The Occidental Community Council’s website is intended to serve the residents of the Occidental area by providing them with information about local events and services. We hope that this information will allow area residents to make the most of the many and diverse opportunities offered by the Occidental area community.


Happy Holidays



Read “Welcome Packet (a guide to community and land stewardship)” online at or click Salmon Creek Watershed Council link below


For upcoming events:

Check the Calendar


Read the Community Notes


Occidental Emergency PreparednessOEP

(click button above for prep basics and more)

Occidental Emergency Preparedness (OEP) invites neighborhoods to organize for disaster readiness. The MAP YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD program is designed for up to 20 residential households to gather and get to know each other and survey what resources, hazards and special needs they have.

Read the Fire Chief's Report (Oct)

Read the Fire Chief's Report (Sept. page 1)

Read the Fire Chief's Report (Sept. page 2)



Organizations Serving the Occidental Area



Occidental Area Health Center
Redwood Arts Council
Harmony Union School District
Occidental Extension YMCA
Occidental Community Choir
Salmon Creek Watershed Council

Occidental Center for the Arts
Occidental Library Station
Occidental Bohemian Farmers Market
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center
Occidental Community Center Adv.Council
Sonoma County Gazette
Bodega Land Trust

(See organizations for descriptions, and contact info.)


If you have events to list or other questions about this website, please email us at
Local landscape photos by Nadja Masura. This site is maintained by


Participation Encouraged

The Occidental Community Council meets on the third Saturday at 10:30am each month at the Community Center. Come help us plan our annual fundraiser and spend the proceeds on worthy projects.

If you want to get involved in the community there are many opportunities.

Check out: The Occidental Community Center Planning Project, The Occidental Community Choir, Occidental Center for the Arts, Occidental Arts and Ecology Center, KOWS radio (see activities)


The OCC Events Calendar has information about concerts, the farmers markets, school performances and offerings, as well as pancake breakfasts and other benefits and classes put on by us locals.
(To include an event, email:

Crafts Faire

33rd Annual Occidental Holiday
Crafts Fair - December 8 & 9, 2018 10am to 5 pm
. All applications due September 14th.

35+ local artists, bucket raffle, food,
baked goods. Come join the activities, and take a stroll through town. Proceeds serve community programs funded by
Occidental Community Council,
all-volunteer non-profit organization.

For more information on participating see: Crafts Faire



Farmer's Market

Fridays 4pm-Dark
(June -October)
3611 Bohemian Hwy.
Occidental, CA 95465

farmers market

Occidental Community Council