Weekend Family Fun 10/3-10/4

Levi’s Kids Only Cross Race!  Bummed about missing the registration to take part in Levi’s Gran Fondo Race? Well, it’s not too late for your kids to take part in their own race with Levi Leipheimer! This fun race is for children ages 9 and under and will follow the King Ridge Gran Fondo Ride. Kids must wear an approved helmet and bring their own bike. Parent or legal guardian must be present and sign a release waiver. Parents are allowed to walk or run with their child during the short race and help them over barriers and through obstacles if necessary.
Saturday, Oct 3rd  2pm start time (subject to change)
Start and finish will be at the Finley Center in Santa Rosa
FREE!

Redwood Empire Live Steamer’s Interactive Railroad Museum  Have a little nostalgia for the steam power from Handcar Regatta?  Relive some of the excitement with a good old fashioned train ride on the new portable track at Youth Community Park!  The last public run of the summer season is this weekend, so don’t miss it!  Donations accepted. 100% of all proceeds will further fund development of museum.
Saturday, Oct 3rd – 4th 12pm to 4pm
Youth Community Park (near Piner High on Fulton Rd)
$1 per ride

Autumn Faire & Market  The Monte Rio Amphitheater will be filled with artisans, farmers, kids games and contests and entertainment. Come celebrate the bounty of all Sonoma County with the quirky flair of the Western County. Incredible food will be available all day including star chef Gerard Nebesky and his famous paella! This is an occasion to get out and enjoy the fine weather offered in October and sample the wares and flavors that we have all come to love in our region.
For information contact Dawn Bell at 707-865-9956 or at events@mrrpd.org.
Sunday, Oct 4 10am to 6pm
Monte Rio Ampitheater
Free

Community Harvest Celebration  The festivities will include live music, a farmer’s market, a pumpkin carving contest, kids’ talent show, face painting, home baked goods, and so much more! Info & contest applications: Rebecca 707-869-4105 or Beth at email bethhearn@hotmail.com
Saturday, Oct 3 10am to 5pm
Guerneville Community Church, 14520 Armstrong Woods Rd, Guerneville
Free

And of course, I can’t forget to mention…..

Harvest Fair  There is so much that Sonoma County has to offer – especially in the fall. Join the community at the Sonoma County Harvest Fair for FREE Harvest and Farm Ag-tivities and other special things for kids and families to enjoy. Be sure to catch all of the special contests, pumpkin carving, scarecrow building and the spooky haunted room. There are enough events going on at the Harvest Fair to keep the whole family entertained! And of course, don’t miss the grape stomp! Kids will get a kick out of seeing the various teams getting sloshed with purple grape juice! Visit the events page to get a full rundown on the calendar of events scheduled Friday through Sunday.
Fri Oct 2rd to Sun Oct 4th
Fri 10am-8pm, Sat/Sun 10am-7pm
Sonoma County Fairgrounds
Admission Free – $6
Tasting combo $25

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