Archive for June, 2011

Mendocino Coast Garden Tour (for the Art Center)
Friday, June 24th, 2011

Flannel Bush in a GardenThe gardens on the tour are bursting with flowers right now!On Saturday, June 25, enjoy a behind-the-scenes, self-guided tour of some of the Mendocino Coast’s most beautiful country gardens, featuring landscaping artfully blended into the natural environment, on the Mendocino Art Center’s 19th Annual Mendocino Coast Garden Tour, Saturday, June 25, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The day’s festivities will also include a garden shop and plant sale at the Mendocino Art Center and a gourmet vegetarian luncheon at Ravens’ Restaurant at the Stanford Inn by the Sea, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Mendocino Art Center. The Garden Tour is the Art Center’s largest annual fundraiser.

Gardens on this year’s self-guided tour include:

• An ideal coastal garden with over 200 ericaceous, cultivars, rhododendrons, pieris, azaleas, heathers and conifers, as well as other perennials viewable on the many pathways.

• A lushly landscaped garden sitting on eight acres at the end of a country lane. Three acres of tended gardens are surrounded by fields, forest, and towering redwoods.

• A weaver’s garden who loves incorporating color into her weaving and into her landscape design.

• A garden with themed rooms, including Japanese, water, vegetable, and succulent.

• The Noyo Hill Farm, located on the bluff overlooking Noyo Harbor. The owners, with their expertise and love for plants, have created a beautiful farm with organically grown fresh produce.

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Weekend Fun on the Cool Mendocino Coast
Monday, June 20th, 2011

Pick any weekend in Mendocino, and you can find fun and unusual things to do. For instance, this weekend you can stroll through Fort Bragg and stop by the Classic Car & Bike Show. (Proceeds benefit the Mendocino Coast Children’s Fund.) Then swing through Mendocino and pick up lunch at the local Farmer’s Market on Howard Street. If you grab an early dinner, you can make the 7 pm show at the Mendocino Theatre Company, “She Stoops to Conquer.” This is a classic play by Oliver Goldsmith. It is presented in wonderful period costume. The director is Dan Kozloff. Helen Schoeni Theatre, Mendocino Art Center, 45200 Little Lake Street, Mendocino. More things to do can be found on our Events page.


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.

Coast Boasts a “Top 10 to-die-for Inns & B&Bs”
Monday, June 13th, 2011

Brewery Gulch Inn received national recognition with TripAdvisors inclusion of the inn in their recent “Top10 To Die-For-Inns and B&Bs.” The popular on-line travel site is known for its information on over 400,000 locations worldwide and reviews by travelers who have stayed at the locations.

“I was surprised to learn that Brewery Gulch Inn was included on this year’s TripAdvisor list of the ‘Top Ten To-Die-For Inns & B&Bs’ worldwide,” says Guy Pacurar, owner of the inn. “We are pleased to be our state’s lone representative on this registry and we hope that this will help call attention to the rugged and dramatic North Coast of California, as well as the picturesque town of Mendocino.”

Brewery Gulch Inn was opened in 2001 on a sylvan hillside overlooking Smuggler’s Cove and the Pacific Ocean. Built of eco-salvaged, virgin-growth redwood the commitment to the environment at each step was recognized when it was designated as a Green Hotel in 2007 and is a member and partner in The Green Hotels Association. The inn is noted for its outstanding breakfasts and wine hour buffets, which focus on organic and local produce and products. Personalized service is a hallmark of the inn. From 2003 to the current time, the inn has received the coveted AAA Four Diamond Award.


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.

Hit and Run Theater laughs again!
Friday, June 10th, 2011

Hit and Run Theater in June 2011Hit and Run Theater performs at the Hill House Inn in June 2011Longtime comedy troupe Hit & Run Theater is performing again this weekend: Friday June 10 and Saturday June 11. Showtime is 7:30 pm at the Hill House Inn in Mendocino. This is a MendocinoStories event, and you can find out more on their Web site. Doors open at 6:30pm, with bistro menu and full bar. Sliding Scale: $10-15 at the door.

Long a comic fixture on the North Coast, Hit and Run has been a force for local comedy since the late 1970s and has done over thirty original shows, including ten Mendocino Comedy Festivals. Now in their fourth season with the Series, they keep getting funnier and funnier each show. The players are Jill Jahelka, Ken Krauss, Doug Nunn, Kathy O’Grady, Christine Samas, Dan Sullivan, and Steve Weingarten, as well as musical accompanist Laura Derry.


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.

Kelley House Museum Dine-Out
Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Bring a friend to dinner and help support the Kelley House! On Wednesday, June 8, the MacCallum House Restaurant is sponsoring a dine-out, and all profits benefit the museum. Dinner is served 5:30-8:30 pm; bar opens at 5 pm. Reservations suggested: 707-937-0289. MacCallum House, 45020 Albion St., Mendocino.


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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