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Event Calendar

Events

Looking for Something to do? The Sonoma County Event Center at the Fairgrounds has got everything from festivals to sportting events, animal shows, shopping, dances, expos and more! Please check below for specific event information!

October, 2020

Open Daily - Golf Course at the Fairgrounds

open for business ~ book a tee time now!

PLAYER PROCEDURES: Four Players per tee time only No Spectators Single Rider Cart Rentals only with two bags No Sharing of Clubs No tournament style events, group instruction or clinics Masks Required All players must maintain 6 feet distance at all times. Hand towels, ice chests with water, seed/sand bottles, on-course bunker rakes, ball washers, community tees, scorecards and pencils, rakes for sand traps, and all on- course water stations will be removed from the course. Flag will be no touch and left in at all times. Cups will be filled to within 1 inch of the green or raised above green height to avoid reaching in the cup for the ball. The shops shall not allow more than 2 (two) patrons in the facility at a time, while keeping a minimum of 6 feet distance from one another. Only take-out food and beverages services allowed. No indoor or outdoor seating. Customers will be required to wear facial coverings while in the pro shop.

Daily - Goodwill Attended Donation Center

due to covid-19, this site will not reopen until 2021
  • Hours: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • Organization: Goodwill Industries of the Redwood Empire

Through November 30, 2020 - COVID-19 TEST SITE

must have an appointment ~ located at the jockey club 1450 bennett valley road

OptumServe (under contract with the State) public testing ~ You must first schedule an appointment through their online system at https://lhi.care/covidtesting ~ Those without internet access or who need to make an appointment in a language other than English, call 1 (888) 634-1123, select option 8.

  • Hours: M-F 7am-7pm
  • Location:Jockey Club 1450 Bennett Valley Road ~ Located in the Brookwood Parking Lot
  • Admission: FREE ~ Parking in Brookwood Lot (From Bennett Valley Road, go thru light at Brookwood Avenue & enter Gate on Right)
  • Organization: OptumServe
  • Phone: 1-888-634-1123
  • Website: www.lhi.care/covidtesting

Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday - CAR MART

scheduled to reopen Friday, october 23rd

The Car Mart is the #1 place in Sonoma County to sell or buy a private vehicle and has been 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 & select Fairgrounds events.

  • Hours: Fri Noon-5 / Sat 7am-6pm / Sun 7am-5pm
  • Location:Brookwood Parking Lot
  • Phone: 707-546-4044
  • Website: www.NBCarMart.com

Weekend & Weekday Classes - SR Motorcycle & Scooter Training

classes to resume October 24th

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

  • Hours: Vary; please call for information
  • Location:Brookwood Parking Lot
  • Admission: Check below website for fees
  • Organization: SRMT
  • Contact: Cindy
  • Phone: 707-537-9860
  • Website: www.sr-mt.com

October 31 - November 3, 2020 - In Person Polling Place

***VOTE***VOTE***VOTE***VOTE***VOTE***VOTE***

NOTE: Ballot drop-off box is located at the Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building ~ 1351 Maple Avenue

  • Hours: Saturday, Sunday & Monday 9am-5pm & Tuesday 7am-8pm
  • Location:Kraft Building
  • Admission: Parking in Brookwood Lot (enter off Bennett Valley Road); ADA Parking is located at Brookwood Gate (enter off Brookwood Avenue)
  • Organization: Sonoma County Registrar of Voters
  • Phone: 707-565-6800
  • Website: www.sonomacounty.ca.gov/where-to-vote

November, 2020

November 6, 7 & 8, 2020 - Sonoma County Holiday Home & Gift Show

CANCELLED, DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH & SAFETY CONCERNS

This event will return in November 2021 with the return of the Redwood Empire Train Show!

