11/17/2017 Friday
Pacific Piecemakers Quilt Guild
Lecture: Sherry Werum presents: Frank Lloyd Wright & Art Nouveau, Reflections in Quilts.
12:30 to 3 p.m.
Location: Gualala Arts Center, Gualala.
$5.00 non-members
11/17/2017 Friday
Benefit Concert

Oak and Thorn presents: "The Syncopaths." From dance floors to concert halls, the Syncopaths bring a fresh, contemporary spin to music and songs rooted in the Scottish, Irish, and American folk traditions.
A benefit for the Albion Little River Volunteer Fire Department, at the Little River Inn's Abalone Room. There will be a bar selling beer and wine, with all profits going to our volunteer fire department.
Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., music starts at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Little River Inn, Little River.
Advance tickets are $20 and available through the Little River Inn's front desk: 707-937-5942. Door price is $25.
11/17/2017 Friday
Karl Schoen & John Gilmore

Dinner jazz with piano and flute featuring Karl Schoen & John Gilmore.
Reservations - per show - are recommended by calling 707-964-3400, or in person at the Taproom.
Please inquire at the Host Station for seating upon arrival.
Two shows - 6 and 8 p.m.
Location: North Coast Brewing Co., 444 North Main St., Fort Bragg.
No cover.
11/17/2017 Friday
Jazz at Mendoviné

Gualala's wine lounge, local jazz musician Harrison Goldberg, will appear solo as "HarriSong" and accompanied by professional audio backing tracks will perform saxophone, featuring blues, bossa novas, swing, ballads, and other popular selections from The Great American Songbook.
7 to 9:30 p.m.
Location: Mendoviné, Gualala.
Free.
For info contact 707-896-2650.
11/17/2017 Friday
Hit and Run Theater

Hit and Run Theater will return to the stage Friday and Saturday, November 17 & 18, 2017 at 7:30pm at the Matheson Performing Arts Center at Mendocino High School. Both shows will be fully improvised with all skits and songs based on audience suggestions. Hit and Run Theater includes Jill Jahelka, Ken Krauss, Doug Nunn, Kathy O'Grady, Nicole Paravicini, Christine Samas, Dan Sullivan and Steve Weingarten. Backing them up will be famed San Francisco keyboard star, Joshua Raoul Brody of Bay Area Theatresports. It is rumored that Joshua may also be offering one of his “Musical Improv for Beginners and the Timid” on Saturday afternoon, November 18 from 1-4pm at the Matheson PAC.
Location: Matheson Performing Arts Center, Mendocino.
General Admission tickets will be $18, with a special admission price of $12 for Seniors over 65 and kids under 18. To reserve tickets or for more information, please call Doug Nunn at 937-0360 or write dnunn@mcn.org or on Facebook.
11/17/2017 Friday
Brad Wilson's ROLLIN Blues THUNDER BAND

Brad Wilson and The Rollin' Blues Thunder Band have a soulful Americana sound with Brad tapping into all his sources of inspiration. Brad's energetic shows and entertaining appeal have made him a repeat performer at many of the West Coast's biggest festivals.
Location: Garcia River Casino, Point Arena.
For info contact bradwilsonlive.com.
11/17/2017 Friday
Argentine Tango Night

General public and all levels welcome. One of our local DJs spins mostly traditional music from the Golden Age of Tango for an evening of dance.
8 to 11 p.m.
Location: 215 Main Wine Bar, Point Arena.
No cover, but $5 donation accepted.
For info contact 707-799-7879.
11/18/2017 Saturday
Mid-Month Pay ’n Take

Mid-Month Pay ’n’ Take sale is held on the third Saturday of each month. All departments open this month.
There are tables, chairs, tools, electronics, hardware, records, CDs, lamps, desks, etc.
The book department has novels, cookbooks, videos, kids books, audio tapes, Christmas ornaments, poetry, do-it-yourself, large print and many different books.
The clothing room with men's, women's and children's clothing and accessories is now open for every Mid-Month Sale, at 8:30 a.m.
Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. and will close at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Gualala Community Center, Gualala.

11/18/2017 Saturday
Glass Beach Preschool's Annual Craft Fair

Annual craft fair hosted presented by Glass Beach Preschool.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Town Hall, Fort Bragg.

11/18/2017 Saturday
4th Annual Ceramic Sale and Bake Sale, Too!

A dozen local ceramic artists will again be showing and selling their functional and sculptural ceramics. This is a great opportunity to shop locally as well as see a variety of styles.
Baked goods, coffee and tea will be available for sale to benefit the Fort Bragg Guild.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Inglenook Community Center, Inglenook.

11/18/2017 Saturday
Country Christmas Holiday Bazaar

Locally made gifts, crafts, baked goods and more.
Raffle tickets available.
All proceeds to benefit Mendocino Community Library.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Preston Hall, 44867 Main Street , Mendocino.
Free.
For info contact mendocinostudyclub@yahoo.com..
11/18/2017 Saturday
Acoustic Musicians’ Jam

All acoustic musicians are invited to jam every Saturday, 12:30 to 4 p.m.
Location: Sundstrom Mall loft area, Gualala.
Free.
For info contact Laurence at 707-847-3453.
11/18/2017 Saturday
Introduction to Rowing

Outreach Coordinator Dusty Dillion and/or Michael Stewart will cox an "Introduction to Rowing" on the Helen Dee (weather permiting).
This is a national membership drive for the Traditional Small Craft Association. Children need to be accompanied by an adult.
Reservations recommended.
1 p.m.
Location: Dolphin Isle, South Harbor, Fort Bragg.
The first row is complements of the association. Thereafter joining the Lost Coast Chapter and National Chapter is encouraged with a donation of $5.00 per row.For info contact Dusty Dillion (707) 964-2612.
11/18/2017 Saturday
Lynn Arriale Piano Trio

The Lynne Arriale Trio, featuring bassist, Adain Carroll and drummer, Ross Pederson will be making its debut in the fall of 2017.
6:45 p.m.
Location: North Coast Brewing Co., 444 North Main St., Fort Bragg.
$20.

11/18/2017 Saturday
Met Opera Live in HD

"The Exterminating Angel." A Met premiere. The 2016 opera is based on the screenplay by Luis Buñuel and Luis Alcoriza for the acclaimed 1962 Buñuel film about a group of high-society friends invited to a mansion for dinner and finding themselves inexplicably unable to leave.
9:55 a.m.
Location: Arena Theater, Point Arena.
$24, $22 senior, $18 youth.
For info contact For info visit www.arenatheater.org or call 707 882-3272.
11/18/2017 Saturday
Music at 215 Main

Sharon Garner & the Dorian May Trio will perform an eclectic mix of classics from The Great American Songbook, Jazz & Latin Standards with loads of heart & soul.
7:30 a.m.

Location: 215 Main Wine Bar, Point Arena.
No cover charge.
11/19/2017 Sunday
VFW Biscuit and Gravy Breakfast

Breakfast includes biscuits and gravy, sausage, eggs, hash browns, fruit cup, orange juice and coffee.
8 to 11:30 a.m.
Location: Veterans Building, Laurel and Harrison Sts. , Fort Bragg.
$7 Adults, $3 children ages 6 to 12, Children under 6 free.

11/19/2017 Sunday
Holiday Market

CHCP Holiday Market for your shopping happiness. Artisan products, baked goods, goat cheese, preserves and and culinary delights, hand-carved kitchen tools, honey, locally grown produce, plants and flowers, handcrafted creations including mushroom-dyed scarves and t-shirts. Gift packets of garden note cards, tablets, books, art prints and more.
All vendors are welcome please RSVP to heidiho515@icloud.com so we can include you in the ads.
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Fort Ross School Multi-Purpose Room, 30600 Seaview Road, Cazadero.

