Sonoma State Historic Park Association 20 E Spain St, Sonoma, CA95476 In cooperation with the California State Park Association, the Sonoma State Historic Park Association preserves and…More illuminates upon Sonoma and Petaluma's history. The non profit aims to retell the events that predate the Golden State's rich history. Membership offers discounts to local events and activities sponsored by the association.
Find The Fun Productions 165 France St, Sonoma, CA95476-7139 Find The Fun Productions creates educational DVD videos for children of all ages, with the intent of providing lessons…More on American History in a format palatable to juvenile tastes. Each DVD is packed with information on the history of the United States, from the American Colonies to the Civil War, as presented through puppetry, music and live action storytelling. All products are available for sale on the Find The Fun Productions website, and shipping is free for each DVD.
Sonoma United Methodist Church 109 Patten St, Sonoma, CA95476 Led by Pastor Pam Cummings, the Sonoma United Methodist Church was established in 1850. Housed in its current Patten…More Street building since 1954, the Methodist Church is a historical landmark and mainstay in the community of Sonoma. The site holds regular group meetings for organizations such as teen groups, cancer-support groups and Alcoholics Anonymous. There are social organizations hosted by the church including a book club, quilting club and regular coffee socials. Sonoma United offers both a choir and a bell choir as well as three separate Sunday School classes grouped by age: under 4, 5-9 and 10 and over. A comprehensive survey of the Church's history and the founding of Sonoma can be viewed on the website.
Robledo Family Winery 21901 Bonness Rd, Sonoma, CA95476 The Robledo Family Winery is located in Sonoma and offers a wide range of red and white wine choices, including…More Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Merlot. The winery is family owned and operated and offers a wide range of events, as well as membership opportunities and wine pairing events. The winery has a tasting room, which is always open to the public by appointment to visit, enjoy or purchase the wines. The tasting room houses many of the oak barrels the winery uses for the aging process. Check the main website for details on the history of the winery or to join the wine club.
The headquarters of the Sonoma Valley Fire Department is located on Second Street near the intersection of W. Napa…More Street. Since 2002, the department has operated as a joint association between the City of Sonoma Fire Department and the Valley of the Moon Fire Protection District. The department employs roughly 100 full- and part-time firefighters, paramedics, ambulance operators, and administrators, and owns nine fire trucks (divided between urban engines, ladder vehicles, and a water-carrying vehicle). It operates four fire stations providing service to a 31.45-square-mile area including Sonoma, El Verano, Boyles Hot Springs, Agua Caliente and Seven Flags. Many of the firefighters are also paramedics, allowing them to operate ambulance service to about 100 square miles of the Sonoma Valley.
The headquarters holds housing and recreational facilities for on-call firefighters, a training center for new recruits, and a fire museum, containing 19th- and 20th-century fire trucks, uniforms and artifacts from the department's history.
Each fire department is run by a Board of Directors, whose five members are elected every other November by district voters. The department hosts a community open-house every October, and operates the SCOPE community outreach program and a citizen emergency response team. Fire chief Philip Garcia invites the public to stop by his office to discuss the fire department.