features Vintage film footage, Seabiscuit memorabilia, historic buildings, fun stories and poignant memories, commemorative souvenir and Seabiscuit's descendants - Lil'Biscuits
Click for more information on Guest House Museum | Sunset Tours.
Guest House Museum | Sunset Tours
Several evenings a year the Grand Dame of Fort Bragg houses offers their "Behind the Scenes Sunset Tour". You'll see rarely open rooms and view the sunset from the 3rd story observation porch.
JUL 22, AUG 4, AUG 19, SEPT 9 and SEPT 23
Click for more information on JUL 27 - SEP 3 | The Open House.
JUL 27 - SEP 3 | The Open House
Mendocino Theater Co, Mendocino
Live Theater.
Described by the New York Times as a Samuel Beckett for the Jon Stewart generation, playwright Will Eno has created a witty, inventive, and darkly humorous comedy of dysfunctional family dynamics in which a house remains stable, while its inhabitants morph radically.
Click for more information on JUL 28 - AUG 5 | World Music, Song & Dance Lark Camp.
JUL 28 - AUG 5 | World Music, Song & Dance Lark Camp
Woodlands, Mendocino
Imagine idyllic days & nights in the magical redwood forest filled with all the music, dance, and good times you could possibly stand, and that's kind of close to what Lark's Music Celebration is like.
Click for more information on AUG 3-6 | Flynn Creek Circus in Pt  Arena.
AUG 3-6 | Flynn Creek Circus in Pt Arena
Pt Arena
acrobats, aerialists, equilibrists and more light up the stage in the charming old world tent. Come see top quality circus acts from all over the world accomplish amazing stunts. Full of laughs, drama and truly jaw dropping skill, this is a show that everyone can enjoy!
Click for more information on AUG 4 | Mendocino Wine Competition Awards.
AUG 4 | Mendocino Wine Competition Awards
Mendocino Fairgrounds, Boonville 5:30pm-7:30pm
Join the Mendocino wine community as we celebrate these award-winning wines. Sample over 200 wines from the competition and enjoy delicious appetizers. An awards ceremony will celebrate the Best of Class winners, culminating in the big reveal of the five Best of Show Awards.
Click for more information on AUG 5 | ART in the GARDENS.
AUG 5 | ART in the GARDENS
BOTANICAL GARDENS, Fort Bragg
Enjoy a beautiful day at the spectacular Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens with nearly 100 talented artists that exhibit fine art, wine, food, beer, surrounded by extraordinary floral displays that abound in the gardens.
Click for more information on AUG 10-13 | ART in the REDWOODS.
AUG 10-13 | ART in the REDWOODS
Gualala Arts Center, Gualala
Once again, this annual event, the Art in the Redwoods Festival will include a full array of entertainment in addition to the extensive display of art and crafts.
Click for more information on AUG 12 | MCF Festival Gala.
AUG 12 | MCF Festival Gala
Mendocino College - Ukiah
This fun, fabulous annual fundraiser features fine local wine, delectable appetizers, live music, dinner and dancing on the beautiful campus of Mendocino College in Ukiah. 100% of the proceeds support the Foundation's Scholarships program.
Click for more information on AUG 26 | GREAT DAY IN ELK.
AUG 26 | GREAT DAY IN ELK
Elk
The day begins with a parade which winds down Highway One through Elk to the Greenwood Community Center, continues with an afternoon carnival fun and games, dinner and dancing.
Click for more information on AUG 26-27 | STUDIO DISCOVERY TOUR.
AUG 26-27 | STUDIO DISCOVERY TOUR
Little River to Sea Ranch
Two weekends! 48 artists open their studios along the scenic Coast for a free self-guided tour. Original work in watercolor, oils, glass, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture & textiles!
Free maps available.
Click for more information on AUG 26 | PURE MENDOCINO.
AUG 26 | PURE MENDOCINO
A day of organic food, wine and fun!
Pure Mendocino is a celebration benefiting the Cancer Resource Centers of Mendocino County. The organic, locally sourced dinner will once again be held at Paul Dolan's Biodynamic Dark Horse Vineyard above the Talmage Bench
Click for more information on AUG 31 - SEPT 4 | Flynn Creek Circus FB.
AUG 31 - SEPT 4 | Flynn Creek Circus FB
Todd's Point, Fort Bragg
Acrobats, aerialists, and stunning daredevils promise to exceed expectations in this all human spectacle. Surprisingly contemporary and charmingly nostalgic, Flynn Creek Circus brings a top quality cast to their vintage big top tent. Full of laughs, drama and truly jaw dropping skill!
Click for more information on Parducci Concert Series.
