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Ring in the New Year with Wild Animal Friends

Ring in the New Year with Wild Animal Friends December 29, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Zebra grazes at Safari West Cheetahs, rhinos, zebras and exotic birds will be among your celebratory companions at Safari West’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration, Romp with the Beasts. For the second year, guests can dine and dance surrounded by 400 acres of natural habitat that feels more...

5 Fun Things To Do in Sonoma for Thanksgiving

5 Fun Things To Do in Sonoma for Thanksgiving November 24, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Giraffe Love at Safari West, Santa Rosa Whether or not you’ll be spending your actual Turkey Day with friends and family, chances are at some point during the long weekend you’ll want to get out to enjoy the predicted gorgeous fall weather. Here are a few ideas to get you going: 1. Dine on...

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...

Sonoma’s Perfect Picnic from Lisa Hemenway’s Fresh

Sonoma’s Perfect Picnic from Lisa Hemenway’s Fresh October 20, 2010 | Food, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
It’s not like good food is hard to come by in Sonoma, ground zero for amazing farm-to-table restaurants and artisanal producers. But good picnic and take-out food? Not so much. That’s probably why locals are so excited about the opening of Fresh, a combination market, deli, and cafe located...

Sonoma Joins Napa in New Wine, Food and Fashion Fest

Sonoma Joins Napa in New Wine, Food and Fashion Fest September 30, 2010 | What's New | Read More
CornerStone hosts concerts, weddings, and festivals Be part of launching something really special: The first ever Napa Sonoma Wine and Food Festival takes place October 15th and 16th. The inaugural event includes wine, food, and fashion, bringing together world-renowned winemakers, celebrated chefs and...

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 Jack London and Literary History in Sonoma

Celebrate Jack London and Literary History in Sonoma July 23, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Experience living history amongst the stone ruins at Jack London State Park The Valley of the Moon Natural History Association is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Jack London State Historic Park this weekend with a rare chance to get behind-the-scenes in the restored Old Winery Ruins of Jack London’s...