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In our blog, you will find travel tips, Sonoma County restaurant and lodging information and a great introduction to the incredible array of water sports, wineries, shopping choices, spas, golf courses, sports and other activities found here in the Russian River region.

08
MAR
2023
Lunch by Saucy Mama

“Mouthwatering New Orleans-style” cooking. Eat in or take out.

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27
FEB
2023
SUNDAY NIGHT COMEDY in HEALDSBURG!

#Laughs are on #tap for this #nationwide #comedytour that has already hit 3500 venues across the U.S. More than a dozen #NYC, #LA stand-ups (and everywhere in between) are currently on the road, sampling the local #fare, local #drinks and providing the finest and funniest in #comedy entertainment. This stop is set to feature a […]

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25
FEB
2023
Seal Watch Volunteer Training

The second training on 2/25/23 will be in-person beginning at Goat Rock Beach. Please contact Heather Rowe with any questions. Interested in volunteering for Seal Watch and assisting beachgoers by guiding interpretation of the Jenner harbor seal habitat, the largest on the Sonoma Coast? Heather Rowe, Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods Board Member, California […]

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22
FEB
2023
Lunch by Saucy Mama

“Mouthwatering New Orleans-style” cooking. Eat in or take out.

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18
FEB
2023
Tidepool Volunteer Training & Field Visit, Pt. 2

For more information visit https://stewardscr.org/upcoming-events-programs/ The tidepools on the Sonoma Coast State Park beaches are teeming with multitudes of flora and fauna. From virtually invisible colonies of aggregating anemones to sea stars tucked under kelp, there are fragile intertidal creatures everywhere. Tidepool volunteers teach school and adult groups how to safely observe and interact with […]

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18
FEB
2023
Tidepool Volunteer Training & Field Visit, Pt. 1

The tidepools on the Sonoma Coast State Park beaches are teeming with multitudes of flora and fauna. From virtually invisible colonies of aggregating anemones to sea stars tucked under kelp, there are fragile intertidal creatures everywhere.Tidepool volunteers teach school and adult groups how to safely observe and interact with the fascinating life forms of the […]

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16
FEB
2023
NEEDLERS (INSIDE THE MARSHALL HOUSE)

Meet your friends inside the Marshall House behind the Russian River Senior Center to chat while you work on your latest stitchery project. Bring your questions if you need help with something – someone is always willing to help! No reservations required. Face coverings required. Walk-ins welcome.

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12
FEB
2023
Winter Wine Club Party

Join us for a wine-packed weekend full of exclusive pours & bites! Bring your pups! ********RESERVATIONS REQUIRED********

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11
FEB
2023
Winter Wine Club Party

Join us for a wine-packed weekend full of exclusive pours & bites! Bring your pups! ********RESERVATIONS REQUIRED*********

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11
FEB
2023
14th Annual Steelhead Festival

This is a free, family friendly event offering fun entertainment and activities everyone will enjoy. California’s largest celebration of the threatened Steelhead Trout -Enjoy wildlife and conservation exhibits -Get up close and personal with steelhead as they push upstream and climb the fish ladder -Explore the Warm Springs-Don Clausen Fish Hatchery -Fish-themed hands on activities […]

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08
FEB
2023
Lunch by Saucy Mama

“Mouthwatering New Orleans-style” cooking. Eat in or take out.

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02
FEB
2023
NEEDLERS (INSIDE THE MARSHALL HOUSE)

Meet your friends inside the Marshall House behind the Russian River Senior Center to chat while you work on your latest stitchery project. Bring your questions if you need help with something – someone is always willing to help! No reservations required. Face coverings required. Walk-ins welcome.

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31
JAN
2023
Writing Your Life

Join Writing Your Life to tell your life story in prose, poetry, and creative non-fiction. Meet with your Russian River neighbors for an afternoon of lively discussions, fun, and supportive feedback on your writing. Make new friends and connect with your peers. Come and listen in and participate. Writers of all levels welcome. Join at […]

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29
JAN
2023
Art by Amber Moshin

Join us in the tasting room Sunday, Jan 29, noon to 4, for an artist reception featuring the work of our very own Amber Moshin! Peruse the photography and mixed media while you enjoy light snacks and sips of wine. The event is free and no reservations are needed. See you there!

