Red Bluff the setting for Wild & Scenic fest

The touring Wild & Scenic Film Festival, originally founded by the South Yuba River Citizens League, will stop in Red Bluff on Saturday, Nov. 14 with more than a dozen films telling stories of outdoor adventure, environmental activism and wildlife.

Hosted in Red Bluff’s historic State Theatre – restored to its art deco glory – the festival will feature award-winning short films that look at wild and scenic topics such as farming in the Rocky Mountains, the untold stories of the California Gold Rush, and the Monarch butterflies of the Yosemite Valley.

A pre-event featuring local wines, beers and appetizers will be held from 5:30 to 6 p.m. before the screenings. Tickets are available online for $12, and $10 with a student identification.

For more information, call 530-529-2787 or visit

Sailing on Lady Washington  

What: Take a walk on the Lady Washington, the tall ship replica featured in the Disney film “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.” Beginning Tuesday, the ship docks at Moss Landing Marina for walk-on tours and sailing excursions.

When: Tuesday, Nov. 10, through Monday, Nov. 30; check website for detailed daily schedules

Where: 7881 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing

Cost: $3 donation for tour; $39 to $47 for sailing trip


Sutter Creek Winefest  

What: The city of Sutter Creek will host its 18th annual Winefest, featuring a walking tour of a wide selection of Amador County wines, an auction and lots of shopping opportunities. Live music, dessert and dessert wines will follow the auction.

When: 4 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14

Where: Main Street, Sutter Creek

Cost: $30 in advance; $35 at the door


Sheepdog trials  

What: The University of California’s Hopland Research and Extension Center will host its fourth annual sheepdog and sheep herders show. The trials will be held on the center’s more than 5,300 acres of oak woodland and chaparral used to farm sheep for more than 60 years.

When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 14 and 15

Where: 4050 University Road, Hopland

Cost: $5 general; free for children 12 and under

Information: or 707-744-1424 ext. 105

Goat Hill Fair  

What: The Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds will host more than 80 craft and antiques vendors as well as artisan food. The pickings will include home decor, furniture, trinkets, beauty products and collectibles.

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15

Where: Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, 2601 E. Lake Ave., Watsonville

Cost: $5 admission


‘Much Ado’  

What: A traveling brigade of thespians from Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre of London will present a rendition of William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing.” There will be four showings presented by the NapShakes theater group at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone.

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14; 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15

Where: Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, 2555 Main St., St. Helena

Cost: $65 per ticket