We LOVE the North Coast!

The photography you will see on the Elope Mendocino Facebook page and website provides a brief glimpse of the simple elegance in each of the small weddings Vanna Kay Freeberg coordinates and officiates.

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Travel Guide: Three Days on The California Coast (repost)

Psst! Did you know that just above San Francisco lie hundreds of miles of rugged, wild cliffs on the wilderness coastline in shades of turquoise you can’t even imagine?! With desinations like Devil's Punchbowl, it's time to grab a Zipcar and set out on your next adventure!

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Spooky Adventures in Rural Tourism!

Celebrate Halloween in a very unique way this year, starting 10/9. The Zombie Apocalypse is here (and it's family friendly)!

The Skunk Train is your 40 minute evacuation through the redwoods, as the rails are our last hope.

Arrive early, dress messy and add-on a Zombia Makeover for $20!

Tickets: Kid $25, Adults $35, Adult-Only Car $45 includes a beverage and souvenir cup. Click the link above to purchase online.

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Wine, Swine, Dogs, Cars, Football, Sing, Dance, Oh My!

There is absolutely something for the whole family this weekend (9/18/15-9/20/15) at the Mendocino County Fairgrounds!

From Apple Bowl Varsity Football (Booneville vs. Mendocino) to the Rodeo Dance in the Apple Hall, featuring McKenna Faith - your Friday and Saturday nights are set. Families will love the variety of daytime events, here is the full Friday schedule to get your weekend started. 

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Silent Auction: Fairy tale Paintings by James Maxwell

The silent bidding has begun and the artwork is breathtaking! Click here to see a few.

James Maxwell completed these works of art between 1976 and 1986; they are the original paintings from the historic Sea Gull Restaurant representing 150 Mendocino locals as actors in childhood fairy tales.

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BoomeRaging, a local night of comedy!

Saturday, September 19 at Hill House Inn in Mendocino.

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Winesong 2015 is almost here!

Winesong Wine and Food Tasting, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12th.  Guests can stroll through the enchanting Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens while enjoying a spectacular array of vintages poured by world-class wineries from Mendocino, Sonoma, Napa, and beyond, and food from 50 of Mendocino County’s finest food purveyors.   The tasting is accented by nine different music groups performing a variety of styles including jazz, classical, big band, calypso and Celtic folk.

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Winesong 2015

THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS! Winesong 2015 is less than three weeks away! There is still time to purchase Grand Tasting and Auction tickets for Winesong on Saturday... the Friday Pinot Celebration is sold out.  If you are unable to attend, but would like to make proxy bidding arrangements, please contact us at

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