Archive for October, 2011

Mendocino Stories & Music Series
Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Join the Mendocino Stories and Music Series for a great musical weekend. First on Friday, October 28th at the Mendocino Hotel at 7:30PM, The Sue Sisk Band will make its first appearance in the Series. Singer/songwriter and guitarist Sue Sisk will be joined by her sidemen, Rick Banker on guitar and Tommy Grattan on pedal steel, mandolin and dobro. Sue’s original tunes reflect her blues and rock influences through ballads and jump up blues boogies. Special guests, too. Doors open at 6:30PM.

Have lots of fun at our Annual Costume Dance on Saturday, the 29th. Come in costume or not. “The Safe Sax Swing Septet” are four saxes, three rhythm, all swinging’, giving the band a light, but hard swinging sound, perfect for listening and dancing. Prizes for best costumes at the Hill House of Mendocino. Music starts at the special time of 8:30PM, doors open at 7:30PM.

All Ages Welcome! Food and drinks are available as soon as the doors open. Sliding scale $10 – $15 as you can afford. For more info call Pattie at 937-1732.


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.

PIANIST MIKE STRICKLAND IN CONCERT
Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Saturday, October 29, 7 pm
Mendocino Art Center’s Main Gallery
Tickets: $25 • Benefit for the Mendocino Art Center

One-of-a-kind pianist Mike Strickland is a gifted composer, arranger, and recording artist who brings, pop, jazz, blues, boogie and gorgeous original music to the stage with distinctive style and flair.

As a composer, Mike has always been inspired and driven by melody. He also loves to experiment with motion and texture, using the piano as his own orchestra. Born and raised in Jackson, MS, he definitely has that Mississippi blues and finger-busting boogie-woogie side as well. Mike has toured extensively all over the United States as a solo artist and with his trio, The Mike Strickland Trio. He is known for his exceptional musicianship and arrangements, his virtuosic technique, and his unmatched ability to connect with the audience on a personal level. His unique and colorful programming of his concerts is always a hit with audiences.


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.

“Helen” performed by Mendocino Theatre Company
Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

On Wednesday, November 9, there will be a special reading of “Helen,” one of “ The Greek Plays” written by playwright and actress Ellen Mc Laughlin. These plays are her own versions or interpretations of Euripedes original plays based on the Greek myths.

“Helen,” was first performed at The Public Theater in New York City in 2002. This is a delightfully humorous and beautifully written piece of work dealing with the devastating effects of war and also the ideas generated by the perfection of beauty in womankind. Helen is at the center of it all.

Helen Schoeni Theater, Little Lake Street, Mendocino. $5 suggested donation. Information and Box Office:  707-937-4477


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.

Star Party on the Mendocino Headlands on Oct 22
Saturday, October 15th, 2011

California State Parks, in cooperation with the Mendocino Area Parks Association and Out Of This World, will host a Star Party on October 22, 2011 to look at the night sky. Telescopes will be set up to look at the moons of Jupiter and deep sky objects such as globular clusters. Wear warm clothes—it can be chilly in the evening.

This is event is scheduled for Saturday evening, October 22, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., on the field behind the Ford House Visitor Center in Mendocino, on Main Street. Call 707-961-0471 for more information about this event. This event will be cancelled in case of cloudy skies.


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.

Open House
Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Saturday, October 8, from 5-6:30 pm
Step back in time to 1861 and enjoy an old-fashioned housewarming at William and Eliza Kelly’s home on Albion Street (aka Kelley House Museum). We hope you will stop by to congratulate Mr. and Mrs. Kelly on their lovely new home, water tower, outhouse and pond located in the center of our booming mill town, Mendocino City (previously known as Meiggsville). Mr. Kelly will pour you a tasty glass of Mendocino Apple Cider. Mrs. Kelly will be serving her famous apple cake, along with traditional snacks of popcorn balls and peanuts. Kelley House Museum, 45007 Albion Street, Mendocino. Free. 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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