Last Farmers Market, Holiday Season Begins

Nov 23, 2016 in Animals, Lost Pet, Development & projects, Entertainment, Events, Holiday, Neighbor News, West End Farmers Market

November 27th, Sunday- Last Sunday of the Season!  West End Farmers Market. WEFM’s 2016 season ends November 27th. A community friendly farmers market with amazing local produce, artisan food, crafts and music located in the heart of Historic Railroad Square.


Fresh crab from Anna’s Seafood

Neighborhood Market La Chatita is going through an ownership change. Many neighbors are concerned about the potential changes the new market, Quick Pick Market, might bring to the neighborhood. You may contact West Ender Sher Ennis, who as agreed to be our neighborhood point person on this issue, at You may also contact Rajinder (Ravi) Singh directly at (707) 529-8956 or .


November 26th through Christmas Eve 11 to 4 – 29th Annual Railroad Square Holiday Horse & Carriage Rides, a gift to the community from the Railroad Square Association.   Between 11-4, the complimentary rides leave from the Depot every weekend starting Nov 26 through Christmas Eve. (weather permitting) On Saturdays enjoy carolers, a photo booth and tours of the Hotel La Rose lobby’s ‘Magical Forest’, plus hot cider at the California Welcome Center.  On Saturday, Dec 3, visit all the shops during their annual Holiday Merchant Open House.  Step back in time in Historic Railroad Square, where the past and present come alive. Location: Historic Railroad Square


December 3rd, Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. & December 4th, Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.- Have your pet’s photo taken with Santa Paws at Western Farm Center. One weekend only. Friendly, leashed dogs and pets are welcomed. Each photo only $20, includes 1 print and an electronic version. Proceeds Benefit Canine Companions for Independence. Location: Western Farm Center 21 W. 7th Street

Santa Paws

Downtown Events (on the other side):

November 25th, Friday 4:30-8:00 pm- Winter Lights Downtown SR’s annual event- free and open to the public. Tree Lighting event, Remembrance Candle Lighting, pictures with Santa Claus, food and more. Location: Fourth and B Streets


December 11th, Sunday- Santa Rosa Plaza Pet Photo Night Bring in your pets for photos with Santa this Holiday season. Hours are from 6pm-8pm! Location: Santa Rosa Plaza

Santa Dog

6th St. Playhouse Holiday shows:

A Christmas Carol November 25- December 23rd The Classic story in a new light. This unique adaptation will be a huge hit.  Location: 6th St Playhouse, G.K. Hardt Theatre

Santaland Diaries Dec 2nd – Dec 18th– For nine years running, David Yen has delighted and disturbed audiences with David Sedaris’ one-man tale of an out-of-work, anti-hero who decides to become a Macy’s elf during the holidays in order to make ends meet. Location: 6th St Playhouse, Studio Theatre

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.

Assistance League of So. Co. is a West End Neighborhood Sponsor

Assistance League of So. Co. 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!