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Mendocino Coast Whale Festival / Mendocino
From Saturday, March 03 2012 -  12:00am
To Sunday, March 04 2012 - 11:59pm
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In 2012 the 30th annual Mendocino Coast Whale Festival offers three consecutive weekends of whale watching and other family fun, March 3-4, 10-11, and 17-18. Festival weekends take place in Mendocino, Little River and Fort Bragg.

In Medocino, (March 3-4), wine tasting and whale watching are among the featured attractions. Many wineries will set up tasting stations in inns, galleries and shops throughout Mendocino Village and Little River (Saturday only), while the area's top chefs produce their favorite seafood chowders in a tasting event (Saturday only). A wildlife art exhibit, live outdoor painting demonstrations, live music and educational activities at the Pt. Cabrillo light station are all part of the two-day festival.
Location : Mendocino, Calif.
Contact : For more information: Call (707) 961-6300, or visit www.mendowhale.com
See migrating Gray whales by horseback, quaff local microbrews, taste chowder cook-off samples, sip fine wines, view art, kayak through sea caves and more.