Every Friday at 6 p.m.- West End Summer Bocce. Relax on Friday nights with friends and neighbors at DeMeo Park. Bring a dish to share or something to throw on the grill. We talk, eat, play a little bocce and then talk and eat some more! Good times. Family friendly. Well behaved dogs are welcomed. No glass at park please. Season ends September 26th. Location: DeMeo Park 610 Polk St.
Every Sunday 10 a.m. to 2p.m.- West End Farmers Market. Michele Anna Jordan, local foodie maven and Press Democrat food columnist will make a guest appearance this Sunday. She’ll share her wisdom about the most critical component in any salad: its dressing. She’ll demonstrate recipes from her book, Vinaigrettes & Other Dressings: 60 Sensational recipes to Liven Up Greens, Grains, Slaws, and Every Kind of Salad, using market fresh products. Tastings, books and autographs will be available. Also DeTurk Round Barn will be open to view. Location: Donahue Street between W. 9th & W. 8th St.
July 31st, Thursday 5 to 7 p.m. Chop’s Teen Club’s 6th Annual Art Gala This juried Art Gala features teen art created during the summer Side By Side Artist Series. Artists: Klaus Rappensperger (West Ender!), Joey, Castor, Brino Ism, Emily Martin. Enjoy appetizers prepared by Chop’s Catering Crew and music by the Chop’s Jam Band. RSVP by July 24th Location: Chop’s Teen Club 509 Adams Street
July 31st, Thursday 4:30 to 8:30, Night Market at Vintner’s Square- Enjoy good food and vibes in an urban winery setting. Grab vegetables, fruit and food to take home or stay eat, drink and listen to the Kyle Martin Band (West County Rock…http://kylemartinband.com/) Vintner’s Square is home to D’Argenzio Winery, Sheldon Wines, Krutz Family Cellars, Two Shepherds Vineyards, Fogbelt Brewing Company. Location: 1301 Cleveland Ave.
August 1st, Friday- 2014 West End Summer Movie Nights Opening Night features Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. Friday nights at the DeTurk Round Barn. Bring a blanket, warm clothes and friends. Free popcorn. All movies start at Dark. Questions? Email Paul or Veronica at email@example.com Location: DeTurk Round Barn Park
August 2nd, Saturday- at 10 a.m.- noon First SATURDAY Cleanup Join neighbors and youth in the care of Prince Memorial Greenway the first Saturday of every month. Clean-up supplies provided. Organized by Stan Gow & Chop’s Teen Club. For more info go to http://firstsaturdaycleanup.org
Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Shakespeare in the Cannery A chance to wine and dine under the summer night sky while enjoying an inventive take on Shakespeare. The site of the former California Packing Company’s Plant No. 5 in Santa Rosa’s Railroad Square will be transformed into an outdoor theater, complete with solar-powered stage lighting and an innovative set. West Ender Alan Kaplan is Friar Laurence TICKETS General Admission $25, $5 discount if you ride bike to event. Pedestrian and ADA Parking Entry through Sixth Street Playhouse Parking Lot at 52 W. 6th Street. NO parking in the 6th St. Lot Location: 3 W. 3rd St.
News regarding DeMeo Park Tree– Santa Rosa Rec & Parks has informed us that the DeMeo Park Walnut tree will have a split rail fence installed on August 23rd. As discussed at our Spring meeting, the purpose of the fence is to keep foot traffic away from the tree’s root system. The installation of the fence is a boy scout project. Questions? Call Lisa Grant, Parks Superintendent 543-3774.
August 9-10, 2014- Gravenstein Apple Fair . Celebrate the start of the apple harvest at the Gravenstein Apple Fair! West-Ender Terry Allan made this short video highlighting the fun at the 2013 fair. Check it out here: http://youtu.be/23ZaEmkyGSs For more information and tickets visit: http://www.gravensteinapplefair.com Location: Ragle Ranch Park, Sebastopol, CA.
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!
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