MENDOCINO Co., 4/15/19 — In case you haven't noticed, recreational cannabis is now legal in California, and this year's 4/20 events reflect how mainstream legal cannabis has become. In honor of the holiday, businesses across town in Mendocino will be participating in a celebratory event on April 20, including workshops, farm tours, yoga, djs, glass-blowing, a joint-rolling olympics, and more as part of "Cannabis On The Coast."
Organizers are highlighting the cannabis plant's medical value by donating a portion of profits to the Cannabis Resource Centers of Mendocino County. Individual stores and organizations will be offering different discounts or specials that will include donations to the organization, which assists cancer patients in the county. Theresa Anderson, one of the event coordinators, noted that "Leonard Moore Cooperative will have tote bags for sale with proceeds being donated. Conscious Cannabis Yoga is a $15 suggested donation with proceeds being donated. Emerald Exchange will have a donation based (non-infused) bake sale during the speakers series. There will be quite a bit more going on as well throughout the village. Additionally, all proceeds of the Mama Grows Funk and DJ Tequioso concert, after costs, will be donated to the Cancer Resource Centers."
Here's all the details in the full press release:
[Mendocino Village, CA, March 27, 2019] Mendocino County’s coastal community has played a substantial role in the development of cannabis culture in California and beyond, and this year a group of local businesses have come together to create ‘Cannabis on the Coast’ - a town-wide event on April 20 to showcase the spirit of this burgeoning local industry and raise funds for the Cancer Resource Centers of Mendocino County. Around the world people gather on April 20 to express their support for the cannabis plant and their community, and now they are invited to legally celebrate in the world famous Emerald Triangle.Press release from event organizers.
Visitors to the Village of Mendocino (and locals too!) will have access to several activations throughout the Village, with a schedule of free daytime events including an educational speaker series from Emerald Exchange, glass blowing demos and discounts at Spark, the Joint Rolling Olympics and a 4:20 toast at the Leonard Moore Collective and more. Ticketed specials available include Conscious Cannabis Yoga at Yoga Shine led by Sara Bassindale and a farm and dispensary tour from Mendocino Canna-Tours.
Participating businesses in the Village will hang a Cannabis on the Coast sign in their windows to indicate special deals and discounts for the day. As the sun goes down, the music turns up with DJ Tequioso leading into the sweet grooves of local favorite Mama Grows Funk with a 4/20 Lounge sponsored by Madrone. Tickets are available at Eventbrite.
Founding Sponsors include Emerald Exchange, Leonard Moore Collective, Madrone, Mendocino CannaTours and Spark.
Lodging discounts are available for the weekend at Joshua Grindle Inn, Little River Inn and The MacCallum House when mentioning Cannabis on the Coast.
Participating Local Sponsors include Bloom Skincare, Color Mill, Dick’s Place, Dragonfly Wellness Center, Frankie’s Pizza, Hill House, Ingrid’s Lounge, J. Perlman Photography, Jeff Becker Photography, Leonard Moore Collective, Mendocino Cannabis Alliance, Mendocino Country Store, Mendocino TV, Moody’s Coffee, Sara Bassindale, Sol de Mendocino, Yoga Shine, Zay Creative and many more joining in on the festivities as we get closer to April 20.
Event information and a full list of participants and tickets can be found at CannabisOnTheCoast.com
About Cannabis on the Coast: Cannabis on the Coast is a community-focused collaboration of cannabis and cannabis-friendly organizations and individuals located on Mendocino County’s historic coast. Inspired by a love for the plant and a desire to see the local community thrive, we create memorable experiences for enthusiasts and newcomers alike that embody the heart and soul of cannabis culture in the world famous Emerald Triangle.