Photo: Cloverdale’s 2014 Best of Show, a 1937 Dodge pickup owned by Jack White of Santa Rosa.
Cars, pancakes and tri-tip
The annual Cloverdale Car and Motorcycle Show will begin at 7 p.m. Friday with an evening cruise through town, followed by dancing until 10 p.m. in the Downtown Plaza to live music by the Unauthorized Rolling Stones.
“After a great summer of outdoor concerts, Friday night will still be rocking this week in Cloverdale,” said Cloverdale Chamber Executive Director Robin Wilkerson.
Vehicles will assemble for the cruise at the Furber Ranch Plaza, 1139 S. Cloverdale Blvd., and will travel north on Cloverdale Boulevard to the Hamburger Ranch, turn around and cruise back.
On Saturday, a pancake breakfast will be served 8-11 a.m. at the Cloverdale Senior Center, 311 N. Main St. Cost is $6, $3 for kids 5 to 11. Check out the rummage sale that continues until 3 p.m.
In the downtown business district, more than 200 classic and vintage cars, trucks and motorcycles will be on display 10 a.m.-3 p.m. between Lake and East Second streets. Trophies will be awarded at the end of the day.
Cloverdale illustrator/author Dan Quarnstrom will be on hand with copies of his recently published book, “Joyride/Flatout: Hot Rods and Dream Machines.” He will be joined by the new Bear Republic Beer Garden and the Pit Shop Beer and Souvenir booth.
The Cloverdale Volunteer Firefighter’s Association’s annual tri-tip barbecue dinner dance will run 4 p.m.-midnight Saturday at the Citrus Fair, with live music by Rodeo House. Tickets are $25, $15 for kids, available in advance at the firehouse, 451 S. Cloverdale Blvd., or by calling 894-3545.
The first Cloverdale Car Show was held in 1994 to celebrate the opening of the Cloverdale Bypass. Its popularity has grown steadily over the years and is now one of the community’s most anticipated annual events. Info: cloverdalecarshow.com or 894-4470.
— Mary Jo Winter
Couple honored by museum
Geyserville residents Karen and Harry Bosworth will be honored Sept. 18 with the Healdsburg Museum’s 2015 Pioneer Award, which recognizes their outstanding community involvement, commitment to local history and deep roots as business and civic leaders. The celebration will be held at the Villa Chanticleer in Healdsburg.
The Bosworths support healthcare, education, local history, agriculture, civic activities and fire and rescue services. Their long-time involvement with Healdsburg Museum has included donations of rare historical photos and extensive historical research, participation in their events and exhibits and sponsorships.
This event will be the Museum’s largest fundraising activity of the year, with a reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by a four-course dinner prepared by Dino Bugica of Diavola and Domenica Catelli of Catelli’s, both in Geyserville, and Ralph Tingle of Ralph’s Martini Bar in Healdsburg. Deserts will be prepared by Costeaux French Bakery.
Geyserville author Joe Pelanconi will honor the Bosworths with his historical humor, and state Sen. Mike McGuire will serve as emcee and live auctioneer.
Tickets are $100 each at the Healdsburg Museum, 431-3325.
In other news, Geyserville athletes need rides to their games for the next few weeks because the bus is down for repairs. Please contact Lisa Harjak at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer.