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Sonoma County Harvest Fair 2017 Daily Schedule
            October 6 - 8, 2017
Sonoma County Event Center at the Fairgrounds

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - Daily Schedule

11:00 am - Gates and Marketplace Open - Shop local and save on award winning wines
11:00 am - Harvest Workshop: Design Your Own Succulent Garden - Garden Building, $20.00 for a small garden, $30.00 for large (pay on site)

11:30 am - Farm to Table Seminar: Beer and Food Pairing - Showcase Cafe, 60 min - advance registration required: $35 (Including GA) or Tasting Package for $85
11:30 am - Harvest Workshop: A Tasting in the Dark - Garden Building, 45 min - advance registration required: $25 (Including GA) or Tasting Package for $75

12:00 pm - Gold Medal Wine Tasting / Port and Chocolate Pairing begins on the Wine Patio with a live Cello and Guitar duo starting at 1:00 pm
12:00 pm - Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band



Saturday, October 7, 2017 - Daily Schedule (continued)

12:30 pm - Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Executive Chef Tom Schmidt of John Ash & Co.
  1:00 pm - Grand Tasting Pavilion Opens with live music by Mark Taylor

1:00 pm - Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace
1:00 pm- Harvest Workshop: Edible Olives without the Lye in Garden Building, 30 min - FREE with General Admission

1:30 pm - Farm to Table Seminar, Cheesy Beer School - Showcase Cafe, 30-45 min - advance registration required, FREE with Gate Admission
1:30 pm - Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band

2:15 pm - Live Music in Shade Park - The Pulsators (Blues, R & B, Reggae and Rock & Roll)
3:00 pm - Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace



Saturday, October 7, 2017 - Daily Schedule (continued)

3:00 pm - Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
3:45 pm - Live Music in Shade Park - The Pulsators (Blues, R & B, Reggae and Rock & Roll)

3:30 pm - Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Mark Kowalkowski Executive Chef, Oliverís Markets of Santa Rosa
4:00 pm - All tasting ends

4:30 pm - Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
5:00 pm - Gates & Marketplace Close



Around the Grounds: Saturday, October 7, 2017

Classic Car Show - produced by Redwood Empire Region of The Antique Automobile Club of America.

• Shop the Art Show & Sale in the Marketplace, featuring harvest themed fine art, photography and special, hand-crafted items.

On-the-spot Grape Stomp Sign-ups. Enter your team in the World Championship Grape Stomp. Enter at the Grape Stomp check-in booth ($40 entry fee per team)

Peopleís Choice Wine Label Contest - in Garden Annex building

Spooky Corner - Stop by and see the pre-Halloween display, including a miniature Halloween Village.

Jason Todd - Pumpkin Carver

Easy Bake Pumpkin Pie Baking - Each team (2+ bakers) will bake a pumpkin pie in an authentic Easy-Bake Oven. All materials and equipment will be provided. You will not be using a mix, so come prepared to bake from scratch. Teams may include adults and/or children, ages 5 & up.

Pumpkin Patch - Buy a pumpkin at the pumpkin patch and get a head-start on Halloween

Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2017 Schedules

  • Oct. 6 - Friday     • Oct. 7 - Saturday

  • Oct. 8 - Sunday    




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