Where it’s at this week
Get out your work gloves and out on your sturdy shoes. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Landpaths is holding a stewardship day at Willow Creek camp grounds on the Sonoma Coast. Go to landpaths.org for more information and to register.
On Wednesday (7/11) at 2 p.m. the Sebastopol Senior Center is offering a free workshop on balance and mobility with Dr. Harry Simms. There will be free refreshments. The center is at 267 N. High St. Call 829-2440 for more information.
The Two Rock Ramblers bring bluegrass to the Sebastopol downtown plaza from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday (7/12). It part of the free summer concert series organized by the Sebastopol Chamber of Commerce. Vendors will have goodies for sale. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the music.
The night science addicts will gather at Coffee Catz for the Science Buzz Café at 6:30 p.m. Thursday (7/12)to hear about “The Science of Breathing,” from Dorisse Neale, RN. $4. 6761 Sebastopol Ave. For more information go to sciencebuzzcafe.org
Sebastopol Center for the Arts brings Michael DiFranco Trio to the stage at 7:30 p.m. on Friday (7/13) to play swing and jazz. Tickets are $12. Sebarts.org to get more information. The center is at 6780 Depot St.
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center begins a two-week intensive permaculture course on Saturday (7/14) at 5 p.m. The class which costs $1650, including meals and lodging, is full but is OAEC is taking names for a wait list. Go to oaec.org to get your name on the list. The center is at 15290 Coleman Valley Rd., Occidental.
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center is holding the Perennial Panic Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday (7/14). Get starts from the Mother Garden of Sonoma County. The center is at 15290 Coleman Valley Rd., Occidental.
Oui, oui, c’est Bastille Day on Saturday (7/14) and Occidental Center for the Arts is celebrating in style with Un Deux Trois and La Guiguette performing. Refreeshments, and of course wine, will be on sale when the doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15. Call 874-9392 for reservations to guarantee your spot at the festivities. Occidentalcenterforthearts.com for more details.
If you hear cannons booming, don’t panic. Sonoma County is being invaded by Civil War re-enactors at Duncan Mills which will become the fields of Virginia circa 1863 for the weekend of July 14 and 15. The gates open at 9 a.m. Saturday and close at 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12 aadults, kids 5-12 $6, and kids under 5 are free. Parking is an additional $5 per car. Cash only. Just go to Duncans Mills at Freezeout Rd. and follow the signs.