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Petaluma - Penngrove Picks - January 2015


Petaluma - Penngrove Picks - January 2015

by Lyndi Brown

Aren’t we lucky to have so many crab feeds to choose from? You can your pick. Who knows, maybe one won’t be enough. Each one raises funds for important community services, and each has its loyal following. All are waiting to welcome you.

Cinnabar’s Fresh Crab Feed – Jan. 13
Get your claws on some delicious crab and crack a cold one at a feast to benefit Sonoma County’s beloved professional theater.
Where: Lagunitas Brewing Company, 1280 North McDowell Blvd, Petaluma
When: Tuesday, January 13, 2015 @ 5:30 PM. (Reservations required by 4 PM on Friday, January 9 so your crab can be fresh!)
Tickets:  $55. Call 707-763-8920 or online at

Petaluma 7-11 Lions Club Crab Feed – Jan. 17
The meal includes pasta, salad, french bread and crab. Two seatings: Lunch offers no host cocktails at 11:30 am; dinner no-host cocktails at 5:30 pm. Plus a gigantic raffle and silent auction!
Where: Petaluma Veterans’’ Bldg., 1094 Petaluma Blvd Saturday January 17, 2015
When: : Saturday January 17, Noon -1:30 pm or 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Tickets:: $40 lunch;  $45 dinner. Call 763.0564

Rancho Adobe Firefighters Assoc. Crab Feed - Jan. 24
Live music, crab, salad and french bread will help keep our fire service rolling!
Where: Penngrove Community Clubhouse, 385 Woodward, Penngrove
When: Doors open 6 pm, with no-host BBQ oysters and bar. Dinner at 7:30 pm.
Tickets: $55, at the Firehouse office, 795-6011.

Crustacean Celebration 2015 – Jan 24
All-You-Can-Eat Cracked Crab, Pasta, Salad, and Garlic Bread. Hosted Bar, Music, and Dancing! This evening brings supporters together to experience the warmth of the Boys & Girls Clubs and celebrates the positive impact we are having on the youth of Petaluma, San Rafael, Marin City, Novato and Corte Madera.
Where: Lucchesi Park Clubhouse, 203 Maria Dr., Petaluma
When: January 24 at 5:30pm
Tickets: $85. online @ or contact Michael Fishman,  769-5322 x 25 or

Pacific Empire Chorus’ Crab Feed and Super Raffle – Jan. 31
Crack crab with the ones you love at this All You Can Eat dinner. Crab, fresh  pasta, salad, and garlic bread, plus a live a cappella show by the chorus.
Where: Petaluma Veterans Memorial Building, 1094 Petaluma Blvd. South
When: Saturday, Jan 31, -5:30 -  9:00pm
Tickets: $45 advance ($55.00 at the door if available); Children 10 and under: $20. Captain’s Table for 8: $440.00, your special table includes linen, china, glassware, utensils, crab crackers and a butter warmer!
Tickets: This is a sellout every year and you won't want to miss it! At or call 877-772-0087

Petaluma Woman's Club Crab Feed – Feb. 6
This one skips the pasta and goes straight for crab! CRABBY says, "Feel free to stuff yourself on all-you-can-eat Dungeness crab, salad, french bread, ‘Better Than Sex’ cake and beer, wine or soda." The event and raffle proceeds will help maintain the charming Craftsman-style building.
Where: 518 B St., Petaluma
When: Friday February 6, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Tickets:  $43 per person (sells out; get tickets in advance). Call Louie Benanti, 762.5485, or

Penngrove Social Firemen Crab Feed – Feb. 7
It’s all-you-can eat crab, pasta, salad and french bread. A benefit to help maintain Penngrove Social Firemen’s Penngrove Park and Penngrove Community Clubhouse.
Where: Penngrove Community Clubhouse, 385 Woodward, Penngrove
When: Saturday, Feb. 7 Cocktail Hour 5:30 pm, dinner 7:00 pm.
Tickets: TBA. Pre- sale tickets available @ JavAmore Café or call 794-1516

Petaluma Rotary Club Crab Feed – Feb. 20
Benefit for Rotary’s  Community Projects Fund. All the crab, pasta, and French bread you can eat. Live music.  Super Raffle Drawing: grand prize $8,000!
Where: Petaluma Veterans Bldg., 1094 Petaluma Blvd. North.
When: Saturday, February 20, at 6:00 pm
Tickets: $55, available from club members or Greenleaf & Burleson Wealth Management, 707-283-0520

A Taste of Italy – Jan. 10
Okay, it’s not a crab feed --  just wanted to see if you were paying attention. Serving Little Hill Style Chicken, Pasta, Salad, Antipasto Tray, Veggie, French Bread, Dessert, to help maintain Penngrove Social Firemen’s Penngrove Park and Penngrove Community Clubhouse.
Where: Penngrove Community Clubhouse, 385 Woodward,  Penngrove
When: Saturday, Jan. 10. Cocktail Hour 6:00 pm, dinner 7:00 pm.
Tickets: $ 15, Child under 12 $5. Pre- sale tickets available @ JavAmore Café or call Dean DeGraffenreid @ 585-2351.