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Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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Owing to the efforts and endeavors of North Bay Community Arts and Music Place, the Transient Lounge came into existence. Its aim is to provide for a community space where locals can meet and indulge in creative activities. An all-ages venue, it prides itself in being a completely alcohol and drug-free event space. Live music concerts, entertaining shows and movie nights are a regular feature at Transient Lounge. This local community lounge-cum-arts space is surely worth a visit for its fun and interesting events.
Grace Pavilion, spread over 40,500 square feet (12,344 square meters), is the largest hall in the Sonoma County Fairgrounds complex. This pavilion seats up to 4400 people and can accommodate 2800 for dinner. It's ideal for concerts, functions, receptions and exhibitions with state-of-the-art lighting and sound facilities. An optional facility of alarm system is available. Exterior hook-ups are also available at this hall. Ample parking space around the pavilion is safe and convenient.
Sonoma County Fairground is located in a scenic area of wine county, surrounded by lush green trees. The place throbs with enthusiasm and energy as it plays host to different types of activities like fairs and exhibitions. The fairground is also used for other live events and concerts. Please check the website for schedules and ticketing information.
The great lawn serves as a venue for local outdoor events and festivals or cultural shows especially during the Sonoma County Fair, located at the Sonoma County Fairground. People can sit and relax on the lawn and enjoy the events taking place at the fair. The lawn is a prime venue for the carnival taking place during the fair.
Alienation and isolation are common in today's highly sequestered and segregated existence; connecting with the natural environment, including other humans, is more out of a monetary need rather than a yearning for meaningful association. It is with the intention of tackling this problem that the Arlene Francis Center for Spirit, Art and Politics was created.Operating for several years, this foundation used to work in affiliation with the New College of California till 2008, and today has its own venue, housed in a 19th Century structure, which has been modified to be environmentally friendly. At this center, folks can find a space for meaningful creative expression as well as an exploration into spirituality. See the website to know more.
Touted to be one of the foremost round structures, the DeTurk Round Barn has featured in the National Register of Historic Places. In 1891, Isaac DeTurk, a winery owner raised this building for his horses. This historical barn is now a classy venue hosting weddings and other events. Call ahead for details.
Sebastopol Grange Hall is the cultural hub of the community of Sebastopol Grange #306. The organization was founded in 1898, however the hall came into being in 1946. It is normally used for community get together, harvest festivals,educational programs and cultural activities such as concerts and plays.
Home to the Seawolves, Sonoma State University is the local four year college. Relatively small, this university is home to a variety of events throughout the year.
Sebastopol's community center is not only a stage for local and incoming concerts, performers and comedians, but also a hotspot for camps, programs and classes in everything from folk art, belly dancing, ballet, guitar, flamenco, choir music, capoeira, circus acts and so much more.
With a seating capacity for more than 1600 spectators, Ruth Finley Person Theater is not only the largest theater at the Wells Fargo Center, but also in Sonoma County. The stage provides a profound platform for amateur as well as professional performances that ranges from theater, concerts, dance and other cultural events. Equipped with a spacious and well-designed stage that could accommodate an orchestra ensemble, and state-of-the-art technology, Ruth Finley Person Theater is a perfect place to catch up on cultural events happening in the city.
A non-profit community arts center, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts is home to world-class performances, nationally recognized education programs, contemporary sculpture and many popular events. The center is located in the heart of the Sonoma wine country and is ranked among California's top performing arts presenters. Together with its resident companies, the center presents performances in music, dance, theater, spoken word, comedy and education programs serving 30,000 children and adults annually. Owned and operated by the Luther Burbank Memorial foundation, the center relies on charitable community donations to achieve its mission – to enrich, educate, and entertain.
This Sonoma county community theater showcases and teaches opera and musical theater, dramas, chamber series and dance productions for adults and children. Besides its regular subscription and non-subscription playbill, the theater also hosts various special events like the Falstaff Festival and holiday productions. Founded in 1973, Cinnabar Opera Theater remains a great place to see new, experimental and traditional performing arts. You might even see a world premiere.