The holidays are upon us, with numerous ways to celebrate in Sonoma County. To better enjoy the next several weeks, we have gathered information on many activities and events from around the North Bay. From craft fairs to tree lighting, sing-a-longs to festive feasts, we hope these holiday happenings add merriment to you and your family’s traditions. Check out all of the biggest upcoming events at www.pressdemocrat.com/specialsections/giftguide.
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Notice to Readers: Because of the recent North Bay fires, a few events listed here were not confirmed at press time. We recommend using the contact information provided below each listing.
Friends of the Healdsburg Library November Book Sale
Date: November 15-18, 2017
Time: varies, see below
Location: Healdsburg Library, 139 Piper St., Healdsburg, CA
Details: Sponsored by the Friends of the Healdsburg Library. All proceeds support the Library.
Wednesday, November 15, 1-6 p.m., members only. Join at the door, $5/yr. No scanners 1-3 p.m.
Thursday & Friday, November 16 and 17, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Open to the Public
Saturday, November 18, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. $6 Bag Sale (bring your own bags). Open to the public. Books $2, DVDs, CDs, children's books 50 cents to $1. SPECIAL books sold in the Wine Library, Wednesday, November 15, 1-6 p.m., Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Open to the public, prices varies.
Contact: (707) 433-3772, firstname.lastname@example.org, sonomalibrary.org/locations/healdsburg-regional-library
Fulton Crossing Gallery
Date: November 17 and December 15, 2017
Time: 5-8 p.m.
Location: 1200 River Rd., Fulton, CA
Details: Our Open Studio Events feature 35 Exhibiting Artists & 13 Artisan Studios in one building! Enjoy wine & light refreshments while visiting our gallery.
Date: November 18, 2017
Time: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: First United Methodist Church, 1551 Montgomery Dr., Santa Rosa, CA
Details: Kick off the season with a Holiday Bazaar that has many items for sale including: crafts, baked goods, jams, jellies & candies, cookie walk with homemade cookies, white elephants, embroidered tea towels and linens, Fair Trade Coffee, Tea & Chocolate, Fijian take-out meals, Kenyan crafts, local art work and much more. Hear Christmas music sung by our choir and stay for a Fantastic Potato lunch with multiple toppings, salad and homemade pie for dessert. Money raised supports United Methodist Women's outreach to the community and world along with projects of our youth, preschool and other participating groups in the church. Join us for a fun, relaxing day.
2nd Annual Fall Craft and Vendor Fair
Date: November 18-19, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: DoubleTree, Rohnert Park, CA
Details: Event features holiday and home decor, gifts, jewelry and clothing from local artists and your favorite vendors. There will be baked goods available, live music, and about 60 booth spaces with a variety of items for sale. Fall and Christmas themed just in time for this Holiday Season! We will be fundraising for people affected by the North Bay fires.
Eric Kent Fall Wine Tasting & Open House