Glass Beach Inn

Events

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MONTH
EVENT
CONTACT
   First Friday
   Fort Bragg, Every month; art walk through downtown,  
   5:30 - 8 pm; special exhibits at Guest House Museum
707-964-0807
   First Sunday    Fort Bragg, Every month; Grange Breakfast
   8 am - noon
 
   Second Saturday    April - December Mendocino,
   art openings/artist's receptions, 5 - 8 pm
 

   Sundays

   May - September
   Point Cabrillo Lighthouse Preserve Walks, 11 am

 

   Daily or with
 a group

   Botanical Gardens nature & bird walks. Great photo
   opportunities.  www.gardenbythesea.org

 
   Daily    Horse back riding on the coast!
  
www.horse-vacation.com
 
 

Ride the SKUNK TRAIN daily

 
All Month Long

Ford House Visitor Center & Museum,
Main St, Mendocino. 937-5397
January — March • Whale Exhibit
April — Mid July • Wildflower Exhibit
Mid July — October • tide pool Exhibit

State Parks Naturalist Programs • 5 days per week
Van Damme 937-0851
MacKerricher 964-9112
Russian Gulch 937-0497
Hendy Woods 895-3141

Redwood Coasters Square Dance Club • Square Dancing
Every Tuesday 6:30 — 9:30pm, at Trinity Lutheran Church Social Hall, 620 E. Redwood St., Fort Bragg

Every Wednesday -- Farmers Market
Franklin St, Fort Bragg.
Farmers bring their plants, flowers, fruits or vegetables for sale.

First Friday of Every Month,
Fort Bragg Downtown Art Walk.
5-8pm 707-964-0807

Second Saturday of Every Month,
Mendocino Downtown Art Walk,
5-8 pm  707-937-5818

May-September Point Cabrillo Lighthouse,
Guided walks 11am. 707-937-0816

 
April

 
Tuesday , April 1 2008
• 10:00 am -5:00 pm : Dolphin Gallery Gualala Arts Center
• "I Found It in the Library" Exhibit
• Enchanted Forest
• 7:00 pm : Middle School Spring Concert

Wednesday , April 2
• 10:00 am -5:00 pm : Dolphin Gallery Gualala Arts Center
• "I Found It in the Library" Exhibit
• Enchanted Forest
• Introduction To Argentine Tango

Thursday , April 3
• "I Found It in the Library" Exhibit
• Enchanted Forest
• Gualala Whale Festival
• 10:00 am -11:00 am : Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Safe Passages Support Group
• 6:00 pm -7:00 pm : Clase Principiante de Guitarra Folklorica, Safe Passage Family Resource Center

Friday , April 4
• "I Found It in the Library" Exhibit
• Enchanted Forest
• Gualala Whale Festival
• 7:30 pm -9:00 pm : Gloriana Presents Disney's "The AristoCats"

Saturday , April 5
• "I Found It in the Library" Exhibit
• Enchanted Forest
• Gualala Whale Festival
• 9:30 am -11:30 am : Getting the Dirt on Soils with Kristina Van Wert
• 7:30 pm : Mendocino English Country Dance
• 7:30 pm -9:00 pm : Gloriana Presents Disney's "The AristoCats"

Sunday , April 6
• "I Found It in the Library" Exhibit
• Enchanted Forest
• Gualala Whale Festival
• 3:00 pm -4:30 pm : Gloriana Presents Disney's "The AristoCats"

Monday , April 7
• Gualala Whale Festival
• 7:00 pm -8:00 am : Going Green

Tuesday , April 8
• Gualala Whale Festival

Wednesday , April 9
• Gualala Whale Festival
• Introduction To Argentine Tango

Thursday , April 10
• Gualala Whale Festival
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• 10:00 am -11:00 am : Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Safe Passages Support Group
• 6:00 pm -7:00 pm : Clase Principiante de Guitarra Folklorica, Safe Passage Family Resource Center

Friday , April 11
• Gualala Whale Festival
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• 7:30 pm -9:00 pm : Gloriana Presents Disney's "The AristoCats"

Saturday , April 12
• Gualala Whale Festival
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• 5:00 pm -7:00 pm : 2nd Saturday Gallery Opening
• 5:00 pm -8:00 pm : Kaleidoscopes Incarnate Opening Reception
• 7:30 pm -9:00 pm : Gloriana Presents Disney's "The AristoCats"

Sunday , April 13
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• Kaleidoscopes Incarnate
• 9:00 am -1:00 pm : Big River Stewards Erosion Control Workday
• 9:00 am -1:00 pm : Big River Stewards Erosion Control Workday
• 3:00 pm -4:30 pm : Gloriana Presents Disney's "The AristoCats"
• 4:00 pm : Manhattan Piano Trio

