Beachcombermotel Fort Bragg California Hotel Blog , Fort Bragg California Hotel and Blog, Ft. Bragg Hotels, BeachcomberMotel Blog
Beachcombermotel Fort Bragg California Hotel Blog , Fort Bragg California Hotel and Blog, Ft. Bragg Hotels, BeachcomberMotel Blog
Home | Guest Rooms | Rates | Reservations | Amenities | Specials | Gifts | Contact / Press
:: Pet Friendly ::

Click here to contribute your comments!!

Or email us directly at

October 7, 2014
Noyo River Run  
The Beachcomber Team

Mendocino Coast District Hospital's annual Noyo River 5K Walk/Run and 10K Run will be held Saturday, October 11, with a start time of 9:00am. Entry forms are available in the Hospital lobby, online at or at (Event ID: 56022). Phone 961-4657 for more information. 
September 29, 2014
Mendocino One World
The Beachcomber Team

Saturday October 4 2014 The Mendocino One World festival returns to Friendship Park on Saturday October 4 between 11:00 am and 5:00 pm. This family friendly event will celebrate music, dance, food, arts and crafts, healing arts and children's activities from around the world. Samba drumming, classical Indian dance Americana Indy pop, the Coastal zumba crew,Pura Vida and stunning aerial silk demos by circus mecca. Updates at  Suggested donation $5  
September 21, 2014
The Beachcomber Team

Mendocino Stories and Music Series Presents: Beatles songs from the early years to the solo careers. Two amazing night of music - a collaboration of some of our favorite local musicians. Opening acoustic show followed by a long dance set. Friday and Saturday, Oct 10 & 11, 7:30 PM at Hill House Inn, 10701 Palette Dr, Mendocino. "Some Blushin' Roulettes and Some Fine Friends" - Acoustic concert with Americana/Folk musicians. Angela Heimann and Cas Sochacki return from North Carolina for this appearance with special guests Gwyneth Moreland and Kate Stone Lawler. Buy tickets at: Brown Paper or call 707-937-1732
September 14, 2014
Jazz at the Sequoia Room - North Coast Brewing's Taproom
The Beachcomber Team

Friday, September 26, from 6 to 9 pm North Coast Brewing's Dinner Jazz at the Sequoia Room presents David Brown, guitar and Corwin Zekley, violin in an evening of Gypsy Jazz, Jazz & Celtic Music and Songs.
 Saturday, September 27 North Coast Brewing's Dinner Jazz at the Sequoia Room presents two extraordinary musicians from the New York Jazz Scene, Grammy-nominated vocalist Roseanna Vitro and celebrated pianist Mark Soskin in an exclusive West Coast appearance, premiering their just released CD, Clarity - The Music of Clare Fischer.
September 7, 2014
Grand Opening of the Beachcomber Dog Park
The Beachcomber Team

Grand Opening of the Beachcomber Dog Park on Labor Day Weekend! Exclusive to our pet passionate guests is our brand new leash free dog run! Throw a ball or let your four-legged loved ones run free in our 3,500 square feet fenced area. With a view of the Pacific ocean, this might be your pets new favorite retreat! Make your reservations now at 707-964-2402
August 30, 2014
Bunyan and Dog Days!
The Beachcomber Team

Labor Day Weekend, Paul Bunyan Days and Grand Opening of our Dog Park - All Under Sunny Mendocino County Skies! Paul Bunyan Days - 75th Anniversary - This annual Fort Bragg celebration includes an arts and crafts festival, beer tasting, ugly dog contest, BBQ, classic car show, logging show and much more!
August 22, 2014
Last Chance...
The Beachcomber Team

2014 Breakfast Club Raffle - LAST CHANCE TO BUY THE WINNING TICKET   Winner Takes All in the raffle which benefits the Fort Bragg Food Bank.  13 wonderful local restaurants from Elk to Fort Bragg have generously donated  to the raffle.  Only 100 tickets will be sold, so the odds are favorable that you may be treating yourself and someone special to a delicious breakfast - every month in the coming year - plus - on your Birthday! Contributing Restaurants:  Flow, Cucina Verona, Sandpiper House, Laurel Deli, Café 1, Eggheads, David's, Headlands Coffeehouse, JJ's, Little River Inn, MacCallum House, Mendocino Hotel, Queenie's Roadhouse Café.     The winning ticket will be drawn during the Labor Day Festivities (you need not be present to win). Call 964-0404
August 13, 2014
American Music Celebration!
The Beachcomber Team

