May 5 – Oliver’s in Windsor Live Music – Oliver’s Market’s in-store Tavern Off The Green has more than a great pub menu and 24 rotating taps of local beer, wine and cider to offer. The Tavern is also home to series of “Meet the Brewer”, “Winery of the Week”, and live local music events. Windsor. Details: (707) 687-2050.
May 19 – Sculpture Trail – Artists Reception at the Cloverdale Arts Alliance –
Come to the artists reception for the Sculpture Trail at the Cloverdale Arts Alliance. This outdoor, year-round public art event is produced by the Cloverdale Historical Society and the Geyserville Community Foundation. Cloverdale. Details: http://bit.ly/2q78ec5.
May 21 – Russian River Rose – May 2017 – Garden Tours – 2017 Deluxe Gourmet “Perfume Rose Harvest Tours.” Immerse your senses in the glory of spring, and enjoy California’s most unique and romantic tour experience! Reservations Required. Healdsburg. Details: www.russian-river-rose.com.
Ongoing: Volunteer for Healdsburg Center for the Arts – HCA is currently looking for volunteers who are art-minded, energetic people for retail, show installation, special event help, publicity, strategic planning & organization, and more! We would love to have you on our team of dedicated, interesting, fun volunteers. Healdsburg. Details: http://bit.ly/2oKrQRa.
Elsewhere in the county:
May 6 – The 20th Annual Great Petaluma Chili Cook-Off – Salsa, and Beer Tasting event with over 40 chili and salsa teams and 15 breweries to enjoy. Music, dancing, entertainment, and spicy hot fun! Benefit fundraiser for the Cinnabar Theater Youth Programs. Come vote for your favorite chili, salsa, and beer. Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds, Petaluma. Details: greatchilicookoff.com, 707-763-8920.
May 12 – Tao of Music – Center for Spiritual Living – At this event, Bodhi Setchko will be performing a short sound healing with the flute and Tibetan Bowls and also reading excerpts from his new book, Tao of Music, including musings and personal stories. It’s about being in the flow – wu wei – of your own natural rhythms, whether in nature, an urban setting, hearing your own voice or just listening to the sounds of silence. Santa Rosa. Details: http://bit.ly/2q9i1B0.
However you choose to celebrate the month, we hope you create wonderful memories.