Take an easy, guided stroll once around the beautiful and historic Sonoma Plaza! Hear the colorful stories of the town and its founders as we follow in their footsteps. Take part in this original performance - the only such entertainment on the Plaza - composed and performed by our local historian, Amy Margret. No wine, no food, just the stories!From Spanish rule through Mexican independence, as San Francisco itself was nothing more than a rugged military outpost, Sonoma was at the very center of California's date with destiny. Starting with the mission's founding in 1823, we'll take you through 25 action-packed years leading up to California statehood and the Gold Rush and introduce you to the stories of the fascinating people that made it all happen.The tour meets at the base of the steps: Sonoma Valley Visitors Bureau, 453 First St. East, Sonoma Tour lasts just under one hour. We look forward to seeing you!