Sierra Nevada World Music Festival http://www.snwmf.com/ Friday, June 22nd-Sunday, June 24th
Mark your calendar for SNWMF 2018 at the beautiful Mendocino County Fairgrounds in Boonville, CA! Nestled in the heart of the picturesque Anderson Valley, The Mendocino County Fairgrounds is the perfect setting for our gathering that unites music and nature lovers from throughout the world. PEACE. LOVE. MUSIC.
SEE YOU IN JUNE!
Tri-Tip BBQ Dinner by the AV Lions Club https://www.facebook.com/andersonvalleyhousing/ Please join us for a classic Lion's BBQ at our beautiful ranch, Navarro Vineyards. Sunday, July 15th from 4 to 7 pm. Call 707 895-3525 for more information and tickets. See you there!
$30 includes your first drink and choice of dessert. $10 for kids 12 and under.
Mendocino County Fair & Apple Show http://www.mendocountyfair.com/ Friday, September 14th thru Sunday, September 16th
"A Fair for the Whole Family." Featured will be carnival rides, great food, rodeos, livestock competitions, wine tasting, apple tasting, apple and harvest displays, arts and crafts, and free entertainment.
Special events include the Apple Bowl Football Game on Friday, CCPRA Rodeo on Saturday night and Sunday, a Saturday night dance, Sheep Dog Trial finals, an old time parade and an antique/custom car show on Sunday.
Fair hours are 9:00 a.m. to midnight daily.
For more information please call (707)895-3011 or See the Mendocino County Fair Page.
Mendocino Music Festival July 7th thru July 21st, 2018 Perched on a cliff overlooking the spectacular Pacific this classical music event, now in its third decade, reverberates with good cheer and heavenly sounds.
Music is varied, including orchestra concerts, big band, chamber music ensembles, dance, blues, jazz, world, folk, bluegrass and popular contemporary.
Distinguished visiting musicians teach classes and there are fun, informal lectures before the performances with the musicians.
For more information please call (707) 937-2044 or See the Mendocino Music Festival Site.
Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference http://mcwc.org/ August 2nd- 5th, 2018
The Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference is a vibrant gathering that offers morning workshops in a wide range of genres, relevant to differing experience levels—from a dedicated emerging writers’ workshop to a juried-in master class. Afternoons are packed with craft seminars, pitch panels, one-on-one consultations, and open mics; and every evening offers an opportunity to enjoy the camaraderie and connection that make this conference, in the words of a 2016 participant, “life changing.” An add-on or stand-alone publishing bootcamp is offered the day after the conference for all those interested in learning more about the business-end of writing.
Winesong! http://winesong.org/ Beginning Friday, September 7th, Winesong Weekend will kick off with A Pinot Noir Celebration at Little River Inn produced in partnership with Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association.
On Saturday, September 8th, guests can stroll through the enchanting Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens while enjoying a spectacular assortment of wine and food from 100 highly acclaimed wineries and 50 top-notch Northern California restaurants. The glorious wine celebration continues on into the Auction Tents for the always-entertaining main attraction, the Live and Silent Auctions, which is the where much needed funds are raised to benefit the Mendocino Coast District Hospital.
2nd Annual Taste of Anderson Valley https://www.avwines.com/barrel-tasting-weekend Thursday, November 8th
Take a tour of one of California's best wine regions with tastings of stand-out Pinot Noirs, Sparkling Wines, Alsatian-style Aromatic White wines, delicious Chardonnays, Sauvignon Blancs and more. 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Consumer Tasting
Golden Gate Club Cypress Room - The Presidio
135 Fisher Loop, San Francisco, CA 94129
CA Wine Festival http://californiawinefestival.com/ July 19-21,2018
Experience the quintessential California wine tasting and enjoy hundreds of California’s finest vintage wines, delicious gourmet foods samples and lively music. Discover new wines at every Festival, find a new favorite and pair it with a dizzying variety of fresh gourmet appetizers like artisan breads, cheeses, olive oils and so much more. Enjoy an afternoon of unlimited fun, food and music – at the biggest wine festival under the sun!
Newport Beach Civic Center