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The Week in Cloverdale: Aug. 24 – 31

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 | Posted by

~ Final performance of “Completely Hollywood (abridged)” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 24 at the Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, 209 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Tickets are $18 each and can be purchased online at cloverdaleperformingarts.com or at the Mail Center, located next door to the theater at 207-A N. Cloverdale Blvd.

~ Sunday Night Jazz with Gary Johnson on sax and flute from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 24 at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First St. Joining him is the Jazz Quartet with Christian Foley on guitar, Greg Hester on keyboards, Carol Shumate on bass and Tom Scott on drums. No cover charge. 894-9610.

~ Cloverdale Community Farmers Market & Exchange from 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 26, in the empty lot next to Plank Coffee, 225 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Enjoy live music while shopping with vendors that include Duncan Soldner (mushrooms), Lou Preston’s bread, Flour Girl pastries, Ariel Ross breads and crackers, Six Oaks Farm, Split Rock Ridge Olive Oil and Artisan cheese makers. There will also be a selection of avocados, jams, plants, flowers and other seasonal items. 894-6379.

WWI Bank~ The first of the Cloverdale Historical Society’s 5-part Speaker Series, “The Sons of Cloverdale and the Great War 1914-1918; A Centennial Remembrance,” designed to remember the men from Cloverdale who served in World War I, will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 25 at the Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, 209 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased online, at the Mail Center, 207-A N. Cloverdale Blvd. or at the History Center, 215 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Reception at History Center following event. 894-2067.

~ The Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce is hosting an After Hours Mixer from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 27 at the Exchange Bank, 116 S. Cloverdale Blvd. to showcase their current display of original bank-related WWI posters. 894-4470.

~ A free Acoustic Music Workshop, led by Dave Garland and Tom McBride, and open toacoustic musicians of all skill levels, will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at the Cloverdale Center for the Arts, 204 N. Cloverdale Blvd. For more information, contact david.garland@medtronic.com or call 894-2738.

~ Second annual Feed a Vet Dinner and Fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28 at Josie’s Star Cafe, 1123-A S. Cloverdale Blvd. in the Furber Ranch Plaza. Veterans eat for free. Proceeds from the donations fundraiser will benefit the American Legion and Disabled American Veterans in Cloverdale and  Pathway Home in Yountville. The Pathway Home, Inc. provides comprehensive post-combat mental health care to our Nation’s military personnel who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. 894-0555.

~ A “Painted Vino” painting class will take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28 at Fritz Winery, 24691 Dutcher Creek Rd. Cost is $50 per person and includes food and all supplies. Tickets can be purchased at paintedvino.com.

~ Cloverdale’s Certified Farmers Market opens at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, August 29 along N. Cloverdale Blvd. between 1st and E. 2nd Streets. Shoppers will find fresh produce, flowers, plants, artisan crafts and prepared foods, as well as activities for children. For more information, call 893-7211 or visit cloverdalefarmersmarket.com.

~ The incomparable Charlie Musselwhite will close out Cloverdale’s 2014 Friday Night Live summer concert season starting at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 29 in the Downtown Plaza, located in the 100 block of N. Cloverdale Blvd. The free summer concerts have been presented by the Cloverdale Arts Alliance. 894-4410.

~ By popular demand, The Sticky Notes, Steve Johnson on guitar and vocals and Frank Blount on bass guitar, will return from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30 to the stage at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First St. This duo describes their music as “Blues, Americana and Beyond”; an eclectic mix of blues, pop, rock, jazz and country. Their repertoire includes songs from the 1900’s to the present, plus original songs that are inventive and memorable. No cover charge. 894-9610.

~ Sunday Night Jazz with Gary Johnson on sax and flute from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31 at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First St. Joining him is the Jazz Quartet with Christian Foley on guitar, Greg Hester on keyboards, Carol Shumate on bass and Tom Scott on drums. No cover charge. 894-9610..

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