The Week in Cloverdale: July 21 – 28
~ The Gary Johnson Quartet will be playing a mix of original tunes, standards, jazz and swing from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 21, at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First Street. No cover charge. 894-9610.
~ City of Cloverdale Public Services Sub-Committee meeting at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 23 in the City Hall conference room, 124 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Citizens’ concerns, questions and ideas about illegal fireworks usage will be among the items addressed. Everyone is welcome to attend.
~ Electric Music Workshop, led by David Garland and Tom McBride, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24, at the new home of the Cloverdale Arts Alliance, 204 N. Cloverdale Blvd. This free workshop is open to everyone, regardless of musical skill or ability to play. For more information, contact Garland at: David.email@example.com or 894-2738.
~ Live Jazz with Greg Hester and Bruce Halbohm from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, July 25 at Piacere Ristorante Italiano, 504 N. Cloverdale Blvd. No cover charge. 894-0885.
~ Cloverdale’s Certified Farmers Market opens at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, July 19, along N. Cloverdale Blvd. between 1st and E. 2nd Streets. Shoppers will find a variety of fresh produce, flowers, plants, artisan crafts, prepared foods, activities for children, and more. For more information, visit cloverdalefarmersmarket.com.
~ The hot Brazillian beat of SambaDa will be featured at this week’s Friday Night Live. The band is known for its high-energy percussion, danceable grooves, visually dynamic show, and wildly explosive Carnaval-like live performances. Music begins at 7 p.m. on July 26 on the Downtown Plaza stage, located in the 100 block of N. Cloverdale Blvd. The free summer concerts, held every Friday through Aug. 30, are presented by the Cloverdale Arts Alliance. 894-4410.
~ Award winning singer/songwriter Dave Hamilton will perform from 8:30 to 11 p.m. on Friday, July 26 in the Vino di Amore Tasting Lounge, 105 N. Cloverdale Blvd. He plays guitar and sings original songs and covers songs from some of his favorite singer/songwriters in the Folk/Americana genres with a sprinkling of country, blues, and ragtime. No cover charge. 894-6166.
~ Karaoke from 10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. on Friday, July 26 at La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant, 134 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Weekly drink specials. No cover charge. 894-9365.
~ Heaven’s Closet Thrift Shop is having a Porch Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 27. Located behind the United Church of Cloverdale at 439 N. Cloverdale Blvd., shoppers will find a wide selection of new and gently used items for sale. 894-2039.
~ Furniture Painting Workshop with Chalk and Milk Paint starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 27 at Earthcolors Painting, 70 Commerce Lane. Bring in a piece of furniture and learn how to transform your junk into custom pieces of luscious, hand painted beauty. Kids 10+ welcome. Space is limited. $50 fee includes instruction, supplies and paint. Contact Diana at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 799-1257 for other details.
~ The Dream Farmers, whose music is influenced by blues, soul, R&B, jazz, funk, English invasion, and ethnic music from around the planet, will perform live from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First St. No cover charge. 894-9610.
~ Second Annual Fundraiser Event for the Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, featuring great comedy with Dylan Brody and Will Durst, begins at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 27. In addition to the side-splitting entertainment, enjoy delicious food, wine, beer, and a stellar silent auction. Tickets are $125 and can be purchased online at cloverdaleperformingarts.com or in person at Mail Center, Etc. 207 N. Cloverdale Blvd. next door to the theatre. Cloverdale Performing Arts Center is located at 209 N. Cloverdale Blvd. 894-2214.
~ Veraison Band, an all-instrumental group playing a variety of melodic tunes ranging from smooth jazz, Latin rhythms, jazz standards and more will entertain from 8:30 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 27 in the Vino di Amore Tasting Lounge, 105 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Veraison is a grape-growing term which means the “on-set of ripening.” No cover charge. 894-6166.
~ The Gary Johnson Quartet will be playing a mix of original tunes, standards, jazz and swing from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 28, at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First Street. No cover charge. 894-9610.