Auberge On the Vineyard

29955 River Rd, Cloverdale, California 95425
 

North Bay Events, Jun 15-22, 2012 8 Jun 2012, 4:50 pm

◦June 15 --Cloverdale's Friday Night Live Free Concert Series and Farmer's Market Week #3 of the summer concert series features the Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash. Cloverdale Plaza 7-9 p.om Fee: Free

◦June 16 - 17-- Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic Family Fun: Bring the whole family to Keiser Park in Windsor for two days of beautiful hot air balloons, food, crafts, balloon rides and fun. Keiser Park, 700 Windsor River Road, Windsor Fee: Call for information Time: 5am-11am Phone Number: 707-837-1884

◦June 16 - 17 -- Stabat Mater by Gioacchino Rossini Performing Arts: The Santa Rosa Symphonic Chorus, under the direction of Daniel Earl and with the Santa Rosa Chamber Orchestra will perform the magnificent operatic Stabat Mater by Rossini with soloists Roseanne Ackerley, Bonnie Brooks, Alvin Brightbill and Michel Bell. Center for Spiritual Living, 2075 Occidental Road, Santa Rosa CA 95401 Fee: $15 Time: Sat 8pm/Sun 3pm Phone Number: 707-527-4999 x9228

◦June 16 -- TEDx Sonoma County Lecture: The TED-style conference comes to Sonoma County! Engaging speakers, artists and entertainers will explore the theme A Sense of Place. What is a sense of place? Why do we form such strong attachments to places? Join us for a fabulous food and wine reception at 5:30pm, included in the ticket price! Sonoma Country Day School, 4400 Day School Place, Santa Rosa Fee: $25 student, $40 general Time: 12:15pm - 7:00pm Phone Number: 707-2843-200

◦June 16 -- Fritz's 2012 Summer Soiree Celebration: A soiree to start summer off the right way! We're celebrating the release of our 2011 Estate Sauvignon Blanc and 2011 Estate Rose by pairing these delicious wines with oysters brought fresh from the Oyster Girls. Come on out and take advantage of 50% off bottle purchases to enjoy the stunning views from our patio with. 24691 Dutcher Creek Rd, Cloverdale Fee: $30/person, free for wine club members Time: 2-5pm Phone Number: (707)894-3389

◦June 16 -- Rodney Strong Summer Concert Series - Tower of Power Live Music: Rodney Strong Summer Concert Series returns with another season of fine food, wine and incredible music. The summer celebration continues with intimate performances by world-class musicians in a stunning vineyard setting. The Series kicks off with Tower of Power, plus Craig Chaquico. 11455 Old Redwood Highway, Healdsburg Fee: VIP $80 / GA $50 Time: Doors: 4 pm / Show: 5 pm Phone Number: 707-869-1595 ext. 4

◦June 16-- Pinot & Pizza @ J Vineyards & Winery Celebration: Chef Andrea Mugnaini and her staff will partner with J Executive Chef, Mark E. Caldwell to create delicious pizzas. Guests will have the opportunity to meet Andrea Mugnaini, purchase a signed cookbook and learn the art of wood fired cooking. 11447 Old Redwood Highway, Healdsburg, CA Fee: $40 general/$20 club members Time: 11 a.m. -4:30 p.m. Phone Number: 707.431.5479

◦June 17-- Chardonnay and Croquet @ Sonoma-Cutrer Celebration: Join Sonoma-Cutrer for Chardonnay and Croquet.Play croquet while enjoying Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay. After the games players will enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch on our terrace. You don’t have to know how to play croquet or wear white to have a great time. Space is limited to 16 guests so reserve your spot now. A fun time will be had by all! 4401 Slusser Rd., Windsor Fee: $35 Per Person / $25 Wine Club Members Time: 11am-2pm Phone Number: 707-237-3461

◦June 17-- Camembert Workshop @ Viszlay Vineyards Food & Wine Education: Join us for an afternoon of wine tasting and cheese making! You’ll get hands-on experience making your own Camembert cheese with Sacha Laurin. She currently teaches at UC Davis and has 15 years of cheese making in France. Space is limited to 20 people. 851 Limerick Lane, Healdsburg CA 95448 Fee: $90 Time: 2pm-5pm Phone Number: 707-481-1514

◦June 17-- Mild Hike and Lunch at DaVero Farms Recreation, Food & Wine Education: Enjoy the great outdoors at DaVero for a walking tour of our home farm. These are fascinating hikes will teach you about olives, grapes, and Biodynamic farming. Afterwards, you'll sit down to taste the wines and oils the farm produces, all accompanied by a family-style lunch on the farm. RSVP required. Call for Lunch Menu. 766 Westside Road, Healdsburg, CA Fee: $65/$55 wine club Time: 10am-1pm Phone Number: 707-431-8000 ext 1

◦June 17-- Father's Day BBQ @ DeLoach Vineyards Celebration: Say "I love you, Dad" and join us for delicious BBQ goodies, gourmet burgers, a glass of wine, case specials, live music and much more! Call for more information. 1791 Olivet Road, Santa Rosa Fee: $40/$30 Wine Club/$10 Children under 21 Time: 1pm-4pm Phone Number: 707-526-9111

◦June 17-- le Tour de Hives Sonoma County Beekeepers’ Association invites you to celebrate the remarkable honeybee with our first “Le Tour de Hives!” Visit a variety of backyard beehives and beekeepers and fall in love with our fuzzy friends who keep the ecosystem in balance. Experience various hive types and fascinating bee information at every location. Fee: Individual $15; Family $40 Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 829-0617

◦June 20 - 24-- Sonoma-Marin Fair Fair, Family Fun: Headline concerts, and special fair events including The Annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest, Luche Libre Wrestling, the Destruction Derby and Petaluma Celebrity Feud. Petaluma Fairgrounds, Petaluma Fee: $15 adults (13 & over), $10 Juniors (4 - 12), $8 seniors, Free 3 & under Time: Varies Phone Number: (707) 283.FAIR

◦June 21-- "Music in the Vines" @ Paradise Ridge Winery Live Music, Benefit: Enjoy live music by Jess Petty & Ken Chambers Duo, while dining on gourmet food and tasting the best Sonoma County wines in the beautiful sunset. Silent auction and raffle. This event supports Disability Services & Legal Center's Housing Program, which helps homeless disabled and at-risk individuals secure permanent, affordable housing. Call for tickets or purchase online. 4545 Thomas Lake Harris Drive, Santa Rosa CA 95403 Fee: $45 Advance/$55 At the Door Time: 6pm-10pm Phone Number: 707-528-2745

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North Bay Events, June 7-15, 2010 1 Jun 2012, 4:42 pm

◦June 8 - Friday Night Live Free Concert Series and Farmer's Market Shake, rattle and roll to the sounds of Dead Winter Carpenters. Cloverdale Plaza, 7-9 p.m. Fee: Free

◦June 7 - 10 -- Peggy Sue's All-American Cruise Celebration: Join us for the Annual Peggy Sue's All-American Cruise, a car show in beautiful Sonoma County. With 800 Cars, live entertainment, cruise Downtown, Chili Cook-off, beer & wine tasting, golf tournament, vendors and more. Supporting local youth charities and community matters -safe school ambassador. A Place to Play Youth Park, 2375 West 3rd Street, Santa Rosa Fee: $6 Adults Sat & Sun/Kids Free Time: Varies Phone Number: (707) 575.3267

◦June 9 -- Farm-To-Table: Cook Like a Local @ Relish Food Education: Live like a local for the day as you meet the market purveyors and explore new flavors as you stroll through the market with chef Tracey Shepos. Then return back to Relish a hands-on cooking workshop featuring, of course, the freshest of ingredients from the market. As an added bonus, winemaker Kathleen Young will be pouring Kelley & Young wines. 14 Matheson Street, Healdsburg CA 94558 Fee: $159 Time: 9:30am-2pm Phone Number: 707-431-999

◦June 9 -- Chester Arnold Opening Reception at Sonoma County Museum Reception: Join us for the opening reception for the Chester Arnold Exhibit: Trees. Sonoma County wines, craft cheeses and live music. 425 7th Street, Santa Rosa CA 95401 Fee: $15/Members Free Time: 5pm-7pm Phone Number: 707-579-1500

