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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.

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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25
DEC
2022
THE LAST RESORT Americana

Members of the Poyntlyss Sistars band have formed a “breakout group” that is available to perform in smaller venues. We perform early rock & roll favorites, featuring dynamic lead vocals and spot’on harmonies!

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24
DEC
2022
40's 50's Style Jazz MEMORY LANE

MEMORY LANE Combo is comprised of four vocalists, with keyboard and percussion accompaniment. We perform familiar jazzy standards from the 20s through 50s, for your listening and dancing pleasure!

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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
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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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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13
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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07
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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06
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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04
DEC
2022
2022 Parade of Lights - Fairy Christmas

After a pandemic hiatus, the Parade of Lights is returning to Guerneville for a 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!   Floats can be entered […]

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03
DEC
2022
Armstrong Redwoods Professional Development for Classroom Teachers

For classroom teachers who bring their students to ArmstrongWHERE: Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods17000 Armstrong Woods RdGuerneville, CA 95446 Meets: Volunteer Center – Stewards office, 17000 Armstrong Woods Rd, Guerneville, CA 95446.We are excited to offer you an opportunity to make the most of your future visits to Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve. On Saturday, […]

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03
DEC
2022
BAD ASS BOOTS American Soul Originals

Bad Ass Boots has a unique sound all their own with songs that are sensual, tough and fun loving.A hybrid of Americana, (Main Street Bistro calls us Fleetwood Mac-ish) & country soul. After a year of playing the local club scene in the Bay area, The band chose Emmy nominated songwriter Lisa Nemzo to produce […]

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02
DEC
2022
Tree Lighting Ceremony, Guerneville Plaza

The Russian River Chamber of Commerce is pleased to bring Guerneville’s traditional Tree lighting Ceremony back to the Plaza, and we invite you to join us for hot chocolate, sweet treats and other festivities between 6 and 8pm. Come early and get away from the chaos of the Holidays, shop local at our many unique […]

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02
DEC
2022
TUMBLEWEED SOUL American Roots Duo

Welcome back to $8 Community Night at the Main St. Station Bistro, 3-9pm! Hamburgers, Pasta, and Pizza too. Enjoy a night out with familiar faces and new friends! Looking forward to seeing you here. Tumbleweed Soul is an American Roots project based in the San Francisco North Bay, led by Adam Walsh and Stephanie Salva. […]

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30
NOV
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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29
NOV
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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28
NOV
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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27
NOV
2022
Holiday Bazaar at Oli Gallery

Join Oli Gallery, Equality Wines and RiverTime Restaurant and Bar for our Winter Bazaar! Find Holiday Prices on original art from various artists and enjoy our gift market with hand crafted items from some of Sonoma Counties best. Also find amazing sales on wines and gift packets! All while enjoying a glass of wine or […]

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26
NOV
2022
Holiday Bazaar at the Oli Gallery

Join Oli Gallery, Equality Wines and RiverTime Restaurant and Bar for our Winter Bazaar! Find Holiday Prices on original art from various artists and enjoy our gift market with hand crafted items from some of Sonoma Counties best. Also find amazing sales on wines and gift packets! All while enjoying a glass of wine or […]

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26
NOV
2022
THE LAST RESORT Americana

Members of the Poyntlyss Sistars band have formed a “breakout group” that is available to perform in smaller venues. We perform early rock & roll favorites, featuring dynamic lead vocals and spot’on harmonies!

MORE
23
NOV
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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22
NOV
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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19
NOV
2022
Crafting with CreativeBug: Beginning Calligraphy

Age Group: Adults, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior The first step to learning calligraphy is getting familiar with your tools and materials.In Part 1, Maybelle introduces you to the inks, pens, and papers you will need to get started and show you the proper way to hold the pen.After you work through a few warm-up exercises, […]

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19
NOV
2022
Redwood Education for Children with Alice the Redwood Forest Fairy

Join Alice, The Redwood Forest Fairy, and discover why it is that fairies love the redwood forest, its plants, and its animals! This is a fun family event, limited to 15 children. RSVP is required. Cost: $13 per car, with up to 4 children per car. A minimum of one adult per car must remain […]

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17
NOV
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.

