Sonoma Family Life Magazine — 2013 June
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FREE Friedman’s KidsWorx Creative Workshop.Hands-on science fun with the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County.9 a. m.–12 p.m. Friedman’s Home Improvement.4055 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa <br /> <br /> FREE Redwood Empire Farmers’ Market.Year-round fresh produce from local farmers. Saturdays, 8:30a. m.–1 p.m. & Wednesdays, 8:30a. m.–12 p.m. Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building.1352 Maple<br /> <br /> FREE Oakmont Farmers’ Market.Year-round produce, fine food & entertainment.Saturdays, 9 a.m.–12p. m. Oakmont Dr. & White Oak, Santa Rosa.538-7023.<br /> <br /> FREE Healdsburg Farmers’ Market.Saturdays, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.,Wednesdays, 3:30–6 p.m. Downtown Plaza, North & Vine streets. <br /> <br /> FREE Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers’ Market.A great place for breakfast. Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.–12p. m., Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Wells Fargo Center for the Arts.50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa <br /> <br /> Healdsburg Jazz Festival.Charles Lloyd, Jason Maran Trio & many more roll into Healdsburg thru June 9.Various times.Various prices.Town of Healdsburg.<br /> <br /> FREE Children’s Museum<br /> <br /> Groundbreaking Festival.Build Forts, make collaborative yarn structures, egg carton caterpillars, clay exploration, butterfly origami & colorful fish prints!10 a.m.–2 p.m., groundbreaking ceremony 11 a.m. $5 suggested donation.1835 W. Steele Lane, Santa<br /> <br /> Wine Country Quilt Show.Hundreds of quilts & wearables, member boutique sales thru June 2.Sat.10a. m.–5 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. $10 both days.Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium.1351 Maple Ave., Santa Rosa. <br /> <br /> FREE Sonoma County Pride Parade.This year’s theme, “Queer to Eternity,” celebration follows.11a. m.–6 p.m. Main St., <br /> <br /> FREE Read to a Dog.Kids & families enjoy quality time reading with man’s best friend.Wednesdays, 3–4 p.m. & Saturdays 11 a.m.–Noon.Petaluma Regional Library.100 Fairgrounds <br /> <br /> FREE Science Saturday at Environmental Discovery Center.Tangible experiments & projects let children explore the natural world.Every 1st Saturday, 1, 2 & 3 p.m. 393 Violetti Rd., Santa<br /> <br /> FREE Forestville Youth Park Annual BBQ.Sat.parade starts at 10 a.m. at Front & 1st streets.2-day event with live music, carnival, watermelon & pie eating contests.No pets or coolers. See Forestvilleyouthpark.Org for times and details.<br /> <br /> 2 Sunday<br /> <br /> FREE Marin Farmers’ Market.<br /> <br /> Thursdays & Sundays 8 a.m.–1 p.m. Marin Civic Center Parking Lot.10 Avenue of the Flags, San <br /> <br /> FREE Sebastopol Farmers’ Market.All year long!Sundays, 10 a.m.–1:30 P. m. Downtown Plaza across from Whole Foods.<br /> <br /> FREE Glen Ellen Community Farmers’Market.Sundays, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Jack London Village.14301 Arnold Ave., Glen Ellen.<br /> <br /> FREE Bodega Bay Farmers’ Market. Great food & shopping, live music, beautiful venue. Sundays, 10 a.m.–1p. m. 2255 Hwy 1, Bodega Bay.<br /> <br /> FREE Windsor Farmers’ Market. Rain or shine.Thursdays, 5–8 p.m., Sundays, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Market St., Old Downtown<br /> <br /> Hit the Road Jack Run/Walk. 2.2 mile scenic run & 10K. Proceeds benefit the Sonoma Valley Education Foundation. 