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February 22, 2024

Future Farmers Country Fair

Kids and livestock enjoy the day at the Future Farmers of America country fair.
Since 1950, Healdsburg has celebrated Memorial Day weekend with a country fair to support its youth in agriculture via Future Farmers of America and 4-H clubs. There’s a twilight parade, a barn dance, hot dogs and hamburgers, livestock exhibits, judging and auction. It’s a centerpiece...

Healdsburg Happenings, Feb. 8

Sandman CowboyChris Sand, who performs a blend of folk, punk and hip-hop, was the subject of the feature-length 2010 award-winning documentary, Roll Out, Cowboy. He will play the Second Story stage on Thursday, Feb. 8, starting at 7pm. Little Saint, 25 North St. On Tour...

New Year’s Eve Restaurants Serve It Up

Chances are the house is decorated with red and blue lights, the tree is festooned with collectible ornaments, all the bespoke presents are wrapped and family plans for the Christmas weekend are already in place.  But what about New Year’s Eve? It’s only a week...

Shakespeare in Pronouns

The world’s most popular playwright brings another show to Healdsburg this month—a four-week run of Twelfth Night, by William Shakespeare.  The comedy is one of several of Shakespeare’s that includes gender-shifting characters, which adds both to the comedy and the modernity of the play. The...

Bishop Brings Good-Time Blues Back to Town

The blues is many things—nothing but a bad dream, the devil’s music, a good man feeling bad and “the weirdest music I ever heard,” according to WC Handy. But the blues can also be a good time, and that’s the path that Elvin Bishop has...

Healdsburg Happenings, Feb. 15

Joni SituationKate Foley-Beining sings the songs of Joni Mitchell, with a three-piece backing group including Christian Foley-Beining on guitar, Tom Hayashi on drums and Tom Shader, bass. Thursday, Feb. 15, 5-8pm at Furthermore Wines, 328 Healdsburg Ave. Taos CowboyMax Gomes will play his Western cosmic...

Sweeping changes

I have a hunch that sweeping the town of Guerneville may be more

New Beginnings

Healdsburg Center for the Arts is stepping boldly into the future from its new downtown location.  Recent years have been tough. Kathy Birdsong, board president and gallery artist, says, “The Covid shutdown and the fires impacted us negatively—so many changes in when we could be...

Celebrate The Scary Season

It’s time to dig up some great Halloween fun

Proud of Healdsburg’s Pride

H’burg’s bridge was lit a few months ago to honor Ukraine’s struggle. This month it is lit to celebrate pride, denoting self-affirmation, dignity and equality of humans.  A friend from graduate school was in town, here from Boston, attending a wedding of a “thruple.” When...