Best Things to Do in Wine Country This September

Looking to fill a couple hours of your day while in Wine Country? With so many offerings in the area, we’ve curated five of the top events this month so you don’t have to. Less researching and more enjoying your time in the area. Enjoy!

Featured Photo: Transcendence Theatre Company
Photo: Courtesy of BottleRock


September 3–5

Megan Thee Stallion, the Village People and Matt Nathanson are just three of the wildly disparate singers and style makers performing, cooking, discoing and otherwise making the scene at Napas epic three-day multi-sensory event.

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Photo: Courtesy of di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art

Fort Phooey

September 7

A show designed to bring visitors inside the studio of the late Bay Area art legend William T. Wiley turns the studio into the art with archival objects on loan from the artist’s estate, at Napa’s DiRosa, through October 31.

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Photo: Courtesy of Transcendence Theatre Company

The Gala

September 10

Transcendence Theatre Company honors the Sonoma community for supporting it and its 10th year with outdoor performances and celebrations over two weekends, through September 19.

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Photo: Courtesy of Cornerstone Sonoma

The Henry Coopers

September 11
The Henry Coopers are a knockout collaboration of 3 exiled Brits and one Californian ready to unleash the best of melodic rock to a music-starved public — check them out at Cornerstone Sonoma. 

Chef Michael Chiarello

September 18

The executive chef and owner of San FranciscoCoqueta and Bottega Napa Valley cooks up a storm at a dinner hosted by Vintners Brion and Ronda Wise along with winemaker Julien Fayard who will discuss the food and wine pairings at a dinner hosted by Brion Winery.

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Photo: Courtesy of Sonoma Art Trails

Sonoma Art Trails

September 18–19, 24–25

Spend a weekend or two on Sonoma’s backroads on a self-guided tour and find yourself inspired by the works of local artists, or just use it as an excuse to explore or have a picnic. 

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Looking for more things to do in the area?

Visit our Wine Country page for more ideas on where to eat, stay and things to do.

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