The Week in Healdsburg: August 31-September 7
The Healdsburg Museum and Historical Society’s new exhibit, “If the Plaza Could Speak,” continues at 221 Matheson St. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday through November 9. The exhibit covers the “milestones and memories in the life of the Healdsburg Plaza: from its pioneer inception in 1857 to the present. Historical photographs and artifacts and a scale replica of the Plaza in 1886 are included.” Free. Visit healdsburgmuseum.org.
Book cover collage and panels, “Cry, Love Life,” by Jenny Honnert Abell at Hammerfriar Gallery, 132 Mill St. Suite 101. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday. The show continues through September 7. Jenny Honnert Abell “heeds life through curiosity… and explores her underworld using bits of materials and information.” Call 473-9600.
Healdsburg Center for the Arts “Clay and Glass” exhibit continues. Sixteen artists show unique ceramic and glass works of art. 130 Plaza St. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Monday. Free. The exhibit runs through September 14. Call 431-1970.
Hotel Healdsburg offers jazz in the lobby every Saturday from 6:30-9:30 p.m., 25 Matheson St. No cover charge. Drinks and small plates available from the Dry Creek Kitchen. Call 431-2800.
Christie Marks Fine Arts exhibits “Incessant Beauty, Haunting Imagery for a Fragile World,” by Ben Lastufka. 1-5:30 p.m. Thursday – Monday and by appointment. 322 Healdsburg Ave. Second Floor. The exhibit runs through September 29. Visit christiemarksfinearts.com.
“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” continues at the Raven Performing Arts Theater, 115 North St. 8 p.m. Friday, September 5 and Saturday, September 6, 2 p.m. Sunday, September 7 . Tickets $35. Call 433-6335.
Sunday, August 31
Tower of Power appears with Jonathan Butler, 4-8 p.m. Sunday. Rodney Strong Vineyards, 11455 Old Redwood Hwy. For 44 years Tower of Power has offered soul music to aficionados. $65. Visit rodneystrong.com.
The “End of Summer” at Spoonbar, 5-10 p.m. Sunday. 219 Healdsburg Ave. A chef-created 3-course meal in South-East Asian style. $47 per person. Visit spoonbar.com.
Jazz in the Lobby at Hotel Healdsburg, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sunday, 25 Matheson St. Joe Warner on piano, Ron Belcher on bass and Darrell green on drums. No cover charge and drinks and small plates available from the Dry Creek Kitchen. Call 431-2800.
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Thursday, September 4
Spend “An Afternoon in Tuscany” at the Dry Creek Inn, from 5-7 p.m. Thursday. Tour the Krug event Center, and Casa Siena and Villa Toscana while sipping wines and enjoying hors d’oeurvres. Free. Call 433-0300 x 669.
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Soroptimist International of Healdsburg holds the 28th Annual Beer in the Plaza, 206 p.m. Saturday, in the Healdsburg Plaza. Thirty-five breweries, food by Healdsburg Kiwanis, S club, El Farolito, The Wurst and Café Lucia with live music by the Soulshine Blues Band. Tickets $30, 8-20 years $10. Buy tickets at beerintheplaza2014, or purchase tickets at Bear Republic or Copperfield’s. Visit sihealdsburg.org.
Russian River Rose Company presents “You Can Dig It” iris classes and open gardens, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. 1685 Magnolia Dr. Learn how to divide and replant roses in special demonstrations at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.. A $2 donation is appreciated. The butterfly garden is in full bloom. Call 433-7455.
Sunday, September 7
Russian River Rose Company presents “You Can Dig It” iris classes and open gardens, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. 1685 Magnolia Dr. Learn how to divide and replant roses in special demonstrations at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.. A $2 donation is appreciated. The butterfly garden is in full bloom. Call 433-7455.