September… the end of the summer season. The Last West End Bocce is on Friday, September 16th- that’s when we take the group photo so plan to show up early. The last West End Summer Movie night is on Friday, September 9th. The movie will be “Spirited Away”. On the other hand- The Great West End and Railroad Square Handcar Regatta and all the surrounding events will be at the end of the month. So it’s all good.
Sept 2- Summer Nights at Railroad Square. A Summer Street Party featuring wine tasting, live music, outdoor dining, crafters and art. Location: Historic Railroad Square- 4th Street from Wilson to Davis Street. Time: 6- 9 p.m. For more info: http://snrrs.com
September 3rd, Saturday- A Piece of My Heart featuring Julie Medieros (classic rock) $8 advance/$10 Day of show 21 years + Location: Last Day Saloon 120 5th Street Time: 8 p.m. door, 8:30 show
September 2nd, Friday- Avery Risling-Sholl & Ken Risling– West Enders Avery Risling-Sholl, vocalist and fiddler extraordinaire, will be joined Ken Risling once again in the hallowed halls of Aroma Roasters.
Those who follow him know Avery has been studying traditional Scottish music at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow. He is back stateside for a brief stay, and wants to play in his home neighborhood. Songwriter Ken Risling (“Dad”) leaps with joy at another chance to team up with his son for an evening of melody, harmony, and singing strings. Other musical friends may show up as well. Join them for an evening of fun, music (and maybe a few tears). Location: Aroma Roasters 95 Fifth St Time: 8:00 PM
September 1st, Thursday- Art Show- artist’s reception – West End artist Jenny Harp has a current art show entitled “Everything will Be Okay” . Closing reception- come to meet the artist. Location: Daredevils & Queens Time: 122 4th Street 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Show ends September 4th! Kiss Me Kate A raucous and riotously funny play-within-a-play. Directed by Craig A. Miller Location: 6th Street Playhouse Time: Check website for showtimes and tickets
September 6th, Tuesday- Music, Meditation, Stillness: 20 minutes of soothing cello, 20 minutes of silent meditation, 20 minutes of rejuvenating violin. (Violin played by West End artist Ananta www.anantafiddlehooper.com) Every Tuesday going forward. Location: dhyana Center Time: 6-7pm
September 7, Sunday- Why Go Solar? Have High Energy Bills? The City of Santa Rosa Clean Energy Advocates are hosting a special workshop where you can learn how solar systems work, if your home can benefit from going solar, available rebates, financing options and much more! A great educational opportunity. RSVP here, show up or call the CEA’s with any questions. srcity.org/CEA Location: 100 Santa Rosa Ave. at the City Council Chambers Time: 6pm
September 9th, Friday- 6th Street Improv Season Opener Show. Back for their 4th season with 17 shows, 6th Street Improv is back in the Studio, bringing you their unique brand of humor and story-telling with lots of audience participation and improvised music! Buy your tickets early as their holiday shows sell out quickly! $14 Location: 6th St. Playhouse Mainstage 52 West 6th Street Time: 8 p.m. For tickets, visit www.6thStreetPlayhouse.com or call 523-4185.
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