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June 20, 2024

Agave Brings More Than Mole to the Table

Agave Restaurant in Healdsburg has reopened with a new 250-year-old redwood bar, a new mole menu, and a renewed focus on Oaxacan flavors and personal service.

‘Top o’ the Morning to You!’ Sunday’s Pre-Dawn Parade

For some reason, Healdsburg has become known for its St. Patrick’s Day parade. If it’s not the best, then certainly it’s the earliest. Starting at 6am, give or take—that’s pretty early.  For the past 29 years or so, early risers (or possibly those who stay...

Photo Gallery: Geyserville Tractor Parade

Santa Rosa has its Rose Parade, Healdsburg has its 4H/FFA Parade, but Geyserville lays claim to the world’s biggest Lighted Tractor Parade, now in its 14th year (or is it the 15th?). On Saturday, Nov. 25, the small town where Alexander Valley meets Highway...

Nutcracker ‘Orphanage’ Grows Every Year

One of the world’s largest collections of nutcracker dolls gazes down on breakfast diners at Healdsburg’s Costeaux French Bakery this time of year, promoting the holiday spirit at the 100-year-old bakery. From mid-November into mid-January, hundreds of the small wood effigies of spirits, tin...

Prime Pinots Picked at Pigs & Pinot

Chef Charlie Palmer’s 17th annual weekend celebrating the mutual appeal and attraction of pinot noir and pork, Pigs & Pinot, played to a full house over the weekend of March 15-16 with lunches, dinners, food and wine tasting and other events. A cast of “Master...

Health: Staying Positive About Aging

Erin Partridge, a board-certified art therapist and Head of Inspirement at Enso Village in Healdsburg, suggests focusing less on generational labels and more on the things that connect us, while embracing curiosity and finding new interests to age better.

National Parks Come into Focus

Andy Katz, a lifelong photographer, used the pandemic to hit the road with a camera to capture striking images of natural phenomena from all of the country's 63 national parks, which was published in A Walk in the Park.

Turkey Trotters Run for Fun, Funds

Thanksgiving Day gets off to an early start in Healdsburg, and Nov. 23, 2023, was no different. Almost  3,000 participants registered for the fundraising Turkey Trot benefit, “plus lots of kids in strollers and dogs,” according to Susanne Esquivel. “The youngest Trotter was two...

Ringing In the New Year, 2024

New Year's Eve offers a variety of fine dining options, parties, and kid-friendly activities in the Healdsburg area, as well as transportation options for those without designated drivers.

Thanksgiving Through a Sommelier’s Palate

t goes without saying that the first Thanksgiving was nothing like the holiday dinner we celebrate today. Right? Truthfully, it wasn’t all that different. Except we've got wine.