Best Bets around Guerneville November 5 to November 11
6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, November 6
This Give Back Tuesday benefits the Face to Face emergency fund.
Since 1983, Face to Face has addressed the ever-changing challenges presented by the HIV epidemic in Sonoma County. Its mission is to improve the lives of people affected by HIV, and to eliminate new infections. They empower clients with supportive services including housing assistance, benefits counseling, information, referrals, and transportation.
For $5 you get an impressive buffet dinner and you get to help this worthy organization continue its important work. Raffle prizes and unfolding election results too!
Where: Rainbow Cattle Company, under the neon rainbow on Main Street, Guerneville
6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday, November 7
Mama’s Leather Family Toy Drive is coming to Guerneville…and they want toys.
Mama’s Family has been active in Ms. and Mr. Leather competitions for many years and their credo is “In Leather We Are Family. No one can do everything. Still everyone can do something.Together, we can do anything”. This year’s toy drive includes a raffle and for a $5 donation you may enjoy a meal of Chicken Tetrazzini, Almondine Caesar Salad, Garlic Bread and Tiramisu Dessert. Fill the Barrel put a smile on a child’s face.
Where: R3 Hotel 16390 Fourth Street, Guerneville
6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, November 9
The Fargo Brothers will be doing an acoustic/electric/americana performance,featuring many original songs and their usual repertoire. Guest artists featured including Jim and Kathy Ocean, a prolific songwriting team, Jeremiah O’Neil on banjo, and Michael Adams former Community Express radio show partner Patrick Hardman on Harp and vocals.
Where: Raymond’s Bakery, 5400 Cazadero Highway Cazadero
7 p.m. Doors open 8 p.m..Showtime, Friday, Nov. 9 and Saturday Nov.10
Jerry Knight’s River Theater presents Seattle-born David Nelson. One of the original members (and lead guitarist) of the New Riders of the Purple Sage, Nelson early-on honed his talents playing folk and bluegrass beside Jerry Garcia as a member of the
Wildwood Boys, was a member of Garcia’s acoustic band and in the mid 1990’s formed his own group of notable and accomplished performers. Age 21 and over, tickets are $25 advance, $30 at the door. Saturday late night also includes the Windshield Cowboys. Online tickets: www.nelsonband.com
Russian River Theater, 16135 Main St., Guerneville,
6 p.m., Doors open, 7 p.m. Games begin, Saturday, November 10
The Russian River Sisters “Yabba Dauber Do! ” bingo this month benefits Bob Burke’s Kids, a year-round program for children with cancer and other serious illnesses which involves enjoyable, mostly outdoors activities specifically geared to children with serious illnesses and disabilities in a safe and loving environment. There will be raffle give-aways, frivolity, glam, glitter and thrills included. $20 for two Bingo packs, age 21 and over
Odd Fellows Hall, First Street just east of the Vet;s Building, Guerneville