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North Coast Events

Year ’Round

  • Bird Walks: 1st Saturday & 3rd Wednesday of the month, Mendocino Coast Audubon Society – www.mendocinocoastaudubon.org
  • Natural History &Plant ID Walks, Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens – 964.4352

January

  • Crab & Wine Days (countywide) – 961.6300

February

  • Whale Watching Walks, The Ford House Museum – 927.5397

March

  • Whale Festivals: Mendocino–1st weekend, Little River–2nd weekend,  Ft. Bragg–3rd weekend of the month – 961.6300

April — May

  • Rhododendron Tours & Wildflower Exhibit, Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens – 964.4352

May

  • Mendocino Heritage Days (countywide) –  961.6300

May — June

  • Mendocino Film Festival – 937.0171

May — October

  • Fort Bragg Farmers Market, Laurel & Franklin Streets, Wed. 3:30pm – 6pm
  • Mendocino Farmers Market, Howard & Main Streets, Fridays noon – 2pm

July

  • Mendocino 4th of July Parade – 961.6300
  • Fort Bragg Fireworks Display – 961.6300
  • Mendocino Music Festival  July 13-27 (various locations) – 937.2044 or  937.4041 –  www.mendocinomusic.com
  • Summer Arts & Crafts Fair, the Mendocino Arts Center – 937.5818 or 800.653.3328
  • World’s Largest Salmon BBQ – 961-6300

August

  • Art in the Gardens, Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens – 964.4352

September

  • Winesong! Mendocino Coast Hospital Foundation – 961.4909

October

  • Rotary Art Auction, Mendocino – 961-6300

November

  • Wine & Mushroom Festival (countywide) – 462.7417

December

  • Christmas Skunk Train, Ft Bragg – 964.6371
  • Christmas Tree Lighting, Mendocino – 937.5791
  • Holiday Lights Parade, Ft.Bragg – 964.6774
  • Mendocino Coast Candlelight Inn Tour (coastal towns) – 964.1228

   

South Coast Events

January

  • Mendocino Crab & Wine Days (Mendocino County multi-day event) – 888.881.4386

February

  • “Be Our Guest” RCMS Fundraiser – Wine & Art Auction – 888.881.4386

March

  • Art Center Theater production – “Camelot” – (Gualala Arts Center) – 884.1138
  • Chamber Music Series – 884.1138
  • Point Arena Flower Power Festival & Daffodil Explosion (Point Arena) – 888.881.4386

April

  • Whale & Jazz Festival (Mendonoma Coast throughout the month of April) – 884.1138

May

  • Architectural Tour Wine Tasting & Auction (2nd Sat. in May) – 888.881.4386
  • Gualala Arts Fine Arts Fair (Gualala Arts Center) – 884.1138
  • Lamb & Pig BBQ & Dance (VFW Hall, Point Arena) – 882.2122
  • Farmers Market, May – October, Saturdays 9:30am – 12.30pm – mcfarm.org

July

  • Independence Day Celebrations: (Point Arena) – 882.2122 Street Fair & Fireworks Display (July 3rd, Arena Cove) Main St. Hometown Fourth of July Parade (July 4th, Point Arena) Annual Rec Rally & Family BBQ Fundraiser – (Redwood Coast Rec Center Property)
  • Gualala Arts Auto Show , Gualala Arts Center – 884.1138
  • Summer Chamber Music Weekend – with Roy Bogas and friends – 888.881.4386
  • Lion’s Club Sand Castle Contest, Anchor Bay – 888.881.4386
  • Fort Ross Cultural Heritage Day, Fort Ross State Historic Park – 888.881.4386

August

  • Art in the Redwoods Festival, Gualala Arts Center – 884.1138
  • Studio Discovery Tour, Artists’ Studios, Cazadero to Little River – (www.studio-tours.com)

September

  • Fisherman’s Harbor & Seafood Festival, Arena Cove – 888.881.4386
  • Studio Discovery Tour, Artists’ Studios, Cazadero to Little River, Labor Day weekend and the following weekend.)
  • Field-to-Table Dinner,Village Oz – 888.881.4386

October

  • Gualala River Run/Walk Benefit, Gualala – http://actionnetwork.info/
  • Hops, Hemp & Harvest Festival, Point Arena – 888.881.4386

November

  • Wine & Mushroom Festival (Mendocino Co.)
  • Festival of Trees, Gualala Arts Center, Thanksgiving Weekend – Friday & Saturday – 884.1138
  • Town Tree Lighting & arrival of Santa Claus (Gualala Community Center) Thanksgiving Weekend – Saturday
  • Lighted Truck Parade, downtown Gualala on Thanksgiving Weekend – Saturday evening

December 2012

  • Coast Highway Art Collective Holiday Gift Show – 882.3616
  • Choir Concerts • Ernest Bloch Bellringers • Theatrical Productions,  Holiday Hospitality Open House Nights • Christmas at the Cove and more – 888.881.4386

Ongoing Events

  • Gualala and Point Arena Farmer’s Markets • Luncheons, Abalone Breakfasts and Spaghetti Dinners • Point Arena Lighthouse Moonlight Tours •Art Openings • Concerts • Live Entertainment • Fundraiser Dinners and more.
  • Gualala Arts:  Chamber Music Series • Global Harmony Series • Jazz Series • Lecture Series • Art Center Theater Productions – 884.1138
  • Local Eyes Productions Arena Theater: 882.3272
  • Film Club Series • MET Opera Series • Blues Series
  • SF Mime Troup’s Annual Show

   

Wine Country Events

January

  • Crab & Wine Days (countywide) – 895.2379

April

  • Spring Wildflower Show, County Fairgrounds, Boonville – 895.2379

May

  • Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival, Philo (Anderson Valley Wine Growers Association) – 895.9463
  • Annual Plant Sale & Garden Show, Willits – 895.2379
  • Boonville Beer Festival – 895.2337
  • Hopland Spring Passport Weekend – 800.564.2582

May — October

  • Boonville Farmers Market -  Saturday 9:30-12
  • Ukiah Farmers Market, Tuesday 4-7pm
  • Willits Farmers Market, City Park, Thursdays, 3pm – 6pm

June

  • Sierra Nevada World Music Festival, County Fairgrounds, Boonville – 895.2379

July

  • Fourth of July Celebration, County Fairgrounds, Boonville – 895.2379
  • Frontier Days Rodeo, Willits – 459.7910
  • Roots of Motive Power “Steamup,” free train rides on the Roots Loop Track, Willits
  • Round Valley Blackberry Festival – 367.8393
  • Willits Fourth of July Hometown Parade,  10 am – noon on Main Street
  • Wine Tasting Championship, Philo – 895.2379
  • Woolgrower’s BBQ & Sheep Dog Trials, Boonville – 895.2379

August

  • Moon Dance, Hopland – 744.2100
  • Round Valley Blackberry Festival
  • Yorkville Ice Cream Social, Philo – 895.2379
  • Yorkville Highlands Wine Festival – 895.2341

September

  • Mendocino County Fair & Apple Show, Boonville – 895.3011
  • California Wool & Fiber Festival, County Fairgrounds, Boonville – 895.3011

October

  • Hopland Fall Passport Weekend – 800.564.2582
  • Annual Harvest Moon Celebration - Willits

November

  • Community Thanksgiving  Dinner, Willits – 459.7910
  • Wine & Mushroom Festival (countywide) – 462.7417

December

  • Willits Community Crafts Fair – 459.7910

~ seasonal ~

  • Ridgewood Ranch: Home of Seabiscuit Tour information – 459.3872
  • Ukiah Symphony Series – 462.0236