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What's Up in Windsor by Lorene Romero and Gayle Walz

A Bunch of Fun Actives Windsor Residents of All Ages

Oct 27, 2018
by Lorene Romero, Sharp Tongued Consulting


As fall settles in, nighttime comes earlier, and evenings become cooler we hunker down into the month of November. But fall weather never keeps Windsor residents from having fun. In fact, we have a bunch of fun actives for all ages.

Last Year's Day of the Dead celebration on Windsor Town Green. Photo Windsor El Día de Los Muertos.Come join us for Windsor’s 8th annual day of the dead celebrationFriday, November 2 from 5-8 pm on the Windsor Town Green. Come paint some sugar skulls, eat some Fantastic street food, listen to great music, Dance, Low-rider car exhibit, Giant puppets in a candle-lit procession, and more. Alcohol-free family event.

100% of profits after expenses support the Bloco Novo youth Drum and Dance program.

For more information: email:

The Windsor Chamber of Commerce & Visitor's Center is participating in the Mixer Holiday Party & Fundraiser for Green Dog Rescue Project on Tuesday, November 13th sponsored by Accent Printing and Poppy Bank. Come mix, mingle and be merry! Maybe put in some bids in the live and silent auctions. RSVP to

Windsor Farmers Market: Come rain or shine. The Windsor Farmers Market is the place to shop for Holiday gifts this year through December 9th. Special local artists are being brought in for your Holiday gift shopping. These local artists and crafters offer everything from jewelry, quilts, yard art and pottery, to appliqued jean jackets for kids, wine barrel furniture, custom signs and shirts, whimsical hot pads and much more added weekly. Shop early because many of these vendors offer custom orders so that you can get just what you want. Be assured that these handmade items are made by the artist and/or their families.

Windsor Grange 410: Windsor Grange will be having a Thanksgiving Potluck dinner with a cameo appearance by Senator Mike McGuire. Get acquainted with the Grange and enjoy a small group visit with the Senator. He will have information about what is happening in our area and will have time for a few questions.

The Grange meets on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Dinner starts at 7:00 pm, but come any time after 6:30 pm. Cost of admission? One potluck dish. The Grange is at 9161 Starr Rd, Windsor.

Windsor Regional Library:
Día de Los Muertos Storytime and Movie
Friday, November 2, 2018

Learn about Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) through stories and songs for children ages 3 - 8 and their families, all children will receive a free book. After Storytime, at 5pm Windsor Día de los Muertos will kick off with a movie in the forum room and festivities on the Windsor Town Green. 

Native American Heritage Month events

Storytime with the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Native American Heritage Month Storytime presented by the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria (FIGR). The Storytime is centered around the theme of animals in California Indian stories, including work from FIGR Tribal Citizens, wherein the lifeways of California Indian people are represented. A thematically linked arts and crafts activity will take place following the reading of the book to support visual literacy and build self-esteem. For ages 3-6 years.

Traditional Ecological Knowledge with the California Indian Museum and Cultural Center

Friday, November 16, 2018

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month! Come learn the art of basket making with California Indian Museum and Cultural Center staff; presentation will also include artifacts, baskets, images, tools, and more. Topics of conversation will include Native American cultural practices, traditional lifeways, traditional foods/medicines, storytelling, and the impacts of colonization.

Basketmaking is limited to 40 participants, please register online. Ages 7 and up.

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater: Charlie's Restaurant

November 3 and 17

For More Information:
Contact: Liz Glass
Local: 707-837-0019

And make sure to mark your calendar for

voteTuesday, November 6th to vote if you are a Windsor registered resident.

You can either vote absentee ballot (if you have signed up for it) or go to Windsor Civic Center - Council Chambers

9291 Old Redwood Hwy, Windsor CA 95492

How is that for fun actives in Windsor? See you back here in December to find our more fun things to do in Windsor. - Lorene and Gayle


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