Where the action is this week
There is a house concert on Tuesday (2/19) featuring Matt and Shannon Heaton, Irish music musicians. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. doors open 6:30 p.m. with a potluck refreshment time. Limited seating as it is at a private residence. Tickets are $15 (entire amount goes to performers). Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve and get directions.
Transition Sebastopol Energy Group is beginning a series of Clean Energy field trips beginning Tuesday (2/19) at 6:30 p.m. when the group meets at Solar Works at 400 Morris St. Suite C in Sebastopol. The group is seeking energy solutions in the face of climate change.
A speaker, Calvin Terrell, will speak at Analy High School at 5:30 p.m. on social justice vs. violence and better living vs. addiction and other topics. The students will serve a pasta dinner afterwards for $5. The talk is free. Analy High School is on High School Rd.
“Infidels Abroad” is the name of historic fiction book by Patrick Fanning, Graton artist and author, that Occidental Center for the Arts will launch on Friday (2/22) at 7 p.m. Mark Twain and John Singer Sergeant visit the empires, Russian and Spanish, facing off from opposite sides of the Russian River.
Sebastopol Ag Boosters are holding a Western dinner dance on Friday (2/22) at Holy Ghost Hall at the corner of Gravenstein Hwy. N and Mill Station Rd. in Sebastopol. Tickets are $35; a table for eight is $320 and includes two bottles of wine. The band is Buck Ford Band and there will be a best Western dress contest. To get details got to sebastopolagboosters.org.
Landpaths is leading a hike at Bohemia Preserve outside of Camp Meeker on Saturday (2/23) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring a lunch. It is free. Go to landpaths.org to register and get meeting place details.
On Saturday night (2/23) at 8 p.m. two popular female bands will play at Occidental Center for the Arts: Haute Flash and Foxes in the Hen House. Tickets $10 and refreshments will be on sale. Call 874-9392 for reservations. OCA is at 3850 Doris Murphy Court in Occidental (Harmony Village).
Analy High School jazz band will provide the music at a fund raising dance for adults called “In the Mood” on Saturday (2/23). The tickets are $25 at the door, $20 in advance. They are available at Copperfield Books or at analybandwagon.com. The proceeds benefit Analy music programs. There will regional fine wines and ales for sale. It all happens at Sebastopol Center for the Arts on High St. (the Sebastopol Veterans Memorial Building).
Sebastopol Community Cultural Center is bringing a Grammy Award winner to the stage on Sunday (2/24) at 7:30 p.m. David Alvin and the Guilty Ones and Marshall Crenshaw will play their gritty American folk and blues music. Tickets are $23 advance, $25 at the door. Go to seb.org to order tickets and for details. The center is at 290 Morris St., Sebastopol.