Mar 04-05, 2016

"Tyler Perry's Madea on the Run"

Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., 800.745.3000,

Mar 08-16, 2016

"The Book of Mormon"

Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., 800.745.3000;

Mar 30 - Apr 03, 2016

30th Annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival

Hotel Monteleone (214 Royal St.) and other venues throughout the French Quarter.

Apr 09, 2016

Appellation St. Helena Bash

This annual food and wine pairing competition is held at the Culinary Institute of America at Greyhound. Taste 35 St. Helena Appellation wines with pairings from the region’s best chefs and CIA students and then vote for your favorites. 2555 Main St., St. Helena, 707.967.1100,

Apr 01-30, 2016

Arts in April

Many of the more than 70 area wineries maintaining public art collections host docent-led tours, special exhibitions, lectures and artist-in-residency programs.

Mar 26, 2016

Livermore Half Marathon

One of California’s oldest wine regions is the setting for this half marathon, which starts and finishes on First Street in downtown Livermore. Celebrate the finish with local wines, craft beers and live music.

Mar 19, 2016

Peter Frampton Raw—An Acoustic Tour at Uptown Theatre

Celebrated rock musician and Grammy Award winner Peter Frampton brings his acoustic tour to Napa’s historic Uptown Theatre. Frampton is known as the co-founder of the super group Humble Pie and for numerous solo albums including one of the best-selling live records ever released. Meet and Greet and VIP packages available. 1350 3rd St., Napa, 707.259.0123,

Mar 07-13, 2016

Sonoma County Restaurant Week

Many of Sonoma’s top restaurants offer two-course prix-fixe lunch options as well as three-course prix-fixe dinners. Reservations recommended.

Feb 06, 2016

Winter Tasting Series: The Big Game at Peju Province Winery

Sample big game bites from chef Alex Espinoza paired with fullbodied Peju reds as you watch the big game. 8466 St. Helena Hwy., Rutherford, 800.446.7358,

Feb 14, 2016

Valentine’s Day on the Napa Valley Wine Train

Celebrate the international day of romance in classic, charming style aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train. Journey through Napa’s picturesque scenery and tour idyllic wineries. On dinner trains, a strolling violinist serenades guests. Tickets start at $134. 1275 McKinstry St., Napa, 800.427.4124,