Full Moon Tour, Gong Show & more!

Sep 28, 2011 in Entertainment, Events, Miscellany

Fantastic October events!

West End:

October 1st, Saturday- First Saturday Cleanup West Ender Stan Gow organizes this monthly cleanup so we can take care of the Santa Rosa Creek.  Enjoy pizza afterward. Please bring utensils to keep trash impact low. Contribution to lunch, desserts, fruit and appetizers are always welcome. Location: Olive Park, Santa Rosa Time: 10 a.m. First Saturday Cleanup

October 12th, Wednesday- The West End Full Moon Tour. Discover the Secrets of the West End under October’s first full moon. Hear stories of the past and travel to a different time- this year features the 1950s. Miss Kitty and the Big Dogs will entertain when the tour ends at the Arlene Francis Center (Historic Sperry Flour Mill Building).  Tour hosted by Allen Thomas.  Tour Tickets are $15, $25 with T-shirt, Music only $10. Location : The walking tour begins at Depot Park in Railroad Square, Santa Rosa. Time: 6:15 p.m. Buy Tickets

On Boyce Street By B. Rosales

October 15th, SaturdayThe Gong Show. Get your “acts” together! Music, poetry, dancing, jokes, yoyo tricks, hula hoops! All Acts Welcome. Don’t be shy… your talents are awesome. Contact Jacqueline Smith with questions!! Location: Toad in the Hole 116 5th Street Time: 9 p.m./Registration at 8:30 pm.


October 1st, Saturday- Levi’s GranFondo.This year 7,500 participants from all over the world (and many locals!) will ride the beautiful roads of Sonoma County. This event makes alot of money for worthy causes. NOTE: Between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. the north side of the Prince Memorial Greenway creek path between Willowside Rd. & Stony Point Rd. will be heavily traveled by eastbound GranFondo cycling traffic .  Road Closures. Non-participants can enjoy the  FondoSonoma Festival 10am – 6pm at the Finley Center. Best source for GranFondo and supporting events is at their website- click here!

GranFondo Volunteers needed! Over 800 volunteers support this event. To volunteer go to : GranFondoVolunteer or email annie@bikemonkey.net

September 29th, Thursday & 30th, Friday- Special Tasting of the Levi Leipheimer’s King Ridge Gran Fondo Pinot Noir. D’Argenzio Winery is the official producer of the King Ridge Gran Fondo Pinot Noir. Plate menu of local stuff Pasta -& Meatballs Gelato – Patio and picnic area – Bike & Cycle parking Location: D’Argenzio Winery 1301 Cleveland Ave Time:2-8 p.m. Facebook

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