This Week's Family Friendly Events

Ever wonder what’s going on around Sonoma County for your family? Think there’s nothing to do? Think again. Here are my top picks for family friendly events going on this week.

Ceramic Handprint Event at Cupcake!
Saturday, Sep 17 11:00a to 1:00p at Cupcake | Children & Maternity – Santa Rosa, Santa Rosa, CA
Price: $20-$85
Phone: (707) 280-0024
Twinkle Toes Ceramics makes your little one’s handprints/footprints into ceramic artwork. Have your child’s hand, foot, or both imprinted in ceramic with personalization! They will be finished before the holidays, so stock up on gifts!  *FREE handprint ornament will be given w/ purchase*
For appt. please RSVP to Twinkle Toes Ceramics: call 707-280-0024 or e-mail
Event Website

Dennis Hysom & Friends – Saturday Morning Concert
Saturday, Sep 17 10:00a to 11:00a at Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA
Price: $5 per person, $4 members
Join in magical, musical mornings of literature-inspired songs from Wooleycat’s Musical Theater book and song CDs. Dennis Hysom and Friends invite children, parents and grandparents to sing and play along. June 18, July 16, August 20, September 17, 10 AM at Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Listen to songs at
Event Website

Much Ado About Sebastopol Renaissance Faire
Saturday, Sep 17 10:00a to 8:00p at Ives Park, Sebastopol, CA
Price: $12/adult, $6 child 6-14, 5 & under FREE
Come one, come all… Celebrate the Feast of St. Michael (Michelmas), the autumnal equinox when the people of the 16th century town of Fenford make merry and give thanks for their bountiful harvest. Proceeds from this event will go to the Sebastopol Union schools to support educational programs for our local lasses and lads in such areas as music, art, and sports funding. Costumes are encouraged, but not mandatory.
Event Website

Meet and Greet with Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman and Robin Glasser, Authors of Superhero Joe
Tuesday, Sep 20 3:30p at Copperfield’s Books, Petaluma, CA
Price: Free
Phone: (707) 762-0563
Meet the author and illustrator for this exciting new kids book! Joe is a boy with superpowers—or a super imagination? Armed with his cape of confidence (a blanket) and his shield of invincibility (a garbage can lid), Joe is ready to save the day. This author and illustrator will also be appearing at local schools; for more information, please contact Copperfield’s Books Petaluma store.
Event Website

Creek Week
Saturday, Sep 17-24 at City of Santa Rosa, Santa Rosa, CA
Price: FREE
Phone: (707) 543-3928
Creek Week is Sept 17-24. The City of Santa Rosa will host this week- long celebration of local creeks and waterways. ALL CREEK WEEK EVENTS ARE FREE. Events planned for the week will raise awareness of our local creeks and the Russian River. Creek Week is the perfect time to learn about the water resources in your community through a diversity of fun, family-friendly, free events.
Creek Week – Website

For more events, check out the Events Calendar at

Crissi Dillon


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