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August, 2014

Every Saturday & Sunday - CAR MART

The Car Mart is the #1 place in Sonoma County to sell or buy a private vehicle and has been a part of Santa Rosa's local community since 1984. Conveniently located adjacent to the Sonoma County Fairgrounds on the east side of Brookwood Avenue in Santa Rosa, no appointment necessary; the non-consignment lot is open Saturdays & Sundays except major holidays and select Fairgrounds events. For more information, visit the Car Mart online at www.the-carmart.com. Spanish and other language translation available on website.

  • Hours: Friday Closed / Sat 6am-6pm / Sun 6am-5pm
  • Location:Brookwood Parking Lot
  • Phone: 707-546-4044
  • Website: www.the-carmart.com

Daily - Attended Donation Center

7 Days a week (Closed: Easter, Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day)

Our attended donation center allows the community to donate gently used clothing, small houshold items & electronic waste in a safe & secure location.

  • Hours: Winter Hours: 8:45am - 5:30pm ~ Spring Hours: 9:45am - 6:30pm
  • Location:Jockey Club Parking Lot
  • Admission: None
  • Organization: Goodwill Industries of the Redwood Empire
  • Phone: 707-523-0550
  • Website: www.gire.org

Weekend & Weekday Classes - SR Motorcycle & Scooter Training

Motorcycle & Scooter safety training / DMV test waiver ~ For all ages 15 1/2 yrs old & older. Weekend & Weekday Courses available.

  • Hours: Classroom 7am-9:30am & Riding Range 10:30am-3:30pm
  • Location:Brookwood Parking Lot
  • Admission: $250 (21 yrs old & over) or $150 (20 yrs old & under)
  • Organization: SRMT
  • Contact: Cecilia
  • Phone: 707-537-9860
  • Website: www.sr-mt.com

August 29 - September 1, 2014 - NORCAL Golden Retriever Club

Dog Agility

  • Hours: 8am - 4pm
  • Location:Lyttle Cow Palace
  • Admission: Free
  • Organization: NORCAL Golden Retriever Club
  • Contact: Lorie Abbott
  • Phone: 925-784-9316

Domingo Agosto 31 - Baile

La Arrolladora, Luis Coronel, Los Carnarios y Pistoleros Famosos

TICKETS NOT FOR SALE AT FAIRGROUNDS ~ TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR OR BOLETOS DE PREVENTA EN LUGARES AUTORIZADOS: En Santa Rosa Rancho Mendoza #1y#2 - Calzado Leon, Joyeria Angelica, Santa Rosa Soccer, Tienda Lepes. En Petaluma Joyeria y Beutique Angelica, Joyeria Los Pinosl En Napa Vaquero Western Wear. En Windsor Martins Market. En Healdsburg Novendades Eva, Agave Restaurant. En Ukiah Joyeria Angelica. En Panaderia El Palomo en Cloverdale. En Petaluma

  • Hours: 8pm (Doors Open at 7:30pm)
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Organization: Emotions Music Entertainment
  • Contact: Maggie LeClerc
  • Phone: 707-284-3069
  • Website: www.radiolazer.com

September, 2014

September 2014 - SANTA ROSA MILE, AMA MOTORCYCLE

**** THIS EVENT WILL NOT BE RETURNING IN 2014****
  • Hours: TBD
  • Location: TBD

September 5-7, 2014 - Dog Agility Trial

  • Hours: 8am - 4pm
  • Location:Lyttle Cow Palace
  • Admission: Free
  • Organization: Lynda Tjarks Agility Productions
  • Contact: Lynda Tjarks roguetervs@wildblue.net

Saturday, September 6, 2014 - ATA Martial Arts Tournament

ATA tournaments are a great opportunity for students to increase their skills as well as boost their confidence. You are inivited to come attend this special event and watch students all over the Bay Area come together for a fun day of competition.

  • Hours: 8am - 6pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: $5; Children under 3 Free
  • Organization: ATA Martial Arts
  • Contact: Kristen Medina
  • Phone: 707-523-1144
  • Website: www.SantaRosaMartialArtsATA.com

September 6, 2014 - Native Peoples Gathering Day

Danza Azteca, non-competitive Intertriabal drummers, dancers ~ RAIN OR SHINE. No Drugs or Alcohol.

