Welcome to Welge Travel Report's guide to the best of Sonoma & Napa. WTR's Sonoma & Napa map shows you the location of the di Rosa Collection and Clos Pegase Winery.
WTR's Carlota Cuisine describes the signature dish at Redd Wood and what to order at Market. Then you're off to San Francisco.
Sonoma & Napa Valleys
Welge Travel Report Notables for Sonoma & Napa
Getting around in Sonoma & Napa
Public transportation in Sonoma & Napa
WTR's Tony Transit says you need a car for this trip.
Amtrak (www.amtrak.com) - Your connection to more than 500 stations in 46 states. For online information and train schedules visit www.amtrak.com or call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245)
People Watching in Sonoma & Napa
WTR's Francois Flaneur says there are lots of good choices for "PW" but the best is St. Helena.
Beverages in the Wine Country
Our Winnie Winesnob says you don't have to look far or hard to find great juice.
Dining in Sonoma & Napa
WTR's Carlota Cuisine likes Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen - L & D: Daily, 1327 Railroad Ave, St. Helena, 707-963-1200 for the best lunch.
Nightlife/Entertainment areas in Sonoma & Napa
WTR's Shauna Showtime says Napa is the best bet.
Shopping areas in Sonoma & Napa
Shari Shopper thinks the best shopping is in Sonoma, St. Helena and Calistoga.
Business Information for Sonoma & Napa
Northern California is open for your Business! Check out (countyofnapa.org/Businesses/)
Recognition for Sonoma & Napa
We extend special thanks to the people who manage and/or own the institutions, museums and restaurants featured in our guides. In some instances we have relied on their descriptions and photos.
Lagniappe for Sonoma & Napa
WTR's Ernie Exhibit provides information on special current exhibitions for our featured museums such as the di Rosa Collection
Now to May 27, 2018 see Be Not Still
Central to Be Not Still is an extensive education and civic engagement program including community partnerships and artist-centered programming, providing many opportunities for visitors to interact with the long-term, institution-wide exhibition throughout its run.
For Part I, a partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of Napa Valley will use the exhibition as a platform to increase leadership skills for teens while addressing issues relevant to their everyday lives through an artist-led project. di Rosa is also partnering with Napa Valley College Theater Arts to provide an intensive theater making workshop based on the themes explored in the exhibition.
Lagniappe # 2: Sebastopol
WTR’s Miguel Museum suggests a visit to Sebastopol. In 2012 the Sebastopol Center for the Arts – Tu-F: 10-4, Sa,Su: 1-4, 228 High St, made its debut.
The Sebastopol Center for the Arts offers a broad range of gallery exhibitions, workshops, classes, events and facilities in disciplines including ceramics, music, dance, painting, literature, drawing, collage, sculpture, jewelry making, drama, fiber arts, photography and film.
Call 707-829-4797 for current exhibits and performances.
For more fun and maybe your new sculpture our Deidre Design loves the Patrick Amiot Junk Yard – 382 Florence Ave, 707-824-9388
Patrick Amiot and Brigitte Laurent live and work in Sebastopol, California. Their junk art and wall reliefs are a collaborative effort of ideas and talents. Jointly conceived; Patrick sculpts and Brigitte paints.
And WTR’s Wylie Walker says take a stroll about Sebastopol to see and visit the galleries.
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