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Events for October 2018

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October 2

City Council Candidate Forum

Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Price: None

Where: Cloverdale Veterans Building

Address: 205 W. First St.

The Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce presents a public forum to introduce the six candidates running for three open council seats in the November General Election.

Contact: Neena Hanchett

Phone: 707-894-4470



In categories: Service Organizations

October 3 - 6

Fall 2018 Book Sale

Where: Cloverdale Library

Address: 401 N, Cloverdale Blvd

Friends of the Cloverdale Library members preview - Wednesday, 3 October, 6-8 pm. Non-members may join at the door. Thursday-Saturday - Open to the public 10 am - 5 pm Saturday - SALE DAY - $5 a bag all day, 10 am - 5 pm We have a wonderful selection of good quality used books, both adult and children's at bargain prices. In the Forum Room of the Cloverdale Library

Contact: Susan Clark

Phone: 7078945271


In categories: Fundraiser, Shopping

October 5 - 14
(Friday 7:30 pm, Saturday 7:30 PM, Sunday 2 PM)


Time: Fri/Sat @ 7:30pm, Sunday @ 2pm

Price: students $12, Adults $25

Where: Cloverdale Performing Arts Center

Address: 209 N. Cloverdale Blvd., Cloverdale CA 95425

DURANG/DURANG - A Night of One Acts by Christopher Durang Medea, a spoof on the Greek tragedy Medea; For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls, a send-up of The Glass Menagerie; The Actor’s Nightmare, based on his own really bad dreams! Generously sponsored by David McChesney Directed by Sandy Ziviani Dates: October 5,6,7,12,13,14 Prolific and award-winning American author Christopher Durang’s best-known one-act comedies! For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls a hilarious parody of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie which was last seen on our stage in 2011; Medea, Durang’s wonderful spoof of the Greek tragedy of the same name; and based on Durang’s personal experience, The Actor’s Nightmare, a look into nightmares common to actors and performers in which they cannot remember their lines, cannot find their scripts, and when they do, the script is gibberish to them! Suggested audience high school and older. Students $12 Adults $22 Pay-what-you-can preview on October 4 at 7:30 pm.

Contact: Linda Freeth

Phone: 408-722-0019



In categories: Performing Arts

October 6
(Saturday, Oct. 6th)

Kiwanis Oktoberfest & Courtney's Pumpkin Patch

Time: Noon to 7 p.m.

Price: Adult meal-$12 in advance, $15 day of; 10 years & under kids meal $5.

Where: Downtown Plaza

Address: Downtown Plaza

Kiwanis Oktoberfest & Courtney's Pumpkin Patch Food served from1 to 5 p.m. Live music, vendors & much more! Pumpkins, gourds for sale. Magic shows, Giant Pumpkin photos. Halloween treats. Silent Auction. Jumpee house. All proceeds from the Pumpkin Patch benefit the Courtney Jade Davis Memorial Scholarship at Cloverdale High School and local cancer patients.

Contact: Chamber

Phone: Kiwanis- 707-894-3222 Courtney's Pumpkin Patch-707-484-1055

In categories: Food, Fundraiser, Service Organizations

October 13

10th Annual Asti Tour de Vine

Time: 7 am to 4 pm

Price: Adults $85, students $40

Where: Historic Asti Winery

Address: Asti, CA

Choose a 25k, 50 k, 100k or a century in one of the most beautiful regions of northern California. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Cloverdale, the ride route features uncrowded routes through rural wine country valleys, the Russian River and Lake Sonoma. To register, visit the Asti Tour de Vine website. Lodging facilities and vacation rental information is available there. A bountiful lunch is served after the ride and each ride features rest and rengeneration stops staffed by local organizations, one of the most popular features of the Asti Tour de Vine, according to past participants!

Contact: Lyn Hoyer

Phone: 707-239-2013


In categories: Fundraiser, Service Organizations

October 18 - 21

2018 Alexander Valley Film Festial

Price: TBD

Where: The Clover Theater

Address: 121 E 1st St. Cloverdale, CA 95425

The ALEXANDER VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL (AVFF) is the culmination of all of our year-round programs and celebrates annually the third weekend in October. Lauded as the hottest emerging regional film festival in the North Bay, nearly 2,000 people will come for the unique mix of independent cinema with a Hollywood flare. In addition to screening cutting-edge films, AVFF showcases and hosts new and emerging talents from all over the world. We create opportunities for the community, students and adults alike, to meet, interact with, and learn from visiting artists. We also offer deeply discounted tickets to students so that no one will be turned away. The 2018 Festival will take place October 18-21, 2018 (Thursday-Sunday) and anchors between The Clover Theater in Cloverdale and Raven Film Center in Healdsburg plus other venues throughout Northern Sonoma County.

Contact: Kathryn Hecht

Phone: 7078937150



In categories: Art

October 21

Cloverdale Vineyard Races

Time: 7:30 am / 8:30 am

Price: Varies

Where: Historic Asti Winery

Address: 26150 Asti Road, Cloverdale, California

Run IN the vineyards! Run a half-marathon, marathon, 10K, or 5K on packed, groomed dirt roads* through working vineyards in the heart of Sonoma County’s wine country. Enjoy gorgeous scenery as you cruise through the vineyards, resplendent in their fall colors. Included with your registration are: * A fresh-cooked hot meal * Free beer * Free wine * Free race photos, both onsite prints and downloads * Live music * Long-sleeved logo tech shirt * Logo wine glass * Logo medals for all finishers Check out our website at CloverdaleVineyardRaces.org to see a great video preview, along with all the details. Register NOW! We expect to sell out again this year! * Due to vineyard constraints, about 15% of the half-marathon and marathon will be run on lightly traveled asphalt country roads.

Contact: Greg Carter

Phone: (707) 893-RUN1



In categories: Fundraiser, Service Organizations

October 22

Women Chefs Women Winemakers Dinner

Time: 6PM TO 9PM

Price: $250

Where: Catelli's

Address: Geyserville, CA,

Join Sonoma County’s culinary and wine superstars for an unprecedented dinner with award-winning female chefs and winemakers. On October 22nd, Catelli’s in Geyserville will transform into an unforgettable gathering celebrating healthcare in our community. Buy a ticket, bring a friend, and be prepared to be dazzled by internationally famous, and local favorite culinary and wine stars. The evening’s chefs include: Domenica Catlelli of Catelli’s, Duskie Estes of Zazu Kitchen, Liza Hinman of The Spinster Sisters and Jennifer McMurry of The Pharmacy. The talented winemakers pairing with the chefs are Ashley Herzberg of Amista, Jen Higgins of Lambert Bridge Winery, Susan Leuker of Simi, and Shelly Rafanelli of A. Rafanelli Winery. You don’t want to miss out on this evening of truly fine dining, creative wine-pairings, incredible fun and camaraderie. This power house team will create an original multi-course dinner menu using seasonally sourced local ingredients.

Contact: Rudy Campos

Phone: 7074730583



In categories: Food, Fundraiser, Wine

October 25

Cloverdale Performing Arts Center/Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce Mixer & Announcement Party

Time: 5:30pm to 7:30 pm

Where: Cloverdale Performing Arts Center

Address: 209 N Cloverdale Blvd.

In addition to refreshments, networking and mingling, the plays for 2019 will be unveiled. This event is always enjoyed by those who attend. You can also purchase discounted season passes.

Contact: Cloverdale Performing Arts Center

Phone: 707-894-2214


In categories: Art