APPLE FAIR, AUG. 12
Sebastopol: Old-fashioned fun at the Gravenstein Apple Fair at Ragle Ranch Regional Park, 500 Ragle Road, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Live music, arts and crafts, vendors, local food and brews, wine, contests, children’s corner, Do-It-Yourself Arena and more.Visit SonomaCountyParks.org.
TALLEST TREES, AUG. 12
Healdsburg: Learn what makes the coast redwood a state and regional treasure and celebrate the Centennial of the Save the Redwoods League during a 2-3-mile hike, 10-11:30 a.m. at Riverfront Regional Park 7821 Eastside Road. Free, bilingual program. Parking $7.
VAMOS AFUERA. AUG. 12
Santa Rosa: Spanish language event exploring the Laguna de Santa Rosa property at 900 Sanford Road during a 2-mile roundtrip walk 5:30-8:30 p.m. Bring a picnic meal. Free family event, all ages welcome. Registration through Land Paths is required at lagunafoundation.org where details of this event also are available in Spanish.
CAPTURE RECOVERY, AUG. 19
Glen Ellen: Bring your camera and capture the recovery of the landscape at Sonoma Valley Regional Park, 13620 Highway 12, from the October fires during a 2-mile walk, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. For teens and adults, registration required. Free, parking $7. Visit SonomaCountyParks.org.
WILDLIFE NEIGHBORS, AUG. 19
Graton: Find out who your wildlife neighbors are in the suburban habitat at the wildlife fringe, 1-2 p.m. at the West County Regional Trail. Meet in the Graton parking lot. Free English-Spanish bilingual program for all ages. Visit SonomaCountyParks.org.
TRAILS CHALLENGE, AUG. 19
Healdsburg: Practice map reading, observe nature and discuss trail etiquette and safety while meeting new hiking partners during a free, easy hike 4-6 p.m. at Riverfront Regional Park, 7821 Eastside Road. Parking $7. Part of Sonoma County Regional Parks Get Active Together Series. SonomaCountyParks.org.
SUNSET HIKE, PICNIC, AUG. 20
Santa Rosa: Bring a picnic dinner and wear warm, layered clothing for a 3-mile, moderate to steep hike at Saddle Mountain Open Space Preserve on Cleland Road off Calistoga Road. Carpooling encouraged. Meet at the Open Space District office, 747 Mendocino Ave. at 6:10 p.m. Pre-registration required. The hike should finish by 8:30 p.m. Visit LandPaths.org for details.
TWILIGHT HIKE, AUG. 24
Sonoma: Slow-pace, one-mile twilight hike 7-8 p.m. on the Montini Trail starting in the parking lot of the Vallejo home at Spain and West Third Street. Free, all ages.
TRAILS FOR TOTS, AUG. 24
Forestville: Kids ages 3-4 with an adult make nature crafts, sing, read stories and take a short walk 10-11:30 a.m. at Sunset Beach River Park, 11060 River Road. Bring water and a snack, parking $7. Free bilingual program. Visit SonomaCountyParks.org.