A delightful mélange of the big town and small town feel define the warm and friendly town of Santa Rosa. The climate here makes it a perfect location for vacationing while the town’s wineries and adventures make it the ultimate location to rejuvenate the mind and body. In fact, the Santa Rosa wineries are acclaimed in the state of California and so visitors make it a sure point to stop by and taste some of the best and fresh wines being served. Outdoor activities would surely disappoint anyone for there is abundance of it here in Santa Rosa. For instance, the Annadel State Park nearby and the lovely Spring Lake are great options for entertainment. Arts and culture find their second home in Santa Rosa; right from museums to fine theatre productions, there is almost every kind for all of us. The Tomato Festival and Chinese New Year Celebrations are a must watch!
Santa Rosa Events
Watch the Children’s Museum transform into a family-friendly Mad Scientist and a Ghostly Glow-In-The-Dark Lab. Our Mad Scientist Lab will be a walk-through experience with potions, creepy critters, and electric exploration. Located in the Dow Event Center be sure to greet our Mad Scientist as you pass through!
Relax in the splendor of the Sonoma Valley with a Tasting Flight of our winery exclusive collections. Arrive through the mission-inspired bell tower foyer and be greeted by our warm and hospitable staff. A knowledgeable host will then guide you through a masterfully selected line-up of our celebrated Sonoma County wines. Available Daily.
This seated outdoor engagement presented on our breath-taking Vineyard Portico features a Chef selected line-up of four exquisite wines flawlessly paired with lite-bite, epicurean delicacies. Enjoy the natural beauty and ambiance of Sonoma Valley, complete with panoramic mountain and vineyard. Recurring daily
Executive Chef Peter Janiak hand-selects from our award-winning wine collections to develop a seasonal pairing menu like no other. This Nationally acclaimed five-course fine dining experience highlights Sonoma County’s diverse agricultural and culinary traditions. Thursday - Monday / 90 minutes
Starting from our iconic California mission-style Tasting Room, you will embark on a 1.2-mile adventure to pivotal sites throughout the property where you’ll be introduced to many of the elements that support the 100% sustainable production of our award-winning wine collections. Available Daily.
Join Us in The DOW Event Center for Creation Station! This open studio time allows children of all ages to create open-ended art using all recycled and repurposed materials! Our Art Studio Specialist is there to facilitate the use of more advanced tools for cutting, gluing (hot glue guns), and engineering art.
A Fun and Engaging After School Program for Children 5+. A specially designed program to engage older children in experiences and experiments using scientific concepts. Children will be exploring physics, engineering, and art using scientific concepts and so much more!
Free Blood Pressure & Glucose Screenings. Providence Health is excited to teach little ones all about how to stay happy, healthy, and heart-friendly! The first step to preventing heart disease & type 2 diabetes in your family is through education and regular screenings. This program will be hosted outside of the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County.
We LOVE our members! On Sunday mornings the Children’s Museum dedicates the first 2 hours of the day to members only. Interested in becoming a member? Check out our affordable Membership Levels here https://www.cmosc.org/visit/membership/
Visit our S.T.E.A.M. Room, adjacent to Ella’s Art Studio, open every weekend from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Children and families can explore activities and materials at their own pace. S.T.E.A.M stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. The provided activities and materials engage children in these principles and concepts and rotate monthly.
Voted the BEST farmers market by the Press Democrat Readers Choice Award 2022! The longest running farmers market in Sonoma County with the most vendors. We are CERTIFIED which means that all our produce and meats are sold by the people who grow them. All of our artwork sold is created by the seller.
Spanish Storytime with Guadalupe of Colors of Spanish is a weekly Spanish Language Story Time class that incorporates books/stories, music, movement, and fun! This program brings understanding, appreciation, and joy to another language and culture. This program is much more than a Storytime. Designed for kids 1-5, families, and siblings.
Learn About Honeybees & Pollinators with the Sonoma County Beekeepers Association. Join the Sonoma County Beekeepers Association for fun, interactive education about honeybees and other pollinators. You can talk to a beekeeper and learn about how important these creatures are to food production.
Come to Garden Party and join Farmer Emily in maintaining our thriving edible garden! Through hands-on science and art activities, you will learn more about sustainable gardening practices you can use beyond our walls in your own home garden. There might even be something to harvest for your next meal!
Check out our website www.asipofcolor.com and see all the hand crafted events happening in your area. Beginners are welcome, at our events we will show you techniques to create something beautiful. Our hosting Artist will guide you for a fun and creative time.