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What's happening in Sebastopol this week? August 22-28
Looking for something to do this week? Here's what's happening in Sebtown.
The produce exchange at the Sebastopol Grange is a great place to build community, share starts, produce, recipes, food recovery information and tips on local plant adaptations. (Photo: Sebastopol Grange)
Produce Exchange at the Sebastopol Grange
Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2:30-4 pm at Sebastopol Grange, 6000 Sebastopol Avenue (Hwy. 12), Sebastopol
Bring your plant starts and extra garden produce to trade or donate.
Wednesday, August 24 at The Barlow, Hopmonk and Gravenstein Grill
Here's this week's line-up:
Doc Kraft Band at BBQ Smokehouse Bistro, 4 to 8 pm
The Bluebellies at the Foundry, 4:30 to 7 pm
Onye and the Messengers in the Blue Ridge Kitchen Backyard, 5 pm to 7:30 pm
Free Peoples at Crooked Goat Brewery, 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Paul Night and Friends at Hopmonk Tavern, 6 to 8:30 pm
SOR All Stars at School of Rock stage, 4:30 to 7:30 pm
Ruti Celli at the Community Market Stage
Grapefruit Moon at Seismic Brewery, 7 to 9 pm
Hoytus Rolen at Gravenstein Grill, 7 to 9 pm
Cleansing & Grounding Magick
Wednesday, August 24, 6:30 pm (via Zoom). Cost: $25
With Phoenix LeFae of Milk & Honey. Cleansing and grounding magick are two of the most important pieces of ritual and magick that we can learn. These tools can be utilized during difficult times, when we need help with self-regulation and to help us prepare for ritual.
Trivia Night at HopMonk Sebastopol
Wednesday, August 24 (now every Wednesday), 7– 9 pm, 230 Petaluma Ave, Sebastopol
Free to play! All ages welcome! Prizes for the top 3 teams. Come by yourself or form a team of up to six people and treat yourself to a night of food, drinks, and brain-teasing bar trivia. Rotating categories will keep you guessing all night.
A Botanical Evening Out
Thursday, August 25, 5:30 pm at the Vitality Center, 6914 Sebastopol Ave., Sebastopol (near Screamin’ Mimi’s). Cost: $75 per participant.
Sip on tea or rosé and create the evening away. Use fresh and dried botanicals to create one-of-a-kind pieces. Explore and create with plants in downtown Sebastopol on Thursday, August 25th at the Vitality Center. Choose a top or silk bandanna to naturally dye. We will botanically dye a silk hair tie or silk handkerchief too. Materials, libations and light fare provided as a part of the $75 fee. Space is limited.
Peace Wall Induction Ceremony
Saturday, August 27, 11 am in the Sebastopol Town Plaza, McKinley Ave & Petaluma Ave.
The purpose of the Living Peace Wall is to promote the cause of peace and justice by honoring the peacemakers among us, to encourage them to continue their work and to inspire others to do what they can do, large or small, to help create a more loving, kind and peaceful world. Everyone is invited to come to take part in honoring this year’s outstanding peacemakers: Barton Stone, Thich Nhat Hanh, Brother Toby Carroll, Rev. James Coffee.
Fresh Pressed Flowers Workshop with Jan Lochner
Saturday, August 27, 1 pm, Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation, 900 Sanford, Santa Rosa (just east of Sebastopol out High School Road). Cost: $35
In this make-and-take workshop, local gardener, Jan Lochner, will share the simplicity and beauty of the art of pressed flowers.
Sunday, August 28, 1 pm, at Chimera Arts and Maker Space, 6791 Sebastopol Ave., Sebastopol Cost: $50
A monthly group class where you can work on your sewing project! Let’s sew together! This is an informal group sewing class where you will bring in the project you want to work on.
Backstory: Jazz, Swing, Country Trio at Sebastopol Center for the Arts
Sunday, August 28, 2 – 4 pm at SebARTS, 282 S. High St.
Backstory is Sara Winge, rhythm guitar and vocals; Cary Black, bassist/vocalist; and Raul Reynoso, guitar. They freely range through modern folk, Western and jazz swing, bluegrass, and classic country, with a strong influence from the 1930s style of Django Reinhardt’s manouche, French “gypsy jazz.”
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