On Saturday, Full Bloom Flower Farm hosts a wreath-making workshop. Things get started at 1 p.m.
Participants will each make two wreaths, one an evergreen holiday wreath and a second of spectacular dried flowers that will last a full year.
Cost is $60 per person, which includes instruction and all materials.
For more information and to sign up, email email@example.com.
The farm is located at 9516 Graton Road in Graton.
To learn more about the farm, visit fullbloomgraton.com.
<b>Tequila!</b> On Sunday, Dec. 29, Mateo's Cocino Latina (214 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg) hosts a special tequila dinner with David Ravandi, founder of 123 Organic Tequila.
Chef Mateo Granados will craft a special menu to pair with several tequilas. Highlights include Drake's Bay oyster shooter escabeche with jalape? mignonette, paired with a seasonal 123 Organic Tequila cocktail.
Next comes Bolinas halibut ceviche with pomegranate arils, White Crane greens and 123 Organic Tequila Blanco. Grass-fed New York steak from Progressive Pastures with wild mushrooms and olive-oil mashed potatoes will partner with 123 Organic Tequila Reposado and, for dessert, it's Calasparra rice pudding with seasonal fruit and 123 Organic Tequila Anejo.
Cost is $60 per person, plus tax and gratuity.
For reservation, call 433-1520 or visit opentable.com.
<b>Upbeat Artists Sale:</b> On Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Coffee Catz (6761 Sebastopol Ave., Sebastopol) welcomes Upbeat Artists for a holiday sale.
Participants include mosaic artist Trish Nugent; Norwegian seamstress Marit Barc; Jane Kelly of JK Mosaics; Gayle Cole of Happy Art drawings and paintings; Alivea Cole of Refined Rejects vintage jewelry; Stacy Dennick of Stacey Alysa Fused Glass and Jewelry; Susan Wosk of Holy Nichos! fused glass and jewelry; potter Camille S. Hoffman and Amy Contardi, working with jewelry and mixed media.
Ten percent of the proceeds of this sale will benefit local homeless services.
<b>Support the Sisters:</b> On Friday, Sebastopol's HopMonk Tavern (230 Petaluma Ave.) welcomes "Twisted Holidays," a benefit for the Russian River Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.
The decidedly adult show features tales of holidays gone wrong with performances by Andi Stardust, Belle Phenomene, Do-Overs Russian River Sisters Choir, Will Longfellow and Eva D'Luscious Burlesque Duet, Ananta Fiddle-Hopper, Darla Tiesing Cox, Red Velvet Dancer, the iCandy Burlesque Dancers and Jet Black Pearl, accordion artist.
And there's more, including an Electro-Swing dance party with DJ Malarkey and more.
Cost is $15 in advance, $20 at the door and $5 for just the dance party.
Doors open at 8:30 and early arrival is highly recommended. The show starts at 9:30 p.m.
<b>Holiday Pop Up:</b> Starting next Wednesday, Dec. 18, and continuing through Dec. 22, the Gastronomist, aka Joe Rueter of the Green Grocer, will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Snow Bunny Frozen Yogurt (312 Center St., Healdburg).
You can enjoy something on the spot — hot soup, perhaps, or something from the raw-sprouted-fermented salad bar — or take home appetizers, terrines, pates and more for holiday entertaining.
Crispy duck tacos, one of the most popular items at the farmers markets the Green Grocer attends, will also be available.
You can also purchase frozen organic yogurt by the pint and quart.
To place orders in advance, call 837-8113.
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