Outdoor events in Sonoma County, September 12-21, 2021
Holy Rose: Get your helmets and the kids out together and join the Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition for a family bike ride. Practice your cycling skills, discover new trails and learn about bike safety at Spring Lake Regional Park. Free, plus $ 7 for parking. Must register in advance. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 393 Violetti Road. sonomacounty.ca.gov
Holy Rose: Explore the beauty of Pepperwood Preserve through a walk and art session focused on watercolor paints and watercolor pencils. Begin the morning with a walking meditation, then watch a painting demonstration on experiential and expressive styles. All ages are welcome. Meet at Maison Bechtel. Bring your own supplies; attendees will receive a list of suggested supplies prior to the event. Prior registration required. Tickets: $ 35. 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Pepperwood Preserve. 2130 Pepperwood Reserve Road. pepperwoodpreserve.org
Sonoma County: Join the Sonoma Ecology Center for stream cleanup at one of three sites: Larson Park Creek (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.), Agua Caliente Bridge Creek (8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.), and Glen Ellen Calabasas Creek (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.) . Wear sturdy closed-toe boots or shoes, and bring water, a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, and gloves if you have them. Light refreshments, as well as tongs, trash bags and buckets will be provided. Register at sonomaecologycenter.org/event/coastal-creek-clean-up-day.
Bodega Bay: Uncover the past as you explore the state’s oldest one-room schoolhouse. In this open-air lecture, hear stories from life in Sonoma County during the early days of California independence. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the interior of the school. Must register in advance. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. Fence Running – Watson School Historical Park. 14550 Bodega Highway sonomacounty.ca.gov