OMG December already?

Nov 28, 2013 in Animals, Lost Pet, Development & projects, Events, Public Meetings

Only 3 weeks left for the West End Farmers Market… on December 8th WEFM teams up with Shop Party for the best holiday shopping experience. 

Sundays until December 15th – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.- The West End Farmers Market. The first S. R. Farmers Market run by a neighborhood association. Fresh veggies, fruit, baked delights, delicious prepared foods, drinks and specialty crafts.  The focus is on local, high quality products. Buy your groceries right in the neighborhood. Location: Donahue Street between Boyce and Decker St. to sign up for updates.

November 30th, Saturday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. & December 1st, Sunday 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.- Santa Paws. A holiday tradition for dog lovers- a photo with you best 4 legged friend with Santa. Proceeds benefit Canines Companions for Independance Location: Western Farm Center 21 W. 7th St

Santa Paws 2013


December 4th, 6 p.m. at Finley Center, Person Auditorium, 2060 W. College Ave.-    Notice of preparation and notice of scoping meeting for an environmental impact report for the Jennings Ave. Pedestrian and bicycle rail crossing Project. This meeting is to explain the project and to gather questions and concerns about closing streets in our neighborhood for an at grade crossing on Jennings Ave. For more information:

Santa Rosa Seeks Input on Railroad Crossing Swap- Press Democrat

Closing Sts. in the W. E.

December 7th, Saturday – Railroad Square Merchant Open House 12-5 p.m. &  Memorial Hospice Tree lighting6-7 p.m. .Carolers, refreshments, sales and holiday cheer… a good way to enjoy your holiday shopping. Tree lighting and ceremony at Depot Park. Railroad Square Complimentary  Horse and Carriage rides every weekend after Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve day (weather permitting).    Location: Historic Railroad Square


December 8th, Sunday- West End Farmers Market/Shop Party– Can you say Christmas Shopping? This is a special Holiday WEFM event. We are teaming up with Shop Party and Art Start on December 8th. Shop inside and outside of the Round Barn. Location: Donahue Street & DeTurk Round Barn

Shop Party

National Arts Program in S. R. Residents are invited to enter a piece of artwork for exhibition and competition. Registration now open until January 10th. Free and open to all ages and levels of experience. Cash prizes and art class scholarships are awarded in adult and youth categories. Reception and awards ceremony March 2nd. More info at

Local Success- The West End Neighborhood Association sponsors are West End resident owned or West End/Railroad Square area businesses. As sponsors, they support our neighborhood activities and events. As loyal customers we help their businesses prosper. That’s micro-local success!

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 urban-ism, preservation, art and people come together. For the latest updates, calendar of events and photos go to