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This week in Santa Rosa: Aug. 31 – Sept. 7

Sunday, August 31st, 2014 | Posted by

stampsSanta Rosa Stamp Club‘s President Paul von Gottfried will display and discuss British Empire revenues at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 2, at The Lodge at Paulin Creek, 2375 Range Avenue, Building D, during the club’s monthly meeting.  All stamp collectors may attend this free meeting. Info:  robakirk@earthlink.net.

Bear’s Belly plays KRSH Backyard 6 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 4, at Wine Country Radio, 3565 Standish Avenue. Free, all-ages event. Attendees are advised to bring blankets or low-back chairs, and leave the pets and coolers at home. Pasta meal available from Tony’s of North Beach, along with wine and Lagunitas beer. Bear’s Belly plays Americana, country and folk. Info: krsh.com.

(photo Ted Guzzi, courtesy Pepperwood Preserve)

(photo Ted Guzzi, courtesy Pepperwood Preserve)

“Partnering with the Beaver to Restore our Watershed and Recover Salmon,” will be presented at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5 at Pepperwood Preserve, 2130 Pepperwood Preserve Road (use 3450 Franz Valley Road). Speakers Brock Dolman and Kate Lundquist are with the Occidental Arts and Ecology Center’s WATER Institute. The lecture is free, though donations are welcome. No reservations are necessary. The monthly open house begins prior to the lecture at 6:30 p.m. Info: app.pepperwoodpreserve.org.

Santa Rosa Iris Society’s Annual Rhizome Sale, featuring newer varieties of tall bearded iris in many color combinations, will be held from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6,  at Luther Burbank Art and Garden Center, 2050 Yulupa Avenue.  This free event will also include other varieties of bearded iris, and Iris Society members will be on hand with planting and growing information. Info: 938-5296, 433-8633.

“Cordage-Making Materials and Techniques” Workshop with Charlie Kennard runs from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Heron Hall, Laguna Environmental Center, 900 Sanford Road. This workshop, suitable for ages 13 and up, is $75 ($65 for Laguna Foundation members). Pre-registration required. Info: lagunafoundation.org.

The Hive Dwellers headline a multi-band concert with Devon Williams, Secret Cat and the CapriSons that begins at 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Arlene Francis Center, 99 Sixth St. Tickets are $8 for this all-age event. The Hive Dwellers, who are on tour from Olympia, Wash., play indie rock. Devon Williams, from Los Angeles, plays glimmer pop. Info: facebook.com/events.

​5th Annual Wounded Veterans Polo Benefit runs from 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 7 at Trione Polo Field, 560 White Oak Drive (Oakmont). Tickets, which include souvenir wine glass, are $25 – $50 ($20 for active duty military) for grass seating. Catered luncheon seats are $150. The event is hosted by the Wine Country Polo Club to generate support for the Pathway Home in Yountville and the Veterans’ Program at the National Center For Equine Facilitate Therapy in Woodside. Info: wvpb.org.

Send Santa Rosa events listings to Ann Hutchinson at santarosatowns@gmail.com.

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