Has it finally stopped raining? Really? That must mean that summer is near and it wouldn't be summer without our Hot Summer Guide, your official program to all the music, festivals, art shows and fun that summer in the North Bay has to offer.
Music in the Vineyards Now in its 23rd season, this nationally acclaimed chamber-music festival brings together renowned musicians from around the world to perform at the most picturesque locations in the Napa Valley. This year, the Escher, Pacifica and Chiara String quartets and the Horszowski Trio perform as the festival's ensembles-in-residence and special guest performers joining in on the music, Aug. 4–27, at a dozen winery venues in the Napa Valley. $55 and up. musicinthevineyards.org.