  • Hours: 10am-6pm
  • Location:Finley Hall
  • Admission: Free; Parking in Brookwood Lot
  • Organization: Danza Azteca Nanahuatzin
  • Contact: Carlos Carme
  • Phone: 707-843-2919

September 9, 10 & 11, 2014 - Heirloom Seed Conference & Expo

4th Annual Pure Food Fair

The National Heirloom Expo is gaining incredible interest amoung home growers, farmers, school groups and the general public - so much so that it is shaping up to be the "World's Fair" of the heirloom industry! This is not-for-profit event, and any funds generated will be donated back to school gardens and food programs.

  • Hours: 11am-8pm
  • Location:Sonoma County Fairgrounds
  • Admission: 1 Day Pass - $10 / 3 Day Pass - $25 Adults (Kids 17 and under Free) ~ Parking $6/$7/$8
  • Organization: National Heirloom Expo, LLC
  • Phone: 707-773-1336
  • Website: www.theheirloomexpo.com

September 19, 20 & 21, 2014 - 20th Sonoma County Fall Home Show

Welcome to the 20th Annual Fall Home Show, one of the premier events featured at the beautiful Sonoma County Fairgrounds. This show is the total one stop shopping experience for all of your home improvement and fix up needs. Whether you are looking for a complete home remodel, a kitchen or bath makeover, or that new roof before the winter rains hit, you will find the solution for all your needs at the Fall Home Show. You will meet the professionals you can trust, many have been part of our Home Shows for over 20 years that's reliability. In today's fast pace complex world, we have all come to rely on many sources of information. We are bombarded by the web, radio, TV, print, direct mail, and tons of social media. How do we find just the right home product, service, designer, or contractor? At our show you are in charge. You choose which exhibitors to "interview" and compare their business offerings face to face on your terms.. We take away the "fear" of the hardsell stranger invading your home after that 1-800 appointment you made, or that list recommendation web site you clicked on. You will be able to evaluate your potential source on your terms. If the "fit" is not there, you move on to find just the right professional somewhere else at the show. Thousands of attendees have even made the Home Shows an annual experience. They get to know many of our hundreds of exhibitors and even become casual friends with some. Then when ready to proceed on a project, they have greater confidence, which can ultimately save time and money. Overall, the Home Show is a great family experience with fun shopping, good food, easy access and parking, plus everyone loves The Train Show (included with your Home Show admission).

  • Hours: Friday Noon-7pm / Saturday 10am-7pm / Sunday 10am-5pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion, Hall of Flowers, Garden Annex & Finley Hall
  • Admission: $7 General Admission, Seniors Friday Only $4, $2 off with non-perishable food, Children 12 and under Free
  • Organization: G&G Productions
  • Contact: Jamie Rodriguez
  • Phone: 800-655-0655 / 916-488-4563 fax
  • Website: www.SonomaCountyHomeShows.com

September 20-21, 2014 - Irish Setter Club of America

Come and watch dogs and handlers go through different types of agility obstacle courses where speed and accuracy are rewarded.

  • Hours: 8am-3:30pm
  • Location:Lyttle Cow Palace
  • Admission: Free to Public
  • Organization: ISCA
  • Phone: 925-788-7430

September 25, 2014 - Breed Inspection (Keurina) Coastal California Friesian Club

Inspection of Friesian Horses for acceptance in Stud Book.

  • Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location:Chris Beck Arena
  • Admission: Free
  • Organization: Coastal California Friesian Club
  • Contact: David Stecher
  • Phone: 707-824-1148

October, 2014

October 3-5, 2014 - SONOMA COUNTY HARVEST FAIR

A Celebration of Local Food, Wine & Beer

A community tradition since 1975, this event will showcase and promote locally grown agricultural products, celebrate the region's culinary arts and provide an opportunity for patrons to taste premium wines and microbrews from the region. Please visit the Harvest Fair website to get detailed information about this popular annual event!

