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Whats Up in Windsor by Lorene Romero and Gayle Walz

League of Women Voters and the Windsor Chamber of Commerce together host a Windsor Town Council Candidate Forum

Oct 1, 2018


Fall in Sonoma County is beautiful, especially in Windsor. The yellow, red, green an orange colors come alive. With autumn comes a flurry of activities in Windsor that are for locals and visitors alike.

Fall Farmers Market: The October 7th Windsor Certified Farmers Market will be filled with wonderful food vendors such as Burtonz Bakery,Rainy Day Chocolate and Santa Rosa Seafood.

Find the Donate Life booth at the October 7th Windsor Certified Farmers Market.In addition to the food vendors, you will find the Donate Life booth, where you can talk with people who are both kidney donors and recipients. It is a safe place to ask questions regarding organ donation. You too can change someone’s life.

TIME to VOTE: As a quick reminder,October 22 is the last day to register to vote. To help you with register, the League of Women Voters will have a table on the Southeast corner of the Town Green on Sunday October 7th. So, if you have moved or changed your political party please make sure to update your information so you can qualify to vote on November 6th. Every vote counts!

On October 18 the League of Women Voters and the Windsor Chamber of Commerce are working together to host a Windsor Town Council Candidate Forum (this is not a debate) from 6-8 pm in the Windsor High School Theatre. Comemeet the candidates. There are 10 people who are candidates for the three open seats.

Annual Charlie Brown Christmas Tree Grove Adopt-a-Tree program.10th Annual Charlie Brown Christmas Tree Grove Adopt -a-Tree program applications are being accepted on a first come first serve basis until November 16th. Over 200 beautiful trees will be on the Windsor Town Green from December 6- January 1st. This event is always sold out, so adopt your tree soon before they run out:


Windsor Grange (410) has their October 18th meeting with carved pumpkins and a potluck with brats and sauerkraut. 

Visiting with Scarecrow in Windsor.October 20: WUSD SCOE and Windsor Education (WE) Foundation will sponsor the Scarecrow Days on the Town Green. Entry forms can be found at or by calling (707) 328-9719, or emailing

On October 27: Windsor Education (WE) Foundation will have their annual School Carnival and Harvest Festival to raise money for the Grants to Educators Program. 

To enter a booth please contact Karen Alves (707) 328-9719 or email 

Additional parking will be available directly across the street from the Harvest Festival. Cost is $10 per car. Why paid parking? It is safe and is secure with no chance of being towed due to the “no event parking” ordinance at the Bell Village lot. The proceeds of the parking fee will go to a Windsor non-profit organization.

For the month of October, the Windsor Branch library has several great events going on:

For Kids:

Mon 10/15  @ 4:00pm Fratello Marionettes' Halloween Spooktacular Puppet show 

For Teens:

Mon 10/22 @ 6:00pm Demystifying and Simplifying the College Application Process: A Path to College workshop 

For Adults:

Wed 10/3, 10/10 & 10/24 @ 6:00 Healthy Living at Your Library: Meditation & Stress Reduction

Something for all ages:

Bloco Novo (aka Windsor Bloco) for Sugar Skull Decorating  on Sat 10/20 @ 10:30am

So, there you have it! You now know What’s Up in Windsor. If you have Windsor activities, you might like me to include in the November issue please contact me prior to October 13th at


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