Local Authors at Oakmont Book Faire

Local Authors at Oakmont Book Faire July 9th

Over 20 Sonoma County Authors will be signing and selling their books at the first Authors Book Faire in Oakmont at the Berger Center from 12-3pm, Saturday, July 9th. The event is the brainchild of Oakmonter Nadine Condon, to celebrate the release of her rock & roll memoir Confessions. Stories to Rock Your Soul. The Oakmont Wine Country Soroptimists are co-sponsoring the event to raise money for the educational fund for girls and women.

Along with Condon, other Oakmont authors include Ida Egli (Krisanthi’s War); Cynthia Goodwin (God-Inspired Devotionals for Daily Life!); Linda Lambert (The Justine Trilogy) and Benita Mattioli (Three Days at the Condor). Glen Ellen resident Peter Richardson has been getting raves in the national press for his book Savage Journey: Hunter S. Thompson and the Weird Road to Gonzo. Kenwood’s Rebecca Rosenberg follows up her book on Charmian London with Champagne Widows, her book on Veuve Clicquot. Sonoma resident B. Payton Settles offers her second book Stone Cold Dead, in her Iris DeVere mystery series.

Noted Santa Rosa author Frederick Weisel follows up his Sonoma County murder investigation series set in Santa Rosa with The Day He Left. He will be joined by fellow Santa Rosa author Waights Taylor Jr., founder of McCaa Books, offers Kiss of Salvation, while Mark Tate from the West County offers a Russian River sequel with Rivers End. Jeane Slone offer s a new historical book, She Was a WW II Photographer Behind Enemy Lines. Two poets will also be selling their books, Brian R. Martens (Three Rivers Gate) and Robin Gabbert, Diary of a Mad Poet.
A full list of participants can be found at www.nadinecondon.com


AARP Driver Safety Course

A newly designed AARP Smart Driver course is returning to the Oakmont Central Activities Center starting in August. Note: The June 23 class was cancelled. 

Movie: The Best of Me

A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.