◦June 9 -- "Chosen Spot" Pop-up Dinner at LBH&G Dining, Benefit: Join us for the Chosen Spot Pop-up fundraiser dinner by Chef John Lyle. Wine & cheese pairing, then family style dining in beautiful outdoor setting. Only local ingredients will be used. Please call for reservations. Luther Burbank Home & Gardens, 204 Santa Rosa Avenue, Santa Rosa CA 95404 Fee: $75 Time: 5:30pm Phone Number: 707-524-5445

◦June 9 - 10 -- Goddess Groove! Celebration, Benefit: Saturday is Fun Day! featuring Pamela Parker & Eostar Sunday is Sacred...with deTraci Regula, Linda Iles, Mystical Alchemy & Dance Kirtan, Poetry & Prose, Chants, Tarot, Circles around our Sacred Tree, Tales in the Red Tent, Swim, Soak and Sweat, Talk to the Cockatoo's, Labyrinth Walk, Goddess Wear, Food All proceeds for the Animal Sanctuary. 20889 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville Fee: Adults Sat:$25, Sun:$15, Kids/Seniors $5 Time: Sat 11am - 1am, Sun 11am - 7pm Phone Number: 707-857-4747

◦June 9-10-- Chillin' by the Pinot Pond @ Windsor Oaks Celebration, Wine Tasting: Come kick off summer with an outdoor tasting & celebration. Your ticket includes tasting six artisan wines, delicious plate of BBQ, live outdoor music, vineyard tours & gifts to take home. Relax on Sunday in the sun with wine tasting and vineyard tour. A pre-ordered plate of BBQ awaits for $15. 10810 Hillview Road Windsor CA 95492 Fee: Sat $35/$20 Wine Club/Sun $15/Wine Club Free Time: 11am-5pm Phone Number: 707-433-3810

◦June 9 - 10-- Russian River Valley Passport to Pinot Tasting Wine Education: Join The Russian River Valley Winegrowers as we celebrate the allure of Pinot Noir and the rugged beauty of the Russian River Valley. Meander along our back roads and discover our world class wines and the hidden gems of our valley – majestic redwoods, fresh, local food and hospitality like no other. Fee: $65 Time: 11am-4:30pm Phone Number: 707-521-2534

◦June 10-- Garden Party at McDonald Mansion Auction, Benefit: Attend old-fashioned, 1920's & 30's themed Garden Party in the beautiful gardens of the historic McDonald Mansion. Enjoy wine, champagne, hors d'oeuvres & American Philharmonic String Quartet. 100% of ticket sales is tax deductible and goes to The Living Room to help homeless women & children. Call or purchase tickets online. 1015 McDonald Avenue, Santa Rosa CA 95404 Fee: $100 Time: 2pm-4:30pm Phone Number: 800-838-3006 x1

◦June 10-- Paella Party with Chef Gerard Nebesky @ Alderbrook Winery Wine & Food Education: The charming "Paella Guy" chef Gerard Nebesky is back to lead an inspired Paella party con mucho gusto! This time we'll cook in the vineyard at the scenic Alderbrook Winery just minutes from downtown Healdsburg. Chef Gerard will lead guests as they make three delicious Paellas. 2306 Magnolia Drive, Healdsburg CA 95448 Fee: $140/$120 Wine Club Members Time: 11am-3pm Phone Number: 800-405-5987 x4210

◦June 14-- Homemade Mozzarella: Quick & Easy @ Relish Food Education: At this class a representative from The Beverage People, a home wine, beer and cheese-making business in Santa Rosa, will demonstrate the entire cheese-making process, transforming a gallon of Clover whole milk first into curds and then into a pound of mozzarella balls in less than one hour. 14 Matheson Street, Healdsburg CA 94558 Fee: $69 Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm Phone Number: 707-431-9999

◦June 15 -- Outdoor Paella Cooking Class @ DaVero Food Education: Join us for an outdoor, hands-on cooking and dining adventure with Paella Chef Gerard. Enjoy three delicious Paellas; Chicken and Chorizo, Seafood and Calamari and Vegetarian. After the cooking is done, sit down to enjoy the bounty paired with a selection of DaVero wines. The perfect Father's Day 'date' RSVP required. 766 Westside Road, Healdsburg CA 95448 Fee: $95/$85 Wine Club Time: 11am Phone Number: 707-431-8000 For lodging specials, please visit

Sonoma County Events, June 1-8, 2012 27 May 2012, 4:33 pm

June 1 -- Murphy Goode Wine Makers Dinner @ Hyatt! Winemaker Dinner: The Hyatt Vineyard Creek, in Conjunction with Murphy Goode winery, would like to invite you to a night of delicious food, fine wines, & great company. 170 Railroad St, Santa Rosa Fee: $79.00 Time: 6:00 PM Phone Number: 707.636.7288

June 1-- Friday Night Live Free Concert Series Live Music and Farmer's Market in Cloverdale Plaza, now through August. Season opener features Shana Morrison. Fee: Free

◦June 1 - 10 -- Healdsburg Jazz Festival Live Music: The lineup features the stars and influences of Brazilian jazz, welcomes new names and faces, and throws the spotlight on local talent and living legends. As always, the best talent in jazz today plays in venues from winery tasting rooms to open-air greens, historic theaters to hotel lobbies. Call for tickets. Fee: Varies Time: Varies Phone Number: (707) 433.4644

◦June 2 -- Philharmonia Healdsburg Live Music: Program includes Violin Concerto in E minor, Mendelssohn; Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Beethoven. Featured soloist Philip Santos, Violin. Philharmonia Healdsburg consists of professional musicians from the Bay Area and beyond, led by Music Director Les Pfutzenreuter. Get tickets at Copperfield's in Healdsburg or online. Raven Performing Arts Theater, 115 North Street, Healdsburg CA 95448 Fee: $25/$10 Students with ID Time: 8pm Phone Number: 707-433-6335

◦June 2 -- "Murder by Pinot" - A Dinner to Die For! @ Sonoma-Cutrer Celebration: Join us for an evening of intrigue, fine wine, delicious food and murder! Meet our winemaker Mick Schroeter, enjoy great food with Sonoma-Cutrer wines and solve an intriguing murder mystery! Make your reservations today! 4401 Slusser Road, Windsor CA 95492 Fee: $95pp/$80 Wine Club Members Time: 5:30pm-9:30pm Phone Number: 707-237-3466

◦June 2-- Giving Back @ Jordan Winery Benefit: To commemorate 40 years in 2012, Jordan Winery is hosting an unprecedented event with Causes.com benefiting three Bay Area charities: Muttville, Meals on Wheels and Spark. This is the grand finale to a series of 40th anniversary events held across the country. All Ticket Sales are processed online. 1474 Alexander Valley Road, Healdsburg CA 95448 Fee: $75 Time: 3pm-6:30pm Phone Number: 707-431-5250

◦June 2-- Jack London's Life and Times with Mike Wilson Lecture: Mike Wilson is recognized as an expert on this well-known local author. He portrayed Jack London in the first person for more than 25 years, has written a critically acclaimed book and recently finished a musical and a biography on London. In 2005, he received the coveted “Jack London Man of the Year” award from the Jack London Foundation. 139 Piper Street, Healdsburg CA 95448 Fee: Free Time: 2pm-3pm Phone Number: 707-433-3772

◦June 2-- Beerfest - A Benefit for Face to Face Festival: A microbrew and food tasting extravaganza! More than 45 of Northern California's finest microbreweries and lots of fantastic gourmet food. Ticket price includes all tastings and a souvenir glass! Live music! 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts. Fee: $45 in advance, $50 at the door Time: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 544.1581

◦June 2-3 & 9-10-- Open Studios 2012 Art Education: The 18th annual Art at the Source Tour features 158 artists in over 75 studio locations, and the diversity includes painters, sculptors, potters, jewelers, photographers, glass, wood and fiber artists. This free self-guided tour has something for everyone! To plan your tour, visit the Preview Exhibit at the Center for the Arts where each artist is represented or consult the catalog to choose artists and follow the map to their studios. Sonoma County Fee: Free Time: 10am-5pm Phone Number: 707-829-4797

◦June 2-- Gnocchi Hands-On Class @ Relish Food Education: Channel your inner-Nonna at this very hands-on class where participants will learn to make classic Gnocchi with potato and another (easier) traditional version Gnocchi di Ricotta with ricotta cheese. 14 Matheson Street, Healdsburg CA 95448 Fee: $92 Time: 6pm-9pm Phone Number: 707-431-9999

