Regatta Weekend

Sep 25, 2009 in Events

The Regatta weekend kicked off this evening with the CHOPS Teen Club Regatta Gala. The CHOPS art car was unveiled and will compete this Sunday at the Regatta. The Hubbub Club played as Gala attendees enjoyed selected works from the CHOPS summer artist series. See Photos from Gala- Press here.

This Sunday, Dr. Erasmus P. Kitty’s Great West End & Railroad Square Hand-Car Regatta will take over in the historic heart of Santa Rosa. Hand-Built Railcar Races!

ADMISSION TO THE PUBLIC IS FREE!   A Splendid Celebration of Art, Science and Ingenuity, for the Delight and Edification of all who attend.  A Spectacle for both Young and Old!

The event has something for everyone…  Hand-Built Railcar Races- over 20 racing teams such as  WonkataniaHennepin Crawler and more!-  Live Music  by Baby Seal Club, Amber Lee & the Anomalies and more!  Astounding Attractions and Sideshow Curiosities to Enliven, to Edify, and to SHOCK captivated onlookers. Mechanical and Artistic Wonders. for full details.

Amber Lee

Amber Lee

Become a Regatta VIP: The Regatta is pleased to announce the 2010 Robber Baron Pass. Get a curatorial tour of the art! Drink tokens galore! Special Racer Paddock Access! All this, plus Reserved Bleacher Seating and a chance to win an Electric Art Scooter.But more importantly, you’ll be supporting Santa Rosa’s most vibrant arts event. ($100)

$100 Robber Baron Pass

Buy your$100 Robber Baron Pass- Press the RB pass above!

Frolic then feast! BANDITS an assassination game presented by ANTIBOREDOM and The Secret Eating Society present… Your goal is to explore the amazing Hand Car Regatta while pursuing your fleeing targets and evading unknown assassins. Kill or be killed! And after, enjoy a lovely meal presented by Tyson “Dinner Bell” Ducker- Chef at Fisher Vineyards and a proud resident of the West End Neighborhood in Santa Rosa, CA. Tickets are limited ($20)

The Menu

Wild Bunch Punch of harvest-gleaned fruit

Hobo’s Delight -Rillette of Smoked Trout

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Bacon Afloat,

Warm Pear and Jack Cheese Biscuits

Charred and Feathered Gleason Yard Birds

Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes with a Caboose of Sweet Corn Gravy

Hand Over Your Money Wilted Greens

Stolen From the Windowsill Apple Pie, Ginger Ice Cream

Pay to Play and Eat like a Robber Baron!