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Labor Day
Labor Day
Sep 2 all-day
 
Family Hike 10:00 am
Family Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Family Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Come to the park for a peaceful hike through the woods, join our Docent’s for this fun family hike that is good for all ages. During this 2 miles hike with a 400 foot vertical,[...]
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ParkRx – BEGINNING Hiking for Fitness Series (#5) 9:00 am
ParkRx – BEGINNING Hiking for Fitness Series (#5) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
ParkRx – BEGINNING Hiking for Fitness Series (#5) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Please Join us for an 8-week BEGINNING Hiking for Fitness Program. The program leaders will guide you on a series of weekly hikes with the challenge increasing each week. Before the first hike, the leader[...]
Saturday Harvest Market 9:00 am
Saturday Harvest Market @ Sonoma Garden Park
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sonoma Garden Park’s seasonal Harvest Market operates each Saturday of the harvest season from 9 a.m. to noon in the Straw Bale Barn. Come for the freshest seasonal produce available! Depending on what’s in season,[...]
Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Los Alamos / Sugarloaf (spring & fall) 9:00 am
Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Los Alamos / Sugarloaf (spring & fall) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Los Alamos / Sugarloaf (spring & fall) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Want to do a through hike from Sugarloaf Park to Hood Mt. Los Alamos Parking Lot or vice versa? Catch a ride on the Sugar-Hood Shuttle! On this hike you will cross two of the[...]
Trail Crew: Sonoma County Trails Council 9:00 am
Trail Crew: Sonoma County Trails Council @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Trail Crew: Sonoma County Trails Council @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sonoma County Trails Council volunteer trail work day at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park. From 9am to about 1pm. We will provide parking passes, tools and Clif bars with beverages and snacks afterwards. Bring gloves, a[...]
Bill & Dave Hikes: McCormick / Spaulding Hike 9:45 am
Bill & Dave Hikes: McCormick / Spaulding Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 7 @ 9:45 am – 2:45 pm
Bill & Dave Hikes: McCormick / Spaulding Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Join Bill and Dave Hikes on Sat Sept 7 as they hike within the extreme northern part of Hood Mtn Regional Park and the McCormick addition of Sugarloaf Ridge State Park. This moderately strenuous 6.5[...]
Creekside Nature Hike 10:00 am
Creekside Nature Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Creekside Nature Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Join us for a 1.4-mile nature hike along the Sonoma Creek. On the hike your leader will teach you about the plants, animals, and aquatic life of Sonoma Creek. The hike starts at the visitors’[...]
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Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Los Alamos / Sugarloaf (spring & fall) 9:00 am
Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Los Alamos / Sugarloaf (spring & fall) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Los Alamos / Sugarloaf (spring & fall) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Want to do a through hike from Sugarloaf Park to Hood Mt. Los Alamos Parking Lot or vice versa? Catch a ride on the Sugar-Hood Shuttle! On this hike you will cross two of the[...]
Seed Saving Workshop and Harvest Celebration 4:00 pm
Seed Saving Workshop and Harvest Celebration @ Sonoma Garden Park
Sep 8 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Experience the joy of saving your own seeds and having them ready for planting the following year! The Gardens Edge has pioneered seed saving methods in Guatemala and will share their wisdom with us. Founder[...]
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Sugarloaf Trail Crew 9:00 am
Sugarloaf Trail Crew @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 12 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sugarloaf Trail Crew @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Help Sugarloaf with trail restoration work. Work includes bridge and step construction, installing signs, clearing, lifting, carrying and hiking. Bring gloves, hat, and water that you can carry hands-free (i.e. bring a backpack).Wear long pants,[...]
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Harvest Moon Hike at Sugarloaf 5:45 pm
Harvest Moon Hike at Sugarloaf @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 13 @ 5:45 pm – 10:00 pm
Harvest Moon Hike at Sugarloaf @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Celebrate the harvest moon! Bring a flashlight and your sense of wonder as you explore the park after dark. This strenuous hike begins at the White Barn and heads up to Bald Mountain, where we[...]
