So. Co. Fair and other S. R. News

Jul 26, 2010 in Crime Alerts, Entertainment, Miscellany

Sonoma County Fair starts THIS Tuesday… and it doesn’t look like you’ll have to worry about being too hot.

Grape Escape- So. Co. Fair

Grape Escape- So. Co. Fair

July 27th to August 8th- Sonoma County Fair. Old fashioned, family friendly fun. This year’s theme is the “Grape Escape”. Music, animals, crafts and new events and activities designed to get you to visit the fair. If you have a dog that likes the water- consider entering your friend in Splash Dogs. Have you ever wanted to ram your car into another car? The Destruction Derby is looking for drivers. (No kidding!)  Free Days and discounts are available. For more info:

If any West End Neighbor competes in Splash Dog or the Destruction Derby- PLEASE let us know!

Info on recent stabbing in St. Rose Neighborhood: Boy, 16, chased down, stabbed in the St. Rose Neighborhood, Santa Rosa Press Democrat Story

One arrested, three sought in Santa Rosa stabbing   Press Democrat Story

Street Pole Sweater Project : This community art project where over 20 street light poles on 4th street in Railroad Square and Courthouse Square will be sporting hand knitted sweaters. If you would like to help make the sweaters or sponsor a pole- Contact Justine at Cast Away for details Justine: (707) 546- 9276

Street Pole Sweater Project

Street Pole Sweater Project

NISSAN PUBLIC ART PROJECT CYCLISK–  The City of Santa Rosa’s Art in Public Places Committee is excited to announce that artists Mark Grieve and Ilana Spector’s Cyclisk is set to be installed this summer along Santa Rosa Avenue. This monumental public artwork is made out of recycled bicycles, and will stand 60 feet tall once installed. Installation date and related events to be announced soon.

Santa Rosa Tool Library– Hundreds of hand and power tools for home repair and landscaping loan free of charge to So. Co. residents/workers. Call 707-576-0590 or visit for details.

The West End Neighborhood where urbanism, preservation, art and people come together! For the full calendar, the latest updates and photos- go the West End Neighborhood website Click Here!