Dungeness crab feed time
The holidays are over, but here in the North Bay, seafood lovers are getting ready to celebrate the season of the sweet, meaty Dungeness crab.
There are a raft of crab feeds coming up this month and next where you can enjoy these sweet crustaceans steaming hot from the pot, with sides of pasta, salad and garlic bread. Here are a few to consider:
The Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce all-you-can-eat crab feed with pasta, salad and bread from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Rohnert Park Community Center, 5401 Snyder Lane. $50, $60 at the door, $20 for kids 12 and under. www.rohnertparkchamber.org.
The Tides Wharf will hold a Crab Feed at the restaurant from 5 to 9 p.m. Jan. 11 and 18. $49.95 includes chilled crab, clam chowder, pasta, green salad, bread and sauces. Reservations required: 875-3652. 835 Highway 1, Bodega Bay.
Piner Olivet Charter and Jack London Elementary School will hold a Fiesta Crab Feed at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Mary Agatha Furth Center, 8400 Old Redwood Highway in Windsor. $45, including crab with pasta, salad, bread, appetizers, coffee and desserts. To reserve, call 328-7359.
The Petaluma 7-11 Lions Club will hold its annual Crab Feed from noon to 1:30 p.m. and 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Veteran's Memorial Building, 1094 Petaluma Blvd., Petaluma. $40 for lunch, $45 for dinner, includes crab, pasta, salad, bread. 763-0564 or 778-7796.
The Rotary Club of Santa Rosa West will hold its 30th annual Crab Feed at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Friedman Event Center, 4676 Mayette Ave. $75, includes all-you-can-eat crab and dim sum in honor of the year of the crab. www.sr-rotary-west.org. 478-2211.
The AAUW Santa Rosa Branch Crab Feed will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 1 at the Saturday Afternoon Club, 430 10th St. in Santa Rosa. $50 includes crab, salad, dessert, wine and beverages. To reserve, call 527-6797 by Jan. 28.