8 a.m., race day Registration 6:30 a.m. $20 2.2K run, $40 adults 10K, $20 under 16 10K. Sonoma<br /> <br /> Fitch Mountain Foot Race.Great Atmosphere, refreshments.Children 12 & under get commemorative t-shirt. 8 a.m. $25 & $30. Downtown Plaza.<br /> <br /> 4 Tuesday<br /> <br /> FREE Petaluma East-side Farmers’ Market.Year round.Tuesdays, 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Petaluma Community Center, Lucchesi Park.320 N. McDowell Blvd.,<br /> <br /> FREE Valley of the Moon Farmers’ Market.Fresh produce thru October. Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m.–dusk. Sonoma Plaza on the Square.2 E. Napa St.,<br /> <br /> 5 Wednesday<br /> <br /> FREE Wednesday Night Market. Live performances & fresh produce thru Aug 21. Wednesdays, 5–8:30p. m. Downtown Santa<br /> <br /> 6 Thursday<br /> <br /> FREE Cotati Farmers’ Market & Concerts in the Park.Fresh local produce, specialty foods, flowers, plants, beer & wine, handmade crafts thru Aug. 29. Thursdays, 4:30–7:30p. m. La Plaza Park, W. Sierra & Old Redwood Hwy. <br /> <br /> FREE Guerneville Farmers’ Market.Fresh fruit, vegetables, baked goods & food thru Oct. Thursdays, 3–7 p.m. 1st Street next to the Guerneville Plaza. <br /> <br /> Hot Dog Thursday at Pacific Coast Air Museum.Every first Thursday thru summer.Admission includes, large hot dog, chili, chips & soda or water. 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. $5.Members get $1 off.One Museum Way, Santa Rosa.<br /> <br /> Peggy Sue’s All American Cruise.Premiere car show thru June 9 with Bowzer & The Stingrays June 8, 2 p.m. $80 to register car.A Place to Play Park. 2375 W. 3rd Street, Santa <br /> <br /> FREE Readers’ Theatre for Kids.Weekly practice sessions June 6–July 11. Performance for family & friends on July 18! Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. Sebastopol Library.7140 Bodega<br /> <br /> 7 Friday<br /> <br /> FREE Occidental Bohemian Farmers Market.Local, fresh Produce, live music,educational tables. Fridays,4 p.m.–Dusk. Main & 2nd Streets,<br /> <br /> FREE Party on the Plaza.Rohnert Park Farmers’ Market, wine, beer & great entertainment thru Aug. 30.Fridays, 5–8 p.m. Library parking lot & adjoining City Center <br /> <br /> FREE Sonoma Valley Certified Farmers’ Market.Since 1985.Lunch served. Open all year.9 a.m.–12:30<br /> <br /> p. m., Fridays.Arnold Field.241 First Street West, <br /> <br /> FREE Petaluma Movies in the Park.Bring chairs & blanket for family movies on a 30-ft screen & live music and activities. Movie begins at dusk. Fridays thru summer. Lucchesi Park. 320 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma.<br /> <br /> 8 Saturday<br /> <br /> FREE Cloverdale Sculpture Trail Reception.Meet the artists, refreshments & entertainment.View 14 Cloverdale sculptures & 5 Geyserville sculptures. Exhibit runs thru Feb. 2014. 4–6 p.m. Downtown Plaza, Cloverdale. Cloverdaleart-<br /> <br /> Howarth Park Rides & Attractions.Season opens for train, carousel, jump house, animal barn, pony rides, dig zone. Sat.–Thurs. 11a. m.–5 p.m. thru Aug. 8. Closed Fridays & rainy days. $2-$4 tickets. 630 Summerfield Rd., Santa<br /> <br /> Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Occidental Center for the Arts.4008 Bohemian Hwy.Occidentalcen-<br /> <br /> FREE Bicycle Skills Rodeo. Ages 5–13.10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Rohnert Park Community Center.5401 Snyder Ln.<br /> <br /> 12 Wednesday<br /> <br /> FREE The Mark & Dre Comedy Show.Fast-paced variety show‚ sketch comedy, amazing couples juggling, stunts, witty banter & musical parody.Fun for the whole family! 