If you're looking for a place to celebrate Thanksgiving on Nov. 28, while skipping the messy cooking and cleanup, there are lots of choices around Wine Country.
John Ash & Co. restaurant will serve Thanksgiving dinner from 1 to 8 p.m., created by Executive Chef Tom Schmidt. $65, or $35 for children 12 and under. To reserve: 527-7687. 4330 Barnes Road, Santa Rosa. For the complete menu, go to vintnersinn.com.
Sonoma Community Center's free Thanksgiving Dinner will be held at 3 p.m. at the Sonoma Veterans Memorial Hall. The menu is prepared by volunteer Gary Edwards and includes 100 organic Willie Bird turkeys. Guests bring their own homemade desserts to share, and wine can be purchased by the glass. Donations are accepted. To volunteer, call 938-4626, ext. 1. 126 First St. W., Sonoma.
Safari West presents Thanksgiving on the Sonoma Serengeti, featuring a complete feast served at two seatings, noon and 4 p.m. Diners have their choice of appetizers, salad, soup, roast turkey, flank steak or honey ham, served with all the fixings. Plus pumpkin and apple pie for dessert. $65 adults, $25 children 4 to 12. safariwest.com. 315 Porter Creek Road, Santa Rosa.
Stark's Steak & Seafood will serve a traditional Thanksgiving dinner in addition to its regular menu. The holiday menu includes Oven Roasted Turkey, Andouille Sausage and Blue Cheese Stuffing, Traditional Giblet Gravy and Pomegranate Cranberry Sauce. $26. Reservations recommended. 546-5100. starkssteakhouse.com. 521 Adams St., Santa Rosa.
The Fig Cafe & Winebar will serve a three-course Thanksgiving Dinner from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Glen Ellen restaurant. $45 adults (add $15 for wine pairing), $20 per child 10 and under. To reserve: 933-3000, ext. 3. 13690 Arnold Drive.