Noyo Harbor Fish Market

Grader Park 19500 S Harbor, Fort Bragg, CA

We love us a good farmers market and now Noyo Harbor is trending with an alternative: a Fish Market at Noyo Harbor, second Saturdays, in Grader Park on the corner of Basin Drive and South Harbor Drive, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Buy fish right off the boats and hobnob with the fisherpeople themselves. […]

NorCoast Rodders Classic Car Show

A special highlight of summer is when a gazillion classic car fanatics arrive in Fort Bragg to take over the center of town on Franklin and Laurel Streets where they park an enormous, eye-popping array of spectacularly preserved antique cars. From utilitarian Model Ts to sensuously bulbous Hudson Hornets, from T-Birds with portholes to low-slung […]

Fort Bragg Fireworks

Pomo Bluff Park Cliff Way, Fort Bragg

Yes, they’re back and everybody’s all excited: FIREWORKS! Fort Bragg will celebrate with a fabulosity of sky-high pyrotechnics at Pomo Bluff Park. Come early, stake out your view, and watch fireworks explode extravagantly over the ocean along the ocean side of Pomo Bluffs on Todd’s Point, at dusk. Parking at Mendocino College, Noyo Beach, and […]

South Coast Independence Festival

Point Arena Pier Point Arena Wharf, Point Arena, CA

Awesome Fireworks Festival at the Point Arena Pier, Point Arena Parade, Picnic at Bower Park, and live shows at the Arena Theater. The fun never stops, and the fireworks display is worth the drive from...basically, anywhere.

Fourth of July Parade in Mendocino

Mendocino Village Mendocino, CA

Nobody ever wants to miss this cavalcade of Mendocino’s special brand of fun and weirdness. Floats, bands, costumes, drinking and carousing, kids, dogs, political statements, dancing, singing, and special, irreverent surprises make this a must-go-to event every year (except the last two years, of course, know). Arrive early to get a parking spot and […]

Sonoma and Mendocino Coast Whale and Jazz Festival

Gualala Arts Amphitheatre 46501 Old Stage Rd, Gualala, CA

Concert for Peace and Unity The outdoor concert, organized by Festival Music Coordinator Fred Adler, features the Erik Jekabson Quintet at Gualala Arts Amphitheater, starting at five o’clock. The group will perform the sublime jazz piece, Cristo Redentor, composed by the late pianist Duke Pearson, and made famous by the late, great trumpeter Donald Byrd, […]

BAM! Book Arts Mendocino

The story we ran in our September issue was titled, "Three Letterpress Printers Walk Into a Shed." The day after it hit the newsstands, I got a call from Mina Cohen from Partners Gallery, newly moved into its new space in Mendocino's historic Beacon Building, asking if we three printers would like to have an […]


Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Highway One, Fort Bragg, CA

Winesong Charity Auction Art, Wine + Food Mendocino Coast Heathcare Foundation fundraiser in the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg. Wine tasting, music, bites from local restaurants, FUN!

Mendocino County Fair and Apple Show

Mendocino County Fairgrounds 14400 CA-128, Boonville

Started in 1924, old-time harvest festival. Elegant floral displays, booths and racks of home-made specialities, tables of quilted, knitted, domestic items, photographs and paintings, and 4-H and FFA livestock. Anderson Valley apples, cider, and local wines are available for tasting. Football game, C.C.P.R.A. rodeo, sheep dog trials, classic car show, parade, and more.

Spooktacular Fall Carnival

Fort Bragg Library 499 E Laurel St, Fort Bragg, CA

Fall Carnival with ghoulish games, spooktacular prizes, sneaky snacks, a spirited costume parade, and more. Costume parade at noon, prizes awarded at 12:15!

Fort Bragg Magic Market

Come celebrate fall, Halloween, and all things magical in Downtown Fort Bragg. Parts of Laurel and Franklin Street will be closed to traffic and open to local vendor booths and fall festivities, including: Sidewalk Chalk Art Drawing Pumpkin Carving Contest Costume Contest Face Painting Wand Making Photo Booths Arts , Entertainment , Fairs and Festivals […]