Leading up to the Gravenstein Apple Fair (August 11-12), local cidermakers are throwing their own apple-tastic events during Sonoma County Cider Week (August 3-12, 2018).

Things kick off at Sebastopol’s Horse & Plow Cidery with a new cider release, food and live music on August 3, followed by the legendary Txotx Spanish Cider Party at Tilted Shed Ciderworks in Windsor. On August 5, Backyard restaurant hosts a pig roast with flamenco music and a tour of Tilted Shed’s orchard. On August 8, Ethic Ciders’ Ned Lawton hosts a tour of his Apple Bottom Farm, sharing strategies for organic and regenerative orchard management.

Agrestic Cider and Leaky Barrel Cider will release a collaboration cider to benefit fire recovery at Barley & Bine Cafe in Windsor. But wait, there’s more…Handline hosts small plates and ciders benefiting the Just & Resilient Futures Fund on Thursday, from 4 to 7p.m., and Spinster Sisters hosts a pairing of Tilted Shed Ciderworks with small plates or dinner on Saturday. Find out more about all of the events at SonomaCountyCiderWeek.com.