2 p.m. Central Library.Downtown Santa Rosa. <br /> <br /> FREE Sing-Along with Tim Cain.Concert filled with warmth, good humor, spontaneity & laughter.11 a.m. Sonoma Valley Library.755 W. Napa St.,<br /> <br /> 13 Thursday <br /> <br /> FREE Windsor Summer Nights on The Green. Farmers market, family lawn games & live music thru Aug. 29. Thursdays, 5–8 p.m. Windsor Town Green.<br /> <br /> FREE Balloon Artistry & Magic.Mr. SHAP fascinates children of all ages with dazzling balloon creations & extraordinary magic.2 p.m. Northwest Santa Rosa Library.150 Coddingtown<br /> <br /> 14 Friday <br /> <br /> The Jen Tucker Band.Folk rock singer songwriter returns to her Acoustic roots with a bluegrass edge. Beer, wine, refreshments. Wheelchair accessible. 7 p.m. $5-$10. Occidental Center for the Arts. 4009 Bohemian Hwy. Jentuckerband. Com. <br /> <br /> Singing in the Rain. Stage adaptation of a celebrated film, thru July 7. Thurs., 8 p.m., Sat., 2 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. $15-$35. G.K. Hardt Theater, 6th Street Playhouse. 52 West 6th St., Santa Rosa. <br /> <br /> FREE Magic Dan. Be wowed by these magic tricks, humor, & fun! 2:30p. m. Cloverdale Library. 401 No. Cloverdale Blvd. <br /> <br /> 15 Saturday <br /> <br /> FREE Cloverdale Farmers’ Market. Local produce, local artists, crafters. 6:30–8:30 p.m. Downtown between 1st & 2nd Streets. <br /> <br /> Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic. 23rd annual event fills the sky with light & color thru Sunday. Launch 5 & 6:30 a.m., food, crafts,Kids playland til 11 a.m. $6 pre-sale & kids, $10 at gate, Under 6 free. Keiser <br /> <br /> Berkshire Choral Festival Chorus. Mozart‚ Requiem & Bach‚ Magnificat featuring Joshua Habermann, Conductor. 7:30p. m. $15-$35. Green Music Center, Sonoma State University.Rohnert Park. <br /> <br /> FREE Drop-In Father’s Day Crafts.Create a unique gift for the Dad in your life! Materials provided.1–3p. m. Windsor Library. 9291 Old Redwood Hwy.<br /> <br /> FREE Pam Brown Storytime: Dynamite Dads.Stories and crafts for children ages 2–6.11 a.m. Rohnert Park-Cotati Library.6250 Lynne Conde Way. <br /> <br /> 16 Sunday <br /> <br /> FREE Cotati Jazz Festival.Jason Bodlovich, One World Latin Band, Bautista, The Burleigh Bunch & more.12–7 p.m. La Plaza Park, W. Sierra & Old Redwood <br /> <br /> FREE Father’s Day at Schulz Museum.Free admission for dads.2301 Hardies Ln., Santa<br /> <br /> 17 Monday <br /> <br /> FREE Blackbeard the Pirate Auditions. Week-long residency Takes children from auditions to performance. 10 a.m.–12 pm. Students entering grades 1st thru 12th.Wells Fargo Center for the Arts. 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa <br /> <br /> 18 Tuesday <br /> <br /> FREE Lauren Conrad at Copperfields. “The Hills” star signs her new book “Infamous: A Fame Game Novel.” No photos.7p. m. Copperfield’s Petaluma. 140 Kentucky St.<br /> <br /> FREE Music and Rhyme Time.Ages 0-23 months.Thursdays, 10 a.m. Rohnert Park-Cotati Library.6251 Lynne Conde <br /> <br /> 19 Wednesday <br /> <br /> Sonoma-Marin Fair.Dog days of Summer with The Marshall Tucker Band, Kellie Pickler, Loverboy, Kix Brooks, Fiesta Latina thru Jun 23. $10 & $15, Thursday $5 seniors. 176 Fairgrounds Drive, Petaluma. <br /> <br /> 20 Thursday <br /> <br /> FREE Dig Into Crafts!Get your hands dirty with these groundbreaking crafts. 11 a.m. Rincon Valley Library. 