There are always fun things to do in Sonoma County on the weekends, especially during the spring and summer. Check out this weekend's big events as featured on SonomaMag.com.
SATURDAY, May 14
Sunset Celebration Weekend (Saturday & Sunday)
This weekend, join the party at Cornerstone Sonoma when Sunset Magazine unveils their test gardens with a wide variety of events. The celebration will include presentations by editors, celebrity chefs, vintners, craft beer brewers and lifestyle experts, including Ayesha Curry, Ludo Lefebvre, Cindy Pawlcyn, Andy Ricker and more. The event is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and $35 for general admission. VIP tickets are $125. Seminar and tasting tickets are also available. Find out all the details at www.sunset.com/cw.
Living History Day
Travel back in time at Petaluma Adobe State Park for a day of historical skits, children’s games, dancing and music. Volunteers will be dressed in clothing that would have been worn in the 1840s, and will demonstrate crafts from the past, such as basket weaving and candle making. Bring your picnic lunch and plan to stay for the day. The event begins at 10 a.m., and admission is $3. Find out more at petalumaadobe.com.
Windsor Lobster Feed
Enjoy a night of lobster, local wines and micro brews at the 2nd annual Windsor Lobster Feed, a benefit hosted by the Windsor Rotary. This annual event raises funds for the community’s at-risk youth, high school scholarships, school program improvements and a variety of projects. Highlights of the evening will include live music and dancing to the Unauthorized Rolling Stones, and silent and live auctions. The event starts at 4 p.m. at the Windsor Golf Club, and tickets are $125. Find out more at www.windsorlobsterfeed.com.
Star Party in Sugarloaf
Get an expansive view of the night sky this Saturday when the Robert Ferguson Observatory’s three main telescopes will be open for nighttime viewing. Ongoing presentations on astronomy will be shared, and docents will answer any questions. The event begins at 3 p.m. at the observatory, and admission is $3 for adults 18 and over. Parking is $8. Find out all the details at rfo.org.
Artists Reception at Riverfront
This Saturday, enjoy an evening of fine art of various mediums and live music by folk Americana band, Half Bad Neighbor at an artists reception at the Riverfront Art Gallery in Petaluma. The event will be a chance to meet local artists and view their art, and enjoy local wines and tasty treats. The event takes place 5- 9 p.m., and admission is free. Find out more at riverfrontartgallery.com.
SUNDAY, May 15
North Coast Wine Challenge
This Sunday, taste the winning wines in this year’s North Coast Wine Challenge, the Press Democrat’s annual tasting event. 80 Gold Medal wines will be served alongside gourmet bites from wine country’s leading chefs. The event takes place 1-4 p.m. at the Sonoma Mountain Village in Rohnert Park. Tickets are $95. Find out all the details at northcoastwineevent.com.
Source: SonomaMag.com. To view the entire event line up, click here