Thursday, January 6, 2011

Events for January 7 - 12, 2011

It's a bit of a quiet weekend in Sonoma County. Fundraising season hasn't quite kicked off yet, but just wait...a ton of crab feeds are just around the corner! This weekend it's all about live entertainment. Throw in a Wedding Show for good measure and your weekend is complete. Go make some fun!
FRIDAY January 7th, 2011
The ultimate tribute to Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers along with ZOO STATION, The complete U2 experience

Time: 8:00pm Fee: $12 advance / $15 at the door Place: Hopmonk Tavern, Sebastopol

Time: 9:00 pm Place: Negri's Restaurant, Occidental

Time: 9:00pm Fee: $15 in advance/$20 at the door Place: Last Day Saloon, Santa Rosa

SUNDAY January 9th, 2011
Sonoma Wedding Show
"An Event to Remember!" Local wedding vendors have worked very hard to bring the brides of Sonoma County an elite list of experienced & dependable companies for the planning of your upcoming event.

Time: 11am-4pm Place: Santa Rosa Golf & Country Club, Santa Rosa Info: 583-2355

3 Rounds, 3 minute max, 3 poems, 3 random judges

Time: 6pm sign ups / 7pm open Mic / 8pm slam Fee: $2 cover all ages Place: Hopmonk Tavern, Sebastopol

January 12th, 2011
John Edward Seminar
For twenty five years—through, lectures, television, and his many best-selling books—internationally acclaimed psychic medium, John Edward has brought a fresh, honest and thought provoking attitude to the world of psychic phenomena, helping thousands with his uncanny ability.

Deeply compelling, often startling and occasionally humorous, Mr Edward uses his unique abilities to connect people with loved ones who have passed on. His down to earth approach has earned him a vast and loyal following.

Come celebrate the AFTER life for a special evening of readings and questions and answers with the audience.

Time: 7pm Fee: $54, $74, $94 Place: Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa

West Side Stories
You pay $5 at the door and if you want to, you put your name in a hat. Ten or so folks are invited up on stage if their names are drawn. At the end, a final name is pulled from the hat and that person judges who had the best five-minute story. The winner gets $50. Wine and beer sales benefit the Cinnabar Theater.

Time: Sign ups at 7:00pm Fee: $5 Place: Pelican Art Gallery, Petaluma

Harlen Globetrotters come to SRJC
Hot on the heels of the most successful year in franchise history, the legendary Harlem Globetrotters will celebrate their 85th consecutive season when their dazzling 2011 “4 Times the Fun” World Tour stops in Santa Rosa, showcasing the wholesome family entertainment that has provided lifetime memories for generations of fans.
The Harlem Globetrotters will take the court at Haehl Pavilion at Santa Rosa Junior College on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 7pm.
Tickets, starting at $27.00, will go on sale on Monday, November 1st at 10am @ Click here for details
& Haehl Pavilion box office. Info on group & scout tickets can also be found at Click here for details.
“Our 85th season promises to be a landmark year, with never before seen innovations in the game,” says Michael Kenney, the Globetrotters’ senior vice president, live event marketing. “You’ll want to get your tickets now to witness firsthand what we have in store for our wonderful fans around the world.”

The North American leg of the 2011 “4 Times the Fun” World Tour will tip-off on Dec. 26, 2010, and runs until mid-April. The team will play over 270 games in more than 220 cities in 45 states and six Canadian provinces.
Sponsored by Campbell Soup Company, Howard Johnson Hotels, America’s Best Contacts and Eyeglasses, Greyhound Lines, and Spalding, the Original Harlem Globetrotters have played in 120 countries and territories on six continents, entertaining over 132 million fans and breaking down barriers between cultures, societies and people from all walks of life, earning induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, and to purchase team merchandise, visit the Globetrotters’ official Web site:

Gem Faire
Take advantage of the lowest prices in the market for the finest quality of jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, silver, rocks, minerals & much more! Over 70 exhibitors from all over the world will be on site.
Admission: $7 Weekend Pass.
Jan. 14th - Jan. 16th.
Sonoma County Fairgrounds/Grave Pavillion

Charilie Musselwhite Concert
Charlie Musselwhite appearing live to benefit the Geyserville Educational Foundation. Also featuring opening local band The Acres. Silent Auction & Wine Raffle. Show: 7:30pm
Tickets: $40/General, $125/VIP.
Raven Performing Arts Theatre

Crab Feed - Petaluma
Put on by the 7-11 Lions Club of Petaluma.
Lunch Seating: No Host Cocktails @ 11:30am
Lunch Served from: 12/noon-1:30pm.
Donation: $35

Evening Seating: No Host Cocktails @ 5:30pm
Dinner Served from 7-8:30pm.
Donation: $35

Gigantic Raffle! Crab, Past, Salad, French Bread & Ice Dream for Dessert!
No Carry-in Alcohol or Coolers allowed.
Veterans Memorial Building

Crab Feed - Sebastopol
This is an "All-you-can-eat" crab feed, w/ a full dinenr plus great pasta.
Advance tickets are a must: $38/Adult, $19/Children under 12.
1st Seating: 5:30pm, 2nd Seating: 7:30pm.
Masonic Center, Sebastopol

Winter Wineland
Enjoy a full weekend of Wine, Art & Education - Over 125 Wineries.
$45/Weekend, $35/Sunday only, $5/Designated Driver, Ticket increases $10 at the Door.
Hours: 11am-4pm Both Days - (1/15-1/16).
For more info: 1-888-251-0560