The King Ridge GranFondo is the big event this weekend, but not everybody likes the same things so here’s a few West End/Railroad Square events.
October 8th, Friday Gran La Fonda- Hand-built Bike Show. An outdoor bike event in Historic Railroad Square on the evening before the GranFondo. Meet the builders and check out the bike they will riding the next day. Beer & Food available. Time: 5 p.m. Location: Corner of 5th & Davis Click Here!
October 9th, Saturday. Medicine Making Workshop. Join Rachel & Carissa for an afternoon of herbal lore and medicine making. $30-$40 sliding scale. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org Time: 3-5 p.m. Location: 310 Boyce Street
October 10th, Sunday- October West End Poodle Party. A time for Poodles and their owners to socialize. Pretty Prancing Poodles parade around the Park! Lots of fun. Dog park has water available. Limited seating is available. Facebook Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park Time: 11 a.m.
October 8th through Oct. 24. “Becoming Walt Whitman” By David Beckman of Santa Rosa. A rough and tumble story about a young Walt Whitman, one of America’s greatest poets. FOR MATURE AUDIENCES 6th Street Playhouse. For tickets call 707-523-4185
Feeling like a little Italian? The 20th Annual Festa Italiana is this Sunday, October 10th from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Hall. Many Italians called the West End home (At that time called the West Side). This event benefits the Cultural endeavors of the North Bay Italian Cultural Foundation. Many of the Foundation’s members were related to the West End in one way or another. $5 advance, $8 at the door. For info: (707) 591-9696
Missing chicken! Camilla, a barred rock hen,is missing! She’s pretty tough (for a chicken), but she’s missed at home. If anyone has seen her or taken her in and wants to send her home… Thanks, Russ Scarola 707-235-4883
Tina is still missing! Tina is a tan and white chihuahua. She was wearing a pink collar and got out the door when it was left open for a brief moment as recycling was taken out. Owners are devastated and are offering a reward her safe return home. Please help! Kameron 707/799-9279
The West End Calendar has a full listing of events, West End Artists and performer dates, meetings and other dates of neighborhood interest.