11/19/2017 Sunday
Coastal Hills Community HOLIDAY MARKETS

Artisan products, olive oil, honey, preserves and culinary delights, locally grown produce, hand-knit garments, and 3-year garden journals. Many local vendors will be present.
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Fort Ross School, Fort Ross.
For info contact 707-847-3121 or heidiho515@icloud.net .
11/19/2017 Sunday
Opus Chamber Music Series: Richard Cionco In Concert

A Romantic program performed by Richard Cionco includes the 30-minute monumental Sonata in B Minor from Franz Liszt and the exquisitely delicate miniature, Jeune filles au Jardin by Federico Mompou. Among the most well-known and beloved music on the program will be three mazurkas by Frederic Chopin, and Earl Wild's arrangement of Rachmaninov's Vocalise. Cionco will conclude with his own transcription of Johann Strauss Jr’s grand waltz One Lives Only Once.
Location: Preston Hall, 44867 Main St., Mendocino.
$20.

11/19/2017 Sunday
Caspar's Flight of Fancy

Caspar Community Presents, "A Flight of Fancy" – Your chance to give back to the Caspar Community with a whole new twist on the Annual Harvest Dinner and Silent Auction. Food Stations: Choose from a variety of complete dinner selections prepared by Chefs Dalen Anderson and Deborah Dawson. Cocktail Stations: buy a Flight of 3 Cocktails and vote on your favorite to become the Caspar signature cocktail. Table and lounge seating. Live Music with Ralph Humphrey, Danny Barca and Laura Maione. Tickets $35 in advance, available at Harvest Market and Out of This World, $45 at the door. Contact us at caspar@mcn.org or 964-4997 for information or to get involved.
Location: Caspar Community Center, Caspar.
$35 advance, $45 at door.
5 to 8:30 p.m.
11/19/2017 Sunday
Author Talk and Film Screening

Film screening of Saltwater Buddha, a documentary of the author's first book, author talk, book signing for Jaimal Yogis book, 'All Our Waves Are Water.'
1 p.m.
Location: Arena Theater, Point Arena.
$10, available at Four Eyed Frog Books or foureyedfrog.com.

11/22/2017 Wednesday
Sunset & Jazz

Jazz local favorite, Harrison Goldberg and Friends/Jazzin'3 with Danny Barca, guitar and vocals, Pete Gealey, upright bass performing vocal and instrumental jazz, blues, swing, bossa novas, and originals.
6 to 9 p.m.
Location: The Sea Ranch Lodge, Sea Ranch.
No cover.
11/22/2017 Wednesday
Open Mic

Open mic for music, stand-up comedy, poetry, etc.
8 p.m.
Location: 215 Main wine bar, Point Arena.
Free.
For info contact 707-882-3215.
11/23/2017 Thursday
4th Thursday Blues & Jazz

Earl Oliver brings hot blues, cool jazz and bawdy love songs to a solo dinner performance.
6 p.m.
Location: Cucina Verona, 124 E. Laurel St., Fort Bragg.

11/24/2017 Friday
GIFT WRAPPING AT FESTIVAL OF THE TREES

Benefiting the Redwood Coast Humane Society and Gualala Arts Center.
Bring your gifts to the stage at Gualala Arts, and the Redwood Coast Humane Society volunteers will wrap your holiday gifts.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: Gualala Arts Center, Gualala.
For info contact 707-884-1304.
11/24/2017 Friday
Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Fair,

November 24-25
The Mendocino Art Center hosts the 58th Annual Thanksgiving Arts and Crafts Fair. More than 30 juried artists and craftspeople - from Nevada, New York, the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout northern California - will exhibit original handmade artwork. The Fair is a fundraiser with 15% of the sales benefiting the Mendocino Art Center.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Mendocino Art Center, 45200 Little Lake St., Mendocino.

11/24/2017 Friday
Black Cat (and Dog) Friday

Redwood Coast Humane Society's special adoption event.
Thanksgiving weekend; visit “Jake's Place” to meet kittens, cats and dogs available for adoption. Open your heart and home to a black (or mostly black) cat or dog and enjoy half off the regular adoption fee.
12 to 3 p.m.
Location: Jake's Place, Gualala.
For info contact 707-884-1304.
11/25/2017 Saturday
CC's Corner Rummage Sale

Closed for the holiday season and will return January 2018.
Location: St. Paul’s Methodist Church, 50 School St., S. Highway 1, Point Arena.

11/25/2017 Saturday
Good Buy Clothes

Good Buy Clothes monthly clothing and accessories sale. Proceeds from the store benefit medical expenses for children and aging, educational grants, crisis situations and other needs of the community from Elk to Timber Cove.
Last Saturday of each month.
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Trinity Hall, School Street, Point Arena.

11/25/2017 Saturday
Second Chance Christmas Sale

Native Daughters of the Golden West Fort Bragg Parlor 210 will be holding a "Second Chance Christmas" Sale.
Come shop for Crafts, baked goods, and Christmas decor of all descriptions.
Find out about the historic building known as the Depot Mall and Native Daughters' History.
This is a fund raiser for Native Daughter of the Golden West.
Location: Depot Mall, 401 N. Main Street , Fort Bragg.

11/25/2017 Saturday
GIFT WRAPPING AT FESTIVAL OF THE TREES

GIFT WRAPPING AT FESTIVAL OF THE TREES
Benefiting the Redwood Coast Humane Society and Gualala Arts Center.
Bring your gifts to the stage at Gualala Arts and the Redwood Coast Humane Society volunteers will wrap your holiday gifts.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Gualala Arts Center, Gualala.
For info contact 707-884-1304.
11/25/2017 Saturday
Acoustic Musicians’ Jam

All acoustic musicians are invited to jam every Saturday, 12:30 to 4 p.m.
Location: Sundstrom Mall loft area, Gualala.
Free.
For info contact Laurence at 707-847-3453.
11/25/2017 Saturday
National Theatre Live from London

"Obsession," by Ivo van Hove based on the film by Luchino Visconti.
1 p.m., doors 12:30 p.m.
Location: Arena Theater, Point Arena.
Tickets: $18, $5 youth (18 and under), online at www.arenatheater.org
11/25/2017 Saturday
Introduction to Rowing

Outreach Coordinator Dusty Dillion and/or Michael Stewart will cox an "Introduction to Rowing" on the Helen Dee (weather permiting).
This is a national membership drive for the Traditional Small Craft Association
Children need to be accompanied by an adult.
Reservations recommended.
1 p.m.
Location: Dolphin Isle, South Harbor, Fort Bragg.
The first row is complements of the association. Thereafter joining the Lost Coast Chapter and National Chapter is encouraged with a donation of $5.00 per row.
For info contact Dusty Dillion 707- 964-2612.
11/25/2017 Saturday
Iris DeMent

Considered one of the most celebrated country-folk performers of her day, DeMent grew up singing gospel music; during her teenage years, however, she was first exposed to country, folk, and R&B, drawing influence from Loretta Lynn, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, and Joni Mitchell.
7:30 p.m.
Location: Arena Theater, Point Arena.
$35.
11/26/2017 Sunday
Fourth Sunday Pancake Breakfast

On the menu are pancakes with homemade, local berry or maple syrup, ham and eggs your way, coffee, tea, milk and cocoa.
8 to 11:30 a.m.
Location: Whitesboro Grange, 1.5 miles east on Navarro Ridge Road, Albion.
Adults $8, ages 6-12 half price, and under 6 eat free.
For info contact Ronnie at 707-937-2014.
11/26/2017 Sunday
Caspar 4th Sunday Breakfast

The Breakfast menu varies with the season and includes vegan and gluten-free options. Benefit for Caspar Community.
Breakfast 9 to 11 a.m.
Location: Caspar Community Center, Caspar.
For info contact 707-964-4997 or caspar@mcn.org.
11/27/2017 Monday
Film Club

"Sullivan's Travels." USA, 1941. Preston Sturges' celebrated satire lampooning Hollywood pretension and excesses with the director's particular brand of sophisticated verbal wit, dialogue and fast-paced slapstick. Preceded by film trivia quiz, followed by audience discussion.
7 p.m.
Location: Arena Theater, Point Arena.
$10.
For info contact For info visit www.arenatheater.org or call 707-882-3272.
11/28/2017 Tuesday
Senior Tuesday

Every Tuesday we have our Senior Slot Tournament and seniors get 20% off in the River Grill!
Location: Garcia River Casino, Point Arena.

