MENDOCINO Co., 11/11/23 – There is never a shortage of generosity during the holidays in Mendocino County, and this Thanksgiving is no exception. Here’s a list of organizations providing free dine-in and to-go meals on Thursday, November 23. Did we miss something? Email us at [email protected].
First Presbyterian Church of Fort Bragg – The church will host its annual Thanksgiving dinner for residents residing on the coast from Albion to Westport. For the first time since the pandemic, in-person dining will be an option, with seatings at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Reservations are required. Delivery is available from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. in addition to curbside pickup at the church from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Meals include turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cranberry sauce, dinner roll, juice, and pumpkin pie. Meals must be reserved ahead of time by completing a request form by 11 a.m., Wednesday, November 23. Learn more here.
Plowshares Traditional Thanksgiving Feast – Plowshares hosts its annual Thanksgiving meal with turkey, potatoes, stuffing, green beans, fried onions, rolls, cranberry sauce, and pie. Meals will be served at Plowshares Community Dining room from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Meals on Wheels recipients will receive meals delivered to their homes at their regular schedules. (707) 462-8582, Plowshares, 1346 S. State St., Ukiah.
The 31st annual Community Thanksgiving dinner at the Willits Harrah Senior Center in collaboration with Willits Community Services and Food Bank. The free turkey dinner takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Center, located at 1501 Baechtel Road in Willits. No reservations are required. A drive-thru to go option is also available from 1-3 p.m. Meals on Wheels will also be delivering meals to registered participants. Volunteers are asked to call Ruth Ann at Meals on Wheels at 707-459-3333.
If you’re looking to dine out and pay for a meal, you can find a list of restaurants open for Thanksgiving here.