Mendocino County Mushroom Festival
Point Arena, November 9-12, 2017

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Throughout the Festival

B. Bryan Preserve Tour • DAILY 9:30AM & 4:00PM
130 Riverside Dr, Point Arena 707.882.2297 bbryanpreserve.com
B. Bryan Preserve in Point Arena is home to some of the most endangered African hoof stock in the world. Join one of our daily tours to experience these majestic animals up close. The tours are held in an open air classic Land Rover and last about 1.5 hours. Your visit ends with feeding the giraffe. Visits are by reservation only. Cost is $35 per adult and $20 for children under 10. Reserve online or call.

Unforgettable Guided Walk with Unbeaten Path Tours
707.888.6121 unbeatenpathtours.com
Explore the beauty of Mendocino County and our world renowned Point Arena Stornetta Lands of the California Coastal National Monument on a personalized and private nature tour! Learn about our coastal ecology, history, geology, oceanography, why our microclimates matter and much more. Call to schedule your private tour today!

Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum • DAILY 10:00AM-3:30PM
45500 Lighthouse Rd, Point Arena 707.882.2809 PointArenaLighthouse.com
During the festival come to Point Arena and climb to the top of the tallest lighthouse on the Pacific Coast! The lighthouse is an excellent place to view migrating California Gray Whales, and learn about the history of the lighthouse in the adjacent museum. To stay in one of our charming vacation cottages see our listing under the Stay section of this guide.

Special Events: 

Saturday ~ 11/11/17

Seismic Brewing at The Pier Chowder House & Taproom • 6:00PM
790 Port Rd, Point Arena 707.882.3400 thepierchowderhouse.net
We’re teaming up with Seismic Brewing of Santa Rosa to present a five-course beer pairing and dinner event. Mushrooms are sure to be included on the menu. Meet the brewers and hear about their goal to be the most sustainable brewery in the country! Cost is $55 p/person plus tax and gratuity. Seating is limited; reservations required.

Sunday ~ 11/12/17

Fermentation and Fungi Workshop at Windy Hollow Farm • 2-4:30PM
Pre-registration is required and can be done at windyhollowfarm.com.
Spend an afternoon foraging for wild foods and herbs, sampling farm fresh fermented treats, and making a sauerkraut to take home. We will start with a walk on the lands looking for early mushrooms and medicinal herbs. Following our walk will be a hands-on demonstration of different methods for making kraut, including an individual pint of your own kraut to take home. The day will close with a fermented food tasting including different types of sauerkraut, fermented roots and wood-fired sourdough (baked in our cob oven).


Mushroom Festival Lodging Special:

Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum Make the Point Arena Lighthouse your home base for enjoying all of the 2017 Mushroom Wine & Beer Fest activities and events! Stay two nights and get the third night free in any of our six vacation cottages. We are just a scenic drive to Mendocino village. For more info: PointArenaLighthouse.com

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