Archive for December, 2009

Mendocino Art Center Rises Like the Phoenix
Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

The Mendocino Art Center suffered a devastating fire back in November, but the center is reopening on December 17. Here is their press release. A highlight is the 3rd Saturday event on December 19, which includes a book signing by Bruce Levene of his history of the Art Center in its 50th year.

MENDOCINO ART CENTER RE-OPENS DECEMBER 17

Mendocino, CA – The Mendocino Art Center galleries will re-open December
17 with fun activities for the community scheduled over the weekend. The
galleries have been closed since a November 23 fire in the business
offices.

The Granite Avatars of Patagonia Presentation
Thursday, December 17, at 6:00 p.m., photographer Tom Reed will give an
insightful and fascinating behind-the-scenes slide presentation and answer
audience questions, revealing how he captured the images featured in his
Mendocino Art Center exhibit, “The Granite Avatars of Patagonia.”
Admission is free.

Free Holiday Celebration
Celebrate the holidays, the re-opening of the Mendocino Art Center and the
premiere of three new art exhibits at a free 3rd Saturday Artists
Reception, December 19, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This will be the final 50th
Anniversary Gala with raffle prizes, holiday carolers, hot cider and other
refreshments; the release of the Mendocino Art Center’s 50th Anniversary
commemorative book with a book signing with editor Bruce Levene; a Chili
Feed & Art Sale; and celebration of the Rebirth of MAC “Rising from the
Ashes.”
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Mendocino Outdoors is the premier guide to outdoor activities on the Mendocino Coast

Mendocino Outdoors, the premier guidebook for outdoor fun and adventure on the Mendocino Coast, was recently updated as an ebook for the 5th Edition. You can buy a copy at Smashwords.com, the Apple iBooks Bookstore, Amazon’s Kindle Books, and Barnes & Noble's online store.

The Wooden Toy Show
Friday, December 11th, 2009

Saturday, December 12, is the opening reception from 5-8 pm of handmade wooden toys by the Mendocino Coast Furniture Makers, eemonstrating fun and intriguing wooden toys that entertain children and adults alike.  Cherished by children since they began playing with sticks, wooden toys have always been favored by parents to inspire, amuse and provide quiet entertainment for their young. Enduring and fun, families pass traditional wood toys down though generations. As an integral art of all cultures, toys teach children about their society and the world about them. Hoops, tops, rocking horses, rattles, mobiles, whirlygigs and all matter of wooden toys will pour out of the furniture makers’ workshops.Show runs Dec 12-31, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Mendocino Arts Center, 45200 Little Lake Street, Mendocino. 707-937-5818


Mendocino Outdoors is the premier guide to outdoor activities on the Mendocino Coast

Mendocino Outdoors, the premier guidebook for outdoor fun and adventure on the Mendocino Coast, was recently updated as an ebook for the 5th Edition. You can buy a copy at Smashwords.com, the Apple iBooks Bookstore, Amazon’s Kindle Books, and Barnes & Noble's online store.

Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Don’t miss the festivities Friday night, December 4, beginning at 5:30 pm for the annual Kelley House Museum Holiday Celebration. Caroling will begin at 5:30 pm.The outdoor lights display will be lit at 6 pm and Santa will be arriving down Main Street soon after with gifts for all the children. There will be plenty of homemade cookies and apple cider. Be sure to stop by to enjoy our holiday displays at the Kelley House Museum during this wonderful time of year. 707-937-5791


Mendocino Outdoors is the premier guide to outdoor activities on the Mendocino Coast

Mendocino Outdoors, the premier guidebook for outdoor fun and adventure on the Mendocino Coast, was recently updated as an ebook for the 5th Edition. You can buy a copy at Smashwords.com, the Apple iBooks Bookstore, Amazon’s Kindle Books, and Barnes & Noble's online store.

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