- 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
- October 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2011
-- The Great Pumpkin Express
Celebration: Join us for a fun-filled family train ride! Enjoy a trip out to our pumpkin patch where you can pick your own pumpkin. Tickets include train ride, entertainment, snacks and a pumpkin. Costumes welcome! Call for reservations. The Skunk Train, Ft. Bragg CA
Fee: Call for information Time: 10am Phone Number: 866-457-5865
- 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
-- Ukiah Country Pumpkinfest
Festival, Family Fun: The Country Pumpkinfest blends a Harvest and Music Festival into the Halloween holiday in this annual two-day event. Enjoy haunted house, beer and wine tasting, arts & crafts, free children's activities, 3-on-3 hoop tourney, Scout-O'-Rama, pet costume contest, Scarecrow City and pumpkin pie bake-off. Downtown Ukiah. Parade at 10 a.m. on Sat. starting at the Redwood Empire Fairgrounds.
Fee: Free Time: Parade starts at 10 a.m. Phone Number: (707) 463.6231
-- Kelley House Museum's Annual Silent Auction
Auction, Benefit: The Annual Silent Auction is the major fundraiser for Kelley House Museum. Lightly used items, valued collectibles and antiques, good quality furniture and merchandise and gift certificates and more are auctioned to raise money for the non-profit museum dedicated to collecting, preserving and sharing Mendocino Coast history. Preview Night, Friday October 2 with wine, hors d'oeuvres and browsing through our unique action items. Take the opportunity to place the first bid, to purchase items marked with the "Buy it Now" stickers or to take advantage of bargains in our "cash and carry" section.
Fee: Free Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 937.5791
-- Hopland Passport Weekend
Wine Education: This year's theme is "Aged to Perfection". With seventeen participating wineries pouring their best wines, incredible food pairings at each stop, and opportunities to experience tours, art installations, and live music, Hopland is the place to be for wine lovers! Hopland CA
Fee: $45/$55 During the Event Time: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Phone Number: 800-564-2582
-- Meyer Family Release Party!
Celebration, Wine Education: Library wines are made available and if harvest is underway, barrel samples abound. A BBQ with assorted appetizers and desserts, games and live music round out the festivities. Meet the winemakers, pick-up your club wines and enjoy a fun and relaxing afternoon at the winery basking in the aroma of freshly harvested grapes! Yorkville, CA 95494
Fee: Call for information Time: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Phone Number: 707-895-2341
-- Fat Tire Festival
Festival, Recreation: Experience mountain biking at its best! Join us as Mendocino Coast Cyclists and Mendocino Coast Recreation and Parks District in cooperation with Cal-Fire and the Jackson Demonstration State Forest* presents the 1st annual Mendocino Coast Fat Tire Festival.
Fee: Call for information Time: Call for information Phone Number: 707-964-4360
-- Enchanted Garden-Halloween @ Campovida
Celebration: Join us for Campovida's annual Halloween Children's Trick or Treat through the garden. Get a chance to see the creative costume and children laughing and playing in nature. Hopland CA
Fee: please bring a food donation for Plowshares Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Phone Number: (707) 744.8797
-- Wine & Redwoods
Wine Education: Enjoy wine-tasting in the redwoods aboard the Skunk Train with the wines of Mendocino County, served with a variety of cheese, crackers and fresh fruit. Departs from Ft. Bragg Depot. Call for reservations.
Fee: $70 Time: 10 a.m. Phone Number: (866) 457.5865