Crab Cake Cook-Off &
Wine Tasting Competition

A Benefit for Mendocino Coast Clinics

Saturday, February 4, 2023
11:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Big White Tent,
corner of Main & Spruce Streets in Fort Bragg

Our much-loved Big White Tent is back!

JOIN US for all the fun festivities & revelry of years' past in the swanky style of a fully-seated event. We plan to WOW you in our extraordinary Tent dining room! Savor crab cakes from Mendocino county chefs, sip Mendocino wines & indulge in local foods & beverages. We will be AT YOUR SERVICE as volunteers attend to your personal table. Yes! You can have your cake – crab cake, that is – and eat it too!!

Online sales are now closed. For questions, please email

Tickets are transferrable. Non-Refundable.
Cancellations will be deemed a donation to MCC and a tax-deductible receipt will be issued upon request.

We will be crabby without you!
Online sales open November 18, 2022.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much are tickets?

Tickets are $250 per person.

When do online sales open?

Online sales open November 18, 2022

Will there be an auction?

Yes! We will have a live auction and a silent auction featuring Mendocino County Wines and Get-Away packages!

What COVID precautions are in place?

MCC is committed to the health and wellness of our supporters and our community. To ensure a COVID-safe event, attendance will be by reserved-seating only, limited to 300 guests with service to your personal table.
As we continue to test, vaccinate and provide care for COVID-19, we promise to gather with your safety being our highest priority.
Proof of vaccination is required to attend.

What is the fundraiser for?

Funds raised will be dedicated to filling two new exam rooms with indispensable medical equipment. This includes everything from basic wall mounts and trash cans to exam tables and a phlebotomy station.
We'll put your hard-earned dollars to work as we offer the #bestcareanywhere!

I can't attend. Are there other ways I can contribute?


Click here to make a one time donation or set up monthly donations.

Click here to become an event sponsor.

What about the Cioppino Dinner?

We are passing the crab can forward to our friends and neighbors at MendoParks! They will host this popular fundraiser at the Abalone Room at Little River Inn on Friday evening, February 3.

For details and to support California State Parks in Mendocino County, click here.


Please email

Mendocino Coast Clinics is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community health center. Our mission is to provide access to quality health care on the rural north coast of Mendocino County, regardless of the ability to pay. Your donation is fully tax-deductible. IRS #68-0262003. We are grateful for every penny of your contribution.

Curious About

Previous Events?

Learn more about last year's unique event in response to COVID-19 and get transported back inside the tent by looking at photos from previous years.