Recent Posts by Bodega Bay

Bamboo Sourcery Summer Open House May 12th

Bamboo Sourcery in Sebastopol is holding a Summer Open House on Saturday, May 12th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Guided tours are available at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Bamboo crafts for the whole family. Refreshments and a chance to win a 15 gallon black bamboo. Big sale on poplar and large specimen bamboos! Large…
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Why does Bodega Bay rival The Great Barrier Reef in Australia?

Come and find out on a 33' sailing vessel with Captain Rich Crumley and naturalist Katja Svendsen. On this four hour tour you'll start by meeting with Katja at the wine shop Gourmet Au Bay in Bodega Bay. There she will greet you with with a cup of coffee. While sitting on Gourmet Au Bay's…
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Pancake Breakfast – May 20th 730am-noon

Don't forget to add this to your calendar. Bodega Volunteer Fire Department Pancake Breakfast May 20th 730am-noon Adults $7    Child $5 McCaughey Fire Hall 17184 Bodega Hwy Downtown Bodega wwww.bodegafire.org
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Local fishermen rescue entangled gray whale

Chris Smith of The Press Democrat is reporting that three Bodega Bay Fishermen on a crab boat were able to free a migrating gray whale from fish-net ropes that had entangled the whale since April 17th. Complete article is HERE. Skipper Mark Anello and his crew were about 4 miles off the Sonoma coast when…
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Kites and Sand Castles Saturday at Doran Beach

The Castles & Kites annual event features professional kite flyers doing demonstrations and putting big show kites in the air, and professional sand castle builders making amazing sand sculptures. Second Wind kite shop’s kite team will have demo kites available and will teach anyone attending how to fly single line kites as well as dual-…
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Sailing On Bodega Bay

  Days like today (75 degrees) opens up a lot of outdoor activities that are available in Bodega Bay. Captain Rich Crumley owner of Bodega Bay Sailing Adventures is licensed by the US Coast Guard as a UPOV captain and offers a 3-hour sailing tour of Bodega Bay on his beautifully maintained 33′ sailboat. Rich…
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Sure Feels Like Summer Today – 86 Degrees In Bodega Bay!

  [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="270" caption="Click on the image to see a larger view of the campsites."][/caption] Time to go in the garage and dust off the camping equipment and get ready to head off to the coast. It’s sad that a number of park facilities have been closed due to budget cuts but those…
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Bodega Bay Trail Meeting – April 19th

  On April 19,, 2012 Fifth District Supervisor Efren Carrillo will be hosting a meeting with Sonoma County Regional Parks to provide an update on the proposed 3.4 mile Bodega Bay Trail. The trail is located along the Highway 1 corridor from Salmon Creek to Doran Beach Regional Park. Once completed, this trail will serve…
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Council Adopts Substantial Salmon Seasons Coastwide

  The Pacific Fishery Management Council adopted a set of ocean salmon seasons that provides both recreational and commercial opportunities coastwide. California and Oregon fishermen, in particular, will be benefit from higher-than‐usual salmon returns in the Sacramento and Klamath Rivers this year. The recommendation will be forwarded to the National Marine Fisheries Service for approval…
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Tall ship fans besiege Bodega Bay – Press Democrat

The Press Democrat is reporting that large crowds are showing up at Spud Point to take a tour of the tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain. The article by Martin Espinoza says that large numbers are being turned away because of limited opportunities for dock-side tours. The message is “GET THERE EARLY IF YOU WANT TO…
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The Daffodils Are Blooming, Saturday at 11:30 PM, Channel 22

“The Daffodils Are Blooming” a new short film made in west Sonoma County by its residents, is essentially a love letter to the glory of the county. The film makes its television debut on KRCB PBS (Ch.22) on Saturday at 11:30pm in the 14 part series called – Bodega Bay Film Festival’s “World of Short…
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Dance Ensemble, Saturday April 7th

  This is not to be missed!!! The Bodega Bay Grange is hosting The Russian Collection Performing Arts Ensemble Saturday, April 7 at 7:00. It will be a theater- in- the- round setting with high kicking dancers, musicians and singers. There will be refreshments and wine and limited souvenirs. Here is a link to a…
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Lady Washington/Hawaiian Chieftain: Columbia River Battle Sail

The Tall Ships have arrived and are available for Tours, Battle Sails and Cruises. UPDATED! Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain are on a first-ever five-day visit to Bodega Bay to help commemorate the 200th anniversary of the founding of Fort Ross, the southernmost settlement in the Russian colonization in North America. The ships are staying…
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Hawaiian Chieftain History and Specifications

The Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington will be leaving at 9:00 AM on Monday morning from Sausalito and will arrive in Bodega Bay on Tuesday, April 3rd. Passages offer a one-way extended tall ship experience, similar to 18th-century travelers. Experienced travelers accustomed to limited facilities only; you will be assigned a watch and may be…
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