Area Events

Healdsburg is a lively place with so much going on that there is a great event almost every weekend and many mid-week too! From special wine dinners to music festivals or cooking classes – there are many special experiences to be had. We’ve highlighted a few below and there are many more you can find by going to wineroad.com or healdsburg.com

Apr
2122

Fragrant Roses To Fill Your Senses at Russian River Rose Co

Russian River Rose Company 1685 Magnolia Drive Healdsburg, CA
10am-5pm

Fragrant Roses To Fill Your Senses
April 21 & 22, Special Tours at 10 & 2. $4.00 Donation
See and smell the especially fragrant roses in our Display Garden of over 650 varieties. The collection of antique Damask, Gallica and Bourbon roses will be perfuming the air, and the irises continue their gorgeous and fragrant display.
Visit California’s ONLY producing Perfume Rose Fields – hundreds
of especially selected roses from Bulgaria, France and Persia grown and harvested for the production of rose water and rose oil. Watch the actual rose distillation process, and Sample Estate grown Rose Water, Rose Oil Perfume and delicious Rose Water Sorbet. It’s a WOW! Nursery & Garden Open 10-5.

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Sun

Apr
22

Party for the Planet to celebrate Earth Day 2018 at Safari West

Safari West 3115 Porter Creek Road Santa Rosa, CA 95404
10am

Join us Sunday, April 22, 2018, for a truly special occasion!
This year, we're hosting a Party for the Planet to celebrate Earth Day 2018 and provide support for our good friends at the Safari West Wildlife Foundation! On this crowded and dynamic planet, our wild neighbors need a helping hand more than ever. The Safari West Wildlife Foundation hopes to provide those helping hands by inspiring wildlife advocacy, and they need our help!
Save your seat at this one-day event and be among the first to ride our brand new safari bus, enjoy an amazing luncheon at the Savannah Café, and of course meet the many animals of the Safari West collection!
This Earth Day, party for the planet, explore the Sonoma Serengeti, and support the Safari West Wildlife Foundation!

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Apr
2729

Passport to Dry Creek Valley

Dry Creek Valley-Various Wineries
11am-4:30pm

JOIN US AT THE 29TH ANNUAL PASSPORT TO DRY CREEK VALLEY!
Sonoma Wine Countrys Premier Wine & Food Festival ft. 40+ Wineries
APRIL 28 & 29, 2018 from 11am-4:30pm
Over one unforgettable weekend in April you will experience:
40+ Dry Creek Valley wineries (click to see who!)
Elaborate themed celebrations
Exquisite food & wine pairings
The best Sonoma County chefs
A not-to-miss Friday night soiree ft. exclusive wines, local chefs, live music and more!
A series of winemaker & vineyard lunches
Grape to glass experiences in the wine worlds most coveted vineyards

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Sat

Apr
28

Spring in Barcelona (hands-on) with Relish Owner Donna del Rey

Relish Culinary Center-Healdsburg
6-9pm

Relish owner Donna del Rey will share recipes from her recent trip to Barcelona, along with highlights of her trip and some goodies carried back to share! Sonoma County's Mediterranean climate means local farms grow much of the produce available in Spain--so we're perfectly situated for a Spanish feast! Participants will create the four-course meal from scratch using seasonal Sonoma County ingredients, of course! And we'll be sourcing some fun wines to go with our Comida Española.
Grilled Spring Onions & Asparagus with Romesco
Tortilla Espanola with Chorizo & Baby Leaf Salad
Roasted Chicken with Saffron, Rosemary & Lemon
Charred Cauliflower & Padron Peppers with Picada Sauce
Potates Roasted with Saffron
Almond Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam
This Relish class includes two glasses of premium wine per person served with dinner to all participants over 21 years of age. Additional wine is available for purchase by the glass or bottle.

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Sun

May
06

Al Fresco Floral Design & Wine Workshop

Notre Vue Estate Winery 11010 Estate Lane-Windsor
11am-2pm

Al Fresco Floral Design & Wine Workshop
Featuring our 2017 Reserve Rose of Pinot Noir
Just in time for Mother’s Day and other Notre Vue spring celebrations, learn the secrets to creating your own professional-looking floral arrangement with Pam Bell and Dragonfly Floral. Take inspiration from the sweeping wine country views from our lakeside pavilions, where Pam will lead guests in the basics of floral arranging. Then put your own creativity to work, while being led through tastings of our Notre Vue Estate Wines and exquisite small bites. Leave with your own created arrangement to enjoy at home and with friends!
Sunday, May 6
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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Tickets are $95, ($170 for two)

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Fri

May
11

Winemaker Dinner Series at Farmhouse Restaurant

Farmhouse Inn-7871 River Road Forestville, CA 95436

Farmhouse Restaurant is excited to partner with 5 local wineries for an evening of handcrafted wines perfectly paired with Chef Litkes locally sourced fare. Experience their Michelin starred dining for 12 consecutive years alongside the nights featured Winemaker.
Call to reserve your table 707-887-3300 and check out website for more details about the winemaker they are showcasing that night.

