Harvest, Halloween, Cuckoo’s Nest

Oct 24, 2013 in Animals, Lost Pet, Entertainment, Events, Holiday

Harvest Celebration this weekend at the W. E. Farmers Market. Halloween is around the corner.

Sundays- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.- The West End Farmers Market. This week the WEFM celebrates the Harvest Season. Music by  Doug Blumer and the Bohemian Highway & T Luke and the Tight Suits.  There are special activities for dogs and dog lovers- 11 a.m.-1 p.m.- Meet Shirley Zindler author of “The Secret Life of Dog Catchers”. 10:30- 1 p.m. Harvest Dog Portrait Booth ($10 all proceeds benefit the “Love me, Fix me” program) and each dog gets a special treat courtesy of Western Farm Center.  Free Drawing for a “Soapy Tails” gift basket (locally, handmade dog soaps from Soap Cauldron). wefm.co to sign up for updates. Location: Donahue Street between Boyce and Decker St.

Bring your shopping basket.

Bring your shopping basket.

October 25th– November 10th– One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. The story of a charming rogue contrives to serve a short sentence in an airy mental institution rather than in prison. This, he learns, was a mistake as soon as he clashes with Nurse Ratched, a formidable opponent to his notions of nonconformity in her structured an controlling psych war and the famous show down between nurse and patient is one of the riveting evenings of theatre. West End actor Alan Kaplan is in the cast.. Location: GK Hardt Theater, 6th Street Playhouse

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

October 31st, Thursday- West End Kid’s Halloween Parade 5:30 p.m.- Time to show off your costumes! We will gather at Boyce and Coulter at 5:30. Thriller Dance at 6 p.m. followed by the parade. Wanna learn/refresh the Thriller dance? Looking to start the parade with it. Katherine Peacocke Gallagher will host a free lesson/rehearsal at her studio both Wed Oct 30th at 6pm at Le Studio 1066 4th St. Suite D. Please rsvp so she can plan accordingly to: Lestudiodanse@gmail.com

Are you ready for Thriller?

Are you ready for Thriller?

November 2nd, Saturday 5 to 9 p.m.- 4-a-Child Masquerade Ball. Enjoy an evening in the DeTurk Round Barn – hors d’ oeurvres, dancing and wine. Black tie optional, masks required. This fundraiser benefits the California Parenting Institute. Tickets are $75 per person. West End Neighborhood residents get a $10 off admissionBUY tickets   Enter discount code “West End” or email Tiffani Montgomery for more info.  Location: DeTurk Round Barn 819 Donahue St. More info at www.4-a-child.org

Local Success- The West End Neighborhood Association sponsors are West End resident owned or West End/Railroad Square area businesses. As sponsors, they support our neighborhood activities and events. As loyal customers we help their businesses prosper. That’s micro-local success!

Don Taylor's Omelette Express is a West End Sponsor

Don Taylor’s Omelette Express is a West End Sponsor

The West End Neighborhood, home of the West End Farmers Market where urban-ism, preservation, art and people come together. For the latest updates, calendar of events and photos go to srwestend.com