Annual Bell-Ringing Ceremony– Sat. 10:30 am: A Petaluma tradition with the Boy Scouts Color Guard, Mayor’s Proclamation and the history of the bell. Stay for cookies & lemonade in the garden court. Petaluma Historical Museum, 20 Fourth St. 778-4398.
Penngrove’s “Biggest Little Parade” – Sun., 11am: Parade, Barbeque and pancake breakfast. For more info: 795-6011.
Saturday Farmer’s Market in Walnut Park – Sat., 2-5:30 pm: Over 60 booths selling farm-fresh produce and local products. Live entertainment & activities in Walnut Park. . 415-999-5635.
Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration – Sat., 5pm-10ish: Includes live music, food, beer, wine, games & lots of activities for kids. Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds, 175 Fairgrounds Dr. Call 824-8717 for details.
Boating at the Barn – Sun., 10am-1pm: Free kayak and row boat rides at the River Heritage Center in Steamer Landing Park. 769-0910.
East-Side Farmers’ Market – Tuesdays, 10am-1:30 pm: Year-round, rain or shine! New Location: Deer Creek Shopping Center (Friedman’s) 429 No. McDowell. 415-999-5635.
Wednesday Evening Farmers Market – Wed., 4:30-8 pm: Two blocks of vendors, music & fun in Theatre District. Second, B & C Streets.
Lecture by Abigail M. Markwyn – Fri. (7/10), 7:30pm: Author of “Empress San Francisco: The Pacific Rim, the Great West and California at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition.” Petaluma Museum, 20 Fourth St. 778-4398.