Do this now: September 2010 events

As if you needed more to do? Amazing events for September 2010

From 2009's Primal Event
From 2009's Primal Event

It’s that painful time of year when there are just too many amazing events and not enough time. Here are some of BiteClub’s Top Picks.
Sept. 25: PRIMAL: Celebrating Fire Cooking, Meat and the Art of Butchering
Top meatheads meet up in Napa for a protein showdown while guests eat and drink to the clamor of cleavers. This isn’t for the squeamish, but rather a celebration of old school meat love. Nose-to-tail headliners include Ryan Farr of 4505 Meats, John Stewart of Black Pig Meat  and Duskie Estes of zazu and bovolo; Sheamus Feeley from Farmstead; Michael Sullivan from Blackberry Farm and a whole host of other chefs and butchers.  $75 per person, VIP tix $125. Chase Cellars’ Hayne Vineyard, St. Helena, 2-7pm.
Sept. 25: Guerrilla Cuisine, a wandering supper club experiment is doing a West Coast storytelling series and it kicks off Saturday September 25th in Healdsburg. If you’re a fan of The Moth, you’ll get this: 5 course dinner + storytelling (live, no notes). Guerrilla Cuisine is a culinary and artistic experiment that’s secret and delicious.Tickets are $50 plus BYOB. Location given out 24 hours in advance of the event.
Sept. 25: Taste of Petaluma
So many restaurants, so many bites. So little time to stuff it all in. In its fifth year, the annual Taste of Petaluma is a tasty jaunt where local stores and chefs and winemakers pair up deliciously. More than 60 participants this year will tempt you on this tasty treasure hunt. A benefit for the Cinnabar Theater. $50 in advance, $60 day-of. More details:
Sept. 25: Harvest Fair Awards Night Gala. Drink, eat and be very merry at this county-wide harvest party honoring winners of the Sonoma County wine competition (1,000+ wines submitted) and professional food awards. Admission includes Unlimited Tasting of Medal-Winning Wines from 150+ Wineries. 7-9:30pm at Grace Pavilion, $65 per person.
Sept. 26: Handcar Regatta. Check out the BiteClub Food Circus, with live butchery and demos on radical pickling, exotic spices, sausagery, a flaming pepper party, paneer-making and more. Details at FREE.
Sept. 26: New Coddingtown Whole Foods “Big Time Barbecue Bash” 11am-3pm. Whole Foods at Coddingtown, Santa Rosa. FREE.