2015 Harvest Fair Daily Schedule

Friday, October 2 (Click on event for more information)

4:00 pm – Gates & Marketplace Open ~ Shop local and save on award winning wines!
4:00 pm – Gold Medal Wine Tasting / Port & Chocolate Pairing begins in Wine Garden with live music
4:30 pm – Culinary Demonstration in Marketplace - Chef Sheana Davis, Owner of Epicurean Connection in Sonoma
5:00 pm – Grand Tasting Pavilion Opens with live music
5:30 pm – Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace
6:30 pm – Twilight Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
6:30 pm – Fire Jugglers, Scotty & Trink, south of Grand Tasting Pavilion (until 8:30 PM)
7:30 pm – Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace
8:00 pm – All tasting ends
8:30 pm – Twilight Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
9:00 pm – Gates & Marketplace Close

Around the Grounds: When you're not tasting world class wines, beers, ciders and culinary specialties, make sure to cheer on your favorite team in the World Championship Grape Stomp or peruse through the Art Show & Sale. Here's what's happening around the grounds:

NEW THIS YEAR! Art Show & Sale for professional & amateur photographers to showcase and sell their art or photography during this three day event expected to draw up to 7,500.

Llama Show in livestock area produced by Llamas of the Wine Country

World Championship Grape Stomp - cheer on your favorite team!
On-the-spot Grape Stomp Sign-ups! There is still time to enter your team in the World Championship Grape Stomp. Enter at the Grape Stomp check-in booth ($40 entry fee per team)

People’s Choice Wine Label Contest in Workshop building

Take a break from tasting and enjoy some grown-up fun: Harvest Obstacle Course, Pumpkin Bowling, Apple Slingshot and pumpkin carving. Buy a pumpkin at the Harvest Pumpkin Patch and take it home or carve it here - just inside the Brookwood Gate. If you didn’t have enough fun with Easy Bake Oven when you were a kid, stop by Shade Park on Saturday and Sunday and bake an Easy Bake Pumpkin Pie!


Saturday, October 3 (Click on event for more information)

10:30 am – Gates & Marketplace Open ~ Shop local and save on award winning wines!
11:00 am – Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
11:30 am – Farm to Table Seminar, Wine Pairing Flight Workshop – Showcase Cafe (60 min) - additional fee, seating limited - register here
12:00 pm – The Drunken Alchemist – Workshop Building (45 min)
12:00 pm – Jason Todd, Pumpkin Carver Extraordinare ~ Watch him demonstrate his art in the pumpkin patch!
12:00 pm – Gold Medal Wine Tasting / Port & Chocolate Pairing begins in Wine Garden with live music
12:00 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
12:00 pm – Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Christine Piccin, Chef/Instructor at the Santa Rosa Junior College
1:00 pm – Grand Tasting Pavilion Opens with live music
1:00 pm – Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace
1:30 pm – Farm to Table Seminar, Cheesy Beer School Workshop – Showcase Cafe (30-45 min) - FREE with gen admission, seating limited, sign up here
1:30 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
1:30 pm – What's Happening with the Honeybees? Workshop in Workshop Building (30 min)
2:00 pm – Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Laurie Figone, host of KTVU Fox2 TV show "Cooking with Laurie"
2:00 pm – Live Music in Shade Park - Lavay Smith & the Red Hot Skillet Lickers
2:30 pm – Farm to Table Seminar, Vineyard to Bottle: Sonoma County Winegrowers Sustainability Overview and Tasting Workshop – Annex (60 min)
3:00 pm – Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace
3:00 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
3:30 pm – Live Music in Shade Park - Lavay Smith & the Red Hot Skillet Lickers
4:00 pm – Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Mark Kowalkowski Executive Chef, Oliver’s Markets of Santa Rosa
4:00 pm – How to Make Olives Edible with No Lye – Workshop Building (45 min)
4:00 pm – All tasting ends
4:30 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
5:00 pm – Gates & Marketplace Close

Around the Grounds: When you're not tasting world class wines, beers, ciders and culinary specialties, make sure to cheer on your favorite team in the World Championship Grape Stomp or peruse through the Art Show & Sale. Here's what's happening around the grounds:

Classic Car Show (Saturday & Sunday only) produced by Redwood Empire Region of The Antique Automobile Club of America.

