Area Events

Healdsburg is a lively place with so much going on that there is a great event almost every weekend and many mid-week too! From special wine dinners to music festivals or cooking classes – there are many special experiences to be had. We’ve highlighted a few below and there are many more you can find by going to wineroad.com or healdsburg.com

Sun

Apr
02

Ricotta with Janet Fletcher

The Shed
1-3pm

Learn to make fluffy fresh ricotta in your own kitchen. It s the signature cheese of spring luscious in desserts, dreamy on pasta, sublime with honey. Watch Planet Cheese publisher Janet Fletcher demonstrate stovetop ricotta, then taste it against commercial versions.
Janet will share dozens of ideas for using your homemade ricotta and demonstrate two recipes to taste: a spring herb and ricotta bruschetta and a strawberry dessert. All participants will receive printed instructions for homemade ricotta and a 10% discount for purchases made at SHED.

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Sat

Apr
15

Family Easter Egg Hunt

Comstock Wines
11am-1pm

Ready, set, go! We sound the bell at 11am sharp for this free-of-charge, old-fashioned scramble to find decorated eggs in our Comstock Wines Estate Vineyards! An afternoon at Comstock Wines promises to be fun for the whole family this Easter

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Thu

Apr
20

Taste of Place with Pennyroyal

The Shed
6:30-8:30pm

At Pennyroyal Farm in Boonville, animal husbandry is integrated with viticulture to produce cheese and wine and with a strong sense of place. Wine and cheese are agricultural products that capture the moment of the season at its best. Celebrate the flavors of spring with the wines and farmstead cheeses from Pennyroyal in the April Taste of Place dinner at SHED. Chef Perry Hoffman s seasonal menu featuring the wines and the fresh and aged farmstead cheeses of Pennyroyal will highlight the best of the season in a very special event in our Modern Grange.

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Sat

Apr
22

Vermiculture Workshop

The Shed
1-2:30pm

Learn how you can transform your food scraps into a nutritive soil amendment using red wiggler worms in this vermi-compost workshop. Compost expert Rick Kaye will teach participants how to set up and maintain their own low-maintenance worm bin system at their home, business, or farm, with an emphasis on organic and Biodynamic growing. Attendees will learn the rules behind making quality vermi-compost and dig into live examples of worm bins.

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Fri

Apr
28

Prelude to Passport

Cast Wines
11:30am-1pm

Enjoy lunch on our scenic terrace paired with our hand crafted signature wines. Winemaker Mike Gulyash will be on hand to entertain and inform. Lunch will be provided by Tim Vallery of Peloton Catering. Tickets available beginning February 1, 2016 at www.drycreekvalley.org.

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Apr
2930

The 28th Annual Passport to Dry Creek Valley

Dry Creek Valley
11am-4:30pm

Over one weekend, Passport guests are welcomed into 45+ wineries throughout Dry Creek Valley, each offering a unique pairing of premium wine, gourmet food and entertainment. Take a vineyard tour for a grape-to-glass look at Dry Creek Valley wine. Sample exclusive vintages, rarely available to taste. Meet winemakers and grapegrowers - the generations of people behind the wine and magical 'Dry Creek Valley spirit'. Savor exquisite food and wine pairings from acclaimed chefs. Delight in discovering each winery's unique Passport "theme," a tradition of the event. The possibilities are as varied as the wineries themselves and promise a fun, unforgettable weekend. Enjoy! Public Sale – February 1st at 10am PST

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Sat

Apr
29

31st Annual Healdsburg Bicycle Tour

Healdsburg Community Center
6:30 AM – 2 PM

Join us as we pedal through the heart of Sonoma County Wine Country. Road and mountain bikes, skinny tires and fat tires welcome. Moderately challenging ride through the Alexander, Dry Creek & Russian River Valleys. Distance options include 20, 35 or 60 miles; gradually increasing in difficulty. The 20 mile route is rather flat, while the 35 & 60 mile routes have more rolling hills and moderate climbs.
Come up for the day or spend the whole weekend with us; there is much to see and do. Healdsburg offers many lodging options and is central to more than 100 wineries.

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Sat

May
06

Peonies in All Their Glory - Floral Design Class at Dragonfly Floral School

Dragonfly Farm
10am-12:30pm

Soft. Layered. Delicate. Sweet. Favored. Feminine. Precious.
Peonies are all of this and so much more. Join me for a study of peonies as we make this beauty the focal point of our floral design day. Cost is $150 per person

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Sun

May
14

Mothers Day Open Garden

Russian River Rose Co
10am-5pm

Enjoy this special day in honor of our wonderful Mothers. Wander through the rose garden AT FULL BLOOM! Many families have made a Mother's Day visit to our garden a family tradition. Allow yourselves this day to really "Smell the Roses"!
Maybe even select a r0se plant for Mom to take home!
Experience the beauty and fragrance of the once-blooming antique roses and stroll down the Rose Allee with huge rambling roses billowing down from 12'X12' arches.
Complimentary Self-Guided Garden Tour Maps. A modest $2 fee is appreciated.
All Mothers will receive a special something...

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Sat

May
20

Vineyard Hike At Seghesio Home Ranch

Seghesio Home Ranch
10am-1pm

Join Seghesio family members Jim and Ned Neumiller, our 4th & 5th generation vineyard managers, as they lead you on an adventure through the 120 year old vines at our Home Ranch estate, where it all began in 1895. Explore the Zinfandel and Italian varietals on this historic property as you make your way to the top of Rattlesnake Hill. There will be plenty of hydration stops along the way - both wine and water, and your hard work will be rewarded with a delicious lunch and wine served at a scenic perch overlooking the entire Alexander Valley.
TICKETS: $75 / $60 Club
Please call (707) 395-3609

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Thu

May
25

68th Annual Twilight Parade

Downtown Healdsburg (corner of Matheson St. and Center St.)
6-7pm

The 68th Annual Twilight Parade will be held on May 25th, 2017 6PM. We welcome your business, club, group, candidate or any other marcher just for the fun of it.
This years Theme
"The World's Biggest Little Fair"

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May
2527

Healdsburg Future Farmers County Fair

Healdsburg Recreation Park
7-9pm

The 4-H and FFA youth put hours of endless hard work into their projects all year long. The Healdsburg Future Farmers Country Fair gives students the opportunity to show their animals, exhibit their still exhibits. We are proud of our exhibitors and hope you will come support them at the this year's Fair and Livestock Auction.
Yummy Food, Kids entertainment and more.

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Jun
0211

2017 Healdsburg Jazz Festival

Lineup for the 2017 Healdsburg Jazz Festival
Trios and quartets, big bands and small combos and solo artists from a wide range of jazz styles. Featured artists include the Heath Brothers, Henry Butler, John Abercrombie Trio, Joe Lovano Quartet (left) and many more! The full lineup is found on this page, and each individual show is listed in the right sidebar with direct links. Tickets on sale March 29


Nov
0405

Wine & Food Affair

Join us for a weekend of wine and food pairing in the Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys.
All of the wineries participating will have a favorite winery recipe available online, which they will prepare both days for you to sample, along with the perfect wine.
Tickets will go on sale September 1, 2017