This WeekSonoma Clean Power Workshop

Sponsor: Sonoma County Water Agency

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

Place: Petaluma City Council Chambers, 11 English St., Petaluma

Info: www.scwa.ca.gov/cca, amy.bolten@scwa.ca.gov 21st Wine Industry Financial Symposium

Sponsor: Wine Industry Symposium Group

Date: Sept. 24--25, times vary.  Cost: $350--$950

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

Info: winesymposium.com, KathyA@swgnapa.com; keynote speaker: Jay Wright, COO, Constellation BrandsImpact 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, 707-521-52642nd Annual Design, Engineering & Construction Forum

Sponsor: The American Institute for Architects, Redwood Empire Chapter, Built Environment Collaborative Committee

Date: Sept. 28, 11:30 a.m.--2 p.m. Cost: $25

Place: Glazer Center, Santa Rosa

Info:  707-838-2672, aiare.org, exec@aiare.orgSpirit of Marin Awards Luncheon

Sponsor: Bank of Marin

Date: Sept. 28, 11:30 a.m.--2 p.m. Cost: $60, $610 table

Place: St. Vincent's School for Boys, San Rafael

Info: bankofmarin.com, 415-884-5360Integration of Art in Architecture

Sponsor: Redwood Empire Custom Residential Architects Network (CRAN)

Date: Sept. 28, 5:30--8 p.m. Cost: $10--$20

Place: Graton Ridge Cellars, Sebastopol 

Info: aiare.org/event4 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, 707-585-6108 ext. 123, wendyh@calparents.org; live entertainment, chef tasting stations, wine and beerECA's 20th annual Days of Wine & Dozers -- "Hollywood Nights"

Sponsor: Northern California Engineering Contractors Association

Date: Sept. 29, 5:30 p.m. Cost: $150, $1,200 table of eight

Place: Santa Rosa Golf & Country Club, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-546-5500; cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, dinner, port and cigarsSanta 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: 866-955-6040Coming Up2012 Petaluma Business Expo

Sponsor: Petaluma Chamber

Date: Oct. 4, 7 p.m. Cost: Free

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

Info: 707-762-278510th 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, 707-521-8883Aviation Day

Sponsor: Sonoma Jet Center

Date: Oct. 6, 10 a.m.--2 p.m. Cost: Free

Place: Sonoma County Airport, Santa Rosa 

Info: 707-304-2527Artrails 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, rdwdbw@sbcglobal.net; more than 150 Sonoma County artists on this self-guided art tour2012 Employer Best Practices Awards Breakfast

Sponsor: North Bay Business Journal

Date: Oct. 17, 7:30--9:30 a.m.  Cost: $40, $280 table of eight

Place: Flamingo Hotel, Santa Rosa

Info:  SonomaCountyMayorsCommittee.comImpact Sonoma

Energy: Plugging into Sonoma County's Future

Sponsor: North Bay Business Journal

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

Place: Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel, Santa Rosa

Info: NorthBayBusinessJournal.com, 707-521-526418th annual October in Paradise

Sponsor: Paradise Ridge Winery

Date: Oct. 18, 5:30--10 p.m.  Cost: $70

Place: 4545 Thomas Lake Harris Dr.,  Santa Rosa

Info: 707-575-4494; benefits Sonoma County Task Force for the Homeless; includes dinner and dancingDr. Chris Thronberg: "Politics and Growth in 2013"

Sponsor: Sonoma County Economic Development Board

Date: Oct. 19, 7--9 a.m. Cost: TBA

Place: Hyatt Vineyard Creek, Santa Rosa

Register: edb.sonoma-county.org/content.aspx?sid=1033&id=2028The NEON Rose Champagne and Moonlight Golf Fundraiser

Sponsor: Petaluma People Services Center

Date: Oct. 26, 4:30 p.m.  Cost: $90

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

Info: 707-765-8488; dinner includedCommercial Real Estate Network Event

Sponsor: North Bay Business Journal

Date: Nov. 1, 4:30--7 p.m.  Cost: $55

Place: Sonoma Raceway, 29355 Arnold Dr., Sonoma

Info: events@northbaybusinessjournal.com, 707-521-5264Russian River Watershed Symposium 2012

Sponsor: Russian River Symposium

Date: Nov. 2, 8 a.m.--5 p.m.  Cost: $55

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

Info: rrsymposium@yahoo.com, 707-569-1448 ext. 100Seminar on Wine-Business Value

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

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

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

Info: theseminargroup.net, 800-574-4852Medicare Presentations for Baby Boomers

Sponsor: HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program)

Date: Nov. 15, 10:30 a.m.--noon  Cost: Free

Place: Senior Advocacy Services' office, 3262 Airway Dr., Ste. C, Santa Rosa

Info: Julie Bennett, 707-526-4108 ext. 104, JulieB@SeniorAdvocacyServices