Festivals / Events and Calendars
Petaluma Pumpkin Patch and Amazing Corn Maze
Petaluma Pumpkin Patch is know for its large and difficult corn maze. It's also known for slowing down traffic on the 101 because all the motorists stop to stare at it.
Tolay Fall Festival
Celebrate fall and pick the perfect pumpkin at this 1,737-acre Petaluma ranch with views from Mount. St. Helena to the San Francisco Bay. Enjoy the giant pumpkin patch, hayrides, live animals, pumpkin-seed-spitting contest, and much more.
Blues and Tattoos
Each year, A-list tattoo artists from around the country, and their fans, converge at Santa Rosa's Flaming Hotel for the annual Tattoos and Blues weekend gathering.
Sonoma's Red and White Ball 2007
Sonoma's Red and White Ball is an unpretentious, fun-filled celebration in the heart of California Wine Country.
Wine & Food Affair 2007
Photos from the 2007 Russian River Wine Road's Wine & Food Affair in Sonoma County
The annual Kathmandu Festival, which takes place each September in Sonoma's Depot Park, is a benefit for the Children's Medical Aid Organization. The event features traditional food, music and dance of Nepal, India and Tibet.
Guerneville Pajama Party
Each year in March, the town of Guerneville holds a big Pajama Party Sale in which shoppers get big discounts if they show up in their PJs. There's also a costume contest--extra points for fuzzy slippers, face packs, and such.
Pinot on the River Festival (Photo Gallery)
The Pinot on the River Festival is a three-day immersion program for the Pinot Noir enthusiast featuring seminars, wine tastings, field trips and more. There are a couple of wine tasting events for which tickets can be bought separately. These photos were taken during the 2006 Sunday afternoon wine tasting.
Windsor Pumpkin Festival (Photo Gallery)
One of the highlights at the Windsor Pumpkin Festival is the baking--and the eating!--of a giant pumpkin pie.
Wine Tasting at the Sonoma County Harvest Fair (Photo Gallery)
Wine tasting is the main draw at the Sonoma County Harvest Fair. Fair attendees can taste and buy over 550 different wines, all under one roof, and all made from Sonoma County grapes.
World Championship Grape Stomp (Photo Gallery)
The annual World Championship Grape Stomp is held during the Sonoma County Harvest Fair in Santa Rosa, CA.
Peter Pumpkin Patch at Spring Hill Cheese (Photo Gallery)
In October of each year, the folks at Spring Hill Cheese create Peter Pumpkin Patch which features: cheese tasting, pick-your-own-pumpkin, dig-for-potatoes, pet farm animals, milk a cow, hay rides, hay maze, corn maze and homemade pumpkin ice cream.
Heirloom Tomato Festival (Picture Gallery of the 2006 Event)
This is a quintessential Wine Country foodie event: Folks strolling about, sipping wine, listening to music and nibbling on gourmet foods created by some of the finest chefs in the area. What’s not to love?
Cotati Accordion Festival (Picture Gallery of the 2006 Event)
The annual musical extravagance has built a very loyal following since its inception in 1990. And it has grown into one of the must-see events in Sonoma County.
Healdsburg Crush Festival (Photo Gallery)
It's a school fundraiser held in the gym, yet some of the biggest names in the restaurant and wine industries take part in the Healdsburg Crush Festival.
Russian River Wine and Food Affair (Photo Gallery)
This weekend of wine and food pairing in the Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys is the premier event for the Russian River Wine Road.
Fairy Folk Festival (Photo Gallery)
The Fairy Folk Festival is a gathering of "magical folk" in Sebastopol, CA.
Christmas Lights Displays on Walnut Ct.
Each year, the houses on Walnut Ct. boast one of the most jolly Christmas displays in Santa Rosa.
Pictures of Les Claypool's New Year's Eve Mad Hatters Ball, 2005-2006
Pictures of Les Claypool's New Year's Eve Mad Hatters Ball for 2005-2006
Les Claypool New Year's Eve Hatter's Ball 2006-2007 (Photo Gallery 1)
See photos of the 2007 Les Claypool's New Year's Eve Hatter's Ball held in Santa Rosa, CA.
Les Claypool New Year's Eve Hatter's Ball 2006-2007 (Photo Gallery 2)
Photo gallery of Les Claypool New Year's Eve Hatter's Ball 2006-2007