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Cider Pressing 9:00 am
Cider Pressing @ Sonoma Garden Park
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cider Pressing @ Sonoma Garden Park
Want to make your own apple cider? Bring some quart jars or a half-gallon jug to Sonoma Garden Park on Saturday, Sept. 14, between 10 a.m. and noon (same time as the weekly Harvest Market), and[...]
Hiking for Fitness “Maintenance” hike 9:00 am
Hiking for Fitness “Maintenance” hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Hiking for Fitness “Maintenance” hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Join our Hiking for Fitness “graduates” on this free, Intermediate Fitness Hike. For a complete schedule–including routes, mileage and elevation gain–visit: https://sugarloafpark.org/events/hiking-for-fitness-program/ [click on the “Maintenance Hikes – 2019” tab].   .
Saturday Harvest Market 9:00 am
Saturday Harvest Market @ Sonoma Garden Park
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sonoma Garden Park’s seasonal Harvest Market operates each Saturday of the harvest season from 9 a.m. to noon in the Straw Bale Barn. Come for the freshest seasonal produce available! Depending on what’s in season,[...]
Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Sugarloaf / Pythian Rd (spring & fall) 9:00 am
Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Sugarloaf / Pythian Rd (spring & fall) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Sugarloaf / Pythian Rd (spring & fall) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Want to do a through hike from Sugarloaf to Hood Mountain or vice versa? Ride the Sugar-Hood Shuttle. How it works Every half hour our Shuttle will leave from either Sugarloaf Park or Hood Mountain[...]
Sugarloaf Volunteer Training 9:00 am
Sugarloaf Volunteer Training @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park - Observatory
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sugarloaf Volunteer Training @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park - Observatory
We have volunteer opportunities for you! Initial training is provided and periodic docent enrichment events feature speakers who provide more insight into specific aspects of park history or ecology. We need volunteers to: Work as[...]
Creekside Nature Hike 10:00 am
Creekside Nature Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Creekside Nature Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Join us for a 1.4-mile nature hike along the Sonoma Creek. On the hike your leader will teach you about the plants, animals, and aquatic life of Sonoma Creek. The hike starts at the visitors’[...]
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Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Sugarloaf / Pythian Rd (spring & fall) 9:00 am
Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Sugarloaf / Pythian Rd (spring & fall) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Sugarloaf / Pythian Rd (spring & fall) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Want to do a through hike from Sugarloaf to Hood Mountain or vice versa? Ride the Sugar-Hood Shuttle. How it works Every half hour our Shuttle will leave from either Sugarloaf Park or Hood Mountain[...]
Creek Insects 10:00 am
Creek Insects @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Creek Insects @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
  Bugs can be an indicator of healthy creeks! Calling all kids and adults! Join Sugarloaf docents in this hands-on tour of creek insects at the park. We will spend time in and around the[...]
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Special Biochar Workshop: Permaculture, Biochar & Soil 4:00 pm
Special Biochar Workshop: Permaculture, Biochar & Soil @ Sonoma Garden Park
Sep 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Sonoma Biochar Initiative is holding a rare in-depth workshop on permaculture, biochar and soil at Sonoma Garden Park on Wednesday, Sept. 18, and every grower in the Valley is invited to attend. Two great teachers[...]
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A Walk Honoring Loss & Resilience 10:00 am
A Walk Honoring Loss & Resilience @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:15 pm
A Walk Honoring Loss & Resilience @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Are you missing your sense of trust, safety, your home or beloved trees? This event is for anyone who still feels they are suffering negative effects from our recent fires or floods. This walk honoring[...]
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Brunch On Bald Mountain 9:00 am
Brunch On Bald Mountain @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Brunch On Bald Mountain @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Calling all hikers and non-hikers, too! Sonoma Valley’s signature mountaintop is a must-do for avid hikers, but now non-hikers can enjoy the view in good company as well while supporting our beloved park. Join us[...]
