Cork Bits: ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

by Karen on December 6, 2007

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It’s Thursday and the weekend cannot get here soon enough! Here are a couple events taking place this weekend in the valley that you might want to check out.

Friday, December 7

  • Peju’s First Annual Tree Lighting CelebrationPeju Province Winery will host its First Annual Tree Lighting Celebration from 6pm – 7:30pm at 8466 St. Helena Highway in Rutherford. Not only will you get to enjoy the scene when Peju lights up the 50-foot copper roof and 40-plus Sycamore trees with some 2,500 feet of twinkling lights that require a 30,000-pound boom lift to string into place, but you’ll also be treated to wine tastings of Peju Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Provence and Carnival paired with festive hors d’oeuvres. In order to join Peju for this evening of holiday cheer, RSVP by calling 707-963-3600–the event is free for us Napa Neighbors

Saturday, December 8

  • Napa County Landmarks will present its 19th annual Candlelight Tour from 2pm – 7pm. The tour provides an opportunity to tour period homes in the Napa Abajo/Fuller Park National Historic Register District and its immediate vicinity. Holiday music, local wines, and desserts will be provided. Call for advance tickets–cost is $35/person in advance, $40/person on the day of the event. Call: 707-255-1836 for more information


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has written 195 posts on The Cork Board. She's lived in the heart of the Napa Valley for nearly a decade and is a foodie with a love of photography. Follow her on Twitter @KRJ99 and visit her website.

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