For those who live in Napa Valley – or wish they did.
Nov. 20, 2017
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Music and Drama in Napa Valley
See NapaValleyNow.com for details on future events.
Silo's is at 530 Main St. in Napa. See www.silosnapa.com.
Blue Note Club
They’ve also listed some shows for December on the website, including Brian Culbertson Dec. 29-31 including a big New Year’s Eve Party in the ballroom.
The Blue Note is at 1030 Main St. in Napa.
Visit www.bluenotenapa.com or call 880-2300.
Napa Valley Opera House Ballroom (Upstairs JaM CellarsBallroom in Margrit Mondavi auditorium)
Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater
Dec. 1 Yountville Holiday Movie Series: How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Dec. 2 La Viña Wine Auction supporting Napa Valley Language Academy
Dec. 3 Project KIKS Benefit and Relief Concert
Dec. 7 Understanding Memory Loss: Dementia with Teepa Snow
Dec. 8 Yountville Holiday Movie Series: Elf
Dec. 9 Voena: Voices of the Season...Wonderland
Dec. 10 Holidays in Buenos Aires
Dec. 16 and 17 The Nutcracker
Jan. 20 13th Annual Acapella Extravaganza
March 4 USAF Band of the Golden West
March 28 Torch Songs of World War II Opus Trio
Get information and tickets at www.lincolntheater.org or 944-9900.
Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center
E & M Presents
Buy tickets at www.EandM.Eventbrite.com. For more information, visit www.EandMpresents.org, email EandMpresents@gmail.com or call 224-4353 or 501-8567.
Napa Valley Music
Nov. 29 Fall Guitar Ensemble
Dec. 2 Godzilla Eats Las Vegas Napa Valley College/North Bay Wind Ensemble
Dec. 6 or 7Electronic Music Recital
Dec. 9 Fall Voice Recital
Dec. 10 Beethoven's Fifth Napa Valley College Community Orchestra
April 14 Beethoven Choral Fantasia College Chorale
TBD Spring Chorale/Prima voce Concert
May 4 Symphonic Evolution Napa Valley College Community Orchestra
May 8 Spring Guitar Ensemble
May 12 Spring Voice Recital
May 13 Timbres & Textures Napa Valley College/North Bay Wind Ensemble
May 16 Applied Honors Recital
May 20 North Bay Wind Ensemble
Visit www.musicnapavalley.org or call 256-7500.
Napa Valley Theater
Dec. 1-10 It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
March 2-18 Sister Act
April 13-15 Emergence Festival
Visit www.napavalleytheater.org or call 256-7500.
Lucky Penny Community Arts Center 2016-17 Season
Lucky Penny Community Arts Center is at 1758 Industrial Way, Suite 208
Books by Paul Franson
The 2017 NapaLife Insider's Guide to Napa Valley
by Paul Franson
The NapaLife Insider's Guide to Napa Valley tells the stories behind the valley and its people, and learn everything from the best views in Napa Valley to why Napa Valley is the unique place it is.
Buy at https://www.createspace.com/6831466 for $19.99 Buy Kindle version at Amazon.com for $4.99
Spinning the Bottle Again
By Paul Franson and Harvey Posert
Spinning the Bottle Again contains strategies, tactics and case studies of wine public relations. It’s a heavily updated and revised version of the seminal book on wine public relations, Spinning the Bottle.
Spinning the Bottle Again is a collection of theory, practical information and case studies about promoting wine, wineries and wine related issues.
Print version is $19.95 from Createspace, part of Amazon, at www.createspace.com/3794516.
Kindle version from Amazon.com $9.99.
Escapes to Paradise: Adventures and Misadventures in the Romantic Caribbean Sea
by Paul Franson
You may dream of buying a boat in the tropics, but you’d do well to read this book before you do.
Author and sailor Paul Franson has had some of the best times in his life on the varied islands of the West Indies, but he’s also had some experiences that he can be philosophical about only decades later.
The book also includes tales of other sailing adventures, a guide to sailing some popular islands, and a cookbook of Caribbean recipes.
Print version www.createspace.com/4938856 $9.99
Kindle version $4.99 from Amazon.com.
You can also contact Paul Franson to find out how to buy copies locally or pdf versions for use on computers and tablets. Email email@example.com.