One of the tastings offered at this weekend's open house.

Pumpkin Pie, with organic pumpkin and a buttery crust

One of the tastings offered at this weekend's open house.

Pecan Pie is one of the richest desserts of the season.

One of the tastings offered at this weekend's open house.

Patisserie Angelica’s Buche de Noel includes whimsical touches and delicious fillings

The season’s sweetest open house takes place this Saturday and Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days, when Patisserie Angelica hosts its annual tasting. The celebration includes nibbles of the bakery’s holiday specials. This year’s treats include linzer torte with local pears and honey, organic pumpkin pie with a flaky organic butter crust, delightfully rich Southern pecan pie, Buche de Noel with organic buttercream and much more.

On Saturday, Rosie from Sebastopol’s Green Valley Chestnut Ranch will be a special guest.

All holiday orders placed during the open house come with a 10 percent discount.

Patisserie Angelica is located at 6721 Laguna Park Way in Sebastopol.

The bakery is one of Sonoma County’s treasures. Not only is its little retail shop, located near the northern edge off The Barlow; it is also acknowledged around the country for its extraordinary wedding cakes, chocolate bonbons and truffles and other sweet treasure in the French style. A visit is like a quick trip to Paris. Your sweet tooth will thank you.