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The Week in Healdsburg: Aug.4-11

Sunday, August 4th, 2013 | Posted by

CandCThe Rodney Strong Summer Concert Series brings Dwight Yoakam to the winery’s “intimate concert venue, The Green.” Sunday, August 4, at 5 p.m., 11455 Old Redwood Hwy. Tickets $75. For more information call 869-1595, extension 4. Ages 21 and over. For more information or to buy tickets, visit rodneystrong.com/events.

Starting Wednesday, August 7 and running through Saturday, August 10, the Healdsburg Friends of the Healdsburg Library book sale offers another book-lovers delight. From 1 – 6 p.m. on Wednesday is for “members only.” Thursday and Friday the sale runs from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Special Children’s book area. 139 Piper St. For more information, contact Charlene at charleneluks@msn.com or call Lena Darcy 433-3772.

On Friday, August 9, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., enjoy “An Evening at MacMurray Ranch” to benefit the Healdsburg Museum. Join a private tour of the MacMurray homestead and see a screening of the Fred MacMurray film, The Egg and I. Appetizers, MacMurray Ranch wines and non-alcoholic beverages served. 9015 Westside Rd. Tickets $100. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. To order tickets call 431-3325. For more information call 431-3325, email Info@healdsburgmusuem.org or visit healdsburgmuseum.org.

Greet, Meet and Repeat on Friday, August 9 from 6 – 9 p.m. with HYPE (Healdsburg Young Professionals Network). Tayman Park Golf Course, 927 S. Fitch Mountain Rd. $25. This is an annual fundraising and social event. Net while enjoying the scenery, golfing with friendly competition, raffles, food and beverages. For more information call Aleena Conway 242-1849 or email healdsburgyoungpros@gmail.com.

“Jazz in the Barrel Room” from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Friday, August 9, at Hudson Street Wineries, 428 Hudson St. Join vintners Bertapelle, Bluenose, Kelley & Young, Shippey Vineyards and Willowbrook. Music by Veraison. $15. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Healdsburg Rotary. RSVP to Rebecca at 433-2364 or email RebeccaA.HSW@gmail.com. For more information visit hudsonstreetwineries.com.

On Saturday, August 10, with performances at 1 p.m. and at 5 p.m., artist Hugh Livingston will present a three act opera, “Stages of the River: A Russian River Opera” at Warnecke Ranch and Vineyards in Healdsburg. The opera will move and use natural features to define the stage. Musicians and installations will be scattered in the venue. Go to livingstonsound.com for more info.

Upstairs Art Gallery at 306 Center St. opens a new show on Saturday, August 10, with an artist’s reception from 5 – 8 p.m. Refreshments will be served. “Patricia Barnett’s watercolor paintings are whimsical, energetic interpretations of the world around her.” The show runs through August 25. Upstairs Art Gallery is open daily from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. For more information call 431-4214 or visit upstairsartgallerysite.com.

On Sunday, August 11, from 4:30 – 7 p.m., join the Raven Players for “a performance like no other” at the “Cocktails and Characters” event. Expect pop-up performances, small bites by Dry Creek Kitchen, designer cocktails by Cappy Sorentino and some “uncommon auction items.” At Hotel Healdsburg, 25 Matheson St. Tickets $75/person. Raffle. For more information or to buy tickets visit raventheater.org.

The Healdsburg Guitar Festival in Santa Rosa runs from Friday, August 9 – Sunday, August 11. Custom guitars, lutherie seminars, performer workshops, live music and demonstration concerts. Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel and Spa, 170 Railroad St., Santa Rosa. Exhibit entrance tickets $15. Workshop and seminar prices vary. For more information visit guitarfestival.lmii.com/ or call 800-477-4437.

Send Healdsburg events listings to Ann Carranza at healdsburg.towns@gmail.com.

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