Mighty Fine Guitars
85 Lafayette Cir Lafayette Friday, November 30th, 2018
8:00pm | $$$ Donation
An evening of acoustic music with all proceeds going to the victims of the Camp Fire in Butte County. On the bill currently are Leftover Dreams (Tony Marcus and Patrice Haan), The Quitters (Glenn Houston and Stevie Coyle), Teresa Tudury, Tricia Hellman Gibbs and possibles Mark Goldenberg and Corinne West. Bring your checkbooks and great fistfuls of cash … no credit card donations can be taken.
Sunol Ridge closed last summer in downtown Walnut Creek on the corner of Locust St. Cypress St. and thanks to a reader for sending word that a new restaurant called Torsap Thai Kitchen will be opening in this spot. According to this indeed.com job post they are “accepting applications” for bartenders, servers, bussers and a hostess today and tomorrow between 2 and 4pm. Stay tuned…
The pet boutique rororiri opened their second retail shop (after San Francisco) in downtown Walnut Creek where Consignit Couture used to be. Check out their online shop here. According to their Instagram page Santa will be visiting their Walnut Creek location for photos on December 1st from 1 – 3pm.
Johnny Was, the women’s fashion clothing store that we learned last spring would be coming to Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek is now open. Check out their new arrivals here, and find out more about the company here. If you sign up for their mailing list you can get “20% off your next purchase” according to a popup that appeared on their website.
This workshop teaches you how to create a Painting of a Buddha according to the principles of ancient Tibetan iconometry.
This is a great opportunity to create your own artwork to decorate your home, according to your preferred colors and the interior design of your space. The painting of a Buddha will be a combination of the Tibetan traditional method and modern free style, resulting in a uniquely beautiful Contemporary Tibetan Art piece that you will create with us.
Last weekend as I wandered around town I noticed some people wearing dust masks trying to protect themselves from the smoky environment due to Camp Fire, the most destructive wildfire in California history. On the other hand I saw others, some walking with their children, as if it were a typical weekend shopping day. Every day since then has become progressively worse with many schools closed and events cancelled today. I came down with a cold this week but can’t tell if my coughing is from the cold or from the environment. It does seem really bad outside, right?
How are you coping with all this smoke? Do you wear a mask outside? If so, is it the recommended N95 type? Try to stay indoors more? (I read that many indoor places don’t provide much protection either!) Is this going to become more common in the future?
Broadway Plaza Sunday, November 18th, 2018
11:00am – 5:00pm | Free
Come shop 20+ local artists (jewelers, candles, organic body, home goods, apparel, artwork, glass, succulents) while listening to live music out in the Plaza and then enjoy spirits and bites (in our new store at 1254 Broadway Plaza)
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As a local business, you may not have access to professional designers but please take care in choosing the fonts to be used on your signage, mailings, merchandise etc. If you’re considering using the Papyrus (or Comic Sans) font, please view this video a few times before making a decision…