11/29/2017 Wednesday
Festival of Lights Gala

An evening with local wines, champagne, craft brews, hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and a view of the glittering displays placed throughout the Gardens.
5:30 to 8 p.m.
Location: Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg.
$100 per person (tickets are limited).
11/29/2017 Wednesday
Open Mic

Open mic for music, stand-up comedy, poetry, etc.
8 p.m.
Location: 215 Main wine bar, Point Arena.
Free.
For info contact 707-882-3215.
11/30/2017 Thursday
Storytelling event

Hosted by Nicole Laumb, local storytellers and community members share autobiographical pieces about their lives. Each event is a fundraiser for the Community Center of Mendocino's After School Enrichment Program.
The theme for the night will be stories of “Resistance.” Beer, wine, and refreshments are available for purchase. People interested in sharing a story may send an email to nlaumbccm@gmail.com.
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Community Center of Mendocino, Mendocino.
$5.
11/30/2017 Thursday
Line Dancing

Every Thursday night, learn the most popular Line Dances.
All ages welcome.
7 p.m.
Location: Fort Bragg Lions Club - 430 E. Redwood, Fort Bragg.
$10.
For info contact 918-636-1278.
12/1/2017 Friday
Holiday Pop up Shops

Various businesses in Mendocino encourage shoppers to "show love, shop small".
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: 345 N. Franklin Street, Fort Bragg.

12/1/2017 Friday
Art Opening

R. Samuel Santi abstract painter uses rough textured wood to create waterfalls and mountainscapes. Mounted on canvas they become three dimensional and are layered with stains, acrylics, enamels and good ol' house paint.
Dec.1 thru Dec 30
Reception 5 to 8 p.m.
Location: Tim Carmody Gallery 324 N. Franklin St., Fort Bragg.
Free.

12/1/2017 Friday
Festival of Lights

Each winter the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens transforms into a spectacular show of glittering color. The 8th Annual Festival of Lights will run rain or shine each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evening from Nov. 24 through Dec. 17. Displays, live music, hot cocoa, cider, sweet treats, local craft brews, and wine available in a decorated tent.
5 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg.
$10 for adults; free for children 16 and under.
For info contact the Garden Store at 707-964-4352 ext. 16 or visit www.gardenbythesea.org.
12/1/2017 Friday
Art Opening

Tess McGuire, hat maker, is Edgewater Gallery's Featured Artist for the month of December. Her show opens on First Friday, Dec. 1. All of Tess' hats are loom knitted and felted in the washing machine. Growing up in
5 to 8 p.m.
Location: Edgewater Gallery, Fort Bragg.
Free.
12/1/2017 Friday
Holiday Show & Sale Opening

Unique items for gifting, made by members of Pacific Textile Arts: knitted hats, silk screened towels and scarves, woven items, rag rugs, and more.
Opens 5 to 8 p.m. See website for details.
Location: Pacific Textile Arts, 450 Alger St. , Fort Bragg.
Free.
For info contact pacifictextilearts.org or phone 707-409-6811.
12/1/2017 Friday
Jazz at the Sequoia Room

Terry Simcik Trio with Amanda Gray.
Jazz, Blues, Brazilian and standards.
Two shows - 6 and 8 p.m.
Location: North Coast Brewing Co., 444 North Main St., Fort Bragg.
No cover.
For info contact 707-964-3400.
12/1/2017 Friday
Bongolatte at Headlands Coffeehouse

Dorian May, piano; Dorothea May, bass; Gabe Yáñez , drums and Phil Montalvo, percussion.
7 to 10 p.m.
Location: 120 E. Laurel St., Fort Bragg.
For info contact 707-964-1987.
12/1/2017 Friday
Gualala Arts Karaoke Night

Karaoke night the first Friday of each month with a no-host beer and wine bar and snacks available for sale. Cabaret tables will lend a cozy atmosphere and DJ Arlene Peterson will be spinning the tunes.
7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Location: Gualala Arts Center, Gualala.
$5 for adults; youth age 7 to 17 free with an adult.
For info contact 707-884-1138 or gualalaarts.org.
12/1/2017 Friday
Outside Mullingar

In this delightfully quirky love story, set in contemporary rural Ireland, two middle-aged farmers, Anthony and Rosemary, must overcome a land feud and their own clumsiness to find happiness.
8 p.m.
Location: Mendocino Theatre Company, Mendocino.
$25 adults, $12 youth.
For info contact 707-937-4477.
12/1/2017 Friday
Butch Kwan & Friends

Butch and his band will be delivering a blend of Americana, Rock and Blues!
8:30 p.m.Location: Garcia River Casino, Point Arena.

12/2/2017 Saturday
Pay ‘n Take Monthly Sale

The Main Hall (toys, knick knacks, household goods, jewelry) is open from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
In the New Building are bargains on all kinds of books, Christmas ornaments, furniture, tools, hardware and electronics from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
The Clothing Room, open from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., features men's, women's and children's clothing and accessories.
Snacks and desserts are available in the Main Hall. All facilities are open Tuesdays from 8:30 until 11:30 a.m. to receive donations of clean, saleable items.
Location: Gualala Community Center, Gualala.

12/2/2017 Saturday
Special Holiday Screening

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation - with a visit from Santa at 10 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
Location: Coast Cinemas, Fort Bragg.
Adult $10, Youth $5For info contact 707-937-0171.
12/2/2017 Saturday
BRANDYBUCK STUDIO will host its annual HOLIDAY BIZARRE BAZAAR

Affordable items for gift giving will be available from local artists, including: pottery, jewelry, wood products, farm grown local delights, and stationary. Finger food and hot apple cider available. Brandybuck Ranch is on Ten Mile Cutoff and Schooner Gulch Rd., East of Pt. Arena.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: BRANDYBUCK STUDIO, Gualala.
For info contact Kaye Like 707-882-2269.
12/2/2017 Saturday
Fire Benefit Silent Auction

The Comptche community will present a silent auction to benefit Mendocino fire
victims. Quilts, art, paintings, woodworks, ceramics, photos and crafts will be auctioned, along with refreshments by donation, at this event from which all proceeds go to benefit Mendocino fire victims by The Community Foundation of Mendocino County www.communityfound.org/ .
Location: Comptche Community Hall, 30672 Comptche/Ukiah Road, Comptche.