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16
NOV
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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16
NOV
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.!

MORE
15
NOV
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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13
NOV
2022
Holiday Winter Craft Fair

Meet Local Artists!Over Two Dozen Craft Booths!Fabulous Raffle Prizes!Food! Wine Tasting!Children’s Crafts!Art/Paintings, Candies, Cards, Ceramics, Felt Flowers, Gifts, Home Décor, Jewelry, Local Historical Novels, Organic Dog Treats, Ornaments, Screen Printed Textiles, Stained Glass, Wood Signs and more.November 12th and 13th 2022 at The Surrey Resort 16590 Hwy 116 Guerneville, Ca.

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12
NOV
2022
Holiday Winter Craft Fair

The Surrey Resort in Guerneville is hosting a holiday craft fair featuring artists from Sonoma County.  Join Us in supporting local artists, artisans, crafters and businesses, and bring the kids for many fun activities!  Meet local artists and artisans, many craft booths, including chidren’s activities.  Food, winetasting and Raffle Prizes! Also free tabling opportunity for […]

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08
NOV
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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01
NOV
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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30
OCT
2022
Blues Legend - Levi Lloyd Trio

Featuring TONIGHT Blues Legend Levi Lloyd on Guitar & Vocals.  He’s played with B. B. King, John Lee Hooker and toured worldwide as the longtime guitarist for the legendary Joe Louis Walker.Levi’s well-worn ’68 Les Paul guitar and lowdown vocals tell it all… with Donnie vocals+bass Highlights: North Bay Music Awards (Norby) WINNER: Best Blues […]

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29
OCT
2022
Surrey Resort "Trunk or Treat" Family Event

Park your cars and decorate your trunk for Halloween!Kids will go from car to car to trick or treat. BBQ and costume contest. ********  “Hocus Pocus” movie starts at 6 pm  ******** Come for the fun, stay for the food! Wine tasting by donation for The River Arts Saturday October 29th 2022 from 4 to […]

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29
OCT
2022
Dia De Los Muertos; Health and Community Engagement Fair

Come join the Guerneville School community at a Health and Community Engagement Fair.Free activities for the whole family.Únase a la comunidad de la Escuela Guerneville en una Feria de Salud y Participación Comunitaria.Actividades gratuitas para toda la familia.

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29
OCT
2022
Guided Forest Immersion in the Redwoods

Connect with nature, engage the senses, and enjoy the therapeutic health benefits of a mind, body, spirit experience of complete immersion into our beautiful Redwood Forests.  We will meet at the Armstrong Redwoods Visitor Center, and walk slowly and quietly around the forest floor trails, stopping frequently to see, listen, touch, smell, and even taste. […]

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28
OCT
2022
Armstrong Redwoods Docent Meeting

We’ll be holding a meeting of all Armstrong Redwoods Docents, including those who lead tours and Roving Docents.  We hope that you will join us either in person or via zoom. We’re hoping that we can come up with ways to improve what we do, both for the people with whom we share Armstrong Redwoods […]

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26
OCT
2022
Give Back Tuesday for Russian River Senior Center

Give Back Tuesday at the Rainbow Cattle CompanyTuesday, October 25, will benefit the Senior Center.Stop in for a delicious volunteer-chef-made meal, $5, and to win fabulous raffle prizes! 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.Rainbow Cattle Co.16220 Main Street, Guerneville

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25
OCT
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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23
OCT
2022
LAST CHANCE to See TAPAS 14th SHORT PLAY FESTIVAL in Guerneville!