Monday , April 14
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• Kaleidoscopes Incarnate
• 7:00 pm -8:00 pm : Going Green

Tuesday , April 15
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery

Wednesday , April 16
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• MacCallum House Dine-Out
• Introduction To Argentine Tango
• 5:30 pm : Dine Out To Benefit the Cancer Resource Center & Mendocino Coast Clinics

Thursday , April 17
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• Kaleidoscopes Incarnate
• 10:00 am -11:00 am : Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Safe Passages Support Group
• 6:00 pm -7:00 pm : Clase Principiante de Guitarra Folklorica, Safe Passage Family Resource Center

Friday , April 18
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• "Art for the Parks" Juried Art Competition
• Kaleidoscopes Incarnate
• 5:30 pm -7:30 pm : INTERCAMBIOS at Safe Passage
• 7:30 pm : Spring Opera Festival presents THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

Saturday , April 19
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• "Art for the Parks" Juried Art Competition
• Kaleidoscopes Incarnate
• Earth Day Luncheon
• 6:00 pm -9:00 pm : Walk on the Wild Side...Arts for the Parks

Sunday , April 20
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• "Art for the Parks" Juried Art Competition
• Kaleidoscopes Incarnate
• 7:30 pm : Spring Opera Festival presents THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

Monday , April 21
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• Kaleidoscopes Incarnate
• 6:00 pm -9:00 pm : Ceago Biodynamic Winemaker Dinner

Tuesday , April 22
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery

Wednesday , April 23
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• 7:30 pm : Spring Opera Festival presents THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

Thursday , April 24
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• Kaleidoscopes Incarnate
• 6:00 pm -7:00 pm : Clase Principiante de Guitarra Folklorica, Safe Passage Family Resource Center

Friday , April 25
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• Kaleidoscopes Incarnate
• 6:00 pm -10:00 pm : Little River Improvement Club Fundraising Dinner & Auction

Saturday , April 26
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• Kaleidoscopes Incarnate
• Earth Day Work Weekend
• 10:00 am : Wine & Redwoods
• 7:30 pm : Spring Opera Festival presents THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
• 10:30 pm : Celebrate With the Stars! Gala Soiree

Sunday , April 27
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• Kaleidoscopes Incarnate
• Earth Day Work Weekend

Monday , April 28
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• Kaleidoscopes Incarnate

Tuesday , April 29
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery

Wednesday , April 30
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery

 

 
May

Thursday , May 1 2008
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• Kaleidoscopes Incarnate
• 7:00 pm : High School Spring Concert

Friday , May 2
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• Mendocino Heritage Days
• Kaleidoscopes Incarnate

Saturday , May 3
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• Mendocino Heritage Days
• Rhododendron Show & Plant Sale
• Kaleidoscopes Incarnate
• 2008 Spring Big River Bird Surveys
• 6:00 pm : Salsa Fresca!
• 7:30 pm : Mendocino English Country Dance

Sunday , May 4
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• Mendocino Heritage Days
• Rhododendron Show & Plant Sale
• Kaleidoscopes Incarnate
• 2008 Spring Big River Bird Surveys
• 4:00 pm : Euclid Quartet

Monday , May 5
• Going Inland-Melissa Murphy at Partner's Gallery
• Mendocino Heritage Days
• Kaleidoscopes Incarnate

Tuesday , May 6
• Mendocino Heritage Days

Wednesday , May 7
• Mendocino Heritage Days

Thursday , May 8
• Mendocino Heritage Days

Friday , May 9
• Mendocino Heritage Days

Saturday , May 10
• Mendocino Heritage Days
• 5:00 pm -7:00 pm : 2nd Saturday Gallery Opening

Sunday , May 11
• Mendocino Heritage Days
• Mother's Day Brunch on the Skunk Train

Thursday , May 15
• 7:00 pm : Middle School Spring Concert

Saturday , May 17
• Spring Beer Fling on the Skunk Train
• 12:00 pm -5:00 pm : Bowl For Kids Sake
• 6:00 pm -9:00 pm : Pinot Noir Winemaker Dinner

Friday , May 23
• 10:00 am -5:00 pm : Memorial Day Quilt Show

Saturday , May 24
• 10:00 am -5:00 pm : Memorial Day Quilt Show

Sunday , May 25
• 10:00 am -5:00 pm : Memorial Day Quilt Show

Wednesday , May 28
• 7:00 pm : 5th Grade Spring Concert

Thursday , May 29
• Mendocino Film Festival

Friday , May 30
• Mendocino Film Festival

Saturday , May 31
• Mendocino Film Festival

 

June


Mendocino Music Festivals 20th Anniversary Exhibit

M.U.S.E. BIG FUN FAIR ~

The M.U.S.E. Big Fun Fair is a day-long celebration of small-town spirit. Fun for all ages. Fund raiser for local schools.  Locals and visitors meet at Friendship Park in Mendocino to enjoy live music, BBQ, rides, games, prizes, horse rides, and more . . .  Benefits School Programs.

