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Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Sunday, Jun 22, 2014 at 9:56 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Helping Music Education: Petaluma Music Festival

Helping Music Education: Petaluma Music Festival

The genre-roaming party lands on the first Saturday in August. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014 at 12:05 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Cheese, Cheese, Cheese: A Grand Tasting

Cheese, Cheese, Cheese: A Grand Tasting

California's Artisan Cheese Festival puts out a mighty spread. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014 at 11:50 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Tickets on Sale: Artisan Cheese Wonderland

Tickets on Sale: Artisan Cheese Wonderland

Things are about to get way creamy up Petaluma way. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013 at 10:29 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Santa's Petaluma Ride: A Riverboat

Santa's Petaluma Ride: A Riverboat

The man in red -- and shades -- arrives by river. Read »

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 at 6:18 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Collaborative Dinner at Fallon Hills Ranch

A Collaborative Dinner at Fallon Hills Ranch

Grab a seat at the long table and enjoy an alfresco dining experience. Read »

Friday, Aug 17, 2012 at 11:48 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Taste of Petaluma

Taste of Petaluma

Strap a wristband on and stroll the town while taking in a range of tastes. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2012 at 5:31 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Cheese Lovers, Don't Delay

Cheese Lovers, Don't Delay

You penned the Artisan Cheese Festival in Petaluma on your calendar. But did you buy tickets? Read »

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2012 at 6:50 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Artisan Cheeses, Please

Artisan Cheeses, Please

Local, luscious dairy goodness takes the three-day spotlight (and a whole bunch of crackers, too). Read »

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2011 at 3:35 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Petaluma Basin Holiday Boats

Petaluma Basin Holiday Boats

The Turning Basin welcomes decorated vessels. Cameras up, landlubbers. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011 at 5:09 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Petaluma's Favorite Plates

Petaluma's Favorite Plates

"Petaluma's Largest Block Party and Dine Around" will give nibblers a lot of things to try. Read »

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