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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 5:58 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Field of Hammocks

Field of Hammocks

Yes. Please take us there now. Read »

Friday, Jan 20, 2012 at 10:17 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Olive Feast, Sonoma-Style

Olive Feast, Sonoma-Style

The most elegant night on the olive calendar is just ahead. (You have an olive calendar, right?) Read »

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2012 at 10:54 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Passport to Dry Creek Valley

Passport to Dry Creek Valley

"A white-sand beach" inside a cellar? Raising a glass to the whimsy. Read »

Thursday, Oct 13, 2011 at 8:31 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

ARTrails Open Studios

ARTrails Open Studios

Eye works -- and workplaces -- of some 135 artists in and around Sonoma. Read »

Friday, Sep 23, 2011 at 9:12 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sonoma County Book Festival

Sonoma County Book Festival

A full, free day of panels and lit-love'll be going down around Santa Rosa's Courthouse Square. Read »

Friday, Sep 2, 2011 at 4:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

Barbecues, auctions, and winemakers are on the menu. Read »

Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 5:01 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wednesday Night Markets to Open

Wednesday Night Markets to Open

Produce and food and vino and tunes and everything Sonoma-ish return to Santa Rosa. Read »

Monday, Apr 25, 2011 at 9:22 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Bodega Bay Fisherman's Festival

Bodega Bay Fisherman's Festival

It's the 38th sail for this watery toodle; lickety-split boat-building is on the agenda. Read »

Friday, Mar 18, 2011 at 4:30 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Healdsburg Spring Sidewalk Sale

Healdsburg Spring Sidewalk Sale

Browse clothing, kitchenware, and more. Read »

Friday, Feb 25, 2011 at 11:53 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Cozy Fireplace. We Want. Now.

Cozy Fireplace. We Want. Now.

The Timber Cove Inn wants to take the chill off. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Drive points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.