The other side of downtown

Jan 26, 2011 in Entertainment, Miscellany

Even though Westenders are fortunate to have their own historic downtown- Railroad Square, we might occasionally go to the OTHER side of downtown to enjoy what they have to offer. Here’s a few ideas:

Munch Monday January 10-February 28th– The City of Santa Rosa is promoting the downtown, (the East side of downtown, that is) with Munch Mondays.  Diners can select a bevy of tasty food from a mobile gourmet food convey ( aka fancy catering trucks) . Place: The parking lot between the Downtown S. R. Post Office and the Main Library. Time: 1:30am-2pm every Monday. Munch Monday

SRJC Cafe, bakery– opens for spring semester on Wednesday-Friday January 26-May 20th. They feature a seasonal a la carte menu that changes weekly and features organic fruits and vegetables from SRJC’s Shone Farm. They also offer Food & Wine Fridays- food and wine pairings.  A three-course lunch served with a tasting of three Sonoma County wines while students and instructors in the Culinary Arts Program discuss the recipes, the wines, and the principles behind the pairings. Each luncheon begins promptly at 12:30 PM and ends by 2:30 PM. Registration fee of $35 is all inclusive. Enrollment is limited to 24 people per luncheon. Location: SRJC Cafe & Bakery, Corner of 7th and B Streets in downtown Santa Rosa  Hours of Operation: Bakery: 7:30AM-2:00PM Wednesday-Friday, Café: 11:30AM-2:00PM Wednesday-Friday, Café Reservations: (707) 576-0279

FIRST FRIDAY NIGHT SKY programs are offered on the first Fridays of February through May of 2011. These programs, offered at 7:00 and 8:30pm, will be the only planetarium presentations given on these first Friday weekends. First Friday Night Sky content will vary with emphasis on the stars, constellation, planets, and other interesting facts in or about the sky that night. Although admission is free; donations to support SRJC’s Planetarium are gratefully appreciated. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis; so arrive early enough to pick up your free parking permit, return it to your vehicle, and arrive back in the planetarium by the scheduled start time. First Friday Night Sky

Mad Science– Ends February 6th! The edgy and experimental work by a group of Bay Area artists, who are scholars, scientists, and classically trained artists. The works range from mechanical objects to videos, and from the apparently dangerous to the humorous. Location: Sonoma County Museum 425 7th Street   Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 11am-5pm

Downtown Dogs meet West End Dogs: ZAP doggies in the window

A Downtown Dog Friendly Business

A Downtown Dog Friendly Business

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