What's happening in Sebastopol this week? August 17-21
Wondering what to do this week? Wonder no more.
See Santa Cruz artist Keith Grenninger at the Gypsy Cafe on Thursday, Aug. 18.
Wednesday, August 17 at The Barlow, Hopmonk and Gravenstein Grill
Here's this week's line-up:
Doc Craft at BBQ Smokehouse Bistro, 4 to 8 pm
Peace of G at the Foundry, 4:30 to 7 pm
Gator Nation in the Blue Ridge Kitchen Backyard, 5 pm to 7:30 pm
El Cajon at Crooked Goat Brewery, 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
The Thompson Boys at Hopmonk Tavern, 6 to 8:30 pm
SOR All Stars at School of Rock stage, 4:30 to 7:30 pm
M’Gilvry Allen at the Community Market Stage
Mario Aparicio at Seismic Brewery, 7 to 9 pm
Bohemian Hwy duo at Gravenstein Grill, 7 to 9 pm
Social Media Marketing: Reach Your Goals with Kerry Rego
Thursday, August 18, 5:30 pm at The Livery CoWork, 6940 Burnett St., Sebastopol. Cost: $15
Join the Livery CoWork Business Lab lecture series for this inspirational overview of goal/objective setting, speaking to the needs of target audiences, the importance of storytelling, content creation and measurement for success.
Sign up here.
Gypsy Cafe Presents: Keith Greeninger House Concert
Thursday, Aug 18, 7 pm at Gypsy Cafe, 162 N. Main St., Sebastopol. Cost: $25
The Gypsy Cafe is pleased to present singer/songwriter Keith Greeninger with special guest Joel Rafael in an intimate evening of authentic Americana and folk music. A seasoned troubadour and multi-award-winning songwriter, the Santa Cruz artist paints intricate portraits of the human condition with powerful melodic images, deep engaging guitar rhythms and husky, heart-wrenching vocals.
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Historical Women’s Suffrage Trail Marker Dedication
Friday, August 19, at 4 pm at the Odd Fellows Building, 195 No. Main St. (at McKinley St.), Sebastopol. Cost: Free
The Western Sonoma County Historical Society will be dedicating a Historical Marker that was awarded us by the William G. Pomeroy Foundation, marking a site of significant women’s suffrage activity. The marker will be placed at the back N/E corner of the Odd Fellows Building at 195 No. Main Street and McKinley Street, Sebastopol at 4 p.m. on August 19. A reception at the site will precede the dedication at 3:30 p.m.
Find out more here.
Karaoke Nights at Sebastopol Community Market
Friday, August 19 at 6:30 to 9 pm at 6762 Sebastopol Ave., Sebastopol
It’s karaoke time! Please join the folks at Community Market to rock the stage and sing your favorite song at their weekly karaoke night- Fridays 6:30-9:00pm. Have great fun with wonderful people and music. This event is FREE.
Docent Tour at Hidden Forest botanical reserve
Saturday, August 20, 10 to 11:30 am at 3970 Azalea Lane, Sebastopol. Price: $20
Take a guided walk with a horticulturist through the 7.5 acre Hidden Forest botanical reserve. Walk through magnificent rare trees and wondrous flowering plants on your way to see a spring-fed pond, a year-round creek, and a pre-historic wetland. Space is limited. Reserve your spot by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Art Walk – Gallery and Grounds Open at the Laguna Environmental Center
Saturday, August 20, 11 am to 2 pm at 900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa (just east of Sebastopol out High School Road). Cost: Free
Enjoy the current exhibit “Protecting the Environment that Sustains Us,” featuring the Pointless Sisters Art Quilt Group, then walk around the native plant demonstration garden. Visitors are also welcome to bring a lunch and sit at the picnic tables. Find out more here.
David Jenkins "El Oso" Solo Flamenco Guitar in the Andalusian Tradition
Sunday, August 21, 2 pm to 4 pm at Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 282 S. High St., Sebastopol. Cost: By donation.
Guitarist/Composer David Jenkins (“El Oso”) performs works inspired from his immersion in Spain’s Andalusian flamenco. From early studies on cello at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, David later apprenticed himself to learn dance accompaniment from choreographer Manolo Marin in Triana, the Roma (“gypsy”) section of Seville, and studied with disciples of flamenco masters “Niño Ricardo” and “Sabicas.” He has since travelled to study the origins of Roma music both in India and Romania and has performed in contemporary presentations in Mexico City and Oaxaca in Mexico, and Granada, Nicaragua; and in flamenco dance companies in the Bay Area.
Comedy Open Mic at Hopmonk Sebastopol
Sunday, August 21, 8 to 10 pm at Hopmonk Sebastopol, 230 Petaluma Ave, Sebastopol
Hopmonk Sebastopol hosts “Comedy Open Mic” on the third Sunday of every month at 8 pm with comedians from Sonoma County and beyond. Best of all it’s totally FREE – but have a drink or two or even a bite to eat while you laugh your Sunday night away. Find out more.
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