Mendocino Theatre Company’s play, “Mauritius”

Mendocino Theatre Company’s play, “Mauritius” opens April 23 and runs through May 31st. "Two estranged half-sisters battle over the inheritance of a book of stamps. When the possibility arises that one or more of the stamps could be worth millions, motives are questioned, three darkly enigmatic men get involved, and a savage game of psychological chess ensues, leaving exposed the seedy underworld of stamp collecting." Cast members include Ken Krauss, Laurel Livezy, Patrick Gomes, Cynthia Audo, and Mark Newell, and the production is directed by Bob Cohen.

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Heritage House Music Series

Heritage House Music Series – Thursday nights: The Heritage House is proud to present their Thursday Music Series from 5:30 until 8 p.m. Enjoy one of the most spectacular venues on the Mendocino Coast with no cover charge! Happy Hour is from 4 to 6 p.m. with special deals on food & drinks. Heritage House Resort, 5200 N. Hwy 1 in Little River. 707-202-9000 or

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Twelfth Annual Sonoma ~ Mendocino Coast Whale & Jazz Festival

April, May and beyond. Presented by Gualala Arts, you won’t want to miss any of the events during this highly regarded festival which captures inspired, original jazz art work, whale education, jazz films, poetry and jazz, an annual Chowder Challenge and tasting and live music in atmospheric and beautiful settings, conducive to a special coastal experience. The venues include wineries and restaurants, inns from Timber Cove to Point Arena, a wine bar, casino, the classically restored Arena Theater and the Gualala Arts Center nestled in the coastal redwoods.

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Fourth Annual UkeFest Kick-Off

Enjoy a weekend celebrating the ukulele as a friendly and playful instrument, beginning with a Ukulele Variety Show at the Caspar Community Center. The UkeFest Kick-Off will start on Friday, April 17 at 7:30 PM with performances followed by a ukulele jam session and sing-along. Caspar Community Center is at 15051 Caspar Rd, Caspar. An all-day ukulele festival is planned for Saturday, April 18, when Mendocino Stories and Events joins The Caspar Community to celebrate the ukulele as a friendly and playful instrument.

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Sparkling Wine Celebration

On Saturday, April 11th from 12-4 p.m., numerous Mendocino County Sparkling Wine producers will be coming together for a stellar wine and food event celebrating Mendocino County's renowned bubblies. This fun and classy gathering will be taking place at Terra Savia Winery in Hopland, set against the picturesque vineyards and hills of the northern Russian River's Sanel Valley.  Many of the county's top producers will be on hand to show off their current vintages and there will be plenty of locally produced fresh foods to pair perfectly with their varying styles from bone-dry to sweet.

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Ignite! The Art Of Sustainability

"Ignite! The Art Of Sustainability" at Grace Hudson Museum. Thirteen of California's foremost 
environmental artists collaborate to communicate a heightened connection to their natural 
surroundings through rich imagery using a variety of media from the traditional to the unconventional.  
The exhibit runs through May 17, 2015 at the Grace Hudson Museum & Sun House, 431 S. Main St., 
Ukiah.  The Museum is open Wednesday-Saturday 10:00-4:30 and Sunday noon-4:30. For further 
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The Season Kicks-off with 'Gaslight'

Mendocino Theatre Company’s presentation of “Gaslight” continues through April 12, 2015.  Felicia 
Freitas, Producing Director, has selected some exciting and engaging plays for MTC’s audiences this 
2015 season.  The first pick for the season is “Gaslight” by Patrick Hamilton, directed by Stephen Dedola. 
Set in 1880s London, “Gaslight” was adapted into two films; this classic psychological thriller has been 
an audience favorite since its premiere in 1938. For times and ticket information, call 707-937-4477 or 
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2015 Cinema in the Vineyards

The 2015 Cinema in the Vineyards program will kick off the 10th Anniversary
Mendocino Film Festival in Philo on Memorial Day Weekend, May 22 – 24, 2015, followed by 10th Anniversary Mendocino Film Festival celebrations in Mendocino Village and around the county May 28 – 31, 2015. For more information, please call (707) 937-0171 or visit
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