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in and around Mendocino

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

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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 SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO.
SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO
On The Second Saturday of every month in Mendocino Village from 5-8 p.m. Downtown galleries and businesses stay open later on that Saturday evening with receptions and events for exhibiting artists.
Click for more information on LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night.
LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night
Talented jazz musicians take the stage as you dine at Mendocino's best brewery with their award-winning beers, serving pub fare to fine dining and cocktails from their full bar at the North Coast Brewing Co. Taproom, Restaurant & Bar.
Check who's playing
Click for more information on Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens.
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Rhododendrons Walks at 1:30PM
March 30
April 6
April 20
April 27

Flower lovers rejoice! The Botanical Gardens is exploding with Rhododendrons. Here for a short time during the Spring, well worth the stroll!
Click for more information on APR 27 | BOONVILLE BEER FESTIVAL.
APR 27 | BOONVILLE BEER FESTIVAL
Boonville
The Boonville Beer Festival is an annual event, that showcases breweries from all over the west to come and share their wares in a pleasant, relaxed, outdoor setting to enjoy well over a hundred brews from over fifty breweries.
Click for more information on Opus Chamber Music Concerts.
Opus Chamber Music Concerts
Preston Hall, Mendocino
On Main Street next to the Presbyterian Church.
Apr 28 - James Rodseth & Theresa Keene
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 SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO.
SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO
On The Second Saturday of every month in Mendocino Village from 5-8 p.m. Downtown galleries and businesses stay open later on that Saturday evening with receptions and events for exhibiting artists.
Click for more information on LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night.
LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night
Talented jazz musicians take the stage as you dine at Mendocino's best brewery with their award-winning beers, serving pub fare to fine dining and cocktails from their full bar at the North Coast Brewing Co. Taproom, Restaurant & Bar.
Check who's playing
Click for more information on MAY 4 | Progressive Dinner.
MAY 4 | Progressive Dinner
Mendocino Village - 6pm-9pm
Enjoy the evening strolling through the village of Mendocino progressing from one historic building to another while enjoying a gourmet dining and fine wines. Starting with appetizers and sparkling wine at the Highlight Gallery, then, stroll over to the Mendocino Hotel for salad and entrée paired with local white and red wines. After dinner continue over to the Ford House Visitor Center and Museum for desserts, a glass of Port, cup of tea, a silent auction and raffle.
Click for more information on MAY 4-5 |  Hopland Spring Festival.
MAY 4-5 | Hopland Spring Festival
Hopland ~ Hwy 101
With 14 participating wineries pouring their best wines, incredible food pairings at each stop, art, and live music, Hopland is the place to be for wine lovers. Continue the fun at the Fire Fighter's Annual BBQ Dinner, starts at 5 pm with music and dancing at 7pm.
Click for more information on MAY 4-5 | Rhododendron Show & Sale.
MAY 4-5 | Rhododendron Show & Sale
Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden
This is a juried show and one of the largest on the west coast with over 700 entries entered annually. The show includes flower trusses, plants, bonsai, photos and floral arrangements of rhododendrons. Everyone is welcome to enter.
Click for more information on MAY 17-19 | PINOT NOIR FESTIVAL.
MAY 17-19 | PINOT NOIR FESTIVAL
Anderson Valley
Taste Pinot Noir from more than 35 wineries. Enjoy sumptuous food that pairs perfectly with Pinot. Learn all about Pinot at the technical conference, and visit our local Pinot Noir producers at their open houses. It's a full weekend for those who love Pinot Noir!
Click for more information on MAY 18 | Big River Walk & Paddle 	.
MAY 18 | Big River Walk & Paddle
Big River Beach ~ Mendocino
A non-competitive event along Big River in Mendocino's beautiful State Park in support of the Cancer Resource Centers of Mendocino County. Begins with a Remembrance Ceremony honoring those who have faced cancer. Participants walk the haul road course near the mouth of the river or canoe or kayak the river.
Click for more information on MAY 31 - JUN 2 | MENDOCINO FILM FESTIVAL.
MAY 31 - JUN 2 | MENDOCINO FILM FESTIVAL
Mendocino
Showcasing independent filmmakers and their work - feature length, shorts, animation, documentaries, and foreign films at this exciting event. Special guests, filmmakers, workshops and panels and more.
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 SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO.
SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO
On The Second Saturday of every month in Mendocino Village from 5-8 p.m. Downtown galleries and businesses stay open later on that Saturday evening with receptions and events for exhibiting artists.
Click for more information on LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night.
LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night
Talented jazz musicians take the stage as you dine at Mendocino's best brewery with their award-winning beers, serving pub fare to fine dining and cocktails from their full bar at the North Coast Brewing Co. Taproom, Restaurant & Bar.
Check who's playing
Click for more information on MAY 31 - JUN 2 | MENDOCINO FILM FESTIVAL.
MAY 31 - JUN 2 | MENDOCINO FILM FESTIVAL
Mendocino
Showcasing independent filmmakers and their work - feature length, shorts, animation, documentaries, and foreign films at this exciting event. Special guests, filmmakers, workshops and panels and more.
Click for more information on JUN 9 | Mendocino Monster Race.
JUN 9 | Mendocino Monster Race
Experience a beautiful and challenging ride with views of vineyards, grasslands, redwoods and the Pacific Ocean in Mendocino County, California.
Click for more information on JUN 15-16 | TASTE OF REDWOOD VALLEY.
JUN 15-16 | TASTE OF REDWOOD VALLEY
Redwood Valley
You are invited to attend this annual "Taste of Redwood Valley" where a rich experience awaits you as you tour the wineries and taste the wines and foods at many participating wineries.
Click for more information on JUN 27 -30 | Kate Wolf Music Festival.
JUN 27 -30 | Kate Wolf Music Festival
Laytonville, HWY 101
Celebrating the life of Kate Wolf, and the love of folk music, with a multi day and night festival (with camping) festival at beautiful Black Oak Ranch in Laytonville, 3 hours north of San Francisco.
Click for more information on JUN 29 | MENDOCINO GARDEN TOUR.
JUN 29 | MENDOCINO GARDEN TOUR
Mendocino Art Center
Enjoy a behind-the-scenes glimpse of a diverse selection of some of the Mendocino Coast's most beautiful private gardens on this self-guided tour.
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 SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO.
SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO
On The Second Saturday of every month in Mendocino Village from 5-8 p.m. Downtown galleries and businesses stay open later on that Saturday evening with receptions and events for exhibiting artists.
Click for more information on LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night.
LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night
Talented jazz musicians take the stage as you dine at Mendocino's best brewery with their award-winning beers, serving pub fare to fine dining and cocktails from their full bar at the North Coast Brewing Co. Taproom, Restaurant & Bar.
Check who's playing
Click for more information on WORLD\'s LARGEST SALMON BBQ.
WORLD's LARGEST SALMON BBQ
Noyo Harbor, Fort Bragg
Join us at the verified "Worlds largest Salmon BBQ". Bring your appetite and a few friends for Delicious Grilled Salmon, Fresh Green Salad, Good ole Corn on the Cob and Garlic Bread...yum - and help us restore the salmon habitat!
Click for more information on July 4th - Mendocino Style.
July 4th - Mendocino Style
Mendocino is full of characters marching to their own tune, and you'll see some on parade! Our unique small towns love to celebrate the 4th of July in their own style - Usually all weekend! From kooky parades to BBQ's and fireworks - Fun for All!
Click for more information on WILLITS FRONTIER DAYS.
WILLITS FRONTIER DAYS
4th JULY WEEKEND ~ Willits
California's oldest continuous rodeo. Plan on throwing your rope around our fun events from the barbecue to the parade, from the gymkhana to the rodeo, from the horseshow to the Cutest Little Cowboy & Cowgirl contest, and more.
Click for more information on JUL 13-27 | MENDOCINO MUSIC FESTIVAL .
JUL 13-27 | 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 20-21 | SUMMER ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR.
JUL 20-21 | SUMMER ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR
Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino
Showcasing 50 talented Northern California artists and craftspeople and their handmade art. Find unique wearable art, hand-painted silk scarves and garments, felted and knitted caps and hats, children's clothing, leather bags and accessories, and gold, silver, mixed metal and enameled jewelry. Creative household and garden items, rustic wood birdhouses, ceramics, and furniture items.
Click for more information on JUL 21-22 | Barrel Tasting Weekend.
JUL 21-22 | 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 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 SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO.
SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO
On The Second Saturday of every month in Mendocino Village from 5-8 p.m. Downtown galleries and businesses stay open later on that Saturday evening with receptions and events for exhibiting artists.
