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August 7-13: Enlightened comedy, cat video fest, and the Gravenstein Apple Fair
Home Gardeners Produce Exchange followed by Preservation Class: How to Make Dilly Green Beans
Tuesday, August 8 -Produce Exchange, 5 to 5:45. Class from 6 pm to 7 pm at Sebastopol Grange, 6000 Sebastopol Ave. (Hwy. 12), Sebastopol. Free.
This summer, the Sebastopol Grange Produce Exchange is hosting a series of food preservation demos with the Sonoma County Master Food Preservers right after the produce exchange. This week discover “How to make canned Dilly Green Beans.” Drop in for the produce exchange. Reserve your spot for the demonstration.
Special City Council Meeting
Tuesday, August 8, 6 pm, at Sebastopol Youth Annex, 425 Morris St., Sebastopol
This is a special city council meeting to discuss a resolution calling an election to ask the voters of the City of Sebastopol to approve a quarter-cent sales tax.
Luther Burbank Experiment Farm Work Day
Wednesday, August 9, 9 am to 12 pm at Luther Burbank Experiment Farm, 7777 Bodega Ave., Sebastopol. Free.
Join a cadre of enthusiastic volunteers in preserving and maintaining the Luther Burbank Experiment Farm every Wednesday from 9am to noon. Volunteers are needed across the spectrum of gardening, leading tours, showing people around the cottage, selling items at the cottage gift shop, and more! All skill and ability levels welcome. Learn more.
Peacetown Summer Concerts
Wednesday, August 9, 5 to 8 pm in the Barlow. Free.
Five stages, music, dancing, and fun at Peacetown. This week on Wednesday, August 9: Hangman’s Daughter at Blue Ridge Kitchen Event Center; Dustin Saylor at The Foundry; Melli Levi at Community Market; The Spread Eagles at Crooked Goat Brewing; Danny Sorentino Band at Hopmonk Tavern Sebastopol; and more music at the afterparties at Third Pig and Gravenstein Grill.
KRCB Fundraiser at Hopmonk
Friday, August 11, 7:30 pm at HopMonk Tavern, 230 Petaluma Ave., Sebastopol. $15.
KRCB is teaming up with Hopmonk Tavern for a special night of original music from three talented artists. Based in L.A. Leroy from the North will bring some 70s twang mixing in a little Motor City madness. Sara Petite will do things her way from country to punk. Award-winning singer-songwriter Season Ammons is bringing her band all the way from Texas to two-step her way into your heart. Get tickets.
Annual Cat Video Fest at Rialto Sebastopol
Saturday and Sunday, August 12-13, 1 pm at Rialto Cinemas, 6868 McKinley St., Sebastopol. $12.95.
Returning to the big screen with another round of the world's funniest, cuddliest, scratchiest, and cutest cat videos! Learn more.
Ridiculum Curriculum - enlightened comedy in Sebastopol
Saturday, August 12, 7 to 10 pm at Soft Medicine, 186 N. Main St., Sebastopol. $25.
The Ridiculum Curriculum Tour promises instant enlightenment through levity and laughter. (Results may vary.) Raina Satori, Alicia Dattner and James Kapicka team up to bring you spiritual satirical stand up at its best. Get tickets.
Grandma's All Apple Breakfast & Fritters
Saturday and Sunday, August 12-13, 9 am to 12 pm at Sebastopol Masonic Center, 373 N. Main St., Sebastopol. $8-15.
The 30-year tradition of selling “Grandma’s Apple Fritters” continues this weekend. Stop by for breakfast on your way to the nearby Gravenstein Apple Fair. You can also get a boat of Apple Fritters for dine-in or take-out, or stay to enjoy an all-apple breakfast. Get tickets.
Gravenstein Apple Fair
Saturday and Sunday, August 12-13, 10 am to 6 pm, in Ragle Park. Varied ticket prices.
Celebrate 50 years of the Gravenstein Apple Fair, August 12-13, at Ragle Park. Enjoy live music on two stages, all things Gravenstein in thenew “Apple Alley,” fabulous local food, art and crafts vendors, activities for kids, farm animals and demonstrations, craft ciders, iconic microbrews, premium wines, and VIP Lounge. Music headliners include Poor Man’s Whiskey, Rainbow Girls, and The Sam Chase and The Untraditional. Get tickets.
Beneath A Tree Baroque/Folk Duo
Sunday, August 13, 2 pm to 4 pm at Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 282 S. High St., Sebastopol. Free.
Refined without losing the fun: Gail Hernández Rosa of the Sonoma State University music faculty on violin and Daniel Turkos on bass play music by Johan Sebastian Bach and Baroque 17th-18th century pieces, and folk songs from pubs of the British Isles and the American East on the North Patio of Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Free admission, donations accepted.
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