Calling all cowpokes! Nothing tastes better than a marshmallow on a stick after a long, dusty day on the range. Gather ‘round the campfire in the historic Sonoma Barracks Courtyard for a short talk, some al fresco singing, and family fun.
Friday, May 19, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. parks.sonoma.net/sonoma Free.
Head, Hands, Heart, Health
Pet a calf, flip a flapjack. The Sonoma Valley 4-H’s annual Flapjack Feed is back. Breakfast with all the fixins and silent auction items to browse, it’s a morning of downhome country fun for a good cause. For more information or to donate to the event, call 529-6085.
Sunday, May 21, 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the Schell-Vista Fire Station. $8 adults/kids under 3 free.
Horsepower, of course, was once measured with real horses. Watch animals at work at Plowing Play Day! Hay wagon rides, analogue mowing demos, blacksmithing, and live horseshoeing will be demonstrated alongside sweet-tempered mules and some really big equines. jacklondonpark.com/plowing-2017.html
Sunday, May 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Jack London State Historic Park. Free.
Think being a kid these days is easy? Think again. Today’s teen is juggling serious, real-world pressures. Find enlightenment and learn stress-management in this workshop for teens through the SHHHH Technique, a creative, meditative approach to help manage daily pressures.
Tuesday, May 23, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Sonoma Community Center, room 110, heartwithoutborders.com. Free.