Click for more information on LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night.
LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night
Talented jazz musicians take the stage as you dine at Mendocino's best brewery with their award-winning beers, serving pub fare to fine dining and cocktails from their full bar at the North Coast Brewing Co. Taproom, Restaurant & Bar.
Check who's playing
Click for more information on AUG 3 | ART in the GARDENS.
AUG 3 | 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 24 | PURE MENDOCINO.
AUG 24 | 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 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 SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO.
SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO
On The Second Saturday of every month in Mendocino Village from 5-8 p.m. Downtown galleries and businesses stay open later on that Saturday evening with receptions and events for exhibiting artists.
Click for more information on LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night.
LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night
Talented jazz musicians take the stage as you dine at Mendocino's best brewery with their award-winning beers, serving pub fare to fine dining and cocktails from their full bar at the North Coast Brewing Co. Taproom, Restaurant & Bar.
Check who's playing
Click for more information on PAUL BUNYAN DAYS.
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 7 | WINESONG!    .
SEPT 7 | 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 now.
Click for more information on SEPT 13-15 | MENDOCINO COUNTY FAIR.
SEPT 13-15 | 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 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 SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO.
SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO
On The Second Saturday of every month in Mendocino Village from 5-8 p.m. Downtown galleries and businesses stay open later on that Saturday evening with receptions and events for exhibiting artists.
Click for more information on LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night.
LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night
Talented jazz musicians take the stage as you dine at Mendocino's best brewery with their award-winning beers, serving pub fare to fine dining and cocktails from their full bar at the North Coast Brewing Co. Taproom, Restaurant & Bar.
Check who's playing
Click for more information on Hopland Harvest Days.
Hopland Harvest Days
Hopland - New Event
Join us under the big tent as Hopland showcases the best of Mendocino Countys food, drink, and entertainment.
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 SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO.
SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO
On The Second Saturday of every month in Mendocino Village from 5-8 p.m. Downtown galleries and businesses stay open later on that Saturday evening with receptions and events for exhibiting artists.
Click for more information on LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night.
LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night
Talented jazz musicians take the stage as you dine at Mendocino's best brewery with their award-winning beers, serving pub fare to fine dining and cocktails from their full bar at the North Coast Brewing Co. Taproom, Restaurant & Bar.
Check who's playing
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 SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO.
SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO
On The Second Saturday of every month in Mendocino Village from 5-8 p.m. Downtown galleries and businesses stay open later on that Saturday evening with receptions and events for exhibiting artists.
Click for more information on LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night.
LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night
Talented jazz musicians take the stage as you dine at Mendocino's best brewery with their award-winning beers, serving pub fare to fine dining and cocktails from their full bar at the North Coast Brewing Co. Taproom, Restaurant & Bar.
Check who's playing
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 SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO.
SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO
On The Second Saturday of every month in Mendocino Village from 5-8 p.m. Downtown galleries and businesses stay open later on that Saturday evening with receptions and events for exhibiting artists.
Click for more information on LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night.
LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night
Talented jazz musicians take the stage as you dine at Mendocino's best brewery with their award-winning beers, serving pub fare to fine dining and cocktails from their full bar at the North Coast Brewing Co. Taproom, Restaurant & Bar.
Check who's playing
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 SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO.
SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO
On The Second Saturday of every month in Mendocino Village from 5-8 p.m. Downtown galleries and businesses stay open later on that Saturday evening with receptions and events for exhibiting artists.
Click for more information on LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night.
LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night
Talented jazz musicians take the stage as you dine at Mendocino's best brewery with their award-winning beers, serving pub fare to fine dining and cocktails from their full bar at the North Coast Brewing Co. Taproom, Restaurant & Bar.
Check who's playing
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 SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO.
SECOND SATURDAY IN MENDOCINO
On The Second Saturday of every month in Mendocino Village from 5-8 p.m. Downtown galleries and businesses stay open later on that Saturday evening with receptions and events for exhibiting artists.
Click for more information on LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night.
LIVE JAZZ on FRI & SAT Night
Talented jazz musicians take the stage as you dine at Mendocino's best brewery with their award-winning beers, serving pub fare to fine dining and cocktails from their full bar at the North Coast Brewing Co. Taproom, Restaurant & Bar.
Check who's playing

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