Explore Sonoma: July 2017

July is packed full of events and happenings all around Sonoma and Napa Valley. We have rounded up a few of our favorites from our events calendar for you and hope you have the chance to explore some of them! If you are hosting an event that you would like featured on our calendar, drop us a line and we would be happy to add it to our list! Each event below is linked to the original website for even more information- just click the photo!


Great Gatsby Gala at Buena Vista Winery

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America invites you to join their gala event at Buena Vista Winery in Sonoma, to honor Jean-Charles Boisset, Buena Vista Winery Proprietor and Dr. Laurice Yang MD, Clinical Assistant Professor at the Neurology & Neurological Sciences at Stanford University. Their goal is to raise $100,000 to support the HDSA mission. Gatsby themed attire is encouraged.


"Stars Under the Stars" Outdoor Film Festival at St. Francis Winery

Pack a blanket and join St. Francis Winery on the lawn of their beautiful Sonoma Valley Tasting Room for a film under the stars. Back for its eighth year, the Stars Under the Stars Outdoor Film Festival takes place every Thursday night at the Winery from July 6 to July 27. Seating on the lawn begins at 7pm with a pre-show concert and wine reception. El Coyote Food Truck will be serving delicious Mexican food available for purchase. Feature film begins at dusk. 


La Fiesta de Paella at Gloria Ferrer Winery

An evening of Paella, Flamenco Dancing, and Saber Demonstrations at La Fiesta de La Paella! Take a seat on Gloria Ferrer's vista terrace, overlooking the vineyards and Carneros Valley, as you dine on various styles of Paella paired with award-winning wines. Enjoy lively classical Spanish guitar, and passionate flamenco dancing by Sol Flamenco. Don’t miss out on this festive event!


Succulent Workshop with Jodi Shaw of Flourish, at neve | hawk

A fun evening at neve | hawk in San Anselmo learning how to plant a simply beautiful succulent arrangement with Flourish’s owner & lead designer Jodi Shaw. We’ll get our hands dirty planting, learn basic design tips and discuss how to care for succulents & go home with an incredible succulent arrangement that will be perfect for a gift or your home!


Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway

The top drag racers in the world will visit Sonoma Valley for the 30th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals. The weekend will feature professional drag racing in the Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle divisions. NHRA dragsters will compete on the world-famous drag strip that features a 660-foot concrete launch pad and is located just 15 feet above sea level.  This combination makes the drag strip one of the quickest and fastest in the country.


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