Things to Do in Willits

Barra of Mendocino

Barra of Mendocino

Set on 50 acres of beautiful vineyard, the Barra winery is an architectural phenomenon that dates back to the 1970’s when it was built as the tasting room for Weibel Champagne Cellars (the building itself resembles an upside-down champagne glass!).

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Parducci Wine Cellars

Parducci Wine Cellars

Each delicious bottle of Parducci wine starts in vineyards farmed with a blend of traditional cultivation practices and innovative new technologies. Cover crops, insectaries, and owl boxes create balance and biodiversity in the vineyard.

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Rivino Winery

Rivino Winery

Located along the Russian River in Mendocino County, RIVINO is a boutique family winery. They handcraft wines from select grapes grown on the family’s Schrader Ranch Vineyard.

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Nelson Family Vineyards

Nelson Family Vineyards

Redwood trees, vineyards, a great winery dog and handmade, estate-grown premium wines make Nelson Family Vineyards a memorable stop on your wine-tasting tour. 

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Saracina

Saracina

Saracina is a family-owned, California Certified Organic (“CCOF”) winery and vineyards located along the Upper Russian River in northern California’s wine country. On their 600-acre farm, located outside the small town of Hopland, they tend 250 acres of organically farmed vineyards, 100-year-old olive orchards, vegetable gardens, and beehives in harmony with all manner of bird and wild animal life….

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Noyo Theatre

Noyo Theatre

The Noyo Theatre, located at 57 East Commercial Street, was purchased by Jeff and Lois in 2012 and this grand old building is now a state of the art theatre, showing first run movies.  Check out their website for what’s playing while you’re in town.

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Frank Grasse Dog Park

Frank Grasse Dog Park

The Frank Grasse Dog Park is a free, off-leash facility for friendly dogs and their people. The park features one large enclosure adjacent to the Willits Skate Park and one smaller enclosure beside the Roots of Motive Power train tracks.

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Willits Center for the Arts

Willits Center for the Arts

The Willits Center for the Arts’ mission is to support active cultural participation and artistic expression in the City of Willits and its surrounding communities by providing a public space for gallery shows, arts activities, education, cultural activities, and community enrichment.  The Center hosts art exhibits, classes, music and dance performance.  Check out their calendar…

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Willits Skate Park

Willits Skate Park

The Willits Skate Park is a hidden gem in Northern California, in the heart of Mendocino County. This park gets better the more you skate there and it’s definitely worth the trip.

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Mendocino County Museum

Mendocino County Museum

The Mendocino County Museum collects, conserves and celebrates the stories, artifacts, and archives of the people and places in Mendocino County.  Some of the exhibits on display include a 10,000 year-old Clovis Point, actual storefronts of historic businesses, 19th century stagecoaches and a “new settler” hippie van. It is a great opportunity to discover what…

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