Best of So Co, West End Artists

Jun 26, 2015 in Bocce, Entertainment, Events, West End Artists & Performers, West End Farmers Market

West End Farmers Market is in the final round for PD’s Best of Sonoma County 2015. Vote for us- we’re the little guy… and we want to win! (In the So Sonoma County section)


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New Video! West End Farmers Market 2015- Check our new video produced by Alejandro Torres. (You might even be in it!)

WEFM Photos! Out There in the Middle of Everything- SR’s welcome wagon attended the West End Farmers Market. Here are the results:


Bocce EVERY Friday at 6 p.m. DeMeo Park– Join neighbors and friends for food, frolic and food. All are invited- bring something to share. Well behaved dogs welcomed. Location: DeMeo Park

West End Summer Bocce at DeMeo Park

West End Summer Bocce at DeMeo Park

We are proud of our West End Artists:

The Egrets on 9th St.- Writer: Carol Ciavonne recently published “The Birds: An Assemblage of Egrets” in the online literary magazine, Entropy. Carol Ciavonne’s essays and reviews have appeared in Poetry Flash, Xantippe, and Pleiades. Poems have appeared in Denver Quarterly, Boston Review, Colorado Review, New American Writing and How2, among other journals. Her collection of poetry, Azimuth (2014) is available from Jaded Ibis Press. A selection from the poems in Birdhouse Dialogues (LaFi Publishers 2013) with artist Susana Amundaraín, has been performed by The Imaginists theater group in Northern California.

“Glean & Grow”- Artist Brian Howlett’s work is on display at City Hall from June 23rd- August 13th. An Artist’s Reception will be held on July 31st at 5-7 p.m.

July 10th -August 15th- “Twelfth Night” at Shakespeare in the Cannery. We look forward to seeing you in our open-air outdoor venue in Santa Rosa’s historic Railroad Square for the 2015 season of Shakespeare in the Cannery! Twelfth Night opens July 10th and continues each weekend through August 15th. Veteran actor and West Ender, Alan Kaplan joins the cast as Olivia’s pompous attendant, Malvolio. Showtime is at 7:00pm and patrons are invited to bring a picnic dinner before the show to enjoy while watching the sunset over the stage. Tickets

July 30th, Thursday 5 to 7 p.m.- Chop’s Teen Club’s 7th Annual Art Gala This juried Art Gala features teen art created during the Side by Side Artist Series. Local artists, including West Enders Klaus Rappensperger and Bob Ankers, work with students to create amazing art. Enjoy appetizers prepared and served by Chop’s Teen Catering Crew and enjoy music performed by Chop’s Teen Jam Band. Location: Chop’s Teen Club 509 Adams St.

Mark These on Your Calendar!
July 18th, Saturday W.E. Annual Picnic and Bike Parade at DeMeo Park– A West End tradition. 2 p.m. Bike decoration, 2:30 bike parade, 3 p.m. BBQ. You bring a potluck dish, We’ll provide hamburgers, hotdogs, drinks and utensils. Volunteer for something! Everyone pitches in a little.

West End Bicycle Parade and BBQ 2013

West End Bicycle Parade and BBQ 2013

July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, August 2nd, 9th Sundays at 5 to 7 p.m.- Live at Juilliard! There’s no better way to spend your summer Sunday evenings than enjoying music, food and fun at Live at Juilliard! Now celebrating its 22nd season, this FREE concert series brings some of the Bay Area’s finest bands to Juilliard Park. Pack a picnic or purchase food from one of our tasty vendors. Location: Juilliard Park, 227 Santa Rosa Avenue

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