The Week in Cloverdale – Dec. 30 – Jan. 5
~ The Gary Johnson Quintet, will perform from from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 30, at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First St. No cover charge. 894-9610.
~ The Cloverdale Arts Alliance’s Discovering Art series will explore “How to Appreciate Great Art,” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2 at the Cloverdale Center for the Arts, 105 E. First St. The evening will feature two sessions via DVD presented by a prominent art historian, followed by a short informal discussion. A nominal donation of $3 for CAA members, $5 for non-members, is requested. Seating is limited to the first 40 participants. 894-4410.
~ A “Women’s Dream Interpretation Group,” facilitated by Amanda West and Mardi Granger, will be meet from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3 at the Cloverdale Senior Center, 311 N. Main Street. Suggested donation is $3. 894-4826.
~ Creative ReStore (formerly Crafter’s Boutique) is now open from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday 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.
~ Bruce Halbohm will be joined by fellow Blue Jazz Combo musicians, Greg Hester on piano, Jim Passerell on bass and Tom Belton on drums from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4 in the Vino di Amore Tasting Lounge, 105 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Though firmly rooted in jazz and blues, the group is further seasoned with a dash of country, creating a soulful and unique sound. Wine and non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. Dinner, catered by Patti & Friends, is available by reservation from 5 to 7 p.m. for only $20. See website for details. No cover charge. 894-6166.
~ The second film in the Cloverdale Library Film Series will be shown from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5 at the Cloverdale Library, 401 N. Cloverdale Blvd. This free event is open to all. Please call the Library at 894-5271 Ext. 5 for movie title and more details.
~ Rick Park, a solo folk, blues, and slide guitar musician, will take the stage from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5 at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First St. Using his handmade guitar slides, which are used by Bonnie Raitt, Chris Proctor and other celebrity guitar players, Park will entertain with pop covers, clues classics, and original ballads. No cover charge. 894-9610.