26th Annual Great Sonoma Crab & Wine Fest
Medal Winning Wines, Fabulous Local Cuisine, Impressive Live and Silent Auctions
The 26th Annual Great Sonoma Crab and Wine Fest is the premier Crab and Wine event of the North Bay Area! Join over 1,200 leaders from the agriculture and business communities in support of scholarships, education programs and youth activities! This fun and exciting evening has received rave reviews and is perhaps the largest crab feed in Sonoma County. Combined with an impressive silent and live auction, it makes for one of the year’s best events!
Proceeds benefit Sonoma County Farm Bureau’s agricultural education activities, including Ag Days for over 6,000 elementary school children, teachers and parents, Scholarships, 4-H & FFA, Young Farmers & Ranchers, SRJC Ag Ambassadors, youth leadership activities, local fair exhibitors, farm worker and management training, environmental education and Farm Bureau Institute.
February 7st, 2015
Sonoma County Fairgrounds - Grace Pavillion, Santa Rosa, CA.
- Captain’s Table of 10: $1,100
Be the captain of your own table with reserved, preferred seating for 10. Dine in luxury with a wait staff to serve you and your guests. Enjoy gold medal winning wines, and other special amenities.
- Reserved Table of 10: $950
- Individual Tickets: $75/person
- 5 P.M.Galley Reception and Silent Auction
Enjoy the pairing of award winning wines with gourmet hors d’oeuvres prepared by local chefs.
- 6:30 P.M. Crab Feed Dinner and Live Auction
Dine on fresh Sonoma Coast crab and accompaniments, then join the fun at one of the area’s finest live auctions; full of special adventures.
- Purchase your tickets online.
- Click here to download: Crab and Wine Fest RSVP form.pdf
- Please RSVP by January 30th. No Refunds after that date.
10th Annual Ag Education Raffle
Supporting our youth and encouraging their interest in agricultural education is one of the most important missions of our organization and we need your help. Purchase a ticket for the 10th Annual Ag Education Raffle featuring three amazing vacations. If you are the lucky winner you will have the opportunity to pick from one of these great opportunities. [Lean More]
E.R. Sawyer Diamond Raffle
Farm Bureau is excited to announce that E.R. Sawyer Jewelers of Santa Rosa has donated a beautiful 1ct round brilliant loose diamond valued at $6,500 retail to be raffled off as a fundraiser for agricultural education and scholarship programs. Only 200 tickets will be sold for an opportunity to win this beautiful diamond.
Be apart of the Galley Reception at the Great Sonoma Crab & Wine Fest. To participate is easy! Prepare and serve hors d’oeuvres/appetizers for the Seafood Galley reception for 300 plus people. For your reception table, we ask that you provide restaurant signage and/or tabletop display decorations, heating and service materials. Please be set up by 4:30 p.m. Space is limited and an RSVP form is required to participate. Please contact Farm Bureau if you have questions. 707.544.5575.
Be a part of the Galley Reception at the Great Sonoma Crab & Wine Fest. To participate is easy! We ask that your winery owner, winemaker and/or representative pour select wines during the reception. For your reception table, please provide winery signage and/or tabletop display decorations, winery logo and marketing materials. We will provide a water pitcher, spit buckets, wine glasses, ice and banquet tables with white linen for serving. We would like all wineries in place by 4:30 p.m. Space is limited and an RSVP form is required to participate. Please contact Farm Bureau if you have questions. 707.544.5575.
Farm Bureau would greatly appreciate a donation for our live or silent auctions. This fundraising event supports agricultural education, scholarships and agriculture in the classroom activities. Each year we have many creative donations like special gift packages, vacations, guest accommodations, adventures, wine pairing dinners, cases or signed magnums of wine, arts, crafts, tools and supplies, equipment rentals or simply cash donations. As a donor, you will be prominently recognized in both our auction program, in Sonoma-Marin Farm News and on our website.
Download: Donation Item Form.pdf
Farm Bureau’s Great Sonoma Crab & Wine Fest Raises more than $100,000 for Scholarships and Ag Education
Sonoma County Farm Bureau’s Great Sonoma Crab and Wine Fest, a mid-winter party where people from the farm and business communities come together to socialize while supporting the next generation of agricultural leaders, raised more than $100,000 for scholarships and agricultural education programs.
