Taste local cheeses like this creamy Humboldt Fog at the upcoming Artisan Cheese Festival.

Taste local cheeses like this creamy Humboldt Fog at the upcoming Artisan Cheese Festival.

Meet California’s top artisan cheese makers, authors, chefs, winemakers, and brewers. This Sonoma County weekend offers an array of cheese-related learning and tasting experiences: seminars, pairings, tastings, farm tours, cheese-making classes, expert panels, and demos by top chefs. Highlights include the Cheesemongers’ Duel, California Cheesin’, the Artisan Cheese Tasting and Marketplace, and more. Rain or shine. Costs vary by event. Info and tickets: here

Friday–Sunday, March 18–20
10th Annual Artisan Cheese Festival
Sheraton Sonoma County
745 Baywood Dr, Petaluma