12/2/2017 Saturday
Guided Walking Tours of Historic Mendocino

Guided Walking Tours of Historic Mendocino
Saturdays and Sundays 11AM, plus special holiday dates: Thursday and Friday, December 28 and 29.
Suitable for all ages.
Reservations not required.
11 a.m.
Location: Kelley House, Mendocino.
$10 per person.

12/2/2017 Saturday
18th Annual North Coast Toy Run

Support Safe Passage Family Resource Center. Whether you have a motorcycle or not, enjoy a complete tri tip lunch, a no host bar, raffle prizes and live music with the Brown Bothers Blues Band. Motorcycles meet at the Boatyard Shopping Center, depart at 12:30 and arrive at Lions Hall for the festivities. You don't need a motorcycle to attend, but you must be 21 or over.
12:30 to 4 p.m.
Location: Lions Hall, 430 East Redwood, Fort Bragg.
Price of admission is a new, unwrapped toy or $10.For info contact 707-961-0767.
12/2/2017 Saturday
Acoustic Musicians’ Jam

All acoustic musicians are invited to jam every Saturday, 12:30 to 4 p.m.
Location: Sundstrom Mall loft area, Gualala.
Free.
For info contact Laurence at 707-847-3453.
12/2/2017 Saturday
Introduction to Rowing

Outreach Coordinator Dusty Dillion and/or Michael Stewart will cox an "Introduction to Rowing" on the Helen Dee (weather permitting).
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Reservations recommended.
1 p.m.
Location: Dolphin Isle, South Harbor, Fort Bragg.
The first row is compliments of the Traditional Small Craft Association Lost Coast Chapter. Thereafter donation of $5.00 per row.
For info contact Dusty Dillion (707) 964-2612.
12/2/2017 Saturday
Wreath Making Workshop with Studio Choo

Contemporarty style wreath making using natural and and non-traditional materials, some sourced from the Mendonoma Coast.
All materials are included with a wine reception to follow.
Tickets can be purchased at studiochoo.com or by calling Placewares at 707-884-1184.
1 to 3 p.m.
Location: Placewares, Gualala.
$125.
12/2/2017 Saturday
Community Film Festival

ACORN Partners in Education is hosting its 3rd annual community film festival. This year's theme is "Our Changing World: Local & Global Issues Affecting our Community".
A Q&A and panel discussion will follow programs. Taco plates and baked goods will be offered by the Arena High School Triathlon Team between screenings.
Programs will be shown at 2:00, 4:00 and 7:00.
Location: Arena Theater, Point Arena.
Tickets are $10 for 1 show, $15 for 2 and $20 for all 3. More information online at https://acornpartnersineducation.org/fundraising/community-film-festival/.
12/2/2017 Saturday
Hometown Holidays

Merchants welcome the public with seasonal food and drinks. The Coast Highway Artists Collective is proud to again participate in this fun event, providing locals and guests the opportunity to purchase reasonably priced art and gifts for the holidays. “The Highwaymen” will provide live music at the CHAC during a special opening reception.
4 p.m.
Location: Point Arena, Point Arena.

12/2/2017 Saturday
Martini Madness

Sample a variety of martinis made by professional and amateur bartenders and vote for the best drink. THere will be appetizers, live music, a silent auction and live auction. This is a fundraiser for Meals on Wheels to feed home-bound seniors.
5 to 8 p.m.
Location: Gualala Arts Center, Gualala.
$50 general admission, $35 designated driver rate or $400 for a table of eight.
For info contact Micheline Kirby 707-882-2137 or www.brownpapertickets.com/events/2709293.
12/2/2017 Saturday
Holiday Gift Show

Opening reception for the annual Holiday Gift Show at the Coast Highway Artists Collective in conjunction with the Point Arena Hometown Holidays. The annual Holiday Gift Show features holiday-themed gift ideas created by the local artists of the collective, including hand-crafted holiday ornaments.
The Holiday Gift Show will be open during regular gallery hours for the month of December, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
5 to 7 p.m.
Location: Coast Highway Artists Collective, Point Arena.

12/2/2017 Saturday
Jazz at the Sequoia Room

Anton Schwartz Quintet, Winner of 2016 Northwest Acoustic Jazz Ensemble of the Year. Their latest album, Flash Mob, spent eight weeks in jazz radio's Top 10 and earned a four-star review in Down Beat magazine.
8 p.m.
Location: North Coast Brewing Co., 444 North Main St., Fort Bragg.
No cover.
For info contact 707-964-3400.
12/2/2017 Saturday
Local Author's Night.

Harriet Gleeson, Jane Gillette, Walker Abel, and Joel Andrews talk about their books.
6:30 to 8 p.m.
Location: Gallery Bookshop, corner of Main and Kasten , Mendocino.
Free.
For info contact 707-937-2665.
12/2/2017 Saturday
Local Authors Night

Holiday Specials, Harpist Joel Andrews at Gallery Bookshop in Mendocino. Complimentary refreshments before and after, plus book signings.
6:30 to 8 p.m.
Location: Gallery Bookshop, corner of Main and Kasten, Mendocino.

12/2/2017 Saturday
(Almost) Full Moon Lighthouse Tour

A guided "Climb to the Top" of the tallest lighthouse on the West Coast, and sweet and savory snacks with champagne or sparkling juice following the tour. An etched Point Arena Lighthouse souvenir champagne flute is included. Reservations must be made at least three days in advance of the tour. While the tour is scheduled to coordinate with the full moon, weather conditions may preclude lunar visibility.
Gates open 5 p.m., tour starts around 5:30 p.m.
Location: Point Arena Lighthouse, Point Arena.
$30 per person or two tickets for $50.
For info contact 707-882-2809 ext. 1.
12/2/2017 Saturday
English Country Dance

Calling and instruction. Leader Bruce Hamilton. Bring a potluck snack and beverage to share during the break.
Newcomer instruction at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Caspar Community Center, Caspar.
$10. High school students are free.
For info contact 707-964-5569 or ecd@larkcamp.com.
12/3/2017 Sunday
Fort Bragg Guild Breakfast and Rummage Sale

All-you-can-eat pancakes, two eggs, any style, ham, choice of hash browns or fruit salad, Thanksgiving coffee, tea, or milk. Also available, orange juice and organic carrot juice.
There will also be a Rummage Sale.
8 to 11:30 a.m.
Location: Inglenook Community Center, 26500 N. Hwy. 1, 6 miles north of, Fort Bragg.
$8 adults, $4 children under 6
12/3/2017 Sunday
Teens Only Book Club

Teen Council, Gallery Bookshop's Teens Only Book Club
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Free & open to all teens.
Location: Gallery Bookshop, corner of Main and Kasten , Mendocino.
Free.
For info contact 707-937-2665.
12/3/2017 Sunday
Full Moon Lighthouse Tour

A guided "Climb to the Top" of the tallest lighthouse on the West Coast, and sweet and savory snacks with champagne or sparkling juice following the tour. An etched Point Arena Lighthouse souvenir champagne flute is included. Reservations must be made at least three days in advance of the tour. While the tour is scheduled to coordinate with the full moon, weather conditions may preclude lunar visibility.
Gates open 5 p.m., tour starts around 5:30 p.m.
Location: Point Arena Lighthouse, Point Arena.
$30 per person or two tickets for $50.
For info contact 707-882-2809 ext. 1.
12/4/2017 Monday
Senior Tuesday

Every Tuesday we have our Senior Slot Tournament and seniors get 20% off in the River Grill!
Location: Garcia River Casino, Point Arena.

12/4/2017 Monday
Public Meeting

BCN??
The Redwood Coast Education Fund will hold its ANNUAL PUBLIC
MEETING on Monday, December 4, 2017 at the offices of Ward Anderson 39100
Ocean Drive Gualala.
1 p.m.
Location: Ward's office, Gualala.