Saturday Harvest Market 9:00 am
Saturday Harvest Market @ Sonoma Garden Park
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sonoma Garden Park’s seasonal Harvest Market operates each Saturday of the harvest season from 9 a.m. to noon in the Straw Bale Barn. Come for the freshest seasonal produce available! Depending on what’s in season,[...]
Sonoma Creek Cleanup Day 2019 9:00 am
Sonoma Creek Cleanup Day 2019 @ Fryer Creek, Nathanson Creek
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Coastal Cleanup Day is a global movement comprised of local communities and organizations – and there’s a Sonoma Valley component for inland waterways that is led by Sonoma Ecology Center. Together, we’ll make a big[...]
SugarShuttle: N. Sonoma Mtn Park / Jack London Park Service (spring & fall) 9:00 am
SugarShuttle: N. Sonoma Mtn Park / Jack London Park Service (spring & fall) @ Jack London & N.Sonoma Mt. Parks
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
SugarShuttle: N. Sonoma Mtn Park / Jack London Park Service (spring & fall) @ Jack London & N.Sonoma Mt. Parks
Want to do a through hike from N. Sonoma to Jack London Park or vice versa? Catch a ride on the SugarShuttle! The SugarShuttle is heading to… N. Sonoma Mountain Regional Park Jack London State[...]
Forest Therapy 9:30 am
Forest Therapy @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Forest Therapy @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
The Practice of Forest Therapy, has been shown to improve health and well-being. Have you heard about Shinrin Yoku or Forest bathing? Here is an opportunity to take a walk and experience the practice for[...]
Creekside Nature Hike 10:00 am
Creekside Nature Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Creekside Nature Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Join us for a 1.4-mile nature hike along the Sonoma Creek. On the hike your leader will teach you about the plants, animals, and aquatic life of Sonoma Creek. The hike starts at the visitors’[...]
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Autumn Equinox Hike at Calabazas Creek Open Space Preserve 8:30 am
Autumn Equinox Hike at Calabazas Creek Open Space Preserve @ Calabazas Creek Open Space Preserve
Sep 22 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Equinox comes from the Latin words for equal night. As autumn begins, please join Sonoma Ecology Center naturalists on an exploration through the Calabazas Creek Open Space Preserve. This is the first year since the[...]
SugarShuttle: N. Sonoma Mtn Park / Jack London Park Service (spring & fall) 9:00 am
SugarShuttle: N. Sonoma Mtn Park / Jack London Park Service (spring & fall) @ Jack London & N.Sonoma Mt. Parks
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
SugarShuttle: N. Sonoma Mtn Park / Jack London Park Service (spring & fall) @ Jack London & N.Sonoma Mt. Parks
Want to do a through hike from N. Sonoma to Jack London Park or vice versa? Catch a ride on the SugarShuttle! The SugarShuttle is heading to… N. Sonoma Mountain Regional Park Jack London State[...]
Caminata por la naturaleza 10:00 am
Caminata por la naturaleza @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Caminata por la naturaleza @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Photo by Mike Varela ¡Venga a conocer su parque! El Parque Estatal Sugarloaf Ridge le invita a su familia a una caminata serena por la naturaleza de aproximadamente tres millas. Nos reuniremos afuera del centro[...]
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Sugarloaf Trail Crew 9:00 am
Sugarloaf Trail Crew @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sugarloaf Trail Crew @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Help Sugarloaf with trail restoration work. Work includes bridge and step construction, installing signs, clearing, lifting, carrying and hiking. Bring gloves, hat, and water that you can carry hands-free (i.e. bring a backpack).Wear long pants,[...]
