Free Compliments of our Advertisers
Sonoma County Gazette

Submit a Calendar Event or Article

COMING UP: OCTOBER 2017 – ART Trails - Agricultural Bounty
Calendar - Articles - Columns – DUE Sep 11-15
Advertisers: Due Sep 11-22 Press Ready Art by Sep 22

NOVEMBER 2017 – Grateful for Everything Good
Calendar - Articles - Columns –DUE Oct. 9-13
Advertisers: Due Oct 9-20 Press Ready Art by Oct 20

Small Shops Local Holiday Guide INERT into Dec. Gazette
Articles -DUE Oct 30-Nov 3
Advertisers: Due Oct 30 - Nov 10 Press Ready Art by Nov 10

Wrap it Up & Move Forward
Calendar - Articles - Columns –DUE Nov 6-10
Advertisers: Due Nov 6-17 - Press Ready Art by Nov 17

CALENDAR/EVENT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES ~ Email your Event to  PLEASE INCLUDE your name, email and phone number in case we have questions. Images are always welcome - High resolution (300 dpi) for print - Minimum 400 x 400 pixels at 72 dpi for web.

Please submit information in this order:
Brief Description:
Location: (include a physical address with Zip Code)
Contact Information: (phone, email, website - minimum one).
Image: High resolution (300 dpi) for print - Minimum 400 x 400 pixels at 72 dpi for web.

PLEASE NOTE: Sonoma County Gazette Community Calendar mini-FAQ:
~ Events under $20 are listed for free as a public service to our communities.
~ Benefits “for a good cause" are exempt from the limit.
~ IF your event costs more than $20 to attend, you may purchase a calendar listing for both our print edition and our website (see below)
~ Please send TEXT by the 15th of each month for events occurring in the following month.
~ Text is aggressively edited for print, but nearly "unlimited" on the Web Calendar.
~ We do our best, but unfortunately cannot guarantee placement of a free listing.


Event Listings for ticket prices $20 or more - OR

- to make your listing STAND OUT with a COLOR ACCENT:

Calendar TEXT ONLY (B&W)
 (includes website listing):
1 Column Inch (2.4” wide x 1” tall) for $30*
2 Column Inches (2.4” wide x 2” tall) for $40*
3 Column Inches (2.4” wide x 3” tall) for $50*
*To add COLOR ACCENT - add $20

EXAMPLE: 2 columns wide (5") x 1" tall with color accent = $60


Images with text - or - Image listings:

One column wide (2.4" wide) X per inch high. Please ask for prices if you need help with graphics

EXAMPLE: 2.4 text with color accent ($60) PLUS supplied image ($70) In-column Calendar ad (2.4 x 4.3) = $130. 

EXAMPLE: 2.4 x 3.3 IMAGE (includes in-house graphics) In-column Calendar ad = $160

Calendar OPTIONS

DISPLAY ADVERTISING RATES: Here is a link to GAZETTE DISPLAY ADVERTISING INFORMATION which includes our annual schedule, Reader Survey, and information on distribution.
Rates are subject to change

Editorial content (Articles, Calendar, Letters, etc.) must be submitted by the 3rd week of every month* please see DEADLINE schedule. SEE Calendar Submission Guidelines BELOW

Our PRINT EDITION comes out once a month and is distributed FREE to more than 1000 newsstands, cafés, coffee shops, restaurants & stores COUNTY-WIDE from Sonoma to Bodega Bay and Cloverdale to Petaluma.

Our WEB EDITION is updated throughout the month, with material that doesn't fit into the print edition pages and items that readers send us to keep our readers informed all-month-long.

Please Email with what you want our readers to know - THANK YOU!
Or: leave a message at (707) 887-0253
Or: Fax to: (707) 820-8127
Or: Drop material at The Service Station in downtown Forestville, 6490 Front Street #300, Forestville

MAILING ADDRESS: 6490 Front Street #300, Forestville, CA 95436

BOOKKEEPING ADDRESS: Holly Robinson Bookkeeping, PO Box 373, Guerneville, CA 95446
Holly Robinson 707-604-7145

View our Terms, Conditions and Privacy Policy

We UPDATE this site all month long. Send us what you want our readers to know to and I'll get them posted.

ARTICLE SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: Our pages are packed so please keep the article to 700 words - or less with subheads and images (500 words with photos). Send them to as attached WORD documents AND copy and paste them into the body of your e-mail so we KNOW that we have what you want to submit. Images are always welcome - 300dpi at 5 inches wide minimum, please. We cannot promise that your article will see ink on paper (we get more articles than we have room to print) but we can get your article on our website. Word limits are less stringent on the web. Images that you provide can be used on our website so please send all that you wish us to have.

If you like to spend time on Facebook ...LIKE us to stay in touch. MORE LATER! ~ Vesta  



Please support our sponsors:

BeeKind of Sebastopol
Bike Logo

Call 855-483-3732 to find out about Folding, Cargo & BionX Bikes. Perfect for a SMART Train Ride!

Fine Tree Care - Sonoma County Tree Services
Locally-Owned Jewelry Businesses in Sonoma County

Find Goldsmiths and Jewelers who create custom designs, offer jewelry repair, estate appraisals, and gems.