12/4/2017 Monday
Open Book Club

Open Book Club reads The Glass Universe by Dava Sobel.
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Gallery Bookshop, corner of Main and Kasten , Mendocino.
Free.
For info contact 707-937-2665 or gallerybookshop.com.
12/5/2017 Tuesday
GA Readers Theater

Readers Theater will have its annual potluck and open reading. Members are asked to bring food to share, their own dishes, and something no longer than 10 minutes to read.
7 p.m.
Location: Gualala Arts Center, Gualala.

12/6/2017 Wednesday
How to Talk to Your Teen

This event is for Spanish speaking parents, as well as middle and high school students. Expert advice from Mendocino County Youth Project and Project Sanctuary staff on underage drug and alcohol use, as well as safe dating.
Pizza will be provided.
5:30 p.m.
Location: Fort Bragg Library, Fort Bragg.
Free.
12/6/2017 Wednesday
Open Mic

Open mic for music, stand-up comedy, poetry, etc.
8 p.m.
Location: 215 Main wine bar, Point Arena.
Free.
For info contact 707-882-3215.
12/7/2017 Thursday
Publishing Consultations

Curious about how to turn your manuscript (or the vision of it) into a finished book? Four Eyed Frog Books with graphic designer and marketer Connie King have joined together to offer free publishing consultations and the basics of self-publishing your book on a monthly basis at the Frog. Drop in to discuss your specific work with Connie – questions are welcomed.
3 to 5 p.m.
Location: Four-Eyed Frog Bookstore, Gualala.

12/7/2017 Thursday
Pop-Up Business Fair

Cottage industries, non-profits and service based businesses and all members to interact with the public. Vendors will have good available for purchase.
5 to 7 p.m.
Location: Masonic Lodge, Fort Bragg.

12/7/2017 Thursday
Rock & Roll and Trivia at the Casino

Join Dan & Myra, “The Casuals” For Oldies Rock & Roll And Trivia.
$150 in slot play prizes.
6 p.m.
Location: Garcia River Casino, Point Arena.

12/7/2017 Thursday
Line Dancing

Every Thursday night, learn the most popular Line Dances.
All ages welcome.
7 p.m.
Location: Fort Bragg Lions Club - 430 E. Redwood, Fort Bragg.
$10.
For info contact 918-636-1278.
12/7/2017 Thursday
Agricultural Talk

Matt Drewno, Manager of the Victory Gardens for Peace Seed Bank will give a talk about the depletion through water and wind erosion, over-tillage, overuse of nutrient inputs, compaction, pH problems and salinization, and will also discuss soil-related regenerative techniques.
7 p.m.
Location: Community Center of Mendocino, 998 School St., Mendocino.
For info contact Charles at 707-937-5572 or ccwood@ix.netcom.com.
12/8/2017 Friday
Caspar Pub Night

Friendly open mic for singers and musicians: three songs onstage, sound tech on-site. Delicious dinner, beer and wine are available for sale.
6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Location: Caspar Community Center, Caspar.
Free. All ages welcome.
For info contact 707-964-4997 or caspar@mcn.org.
12/8/2017 Friday
The Mendocino Quartet

Gene Parsons (Byrds, Flying Burrito Brothers, solo), David Hayes (Van Morrison, Jesse Colin Young, solo), Gwyneth Moreland (solo) and Steven Bates (Steven Bates Band). 4 sets of strings, 4 part harmonies and all parts musical merriment!
6 and 8:30 p.m.
Location: North Coast Brewing Co., 444 North Main St., Fort Bragg.
$20.
For info contact NorthCoastBrewing.com.
12/8/2017 Friday
2nd Friday Blues & Jazz

Earl Oliver brings hot blues, cool jazz and bawdy love songs to a solo dinner performance.
6:30 p.m.
Location: MacCallum House, 45020 Albion St., Mendocino.

12/8/2017 Friday
Author Talk

Author Talk with David Barsamian and his book, Global Discontents.
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Gallery Bookshop, corner of Main and Kasten , Mendocino.
Free.
For info contact 707-937-2665 or gallerybookshop.com.
12/8/2017 Friday
Poetry Night

Solstice Poetry by Candlelight.
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Gallery Bookshop, corner of Main and Kasten , Mendocino.
Free.
For info contact 707-937-2665 or gallerybookshop.com.
12/8/2017 Friday
Jazz at MendoViné

Shakuhachi master Karl Young and 7-string guitarist Chris Doering will present an evening of improvised duets. Launching pads for their explorations include American jazz compositions from swing to bop and beyond, Brazilian jazz, popular and folk melodies and original compositions. Where will the music take this duo? Selection of wines, beers, non-alcholic beverages and small plates available.
7 p.m.
Location: Mendoviné, Gualala.
Free.
For info contact 707-896-2650.
12/8/2017 Friday
Karaoke at 215 Main

Karaoke with musical host Arlene. 21 and over only.
7 to 11 p.m.
Location: 215 Main wine bar, Point Arena.
$1 per song.
For info contact 707-882-3215.
12/9/2017 Saturday
Special Holiday Screening

Elf (2003).
Santa will be on site at 10 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
Location: Coast Cinemas, Fort Bragg.
Adult $10, Youth $5For info contact 707-937-0171.
12/9/2017 Saturday
Whale Docent Volunteer Training

Whale docent volunteer training involving learning the natural historyof gray whales.
10 a.m.
Location: MacKerricher State Park, Fort Bragg.
Free.For info contact 707-961-0471.
12/9/2017 Saturday
Christmas Craft Faire

Coastal Seniors will host its annual Christmas Craft Faire with vendors who offer a variety of items from jewelry and hand-made soaps to locally made jams and other items that make great holiday gifts.
There will also be a silent auction displaying decorated Christmas trees and gift baskets. All proceeds from the silent auctions benefit the Meals on Wheels program.
Guests also have the opportunity to dine on Mexican food during the event.
For more information or to sign up as a vendor, call Micheline at the number below.
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Veterans Memorial Building, Point Arena.
Free.
For info contact Micheline 707-882-2137.
12/9/2017 Saturday
Acoustic Musicians’ Jam

All acoustic musicians are invited to jam every Saturday, 12:30 to 4 p.m.
Location: Sundstrom Mall loft area, Gualala.
Free.
For info contact Laurence at 707-847-3453.
12/9/2017 Saturday
Introduction to Rowing

Outreach Coordinator Dusty Dillion and/or Michael Stewart will cox an "Introduction to Rowing" on the Helen Dee (weather permitting).
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Reservations recommended.
1 p.m.
Location: Dolphin Isle, South Harbor, Fort Bragg.
The first row is compliments of the Traditional Small Craft Association Lost Coast Chapter. Thereafter donation of $5.00 per row.
For info contact Dusty Dillion (707) 964-2612.
12/9/2017 Saturday
Ernest Bloch Bell Ringers

Gualala Arts Local Eyes presents a concert by the Ernest Bloch Bell Ringers.
3 p.m.
Location: Gualala Arts Center, Gualala.

12/9/2017 Saturday
Spaghetti Dinner

A traditional spaghetti dinner featuring salad, spaghetti with Bob Canclini's famous sauce (meat or vegetarian), garlic bread, beverage and homemade pie or cake for dessert. The gift shop is open, featuring handmade items.
4 to 7 p.m.
Location: Whitesboro Grange on Navarro Ridge Road (1.5 miles east on Navarro Ridge Road. Watch for signs just south of the Albion Bridge), Albion.
Adults $8, ages six to 12 half price, and children five and under eat free.
For info contact Ronnie at 707-937-2014.
12/9/2017 Saturday
Art Opening

"Refuge: Here and There”- paintings in watercolor and other media by Karen Bowers is the featured work at the Artist's Co-op of Mendocino in December. The exhibit runs from December 6-31, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m.
Location: Co-op Gallery, NW corner of Kasten and Albion Sts., Mendocino.

