This Week2012 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, 707-521-8883Sonoma County Harvest Fair

Date: Oct. 5-7, 10 a.m.--7 p.m. Cost: $3--$8

Place: Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-545-4203, harvestfair.orgAviation Day

Sponsor: Sonoma Jet Center

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

Place: Sonoma County Airport, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-304-2527Coming UpArtrails 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 tourLunafest Wine Country

Sponsor: Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

Date: Oct. 14, 11 a.m.--5 p.m. Cost: $15--$50

Place: Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa

Info: 707-544-6911, capsonoma.org2012 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, 2777 Fourth St., 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,170 Railroad St., 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: What's next for the U.S. and Sonoma County?"

Sponsor: Sonoma County Economic Development Board

Date: Oct. 19, 7--9 a.m. Cost: TBA

Place: Hyatt Vineyard Creek, 170 Railroad St., Santa Rosa

Register/info: edb.sonoma-county.org/content.aspx?sid=1033&id=2028; Ann Gospe, 707-565-7298, Ann.Gospe@sonoma-county.orgWinemaker Dinner: Selby Winery

Sponsor: Inn at the Tides

Date: Oct. 19, 6:30 p.m. Cost: $79

Place: Inn at the Tides, 800 Hwy. 1, Bodega Bay

Info: 707-875-2751; www.innatthetides.comNonprofit Bootcamp & Nonprofit Leadership Awards

Sponsor: Pisenti & Brinker, North Bay Business Journal

Date: Oct. 24, 8 a.m.--4 p.m. Cost: $45--$55

Place: Sheraton Sonoma County - Petaluma, 745 Baywood Dr., Petaluma

Info: 707-521-5270, NorthBayBusinessJournal.comOccidental Harvest Festival

Sponsor: Occidental Bohemian Farmers Market

Date: Oct. 26, 4 p.m. Cost: Free

Place: Downtown Occidental

Info: 707-793-2159, OccidentalFarmersMarket.comThe 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 includedHealdsburg Pumpkin Festival

Sponsor: Healdsburg Farmers Market

Date: Oct. 27, 9 a.m.--noon. Cost: Free

Place: North and Vine streets at Foss Creek, Healdsburg

Info: 707-431-1956, HealdsburgFarmersMarket.comCommercial 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