Send calendar items, at least two months before the event, to calendar@busjrnl.com.This WeekSonoma Clean Power Event

Sponsor: Sonoma County Water Agency

Date: Aug. 26, 5:30 - 7 p.m. Cost: Free

Place: Bodega Bay Grange Hall, 1370 Bodega Ave. Bodega Bay

Info: www.scwa.ca.govImpact Napa: Wine

Sponsor: North Bay Business Journal; Bank of Marin; Dickenson, Peatman & Fogarty

Date: Aug. 29, 7:30--11 a.m. Cost: $55/person; $550/table of 10

Place: Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa, Napa

Info: NorthBayBusinessJournal.com/76593Sonoma Clean Power Event

Sponsor: Sonoma County Water Agency

Date: Aug. 29, 5:30 - 7 p.m. Cost: Free

Place: Guerneville Veterans Memorial Hall, 16255 First Street, Guerneville

Info: www.scwa.ca.govComing UpSonoma Clean Power Event

Sponsor: Sonoma County Water Agency

Date: Sept. 4, 5:30 - 7 p.m. Cost: Free

Place: Finley Community Center, 2060 West College Ave, Santa Rosa

Info: www.scwa.ca.govGlowing Your Business: Building Partnerships that Serve the Greater Good

Sponsor: Pisenti & Brinker LLP

Date: Sept. 6, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Cost: $49/Non-Profit; $69/For-Profit

Place: Sheraton Hotel, Petaluma

Info: www.srchamber.com3rd Annual Design, Engineering and Construction Forum "Designing and Building a Better Business"

Sponsor: The Redwood Empire Built Environment Collaborative Committee

Date: Sept. 6, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost: $25

Place: Glaser Center, 547 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa

Info: 2013Rebecc.brownpapertickets.comWinesong Charity Auction & Tasting

Benefits: Mendocino Coast Hospital

Date: Sept. 6--7. Cost: $50--$200

Place: along the Mendocino CoastThe Successful Brain Fair

Sponsor: Bemer Treatment Center; K-Laser Therapy

Date: Sept. 7, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost: Free

Place: Santa Rosa Veterans Building, 1351 Maple Ave., Santa Rosa

Info: www.sucessfulbrainfair.comMaking Sense of Financial Metrics workshops

Sponsor: 101MFG

Date: Sept. 10, 4 p.m. Cost: Free/members; $40/nonmember

Place: Exchange Bank, Andrew J. Shepard Building, 444 Aviation Blvd., Santa Rosa

Info: 101MFG.com25th Annual Business Showcase

Sponsor: San Rafael Chamber of Commerce

Date: Sept. 11, 4--7:30 p.m.

Place: Embassy Suites Hotel, 101 McInnis Pkwy., San Rafael

Info: srchamber.comQuickBooks Best Practices for Today's Busy Contractor

Sponsor: North Coast Builders Exchange

Date: Sept. 12, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Cost: $50/members; $70/non-members

Place: NCBE Construction Training Center, 1030 Apollo Way, Santa Rosa

Info: www.ncbeonline.comBest Places to Work

Sponsor: North Bay Business Journal; Nelson; Wells Fargo

Date: Sept. 18, 4 - 6:30 p.m. Cost: $70/person; $750/table of 10

Place: Hyatt Vineyard Creek. Santa Rosa

Info: www.NorthBayBusinessJournal.comMarketing/Market Research Professionals Networking and Mixer

Sponsor: San Francisco American Marketing Association (SFAMA)

Date: Sept. 19, 6:30--8:30 p.m. Cost: $35 in advance; $50 at door

Place: Silverado Resort and Spa, 1600 Atlas Peak Rd., Napa

Info: marketinsightsnapa.eventbrite.comMarketing/Market Research Professionals Learning Seminar

Sponsor: San Francisco American Marketing Association (SFAMA)

Date: Sept. 20, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost: $100 in advance; $125 at door

Place: Silverado Resort and Spa, 1600 Atlas Peak Road, Napa

Info: marketinsightnapa.eventbrite.comNCBE Golf Tournament

Sponsor: North Coast Builders Exchange

Date: Sept. 20, 12 p.m. Cost: $110/player; $440/foursome

Place: Bennett Valley Golf Course, 3330 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa

Info: www.ncbeonline.comMarin County Small Employer Forum: Tips on How to prepare for the Affordable Care Act

Sponsor: San Rafael Chamber; Marin County Health & Human Service; Kaiser Permanente

Date: Sept. 24, 7:30 - 10 a.m. Cost: Free

Place: Embassy Suites Hotel, San Rafael

Info: 415-473-3309Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of New Parent Education Center

Sponsor: California Parenting Institute (CPI)

Date: Sept. 25, 4:30--6:30 p.m.

Place: California Parenting Institute, 3650 Standish Ave., Santa Rosa

Info: calparents.orgLive Better, Live Longer Hosted by Dr. Anne Cummings

Date: Sept. 27, 10 a.m. - noon. Cost: Free

Place: Marin Art & Garden Center, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Ross

Info: magc.org"Ahead of the Curve: What's Next for the Future of Marketing"

Sponsor: The Professional Services Marketing Group - North Bay

Date: Sept. 27, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost: $65/members; $75/non-members

Place: Sonoma Mountain Village Event Center, Rohnert Park

Info: www.psmgnorthbay.com/conference2013 Spirit of Marin Luncheon

Sponsor: Bank of Marin

Date: Sept. 27, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Cost: $50

Place: Father David Ghiorso's Courtyard, St. Vincent's School for the Boys, San Rafael

Info: www.spiritofmarin.comWine Country Harvest Faire & Business Showcase

Sponsor: Mark West Area Chamber of Commerce; California American Water

Date: Oct. 3, 4--8 p.m. Cost: Free

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

Info: markwest.org21st Annual Days of Wine and Dozers

Sponsor: Northern California Engineering Contractors Association; BoDean Company; Ghilotti Construction

Date: Oct. 26, 5:30 p.m. - midnight.  Cost: TBA

Place: Santa Rosa Golf & Country Club

Info: nceca.org