BODEGA BAY CHOWDER DAY Saturday, January 27th. Chowder tasting begins at 10am and ends at 3pm. Please bring your printed ticket from Eventbrite to your designated check in location. Your check location can be found on your Eventbrite ticket. Check in locations will be at the Rocker Oysterfeller's Restaurant, 14415 Highway One, Valley Ford CA 94972 and at the Sonoma Coast Visitors Center, 913 Highway 1, Bodega Bay CA 94923. Ticket fee is $30.00 per person (plus a $3.85 processing fee) Sales end on Jan 22, 2024. You will receive a wristband and a Commemorative Tasting Spoon and Map at check in.

ANNUAL CRAB CIOPPINO February 18th (Sunday of President's Day weekend)The Bodega Bay Grange is accepting reservations for its Crab Cioppino Day. Pick a time (Noon, 1:30 pm, 3 00 pm or 4:30 pm). For 70 years this volunteer run event has served up all-you-can-eat fresh Dungeness crab cioppino, marinated cold crab, garlic bread, salad and dessert. It's a secret recipe handed down over time that keeps folks coming back year after year. Same price as last year, $80 per ticket (plus a $7.21 processing fee). Corkage is $10 (same as last year).

SNOOPY'S HOME ICE SKATING LESSONS Each eight-week Lesson Set, skaters progress through one Level within a Skating Track. At the end of a Lesson Set, skaters are evaluated to determine whether they pass their current Level or will need improvement and to repeat their current Level. The Tracks follow the curriculum set forth by Learn to Skate USA, endorsed by United States Figure Skating. For detailed curriculum, please contact: Snoopy's Home Ice Address: 1667 West Steele Lane, Santa Rosa, California 95403.

RESEARCHING YOUR HOME'S HISTORY A webinar presented by the Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library for the Historical Society of Santa Rosa. Topics include Historical Maps/Atlases, Aerial Photographs, City & Telephone Directories, California Digital Newspaper Collection, David Rumsey's Map Collection, Fire Insurance Maps,, Ancestry Heritage Hub and Sonoma County Historic Photos

MAPPING OUR COMMUNITY Gaye LeBaron and the Stories of Sonoma County, virtual exhibit presenting stories of individuals and communities that have shaped Sonoma County as viewed through the lens of Gaye's columns, such as Bracero Program in Sonoma County, Japanese Americans and the Alien Land Law, Utopian Communities in Sonoma County and Black Americans in Santa Rosa.

SEAMAN'S CEMETERY The Rancho Bodega Historical Society is working with the Smith Family and Graton Rancheria to recognize and honor Native Americans and early settlers by respectfully marking a historic plot of land on Heron Drive in Bodega Harbour. Formerly owned by the Smith Family, Graton Rancheria holds the title to the burial ground overlooking the sea and Bodega Bay on one side. The other side overlooks the valley where Highway One winds among the steep hills and canyons of our Coastal Prairie below.

THE MUSEUM OF SONOMA COUNTY The historic influenza pandemic of 1918 and 1919 has recently received more attention for obvious reasons. The experiences of that trying time echo across the decades, resonating with the events of today and the threat of the coronavirus.

THE PRESS DEMOCRAT has a listing of virtual events, such as Peanuts Origami, Poetry Book Club, Spark Your Inspiration, Meet the Artists! or take a Creative Writing Classes.