This Weekend– December 3rd, Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. & December 4th, Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.- Have your pet’s photo taken with Santa Paws at Western Farm Center. This is a long-standing tradition for many West End pet owners. One weekend only. Friendly, leashed dogs and pets are welcomed. Each photo only $20, includes 1 print and an electronic version. Proceeds Benefit Canine Companions for Independence. Location: Western Farm Center 21 W. 7th Street
Santaland Diaries Dec 2 – Dec 18, 2016 For nine years running, David Yen has delighted and disturbed audiences with David Sedaris’ one-man tale of an out-of-work, anti-hero who decides to become a Macy’s elf during the holidays in order to make ends meet. Location: 6th St Playhouse, Studio Theatre
December 3rd, Saturday 10 to 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 & City of SR Storm Water Team. Location: Meet at 10 a.m. at Olive Park
December 7th, Wednesday at 6 p.m.- Cannabis Cultivation operation proposed at 50 Maxwell Court. Interested neighbors may attend the meeting to hear about the project. More info: Clare Hartman firstname.lastname@example.org 543-3185 Location: Room 7 City Hall, 100 Santa Rosa Ave.
December 11th, Sunday 3 to 4:15 p.m.- West End Poodle Party is always on the 2nd Sunday of the month at 3 p.m. All Poodles, Poodle-fusions and Poodle friendly dogs are invited. Rain will cancel party. Facebook Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park
December 11th, Sunday- 1-5 p.m.- Jack Leissring Open Studio. A jewel of an art museum in a West End warehouse and this collection ranges from 1600 to present with artists like Picasso, Whistler and Toulouse-Lautrec. Location: 622 Davis St.
On Display Through December 15, 2016 Jenny Harp: Outer Glow West End artist, Jenny Harp was born in Northern California, Jenny Harp received her BFA from Sonoma State University in 2012, her MFA from the University of Iowa in 2015 and currently teaches at Sonoma State University. She utilizes a variety of media in her work including printmaking, digital media, drawing, sculpture and installation. Harp investigates the ephemeral qualities of digital media, color, pattern, and translation between mediums. Location: Steele Lane Community Center- located at 415 Steele Lane. Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Chops Teen Club has tutoring and homework help…. and much more. It’s the place to be for teens grades 7- 12… and only $1 a year. Find out how to become a member.
Dec 30 – Dec 31, 2016 A New Year’s Eve Cabaret. Laughter is the best medicine, but Xanax is nice, too!An Evening with Sandy and Richard Riccardi. December 30, 8:00 p.m. & December 31, 7:00 p.m. All seats (Table & Riser) $25; December 31, 10:00 p.m. Table seats $50, Riser seats $40 Location: 6th St. Playhouse, 52 W. 6th Street, Studio Theatre
The Other Side of Downtown:
Dec. 3 & 4 Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 37th Annual Luther Burbank Holiday Open House The public is invited to this popular annual community event! Enjoy a 37-year community tradition and begin the season’s celebrations by visiting the historic Home and Gardens of Luther Burbank. Experience a charming reminder of bygone days when you tour the home decked out in old-fashioned holiday finery inside and out. Rain or Shine! $3.00 entry Location: Santa Rosa & Sonoma Avenues, Downtown Santa Rosa
December, Sunday 11 at 2 PM – 7 PM Holiday Concert for Compassion. This is a one-day, two-show event in Santa Rosa. Raffles, silent auctions, holiday card for sale and much more! First show @ 2pm (doors at 1:30), Second show at 5pm (doors at 4:30). $10 presale, $12 at the door Location: The “Saturday Afternoon Club”, 430 10th St. Santa Rosa CA
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