◦June 3-- Sauvignon Blanc Release Party @ Matanzas Creek Winery Release Party: Celebrate the release of our two vineyard designate Sauvignon Blancs, a new vintage of our esteemed Helena Bench Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc and the debut of our Bennett Valley Sauvignon Blanc. 6097 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa Fee: $10 Time: 12 - 4 PM Phone Number: 707-521-7033

◦June 3 -- Philharmonia Healdsburg, Matinee Live Music: Program includes Violin Concerto in E minor, Mendelssohn; Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Beethoven. Featured soloist Philip Santos, Violin. Philharmonia Healdsburg consists of professional musicians from the Bay Area and beyond, led by Music Director Les Pfutzenreuter. Get tickets at Copperfield's in Healdsburg or online. Raven Performing Arts Theater, 115 North Street, Healdsburg CA 95448 Fee: $25/$10 Students with ID Time: 2pm Phone Number: 707-433-6335

◦June 7 - 10 -- Peggy Sue's All-American Cruise Celebration: Join us for the Annual Peggy Sue's All-American Cruise, a car show in beautiful Sonoma County. With 800 Cars, live entertainment, cruise Downtown, Chili Cook-off, beer & wine tasting, golf tournament, vendors and more. Supporting local youth charities and community matters -safe school ambassador. A Place to Play Youth Park, 2375 West 3rd Street, Santa Rosa Fee: $6 Adults Sat & Sun/Kids Free Time: Varies Phone Number: (707) 575.3267

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North Bay Events, May 16-31 20 Mar 2012, 1:18 pm

May 17-21-- Russian River Women's Weekend
Celebration: A weekend filled with women enjoying hot pool parties, nite clubs, dancing, dining, craft fair, comedy show, and more! Tickets available on-line. Guerneville CA
Fee: Varies Time: Varies Phone Number: 707-869-9000

May 18-- Portland Cello Project @ Wells Fargo Center
Performing Arts: The Portland Cello Project is wowing audiences all over the country with extravagant performances, mixing genres and blurring musical lines and perceptions wherever they go. 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa CA
Fee: $10-$30 Time: 7pm Pre-show Discussion/8pm Show Phone Number: 707-546-3600

May 18 - 20-- Taste Alexander Valley
Celebration, Wine Education: Join us for the annual wine and food event hosted by Alexander Valley Winegrowers. The weekend kicks off Friday with an Opening Gala and Saturday and Sunday, over 35 wineries host parties throughout the Valley, each featuring wine, food, entertainment and discounts. Visit us online for tickets more information.
Fee: $65 Advance/$75 Day of Event Time: 5:30pm Friday Gala/11am-4pm Sat-Sun Phone Number: 888-289-4637

May 19-- Annual Luther Burbank Rose Parade
Celebration: The 118th Annual Luther Burbank Rose Parade & Festival is one of Sonoma County’s most time honored traditions and one of the oldest and largest events of its kind in Northern California. Downtown Santa Rosa CA
Fee: Free Time: 10am-12pm Phone Number: 707-523-3728

May 19-- Spring Farm to Table Dinner
Wine & Food Education: An in-depth look at Quivira’s farming practices, winemaking, wines and other estate features. Upon your arrival, pick up a glass of wine, grab a few items from the garden to be prepared with dinner, and then head off on a personal tour of the estate. As the sun goes down, join us to dine al fresco in the garden. 4900 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg
Fee: $125 Time: 4pm-8pm Phone Number: 707-431-8354 x 224

May 19-- Seghesio's May Wine Release Party
Celebration: Kick off the summer season as we go whole hog. That’s right, Chef Peter is firing up our brand-new Caja China boxes for a pig roast and perfect pairing not to be missed! Relax and enjoy a festive party that showcases the May release wines — 2010 Home Ranch and Block 8 Zinfandels. 700 Grove Street, Healdsburg CA
Fee: $50/$40 Wine Club Time: 3pm-6pm Phone Number: 707-395-3609

May 19-- Make-A-Wish Croquet Charity Auction
Celebration, Auction: The graceful and picturesque croquet lawns and vineyards of Sonoma-Cutrer are the backdrop for this unique event where hundreds of wine, croquet and food enthusiasts don their "croquet whites" to be part of this spring ritual in wine country.
Fee: $200 Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Phone Number: (415) 982.9474

May 20-- Jack Hanna's Into the Wild LIVE!
Celebration: Take a trip to the wild side with America’s favorite zookeeper! Jungle Jack’s live show features many of his favorite exotic animal friends, as well as fascinating and humorous stories and footage from his adventures around the world. Everyone from the youngest child to the oldest adult will be amused and delighted! Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa
Fee: $35 Adults/$30 Seniors & Ages 12 & under Time: 6:30pm Phone Number: 707-546-3600

May 20-- Oyster Sundays at Iron Horse
Celebration: Join us at Iron Horse for local, sustainably farmed oysters provided by the Oyster Girls and their traveling oyster bar. $2 an oyster with infused mango mignonette, sassy pink horseradish sauce and classic rice-wine mignonette to pair with our $15 bubbly wine flight. Wine club members “fly” for free. 9786 Ross Station Rd., Sebastopol
Fee: See description Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. Phone Number: 707-887-1507

May 20-- Sauvignon Blanc Release Party @ Matanzas Creek Winery
Wine Education: Celebrate the release of our two vineyard designate Sauvignon Blancs, a new vintage of our esteemed Helena Bench Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc and the debut of our Bennett Valley Sauvignon Blanc. Indulge with exquisitely paired small bites with tasting flight. 6097 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa
Fee: $10, free for wine club members Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Phone Number: 800-590-6464


May 24 - 26-- Healdsburg Future Farmers Country Fair and Twilight Parade
Family Fun: Held at Healdsburg Recreation Park, on University & Piper Streets. Country Fair Competitions, livestock auction & more. The fair takes place after the parade and runs through Saturday evening.
Fee: Free Time: Parade begins at 6 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 433.1112

May 26 - 27-- "Pink Out" Spring Release Party at Bella Vineyards
Celebration: Don your gaudiest pink attire and join us for our annual "Pink Out" release party. We'll add some sizzle to spring with new wine releases (pink and red!), fresh oysters and decadent chocolate. A weekend of debauchery and good cheer that will leave you "tickled pink"! 9711 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
Fee: $15/$10 Wine Club Members Time: 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Phone Number: 707-473-9171

May 27-- Chardonnay and Croquet @ Sonoma-Cutrer
Celebration: Join Sonoma-Cutrer for Chardonnay and Croquet.Play croquet while enjoying Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay. After the games players will enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch on our terrace. You don’t have to know how to play croquet or wear white to have a great time. Space is limited to 16 guests so reserve your spot now. A fun time will be had by all! 4401 Slusser Road, Windsor CA
Fee: $35/$25 Wine Club Members Time: 11am-2pm Phone Number: 707-237-3461
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North Bay Events, May 1-15 20 Mar 2012, 1:12 pm

?May 4 - 5 -- California Herdeljezi Festival
Festival: A benefit event to help the Roma of Kosovo. The festival celebrates the folk art traditions of Roma (Gypsies); featuring traditional music, songs, dances, stories, foods, crafts and customs of the Roma, within a strong community-building context, and with a goal of creating a sense of 'mahala' (shared community-neighborhood) amongst all who participate. Ives Park & The Sebastopol Veteran's Memorial Building downtown Sebastopol
Fee: Call for information and tickets Time: 1 p.m. - 9 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 823.7941

?May 5 -- Derby Day
Benefit, Auction: Gala fundraiser and auction for Meals on Wheels at Sonoma-Cutrer Winery. Includes a competition among some of the great chefs of Sonoma County, lunch, prepared by other leading chefs, silent & live auctions and simulcast of the Kentucky Derby race. Event sells out, so call early for tickets. 4401 Slusser Road, Windsor CA
Fee: Call for information Time: Call for information Phone Number: 707-525-0143 x146

?May 6-- May Day Festival
Festival, Family Fun: Please join the Geyserville Chamber of Commerce and our community for the Annual May Day Festival. This down home event will have something for everyone! Music, kid's games, great food, local wines & family fun. Hoffman Picnic Grounds (formerly Geyser Peak Picnic Grounds), Geyserville
Fee: Free Time: 12pm-4pm Phone Number: 707-857-3745

