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All are invited to Annual Thanksgiving with Traditional meal of turkey, dressing, potatoes and gravy with potluck items to complete the menu, in Healdsburg, Windsor, Sebastopol, Cotati, Petaluma and Sonoma. Photo by Deniskarpenkov - free elements
All are invited to Annual Thanksgiving with Traditional meal of turkey, dressing, potatoes and gravy with potluck items to complete the menu, in Healdsburg, Windsor, Sebastopol, Cotati, Petaluma and Sonoma. Photo by Deniskarpenkov - free elements

Sonoma County Holiday Food 2019

Nov 8, 2019


Nov 30- Dec 30 ~ Holiday Tea~ Every Sat & Sun. Enjoy holiday with special treats. Hotel Healdsburg, 25 Matheson St, Healdsburg. 707-431-2800

Nov 25 ~ Healdsburg Senior Center Thanksgiving Luncheon ~ Free. Open to all. MUST register. 12pm at 133 Matheson St, Healdsburg. INFO.  707-431-3324

Nov 28 ~ Free Thanksgiving Dinner ~ Dinner is free and open to the public; non-alcoholic drinks and deserts will be provided. Donations of homemade deserts to serve to gusts are always welcome and part of the tradition. Door open at 3pm and food will be served until food runs out maybe around 5pm. Sonoma Veterans Memorial Hall, 126 1st W. Sonoma. INFO. 707-938-4626 or

Nov 28 ~ Annual Thanksgiving Dinner - Community Church of Sebastopol ~ Thanksgiving Dinner free to anyone who would like to join us, a complete meal served or to take home. Free, 1pm-4pm, Community Church of Sebastopol, 1000 Gravenstein Hwy North, Sebastopol. 707-823-2484

Dec 7 & 25 ~ Madrona Manor Dickens Dinners ~ The highlight of the year at Madrona Manor when carolers wander the dining rooms, dressed in period clothing of Olde 19th Century England, and The Twelfth Night Singers pause for private a-cappella serenades of “Jingle Bells” (complete with theatrical cracks for the whips) and breathtaking hymns.  Even more delicious: Michelin-star executive chef Jesse Mallgren prepares a five-course celebration of new and old holiday traditions, paired with wines. Madrona Manor, 1001 Westside Rd, Healdsburg. INFO. 707-433-4231

Community Potluck at Fort Ross. Photo: www.fortross.orgDec 14 ~ Community Potluck - Fort Ross~ We invite our friends, members, and local community to join us for our annual holiday party. FRC will bring a few hearty main dishes to share. Please bring a side, salad, or dessert for the table. We can enjoy the afternoon together and ready ourselves for the new year. 12-3pm at Fort Ross State Historic Park, 19005 Coast Highway One Auditorium, Jenner. INFO. 707-847-3437 or

Dec 14 ~ Holiday Gathering at Rancho Mark West ~ LandPaths and Ag + Open Space invite you to join our 14th annual community celebration of the winter season. Rancho Mark West is a 120 acre forested property protected forever by Ag +Open Space. Enjoy a walk and tour along beautiful, flowing Mark West Creek followed by music, hot cider, and wreath-making & other holiday crafts. All are invited to join in on the seasonal fun along the Mountain. a potluck dish to share+ your own re-usable cup, plate, and utensils. 11:30-4p at Rancho Mark West, 7125 St. Helena Road, Santa Rosa. 707-544-7284 

Nov 10 ~ Patisserie Angelica Annual Holiday Open House ~ Come and taste the holiday lineup for this year. Place your order at the open house and receive 10% off your paid order. 6821 Laguna Park Way, Sebastopol. INFO. 707-827-7998 or or

Join Sonoma County farmers and producers as they open their gates and barn doors for you to Shop their unique farmstands for your holiday meals. Image :

Nov 14- Jan ~ Holidays Along the Farm Trails ~ beginning in mid-November through New Years. Come out to support Sonoma County farmers & producers who are opening their gates & barn doors to offer a taste of life on the farm. Meet your farmers, vintners and artisan producers; cut down your own Christmas tree; shop for home-grown and handmade gifts; source ingredients for your holiday meals; see how cheese is made; greet farm animals; sample delicious food; and discover some of Sonoma County's best kept secrets! Most of the stops are FREE. All you need is transportation, a map of your route, a cooler to keep your purchases fresh, and a sense of adventure. Register for free to SAVE THE DATE, and as we get closer to the event ticket holders will receive the list of participating farms with a link to an interactive map highlighting all of the offerings and destinations for each weekend. Your attendance will directly support our community and contribute to our local food system! Free, Sonoma County.

Nov 24 ~ Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon ~ Traditional Luncheon of turkey, dressing, potatoes and gravy with potluck items to complete the menu. All are invited. 11a at First Presbyterian Church of Petaluma, 939 B St. Petaluma. 707-762-8269

Nov 25 ~ Petaluma's Holiday Food & Fun Fair~ The Petaluma Holiday Food Fair is a chance for folks to taste with local food artisans and purchase local goodies to prepare for thanksgiving and beyond.  It is free to attend.  There will be plenty of items to sample, and fun activities for the family. 5-8 at Hotel Petaluma, 205 Kentucky St, Petaluma.

Nov 29 ~ Taste Destination 128 ~ Escape the busy crowds at the malls and take a trip to Taste Destination 128 this Black Friday. Join seven of Alexander Valley’s best wineries for a fun and festive holiday celebration. As you taste your way through the valley you’ll be able to sip on world renowned wines, nibble on tasty bites, and get great discounts on wine and merchandise at each winery. Presale tickets are $45 for the general public, $40 for club members of participating wineries, and $15 for Designated Drivers. Tickets include a wristband to taste at all 7 wineries, a food ticket per winery, and a Taste Destination 128 logo glass. 11am-4pm. Tickets

Nov 29 - Dec 31 ~ Holidays in Healdsburg Tour. Wine and Food pairing walking tour offered by by Wine Country Walking tours. Tour beginning at the festive tree in Healdsburg Plaza, one of the Top 10 Plazas in America according to Travel & Leisure. Then, stroll the decorated tree lined streets throughout downtown, stopping at restaurants, tasting rooms, and boutiques. Four-hour day tours and two-hour evening tours are available. 11am or 5pm. Healdsburg Plaza. 707-758-4287

Help prepare and enjoy Snoopy’s Thanksgiving meal of toast

Nov 16 ~ Thanksgiving Feast with Snoopy~ Help prepare and enjoy Snoopy’s Thanksgiving meal of toast, popcorn, and jellybeans from the classic television holiday special, along with hands-on crafts and other fun family activities! 1-4p at Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa



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