Out, About & Around the County -- November 15, 2020
Hawk migration webinarFall Hawk Migration" is the topic of an online webinar hosted by the Sonoma Land Trust on Nov. 19, 7-8:30 p.m. Grab your binoculars and cozy up to your computer for a journey into the fall hawk migration. Raptor enthusiast Larry Broderick will take you on an enlightening tour of the diversity of hawk species that make their way down the Sonoma Coast each fall. Enjoy a stunning visual display of close-up photographs and learn how to spot the birds in the skies. Drawing upon his decades of experience observing and documenting birds of prey, Larry will give an insider's view into this fascinating world of flight.
Petaluma in postcardsCopperfield's Books will feature KC Greaney and Alice Van Ommeren speaking about their publication Petaluma in Vintage Postcards on Nov. 20, 7 p.m. Incorporated in 1858, Petaluma rapidly became a thriving commercial and transportation center. This carefully curated selection of vintage postcards illustrates Petaluma's identity and pride as it grew from a strategic port location provisioning San Francisco during the Gold Rush to an agricultural and manufacturing town in the late 1800s. After the turn of the 20th century, Petaluma focused on the poultry industry and proclaimed itself "The World's Egg Basket." Free. Co-sponsored by the Petaluma Museum Association.
The disappearing relativeTom Jones will discuss Solving the Mystery of the Disappearing Ancestor at the next Zoom meeting of the Sonoma County Genealogical Society, Nov. 21, noon to 2:30 p.m. Genealogists may be frustrated by not finding ancestors in the records and places where they logically expect them to be. This presentation will explain seven reasons why such ancestors seem to have disappeared, provide examples of each from actual case studies, and suggest strategies to help attendees find their elusive ancestors. Jones is an award-winning genealogical researcher, writer, editor, and educator.
Open air art at Gundlach BundschuArtStanding
is a popup art exhibit featuring over 30 Bay Area artists that will take place on Nov. 22, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Gundlach Bundschu Winery. ArtStanding Popup Gallery was created in response to COVID-19, allowing artists to have a space to show their work to the public while abiding by COVID-19 safety rules. More information on the artists and exhibits can be found at www.artstandingpopupgallery.com. Reservations are required for a wine tasting and the exhibit.