More wonderful events and happenings:
August 9th, Tuesday- Mad Maggies (Celtic Polka) The Mad Maggies are seven musicians from the San Francisco Bay Area who play roots-driven, rowdy folk fusion with a dash of hot pepper and a swig of slivovitz — they kick up some dust. the West End’s own Tim Sarter on Bass. Location: Park Stage at Sonoma County Fair Time: 6:00, 7:15, 8:15 p.m.
August 10th, Wednesday– Wednesday Night Market. Every Wednesday night downtown Santa Rosa holds a market with produce, crafts, food and music. 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 is a wonderful West End sponsor!). This promises to be a “foot stomping” good time- Juan Boulder will be alternating sets with a Clogging group. They will play on the Main Stage. Location: Downtown Santa Rosa Time: 5- 8:30 p.m. Wednesday Night Market
August 12th, Friday-West End Summer Movie Nights at DeTurk Round Barn– “Tangled” 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
August 12th- 14th- Healdsburg Guitar Festival (In Santa Rosa!) An event for the serious guitar enthusiast. Performances, seminars and 24 workshops by some of today’s most incredible guitar artists and instructors! Location: The Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel & Spa 170 Railroad Street Santa Rosa, California Time: See Festival Schedule Healdsburg Guitar Festival
Petaluma, CA Time: 3:00pm – 6:00pm
August 13th Roots Americana #2 Courthouse Square will turn into a folk music paradise! Free. Two main stages of music. There will be a special area for jamming and music workshops with a Hootenanny facilitator. F ood and beer available. Location: Courthouse Square Time: 4- 7 p.m. More info
Aug 13th, Sat.- Railroad Square Sidewalk Sale !
August 14th- The Quarter Mile Combo plays at Live at Juilliard. Pure rockin’ Americana Rockabilly- this 4 piece Americana Rockabilly band features the West End’s own Justin Barr on guitar, vocalist Nettie Hammar, drummer Gary Daly and Todd Troublemaker on bass. A great show. They have a recently released cd “Motels, Gas and Beer”. You will note that the cover photo is shot in front of the DeTurk Winery building. Got to love that band! 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
August 14th– Miss Kitty and the Big Dogs at the So. Co. Fair Miss Kitty can shake her fringe like nobody else… amazing Swing, Jump & Blues. Location: Park Stage at the Sonoma County Fair Time: 6:00, 7:15, 8:15 p.m. Check out www.sonomacountyfair.com for full schedule, hours, shows and info.
August 14th, Sunday- West End Poodle Party. A Sunday social for Poodles- they can bring their owners too! West End Poodle Party is held every second Sunday at 11 a.m. at DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park. Poodles, Doodles, Poodle fusions and any Poodle friendly dog invited. Facebook
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