What to do in Mendocino County? Mendocino Film Festival Take 8, art gallery opening, car show, A Taste of Chocolate, Wine and Ale, visit a museum and celebrate Armed Forces Day at a Hopland winery!
For many years the What’s Afoot Fine Art Gallery in Downtown Caspar was a popular venue for Northcoast artist icons. J. D. Mayhew, Olaf Palm, Warren Zimmer, Jim Bertram, Doug Desmond and others held popular joint shows at What’s Afoot. Now Doug Desmond, one of the most beloved originals, has joined artist Fred Sternkopf to revive the historic gallery and carry on the tradition. Sternkopf has a national reputation with art in corporate, museum and personal collections. An eclectic exhibition of sculpture, paintings, photography, etchings,...read more
The Mendocino Film Festival Take 8 is almost here — bringing the world to the Mendocino Coast of Northern California on Friday, May 31 through Sunday, June 2. From around the world MFF will present feature-length documentaries and narratives, its wildly popular short films program, and stories related to Africa, France, China, Uganda, Japan, South Africa, and Belgium. Special this year are two programs of silent films with the World-Class Alloy Orchestra. This 8th year of the Festival, MFF is proud to introduce its new venue, a...read more
Looking for things to do in Mendocino County? Listen to jazz, attend a Ukefest and smell the wildflowers
It’s here! The Tenth Annual Whale & Jazz Festival Main Event — Jamie Davis & Quintet Saturday, April 20, 7:30 pm at the Gualala Arts Center, 46501 Gualala Road. The Main Event features Jamie Davis (formerly with the Count Basie Band) and a quintet of veteran jazz musicians. Davis will share the stage with Roger Glenn, vibes & reeds; Glenn Pearson, piano; Kyle Gregory, trumpet; John Shifflett, bass; and Leon Joyce. “Sophisticated and suave song stylist Jamie Davis will remind you of legends Joe Williams and Lou Rawls....read more
Looking for things to do in Mendocino County? You could attend a symphony or ‘Seussical Jr. The Musical’ or chowder and jazz in Gualala or ‘Beer Bites and Bop’ at North Coast Brewing!
Symphony of the Redwoods presents their Spring Concert Saturday and Sunday, April 6, 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 7, 2 p.m. with featured artist Elena Casanova on piano. On the program: Rimsky-Korsakov “Dance of the Buffoons,” Brahm’s “Serenade #1,” and Tchaikovsky’s “Piano Concerto #1.” Pianist Elena Casanova has lived in Mendocino County for the past 14 years. She is a much sought after soloist and accompanist in the Northern California Area. Elena’s latest projects include composing the score for “Still Life”, a short...read more
Looking for things to do in Mendocino County? Attend the Tenth Annual Whale & Jazz Festival and visit a lighthouse
Attend any or all of Gualala Arts Tenth Annual Whale & Jazz Festival, with events starting March 28, 2013 and ending on May 4, 2013. This highly regarded festival, presented by Gualala Arts, captures inspired, original jazz artwork, whale education, a film series, poetry and jazz, chowder challenge and tasting, and live music in beautiful settings conducive to a special coastal experience. The venues include wineries and restaurants, inns, a wine bar and casino, the classically restored Arena Theater, and the Gualala Arts Center nestled in...read more