There are always lots of fun events and things to do on the Mendocino And Sonoma coast.  Click on the orange links below to find out more.  All links will open in a new window.

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October Community Events:

October 23rd

Library Lecture Series

The Coast Community Library currently offers three college-level DVD lecture classes.  All are free for everyone to attend!
11:00a - "The 30 Greatest Orchestral Works" presented by Professor Robert Greenberg of San Francisco Performances and facilitated by Bob Schwein.
2:00p - "Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museumn of Art" presented by Professor Richard Brettell of The University of Texas at Dallas and facilitated by Larry Riddle.
4:00p -  "Medical School for Everyone: Grand Rounds Cases" presented by Professor and MD, Roy Benaroch and facilitated by Karl Mellander.
For info contact (707) 882-3114.

October 24th

Martini Madness!

The Gualala Arts Center is hosting a unique 21+ fundraiser for our local Meals On Wheels program.  Sample a variety of martinis made by professional and amateur bar tenders and vote for the best drink. Enjoy appetizers, live jazz music by the Tim Mueller Duo, a silent auction, live auction by auctioneer Walt Stornetta and a 50/50 cash raffle with two separate $10,000 pots!  The winner takes home half the cash, Coastal Seniors Meals-On-Wheels gets the rest!  Tickets are $45, or $30 for Designated Drivers.  Call Coastal Seniors at 882-2137 for more information.

October 25th

Blue Plate Special Breakfast & Rummage Sale

Saint Paul's Community Methodist Church is hosting their monthlly All-You-Can-Eat breakfast, with biscuits and gravy, pancakes, sausage, eggs, fresh fruit and drinks.  Check out the rummage sale too!  Proceeds go towards restocking the community food pantry, and other local programs.  8:30am-11:00am.  Only $6 for adults, and $3 for kids 10 and under.

Point Arena Flu Shots

Redwood Coast Medical Services is hosting a Flu Shot clinic at the Saint Paul's Community Methodist Church from 10:00am until 12:00pm. A $10 donation suggested, but no one will be denied a flu shot because of lack of funds.  Pregnant women and children under the age of 12 need to make an appointment at the Gualala or Point Arena clinic for their flu shots (still only $10).  Call 884-4005 for more information

Good Buy Clothes

You'll find clothes for men, women, teens, kids, toddlers and infants, along with shoes, purses and fashion accessories.  Formal, casual, and even some vintage clothing at bargain prices!  Proceeds benefit multiple community organizations.  9:30am-3:30pm at Trinity Hall, Highway One, in Point Arena.

Gualala Farmer's Market

Only a few weeks left! Local, organic produce, baked goods, jams, preserves, local olive oil, local seaweed & sea salt products, farm fresh eggs, hot food, arts and crafts.  Shop Local!  Every Saturday morning (weather permitting) from 9:30-12:30 until November 8th at the Gualala Community Center

Library Book Sale

The Coast Community Library in Point Arena is holding a book sale this weekend from 10:00am to 3:00pm both days!  Hard cover books only $2; paperbacks are 50 cents to $1; DVDs & CDs just $1 each; VHS tapes are five for $1.  On Sunday, an entire bag full of books will only cost you $5.  Proceeds go towards purchasing new books, maintaining magazine & newspaper subscriptions, and the library IT department.  Call John at 882-2137 for more information, or visit them online.

Community Pumpkin Patch

Everyone is invited to Julie & David's Community Pumpkin Patch & Hay Ride.
  *Hay rides from parking area to pumpkin patch
  *Straw bale pyramid for climbing
  *Apple picking (with donation to Ocean Ridge Airport)
Wear your Halloween costume!
12:00pm to 4:00pm at 38001 Old Stage Rd., Gualala.
For info contact (925) 337-4145.

Fashion Show & Bachelor Auction

The Soropotomist International of the Mendocino-Sonoma Coast invites you to the Mad Hatter Fashion & Auction at the Arena Theater!  Starting at 4:30pm, the event starts with a fashion and talent show, and sales from local boutiques.  The auction will be fore a date with a single, intellegent gentlemen and a pre-selected public place.  The Grand Prize winner receives a private flight to wine country for their date and meal.  All proceeds support local awards, education, and community service programs.  Tickets are $15 for adults, $8 for youth. May be purchased from any Soroptimist, the Gualala Country Inn, The Cotton Field, Gualala Station, the Sea Ranch Lodge Gift Shop, EveryThing Under the Sun, and Violet's.
Brown Paper ticket for credit card purchases 800-838-3006—event 864829

October 27th

Film Club

The Arena Theater Film Club presents the new documentary "Life Itself." It's the film adaptation of Roger Ebert's 2011 memoir that explores the legacy of Roger Ebert's life, from his Pulitzer Prize-winning film criticism at the Chicago Sun-Times to becoming one of the most influential cultural voices in America. Preceded by film trivia quiz, followed by audience discussion.  Scored 97% "Fresh" on Rotten Tomatoes.  Starts at 7:00pm.  General admission is $10, free for Arena Theater Film Club members

October 29th

Mendocino County Board Of Education Meeting

The October County Board of Education meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 29 at 2:30 pm at the Point Arena High School library, 270 Lake Street. At 6:00 pm on the same day, the County Committee on School District Organization (CCSDO) will hold its first public hearing in the matter of district unification of the Arena Union Elementary School District and the Point Arena Joint Union High School District.  This public hearing will also be held in the PAHS library.