12/9/2017 Saturday
Second Saturday Art Opening

Free Holiday Celebration during the Second Saturday Opening with hors d'oeuvres and wine, music, and browse the exhibits and Gallery Shop for unique gift items.
Admission to the gallery is free and open daily, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
5 to 8 p.m.
Location: Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino.
For info contact 707-937-5818, ext. 14 or visit MendocinoArtCenter.org.
12/9/2017 Saturday
4th annual Candlelit Shopping Night

Shops will place mason jar candles outside to indicate their participation, and will stay open until 7 p.m. or later.
Shoppers will collect stamps and stickers for a raffle.
Location: Various Locations, Mendocino.

12/10/2017 Sunday
All-You-Can-Eat breakfast

The Knights of Columbus host a breakfast including eggs your way, pancakes, french toast, sausage, hash browns, orange juice, tea and coffee.
8 a.m. to noon.
Location: St. Anthony's Hall, 1700 Lansing Street, Mendocino.
$8 Adults, kids under 12 $3.50.

12/10/2017 Sunday
Holiday Market

CHCP Holiday Market will include artisan products, baked goods, goat cheese, preserves and culinary delights, hand-carved kitchen tools, honey, locally grown produce, plants and flowers, handcrafted creations including mushroom-dyed scarves and t-shirts. Gift packets of garden note cards, tablets, books, art prints and more.
All vendors are welcome. RSVP to heidiho515@icloud.com to be included in the ads.
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Fort Ross School Multi-Purpose Room, 30600 Seaview Road, Cazadero.

12/10/2017 Sunday
Elegance in Elk

The Prow House, the gorgeous home of James Cummings and Justin Mohatt, is perched on the tall cliffs of Elk. Enjoy drinks, treats, and your festival community.
Music by Festival favorite Kim Nalley: “...pipes to burn...” (SF Chronicle)
Edible entertainment by Sharon Garner.
Wines by Handley Cellars.
2 to 5 p.m.
Location: The Prow House, Elk.
$135.
For info contact mendocinomusic.org.
12/10/2017 Sunday
Ernest Bloch Bell Ringers

Jennifer Beattie and Adam Marks of Albatross present a varied holiday celebration with members of the Mendonoma Chamber Singers. There will be classical and contemporary music and sing-a-long with kazoo.
4 p.m.
Location: Gualala Arts Center, Gualala.

12/11/2017 Monday
Senior Tuesday

Every Tuesday we have our Senior Slot Tournament and seniors get 20% off in the River Grill!
Location: Garcia River Casino, Point Arena.

12/11/2017 Monday
Holiday singing

River, a three-member a cappella group, will sing Christmas carols and other seasonal favorites at the Mendocino Study Club holiday meeting, open to all.
1:30 p.m.
Location: Preston Hall, Mendocino.
Free.
12/13/2017 Wednesday
Christmas Gift Show Reception

The Artists Collective presents a Christmas gift show for the month of December.
All of our artists will have a display of small and large gift items for everyone to see. Come and meet some of the our artists and enjoy food, drink and art for an artists reception.
3 to 5 p.m.
Location: Artists Collective in Elk, Elk.

12/13/2017 Wednesday
Tibetan Singing Bowls and Didgeridoo

Tibetan Singing Bowls, Didgeridoo with Kelsie Hubik & Audrya Chancellor, local Sound Therapists who love sharing the art of the healing through music.
6 p.m.
Location: MCSL Gathering Place, in the Company Store, Fort Bragg.
Donation of $15 - $20 requested
12/13/2017 Wednesday
Open Mic

Open mic for music, stand-up comedy, poetry, etc.
8 p.m.
Location: 215 Main wine bar, Point Arena.
Free.
For info contact 707-882-3215.
12/14/2017 Thursday
Sunset & Jazz

Quartet Enchantment: Christmas in Rio (5th Holiday Season). Theme: Holiday-joyous Latin arrangements of Christmas classics, bossa novas and jazz selections, some inspired by the late alto saxophonist, Paul Desmond and other jazz icons.
6 to 9 p.m.
Location: The Sea Ranch Lodge, Sea Ranch.
No cover.
For info contact 707-785-2371.
12/14/2017 Thursday
Line Dancing

Every Thursday night, learn the most popular Line Dances.
All ages welcome.
7 p.m.
Location: Fort Bragg Lions Club - 430 E. Redwood, Fort Bragg.
$10.
For info contact 918-636-1278.
12/15/2017 Friday
The John Gilmore Trio

John Gilmore, piano, Nina Mera, bass, Bing York, drums.
Greg D'Augelli joined the CSU, Chico Jazz faculty in the fall 2006 and currently teaches bass, saxophone, and other related Jazz course
6 and 8 p.m.
Location: North Coast Brewing Co., 444 North Main St., Fort Bragg.
No cover.
For info contact NorthCoastBrewing.com.
12/15/2017 Friday
Mendocino Dance Project

The Mendocino Dance Project comes to the Mendocino Theatre Company stage for three performances only, Friday, December 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Mendocino Theatre Company, Mendocino.
$15 or $10 (youth).
For info contact 707-937-4477.
12/15/2017 Friday
Mendocino Dance Project

The Mendocino Dance Project comes to the Mendocino Theatre Company stage for three performances only, Friday, December 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Mendocino Theatre Company, Mendocino.
$15 or $10 (youth).
For info contact 707-937-4477.
12/15/2017 Friday
Black Horse Blues Band

Pomo Bluesmen, Black Horse band return with “ferocious Blues!”
8:30 p.m.Location: Garcia River Casino, Point Arena.

12/16/2017 Saturday
Mid-Month Pay ’n Take

Mid-Month Pay ’n’ Take sale is held on the third Saturday of each month. All departments open this month.
There are tables, chairs, tools, electronics, hardware, records, CDs, lamps, desks, etc.
The book department has novels, cookbooks, videos, kids books, audio tapes, Christmas ornaments, poetry, do-it-yourself, large print and many different books.
The clothing room with men's, women's and children's clothing and accessories is now open for every Mid-Month Sale, at 8:30 a.m.
Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. and will close at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Gualala Community Center, Gualala.

12/16/2017 Saturday
Cookie Walk and Christmas Bazaar

The Fort Bragg Garden Club will hold its annual Cookie Walk and Christmas Bazaar. Tables laden with an assortment of holiday cookies, plants and holiday crafts. Proceeds help fund college scholarships and civic beautification efforts.
9 a.m.
Location: Town Hall, Fort Bragg.
For info contact Kathy at 707-964-0317.
12/16/2017 Saturday
Acoustic Musicians’ Jam

All acoustic musicians are invited to jam every Saturday, 12:30 to 4 p.m.
Location: Sundstrom Mall loft area, Gualala.
Free.
For info contact Laurence at 707-847-3453.
12/16/2017 Saturday
Introduction to Rowing

Outreach Coordinator Dusty Dillion and/or Michael Stewart will cox an "Introduction to Rowing" on the Helen Dee (weather permitting).
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Reservations recommended.
1 p.m.
Location: Dolphin Isle, South Harbor, Fort Bragg.
The first row is compliments of the Traditional Small Craft Association Lost Coast Chapter. Thereafter donation of $5.00 per row.
For info contact Dusty Dillion (707) 964-2612.
12/16/2017 Saturday
Francis Vanek and Co.

