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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, 47 acres of botanical bliss fronting the Pacific Ocean

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    Art in the Gardens... August 5, 2017

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    Festival of Lights - November through December

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    Annual Rhododendron Show - April 22nd and 23rd, 2017

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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 - April 22nd and 23rd, 2017

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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 upon sign-up; non-refundable)! 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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Fall Plant & Store Sale

Saturday, September 16, 2017 through Sunday, September 24, 2017

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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Natural History & Collections Walks 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017 through Monday, October 2, 2017

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens offers docent-led walks focused on the natural history and plant collections at MCBG on the first Monday of each month from April through October. Join MCBG Naturalist Mario Abreu to explore the fascinating world of the Gardens. [Read More]
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FOG Wine Raffle 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 through Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Friends of the Gardens (FOG) invites you to take your chances in their annual raffle for Mendocino County wines. [Read More]
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Classes in Concrete

Saturday, October 14, 2017 through Sunday, October 22, 2017

When people get together, they have the freedom to choose one project from three choices. Chances are they will learn while working on their own project how another's works by observation. The learning experience is increased if there are multiple choices. [Read More]
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October Pet Adoption Day

Saturday, October 21, 2017 through Saturday, October 21, 2017

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 (March–October)! [Read More]
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Military Appreciation Day

Saturday, November 11, 2017 through Saturday, November 11, 2017

To express our appreciation for our servicemen and women, all military personnel (active, retired, and veterans) will receive free admission to the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens on Saturday, November 11, 2017. [Read More]
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Mushroom Fest Mushroom Walk!

Monday, November 6, 2017 through Monday, November 6, 2017

Get a jump start on mushroom season... Join us for an extra special Mushroom Walk in celebration of the Mushroom, Wine, and Beer Festival! [Read More]
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Mushroom ID for Beginners

Saturday, November 11, 2017 through Saturday, December 16, 2017

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Naturalist Mario Abreu leads a workshop for beginners all about mushroom identification and uses. [Read More]
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Mushroom Walks 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017 through Monday, December 18, 2017

The Gardens is home to more than 150 species of mushrooms. These weekly docent-led walks feature mushroom identification and lore. [Read More]
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Festival of Lights 2017

Friday, November 24, 2017 through Sunday, December 17, 2017

Join us at the Gardens for an unbelievable show of glittering color, live music, drinks, sweet treats, and fun in the big tent each evening of the 8th annual Festival of Lights. [Read More]