FAMOUS & FUN LOCALSMendocino Locals are a special breed. For those lucky enough to be born in Mendocino;
natural beauty surrounds you and becomes a part of your soul. For transplants that are drawn here - the natural beauty is craved by your soul, and you have to be among it everyday. But mostly, it's the individual people! Mendocino Locals are interesting and artistic, friendly and neighborly and we all live here because we love the feeling this area exudes!
Interesting Mendocino Locals
Mendocino Shoe Works
Jason Clapp has traveled the world to learn the art of custom shoe crafting and he's back to make them in Mendocino with Old-World techniques
- Custom Purses, Wallets and Belts
- Custom Shoes, Shoe Repair and more...
Rubaiyat Beads in Fort Bragg
Discover world treasures from beads, findings, tribal jewelry, ethnic textiles to incense and sacred aromatherapy oils and burners, scented candles, metaphysical books, CDs, crystals, locally-made glass beads, and stained glass art.
Flynn Creek Circus
Flynn Creek Circus
is a Mendocino based
circus-theatre company pushing traditional arts to an innovative edge. They strive to stimulate wonder, and radically inspire all that watch by demonstrating disciplined artistic
and athletic risk.
Born in and still resides in Mendocino County, Hal Wagenet spent his youth as the lead guitarist of the rock band, It's a Beautiful Day. These days he spends his days on his lovely estate and DJ'ing local weddings.
MERIDIAN GREEN ~ LOCAL ARTIST
Daughter of folk music legend Bob Gibson, Meridian grew up in Greenwich Village, enchanted by the magic of live music and songs well sung. After coming to live on the Mendocino coast, she performed with the Gypsy Gulch International String Band, with former Byrds member, Gene Parsons and as a solo artist.
Best known as the drummer for The Byrds from 1968 to 1972, Flying Burrito Brothers, and still gigs with David Hayes and Meridian Green. In 1968, he invented the StringBender, building and installing them in musicians' instruments ever since. The StringBender Custom Shop is equipped to install a StringBender in your flat-top acoustic guitar, Telecaster, or Les Paul now.
Acclaimed bassist, guitarist, producer, singer, songwriter, best known for his work with Van Morrison, Jesse Colin Young, Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes and continues to perform solo and in duos, trios and quartets with Gene Parsons, Gwyneth Moreland, Bill Bottrell, Steven Bates and many others.
A collective of Mendocino painters, sculptors, jewelers, glass artists, potters, photographers, fabric artists, silk screeners, weavers, beaders, candlemakers, and haberdashers from Mendocino County.
MENDOCINO MUSIC FESTIVAL
JULY ~ Mendocino
Evenings include orchestra concerts, Big Band concert, chamber music ensembles, dance, blues, world, and folk music. Days include lecture/recitals at the Piano Series, a children's matinee, Young Musicians and chamber concerts throughout Mendocino Village.
Mendocino Theater Co.
Mendocino Theater Co. performs in the intimate 83 seat Theatre, located in Mendocino, at the Mendocino Art Center. Live theater presents a variety of plays ranging from great literary classics to modern comedies to original dramas.
Mendocino Redwood Burl
Specializing in unique pieces of furniture handmade from Mendocino Redwood Burl wood. Each and every piece is different and one-of-a-kind! Take home your favorite, because it really is "locally made". The tree was grown in Mendocino and the furniture is made in Mendocino!
Mendocino VOLUNTEER Fire Department
MENDOCINO.com salutes our HERO's! Dedicated to providing a high level of response to emergencies in the Mendocino and mutual aid to neighboring districts with responses to fires, medical emergencies and traffic accidents, our unique environment requires that they specialize in cliff and ocean rescue.
Savings Bank in Mendocino
Serving since 1903, located in Mendocino on the corner of Lansing Street and Ukiah in the historic Masonic building. The Masonic Hall in Mendocino was built over a century ago in 1866. The statue on top of was hand carved, out of one piece of a giant Redwood trunk on Big River beach.
ATM on Exterior
Mendocino Beacon Newspaper
Find our local Mendocino news online, including top stories, rentals, business, classified and much more>>>
Grace Hudson Museum
The Museum's collections consist of more than 30,000 inter-related objects, with significant holdings of local Pomo Indian artifacts (particularly basketry) ethnographic field notes, unpublished manuscripts, historic photographs and the world's largest collection of Grace Hudson paintings.
The Mendocino Unified School District has a highly dedicated teaching staff, active and involved parents, a supportive community, and best of all, a wonderful group of students!