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MondayTraffic Control/Flagging Safety

Sponsor: Engineering Contractors Association

Date: Aug. 30 at 7 a.m.          Cost: $120-$140

Place: 1000 Apollo Way, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-546-5500

TuesdayGeothermal Power in Sonoma's Green Energy Future

Sponsor: Climate Protection Campaign

Date: Aug. 31 at 5:30 p.m.     Cost: No cost

Place: Glaser Center, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-525-1665 x114, lora@climateprotection.orgFridayFirst Friday Business Development

Sponsor: Napa Chamber of Commerce

Date: Sept. 3 at 11:30 a.m.    Cost: $30-$35

Place: 3585 Solano Ave., Napa

Info: 707-226-7455, www.napachamber.comTaste of Sonoma: Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

Sponsor: Sonoma Valley Wine Growers

Date: Sept. 3-5       Cost: $150-$195

Place: McMurray Ranch, Healdsburg

Info: www.sonomawinecountryweekend.com.

Coming upUSF Information Meeting

Sponsor: University of San Francisco North Bay Campus

Date: Sept. 8 at 5:30 p.m.      Cost: No cost

Place: 416 B St., Santa Rosa

Info: 707-527-6912, www.usfca.edu/nbbjControl the Sale

Sponsor: The Sales Foundry

Date: Sept. 9 at 8:30 a.m.      Cost: $99-$149

Place: Sonoma Mountain Village, Rohnert Park

Info: 707-542-9022, www.thesalesfoundry.comLabor Law Workshop

Sponsor: Napa Chamber of Commerce

Date: Sept. 9 at 2 p.m.           Cost: $50-$65

Place: 1556 First St., Napa

Info: 707-226-7455, www.napachamber.comCharity Auction and Wine Tasting

Sponsor: Mendocino Coast Hospital Foundation, Winesong!

Date: Sept. 10 at noon, Sept. 11 at 11 a.m.         Cost: $40-$175

Place: Little River Inn, Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

Info: 707-961-4909, winesong@mcn.org.

Water Harvesting in a Permaculture Paradise

Sponsor: Daily Acts

Date: Sept. 11 at 10 a.m.       Cost: $45

Place: Call

Info: 707-789-9664, www.dailyacts.orgKendall-Jackson Heirloom Tomato Festival

Sponsor: Kendall-Jackson Wines

Date:  Sept. 11 at 11 a.m.      Cost: $60-$65

Place: 5007 Fulton Rd., Santa Rosa

Info: 800-769-3649, www.kj.comStaglin Family Music Festival for Mental Health

Sponsor: Staglin Family

Date:  Sept. 11                       Cost: Call

Place: Staglin Family Winery, Napa

Info: 707-253-0868, www.music-festival.org  

Artistry in Wood: 22nd Annual Exhibition

Sponsor: Sonoma County Museum

Date:  Sept. 11-Oct. 17          Cost: $5

Place: 425 Seventh St., Santa Rosa

Info: 707-579-1500 x 15, erics@sonomacountymuseum.orgBone Appetit: A Celebration of Great Pairings!

Sponsor: Canine Companions for Independence

Date: Sept. 12 at 2 p.m.         Cost: $75

Place: Charles Schulz Campus on Dutton Ave., Santa Rosa 

Info: 707-224-3647, 1-800-572-BARK

Plate by Plate: An event for hope and possibility in Haiti

Sponsor: What If? Foundation

Date: Sept. 12 at 5:30 p.m.    Cost: $50

Place: 1620 South Whitehall Lane, St. Helena

Info: 707-963-8060, whatif94574@gmail.comMassage for the Cure

Sponsor: Massage Envy Santa Rosa

Date: Sept. 14 at 8 a.m.         Cost: $49

Place: Mountain Hawk Way, Santa Rosa,

Info: 707-537-0555

Going Solar Sonoma County

Sponsor: Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce

Date: Sept. 14 at 11:30 a.m.  Cost: $25-$40

Place: Doubletree Hotel, Rohnert Park

Info: 707-584-1415

Management for a Hectic World

Sponsor: Napa Chamber of Commerce, NVC SBDC

Date: Sept. 15 at 7:30 a.m.    Cost: $20

Place: 1556 First St., Napa

Info: 707-253-3210

Annual Business Showcase

Sponsor: The San Rafael Chamber of Commerce

Date: Sept. 15 at 3:30 p.m.    Cost: No cost with business card

Place: Embassy Suites, San Rafael

Info: 415-454-4163, gmarr@srchamber.comNorth Coast Green Summit

Sponsor: North Coast Green

Date: Sept. 16 at 8 a.m.         Cost: Call 

Place: 200 South School St., Ukiah

Info: www.northcoastgreen.orgECA Mixer

Sponsor: Engineering Contractors Association

Date: Sept. 16 at 5 p.m.         Cost: No cost 

Place: 7171 Stony Point Rd., Cotati

Info: 707-546-5500

Hispanic Chamber 14th Annual Fiesta Sonoma Golf Tournament

Sponsor: Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Sonoma County

Date: Sept. 17 at 10:30 a.m.  Cost: Call 

Place: Oakmont Golf Club, Windsor

Info: 707-575-3648, www.hcc-sc.orgWine Boot Camp

Sponsor: Affairs of the Vine

Date: Sept. 18        Cost: $495 

Place: Chalk Hill Vineyard and Winery

Info: 707-874-1975, www.affairsofthevine.com/bootcamp.php  

All Jazzed Up: A Swinging Gala

Sponsor: Napa Valley Opera House

Date: Sept. 19 at 4:00 p.m. Cost: $350-$1,250

Place: 2800 Main St., St. Helena

Info: 707-603-2333, maryann@nvoh.orgFarm Bureau Institute

Sponsor: Sonoma County Farm Bureau

Date: Sept. 22 at 7:30 a.m.    Cost: Call

Place: 970 Piner Rd., Santa Rosa

Info: 707-544-5575, lex@sonomacountyfarmbureau.comAll Member Briefing

Sponsor: Napa Chamber of Commerce

Date: Sept. 23 at 8 a.m.         Cost: Call

Place: 1556 First St., Napa

Info: 707-226-7455, www.napachamber.com2010 California Residential Code

Sponsor: The American Institute of Architects, Redwood Empire Chapter

Date: Sept. 23 and 24 at 8 a.m.            Cost: $75-$125

Place: 1030 Apollo Way, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-838-2672, exec@aiare.org2010 Best Places to Work Awards

Sponsor: North Bay Business Journal

Date: Sept. 23 at 5:30 p.m.    Cost: $70

Place: Doubletree Hotel, Rohnert Park

Info: 707-521-5264, events@busjrnl.comThe Future of the Engineering Contracting Industry

Sponsor: Engineering Contractors Association

Date: Sept. 24 at 12 p.m.       Cost: $40-$60

Place: 2777 Fourth St., Santa Rosa

Info: 707-546-5500