?May 6-- American Philharmonic Show 5
Live Music: American Philharmonic presents Emperor and King. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor” – Brigitte Armenier, piano Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 “Organ”. Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa
Fee: $30, $20, $5-Child (16 and under) Time: 3:30 p.m. Phone Number: 707-546-3600

?May 6-- Historic Healdsburg Homes Tour
Historic: The Historic Healdsburg Homes Tour is a self-guided walking tour of some of the town’s most distinctive homes. Sponsored by the American Association of University Women (AAUW). All of the homes are within easy walking distance of the Central Plaza in Healdsburg.
Fee: $35 Advance/$40 Day of Tour Time: Check-in 11:30am-3pm/Tour 1pm-4:30pm Phone Number: 707-473-0313

?May 12-- Spring Fest at Christopher Creek Winery
Celebration: Meet the winemaker and owners of this award-winning boutique winery. Taste from the barrels, exciting new releases. Food will be served. Celebrate spring in the vineyard. 641 Limerick Lane, Healdsburg
Fee: $5 Time: 11am-4pm Phone Number: 707-431-8243

?May 12-14-- Santa Rosa Symphony Set Seven
Live Music: Santa Rosa Symphony presents The Brothers Ferrandis, Classical Set Seven. Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa CA
Fee: $15-$65 Time: Sat & Mon 8pm/Sun 3pm Phone Number: 707-546-3600

?May 13-- Rosso's and Rose Mother's Day Event
Celebration: Save the date, details to come! Bring your friends and family out to the estate and enjoy Rosso’s Pizzeria famous Pizzas while sipping Quivira’s new release Rosé wine. Rosso’s will be here to customize your pizza with the toppings of your choice and will provide a fresh summer salad from the estate garden. 4900 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
Fee: Call for information Time: 12pm-4pm Phone Number: 707-431-8354 x224

?May 13-- Toast to Mom @ Dutton-Goldfield Winery
Celebration: Come toast to all we love about the mothers that create the fabric of our histories. Complimentary wine tastings for all moms and from 11am-1pm. All guests will enjoy a complimentary food and wine pairing. 3100 Gravenstein Hwy North, Sebastopol
Fee: Free to Moms/$10 waived with purchase Time: 10am-4:30pm Phone Number: 707-827-3600

?May 13-- Mother's Day Safari at Safari West
Family Fun: Enjoy a special Mothers Day tour aboard The African Queen along with some other surprises! What could be more extraordinary than spending Mother's Day amongst some of the word's most elegant creatures? Our chef is preparing a glorious champagne brunch featuring delectable selections especially for you. 3115 Porter Creek Road, Santa Rosa
Fee: $68 for adults; $35 for children (ages 4-12) Time: Morning & Afternoon packages available Phone Number: (707) 579.2551


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North Bay Events, April 16-30 20 Mar 2012, 1:03 pm

April 20-- Grgich Hills Winemaker Dinner @ Inn at the Tides
Winemaker Dinner: Join us for our 26th Annual Dinner with the Winemaker Series. Tonight, Mr. Miljenko “Mike” Grgich, Owner and Winemaker of Grgich Hills Estate. Please call for reservations. 800 Highway One, Bodega Bay
Fee: $99 per person, plus tax & gratuity Time: Call for information Phone Number: 800-541-7788

April 21 - 22-- Sebastopol Apple Blossom Festival
Festival: The Annual Apple Blossom Parade is a delight for the entire family. Everything from school marching bands to dachshunds in costume will delight the youngest to the oldest. Sebastopol comes alive as the flower-adorned floats, high-stepping horses, march proudly down Main Street. The parade is Saturday at 10am. After the parade join us at the Festival in Ives Park/Sebastopol Veterans Memorial Bldg, 282 High Street, Sebastopol
Fee: $10 Time: Sat 10am-6pm/Sun 10am-5pm Phone Number: 877-828-4748

April 21-- “Get Zen” Event & Sauvignon Blanc @ Matanzas Creek Winery
Celebration: Spend a day in Zen at Matanzas Creek Winery. Spend a beautiful wine country afternoon at the gardens, stretch in a yoga class or experience a relaxing head and neck massage while indulging in our estate lavender spa products. Food and wine pairings, live music and relaxation. 6097 Bennett Valley Rd., Santa Rosa,
Fee: $20, $10 for wine club members Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Phone Number: 800-590-6464

April 21-- Celebrate Earth Day Early @ Rodney Strong Vineyards
Wine Education: Explore sustainable vineyard practices, with Ryan Decker, our sustainable viticulture specialist. Walk with Ryan through our estate vineyard at Rodney Strong to explore the following topics: soil management, water conservation techniques, cover crops, pest management and how to work with Nature to achieve quality. 11455 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg
Fee: Free Time: 10am-11am Phone Number: 707-433-0904

April 21-- The Big Event - Come Fly with SAY!
Celebration, Benefit: Come Fly With SAY at our annual BIG Event fundraiser. A live auction event with dinner and dancing. Your SAYcation will depart Saturday April 21, 2012 at 5:30pm, with travel from Paris to Polynesia. Your departure gate is the Friedman Event Center, located at 4676 Mayette Avenue in Santa Rosa. Ticket fares start at $100 with first class seating available for $250.
Fee: $100 - $250 Time: 5:30 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 544.3299 x226

April 22-- Earth Day and Wellness Festival
Celebration: Live music, Sonoma County Bird Rescue Bird Show, Children's games and crafts, free valet bicycle parking, Spring produce and food at Windsor Farmers Market. Sponsored by Windsor Refuse & Recycling and Windsor Farmers Market
Fee: Free Time: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Phone Number: 707-838-1260

April 22-- Pops Tribute Ladies of Motown @ Wells Fargo Center
Live Music: Symphony Pops Series - featuring the female vocal quartet, Radiance performing "A Tribute to the Ladies of Motown." Recreating the hits of The Supremes, Martha & the Vandellas, the Marvelettes and more. 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa
Fee: $32, $45, $56 and $75 Time: 3 p.m. Phone Number: 707-546-3600

April 22-- Earth Day Fair
Festival: This event will celebrate the anniversary of Earth Day as well as inspire awareness and protection of our environment. All are invited to come downtown and enjoy food, music, eco-friendly crafts and activities for kids, volunteer opportunities, local vendors, and environmental organizations. Courthouse Square, Downtown Santa Rosa CA
Fee: Free Time: 11 p.m. - 3 p.m. Phone Number: 707-543-3200

April 22-- Chardonnay and Croquet @ Sonoma-Cutrer
Celebration: Join Sonoma-Cutrer for Chardonnay and Croquet. Play croquet while enjoying Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay. After the games players will enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch on our terrace. Space is limited to 16 guests so reserve your spot now. A fun time will be had by all! 4401 Slusser Rd., Windsor
Fee: $35 Per Person / $25 Wine Club Members Time: 11am-2pm Phone Number: 707-237-3461

April 22-- Oyster Sundays at Iron Horse
Celebration: Join us at Iron Horse for local, sustainably farmed oysters provided by the Oyster Girls and their traveling oyster bar. $2 an oyster with infused mango mignonette, sassy pink horseradish sauce and classic rice-wine mignonette to pair with our $15 bubbly wine flight. Wine club members “fly” for free. 9786 Ross Station Rd., Sebastopol
Fee: See description Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. Phone Number: 707-887-1507

April 24-- Cooking Class: Italian Dinner from Modena @ Depot Hotel Restaurant
Food & Wine Education: Demonstration cooking class on the food of the Italian city of Modena. Chef Michael Ghilarducci leads a fun and light-hearted class, with history of the region, Italian cooking techniques, and information where to source great ingredients. Class includes the recipes and a complete four-course dinner, with matching wines for each course. Classes fill up rapidly, so reserve your space now. 241 First Street, Sonoma
Fee: $90 Time: 6:30pm Phone Number: 707-938-2980

April 26-- Sunset Supper at DaVero
Wine & Food Education: Join Ridge & Colleen for a family style supper & educational tour of our biodynamic gardens. A local Chef will be our guest as we pair and feature our exciting Falco & DaVero Estate Wines. Seating is limited for this casual and small group setting. RSVP required to attend. 766 Westside Rd., Healdsburg
Fee: $85/$75 Wine Club Member Time: 5pm-9pm Phone Number: 707-431-8000 ext 1

