- Every Sunday
-- Sunday Brunch At The Mendocino Hotel
Dining: Enjoy our Sunday brunch menu with a complimentary glass of champagne. The Mendocino Hotel & Garden Suites, 45080 Main Street, Mendocino CA
Fee: Varies Time: 8:30am-2:30pm Phone Number: 707-937-0511
- May 15 - June 19
-- Wine Appreciation & Education Class
Wine Education: Parducci Wine Cellars presents Wine Education and Appreciation Classes with wine educator Colleen Stewart. This class will explore the many aspects of the sensory evaluation of wine from aroma and taste component exercises, wine and food pairing, to comparative tastings of old world compared with new world wines. 501 Parducci Rd, Ukiah
Fee: $150 for six classes Time: Tuesdays- 6:30 to 8:30 Phone Number: 707-463-2843
- June 23 - July 4, 2012
-- Willits Frontier Days
Recreation, Family Fun: Willits Frontier Days - host to California's oldest continuous rodeo. We anticipate another week of extraordinary events we're sure you won't want to miss. Locals and visitors enjoy and participate in CCPRA rodeos, street dances, barbecues, horseshows, a cowboy breakfast, the Black Bart Gunfighters, a parade, a carnival, gymkhana, junior rodeo, and many more fun-filled activities and entertainment. Rodeo Grounds, Commerical St., Willits
Fee: $15 Time: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. Phone Number: 707.459.6330
- Every Sunday
-- Mendonesia's Sunday Jazz Brunch
Live Music: Mendonesia's Sunday Jazz Brunch featuring different jazz artists every week. 3 South Main Street, Willits,CA
Fee: Varies Time: Sunday, 11:30 am to 3:00 pm Phone Number: (707) 459-1001
- Tuesdays, June 7 - October 25, 2011
-- Ukiah Tuesday Farmers Market
Market: Local vendors offer fresh local produce, meat and dairy products, flowers and arts & crafts under the shade of the plaza's pavilion. Alex Thomas Plaza, School & Clay Streets, Ukiah CA
Fee: Free Time: 4pm-7pm Phone Number: 707-462-5084
- Wednesdays, May 4 - October 26, 2011
-- Fort Bragg Farmers Market
Market: Seasonal fruits, berries, vegetables, melons, greens and squash you have come to expect. Also organic and free range beef and port, free range eggs, wild caught local fish, locally crafted jams and jelly, flowers and more. Franklin Street between Laurel and Pine, Ft. Bragg CA
Fee: Free Time: 3pm-6pm Phone Number: 707-937-4330
-- Willits Farmers Market
Market: A community gathering featuring tons of produce, a wide selection of meat, cheese, eggs, honey and locally produced crafts of all sorts. Outdoors in City Park May - Oct, indoors at Little Lake Grange, 291 School St., Nov - Apr.
Fee: Free Time: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 216.5549
- Fridays May - October
-- Mendocino Farmers Market
Market: The Mendocino Farmers Market is a colorful small-town market with a diverse selection of local vendors offering everything you could hope to find at a farmers market. Howard & Main St. , Mendocino, CA
Fee: Free Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 937.3632
- First Friday of Every Month
-- First Fridays in Fort Bragg
Reception, Museums & Exhibition: On The First Friday of every month visit participating art galleries and shops near the cross section of Main and Laurel Streets in Fort Bragg. Most galleries have featured artist openings or group shows and provide some refreshments.
Fee: Free Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 961.6300
- Saturdays, May - October
-- Gualala Farmers Market
Market: Gualala Farmers Market is the place to find seasonally available fresh fruit, vegetables, preserves and bakery goods as well as plants and flowers. Gualala Community Center, Highway One and Center Street.
Fee: Free Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 884.3726
- Saturdays, April - October
-- Boonville Farmers Market
Market: Locally grown and prepared plants, vegetables, fruits, bread, coffee and flowers, on the Orscheln parking lot, 1920 Main St., Boonville,
Fee: Free Time: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Phone Number: ( 707) 895.2949
-- Ukiah Saturday Farmers Market
Market: The largest Farmers Market in the county features many colorful and educational elements for the entire family several times a month. Enjoy the friendly atmosphere where musicians entertain and relax with freshly baked pastries. Alex Thomas Plaza, School & Clay Streets. Ukiah CA
Fee: Free Time: 8:30am-12pm May-Oct/9:30am-12pm Nov-Apr Phone Number: 707-462-7377
- Every Second Saturday
-- Gallery Openings in Mendocino
Reception, Exhibition: On the second Saturday of every month, visit participating Mendocino galleries, shops and the Mendocino Arts Center for featured artist openings and group shows. Most participating galleries offer refreshments.
