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WINE, CRAB & MUSHROOMS FESTIVAL

CRAB, WINE & BEER DAYS

JANUARY 22-31, 2016 ~ 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 and mushroom pickers welcome locals and visitors alike to join in celebrating. Enjoy Mushrooms and then Dungeness crab by pairing with a wide variety of locally-crafted Mendocino wines during our these festivals.
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.

Mendocino Crab, Wine and Beer Festival


Click for more information on All Aboard Adventures Crab Cruises.
All Aboard Adventures Crab Cruises
THRU FESTIVAL ~ NOYO HARBOR
Join Captain Tim on the Sea Hawk. Crab & Whale Watching trips with crab demonstrations. Full crabbing trip is 4-5 hours and includes tackle and cooking of crabs. Catch up to 10 crabs per person.
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Hotels w/ Festival Discounts
Many of the Mendocino Coast's B&B's, Inns and Hotels are offering deals and discounts on their rooms and other activities throughout the festival.
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Click for more information on Ocean to Table Dinner.
Ocean to Table Dinner
Glendeven Inn, Little River
Wed, Thurs and Saturdays

Glendeven's Private chef is serving their sought after crab-themed menu with fabulous local wine pairings.
Limited seating, reserve soon.
Click for more information on Crab Fishing Charter Boats.
Crab Fishing Charter Boats
Several fishing charter boats offer whale watching trips. Just outside Noyo Harbor you'll be able to see whales as they migrate along the coast.
Crab Fishing
Keep & Eat some CRABS!
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Click for more information on Gualala Lions CRAB FEED.
Gualala Lions CRAB FEED
Gualala
All you can eat crab, salad, bread, and wine with raffle and door prizes, and great food, fun and laughter!
$45/person; reservations required.
Gualala Community Center
47950 Center St., Gualala
707.884.9606
Click for more information on Goldeneye Winery.
Goldeneye Winery
JAN 2016
Celebrating Goldeneye Wines and the Mendocino Crab, Wine and Beer Days! Join us at the Gowan Creek Vineyard as we celebrate in Anderson Valley. Winemaker Michael Fay will be on hand to discuss the wines and winemaking process.
Reservations required
Click for more information on Pink Flamingo Crab Feed.
Pink Flamingo Crab Feed
This historic inn includes a lavish breakfast and full baths in every room. Selected rooms feature fireplaces, wood stoves, Jacuzzi and claw foot tubs. Ocean View Hot Tub. Fresh coffee and tea and a 5 PM complimentary glass of wine in the Ballroom! Other amenities on request.
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Knights of Columbus CRAB FEST
JAN 2016, Fort Bragg
Join us for a meal of chilled cracked crab, hot garlic bread, awesome green salad with special dressing, full bar, wine, soft drinks and coffee served family style Door prizes and raffle. $40.
Catholic Church, Parish Hall 605 Maple St., Fort Bragg
Cross Street, is Harold
Click for more information on Gualala Lions CRAB FEED.
Gualala Lions CRAB FEED
JAN 2016, Gualala
Two Seatings. All you can eat crab, salad, bread, and wine with raffle and door prizes, fun and laughter!
$45/person; reservations required.
Gualala Community Center
47950 Center St., Gualala
707.884.9606
Click for more information on Mendocino Art Center.
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...
Click for more information on CRAB & WINE EXPRESS.
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!!
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FROM FOREST to TABLE
JAN 2016
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 Mendocinos trails and back roads.
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Winemaker Dinner with Navarro Vineyards
JAN 2016, Mendocino
Trillium Café Winemaker Dinner Enjoy a delicious four course dinner plus an introductory reception with a Mendocino winery pouring their favorites.
Reservations Recommended
Click for more information on CIOPPINO DINNER.
CIOPPINO DINNER
JAN 2016 ~ Pentecost Hall, Ft Bragg
The giant Cioppino pot brims with seafood, shellfish & local Dungeness crab! 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!
Click for more information on ALL-You-Can-EAT CRAB FEED.
ALL-You-Can-EAT CRAB FEED
Crown Hall was built in 1901 by Portuguese settlers from the Azores. This wonderful historic building in the heart of Mendocino Village may be the perfect place to rent for your event. It is the largest hall available in Mendocino.
Click for more information on Crabulious Wine Tasting.
Crabulious Wine Tasting
JAN 2016, 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.
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CRABCAKE COOK-OFF
JAN 2016 Fort Bragg
Savor crab cakes! Sip the very best of Mendocino wines! Mendocino County chefs prepare hundreds of crab cakes for your sampling pleasure. Vote your favorite Chef & Winery for the coveted Peoples' Choice Award to see how your vote matches up with the Professional Judges' Awards! Taste the best microbrews & wares from our fine food purveyors, all Made in Mendocino! Raffle, Silent & LIVE Auctions.
Click for more information on KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS CRAB FEED.
KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS CRAB FEED
JAN 2016, Mendocino, Crown Hall
All you can eat crab, plus salad, bread, wine and dessert! Get your tickets early - this event sells out every year. Live entertainment at 8:00 pm and the Grand Raffle at 9:00 pm. 6:00 pm, No Host Bar; 7:00 pm, Dinner.
Click for more information on All you Can Eat CRAB FEED!.
All you Can Eat CRAB FEED!
JAN 2016, 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. $50, 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
Click for more information on Crab Feed at Little River Inn.
Crab Feed at Little River Inn
JAN 2016, 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.
Click for more information on Gualala Arts.
Gualala Arts
This vibrant art center features local art, dolphin gallery and workshops.
Live Music
Art Showings
and other great surprises
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Mendocino Stories & Music Events
Showcasing performances by local poets, writers, and musicians appearing in and around Mendocino. These community events are held in a come as you are setting with a small cover charge and lots of fun.

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