April 27-- Rhythmic Circus @ Wells Fargo Center
Performing Arts: Rodney Strong Vineyard Dance Series - Rhythmic Circus has quickly risen from an underground percussive dance phenomenon to an innovative live performance company known for transforming their tap shoes into instruments of rhythm. 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa
Fee: $35/$25 Adult, $30/$20 Child Time: Pre-show discussion 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. Phone Number: 707-546-3600

April 28-- The Last Great Race @ Homewood Winery
Benefit: Join NorSled for wine tasting, dinner and Ed and Tasha’s presentation on sled dog racing. Includes three wine tastings, no host bar, light dinner and presentation. 23120 Burndale Road, Sonoma
Fee: $25/$35 At the Door Time: 6pm-9pm Phone Number: 800-471-5822

April 28 - 29-- Passport to Dry Creek Valley®
Wine Education, Celebration: Passport to Dry Cry Valley® is an annual event showcasing the wineries, vineyards and exceptional beauty of Dry Creek Valley. Others may try to imitate us, but none can surpass the creative entertainment,the amazing food and the unique wines offered.
Fee: 2 Day Passport $120, Sunday Only $70 Time: 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Phone Number: 707-433-3031

April 28-- Kenny Rogers @ Wells Fargo Center
Live Music: Kenny Rogers is the voice of such timeless classics as “The Gambler,” “Lucille,” “Coward Of The County,” “Lady,” “Through The Years,” “She Believes in Me,” “Islands in the Stream,” and “We’ve Got Tonight.” 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa
Fee: $85, $65, $45 Time: 8 p.m. Phone Number: 707-546-3600

April 28-- Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Windsor Town Green!
Celebration: Family fun for all ages. Music, entertainment, food & beverage and children's crafts. Windsor Town Green, 9455 Bell Road, Windsor CA
Fee: Free Time: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m. Phone Number: 707-838-1260

April 29-- J. Rickards Vineyards Winemaker Dinner
Winemaker Dinner: Jim and Eliza Rickards own J. Rickards, a family run wine grape farming and wine making operation at the northern end of Alexander Valley. The winery started in 2005, producing several varietals over 60 acres, including the original 1908 Zinfandel grapes.? Village Inn & Restaurant, 20822 River Blvd., Monte Rio
Fee: $48 Time: 6 p.m. Phone Number: 707-865-0565

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North Bay Events, April 1-15 20 Mar 2012, 12:56 pm

March 29 - April 1 -- Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival
Performing Arts: Independent documentary films and filmmakers are coming to Sonoma County for the Annual Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival. The Sebastopol Center for the Arts presents the festival, which brings 58 films from 21 countries to seven Sebastopol venues.
Fee: $10-$20 per film Time: Varies Phone Number: (707) 829.4797

April 1-- American Philharmonic Show 4
Live Music: There is music that expresses the very best in the human spirit and calls us to our highest selves. This profoundly beautiful concert is a bridge from darkness to the light of a transcendent world. Brahms: Symphony No. 1, Vaughn Williams: The Lark Ascending, R. Strauss: Death and Transfiguration. Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa
Fee: $30, $20, $5-Child (16 and under) Time: 3:30 p.m. Phone Number: 707-546-3600

April 1-- Artisan Home Cheese Making:Fresh Cheeses @ Relish
Food Education: It is surprisingly easy to make luscious and delicious cheese at home. At this workshop, chef and author Mary Karlin shares techniques and methods from her book Artisan Cheese Making At Home to lead participants in hands-on cheese making of three “same-day” cheeses: Whole Milk Ricotta, Indian Paneer, and Italian Mascarpone. 14 Matheson St., Healdsburg
Fee: $104 Time: 1:00 - 4:00pm Phone Number: (707)431-9999

April 6-- Lisa Lampanelli @ Wells Fargo Center
Performing Arts: Lampanelli has been called “a brilliant comedy mind who’ll steal the show every time” Howard Stern and “more than a standup—a standout,” by comedy legend Jim Carrey. 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa
Fee: $42.75 Time: 7 p.m. Phone Number: 707-546-3600

April 7-- Wild Mushroom Foray and Demo Lunch @ Relish
Food Education: Join us for a tromp through the woods as we search for edible wild mushrooms with chef Elissa Rubin-Mahon. After our foray we will caravan back to the Relish Culinary Center where a four-course wild mushroom lunch awaits our arrival. We'll cook up any edibles we find as chef Elissa demonstrates key elements of the lunch. 14 Matheson St., Healdsburg
Fee: $98 Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm Phone Number: (707)431-9999

April 8-- Easter at Amista Vineyards
Celebration: Search the vineyard for Easter eggs filled with candy and coupons for 5% to 20% off wine, and free bottles! And search extra hard for the Golden Goose Egg because it contains a special prize: wine and food pairing for a party of six in Amista’s outdoor wine garden. Sparkling Rosé and an assortment of cheeses will be served. 3320 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg
Fee: $10 Time: 10am-12pm Phone Number: 707-431-9200

April 13 - 14-- Graton Community Club Flower Show
Celebration: Join us for the Graton Community Club Spring Flower Show and Plant Sale. Visitors can see flower displays, buy locally grown plants, hand crafted items, and unique collectibles. Lunch, dessert, and beverage for only $10, between 11am and 2pm. Benefits scholarship fund. 8896 Graton Road, Graton
Fee: Free Time: 9am-4pm Phone Number: 707-823-7341

April 14-- Baking for Brunch w/ Shelly Kaldunski @ Relish
Food Education: At this class with local pastry chef Shelly Kaldunski will lead participants as they bake delicious brunch dishes, beginners will learn wonderful skills to improve baking confidence and more experienced bakers learn lots of tricks from Shelly's years baking at Martha Stewart Omnimedia. 14 Matheson St., Healdsburg
Fee: $86 Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm Phone Number: (707) 431-9999

April 14-- Pick of The Vine
Benefit, Auction: Thirty-five premier Sonoma County wineries pour their award winning wines, and many of the county’s finest purveyors of gourmet foods provide hors d’oeuvres and snacks, all accompanied by live music. Large live and silent auction of collectible and library wines, dinners, lodging, and much more. Benefits the Sonoma County Long term Care Ombudsman Program. Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building 1351 Maple Avenue, Santa Rosa
Fee: $60 Advance/$65 At the Door Time: 6pm-8:30pm Phone Number: 707-526-4108

April 14 - 15-- IRS Blues @ Valley of the Moon Winery
Celebration: Sing away your tax blues while enjoying award-winning wines and gourmet pairings at Valley of the Moon Winery and Kenwood Vineyards' IRS Blues. Great wine sales, savory delicacies, blues and visiting vendors will make you forget all about Uncle Sam! Two events for the price of one ticket! Our wineries are only minutes apart. Please call for reservations. 777 Madrone Road, Glen Ellen
Fee: $20/$10 Wine Club Time: 10am-4pm Phone Number: 707-939-4510

April 14-- Healdsburg Barn Dance
Celebration: Drink, eat, and dance charitably at the 20th Annual Barn Dance & Dinner benefiting the Healdsburg Future Farmer's Country Fair. Saturday, April 14th, 2012 from 5-11 PM at the Alexander Valley Community Hall. NY Strip & all the fix'ns catered by Phil and the Fairboard Crew. Featuring Live Music by JD Bauman & the Bootband. Alexander Valley Hall (View Venue) 5512 State Hwy 128 Geyserville, CA
Fee: $35 Time: 5 p.m. Phone Number: 707-217-3438

April 14-- Taste of Olivet
Wine Education: Visit the Olivet Road wineries and enjoy wine, food and music at the wineries that put the road on the map! DeLoach Inman Family, Inspiration, Pelligrini, Hook & Ladder, Harvest Moon, Tara Bella.
Fee: Call for information Time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 293.9576

April 14-- Arts & Crafts Fair at Sebastiani Winery
Fair: Bay area artists showcase their jewelry, photography, ceramics, paintings, wearable art, woodcrafts, glass and more at the 2nd Annual Spring Arts & Crafts Fair at Sebastiani Winery. A fun event to benefit the Sonoma Valley Hospital, raffle tickets for fabulous prizes and food will be available for purchase. 389 First Street East, Sonoma
Fee: Free Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 935-9505

April 14 - 15-- Tax Relief Party @ Dutton-Goldfield
Celebration: Swirl, sip, and save as Dutton-Goldfield picks up the sales tax on all wine purchases. Enjoy our Standard Flight of 4 wines, showcasing our cool-climate favorites or explore our pinot noirs and a special cellar selection with our Reserve Cellar Flight. 3100 Gravenstein Hwy North, Sebastopol
Fee: $10/Waived with purchase Time: 10am-4:30pm Phone Number: 707-827-3600

April 15-- Trione Vineyards Winemaker Diner
Winemaker Dinner: Three generations of the Trione family have carefully farmed and managed over 700 acres of grapes in Sonoma County, from the cool, slow-ripening flavors of the Russian River Valley to the rich, dark berry flavors of the Alexander Valley. Village Inn & Restaurant, 20822 River Blvd, Monte Rio
Fee: $48 Time: 6 p.m. Phone Number: 707-865-0565

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Sonoma County Events, Jan 14th-31st 8 Jan 2012, 2:55 pm

* January 14 -- The Peking Acrobats at the Wells Fargo Center
Performing Arts, Family Fun: Accompanied by live musicians who skillfully play traditional Chinese instruments and high-tech special effects that coalesce with the music and awe-inspiring feats, The Peking Acrobats create an exuberant entertainment event featuring all the excitement and festive pageantry of a Chinese Carnival! 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa CA
Fee: $21 Adult/$16 ChildTime: 6:30 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 546.3600

* January 14 - 16 -- Winter Wineland at Windsor Oaks
Celebration, Wine Education: We are bringing back our “Winter Scape” theme that includes warm winter treats that pair perfectly with our hand crafted wines. 10810 Hillview Road, Windsor CA
Fee: $10 Time: Call for information Phone Number: (707) 433.3810

* January 15 -- An Evening with Paula West at Lambert Bridge Winery
Live Music: Paula West has been thrilling national and international audiences with her heartfelt renditions of well-known standards and unique interpretations of dynamic jazz songs. Please call for reservations. 4085 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
Fee: $75 Concert/$250 Concert & Dinner Time: 6 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 431.4670

* January 15 - 16 -- Winter Wineland
Celebration, Wine Education:Join us for two glorious days along the Wine Road, Northern Sonoma County as we celebrate our Annual Winter Wineland. This is a great opportunity to meet winemakers, taste limited production wines, new releases or library wines. Some wineries will offer food pairings and others will have tours. Download the detailed program to see exactly what each winery will offer for the weekend, then plan your tasting adventure.
Fee: Advance Online Tickets: $40 Weekend, $30 Sun. Only, $10 Designated Drivers, At the door: $50 Weekend, $40 Sun. Only, $10 Designated DriversTime: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 857.1400

* January 15 -- Charlie Musselwhite Concert
Performing Arts: Charlie Musselwhite appearing live to benefit the Geyserville Educational Foundation. Also featuring opening local band The Aces. Silent auction and wine raffle. Call for tickets. Raven Performing Arts Theatre, 115 North Street, Healdsburg CA
Fee: $40/$125 VIP Time: 7:30 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 857.3557

* January 20 -- Dry Creek Vineyard Winemaker Dinner @ Dry Creek Kitchen
Food & Wine Education: Reserve your seat early for Dry Creek Kitchen's new monthly winemaker dinner series. Chef Dustin Valette will present a special pairing menu to compliment the featured winery each month. 25 Matheson St., Healdsburg, CA
Fee: $105Time: 6:30 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 431.0330

* January 21 -- Food, Inc. with Eric Schlosser at the Wells Fargo Center
Lecture: Investigative journalist and social critic Eric Schlosser has become a powerful voice for people and issues often ignored by the mainstream media. He co-produced the hit documentary “Food, Inc.”, making him a force in the debate about food in the U.S. and the many facets of industry and culture that go with it. 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa, CA
Fee: $25Time: 8 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 546.3600

* January 22 -- Amphora Winery's Library Dinner
Wine & Food Education: Join Rick at Amphora Winery as he pulls out a wonderful selection of library wines to pair with Chef Martin Courtman's 7 course dinner. Wines range from a 2002 Jacob's Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon to a 1999 Unti Vineyard Syrah. 4791 Dry Creek Rd., Healdsburg, CA
Fee: $150pp/$125 for wine clubTime: 6 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 431.7767

* January 22 - 24 -- Santa Rosa Symphony Set Four
Live Music: Enrique Arturo Diemecke, conductor, Sharon Isbin, guitar. Ortiz: Suomalainen Tango, Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez, Piazzolla: Tangazo, Variations on Buenos Aries, Chavez: Symphony No. 4. Wells Fargo Center, 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa, CA
Fee: $27-$55 Time: Sat & Mon 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 546.8742

* January 22 -- Hands-on Artisanal Cocktail Class
Instruction: With Spoonbar Mixologist Scott Beattie at H2Hotel, 219 Healdsburg Avenue in Healdsburg. Classic cocktail recipes have withstood the test of time because they are simply delectable. Our January class will allow guests to step behind the bar and learn the importance of cocktail basics.
Fee: $50Time: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 433.7222

* January 29 -- Kathy Griffin at the Wells Fargo Center
Performing Arts: Double Emmy award-winner Kathy Griffin brings her comedic chops to Santa Rosa to perform stand up on the stage where she taped her 2007 Bravo TV special. The "My Life on the D List" reality star dishes her latest views on pop culture—from movies, TV and fashion to life with her mother, Maggie Griffin. 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa, CA
Fee: $45 - $65Time: 7 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 546.3600

* Jan 28, 29, 30, Feb 4, 5, 2011 -- The Complete Works of Shakespeare, Abridged
Performing Arts: For anyone who has a sense of humor and likes the absurd, it is a must see, even if you don't like Shakespeare. It is hilarious! You do not have to know Shakespeare to understand this show. 209 N. Cloverdale Blvd Cloverdale, CA
Fee: Opening night: $18, General $15Time: Jan. 28, 29, Feb. 4, 5 @ 8 p.m., Jan 30 @ 2 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 894.2214

* January 29 - June 29 -- The Browns & The Van Pelts
Exhibition, Family Fun: Siblings in Peanuts. Over the years Peanuts portrayed many familial antics...the bad and the good. Charles M. Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa
Fee: Free for members, Adults:$10,youth:$5Time: 11a.m. - 5 p.m., weekends:10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 579.4452

* Every Sunday -- Sunday Jazz Brunch at Affronti
Dining, Live Music: Enjoy Sunday brunch with live jazz at Affronti! 235 Healdsburg Avenue, #105, Healdsburg CA
Fee: Call for informationTime: 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 431.1113

* Daily through Summer 2012 -- Art Exhibit :Ordinary to Extraordinary
Exhibition: Each piece in this exhibit incorporates commonplace items in unorthodox and creative ways—changing scale, composition and perspective to make the art unique and hard to miss. Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa CA
Fee: FreeTime: normal business hours Phone Number: (707) 546.3600

* Every Monday and Tuesday -- Live Jazz At The Dry Creek Kitchen
Live Music: Enjoy live jazz in the dining room at the Dry Creek Kitchen every Monday & Tuesday night. 317 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg, CA
Fee: Cost of mealTime: 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 431.0330

* Every Wednesday & Saturday -- Santa Rosa Original Farmer's Market
Markets: The year round farmers' market is know as the Original Santa Rosa Farmers Market. Along with fruits and vegetables from Sonoma County and other local areas, you'll find food and cooking products, fresh seafood, baked goods, cheese, honey, flowers, plants, and arts & crafts all from local farmers and artisans. Santa Rosa Veteran's Building East Parking Lot, 1351 Maple Avenue, Santa Rosa
Fee: FreeTime: 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 538.7023

* December 2 - March 11 -- 20 X 20 Thursdays at Dry Creek Kitchen
Wine Education, Dining: Enjoy 20 different bottles of wine at $20 each, Thursdays at the Dry Creek Kitchen. 317 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg, CA
Fee: $20/bottleTime: 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 431.0330

* Every Friday & Saturday Night -- Live Jazz at the Hotel Healdsburg
Live Music: Come relax and enjoy a cocktail or glass of wine in the Fire Side Lounge while listening to some of the Bay Area's finest jazz musicians in duo, and trio combinations! 25 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
Fee: FreeTime: 7:30 p.m. - 11 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 431.0330

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Sonoma County Events, February 15th-29th, 2012 5 Jan 2012, 6:40 pm





