Events for and around Anderson Valley: Here are some great excuses for you to plan a weekend in Mendocino.
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Alpen Wine Fest https://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/alpen-wine-fest September 1st, 2019
Brought to you by The Village at Squaw Valley and Uncorked the 31st Annual Alpen Wine Fest includes an all-inclusive wine tasting from over forty (40) exceptional wineries, live music, and huge silent auction. All proceeds benefit Can Do MS, a non-profit foundation that delivers health and wellness education programs to help families living with MS thrive. With a donation for your wine tasting ticket, attendees receive a commemorative wine glass, the all-inclusive tasting, live music and entry into the Silent Auction. The event is open to all ages, however, you must be 21 years or older and present a valid ID to participate in the Wine Tasting. Day-of tickets will be on sale at 1:00 PM in the Village. Purchase your tickets in advance and receive a $10 discount.
1960 Squaw Valley Rd.
Olympic Valley, CA 96146
August 30th--Royal Jelly Jive
September 13th--Fleetwood Mask
October 4th--Double Standyrd
Tickets On Sale May 1st PRF Member Discount Tickets on Sale April 23rd
Mendocino County Fair & Apple Show http://www.mendocountyfair.com/ Friday, September 13th thru Sunday, September 15th
"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.
Great Day in Elk http://www.elkweb.org/ Saturday, August 24th Noon 'til Late
The Great Day in Elk celebration, an annual event for community members, families and visitors to Elk, began in 1974 as a community-sponsored fundraiser for the Greenwood Community Center. Great Day in Elk has become a highlight on the Mendocino Coast with a parade, an afternoon carnival and food, and a dinner and dance in the evening.
For more information please call (707)877-1105.
Winesong! http://winesong.org/ 35th Anniversary Celebration Weekend
Beginning Friday, September 6th, 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 7th, 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.
2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Public Tasting http://winejudging.com/public-tasting/ Please join us on February 15, 2020 at Fort Mason in San Francisco.
Taste the finest of wines! Now entering its 20th year, the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, the largest competition of American wines in the world, will once again host the Public Tasting with thousands of patrons from around the nation. Each year, wine lovers experience exciting new award winning wines at what has become an annual tradition for many friends and families to gather and enjoy a delightful day on the Bay with amazing wines and delicious food. Tasting from 5,500 entries last year were poured at last year’s event and this year there will be a new showing of thousands of the country’s finest wines calibrated by the top professional wine judges. This popular event encourages guests to taste, learn and enjoy. Raise a glass and cheer to an exciting new wine experience. Don’t miss your chance to participate at the annual Public Tasting at Fort Mason Center, Saturday, February 15, 2020.
Taste of Rancho Santa Fe http://tasteofrsf.org/ An event of the Rotary Club of Rancho Santa Fe, is being held on Sunday, October 7th, 2018 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM in the heart of the Ranch.
Guests of our event will have an opportunity to stroll around the historic and iconic grounds of The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe while sampling fine wines and beverages from the Rancho Santa Fe area.
In addition, our local restaurants will be offering a taste sampling of their best dishes and desserts.
California Wine Festival http://www.californiawinefestival.com/ 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 wine, food and music – at the biggest wine festival under the sun!
Friday & Saturday, October 25 & 26, 2019