The beautiful Black Oak Ranch concert facility, 5 miles north of Laytonville and just three hours north of San Francisco on Hwy 101, provides a picturesque setting for three days of live performances, activities for kids, local food and craft booths and non-profit information. Listen to some of folk music’s greatest talents, and lend your own voice to the campfire sing-along e … [Read more...]
45 miles north of Ukiah on Hwy 101, Laytonville sits at 1,670 feet above sea level, giving it the highest elevation of any town along Hwy 101 in Mendocino County. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, dramatic redwood forests and rich prairie land graced with beautiful, gnarled valley oaks and canyon live oaks dripping California Spanish moss, this is a sleepy little hideaway where the frantic pace of modern city life gives way to the measured cadences of nature.
Year-round on Monday afternoons from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. (June through October) and 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. (November through May), local farmers set up shop at Harwood Hall on Willis Rd. in Laytonville. They bring glorious offerings of the best in local fresh fruits and vegetables, artisan goat cheeses, ranch meats, eggs, garden bouquets, handcrafted clothing and much more. They … [Read more...]
Cowboy up! Every year Laytonville holds the “Best Lil’ Rodeo Around.” This year, in honor of it being the 40th annual Laytonville Rodeo, they are changing things up a bit. On Saturday June 7th they will be having Quad Barrels (Cloverleaf Style), Quad Poles (California Style) and Quad Hide Racing, with competition in three different divisions. On Sunday June 8th the gates open at … [Read more...]