Activities for girlfriends all month
FILM CRITIC JAN WAHL celebrates Girlfriend's month on Saturday
March is a month for the ladies. The Sonoma Valley Visitors Bureau is in the midst of the month-long Girlfriends Getaway promotion, dedicated to helping girlfriend relax, reconnect and enjoy what Sonoma Valley has to offer.
Girlfriends in Sonoma will have the opportunity to enjoy $5 signature margaritas at La Casa Restaurant and Bar; private after-hours chocolate tasting (with wine) and chocolate making classes at Wine Country Chocolates; and free access to sustainable fashion from Sweden with "Eco Chic" at the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art (mention girlfriends getaway).
A few Girlfriends Getaway events planned this month include:
• Television film critic and hat aficionado Jan Wahl will celebrate the ladies in her life at My Girlfriend's Closet on Saturday, March 26, from 1 to 3 p.m. The first 20 ladies at the party to consign hats will receive a handcrafted soap. She then plans to check out "Eco Chic" at the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art before heading to EDK for dinner.
• El Dorado Corner Café, in conjunction with Thirsty Girls, will be hosting a wine on tap educational seminar led by wine expert Leslie Sbrocco on Thursday, March 31, 6 to 8 p.m. Sbrocco will discuss the importance and future of this evolving trend while guests sample the featured wines alongside farm-driven fare from Executive Chef Justin Everett.
• Meet the Mayo Girls at Mayo Family Winery on Fridays until 6:30 p.m. Come and meet Meredith and Courtney Mayo every Friday in March and enjoy two-for-one wine tasting of sparkling wine, chardonnay, pinot noir, barbera and zinfandels. Tasting room is open until 6:30 p.m.
Stop by the Sonoma Valley Visitors Bureau to receive a complimentary Girlfriend's Gift Bag. Visitor centers are located at 453 First St. E. on the Plaza and at 23570 Arnold Drive at Cornerstone Sonoma on Highway 121.
For more information, call 866-996-1090. For a complete list of Girlfriends Getaway offers, visit www.sonomavalley.com/girlfriends.