Farmers, Poodles and Python

Aug 5, 2013 in Bocce, Entertainment, Events

Every Friday Night- West End Summer Bocce at 6 p.m. End your week relaxing with your friends and neighbors at DeMeo Park. Bring a dish or beverage to share. Family and dog friendly. Location: DeMeo Park

West End Farmers Market, Sundays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Farm fresh local produce, crafts and delicious food.  You can: 1) Support your local Farmer, artisian and food makers 2) Eat life sustaining food 3) Invigorate the local economy by buying at the market. Location: Donahue Street between W.9th and Boyce Streets.

Buy straight from the farmer!

Buy straight from the farmer!

August 11th, Sunday at 4 p.m.– West End Poodle Party. Calling all social Poodles!… it’s time to party. The West End Poodle Party is held the second Sunday of every month. All Poodles, Poodle fusions and Poodle friendly dogs are invited to attend. Organized by West Ender Lea Barron-Thomas. Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park  Facebook

W. E. Poodle Party


August 11th, 12pm. To 6 p.m.- Mostly Python Five presented by Toad in the Hole and the 6th Street Playhouse. Live Python skits, local bands, food and, of course, beer! Location: 5th Street between Davis and Wilson. Facebook

Toad Python 5

August 10th & 11th  Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.- Railroad Square’s annual summer sidewalk sale. The shops spill onto the sidewalks with vintage clothing, antiques, furnishings for your home and garden and more. Artist Roundtable Art in the Park both days plus foot stomping music from Trad Jass Dixieland Strummers.

Railroad Square Sidewalk Sale


August 10th, Saturday at 2 p.m. to 10:45 p.m.- The South Park Summer Day & Night Festival is designed by Community Action’s DIG Youth Leadership team. The goal is to promote a safe and healthy in the South Park neighborhood. The event features a health and safety resource fair, music, dance, sports, contests, police displays & demos, and ends with a movie in the park. The Festival is a partnership among Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa Recreation & Park and Police Departments, South Park residents. Facebook Location: Martin Luther King Jr. Park

South Park Day and Night Festival

August 11th, Sunday 4 to 5 p.m.- Sunflower Celebration. Free celebration of Sunflowers for Santa Rosa project. Bring your sunflowers or photos of sunflowers for contest. Hubbub Club will lead a celebration dance. Stay for Live at Julliard Concert. Location: Julliard Park Facebook

Sunflowers for Santa Rosa

Sunflowers for Santa Rosa

Until Sunday, August 11th  (closed on Mondays!) Sonoma County Fair. This year “Backyard Blossoms” is the theme of their famous Hall of Flowers Floral Show. Musical highlights: West End favorite- Shannon Rider & Band will be playing the Sonoma County Fair on Saturday, August 10th from 1:15-4:30 (park stage)! Other music includes  The Fondettes,  Wonder Bread 5, The Don Giovannis. See So. Co. Fair website for more details.

Announcement Guidelines:  The West End Neighborhood Association website is a tool that gives out information that is West End related or of West End interest.  Announcements are subject to our West End Neighborhood Association guidelines. Do you have a West End or Railroad Square related announcement? Announcements can be emailed (1 week lead time required) to Lea Barron-Thomas at

AJ Printing & Graphics is a West End Neighborhood Sponsor

AJ Printing & Graphics is a West End Neighborhood Sponsor

The West End Neighborhood home of the West End Farmers Market, where urbanism, preservation, art and people come together! For the latest updates, crime alerts, full calendar of events and photos- go the West End Neighborhood website. Click Here!