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    “Wines and Sunsets” in Paradise

    Sponsor: Paradise Ridge Winery

    Date: Sept. 5,  6–8 p.m.  Cost: $5

    Place: Paradise Ridge Winery, 4545 Thomas Lake Harris Drive, Santa Rosa

    Info: www.prwinery.com for tickets and schedule of food and music

    Summerfest: Summer Street Party 

    Sponsor: Santa Rosa Railroad Square Historic District

    Date: Sept. 7, 6–9 p.m.  Cost: Free

    Place: Railroad Square, between Morgan and Wilson streets,  Santa Rosa

    Info: railroadsquare.net or summerfesttrailrailroadsquare.com; celebrated chefs, live music, wine and beer tastings

    American Harvest Workshop: Farmer’s Market and Opening Night Reception

    Sponsor: Cakebread Cellars

    Date: Sept. 8, 4–5:30 p.m. Cost: $25 wine club, $30 nonmembers

    Place: Cakebread Cellars, 8300 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford

    Info: cakebread.com

    Connie Codding Humanist Award Ceremony honoring: Dr. Les Adler, SSU, Director of OSHER Lifelong Learning Institute

    Sponsor: Listening for a Change

    Date: Sept. 8, 5:30 –9 p.m. Cost: $60–$120

    Place: De Turk Round Barn, 819 Donahue St., Santa Rosa

    Info: www.listeningforachange.org or 707-578-5420

    “Chosen Spot” dinner at Luther Burbank Home and Garden with Chef John Lyle

    Sponsor: Luther Burbank Home and Garden

    Date: Sept. 8, 5:30 p.m. wine and cheese pairing   6:00 p.m. Family style dinner   Cost: $75 each

    Place: Luther Burbank Home and Garden, 204 Santa Rosa Avenue, Santa Rosa

    Info: 707-524-5445 or www.lutherburbank.org/special-events/chosen-spot-dinner

    Eco Fair Marin 2012, author Van Jones as keynote presenter

    Sponsor: Marin County

    Date: Sept. 9, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Cost: $5, Free for children 17 and under 

    Place: Sonoma County Fairgrounds

    Info: ecofairmarin.org

    Canine Companions for Independence-4th Annual-Bone Appetit: A celebration of great pairings

    Sponsor: Canine Companions for Independence

    Date: Sept. 9, 1–6 p.m. Cost: $75-one ticket, $125-two tickets

    Place: Jean & Charles Schulz Campus, 2965 Dutton Avenue, Santa Rosa

    Info: 707-577-1700

    Coming Up

    American Harvest Workshop: Harvest Dinners

    Sponsor: Cakebread Cellars

    Date: Sept. 10–11, 6 p.m. Cost: $175

    Place: Pecan Patio, 8300 St. Helena Hwy., Rutherford

    Info: cakebread.com or Shelly Van Zandt, 707-963-5221 ext. 240

    Best Places to Work Gala Reception

    Sponsor: North Bay Business Journal

    Date: Sept. 11, 4:30–7 p.m.  Cost: $70, $750 table of 10

    Place: Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel and Spa, 100 Railroad St., Santa Rosa

    Info: events@busjrnl.com

    Good Morning Santa Rosa: Election Special Candidates for Santa Rosa City Council and Sonoma County Board of Supervisors covering local issues and topics facing Sonoma County.

    Sponsor: Santa Rosa Chamber; candidates for Santa Rosa City Council and Sonoma County Board of Supervisors covering local issues and topics facing Sonoma County.

    Date: Sept. 12, 7:30–9 a.m.  Cost: $ 40 non-members

    Place: Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa

    Info: info@santarosachamber.com or 707-545-1414

    San Rafael Business Showcase 

    Sponsor: San Rafael Chamber

    Date: Sept. 12, showcase 3:30–6:30 p.m., reception 6:30-7:30 p.m. Cost: $5

    Place: Embassy Suites Hotel, San Rafael

    Info: srchamber.com or 415-454-4163; more than 90 local businesses

    Understanding Addiction: Seeking Safety and Creating Change

    Sponsor: Drug Abuse Alternative Center

    Date: Sept. 13, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Cost: $90–$100