  • Hours: Gates, Marketplace & Activities: Fri 4-9pm / Sat & Sun 10:30am-5pm; Tasting Pavilion: Fri 5-8pm / Sat & Sun 1-4pm
  • Location:Sonoma County Fairgrounds
  • Admission: Gate Admission FREE with non-parishable food donation OR $5 without / Food & Wine Tasting Pavilion $55/ea includes gate admission
  • Phone: 707-545-4200
  • Website: www.harvestfair.org

October 5-6, 2014 - Llamas of the Wine Country Country Harvest Celebration

Llama Show ~ Performance October 5th & Halter October 6th

  • Hours: 9am - 5pm
  • Location:Lyttle Cow Palace
  • Admission: Free to Public; $6 parking - Lot D
  • Organization: Llamas of the Wine Country
  • Contact: Linda Solomon
  • Phone: 707-474-1905

October 10, 2014 - 9th Annual DSLC Tech Expo & More

Featuring state of the art assistive technology. Products & services for seniors, veterans, people with disabilities, health professionals, educators and the public. Product demostrations: Modified vehicles mobility, assistive and adaptive devices, communication devices, health care, transportation and education resources.

  • Hours: 10am - 3pm
  • Location:Garrett Building
  • Admission: FREE ADMISSION & PARKING
  • Organization: Disability Services & Legal Center
  • Contact: Vaughn Held
  • Phone: 707-528-2745

October 11, 2014 - Run or Dye

You haven't lived until you've "dyed" running! Run or Dye is a color-blasted celebration of life, friendship, fitness, and fun. To register or find out more, go to www.runordye.com

  • Hours: 9am-12pm
  • Location:Carnival Lot & Concourses
  • Admission: $20 - $50.00 ~ Parking $6
  • Organization: Viral Events
  • Website: www.runordye.com

Sabado Octubre 11 - Baile

Banda Recodo, Banda Los Recoditos, El Dasa y Grupo Sorpresa

TICKETS NOT FOR SALE AT FAIRGROUNDS ~ TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR OR BOLETOS DE PREVENTA EN LUGARES AUTORIZADOS: En Santa Rosa Rancho Mendoza #1y#2 - Calzado Leon, Joyeria Angelica, Santa Rosa Soccer, Tienda Lepes. En Petaluma Joyeria y Beutique Angelica, Joyeria Los Pinosl En Napa Vaquero Western Wear. En Windsor Martins Market. En Healdsburg Novendades Eva, Agave Restaurant. En Ukiah Joyeria Angelica. En Panaderia El Palomo en Cloverdale. En Petaluma

  • Hours: 8pm (Doors Open at 7:30pm)
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Organization: Emotions Music Entertainment
  • Contact: Maggie LeClerc
  • Phone: 707-284-3069
  • Website: www.radiolazer.com

October 16-19, 2014 - Just Between Friends - Kids & Maternity Consignment Event

NorCal's LARGEST kids & maternity consignment event. New & gently used clothes (0-12 yrs), toys, books, games, DVD's, furniture, outdoor gear, boutique items and more! Shop and save 50-90% off retail. Consign and earn 60-65% of sales. Help onsite and earn 65% PLUS a presale pass to exclusive presales FIRST! All items inspected for quality, cleanliness and recalls. Proud to partner with Active 20-30 service club to benefit disadvantaged children in our community. Exclusive Presale: Wed/Thurs - Team Members, Consignors, Teachers, Military, 1st Time Parents, Grandparents, Adoptive & Foster Parents; advance online registration required.

  • Hours: Thur: 4pm-7:30pm /Fri: 9am-7pm /Sat: 9am-2pm/Sun: 9am-2pm (50% off sale)
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: $3 Thurs & Fri only (Benefits Active 20-30 Club); Sat & Sun - FREE
  • Organization: North Bay Just Between Friends
  • Contact: Jennifer Hundley
  • Phone: 707-456-7523
  • Website: www.jbfsale.com

October 17-19, 2014 - 7th Annual Northern California Walking Horse Association - Oktoberfest Horse Show

Featuring pleasure Tennesse Walking Horses with classes for Spotted Saddle Horses & Open Gaited Breeds.

