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Ring In Fall with Napa Valley's Arts Festival

One of artist Gordon Huether's outdoor installations.

If you're heading up to Napa this harvest season, it'll be more obvious than ever that the artistry of the Valley is not limited to what you'll find inside a bottle. Tasting rooms are buzzing, wine is fermenting in the cellar and the Valley's restaurants are exploding with incredible bounty of local harvests...so what else could make your trip to this iconic wine & culinary region even more rewarding?

Throughout October, the Arts Council of Napa Valley presents Napa Valley ARTS '11, a valley-wide, month-long celebration of arts and culture featuring a mind-boggling number of events and activities to showcase the vibrant arts scene in Napa.

It offers over 170 diverse events hosted by more than 50 presenters to satisfy the cravings of even the most serious art and culture lovers. Coupled with the Valley’s terrific vintages and culinary creations, a visit to Napa during October is a must to ring in fall.

A complete calendar of events can be found at here, or better yet, email NVArts@legendarynapavalley.com for a chance to win one of five limited edition glass wine coasters by renowned Napa artist Gordon Huether.  

From music, visual arts, theater, dance and comedy, to guided hiking trips, community fairs, parades, and workshops from plein air painting to cooking and beyond, it's one of the most happening months in Wine Country. Napa Valley ARTS '11 provides something for everyone looking to enrich their visit to the legendary Napa region at this special time of year.