Subtle Hint: On Sunday the entire West End neighborhood will be inundated with Regatta enthusiasts (and their cars.) If you are going to need street parking… plan ahead! The Grand Fondo is right around the corner. There will be many ways to celebrate the bicycle.
September 23rd, Gallagher (Comedy) 21 years + Location: Last Day Saloon 120 Fifth Street Time: 8 p.m. Door, 8:30 Show
September 23rd, Friday- Unveiling of Chop’s Handcar– A kick off to the Great Handcar Regatta weekend. Location: Chop’s Teen Club 509 Adams Time: 5-7 p.m. Chop’s Teen Club
September 25th, Sunday– The Great West End and Railroad Square Handcar Regatta is coming! (As if you didn’t know!) Dress to impress. THE HUBBUB CLUB will open and close the regatta this year, as usual. They will start out near Aroma Roasters in the morning but it’s a surprise where they will be by 5:30…. but never fear because you will hear them coming. The BEST source for Regatta information is at: hand-carregatta.com Time: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
September 24th, Saturday- Free Family Day at So. Co. Museum. With activities inspired by their Current exhibit – Customized: The Art and History of the Bicycle including an organized family ride with the Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition. Location: Meet in front of the Museum at noon, for a 3 mile loop that will tour Downtown Santa Rosa’s public art installations before returning to the museum. Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m./ Meet in front of the museum at Noon for the Family Bike Ride
September 30th, Friday- Whiskey Drome at So. Co. Museum. Museum open late to celebrate the Gran Fondo! Featuring the Whiskey Drome. SCM is part of RadioShack DownTown – a self-guided jaunt through local bars, cafes, and restaurants in Downtown Santa Rosa. Location: Sonoma County Museum Time: 5- 9 p.m.
So. Co. Bicycle Coalition/ Sonoma CountyMuseum Events– Click here!
October 1st, Saturday- Levi’s GranFondo. Late Check-In 5:30am – 7:30am. Ride Starts at 8am Sharp. FondoSonoma Festival 10am – 6pm at the Finley Center . Road Closures. Best source for GranFondo is at their website- click here!
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