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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Where nature is elemental

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    Festival of Lights - November through December

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    Annual Rhododendron Show - Mother's Day Weekend 2016!

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    Festival of Lights - November through December

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    Educational walking tours throughout the year

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    Festival of Lights - November through December

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    Annual Rhododendron Show - May 7th and 8th, 2016

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    Annual Spring and Fall Plant & Store Sales

Events at the Gardens

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens hosts plant sales, art exhibits, educational workshops, bird and whale watching walks, botanical meetings, fundraisers, and more.

Please see the Ongoing Events page for those activities that repeat on a monthly basis. For photos from recent past events, please go to the Past Events page.

Many of our classes and workshops have limited space. Please call 707-964-4352 ext 16 to reserve your space (payment due uopn sign-up)! A small fee is charged for most classes. Guided walks are generally included in Gardens' admission; see individual listings for more information.


Looking for a way to keep track of all of the wonderful workshops and events at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens?

Subscribe to the MCBG Events Feed on Facebook-www.facebook.com/mendocinocoastbotanicalgardens/events... and sign up for our "Bloom Blast", it is chock-full of info about the Gardens, our beautiful blooms, and upcoming events!

Plan your trip: Traveler Resources

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Wonderful World of Succulents

Saturday, August 20, 2016 through Saturday, August 20, 2016

Join local specialty nursery owner, Rella Gadulka, for a hands-on workshop and overview of the wonderful world of succulents, including their growth habits and care. Discover successful techniques for potting, propagating, and companion planting. Learn to keep these water-wise plants happy from roots to leaves! [Read More]
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August Pet Adoption Day

Saturday, August 20, 2016 through Saturday, August 20, 2016

The Mendocino Coast Humane Society's Mobile Adoption Van will be at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens with a bunch of adorable adoptable animals on the 3rd Saturday of each month (May–Sept)! [Read More]
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Growing & Using Medicinal Herb

Sunday, September 11, 2016 through Sunday, September 11, 2016

Learn to better your garden, body, and mind... Join local Master Herbalist, Karin Uphoff for this fantastic workshop! Discover how to grow strong medicine, when and how to harvest different parts of the plant, process herbs so their medicine keeps, and how to incorporate herbs into your life. [Read More]
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Fall Plant & Store Sale

Saturday, September 17, 2016 through Sunday, September 25, 2016

Stock up on plants for your winter and early spring garden at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens' annual Fall Plant & Store Sale! All plants at Nursery on the Plaza will be on sale and select items at The Garden Store for gift-giving and more... [Read More]
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September Pet Adoption Day

Saturday, September 17, 2016 through Saturday, September 17, 2016

The Mendocino Coast Humane Society's Mobile Adoption Van will be at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens with a bunch of adorable adoptable animals on the 3rd Saturday of each month (May–Sept)! [Read More]
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FOG Birdhouse Auction 2016

Friday, May 27, 2016 through Friday, August 12, 2016

Friends of the Gardens are gearing up for another successful Birdhouse Auction, this year to run from May 27 through Final Bid Night on Friday, August 12. [Read More]
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Festival of Lights 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016 through Sunday, December 18, 2016

Festival of Lights, held annually at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, is a winter family classic on the Mendocino Coast, with thousands of lights creating visual delight throughout the Gardens, enchanting and delighting all ages. [Read More]