Mendocino celebrates Winesong

August 28, 2014 - garden totes

Winesong 2014: This year’s Winesong, a advantage for a Mendocino Coast District Hospital, takes place on Friday, Sep 5, and Saturday, Sep 6.

Narsai David, who has prolonged served during a event’s master of ceremonies, is this year’s luminary chef, too, portion as impulse for a auction luncheon’s menu.

On Friday from 1 to 4 p.m., Little River Inn hosts a jubilee of pinot noir, with some-more than dual dozen informal wineries participating. General acknowledgment to this partial of Winesong is $50.

The Winesong Wine and Food Tasting takes place on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. during a pleasing Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens. Here, wineries from Mendocino, Sonoma and Napa Counties are assimilated by dozens of Mendocino food purveyors for a walk-around tasting with live song by 9 opposite groups.

Following a tasting, a Winesong Charity Auction continues a fun from 2 to 5 p.m.

General acknowledgment for a tasting and auction is $150 per person. If you’d like indifferent seating in a auction tent, a three-course luncheon, a receptacle bag and a commemorative potion and tray, you’ll need to hack adult $250.

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Harvest Table, Calistoga-Style: Next Sunday, Sep 7, downtown Calistoga will be sealed to trade so that tables can widen a length of Lincoln Ave. for a initial Calistoga Harvest Table.

Here’s how it works. Diners select among 15 participating restaurants and squeeze tickets in advance.

As of press time, a few were sole out, with La Prima Pizza, Barolo, Boskos Trattoria, Brennan’s Grill, a Calistoga Inn, a CIA during Greystone, Hydro Grill and Kopio still offering tickets.

Prices change by restaurant, with a operation of about $65 to $150, that includes taxation and gratuity.

Beverages will be accessible for squeeze during several bars along Lincoln Avenue and winemakers from a Calistoga classification will join in a evening’s merriment.

Participating wineries embody Bennett Lane Winery, Canard Vineyard, Dutch Henry Wines, Jericho Canyon Vineyard, Larkmead Vineyards, Schramsberg Vineyards, Ziata Wines and several others.

The fun gets started during 5 p.m. and wraps adult around 9 p.m., about a time a scarcely full Harvest Moon will be overhead.

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Outside alcoholic beverages and pets are not allowed.


Fishstock Festival: On Sunday, Aug 31, Jenner Community Center hosts a Second Annual Fishstock Festival from noon to 5 p.m.

This giveaway kid-friendly eventuality takes place outward during a Jenner Community Club (10398 Highway 1, Jenner) and facilities furious Pacific King salmon, grilled oysters, chowder, an ice cream bar, beer, wine, non-alcoholic beverages, live song and more.


Friday Night Fun: On Friday, Aug 29, Red’s Apple Roadhouse (4550 Gravenstein Highway North, Sebastopol) facilities live song from 6 to 9 p.m. with Kevin Russell, Cori Wood, Markie Sanders and, possibly, some warn guests.

The west county eatery has song on Wednesday and Friday evenings, with a report — theme to change — posted during

Red’s Apple Roadhouse is open Tuesday by Friday from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The menu facilities hearty, nation foods, including a pulled pig sandwich, a pastrami burger, Hot Brown, boiled chicken, mac n’ cheese and, during breakfast, grits, biscuits and gravy, cornmeal cakes and duck crony beef and eggs.

Music takes place in a tavern, where a full cooking menu is available.


Time for Chautauqua Tix: Occidental Art and Ecology Center’s Fall Chautauqua Revue is entrance adult fast, on Sep 11, 12 and 13.

If we don’t wish to skip this popular, old-fashioned accumulation show, get your tickets right way.

The examination is desirous by Chautaquas of a century ago, when performances by a nation total party with social, domestic and mercantile commentary, with a Populist movement, child labor, women’s voting and Prohibition common topics.

This year, a eleventh annual event, a children’s matinee will be offering on Saturday, Sep 13, with music, clowns, acrobats, storytelling and magic.

Taking place from 2 to 3 p.m., it is a condensed chronicle of a dusk performances, that take place from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Tickets contingency be purchased in advance; nothing will be accessible during a door. There is a shifting scale, from $6 for kids aged 3 to 15 to $45 for adults, with many options in between.

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The Fall Review takes place in a North Garden Theater. Weather is indeterminate so we should move layers.

OAEC is located during 15290 Coleman Valley Rd. in Occidental.

Arriverderci, Don Giovannis: The Naples-inspired Sebastopol-based Don Giovannis are no more, though there’s good news for everybody who desired this fanciful organisation of internal musicians who brought us a tunes of aged Italy.

Say hello to Ancora, that creates a entrance opening on Thursday, Sep 5, during 5 p.m. during Taylor Maid Farms Coffee Bar and Roastery in The Barlow center.

Ancora’s line adult facilities members of a Don Giovannis, including John Davis on guitar, mandolin and vocals; John Pedone on accordion; Mark Petrella on stand-up bass; Jim Castrone on drums, Tom Tally on viola; Lindsey DeRutte on vocals and a dear Carlo Solivan, who has returned to Sonoma County from Florida.

There is no assign for this initial performance, that takes place during The Barlow’s Thursday travel fair. For easy parking, arrive early.

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