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27
JAN
2023
MUSHROOM HIKE IN THE REDWOODS JAN 27TH

Do you want to engage your myco-curious nature and stimulate your innate ecological sensoria? Join us to explore mushroom kingdom with Taye! You will learn to identify mushrooms from logs, outdoors, year-round, and appreciate their art and medicinal values. Taye Bright is an applied mycologist and educator in the fields of mycology, ecological restoration, ecology, […]

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27
JAN
2023
Friends of Monte Rio Film Night

Love in the Time of Fentanyl A group of misfits, artists and drug users operates a renegade safe-injection site in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, giving hope to a marginalized community ravaged by drugs. Thursday January 26th 2023 Monte Rio Community Center 20488 Hwy 116, across from the Rio Theater Door open at 6pm. Film from 6:30 […]

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25
JAN
2023
Lunch by Saucy Mama

“Mouthwatering New Orleans-style” cooking. Eat in or take out.

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24
JAN
2023
Writing Your Life

Join Writing Your Life to tell your life story in prose, poetry, and creative non-fiction. Meet with your Russian River neighbors for an afternoon of lively discussions, fun, and supportive feedback on your writing. Make new friends and connect with your peers. Come and listen in and participate. Writers of all levels welcome. Join at […]

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22
JAN
2023
Jon Strider Duo

The Jon Strider Duo features Jon Strider on keyboards, guitar and vocals, and Robin Factor on vocals. Their original songs connect deeply with listeners on themes like love’s fulfillment and loss, spiritual quest, and the immigrant’s journey. Rounded out with classic covers, jazz standards and toe-tapping country, their top-drawer musicianship and sweet harmonies guarantee an […]

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20
JAN
2023
MUSHROOM HIKE AT ARMSTRONG REDWOODS

Join “Mycochef” Patrick Hamilton to have a mushroom adventure in the redwoods and you will learn to identify fungi finds including maybe black trumpets, golden chanterelles, hedgehogs, candy caps, matsutake, “dyers’ mushrooms”, and also many lesser known, but safe and tasty, edibles too. Patrick Hamilton is an active member of the board and for years […]

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19
JAN
2023
NEEDLERS (INSIDE THE MARSHALL HOUSE)

Meet your friends inside the Marshall House behind the Russian River Senior Center to chat while you work on your latest stitchery project. Bring your questions if you need help with something – someone is always willing to help! No reservations required. Face coverings required. Walk-ins welcome.

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17
JAN
2023
Writing Your Life

Join Writing Your Life to tell your life story in prose, poetry, and creative non-fiction. Meet with your Russian River neighbors for an afternoon of lively discussions, fun, and supportive feedback on your writing. Make new friends and connect with your peers. Come and listen in and participate. Writers of all levels welcome. Join at […]

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16
JAN
2023
MLK Day Riverkeeper Stewardship Park Restoration and Cleanup

Join us on Martin Luther King Jr. day to help us cleanup and restore Riverkeeper Park! The Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday is an official day of service and celebrates the civil rights leader’s life and legacy. We need your help to keep this public space maintained and accessible. It’s easy to participate and we […]

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11
JAN
2023
MUSHROOM HIKE IN THE REDWOODS JAN 27TH

Do you want to engage your myco-curious nature and stimulate your innate ecological sensoria? Join us to explore mushroom kingdom with Taye! You will learn to identify mushrooms from logs, outdoors, year-round, and appreciate their art and medicinal values. Taye Bright is an applied mycologist and educator in the fields of mycology, ecological restoration, ecology, […]

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10
JAN
2023
Writing Your Life

Join Writing Your Life to tell your life story in prose, poetry, and creative non-fiction. Meet with your Russian River neighbors for an afternoon of lively discussions, fun, and supportive feedback on your writing. Make new friends and connect with your peers. Come and listen in and participate. Writers of all levels welcome. Join at […]

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06
JAN
2023
Mushroom Hike at Armstrong Redwoods

Join “Mycochef” Patrick Hamilton to have a mushroom adventure in the redwoods and you will learn to identify fungi finds including maybe black trumpets, golden chanterelles, hedgehogs, candy caps, matsutake, “dyers’ mushrooms”, and also many lesser known, but safe and tasty, edibles too. Patrick Hamilton is an active member of the board and for years […]

