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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Thursday, Oct 2, 2014 at 3:55 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Fort Ross Celebration: Harvest and Wine Time

Fort Ross Celebration: Harvest and Wine Time

Pick apples in an old orchard, sip vino, and take in the historic setting. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 2:21 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Kayak Pleasures: The Rivers of Sonoma County

Kayak Pleasures: The Rivers of Sonoma County

Fall, that gentler season, is a fine time to take a paddle in hand. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 at 9:31 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Hands-On Harvest: Sonoma Valley CRUSH

Hands-On Harvest: Sonoma Valley CRUSH

Sample fermenting wine and engage in behind-the-scenes-y fun. Read »

Friday, Sep 5, 2014 at 9:00 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Harvest Sweet: Stomping Grapes in Sonoma County

Harvest Sweet: Stomping Grapes in Sonoma County

Limber up the toesies, stompers. Read »

Friday, Jun 27, 2014 at 6:13 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Purple Pretty: Sonoma Lavender Festival

Purple Pretty: Sonoma Lavender Festival

Cameras out: A five-acre farm is in "full bloom." Read »

Friday, Jun 20, 2014 at 3:07 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sonoma-Marin Fair World's Ugliest Dog Contest

Sonoma-Marin Fair World's Ugliest Dog Contest

Want to have a say about the sweetest Sonoma-Marin mug? Act now. Read »

Monday, May 19, 2014 at 11:39 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Tickets on Sale: Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

Tickets on Sale: Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

The late August soiree includes Taste of Sonoma. Read »

Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 8:51 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

World's Ugliest Dog: Enter Your Sweetie Now

World's Ugliest Dog: Enter Your Sweetie Now

The Sonoma-Marin summertime favorite is ready for your favorite Fido. Read »

Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 3:08 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wine Road Barrel Tasting: Sample Now, Sip Later

Wine Road Barrel Tasting: Sample Now, Sip Later

Purchase a new favorite Northern Sonoma vino now and pick it up next year. Read »

Monday, Feb 3, 2014 at 6:57 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Citrus Reigns in Sonoma County

Citrus Reigns in Sonoma County

Exhibits "built primarily out of citrus" are one quaint feature of the Cloverdale Citrus Fair. 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.