2016 Harvest Fair Daily Schedule

Friday, September 30

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 on the Wine Patio with live instrumental music by Kathryn & Carl Vast
4:30 pm – Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Chef Sheana Davis, Owner of Epicurean Connection in Sonoma
5:00 pm – Grand Tasting Pavilion Opens with live instrumental music by Mark Taylor
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 to 8:30 pm – Fire Jugglers, Scotty & Trink
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:

Art Show & Sale - When you're not tasting world class wines, beers, ciders and culinary specialties, make sure to peruse through the Art Show & Sale where you just might find the perfect piece for your home or office.- in Finley Hall

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 Garden Annex building

Buy a pumpkin at the Harvest Pumpkin Patch - in front of Finley Hall

Launch our Rotten Apple Catapult or try your hand at Pumpkin Bowling! - next to Finley Hall


Saturday, October 1

11:00 am – Gates & Marketplace Open ~ Shop local and save on award winning wines!
11:30 am – Farm to Table Seminar, Wine & Food Pairing – Showcase Cafe, 60 min - additional fee, seating limited - register here
12:00 pm – Harvest Workshop: The Drunken Alchemist – Workshop Tent, 45 min - FREE with Gate Admission
12:00 pm – Gold Medal Wine Tasting / Port & Chocolate Pairing begins on the Wine Patio with live instrumental music by Kathryn & Carl Vast
12:00 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
12:30 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 by Chris Pimentel
1:00 pm – Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace
1:30 pm – Farm to Table Seminar, Cheesy Beer School – Showcase Cafe, 30-45 min - FREE with Gate Admission, seating limited, sign up here
1:30 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
2:15 pm – Live Music in Shade Park - Bruce Guynn & Big Rain (country-rock)
3:00 pm – Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace
3:00 pm– Harvest Workshop: Olives in Workshop Tent, 45 min - FREE with General Admission
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 - Bruce Guynn & Big Rain (country-rock)
3:30 pm – Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Mark Kowalkowski Executive Chef, Oliver’s Markets of Santa Rosa
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:

Art Show & Sale - When you're not tasting world class wines, beers, ciders and culinary specialties, make sure to peruse through the Art Show & Sale where you just might find the perfect piece for your home or office. - in Finley Hall

Classic Car Show produced by Redwood Empire Region of The Antique Automobile Club of America.

Jason Todd, Pumpkin Carver Extraordinare ~ Watch him demonstrate his art in the pumpkin patch!

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, Bake an Easy-Bake pumpkin pie, create a grain mosaic or plant succulents! - in Garden Annex building

Buy a pumpkin at the Harvest Pumpkin Patch - in front of Finley Hall

Launch our Rotten Apple Catapult or try your hand at Pumpkin Bowling!- next to Finley Hall


Sunday, October 2

11:00 am – Gates & Marketplace Open ~ Shop local and save on award winning wines!
11:30 am – Farm to Table Seminar, Beer & Food Pairing – Showcase Cafe, 60 min - additional fee, seating limited - register here
11:30 am - Harvest Workshop: Introduction to Home Brewing - Workshop Tent, 30 - 45 minutes - FREE with Gate Admisison
11:30 am – 4th Annual World Wrapped Cooking Competition in Shade Park
12:00 pm – Gold Medal Wine Tasting / Port & Chocolate Pairing begins on the Wine Patio with live instrumental music by Kathryn & Carl Vast
12:00 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
12:30 pm – Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Thomas Schmidt, Executive Chef, John Ash Restaurant of Santa Rosa
1:00 pm – Harvest Workshop: Coffee Education - Workshop Tent, 45 - 60 minutes - FREE with Gate Admisison
1:00 pm – Grand Tasting Pavilion Opens with live music by Mark Taylor
1:00 pm – Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace
1:30 pm – Farm to Table Seminar, Cheesy Beer School – Showcase Cafe, 30-45 min - FREE with Gate Admission, seating limited, sign up here
1:30 pm – Kids Stomp (Ages 13 & Under)
2:15 pm – Live Music in Shade Park - The Tahoes (reggae-rock)
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- The Tahoes (reggae-rock)
3:30 pm – Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Doug Cavaliere, 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:

Art Show & Sale - When you're not tasting world class wines, beers, ciders and culinary specialties, make sure to peruse through the Art Show & Sale where you just might find the perfect piece for your home or office. - in Finley Hall

Classic Car Show produced by Redwood Empire Region of The Antique Automobile Club of America.

Jason Todd, Pumpkin Carver Extraordinare ~ Watch him demonstrate his art in the pumpkin patch!

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, Bake an Easy-Bake pumpkin pie, create a grain mosaic or plant succulents! - in Garden Annex building

Buy a pumpkin at the Harvest Pumpkin Patch - in front of Finley Hall

Launch our Rotten Apple Catapult or try your hand at Pumpkin Bowling!- next to Finley Hall