Come for A CELEBRATION OF AMERICAN MUSIC! This concert on Friday August 29 at 7:00 pm  at Fort Bragg Presbyterian Church 367 South Sanderson Way Fort Bragg. This Concert will feature Acafellas, In the Mix, The New Four and the Mendocino Coast Brass Ensemble. This is a benefit for the Fort Bragg Food Bank Tickets are $20.00 or $30.00 per couple. Buy your tickets at the Food Bank or Harvest Market or at the door.
August 4, 2014
Beautiful Grounds and Great Food & Fun
The Beachcomber Team

MUSE BBQ at the MacCallum House, Sunday August 31st, 12-4. Family friendly event, featuring live music, face painting, sausage BBQ, beer, wine and ice cream! (cost of items $1-$5).  All of this on the beautiful lawn at the MacCallum House in Mendocino, proceeds to benefit Mendocino Unified School Enrichment program.
July 26, 2014
BBQ Time!
The Beachcomber Team

  •  The Fort Bragg Volunteer Fire Department will be having their 23rd Annual Tri Tip BBQ on Saturday, August 9th from 4:00 to 7:00 They will be serving:  Tri Tip, Beans, Salad, Garlic Bread & Dessert included. Beer & Wine available for purchase, Live Music by 12 Thirty. $15 Adults & Children under 8 $8
  • Westport Volunteer Fire Department is holding their Fabulous BBQ Bash fundraiser on the Westport Headlands August 16 Noon until sunset. ,Crafts, raffles, beer, wine, wonderful food with nine of Mendocino County's favorite bands. This years proceeds will be used for much needed fire and rescue equipment.
  • MUSE BBQ at the MacCallum House, Sunday August 31st, 12-4. Family friendly event, featuring live music, face painting, sausage BBQ, beer, wine and ice cream! (cost of items $1-$5).  All of this on the beautiful lawn at the MacCallum House in Mendocino, proceeds to benefit Mendocino Unified School Enrichment program.

July 18, 2014
Mendocino Art Center Event
The Beachcomber Team

The Mendocino Art Center gallery presents the Miasa Sister City Art Exchange Exhibit, August 1 through September 5, featuring woodcraft, ceramics, glass and textile art. Both shows feature all-media artwork. Open daily, 10am-5pm. Reception: August 9, 5pm-8pm. Free admission. Mendocino Art Center, 45200 Little Lake Street, Mendocino. 707-937-5818, ext. 14.
July 9, 2014
Flowers, Art, Food, Wine, Beer and Music!
The Beachcomber Team

Enjoy a day of fine art on display and for sale, food, wine, beer, and music at the 23rd annual Art in the Gardens on Saturday, August 2nd at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens. With something for everyone, this family-friendly event is not to be missed! Tickets: $20/25 day of; under 16 free. Wine Tasting $20 additional. More information at (Please, no dogs at Art in the Gardens.)
June 29, 2014
Arts & Crafts Fair
The Beachcomber Team

Mendocino Art Center's 55th Annual Summer Arts & Crafts Fair, July 19 and 20, 10am to 5pm, features fifty high quality arts and crafts booths showcasing a wide array of unique handmade artwork by local and regional artists. Activities for children, Saturday, 12pm to 3 pm. Live local music both days and festive food. 800-653-3328.
June 20, 2014
Grand Opening of the Dog Park by the Sea
The Beachcomber Team

Grand Opening of the Dog Park by the Sea August 29th - September 1st 2014. Give your dog and yourself a treat like no other! The Beachcomber Motel is opening its safely enclosed no-leash dog park on Labor Day weekend. The park is complimentary and open to all hotel guests and their dogs, so join us for this fun weekend opening the area's only off-leash dog park by the ocean!
June 13, 2014
Art in the Gardens August 2nd
The Beachcomber Team

