Things to do at the fair, kicking back in Wine Country, watching the world's fastest sailboats, and more.
Saturday, July 20
'Back to the Future': Michael J. Fox travels through time in the 1985 sci-fi comedy, screening at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Moshin Vineyards, 10295 Westside Road, Healdsburg. $10 includes 'bottomless bag' of popcorn; Cuban Mojo BBQ pork sandwich with sides. $10. 433-5499, moshinvineyards.com.
Monday, July 22
Ann Marie Brown: The outdoorswoman, and author of 13 guidebooks on California recreation, talks about her latest book, 'Moon Yosemite,' at 7 p.m. Monday at Copperfields Books in Santa Rosa's Montgomery Village shopping center. 578-8938, copperfieldsbooks.com.
Tuesday, July 23
America's Cup: The world's fastest sailboats, crewed by top sailors, compete on San Francisco Bay for the Louis Vuitton Cup. Racing opened July 4, continues with Round 4 at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday and runs through Sept. 21. Main event viewing areas are along San Francisco's northern and eastern waterfront. americascup.com.
Wednesday, July 24
SONOMA COUNTY FAIR
Hall of Flowers Preview Party: Enjoy appetizers, wine and an advance look at this year's floral display, themed 'Backyard Blossoms,' from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa. $30. 545-4200, sonomacountyfair.com.
Thursday, July 25
SONOMA COUNTY FAIR
Sonoma County Fair: Themed 'Home-Spun Fun' this year, the fair runs from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 25 through Aug. 11 at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa. $10 at the gate, and $8 in advance until July 24; $5 in advance for ages 7-12. 545-4200, sonomacountyfair.com.
Saturday, Sunday = July 27-28
Fort Ross Festival: Fort Ross State Historic Park's weekend-long celebration brings together artists and performers covering the breadth of the historic settlement's multicultural community. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 27, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 28. $12-$15, one day; $25, two days. 847-3437, fortross.org.