Parducci Concert Series
Live music at the vineyards.
Jul 15 - Journey Revisited
Aug 19 - Lydia Pense
Sept 16 - Tommy Castro & Painkillers
Oct 7 - Boys of Summer
Click for more information on 1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk.
1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk
On the first Friday of each month, Fort Bragg art galleries are open late for special exhibits, refreshment and entertainment. Meet the artists and mingle! Free admission. 5-8 pm in downtown Fort Bragg.
Click for more information on 2nd SATURDAY in Mendocino.
2nd SATURDAY in Mendocino
Mendocino invites everyone on the Second Saturday of each Month, to meet and mingle with the featured artists at the Mendocino Art Center, boutiques and galleries that stay open a little longer on this special Saturday evening.
Click for more information on 4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk.
4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk
Fort Bragg Coastal Trail, 10am-Noon
Meet near restroom (east end of parking lot) at foot of Elm Street
Bring water, wear comfortable walking shoes, binoculars available, heavy rain cancels.
Click for more information on HISTORIC WALKING TOURS.
HISTORIC WALKING TOURS
SAT & SUN, 11am ~ Kelly House, Mendocino
Join the Kelley House docents for a guided 2-hour stroll through the historic village of Mendocino, sharing stories about early settlers, the architecture, movie history and local lore. Self-guided audio tours are available for rent DAILY.
Click for more information on Now-OCT | Guided Historic Seabiscuit Tour.
Now-OCT | Guided Historic Seabiscuit Tour
Ridgewood Ranch, Every 1st and 3rd Saturday
Join us for a docent-led walking tour of the historic home of the legendary racehorse, Seabiscuit - the depression era hero that inspired the entire Nation!
Tour features Vintage film footage, Seabiscuit memorabilia, historic buildings, fun stories and poignant memories, commemorative souvenir and Seabiscuit's descendants - Lil'Biscuits
Click for more information on Guest House Museum | Sunset Tours.
Guest House Museum | Sunset Tours
Several evenings a year the Grand Dame of Fort Bragg houses offers their "Behind the Scenes Sunset Tour". You'll see rarely open rooms and view the sunset from the 3rd story observation porch.
JUL 22, AUG 4, AUG 19, SEPT 9 and SEPT 23
Click for more information on JUL 27 - SEP 3 | The Open House.
JUL 27 - SEP 3 | The Open House
Mendocino Theater Co, Mendocino
Live Theater.
Described by the New York Times as a Samuel Beckett for the Jon Stewart generation, playwright Will Eno has created a witty, inventive, and darkly humorous comedy of dysfunctional family dynamics in which a house remains stable, while its inhabitants morph radically.
Click for more information on AUG 31 - SEPT 4 | Flynn Creek Circus FB.
AUG 31 - SEPT 4 | Flynn Creek Circus FB
Todd's Point, Fort Bragg
Acrobats, aerialists, and stunning daredevils promise to exceed expectations in this all human spectacle. Surprisingly contemporary and charmingly nostalgic, Flynn Creek Circus brings a top quality cast to their vintage big top tent. Full of laughs, drama and truly jaw dropping skill!
Click for more information on Parducci Concert Series.
Parducci Concert Series
Live music at the vineyards.
Jul 15 - Journey Revisited
Aug 19 - Lydia Pense
Sept 16 - Tommy Castro & Painkillers
Oct 7 - Boys of Summer
Click for more information on SEPT 1-4 | PAUL BUNYAN DAYS.
SEPT 1-4 | PAUL BUNYAN DAYS
LABOR DAY WEEKEND ~ Fort Bragg
Family Fun! Contests include: King of the Log Pillow Fight, Pie Eating Contest, Tricycle Race, Belle of the Redwoods, Blue Ox Beer Festival, Ugly Dog Contest, Craft Fair, Fire Dept Water Fights, Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, Logging Show and Parade
Click for more information on SEPT 2 | Beer, Bison & Bluegrass.
SEPT 2 | Beer, Bison & Bluegrass
Fort Bragg, Noon to 4:00pm
Beer tastings from local breweries, live music and a feast of bison burgers with all the fixings, including dessert by Cowlick's Ice Cream and Thanksgiving Coffee. Benefits local charity.
Click for more information on SEPT 2-4 | Studio Discovery Tour.
SEPT 2-4 | Studio Discovery Tour
Little River to Sea Ranch
Local artists open their studios along the scenic Mendocino Coast for a free self-guided tour. Original work in watercolor, oils, glass, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture & textiles!
Free maps available.
Click for more information on SEPT 3 | Pt Arena Harbor and Seafood Festival.
SEPT 3 | Pt Arena Harbor and Seafood Festival
