Thursday, October 28, 2010

FRIDAY, OCT 29 - Haunted Winery Halloween Party at Trione

The Trione family is creaking the doors open on the Old Stone Building for a night of dancing, food, wine, live music, raffles and plenty of screams! Fee includes one drink ticket, live entertainment and plenty of spooks and scares. Food available for purchase. Bring five non-perishable food items or gently used coat and receive a free raffle ticket. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Redwood Empire Food Bank and Lytton Springs Salvation Army.

Place: Trione Winery, 19550 Geyserville Avenue, Geyserville CA
Fee: $10 Advance/$15 At the Door Time: 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 814.8100

FRIDAY, OCT 29 - Rob Schneider at the Wells Fargo Center

Feature film star and “Saturday Night Live” alum Rob Schneider returns to the stage with a stand-up comedy tour that’s taking him around the globe. In Santa Rosa for one night only, Schneider says there’s a lot of great material out there right now with the economy and the political scene, so the timing is perfect.

Place: Wells Fargo Center Fee: Call for information and tickets Time: 8 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 546.3600

FRIDAY, OCT 29 - Occidental Harvest Market Festival

Hosted by the Occidental Bohemian Farmers Market. Festival attractions include pumpkin painting, Dia de los Muertos activities, gourmet food, artisan crafts, live music and performances, and much more.

Place: Downtown Occidental Fee: Free Time: 4 p.m. - dusk Phone Number: (707) 793.2159

SUE'S NOTE: You MUST try Gerard's Paella! His paella even beat Bobby Flay in a throwdown! This is the last Farmer's Market of the season! Say hello to Anna, Gerard's right-hand woman!

SATURDAY, OCT 30 - Dutton-Goldfield Harvest Celebration and Halloween Party

Dan Goldfield and Steve Dutton will be on hand celebrating harvest, our recent scores on our 2008 vintage wines and Dan’s award as Sunset Magazine’s Winemaker of the Year. Special harvest pricing for wine purchases with 10-15% discount, costumes are encouraged and rewarded with additional savings! RSVP appreciated. 

Place: Dutton Goldfield Winery, 3100 Gravenstein Hwy North, Sebastopol CA
Fee: $15Time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 827.3600

SATURDAY, OCT 30 - Hoots & Howls

This family friendly event at the Petaluma Wildlife Museum will feature costumed docents leading tours of the museum in the dark. The tours will focus on nocturnal animals and will begin every 30 minutes.  

Place: 201 Fair Street on the Petaluma High School Campus, Petaluma CA
Fee: $5/Under 5 Free Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 778.4787

SATURDAY OCT 30 - 6th Street Improv

Don't miss the spontaneous and outrageous laugh fest at 6th Street IMPROV! where trained actors take suggestions from the audience and perform on-the-spot stories, songs and scenes.

Place: 6th Street Playhouse, 52 West 6th Street Santa Rosa, CA.
Fee: $14Time: 8 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 523.4185

SUE'S NOTE: As much as I am honored to be included in this photo of the improv players, I am not one of them! I wish I had half as much talent as this group! Improv shows are funny and amazingly creative! You can't miss with this one!

SATURDAY, OCT 30 - "Cirque du Sebastopol" Halloween Extravaganza

Performances by Kraddy, Nit Grit, Love & Light, and Dub Specialists. Outdoor performances by Jug Dealers, Brothers Horse and Hub Hub Club. 21 and over.

Place: HopMonk Tavern, 230 Petaluma Avenue, Sebastopol CA Fee: $25 till Oct 16/$30 At the Door Time: 9 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 829.7300

SUNDAY, OCT 31 - Harvest Party at Sebastopol Christian Church

Games, cool face painting, lots of candy, jump houses, food, cupcake walk, fun family photos, and more!! 

Fee: FREE Info:  707-823-8242. Place: Sebastopol Christian Church across from the fire station at 7433 Bodega Ave., Sebastopol, CA 95472.

SUNDAY, OCT 31 - Healdsburg's 10th Annual Dog Howl-O-Ween Parade

Your $10.00 donation to the Healdsburg Animal Shelter get's your "costumed" dog in for a chance to win Scariest, Best Theme, or Most Creative costume along with free doggie treats, and doggie ice cream. There'll be fabulous raffle prizes, face painting, kids games - FUN for Everyone!!  So come and see 100 dogs and their companions all dressed up to support the homeless doggies in Healdsburg.   

Time: 12  - 2 pm  in Place: Healdsburg's Historic Town Plaza  Benefit for: Healdsburg Animal Shelter

Fri, Sat, Sun Oct 29-31 Gem Faire

Take advantage of the lowest prizes in the market for the finest quality of jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, silver, rocks, minerals & much more! Over 80 exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Classes & Demonstrations throughout the weekend.

Days & Hours:
Friday, 10/29 = 12pm-7pm
Saturday, 10/30 = 10am-6pm
Sunday, 10/31 = 10am-5pm
Fee: $7/General Admission Place: Sonoma County Fairgrounds/Grace Pavilion Info: (503)252-8300

SUE'S NOTE: I take my kids to these gem faires whenever I can. My son scored a huge crystal for $25!

Saturday & Sunday Oct 30-31 Get Gory for Halloween

Do you want an eye-popping Halloween costume this year that actually helps our community? American Red Cross make-up artists will create realistic and gory gashes, vampire bites, and yes, popped-out eyes! While you get gory, your donation will help the red cross provide lifesaving services to those affected by disasters like home fires. 

Time: 2-6pm Place: Santa Rosa Plaza, Downtown Santa Rosa.