March 16-17, 2013, 30th Annual
Whale Festival mendowhale.com
Fort Bragg in Mendocino County features
an annual whale festival that each year
combines the whale migrations of spring
with local activities reflecting the
community's strengths. Enjoy a wine
passport wine sampling, whale
watching tours and even a lighthouse
Start the Day with Whale Run / Walk:
Soroptimist of Fort Bragg Annual
Whale Run Saturday, March 16, 2013,
10K, 5K Run, 5K Competitive Walk, 5K Run
Walk, Kids Race 7:40 a.m.
FORT BRAGG, Calif. Enjoy
Wine, Chowder and microbrew tasting
while visiting our local shops and Inns,
and whale watch from the Pomo Bluffs
Park in Fort Bragg, as well as from
miles of beaches.
MAJOR EVENTS INCLUDE:
Chowder Tasting $10 (Saturday only).
Sample chowders from some of the best
chefs on the coast! Tasting will be held
at Town Hall (363 N Main Street) between
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. or 'til chowder runs
Chowder Restaurants and Chefs:
- CAFE' ONE
- CLIFF HOUSE
- HARVEST MARKET
- LIVING LIGHT
- SAL'S BISTRO/SENIOR CENTER
Saturday: Passport Wine Tasting Event
$25 advance tickets and $30 at the door.
Taste some of Mendocino County’s finest
varietals in shops and galleries in
Historic Downtown Fort Bragg. Purchase
wrist bands and a glass from Town Hall
beginning at 1 p.m.
Microbrew Beer Tasting: $30 (Saturday
only). Taste beer like you’ve never
tasted it before, right here in your own
backyard at Eagles Hall in Fort Bragg
(210 N Corry); 12 Noon - 4 p.m.
Point Cabrillo Light Station State
Historic Park The Coast Guard Auxiliary
will give lens tours, on-site docents
will be available to answer questions,
help visitors find whales and tell
stories about the Station and its
MacKerricher State Park: Scavenger hunt,
paint the whale skeleton and more.
March 15, 2013, 7 p.m. Whale slide
show at the Mendocino Coast Photography
Guild and Gallery in Fort Bragg.