  • Hours: 9 am - Evening
  • Location:Lyttle Cow Palace
  • Admission: Free
  • Organization: Northern California Walking Horse Association
  • Website: www.norcalwalkers.com

October 18, 2014 - Clog Dancing Workshop

  • Hours: 10am-9pm
  • Location:Kraft Hall
  • Organization: Redwood Country Cloggers
  • Contact: info@redwoodcloggers.com
  • Phone: 707-523-CLOG (2564)
  • Website: www.redwoodcloggers.com

October 24-26, 2014 - GEM FAIRE

Gems, Beads, Crystals, Fine & Fashion Jewelry, Silver, Lapidary Equipment, Minerals, Imports, Jewelry Repair, and much more.

  • Hours: Fri: Noon-6pm / Sat: 10am-6pm / Sun: 10am-5pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: $7.00 Weekend Pass / Parking $6
  • Organization: Gem Faire
  • Contact: Joan Small
  • Phone: 503-252-8306
  • Website: www.gemfaire.com

October 25-26, 2014 - BAY TEAM DOG AGILITY COMPETITION

  • Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location:Lyttle Cow Palace
  • Admission: Free
  • Organization: The Bay Team
  • Contact: info@bayteam.org
  • Phone: 650-906-5146
  • Website: www.bayteam.org

November, 2014

November 1, 2014 - Bay Area Science Festival

DISCOVERY DAY NORTH BAY!

Discovery Day North Bay takes place at the Sonoma Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa. People of all ages are invited to unleash their inner scientist while discovering the innovation of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) organizations in the North Bay. There will be more than 50 hands-on experiments, demonstrations, and exhibits to enjoy. Guests can save a droid ICU patient, create a pulsar, extract DNA, drive robots, and eat liquid nitrogen ice cream.

  • Hours: 11am-4pm
  • Location:Kraft Building, Garrett Building, Hall of Flowers, Garden Annex & Mexican Village
  • Admission: Free Parking All Lots (Brookwood Lot; entrance on Bennett Valley Road)
  • Contact: carole@bayareascience.org
  • Website: www.bayareascience.org/festival/discovery-days-north-bay/

November 1, 2014 - DISCOVERY DAY NORTH BAY

This event is held at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa. People of all ages are invited to unleash their inner scientist, while discovering the innovation of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)organizations in the North Bay Area.

  • Hours: 8am-4pm
  • Location:Garrett Building, Kraft Building, Garden Building, Mexican Village, Community Theather Lawn & Hall of Flowers,
  • Admission: Free; Parking in Lot B
  • Organization: University of California - SF

November 14, 15 & 16, 2014 - Renovacion Carismatica

Help people in spiritual, depression and morality.

  • Hours: 8am - 10pm
  • Location:Garrett & Kraft Buildings
  • Admission: Donecion
  • Organization: Catholic Charismatic Renewal
  • Contact: Israel1197@att.net
  • Phone: 707-703-6622 or 707-477-4721

Sabado Noviembre 15 - Baile

Calibre 50, Banda Carnaval y 2 Grupos Mas

TICKETS NOT FOR SALE AT FAIRGROUNDS ~ TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR OR BOLETOS DE PREVENTA EN LUGARES AUTORIZADOS: En Santa Rosa Rancho Mendoza #1y#2 - Calzado Leon, Joyeria Angelica, Santa Rosa Soccer, Tienda Lepes. En Petaluma Joyeria y Beutique Angelica, Joyeria Los Pinosl En Napa Vaquero Western Wear. En Windsor Martins Market. En Healdsburg Novendades Eva, Agave Restaurant. En Ukiah Joyeria Angelica. En Panaderia El Palomo en Cloverdale. En Petaluma

  • Hours: 8pm (Doors Open at 7:30pm)
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Organization: Emotions Music Entertainment
  • Contact: Maggie LeClerc
  • Phone: 707-284-3069
  • Website: www.radiolazer.com

November - Sonoma County Roller Derby

February, 2015

February 7-8, 2015 - CALL OF THE WILD CAT SHOW

Call of the Wild Cat Fanciers

Benefits local cat charities. Beauty contest for cats. Cat toys, furniture, jewelry & more for sale! Purebred cats & domestic mixed breed classes.

  • Hours: Sat 10am-5 pm & Sun 9am-4pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: $5 adults; $3 Children 6-12; 5 & under FREE
  • Organization: Call of the Wild Cat Fanciers
  • Website: www.srcatshow.com

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