The week in Cloverdale: Feb. 17-24
~ The high energy musical group Court ‘n’ Disaster, with Cloverdale’s very own “legal eagle” Jim DeMartini on bass, will perform at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 18 at the Cloverdale Citrus Fair. Show is included in price of admission. 894-3992.
~ An all-star cast of California bluegrass talent known as The Cherry Pickers will perform from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22 at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First Street. The Pickers hold deep roots in traditional bluegrass and have a great respect for the California bluegrass tradition. No cover charge. 894-9610.
~ Cloverdale teens Matt Baker and Aidan Reynolds will return with their ’70s-inspired bluesy jazz and classic rock sounds for an encore performance from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on Friday, 22 to the Vino di Amore Tasting Lounge, 105 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Wine and non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. No cover charge. 894-6616.
~ Opening night curtain goes up at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22 for “The Hound of the Baskervilles” by F. Andrew Leslie, from the Sherlock Holmes novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, at the Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, 209 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Additional 8 p.m. performances will be held Saturday Feb. 23 and on Friday and Saturday March 1 and 2, with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. on Feb. 24 and March 3. Tickets are $18 each and can either be purchased online or at The Mail Center, 207-A N. Cloverdale Blvd. 894-2214.
~ Award-winning children’s recording artist Tim Cain will perform at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Cloverdale Library, 401 N. Cloverdale Blvd. His sing-along concerts are fun for both children and their parents. This free musical event is open to everyone. 894-5271.
~ Mark McDonald brings the Delta Blues and Chicago-Style Blues to the stage from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23 at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First Street. Having worked with the Blues masters of the Delta, his music is energetic and raw. No cover charge. 894-9610.
~ Hookah Stew, described by Late Night host Jimmy Fallon as “the hardest working band in Hollywood,” will be on stage from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Railroad Station Bar & Grill, 114 Railroad Avenue. No cover charge. 894-4779.