Calendar: Week of May 3rd


College of Marin President’s Breakfast

Sponsor: College of Marin

Date: May 4 at 7:30 a.m. Cost: Call

Place: Embassy Suites Hotel, San Rafael

Info: 415-485-9508,

North Bay Light the Night Walk

Sponsor: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Date: May 4 at 8 a.m. Cost: Call

Place: Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-303-4800,


Certified Access Specialist Program Training

Sponsor: Redwood Empire Association of Code Officials

Date: May 5, 6 Cost: Call

Place: Windsor

Info: 707-838-2672


Solar Finance Summit Series: Depreciation Tax Equity: Tips & Traps

Sponsor: Adam Capital

Date: May 6 at 3 p.m.              Cost: $50

Place: Online Webinar

Info: 480-993-5513,

Santa Rosa Chamber Business Expo

Sponsor: Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce

Date: May 6 at 4 p.m.              Cost: No cost

Place: Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-545-1414,

North X North Coast Lecture Series: David Salmela

Sponsor:  AIA Redwood Empire, Arts Council of Sonoma County

Date: May 6 at 6 p.m.              Cost: $10

Place: 404 Mendocino Ave. #C, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-838-2672,

Transformation: Napa in the Midst

Sponsor: Preservation Napa Valley

Date: May 6 at 7:30 p.m. Cost: No cost

Place: 813 Main St., Napa

Info: 707-258-9286,


First Friday Business Development

Sponsor: Napa Chamber of Commerce

Date: May 7 at 11:30 a.m.       Cost: $30-$35

Place: Hilton Garden Inn, Napa

Info: 707-226-7455,

Cinco de Mayo Golf Classic

Sponsor: Napa Valley Farmworker Committee

Date: May 7                            Cost: $175

Place: Silverado Country Club, Napa

Info: 707-967-8038,


2010 Spring Wine Experience

Sponsor: Eastside Bunch Wineries of the Russian River Valley

Date: May 8 at 11 a.m. Cost: $20

Place: Acorn, Christie Vineyards, Christopher Creek Winery, Deux Amis Winery, Foppiano, Merriam Vineyards, Mietz Cellars, Lynch Winery, Rodney Strong Vineyards

Info: Call any participating winery

Empowering Voices Benefit Concert

Sponsor: Chords for Change

Date: May 8 at 5:30 p.m.         Cost: $40-$100

Place: Sebastopol Community Center


Human Race of Sonoma County

Sponsor: Volunteer Center of Sonoma County

Date: May 8 at 8 a.m.              Cost: Call

Place: Herbert Slater Middle School, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-573-3399,

A Celebration of Food and Wine

Sponsor: Napa Valley College, Culinary Institute of America

Date: May 8 at 5:30 p.m. Cost: $250

Place: The Culinary Institute of America, Napa

Info: 707-252-7281,

Coming up

Immigration Law Issues and New Hire Orientation Seminar

Sponsor: Sonoma County Farm Bureau

Date: May 11 at 8:30 a.m.       Cost: $40-$65

Place: 970 Piner Rd., Santa Rosa

Info: 707-544-5575,

Commercial Real Estate Networking Reception

Sponsor: North Bay Business Journal

Date: May 11 at 5:30 p.m.       Cost: $55

Place: Sheraton Sonoma County, Petaluma

Info: 707-521-5264,

Good Morning Santa Rosa: Meet the Candidates

Sponsor: Santa Rosa Chamber

Date: May 12 at 7 a.m.            Cost: $35-$45

Place: Flamingo Conference Resort & Spa, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-545-1414,

Annual Showcase Party

Sponsor: Arista Winery

Date: May 12 at 6 p.m.            Cost: Call

Place: 7015 Westside Rd., Healdsburg

Info: 707-473-0606,

Rotary District Conference and Celebration

Sponsor: Rotary District 5130

Date: May 13-16     Cost: Call

Place: Doubletree Hotel, Rohnert Park


The Surprising New Science of Heart Health

Sponsor:  The Calistoga Institute

Date: May 14-16                     Cost: Call

Place: Mayacamas Ranch, Calistoga


13th Annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival

Sponsor: The Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association

Date: May 14-16                     Cost: Call

Place: Anderson Valley, Mendocino

Info: 707-895-9463, 707-321-4024,

A Day in the Loire

Sponsor: Dry Creek Vineyard

Date: May 15 at noon Cost: $25

Place: 3770 Lambert Bridge Rd., Healdsburg

Info: 800-864-9463,

Fourth Annual Napa Valley Community Awards

Sponsor: Napa Chamber Foundation, Mechanics Bank

Date: May 18 at 11:30 a.m.     Cost: $55

Place: Napa Valley Marriott Hotel, Napa

Info: 707-226-7455,

2010 Building the North Bay Construction Conference

Sponsor: North Bay Business Journal

Date: May 19 at 1 p.m.            Cost: $49

Place: Hyatt Vineyard Creek, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-521-5264,

Steven Greenhut: Bankrupting our Cities

Sponsor: Economic Prosperity Institute

Date: May 19 at 4 p.m.            Cost: Call

Place: Event Center at Sonoma Mountain Village, Rohnert Park


Solar Finance Summit Series: Investment Tax Credit: Tips & Traps

Sponsor: Adam Capital

Date: May 20 at 3 p.m.            Cost: $50

Place: Online Webinar

Info: 480-993-5513,

Children’s Health Initiative Napa County Golf Tournament

Sponsor: Children’s Health Initiative

Date: May 21 at 11 a.m.          Cost: $125

Place: Vintner’s Golf Club, Yountville

Info: 707-227-0830,

Small Farms: Know Your Labor and Legal Requirements Seminar

Sponsor: Sonoma County Farm Bureau

Date: May 24 at 9 a.m.            Cost: No cost

Place: 970 Piner Rd., Santa Rosa

Info: 707-544-5575,

Home Performance with Energy Star Training Series

Sponsor: The Marin Builders Association

Date: May 25, 26, 27 at 8 a.m. Cost: Call

Place: 660 Las Gallinas Ave., San Rafael

Info: 415-453-0430

Sonoma County Farm Bureau’s Golf Tournament Benefiting Ag Education

Sponsor: Sonoma County Farm Bureau

Date: May 26 at 11:30 a.m. Cost: Call

Place: Windsor Golf Course

Info: 707-544-5575,

Send Calendar items to the North Bay Business Journal, Attn: Calendar, 427 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95401; fax 707-521-5292; or e-mail

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