Napa Valley Weekend Guide: Jan. 3-6, 2013

Sample Restaurant Month deals, audition for a play or a chorus, do some hooping and quilting, check out live music: It's another Napa Valley weekend full of things to do. Here are some highlights from our calendar.


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

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

Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013

Auditions for Sing Napa Valley! (formerly Napa Valley Chorale) 7 pm, First United Methodist Church, 625 Randolph St, Napa.

Friday, Jan. 4, 2013

Sew-What? Discovery Days for Kids Holiday Extravaganza 1 pm, Napa Valley Museum, 55 Presidents Cir, Yountville$7.

Auditions for Harvey at Napa Valley Playhouse, 6:30 pm Napa Valley Playhouse, 1637 W Imola Ave, Napa.

Updated with new time: Paul Marotta's open workshop playing 6:30 p.m., Slack Collective Art Studios and Gallery, 964 Pearl Street (enter from West Street), Napa. Musicians, including singers, can hear an excerpt and find a link to the score at youtube.com/watch?v=mmMUchJshh4

Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013

4th Annual Preschool Fair, 10 am, Yountville Community Center, 6516 Washington St, Yountville.

Napa Hoopers Free Family-friendly Saturday hoop jam, noon, Veterans Memorial Park, 3rd St & Main St, Napa.

Quilting with Betty, 2 pm, Napa Valley Museum, 55 Presidents Cir, Yountville: $15.

An Evening with Steve Earle, 8 pm, Uptown Theatre, 1350 3rd St, Napa$40.

Manzarek-Rogers Band, 8 pm, Napa Valley Opera House, 1030 Main St, Napa$20.

Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013

Fighter Practice - Medieval Combat, 3:30 pm, Fuller Park, 560 Jefferson St, Napa: Free.

And, looking ahead to next week:

The Harry Belafonte documentary Sing Your Song (2011), plays Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 7 pm, Napa Valley Opera House, 1030 Main St, Napa$7. Doors open at 6 for beer and wine in the café bar.

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Louisa Hufstader January 04, 2013 at 05:27 PM
Here's something you don't get every day: I'm singing with the "In C" workshop at Slack Collective tonight. We'll also be doing a brief excerpt from the 50-minute piece at next week's Open Mic at Slack, also at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Y'all come.


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