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Hiking for Fitness “Maintenance” hike 9:00 am
Hiking for Fitness “Maintenance” hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Hiking for Fitness “Maintenance” hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Join our Hiking for Fitness “graduates” on this free, Intermediate Fitness Hike. For a complete schedule–including routes, mileage and elevation gain–visit: https://sugarloafpark.org/events/hiking-for-fitness-program/ [click on the “Maintenance Hikes – 2019” tab].   .
Saturday Harvest Market 9:00 am
Saturday Harvest Market @ Sonoma Garden Park
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sonoma Garden Park’s seasonal Harvest Market operates each Saturday of the harvest season from 9 a.m. to noon in the Straw Bale Barn. Come for the freshest seasonal produce available! Depending on what’s in season,[...]
Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Sugarloaf / Pythian Rd (spring & fall) 9:00 am
Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Sugarloaf / Pythian Rd (spring & fall) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Sugarloaf / Pythian Rd (spring & fall) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Want to do a through hike from Sugarloaf to Hood Mountain or vice versa? Ride the Sugar-Hood Shuttle. How it works Every half hour our Shuttle will leave from either Sugarloaf Park or Hood Mountain[...]
Nathanson Creek Demo Garden Volunteer Days 9:30 am
Nathanson Creek Demo Garden Volunteer Days @ nathanson creek preserve
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
On the fourth Saturday of every month, the Nathanson Stewards meet at the corner of East MacArthur and Second Street East, put on their gloves, and have a fun and productive morning tending the native[...]
Trees & Plant Communities: Oak Woodlands, Redwoods, Galls 9:30 am
Trees & Plant Communities: Oak Woodlands, Redwoods, Galls @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Trees & Plant Communities: Oak Woodlands, Redwoods, Galls @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Join California Naturalist John Lynch and Bob Long on a guided nature hike to explore Sugarloafs trees and plant communities – with a special focus on our Oaks & Redwoods. We will discuss why Oaks[...]
Creekside Nature Hike 10:00 am
Creekside Nature Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Creekside Nature Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Join us for a 1.4-mile nature hike along the Sonoma Creek. On the hike your leader will teach you about the plants, animals, and aquatic life of Sonoma Creek. The hike starts at the visitors’[...]
Yoga Hike – session 3 10:00 am
Yoga Hike – session 3 @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Yoga Hike – session 3 @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Susan Topf’s Yoga Hike balances a mix of easy hiking and gentle yoga postures, breath work and guided meditation. No mat necessary. Please wear weather appropriate clothing to feel comfortable being in a natural setting[...]
RFO Solar Viewing 11:00 am
RFO Solar Viewing @ Robert Ferguson Observatory
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
RFO Solar Viewing @ Robert Ferguson Observatory
The Robert Ferguson Observatory (RFO) is open to the public at least once a month, usually on a Saturday near the time of the New Moon (see schedule at left). Daytime Solar: Solar telescopes are[...]
RFO Public Star Party 8:00 pm
RFO Public Star Party @ Robert Ferguson Observatory
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm – Sep 29 @ 12:00 am
RFO Public Star Party @ Robert Ferguson Observatory
The Robert Ferguson Observatory (RFO) is open to the public at least once a month, usually on a Saturday near the time of the New Moon. Star Parties: Presentations on astronomical topics are given in[...]
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Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Sugarloaf / Pythian Rd (spring & fall) 9:00 am
Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Sugarloaf / Pythian Rd (spring & fall) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Sugarloaf / Pythian Rd (spring & fall) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Want to do a through hike from Sugarloaf to Hood Mountain or vice versa? Ride the Sugar-Hood Shuttle. How it works Every half hour our Shuttle will leave from either Sugarloaf Park or Hood Mountain[...]
Medical Provider Forest Therapy Walk 9:30 am
Medical Provider Forest Therapy Walk @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Sep 29 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Medical Provider Forest Therapy Walk @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
This is an invitation to a guided forest therapy walk specifically designed for healthcare professionals. Please share this invitation with the physicians, therapists, and nursing staff at your organization. Forest Therapy is a research-based framework[...]
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