CRAB, WINE & BEER FEST
JANUARY 20-29, 2017 ~ MENDOCINO COUNTY
Mendocino County appreciates its relationship with the forest and sea by celebrating their harvests! Throughout Mendocino County, restaurants, winemakers, and even the fishermen welcome locals and visitors alike to join in celebrating. Enjoy crab and seafood specialties with pairings of a wide variety of locally-crafted Mendocino wines during this popular festival.
Mendocino's Crab and Wine Days is rated one of America's Top 10 Seafood & Wine Festivals by Coastal Living Magazine. You'll devour the all-you-can-eat crab feeds, winemaker's dinners, wine competitions, crab cruises, cooking classes, family-style cioppino feeds and crab cake cook off and lots of seafood! Many restaurants and Inns are celebrating with specials, and events throughout the county, from the coast to the inland valleys.
JAN 20-29, 2017 | Mendocino Crab, Wine and Beer Festival
Mendocino Art Center
Juried Exhibit features their finest works of exceptionally creative, high quality, and much anticipated gallery showing with a wide spectrum of artwork, including paintings, ceramics, sculpture, collage, wearable art, photography and more...
CRAB & WINE EXPRESS
Take a trip back in time on the World Famous Skunk Train from the Mendocino coast through the majestic redwood forest. It's fun for the whole family!!
FROM FOREST to TABLE
Explore beautiful Big River Estuary by canoe or bike and receive $20 discount on rentals . Complimentary map of the estuary with historical and contemporary photographs depicting the history of the beautiful estuary. Rent a mountain bike to explore Mendocino's trails and back roads.
Fort Bragg Fire House.
Includes Crab, Salad, Clam Chowder and Garlic Bread. Beer, Wine, Soft drinks, and a large array of desserts are available for sale. $75, children under 10 (with paying adult) are FREE.
Fort Bragg Fire House
141 N. Main St., Fort Bragg
707.964.3749 or 707.964.6331
JAN 27 & 28 | Cioppino Dinner
Pentecost Hall, Ft Bragg
The giant Cioppino pot brims with seafood and shellfish. Served family-style with Café Beaujolais' bread, tossed salad, dessert, Thanksgiving Coffee, bibs & plenty of napkins! Treat yourself to Mendocino County wines & North Coast Brewing Company beer in the Crabby Bar. Silent Auction & Raffle!
JAN 28-29 | SYMPHONY Winter Concert
Cotton Auditorium, Ft. Bragg
The symphony brings a wide range of classical music to audiences on the Mendocino Coast. The program for this concert will include: Weber: Overture to Oberon, Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante, feat. Livia Sohn, violin and Sharon Wei, viola, Sibelius: Symphony No. 5.
Crab Cake Cook-Off & Wine Tasting Competition
Salmon cakes! Shrimp cakes! Seafood Cakes! Chocolate cakes, anyone?! Mother Nature says it's time to mix it up and pull out all the stops! Hundreds of Cakes prepared by Mendocino County chefs will be plated for your pleasure. Their creative energy is flowing and they have some fabulous recipes heating up!
Crabulious Wine Tasting
Dennen's Victorian Farmhouse, Little River
Navarro will be pouring their exceptional wines along side Dennen's "pull out the stops" Crab Hors d'oeuvres from 5:30PM - 7PM. Overnight guests are treated to gourmet crab breakfasts brought to your room, Navarro Wine upon arrival and NO Charge for the Crabulious Wine Tasting. Call early for reservations, this event books quickly. Call (800)264-4723 and reserve your space for $25 per person.
Crab Feed at Little River Inn
Little River Inn
Don your bib and pour the wine!
Join us for a traditional crab feed, complete with bib, crackers and newspaper-covered tables. The star of the menu is, of course, fresh crab brought in fresh to Noyo Harbor and served cold and cracked. Includes all you can eat sides. Seating is limited, reservations required.
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