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Western Weekend Parade

Western Weekend Parade

Western Weekend, the first weekend of June in Pt. Reyes Station, celebrates the ranching roots of West Marin, with 4-H exhibits and homecoming queens. If you are coming through for just the day, plan to watch the parade on Sunday starting at noon. But get there early to get a good spot. The Western Weekend parade is the real eclectic mix of the area, combining the cowboy with the local food and the local artists. It’s real local fun. Parade…

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Lake County Wine Adventure

Lake County Wine Adventure

Event Dates: July 30, 2011 – July 31, 2011 Description of Event The Lake County Wine Adventure Weekend is your passport to adventure. Held the last weekend in July each year, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm both days, join us for this annual wine tasting event and discover Lake County’s emerging wine country. Adventure tickets can be purchased at any of the participating wineries during the wine weekend. Each ticket entitles the holder to wine tastings and hors d’oeuvres at…

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California Redwoods Birding & Nature Festival

California Redwoods Birding & Nature Festival

Event Dates: May 07, 2010 – May 09, 2010 Description of Event This birding, nature, and heritage celebration offers up to 70 events, workshops, guided field trips, and water excursions celebrating the wildness of California’s northernmost Redwood Coast. All take place in Del Norte County’s globally outstanding natural areas, including: Redwood National and State Parks, the Smith River National Recreation Area, Castle Rock Wildlife Refuge, Tolowa Dunes State Park, the Lake Earl Wildlife Area, and Lake Earl Coastal Lagoon. On…

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ARTrails Open Studios

ARTrails Open Studios

Description of Event ARTrails is an annual fall tradition in the North Bay. This juried program is not only Sonoma County’s largest and most visible arts event, but also one of the oldest and most respected of its kind in the nation. ARTrails provides a rare opportunity for the public to meet local artists in their workspaces, view original art, and learn firsthand about their diverse creative processes and techniques. Through hands-on demonstrations as well as intimate conversations, ARTrails artists…

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Arcata Main Street Oyster Festival

Arcata Main Street Oyster Festival

Event Dates: June 19, 2010 Description of Event Humans have cultivated oysters for thousands of years. A shell mound on Indian Island dates back more than 7,000 years! Legends of their delectable taste, magical powers, and wondrous pearls have come to us through the ages. On California’s most northwest corner in the scenic and wild redwood coast, we are blessed with an abundance of this most desired of mollusks. The Arcata Bay Oyster Festival began 20 years ago as a…

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Agri-Tourism Workshop

Agri-Tourism Workshop

Event Dates: April 02, 2010 Description of Event A workshop to share ideas and techniques to start and maintain agriculture and nature tourism ventures to enhance income to farmers and ranchers in Humboldt County. Landowners and operators (who may be business partners or tour operators) in these ventures are all encouraged to attend. Topics include: Assessing your property for its agri-tourism potential ( a hands on exercise in the field), insurance concerns, permits, regional marketing, examples of other areas, and…

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Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival

Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival

Event Dates: May 14, 2010 – May 16, 2010 Description of Event Taste Anderson Valley Pinot Noir from more than 40 wineries while enjoying gourmet small bites and music in the vineyards at Goldeneye Winery. It’s a weekend of food, wine and entertainment not to be missed! Learn all about Pinot Noir at the technical conference on Friday (includes lunch), enjoy a casual BBQ at Standish Wine Company, and dine with the winemakers at the Saturday evening Winemakers Dinner. On…

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4th Annual Artisan Cheese Festival

4th Annual Artisan Cheese Festival

Description of Event Hello from California’s Artisan Cheese Festival headquarters in Petaluma where the Sheraton Sonoma County will host our 4th annual event. We are in the midst of an artisanal cheese renaissance: double digit growth year over year in retail sales, new cheesemakers cropping up across the country, and two newly launched magazines dedicated to the celebration of all things cheese. And it’s all due to aficionados like you. The epicenter of this cheese revolution is right here in…

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19th Holstein 100 Bicycle Race and Walk

19th Holstein 100 Bicycle Race and Walk

Family friendly and relaxed atmosphere to rural road rides and scenic walk to Helen Putnam. Bring friends and family to enjoy a day in west Marin and Sonoma counties. Routes and Rest stops still being finalized. Check out West Marin Senior Services website: Registration online open: www.wmss.org/holstein From Petaluma Junior High, most riders head south onto Chileno Valley and longer routes then go west over Marshall Petaluma Road and the Marshall hill to the coast and northward, some to Bodega…

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