What where and when this week
On Thursday (10/11) come meet your feathered friends at Bodega Bay with the Audubon Society. People will gather at the unpaved parking lot the horsemen use to enter Bodega Dunes on Bay Flat Road at 8:30 a.m. Wear good walking shoes and bring a lunch. The walk ends at 2:30 p.m.
Science Buzz Café holds a session at French Garden Restaurant Thursday (10/11) at 7 p.m. The speaker is Joan Marler who will discuss “Sacred Sites of Ancient Turkey.” $4 admission. The French Garden is at 8050 Bodega Ave. in Sebastopol. Go to sciencebuzzcafe.org for more information.
Tom Rush performs at the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center Friday (10/12) at 8 p.m. Tickets to see the popular musician, entertainer are $30 in advance, and $33 at the door. The center is at 390 Morris St. and advanced tickets and more information can be found at seb.org.
On Friday and Saturday, (1012 and 10/13) the Graton Community Club holds its fall flower show. This year’s theme is about fiber and flowers. There will be plants and collectibles on sale. It is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at the clubhouse on the corner of Graton Road and Edison. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day you can purchase a lunch for $10. Graton.org for more information.
Sebastopol is about to be invaded by belly dancers. The North Bay Belly Dance Bazaar opens Saturday and Sunday (10/13 and 10/14) at the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center. There will classes, vendors, musicians, and of course dancers. The cost is $12 to $15 on a sliding scale, and the doors are open noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. The center is at 390 Morris St.
Landpaths is celebrating its 16th anniversary of preserving and opening land to the public with a fundraiser supper party at Lynmar Winery. There will be food, fine wines, an auction and lots more. The winery is at 3909 Frei Rd, Sebastopol. Tickets are $125 and can be purchased at landpaths.org.
Dirty Cello plays at the Occidental Center for the Arts on Sunday (10/14) at 5 p.m. This rocking blues band led by cellist Rebecca Roudman presents a unique and dynamic mix of virtuosic classical playing with the soul of the blues, and the fire of gypsy music. Think B.B. King meets Yo-Yo Ma. Wine and beer for sale and tickets are just $12. They can be purchased at brownpapertickets.com or you can make reservations at 874-9392. It’s recommended as this is likely to be a sellout. The center is at 3850 Doris Murphy Court in Occidental.