A New Destination
for Food and Art in Sonoma SEBASTOPOL
FEATURED IN NEW YORK TIMES October, 2011 >>READ
place to stay,relax,
swim, sun, in Sonoma County, Calfornia,
90 mins. North of San Francisco,
2 hours west of Sacramento, 12
minutes to the beach and Bodega
Bay, in the middle of Russian
River wine country (Green Valley
and Russian River Valley appellations).
Near the beach, but fairer inland
Se habla Espanol. Write or call for details. Three Bedroom furnished home available.
This could be the perfect vacation
or temporary stay for you and your
...to experience the special West Sonoma County
life style...taste the wine...take
a yoga class, visit a spa or enzyme bath, have
a massage, take a workshop, visit artists in their
studios,enjoy our special organic foods and drinks.
Pick mushrooms, eat fresh seafood at the beach,
walk the beach, watch the waves, walk or bike
in the Redwoods and under the oaks.
Hug a tree.
HAVE an ECO-FRIENDLY house with
CLEAN ENERGY and a salt solar
pool instead of chlorine. Proud
participant in Sonoma County Energy
Independence Program. More than
50+% of our electric is from our
photovoltaic array. Most of our
water is recycled to agricultural
purpose. Our landscaping is low
our wild turkeys
Visit Bodega. Buy fish fresh out of
the ocean! OR pick up oysters in Marshall
and throw them on the grill. Visit a Farm, pickorganic fruits and vegetables yourself!
FEATURED IN NEW YORK TIMES October,
2011 >>READ A New Destination for Food and
are just minutes from Bodega Bay
where you can pick up freshly
caught fish and barbque it here
or eat it there!
•A beautiful drive through
Valley Ford to nearby Marshall,
and you can pick the oysters from
the bed, bring them back and barbque
or eat them fresh! There are plays, concerts,
festivals, farmers markets all
happening here in Sonoma County.
You can't be bored.
great in Sonoma County, even the
Folks enjoying wonderful summer concerts at Ives Park in Sebastopol, CA.
STEAM ROLLER PRINTING SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2016
Sebastopol Center for the Arts. A fair, come print your cut.
JULY 22-AUGUST7, 2015 Sonoma County Fair -Horse
racing (Wine Country Horse Racing
meet), live music, Flower show,
livestock and agricultural exhibits,
food tastings -- fun for adults
and children. (CLOSED MONDAYS) CLICK
HERE FOR FAIR WEB SITE
Apple Fair Aug 13 & 14, 2016
"The Sweetest little fair in Sonoma County" live music, 2 stages, food, beer, wine activities.
Apples come in latter part of
summer, they are the
early birds, they are only here
for a few weeks, they are the
best apples in the world and
this is where they come from.
The best pies and juices are
Gravensteins.They don't travel
well, so you need to come here
to enjoy them. >>read
all about our famous and delicious
crop in this New York
County is part of the Slow Food
movement. We are so organic
and fresh. If you lovefood,
August , Jenner Headlands Coastal Hike
10:00 am to 3:30 pm - FREE EVENT,
bring a lunch including water
Strenuous hike, must be in good
physical condition. >>more info
& 28, 2016 10 - 6
22nd Annual Bodega Seafood, Art & Wine
adults $12. on line $15 at gate.
teens $8. under 12 free. >>more
information less than 15 mins from
September 10 & 11, 2016 Jazz
on Sat. Blues on Sunday.
Russian River Jazz and Blues Festival
Russian River Jazz & Blues
Festival was voted Best Music
Festival, Sonoma County in the
Bohemian's Best of the North Bay
2013 Readers Poll. Tickets
and information Facebook
Old Grove Festival.<<more
info September 17, 2016. Armstrong
Woods, Near Guerneville. Concert,
theater event in the open air
amphitheater located in the
redwood park. Entertainment Mother
Hips (California soul),the
Great Feast ($10. barbque)
All funds go to help support Stewards of the
and stewardship programs.
Food For Thought's CALABASH FESTIVAL
artists turn organically grown
gourds into fabulous art. Local
chefs prepare delicious food and
wine. All to fund our local food
bank Forestville. A GREAT celebration. MORE HERE>>
Sonoma County Harvest Fair >>More information
3 days of wine tasting 150+ wineries,
wine sales, marketplace, chef
demonstrations, farm and harvest
agricultural activities of chldren
and adults, World Championship
Grape Stomp, continuous live jazz,
art show and sale, craft pavillion,
farm animals to meet + much more.
