SONOMA: Sunset Celebration
The Sunset Celebration Weekend, featuring top culinary chefs from all over the West Coast, will heat up from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Saturday and Sunday May 20 and 21 at Cornerstone Sonoma.
Food festivities include live fire cooking demonstrations, wine and spirit seminars and an array of food trucks, cocktail options and breweries.
Wine Country chefs participating in the weekend include Perry Hoffman, culinary director of Healdsburg Shed; Ari Weiswasser, chef/owner of Glen Ellen Star; and Douglas Keane, chef of Two Birds/One Stone in St. Helena.
General admission per day is $35, free for kids under 12. VIP admission per day is $125. For more information and other ticket prices, go to sunset.com/cw. 23570 Arnold Drive.
SONOMA COUNTY: Kids’ cooking classes
The Sonoma County Library and Ceres Community Project have teamed up to present Kids Can Cook!, a series of cooking classes for children in grades 1 to 3, at various library branches.
The Sebastopol Library will host a class at 4 p.m. Friday, May 19. The Rohnert Park-Cotati Library will present a class at 4 p.m. May 26. The Central Library in Santa Rosa will host a class at 1 p.m. May 27.
Space is limited. Register online at sonomalibrary.org or check in at the information desk of your local library.
HEALDSBURG: Seghesio summer fun
Seghesio Family Vineyards is kicking off the season with a series of educational hikes through the 120-year-old vines at Seghesio Home Ranch. starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20. Guests will learn about the zinfandel and Italian varietals planted in the vineyards and climb to the top of Rattlesnake Hill, where they will be served lunch with wine. Cost is $75. Other hikes will be offered Sept. 9 and Oct. 7.
To reserve, go to seghesio.com or call 707-395-3609.
WINDSOR: Oliver’s celebration
Oliver’s Market Windsor will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a community celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at the store on the Windsor Green.
There will be lots of kids’ activities, including free face painting and appearances by the miniature horse Crackerjack and Clo the Cow.
There will be live, local music booth outside the store and inside Oliver’s Tavern Off the Green. Special sampling and giveaways, drawings and prizes round out the festivities.
Oliver’s Market Windsor and Tavern Off the Green are located at 9230 Old Redwood Highway in Windsor. Phone: 707-687-2050.
WINDSOR: Benefit for Make-A-Wish
Wishes in Wine Country, a benefit to support Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area, will be held from 2 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards.
The food-and-wine event kicks off with a tasting on the lawn featuring more than 40 restaurants and wineries, including Valette, El Dorado Kitchen and John Ash & Co. restaurants and Valdez, De la Montanya and Wilson wineries.
A Sunset Dinner at 5:30 p.m. will feature three courses prepared by local chefs and a short live auction.
Tickets are $150 for the tasting and $300 for the Sunset Dinner. To reserve or for more information, go to wishesinwinecountry.com or call 415-982-9474. 4401 Slusser Road.