 Art in the Gardens, the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens' annual event which brings community together with the finest of Mendocino County artists, food vendors, wineries, and brewery. This year, the 23rd annual fundraiser will be held on Saturday, August 2, from 11:00am to 5:00pm. Stroll the grounds, viewing booths of the more than 70 artists who will be displaying and selling their art. Visit with renowned Mendocino artist Hilary Eddy, this year's featured artist. Sample wines from Mendocino County, "America's Greenest Wine Region," and beyond. Choose from among a delectable array of food, including delicious options from the Gardens' own Rhody's Garden Café, sweets and savories from Bolliver's Fine Foods, Piaci Pub & Pizzeria, Living Light Café, Mangia Bene, and Cowlick's Hand Made Ice Cream. All ages will enjoy quilting and weaving demonstrations by Ocean Wave Quilters and Pacific Textile Arts, and musical offerings by local performers. With a focus on being family-friendly, adult tickets cost $20 in advance ($25 at the door) and children under the age of 16 get in free. Wine tasting is available for an additional $20, to those 21 years of age and older, and includes a keepsake wine-glass, sponsored by Matson Building Materials. While canine companions are welcome during normal open days at the Gardens, they will not be allowed at Art in the Gardens. And as a special fundraiser, the Gardens is unable to accept free guest passes for admission.
June 6, 2014
Bobfest 2014
The Beachcomber Team

BobFest - Mendocino's Premiere Concert. Over 20 of Northern California's finest musicians performing 3 sets of Dylan's music spanning over 50 years. Acoustic and Electric performances with an emphasis on multi-instrumental line-ups and harmonies. Friday, June 27 and Saturday, June 28. Same great show both nights. Doors Open 6 PM, Music at 7:30. Bar - Fine Food by The Phantom Café - Dancing. Held at Crown Hall, Mendocino. Tickets $20 General Admission - $30 Premium Reserved Table Seating. Available at Music Merchant in Fort Bragg, Out of This World in Mendocino, Dig! Music in Ukiah or online at Open to all ages. this concert provides stunning performances of some of the greatest songs ever written. Featuring Steven Bates, Bill Bottrell, Danny Barca, Martha Bouquin, Phil Dunn, Jon Faurot, Richard Feinbop, Sheila Fetzer, Jamie Gilliam, Bruce Graves, Kirk Handley, Denny Lunsford, Marcus McCallen, Gwenyth Moreland, Jamie Peters, Billy Schieve, Sue Sisk, Sam Ware, The Bobettes & Special Guests
May 28, 2014
The Festival Is Here
The Beachcomber Team

The Festival is here! From May 29 to June 1, attend screenings of critically acclaimed films, Q&As with filmmakers, and special events and programs, including a CircusMecca performance, a Beatles Sing-Along, and more. Tickets are available online at and at the Box Office, which relocates to Oddfellows Hall on May 28th and will be open from 9 to 5 pm throughout the Festival. For a full list of events, visit See you at the Festival!
May 21, 2014
Fort Bragg Carnival!
The Beachcomber Team

The Fort Bragg Lions present Carnival By The Sea at HWY 1 & HWY 20 Next to the College of the Redwoods!  May 29 through June 1 2014 Advance Discount Tickets $20 for all day unlimited rides!  Available at:  La Bamba, Mendo/Lake Credit Union, La Mexicana Market and Harvest Market Proceeds go towards the Fort Bragg Lions Eye Care Assistance and Vocational Scholarship Programs For more info call:  964-2463
May 13, 2014
Mendocino Film Festival!!
The Beachcomber Team

Tickets are selling fast for the Mendocino Film Festival! Last week, the Lady in Number 6 sold out, and several other screenings are close, so don't delay! Buy your tickets at the Mendocino Film Festival Box Office (the Yellow Water Tower next to Frankie's on Ukiah St. in Mendocino) or online through  The Box Office is open 12 to 4 pm every day EXCEPT Wednesday.  See you at the Festival!
May 6, 2014
Beachcomber Mothers Day Specials!
The Beachcomber Team

Only a couple of flowers or a card for the women who raised you? Don't sell her short; treat her to a stay she'll never forget! Mother's Day starts at the Beachcomber Motel and Spa! This weekend only, recieve $20 off a spa massage or $40 off a couple massage Book now at 707-964-2402
April 27, 2014
Rubber Ducky Race
The Beachcomber Team

Don't Miss the Great Rubber Ducky Race & BBQ in WEstport CA! It's on Mother's Day, May 11 from 11:15 to 4pm, at Wage's Creek Westport Beach Campground. Bring your Ducky and your Mom! For more info visit
April 18, 2014
Skunk Train
The Beachcomber Team

Sip mimosas and enjoy the beautiful redwood of Northern California! The Skunk Train is running a special Mother's Day brunch on board their famous and historic trains! May 11th, 10:00am. Click Here for More info
April 11, 2014
Rhododendron Show
The Beachcomber Team

