If you live in the Bay Area and are looking for something to do the weekend of May 14th -18th, then be sure to check out the 2009 Russian River Women's Weekend.
Here is the Schedule of events:
THURSDAY, MAY 14th
- 6:30-9:00 pm - Early Girl Welcome Meet & Greet: Pick up your VIP passes. Russian River Resort. Sign up for events requiring pre-registration here.
- 9pm Lesbian Edition of Exteme Trivia with Sister Scarlet Billows at the Russian River Resort (RRR). Great Prizes!
FRIDAY, MAY 15th
- 1:30-4:30pm- Early Girl Pool Party at the Russian River Resort. Day use fee.
- 6pm - RAGS Welcome Party & BBQ at the Rainbow Cattle Company. – no cover
- 6:00-8:30pm - 2nd Annual RRWW Texas Hold’em Tournament at the Old Buck’s at 4th & Mill ~ $40 buy-in; benefits the Guerneville Fireworks Fund. First come, first seated & pre-registered players sit down first! Register here.
- 7:00pm- Women’s Weekend Welcome Party at the Russian River Resort Triple - no cover
- 9:00pm - Country Dan’s Lesbyterian Retreat Karaoke at the Russian River Resort - no cover
- 7 & 9:30 pm Shows - Gwen “Sugar Mama” Avery at Main Street Station. $7 Cover No VIPs
- 9pm - Rock n’ Roll Kick-Off Party with Mighty Slim Pickins at Buck’s (4th & Mill). $10 cover
- 10:30pm - Russian River Ultra Drag King Contest, hosted by the RRSPI. (dragtime) Delicio Del Toro, Jay Walker and an unruly bunch of other fellows compete for the title of ULTRA KING! At Buck’s $10 cover.
- 10:00-6:00pm - Russian River Women’s Weekend Crafts Fair on the old bridge.
- 10:00am - Russian River Women's Weekend Motorcycle Run. Meet & Greet with a full tank of gas @ Bank of America ATM parking lot. Dykes on Bikes is expected to participate this year. Route: Guerneville to Occidental via Bohemian Hwy then out to Valley Ford, & Hwy1 north to Bodega Bay for lunch. After lunch, PCH and east on 116 into Guerneville. About 50 miles total. Lots on twisties and then sweepers on the coast.
- 1:00-4:00pm - Enter the Painted Ladies Tattoo Contest @ the RRR with judging on Sunday afternoon. Russian River Resort at 4th & Mill.
- 12:00 - 5:00pm - Wet Tease Pool Party at the Russian River Resort.J oin Fairy Butch, Sister Scarlet Billows and the Russian River Sisters of Perpetual Indulgenc, as well as lovely visiting Sister Sara Femme of the San Francisco SPI. It will be a day of sin-filled pleasure by the pool including the scandalous WET-T contest! Benefits Breast Cancer Emergency Fund & the RRSPI General Fund. $10 Cover
- 12:00 pm - Judy Grahn Reads from Her New Works at River Reader 16355 Main Street. ~ No Cover.
- 2:00pm - STARHAWK- Women and the Earth: Creating the Change at Dawn Ranch Boathouse $5-10 suggested donation.
- 4:00-9:00pm- Cocktail Party at Boon Hotel + Spa. 14711 Armstrong Woods Road ~ $ cover (No VIPs).
- 4:00pm - ChoQosh Auh’Ho’Oh- Ancient Tools for the Transformation and the Wisdom of the Elders at Dawn Ranch Boathouse $5-10 suggested donation.
- 6:00pm -Antoinette Adwoa Kudoto- Traditional West African songs and Drumming Rhythms at Dawn Ranch Boathouse $5-10 suggested donation.
- 7:00 & 9:30pm Shows - Gwen “Sugar Mama” Avery at Main Street Station Shows $7 Cover No VIPs.
- 7:30pm - Coyote Grace at Dawn Ranch. $10 Cover
- 8:00 - 10:00pm - Drum Circle & Bonfire at Dawn Ranch Lodge.
- 9:00pm - Jennie McNulty and Simone Campbell at Comedy Night. At River Space (the old FAB building) 16135 Main Street, Guerneville ~ $10 cover.
- 9:00pm - 1:00am - Country Dan’s Lesbyterian Retreat Karaoke at the Russian River Resort at 4th & Mill ~ no cover.
- 10:00 pm -2:00am- ASTONISHINGLY WHITE PARTY at River Space (the old FAB building) Dancing with DJ Mz Jackson & friends ~ $10 cover.
- 10:00am -6:00pm - Crafts Fair on the old bridge.
- 12:00-5:00pm - Liquid Church Pool Party, Lesbian Speed Dating & Tattoo Judging at RRR DJ Thonsey & Comedian Simone Campbell MC~ $10 cover
- 3:00pm - Jello Wrestling. Location To be determined, Festive, Water Resistant Outfits Recommended!
- 5:00 - 7:00pm - "Best Deal in Town" BBQ at the Rainbow Cattle Co. A Russian River Women’s Weekend Tradition. Burgers & hot dogs.
- 5:00 - 9:00pm -Linger the Miller Chill Closing Party at the RRR. No Cover. $1 Miller Chill
- 7:00 - 10:30pm - Wildsang at Main Street Station. ~ $5 Cover (No VIP Passes).
- 9:00pm - 1:00am - Country Dan’s Lesbyterian Retreat Karaoke at the Russian River Resort at 4th & Mill ~ no cover