February 17 - 20 -- Cloverdale Citrus Fair
Festival, Family Fun: Welcome to the Fair! Tour exhibits built with citrus fruit and other food items; our floral gardens; the livestock competitions; the entries of citriculture and preserves. Cloverdale Citrus Fairgrounds, 1 Citrus Fair Drive, Cloverdale CA
Fee: $6 Time: Varies Phone Number: 707-894-3992


February 17 -- Kendall-Jackson Winemaker Dinner @ Inn at the Tides
Winemaker Dinner: Join us for our 26th Annual Dinner with the Winemaker Series. Tonight, Randy Ullom, Kendall-Jackson Winemaster. 800 Highway One, Bodega Bay
Fee: $79 per person, plus tax & gratuity Time: Call for information & reservations Phone Number: 800-541-7788


February 18 -- Mardi Gras Ball - Food & Dance Showcase
Celebration: Join us for the Mardi Gras Ball - Food & Dance Showcase! Enjoy Cajun-Creole food, costumes, mask maker, dance performances and social dancing. Discount on tickets purchased before 2/1/12. 1400 West College Avenue, Santa Rosa CA
Fee: $35 Advance Time: 7pm-11pm Phone Number: 707-331-4162


February 18 -- Mardi Gras Casino Night
Celebration: Mardi Gras sponsored by the Rotary Club of Sebastopol Sunrise and the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence! Receive scrip for poker, roulette, blackjack and craps. Live music, entertainment, silent auction, raffle and food. Net proceeds go directly to Food For Thought and the Interchurch Food Pantry. Sebastopol Veteran's Memorial Building, 282 High Street, Sebastopol CA
Fee: $50 Time: 7pm-11pm Phone Number: 707-887-1647


February 19-- Amphora’s Zinvitational~Zin & Cioppino
Wine & Food Education: Come join Rick for our Zinvitational. We'll be tasting current release, library, and barrel Zins. Great Zin demands good food, so we'll be dishing up bowls of our Cioppino with sourdough and green salad. Please RSVP. Amphora Winery, 4791 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA
Fee: $25/Wine Club Members & up to 2 Guests Free Time: 11am-4:30pm Phone Number: 707-431-7767


February 21-- Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters @ Wells Fargo Center
Family Fun, Performing Arts: A Cinderella story with traditional African chanting and song, African drumming, powerful and majestic choreography, thrilling original music and the splendor of Zimbabwe burst onto stage in this beautiful African tale that has been compared to the story of Cinderella. 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa
Fee: $12 -Child, $17 - Adult Time: 6:30 p.m. Phone Number: 707-546-3600


February 24-- Don't Fence Me In @ Wells Fargo Center
Live Music: Cowboy songs and poetry, high plains yodeling, western swing fiddle and vocal harmonies, lively Tex-Mex polkas and rancheras, and Northern Plains pow wow drum and song are performed by a group of exceptional artists—all working cowboys and other authentic representatives of today’s western culture. 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa
Fee: $30, $20, $10-Students Time: Pre-show discussion 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. Phone Number: 707-546-3600


February 24 - 26-- Tattoos & Blues
Live Music: World Famous Tattoo Artists, Crazy Philadelphia Eddie Book Signing, Bert Rodriguez's Roast, Live Blues Bands for 3 days, Tattoo Competitions, Live Tattooing, Vendors, Performers. Flamingo Resort Hotel and Spa, Santa Rosa Ca
Fee: $20/day $35/weekend Time: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m., daily Phone Number: (707) 545.8530


February 25-- February Wine Release Party
Celebration: Pete Seghesio will host our annual dinner featuring Uncle Ray’s famous Crab Cioppino recipe followed by dessert in our century-old cellar. Back by popular demand will be our “Cigar Bar Lounge.” 700 Grove Street, Healdsburg
Fee: $45 Centennial Club & $60 guests Time: Cioppino Dinner Seatings: 4, 6 and 8 p.m Phone Number: 707-395-3614


February 25 - 26-- California Redwood Chorale sings Kate Wolf
Live Music: The California Redwood Chorale, directed by Robert Hazelrigg, performs the World Premiere of "Unfinished Life" by Randall Keith Horton: a tribute to Kate Wolf and her music, featuring Bonnie Brooks and Don Coffin. This work includes "Across the Great Divide"and "Give Yourself to Love". Advance tickets are highly recommended. Glaser Center, 547 Mendocino Ave. Santa Rosa
Fee: $20 in advance from www.brownpaperticket Time: 8 p.m. on Feb 25 & 3 p.m. on Feb 26 Phone Number: 707-874-3770


February 26-- Pops Great Movies, Grand Piano @ Wells Fargo Center
Live Music: Pianist Rich Ridenour joins Maestro Michael Berkowitz and the Santa Rosa Symphony to present an evening of Hollywood’s greatest music. 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa
Fee: Varies Time: 3 p.m. Phone Number: 707-546-3600

Sonoma County Events, February 1-15 5 Jan 2012, 6:21 pm





February 1-- Spirit of Uganda @ Wells Fargo CenterPerforming Arts: In a riveting program of music and dance, this vibrant cast of performers, aged 8-18, brings to life the sounds and movements of Africa. Ambassadors for Uganda’s 2.4 million orphans, these children personify the resilience and promise of Africa’s next generation as they raise funds to help support those displaced at home.Fee: $40, $30,$10-Students Time: Pre-show discussion 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. Phone Number: 707-546-3600


February 2-- Jazz on the Menu Benefit: Enjoy live jazz with great food at 15 restaurants in the Healdsburg-Geyserville area during the annual “Jazz on the Menu.” Each restaurant will feature their signature dish and live music, and proceeds go to Healdsburg Jazz Festival’s Music Education programs. After-Party at Costeaux Bakery. Fee: After Party tickets $10 Time: Varies Phone Number: 707-433-4633


February 4-- Pork Butchering with chef Dino Bugica @ RelishFood Education: We’re very excited to offer this amazing hands-on class led by chef Dino Bugica of Diavola Pizzeria where each participant will butcher an entire roaster pig. Lunch will be served and each participant will take home all the cuts from their pig, including pancetta to finish curing at home. 14 Matheson St., HealdsburgFee: $525 ($560 for 2 people sharing one pig) Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Phone Number: (707)431-9999


February 4-- Winter Bridal Faire @ Paradise Ridge Winery Celebration: Join us for the Paradise Ridge Winery Winter Bridal Faire showcasing wedding vendors including coordinators, musicians, cakes, rental companies, florists, caterers and more. The Bridal Faire is complimentary for brides if an RSVP is received prior to January 30th. After the 30th the entrance fee will be $10 per person. 4545 Thomas Lake Harris Drive, Santa Rosa CA Fee: Free if RSVP by January 30th/$10 thereafter Time: 1pm-4pm Phone Number: 707-528-9463


February 4-- Annual Great Sonoma Crab & Wine FestivalBenefit, Auction: Feast on crab, clam chowder, pasta, salad, bread and Sonoma County wines. Live and silent auctions and raffle. Proceeds benefit agriculture education, Farm Bureau scholarships and 4-H and FFA programs in Sonoma County. Grace Pavilion, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa, CAFee: $75 Time: 5 p.m. Phone Number: 707-544-5575


February 4-- Wine & Chocolate Fantasy @ Rodney Strong VineyardsCelebration, Wine Education: The word fantasy describes this event best. If you love wine and/or chocolate your fantasy will come true! The barrel room is transformed into a beautiful series of halls and rooms, featuring wine and chocolate and chocolate and wine! Our three single vineyard cabernets will be featured and the live music and savory appetizers are sure to please. 11455 Old Redwood Hwy, HealdsburgFee: $65 general $60 wine club Time: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Phone Number: 800-678-4763


February 4 - 5-- Sonoma County Orchid Society Show & SaleExhibition: Join us for our Annual Orchid Show & Sale, featuring society sales and over 10 vendors of exotic and unusual orchids, displays, demonstrations, docent tours, hourly drawings, boutique, orchid doctor and much, much more. Santa Rosa Veterans Building, 1351 Maple Avenue, Santa Rosa CA Fee: $8 Time: Sat 10am-5pm/Sun 10am-4pm Phone Number: 707-775-5560

February 4-- Silver Oak Release DayWine Education, Celebration: Please join us as we celebrate the release of our Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Be among the first to taste the new vintage, while sampling delicious wine friendly fare. Small quantities of a highly desirable library wine will be released for sale. 24625 Chianti Rd., Geyserville, CAFee: Call for information Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Phone Number: (800) 273.8809

