This is weekly feature post I will now do every Thursday to tell you about upcoming events in Yountville and around the Napa Valley. Please visit and enjoy one or more of these and tell them Curtis sent you.
NOTE: photo and copy from Napa Valley Wine Train website
“All New Experience!
Holiday elves have been busy transforming the Wine Train into an enchanting journey. Add a little sparkle and a lot of magic to the season with the Santa Train. Sip hot cocoa and munch freshly baked cookies. Enjoy games, sing-alongs, and a fun cast of characters. Watch faces full of joy, pressed against the glass, eager to get to their destination: the North Pole. Whether the Santa Train is a new family tradition or a yearly rite-of-passage, it’s a memorable interactive musical adventure in an elegant and nostalgic setting.
At a Glance:
- 1.5 hour Christmas train ride to the North Pole
- Music, games, and entertainment
- Hot cocoa and freshly baked cookies”
Uptown Theatre, Napa
An Irish Christmas November 30 @ 8:00 pm
Comedian TJ Miller December 1 @ 8:00 pm
Hotel California December 2 @ 8:00 pm
Chris Isaak Holiday Tour December 7 @ 8:00 pm
the Pixies With The Orwells December 8 & 9 @ 8:00 pm
For shows at Blue Note Napa Valley photo from their website
Copia CIA Events information from their website
Sauces 101 with Hestan Cue
Saturday, December 2 2017 – 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
When it comes to the holidays, it’s all about the sauce. Regardless of whether you cook turkey or ham, goose or gander, the sauce is what makes the magic happens. In this interactive cooking class, we will show you how to make elegant dill and caviar emulsion, burnt honey glaze, and an upgrade on the classic gravy to add a fun twist to your holiday season. Better yet, we’ll teach you culinary techniques that you can apply to any jam, emulsion, or glaze.
This class taught by Philip Tessier and will include a book signing of newly released book: Chasing Bocusechronicling Team USA’s epic journey to gold at the prestigious Bocuse d’Or cooking competition. Napa Valley Vintners Theater $20
“WASTED!” Film Screening, Panel Discussion, and Reception
Saturday, December 2 2017 – 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a reception, film screening of WASTED!, and intriguing discussion with some of the foremost thought-leaders in food waste. The discussion will focus on real world solutions to fixing food waste problems and what you can do now to start eliminating food waste in your own home. Copia Large Theater $25
“Just Eat It” Film Screening
Sunday, December 3 2017 – 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Close out our Food Waste Weekend with a complimentary screening of the film Just Eat It. We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines, and foodie blogs. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50% of it in the trash? Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. Copia Large Theater FREE