Don't miss the 37th Annual John Druecker Memorial Rhododendron Show - held at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens. May 11th 9:00am - 5:00pm. Click Here for  More info
April 3, 2014
Fun at CVStarr
The Beachcomber Team

Join us for a day of FUN!  The C.V. Starr Center is having an admission free day Sunday April 6th.  The Hours will be the following
  • Facility: 12:00noon -5:00pm
  • Lap Pool: 12:00noon -4:30pm
  • Leisure Pool: 1:00pm -4:30pm
  • Resistance Walking: 12:00 noon -1:00pm 
  • Swim Slide Splash: 1:00pm-4:00pm
    March 25, 2014
    Mendocino Stories and Music Series 
    The Beachcomber Team

    Mendocino Stories and Music Series joins The Caspar Community to celebrate the ukulele as a friendly and playful instrument on Saturday, April 12 for the Third Annual Caspar UkeFest. Instructional workshops, informal jam sessions, and evening performances complimented by fresh, local and gourmet cuisine. All ages and levels of interest and expertise encouraged. 10 AM to 9PM at CCC, downtown Caspar. Benefit for Caspar Community Center.  The weekend will be kicked off at Community Center of Mendocino on Friday, April 11 with a ukulele variety show and jam session/singalong at 7:30PM. 937-1732 for ticket info.
    March 16, 2014
    Spaghetti Anyone?
    The Beachcomber Team

    FBHS SAFE & SOBER CLASS OF 2014 SPAGHETTI DINNER AND AUCTION Saturday April 5, 2014 5-8 pm Dinner  8:00 Live Auction FB Fire House TICKETS: Adults $12    10 and under $6 Available at Sport Dodge  and Mendo Lake Credit Union  Questions?      Lisa 972-2004     Rachel 357-4440All proceeds benefit the FBHS graduating class of 2014
    March 7, 2014
    Mark your Calendars...
    The Beachcomber Team

    6th Annual Ford House Progressive Dinner in Mendocino Saturday May 3rd, at 6pm. Appetizers at the Kelley House, Salad and Entrée at the Mendocino Hotel, Dessert and Silent Auction at the Ford House. Fine Anderson Valley Wines. Benefit to restore the Historic Ford House and Gardens. Info @ or 707-937-5397
    February 26 2014
    Whale Fest month 
    The Beachcomber Team

      Reminder to all:  come out to support the 32nd Annual Whale Festival in Fort Bragg, Saturday March 15.  We are excited to have 9 of our local restaurants and cafes serving their special chowders at Town Hall  Saturday from 11am until the chowder runs out, which is usually around 1pm.  You will also have an opportunity to cast your vote for your favorites. We will award a 1st , 2nd, and 3rd place certificate to the people's choices.  We are so grateful to the following participants for  generously agreeing to join our event this year:  Angelina's, Cafe One, Cliff House Restaurant, Harvest Market, JJ's Family Restaurant, Laurel Deli, Living LIght Cafe, North Coast Brewing Company, and The Restaurant.   In adddition, this year, North Coast Brewing Company will be there to serve samples of their beers, all included in the price of the event.  There are many other events throughout the weekend, so visit us at for more details.
    February 17 2014
    Bingo Bash!
    The Beachcomber Team

    Tickets are now available for the Mendocino Soroptimist's annual Bingo Bash, Saturday February 22, 2014 at Crown Hall, Mendocino. Call Kathy Dodds at 707-937-3239 for information
    February 8 2014
    Saving Wild Places
    The Beachcomber Team

    From January 4th - February 21st:  Saving Wild Places - Mendocino Eco Artists support Mendocino Land Trust.  Back independent art and conservation simultaneously at this upcoming art show held at Glendeven Inn's "Wine Barn Gallery."  The public is welcome to attend daily from 9:00am - noon and again from 3:00pm through 6:00pm.  To learn more, please call 707-962-0470, or contact either the Eco Artists or Glendeven.  
    January 30, 2014
    12 Months of The Coast
    The Beachcomber Team

    A beautiful calendar for 2014 is finally available at Suzi put together twelve recent images, some prize winners, on a great calendar so you have a different picture every month!  Order yours today, and you can make it any size you want. Or order other products with Suzi's wonderful art!
    January 21, 2014
    The Musical Mendocino Coast
    The Beachcomber Team

