West End Farmers Market Opens This Sunday in Railroad Square

Apr 1, 2016 in Animals, Lost Pet, Entertainment, Events, Gardens & plants, Neighbor News, West End Farmers Market

West End Farmers Market opens THIS Sunday April 3rd 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in our NEW location in Historic Railroad Square. Ribbon Cutting with Supervisor Shirlee Zane, Mayor John Sawyer and Railroad Square Pres. Don Taylor at 9 to 9:30. Redwood Empire Chinese Association‘s Dragon will help open up the market for our 2016 season. Farmers, Food, Family Friendly and Free.

Thanks to the Bohemian for spreading the word! West End Wonder – Santa Rosa’s grassroots Farmers Market moves to Railroad Square by Charlie Swanson.


Farmers, Food, Family Friendly and Free

Opens April 1stSilent Sky is the story of Henrietta Leavitt, a Massachusetts pastor’s daughter who leaves her home and beloved sister for a job at Harvard University’s Observatory. Despite her lowly position and limited access to scientific equipment, Henrietta makes an amazing discovery about the cosmos and about love. But will she get the credit? Will her health give out before she gets the answers she’s seeking? Will her family obligations keep her from the man she loves?” $20 for opening weekend only- promo code “cosmos”. Location: 6th St. Playhouse

April 2nd, Saturday 10 to 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 & City of SR Storm Water Team . Location: Meet at 10 a.m. at Olive Park

April 3rd, Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.-  Jack Leissring Open Studio. This is the first opening for the year of 2016. Jack’s “Home for Fine Art” is actually an amazing art collection (now totaling over 6000 pieces, including 510 works of sculpture) right here in the West End.  Location: 622 Davis St.

April 10th, Sunday 3 to 4:15 p.m.- West End Poodle Party is always on the 2nd Sunday of the month at 3 p.m. All Poodles, Poodle-fusions and Poodle friendly dogs are invited. Rain will cancel party. Facebook Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park

Poodle Party

April 30th, Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM The Eco-Friendly Garden Tour The Eco-Friendly Garden Tour is a public outreach and education program that promotes sustainable landscaping practices by showcasing inspiring gardens throughout Sonoma County and North Marin.

The 2016 Tour features three gardens in the West End Neighborhood and Historic District. Terry Allan, Justin and Eryn Whitaker, and Deborah Crippen will have their garden gates wide open on Saturday April 30th between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. These gardens are fantastic examples of drought tolerant gardens that are beautiful and productive. We hope that you can come out and support your neighbors and perhaps get inspired to transform your own landscape.

The Eco-Friendly Garden Tour is self-guided and is provided free of charge but Pre-registration is required. If you have any questions about the Eco-Friendly Garden Tour, please contact Gregory Plumb at gregory.plumb@scwa.ca.gov or call (707) 547-1933.


West End Neighborhood Sponsors are West End resident owned or West End/Railroad Square area businesses. As sponsors, they support our neighborhood’s activities and events and as loyal customers we help their businesses prosper. That’s Micro Local success. 

Risling Electric is a West End Sponsor

Risling Electric is a West End Sponsor

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