New Sign for Barracks Gift Store

Thanks to Doug Johnson and Rob Pickett for ordering, finishing and installing this very stylish sign at the store entrance (and thanks to SPParks for paying for it). Elizabeth Caban, […]

Sept. 16, 2021, SPParks Lectures in the Sonoma Mission Chapel Return this Fall

Thursday, September 16, 7 pm, “Trees of Change: Oaks, Redwoods, and North Bay Native Americans” Nick Heitkamp, Sonoma State Historic Park Interpretive Specialist, will speak on the history of North […]

Annual Docent Picnic was held on August 22nd

The annual Docent Picnic was held on Sunday, August 22. It was the first opportunity to socialize without masks since pandemic restrictions were put in place many months ago. A […]

Sonoma Barracks Gift Store Needs Help!

The Barracks Gift Store has reopened and lots of visitors have been purchasing books, T-shirts and other merchandise. Sales are near pre-pandemic levels but our sales staff is not. Volunteers […]

Vallejo Home flagpole restored

Last year the flagpole at the Vallejo Home was damaged. Our diligent maintenance department, led by Doug Johnson, Park Maintenance Chief I, worked together on the restoration. On July 2nd […]

The Parks Are Open!!

All park venues have returned to pre-pandemic schedules. Sonoma SHP and Petaluma Adobe SHP are open seven days a week from 10am – 5pm except for Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and […]

“Promoting Our Parks” KSVY 91.3 FM Interview, July 6, 9:40am

“Promoting Our Parks” KSVY 91.3 FM Interview ~ Tuesday, July 6, 9:40am Listen in as Park Interpretive Specialist Dave shares information about the park’s upcoming programs, activities, special events, and […]

In Person Docent Quarterly Meeting June 12, 2021

The June 2021 quarterly docent organization meeting was held at the Sonoma Barracks on Saturday, June 12th.  About thirty people were in attendance. The return to in-person meeting was well […]

“A Paisano Interview” on YouTube

A Paisano Interview now available on YouTube. The interviews of Celso David Viviani, Montgomery Toscano and Don Sebastiani were done on February 22, 2019 in the Toscano Hotel kitchen. Emily […]

Sonoma State Historic Park Reopens

Sonoma State Historic Park is now open to the public on a limited basis. The Sonoma Mission and Barracks are open Friday to Monday from 10am to 5pm. The Vallejo […]