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Sonoma Wine Country Holiday Specials

Just like that, it’s the holiday season! The pumpkins have made way for wreaths and twinkling lights. Here are some Sonoma Wine Country holiday lodging deals that are sure to make the season merry and bright. You might find a new way to celebrate this holiday season or you may even find the perfect gift idea. Holiday Season Coastal Getaway {…}

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Join in the fun of SOFA Winterblast 2012

Fall is here, the holidays are very nearly upon us and that means it’s time for the zany, art-centric fun of SOFA Winterblast. The holiday extravaganza to beat all extravaganzas, Winterblast is a jubilant street party for all ages. The SOFA neighborhood (a.k.a. South A Street Arts District), in downtown Santa Rosa along South A Street, will host live music, {…}

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Celebratory Deal at Vintners Inn

Luxurious Vintners Inn has been named one of the Top 30 Hotels in Northern California by Condé Nast Traveler in the magazine’s November issue. They’re celebrating this honor by passing on a savings of up to 28 percent (their placement in the Reader’s Choice Awards) on bookings from now through Nov. 15 for stays through Dec. 31. This Italian-inspired hotel {…}

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Thanksgiving Deals

All right, it’s time to get creative and think of ways to be thankful, with winter looming ahead and turkey hangovers to look forward to. Here’s an idea: Set aside all stress and nab a deal in Sonoma Wine Country, where there is plenty to be grateful about. With colorful leaves still on the trees and in the vineyards, mild {…}

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El Dia de Los Muertos 2012

El Dia de Los Muertos Petaluma and the Petaluma Arts Center are currently celebrating the traditional Latin and South American Day of the Dead with their annual, month-long series of events. Officially celebrated on Nov. 1 and 2, El Dia de los Muertos is a chance to honor loved ones who have died and to acknowledge death as a part {…}

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Save at Sonoma Silver Company

Sonoma Silver Company is offering fall savings with a $15 coupon from now through Oct. 31. The store, located on Sonoma Plaza, offers a vast collection of sterling silver jewelry as well as a line of stainless steel jewelry. Local artisans and selections from around the world are represented in the selection. There’s something for everyone with men’s watches, cuff {…}

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Sonoma County Glass Pumpkin Patch

The Sonoma County Glass Pumpkin Patch is back for its third year on Oct. 13 and 14 with more pumpkins than ever. In a new location along Gravenstein Highway in Sebastopol, the traditionally laid out patch will astound with a glittering array of colorful glass pumpkins. John Rizzi of Guerneville’s John Rizzi Glassworks says that this collection hopes to top {…}

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Much Ado About Sebastopol

There is much ado about something in Sebastopol with preparations for a special Renaissance Faire under way. Take a step back in time and immerse yourself in the wiles and charms of the Elizabethan era. This year, the Much Ado About Sebastopol Faire will entertain for a full weekend, Sept. 22 and 23. The event is a fundraiser for the {…}

Art by the Sea along Sonoma Coast

This Labor Day Weekend, the northern Sonoma Coast beckons with an open studio tour that will plant you firmly in the quiet, laid back atmosphere of The Sea Ranch and beyond. The Sea Ranch Art Tour is free and self guided so you can amble along at your pace, meeting the artists in their homes, studios and nearby galleries. There {…}

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All Things Orange at Healdsburg Center for the Arts

Healdsburg Center for the Arts is taking a seasonal approach to its next exhibit with a fall color penchant. From Aug. 30 to Sept. 29, they will be displaying their juried art show “All Things Orange.” In the exhibit, each piece is required to include orange and will illustrate the artists’ purposeful incorporation of it. With a great range of {…}