Point Arena
Annual POINT ARENA HARBOR & SEAFOOD FESTIVAL. Enjoy fresh local seafood, live music, boat rides, kid games, a raffle, Organic beer and much more. Come spend the day at the beautiful Point Arena Pier.
Click for more information on SEPT 8 | Celebration of Pinot Noir.
SEPT 8 | Celebration of Pinot Noir
LITTLE RIVER INN, Little River
Enjoy over 30 outstanding wineries, lush and elegant wines while you mingle with the winemakers, learn how classic Pinot Noir improves with age, and sample the best culinary offerings specifically paired by Chef Marc Dym overlooking the spectacular Pacific Coast, at the LITTLE RIVER INN.
Click for more information on SEPT 8-9 | WINESONG!    .
SEPT 8-9 | WINESONG!
Mendocino Botanical Gardens
Join us at Mendocino Coast Hospital Foundation's annual wine tasting event and auction in the Gardens by the Sea. Meander throughout the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens and taste the elegant wines and food of Mendocino County. EVENT USUALLY SELLS OUT - Tickets on sale Spring 2017.
Click for more information on SEPT 14 - OCT 22 | Who\'s afraid of Virginia Woolf.
SEPT 14 - OCT 22 | Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf
Mendocino Theater Co, ~ Mendocino
Live Theater
One night. Four people. Two marriages. This classic American portrait of a tempest-tossed marriage returns to the Mendocino Theatre Company stage, a year after the playwright's death. Gut-wrenching and visceral, this seminal work shows that Albee's genius is as powerful and relevant today as it was fifty years ago.
Click for more information on SEPT 14-18 | Mendocino Shady Dell Coastwalk.
SEPT 14-18 | Mendocino Shady Dell Coastwalk
If you are looking for a unique coastal trip, this Coastwalk is for you. Experience the beautiful Mendocino Coastline over 4 nights along the California Coastal Trail with experienced leaders. See the wondrous Shady Dell Candelabra trees on the Peter Douglas section, explore Laguna Point, Glass Beach, Fort Bragg, Pomo Bluffs, Hare Beach and the Coast Botanical Gardens, private tour of Pt. Cabrillo Lighthouse and Spend the night at Jug Handle Farms and Nature Center.
Click for more information on SEPT 15-17 | MENDOCINO COUNTY FAIR.
SEPT 15-17 | MENDOCINO COUNTY FAIR
Fairgrounds, Boonville
Great fun for the entire family! Three fun filled days of old fashioned country fair will be held at the Fairgrounds. The Fair features, rodeo, sheep dog trials, animal judging, midway, square dancing hoedown and a parade on Sunday and much more......
Click for more information on SEPT 18-24 | Plein Air Festival.
SEPT 18-24 | Plein Air Festival
Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino
Plein air painting, watch celebrity artists paint outdoors, daily demonstrations and presentations, with wet paint sales each day in the Art Center's galleries. The festival will culminate on
SAT, , with a Quick Draw competition and sale, followed by a celebratory reception and awards presentation. Free
Click for more information on 1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk.
1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk
On the first Friday of each month, Fort Bragg art galleries are open late for special exhibits, refreshment and entertainment. Meet the artists and mingle! Free admission. 5-8 pm in downtown Fort Bragg.
Click for more information on 2nd SATURDAY in Mendocino.
2nd SATURDAY in Mendocino
Mendocino invites everyone on the Second Saturday of each Month, to meet and mingle with the featured artists at the Mendocino Art Center, boutiques and galleries that stay open a little longer on this special Saturday evening.
Click for more information on 4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk.
4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk
Fort Bragg Coastal Trail, 10am-Noon
Meet near restroom (east end of parking lot) at foot of Elm Street
Bring water, wear comfortable walking shoes, binoculars available, heavy rain cancels.
Click for more information on HISTORIC WALKING TOURS.
HISTORIC WALKING TOURS
SAT & SUN, 11am ~ Kelly House, Mendocino
Join the Kelley House docents for a guided 2-hour stroll through the historic village of Mendocino, sharing stories about early settlers, the architecture, movie history and local lore. Self-guided audio tours are available for rent DAILY.
Click for more information on Now-OCT | Guided Historic Seabiscuit Tour.
Now-OCT | Guided Historic Seabiscuit Tour
Ridgewood Ranch, Every 1st and 3rd Saturday