2014 Major Donors
Acacia Winery, Adobe Creek Golf Club, Agriculture Restaurant and Bar, Alderbrook Winery, Amapola Creek Vineyards & Winery, Angelo's Meats, Aquarium of the Bay, Atlantis Casino Resort and Spa, B.R. Cohn Winery, Beach Blanket Babylon, Bear Republic Brewing Co., Belkorp Ag, Benbow Hotel & Resort, Benbow Inn, Bistro Ralph , Blue & Gold Fleet, Bodega Bay Lodge, Bosworth & Son General Store, Bucher Vineyard Wines, Buffalo Billiards, Burgess Lumber Company, Byrd Vineyards, California Acedemy of Sciences, Carol Shelton Wines, Ceja Vineyards, Central Valley Builders, Charles M. Schulz Museum, Chateau St. Jean, Cinnabar Theater, Cline Cellars, Cokas Diko Home Furnishings, Cold Stone Creamery, Comcast Business, Costeaux French Bakery, Cotati Accordion Festival, Cowgirl Creamery, D&L Carinalli Vineyards, Daisy Hill Artisans, DeLoach Vineyards, Double Decker Lanes, Driven Raceway, Dry Creek Vineyards, Dutton-Goldfield Winery, Ed Weber, Eldorado Hotel Casino, Elsie Allen Ag Boosters, Encore Events Rentals, Ferrari-Carano Vineyards & Winery, Field Stone Winery & Vineyard, Flamingo Conference Resort & Spa, Flour Creations, Flying Goat Coffee Roastery Cafe , Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Fritz Underground Winery, Gamlake Dairy, Gary Farrell Winery, George Petersen Insurance, Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards, Gopfrich Estate Vineyard & Winery, Gourmet Mushrooms, Grand Sierra Resort & Casino, Graton Ridge Cellars, Gualala Arts Center, Hafner Vineyard, Hairspray Beauty Lounge, Hanna Winery and Vineyards, Harvest Moon Winery, Harvey Henningsen Portrait Artist, Hawkes Photography, Hook and Ladder Winery , Hopmonk Tavern, In-N-Out Burger, Jacuzzi Family Vineyards, Jacuzzi Family Vineyards, James Family Cellars, Jim Famini, Joe Matos Cheese Company, John Bedia, John Nunes Photography, John Tyler Wines, John's Dairy & Pool Supply, Kastania Vineyards, Kathy Reese, Kenwood Vineyards, Kokomo Winery, Korbel Champagne Cellars, Kunde Family Estate, Laurel Glen Winery, Libby Kirk Art Glass, Little River Inn, Little River Inn, Lombardi's Gourmet BBQ & Deli, Longboard Vineyards, Marin Sun Farms, Martin Ranch Supply, Martin Ray Winery, Mary's Pizza Shack, Maselli & Sons Inc., Merry Edwards Winery, Mountain Play Association, Mounts Family Winery, Neve Brothers, Inc., Nick's Cove, North Bay Brewery Tours, Oil Stop Drive Thru Oil Change, Old Crocker Inn , Omaha Steaks, Organic Valley, Papapietro Perry Winery, Pasta King, Pech Merle, Pedersen's Furniture, Peter Michael Winery, Phoenix Farm, Pine Ridge Vineyard, Pozzi Ranch, Prickett's Nursery, Ramekins, Ravenswood Winery, Redwood Hill Farm & Creamery, Relish Culinary School, Renaissance The Lodge, Resort at Squaw Creek , River's Edge Kayak & Canoe Trips , Robert Young Estate Winery, Rochioli Vineyards & Winery, Rocklin Jewelry, Rodney Strong Vineyards, Rooster Run Golf Club, Russian River Vineyards, Russian River Wine Road, Sands Regency Casino Hotel, Santa Rosa Auto Parts, Santa Rosa Original Farmers' Market, Savoir-Faire Salon, Scandia Family Fun Center, Sea Ranch Lodge, Sears Point Farming Co, Seghesio Winery, Serres Ranch , Sherry Weyers, Shutterbug Camera Shops, Silver Oak Cellars, Snoopy's Home Ice, Sojourn Cellars, Sonoma Canopy Tours, Sonoma Compost Company, Sonoma County Fair, Sonoma Raceway, SR Entertainment Group, SRJC Planetarium, Sterling Vineyards, Stryker Sonoma Winery & Vineyards, Summer Repertory Theater, T & B Sports, Taft Street Winery, The Inn at the Tides, The Melting Pot, The Tides Wharf, Three Wine Company, Trione Vineyards & Winery, Valerie Bader, Vertex Climbing Center, Viansa Winery, Vichy Springs Resort, Vineyard Industry Products, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, Western Farm Center, Willi's Seafood & Raw Bar, Wilson Winery, Windsor Golf Club, Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley, Yanni's Sausage Grill of Penngrove , Yerba Buena Center for the Arts,