Napa Valley Weekend Guide: Jan. 10-13, 2013

What's up this weekend in the Napa Valley? Here are some top tips on concerts and more; find more things to do in our Events calendar, where you can add your own local events any time.


Restaurant Month is under way with more than 40 dining establishments offering specials as low as a few dollars a course for a two-course meal, (alcohol, tax and tip not included). Here's a list with links to the participating restaurants.

The Napa On Ice Holiday Skating Rink is open daily at 2nd St & Coombs St, Napa$12 includes skate rental.

The weekly Open Mic Night at Molinari Caffé happens Thursdays with registration from 6 to 6:30 p.m., followed by performances: Molinari Caffé, 815 Main St, Napa, free. See Downtown Napa Café Adds Entertainment.

The weekly Napa Hoopers Free Family-friendly Saturday hoop jam happens at noon Saturdays in Veterans Memorial Park, 3rd St & Main St, Napa: free.

Fighter Practice - Medieval Combat is scheduled weekly for Sundays at 3:30 pm in Fuller Park, 560 Jefferson St, Napa: free.

Weekly Live Music and Wine Thursday Evenings at Harvest Inn start at 5:30 pm, 1 Main St, Saint Helena.

Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013

Napans who saw it in Santa Rosa have been raving about The Great American Trailer Park Musical — Catch it at 8 p.m. at the Napa Valley Playhouse, 1637 W Imola Ave, Napa$25. Also Friday and Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 11, 2013

Children’s photographer Sarah Sloboda creates an heirloom-quality portrait of your child in the picturesque environs of the V. Sattui Winery: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1111 White Ln, Saint Helena. $60 per session includes a 30 percent charitable donation to Napa’s Community Resources for Children. 

A reception for  starts at 6 p.m. at the Napa City-County Library, 580 Coombs St, Napa: free.

At 7:30 p.m. it's the monthly open mic in the Black & White Center at Slack Collective Art Studios and Gallery, where resident artists are also opening their studios for the evening. (Among the performers: Napa Valley Patch editor Louisa Hufstader.)

The acclaimed Kronos Quartet hits the stage at 8 p.m. at the Napa Valley Opera House, 1030 Main St, Napa$40

The Great American Trailer Park Musical returns, 8 p.m. at the Napa Valley Playhouse, 1637 W Imola Ave, Napa$25.

Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013

It's another Sew Happy! January Free Family Fun Day at the Napa Valley Museum, 55 Presidents Cir, Yountville: free.

Mark Hummel's Blues Harmonica Blowout: Jimmy Reed Tribute, 8 p.m. at the Napa Valley Opera House, features a who's who of blues harpists: Kim Wilson, Kenny Neal, Lazy Lester, Little Charlie Baty, Rick Estrin & Joe Louis Walker. $25.

Live at Silo's - A Tribute to Elton John also starts at 8 p.m. at Silo's, 530 Main St, Napa$20.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical returns, 8 p.m. at the Napa Valley Playhouse, 1637 W Imola Ave, Napa$25.

Sunday, Jan. 13, 2014

A Quilt For All Seasons continues, opening at 10 a.m. at the Napa Valley Museum, 55 Presidents Cir, Yountville.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical returns, 2 p.m. at the Napa Valley Playhouse, 1637 W Imola Ave, Napa$25.

The week ahead:

Napa Pipe hearing before the Napa County Board of Supervisors, 1:30 p.m., Napa Valley Opera House, free.

Ribbon Cutting at Hudson Street Design of Napa Valley, Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 4 p.m., 1551 Soscol Ave, Napa: free.

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra performing Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons: Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 8 p.m. Napa Valley Opera House, $45.

For more things happening around the Napa Valley every day of the week, check our Events Calendar. You can even add your own events at napavalley.patch.com/events/new.

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