This WeekHalf  Time Report

Sponsor: Valley Oak Wealth Management

Date: July 24, 4 or 6:30 p.m.  Cost: Free

Place: Marin County Club, 500 Country Club Dr., Novato

Info: RSVP Kareen at 415-898-4439 or Kareen@ValleyOakWM.com Sonoma County Fair

Sponsor: Sonoma County Fair

Date: July 25--Aug. 12. Cost: Varies

Place: Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd., Santa Rosa

Info: sonomacountyfair.com, 707-545-42006th Annual Organic Winegrowing Conference at Spotttswoode Estate Vineyards & Winery

Sponsor: Napa Valley Grapegrowers

Date: July 26, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Cost: $125 - NVG members, $175 for general admision

Place: 1902 Madrona Ave., St Helena

Info: info@napagrowers.org or 707-944-8311Exclusive Art of Pitching Workshop with Bob Kosberg, aka " Mr. Hollywood's Mr. Pitch

Sponsor: RippIFX

Date: July 26, noon to 7:30 p.m.  Cost: $ 169, webinar $$59 

Place: 32TEN Studios, 3210 Kerner Blvd., San Rafael  

Info: www.moviepitch.com/workshops

 How to Create and Market a Book App

Sponsor: RippIFX and Karen Robertson

Date: July 28, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Cost: $ 99

Place: 32TEN Studios, 3210 Kerner Blvd., San Rafael 

Info: howtocreateandmarketbookapp.eventbrite.comLake County Wine Adventure

Sponsor: Lake County Winery Association

Date: July 28--29, 10 a.m.--5 p.m. Cost: $35--$45

Place: Passport event, countywide

Info: Jennifer Hammond, 707-263-2580, lakecountywineries.org Wine, Women and Shoes Benefit

Sponsor: Napa Emergency Women's Services Fundraiser (NEWS)

Date: July 28, 1 p.m. Cost: $175- General Admission, $250 VIP

Place: Charles Krug Winery, 2800 Main St., St. Helena

Info: 707-479-2055Coming Up Northern California Engineering Contractors Association-General Membership Meeting on CAP and Trade

Sponsor: Engineering Contractors Association

Date: July 31,  4-6 p.m.  Cost: $20 members/$30 non-members

Place: NCBE Training room, 1030 Apollo Way, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-546-5507Heat Illness Prevention, Train the Trainer Seminar

Sponsor: UC Cooperative

Date: August 1, 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Cost: Free program, lunch provided

Place: UC Cooperative Extension Meeting Room, 1710 Soscol Ave., Napa

Info: Yesenia Prado, yprado@berkeley.edu


 Soils 101: Characteristics of Napa Valley Soils

Sponsor: Farmworker Education Foundation of the Napa Valley Grapegroweers, and the UC Cooperative Extension 

Date: August 3, Spanish session: 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. English session: 10 a.m. - noon   Cost: See website

Place: Inglenook Vinyards, Rutherford

Info: http://ucanr.org/SoilsFieldDay or mlycooper@ucdavis.eduEducation and Business Partnership Breakfast

Sponsor: Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce

Date: Aug. 17, 7--9 a.m. Cost: $30

Place: Flamingo Hotel, 2777 Fourth St., Santa Rosa

Info: Janet Rogers, janetr@santarosachamber.comRich Thomas honored at 40th annual Agribusiness Barbecue

Sponsor: Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce

Date: Aug. 29, 5--9 p.m. Cost: Call

Place: Richard's Grove & Saralee's Vineyard, 3575/3351 Slusser Rd., Windsor

Info: Janet Rogers, 707-545-1414 ext. 13Impact Napa: Exploring top issues shaping the future of business in Napa County,keynote speaker Chris Thornberg of Beacon

Sponsor: North Bay Business Journal

Date: Aug. 30, 7:30--10:30 a.m. Cost: $45, $450 table of 10

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

Info: events@busjrnl.com or 707-521-5264American 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: www.cakebread.comAmerican 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: www.cakebread.com or Shelly Van Zandt, 707-963-5221 ext. 240Understanding 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. 369A 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.orgKendall-Jackson Heirloom Tomato FestivalSponsor: Kendall-JacksonDate: Sept. 16. Cost: $85Place: Kendall-Jackson Wine Center, 5007 Fulton Rd., FultonInfo: Robin, 707-571-8100Social 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

Info: Register at nc.ecenterdirect.com/ConferenceDetail.action?ID=22004Impact 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 EylerSanta 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: 866-955-604010th annual Catwalk for a Cure Fundraiser

Sponsor: Sutter Health

Date: October 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, 707-521-8883Russian River Watershed Symposium 2012

Sponsor: RR symposium

Date: November 2, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.  Cost: $40 through 9/14, then $55

Place: Cloverdale Citrus Fairgrounds, 1 Citrus Fair Drive, Cloverdale

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