- 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
- 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
- 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
-- Rhododendron Show & Plant Sale
Museums & Exhibitions: ""Oldies But Goodies"" is this year's theme, featuring locally hybridized varieties grown here on the beautiful Mendocino Coast. Dana Gray Elementary Schoool, 1197 Chestnut Street, Fort Bragg
Fee: Free Time: Sat 9 a.m.- 5 p.m./Sun 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 964.4435
-- Hopland Passport Weekend
Celebration, Wine Education: Two full days of fun! Receive a passport logo glass, entry to all wine tastings, food pairings and entertainment at all 16 wineries.
Fee: $45 Online/$55 Day of Event/plus $20 Optional Shuttle Time: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Phone Number: 800.564.2582
-- Mother's Day Brunch on the Skunk Train
Celebration: Treat Mom to a relaxing morning riding the train and sipping mimosas (juice for kids), then enjoy a special brunch in the middle of the redwoods at Northspur!
Fee: $70 Adults/$40 Children Time: 10 a.m. Phone Number: (866) 457.5865
-- Heritage Days of Mendocino County
History: Education: Annual: Dozens of events: Hear tales of Native Americans, chat with ancestors of early settlers, follow the underwater exploration of shipwrecks along our coast. Tour through wildflowers, heritage roses, redwood trails, historic dwellings, moonlight cemetery walk and more!
Fee: Varies by Event Time: Varies by Event Phone Number: 707.961.6300
-- Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival
Festival, Wine Education: Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival has highlights the richness and diversity of Pinot Noirs from the appellation. This event showcases Anderson Valley Pinot Noir, crafted by the finest producers. It includes events that range from a technical conference, BBQ, grand tasting and winemaker dinners to Sunday winery open houses. Anderson Valley Hwy 128, Philo CA 95466
Fee: $50-$130 Time: 8am-10pm Phone Number: 707-895-WINE (9463)
-- Rhododendron Ball
Celebration: Celebrate with the Mendocino Art Center with the return of the nostalgic Rhododendron Ball. Enjoy a dessert buffet, wine, champagne, and dancing to the rhythm and blues sounds of the Smoke N Mirrors, featuring Tommy Brown. "Mendo Formal" attire! 45200 Little Lake Street, Mendocino, CA 95460
Fee: $15 Time: 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Phone Number: 707-937-5818, ext. 10
-- Fine Arts Fair - Gualala Arts Center
Festival: The Gualala Arts Fine Arts Fair is an intimate two-day arts festival held in the small Northern California coastal town of Gualala, overlooking the Pacific at the junction of Mendocino and Sonoma Counties. Live music will be presented throughout the festival weekend.
Fee: Free Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 884.1138
-- Legendary Boonville Beer Festival
Festival: One low entry fee gets you admittance to the festival, a snazzy wristband (keep it on – only those with wristbands may be on the festival grounds), a sampling glass, music and all the samples you care to enjoy during the four hours the taps are open. No sampling tickets needed. No Pay-Per-Sample arrangement. Mendocino County Fairgrounds, 14400 Hwy 128, Boonville
Fee: Call for information & tickets Time: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Phone Number: 707.895.BEER
-- Fort Bragg Sea Glass Festival
Festival: Join us on the grounds of the World's First and Only Sea Glass Museum for the Annual Fort Bragg Sea Glass Festival featuring sea glass jewelry, photography, books and art by local and out-of-town sea glass artists. Location : 17801 N. Highway 1, Fort Bragg, Ca 95437
Fee: Call for information Time: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Phone Number: 707-357-1585