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Mendocino Wine & Mushroom Festival<br>NOVEMBER 2010, MENDOCINO COUNTY
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FEAST MENDOCINO! FESTIVAL
NOV 2-11, 2018 ~ MENDOCINO COUNTY
Join the festivities this year at FEAST MENDOCINO as we roll out the red carpet for a panoply of events that will entice your tastebuds to sample savouries and sweets, make you want to swish and swirl our liquid assets by the glass, get you to unplug and learn to forage for fun and fungi, and stay a night or two, or more, in some of the most unique lodging properties in Northern California!

Click for more information on Wine Tasting Tours - DAILY.
Wine Tasting Tours - DAILY
See the self-guided wine map with over 40 wineries and tasting rooms that are open daily, pouring their award-winning wines.
Print the MAP at home and
Taste your way to Mendocino
Click for more information on Feast Aboard the Skunk - DAILY.
Feast Aboard the Skunk - DAILY
Fort Bragg - 4:30PM
All aboard the Skunk Train for a 'Freewheelin' Fungi Fest! Join us for flavorsome fungi fare crafted by celebrated local artisans, along with specially selected Mendocino wine and beer pairings. Departing from the Fort Bragg Skunk Train depot, this journey follows scenic Pudding Creek to the Glen Blair picnic area.
Click for more information on Mushroom Tasting Dinner - DAILY.
Mushroom Tasting Dinner - DAILY
5:30pm | Stanford Inn's Ravens' Restaurant
Wild mushrooms are often elusive. We'll tailor a tasting menu to what's available. You can select a la carte, the entire tasting menu, or, if you prefer, order from our Fall Menu. Reservations suggested
Click for more information on Medicinal Mushroom Breakfast - DAILY.
Medicinal Mushroom Breakfast - DAILY
Stanford Inn, Mendocino - 8-11:30am
Enjoy medicinal mushrooms at breakfast at Ravens restaurant. Join us to experience what truly creative, eco-friendly cuisine is all about while discovering some of the amazing properties of friendly fungi. Ravens provides written information regarding medicinal uses of mushrooms and essential aspects of preparation and enjoying. Reservations suggested.
Click for more information on Catch a Canoe - DAILY.
Catch a Canoe - DAILY
Explore Big River Estuary with Catch-A-Canoe guided and self-guided paddling tours. If you prefer, rent a bike to explore coast bluffs and old logging roads, to experience Mendocino in the unique way only mountain biking can provide.
Click for more information on Horseback riding on the beach - DAILY.
Horseback riding on the beach - DAILY
South Coast Ride horses through mushroom laden forests and along sandy south coast beaches. Reservations required.
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Mushroom Ice Cream?
Cowlicks Ice Cream Parlor - DAILY
250 N. Main St, Fort Bragg

