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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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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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19
DEC
2022
DYLAN JUHAN - BLUE OAK Classic Jazz Duo

My name is Dylan, I’m a musician, teacher and luthier based in Sonoma County CA. I love to sing classic jazz standards accompanied BY my partner on piano or guitar. Reservations highly recommended Main Street Bistro & Piano Bar – CabaretBegins: 7:00pm

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18
DEC
2022
Blues Legend Levi Lloyd Trio

Featuring 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 on vocals+bass.

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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
2022 Parade of Lights! Fairy Christmas

After a pandemic hiatus, the Parade of Lights is returning to Guerneville for a Fairy Christmas!  Due to expected storms, it’s been postponed to Saturday, December 17th, 2022 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 […]

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15
DEC
2022
RRCOC's Annual Member Meeting & December Mixer

RRCOC’s Annual Membership Meeting & December Mixer  Wednesday, December 14 at 6:00 to 8:00 PMR3 Hotel16390 4th StreetGuerneville CA 95446 Members! Please join us to learn the latest Chamber news, get to know other Russian River business owners and non-profit members, hear about and get involved in events planned for 2023, and share your business […]

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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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12
DEC
2022
THREE DEEP Jazz Trio

John Simon, Tom Shader & Kendrick Freeman Some of the best Jazz Artists around.They have put together vocal and Artistry With their brand new Trio THREE DEEP.

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11
DEC
2022
Holiday Local Arts Market

Join us for our 3-day Holiday Local Arts Market Furthermore Wines Tasting Lounge 328 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg CAFriday, Saturday, and Sunday 2pm to 8pmDecember 9th thru 11th, 2022(Special Artist Reception For Jeffrey Jones on December 10th)

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11
DEC
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 […]

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10
DEC
2022
Holiday Local Arts Market & Special Artist Reception for Jeffery Jones

Join us for our 3-day Holiday Local Arts Market Special Artist Reception For Jeffrey Jones form 2 to 8pm Saturday, December 10th Furthermore Wines Tasting Lounge 328 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg CAFriday, Saturday, and Sunday 2pm to 8pmDecember 9th thru 11th, 2022

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09
DEC
2022
Holiday Local Arts Market

Join us for our 3-day Holiday Local Arts Market Furthermore Wines Tasting Lounge 328 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg CAFriday, Saturday, and Sunday 2pm to 8pmDecember 9th thru 11th, 2022(Special Artist Reception For Jeffrey Jones on December 10th)

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09
DEC
2022
DYLAN JUHAN - BLUE OAK Classic Jazz Duo

My name is Dylan, I’m a musician, teacher and luthier based in Sonoma County CA. I love to sing classic jazz standards accompanied BY my partner on piano or guitar. Reservations highly recommended Main Street Bistro & Piano Bar – CabaretBegins: 7:00pm

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08
DEC
2022
Lawyers in the Library

The Sonoma County Library offers free legal information and referrals, in partnership with the Sonoma County Public Law Library, and Sonoma County Bar Association. Local attorneys will offer free legal information and referral. These lawyer consultations will last up to 20 minutes. Sign-ups are first come, first served in person and BEGIN AT 4:30 p.m. […]

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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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07
DEC
2022
50-60’s Rock & Roll WILLIE PEREZ

COMMUNITY NIGHT WELCOMES Willie Perez, he has been performing for audiences since the mid-sixties for a variety of venues ranging from high school and college dances, dance hall gigs with rock bands, big bands, blues clubs, country and western bars, county fairs, and dinner-dance clubs. One of his favorite engagements was playing back-up for blues […]

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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
POSTPONED: 2022 Parade of Lights - Fairy Christmas

After a pandemic hiatus, the Parade of Lights is returning to Guerneville for a Fairy Christmas!  Due to weather, it is being postponed to December 17th.  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 […]

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04
DEC
2022
Rainbow Jazz Collective

The Rainbow Jazz Collective is an SF based straight ahead quintet with hard bop leanings. Sometimes 🙂 **** Reservations Recommended **** 328 Healdsburg Ave Suite A, Healdsburg, CA 95448 Phone: (707) 395-0374

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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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27
NOV
2022
Hallberg Vertical Tasting

Sunday, Nov. 27th from 10am-4pmWe’re excited to open up our cellar and showcase a vertical tasting of Hallberg Ranch Pinot Noir. This vertical flight will featuring our 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 vintages, and you will discover what makes each year so special.******* Reservations Recommended *******Emeritus Vineyards Tasting Room 2500 Gravenstein Highway North, Sebastopol, CA

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27
NOV
2022
Holiday Wonderland Craft Faire

Thanksgiving weekend is the annual Monte Rio holiday tradition. Local craft vendors will sell jewelry, home decor, holiday decorations,and art of all mediums.

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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
Holiday Wonderland Craft Faire

Thanksgiving weekend is the annual Monte Rio holiday tradition. Local craft vendors will sell jewelry, home decor, holiday decorations,and art of all mediums.

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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!

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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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20
NOV
2022
Jeff Pierce Trio

JAZZ ! at 328 Healdsburg Ave Suite A, Healdsburg, CA 95448Jeff Pierce Trio, with Isaac Vandeveer (guitar) and Jan Martinelli (bass)Reservations recommended

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19
NOV
2022
Into The Wild Closing Soiree - presented by Art Spirits

Come Join Us for a closing soiree at the Hoot Owl! Enjoy the art of Maeve Riley, Cassaundra Einolande, Eyevan Tumbleweed, Johnny Venetti, Jeremy Raikes and Taber featuring music of DJ Timoteo Gigante.

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19
NOV
2022
Rodney Strong's Fall Makers Market

Saturday, November 19th | 12:00pm – 4:00pmNo Admission FeeJoin us for our second fall market on our expansive concert green!Support local artisans and start your holiday shopping while enjoying a glass of wine and live music.Treat yourself to some delicious bites and mulled wine to keep you warm during your shopping pursuits.Rodney Strong wines by […]

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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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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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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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04
NOV
2022
Final Happy Hour of 2022 - Fundraising For Dogwood Animal Rescue

Come join us for the Russian River Vineyards Final Happy Hour of 2022! Join us Thursday (tonight) from 5-7:30 pm, and enjoy a Happy Hour in true Russian River Vineyards style!  We’ll have special prices on wines by the glass, beer from local craft breweries, a selection of delicious small bites & appetizers prepared by […]

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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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31
OCT
2022
Halloween Open House at Guerneville Library

Halloween Open House at Guerneville Library sponsored by the River Friends of the Library. All ages welcome. Anyone coming in a costume gets a free book. There will be goodies for the kids and activities such as pumpkin painting and making a scary button. There will also be door prizes you can enter to win. […]

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