Family-friendly Events for Kids

Looking for something fun to do with the kids when you visit Mendocino County? Here’s our calendar of events for kids and family. You’ll find lots of kid-friendly and family-friendly activities and events at any time of year.

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February 2018

Chasing Coral (film screening)

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Caspar Community Center, 15051 Caspar Road
Caspar, CA 95420
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$10

CHASING CORAL directed by documentary film maker Jeff Orlowski and brought to you in collaboration with Citizens’ Climate Lobby. This film follows a team…

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March 2018

5th Annual Marine Science and Art Fair

March 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on March 3, 2018 at 11:00am

Old Rec Center Gymnasium, Corner of Franklin Street & Laurel Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437 United States
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Noyo Center for Marine Science is getting ready to have its 5th annual Marine Science & Art Fair. Featuring amazing projects by school kids from Fort…

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Mendocino Whale Festival

March 3 - March 4
Downtown Mendocino Mendocino, CA 95460 United States + Google Map
Varies
California Grey Whales

Celebrate the whales of California on the Mendocino coast each of the first three weekends in March! The first Whale Festival kicks off in…

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5th Annual Marine Science and Art Fair

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 3, 2018 at 11:00am

Old Rec Center Gymnasium, Corner of Franklin Street & Laurel Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437 United States
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Noyo Center for Marine Science is getting ready to have its 5th annual Marine Science & Art Fair. Featuring amazing projects by school kids from Fort…

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2018 Crab Feast

March 3 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Redwood Empire Fairgrounds, 1055 N. State St.
Ukiah, CA 95482 United States
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$65

You are cordially invited to participate in an evening of festivities with appetizers provided by Crush, beverages provided by dbi, Sierra Nevada and McNab…

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Little River Whale Festival

March 10 - March 11
Little River, Little River Hwy 1
Little River, CA 95456 United States
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The eight annual Little River Whale Festival offers lodging specials at properties throughout the seaside town of Little River, CA, family fun activities, and nature adventure all…

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Blue Whale Skeleton on Display

March 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 16, 2018

One event on March 17, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 18, 2018 at 10:00am

Crow’s Nest Interpretive Center, Cypress Street Entrance
Fort Bragg, California 95437
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Don’t miss this exciting opportunity and bring a friend!  At the end of Noyo Center's school education program, they open up the Bone Yard…

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Blue Whale Skeleton on Display

March 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 16, 2018

One event on March 17, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 18, 2018 at 10:00am

Crow’s Nest Interpretive Center, Cypress Street Entrance
Fort Bragg, California 95437
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Don’t miss this exciting opportunity and bring a friend!  At the end of Noyo Center's school education program, they open up the Bone Yard…

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Blue Whale Skeleton on Display

March 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 16, 2018

One event on March 17, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 18, 2018 at 10:00am

Crow’s Nest Interpretive Center, Cypress Street Entrance
Fort Bragg, California 95437
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Don’t miss this exciting opportunity and bring a friend!  At the end of Noyo Center's school education program, they open up the Bone Yard…

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Blue Whale Skeleton on Display

March 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 16, 2018

One event on March 17, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 18, 2018 at 10:00am

Crow’s Nest Interpretive Center, Cypress Street Entrance
Fort Bragg, California 95437
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Don’t miss this exciting opportunity and bring a friend!  At the end of Noyo Center's school education program, they open up the Bone Yard…

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Blue Whale Skeleton on Display

March 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 16, 2018

One event on March 17, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 18, 2018 at 10:00am

Crow’s Nest Interpretive Center, Cypress Street Entrance
Fort Bragg, California 95437
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Don’t miss this exciting opportunity and bring a friend!  At the end of Noyo Center's school education program, they open up the Bone Yard…

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Fort Bragg Whale Festival

March 17 - March 18
Fort Bragg Fort Bragg, CA 95437 United States + Google Map
Various
whales

Prepare to have a whale of a time! The third weekend in March is the last whale festival weekend in Fort Bragg. On Saturday…

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34th Whale Run and Walk

March 17 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
$5 - $45

The Annual Whale Run/ Walk starts and finishes in the heart of Fort Bragg in the Skunk Train parking lot: Coastal Trail - Trestle -…

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Blue Whale Skeleton on Display

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 16, 2018

One event on March 17, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 18, 2018 at 10:00am

Crow’s Nest Interpretive Center, Cypress Street Entrance
Fort Bragg, California 95437
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Don’t miss this exciting opportunity and bring a friend!  At the end of Noyo Center's school education program, they open up the Bone Yard…

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Whale Festival: Explore Noyo Center’s Whale Trail!

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fort Bragg Fort Bragg, CA 95437 United States + Google Map
FREE

#1: Visit the 73-ft Blue Whale Bones Display and many other exhibits at the Crow’s Nest Interpretive Center on the Noyo Headlands South Coastal…

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Sara Bogard on “From Captivity to Open Ocean.” (Point Arena Lighthouse Lecture Series)

March 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Point Arena Lighthouse, 45500 Lighthouse Rd.
Point Arena, CA 95468 United States
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$5
Sara-Bogard

Throughout time humans have had significant relationships with whales, dolphins and seals. Relationships within indigenous cultures, Greek mythology, personal stories, commercial and entertainment industries,…

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Blue Whale Skeleton on Display

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 16, 2018

One event on March 17, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 18, 2018 at 10:00am

Crow’s Nest Interpretive Center, Cypress Street Entrance
Fort Bragg, California 95437
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Don’t miss this exciting opportunity and bring a friend!  At the end of Noyo Center's school education program, they open up the Bone Yard…

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April 2018

15th Annual Chowder Challenge – Chowder & Jazz!

April 14 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Coleman Auditorium, 46501 Old State Hwy
Gualala, United States
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$25 - $30

In the tastiest event of the popular Whale & Jazz festival, local chefs & cooks vie for the title of “Best Mendonoma Coast Chowder”…

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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens' Retro Sunday

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, 18220 N Highway 1
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
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$1
Betty & Ernest Schoefer - founders of the Gardens!

Every year, the beautiful Garden by the Sea takes a step back in time and opens its doors with the admission price from the…

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May 2018

72nd Annual Potter Valley Spring Festival & Rodeo

May 25 - May 28
Pottery Valley Pottery Valley, 95469 United States + Google Map
Various

Yeehaw! Saddle up those ponies and head over to Potter Valley to join friends, family, neighbors, and strangers for a fun-filled weekend packed full…

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