Gravenstein Apple Fair Celebrates Heirloom Farming in Sebastopol, California

Gravenstein Apple Fair - Sebastopol, California

These days everyone gets so obsessed with apples of the computer kind, but in Sebastopol, California they remember what real apple farming was all about, before the glut of grapes in Sonoma County. Take a bite out of a real Grav on August 8th and 9th, 2015 by coming to Sonoma County for the 42nd Gravenstein Apple Fair under the shade of majestic oaks in Ragle Ranch Park in Sebastopol.

If you’re traveling from outside the area, the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) and Sixt rent a car are conveniently located just 18 minutes from the Apple Fair, so join us for a weekend of old-fashioned fun. Continue reading


Belly Up to Tribal Fest Belly Dancing Festival, May 15

Belly Dancing Festival at Tribal Fest in Sebastopol, California - May 15, 2015
Tribal Fest Belly Dancing Festival, May 15 in Sebastopol, California

Bring your belly and your sense of adventure to the 15th annual Tribal Fest, a belly dancing festival May 15 – 17 in Sebastopol, California. Finally an event where having a belly is de rigueur!

But be warned: nudity is not encouraged but occasionally happens. So Tribal Fest may not be appropriate for children. Tribal Fest is the first ever Tribal Belly Dance Festival in the world and boasts performers from 26 different countries around the world. It’s been called the Mecca of Tribal Belly Dance and since its inception in the year 2000, has always taken place at the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center. Continue reading