Girls' Weekend

Picture yourself sampling after dinner wines, chocolate and cheese. It’s time to insist that your gal pals leave their laptops behind and plan a weekend getaway in Petaluma. The only question is “How soon can we get there?” Antique stores, the outlet mall and wonderful food and refreshments await you.

Events

Event Name Date of Event My Itinerary
Petaluma Arts Association 2017 Open Studios - 11:00 am

Studios of 22 artists in 14 studios throughout Greater Petaluma area will be featured in this year’s tour. Visit the PAA Website for map and more info. For more information about the 2017 Open Studio Tour please contact Mary Bales, Open Studios Chair, at (707) 762 -2978.

Saturday, May 6 2017 Add to My Itinerary 
Film Fest Petaluma - 12:00 pm

Film Fest Petaluma offers an annual showcase of the best new animated and live action short films from around the world. Enjoy lively post-screening discussions with filmmakers after all shows.

Saturday, May 6 2017 Add to My Itinerary 
Great Petaluma Chili Cook-Off & Beer Tasting - 1:00 pm

A celebration of local chefs and amazing microbrews. Inside, dozens of teams serve up their finest meat and vegetarian chili, as well as traditional and fruit salsa. Outside, the beer garden pours delicious samples of suds and cider. It’s a raucous good time with 1,500 of your neighbors and new best friends! Bring the family to the fairgrounds in Petaluma for live bands and fabulous food. See website for details.  Rain or shine. 1-5pm

 Registration now open. Deadline is March 15 or until all spces are full.

Saturday, May 6 2017 Add to My Itinerary 
Petaluma River Cruise with Dolphin Charter - 9:00 am

A three hour narrated history and natural history cruise on the scenic Petaluma River. The boat leaves from the Turning Basin, journeys downriver and returns. Portion of proceeds go to The Friends of the Petaluma River. 2 tours each day.: 9am-Noon & 1-4pm; $40.

Saturday, May 13 2017 Add to My Itinerary 
Rockin' Homesteads Tour - 10:00 am

Bring Mom out for a guided tour of inspiring, water-wise gardens and homesteads! Tour gardens featuring everything from chickens and bees to rain tanks and greywater. You’ll meet neighbors, get great ideas and be part of the Eco-Friendly Garden Tour. Free. Choose Petaluma, Cotati or Windsor. 10am-1pm

Saturday, May 13 2017 Add to My Itinerary 
17th Annual Mother-Daughter Tea - 10:00 am

Girl Scout Troop 10535 of Petaluma invites girls and their mothers/guardians to join them in the 17th Annual Mother-Daughter event, open to all community members regardless if they are currently registered Girl Scouts or not.  A treasured Petaluma tradition spanning 1-1/2 decades!  Enjoy the pleasure of afternoon tea and the companionship between mother-daughter, guardian, grandmother, sibling, aunt, or other female family member. In the Victorian tradition, each participant will capture their creative inspirations painting their own china tea cup with saucer, and partake at their leisure in a delightful tea service.  Each girl will receive an event patch and favor from this memorable event and a complimentary keepsake portrait of your party. Location to be determined. Seating times: 10am, 1pm & 3:30pm.

 

Wednesday, May 17 2017 Add to My Itinerary 
Bountiful Beauties: Natural Skincare Workshop - 10:00 am

Skin care goddess, Sarah Keiser, will share her wisdom from many years of making and teaching the secrets of natural soaps and beauty products. Concoct your own lotion and beeswax lip balm, naturally scented with essential oils to your preference, as well as making soothing olive oil soap and goat milk soap! These luscious handmade goodies will be wonderful treats for yourself, and thoughtful gifts for your friends and family. 10am-2pm

Saturday, May 20 2017 Add to My Itinerary 
3rd Annual Down Home Day - 10:00 am

Family fun - Something for everyone! Live music in the amphitheater; Libations; Photo contests; Good food & yummy treats; Pet parade & diaper derby; Great contests & grand drawing; Games & challenges; Self-guided tour, walk through The Portal of Time; Bring the dog, the kids, grandparents, too! Free. 10am-4pm

Sunday, May 21 2017 Add to My Itinerary 
McEvoy Ranch Tour - 9:30 am

Experience the natural beauty of McEvoy Ranch. Explore the olive groves and vineyards in their abundance...get swept up in the stories of the pioneering McEvoy family. Take a walk through our olive mill and savor a taste of our Northern California gold. After your tour, stay and shop in our charming retail space and relax over a flight of our current wines—we'll be pouring tastes for $15. Club members enjoy their discount on all tour tickets and purchases in our shop and receive up to four complimentary wine tastings. 9:30-11:30am. See website for reservations.

