¡Festival Caliente! will be presented by the Community Center of Mendocino and Pura Vida on June 23, with Bay Area Latin and Brazilian Jazz ensemble Key Elements, and an All Star lineup of salsa, cumbria, rumba and more dancing! Dakota Mendoza and Friends will be on hand for Latin Inspired Zumba; you can enjoy a salsa dance class with Georgia-Ann Gregory, hear the Brazilian percussion troupe TreMendo, and work up an appetite for a deliciously authentic Mexican dinner, fabulous drinks, and more! Tickets are just $15 advance here or $20 at the door. This is an all ages event, so bring the family and enjoy a Latin-inspired summer festival in Mendocino.
Activities on the Coast: Surf Day Camp for Young People
Get set for a five day, 20 hour Surf Camp for young people ages 7-17, Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m—if the waves are fabulous and everyone wants to surf longer, it will go later. Activities include group surfing lessons, “free surfing”, one-on-one instruction, team building, ocean and water safety, nature hikes, and and simply oceans of fun. Wetsuits, surfboards, and healthy snacks will be provided. Participants bring their own bag lunch and water bottle. Students must know how to swim to join this class. THREE Surf Camp sessions this year: June 18-22, July 16-20 and August 6-10. Call 707-357-1042 or visit the website for more information and to register.
Activities on the Coast: 36th Annual Spring Dance Concert
Cotton Auditorium is the setting for the magical Annual Spring Dance Concert June 23 and 24 in Fort Bragg, featuring dancers of all ages from Second Story Dance Studios along with guest artists, including San Francisco’s requisitedance troupe. This is an amazing children’s
Activities on the Coast: A Festival of Conscious Harmony
HarmonyUs takes place on Saturday, June 30 at Caspar Community Center, featuring musical guest Trevor Green, MC Sherry Glaser, and all day music and workshops exploring mind, spirit, and body, including Mama Grow’s Funk, Lauren Brown, Tribal Baroque, Danny Barca, and the HarmonyUs Band. Opening ceremony starts at 2:00 p.m. led by Spirit House. There will be ecstatic dance, yoga, sound immersion, and conscious speakers Sid Garza, Ron Nadeau, Toni Bernbaum, Sherry Glaser, Michael Lott, and Peter Wells. Enjoy unique vendors from all over California, tasty vegan food and an awesomely fun kid zone with bounce houses, face painting, hula hoops and more. For more information visit HarmonyUs
Activities on the Coast: The Pack Rat Sale at Mendocino Botanical Gardens
Don’t miss the biggest and best yard sale on the coast July 7 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Quality items, fair prices, and friendly service are the hallmarks of this fantastic sale, with everything from garden supplies and household goods to antiques and collectibles. Early arrivals have the best selection of items, but if you arrive late, you’ll find some great bargains as prices are reduces throughout he day. Come find a treasure and have fun at the greatest yard sale on the Coast!