Join us for a docent-led walking tour of the historic home of the legendary racehorse, Seabiscuit - the depression era hero that inspired the entire Nation!
Tour features Vintage film footage, Seabiscuit memorabilia, historic buildings, fun stories and poignant memories, commemorative souvenir and Seabiscuit's descendants - Lil'Biscuits
Click for more information on Parducci Concert Series.
Parducci Concert Series
Live music at the vineyards.
Jul 15 - Journey Revisited
Aug 19 - Lydia Pense
Sept 16 - Tommy Castro & Painkillers
Oct 7 - Boys of Summer
Click for more information on SEPT 14 - OCT 22 | Who\'s afraid of Virginia Woolf.
SEPT 14 - OCT 22 | Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf
Mendocino Theater Co, ~ Mendocino
Live Theater
One night. Four people. Two marriages. This classic American portrait of a tempest-tossed marriage returns to the Mendocino Theatre Company stage, a year after the playwright's death. Gut-wrenching and visceral, this seminal work shows that Albee's genius is as powerful and relevant today as it was fifty years ago.
Click for more information on OCT 1 | Opus Chamber Music Concert.
OCT 1 | Opus Chamber Music Concert
Mendocino, Preston Hall
Presenting "A Souvenir of Florence" by Tchaikowsky, along with a Ricercare by Bach and a new Fantasy by violist Jeff Ives, in a program of lush strings and breathtaking melodies. This is a concert to lift your spirits and soothe your souls!
Click for more information on OCT 7 | Abalone Festival.
OCT 7 | Abalone Festival
Fort Bragg
World Championship Abalone Cook-Off & Festival. GUESTS are welcome and can participate for free. Although abalone tasting is limited to the judges; other food, beverages and Local Mendocino Wine will be available for purchase. Guests will enjoy the live entertainment, a raffle and silent auction.
Click for more information on OCT 14-15 | Fall Harvest Festival.
OCT 14-15 | Fall Harvest Festival
Hopland
Join us to celebrate Hopland Passport on SAT & SUN, from 11:00am to 5:00pm each day. With 14 participating wineries pouring their best wines, incredible food pairings at each stop, and two full days of tours, educational seminars, art, and live music, Hopland is the place to be for wine lovers!
Click for more information on 1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk.
1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk
On the first Friday of each month, Fort Bragg art galleries are open late for special exhibits, refreshment and entertainment. Meet the artists and mingle! Free admission. 5-8 pm in downtown Fort Bragg.
Click for more information on 2nd SATURDAY in Mendocino.
2nd SATURDAY in Mendocino
Mendocino invites everyone on the Second Saturday of each Month, to meet and mingle with the featured artists at the Mendocino Art Center, boutiques and galleries that stay open a little longer on this special Saturday evening.
Click for more information on 4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk.
4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk
Fort Bragg Coastal Trail, 10am-Noon
Meet near restroom (east end of parking lot) at foot of Elm Street
Bring water, wear comfortable walking shoes, binoculars available, heavy rain cancels.
Click for more information on HISTORIC WALKING TOURS.
HISTORIC WALKING TOURS
SAT & SUN, 11am ~ Kelly House, Mendocino
Join the Kelley House docents for a guided 2-hour stroll through the historic village of Mendocino, sharing stories about early settlers, the architecture, movie history and local lore. Self-guided audio tours are available for rent DAILY.
Click for more information on NOV 2 - DEC 10 | Outside Mullingar.
NOV 2 - DEC 10 | Outside Mullingar
Mendocino Theater Co, Mendocino
Live Theater
In this delightfully quirky love story, set in contemporary rural Ireland, two middle-aged farmers, Anthony and Rosemary, must overcome a land feud and their own clumsiness to find happiness. This romantic comedy by the author of Doubt and Moonstruck is lyrical, poetic, and utterly winsome.
Click for more information on NOV 3-12 | MUSHROOM, WINE and BEER FESTIVAL.
NOV 3-12 | MUSHROOM, WINE and BEER FESTIVAL
Spread throughout Mendocino County's popular Inns and Restaurants, Dozens of Fabulous Edible Events, Meet the Chefs, Gather and Walk the Woods, Learn From The Culinary Experts, Meet Mendocino's Winemakers and More!
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Click for more information on NOV 11-12 | SYMPHONY <i>Fall Concert</i>.
NOV 11-12 | SYMPHONY Fall Concert
Cotton Auditorium, Fort Bragg