Expect Bebop, Hard Bop, Cuban and other melodic, swingin' grooves.
Two shows, 6 and 8 p.m.
Location: North Coast Brewing Co., 444 North Main St., Fort Bragg.
No cover.For info contact NorthCoastBrewing.com.
12/16/2017 Saturday
Mendocino Dance Project

The Mendocino Dance Project comes to the Mendocino Theatre Company stage for three performances only, Friday, December 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Mendocino Theatre Company, Mendocino.
$15 or $10 (youth).
For info contact 707-937-4477.
12/17/2017 Sunday
VFW Biscuit and Gravy Breakfast

Breakfast includes biscuits and gravy, sausage, eggs, hash browns, fruit cup, orange juice and coffee.
8 to 11:30 a.m.
Location: Veterans Building, Laurel and Harrison Sts., Fort Bragg.
$7 Adults, $3 children ages 6 to 12, Children under 6 free.

12/17/2017 Sunday
Chamber Music Christmas Concert

Pianist Roy Bogas and violinist David McCarroll will offer a special Chamber Music Christmas Concert that will included music of Mozart, Ravel, and Brahms.
4 p.m.
Location: Gualala Arts Center, Gualala.

12/19/2017 Tuesday
Line Dancing

Every Thursday night, learn the most popular Line Dances.
All ages welcome.
7 p.m.
Location: Fort Bragg Lion's Club - 430 E. Redwood, Fort Bragg.
$10.
For info contact 918-636-1278.
12/20/2017 Wednesday
Freeing Yourself from Wounding Dogma

Carolyne Cathey leads an interactive discussion in a safe, respectful environment on historical fear-based spiritual teachings that are the opposite of what Jesus came here to share. Learn how to release the imprisoning fear-illusions for the freeing Eternal Truths.
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: MCSL Gathering Place, in the Company Store, Fort Bragg.
Potato soup donations appreciated.

12/20/2017 Wednesday
Open Mic

Open mic for music, stand-up comedy, poetry, etc.
8 p.m.
Location: 215 Main wine bar, Point Arena.
Free.
For info contact 707-882-3215.
12/22/2017 Friday
Dick Conte & Steve Webber duo

Dick Conte, piano and Steve Webber, bass.
Full taproom menu available.
Two shows, 6 and 8 p.m.
Location: North Coast Brewing Co., 444 North Main St., Fort Bragg.
No cover.For info contact NorthCoastBrewing.com.
12/23/2017 Saturday
Acoustic Musicians’ Jam

All acoustic musicians are invited to jam every Saturday, 12:30 to 4 p.m.
Location: Sundstrom Mall loft area, Gualala.
Free.
For info contact Laurence at 707-847-3453.
12/23/2017 Saturday
Peter Pan Live from London

National Theatre Live from London
Peter Pan by JM Barrie.
1 p.m., doors 12:30 p.m.
Location: Arena Theater, Point Arena.
$18, fisrt 100 youth are free. Tickets online at www.arenatheater.org
12/23/2017 Saturday
Introduction to Rowing

Outreach Coordinator Dusty Dillion and/or Michael Stewart will cox an "Introduction to Rowing" on the Helen Dee (weather permitting).
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Reservations recommended.
1 p.m.
Location: Dolphin Isle, South Harbor, Fort Bragg.
The first row is compliments of the Traditional Small Craft Association Lost Coast Chapter. Thereafter donation of $5.00 per row.
For info contact Dusty Dillion (707) 964-2612.
12/23/2017 Saturday
Sharon Garner with the Dorian May Trio

Sharon Garner with the Dorian May Trio “Christmas at the Sequoia Room”. Great American Songbook, Jazz standards and more.
Two shows, 6 and 8 p.m.
Location: North Coast Brewing Co., 444 North Main St., Fort Bragg.
No cover.
For info contact NorthCoastBrewing.com.
12/24/2017 Sunday
Nine Lessons and Carols

The annual tradition of Nine Lessons and Carols. Donations benefitting South Coast Crisis Aid. Led by coast clergy from all denominations, this service follows the form of the King's College Chapel of Cambridge, England with reading and nine carols.
5 p.m.
Location: Gualala Arts Center, Gualala.
Free.
12/27/2017 Wednesday
Sunset & Jazz

Jazz local favorite Harrison Goldberg and friends.
6 to 9 p.m.
Location: The Sea Ranch Lodge, Sea Ranch.
No cover.
For info contact 707-785-2371.
12/27/2017 Wednesday
Open Mic

Open mic for music, stand-up comedy, poetry, etc.
8 p.m.
Location: 215 Main wine bar, Point Arena.
Free.
For info contact 707-882-3215.
12/29/2017 Friday
Steven Bates Band and Foxglove

Two of Mendocino's favorite local bands to kick off the New Years weekend. The evening will open with Foxglove. Then, chairs will be cleared for the very danceable, high energy Steven Bates Band.
Benefit for the Caspar Community Center.
7 p.m.
Location: Caspar Community Center , Caspar.
$20 advance, $25 door.For info contact http://stevenbatesmusic.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/foxgloveonline.
12/29/2017 Friday
Dj Emilio

DJ Emilio will be rocking the house with his blend of music for everyone! “Musica para todos!”
8:30 p.m.
Location: Garcia River Casino, Point Arena.

12/30/2017 Saturday
CC's Corner Rummage Sale

Closed for the holiday season and will return January 2018.
Location: St. Paul’s Methodist Church, 50 School St., S. Highway 1, Point Arena.

12/30/2017 Saturday
Acoustic Musicians’ Jam

All acoustic musicians are invited to jam every Saturday, 12:30 to 4 p.m.
Location: Sundstrom Mall loft area, Gualala.
Free.
For info contact Laurence at 707-847-3453.
12/31/2017 Sunday
Knights of Columbus Mexican Breakfast

Huevos Rancheros, potatoes with chorizo, orange juice, coffee.
8 a.m.
Location: St. Anthony's Parish Hall, Mendocino.
Adults $8, Children under 12 - $3.50.
12/31/2017 Sunday
New Year's Eve Dance Party

Celebrate the New Year, Caspar style. The Mixed Nuts, with special guests, will be playing a wide variety of musical styles. There will be appetizers (bring something to share if you like) and Caspar Bar will be serving drinks. Advance tickets will go on sale in December. Info or to help: 964-4997 or caspar@mcn.org
8 p.m.
Location: Caspar Community Center, Caspar.
$20 advance, $25 door.
12/31/2017 Sunday
New Years' Eve Bash!

New Years' Eve party kits include hats, tierras, and noise makers, local food, champagne for the toast at midnight and fantastic dance music by Highway One band.
8:30 p.m.
Location: Masonic Center, 428 North Main Street, Fort Bragg.
Advance: $50 per persoon, at the door: $55.

For info contact Cinders Productions 707-357-1889.
12/31/2017 Sunday
Richie Blue New Year's Eve Bash

New Year's Eve Bash featuring classic blues tunes with Richie Blue and his band.
8:30 p.m.
Location: Garcia River Casino, Point Arena.

