Guide to 2018 crab feeds in Sonoma County

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The phrase “all you can eat” sparks most people's interest, but add the word "crab," and we’re all in. Don’t get crabby, check your fashion sense and dignity at the door and strap that flimsy bib around your neck. Here's where to enjoy a plate full of crab, all for good causes.

Jan. 19, Feb. 9 & 23, Mar. 9 & 23
Annual Crab Feed Series at The Tides Wharf, Bodega Bay. $59.95 plus tax & gratuity. The restaurant in Bodega Bay features chilled Dungeness crab, cocktail sauce, drawn butter, Tides' mustard sauce, clam chowder, pasta, green salad & French bread. Reservations are recommended. The series continues through March. Stay overnight! Special room rates are available at the Inn at the Tides, 800-541-7788. Located at The Tides Wharf Restaurant - 835 Coast Hwy. One in Bodega Bay. For more information call 707-875-3652.

Saturday, Jan. 20
Petaluma 7-11 Lions Club 36th Annual Crab Feed. $50. Doors open at 5 p.m. and Dinner is 6 p.m. The menu includes fresh cracked crab, Italian pasta, salad, and French bread. There is a no host bar and a large raffle with many prizes donated by local businesses. The money raised will be donated back to local individuals of need or community projects. Located at Petaluma Veterans Memorial Building, 1094 Petaluma Blvd S in Petaluma. For more information of this event contact Ronald Hammer at 707-763-0564 or John Clithero at 707-479-8712.

Saturday, Jan. 20
Puma Athletic Boosters Crab Feed Fundraiser, Maria Carrillo High School. $50. 5:00 pm. Join for the 20th annual crab feed in support of Mario Carrillo High School. The primary mission of the Puma Athletic Boosters is to give financial support to participating athletic teams and their student athletes. This includes but is not limited to new uniforms, equipment, traveling for playoffs and tournaments. Located at St. Eugene’s Becker Center, 2323 Montgomery Dr. in Santa Rosa. For more information, visit mchspac.com.

Saturday, Jan. 20
Ursuline Alumnae Association Annual Crab Feed. $55. 5:30-9:30 p.m. All-you-can-eat crab, pasta, salad, bread, wine and dessert. No host bar available as well as an auction and raffle. Located at Mary Agatha Furth Center, 8400 Old Redwood Hwy in Windsor. For more information, visit ursulinealumnaesr.org.

Saturday, Jan. 20
2nd Annual Crab Feed hosted by the Forestville Chamber of Commerce. $50. 5 p.m. Enjoy crab, hot pasta, salad and bread and butter. Dance to live music and join in for the raffle/auction. Located at Holy Ghost Hall, 7960 Mill Station Rd in Sebastopol. For more information call 707-481-3565.

Saturday, Jan. 27
North Bay Italian Cultural Foundation 4th Annual Crab Feed Fundraiser. $60. 5 p.m. The menu will include all-you-can-eat crab, ceviche, shrimp cocktail appetizers, pesto pasta, salad, garlic bread and dessert. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner is at 6 p.m. 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the North Bay Fire Relief Fund and 50% will benefit the NBICF's Scholarship Fund & Cultural Activities of the Foundation. Located at St. Rose Parish Hall, 320 10th Street in Santa Rosa. All reservations must be received by Tuesday, Jan. 23. For more information, call 707-591-9696. Reservations may be made at the NBICF website www.nbicf.org (credit card or PayPal) or mail checks payable to NBICF to 64 Brookwood Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404.

Saturday, Jan. 27
10th Annual Montgomery Education Foundation Crab Feed. $60 (wine and beer sold separately). 5:30 p.m. Join in for all-you-can-eat crab, clam chowder, green salad and bread fundraiser benefiting Montgomery High School students. Located at Becker Center/Saint Eugene’s Cathedral - 2323 Montgomery Drive in Santa Rosa. For more information, visit montgomeryeducationfoundation.com.