Symphony of the Redwoods brings a wide range of classical music to our audiences on the Mendocino Coast. Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 Prokofiev: Lt. Kije Suite Gershwin: Piano Concerto, featuring Vivian Choi, piano
Click for more information on NOV 18-19 | Holiday Wine Artisan Faire.
NOV 18-19 | Holiday Wine Artisan Faire
Redwood Valley
HOLIDAY WINE SALE AND ARTISAN FAIRE Weekend Before Thanksgiving Saturday and Sunday 2017: November 18-19 No Ticket Needed!
Click for more information on NOV 19 | OPUS Recital.
NOV 19 | OPUS Recital
Preston Hall, Mendocino
The Romantic program performed by Richard Cionco will be a tour de force of styles, from the monumental Sonata in B Minor by Franz Liszt to the exquisitely delicate miniature, Juene filles au Jardin by Federico Mompou.
Click for more information on NOV 24 - DEC 17  | Festival of Lights.
NOV 24 - DEC 17 | Festival of Lights
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Thousands of lights transform the Botanical Gardens into a magical Winter Wonderland. Be awestruck by a forest of decorated holiday trees; enjoy a hot drink and dessert; shop for holiday treasures and natural wonders with special pricing on unique holiday gifts and decorations.
See Santa on Dec 3, Dec 9, and Dec 17
Click for more information on NOV 24-25 | THANKSGIVING ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR.
NOV 24-25 | THANKSGIVING ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR
Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino
Featuring arts and crafts booths displaying an exciting mixture of unique handmade artwork, including glass works, fiber wearables, jewelry, functional and sculptural ceramics, paintings, photography and much more. Food court and live music.
Click for more information on NOV 24-25 | Festival of Trees.
NOV 24-25 | Festival of Trees
Gualala Art Center
Kicking off the Holiday Season, the entire Arts Center will be transformed into mid-19th Century Gualala. Highlights include festively decorated booths displaying handcrafted wares and demonstrations in both the Coleman Auditorium and the Burnett Gallery.
Click for more information on 1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk.
1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk
On the first Friday of each month, Fort Bragg art galleries are open late for special exhibits, refreshment and entertainment. Meet the artists and mingle! Free admission. 5-8 pm in downtown Fort Bragg.
Click for more information on 2nd SATURDAY in Mendocino.
2nd SATURDAY in Mendocino
Mendocino invites everyone on the Second Saturday of each Month, to meet and mingle with the featured artists at the Mendocino Art Center, boutiques and galleries that stay open a little longer on this special Saturday evening.
Click for more information on 4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk.
4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk
Fort Bragg Coastal Trail, 10am-Noon
Meet near restroom (east end of parking lot) at foot of Elm Street
Bring water, wear comfortable walking shoes, binoculars available, heavy rain cancels.
Click for more information on HISTORIC WALKING TOURS.
HISTORIC WALKING TOURS
SAT & SUN, 11am ~ Kelly House, Mendocino
Join the Kelley House docents for a guided 2-hour stroll through the historic village of Mendocino, sharing stories about early settlers, the architecture, movie history and local lore. Self-guided audio tours are available for rent DAILY.
Click for more information on NOV 2 - DEC 10 | Outside Mullingar.
NOV 2 - DEC 10 | Outside Mullingar
Mendocino Theater Co, Mendocino
Live Theater
In this delightfully quirky love story, set in contemporary rural Ireland, two middle-aged farmers, Anthony and Rosemary, must overcome a land feud and their own clumsiness to find happiness. This romantic comedy by the author of Doubt and Moonstruck is lyrical, poetic, and utterly winsome.
Click for more information on NOV 24 - DEC 17  | Festival of Lights.
NOV 24 - DEC 17 | Festival of Lights
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Thousands of lights transform the Botanical Gardens into a magical Winter Wonderland. Be awestruck by a forest of decorated holiday trees; enjoy a hot drink and dessert; shop for holiday treasures and natural wonders with special pricing on unique holiday gifts and decorations.
See Santa on Dec 3, Dec 9, and Dec 17
Click for more information on DEC 2-23 | MAGICAL CHRISTMAS TRAIN.
DEC 2-23 | MAGICAL CHRISTMAS TRAIN
Fort Bragg Depot
