The week in Cloverdale: March 3 to 10
~ Final performance of “The Hound of the Baskervilles” by F. Andrew Leslie, from the Sherlock Holmes novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 3 at the Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, 209 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Tickets are $18 each and can either be purchased online or at The Mail Center, 207-A N. Cloverdale Blvd. 894-2214.
~ The Gary Johnson Quintet will perform from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First St. No cover charge. 894-9610.
~ Bring yourself, your singing voice and an acoustic instrument to a free Music Workshop from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6 at the Cloverdale Center for the Arts, 105 E. First Street. Workshop instructors David Garland, Tom McBride and Oscar Calderon welcome all, from beginners to experienced musicians and music enthusiasts, to join their 90 minute jam sessions. 894-2738.
~ With two silken voices and two twinkling ukuleles, the Paper Dolls (Heather Marie Ellison and Emily Schmidt) will take the stage from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, March 8 at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First St. These cherub faced chanteuses will spin their magic on a repertoire of tunes that are out of a surrealist diner’s jukebox, creating a worldly delight of sight and sound. No cover charge. 894-9610.
~ Roxanne Oliva, harp, winds, percussion and Celtic music teacher, together with Janette Duncan, fiddler, music teacher, and judge at the Cloverdale Fiddle Festival, will play folk dance music from all over the world from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on Friday, March 8 in the Vino di Amore Tasting Lounge, 105 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Wine by the glass or bottle will be available for purchase, along with a selection of non-alcoholic beverages. No cover charge. 894-6166.
~ Waylon and the Wild Cats will be playing Rockin’ Country Music from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Friday, March 8 at Railroad Station Bar & Grill, 114 Railroad Ave. No cover charge. 894-4779.
~ Haute Flash Quartet, four gals sharing their love of Django Reinhardt-inspired Gypsy jazz, American swing and French musette cafe music, will perform at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 9 at the Cloverdale Library, 401 N. Cloverdale Blvd. This free program has been described as “fun, dance-able, infectious.” All ages welcome. 894-5271.
~ The Photo Palace Bus, a traveling darkroom dedicated to traditional photography, will present a special Lantern Slide Show at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 9 at the Cloverdale History Center, 215 N. Cloverdale Blvd. No charge. Everyone welcome. 894-2067.
~ Annual Corned Beef Dinner, hosted by the Cloverdale Soroptimists, will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 9 at St. Peter’s Parish Hall, 491 S. Franklin. Tickets are $25 for adults, $10 for kids 12 and under, and can be purchased from any Soroptimist member or at Antiques & Uniques, 124 S. Cloverdale Blvd. Entertainment will be provided by Brian Ward and some lucky winner, for the price of a $5 ticket, will take home a $100 “Pot of Gold.” 894-4080.
~ The Hired Guns, Adam Herman and Jonathan Ungles on guitars, harmonics and mandolin, and banjo man Chaz Woody, with Anselmo Mejia on percussion, will perform from 6:30 to 9:30 on Saturday, March 9 at Ruth McGowan‘s Brewpub, 131 E. First Street. Their styles include original tunes, as well as Bluegrass, Ragtime, Folk Blues and Rockabilly music. No cover charge. 894-9610
~ “Faith, Folk Songs and Flowers,” will be performed in concert by the Sonoma County Chamber Singers at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 9 at the United Church of Cloverdale, 439 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Sponsored by the Cloverdale Arts Alliance, the concert is free, however tax-deductible contributions, which go directly to the Chamber Singers, are always welcome. 894-4410.
~ The Gary Johnson Quintet will perform from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First St. No cover charge. 894-9610.
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