6959 Montecito Blvd., Santa Rosa. <br /> <br /> 21 Friday <br /> <br /> Russian River Rodeo.Free barrel races.Opening ceremony 1 p.m., Sat., June 22.Rodeo thru Sunday, June 23.Cowboy breakfast 7a. m.-Noon. $4-$12. Duncan Mills.River <br /> <br /> FREE Clifford the Big Red Dog Live! Copperfield’s Montgomery Village Santa Rosa, June 22 in Petaluma, June 23 in <br /> <br /> Worlds Ugliest Dog Contest.$1,500 & trophy grand prize.Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd. Pedigree & mutt classes.<br /> <br /> 6 p.m. free advance registration.$20 day of event.Kiwanis Park Stage. 175 Fairgrounds Drive, <br /> <br /> Evita.A stirring musical Cinderella story about Eva Peron, the wife of Argentine dictator, Juan Peron, thru July 14.On June 27 all seats are $15. 8 p.m., Matinee 2 p.m. $25 & $30. Raven Theater.115 North St., Healdsburg.<br /> <br /> 22 Saturday <br /> <br /> I Bike Sonoma County Century Fundraiser.Benefiting Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition.Beautiful routes & fabulous food.All ages & experience levels.Check–in 6 a.m. $15-$110.Coddingtown Mall.Santa Rosa.<br /> <br /> Lavender Festival.5-acre lavender farm in full bloom.Educational demos, massage, plant sale, bubble lounge, eucalyptus grove. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. $10, free under 12.Sonoma Lavender Barn.8537 Hwy 12,<br /> <br /> Russian River Rodeo.Two-day Professional rodeo at Duncan Mills Rodeo Grounds, 1 p.m. start time both days.Friday night open barrel races.Presale tickets $10 adults, $7 seniors, $4 kids under 13.BBQ <br /> <br /> 23 Sunday <br /> <br /> The Living Room’s 2nd Annual Garden Party Fundraiser. Champagne, wine, appetizers, SSU Jazz Trio, silent auction & jewelry raffle to benefit homeless women & children.2–4:30 p.m. Historic MacDonald Mansion Gardens, Santa Rosa. <br /> <br /> Comedian Lily Tomlin.An unforgettable night of fun & sidesplitting laughter.8 p.m. $65 & $80, 12 and over.Uptown Theatre.1350 3rd Street,<br /> <br /> 26 Wednesday <br /> <br /> FREE Tweens Create: Tie Dye Love.Artist Siobhan Loughney presents crafts for tweens, ages 9-12. Create one-of-a-kind tie-dyed shirts & handkerchiefs! Supplies provided. 2–4p. m. Healdsburg Library. 139 Piper St..<br /> <br /> FREE Python Ron’s Reptile Kingdom. Exotic safari adventure, kids get up close & personal with awesome creatures from around the world. 2p. m. Central Library.Downtown Santa Rosa.<br /> <br /> FREE Karen Quest Cowgirl Tricks. A comedic bonanza of trick roping,Whip cracking, music, magic, audience participation & lots of kooky cowgirl shenanigans.11 a.m. Guerneville Library.14107 Armstrong Woods Rd.<br /> <br /> 28 Friday <br /> <br /> Kate Wolf Music Festival. Great music, vibes, fun thru June 30. Camping available.Children 9 & under free.Prices vary.Discounted youth pricing. Black Oak<br /> <br /> Fly Me to the Moon. Broadway under the stars at Jack London Park thru July 6. 5 p.m. pre–show picnicing, 7:30p. m. concert. $29 12 & under, $42 under 21, $69 adults.Winery Ruins.2400 London Ranch Rd., Glen Ellen.<br /> <br /> 29 Saturday<br /> <br /> Santa Rosa Toy Con 2013.Old school toy & comic show.Appearance by Lou Ferrigno,TV’s Incredible Hulk.Vintage toy raffle, super hero action figure, anime character costume Contest with cash prizes.10 a.m.–5p. m., earlybird 8 a.m. $15, earlybird $25.Sonoma County <br /> <br /> Shrek The Musical.In a faraway kingdom turned upside down, things get ugly when an unseemly ogre, not a handsome prince, shows up to rescue a feisty princess.Thru Aug.10. 2:30, 7:30 & 8 p.m. $15-$25.Santa Rosa Junior College.Santa<br /> <br />