Gualala Arts Center- This Highly regarded festival captures inspired original Jazz, artwork, Whale education, Jazz films and poetry an annual Chowder Challenge and tasting and live music in atmospheric and beautiful settings for more information go to www.gualalaarts.org
BOTANICAL GARDENS, Fort Bragg
Enjoy a beautiful day at the spectacular Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens with nearly 100 talented artists that exhibit fine art, wine, food, beer, surrounded by extraordinary floral displays that abound in the gardens.
Artist spaces will be tastefully scattered along the periphery of the 15,000 sq. ft Gualala Art Center. Covering a wide variety of artistic media, several artists will be "in action" demonstrating the creation of their craft.
Fort Bragg Coastal Trail, 10am-Noon
Meet near restroom (east end of parking lot) at foot of Elm Street
Bring water, wear comfortable walking shoes, binoculars available, heavy rain cancels.
Saturday June 30 th Fireworks Festival at the Pier in Point Arena starts at 4:00 pm , fireworks at dusk. Sunday July 1 st Point Arena Lively Parade down Hwy 1/ Main st. starts at 12:00 Sunday July 1st , Bower Park Picnic at Bower Park in Gualala BBQ, games, live music by Mushroom Harvest, Black Sugar Rose, Anthum and DJ ponografix. All proceeds benefit The Point Arena Schools.
July 4th at Noon in the beautiful town of Mendocino , somewhere around 2000 people (double the population) line the streets of Mendocino (Main st & Lansing st.) to watch this kooky hometown parade, the celebration continue at the Kelly House, with music, BBQ, and North Coast Brewery Beers, Wine, Juice & water and POPCORN. It's a great spot to view parade!
For Two weeks in July, the Concert Hall Tent rises on the Mendocino Headlands to house an exhilarating range of music from orchestral, and chamber, to jazz, Celtic, and bluegrass plus opera and music from around the world. Come for the music and enjoy the beauty of the Coast, the art-filled Village, and outstanding eateries.
Join the fun at this annual event sponsored by the Salmon Restoration Association to raise money to take positive action to restore salmon to our rivers and streams. Great food. live music and a love of the atmosphere at the barbeque. Trade fish stories with an "old salt" or join one of our younger attendees in learning about efforts of the Salmon Restoration Association. In the Menu delicious Grilled Salmon, Fresh Green Salad, Good ole' Corn on the Cob and Garlic Bread.
August 10-13, Gualala Arts Center Once again this annual event. The Art in the Redwoods Festival will include a full array of entertainment in addition to the extensive display of art and crafts.
Annual POINT ARENA HARBOR & SEAFOOD FESTIVAL. Enjoy fresh local seafood, live music, boat rides, kid games, a raffle, Organic beer and much more. Come spend the day at the beautiful Point Arena Pier.