• Fort Bragg Whale Festival POSTPONED

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    Name: Fort Bragg Whale Festival POSTPONED
    Date: March 21, 2020
    Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM PDT
    Website: More Information
    Event Description:
    THE FORT BRAGG WHALE FESTIVAL HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL THE FALL.
    NEW DATE TBA.

    Enjoy Wine, Chowder and Craft Beer tasting while visiting our local shops and Inns, and whale watch from the Coastal Trail in Fort Bragg, as well as from miles of beaches. Tickets can be bought online for the chowder, wine, and beer tasting at 
    Brown Paper Tickets.


    Chowder Tasting Enjoy a variety of chowders ranging from traditional to not so traditional! Our Chowder Tasting will feature chowders from various local restaurants - and you can be there to taste them all! 
    When: Saturday, March 21st from 11:00am - 1:00pm or until the chowder runs out.
    Where: Gymnasium at City Hall, 213 E. Laurel St., Fort Bragg, CA
    Tickets for the chowder tasting are $10 and can be bought online at Brown Paper Tickets, at the Mendocino Coast Chamber office at 217 S Main Street, Fort Bragg, and at the venue. 
     

    Beer Tasting Craft Brews from North Coast Brewing Company are only $5 and include a FREE 3 oz. pour of North Coast Brewing Company's newest beer!
    When: Saturday, March 21st from 11:00am - 1:00pm or until beer runs out.
    Where: Gymnasium at City Hall, 213 E. Laurel St., Fort Bragg, CA   
    Tickets are $5 and can be purchased online at Brown Paper Tickets, at the Mendocino Coast Chamber office at 217 S Main Street, Fort Bragg, and at the venue.
    Don't forget your ID! 

    Wine Tasting: Over a dozen wineries From Mendocino County come together to pour wine for tasters in Downtown Fort Bragg.
    When: Saturday, March 21st from 1:00pm-4:00pm
    Where: Gymnasium at City Hall, 213 E. Laurel St., Fort Bragg, CA 

    Tickets are $35 pre-sale and can be bought online at Brown Paper Tickets or at the Mendocino Coast Chamber office at 217 S Main Street, Fort Bragg. 

    You can also purchase your ticket on the date itself for $40; tickets will be available at the venue where you will also be able to pick up your Mendo Whale wine glass/es.
    Remember to bring your ID!

    Location:
    Gymnasium at City Hall, 213 E. Laurel St., Fort Bragg, CA
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday March 21, 2020

    Chowder & Beer tasting: 11am-1pm or until chowder and beer run out (which typically happens, so get there early.)  **Voting ends at 12:30pm!
    Wine tasting: 1pm-4pm
    Contact Information:
    Mendocino Coast Chamber of Commerce
    Fees/Admission:
    Wine Tasting: $35 presale, $40 at the door.
    Chowder Tasting: $10 presale and at the door.
    Beer Tasting: $5 presale and at the door.
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    Mendocino County Officially Placed on State COVID-19 Watch List

    Condado de Mendocino oficialmente colocado en la lista de vigilancia COVID-19 del estado.

    Health Officer Dr. Noemi Doohan issued a new Shelter-In-Place (SIP) Order, Thursday, August 13, 2020, which went into effect at 3:00 pm on Friday August 14, 2020. The new Order maintains current restrictions, but adds additional limitations regarding gatherings and Children’s Extracurricular Activity Stable Bubbles. In addition, Dr. Doohan issued an Order regarding COVID-19 Protocols for Schools to support Mendocino County schools’ planning efforts regarding in-person instruction. Mendocino County’s revised SIP goes in effect Friday, August 14 at 3:00 p.m. and will be in place until 3:00 p.m. on September 11, 2020. A revised order will be released upon the expiration of this Order.

    Revised Health Order, issued on August 13, 2020

     
    Please note Mendocino County is on the State County Monitoring List and the required State restrictions on high risk industries are included in the local SIP. For more information regarding the Monitoring List visit COVID19.CA.GOV.
     


    We will be posting resources to help our local businesses during this difficult and unprecedented crisis.  

    The Chamber is here to support you and our goal is to provide as much information as possible so that you will have access to resources that can help you through this extremely challenging time.

    Although our office is closed, I'll be working from home and available via phone and email.  I've temporarily laid off my staff to mitigate the impact on the Chamber budget.

    For eNews submissions:  
    chambernews@mcn.org
    *Please note that all submissions should be regarding announcements that follow all state and local orders. We ask that events are not submitted at this time unless they are virtual events or webinars.

    Please let me know how else I can support you and your businesses.

    I hope that you are all doing as well as can be expected under these stressful times.

    Take care, STAY HOME and be well.
    Sharon
    To reach me call 707-961-6302. 
    chamberceo@mcn.org



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    It is designed to represent businesses from Hopland to Laytonville, across the county to Boonville, Fort Bragg and the South coast. The focus of the campaign is to create a central marketing effort to support local businesses to generate income while closed to the public.

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