November 21, 2020 - Sonoma County Roller Derby (SCRD)

CANCELLED, DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH & SAFETY CONCERNS

November 21-22, 2020 - BIG TIME SONOMA #1

AMA SANCTIONED CALIFORNIA STATE FLAT TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS

Top Expert State Championship 9+K Purse & Amateur State Championship

  • Hours: Saturday: Gates Open at 3pm/Opening Ceremony at 7pm & Sunday: Gates Open at 8am/Racing starts at 12pm
  • Location:Chris Beck Arena
  • Admission: TBD / Parking $10
  • Organization: Big Time Speedway
  • Phone: 925-786-3263
  • Website: www.BigTimeSpeedway.com

December, 2020

December 4-5, 2020 - Rebel Junk Vintage Market

due to covid-19 health & safety protocols will be in place

We are a traveling vintage market bringing you some of the very best artisans from around the area. Vendors from Idaho, Washington, Oregon, and California. Many different curations from vintage to antique, farmhouse to industrial, and lots of rusty junk!

  • Hours: Friday, 6pm-9pm & Saturday, 10am-4pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: Friday, $10 (admission for both days); Saturday, $5 admission at the door ~ Parking $10
  • Organization: Rebel Junk
  • Contact: Dixie DeRocher
  • Phone: 360-689-5622
  • Website: www.rebeljunk.com

Sunday, December 6, 2020 - Patchwork Show Modern Makers Festival Santa Rosa

due to covid-19 health & safety protocols will be in place

Discover local craft and food makers in the heart of Northern California wine country at Dear Handmade Life's inaugural Patchwork Show: Modern Makers Festival in Santa Rosa! Shop local for the holidays from over 100+ hand selected vendors, try your hand at free DIY crafting & DJ music. Free, family friendly and ample parking is available.

  • Hours: 11am - 5pm
  • Location:Hall of Flowers
  • Admission: FREE ~ Parking $10 all lots
  • Organization: Dear Handmade Life
  • Website: www.dearhandmadelife.com/

December 18-20, 2020 - GEM FAIRE

due to covid-19 health & safety protocols will be in place

One of the largest gem, jewelry & bead shows in the United States. You’ll discover fine jewelry, costume jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, sparkling crystals, gold & silver, tools, jewelry supplies & boxes all under one roof! Be sure to enter for a chance to win cool prizes, drawing every hour.

  • Hours: Fri 12:00-6:00; Sat 10:00-6:00; Sun 10:00-5:00
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: $7 / Parking $10
  • Phone: 503-252-8300
  • Website: www.gemfaire.com

February, 2021

February 9, 2021 - Life Line Screening

due to covid-19 health & safety protocols will be in place

Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings will be in our community on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Sonoma County Fairgrounds. Ultrasound screenings to Identify risk factors for Cardiovascular disease include; Carotid Artery (plaque buildup-a leading cause of stroke), Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (an enlargement or weak area in the main blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body), Peripheral Arterial Disease (hardening of the arteries in the legs), a Heart Rhythm Screening (an EKG to detect Atrial Fibrillation-irregular heartbeat) and an Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for men and women. Being proactive about your health by knowing your risks helps you and your doctor address problems early.

  • Hours: 9am-4pm ~ NO WALK-INS, APPOINTMENT ONLY
  • Location:Garden Building Annex
  • Admission: TBD ~ Free Parking
  • Organization: Life Line Screening of America
  • Contact: 1-866-229-0469
  • Website: www.lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle

March, 2021

March 19, 20 & 21, 2021 - 32nd Annual Sonoma County Home & Garden Show

  • Hours: Fri 12-7pm; Sat 10a-7p; Sun 10a-5p
  • Location:Grace Pavilion, Hall of Flowers & Shade Park
  • Admission: TBD ~ Parking $10
  • Organization: G&G Productions
  • Contact: Dee Dee email: deedee@ggshows.com
  • Phone: 800-655-0655
  • Website: www.sonomacountyhomeshows.com

March 28, 2021 - 14th Annual California Artisan Cheese Festival

CANCELLED, DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH & SAFETY CONCERNS

THIS GREAT EVENT IS EXPECTED TO RETURN IN 2022!


Sonoma County Event Center at the Fairgrounds
1350 Bennett Valley Road - Santa Rosa, CA 95404

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