Note: If you’re planning to make dinner reservations for Friday night, we highly recommend doing it soon. Sonoma is a very popular weekend destination, and the nice restaurants fill up quickly.
Thursday 6:00 pm – Casual BBQ in Novato
Novato is approximately 30 minutes from San Francisco on the way to Sonoma. Open to all; Please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend so we can grab enough food. Address; 12 Oak Park, Novato CA
Friday 7:00 am – 8:15 am – Yoga with Bryan’s sister Jamie
An all-level yoga class taught by Bryan’s darling (and flexible!) sister Jamie Kennedy. She teaches at Ubuntu in Napa, a short 30 minute drive from Sonoma, and has invited all of you to join her if you’re up for a little yoga to start the weekend off right. 1140 Main Street Napa, California 94559
Friday 12:00 pm – Lunch in the Sonoma Square
The Sonoma Square is a lovely area to roam around, with a bunch of fun shops and places to eat. We’re all going to do a brown bag lunch (bring your own food) in the square. Look for us in the grassy area across from the Cheese Factory. Near: Spain Street at First Street West, Sonoma, CA
Friday 2:00 – 3:30 – Snacks at Gundlach Bundschu
Before the rehearsal, we have a picnic table reserved in the terrace area at the winery for those that want to arrive early, preview the grounds, and have a snack or a glass of wine. Open to all; 2000 Denmark Street Sonoma, CA 95476
Friday 3:30 – Wine Cave Tour
Open to all; A tour of the Gundlach Bundschu wine cave; 2000 Denmark Street Sonoma, CA 95476
Friday 4:00 pm – Rehearsal
Invite only & no peeking! 🙂
Friday 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm – Cocktails at The Renaissance Lodge
Meet other guests in the bar off the lobby. Bryan and Heather will join after the rehearsal dinner before retiring for some good beauty rest before the wedding. 1325 Broadway at Leveroni & Napa Roads, Sonoma, CA (707) 935-6600
We have heard from most people that they want to explore wine country on their own time before the wedding. However, if you would like to join a group wine tasting or join a wine overview course, we can make that happen. Just send us a note at email@example.com if interested.
Some good sites to learn more about Sonoma activities and wineries:
If you’d like to explore Sonoma on two wheels (a great way to go wine tasting!), check out wine country bikes
For a fancier two wheel experience, try out a Segway tour
Saturday 4:00 pm – Shuttle pick-up begins
A shuttle bus will run from the Sonoma Square to the wedding in 15-20 min increments. Pick-up is at the corner of Spain Street and 1st Street WEST (map). Right in front of the historic Sonoma Hotel and Girl and the Fig. Last shuttle will leave the winery around 10:15 pm.
Saturday 5:00 pm – Wedding
Please do be on time, the show will start promptly. 🙂 2000 Denmark Street Sonoma, CA 95476
Saturday 10:00 pm – ? – Late Night Activities
For those that want beer or other cocktails after the wine-only wedding, we will all head to the Bistro Bar at the Renaissance Lodge
Sunday – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm – Brunch
106 London Way, Sonoma, CA. Open to all. Please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend.
This Sonoma residence is located close to Valley of the Moon winery and B.R. Cohn. The town of Glen Ellen is nearby, which is the home of Jack London State park. You can follow up brunch with a casual hike at Jack London if you’d like.