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The Petaluma Arts Center, next to the Visitors Centers, is a welcoming introduction to all our community has to offer. From there, it just a few blocks to downtown where there are more than a dozen galleries within walking distance. Live theater and music happen almost nightly in historic and intimate venues throughout town.

Events

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Pop Up Art Night at Barber Cellars - 6:00 pm

A special evening dedicated to two of Petaluma's finest artists: Marla Pedersen and Justin Ringlein! Both artists will make a piece of art live during the event! Everything will be available for a 10% discount this night only - including works created for this event. A glass of wine is included with ticket price. Enjoy our wine, nibbles, and live music while checking out these fantastic local artists! $9 online. 6-9pm

Tuesday, March 28 2017 Add to My Itinerary 
Petaluma Cinema Series - 6:00 pm
Showcasing a mix of classic, foreign, and independent films each Wednesday in the state-of-the-art Carole L. Ellis Auditorium at the Petaluma Campus of SR Junior College. Pre-film lectures at 6pm, are designed to enhance the audiences’ appreciation and understanding of the film by examining the film’s production history, learning about the players that brought the picture together, and examining the techniques that will be showcased in the film. Join us for the 6pm talk and/or the 7pm screening. Post-screening discussion until 10pm. See website for current movie.
Wednesday, March 29 2017 Add to My Itinerary 
Tito-Palooza - 8:00 pm

"Mr. Beverage is Coming to Town" Featuring Highwy Poets, Dixie Giants, Dominic Blanco & Friends, Neil, Dallas, Gigi and more. Carnival, games, raffles, drink specials and giveaways! Also featuring Lagunitas Brewing, Seared and McNears Saloon. All proceeds and sales go towards saving the Phoenix Theatre. 8pm

Wednesday, March 29 2017 Add to My Itinerary 
Party with the Masons - 6:00 pm

Petaluma-Hamilton Masonic Lodge is hosting an open house to mark the 300th anniversary of the historic fraternity. Refreshments, building tour and a chance to learn what goes on inside a modern-day Masonic Lodge. 6pm

Thursday, March 30 2017 Add to My Itinerary 
Distemperance! Fundraiser - 6:30 pm

Toast 10 years of celebration and conservation with Friends of the Petaluma River and a tasting of Petaluma’s local craft beverages. Tickets include one drink, appetizers, commemorative glass, two drink tastes and a prohibition-era night out with Bootleg Honey in the swankiest ballroom in town. $40. 6:30-9:30pm

Friday, March 31 2017 Add to My Itinerary 
The Outrageous Muse: An Evening with Alma Mahler - 8:00 pm

Wife of three extraordinary men (composer Gustav Mahler, architect Walter Gropius, and novelist Franz Werfel), lover of artists Klimt and Kokoshka and muse for many more men of genius, Alma Mahler (1879-1964) was a composer of formidable talent in her own right. Join us for an unforgettable evening of song and story as we celebrate the greatest muse of all time and the magnificent art and music that swirled around the “prettiest girl of Vienna.” Music of Gustav and Alma Mahler, Alexander Zemlinsky and Johannes Brahms. $30 General Seating/$40 Balcony Seating. 8pm

Friday, March 31 2017 Add to My Itinerary 
The Odd Couple - 8:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Cinnabar's Young Rep presents Neil Simon's Tony-winning classic comedy. See website for details & ticket information.

Friday, March 31 2017 Add to My Itinerary 
"Habitat" Exhibit - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

A collaboration between the Alchemia visual arts studio and guest installation artist Emile Rosewater. In “Habitat,” the main gallery is transformed into a lush alternative dimension, inhabited by other worldly paper insects and enchanted forest beings. In addition to works for sale, the Gallery store will continue to have original textiles, ceramic sculpture, fine art prints and cards. Opening reception on Saturday, April 1st, 4-7 pm.

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A Call To Arms - World War One: A Petaluma Perspective Exhibit - 12:00 pm

On April 6th, 1917, the USA declared war on Germany joining World War I.  At that time, hundreds of Petaluma boys registered for the draft, and over seventy five Petaluma men and women answered the call to serve their country abroad. This April, on the 100th Anniversary of America’s entry into the war, we honor their sacrifice, showcasing information and artifacts about World War I.  The exhibit will focus on America’s participation as a whole as well as a Petaluma Perspective through music, letters, newspapers and more. Opening Reception on April 2 at 1pm.

Sunday, April 2 2017 Add to My Itinerary 
theNeuwPolitic: Artists Explore Exhibit - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Juried Regional Competition. Opening Reception on April 1 at 5-7pm; Artists work explores the current political climate as each artist envisions it. See website for details. On display April 4 - May 20;

Tuesday, April 4 2017 Add to My Itinerary 

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Dining

Meals Served Price Point Bar Seats Description Pets My Itinerary
Central Market Dinner $$$$ Beer, Wine 100 Mon - Thu: 5:30 pm-9:30 pm
Fri - Sat: 5:30 pm-10:00 pm
Sun: 5:00 pm-9:00 pm
http://www.centralmarketpetaluma.com
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Aqus Cafe at Foundry Wharf Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner $ Beer, Wine 50 Mon - Tue: 7:00 am-8:00 pm
Wed: 7:00 am-9:30 pm
Thu - Fri: 7:00 am-10:00 pm
Sat: 7:30 am-10:00 pm
Sun: 8:00 am-6:00 pm
http://www.aquscafe.com
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Seared Steak & Seafood Lunch, Dinner $$$ Full 100 Mon: 11:00 am-9:00 pm
Tue: Closed
Wed - Thu: 11:30 am-9:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 11:30 am-10:00 pm
Sun: 4:00 am-9:00 pm
http://petalumaseared.com/
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Cucina Paradiso Ristorante Italiano Lunch, Dinner $$ Beer, Wine 100 Mon - Thu: 5:00 am-9:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 5:00 am-10:00 pm
Sun: Closed
http://www.cucinaparadisopetaluma.com/
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Risibisi Rustic Italian Restaurant Lunch, Dinner $$$ Full 65 Mon - Thu: 12:00 am-9:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 12:00 am-10:00 pm
Sun: 12:00 am-9:00 pm
http://www.risibisirestaurant.com/
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Attractions

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Griffin Map Design
Griffin Map Design
122 American Alley
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Aqus Cafe at Foundry Wharf
Aqus Cafe at Foundry Wharf
189 H Street
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Rancho Obi-Wan
Rancho Obi-Wan
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Artful Arrangements Homestead Gardens
Artful Arrangements Homestead Gardens
205 Orchard Lane
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