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Our daily look at nearby getaways
Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 at 5:38 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Bodega Bay + Chowder 4ever

Bodega Bay + Chowder 4ever

Gotta have your creamy, briny goodness? Bodega Bay wants to help. Read »

Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 at 12:48 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Seafood and Art in Bodega

Seafood and Art in Bodega

A summery festival dips a spoon into the chowder. There's art and other easy-breezy haps, too. Read »

Friday, Apr 6, 2012 at 1:33 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Bodega Bay Wooden Boat Challenge

Bodega Bay Wooden Boat Challenge

The Fisherman's Festival returns for its 39th outing; a boat blessing and other festivities are part of the water-close weekend. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2012 at 5:53 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Big Boats in Bodega Bay

Big Boats in Bodega Bay

Adore your tall ships? Get up the coast to see two beauties. Read »

Thursday, Feb 2, 2012 at 6:17 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Bodega-Style Chowder Throwdown

Bodega-Style Chowder Throwdown

Get your bowl of hearty, sea-based goodness in. Wait. Bowl? Make that bowls. Read »

Thursday, Aug 18, 2011 at 4:16 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Bodega Bay Seafood, Art & Wine Festival

Bodega Bay Seafood, Art & Wine Festival

Things to look at, things to imbibe, and things to bite are all on the menu. Read »

Monday, May 16, 2011 at 7:32 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Bodega Bay Int'l Short Film Festival

Bodega Bay Int'l Short Film Festival

A Memorial Day Weekend movie party puts the emphasis on lickety-split stories. Read »

Monday, Apr 25, 2011 at 9:22 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Bodega Bay Fisherman's Festival

Bodega Bay Fisherman's Festival

It's the 38th sail for this watery toodle; lickety-split boat-building is on the agenda. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 8, 2011 at 3:30 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Crab Feeds at Tides Wharf

Crab Feeds at Tides Wharf

There are three more to go, including one just ahead of Valentine's. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 25, 2011 at 3:53 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Chowder Day in Bodega Bay

Chowder Day in Bodega Bay

Oh yeah. An octet of eateries are making the creamy, savory goods. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Drive points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.