September Events in Wine Country

The seasons are about to change; you can feel it in the cool night air.  Fall is coming to Wine Country and serving up a number of events the whole family can enjoy.  From concerts to brewfests, antique faires to blues festivals, the events scene is in full swing in Sonoma County.

*Mayacama Member* Labor Day Family Feast – September 2
Members are invited to a special celebration dinner during the last holiday of summer! Savor the end of the season with Chef Pikey’s favorite grilled dishes and sides including seasonal vegetables, smoked brisket and more.

Price $65++ per person age 13+ (includes wine 21+) Price $20++ per child age 12 and under
Registration: 707.569.2900 or Online Notes: Bar & Grill menu unavailable after 5:30 pm

*Mayacama Member * Labor Day BBQ & Activities Sunday Sept 3 and Monday, Sept 4 (11am-3pm)
Savor the last few weeks of Summer with a lazy day! Splish-splash by the pool under rays of sunshine paired with laughter & smiles! Join us over the holiday weekend for a line up of games, activities, mid-day BBQ’s and events that will entertain the entire family! Dive into the Labor Day poolside festivities and win cool prizes at the same time! We will also have BIG surprises for both days (hint- inflatable amusement for the whole family).

Spa Meditation Retreat – September 6
This meditation retreat is a well-crafted day weaving meditation, spa experiences, connection and quite time in nature in the sanctuary of 6-acres of secluded creekside meditation gardens. More information can be found here.

Kenny G & George Benson – The Breezin’ and Breathless Tour – September 8
One of the most iconic and best-selling instrumental musicians of all time, saxophonist Kenny G is known the world over for his signature smooth jazz sound. He is joined on tour by ground-breaking jazz guitarist and singer songwriter George Benson, whose 1976 album Breezin’ was certified triple-platinum, hitting no. 1 on the Billboard album chart in 1976. More information can be found here.

Wine Country Nature and Optics Festival – September 9
The 6th Annual Wine Country Nature and Optics Festival features fauna, flora, and fine art! The largest nature festival in Northern California, it’s a family friendly event with 60 nonprofit nature organizations and artists represented. See live bats, bees, and birds! Corporate binocular and spotting scope exhibitors will be giving demonstrations and selling merchandise – Swarovski, Zeiss, Leica, Nikon, Pentax, Opticron, Celestron, Kowa, Manfrotto, Hawke and Out of this World Optics. More information can be found here.

Russian River Jazz and Blues Festival – September 9, 10
The annual Russian River Jazz & Blues Festival is back at Johnson’s Beach in Guerneville. Enjoy this two day, outdoor music festival surrounded by the beauty of the Russian River and towering redwoods. More information can be found here.

Marin French Cheese 3rd Annual Summer Picnic – September 10
Join Marin French Cheese for a delectable, fun-filled day on the idyllic premises of Marin French Cheese Company’s “Cheese Factory,” just 10 miles west of Petaluma. Local food and beverage purveyors will sample and sell their products. More information can be found here.

Petaluma River Craft Beer Festival – September 16
Join the fun as 23 North Bay breweries showcase their craft beer specialties along Petaluma’s historic riverfront at the annual Petaluma River Craft Beer Festival. Sip local brews, taste delicious bites from Petaluma restaurants, and enjoy live music! More information can be found here.

Kid’s Night Cookout at the Museum – September 16
Drop the kids off for after-hours fun at the Schulz Museum as they cook their own hot dogs and roast marshmallows. Kids will have the Museum all to themselves to cook, create, and cartoon. Discount of $5 off for siblings. Advance reservations required – register online or call 707-284-1272. More information can be found here.

Sonoma Valley Uncorked – September 17
Enjoy hand crafted wines produced by amateur wine makers in Sonoma Valley at this vine-to-wine tasting experience in the heart of Wine Country. Proceeds from the event fund programs and materials for outreach by the Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance and Kiwanis of Sonoma Plaza.  More information can be found here.

Fall Antique Faire – September 24
“The Bay Area’s Premier Antique Center,” Historic Downtown Petaluma will transform into an antique marketplace. The event has a nice variety of estate jewelry, linens, furniture, art, kitchenware, vintage décor, books and all kinds of unusual collectables to suit everyone’s budget.  More information can be found here.

Levi’s Granfondo – September 30
Rolling through the streets of Santa Rosa and into the golden hills of Sonoma County’s coastal mountains, Levi’s GranFondo is both a challenging and competitive mass start cycling event hosting riders of all ability levels from around the world. More information can be found here.

Mayacama is a private golf and residential community where a vibrant club life is joined by an active sporting life in an indescribably beautiful valley. To learn more about membership opportunities at Mayacama, please contact us at 866.519.3088 (toll free) or 707.387.0449 (direct) or via email at info@mayacama.com. Get social with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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