The week in Cloverdale: Dec. 23-29
~Christmas Pottery Open House from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 23 at the studios of Architectural Ceramic Design, 586 School St. 894-5714.
~ Gary Johnson Quintet will perform from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 23, at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First St. No cover charge. 894-9610.
~ Bruce Halbohm will entertain diners from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 27 at Piacere Ristorante Italiano, 504 N. Cloverdale Boulevard. No cover. 894-0885.
~ Creative ReStore (formerly Crafter’s Boutique) will be open this week from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 28 at the Cloverdale Senior Center, 311 N. Main St. Donated fabric, yarn, patterns, thread, buttons, craft kits and other supplies are offered for sale to the community at rock bottom prices during this weekly fundraiser for the Senior Center. 894-4826.
~ Singer/musician Adam Traum returns from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 28 to the Vino di Amore Tasting Lounge, 105 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Growing up, Adam’s influences included blues, bluegrass and folk. While his teenage spirit reveled in blues-driven rock, as an adult, he was bitten by the Americana bug. Since then he has incorporated all these dimensions into story-driven songs and catchy guitar riffs which pay homage to his musical upbringing. Wine and non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase, as well as salami, cheese and cracker snacks. No cover charge. 894-6166.
~ Over Easy will take the stage from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 29 at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First Street. Their guitar & standup bass repertoire is based on close harmony and includes classic country, bluegrass, gospel and folk. No cover charge. 894-9610.