Best Bets around Guerneville November 12 to November 18
6 p.m. to 8p.m., Tuesday, November 13
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 buffet. Fill the Barrel put a smile on a child’s face.
Where: Rainbow Cattle Co., onder the neon rainbow, Main Street, Guerneville
6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday, November 14
Clarinetist Ken Ward and his Phat Chance Jazz Trio, veterans of the Monterey Jazz Fest as well as cafes, concerts and cabarets grace Guerneville’s Main Street Station with their polished and professional blues, jazz, swing and traditional stylings. A varied menu of food and drink are available and the kids are welcome too. Main Street Station, 16280 Main Street Guerneville, 869-0501
7 p.m., Friday, November 16
Join daughter/Father duo Becky and Dan Fein for an evening of American Folk Music, humor and upbeat commentary in a benefit for the River Choir. They love audience participation and interaction so make sure your larynx is prepared for a workout and bring it with you. Your
$10 donation includes refreshments.
Guerneville Community Church
14520 Armstrong Woods Road, Guerneville
9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16 to 1 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17
Chris Rovetti and the Meatballs Forestville are having a Scorpio party they’ve dubbed “Balls out Fall Meatball Ball and Scorpio Birthday Bash”. Chris Rovetti has shared stages with the Eagles, Willie Nelson, Hank Williams, Jr., and has performed at The Fillmore, The Great American Music Hall, and the Health and Harmony and Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festivals. Their high energy rock, swing, and blues is guaranteed to help you burn a few calories on the dance floor and put you in a holiday mood. $5 cover.
The Forestville Club, 6250 Front Street, Forestville 887-2594
4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday Nov 17
When Khysie Horn opened the Quicksilver Mine Company in Guerneville in 1983 her goal was to showcase the talents of craftspeople and artists who called the West county home. The gallery, now in Forestville has provided a forum for almost one hundred artists. On December 31 the gallery is shutting its doors, and on Saturday November 17 there will be a free reception for the 80+ artists who are part of the gallery’s final show, “The Last Hurrah.” and the community is invited.