    Mendocino Stories & Music Series Coming up in the Spring Series The Blushin' Roulettes CD Release Tour, March 21 Mendocino Hotel Schieve's Soul Survivors, March 22, Hill House Hit and Run Improv Comedy, March 28 & 29 Hill House Third Annual UkeFest, April 12, Caspar Community Center benefit Gwyneth Moreland  & Friends, April 25, Mendocino Hotel Alex de Grassi with Paul McCandless, April 26, Little River Inn.
    January 13, 2014
    Whales and Horses
    The Beachcomber Team

    Whale watching by horseback! View whales, seals, cormorants and osprey while riding horseback on Ten Mile Beach, from the tops of redwood forest mountains, and through vast cattle ranches overlooking the Pacific Ocean
    January 4, 2014
    Beauty at The Gardens
    The Beachcomber Team

    The Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens are offering Staff-Led Garden Tours of the beautiful oceanfront gardens. Be amazed as you explore exotic and bountiful gardens at your own pace or join an informative walk led by a botanical expert! You'll see blooms, birds, waves, and more. Click here for more information.
    December 27, 2013
    Wine and Crab!!
    The Beachcomber Team

    Wine and Crab days are coming January 17-26 on The Mendocino Coast!
    Click Here for our special package.
    Mendocino's Crab and Wine Days is rated one of America's Top 10 Seafood & Wine Festivals by Coastal Living Magazine you'll devour the all-you-can-eat crab feeds, winemaker's dinners, wine competitions, crab cruises, cooking classes, family-style cioppino feeds and crab cake cook off and lots of seafood! Many restaurants and Inns are celebrating with specials and events throughout the county, from the coast to the inland valleys.For more info visit
    December 18, 2013
    Point Cabrillo Lighthouse
    The Beachcomber Team

    Enjoy a walk down the hill, learn about the history of your local area and find unusual lighthouse and marine related gifts at the Lighthouse Museum and Giftshop, part of the Point Cabrillo Light Station. We have adorable plush animals like ones found around the Station, dazzling jewelry by local artists, wonderfully warm socks, shirts and watch caps with our logo, a bevy of books for all ages, puzzling jigsaw puzzles, original ornaments and so many  other fine items. Open daily (including Thanksgiving and Christmas) from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  707-937-6122
    December 10, 2013
    Cookie Walk
    The Beachcomber Team

    Town Hall on Saturday, Dec.14 from 9 am -2 pm is the site of the Fort Bragg Garden Club's annual COOKIE WALK. Buy delicious homemade cookies by the pound plus swags, wreaths, crafts, gifts and treasures. Featured this year will be Country Christmas Encore- Mendocino Study Club members will have their clever creations for sale.  Stop by for a cup of hot cider.  Cookie decorating for younger children.  Call 962-9187 for information.
    December 3, 2013
    Lighted Boat Parade!
    The Beachcomber Team

    "6th Annual Lighted Boat Parade in Noyo Harbor will be on Friday, December 6, 2013. Participants are asked to rendezvous in their lighted craft in front of the Coast Guard station in Noyo Harbor at 5:30PM. The parade will proceed downriver from there and make several trips up and down the river until approx. 6:30. People wishing to view the parade may do so at any of the great restaurants in the harbor, or at the end of North Harbor Drive, under the bridge at 6pm. If it rains, the parade will be postponed until Sunday Dec. 8.,within the same time-frame."  For further information, e-mail Jim McDannold of Century 21 at
    November 24, 2013
    Gallery Gala!
    The Beachcomber Team

    Fort Bragg's Edgewater Gallery will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a gala anniversary/holiday party on First Friday, December 6, from 5-8 p.m.  A host of past members will attend as guests, and a special toast and cake-cutting ceremony will take place at 6:00 p.m.  There will be music and light refreshments.  Edgewater is at 356 N. Main St. near the Laurel Street intersection.First Friday also will kick-off the gallery's month-long "Gift Show" that features  a variety of artistic creations in all price ranges for holiday shoppers seeking unique items.
    November 16, 2013
    More Mushrooms!!
    The Beachcomber Team