Saturday, May 27 2017 Add to My Itinerary 
"Portraits of Petaluma Pioneers" Exhibit - 10:00 am

Works by early Petaluma photographers and much more. Opening Reception on June 10th. See website for details. On display June 10 through Sept. 25. Companion exhibit at the Petaluma Arts Center: "The Face of Petaluma: Portraits of our Town"

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Dining

Meals Served Price Point Bar Seats Description Pets My Itinerary
Seared Steak & Seafood Lunch, Dinner $$$ Full 100 Mon: 11:00 am-9:00 pm
Tue: Closed
Wed - Thu: 11:30 am-9:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 11:30 am-10:00 pm
Sun: 4:00 am-9:00 pm
http://petalumaseared.com/
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Dempsey's Restaurant and Brewery Lunch, Dinner $$ Beer, Wine 120 Mon - Thu: 11:30 am-9:00 pm
Fri - Sun: 11:30 am-10:00 pm
http://www.dempseys.com/
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Hiro's Japanese Restaurant Lunch, Dinner $$$ Beer, Wine 61 Mon - Thu: 11:30 am-9:30 pm
Fri - Sat: 11:30 am-10:00 pm
Sun: 5:00 am-9:30 pm
http://www.hirosrestaurant.com/
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CorkScrew Wine Bar Brunch, Lunch, Dinner $$$ No, Beer Mon: Closed
Tue - Thu: 11:30 am-10:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 11:30 am-12:00 am
Sun: 11:30 am-10:00 pm
http://www.corkscrewbar.com/salad-and-panini
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Central Market Dinner $$$$ Beer, Wine 100 Mon - Thu: 5:30 pm-9:30 pm
Fri - Sat: 5:30 pm-10:00 pm
Sun: 5:00 pm-9:00 pm
http://www.centralmarketpetaluma.com
No Add to My Itinerary 
Water Street Bistro Breakfast, Lunch $$ Beer, Wine 60 Mon: 7:30 am-3:30 pm
Tue: Closed
Wed - Fri: 7:30 am-3:30 pm
Sat: 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Sun: Closed
http://www.waterstreetbistro.net/
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Della Fattoria Breakfast, Lunch $$ Beer, Wine 38 Mon - Sun: 7:00 am-3:00 pm
http://www.dellafattoria.com/
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Lagunitas TapRoom & Beer Sanctuary Lunch, Dinner $ Beer 50 Mon - Tue: Closed
Wed - Fri: 2:00 am-9:00 pm
Sat - Sun: 11:30 am-8:00 pm
http://lagunitas.com/#
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Sax's Joint Breakfast, Lunch $ No Mon - Sun: 6:00 am-4:00 pm
http://www.saxsjoint.com/
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Luma Dinner $$ Beer, Wine 40 Mon: Closed
Tue - Fri: 4:00 pm-9:00 pm
Sat: 4:00 pm-9:30 pm
Sun: 5:00 am-8:00 pm
http://lumapetaluma.com/
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Attractions

Description My Itinerary
Griffo Distillery
Griffo Distillery
1320 Scott St, Suite A
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Chick-A Boom Vintage Clothing
Chick-A Boom Vintage Clothing
7 Western Ave.
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Worthy of Love
Worthy of Love
226 Petaluma Blvd. N.
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The Find
The Find
322 Western Ave.
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Summer Cottage Antiques
Summer Cottage Antiques
153 Kentucky St.
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French Hen Antiques
French Hen Antiques
218 Petaluma Blvd. N.
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Sunday Boating at the Barn
Sunday Boating at the Barn
Copeland & D Streets
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Vintage Bank Antiques
Vintage Bank Antiques
101 Petaluma Blvd. N.
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The Doll Mercantile
The Doll Mercantile
1510 Bodega Ave.
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Sienna
Sienna
119 Petaluma Blvd. N.
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Lodging