Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Mar. 10: America's Eden in Napa

Posted By on Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 1:30 PM

  • Shainah Conaway
Wine critic, historian and author James Conaway is most well known for his Napa Trilogy. Following 1990’s "Napa: The Story of an American Eden" and 2003’s "The Far Side of Eden," Conaway’s trilogy finally concludes with the recent publication of “Napa at Last Light: America's Eden in an Age of Calamity,” in which he continues to explore the wine industry’s effect on the land and the community while offering ways to balance profit and stewardship. Conaway reads from his latest Saturday, March 10, at Napa Main Library, 580 Coombs St., Napa. 2pm. Free admission. 707.253.4070.
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Mar. 10: Gershwin for Good in Sonoma

Posted By on Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 1:27 PM

Pianist Richard Glazier had a childhood epiphany when he saw the film Girl Crazy, with a score by brothers George and Ira Gershwin, and dedicated his life to sharing the music of Gershwin. Now a nationally renowned raconteur, Glazier presents ‘Our Love Is Here to Stay: The Music of George and Ira Gershwin’ in a benefit for organizations helping youth in Sonoma Valley who’ve been affected by wildfires. Glazier offers two shows on Saturday, March 10, at Hanna Boys Center, 1700 Arnold Drive, Sonoma. Shows at 4pm and 7pm, Champagne reception at 5:30pm. $75–$125. 707.996.6767.
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Mar. 11: Run to Rebuild in Napa

Posted By on Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 1:24 PM

Formed by wine industry professionals, Rebuild Wine Country is a fundraising endeavor committed to investing in long-term fire relief. This weekend, the group presents the Run to Rebuild Wine Country 5K, a scenic race that’s open to all, with winetasting and family-friendly festivities. If you can’t make it out, you can register as a virtual runner to help raise funds, which are going to Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County’s efforts to aid fire victims. Sunday, March 11, Napa Valley College, 2277 Napa Vallejo Hwy., Napa. 10am. $35–$75.

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Mar. 12: A River's Last Chance in Healdsburg

Posted By on Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 1:21 PM


Northern California’s Eel River is an most important resources for the region’s fishing, logging, wine and cannabis industries, which have all contributed to its diminishing power through overuse. This month, filmmaker Shane Anderson screens his award-winning new documentary ‘A River’s Last Chance,’ which chronicles the Eel’s challenges and explains its importance in the West Coast’s environmental and economic future. Presented by California Trout, Russian Riverkeeper and North Fork Studios, the screening features Anderson and CalTrout’s videographer and field reporter Mike Wier in a Q&A on Monday, March 12, at Healdsburg SHED, 25 North St., Healdsburg. 7pm. $15. 707.431.7433.
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