Tapas, Pegasus Theater Company’s short play festival, is returning for its fourteenth year, opening September 30 and shows every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through October 23, 2022. Here’s a taste of what audiences can expect: In Bailey Jordan Garcia’s “Good, Good Girls” three not so little girls check out the word “vagina.” A man just […]

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23
OCT
2022
Harry Potter Extravaganza - Last Day!

Harry Potter Extravaganza @ the R3 Hotel This three day event will be jammed packed with DJ Sam Kimbrel Friday Night and Saturday afternoon.Shop at Diagon Ally Saturday Afternoon, reserve you tables for the Magical Drag show Saturday night and Sunday Brunch.Karaoke Saturday after the show & Sunday night. The Great Hall in the Rio […]

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23
OCT
2022
TAPAS 14th SHORT PLAY FESTIVAL in Guerneville - Last Weekend!

Tapas, Pegasus Theater Company’s short play festival, is returning for its fourteenth year, opening September 30 and shows every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through October 23, 2022. Here’s a taste of what audiences can expect: In Bailey Jordan Garcia’s “Good, Good Girls” three not so little girls check out the word “vagina.” A man just […]

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23
OCT
2022
Queen of Boogie Woogie WENDY DEWITT & Kurt Harwood

Music enthusiasts from San Francisco to Paris all agree that Wendy is the personification of The Queen of Boogie Woogie, a title she richly deserves.Her musical style has been formed from the influences of Otis Spann, Memphis Slim, Sunnyland Slim and Albert Ammons- the most respected names in Boogie Woogie and blues.Her music evolved further […]

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22
OCT
2022
2022 Russian River Historical Society General Membership Meeting

Writer and historian, Katherine Rinehart will be the speaker at this years Russian River Historical Society annual meeting. She will share her experience processing the late John C. Schubert collection. The collection consists of photographs, maps, postcards, scrapbooks, business records, family genealogies, and ephemera that relate to the history of Sonoma County’s Russian River area […]

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22
OCT
2022
2022 Russian River Historical Society General Membership Meeting

Writer and historian, Katherine Rinehart will be the speaker at this years Russian River His-torical Society annual meeting. She will share her experience processing the late John C. Schubert collection. The collection consists of photographs, maps, postcards, scrapbooks, business records,family genealogies, and ephemera that relate to the history of Sonoma County’s Russian River area resorts, […]

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22
OCT
2022
Harry Potter Extravaganza!

Harry Potter Extravaganza @ the R3 Hotel This three day event will be jammed packed with DJ Sam Kimbrel Friday Night and Saturday afternoon.Shop at Diagon Ally Saturday Afternoon, reserve you tables for the Magical Drag show Saturday night and Sunday Brunch.Karaoke Saturday after the show & Sunday night. The Great Hall in the Rio […]

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22
OCT
2022
Young Explorers Nature Hike in the Redwoods

Reading Nature for Kids and Parents Every child has special tools for reading and exploring nature. Join California Naturalist and author Stephen Nett in the redwoods to discover fun ways to use our onboard abilities and senses to uncover nature’s secrets and stories. We’ll explore forest life and features in the fresh air. Children MUST […]

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22
OCT
2022
TAPAS 14th SHORT PLAY FESTIVAL - Last Weekend!

Tapas, Pegasus Theater Company’s short play festival, is returning for its fourteenth year, opening September 30 and shows every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through October 23, 2022. Here’s a taste of what audiences can expect: In Bailey Jordan Garcia’s “Good, Good Girls” three not so little girls check out the word “vagina.” A man just […]

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22
OCT
2022
3-Day Harry Potter Extravaganza!

Harry Potter Extravaganza @ the R3 Hotel This three day event will be jammed packed with DJ Sam Kimbrel Friday Night and Saturday afternoon.Shop at Diagon Ally Saturday Afternoon, reserve you tables for the Magical Drag show Saturday night and Sunday Brunch.Karaoke Saturday after the show & Sunday night. The Great Hall in the Rio […]

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