The Week in Healdsburg: June 23 to 30
VML Winery’s summer concert series continues 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 28, with Cloud and Quiles, Whiskerman and Mr. Kind. Tickets are $25. For more information, contact Deney Raike at 431-4404 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit vmlwine.com and click on events.
The Mayacamas Mountains Sanctuary continues to offer weekly events. The private nature sanctuary is owned and managed by Audubon Canyon Ranch and offers a variety of public access possibilities. Pine Flat Road is a narrow, winding county road with pullouts. It goes through the preserve, thereby allowing visitors access without appointments. Individual access to the sanctuary is allowed after an orientation and agreement to abide by rules. In addition, guided hikes are offered frequently.
“Redhill Habitat as Home,” a hike and study of useful plants with Mayacamas naturalist Dave Self, will be held from 7 – 10 a.m. Saturday, June 29. Visitors will collect native seeds, record species from study plots and learn about the “pasture past,” including “possibilities for restoration and cultural stewardship.” Limited to 10 people. Sign up in advance. For more information, call 431-8184, email email@example.com or visit meetup.com/Friends-of-the-Mayacamas-Mountains-Sanctuary.
Writer Sydney Louise Walls will sign copies of her book “Secrets of Summer” at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at Copperfield’s Books, 104 Matheson St. The novel’s premise is that “everything happens for a reason.” Protagonist 18-year-old Macy asks herself the question as she ponders her parents’ deaths in an accident she believes she caused. More information: (877) 727-0697 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Sunday, June 30, from 7 – 10 a.m., Mayacamas naturalist Dave Self will lead hikers on a Meadow Meandering to a “hidden meadow above (north of) Pine Flat.” For more information, call 431-8184, email email@example.com or visit meetup.com/Friends-of-the-Mayacamas-Mountains-Sanctuary.
Healdsburg Center for the Arts and Healdsburg Jazz entwine with appearances by Oliver Lake at 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday, June 29 at 130 Plaza St. The Center touts Lake, a saxophonist-painter-poet, as creator of synesthesia, experiences with more than one sense at a time. Lake will perform saxophone, flute and poetry while surrounded by his paintings and other pieces that offer visual statements about jazz music. His solo performance is part of Flying Home: Inspired by Jazz, the Center’s current show. Tickets are $20, benefiting the education programs of the Healdsburg Jazz Festival. For more information, visit healdsburgjazzfestival.org/wordpress or call 431-1970.
The Healdsburg Museum’s latest exhibit, “”The Movie Stars Next Door: Fred MacMurray, June Haver, and the MacMurray Ranch,” continues through Sunday, July 21 at 221 Matheson St. Learn the history of the Twin Valley Ranch and the Aberdeen angus cattle they raised. Free, donations welcome. Hours are 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.
Healdsburg Shed offers “The Whole Fish Workshop” from 2 – 4 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at 25 North St. Tickets are $25. Join Maria Finn, author of “The Whole Fish,” and Martin Reed, founder of “I Love Blue Sea” for a talk about Chinook Salmon, from sourcing, gutting and cleaning to cooking the whole fish. For more information, visit healdsburgshed.com/gather/grange-events or call 431-7433.
Also at Healdsburg Shed, “The Sunday Salmon Supper” is 7- 9:30 p.m., Sunday, June 30, at 25 North St. Tickets $42. It’s a three-course salmon dinner with a talk about the local watershed. For more information, visit healdsburgshed.com/gather/grange-events or call 431-7433.
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