This holiday season, share your cookies with Santa Claus and his elves aboard our Magical Christmas Train. We deliver Santa right to your table, so you can skip the lines and experience Christmas through the imagination of a child.
Click for more information on 1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk.
1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk
On the first Friday of each month, Fort Bragg art galleries are open late for special exhibits, refreshment and entertainment. Meet the artists and mingle! Free admission. 5-8 pm in downtown Fort Bragg.
Click for more information on 2nd SATURDAY in Mendocino.
2nd SATURDAY in Mendocino
Mendocino invites everyone on the Second Saturday of each Month, to meet and mingle with the featured artists at the Mendocino Art Center, boutiques and galleries that stay open a little longer on this special Saturday evening.
Click for more information on 4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk.
4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk
Fort Bragg Coastal Trail, 10am-Noon
Meet near restroom (east end of parking lot) at foot of Elm Street
Bring water, wear comfortable walking shoes, binoculars available, heavy rain cancels.
Click for more information on JAN  19-28 | MENDOCINO SEAFOOD FESTIVAL.
JAN 19-28 | MENDOCINO SEAFOOD FESTIVAL
Throughout Mendocino County
Special events held throughout Mendocino County. Meet our Crab Fishermen, Take a Cruise, Local Chefs Do Their Thing, Meet Our Winemakers, Outstanding Crab Cake & Wine Competition, Crab Feeds and other Special Events ...
Click for more information on JAN 20-21 | Barrel Tasting 101.
JAN 20-21 | Barrel Tasting 101
Highway 101 in Mendocino County
Partake the future releases of the fine wines of Hopland, Ukiah and Redwood Valley with food and fun in all participating wineries. Tickets entitle you to a commemorative wine glass, and tastings of wines straight from the barrel, with delectable food pairings.
Click for more information on 1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk.
1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk
On the first Friday of each month, Fort Bragg art galleries are open late for special exhibits, refreshment and entertainment. Meet the artists and mingle! Free admission. 5-8 pm in downtown Fort Bragg.
Click for more information on 4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk.
4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk
Fort Bragg Coastal Trail, 10am-Noon
Meet near restroom (east end of parking lot) at foot of Elm Street
Bring water, wear comfortable walking shoes, binoculars available, heavy rain cancels.
Click for more information on FEB 3-4 | SYMPHONY <i>Winter Concert</i>.
FEB 3-4 | SYMPHONY Winter Concert
Cotton Auditorium, Ft. Bragg
The symphony brings a wide range of classical music to audiences on the Mendocino Coast. The program for this concert will include: Weber: Overture to Oberon, Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante, feat. Livia Sohn, violin and Sharon Wei, viola, Sibelius: Symphony No. 5.
Click for more information on FEB 11 | Opus Chamber Music Concert.
FEB 11 | Opus Chamber Music Concert
Preston Hall, Mendocino
The range of instrumental combinations and tonal color available within the five instruments of the woodwind quintet is truly wonderful and has inspired an extensive and varied repertoire for this ensemble over more than two centuries.
Click for more information on FEB 24-25 | International Alsace Varietals | White Wine Festival.
FEB 24-25 | International Alsace Varietals | White Wine Festival
Anderson Valley
Don't miss this unique celebration of Alsace-style white wines such as; Gewurztraminer, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc or Muscat.
Saturday ~ Mendocino County Fairgrounds
Sunday ~ Anderson Valley - Visit our wineries during their open houses.
Click for more information on 1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk.
1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk
On the first Friday of each month, Fort Bragg art galleries are open late for special exhibits, refreshment and entertainment. Meet the artists and mingle! Free admission. 5-8 pm in downtown Fort Bragg.
Click for more information on 4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk.
4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk
Fort Bragg Coastal Trail, 10am-Noon
Meet near restroom (east end of parking lot) at foot of Elm Street
Bring water, wear comfortable walking shoes, binoculars available, heavy rain cancels.
Click for more information on MENDOCINO WHALE FESTIVALS.
MENDOCINO WHALE FESTIVALS

