Sonoma County, City to Observe One-Year Anniversary of Wildfires

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Sonoma County, City to Observe One-Year Anniversary of Wildfires

October 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The County of Sonoma and City of Santa Rosa will hold a ceremony on October 8, 2018 in observance of the one year anniversary of the Sonoma Complex fires. The ceremony will include a memorial bell ringing to remember those who lost their lives in the fires and provide an opportunity for community grieving, healing and reflection through public chalk art expression. The chalk art will continue on October 9th.

The community is invited to the ceremony which will beĀ held in downtown Santa Rosa at Courthouse Square. Schedule is as follows:

Monday, October 8, 2018

4:00 – 8:00 PM

  • Chalk available for public art expression. Chalk art will be encouraged on sidewalks around Courthouse Square.

6:00 PM

  • Ceremony
  • Reading by Sonoma County Poet Laureate, Maya Khosla
  • Firefighter memorial bell ringing


County of Sonoma
(707) 938-4052


Santa Rosa Courthouse Square
Fourth Street and Santa Rosa Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401 United States
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(707) 543-3800

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