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Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 5:59 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Bodega Bay Challenge: Build a Boat on the Spot

Bodega Bay Challenge: Build a Boat on the Spot

People will construct vessels, and race 'em, at the Fisherman's Festival. Read »

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Monday, Jan 20, 2014 at 5:07 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Bodega Bay's Creamiest Day

Bodega Bay's Creamiest Day

Bowls of steamy briny goodness, to warm the cockles? Yes, please. Read »

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Monday, Dec 9, 2013 at 6:14 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Tides Wharf Crab Feeds

The Tides Wharf Crab Feeds

'Tis the season for drawn butter and crustacean feasts. Read »

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Friday, Aug 30, 2013 at 3:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Tippi Hedren Lookalikes Wanted: "The Birds" at 50

Tippi Hedren Lookalikes Wanted: "The Birds" at 50

A tour of the famous schoolhouse and a lookalike parade are on the fest schedule. Read »

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Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 at 9:08 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Oysters and Art in Bodega

Oysters and Art in Bodega

The sweet 'n salty town bids summer adieu with an eat-drink-and-look bash. Read »

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Tuesday, Apr 9, 2013 at 3:53 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Honoring the Fishermen of Bodega Bay

Honoring the Fishermen of Bodega Bay

Seafood, a fleet blessing, and boat-building mark this water-close bash. Read »

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Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013 at 7:12 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Bodega Bay Fetes "The Birds" on Its 50th

Bodega Bay Fetes "The Birds" on Its 50th

A famous location, a famous film, and five decades of creepy caw-caws. Read »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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