    On Mendo Insider's Edible Mushroom Tour, you will head out to our lush woods with our expert guide to our favorite "shrooming" spots, where you will learn to discern some relatively easily identifiable edible mushrooms and some notoriously dangerous ones, habitat identification and seasonal preferences to find certain species. Both fun and educational, this tour is geared to give you an introductory course in finding your way around the mushroom world.
    November 7, 2013
    8th Annual Wine & Mushroom Festival!
    The Beachcomber Team

    Come to the coast for the 8th Annual Wine & Mushroom Festival! 12:00 - 4:00p.m. November  9. Wine, mushrooms & treasures take over the hall at St. Anthony's with live and silent Wine & Gift auctions. The silent auction will feature many different selections of wines in all price ranges.   Our live auction will offer some of the best wines, wine lots and gift baskets, along with some special items and wine magnums painted by local artists.   Enjoy pairing of wines from 10 Anderson Valley wineries with gourmet foods. Make a meal of everything from mushroom hors d'oeurves to sampling wild mushroom soups from top restaurants in a soup contest and artisanal cheeses.    The Mushroom Man, will educate you on wild mushrooms. Complete your experience with candy cap mushroom ice cream. No one leaves hungry! $40 per person 
    October 30, 2013
    The Beachcomber Team

    The Fort Bragg Leos HAUNTED HALL OF HORRORS - DEATH ASYLUM - 3D  will be  Halloween (Thurs) Oct 31 from 7-10 PM.  Kids under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.  Admission: 16 and over $8.00.  Kids under 16 FREE (first time through) thanks to the sponsorship of THE SKUNK FM!  3D glasses $1.00.  The first 120 to arrive get their 3D glasses FREE, thanks to the sponsorship of THE RENTAL PLACE!    It is not too late to be a sponsor!  Contact to sponsor today! Visit:  or our facebook page:   
    October 23, 2013
    Come Celebrate!
    The Beachcomber Team

    The wonderful Fort Bragg Senior Center celebrates 40th anniversary this Saturday, October 26 with a gourmet banquet  prepared by guest chef Kim Badenhop of the Rendezvous Restaurant. Seating from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. $40 includes sumptuous dinner, wine & beer, and commemorative history booklet. The Center is home to many activities not only for Seniors but the entire community. Come celebrate this great organization for all they have done for us these 40 years! Tickets at Center or Harvest Market, or call 964 0443 for reservations.
    October 14, 2013
    Lighthouses and Learning!
    The Beachcomber Team

    The Point Arena Lighthouse invites the interested public to join us at the lighthouse for a one hour discussion and question period, one afternoon per month, during the winter months.  This November Merita Whatley presents a review of her book, Point Arena Lighthouse. Saturday, November 16.Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. This brief presentation will include an opportunity to ask questions of the presenter as well Located at 45500 Lighthouse Road (in the Fog Signal Building at the lighthouse)in Point Arena. FOr more info call 707-882-2777.
    October 6, 2013
    Plan Your Escape!
    The Beachcomber Team

    A 2-night retreat for Only $199 -- (regular $462!) at The Beachcomber Motel on Mendocino Coast!! Plan an escape to charming Fort Bragg with this oceanfront getaway for two at The Beachcomber Motel that saves more than 55% on the complete package. Click here for more info:
    September 28, 2013
    What a Place!
    The Beachcomber Team

    What waves! What wildlife! What a wonderful time -- here on The Mendocino Coast! Come for the food and festivals, or just for a weekend of bike rides (bikes available at The Beachcomber!) along the California Coastal Trail and The Pacific Ocean behind The Beachcomber Motel. It's the place to be -- On The Beach!
    September 20, 2013
    The Abalone Cook-off & Festival is Coming!
    The Beachcomber Team

    The The Abalone Cook-off & Festival is coming October 5th! The public is welcome and can participate for free. Although abalone tasting is limited to the judges; other food, beverages and Local Mendocino Wine will be available for purchase. Guests will enjoy the live entertainment, a raffle and silent auction. Just go down South Harbor Drive in Fort Bragg and look for the food!!
    September 12, 2013
    Plein Air Paint Out!
    The Beachcomber Team

    Look who we found painting this spectacular ocean view at The Beachcomber! The Mendocino Art Center hosted the first Mendocino Open Paint Out (MOPO), a plein air festival, with five days of plein air painting, with wet paint sales each day in the Art Center's galleries, daily demonstrations and presentations and nightly community barbecues, with food and beverages available for sale. The festival culminated with a Quick Draw competition and sale, followed by a celebratory reception and awards presentation. We love all the happenings here on The Coasat - and so will you!
    September 4, 2013
    Making Memories at The Beachcomber!
    The Beachcomber Team

