December 2 – 4: Holiday Shopping Extravaganza: Sue F. Payne & Friends Present their 16th Annual Holiday Shopping Extravaganza. This Three Day Show features Fine Art – Fine Craft – Fine Gifts. A Special Raffle will be held to benefit Napa Valley Hospice & Adult Day Services. Over 45 Fabulous Artisans! Come Join Us and Bring a Friend. Napa Valley Expo – Cabernet Hall, 575 Third St., Napa Fee: Free Time: Friday/Saturday: 10am-7pm Sunday:10am-4pm Phone Number: 707-252-4050
December 3 – 18: Pictures with Santa @ V Marketplace: Santa will be at V Marketplace over the holiday weekends to listen to Christmas wishes and have his picture taken with boys and girls of all ages and your 4-legged friends. Santa will be in Lemondrops Children’s Boutique on the second floor of V Marketplace. Bring your own camera. 6525 Washington St., Yountville Fee: Free Time: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 944-2451
December 3: Robert Mondavi Winery Holiday Party: Robert Mondavi Winery’s annual holiday party will include a tree lighting, carolers, horse and buggy, delicious wines, tasty treats, Italian cookies and Moscato d’Oro, and of course wonderful holiday discounts on both wine and merchandise. 7801 St. Helena Hwy., Oakville Fee: Free for members, $25 for non-members Time: 5pm-7pm Phone Number: 707-968-2000
December 10: Urban Wine Crawl 2011: Experience 12 different wineries in the Napa Urban Winery district! Including Bourassa, Gustavo Thrace and Ramspur. Each winery will be celebrating the season with nibbles and holiday cheer. Tickets include wine tasting at all participating wineries, transportation between wineries, commemorative T-shirt, Govino Glass and various food at participating wineries. Fee: $50 Advance/$40 Wine Club Members Time: 10am -4pm Phone Number: 707-252-8665
December 10: Cheers! To The Holidays: Come join Cheers! St Helena as they celebrate the season with a special holiday edition of their fun and exciting festival series! Featuring 40+ of Napa Valley’s best wineries, as well as amazing food, music and friends. There is no better way to finish out the season and the year then with a toast and a little Cheers! Main St., St. Helena Fee: $35/$15(ages 65-74)/FREE(ages 75+) Time: 3-6pm Phone Number: 707-967-0900
December 12 -14, 17-24: Napa Valley Wine Train Santa Express: The Santa Express Train is a magical experience for the young and the young at heart. Ride the express train with their special guest, Santa! Ole’ Saint Nick is going to bring some friends (including one with a nose that glows so bright) and carolers on board. This is a fabulous holiday experience for the whole family. Fee: $30 – $40 per adult Time: 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm Phone Number: 800-427-4124
December 31 — Masquerade Ball @ Castello di Amorosa: VIP reception, 5 course seated dinner in the Grand Barrel Room, Dancing in the Great Hall. Black tie attire and your best Venetian mask encouraged. Call for reservations. 4045 North Saint Helena Hwy, Calistoga Fee: Call for information & reservations Time: 7 p.m. Phone Number: 707-967-6274
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