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01
JAN
2023
January 1, 2023 First Day Walk in Armstrong Redwoods

Join us for a January 1, 2023 First Day Walk in Armstrong Redwoods with a Stewards docent and small group of other First Day Walkers! Each walk is one hour, offered at 10am, 11am, 12 noon and 1pm walks.  Enjoy the beauty of the redwoods on the first day of 2023! Sign up now to […]

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01
JAN
2023
26th ANNUAL NYE PARTY - LA Jazz Artists Dean Grech Combo Featuring Vocalist Nikki Rose

$40 Person or $75 CoupleIncludes Entertainment 8pm-1am Dancing, Balloons, Party Favors & Korbel Champagne Toast in New Year’s Eve every Hour across the country!‘Stay late or leave early & celebrate the New Year with us!’ Celebrating with New York 9pm, Chicago 10pm, Denver 11pm, and Russian River 12am–closing 1am! Los Angeles Recording Artist, Vocalist, Guitarist […]

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01
JAN
2023
NYE DISCO DRAG PARTY

Starting at 8pm at r3 Featuring DJ Walter Free Champagne toast at midnight. Lots of laughs too with….. Comedian SHANN CARR has been making Palm Springs audiences laugh for a long time. Known as the gay man’s lesbian, Carr has been entertaining audiences from deserts to high seas cruises for longer than she’ll admit. A […]

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28
DEC
2022
Fall Story Times

Join us for stories and crafts on Wednesday mornings at 11am on the patio! Every Wednesday, running until December 28th.  After taking a short break at the end of summer, we’ll return to the library’s patio area for reading, singing, talking, and playing! 

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27
DEC
2022
Writing Your Life - Hybrid Course

Join “Writing Your Life” (in-person or on Zoom) to tell your life story in prose, poetry and creative non-fiction. Meet with your Russian River neighbors for an afternoon of lively discussions, fun, and supportive feedback on your writing. Make new friends and connect with your peers. Come, listen in and participate. Writers of all levels, […]

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24
DEC
2022
El Barrio-Guerneville Presents "Malpica"

Presenting at El Barrio-Guerneville, Malpica – A tropical, Columbian fusion band!Join us Friday, December 23rd 2022 from 6 – 9pmMalpica will be performing original Tropical Tunes.teveo el viernes! El Barrio is a modern Mexican craft cocktail lounge, focused on mezcal, tequila and bourbon in an upscale atmosphere.

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21
DEC
2022
Fall Story Times

Join us for stories and crafts on Wednesday mornings at 11am on the patio! Every Wednesday, running until December 28th.  After taking a short break at the end of summer, we’ll return to the library’s patio area for reading, singing, talking, and playing! (note: no story times for August 24th or 31st, so the librarian […]

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20
DEC
2022
Once Upon a Gingerbread House (grades 7-12)

Event Details Celebrate the season at our annual gingerbread house workshop for teens! Choose from festive candy, graham crackers, and frosting to create a holiday masterpiece you can take home. Free for teens in grades 7-12. All materials provided. Registration required, please sign up online or call your local library. Disclaimer(s) Advance Registration Required Registration […]

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20
DEC
2022
Writing Your Life - Hybrid Course

Join “Writing Your Life” (in-person or on Zoom) to tell your life story in prose, poetry and creative non-fiction. Meet with your Russian River neighbors for an afternoon of lively discussions, fun, and supportive feedback on your writing. Make new friends and connect with your peers. Come, listen in and participate. Writers of all levels, […]

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20
DEC
2022
Once Upon a Gingerbread House (grades K-6)

Celebrate the season at our annual gingerbread house workshop for kids and families! Choose from festive candy, graham crackers, and frosting to create a holiday masterpiece you can take home. Free for children in grades K-6. All materials provided. Registration required, please sign up online or call your local library. Disclaimer(s) Advance Registration Required Registration […]

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19
DEC
2022
Karaoke with Karaoke Dan

Come join us for an evening of Karaoke with Karaoke Dan!Begins with first singer 8 pm and goes to 11:59 pm.No Cover Charge – Just bring your voice!Our Rio Bistro Restaurant is open prior for Appetizers and Dinner, 5 pm to 8 pm.

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18
DEC
2022
Santa Claus visits Guerneville!

