West End Farmers Market- Every Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Donahue Street. This week Choi Tse will bring her hoops for adults and children lots of fun for everyone.  North Bay Hootenanny Stage: Sally Haggard, country and soul. See you at the market! Sign up for all the latest market news at www.wefm.co

Hoops with Choi

Hoops with Choi

June 7th, Sat & June 8th Sun. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.- Art at the Source Last chance this weekend to visit artist (and proud West Ender) Robert Ankers in his studio- 134 W. 7th St.. Also sharing the space with watercolor artist Mary Ruggles.

Robert Ankers- Open Studio on Saturday and Sunday

Robert Ankers- Open Studio on Saturday and Sunday

June 7th, Saturdays at 8:00 PM-  Flying Leap Improv Theatre Ensemble. Improv returns to the 6th Street Playhouse!  $15 Tickets sold at the door only – 1 hour prior to each performance. Location: 6th St. Playhouse

June 7th, Saturday-  at 10 a.m.- noon First SATURDAY Cleanup . Join neighbors and youth in the care of Prince Memorial Greenway the first Saturday of every month. Clean-up supplies provided. Organized by Stan Gow & Chop’s Teen Club. For more info go to http://firstsaturdaycleanup.org

June 8th, Sunday at 3 p.m.- West End Poodle Party. Hey y’all…. it’s time to let the Poodles party and their owners to get together and talk… about Poodles! Every second Sunday. All Poodles, Poodle fusions and Poodle friendly dogs invited to attend. Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park Facebook


June 13th, Friday- Friday the 13th Darkside Tour. Did you know that the second to the last hanging in CA happened at the S. R. Rural Cemetery? Or that Herbert Slater witnessed a murder/suicide in a courtroom hallway? Take a walk on the Dark Side and learn stories behind murders, suicides and other horrific tragedies that too place in early S. R. Rain or Shine. $25 REGISTER Location: S.R. Rural Cemetery, located at Franklin and Monroe Streets,  Meet at Franklin Gate

June 14th, 6 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.- Saturday Peggy Sue’s All-American Cruise A car show for all car enthusiasts with American made models dating from the early 1900’s to 1976. Peggy Sue’s All-American Cruise is Sonoma County’s largest car show. Hotrods, Roadsters and Customs that not only take you back in time but shows the workmanship and dedication it takes to recreate any one of these classic cars or trucks.  These beautiful cars can be seen in a parade from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. peggysuescruise.com Location:  Downtown Santa Rosa- 4th & 5th Streets

June 14th– July 7th– Grease Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950s. Head “greaser” Danny Zuko and new (good) girl Sandy Dumbrowski try to relive the high romance of their “Summer Nights” as the rest of the gang sings and dances its way through such songs as “Grease Lightnin”, “It’s Raining on Prom Night”, and “Alone at the Drive-In Movie”. Location: 6th Street Playhouse GK Hardt Theater


June 15th, Sunday 9 a.m.- 4p.m.- Father’s Day 20th Anniversary “Show & Shine” Car Show. Drinks, food, music, entertainment, raffles and contests. Register to show your car $30 ($35 after June 1). Registration forms are available on our website www.nceca.org or you may call Mary at 707.546.5500 or email mary@nceca.org. Trophy Classes: Stock, Hot Rod, Trucks, Motorcycle, People’s Choice, Best Rat Rod, Best Engine and Best Flames. Free Spectator Admission. Location: Juilliard Park


June 20th– July 13th– Becky Shaw. A newlywed couple fixes up two romantically challenged friends: wife’s best friend, meet husband’s sexy and strange new co-worker. When an evening calculated to bring happiness takes a dark turn, crisis and comedy ensue in this wickedly funny play that asks what we owe the people we love and the strangers who land on our doorstep. Location: 6th St. Playhouse, Studio Theatre


June 21st, Saturday 10:30 to noon – Whitewater Rodeo on S. R. Creek (ages 5 to adult)- Build a toy boat and race it down the shallow rapids. Wear shoes that can get wet (no sandals). Laughs and prizes, everyone is a winner! Don’t have time to build a boat? Materials and assistance will be available that morning to craft your own vessel. Contact Alistair Bleifuss for more info ableifuss@ci.santa-rosa.ca.us 543-3845  Location: Meet at Pierson St. bridge, near #5 Pierson St. between W. 3rd and W. 6th St.

June 21st, Saturday- Kid St. Community Cook Off 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sonoma County is famous for its good food, drink and community involvement. Jooin us for a non-profit cook off in which local nonprofits use local products to create samples of their best food dishes. Tickets $25 advance, $30 door. More info at 707-525-9223 kstreet.org

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June 21st, Saturday- Women’s History Tour at the Rural Cemetery. Come see and hear from women who helped shape S. R. and So. Co. Tours $10 Rain or Shine REGISTER  Location: S.R. Rural Cemetery, located at Franklin and Monroe Streets,  Meet at Franklin Gate

June 21st, Saturday- 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.- Graywater Workshop In this workshop you’ll learn how to design, install, use and maintain your own laundry to landscape graywater irrigation system. Contact City of SR Water Use Efficiency to sign up 543-3942 or email wue@srcity.org Location: UFO 35 Stony Point Rd.


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!

Assistance League is a West End Neighborhood Sponsor.

Assistance League 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 srwestend.com