    Place: Mary Agatha Furth Center, 8400 Old Redwood Hwy., Windsor

    Info: 707- 571-2233 ext. 369

    A Road to Success BBQ and Fun-raiser

    Sponsor: 4H Foundation of Sonoma County

    Date: Sept. 15,  3–8 p.m. Cost: $35, $800 table of 10

    Place: Richard’s Grove and Saralee’s Vineyard, Windsor

    Info: 707- 584-9284, 4HFoundationofsoco.org

    16th annual Kendall-Jackson Heirloom Tomato Festival

    Sponsor: Kendall-Jackson

    Date: Sept. 15.  Cost: $85

    Place: Kendall-Jackson Wine Center, 5007 Fulton Rd., Fulton

    Info: Robin, 707-571-8100

    LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Workshop

    Sponsor: U.S. Green Building Council Northern California Chapter

    Date: Sept. 17.  Cost: Varies, contact host

    Place: StopWaste.Org, 1537 Webster St., Oakland

    Info: usgbc.org

    Social Media Marketing Made Simple: Marin

    Sponsor: SBDC at Santa Rosa Junior College

    Date: Sept. 18, 9 a.m.–noon. Cost: Free

    Place: 3240 Kerner Blvd., San Rafael

    Register: nc.ecenterdirect.com/ConferenceDetail.action?ID=22004

    How to Make a Good Pairing Great

    Sponsor: Marcucci Farms and Winery

    Date: Sept. 23, 2-6 p.m.  Cost:$110/$74 members

    Place: Marcucci Farms and Winery, 2308 Laguna Road, Santa Rosa

    Info: 707-544-4789

    Sonoma Clean Power Workshops

    Sponsor: Sonoma County Water Agency

    Date: Sept. 24, 7 p.m.  Cost: Free

    Place: Petaluma City Council Chambers, 11 English Street, Petaluma

    Info: www.scwa.ca.gov/cca/ or amy.bolten@scwa.ca.gov

    21st Wine Industry Financial Symposium

    Sponsor: Wine Industry Symposium Group

    Date: Sept. 24–25,  times vary.  Cost: $275-$775 until Sept. 10.

    Place: Napa Valley Marriott, 3425 Solano Ave., Napa

    Info: winesymposium.com or KathyA@swgnapa.com; keynote speaker: Jay Wright, COO, Constellation Brands

    Impact Solano: Exploring top issues shaping the future of business in Solano County

    Sponsor: North Bay Business Journal

    Date: Sept. 26, 8–10:30 a.m.  Cost: $45, $450 table of 10 

    Place: Hilton Garden Inn, 2200 Gateway Ct., Fairfield

    Info: northbaybusinessjournal.com, 707-521-5264; keynote speaker Dr. Robert Eyler

    4 a Child benefit and auction

    Sponsor: California Parenting Institute

    Date: Sept. 29,  4:30–7 p.m.  Cost: $50

    Place: Rodney Strong Vineyard, 11455 Old Redwood Hwy., Healdsburg

    Info: 4-A-CHILD.org or 707-585-6108 X 123 or wendyh@calparents.org; live entertainment, chef tasting stations, wine and beer

    Santa Rosa Symphony’s Orchestral Opening Concert

    Sponsor: Green Music Center

    Date: Sept. 30, 2 p.m. Cost: Call

    Place: Sonoma State University, 1801 E. Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park

    Info: 866-955-6040 

    2012 Petaluma Business Expo

    Sponsor: Petaluma Chamber

    Date: Oct. 4–7 p.m. Cost: Free Admission

    Place: Petaluma Community Center, 320 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma

    Info: 707-762-2785

    10th annual Catwalk for a Cure Fundraiser

    Sponsor: Sutter Health

    Date: Oct. 5, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.  Cost: $125, sponsorships available

    Place: Wells Fargo Center (big white tent), 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa 

    Info: gills@sutterhealth.org, 707-521-8883 

    Artrails Open Studios

    Sponsor: Arts Council Sonoma County

    Date: Oct. 13–14, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.  Cost: Free

    Place: See website

    Info: SonomaArts.com/arttrails or rdwdbw@sbcglobal.net; more than 150 Sonoma County artists on this self-guided art tour

    Impact Sonoma, Energy: Plugging into Sonoma County’s Future

    Sponsor: North Bay Business Journal

    Date: Oct. 18, 7:30 –10:30 a.m.  Cost: $49 each, $510 – table of ten

    Place: Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel, Santa Rosa

    Info: www.northbaybusinessjournal.com or call Linda  Perkins at  707-521-5264

    The NEON Rose Champagne and Moonlight Golf Fundraiser

    Sponsor: Petaluma People Services Center

    Date: Oct. 26  ,4:30 p.m. registration  Cost: $90 includes dinner

    Place: Rooster Run Golf Course, 2301 E. Washington St., Petaluma

    Info: 707-765-8488

    Commercial Real Estate Network Event at Sonoma Raceway

    Sponsor: North Bay Business Journal

    Date: Nov.1, 4:30–7:00 p.m.  Cost: call for details

    Place: Sonoma Raceway, 29355 Arnold Drive, Sonoma

    Info: events@northbaybusinessjournal.com or Linda Perkins at 707-521-5264

    Russian River Watershed Symposium 2012

    Sponsor: Russian River Symposium

    Date: Nov. 2, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.  Cost: $40 through Sept. 14, then $55

    Place: Cloverdale Citrus Fairgrounds, 1 Citrus Fair Dr., Cloverdale

    Info: rrsymposium@yahoo.com or 707-569-1448 ext. 100

    Seminar on wine-business value

    Sponsor: Wines and Vines, Houlihan & Jones and Zepponi  & Co.

    Date: Nov. 8, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.   Cost: $397–$620

    Place: The Meritage Resort & Spa, 875 Bordeaux Way, Napa

    Info: www.theseminargroup.net or call 800-574-4852

    Medicare Presentations for Baby Boomers

    Sponsor: HICAP – Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program

    Date: Nov. 15, 10:30–Noon  Cost: Free

    Place: Senior Advocacy Services’ office, 3262 Airway Drive, Suite C, Santa Rosa

    Info: Julie Bennett at 707-526-4108 x 104 or JulieB@SeniorAdvocacyServices.org

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