Monday, March 14, 2011

Sonoma County Events for Friday-Thursday, March18-24, 2011

Friday – Sunday, March 18-20, 2011
Spring Home & Garden Show / Boat, RV & Sport Show
Over 500 exhibits in 7 buildings and acres of outdoor space filled with every product and service to turn your home and garden into a showplace. Plus select that perfect boat or RV for great family fun this year.

Place: Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa
Fee: Adults $7; 12 & under Free; Seniors $4 Fri. only Time: Fri. 1 - 8 pm; Sat. 10 am - 7 pm; Sun. 10 am - 6 pm Phone Number: (800) 655.0655 Web:

Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival
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.

Place: Various Sebastopol venues Fee: $10-$20 per film Time: Varies Phone Number: (707) 829.4797 Web:

Friday & Saturday, March 18 & 19, 2011
Celebration of Pigs and Pinot
The celebratory weekend offers a series of intimate dining and educational events hosted by Chef Palmer. A cast of Master Sommeliers and international celebrity chefs will showcase some of the world's greatest Pinots with perfect pork pairings. Proceeds from this event will benefit Share Our Strength.

Place: Hotel Headsburg, 25 Matheson St., Healdsburg Fee: Varies by event Time: Varies by event Phone Number: (800) 889.7188 Web:

Saturday, March 19, 2011
Rum, Rum History, and Rum Cocktails at h2hotel
Many of the worlds famous cocktails are rum-based and entire bars are devoted to making just tiki-style potions. Dominic Venegas is one of the Bay Area's most experienced and knowledgeable bartenders & will be bringing some fantastic recipes for everyone to test out including the classic Mai Tai, the Millionaire, and more.

Place: H2Hotel, 219 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg, CA Fee: $50, reservations required Time: 1 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 433.7222 Web:

Saturday & Sunday, March 19 & 20, 2011
Annual Savor Sonoma Valley
Join over 20 Wineries as they showcase 2010 vintage wines straight from the barrels, sample new releases, and offer wines paired with culinary creations. Meet winemakers, mingle behind-the- scenes, peruse art from local artists and listen to live music.

Place: Kenwood and Glen Ellen in Sonoma Valley, CA Fee: Weekend: $55, Designated Driver $20 Time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Phone Number: (866) 794.9463 Web:

Thursday, March 24, 2011
Compass Box Whisky Educational Seminar
Travero's Compass Box Whisky Tasting with U.S. Brand Ambassador Robin Robinson. Join us in tasting these spectacular whiskies!

Place: Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel, Santa Rosa, 170 Railroad Street, Santa Rosa, CA
Fee: $50, $35 Wine Club Members Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 542.2530 Web: