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These Wildfire Stories Will Make You Feel Wine Country Proud

We know there are many many dark days ahead And we also know, that sometimes, to survive the dark days, you need to be reminded of the good things happening in our community. Here is our list of feel good stories that remind you why we love our community here. The Helpers Wine Country is […]

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2017 Guide to Fabulous Fall Festivals and Special Events (Music and More!)

I don’t know about you, but Fall is one of my favorite seasons around wine country. We have just the right kind of weather for all things fall: crisp mornings, multi-hued sunsets, and colorful leaves in our vineyards and forests. This season does not disappoint! Our region is also known for amazing food and spectacular […]

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August Events and Activities for Wine Country Families

This Guide to Events is brought to you with special thanks for our sponsor: Gravenstein Apple FairAugust is here! We are officially in the heat of the harvest, and school is starting up soon, so let’s squeeze out the last sweet drops of summer before it’s gone for good! Check out all the fun stuff […]

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Your Complete Guide to Wine Country Farmers Markets for 2017

Wine Country takes food seriously as seriously as they take their wine, and it goes way beyond pairing the perfect cheese and salumi with the right local Zin. Are you looking to enjoy our local bounty and connect to purveyors who honor the slow food movement? Perhaps you’d just enjoy a chance to grab some fresh […]

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2017’s Ultimate Summer Bucket List for Wine Country Families

This comprehensive list is brought to you by our friends and partners, the Sonoma County Fair. School’s out, for summer! And we can’t wait to share our fantastic list of local events and activities to keep you and your little kiddo’s busy in this beautiful region.  Summer Bucket List Fair Fun: Speaking of Fair, have […]

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Spring in Wine Country: Enjoying the Season’s Bounty at the Farmers Market

Spring in Wine Country: Enjoying the Season’s Bounty at the Farmers Market

Some people look for the arrival of poppies, hummingbirds, or baseball to tell them spring is here. I look to the farmers markets. Each week, I excitedly await my market visit to see if my favorite seasonal produce has arrived. Local farmers markets may be at their peak in mid-summer, but spring is my favorite time […]

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Wine Country Mom Friendly:: May Events Round Up

The weather is nice, the pools are starting to open, and summer is right around the corner. Of course, it still feels like there's a million weeks of school left. In the meantime, relax or stay active with these family-friendly events. If we've missed any, feel free to add them to our Community Calendar! SUBMIT YOUR COMMUNITY [...]
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Bloom Napa:: A Lovely Brunch and Forum for New + Expectant Mothers

Bloom Napa:: More Details We are extremely excited to announce Bloom, for new & expecting parents at the American Canyon Library! We will host this intimate event on the patio and conference room to welcome expecting {and new} moms in Napa, American Canyon, Fairfield, and Vallejo. Guests will enjoy our first annual new and expectant parent event. [...]
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Wine Country Moms Need to Know: March Things to Do

Events in Marin & Sonoma Our Neighborhood Group Meet-Ups: Check out the fun events our neighborhood groups are hosting! *Must be a member of the groups to see them, request to join! Rohnert Park/Cotati Neighborhood Group Events March 9th 12 p.m. Reading is a Picnic, Playdate: Bring a blanket and a bag lunch and come join […]

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Wine Country Christmas Tree Lots & Cut Your Own Farms

Find your perfect tree at one of our great cut-your-own Christmas Tree Farms. Out of time? We’ve also included a few great lots as well. We’ve organized this list by town, click on the pink writing to be taken to their website for directions and hours.  Calistoga Pochini Family Farms We are a family operated […]

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2016 Tree Lightings, Holiday Lighted Parades in Wine Country

Are you looking for a fun holiday lighting event in your area? Or are you looking for something unique like a Tractor Parade? We created a listing by location first, of special tree (and other) lightings happening in our community. Click on the pink bold writing to be directed to their event page, for more […]

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November Moms Need to Know! {Activities and Events in the North Bay}

The holidays are around the corner and we have your guide to November, up and ready to go! To use this guide, if you find an event you’d like more information on, simply click on the event name, and you will be directed to their ticketing or event information. November 5th, 2016 11 a.m.-3 p.m. […]

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Wine Country Harvest Party with Kirkland Signature {4 Favorite Recipes}

This post is sponsored by Costco, and we are honored to partner with them to highlight the fantastic Kirkland Signature products. Read below for details on our exclusive event at the Novato Costco Warehouse! Who doesn’t love wine country at harvest time? The fall festivals and grape stomps are in abundance, the leaves are turning […]

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