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Cork Bits: ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

by Karen on July 14, 2011

Another weekend is nearly here, which means it’s time to start thinking about where you’re going and what you’ll be doing. If your plans will take you to the Napa Valley, consider checking out any one of the events below.

Saturday, July 16th

  • From 12pm – 6pm Calistoga will celebrate its 125th anniversary with a party. There is no fee and there will be live music, family activities, street performers, food vendors, wine from historic Calistoga wineries, a children’s art table, a dunk tank, bouncy house and much more. The event will take place on Washington & First streets as well as at Pioneer Park. Call 707-942-6333 for more information
  • From 1pm – 4pm Freemark Abbey in St. Helena will also celebrate its 125 years of history. For $50 per person ($30 per wine club member) you’ll be to enjoy the unveiling of “History,” the winery’s 125th anniversary blend, as well as enjoy music, entertainment, and cooking demonstrations by Chef Cindy Pawlcyn. Call 800-963-9698 x3707 for details
  • From 2pm – 4pm Silverado Vineyards will host a ‘Lemons, Limes & Summertime’ event. For $35 per person, you’ll be able to taste summer wines, savory appetizers, sweet treats, and cool beats on the winery’s terrace. Among the wines that will be poured are the 2010 Sangiovese Rosato, the 2009 Sauvignon Blanc and our the 2009 Carneros Chardonnay. Call 707-259-6617 for more information

Happy weekend everyone!

[techtags: Napa, Napa Valley, wine, winery, Calistoga, Silverado Vineyards, Freemark Abbey]

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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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