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Open House for Larry Wagner’s New Book of Glamour Photography
Friday, November 4th, 2011

Image from Larry Wagner Glamour BookPlease join us for a Wine and Mushroom Open House on November 5 from 5 to 8 PM at Odd Fellows Hall at Kasten and Ukiah St. in Mendocino.

Enjoy the wonderful mushroom hors d’oeuvres of Karina’s Catering and a glass of the splendid wines from Lula Winery while enjoying Larry Wagner’s unveiling of his new book of photo art, “Look at Us, We’re Beautiful – Glamour is Not Just for Hollywood” and a retrospective of his photography.

The event is a fund-raiser for the Mendocino Coast Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund. Each year, the Chamber gives two scholarships of $1000 to students from the Fort Bragg and Mendocino School Districts. The net proceeds from your entrance fee plus a part of every purchase of Larry’s art during this party will go to the fund. Please reserve your ticket for $15 per person by calling 961-6300 or stop by the Chamber office.

Larry’s show will be open at The Odd Fellows Hall from November 3-7
• 10 -5 on Thursday
• 10 -6 on Friday,
• 10 -8 on Saturday
• 10 -5 on Sunday
• 10 -3 on Monday

If you would like to see more of Larry’s photography, visit his Web site to see a wide variety of images. His work is excellent!


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.

Second Saturday Artist Reception for Beth Seaward
Friday, September 9th, 2011

Sun for a Moment, by Beth SeawardSun for a Moment, by Beth Seaward. Fabric Paint and Pastels on SilkThe Second Saturday event for September 10, 2011 is an artist reception at Mendocino Jewelry Studio for Beth Seaward. The gallery features Beth’s paintings on silk and glass of coastal and valley scenery, such as “Sun for a Moment” featured here.

Mendocino Jewelry Studio is located at 45104 Main Street in Mendocino. The reception is from 5-7pm on September 10, 2011.


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.

Art Exhibit Sneak Preview
Thursday, September 8th, 2011

This month, you can get a sneak preview of the some of the artists that will be featured in the Artists Open Studio Tour taking place September 17-18 & 24-25, as well as the North Coast Artists’ Guild’s Studio Discovery Tour on September 3-5 & 10-11. Dozens of artists will display an array of pieces including stained glass; metal, wood and marble sculpture; jewelry; furniture; photography; fiber arts; woodblock prints; ceramics; and paintings. Odd Fellows Hall, open 11am-5pm, Ukiah & Kasten, 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.

52 years of Mendocino Art Center Arts and Crafts Fair!
Friday, July 15th, 2011

Pura Vida playing at MAC Arts FairPura Vida is playing at the MAC Arts and Crafts FairFor the 52nd consecutive year, the Mendocino Art Center hosts the Summer Arts and Crafts Fair, July 16 and July 17, 10 am to 5 pm, both days. Each year, locals and tourists alike, descend on the Art Center to browse a wide variety of quality artwork at the more than 50 artisan booths situated outdoors in the Art Center’s gardens, as well as listen to live local music and enjoy festive food and drink while supporting the local artist community. This year there will also be astrology and numerology readings, as well as face painting.

The allure of this art fair, as well as the Mendocino Art Center’s Thanksgiving Arts and Crafts Fair, has always been the abundance of one-of-a-kind artwork, as a stroll through the bustling grounds quickly reveals. Jewelry lovers are in for a treat, with an array of handmade gold, silver, mixed metal and enameled jewelry. Other wearable items include hand-painted silk scarves and garments, felted and knitted caps and hats, children’s clothing, and leather bags and accessories. Those looking for something for the home will find ceramics, wood accessories and furniture items. Two-dimensional artwork is always highlighted by stunning photography and paintings, and the three-dimensional works include functional and sculptural ceramic pieces and fused and leaded glasswork.
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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.

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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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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