Send Calendar items to the North Bay Business Journal, Attn: Calendar, 427 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95401; fax 707-521-5292; or email news@busjrnl.com.This WeekGrant Funded Seminar for Small Retailers

Sponsor: Solano College Small Business Development Center

Date: Dec. 6, 9 a.m.--1 p.m. Cost: $50

Place: Suisun City Council Chambers, 701 Civic Blvd., Suisun City

Info: www.solanosbdc.orgHoliday Networking Social

Sponsor: North Bay Networking Group

Date: Dec. 6, 6--8 p.m. Cost: $5

Place: Sally Tomatoes, Rohnert Park

Info: www.northbaynetworkinggroup.comHomeowner Workshop

Sponsor: Northbay Family Homes

Date: Dec. 6, 6--7:30 p.m. Cost: $30

Place: CAP Sonoma offices, 1300 N. Dutton, Santa Rosa

Info: 415-382-2545Grant Funded Seminar for Small Retailers

Sponsor: Solano College Small Business Development Center

Date: Dec. 7 , 8 a.m.--12 p.m. Cost: $50

Place: Rio Vista Sanitation Service Conference Room, 100 Main St., Rio Vista

Info: www.solanosbdc.orgFORE US: A Golf-Business Networking Group

Sponsor: San Geronimo Golf Course

Date: Dec. 7, 3 p.m. Cost: $30

Place: San Geronimo Golf Course, 5800 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Geronimo

Info: 415-492-4511Grant Funded Seminar for Small Retailers

Sponsor: Solano College Small Business Development Center

Date: Dec. 8, 8 a.m.--12 p.m. Cost: $50

Place: Benicia Community Center, 370 E. L St., Benicia

Info: www.solanosbdc.orgGrant Funded Seminar for Small Retailers

Sponsor: Solano College Small Business Development Center

Date: Dec. 10, 9 a.m.--1 p.m. Cost: $50

Place: Dixon Fire Department Conference Room, 205 Ford Way, Dixon

Info: www.solanosbdc.orgNapa Valley Ballet

Sponsor: Napa Valley Opera House

Date: Dec. 10, 7 p.m. Cost: $15--$25

Place: Napa Valley Opera House, Napa

Info: www.nvoh.orgComing Up2011 Top Projects Awards Reception

Sponsor: Coast Landscape Management, Midstate Construction and North Bay Business Journal

Date: Dec 14, 4:30--6:30 p.m. Cost: $35

Place: Hyatt Vineyard Creek, Santa Rosa

Info: www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/43595New Century Chamber Orchestra: Celebrate the Holidays

Sponsor: Napa Valley Opera House

Date: Dec. 14, 6 p.m. Cost: $30--$35

Place: Napa Valley Opera House, Napa

Info: www.nvoh.orgHome Based Business Expo

Sponsor: American Canyon Chamber of Commerce

Date: Dec 21, 5:30--7:30 p.m. Cost: $25

Place: Eagle Vines Vineyards and Golf Course, American Canyon

Info: www.americanchamber.comFORE US: A Golf-Business Networking Group

Sponsor: San Geronimo Golf Course

Date: Dec 21, Jan. 4 and 18, 3 p.m. Cost: $30

Place: San Geronimo Golf Course, 5800 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Geronimo

Info: 415-492-4511MCLE Event: 3 Units with Comedian Sean Carter

Sponsor: Friedemann Goldberg LLC

Date:  Jan. 20, 12:30 p.m. Cost: $100

Place: Mayacama Golf Course, Santa Rosa

Info: jloceff@frigolaw.comIs Your Business, Risk?

Sponsor: Michael Anderson & Company, Inc.

Date: Jan. 26, 6 p.m. Cost: $45 (dinner included)

Place: Hilton Sonoma Wine Country, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-573-0326Beyond Health Insurance

Sponsor: Michael Anderson & Company, Inc.

Date: Feb. 16, 6 p.m. Cost: $45 (dinner included)

Place: Hilton Sonoma Wine Country, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-573-0326Venetian Carnival Masquerade Party

Sponsor: Lake County Marketing & Economic Development Program

Date: Feb. 17, 6--9 p.m. Cost: $15

Place: Rosa D'Oro Vineyards, Kelseyville

Info: www.rosadorowine.comWine & Chocolate

Sponsor: Lake County Marketing & Economic Development Program

Date: Feb. 18, 12--4 p.m. Cost: $35--$40

Place: Mt. Konocti Growers, Lakeport

Info: www.lakefrc.org