Former Sunday Afternoon Chats

A few of our previous Sunday Afternoon With….

LIVES on the LINE, with Morgan Daniel & Tyler Grinberg

Sunday Afternoon With Our Emergency Medical Responders

February 25

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]