Harvest Fair Daily Schedule

2017 Schedule

Friday, October 6

4:00 pm – Gates & Marketplace Open ~ Shop local and save on award winning wines!
4:00 pm – Gold Medal Wine Tasting / Port & Chocolate Pairing begins on the Wine Patio with a live Cello & Guitar duo starting at 5:00 pm
4:30 pm – Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Professional Chef, Alec Graham
5:00 pm – Grand Tasting Pavilion Opens with live instrumental music by Mark Taylor
5:30 pm – Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace
6:30 to 8:30 pm – Fire Jugglers, Scotty & Trink
7:00 pm – Twilight Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
7:30 pm – Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace
8:00 pm – All tasting ends
9:00 pm – Gates & Marketplace Close

Around the Grounds:

Shop the Art Show & Sale in the Marketplace, featuring harvest themed fine art, photography and special, hand-crafted items.

On-the-spot Grape Stomp Sign-ups! There is still time to enter your team in the World Championship Grape Stomp. Enter at the Grape Stomp check-in booth ($40 entry fee per team)

People’s Choice Wine Label Contest - in Garden Annex building

Spooky Corner Stop by and see our pre-Halloween display, including a miniature Halloween Village.

Pumpkin Patch  Buy a pumpkin at our pumpkin patch and get a head-start on Halloween!


Saturday, October 7

11:00 am – Gates & Marketplace Open ~ Shop local and save on award winning wines!
11:30 am – Farm to Table Seminar: Beer & Food Pairing – Showcase Cafe, 60 min - advance registration required: $35 (Including GA) or Tasting Package for $85
11:30 am – Harvest Workshop: A Tasting in the Dark – Garden Building, 45 min - advance registration required: $25 (Including GA) or Tasting Package for $75
12:00 pm – Gold Medal Wine Tasting / Port & Chocolate Pairing begins on the Wine Patio with a live Cello & Guitar duo starting at 1:00 pm
12:00 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
12:30 pm – Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Executive Chef Tom Schmidt of John Ash & Co.
1:00 pm – Grand Tasting Pavilion Opens with live music by Mark Taylor
1:00 pm – Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace
1:00 pm– Harvest Workshop: Edible Olives without the Lye in Garden Building, 30 min - FREE with General Admission
1:30 pm – Farm to Table Seminar, Cheesy Beer School – Showcase Cafe, 30-45 min - advance registration required, FREE with Gate Admission
1:30 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
2:15 pm – Live Music in Shade Park - The Pulsators (Blues, R&B, Reggae and Rock & Roll)
3:00 pm – Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace
3:00 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
3:45 pm – Live Music in Shade Park - The Pulsators (Blues, R&B, Reggae and Rock & Roll)
3:30 pm – Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Mark Kowalkowski Executive Chef, Oliver’s Markets of Santa Rosa
4:00 pm – All tasting ends
4:30 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
5:00 pm – Gates & Marketplace Close

Around the Grounds:

Classic Car Show produced by Redwood Empire Region of The Antique Automobile Club of America.

Shop the Art Show & Sale in the Marketplace, featuring harvest themed fine art, photography and special, hand-crafted items.

On-the-spot Grape Stomp Sign-ups! There is still time to enter your team in the World Championship Grape Stomp. Enter at the Grape Stomp check-in booth ($40 entry fee per team)

People’s Choice Wine Label Contest - in Garden Annex building

Spooky Corner Stop by and see our pre-Halloween display, including a miniature Halloween Village.

Jason Todd, Pumpkin Carver

Easy Bake Pumpkin Pie Baking   Each team (2+ bakers) will bake a pumpkin pie in an authentic Easy-Bake Oven. All materials and equipment will be provided. You will not be using a mix, so come prepared to bake from scratch. Teams may include adults and/or children, ages 5 & up.

Pumpkin Patch  Buy a pumpkin at our pumpkin patch and get a head-start on Halloween!


Sunday, October 8

11:00 am – Gates & Marketplace Open ~ Shop local and save on award winning wines!
11:30 am – Farm to Table Seminar, Wine & Food Pairing – Showcase Cafe, 60 min - advance registration required: $35 (Including GA) or Tasting Package for $85
11:30 am - Harvest Workshop: Introduction to Home Brewing - Garden Building, 30 minutes - FREE with Gate Admisison
12:00 pm – Gold Medal Wine Tasting / Port & Chocolate Pairing begins on the Wine Patio with a live Cello & Guitar duo starting at 1:00 pm
12:00 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
12:30 pm – Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Award-winning Chef Christine Piccin
1:00 pm – Grand Tasting Pavilion Opens with live music by Mark Taylor
1:00 pm – Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace
11:30 am - Harvest Workshop: Coffee Education, Tasting & Foam Art - Garden Building, 30 minutes - FREE with Gate Admisison
1:30 pm – Farm to Table Seminar, Cheesy Beer School – Showcase Cafe, 30-45 min - advance registration required, FREE with Gate Admission
1:30 pm – Kids Stomp (Ages 13 & Under)
2:15 pm – Live Music in Shade Park - Royal Jelly Jive (Modern Swing)
3:00 pm – Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace
3:00 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp with Live Music from Tom Leps and the Harvest Stompers Dixieland Band
3:30 pm – Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Doug Cavaliere, Pastry Chef, Costeaux French Bakery of Healdsburg
3:45 pm – Live Music in Shade Park - Royal Jelly Jive (Modern Swing)
4:00 pm – All tasting ends
4:30 pm – World Championship Grape Stomp Finals
5:00 pm – Gates & Marketplace Close

Around the Grounds:

Classic Car Show produced by Redwood Empire Region of The Antique Automobile Club of America.

Shop the Art Show & Sale in the Marketplace, featuring harvest themed fine art, photography and special, hand-crafted items.

On-the-spot Grape Stomp Sign-ups! There is still time to enter your team in the World Championship Grape Stomp. Enter at the Grape Stomp check-in booth ($40 entry fee per team)

People’s Choice Wine Label Contest - in Garden Annex building

Spooky Corner Stop by and see our pre-Halloween display, including a miniature Halloween Village.

Easy Bake Pumpkin Pie Baking   Each team (2+ bakers) will bake a pumpkin pie in an authentic Easy-Bake Oven. All materials and equipment will be provided. You will not be using a mix, so come prepared to bake from scratch. Teams may include adults and/or children, ages 5 & up.

Pumpkin Patch  Buy a pumpkin at our pumpkin patch and get a head-start on Halloween!