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Upcoming Local Events

Make and Mend

Every Tuesday, 4pm-6pm

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

Tai Chi Class

Every Wednesday 10am-10:45am

Tai Chi Class, no previous experience required. Free and open to the public!

Coast Community Library, 225 Main St. Point Arena

Trivia Night at the Lodge

Every Tuesday 6pm-8pm

Trivia night! Bring your team, grab bites and drinks at the bar, and compete for prizes!

The Sea Ranch Lodge, Fireside Lounge

Sunset & Jazz Holiday Show

Thursday, December 8th 6pm-9pm

“Trio Enchantment” performs Christmas-themed program. Enjoy cocktails and small plates in the fireside lounge.

The Sea Ranch Lodge

Gualala Meditation Group

Every Friday 10am-11am

40 minute silent meditation with short inspirational reading. Proof of vaccination required, mask optional.

Physical Gym, Cypress Village 39108 Ocean Dr. Gualala

$5 donation appreciated

 

 Festival of Lights

Friday, Saturday, Sunday November 25-December 18

Enjoy the beauty of the Mendocino Botanical Gardens in a new “light.” The gardens are transformed in the evenings into a winter wonderland. Admire the holiday cheer while sipping hot cocoa or apple cider, along with other treats for purchase from the café. Special event tickets must be purchased—advanced purchase recommended.

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg

Game Time

Every Saturday 3pm-6pm

White Cap Coffee hosts open game for all ages. Ful menu available for purchase.

White Cap 35509 Hwy 1, Anchor Bay

 

Pay ‘n’ Take

Saturday, December 17th, 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

 

Ernest Block Bell Ringers Holiday Concert

Saturday, December 17th 2pm

Ernest Block Bell Ringers for a holiday concert in Coleman Hall.

Gualala Art Center

$15

 

Burn the Wagon Live

Saturday, December 17th, 3:00-6:30

Featuring Juan Cy’a T’as (Red Hawk) Dominguez in a live episode of his “Burn the Wagon” podcast series. Event will feature activist, artists, and dancers from the Manchester-Point Arean Boyeka and Kashia Bands of Pomo Indians.

Arena Theater, Point Arena

$10

Lighthouse Lecture Series

Saturday, December 17th, 4pm

Scott and Tree Mercer present “How we do it, why we do it: Our whale monitoring program from the Point Arena Lighthouse Peninsula.” They will discuss their motivation and process for of serving, documenting and reporting on the variety of marine mammals that inhabit, frequent, or migrate past the Mendocino coast.

Point Arena Lighthouse

$5

 

Menorah Candle Lighting

Sunday, December 18th, 4:30pm

As part of its Winter Wonderland celebration, Gualala Arts will host a Hanukkah menorah candle lighting event. Lighting happens at dusk, approximately 5:20pm.

Gualala Arts Center

Free

 

Third Monday Music: Open Mic Night

Monday, December 19th, 7pm

“Holiday Jam!” Singers, songwriters and musicians are invited to perform in open mic night. Sign-ups start on 7, music at 7:30

Beer, wine, and some spirits available

Arena Theater, Point Arena

$10

 

Mushroom ID for Beginners

Saturday Dec 17th & Sunday Dec 18th 11:30am OR 2pm

Two-day workshop. Attendees learn the basic taxonomic features that distinguish mushrooms from each other as well as where/when they can be found. Lecture and field walk.

To register, call 707-964-4532

$75 non-member

Mendocino Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg

 

Mushroom Walks with Mario

Monday, December 19th 1pm

Tour the Mendocino Botanical Gardens which is home to 160 species of mushrooms with fungi expert, Mario Abreu. Learn how to identify mushrooms as well as their history and lore!

Must register ahead of time at Gardensbythesea.org

$15 non-member, includes garden admission

Mendocino Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg

 

Mushroom Walks with Mario

Monday, December 26th 1pm

Tour the Mendocino Botanical Gardens which is home to 160 species of mushrooms with fungi expert, Mario Abreu. Learn how to identify mushrooms as well as their history and lore!

Must register ahead of time at Gardensbythesea.org

$15 non-member, includes garden admission

Mendocino Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg

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