Previous Sunday Afternoon Sessions

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 at 4:00. Admission is $7 and $5 for members. Information and Directions The Kelley House Museum is located a 45007 Albion Street[...]
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 the decades and the iconic pieces of clothing that define each era. Examples of garments from the first half of the 20th[...]
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 is located at 45040 Albion Street, just down the block from the Kelley House Museum, and offers traditional cobbler shop[...]
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, 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. You will see a demonstration of a magnetic stirplate, used to separate yeast sediment. You'll also have the chance to taste the 2018 Frolic Ale - Scottish Wee Heavy, custom crafted by Drew’s Brews. Yeast[...]
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.      [...]
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. A volunteer writer and researcher for the Kelley House Museum since the early '90s, Vince was instrumental in providing details about mystery bottles in the Kelley House collection, as well as some bottles on loan to the Museum from[...]
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