Upcoming Local Events

9th Annual Gualala Salon & Salon des Refusés

Open daily from 11am-4pm

Current exhibit at the Art Center showcases local artists which were judged by a local panel and awarded ribbons and prizes.

Also take a stroll through the outdoor sculpture garden (maps available at the office) and even take the 1 mile trail down through the Redwoods and down to the Gualala River.

 

Make and Mend

Tuesday, June 28th 4pm-6pm

Every Tuesday (through June 30th)

Bring your needlework and come together for a relaxing time visiting whilst knitting, crocheting, or hand-stitching by the fire. This free-form event is meant to gather our community around a shared interest in textile arts.

Need supplies? The Loft in Gualala (located upstairs near Gualala Supermarket) has a wide selection of yarns and crafting supplies.

The Sea Ranch Lodge, Fireside Lounge

Sunset & Jazz

Thursday, June 30th 6pm-9pm

Selections from the Great American Songbook performed by “Reeds ‘n’ Keys” with Harrison Goldberg on saxophone and Lenny Kaplan on keyboard

The Sea Ranch Lodge, 60 Sea Walk Dr.

*Free*

 

Point Arena Farmers’ Market

Friday, July 1st 3pm-6pm

Veggies, plant starts, nuts, pastries, seaweed products, organic eggs and more

235 Main St. Point Arena

 

Gualala Farmers’ Market

Saturday, July 2nd 9:30am-12:30pm

Shop produce, flowers, snacks, and crafts all grown and crafted by locals

Located at the south end of Gualala near the Community Center

 

Pay ‘n’ Take

Saturday, July 2nd 9am-12pm

If you love thrifting and antiquing you must check out our twice monthly sale at the Gualala Community Center. Unique finds, clothing, books, and homemade baked goods. Everyone who’s anyone attends this event. Scope out the farmer’s market at the same time.

Turn at Gualala Country Inn at the South edge of Gualala

 

 

Books Galore Book Sale

Saturday, July 2nd & 3rd 10am-4pm

Book sale benefit for The Friends of the Coast Community Library. Books, CDs, DVDs, and movies for children and adults. Fill a bag for $5

Coast Community Library, 225 Main St. Point Arena

 

 

Fireworks at Point Arena Cove

Saturday, July 2nd 4pm-11pm

Street Fair, food, live music starting at 4pm. Fireworks start at dusk. Parking at City Hall and Point Arena High School for $10 with shuttle service to cove. Participants are advised to bring flashlights and jackets—no pets allowed.

Adults $10, Children $5

Info at 707-882-2122

 

Arena Theater Post-Fireworks Show

Saturday, July 2nd 10:30pm

“Tropicali Crew with DJ Jaques and Selector Science” performing reggae sounds and tropical hip-hop. Arena Theater bar and snack bar will be open.

Doors open 10pm

Adults $20

Arena Theater, 214 Main Street, Point Arena

 

Point Arena Independence Day Parade

Sunday, July 3rd 12pm

Annual Independence Day Parade down Main Street. Floats, Art Cars, Dogs, Horses, Marching Band, Dancers, and More!

Main Street, Point Arena

 

Point Arena Farmers’ Market

Friday, July 8th 3pm-6pm

Veggies, plant starts, nuts, pastries, seaweed products, organic eggs and more

235 Main St. Point Arena

 

Gualala Farmers’ Market

Saturday, July 9th   9:30am-12:30pm

Shop produce, flowers, snacks, and crafts all grown and crafted by locals

Located at the south end of Gualala near the Community Center

Summer Chamber Music Festival

July 9th & 10th 4pm

Annual Chamber Music festival showcasing Peter Wyrick & Friends

Gualala Arts Center, Coleman Hall

Tickets $40 per concert

Gualalaarts.org

 

Inaugural Garden Tour, Wine Tasting & Auction

Saturday, July 16th

Fundraiser for Gualala Arts Center. Champagne preview for auction on Friday, July 15th. Saturday, July 16th, enjoy a guided tour of three magnificent gardens and art installations including the magnificent Mendocino Stone Zone, Frog Song, and Gualala Arts’ Global Harmony Sculpture Garden. Following the tour is wine tastings with award-winning wines, and silent auction.

Tickets $75 advance, $100 day of

Gualalaarts.org

Screening: Big Wave Guardians-First Responders

Saturday, July 16th 7pm

Dramatic stories of Hawaii’s big wave guardians, some of the world’s best athletes, first responders and surfers, who risk their lives in the world’s most dangerous waves while deploying innovative water safety techniques

$10

Arena Theater, 214 Main Street, Point Arena

 

Music on Film Nite

Monday, July 18th 7pm

Jazz-Fest: A New Orleans Story. The film weaves together live performances and interviews from the 50th Anniversary of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

$10

Arena Theater, 214 Main Street, Point Arena

 

Blues on the Coast

Saturday, July 30th 7:30pm

Joe Louis Walker, a legendary boundary-pushing icon of modern blues, Blues Hall of Fame inductee and four-time Blues Music Award winner, Walker is already being referred to within the blues world as a living legend.

$25

Tickets on sale now at arenatheater.org

Arena Theater, 214 Main Street, Point Arena

Do You Fancy Yourself a Writer?

From novice to professional, all skill levels welcome!

KGUA Writers is a program on our local NPR station (KGUA)

Write your musings on this week’s topic—no polish necessary—just join the conversation!

Send 300 words or a 2.5 minute voice recording to

KGUAwriters@gmail.com

Hear your words played or read aloud live on the air!

Show airs (live) Mondays at 9am and rebroadcast Monday 1pm, and Saturday 6pm

Ask your phone or smart speaker to play “radio station KGUA”.

Also available on soundcloud to listen whenever!

 

Prompt #104

 

"What's a tough decision you made recently?”

 

300 words or 2.5 minute voice recording

 

Deadline for submissions: 11pm Saturday, July 2nd

Airs Monday, July 4th

 

Mention you’re a guest at Rendezvous with your submission!

 

 

 

KGUA writers is the brainchild of local writer, Mark Gross, and NPR station manager, Peggy Berryhill. Initially started in April of 2020 as a way to keep the community connected during the COVID lockdowns, it’s now the most popular show on KGUA and has produced over 100 episodes with more than 2,000 submissions from writers around the globe. All are welcome.