January 2 – January 8

15th Annual Olive Season – Sonoma

1/2 – Blessing of the Olives at 11am.

Historic Mission San Francisco Solano de Sonoma
East Spain St., & First St East, Sonoms
Free to attend.

1/8 Martini Madness held from 5-7pm.
Saddles Steakhouse at MacArthur Place
Local Mixologists compete for the best Martini & vote for the best use of the olive, most creative and best overall martini.
Tickets: $45, $95/Includes 3-course dinner held at
Saddles Steakhouse afterwards



Friday, Saturday, Sunday January 8 – 10

Gem Faire – Santa Rosa
Free Hourly Door Prizes, Large Selection, New Vendors – Jewelry, Crystals, Gems, Beads, Silver, Minerals, Fossils & more.
Santa Rosa Fairgrounds
1350 Bennett Valley Rd., Santa Rosa
(503) 252-8300



Saturday January 16

Crab Feed – Sebastopol
All-You-Can-Eat CRAB FEED, Pasta, Salad & Bread.
2 Seatings: 5:30pm & 7pm. Tickets: $50/Adults, $25/Kids 6-12, Free/Kids under 6.
Masonic Center
373 N. Main St., Sebastopol
Across from Safeway
(707) 823-6981



Saturday January 16

34th Annual Crab Feed – Petaluma
Live Music by The Tomales High Pan Band,
Raffle & Fun! No Host Cocktails 5pm,
Dinner Seating 6pm,
Tickets: $50/Per Person.
Veterans Memorial Bld.,
1094 Petaluma Blvd., South, Petaluma
(707) 763-0564 or (707) 762-7321




Saturday & Sunday January 16& 17

24th Annual Winter WINEland – Sonoma County
A great opportunity to meet winemakers, taste limited production wines, new releases or library wines. Some of the participating wineries are not typically open to the public & open their doors just for the festival. Some wineries will offer food pairings, music, entertainment & tours. Pay for entry at any of the participating wineries & receive a wristband that gives you access to Winter Wineland.
Hours: 11am-4pm
NEW this year – Breakfast with the Winemaker on Saturday Jan. 16 from 9-10:30am.



Saturday & Sunday January 16& 17

6th Santa Rosa Salsa Festival
Flamingo Conference Resort & Spa
2777 4th St., Santa Rosa,



Sunday January 17

Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Birthday Celebration – Santa Rosa
Doors Open: 6:30pm. Key Note Speaker: Donzaleigh Abernathy. Music, Award Presentations, Children’s Art Display, Children’s Program (ages 4-8),
Free Family Event from 7-9pm.

Peace & Justice Center
467 Sebastopol Ave., Santa Rosa
(7070 546-0744



Tuesday January 19

2016 Book of Lists CELEBRATION – Rohnert Park
Presented by the Business Journal.
Largest Networking Reception for the North Bay Executives who made our lists & the release party for the 2016 Book of Lists.


Event: 5-7pm.
Tickets: $65/Per Person.
Enjoy Hors d’oeuvres & fine local wines, prizes.
Doubletree Hotel, Rohnert Park
(707) 521-5264



Wednesday January 20

The Cat in the Hat – Family Fun Series
5:30pm – FREE Fun with Art Starts
Post-show Meet & Greet.
Based on the popular children’s books by Dr. Seuss, see the Cat in the Hat & his friends come to life on stage


Time: 6:30pm.
$17/Adults, $12/Kids, Lap Pass/Kids under 2.
Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa
(707) 546-3600



Wednesday January 27th

The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra
7pm – Pre-show Discussion, 8pm – Show.
The Band’s #1 Rule – “if you know the words, sing along. If you don’t know the words, sing along!”
Tickets: $29, $39, $49.
Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa
(707) 546-3600