Things To Do In Sonoma

Up to 52% Off Vintage Car Race

Classic Sports Racing Group Presents: The Charity Challenge Vintage Racing

Sears Point

$25 $12

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Historic and vintage race cars from the '30s–'70s race around Sonoma Raceway as onlookers cheer, eat, or even purchase a ride-along

50% Off Quarryhill Botanical Garden Visit

Quarryhill Botanical Garden

Sonoma

$20 $10

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Glen Ellen hillside gardens stretch for 25 acres, blossoming with a vast collection of Asian flowers, trees, and rare plants

Up to 70% Off Yoga Classes

Yoga Center at Sonoma Ashram

Sonoma Ashram

$150 $49

Instructors lead gentle and mixed level yoga classes as well as sessions designed specifically for children

53% Off at Morton's Warm Springs Resort

Morton's Warm Springs Resort

Sonoma

$40 $19

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Park comprising 2 natural mineral pools, a wading pool, baseball diamond, horseshoe pit, volleyball courts, and 3 shaded picnic-grill areas

Up to 57% Off Wine and Chocolate in St. Helena

Rutherford Ranch Winery

St. Helena

$45 $20

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Gourmet chocolates flecked with cherry, lemon, toffee, and chili pepper pair with wines produced on a Napa Valley family-owned winery

$5 Buys You a Coupon for 50% Off Wine With Purchase at Spann Vineyards

Spann Vineyards Tasting Room

Sonoma

$5 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for 50% off a bottle of wine with purchase of a bottle of wine from the tasting menu, plus a wine tasting

25% Off Fan Sponsorship Race-Day Package

RaceDaySponsor.com

Sonoma

$2,000 $1,499

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Have your name plastered to a race car with a sponsorship package that includes complimentary pit and garage passes

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A fire swept through the Mayacamas Mountains foothills in 1964, creating an environment ripe for the knobcone pines that quickly repopulated the land. Four years later, Jane Davenport Jansen purchased more than 40 acres of the nascent thicket, taming it with vineyards planted on the open valley floor. In 1987, she began cultivating a garden along the rocky, steep hillsides, which were pocked with the remains of abandoned rock quarries. Heavy rains and natural infiltration of waters created a group of ponds, creating a serene natural environment that Jansen soon planted with seedlings, flowers, and plants from seeds collected on more than 25 annual Asian expeditions. Until she passed away in 2000, Jansen funded the growth and cultivation of the 25-acre garden, which is now one of the largest collections of scientifically documented, wild-source Asian plants on the continent. Visitors can view the rare plants and vast selection of Asian greenery blossoming from the Glen Ellen countryside as they meander through the gardens during self-led tours.

12841 Hwy 12
Glen Ellen,
CA
US

Benziger Family Winery hosts daily tram tours that depart on the half-hour from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with the exception of noon. Imagery Estate Winery hosts tastings Monday–Friday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

14335 Highway 12
Glen Ellen,
CA
US

Crafted from locally sourced grapes, the Fogstone Wines lineup of varietals are handcrafted and overseen by two friends who set out to make the best wine possible. The result was a small collection that ranges from a sweet chocolate port to a reserve merlot.

Mobile
Sonoma,
CA
US

The artists at Wine and Canvas awaken their students’ inner Rembrandts and Van Goghs with classes that pair a featured painting with specialty cocktails and wines. The mobile studio’s monthly calendar includes themed classes in which instructors expound on the nuances of painting Parisian street lamps, Japanese flowers, or Venetian cityscapes. The master painters—many of them local artists—provide step-by-step instructions while students mimic each stroke and periodically dip their brushes into glasses filled with crimson cabernet. Each of the studio’s various drink-friendly venues boasts a specialty libation selected to incite creativity or conversations with fellow painters. When the artistic frenzy concludes, students return home with a finished masterpiece large enough to conceal any wall safe or mirror portal.

14335 Highway 12
Glen Ellen,
CA
US

Each year, Mud Factor plows into towns across the country towing along a fun, yet challenging 5K course full of obstacles and mud to trudge through. But it's not just the adults who get covered in the dirty stuff. Mud Factor Kidz offers all the steep hills, muddy pits, and dark moments of introspection as the grownup course. Athletes between 4 and 13 years old run between 1.5 and 2 miles. Costumes are encouraged for runners who like to rock their own style.

29355 Arnold Drive
Sonoma,
CA
US

Both producers and importers of wines, Boisset Wine Living curates a selection of wines from France and the US for the tasting and drinking pleasure of discerning sippers. Offering an "at-home" collection, sommeliers travel to clients' abodes to share a selection of wines during guided tastings. After tastings, clients can even order wines to be delivered, selecting their favorites from the tasting experience.

849 Zinfandel Lane
Saint Helena,
CA
US

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