Saturday, Jan. 27
Boys & Girls Clubs Crustacean Celebration. $95. 5:30-10:30 p.m. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat crab dinner, with a DJ, dancing and a silent and live auction and a no host bar. 21-plus. Located at Lucchesi Park Clubhouse, 203 Maria Dr. in Petaluma. For more information call 707- 528-7977.

Saturday, Jan. 27
11th Annual Dunham School PTO Crab Feed & Auction. $55. 5:30 p.m for cocktails, and dinner at 6:30 p.m. Ticket includes crab and/or pasta, salad, bread and dessert. Drink (beer, wine, mixed drinks, etc.) tickets can be purchased at the event. There will be a live and silent auction with some incredible items. Located at Hermann Son’s Hall, 860 Western Ave. in Petaluma. For more information call 707-795-5050 or visit squareup.com/store/dunham-school-pto.

Saturday, Jan. 27
Pacific Empire Chorus PLUS All You Can Eat Crab. $50-$60. 5-9 p.m. Enjoy a live a capella show, plus all-you-can-eat crab, pasta, salad, French bread and handmade desserts. Located at the Petaluma Veterans Memorial building, 1094 Petaluma Blvd. S., in Petaluma. For more information call 877-772-0087 or visit pacificempire.org/crab2017.

Saturday, Jan. 27
Flat Tire Club Crab Feed. $50. 5 p.m. Becoming Independent has developed a delightful partnership with the Flat Tire Club, a philanthropic men’s service organization. The crab feed will be in support of Becoming Independent. Located at Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building, 1351 Maple Ave. in Santa Rosa. For more information, visit becomingindependent.org/event/flat-tire-club-crab-feed.

Saturday, Jan. 27
Piner High School Crab Feed. $55. 5 p.m. Join the raffles and auctions, including a dessert auction! The menu includes appetizers, salad, bread, pasta and crab. Finish the night with one or more of the many specially prepared treats. Includes a no host bar, beer, wine, coffee, and tea. Located at Friedman Event Center, 4676 Mayette Ave. in Santa Rosa. For more information click here or call 707-571-7420.

Saturday, Jan. 27
Rancho Adobe Firefighters Crab Feed. $60. 6 p.m. Enjoy all-you-can-eat crab, French bread and salad. Located at Penngrove Community Clubhouse, 385 Woodward Ave. in Penngrove. For more information call 707-795-6011.

Saturday, Jan. 27
Rancho Cotate High School Crab and Pasta Feed. $60. 5–10:30 p.m. Celebrate Ranch Cotate’s Athletic program. Enjoy fresh Caesar salad, pesto or marinara pasta, local French bread followed by a bounty of fresh cracked Dungeness crab. There will also be a live auction, featuring the famous cake auction and a 50/50 raffle, music and drinks. All proceeds support the 24 athletic programs at Rancho Cotate High. Located at Rohnert Park Community Center, 5401 Snyder Ln. in Rohnert Park. For more information click here.

Saturday, Jan. 27
Knights of Columbus Crab Feed & Dinner. $50-$60. 5:30 pm. Indulge in bay shrimp salad, garlic bread, pasta, a no-host bar, and music by Rock On A Roll. Located at Mary Agatha Furth Center - 8400 Old Redwood Hwy in Windsor. For more information call 707-481-2267.

Friday, Feb. 2
Windsor Wrestling Surf or Turf Fundraiser. $25-$50. 4 p.m. Prefer beef over seafood? No problem. Starting at 4 p.m. at the Herta Gym at Windsor High, enjoy a prime rib dinner or all you can eat crab, all supporting the Windsor High wrestling team. There will also be a no host bar, plus wine and beer for purchase. 9291 Old Redwood Hwy. Bldg. 200, Windsor. Purchase tickets here.

Feb. 2 & 3
Church of the Oaks Crab Feed. $30-$60. 6-9 p.m. Choose your date for this annual Cotati crab feed. On Friday and Saturday, the Church of the Oaks will host an all you can eat crab feed, with wine, pasta, salad, garlic bread and brownies, plus an auction. Can’t get enough crab? Go both days. 175 Page St., Cotati. To purchase tickets, contact Wayne Thush no later than Jan 25 at 707-217-8344 or at wayneandnancyt@prodigy.net.

