A few of our previous Sunday Afternoon With….
Sunday Afternoon With Our Emergency Medical Responders
4 - 5 p.m.Mendocino Volunteer Firefighters cliff rescue PHOTO: David Russell Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a first responder on our wild and beautiful Mendocino Coast? Getting the call, being first on the scene? Rappelling down crumbling cliffs to rescue an ab diver? Or mounting a Jet Ski in fifty-degree water to save a drowning boater? What kind of strength and motivation does it take to[... see more]
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]
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]
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]
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]