Even though our 125+ clubs and organizations provide almost unlimited opportunities within Oakmont, there are myriad exciting attractions beyond our village boundaries — and most within an hour’s drive. Here are just a few of your many options, with their Website links:
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- The Santa Rosa Symphony
- Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
- Sonoma State University: The Green Center
- A treasured annual event is the Russian River Blues Festival.
- McNear’s Mystic Theatre in nearby Petaluma is a perennial favorite!
- Jazz lovers flock to Sonoma for the annual jazz festival.
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Some are literally just across the road! Most offer food and wine pairings, tours, and on-site musical events.
- St. Francis Winery and Vineyards
- Ledson Winery and Vineyards
- Kunde Family Estate
- Landmark Vineyards
- Chateau St. Jean – Sonoma
More than 400 wineries call Sonoma County home.
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A range of highly regarded Michelin and Zagat rated restaurants are accessible to Oakmont. Some of the area’s finest include:
- John Ash & Company (Santa Rosa)
- The French Laundry (Yountville, Napa Valley)
- Farmer’s Markets are a must for “foodies” that do their own thing, and Sonoma County has some of the best! Find everything from fresh salmon, just-picked produce, and art from local craftsmen. Come and get it!
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Charles Schulz rose to fame in Santa Rosa. Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Woodstock, and the entire Peanuts gang live on at the Charles Schulz museum.
More fun! Let’s go skating with Snoopy!
And, in historic Sonoma, the young and old alike love TrainTown!
Lions, Tigers, and Giraffes – Oh My! They’re all waiting at nearby Safari West Wildlife Park.
You Can Almost Hear The Engines Revving From Here!
At nearby Infineon Raceway, share the excitement of NASCAR, Superbike, NHRA, and American LeMans series races! You’ll be there in less than an hour from Oakmont.
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Our wonderful climate is a the perfect environment for those who enjoy nature’s bounty. That’s why famed horticulturist, Luther Burbank, settled in Santa Rosa. Explore his beautifully preserved home and gardens – just 15 minutes from Oakmont!
Other lovely local garden spots include:
Bouverie Preserve – A rich and diverse plant and animal sanctuary
Quarry Hill – An Asian woodland
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The Robert Ferguson Observatory, also known as the Valley of the Moon Observatory, is just minutes away from Oakmont in Sugarloaf Ridge State Park. The observatory contains three world-class telescopes and is open January though November.