First Weekend in MARCH ~ Mendocino Village
Second Weekend ~ Little River
Third Weekend in MARCH ~ Fort Bragg
Click for more information on MAR 10-11 | SYMPHONY <i>Spring Concert</i>.
MAR 10-11 | SYMPHONY Spring Concert
Cotton Auditorium ~ Fort Bragg
Although Mendocino is well-known for our high ratio of artists per capita, visitors to the Symphony, are often amazed to discover the high caliber of this orchestra. These Mendocino musicians create a powerful ensemble, performing classical masterpieces.
Click for more information on MAR 18 | Acafellas & In the Mix.
MAR 18 | Acafellas & In the Mix
Preston Hall, Mendocino
Singing in close harmony, these a capella groups have come together to perform on a double bill of contagious fun.
Click for more information on 1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk.
1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk
On the first Friday of each month, Fort Bragg art galleries are open late for special exhibits, refreshment and entertainment. Meet the artists and mingle! Free admission. 5-8 pm in downtown Fort Bragg.
Click for more information on 4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk.
4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk
Fort Bragg Coastal Trail, 10am-Noon
Meet near restroom (east end of parking lot) at foot of Elm Street
Bring water, wear comfortable walking shoes, binoculars available, heavy rain cancels.
Click for more information on 1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk.
1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk
On the first Friday of each month, Fort Bragg art galleries are open late for special exhibits, refreshment and entertainment. Meet the artists and mingle! Free admission. 5-8 pm in downtown Fort Bragg.
Click for more information on 4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk.
4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk
Fort Bragg Coastal Trail, 10am-Noon
Meet near restroom (east end of parking lot) at foot of Elm Street
Bring water, wear comfortable walking shoes, binoculars available, heavy rain cancels.
Click for more information on 1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk.
1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk
On the first Friday of each month, Fort Bragg art galleries are open late for special exhibits, refreshment and entertainment. Meet the artists and mingle! Free admission. 5-8 pm in downtown Fort Bragg.
Click for more information on 4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk.
4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk
Fort Bragg Coastal Trail, 10am-Noon
Meet near restroom (east end of parking lot) at foot of Elm Street
Bring water, wear comfortable walking shoes, binoculars available, heavy rain cancels.
Click for more information on 1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk.
1st FRIDAY | Fort Bragg Art Walk
On the first Friday of each month, Fort Bragg art galleries are open late for special exhibits, refreshment and entertainment. Meet the artists and mingle! Free admission. 5-8 pm in downtown Fort Bragg.
Click for more information on 4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk.
4Th SAT-SUN | Coastal Trail Bird Walk
Fort Bragg Coastal Trail, 10am-Noon
Meet near restroom (east end of parking lot) at foot of Elm Street
Bring water, wear comfortable walking shoes, binoculars available, heavy rain cancels.