    Watch our new video "Beachcomber Motel and Spa - Where memories are made" just published on Youtube! Whether its a family outing, a romantic getaway, or any reason for travel, we offer you oceanfront adventures of every kind - and memories to last a lifetime. Call us now at 1-800-400-7873 to reserve your room!
    August 26, 2013
    Exciting things happening at CV Starr!
    The Beachcomber Team

    Perhaps exercising in a group isn't for you at the moment. Did you know that you can enroll for just about any kind of private lesson with fantastic instructors at CV Starr Community Center? Ofering Skateboard lessons in thier own skate park, Personal training in thier fitness room or pools, Swim lessons, Petanque lessons, Zumba Fitness lessons, Aqua Zumba lessons & Kayaking lessons. Inquire at their front desk for more information or visit them here!
    August 18, 2013
    Sunset BBQ on The Skunk Train!
    The Beachcomber Team

    Fort Bragg to Northspur, BBQ Dinner! All Aboard for our BBQ Dinner Excursion. August 24th - 3:30pm. Travel round trip from Fort Bragg to Northspur. EQUIPMENT WILL BE A MOTORCAR OR DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE PULLING COACHES. Departing Fort Bragg on this 5-hour journey with a dinner stop at Northspur. During the trip you will be treated to views of the Pudding Creek estuary, travel through tunnel #1, and quietly glide through the majestic Noyo River Canyon. For more info visit
    August 9, 2013
    Paul Bunyan Days are coming!
    The Beachcomber Team

    Nearly 20 events are scheduled during the Fort Bragg Paul Bunyan Days festival on Labor Day Weekend, August 30-September 2. These family fun events range from a traditional main street parade and logging show to an ugly dog contest. View the Paul Bunyan Days website for a complete schedule of activities, then make plans to join in the fun!
    August 1, 2013
    Art in The Redwoods
    The Beachcomber Team

    The Art in the Redwoods Festival returns to Gualala Arts Center for the 52nd annual event August 17 and 18. What began among the redwoods on Gualala ridge in 1961 has grown to a weekend attraction for thousands. This popular weekend event features art from near and far along with free entertainment and artists booths. Admission to the festival is $6; youth 17 and under are free. For more info visit
    July 24, 2013
    Music Festival
    The Beachcomber Team

    We love The Mendocino Music Festival! Established in 1986, the Mendocino Music Festival is a magical blend of fine music by outstanding performers in one of the most enchanting sites in Northern California. Evenings include orchestra concerts, Big Band, chamber music ensembles, dance, blues, jazz, world, folk, bluegrass and popular contemporary music.
    July 15, 2013
    It's Rodeo Time!!
    The Beachcomber Team

    July 28 and 29: Annual Fort Bragg Rodeo!
    If you thought rodeos only take place in sagebrush and cactus country, you’re in for nice surprise. Think California redwoods and coastal Fort Bragg, the setting for the 48th annual Shoreline Riders Rodeo, July 28 and 29. Put on your Wranglers, Stetsons, and Tony Lamas, pack up the kids, and head for a weekend of family fun. Click for more info
    July 8, 2013
    Stories, tales and tellers . . .
    The Beachcomber Team

    July 22: Hear the stories of some of the pioneers and early settlers of Fort Bragg and the Mendocino Coast. Learn about the symbolisms of Tombstones and what you can learn about area and family history from a cemetery. Please meet at Rose Memorial Park at Franklin and Spruce Streets. Walks start at 2:00 pm. Walk led by David Foucheaux. A donation to the Historical Society of $5.00 is requested
    July 2, 2013
    Docent Walks in Fort Bragg Historical District!
    The Beachcomber Team

    July 13 & 17: The Fort Bragg – Mendocino Coast Historical Society offers a regular docent led walk of Fort Bragg’s historical business district. Learn about Fort Bragg’s rich and historic commercial past. Hear how Fort Bragg’s business district is actually located where the Fort Bragg military post was built, and how the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake destroyed much of the business district, and learn how the area has changed throughout Fort Bragg’s history. A donation to the Historical Society of $5.00 is requested
    June 25, 2013
    June Video & Photos!
    The Beachcomber Team

