In September, Kendall-Jackson showcased the best of Sonoma County with cooking demonstrations, farm-fresh produce, wine seminars, live entertainment, and more during its second annual Harvest Celebration. Proceeds from the tickets sales benefited the UC Master Gardener Program of Sonoma County, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide environmentally sustainable, science-based horticultural information to Sonoma County residents. Photos by William Pruyn (1-2).
Heritage Turkey Sunday Summer
The 2018 Heritage Turkey Sunday Supper at Atwood Ranch in Glen Ellen broke all records for the event, with over 300 guests (including Congressman Mike Thompson) and raised some $50,000 for the 4-H Heritage Turkey Project youth farmers, Slow Food Russian River, Sonoma County Farm Trails and Worth Our Weight. Photos by Melania Mahoney (3-4).
WineaPAWlooza brought together wine and animal lovers from around the country at Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch, a no-kill rescue and sanctuary in the Napa Valley for animals in need. Photos by Emma K. Morris (5-7).
Music Festival for Brain Health
The Staglin family celebrated advances in science and a new financial milestone at the 24th annual Music Festival for Brain Health on September 15 in the Napa Valley. Last year’s event raised over $6 million to benefit One Mind. Photos by Flying Pig Studio (8-9).
Swing for Sight
The 2018 Swing For Sight by A Cure In Sight brought awareness to and raised funds for ocular melanoma, a rare cancer of the eye. This year’s event is scheduled for April 29. Photos by Trevor Henley (10-11).
V Foundation Wine Celebration
The V Foundation for Cancer Research raised a record-breaking $18 million at its 20th annual Wine Celebration in Napa Valley, bringing the total amount raised in 20 years to more than $100 million. Photos by Bob McClenahan (12-13).