YES, it's delicious! Made with sweet local mushrooms and tastes like a combination of caramel, butter pecan, and praline, YUM!
Click for more information on Mushroom Exhibits - DAILY.
Mushroom Exhibits - DAILY
Ford House Exhibits, MENDOCINO.
Mushrooms will be the focus at the Ford House in November with a month long exhibit featuring mushroom natural history.
NOV 11 - 4-7pm Wild Mushroom Tasting
Click for more information on Lighthouse Tours - DAILY 10:AM-3:30PM.
Lighthouse Tours - DAILY 10:AM-3:30PM
Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum
Climb to the top of one of the tallest lighthouses for spectacular 360-degree views from this 115-foot tower built in 1908. The lighthouse is on a point of land that juts out two miles into the Pacific, and is an excellent place to view the migration of California Gray Whales.
Click for more information on Mushroom Exploration Tours.
Mushroom Exploration Tours
Stanford Inn, Mendocino - 12 Noon
Meet in the Stanford Inn lobby at 11:45 for an introductory mushroom talk before heading out to explore local forests and meadows with mycological enthusiast Adrienne Long for a 1.5 - 2 hour exploration experience. Reservations required. Private tours arranged on request.
Click for more information on NOV 3 | Homebrew Festival.
NOV 3 | Homebrew Festival
Featuring brewers from Lake and Mendocino County and around Northern CA competing to become the people's choice winner. Attendees vote for their favorite beer to select the 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners. Ciders and other fermented beverages will be available with local Farm-to-table goodies.
Click for more information on NOV 4 | Bars, Bordellos and Mushrooms .
NOV 4 | Bars, Bordellos and Mushrooms
Kelley House Museum, Mendocino - 5-7pm
Discover the aphrodisiac properties of mushrooms at the Kelley House Museum as we take a look back at the wild days of the 1800s when Mendocino was a rough and ready logging town where the bars doubled as bordellos. Join Madame Kate for an evening of ribald fun!
Click for more information on Little River Inn Restaurant - DAILY.
Little River Inn Restaurant - DAILY
Mushroom specials daily!
Join us in the Little River Inn Restaurant or Oles Whale Watch Bar for breakfast or dinner and enjoy delectable dishes featuring mouthwatering Mendocino County mushrooms.
Click for more information on Ride & Mushroom Hunt - DAILY.
Ride & Mushroom Hunt - DAILY
North Coast Join the mushroom round-up on our Mushroom Hunt horseback rides every day during the festival. Choose among rides of different lengths (1.5 - 4 hours, and all day; priced accordingly). We also offer Equine and Wine packages including horseback riding, lodging, and wine tours (prices vary); trips are catered to each group's needs.
Click for more information on Live Theater.
Live Theater
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 Musical Theater.
Musical Theater
Gloriana presents ...
FRI & SAT 7:30pm, SUN - 3:pm
Adapted for the stage, with great warmth and more than a touch of hilarity, the hearts of children and adults alike still soar when the slipper fits.
Click for more information on Local Authors Night.
Local Authors Night
Gallery Bookshop, Mendocino
Presents local authors of Mendocino. Could be about Mendocino history or cookbooks from famous restaurants and bed and breakfasts located on the Mendocino Coast. Call ahead for times and dates to meet the authors.
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Botanical Gardens Walks
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg
Did you know the gardens is home to more than 150 species of mushrooms? Join Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Mycologist and Naturalist, Mario Abreu, for an identification walk. Learn mushroom lore with a local fungi expert each Monday. Walks begin at 1:30PM, leaving from the Plaza. Free with Gardens admission.
Click for more information on NOV 9 | Mushrooms & Belgian Beer Dinner.
NOV 9 | Mushrooms & Belgian Beer Dinner
Little River Inn Annual Mushroom and Belgian Beer Dinner - 6:30PM
Executive Chef Marc Dym creates a multi-course meal featuring a bounty of local mushrooms paired with perfectly crafted ale from Russian River Brewing Company Brewmaster Vinnie Cilurzo. This meal highlights local mushrooms paired with Russian River brews worthy of their cult following. $125/person; reservations recommended. this dinner sells out fast!
Click for more information on After the Hunt.
After the Hunt
Ravens' Restaurant, Stanford Inn, Mendocino
Join Stanford Inn's Nutritionist Sid Garza-Hillman and Ravens Creative Director Chef Sadhana Berkow in a fun and inspiring exploration of the nutritional value of mushrooms and how to prepare them. This combined nutrition and cooking class ends with a sampling of what you have learned to cook. A great way to experience mushrooms - by eating them Advance Reservations required.
Click for more information on Mushroom Exploration Tours.
Mushroom Exploration Tours
Stanford Inn, Mendocino - 12 Noon
Meet in the Stanford Inn lobby at 11:45 for an introductory mushroom talk before heading out to explore local forests and meadows with mycological enthusiast Adrienne Long for a 1.5 - 2 hour exploration experience. Reservations required. Private tours arranged on request.
Click for more information on Gualala Arts Theater presents .
Gualala Arts Theater presents
Gualala Arts Center
Gualala Arts Chamber Music Series presents Emerald Brass Quintet, Chamber Music concert
Click for more information on Mendocino Winemaker Dinner.
Mendocino Winemaker Dinner
Ravens' Restaurant, Mendocino - 7:30pm
Join Lisa Bauer of Yamakiri Winery, Ravens Restaurant, and Stanford Inns Wine Director Brendan McGuigan for an incredible five-course dinner featuring Yamakiri wine & cider pairings, and dishes featuring Mendocino mushrooms.
Click for more information on Performance Surf Kayak Class.
Performance Surf Kayak Class
Liquid Fusion, Fort Bragg  9-4pm
Take your kayak surfing to the next level in this two-day class. Using whitewater and surf-specific kayaks, you'll develop paddle-out techniques, wave selection, take offs, diagonal runs, bottom turns, top turns, and body/boat/blade positioning for performance kayak surfing.
Click for more information on Symphony of the Redwoods.
Symphony of the Redwoods
Symphony of the Redwoods Fall Concert
NOV 10 - 7:30PM
NOV 11 - 2:00PM
RICHARD DOWLING appears regularly across the United States in solo recitals, at chamber music and jazz/ragtime festivals, and as a guest soloist in concerto performances with orchestras.
Click for more information on HIT & RUN IMPROVE THEATER.
HIT & RUN IMPROVE THEATER
Matheson Performing Arts Center, Mendocino
Hit and Run Theater has been presenting a variety of comedy revues, original musicals, and improvised comedy shows locally and across Northern California since 1979. Every show is fully improvised with all skits and songs based on audience suggestions.

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