Send Calendar items to the North Bay Business Journal, Attn: Calendar, 427 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95401; fax 707-521-5292; or e-mail news@busjrnl.com.


Direct-to-Consumer Symposium

Sponsor: Coalition for Free Trade, Free The Grapes!

Date: Jan. 19 at 8 a.m. Cost: $295-$325

Place: Hyatt Vineyard Creek, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-254-1167, carroll@bensonmarketing.com

Renters Insurance Seminar

Sponsor: Greg Culley, Culley Insurance Services; North Coast Rental Housing Association

Date: Jan. 19 at 3 p.m. Cost: $35-$50

Place: Wedgewood Banquet Center, Rohnert Park

Info: 707-526-9526, www.ncrha-ca.org

How California Can Regain Prosperity

Sponsor:  Economic Prosperity Institute

Date: Jan. 19 at 4 p.m.        Cost: No cost

Place: Events Center, Sonoma Mountain Village, Rohnert Park

Info: troy@econprosperity.org


State of the County Breakfast

Sponsor:  Sonoma County Economic Development Board

Date: Jan. 20 at 7 a.m.        Cost: Call

Place: Doubletree Hotel, Rohnert Park

Info: 707-565-7170, www.sonoma-county.org/edb

2010 Book of Lists Party

Sponsor:  North Bay Business Journal

Date: Jan. 20 at 5:30 p.m.   Cost: $50

Place: Doubletree Hotel, Rohnert Park

Info: 707-521-5264, events@busjrnl.com

Green New Deal Hearing

Sponsor:  Green New Deal Civic Initiative

Date: Jan. 20 at 7 p.m.        Cost: No cost

Place: Santa Rosa Council Chambers, 100 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa

Info: 707-548-6033, lisaclc@sonic.net


Management Training Workshop

Sponsor:  Sonoma County Farm Bureau

Date: Jan. 21 Spanish at 8 a.m., English at 10:30 a.m.  Cost: $95-$125

Place: Sonoma County Farm Bureau

Info: 707-544-5575, www.sonomacountyfarmbureau.com

Santa Rosa Chamber Annual Banquet

Sponsor:  Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce

Date: Jan. 21 at 5:30 p.m. Cost: Call

Place: Santa Rosa Golf & Country Club

Info: 707-545-1414, www.santarosachamber.com


Napa Chamber Annual Dinner

Sponsor: Napa Chamber of Commerce

Date: Jan. 22 at 6:30 p.m.   Cost: Call

Place: Napa Valley Marriott, Napa

Info: 707-226-7455, www.napachamber.com


Crab Feed Boys & Girls Club Benefit

Sponsor: Boys & Girls Club of Napa Valley

Date: Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. Cost: $50-$2,500

Place: 575 Third St., Napa

Info: 707-255-8866, ssomogyi@thepostiveplace.org

Crab 4 Kids Crab Feed

Sponsor: Active 20-30 Club of the Redwood Empire

Date: Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. Cost: $45

Place: 2323 Montgomery Dr., Santa Rosa

Info: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/87394

Coming Up

Principles of Hotel Management

Sponsor:  Napa Valley College

Date: Tuesdays at 6 p.m. starting Jan. 26

Cost: Call

Place: Napa Valley College

Info: 707-256-4588, www.napavalley.edu/hospitality

Making your Mind Magnificent

Sponsor: Association of Fundraising Professionals, Wine Country Chapter

Date: Jan. 27 at 12 p.m. Cost: $15-$25

Place: 153 Stony Cir., Santa Rosa

Info: 707-838-9996, admin@afp-wcc.org

Investing in Early Childhood Programs

Sponsor: North Bay Leadership Council

Date: Jan. 28 at 7 a.m. Cost: $30

Place: Infineon Raceway Conference Center, Hwys. 37 and 121, Sonoma

Info: 707-283-9928, www.northbayleadership.org

17th Annual Napa Valley Mustard Magic Event

Sponsor: Napa Valley Mustard Festival

Date: Jan. 30-Mar. 27          Cost: $125

Place: Napa Valley

Info: 707-938-1133, www.mustardfestival.org

Vinolovo Wine, Food Tasting Event

Sponsor: Sonoma Valley Vintners and Growers Alliance

Date: Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. Cost: $65-$95

Place: 50 wineries in Sonoma Valley

Info: 707-935-0803, www.sonomavalleywine.com

Wine and Chocolate

Sponsor: Lake Family Resource Center

Date: Feb. 13 at 12 p.m. Cost: Call

Place: Mt. Knoncti Growers, Kelseyville

Info: 707-279-0563, 888-775-8336

The Time is Now: SSU Economic Outlook Conference

Sponsor:  North Bay Business Journal, Sonoma State University

Date: Feb. 25 at 7:30 a.m.   Cost: $49

Place: Sheraton Sonoma County, Petaluma

Info: 707-521-5264, events@busjrnl.com