With the 4th of July holiday falling in the middle of the week, many are getting a head start on an extended summer weekend. Keep the celebrations going with this list of local happenings.
BILLY BOB THORNTON & THE BOXMASTERS
Friday, July 6th, 7PM – 9PM
Napa Valley Perfoming Arts Center at Lincoln Theater | 100 California Drive, Yountville, CA
You may know Billy Bob Thornton from the silver screen, but he has always had an undying passion for music that carried him through numerous bands and even working as a roadie before starting his own band, The Boxmasters. Playing what they refer to as “psychobilly”— a combination of ’60s hillbilly music and British invasion rock— The Boxmasters have established a cult following and will kick off their latest “Speck Tour” at the Lincoln Theater. Event tickets can be purchased online.
SONOMA WINE COUNTRY
SEBASTIANI FRIDAY NIGHT MUSIC SERIES
Friday, July 6th, 6PM – 9PM
Sebastiani Vineyards | 389 Fourth Street East, Sonoma, CA
Taking the stage this week at Sebastiani, Rock and Roll Rhythm Revue will be providing musical delight with what they describe as “Rock & Roll, Jump Blues, and Rockabilly music with attitude.” Attendees will be able to sip on their favorite Sebastiani wine, available by-the-glass or by-the-bottle, while enjoying the evening. This family-friendly event is open to all, including well-behaved four-legged friends! Admission is free and no RSVP is required.
ADULTS AT PLAY AT ROTH ESTATE
Friday, July 6th, 4PM – 7PM
Roth Estate | 10309 Chalk Hill Road, Healdsburg, CA
The first Friday of each month, Roth Estate hosts “Adults at Play” for the perfect transition into the weekend. Take advantage of the large patio, complete with lawn games such as large-scale Jenga, bean bag toss, and more. A local band will be outside providing the tunes and the culinary team will be serving small bites. No RSVP required and no cost to attend.
SONOMA COUNTRY ANTIQUES ANNUAL WAREHOUSE SALE
Saturday, July 7th, 9AM – 5:30PM
Sonoma Country Antiques | 23999 Arnold Drive, Sonoma, CA
Bring your truck and get ready to bring home some great treasures! Sonoma Country Antiques is hosting their annual Warehouse Sale, giving shoppers an opportunity to score remarkable deals on one-of-a-kind pieces. The store is a premier destination in Northern California for antique and furniture enthusiasts, interior designers, and wine country visitors.
CALIFORNIA’S CENTRAL COAST WINE COUNTRY
FIRESTONE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Friday, July 6th, 6PM – 9PM
Firestone Vineyards | 5017 Zaca Station Road, Los Olivos, CA
Join Firestone Vineyards for their Summer Concert Series, featuring the eclectic local band LiveWire. While the live music fills the property, sip on Firestone wines and grab a bite from Big Tom’s Backyard BBQ at this family-friendly event. There’s no cost to attend and no RSVP required.
Saturday, July 7th, 12:30PM – 5PM
Monterey County Fair & Event Center | 2004 Fairground Road, Monterey, CA
The Monterey Beer Festival brings over 80 beers from dozens of breweries together, allowing guests the chance to to taste unusual offerings from major beer companies as well as fantastic beers from unknown brewing companies from around the world. Live music from DJ Fredo and other special musical guests will provide tunes throughout the day, and local food vendors from throughout the area will have tasty booths with food available for purchase. Tickets are $45 in advance, $50 at the door, and includes all beer. VIP tickets and Designated Driver tickers are also available. For more information and to purchase, visit the event website.
FOR THE LOVE OF LOCALS DOWNTOWN SHOPPING EVENT
Thursday, July 5th, 11AM – 7PM
Downtown Walla Walla | Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Every first Thursday of the month, Walla Walla merchants invite local shoppers to Downtown Walla Walla for great deals and super savings as part of the For the Love of Locals Downtown Shopping Event. Participating merchants include Lost Boardroom, Trove, Marla June’s, Allegro Cyclery, and more.
THREE RIVERS SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Friday, July 6th, 6:30PM – 9PM
Three Rivers Winery | 5641 Old Hwy 12, Walla Walla, WA
Modern Americana duo Silver Lake 66, playing music that has been described by Huffington Post as “elegant simplicity,” will be playing on the lawn in the next installment of Three Rivers Winery’s Summer Concert Series. Guests are invited to join for an evening filled with delightful tunes, in addition to stunning views of the Blue Mountains and surrounding vineyards, delicious food, and fabulous Three Rivers wines. The event is complimentary for Three Rivers Wine Club members, and $5/ticket for lawn seating. Additional options for table reservations are available. RSVP online or by calling 509-526-9463, ext 1.