Saturday, Feb. 3
Forestry Crab Feed. $65 by mail only. 5-11:30 p.m. Come for the crab cioppino, stay for the dancing and auction. This crab feed will be held at Holy Ghost Hall, 7690 Mill Station Rd., Sebastopol. Mail your check to Forestry Crab Feed, P.O. Box 265, Fulton, CA 95439.

Saturday, Feb. 3
Great Sonoma Crab & Wine Fest. Sold Out. 4 p.m. Supporting numerous scholarships, education programs and youth activities, this popular crab feed in the Grace Pavilion at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds is always a winner. At 4 p.m. is the Galley Reception & Silent Auction, and at 6:30 p.m. is the Crab Feed Dinner & Live Auction. Details at sonomafb.org/crab-feed.

Saturday, Feb. 3
Sonoma Valley High Boosters Crab Feed & Dance. $65-$85. 5-11 p.m. Support Sonoma Valley High and enjoy fresh crab, pasta, caesar salad, dessert and coffee at this annual fundraising event at the Sonoma Veterans Building. 126 1st W., Sonoma. Contact (707) 241-3268.

Saturday, Feb. 3
The Petaluma Son and Daughters of Italy Crab Feed. $50. 5:00 pm. All you can eat fresh Dungeness crab, delicious pasta, salad, French bread and dessert. Wine on the table but no-host bar available for premium wines and harder booze. Fun is to be had with 50-50 Square boards and a huge basket raffle with tickets selling at 7:00 pm for $5.00. Located at Lucchesi Community Center, 320 N McDowell Blvd in Petaluma. For more information, email erng1624@aol.com

Saturday, Feb. 3
American Legion Post 111 Annual Crab Feed. $65. No host bar starts at 3 p.m. and dinner starts at 4 p.m. An annual fundraiser for the 4th of July fireworks, and includes all-you-can-eat cracked crab, salad and garlic bread with wine, beer, water and coffee. Located at Villa Chanticleer, 900 Chanticleer Way in Healdsburg. For tickets, call 707-431-2328 or 707-695-2663.

Saturday, Feb. 17
Windsor Crab Feed. $75. 5:30-10 p.m. Enjoy all you can eat crab, pasta, salad and bread at Windsor’s annual crab feed, along with silent and live auction with incredible items, plus DJ music. 21-plus. Brooks Road Club, 9640 Brooks Road S., Windsor. Call 707-528-7977 x106.

Saturday, Feb.17
Boys and Girls Clubs Crab Feed. $75. 5:30 – 10:00 pm. Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Sonoma County appreciates your support of our 2018 Crab Feed, Dance, and Auction! This must-attend event includes: All you can eat crab dinner, dancing, silent & live auction as well as no host bar, and a DJ! This event is for guests 21 and over. Located at Brooks Road Club – 9640 Brooks Road South in Windsor. Click here for more information.

Saturday, Feb. 17
14th Shoreline Acres Preschool Crab Feed. $45 Adults and $25 for children 10 and younger. Early seating is 5-6:30 p.m., and late seating is from 7-8:30 p.m. (tickets $45 per person for late seating). Advanced ticket purchase is recommended, as the event sells out fast. Join for an evening of crab, tasty pasta, crisp salad, delectable dessert and a silent auction. No host bar throughout the event, please no outside beverages. At Tomales Town Hal, 27150 Shoreline Highway One in Tomales. For more information, call 707-878-9442 or email shorelineacres@yahoo.com

Saturday, Mar. 3
Elsie Allen Project Grad annual Crab Feed. $50. 5:30-9 p.m. Delicious crab, pasta, salad, bread and dessert will be served as well as a silent auction and raffle with entertainment from Elsie Allen’s Jazz band. Located at The Spiritual Living Center, 2075 Occidental Rd in Santa Rosa. For more information, call Gina at 707-495-4898.

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