Tasting Along the Wine Road is the premier event for Wine Road – Northern Sonoma County!
Wine and food pairing in the Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys.
All of the wineries participating will have a favorite winery recipe available online, which they will prepare both days for you to sample, along with the perfect wine.
Ticket holders will receive their tasting glass and wristband upon check-in.
Tickets will go on sale September 1, 2016
A New Destination for
Art in Sonoma SEBASTOPOL Featured
in NEW YORK TIMES
October, 24, 2011 >>READ
FRESH Local Oysters! Buy it from the fresh fish market, then come home and cook it up in our gourmet kitchen or on the grill! Yum.
About our Russian
River Valley wines
by Michelle Anna Jordon (our local journalistic expert).
Here is the history, the economics,
health of the vines, and help to
plan your visits to wineries.
history of grape farming extends
back to the Russian period.
were planted here as early as
1836, when Yehor Chernykh, a
Russian immigrant, planted 2000
vines over a three-year
period at Chernykh Ranch, which
old maps indicate was located
near where Green Valley and Graton Roads intersect
SOOO CLOSE TO US!
Our coast is oh so beautiful and there is plenty to do: fishing, tide pooling, whale watching, hiking, beach combing, kayaking, watching the huge waves and surfing. Visit the Tide Pools. Try Shell Beach or Pinnacle Beach. low tide (tide information). Visit Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods to find out about what nature has to offer you here.
Goat Rock harbor seal Colony, at the mouth of the Russian River. Pupping March-August.
Here is your chance to explore
local farms. Includes artisan
food tasting, hands on activities,
farm animals, cooking, pick-your-own,
and agricultural demonstrations
and harvest. You may get guide
and visit farms all year long.
Go to their web site to choose
a region to explore (Sara's
Oasis is located in Region 4
and 5 (Sebastopol and West County
an article about the person
who made the lovely
furniture at Sara's
Oasis [James Stadig]. You can
see the furniture at at the Highlight Gallery
in Mendocino. He's a golfer,
article in Press Democrat>>
Farmers Market April-November is Friday
4 pm to dusk. Visiting this market
will give you a lovely snapshot
of life in West Sonoma County
- hippies, vegetarians, back to
the land folks, story tellers,
organic gardners, and all the
rest...food, crafts, music and
a sweet little village.
and gardens. For suggestions visit West
County Gazette's 2013 Nursery
Tour and Gardeners Resource Guide. Here you can find information
on many agricultural products like
bees, flowers, trees, soil amendments.
Are you a gardener? Sonoma County
has things of interest to you! My
favorites are Emerisa Gardens, Empire,
Harmony Farm supply, Imwalle, Sonoma
Horticultural Nursery, Western Hills,
let me know yours.
listen to local radio: KOWS
107.3 FM. Broadcasting to West Sonoma
County and the world from beautiful
downtown Occidental California.
This is the 23rd Annual Winter WINEland and a great opportunity to meet winemakers, taste limited production wines, new releases or library wines. All wineries will have something on SALE for the weekend! Some wineries will offer food pairings and others will have tours. In November download the detailed program to see exactly what each winery will offer for the weekend.....then plan your tasting adventure. - See more at: http://www.wineroad.com/events/winter_wineland/10#sthash.wgbop1fX.dpu
March 17 - 20, 2016
Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival
"20 Coolest Film Festivals"
the Best 12 Small Town Film Festivals! Read all about it at: PBS
POV Blog March 17-20 2016 More
PBS POV (Public Broadcasting System, Point
of View) has selected "a roundup
of the nation's best small-town film festivals
(with populations less than 100,000) for escaping
the crowds, paparazzi and hype," and
the Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival was
sponsored by the Sebastopol Center
for the Arts.
Sunday May 6, 2012. Our
garden is worth the trip! Lovely,
quiet, with a relaxing place to
swim or float while you watch the
birds, bees, butterflies and perhaps
sip some wine.
About Sebastopol Film Festival
PBS POV (Public Broadcasting System, Point
of View) has selected "a
roundup of the nation's best
small-town film festivals (with
populations less than 100,000)
for escaping the crowds, paparazzi
and hype," and
the Sebastopol Documentary Film
Festival was honored!