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Fri

May
11

FOLEY SONOMA ART & WINE SERIES

Foley Sonoma 5110 Hwy 128-Geyserville
5:30-7:30pm

FOLEY SONOMA ART & WINE SERIES
2nd Fridays - May - August, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Friday, May 11, 2018
You're Invited to the First Installment of our Friday Night Art & Wine Series featuring The Ricky Ray Band and Art by Sheryl Chapman!
We're elated to announce our new Art & Wine Series, dedicated to bringing local artists, musicians, and members of our community together for an uplifting evening of art, music, handcrafted small bites and Foley Sonoma Wine.
This is a family-friendly, free event to celebrate the beautiful summer season with our Alexander Valley neighborhood at large. Upon arrival we will greet you with a welcome pour of wine. Artwork displayed beneath our veranda will lead you to our tasting room, where you may purchase a bottle of wine to enjoy as you settle in to a tapestry on our lawn, or to a table to listen to music and take in panoramic views of beautiful Alexander Valley. Once settled in, we invite you to indulge in a savory small bite, prepared by our own Culinary Team, led by Legendary Chef, Larry Forgione.
Each installment of our Friday Night Art & Wine Series will feature new artists, musicians, small bites, and featured wines. We hope you will join us for our Friday Night Art & Wine Series this Summer.
Friday, May 11th
Friday, June 8th
Friday, July 13th
Friday, August 10th
This is a complimentary, family-friendly event, and there is no need to RSVP.
Venue:
Foley Sonoma
5110 Hwy 128
Geyserville, CA 95441
(800) 433-1944
tastingroom@foleysonoma.com

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Sat

May
12

32nd Annual Healdsburg Bicycle Tour

Healdsburg Community Center 1557 Healdsburg Avenue Healdsburg, CA
6:30am-2pm

32nd Annual Healdsburg Bicycle Tour
by Sunrise Rotary Club of Healdsburg
Join us as we pedal through the heart of Sonoma County Wine Country. Road and mountain bikes, skinny tires and fat tires welcome. Moderately challenging ride through the Alexander, Dry Creek & Russian River Valleys. Distance options include 20, 35 or 60 miles; gradually increasing in difficulty. The 20 mile route is rather flat, while the 35 & 60 mile routes have more rolling hills and moderate climbs.
Come up for the day or spend the whole weekend with us; there is much to see and do. Healdsburg offers many lodging options and is central to more than 100 wineries.
Bicycling Magazine listed Sonoma County as one of “The 7 Greatest Rides on Earth” --- alongside the likes of Tuscany, Crested Butte, and Moab.
Your Healdsburg Bicycle Tour registration includes:
Limited edition Healdsburg Bicycle Tour bandana with map of all three courses
Fresh fruit and baked goods for breakfast
Completely mapped out courses with arrows and signs to lead you in your desired direction.
Option to pick from 3 courses, each varying in distance and elevation
Replenishing snacks and water at our rest stops located in various spots throughout each course
Catered gourmet lunch.
1 glass of local premium wine or beer
SAG Wagons

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Sun

May
13

Treat Mom to a Vineyard Experience at Emeritus!

Emeritus Vineyards, 2500 Gravenstein Hwy North, Sebastopol, CA
11am

We have the perfect plan to treat Moms this Mother's Day! We're hosting a three-course brunch amongst the vines. It’s a beautiful time to visit wine country as the vineyard will be bursting with new growth and color.
We'll be pairing some extra special Pinots with brunch including a selection from our library and our highly sought after, Ruby Ruby rosé. This gourmet feast will be prepared by world-renowned French Chef, Didier of Pascaline Patisserie & Café. There's no better way to celebrate moms!
Seats for this special occasion are limited!
Date & Time: Sunday, May 13, 2018 11:00a
Cost: $100 per person, members of our E-Club can reserve up to 4 discounted seats
Contact: Alexis at (707) 823-9463 or alexis@emeritusvineyards.com

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Jun
1416

Healdsburg Art, Food, & Wine 2018

Various Locations

Percentage of the Proceeds will Benefit: Healdsburg Center for the Arts
Spend three days immersed in the visual arts, culinary arts, and vintner arts at the inaugural Healdsburg Art-Food-Wine (AFW) weekend Thursday, June 14, through Saturday, June 16, in the historic Wine Country town of Healdsburg, in northern Sonoma County.
All activities are focused on Healdsburg’s amazing local arts, food, and wine scenes. Everything kicks off Thursday evening with a party at the Stafford Gallery and garden, in the historic Bank of Italy, with sparkling wines by Breathless, wines by TBerkleyWines, charcuterie by Valette, and desserts by Moustache Baked Goods.
Friday’s schedule includes a luncheon at the acclaimed farm-to-table Barndiva restaurant, an exclusive tour of the art at the Oliver Ranch, an evening reception at the Dallas Saunders Gallery, and intimate winemaker dinners with Healdsburg vintners at exclusive estates.
During the day on Saturday, participants will be able to choose from a variety of interesting activities combined with a private luncheon. Saturday night features an artists studio tour and a reception at Arena Gallery and Gardens, one of Northern California’s most renowned art galleries located on the Healdsburg town square.
A percentage of all the proceed will benefit the Healdsburg Center for the Arts (HCA)

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Sat

Jul
07

10th Annual Chardonnay and Lobster Dinner

Papapietro Perry Winery-
6-8:30pm

Start off sipping our wonderful Chardonnay and nibbling on artisan cheeses.
Meanwhile chefs prepare dinner of lobster, shrimp, sausage, corn on the cob, whole garlic, artichokes and onions.This amazing dinner pairs beautifully with our Pinot Noirs.
Dessert is the famous San Francisco tradition, It's It Ice Cream Sandwiches.
It's a great evening to share with family and friends!
This event sells out every year!
Get your tickets here!
Cost is $130 wine club / $170 general/guests
Event is July 7th from 6:00pm to 8:30pm at the winery.
For more information, contact nancy@papapietro-perry.com or
call us at the winery....707.433.0422.

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