Fee: Free Time: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 961.6300
- First Monday of Every Month, March - Nov.
-- Botanical Garden: Staff-Led Tours
Recreation: Join staff gardener and Naturalist Mario Abreu for an informative walk through the Gardens! Topics include natural history of the gardens, native plants and mushrooms (during the winter). Walk begins at the Garden Store. Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, 18220 North Hwy One, Ft. Bragg
Fee: $10/$7.50 Seniors/$4 Juniors/$2 Children Time: 1:30 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 964.4352
-- Mendocino Film Festival
Exhibit: The Mendocino Film Festival presents a celebration of independent films by the sea including narrative features, shorts, and documentaries, and also showcases films in two unique categories: Films for Our Future and Films on the Arts.
Fee: Call for information Time: Varies Phone Number: (707) 937.0171
-- Sierra Nevada World Music Festival
Festival, Live Music: The Sierra Nevada World Music Festival is a three-day music and camping festival, with two outdoor stages and Dance Hall featuring the best in roots reggae and world music, Festival Village of international arts, crafts and cuisine, and a Children's Program of activities & shows. Mendocino County Fairgrounds, Boonville
Fee: Call for information & tickets Time: Call for information and schedule Phone Number: (916) 777.5550
-- Father's Day Brunch on the Skunk Train
Celebration: Bring Dad and Grandpa along for a fun ride on the Skunk Train, then enjoy a delicious brunch in the middle of the redwoods at Northspur! Call for reservations.
Fee: $70 Adults/$40 Children Time: 9:45 a.m. Willits/10 a.m. Ft Bragg Phone Number: (866) 457.5865
-- Nor Coast Rodders Car Show
Celebration: Join us for the Annual Nor Coast Rodders Car Show. Great cars, car nuts, food, vendors, poker walk, prizes. Over 100 cars! A portion of all proceeds will benefit the Mendocino Coast Children's Fund. Downtown Fort Bragg at Franklin and Laurel Streets
Fee: Free Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 962.1624
-- Big River Walk
Recreation, Benefit: Gather pledge donations and participate in this inspiring and beneficial walk, held in conjunction with the National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation to support the important work of the Cancer Resource Centers. The course follows the scenic, unpaved Big River Road along Big River.
Fee: $25 Registration fee (donation) Time: 9:30 a.m. Phone Number: (707) 937.3833
-- Laytonville Rodeo
Family Fun: Enjoy the afternoon's rodeo entertainment under the protection of covered bleachers.A full bar,and bar- b-que available. Live music 11am-1 pm and again following the rodeo. Hwy 101 to Laytonville, follow the signs to the rodeo grounds.
Fee: Adult: $8 Children $3 Time: Grand Entry 1 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 984.7480
-- Mendocino Coast Garden Tour
Recreation, Benefit: Enjoy a behind-the-scenes glimpse of some of the Mendocino Coast's most beautiful gardens on this self-guided tour. There will be an accompanying exhibit June 2 through June 25, "Members' Garden-Themed Juried Show."
Fee: $40 Time: 10 a.m - 5 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 937.5818
-- Taste of Downtown - Ukiah
Wine Festival; Live Music: Taste dozens of the many world-renowned wines, microbrews and beverages that Northern California has to offer, all while strolling the unique and quaint shops of Historic Downtown Ukiah. Held the second Friday in June, the Taste of Downtown is perhaps the most anticipated social gathering of the year.
Fee: Call for information & tickets Time: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 462.6789
-- Kate Wolf Music Festival
Festival, Live Music: k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang, Lucinda Williams, Leftover Salmon, Richard Thompson and more. Black Oak Ranch, Laytonville
Fee: Varies Time: Varies Phone Number: (707) 829.7067
-- A Taste of Redwood Valley
Wine Festival: Join eight wineries and a brandy distiller that offer the “Focus on Experience” winemaker dinner. Experience a herb walk, make homemade bread,feast at a farm to table dinner, and enjoy dessert all served with fine wines while listening to live music. On Sat and Sun all will be open for tastings w/food,music, and farmer’s market stands.
Fee: Dinner:$55Dinner&Tasting:$80Tasting:$30 Time: Dinner: 6pm; Sat/Sun Tasting: 11-5 Phone Number: 707-485-0322