Former Sunday Afternoon Chats

A few of our previous Sunday Afternoon With….

Sunday Afternoon with Illustrators

Sunday Afternoon with Illustrators
August 14, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM $5 members/$7 non-members Illustrators have long been a vibrant part of the Mendocino art community. The Kelley House is excited to interview several whose work in the ‘70s and ‘80s appears as part of the Cat Mother exhibit currently on display in the museum. Mervin Gilbert, author of the comic collection Life in the Northwest Nowhere will talk about cartoon art, and photographer Nick Wilson will discuss poster artist John Chamberlin’s contribution to the art[... see more]

Meet the Ocean Wave Quilters

Meet the Ocean Wave Quilters
“Sunday Afternoon With The Ocean Wave Quilters” will be presented August 15  from 4-5PM in the Escola Room of the Kelley House Museum. This is an opportunity to meet the creators of the museum's summer display, Quilted Iconic Buildings of Mendocino. $7 public, $5 members. In July of 2019, one of the Ocean Wave Quilters members, Cindi Jo Willey, issued a challenge to guild members to make 18” x 18” quilts of Mendocino’s iconic buildings, to be completed by July of[... see more]

Sunday Afternoon with... Katy Tahja, Dec. 22, 4-5pm

Sunday Afternoon with... Katy Tahja, Dec. 22, 4-5pm
An Eclectic History of Mendocino County Local author Katy Tahja has just published her latest book, “An Eclectic History of Mendocino County.” Copies are flying off the shelves at bookstores, but we will have gift-wrapped copies signed by the author available to purchase here at Kelley House. During this casual one-hour presentation, Katy will entertain us with a trivia quiz covering fascinating topics in our county’s history. White deer? Tobacco farms? Find out more at the Kelley House on December 22nd[... see more]

3/3 Sunday Afternoon With PAPA: Costume Design by the Decade, 1910-1940

3/3  Sunday Afternoon With PAPA: Costume Design by the Decade, 1910-1940
            Costume designer Susan Collins is the featured speaker on Sunday, March 3, at Mendocino's Kelley House Museum beginning at 4 PM. The long-time member and co-manager of the Performing Arts Production Alliance will host "Sunday Afternoon With PAPA:  Costume Design by the Decade, 1910-1940."             Susan Collins has been costuming for Mendocino Theatre Company productions and the Gloriana Musical Theater for a number of years, designing and creating costumes for both children and adults.  She will discuss the "how tos" of costume design by[... see more]

February 10 "Sunday Afternoon With the Cobbler: Old Soles and Happy Feet"

February 10   "Sunday Afternoon With the Cobbler:  Old Soles and Happy Feet"
Mendocino shoemaker Jason Clapp will demonstrate the age-old art of making shoes from scratch, Sunday afternoon, February 10 from 4-5PM. He will also offer tips and tricks for maintaining a healthy relationship between your feet and footwear. Jason Clapp, owner Mendocino Shoeworks Some of the common repair services are new soles and heels, rip and seam repairs, stretching and therapeutic alterations. Shoe spa service including deep cleaning, conditioning, and polishing with natural shoe care products. Mendocino Shoeworks[... see more]

Oct. 21 Sunday Afternoon With the Brewmasters

Oct. 21 Sunday Afternoon With the Brewmasters
Sunday Afternoon With the Brewmasters October 21 Love beer? Then you won't want to miss this opportunity to learn about modern beer making from two local experts. Stephen Duerr Stephen Duerr, co-founder of Fort Bragg’s Overtime Brewing, and beer maker Drew Jackson, Blue Ribbon winner at the 2018 Sonoma Harvest Fair for his Frolic Wee Heavy, will share their love of beer Sunday, October 21, from 4-5 p.m. at the Kelley House. Drew Jackson You will see a[... see more]

9/23 Sunday Afternoon With Pioneers of Pot

9/23 Sunday Afternoon With Pioneers of Pot
Local medical marijuana legend Pebbles Trippet and cannabis heritage expert Brian Applegarth will trace the history of cannabis, its roles, and those who trailblazed what is estimated to be an $8.5 Billion dollar economy in California alone. "Sunday Afternoon With Pioneers of Pot" will be presented September 23  from 4-5PM in the Escola Room of the Kelley House Museum.      [... see more]

6/10 Sunday Afternoon With Vince Johnson's Old Bottles

6/10 Sunday Afternoon With Vince Johnson's Old Bottles
Collectible bottle aficionado and local historian Vince Johnson will be the featured speaker at the Kelley House Museum for "Sunday Afternoon With Vince Johnson's Old Bottles," June 10 from 4-5PM. A descendant of the pioneering Doyle family, for whom Caspar's Doyle Creek is named, Vince developed an early interest in old bottles while in elementary school in his hometown of Fort Bragg. Bottle aficionado Vince Johnson A volunteer writer and researcher for the Kelley House Museum since the[... see more]

5/6 Sunday Afternoon With Historic Dolls and Jayne Bush

5/6 Sunday Afternoon With Historic Dolls and Jayne Bush
Mendocino Coast Doll Club president and Fort Bragg resident Jayne Bush will share her knowledge of collectible dolls at the Kelley House Museum on Sunday, May 6, beginning at 4:00 p.m.. Admission is $5 for Kelley House Museum members and $7 for the public. Josie, from Paris, and Aurora Lee, from Mendocino Two dolls belonging to Daisy Kelley (1859 - 1953), named Aurora Lee and Josie, will be on display during the lecture. Daisy was the oldest child[... see more]

3/11 ALTERNATIVE HEALTHCARE IN MENDOCINO IN THE 1970s: Sunday Afternoon With Dr. Peter Barg & Frannie Leopold

3/11 ALTERNATIVE HEALTHCARE IN MENDOCINO IN THE 1970s: Sunday Afternoon With Dr. Peter Barg & Frannie Leopold
Dr. Peter Barg Midwife Frannie Leopold       Modern healthcare is a challenge for many, but what was it like fifty years ago on the remote and isolated Mendocino Coast? Come to the Kelley House Museum on Sunday, March 11, at 4 p.m. for “Alternative Health Care in the 1970s in Mendocino,” presented by Dr. Peter Barg and midwife Frannie Leopold. The couple arrived on the Mendocino Coast in the early 1970s with the back to the[... see more]