    Published on Jun 12, 2013 Thanks to everyone who posted photos. Keeping posting your favorite photo's at the Beachcomber Motel facebook page for a chance to be in an upcoming video.
    June 16, 2013
    The Beachcomber on NBC
    The Beachcomber Team

    Read this great article about The Beachcomber Motel! "One place that's nabbed a spot in the Golden State motel A Team is The Beachcomber in Fort Bragg. GREAT VIEWS: But what sets The Beachcomber apart from other inns is its rather epic views of the Mendocino County coast. Big Wave season, in January, brings out a lot of travelers, but because the motel is pet friendly it does barking business pretty much year-round. READ FULL ARTICLE HERE
    June 7, 2013
    Spirit of America Concert
    The Beachcomber Team

    4th of July Weekend Event Alert! Join us for a special concert held on the coast Friday July 5 at 7 pm at the Fort Bragg 1st Presbyterian Church, 367 S Sanderson Way. "Spirit of America" is a Patriotic and Americana music featuring: Acafellas, In the Mix, Dan Fowler, the Mendocino Coast Brass Ensemble and Four in a Chord. Tickets are $20 each ($30 for Couples; 1/2 Price for Veterans). Available at the Food Bank, Harvest Market and At-the-Door. This is a benefit for the Fort Bragg Food Bank with a portion of the proceeds going to the VFW.
    May 30, 2013
    Summer Kick-Off!
    The Beachcomber Team

    Kick off Summer Monday June 17th with a free day at C.V. Starr!!! Monday June 10th will be Sign-ups for Summer Session One. This Session will begin on June 17th and end on July 13th. Kids check out; Spanish Fun for Kids, Fun with Yarn Lanyard cord and more, Origami, Skateboard Lessons, and Catch the Beat (a dance class taught by our Zumba instructors) Adults come be a Star at the Starr's Open Art Studio. Looking to expand your safety knowledge? We are offering Red Cross Lifeguard Class, First Aid, CPR for the Pro and Jr. Guard this Summer. Learn to be comfortable in the water with Swim Lessons, there will be several sessions over summer for both youth and adults.
    May 23, 2013
    Chocolate, Wine and Ale!
    The Beachcomber Team

    A Tasty Way to Spend Your Memorial Day Weekend! A TASTE OF CHOCOLATE, WINE & ALE * Sunday, May 26 * 1 to 4 pm. A benefit for Mendocino Music Festival and Mendocino Art Center on Heider Field, Mendocino - look for the white tent. Local chocolate candies, pastries, ice cream, wines, beers, coffee. Silent Auction. $25 Advance, $30 Day of Event. Click here for more info
    May 15, 2013
    Breakfast Club Raffle
    The Beachcomber Team

    Win Breakfast-for-Two from a different restaurant for each month for an entire year! The Winner of the Raffle will receive 12 Breakfasts-for-Two generously donated by 12 local restaurants: Cafe 1, David's, Eggheads, Headlands Coffeehouse, Home Style Cafe, Laurel Deli and Desserts, Little River Inn, MacCallum House, Mendocino Hotel Garden Cafe, Queenie's Roadhouse Cafe, Sportsman's Dock Restaurant and Wiley's Cafe. Only 100 tickets will be sold. Tickets are $50 and are available at the Food Bank at 910 North Franklin and at Harvest Market. The Raffle is a benefit for the Fort Bragg Food Bank. Click to View Flier
    May 7, 2013
    Concert, Dinner, Silent Auction
    The Beachcomber Team

    Please join us for a concert, dinner and silent auction fundraiser for the Redwood Coast Senior Center's Circle of Elders Social Day Program on June 2 at Caspar Community Center. Local musicians Gene Parsons, David Hayes, Bill Bottrell, Steven Bates, Marcus McCallen, John Bush, Roger Fritz, Christy Wells and Jan Kessner will perform beginning at 6:00 p.m. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. for pizza, desserts, beer and wine. Tickets for The Acoustic Jamboree are $20 and are available at Brown Paper Tickets and at Tangents, Harvest Market and Out of this World. Some silent auction items will be available at Mendocino Lake Credit Union for early bidding beginning May 7th.
    Oceanfront Motel Recipient of The Triple Diamond Award

    © The Beachcomber Motel
    1111 N. Main St., Fort Bragg CA 95437
    (707) 964-2402
    1-800-400-7873 (SURF!)


    Website: www.thebeachcombermote .com
    Technical Comments:
    The Beachcomber Motel Webmaster