1/6/2018 Saturday
English Country Dance

Calling and instruction. Leader Dan Kozloff. Bring a potluck snack and beverage to share during the break.
Newcomer instruction at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Caspar Community Center, Caspar.
$10. High school students are free.
For info contact 707-964-5569 or ecd@larkcamp.com.
1/19/2018 Friday
Crab Feed

The Gualala Lions Club annual benefit Crab Feed featuring crab, salad, French bread, wine and coffee.
Raffle and door prizes.
One seating at 6 p.m.Location: Gualala Community Center, Gualala.
$$ per person. Tickets available at Four-Eyed Frog bookstore and Heart of a Child Toy Store.
For info contact Richard at 707-884-9606.
1/20/2018 Saturday
Crab Feed

The Gualala Lions Club annual benefit Crab Feed featuring crab, salad, French bread, wine and coffee.
Raffle and door prizes.
One seating at 6 p.m.Location: Gualala Community Center, Gualala.
$$ per person. Tickets available at Four-Eyed Frog bookstore and Heart of a Child Toy Store.
For info contact Richard at 707-884-9606.
1/21/2018 Sunday
Crab Feed

The Gualala Lions Club annual benefit Crab Feed featuring crab, salad, French bread, wine and coffee.
Raffle and door prizes.
One seating at 6 p.m.Location: Gualala Community Center, Gualala.
$$ per person. Tickets available at Four-Eyed Frog bookstore and Heart of a Child Toy Store.
For info contact Richard at 707-884-9606.
1/21/2018 Sunday
VFW Biscuit and Gravy Breakfast

Breakfast includes biscuits and gravy, sausage, eggs, hash browns, fruit cup, orange juice and coffee.
8 to 11:30 a.m.
Location: Veterans Building, Laurel and Harrison Sts., Fort Bragg.
$7 Adults, $3 children ages 6 to 12, Children under 6 free.

1/26/2018 Friday
Crab Feed

The Knights of Columbus sponsor their annual crab feed.
6 p.m.
Location: Crown Hall, Mendocino.
$60 per person.
For info contact 707-937-2406.
1/27/2018 Saturday
Crab Feed

The Knights of Columbus sponsor their annual crab feed.
6 p.m.
Location: Crown Hall, Mendocino.
$60 ea.
For info contact 707-937-2406.
1/27/2018 Saturday
CC's Corner Rummage Sale

Monthly rummage sale with new items each month. Donations from your purchases provide assistance to the needs of the community.
8:30 to 11 a.m.
Location: St. Paul’s Methodist Church, 50 School St., S. Highway 1, Point Arena.

1/27/2018 Saturday
Good Buy Clothes

Good Buy Clothes monthly clothing and accessories sale. Proceeds from the store benefit medical expenses for children and aging, educational grants, crisis situations and other needs of the community from Elk to Timber Cove.
Last Saturday of each month.
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Trinity Hall, School Street, Point Arena.

2/18/2018 Sunday
VFW Biscuit and Gravy Breakfast

Breakfast includes biscuits and gravy, sausage, eggs, hash browns, fruit cup, orange juice and coffee.
8 to 11:30 a.m.
Location: Veterans Building, Laurel and Harrison Sts., Fort Bragg.
$7 Adults, $3 children ages 6 to 12, Children under 6 free.

3/3/2018 Saturday
English Country Dance

Calling and instruction. Leader Alisa Dodson. Bring a potluck snack and beverage to share during the break.
Newcomer instruction at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Caspar Community Center, Caspar.
$10. High school students are free.
For info contact 707-964-5569 or ecd@larkcamp.com.
3/17/2018 Saturday
Pet Adoption Day

Mendocino Coast Humane Society will be at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens with adoptable animals.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg.
For info contact www.mendocinohumane.org.
4/7/2018 Saturday
Whale and Jazz Festival Main Event

Vibes Summit featuring vibists Roger Glenn (doubles on flute and sax), Tommy Kesecker, Yancie Taylor, with Greg Hester, piano; Leon Joyce, drums; Pierre Archain, bass. Introducing youth festival discovery, 16-year-old guitarist Yami Schwartz, of Palo Alto and Israel.
The evening will include a Tribute to Milt Jackson, with all vibists collaborating on “Bag's Groove,” according to concert producer Fred Adler.
Location: Gualala Arts Center, Gualala.

4/7/2018 Saturday
English Country Dance

Calling and instruction. Leader David Newitt. Bring a potluck snack and beverage to share during the break.
Newcomer instruction at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Caspar Community Center, Caspar.
$10. High school students are free.
For info contact 707-964-5569 or ecd@larkcamp.com.
4/21/2018 Saturday
Pet Adoption Day

Mendocino Coast Humane Society will be at MCBG with a bunch of adoptable animals.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg.
For info contact www.mendocinohumane.org.
5/5/2018 Saturday
English Country Dance

Calling and instruction. Leader Lise Dyckman. Bring a potluck snack and beverage to share during the break.
Newcomer instruction at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Caspar Community Center, Caspar.
$10. High school students are free.
For info contact 707-964-5569 or ecd@larkcamp.com.
6/2/2018 Saturday
English Country Dance

Calling and instruction. Leader Alan Winston. Bring a potluck snack and beverage to share during the break.
Newcomer instruction at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Caspar Community Center, Caspar.
$10. High school students are free.
For info contact 707-964-5569 or ecd@larkcamp.com.
7/7/2018 Saturday
World's Largest Salmon Barbecue 2018

46th annual fund raiser for the Salmon Restoration Association to improve salmon populations on the Northern CA coast.
Salmon feast featuring locally caught salmon, salad, corn-on-the cob and garlic bread. Live music. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Location: South Noyo Harbor, Fort Bragg.

For info contact www.salmonrestoration.org.
7/7/2018 Saturday
English Country Dance

Calling and instruction. Leader Bruce Hamilton. Bring a potluck snack and beverage to share during the break.
Newcomer instruction at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Caspar Community Center, Caspar.
$10. High school students are free.
For info contact 707-964-5569 or ecd@larkcamp.com.
8/11/2018 Saturday
English Country Dance

Calling and instruction. Leader Bruce Herbold. Bring a potluck snack and beverage to share during the break.
Newcomer instruction at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Caspar Community Center, Caspar.
$10. High school students are free.
For info contact 707-964-5569 or ecd@larkcamp.com.
9/1/2018 Saturday
English Country Dance

Calling and instruction. Leader Lea Smith. Bring a potluck snack and beverage to share during the break.
Newcomer instruction at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Caspar Community Center, Caspar.
$10. High school students are free.
For info contact 707-964-5569 or ecd@larkcamp.com.
9/2/2018 Sunday
The 71st Annual Westport Seafood Festival and Crafts Show

A family feast with fresh fish, oysters and more. Live music and local crafts.
Westport Maritime Museum Grounds
Craft show starts at 10 a.m.
12 to 5 p.m.
Location: Maritime Museum, Coast Guard Station, 2201 Westhaven Dr., Westport.



10/13/2018 Saturday
English Country Dance

Calling and instruction. Leader Ric Goldman. Bring a potluck snack and beverage to share during the break.
Newcomer instruction at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Caspar Community Center, Caspar.
$10. High school students are free.
For info contact 707-964-5569 or ecd@larkcamp.com.
11/10/2018 Saturday
English Country Dance

Calling and instruction. Leader Ashley Harvie. Bring a potluck snack and beverage to share during the break.
Newcomer instruction at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Caspar Community Center, Caspar.
$10. High school students are free.
For info contact 707-964-5569 or ecd@larkcamp.com.
12/1/2018 Saturday
English Country Dance

Calling and instruction. Leader Lea Smith. Bring a potluck snack and beverage to share during the break.
Newcomer instruction at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Caspar Community Center, Caspar.
$10. High school students are free.
For info contact 707-964-5569 or ecd@larkcamp.com.