Music, Comedy and DeTurk Round Barn party

Sep 26, 2012 in Entertainment, Events, Miscellany, Neighbor News

It may be Autumn but there’s still lots of great entertainment… especially if you like music and comedy. There is also a children’s event at DeTurk Round Barn on Saturday… Yes! Right in the neighborhood. How easy is that?  

September 27th, Thursday- Wine Down Thursday. Good people. Good music. Good wine. Bocce games 5- 9 p.m. Facebook Location: D’Argenzio Winery 1301 Cleveland Ave. Suite A Time: 5:30- 9 p.m.

September 27th, Thursday- The Highway Poets and Flowerbox A concert to Benefit the Intrepid Foundation: Poetry, Art, Food & Drink, Raffle, Silent Auction. All proceeds to benefit the Foundation All Ages $8-10 Location: Arlene Francis 99 6th St Time: 7-10 pm

Highway Poets and Flowerbox

Sept. 28th, Friday -Tainted Love  (80’s dance hits)  cost is $20, 21+ Location: Last Day Saloon 120 5th Street Time: 9:00 PM door

Last Day Saloon

Last Day Saloon

September 28th, Friday- Comedy Night – Every Last Friday of the month! Hosted by KC Chandara Comedians: G-King, Chris Storin Bar opens at 12NOON, show starts at 8PM! 21+ $10 at the door. Food Served until 9pm Location: Heritage Public House 1305 Cleveland Ave. Time: 8 p.m. Show

Comedy Night this Friday

September 29th, Saturday-  6th Street Improv kicks off their new season at the 6th Street Playhouse with an extraordinary evening of local comic talent. The Playhouse’s resident comedy improv troupe will be joined by special guests stand up comic Dave Pokorny, comedy improvisors The World’s Biggest Comedy Duo (which has way more than two members!), and the dynamic duo Sandy & Richard Riccardi, whose original musical comedy cabaret songs have earned them a national reputation. It will be an  amazing evening of clever wit, outrageous shenanigans and political satire. Tickets: $14 adults/ $10 Students (Some of this material may be rated approximately PG-13, so the show may not be appropriate for younger children.) Location: 6th Street Playhouse  Time: 8 p.m.

6th Street Improv

Sept. 29th, Saturday -The Unauthorized Rolling Stones + Rudy Colombini Band  (rock)   cost is $15 advance / $20 day of show • 21+ Location: Last Day Saloon 120 5th Street  Time: 9:00 PM door, 9:30 PM show

September 29th, Saturday– Levi Leipheimer’s FondoSonoma Festival. Maybe you didn’t sign up for the ride… but you can enjoy the festival! Food, Cycling exhibits, kids’ activities and Music. See West End Favorites- the Award Winning Baby Seal Club and Church Marching Band! The stage schedule will feature live music with The Church Marching Band (1pm – 2pm), The Crux (2pm – 3pm), Baby Seal Club (3pm – 4pm) and a shout out from Levi and friends (4pm – 5pm). Free! More info at:  Location: Finley Community Park 2060 W. College Ave. Time:10 a.m.- 6 p.m.

FondoSonoma Festival

September 29th, Saturday- Actors, Theater for Children -Happy 40th Birthday Party. The City of S. R. Rec & parks and Actors, Theater for Children are holding a party and you are invited. It is to celebrate 40 years of bringing live theater to the children of So. Co. This Birthday Party is a family event and open to the public. Games, prizes, music, live entertainment and more. Free. Location: DeTurk Round Barn 819 Donahue Street Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

September 29th, Saturday & September 30th, Sunday- 2 Day Graywater Workshop– Day 1- Workshop: Hands-on activities to prepare you for your installation. Day 2- Installation Day: You will install your “laundry to landscape” system at your home. City staff will stop by and answer any site specific questions. Attendees will receive indoor plumbing parts OR be eligible for a $75 rebate upon installation of the graywater system. Location: UFO 35 Stony Point Road Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Flyer

Sept. 30th, Sunday – Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun with Austin deLone + Maurice Cridlin + Jack O’Dell  (rockabilly blues)  cost is $20 • 21+  Location: Last Day Saloon 120 5th Street  Time: 4:00 PM door • 5:00 PM show

Call for Artists- Exhibit your art in 2012 The City of Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks Department hosts rotating art exhibitions at the City Hall Council Chambers, Finley Community Center and Steele Lane Community Center. We are currently accepting applications for the 2013 calendar year from Sonoma and Marin County artists. A variety of mediums are accepted, including painting, works on paper, sculpture, textiles, ceramics, and more. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis, but for priority consideration for 2013, please submit applications by October 8, 2012.  Interested artists can apply by submitting an application, available online at (click on Art Exhibitions page), or in person at either Steele Lane Community Center (415 Steele Lane, Santa Rosa) or Finley Community Center (2060 W. College Avenue, Santa Rosa), or  For more information, please contact Elaine Gutsch at (707) 543-3279 or

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