Event Photos

November 29, 5-7:30pm – Courthouse Square Tree Lighting

Celebrate the holidays and remember loved ones through the annual tree lighting celebration in Courthouse Square. There will be music, singing, an appearance by Santa Claus, a toy drive, light refreshments, and participation by local merchants.


November 30th, Saturday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. & Dec. 1st, Sunday, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.- Santa Paws.

A holiday tradition for dog lovers- a photo of your 4-legged friend with Santa. Proceeds benefit Canines Companions for Independence Location: Western Farm Center 21 W. 7th St


November 30th- Saturday 11- 4 p.m.- Railroad Square Complimentary  Horse & Carriage rides.

Every weekend after Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve day (weather permitting). Location: Historic Railroad Square


Art in Public Places Committee (APPC) is seeking applicants

The City’s Art in Public Places Committee (APPC) is seeking applicants to fill two at-large vacancies. The APPC oversees the public art program, which delivers a broad range of public art and cultural projects and activities throughout Santa Rosa and within the Santa Rosa Arts District. In addition, the committee develops policies and goals for the selection, placement and maintenance of public artwork and implementation of cultural programs.

The purpose of the City’s public art programs is to enrich the community by integrating a wide range of art into public spaces, recognizing that art in a public setting is vital to a livable community and a wealth of public art projects and cultural programs in the public realm contributes to economic development.

Committee membership includes one member from each of the following City of Santa Rosa Boards or Commissions: Planning Commission, Design Review Board, Board of Community Services, Cultural Heritage Board; up to two members of the Santa Rosa City Council; and up to four members of the general public.

The Art in Public Places Committee meets on the 1st Monday of each month at 3:30pm at the Steele Lane Community Center, 415 Steele Lane, Santa Rosa, unless otherwise noted.

Applications are available online at www.srcity.org/arts, or in person at the Steele Lane Community Center, 415 Steele Lane, Santa Rosa. To request an application be mailed to you, please call (707) 543-4512.

Deadline to submit application is 5:00pm on December 16, 2012.