West End Artists & Performers

Poodle, Pug & Block Parties and more

Oct 10, 2013 in Animals, Lost Pet, Entertainment, Events, West End Artists & Performers, West End Farmers Market

Poodle, Pug & Block Parties and more

So many fun things to do right here in the neighborhood! Sundays- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.- The West End Farmers Market. The first S. R. Farmers Market run by a neighborhood association. Fresh veggies, fruit, baked delights, delicious prepared foods, drinks and specialty crafts.  The focus is on local, high quality products. Buy your groceries right in the neighborhood. Location: Donahue Street between Boyce and Decker St. wefm.co to sign up for updates. October 11th, Friday 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.- Sonoma County Museum Block Party. Join in the celebration of new art installations: Street Art at 505 B...

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Last Night’s Meeting Recap

Mar 22, 2013 in Events, Miscellany, Neighbor News, West End Artists & Performers

Last Night’s Meeting Recap

The West End Neighborhood Association’s Spring Meeting was last night. We had a great turnout with over 60 folks attending. There was alot of information covered and some attendees asked that information be posted on one of our email updates. 1. Musical Guests- Vinyl Revival. The West End is very rich with creative people and we occasionally have the opportunity to highlight their talents at our meetings (and at bocce). We were treated to a few songs in 4 & 5 part harmony. One of the members of the group, Laura McGinnis grew up in the neighborhood and is now an adult. It...

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Tiny Art and First Saturday cleanup

Feb 27, 2013 in Crime Alerts, Miscellany, Neighbor News, West End Artists & Performers

Tiny Art and First Saturday cleanup

Great weekend ideas!  Are you feeling like some art? You are in  luck because there is a very local, very tiny art event this Friday night right here in the West End. On Saturday, you can enjoy our beautiful creekwhile you spend a little time helping it stay clean. Would you like to sponsor the West End Neighborhood Association? West End Neighborhood Sponsors are West End resident owned or West End/Railroad Square area businesses. As sponsors, they support our neighborhood’s activities and events and as loyal customers we help their businesses prosper. That’s  Micro Local success. Contact...

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Perplexus International Award, Local Music

Feb 13, 2013 in Events, Miscellany, West End Artists & Performers

Perplexus International Award, Local Music

The weather has been fabulous! Perhaps it is time to come out of hibernation? Our first West End Neighborhood Association Meeting is on March 21st, Thursday evening at 7 p.m. – don’t forget to put it on your calendar. Michael McGinnis, Santa Rosa Inventor and West End resident wins Game of the Year Award- Press Democrat February 15th, Friday & February 16th , Saturday- Big Bash at AFC. This is one of the North Bay Hootenanny’s infamous parties at the Arlene Francis Center! Non-stop music from 3pm-midnight, rain or shine! What better way to spend Valentine’s...

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Choque Diferente, Poodles and a Toad

Feb 5, 2013 in Animals, Lost Pet, Miscellany, Neighbor News, West End Artists & Performers

Choque Diferente, Poodles and a Toad

 Music, dogs &  beer! It’s all within walking distance too. February 7th, Thursday at 6:30 p.m.- C.O.P.E. What would YOU do after a major earthquake? Location: DeTurk Round Barn 819 Donahue St. February 9th, Saturday at 9 PM- Elephant  & S. R.’s Choque Diferente. Choque Diferente is the newest purveyors of rock music and Spanglish language culture . Band members are  Peter Skalski, Matt Cohen and the West End’s own Wil Smith & Kelly Cowan.    All Ages and FREE!! Location: Sprenger’s Tap Room 446 B Street, Santa Rosa, Ca February 10th, Sunday at 10 a.m.- West End Small...

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Twang Ditty, Choque Diferente, Fix Me Van tour

Jan 20, 2013 in Miscellany, West End Artists & Performers

Twang Ditty, Choque Diferente, Fix Me Van tour

Check out the “Love me, Fix me” van this Wednesday. Two interesting music dates coming up as well as the opportunity to belt out your own songs at karaoke every Tuesday right in Railroad Square.   January 23rd, Wednesday noon to 3 p.m.- “Love me, Fix me” Open House at Western Farm Center Come and check out the “love me fix me” van. Ask questions,   meet some of the program’s furry surgery recipients, enjoy refreshments. This program will spay/neuter 2,400 Sonoma County pets in 2013! The cost to pet owners is $15 – $30, and 10% of all surgeries (240) will be provided at no cost, based...

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