The weather is finally warming up… and as always there is a variety of events and happenings to choose from. West Enders can enjoy Bocce at DeMeo Park every Friday night. We also are usually within walking or biking distance to the best events in Santa Rosa. Take advantage of having the Rialto Cinema right in the neighborhood- the films are unique and flavorful.
Late June events:
June 21st ,Tuesday- Making the Boys “The Boys in the Band” the first-ever gay play and subsequent Hollywood movie to successfully reach a mainstream audience changed everything. Making the Boys explores the enduring legacy and controversy that endures to this day “The Boys in the Band”. Tickets on sale now at rialtocinemas.com. Tickets may also be purchased at our box office at the Sixth Street Playhouse on the day of each showing. Adults are $10 and Seniors (60 and up) are $8. Location: Sixth Street Playhouse 52 W. 6th Street Time: 1 p.m. 3 p.m. 5 p.m. 7 p.m.
June 22, Wednesday Help send Snoopy as our Goodwill Ambassador. This will be the first Snoopy ever on the Korean Island, Jejudo, Santa Rosa’s sister city. For 10 years, we have exchanged students and performers between our two cities. Jejudo has sent 3 statues over the years and this will be our first. A 30 inch bronzed Snoopy will be placed on a 36 inch pedestal that will be made in Jejudo and placed on a street named “Santa Rosa”. Help send the Snoopy Monument and taste some wine… all for $20. Foodie Truck will be on site. More Info Location: D’Argenzio Winery 1301 Cleveland Ave Santa Rosa, CA Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm Questions? call Ray D’Argenzio 707 280 4658 or Don Taylor 525 1690
June 22nd, Wednesday Night Market. Every Wednesday night downtown Santa Rosa holds a market with produce, crafts, food and music. This Wednesday is Nascar Night (Whoo Hoo!) This is a great opportunity to see musical group, “Juan Boulder”- featuring the West End’s own Bob Murnane (Murnane Floors on W. 6th Street). They will play on the 3rd Stage. Location: Downtown Santa Rosa Time: 5- 8:30 p.m. (Rosie Explorer Tour No Tours – Rosie Repairs)
June 24th, Friday– Bridal Fashion Show & benefit for ArtStart. An evening at the DeTurk Round Barn for Rustic Romance, food, fun and fashion all. See the latest trends in bridal gowns and taste incredible food and wine while exploring your options for your big day. $20/person $30 “Couples Price” Location: Deturk Round Barn 819 Donahue Street Time: 7pm-9:30pm Brown Paper Tickets
June 25th Sat. – History Walking Tours at the Rural Cemetery. Meet at the Franklin Gate. Free admission. Donations appreciated. 70 minute docent led walk through pioneer cemetery. Location: S. R. Rural Cemetery Located at Franklin & Monroe Streets Time: Tours leave every 10 minutes from 10a.m. to 11 a.m.
June 25th, Saturday- D’Argenzio winery and Time Traveler Tours Special Event- D’Argenzio Winery and Time Traveler Tours are teaming up to give a short walking tour of Railroad Square that will show guests where the Santa Rosa wine industry began. The tour will highlight old winery sites and give a history of early wine making in Santa Rosa. Wine and appetizers will served at D’Argenzio Winery after the tour. $20 Tickets Location: Tour will meet in Railroad Square by S. R. Visitor’s Center. Time: 3- 5 p.m.
June 28th , Tuesday- Something Ventured 5 p.m. 7:30 p.m. A documentary about Silicon Valley’s first venture capitalists and the companies they helped bring to life. The film also includes some of the finest entrepreneurs sharing how they worked with these venture capitalists to grow world-class companies like Intel, Apple, Cisco, Atari, Genentech, Tandem and others. Emmy-Award-winning filmmakers Dan Geller and Dayna Goldfine will be joining us for Q&A following each showing of Something Ventured. Tickets on sale now at rialtocinemas.com. Tickets may also be purchased at our box office at the Sixth Street Playhouse on the day of each showing. Adults are $10 and Seniors (60 and up) are $8.
June 29th, Wednesday– MISS KITTY AND HER BIG DOGS will play at the Wednesday night market. Miss Kitty & the Big Dogs featuring West End musician Tim Sarter on bass. The other excellent band members are Shannon Rider, Paul Urguhart, Dennis Sherman, Mark Marelli, Brandon Hunt & Justin Enright. The Hubbub Club will hold a musical parade. Location: Downtown Santa Rosa Time: 5- 8:30 p.m.
Membership Dues for the West End Neighborhood Association help pay for the costs of running the website, our meetings and events. Do you support the West End Neighborhood Association? If so, pay your dues! $10 suggested but any amount appreciated. Pay directly from the website or send check (payable to West End Neighborhood Association) to Dan Wright, 512 Jefferson Street.