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FRI &amp; SAT NIGHTLIVE JAZZ
FRI & SAT NIGHT
LIVE JAZZ

GLORIANAMUSICALS
GLORIANA
MUSICALS

SYMPHONY OF THEREDWOODS
SYMPHONY OF THE
REDWOODS

ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCES
ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCES

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HISTORICWALKING TOURSSATURDAY &amp; SUNDAY
HISTORIC
WALKING TOURS
SATURDAY & SUNDAY

MENDO INSIDER TOURS
MENDO INSIDER TOURS

MENDOCINO BOTANICAL GARDENSGarden Staff Led Garden Tours
MENDOCINO
BOTANICAL GARDENS
Garden Staff Led Garden Tours

MENDOCINOART CENTER
MENDOCINO
ART CENTER

FARMERSMARKET
FARMERS
MARKET

GUALALA ARTS EVENTS
GUALALA
ARTS EVENTS

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LEARN TO BELLY DANCE
LEARN TO BELLY DANCE

PICTURESQUEBEACHES
PICTURESQUE
BEACHES

EXPLORE UNIQUEBOUTIQUES
EXPLORE UNIQUE
BOUTIQUES

DAY SPAS& SALONS
DAY SPAS
& SALONS

OUTDOORACTIVITIES
OUTDOOR
ACTIVITIES

RIDE THESKUNK TRAIN
RIDE THE
SKUNK TRAIN

HIKING&amp; BIKING
HIKING
& BIKING

CLIMB ALIGHTHOUSE
CLIMB A
LIGHTHOUSE

GARDENATTRACTIONS
GARDEN
ATTRACTIONS

INTERESTINGPLACES & FACES
INTERESTING
PLACES & FACES

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MENDOCINO RESTAURANTS
MENDOCINO RESTAURANTS

FORT BRAGG RESTAURANTS
FORT BRAGG RESTAURANTS

LITTLE RIVER RESTAURANTS
LITTLE RIVER RESTAURANTS