Santa will be returning to Guerneville in his red Miata to visit on the Plaza! There will be hot chocolate, apple cider and goodie bags for the kids (while they last). Pictures in front of our 21 foot tree, chat with Santa, and he may even hula hoop! The Russian River Chamber of Commerce welcomes […]

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18
DEC
2022
Rune Readings + Dreamwork in Duncans Mills

Jessica “Superball” offers Rune Readings by donation on the bookshop patio in Duncans Mills. The word “rune” means mystery, whisper, or secret. Rune reading, also called rune casting, is a form of divination: an oracle-reading system in which the reader consults stones or chips marked with symbols to offer or gain perspective regarding situations or […]

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18
DEC
2022
Beer Scouts----- Raw Rock and Roll

The Beer Scouts are a San Francisco Bay Area power trio that defines raw rock and roll: guitar, bass, drums… and someone screaming over it!The Beer Scouts are Rob Ruiz (12 string bass/vocals), Howard Vatcher (guitar/vocals) and Kenny Susan (drums, vocals).They play blues and straight-ahead rock and roll influenced by artists such as the Beatles, […]

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18
DEC
2022
2022 Parade of Lights! Fairy Christmas

After a pandemic hiatus, the Parade of Lights is returning to Guerneville for a Very Fairy Christmas!  Thanks to efforts of the Russian River Alliance, locals and the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors, we are looking forward to this one-of-a-kind event.  Come enjoy the parade on it’s traditional route through downtown Guerneville!   Over 35 Floats […]

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18
DEC
2022
Mimi & The Moonlights

Fine jazz from the 1930’s, with a dash of blues. Vocalist extraordinaire Mimi Pirard will be stepping outside her French cafe repertoire to sing some sultry early jazz standards. She’s accompanied by a stellar ensemble of talented Bay Area musicians. Location: 328 Healdsburg Ave Suite A, Healdsburg, CA 95448 **** Reservations Recommended ****

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17
DEC
2022
Santa Claus is Coming to Guerneville!

Santa will be arriving in Guerneville in his red Miata to visit on the Plaza. There will be hot chocolate, apple cider and goodie bags for the kids (while they last). Pictures in front of our 21 foot tree, chat with Santa, and he may even hula hoop! The Russian River Chamber of Commerce welcomes […]

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17
DEC
2022
Wiley's Coyotes Reggae Band

Eric Wiley Music includes solo and band work featuring Reggae, Funk, Jazz and Blues****AT McT’s THERE IS NEVER A COVER****Karaoke with Country Dan is every Tuesday and Thursday, starts at 8PM Live Music every weekend! DJ Music by ‘MGB’ every Sunday and Wednesday at 9PM, also Friday and Saturday if no live music is scheduled. […]

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17
DEC
2022
Kyle Martin Band

Kyle Martin Band is an evolution of Kyle’s self-expression through music.Currently the band also includes Kevin Cole on Bass, Nate Dittle on Keys and Accordian, and Taylor Cuffie on Drums.

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16
DEC
2022
Dart Tournament @ the r3 Hotel

Come out to the R3 for our weekly Thursday night darts tournament.$5 dollar buy-in. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place!

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16
DEC
2022
THE PAT AND MIKE SHOW AMERICANA

Michael Adams and Patrick Hardman are singer-songwriters that have been playing together for over twenty years.Their songs bridge many genres including blues, folk rock and Americana.Their show includes original and cover songs from their musical influences: Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Robert Johnson, John Hiatt , CSN&Y and many more!

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15
DEC
2022
Needlers (inside the Marshall House)

Meet your friends inside the Marshall House behind the Russian River Senior Center to chat while you work on your latest stitchery project. Bring your questions if you need help with something – someone is always willing to help! No reservations required. Face coverings required. Walk-ins welcome.

MORE
14
DEC
2022
Lunch by Saucy Mama

“Mouth watering New Orleans-style” cooking – Eat in or take out.

MORE
14
DEC
2022
Fall Story Times

Join us for stories and crafts on Wednesday mornings at 11am on the patio! Every Wednesday, running until December 28th.  After taking a short break at the end of summer, we’ll return to the library’s patio area for reading, singing, talking, and playing! (note: no story times for August 24th or 31st, so the librarian […]

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