So much to do- and all of it close by! It’s the peak of Summer- enjoy the weather and all the delightful events offered in Downtown. As always- you can join your friends and neighbors EVERY Friday at DeMeo Park for West End Bocce and you can “Wine Down” every Thursday at D’Argenzio Winery.
July 27th- August 14th- Sonoma County Fair. Good Ol’ fashioned fun. This year is the 75th anniversary- so opening day has a special procession starting at Wednesday Night Market and ending at the fair. Participants will receive free admission. There’s also free red, white and blue hats to create a living flag out of fairgoers. Fireworks too! Great local music choices: Miss Kitty and the Big Dogs, The Fondettes, Mad Maggies, Shannon Rider, The Don Giovannis and more. Check out www.sonomacountyfair.com for full schedule, hours, shows and info.
July 27th, Wednesday- 95.9 The KRUSH & the North Bay Hootenanny … present The Pick-Me-Up Music Revue with Travis Hendrix & The Blessed Moonshiners. (Folk, Americana, bluegrass, country etc) The entire family can come out and enjoy local foot stomping music. All Ages! $5 21+, $8 for minor- includes free soda or fries. Location: Last Day Saloon Time: 7 p.m. Door, 7:30 show
July 29th, Friday-”Field of Dreams” at West End Summer Movie Nights at DeTurk Round Barn– Watch movies under the stars. Movie schedule posted on DeTurk Park Bulletin Board (by dog park) Bring a blanket, warm clothes and friends. Free Popcorn. Location: DeTurk Round Barn Park 819 Donahue Street Time: Movies start at dark- 8:30 to 9 p.m. As soon as it is dark enough to project. If it rains, the event is canceled. Questions? Email Paul or Veronica at email@example.com
July 30th, Saturday- Art Round Up. Benefit Art Auction for Art Start- local renowned artists and one of a kind art by the Artstart apprentices. Artwork by Todd Barricklow, William Smith, Tara Matheny-Schuster, Sally Baker and many, many more. Music and food. Tickets are $40. Available at http://artstart.us/auction Location: DeTurk Round Barn 819 Donahue Street Time: 7-10 p.m.
July 31st, Sunday– Live at Juilliard. Performers: Solid Air. Free Sunday Concert Series. Enjoy listening to music in a lovely park setting. Great event for the whole family- including the dog. Location: Juilliard Park 227 S. R. Ave. Time: 5- 7 p.m. Live at Julliard info
Is your home Green? Would you like to brag? You can apply to have your home star in the Green Homes Tour on October 2nd. The City of Santa Rosa’s Clean Energy Advocates and Solar Sonoma County are organizing a Green Homes Tour on October 22nd – Energy Efficiency and Solar in Santa Rosa! Learn how to make your home green, speak with experts, and enter the raffle to win prizes! Visit: www.srcity.org/SRGreenHomes. If you would like your home or another home to be considered for the tour email CEA@srcity.org
Artist and Performers : Are you a West End performer, artist or other talented individual? Don’t be shy! Share your performance dates and events with the neighborhood. We want to support you. Contact Lea Barron-Thomas at westend @sonic.net