Rohnert Park (CA) – 18 September 2007
Sonoma Mountain Village, a planned community designed to care for residents, the community and the planet, without compromising a richly deserved quality of life, is proud to host the first annual Rohnert Park Sonoma Mountain Art & Wine Festival.
The Festival will showcase the best of local arts & crafts, food, wines, brews and beverages, while giving attendees an opportunity to learn about local green businesses and agencies’ programs, services, and products. There will also be a play area for children, and live entertainment.
Some of the highlights include Chris Webster of Mumbo Gumbo, one of California’s best-known regional acts and Flatt Lonesome, known for their playful country music. Angie Crabtree, Kathy Sidjokov, and Chatterton Arts will showcase art ranging in mediums from photography to clay and wood sculptures.
The Festival is a benefit for the non-profit Rohnert Park Boys and Girls Club, the Education Foundation of Cotati/Rohnert Park, and the Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce. Funds raised from the event will be used by the Boys and Girls Club to expand the children's programming, the Education Foundation in support of the Rohnert Park/Cotati Unified Schools, and the Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce to enhance business education and retention programs.
Brad Baker, CEO and President of Codding Enterprises, says the company is pleased to support what is sure to become a signature event for the Community. “This event creates an opportunity for the community to gather to enjoy all that Sonoma County has to offer, while supporting local non-profit organizations within our community.” says Baker.
The First Annual Rohnert Park Sonoma Mountain Art and Wine Festival at Sonoma Mountain Village will be held on September 22nd from 11am-5pm in the Event Center and Courtyard. Admission is $5, with wine or beer tastings and commemorative glasses for $15.
Please visit www.rpsm-artandwine.info for more information.
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About Sonoma Mountain Village
Sonoma Mountain Village, the 200 acre former Agilent Technologies Campus, is planned to be a deeply sustainable community of 1900 homes along with approximately 150,000 square feet of retail, dining and entertainment choices and 500,000 square feet of commercial space. It is expected to be complete in 2017. The recycling of existing buildings and infrastructure, which make up the commercial core, is underway and the first homes are planned to be ready in 2008.