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Museum guides have unique viewpoint  Museum guides have unique viewpoint

SVMA’s museum guides on a group visit to Marc Katano’s studio in Sonoma. Being a volunteer Museum Guide at the Sonoma Valley Museum... Continue

City's student arts award winner City’s student arts award winner

The winner of the Sonoma 2013 Student Creative Arts Award is Maya Smoot, a 17-year-old Sonoma Valley High School senior. “She performed... Continue

Gilbert brings variety show to TV Gilbert brings variety show to TV

Jeff Gilbert, the old-school crooner who specializes in forgotten hits from the ’30’s and’40’s, embraces the newfangled medium... Continue

Finding repurpose Finding repurpose

Is there a “Blue Boy” in your blue bin? All the works in the “The Repo Show,” the Arts Guild of Sonoma’s annual themed exhibition... Continue

Rolling in it Rolling in it

A photograph of a Cuban cigar factory is among the works in “Revolutionary Island: Tales of Cuban History and Culture, The Sarah... Continue

SCC welcomes new artist in residence  SCC welcomes new artist in residence

The incoming Artist in Residence at the Sonoma Community Center is ceramicist Julia Feld, who will teach classes and mount a June... Continue

Connected: Music, creativity and the family legacy Connected: Music, creativity and the family legacy

Award-winning speech by Emilie Marenec To be honest, I haven’t invented an App, or battled a life threatening disease. At the age... Continue

Museum expands board  Museum expands board

As it embarks on a new era marked with exciting exhibitions and arts engagement activities, the Sonoma Valley Musuem of Art has added... Continue

On the Calendar

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Rotary Club of Glen Ellen-Kenwood

Weekly meeting of the Glen Ellen-Kenwood Rotary Club. Sept 3 speaker is Angela Grech and K0ry Stradinger from Becoming Independent.  Read More →

Friday, September 12, 2014
GirlTalk: Feeling Stressed? GirlTalk: Feeling Stressed?

“How to manage stress before it impacts our mind and body” is the topic of the next GirlTalk event for women. Featured... Continue

Sunday, September 14 - Monday, September 15, 2014
Old-Time Radio Show

A great Old-Time Radio Show recreated before you! Join us for dinner and the show with songs, sound effects, vintage commercials, and... Continue

Monday, September 15 - Saturday, September 20, 2014
Sonoma Plein Air Festival Sonoma Plein Air Festival

Come experience the 12th annual Sonoma Plein Air Festival from 9/15 through 9/20, 2014! Visit for all details.... Continue

Saturday, September 20, 2014
Coastal Cleanup Day Coastal Cleanup Day

Sonoma Ecology Center and local partners will facilitate a California Coastal Cleanup Day at four sites in the Sonoma Valley. A great... Continue

Friday, September 26, 2014
Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival – Opening Night Gala

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Friday, September 26 - Sunday, September 28, 2014
Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival

The Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival, Sept. 26-28, 2014, in Sonoma’s Historic Plaza. Fun All Weekend! Opening Night Gala, Wine... Continue

Thursday, October 16 - Saturday, November 1, 2014
Dracula Dracula

Come to Dr. Seward’s sanitarium, where spider-eating Renfield keeps escaping from his cell, and no one knows why Miss Lucy is so... Continue