From auto shows to outdoor concerts, there’s an event for everyone this weekend in wine country. Take a look at some of our favorites below.
Friday, May 17th, 4PM – 7PM
Vista Collina Resort | 850 Bordeaux Way, Napa, CA
Welcome the weekend with fabulous food truck fare, cocktail specials and live music on the Village Lawn at Vista Collina Resort. The Village Truck rolls up to the pop-up bar each Friday from 4PM – 6PM offering Chef Vincent Lesage’s signature bites such as Fried Chicken + Waffles, Brisket Nachos and Kimchi Tacos. While you’re there, stop by the Foley Food & Wine Society Tasting Room and grab a glass of your favorite Foley Family wine!
ROLLED, STUFFED, AND DEVOURED
Sunday, May 18th, 10AM – 1PM
Napa Valley College Upper Valley Campus | 1088 College Ave, Saint Helena, CA
Love street food from across the globe but can’t find out how to make them in your own kitchen? This hands-on cooking class may be just what you need. Chef Elena Sirignano will guide guests through step-by-step instructions on how to make Japanese Hand Rolls, Cornish Pasty, and crepes – complete with generous samples of all dishes. Pre-registration is required.
SONOMA WINE COUNTRY
SEBASTIANI FRIDAY NIGHT MUSIC SERIES
Friday, May 17th, 6PM – 9PM
Sebastiani Vineyards | 389 Fourth Street East, Sonoma, CA
The Poyntlyss Sistars are taking the stage at this Friday’s Friday Night Music Series held at Sonoma’s historic Sebastiani Vineyards. While music fills the tasting room, guests are welcome to bring a picnic dinner or snacks to enjoy inside or out in the courtyard. Children and well-behaved pets are welcome to this family-friendly event – free and no RSVP required!
125TH ANNUAL LUTHER BURBANK ROSE PARADE AND FESTIVAL
Saturday, May 18th, 9AM
Downtown Santa Rosa | Santa Rosa, CA
A time-honored tradition in Sonoma County and one of the oldest and largest continuously occurring events in Northern California, the Luther Burbank Rose Parade and Festival celebrates its 125th year! Award-winning floats, marching groups, non-profit organizations, and school bands will fill the streets with themed entries. After the parade, the fun continues with a festival in Downtown Santa Rosa. Enjoy family fun activities, music, and a variety of food booths.
SPRING RELEASE PARTY AT LANCASTER ESTATE
Sunday, May 19th, 2PM – 5PM
Lancaster Estate | 15001 Chalk Hill Road, Healdsburg, CA
You’re invited to spend a laid back Sunday afternoon on the Lancaster Estate patio celebrating the springtime release of their 2018 Samantha’s Sauvignon Blanc, 2016 Reserve Malbec, and 2016 Reserve Cabernet Franc. Enjoy light bites, live music, and tastes of their most exclusive wines. Reserve your tickets and don’t miss out on this lovely Lancaster tradition.
CALIFORNIA’S CENTRAL COAST WINE COUNTRY
LINCOURT FRIDAY NIGHT MUSIC SERIES
Friday, May 17th, 6PM – 9PM
Lincourt Vineyards | 5017 Zaca Station Road, Los Olivos, CA
Grab your blanket and picnic basket and head to the charming Lincourt Vineyards for an evening of wine, sunshine, and music! Local favorites Dusty Jugz will be providing the tunes while guests enjoy the stunning vineyard views and delicious wines.
6TH ANNUAL AIRPORT DAY
Saturday, May 18th, 10AM – 4PM
Santa Ynez Airport | Santa Ynez, CA
Get up close and personal with airplanes like never before! Watch dozens of aircraft on display with pilots who can explain general aviation and their experiences flying. Children ages 8 – 17 are treated to free airplane rides – plus complimentary admission, parking, BBQ, and more.
Saturday May 18th, 10AM – 3PM
Downtown Waitsburg | Waitsburg, WA
The classic auto show takes over Waitsburg for the three-day event that celebrates all things automotive. Over 20 categories will be represented along with a carnival, door prizes, a ATV historic sunset cruise, and so much more. Tickets can be purchased online.