February 4-- Crab FeedCelebration: The Sbragia family invites you to join them for an evening of cracked crab and fabulous wine! We will dine on fresh crab from San Francisco bay, fresh baked bread, salad, and our award winning wines. Reservations required. 9990 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville CA Fee: $90/$65 Wine Club Members Time: 5pm Phone Number: 707-473-2992

February 5-- American Philharmonic Show 3 Live Music: Join the orchestra for a grand tour in search of adventure and romance featuring stops in some of the most exciting and colorful repertoire in the world. Berlioz: The Pirate, Mahler: Symphony No. 5 - Adagietto, Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a theme by Paganini – Elena Ulyanova, piano, Erickson: Toccata for Orchestra, Falla. Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa RosaFee: $30, $20, $5-Child (16 and under) Time: 3:30 p.m. Phone Number: 707-546-3600

February 5-- Mastering Braises w/ chef Tracey Shepos @ RelishFood Education: Chef Tracey Shepos will share important techniques to optimize flavor in your dish, from browning to finishing. The braising methods learned at this class can be applied to virtually any braised dish. And once you know the fundamentals, you can change flavors and seasonings for unlimited variation in your home kitchen. 14 Matheson St., HealdsburgFee: $94 Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm and 5:00 - 7:00pm Phone Number: (707)431-9999

February 9 -- "BLUE" & "Quintet" Opening Reception Reception, Exhibit: Join us for an Opening Reception at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts. In the Main Gallery, "BLUE", a collection of work that uses, expresses, reflects and interprets the color blue and on Gallery II, Denis Hazlewood exhibits "Quintet" a variety of surprising ceramics. 6780 Depot Street, Sebastopol CA Fee: Free Time: 6pm- 7:30pm Phone Number: 707-829-4797

February 10 - 12-- Annual Healdsburg Wild Steelhead FestivalFestival: The festival kicks off Friday with the Wild Salmon Dinner at the Villa Chanaticleer.Jim Norton will be the Guest Speaker and will be screening his film: 'Salmon: Running the Gauntlet'. Saturday, Fish Food and Fun in the Plaza, 10-4pm, trout pond, food wine art fly casting pond, info tables, live steelhead display. Sunday, Fish sorting and viewing, and other activities at the Lake Sonoma Visitor Center 11am - 3pm.Fee: Varies Time: See description Phone Number: 707-433-8182

February 10-- Anthony Bourdain & Eric Ripert @ Wells Fargo CenterFood Education: Join Anthony Bourdain, chef, author and host of “No Reservations” and Eric Ripert, renowned chef of Le Bernardin and regular on “Top Chef” for an evening of storytelling and discussion about the place of food in our lives and what really goes on behind the kitchen doors. 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa RosaFee: $65, $45, $30 Time: 8 p.m. Phone Number: 707-546-3600

February 11 - 13-- Santa Rosa Symphony Set FiveLive Music: Santa Rosa Symphony presents Bring on the Horns!, Classical Set Five. Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa RosaFee: Call for information & tickets Time: Sat & Mon @ 8 p.m., Sun @ 3 p.m. Phone Number: 707-546-3600

February 11-- Anova ACE of Hearts Red & Pink BallCelebration: The ACE of Hearts Ball will be held at the Friedman Events Center in Santa Rosa. The evening will feature a silent and live auction, dinner and dancing. Call for more information. 4676 Mayette Avenue, Santa Rosa CA Fee: $60/$110 per couple Time: 6:30 p.m. Phone Number: 707-527-7032

February 11-- A Zin Affair to Remember @ DeLoach Vineyards Celebration: Join us for an all out Zin-extravaganza! Ticket includes vertical Zinfandel tastings, gourmet chocolate, local artisan cheese, raffle prizes, case specials, live music from Beso Negro and The Street Eatz food truck will be on-site for any extra hunger needs! 1791 Olivet Road, Santa Rosa CA Fee: $15/$10 Wine Club Members Time: 1pm-4pm Phone Number: 707-526-9111

February 11 - 12-- CFA Allbreed Cat ShowBenefit, Auction: Fun for all cat-lovers! Pedigreed cats on show, shelter cats for adoption. Outstanding selection of cat supplies: food, condos, cozies, toys. Best cat-themed artists in the area with t-shirts, original artwork, jewelry. Great Wine Country raffle & silent auction. Supports animal charities. Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa CA Fee: $5 Adults/$3 Children over 5 Time: Sat 10am-5pm/Sun 9am-4pm Phone Number: 707-935-9040

February 11-- Wild Jungle Love at Safari West Celebration: This hot ticket begins with a wine and chocolate reception followed by a safari in an open-air vehicle among some of the world's most exotic creatures. Then, it's time to kick up your hooves (or paws) and dance into the night with our very own wild DJ. Can a holiday get any more wildly romantic? Reservations required, no tickets at the door. 3115 Porter Creek Road, Santa Rosa Fee: $90 per person (all inclusive), adults only Time: 2 p.m. - 11 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 579.2551

February 11-- Sweet 116Celebration: Taste Route 116 for Valentine’s Day. Enjoy decadent treats & delicious wines at 6 wineries. Ticket includes souvenir logo wine glass, hand-painted by local artists. Balletto Winery, Dutton Estate Winery, Graton Ridge Cellars, Martin Ray Winery, Russian River Vineyards, and Taft Street Winery. Fee: $25 / $20 Wine Club / $5 DD Time: 11am - 4pm Phone Number: 707-823-3040

February 11-- Farm To Table Dinner with Hugh ChappelleWine Education: An in-depth look at Quivira’s farming practices, winemaking, wines and other amazing estate features. Guests will “play winemaker” using tools and techniques to taste and combine Rhone varietals into a sumptuous blend. Following the blending, guests will savor the rich, comforting flavors of a three-course dinner. 4900 West Dry Creek Road, HealdsburgFee: $125.00 Time: 4pm-8pm Phone Number: 707-431-8354 x224

February 11-- Paws For LoveCelebration, Benefit: Join us for the annual Animal Art Show and Auction to benefit animals in need. Gallery of paintings created BY shelter & rescue animals, live and silent auctions with award-winning wines, trips, art, and services, wine, live music and gourmet hors d'oeuvres. Finley Community Center, 2060 West College Avenue, Santa Rosa CAFee: $30 Advance/$40 At the Door Time: 6pm-10pm Phone Number: 707-799-6151

February 11-- Amphoradisiac Valentines Dinner @ Amphora Winery Celebration: Join Rick at our annual Amphora Aphrodisiac dinner when we transform the cellar into an intimate dining room to celebrate Valentine's Day. A delicious meal from Martin Courtman paired with Amphora wines will help celebrate the love. Price includes tax and gratuity. Advance purchase only. Amphora Winery, 4791 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA Fee: $135pp/$115pp Wine Club Time: 5:30pm Phone Number: 707-431-7767

February 12-- Preserving Winter Citrus @ RelishFood Education: Chef Elissa Rubin-Mahon leads this class about techniques for preserving citrus flavors for use all year. Participants will make a variety of wonderful items from organic local fruit. Some items are sweet, others are savory, and all will be made naturally without preservatives or added pectin. 14 Matheson St., Healdsburg Fee: $79 Time: 1:00 - 4:30pm Phone Number: (707)431-9999

February 14-- Valentine Winery Dinner at St. Francis Wine & Food Education, Dining: Make Valentines Day memorable with a very special dinner at St. Francis. Celebrate with great wine and food as Executive Chef David Bush creates an exquisite menu for you and your special someone. Share an intimate candle lit experience, with each tantilizing course expertly paired with our premium Artisan Series wines. 100 Pythian Road, Santa RosaFee: $125.00 Public, $99.00 Wine Club Time: 6:30 p.m. Phone Number: (888) 675.WINE x 255

February 14 -- Valentine's Day SupperFood Education, Dining: Looking for a playful and delicious way to spend Valentine's Day? Chefs Christopher Greenwald and Ciara Meaney are putting together a delicious and romantic menu that you can cook together. At the end of the evening, we'll light candles and then sit, relax and savor the meal. Relish Culinary Adventures, 14 Matheson Street, Healdsburg CA Fee: $96 Time: 6pm Phone Number: 707-431-9999

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