"Celebrating the Best of Mendocino Wine Country"

 

JULY

Events on the Mendocino Coast in July

Fireworks in Fort Bragg July 3rd

Date of Event:
July 03, 2010
4th of July Fireworks Display in Fort Bragg

Will begin at Dusk approximately 9:40pm. ALL Parking will be on the Georgia Pacific Property. Entrance is at the Cypress Street stoplight. This area will open at 6pm with parking monitors to direct traffic. Parking is Free.

Salmon BBQ July 4th
Date of Event:
July 04, 2010
36th Annual World's Largest Salmon BBQ

In Noyo Harbor off of South Harbor Drive, Hwy 20 in Fort Bragg $20. adults, $10 juniors (under 12yrs old). For more information http://www.salmonrestoration.org All proceeds are used by the Salmon Restoration Association of California, Inc.- a non-profit corporation - for the rebuilding of our once great salmon resource.

Point Arena Parade & Fireworks

http://www.cityofpointarena.com/

Parade in Mendocino Friday July 4th
Date of Event:
July 04, 2010
4th of July Parade

Parade begins at Noon at Crown Hall. Come enjoy this hometown parade with floats in categories including Patriotic, Creative, Vehicle, Youth, Band, and Animal. Application can be picked up at the Chamber of Commerce or by calling (707) 961-6300. Application deadline is July 1st.

California Wine Tasting Championships
ANDERSON VALLEY~ Greenwood Ridge Vineyards Winery ~ Tasters have the opportunity to challenge their palates by identifying varieties wines in a casual atmosphere with live entertainment, great food, and beautiful panoramic scenery. Amateur and professional level. Anyone can compete, while you observe some of the best in the state.

MENDOCINO MUSIC FESTIVAL
The 23th Annual Mendocino Music Festival returns to the Headlands on and runs through Saturday. Evenings include orchestra concerts, the popular Big Band concert, chamber music ensembles, dance, blues, world, and folk music. Days include lecture/recitals at the Piano Series, a children's matinee, performances by the Young Musicians, and chamber concerts at beautiful venues throughout Mendocino Village.. Tickets go on sale May 1.

Mendocino Arts Fair
Explore the arts! Take a class, listen to a concert, enjoy the theatre, relax in the gardens, view our exhibits, buy a piece of local art, talk with artists, go on a garden tour, join the fun. There is always something going on!!

 

AUGUST

Fisherman's Harbor & Seafood Festival
POINT ARENA - Festival activities include the "Best Smoked Salmon on the Coast" contest, free boats rides, kids, games, a nautical flea market, skiff race, live music, seafood galore, plus salads and desserts. Soft drinks and beers on tap will be available. Proceed from the event are used to improve and maintain the Pt. Arena pier.

NATIONAL LIGHTHOUSE DAY ~ August 06
CASPAR - POINT CABRILLO LIGHTHOUSE - Activities for the whole family. Fresnel Lens Tour, 1/2 hour tours, 10am-4pm. For information and Reservations call (707)937-6210

SOLFEST ! ~ August
MENDOCINO WINE REGION - HOPLAND  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
A celebration of renewable energy and green products that will included healthy food, music, dancing, short informative workshops and lots of fun. Some of the big highlights will be live music and engaging speakers on our big stage and also a special kids tent. Be one of the 10,000 to join us!


SOCCER TOURNAMENTS ~ August & October
The Skunk Classic for kids, the Abalone Cup for Women and girls, and the Coast Cup for coed adults are all in August, and then the Skunk II Girls Only Spookfest in October!

Great Day in Elk
ELK - The day begins with a parade which winds down Highway One through Elk to the Greenwood Community Center, continues with an afternoon carnival and food and moves into the evening with a dinner and dance.

Mendocino Art Center Fair
Explore the arts! Take a class, listen to a concert, enjoy the theatre, relax in the gardens, view our exhibits, buy a piece of local art, OR talk with artists.
 


