Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Events for Weds-Sunday June 22-26, 2011

FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011
Singles Eligible Party
This is an interactive & FUN way to socialize, make new friends, meet your match..or just have a great time. Appetizers served at 7:00 for as long as they last. Music provided by DJ Paul.

Place: Skylounge Time: 7-11pm Fee: $20 presale/$25 at the door

FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011
World's Ugliest Dog Contest
Come cheer on homely dogs from around the globe as they compete for the coveted title. This unique contest, which has gained international attention and participation, takes place during the annual Sonoma-Marin Fair.

Place: Petaluma Fairgrounds, Petaluma Fee: Call for information & tickets Time: 6:30 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 283.FAIR (3247)

Sonoma-Marin Fair
Headline concerts, and special fair events including The Annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest, Luche Libre Wrestling, the Destruction Derby and Petaluma Celebrity Feud.

Place: Petaluma Fairgrounds, Petaluma Fee: $15 adults (13 & over), $10 Juniors (4 - 12), $8 seniors, Free 3 & under Time: Varies Phone: (707) 283.FAIR

FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011
Deturk Round Barn - Bridal Fashion Show
The recently renovated & newly opened DeTurk Round Barn will host a Bridal Fashion Show from. A percentage of ticket sales will benefit Artstart, an award winning non-profit educational arts organization that trains artists while creating public art for the local community.

The Round Barn was built in 1891 for DeTurk’s prize winning trotting horses including Anteeo, a prize winning stallion. Given the background of the barn the theme of “Rustic Romance” was selected and will incorporate country chic elements from mason jars filled with flowers to pies & tarts instead of the traditional wedding cake. The event will host brides searching for gowns, ideas & local business contacts for their impending nuptials. Fashion show will showcase the latest gowns from New York, Los Angeles & Europe all provided by Starlet Bridal in Montgomery Village. Event partners include: Starlet Bridal, On Q Catering, Bloom Floral and Event Design, Big 4 Party Rentals, Darcy’s Fine Jewelers, Bling, CutieCakes Bakeshop, Tibidabo Photography, Julie Nation Academy & KZST.

Place: Deturk Round Barn Time: 7pm-9:30pm Tickets & Info: (707) 543-3737

FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011
Friday Night Live (FNL)
Free concert series with the Cloverdale Certified Farmers Market. This Friday is ALBINO! A San Francisco based Afrobeat ensemble. Local restaurants offer early bird and late night specials. Visitors can receive a lodging discount at area hotels.

Place: Downtown Cloverdale CA  Fee: Free Time: Market 5:30 p.m./Music 7 p.m. Phone: 707-894-4410

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
This is great news for race fans, who will be treated to great road-course racing by the likes of Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and defending champ Jimmie Johnson. Anything can happen when these drivers swap paint on the road course. Plus, there's the Thunder Valley Casino Resort 200 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West event, a motorsports midway and more! 

Place: Infineon Raceway, Highways 37 & 121, Sonoma, Ca Time: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Phone: (800) 870.RACE

Sonoma Lavendar Festival
Enjoy lavender in full bloom while sipping local wines & enjoying cuisine prepared by Lisa Hemenway of FRESH! Farm tours, seminars, beekeeping, shop in the market place, learn a lavender craft, lavender massage and more. Proceeds will benefit the Education Through the Arts Foundation at Wells Fargo Center.

Place: Sonoma Lavendar Barn , 8537 Sonoma Hwy., Kenwood
Time: 10am-4pm Price: $5 per adult donation

15th Annual Days of Wine & Lavender Festival - Matanzas Creek Winery
The lavender garden is in peak bloom, creating a sea of purple & perfuming the air with their heady scent. Meet Winemaker Marcia Monahan & taste Matanzas Creek wines. Demonstrations of lavender product-making techniques, samples from the Marin French Cheese Company, a bocce ball contest, open-air Jeep tours of the vineyards, massage chairs, live music & plein air-paintings in the lavender field.

Place: Mantanzas Creek Winery, 6097 Bennett Valley Road. Santa Rosa Time: 12-4pm.
Phone: (707) 528-6464

Billy Bob's 4th Annual Fish Fry
Featuring all you can eat Fresh Beer Battered Cod, Fries & Coleslaw.

Place: Sebastopol Masonic Center , 373 North Main Street, Sebastopol (Across from Safeway)  Time: 5:30-7:30pm. Only $15 Tickets & Info: (707) 823-6981

SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2011
Tee it Up for Ta-Ta's - Golf Tournament
Benefiting Team Lisa Payne, Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. Men & Women's Open. 9 Holes of Golf, catered lunch, raffles, mulligans & more! Best Ball - based on a foursome or join as a team, or we'll group you with others.

Place: Sonoma County Fairgrounds Golf Course, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd., Santa Rosa. Time: 12:30pm - Registration, 1pm – Shotgun Fee: $50/per person
For more info: Contact Robert Braun (707) 284-3520.

SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2011
Learn to Curl & Practice - Snoopy's Home Ice
Presented by the Wine Country Curling Club. Weekly session to learn or practice the greatest game on ice - Curling! Instructors from the Wine Country & Bay Area Curling Clubs will be on hand to offer lessons in the Fun-damentals of the sport. All skill levels welcome. Meet new friends and practice your new skills w/ games according to the official rules.

Place: Snoopy's Home Ice, 1667 W. Steele Lane, Santa Rosa.
Cost: $15/per person (all 4-weeks for $50). Ages: 12+ (under 18 accompanied by an adult please) Time: 5:30-7:30pm.