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Wings Over Wine Country Airshow, Sept. 22-23

See jet demonstrations, vintage aircraft displays and more at this weekends’ Pacific Coast Air Museum Air Show. Main attractions include an Air Force skydiving show, fly-bys and tours of selected aircraft. Admission is free for active duty military, WWII and Korean War veterans and kids under 10-years-old. When and where: The event will take place…
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Bodega Bay Community Farmers Market

Sundays ~ 10:00 am to 2:00 pm – Behind the Community Center. Formed to provide residents of Bodega Bay and surrounding communities with fresh, locally grown products and to provide farmers with a venue to sell their farm fresh products directly to the consumers. Memorial Day until the end of October the open-air BBCFM thrives…
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Whale Watching in Bodega Bay

Whale watching in Bodega Bay is very popular because there is an easily accessible high point from which to watch for whales at Sonoma Coast State Park. The park, at the Bodega Head, also provides nice restroom facilities, picnic opportunities, and other recreational opportunities to add to your whale watching adventure. Most any day thru…
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Bodega Fire Big Event BBQ – Aug 19th

"Let’s get ready for Sonoma County’s “shortest parade” right here in Bodega. It starts at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday August 19th. If you want to participate in the parade, please visit bodegafire.org and apply for a (float) spot or to be a craft vendor. If simply attending, be prepared for flying sweet morsels. Bodega’s annual…
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Bodega Seafood, Art & Wine Festival – August 25th & 26th

Held on a rugged, rural ranch, a few miles inland from the spectacular Sonoma Coast, the Bodega Seafood, Art & Wine Festival is both sophisticated and down-home. It has garnered the reputation for being one of the premier art, wine/beer and food festivals in California. This annual benefit attracts thousands of foodies, art aficionados, wine…
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Tips for Parents Traveling with Kids

Traveling with your kids is one of the best ways to expand their minds and while encouraging them to grow into compassionate and interesting adults. Kids, in particular, have a hard time grasping how huge the world is because they have such a limited scope due to the short amount of time they’ve been on…
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Road Trip: Bodega Bay

This sleepy coastal town in Sonoma County, tucked in on Highway 1 about 40 miles north of San Francisco, provides a low-key locale for a quiet weekend escape. The bay, home to boat-packed Bodega Harbor, is well-protected from the wild Pacific Ocean, although you’ll find plenty of big-wave beaches in the vicinity. Even though the…
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Dillon Beach Resort’s new owners aim for ‘business as usual’

Dillon Beach Resort, mecca for dog owners with a mile-long canine-friendly ocean beach in Marin County, has been sold to new owners who intend to maintain “business as usual.” The resort, which dates back to the late 19th century, includes a general store, cafe and three rental cottages with ocean views that take in the…
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45th Annual Bodega Bay Fisherman’s Festival April 14-15th 2018

The Bodega Bay community will host its 45th Annual Fisherman’s Festival. The Festival is packed with events for people of all ages – craft booths, live music, good food, entertainment and more. A favorite attraction is the wine tasting booth featuring more than 25 Sonoma County wines and a beer booth with several local ales.…
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Sonoma Coast Wildflower Hike

Mar 31, 2018 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM A great opportunity to join naturalist Laura Morgan for a Wildflower Hike on Sonoma Coast. Park in the lot just south of Shell Beach, off Carlevaro Way, at 10 AM. The hike will go up to 3 miles north, to Blind Beach. Participants can hike as far…
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Chowder Day 2018 – Spud Point Wins Again

Spud Point was again the "People's Choice" winner in the 2018 Chowder Day event in Bodega Bay. The "Critic's Choice" this year was Bluewater Bistro. Chowder Day Bodega Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Event. Photos Copyright John Hershey. The COMPLETE results and winners of this year's Chowder Day event can be found ---> HERE.
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10 Fascinating Facts About The Birds

AN AVIAN HOSPITAL WAS BUILT ON THE SET. Through a meticulous positive reinforcement process, animal handler Ray Berwick trained hundreds of live birds for use in Hitchcock’s movie. Most of these were wild-caught crows, ravens, seagulls, and sparrows. Berwick oversaw an entire bird-wrangling team whose members spent a huge amount of time corralling their feathered…
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Abalone diving banned next year to protect population on brink of collapse

Sport abalone diving in Northern California, a tradition going back generations, will not be allowed next year in the region because biologists say the state’s population is on the brink of collapse. Thursday’s decision came at a meeting of the California Fish and Game Commission in San Diego after a warning from scientists at the…
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