Summer Events in Wine Country

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MAY

Funny Girl at the Napa Valley Opera House (May 10-19, 2013)
"Funny Girl" - featuring great songs like "People," I'm the Greatest Star," and "Don't Rain on My Parade," tells the story of legendary singer and comedienne Fanny Brice and her stormy relationship with gambler Nicky Arnstein. Lucky Penny Productions' Taylor Bartolucci stars at the Napa Valley Opera House, backed by a 12-piece orchestra. It's the theatrical event of the year! Click Here for more details.

nvoh_FunnyGirl.jpgEchelon Gran Fondo Series (May 18, 2013)
Be apart of the the Italian cycling phenomenon . . .the Gran Fondo! The Gran Fondo is thousands of your closest friends roaming the beautiful wine country on wheels. There are several bike ride course levels but all riders finish in celebration of epicurean delights from local chefs, wine and beer tasting, live music from local bands, and much more. Enter the race or buy a friends and family ticket to take part in the festivities after the race!
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granFondoSeries.jpgAmgen Tour of California in Livermore (May 18, 2013)
Livermore is excited to be the host city on day 7 of the cycling race "Amgen Tour of California" featuring elite professional teams and athletes from around the world.  See road cycling at its best, while enjoying the Livermore healthy-lifestyle festival, incredible downtown boutique and luxury outlet shopping, and dining in the award-winning downtown cafes and restaurants. Click Here for more details.

Auction Napa Valley (E-Auction) (May 26 - June 2, 2013)
Wine lovers around the world, from novice to enthusiast, can still get in on the action of this year's sold-out Auction Napa Valley by bidding on the event's global E-Auction. View more than 170 uniquely exciting lots such as unparalleled access to collectable verticals of wine; hand-etched, large-format bottles never to be seen again; hidden cellars; tucked-away winery guest houses; and meals made just for two--or for 30 of one's closest friends.
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JUNE
Napa Valley Jazz Getaway (June 5-9, 2013)
Have a passion for music and wine in the legendary Napa Valley? Then, make sure to buy tickets in advance for this almost sold out event. This year's lineup will feature returning guest comedian Sinbad, Norman Brown, Ray Parker Jr., Selina Albright, and many other artists. Also part of the mix is a golf tournament, an outdoor welcome party with DW3 and Celebrity Napa Valley Chef Cindy Pawlcyn, a wine reception and silent auction. 
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nvJazzGetaway.jpgRodney Strong Summer Concert Series (June 22 - Sept. 1, 2013)
Rodney Strong Vineyards invites guests to their 23rd annual concert series. This summer event will feature legendary musicians (Michael McDonald, Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum, Norman Brown, Dwight Yoakam, Dave Koz, B.B. King), a beautiful concert setting and award-winning wines. Click Here for more details.

Wente Vineyards Summer Concert Series
 (June 26 - Sept. 12, 2013)
Don't miss an unforgettable evening of music, food, and wine at Wente Vineyards this year with their annual summer concert series. Eight stellar performers have been selected, each with a unique talent sure to make every evening memorable. (Martina Mcbride, Under the Sun Tour (Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Gin Blossoms), Huey Lewis & the News, Counting Crows and the Wallflowers, Styx, Chicago, Chris Botti, Reo Speedwagon) 
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for more details.

Robert Mondavi Summer Concert Series (June 29 - July 22, 2013)

This June, Robert Mondavi Winery kicks off its 44th annual Summer Concert Series with a festival featuring five top musical acts - Martina McBride, Lifehouse, Huey Lewis & the News, Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, and ZZ Ward and Delta Rae. The concert series combines wine, food, music and the arts to create memorable evenings in the Mondavi vineyards. Purchase your tickets early! Click Here for more details.

JULY
Festival del Sole (July 12-21, 2013)
Enjoy world-class music, dance and theater artfully blended with one-of-a-kind lifestyle programs and Napa Valley's incomparable wines and culinary delights. Napa Valley is the beautiful backdrop for breathtaking performances, intimate vintner's luncheons, exquisite winery dinners, exclusive wine tastings, admission-free community concerts, and rejuvenating wellness activities. Click Here for more details.

festivalDelSole_SarahChang.jpgSonoma County Fair (July 25 - August 11, 2013)
The Sonoma County Fair is the North Bay's largest summer event with more than 300,000 in attendance for 16 days of family fun at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. From July 25th to August 11, see live horse racing, headlining entertainment, PRCA rodeo, demolition derby and monster truck events, livestock shows, and other family friendly activities.
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AUGUST
Sonoma Wine Country Weekend (August 30 - Sept 1, 2013)
Celebrate one of the world's most beautiful wine regions with a weekend of elegance, conviviality and delight. Kick up your heels and dance under the stars at Sonoma Starlight at Francis Ford Coppola Winery, savor Sonoma's most fabulous flavors at Taste of Sonoma at MacMurray Ranch, and raise a glass (and a paddle) with Sonoma County's wine and food superstars at the Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction at Chateau St. Jean, a frivolous, fabulous fundraising auction unlike any other. Click Here for more details.

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Past Events

BottleRock Napa Valley - (See 2014 Dates)
See over 60 of today's hottest bands on 3 main stages in the heart of Napa Valley. This festival is the ultimate fusion of music, food and wine alonge with some of comedy's most guffaw-inducing headliners and eye-opening microbrews. It's a feast for the senses. There's still time to get passes.

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