25th Anniversary coast garden tour

Saturday, June 24, 2017, 10 am – 5 pm

Garden Tour: $40 • Lunch: $20
Opening Night Gala: $50


Friday, June 23 until 5pm
Call 707.937.5818 x10 or toll free 800.653.3328 x10

or visit the Mendocino Art Center
45200 Little Lake Street, Mendocino

Saturday, June 24 beginning at 9am
Visit the Mendocino Art Center
45200 Little Lake Street, Mendocino

Or call 707.937.5818 x10 or toll free 800.653.3328 x10

Susan Louise Moyer
2017 Poster Artist: Susan Louise Moyer,
"Matilija Poppies on the Coast

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes view of a diverse selection of seven of the Mendocino Coast's most magnificent private gardens – situated between Fort Bragg and Mendocino – on this self-guided tour. On Friday, June 23, also enjoy a special Opening Night Gala (see below), at a stunning modern home overlooking Van Damme Bay and, on Garden Tour day, a benefit lunch at Ravens Restaurant, and a Garden Shop & Plant Sale at the Mendocino Art Center. In addition, the monthlong "Flora and Fauna Exhibition" will be showing in three of the Art Center's galleries.

The 2017 Garden Tour is a fundraising benefit
for the Mendocino Art Center.

Sponsored by

Stanford Inn by the Sea


Friday, June 23, 5 pm – 7 pm

25th Anniversary Mendocino Coast Garden Tour

Join us for the Mendocino Coast Garden Tour Opening Night Gala at a stunning modern home overlooking Van Damme Bay in Little River. Enjoy wine from Yorkville Cellars, Goldeneye Winery, and a selection of other Anderson Valley wines; hors d'oeuvres from the Mendocino Art Center and Little River's own Wild Fish Restaurant; and live music performed by Ira Rosenberg and Sally Wells.



Saturday, June 24, 12 pm – 2 pm

Ravens Restaurant Benefit Lunch

On Garden Tour day, the Ravens Restaurant at the Stanford Inn by the Sea, the north coast's premier organic vegan restaurant, will host a special gourmet lunch. The meal is not the only sensory pleasure, with a breathtaking view from the dining room extending from the Big River Estuary to the Pacific Ocean.

Inspired by the Stanford’s Certified Organic gardens, the Ravens Restaurant is outstanding and nationally acclaimed for vegetarian cuisine. Guests at Stanford Inn, as well as local Mendocino residents, consider Ravens Restaurant to be an essential dining experience on the Mendocino Coast.

Choose from three gourmet vegan lunch entrées
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Ravens Restaurant
Garden Entrée Salad
Ravens Restaurant
Eggplant Cannelloni
Ravens Restaurant
Summer Vegetable Lasagna
Ravens Restaurant
Dessert: Fruit Tartlet

Choice of Entrée:
1. Garden entrée salad with grilled seasonal vegetables, cashew ranch dressing. Served with focaccia. (Gluten-free option: Corn Bread)

2. Eggplant cannelloni with a vodka marinara sauce, braised greens. Served with focaccia. (Gluten-free option: Corn Bread)

3. Summer vegetable lasagna with Zucchini noodles served in boat, with a side salad of garden greens and a Meyer Lemon-White Balsamic dressing.

Fruit Tartlet


Saturday, June 24, 10 am – 5 pm

19th Annual Mendocino Coast Garden Tour

On Garden Tour day, browse the Mendocino Art Center's Garden Shop, featuring an array of plants, creative handcrafted garden art and many other surprises!

The Mendocino Art Center grounds are beautifully landscaped, primarily with native plants, and the Zacha Sculpture Garden features not only sculpture, but a lovely tiled courtyard surrounded by art studios.



June 2-25, 10 am – 5 pm

Suzi Marquess Long, 2016 Best in Show, Luna's Lilies
2016 Best in Show: Suzi Marquess Long,
"Luna's Lilies," pastel

This annual showing features the finest works created by the Art Center’s contributing members. A highly competitive juried selection process leads to an exceptionally creative, high quality, and much anticipated gallery showing with a wide spectrum of garden-themed artwork, including paintings, ceramics, sculpture, textiles, photography and more. This year's exhibition is juried by Miriam Davis.

Flora and Fauna is held in conjunction with the Mendocino Art Center's 25th Anniversary Mendocino Coast Garden Tour.