Saturday , August
• SKUNK CLASSIC SOCCER TOURNAMENT
• 10:00 am -4:00 pm : Art in the Gardens
• 10:00 am -5:00 pm : 17th Annual Art in the Gardens
• 4:00 pm -8:00 pm : Abalone-Salmon Dinner
• 4:00 pm -8:00 pm : Abalone-Salmon Dinner
• 5:00 pm -7:00 pm : 2nd Saturday Gallery Opening

Sunday , August 
• SKUNK CLASSIC SOCCER TOURNAMENT

Saturday , August
• 7:30 pm : Mendocino English Country Dance

Friday , August
• Vibrant Living Expo and Culinary Showcase

 

Saturday , August
• Vibrant Living Expo and Culinary Showcase
• SKUNK II INDIAN SUMMER (Girls Only!) Soccer Tournament

Sunday , August
• Vibrant Living Expo and Culinary Showcase
• SKUNK II INDIAN SUMMER (Girls Only!) Soccer Tournament
• 3:00 pm -5:00 pm : Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods"

Friday , August
• Sup and Stomp Square Dance Street Dance

Saturday , August
• 7:30 pm : Labor Day Square Dance Hoedown

Sunday , August
• 3:00 pm -5:00 pm : Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods"

 

 

September
Labor Day

Paul Bunyan Days:

2010 events

20010 events TBA not published to date
Labor Day Week-End

Friday , September

Saturday , September 
• Winesong!
• 7:30 pm : Mendocino English Country Dance

Sunday , September
• 2:00 pm -8:00 pm : Music at the Botanical gardens

Friday , September

Saturday , September
• 5:00 pm -7:00 pm : 2nd Saturday Gallery Opening

Sunday , September

Friday , September

Saturday , September
• 9:00 am -12:00 pm : California Coastal Cleanup Day


LABOR DAY WEEK-END SEPT 2010

This year will mark the 70th year of celebrating Paul Bunyan Days here on the Mendocino Coast. Over the years Labor Day weekends have been described as “old time small town fun” to “ lumber-jack rowdy . . . but, always a good time, with a nod to our logging heritage. We celebrate both the skill of those who came before us and the promise of tomorrow.
PAUL BUNYAN CRAFT FAIR ~ September
FORT BRAGG - Will be held at the corner of Harold & Laurel Streets.
FIREMAN's WATER FIGHT ~ September
FORT BRAGG - Will be held at Spruce & Main Street

Winesong!
FORT BRAGG - Join us once a year, for MCDH'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.

15th Annual Studio Discovery Tour
MENDOCINO COAST - Museums & Exhibitions: Don't miss the fun as 48 artists open their studios along the scenic Sonoma-Mendocino Coast. Original work in watercolor, oils, glass, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture & textiles! Jenner, Sea Ranch, Gualala, Anchor Bay to Little River. Presented by the North Coast Artists' Guild. Self-guided tour. Free maps available.

PURE MENDOCINO ~ Labor Day Week-end
A weekend of organic farm and processor tours, presentations and workshops during the days, culminating in a big tent organic food and wine tasting, dinner and auction, to benefit the Cancer Resource Center of Mendocino County

Mendocino County Fair
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 . . . . . .

PORTUGUESE FESTA ~ September 1
FORT BRAGG- Held at 822 Stewart Street, Pentecost Hall. Friday "All you can eat fish dinner" Adults $15., Kids 5-12yrs $6. Music starts at 8pm. Saturday: Portuguese beef stew dinner, served at 5, 6, 7 & 8 pm. Dinner tickets can be picked up at 3pm. Music begins at 8pm. Sunday: Parade starts from Pentecost Hall @10am. Traditional Sopas starts at 10:30am, once the parade leaves the hall. Parade returns at 1:30pm & Sopas are served until 3pm. Auction starts at about 2pm. Music from 2-7pm.

Sept Fall Plant Sale,
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg, 9am - 5pm.

 
OCTOBER

HAPPY HALLOWEEN TO ALL

HALLOWEEN PARTY AT THE CASPAR INN

Saturday , October 2010
• 10:00 am -4:00 pm : MAPA Abalone Festival & Cook-Off

Saturday , October
• 5:00 pm -7:00 pm : 2nd Saturday Gallery Opening

Sunday , October

Monday , October
 
NOVEMBER


Family Style Thanksgiving Dinner on Thanksgiving Day
For Friends and Guests

 
DECEMBER

Christmas Truck Parade

Mendocino Coast Candlelight Inn Tour

NEW DATES TBA

2010 - Wed. Dec. Albion/Little River, Thurs. Dec. Mendocino, Fri. Dec. Fort Bragg, Sat. Dec. 

Visit Glass Beach Inn ~ Candlelight Inn Tour

Come visit us and get into the Christmas spirit!

 
January

 

 
February

 

 
March

Whale Festival

 
     



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Revised: 12/30/09.