Bay Blog and News

Salmon Creek Artwalk – Nov 3 & 4

Studios open to the public 10am - 4pm Salmon Creek Village is 1 mile north of Bodega Bay on Hwy 1 Come see our Open Studios and enjoy an Artful Day at the Beach!   http://salmoncreekartwalk.com/index.html
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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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THE 7TH ANNUAL BLUE WATER PADDLE RACE – Oct 6th

THE 7th ANNUAL BLUE WATER PADDLE RACE at Doran Beach promises to be the best time you can have at a paddle race. Back by popular demand are the Outrigger Canoe, Kayak, and Surfski divisions to compliment the SUP and Prone divisions. In addition, there is the classic Pet-with-Adult division which is a must see and do event.…
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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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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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Civil War Days – Duncans Mills – July 14th-15th

One of the largest Civil War reenactments west of the Mississippi and the largest in Northern California is returning to Freezeout Canyon in the charming town of Duncans Mills, California, on the Russian River. On Saturday, July 14, and Sunday, July 15, CIVIL WAR DAYS, a two-day living history reenactment open to the public, gives…
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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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B-Rad Annual Beach Cleanup at Goat Rock – March 10th

We are honored to once again bring our amazing community together for the B-Rad Beach Cleanup. Over the past three years, this annual event has picked up over 5000 lbs of trash off our beloved Sonoma Coast. We will provide cleanup equipment but if possible bring gloves, a bucket, and a refillable water bottle. There will…
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