Thursday, April 28, 2011

Events for Saturday & Sunday, April 30-May 1, 2011

Passport to Dry Creek Valley
Passport to Dry Creek Valley is an annual event showcasing the wineries, vineyards and exceptional beauty of Dry Creek Valley. 45+ wineries up and down the valley will celebrate their magic with amazing wine, incredible food and their famous Dry Creek Valley hospitality. You must enter the drawing to receive tickets.

Place: Dry Creek Wineries Fee: Call for information & tickets Time: 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 433.3031 Web:
Passport to Dry Creek Valley Weekend at Seghesio Winery
Enjoy a Big Easy Party Seghesio Style! Featuring special guests Mister Gary and Uncle Cotton from New Orleans. Cajun BBQ Ribs, Seafood Gumbo with Andouille Sausage, Tasso Shrimp Fettuccini and traditional Beignets for dessert—paired with what we do best, Zinfandel and Italian varietals. Don't miss the best music in town with Andre Thierry & Zydeco Magic. Laissez les bons temps rouler!

Place: Seghesio, 14730 Grove Street, Healdsburg CA Fee: Ticket holders Only Time: 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 433.3579 Web:

Annual Bodega Bay Fish Festival
Live music, entertainment, wine tasting, local cuisine, food booths, crafts fair, exhibits, raffle prizes and more. Free parking. Leashed pets welcome.

Place: Westside Park, Westshore Road, Bodega Bay CA Fee: $10 Adults/$8 Seniors/Under 12 Free Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 875.3866 Web:

Annual May Day Festival
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.

Place: Hoffman Picnic Grounds (formerly Geyser Peak Picnic Grounds), Geyserville
Fee: Free Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 857.3745 Web: Website

Blossom, Bees and Barnyard Babies
Experience Spring fever in full bloom, as farms from Healdsburg to Petaluma open their gates and barnyard doors to offer a behind-the-scenes peek at Sonoma County's finest food and agriculture. You'll meet the farmers who grow your food and actively support the preservation of the county's rich agricultural heritage.

Place: Sonoma County Farm Trails throughout Sonoma  County, CA
Fee: $25 per vehicle load Time: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 837.8896 Web:

4-H ChickenQue
ChickenQue is the only fundraiser for Sonoma County 4-H. It is a one day event: a barbecue with live music and dancing, booths with 4-H'ers showing off their hard work, games on the lawn, and a chance to visit with 7000 of your neighbors. All proceeds benefit the youth of Sonoma County, allowing the 4-H Council to put on events like Presentation Day and Fashion Revue, to pay for 4-H Camp, to give scholarships, and allow youth to attend conferences.

Place: Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa
Fee: $7 Advance/$8 At the Door Time: 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 565.2681 Web:

Petaluma Mothers’ Club Spring Tea
The Petaluma Mothers’ Club Annual Spring Tea Share tea, mimosas, tea sandwiches and other treats, plus indulge in a chocolate dessert fountain! Participate in the Silent Auction and Raffle and live music.

Place: Petaluma Golf & Country Club, 1500 Country Club Drive Fee: $25 through April 1, $30 thereafter Time: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 280.9673 Web: Website