NEW THIS YEAR! The 50 Tour: Champions of the Bay Presented by Chevron - See all eight Bay Area Super Bowl Vince Lombardi trophies, plus other interactive features. (Trophies on display Saturday & Sunday)

NEW THIS YEAR! Art Show & Sale for professional & amateur photographers to showcase and sell their art or photography during this three day event expected to draw up to 7,500.

Llama Show in livestock area produced by Llamas of the Wine Country

World Championship Grape Stomp - cheer on your favorite team!
On-the-spot Grape Stomp Sign-ups! There is still time to enter your team in the World Championship Grape Stomp. Enter at the Grape Stomp check-in booth ($40 entry fee per team)

People’s Choice Wine Label Contest in Workshop building

Take a break from tasting and enjoy some grown-up fun: Harvest Obstacle Course, Pumpkin Bowling, Apple Slingshot and pumpkin carving. Buy a pumpkin at the Harvest Pumpkin Patch and take it home or carve it here - just inside the Brookwood Gate. If you didn’t have enough fun with Easy Bake Oven when you were a kid, stop by Shade Park on Saturday & Sunday and bake an Easy Bake Pumpkin Pie!


Sunday, October 4 (Click on event for more information)

10:30 am – Gates & Marketplace Open ~ Shop local and save on award winning wines!
11:00 am – Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
12:00 pm – Farm to Table Seminar, Cheesy Beer School – Showcafe Cafe (30-45 min) - seating limited, sign up here
12:00 pm – Monitoring and Control of Olive Fruit Fly – Workshop Building
12:00 pm – Jason Todd, Pumpkin Carver Extraordinare ~ Watch him demonstrate his art in the pumpkin patch!
12:00 pm – Gold Medal Wine Tasting / Port & Chocolate Pairing begins in Wine Garden with live music
12:00 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
12:00 pm – Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Thomas Schmidt, Executive Chef, John Ash Restaurant of Santa Rosa
1:00 pm – Tasting Pavilion Opens with live music
1:00 pm – 3rd Annual World Wrapped Cooking Competition in Shade Park
1:00 pm – Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace
1:30 pm – Kids Stomp (Ages 13 & Under)
1:30 pm - Introduction to Home Brewing Workshop – Workshop Building (30 min)
2:00 pm – Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Laurie Figone, host of KTVU Fox2 TV show "Cooking with Laurie"
3:00 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
3:00 pm – Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace
4:00 pm – Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Mairin Rossi, Pastry Chef, Costeaux French Bakery of Healdsburg
4:00 pm – All tasting ends
4:30 pm – World Championship Grape Stomp Finals
5:00 pm – Gates & Marketplace Close

Around the Grounds: When you're not tasting world class wines, beers, ciders and culinary specialties, make sure to cheer on your favorite team in the World Championship Grape Stomp or peruse through the Art Show & Sale. Here's what's happening around the grounds:

Classic Car Show (Saturday & Sunday only) produced by Redwood Empire Region of The Antique Automobile Club of America.

NEW THIS YEAR! The 50 Tour: Champions of the Bay Presented by Chevron - See all eight Bay Area Super Bowl Vince Lombardi trophies, plus other interactive features. (Trophies on display Saturday & Sunday)

NEW THIS YEAR! Art Show & Sale for professional & amateur photographers to showcase and sell their art or photography during this three day event expected to draw up to 7,500.

Llama Show in livestock area produced by Llamas of the Wine Country

World Championship Grape Stomp - cheer on your favorite team!
On-the-spot Grape Stomp Sign-ups! There is still time to enter your team in the World Championship Grape Stomp. Enter at the Grape Stomp check-in booth ($40 entry fee per team)

World Wrapped Cooking Competition - amateur chefs compete in this fast paced tortilla throw down

People’s Choice Wine Label Contest in Workshop building

Take a break from tasting and enjoy some grown-up fun: Harvest Obstacle Course, Pumpkin Bowling, Apple Slingshot and pumpkin carving. Buy a pumpkin at the Harvest Pumpkin Patch and take it home or carve it here - just inside the Brookwood Gate. If you didn’t have enough fun with Easy Bake Oven when you were a kid, stop by Shade Park on Saturday and Sunday and bake an Easy Bake Pumpkin Pie!