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Grand Opening of Glassblowing Studio and Gallery in Sonoma

Grand Opening of Glassblowing Studio and Gallery in Sonoma November 20, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Off Square Glassblowing Studio Opens in Sonoma Fans of glassblowing and the famous works of Dale Chihuly will want to check out Off Square Glass Studio, which opens tomorrow in downtown Sonoma. The grand opening party from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m will include glass blowing demonstrations, refreshments and...

End-of-Harvest Specials in Sonoma

End-of-Harvest Specials in Sonoma November 9, 2010 | Food, Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Fall is the Perfect Time to Flee to Sonoma The cold winds of November are chilling the coastal valleys of Sonoma County, but that just makes these orchard-covered hills and vine-draped valleys that much more picturesque. Thing is, the average tourist doesn’t know that, which means the crowds thin...

Taste One of Mexico’s Favorite Treats in Sonoma

Taste One of Mexico’s Favorite Treats in Sonoma September 3, 2010 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
The Mexican-style popsicles called paletas are all-natural concoctions of fresh fruit, juice and cream When traveling in Mexico, you can’t miss the neon colors and exotic displays of fresh fruit that mark a La Michoacana ice cream stand. Purveyors of paletas, an intrinsically Mexican treat, La...

Festive Fiddling at the Sebastopol Celtic Festival

Festive Fiddling at the Sebastopol Celtic Festival August 31, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The jazzy Canadian Gypsy lads Le Vent du Nord In just a few weeks, a world-class line-up of British Isles folk all-stars will descend on the tiny town of Sebastopol for the annual Celtic Music Festival, to be held at the Sebastopol Community Center September 24-26th. Now rechristened Celtic and World...

Favorite Sonoma Restaurants Now Serving Weekend Brunch

Favorite Sonoma Restaurants Now Serving Weekend Brunch July 29, 2010 | Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Weekend Brunch Down on the Farm Now at Zazu Sonoma’s great food options now extend to brunch thanks to new offerings from Zazu and Guerneville’s Boon Restaurant and Hotel. In the happening Russian River town of Guerneville, Boon restaurant is now serving Sunday brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m....

Celebrate April in Carneros with 20 Participating Wineries

Celebrate April in Carneros with 20 Participating Wineries April 15, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
April in Carneros 2010 Every year, this ten-year-old festival gets bigger and more festive.Think of it as a double-hitter; at April in Carneros you get to toast springtime and one of the most beloved Sonoma appellations at the same time. This year’s event seems like a must-do for fans of Carneros’...

New Owners of Applewood Inn Have Grand Plans

New Owners of Applewood Inn Have Grand Plans April 6, 2010 | Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
New Custodians of Applewood: Carlos Pippa and Sylvia Ranyak Texas-sized dreams are coming to the Applewood Inn in the Russian River Wine Country with the arrival of new owner Carlos Pippa, who purchased Applewood in December and has taken up residence as of this spring. With his friendly, lively girlfriend...

The Spa at Hotel Healdsburg Goes Biodynamic

The Spa at Hotel Healdsburg Goes Biodynamic March 24, 2010 | Hotels, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Sun-Dappled Entrance to the Spa at Hotel Healdsburg It may not be easy being green, but for spa-goers it sure is great. Going green is a hot trend among spas, but the Spa at Hotel Healdsburg has gone one up on green by offering a biodynamic massage, the first spa I’ve heard of to do so. The...