May 26, 2024

Petaluma

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Rooster Run Golf Course

The Rooster Run Golf Course started as pancake flat pastureland. Meandering through the property were three creeks. Along their beds grew native willows, cottonwoods and oak trees. These creeks and two ancient trees were incorporated in the design of the golf course, a total of 370,000 cubic feet of soil was moved to shape the course. As a result, the course features undulating hills, six lakes and the area’s only island green. There are thirty-nine fairway and green-side bunkers, adding to the challenging play of the course.

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See Live Theatre at Cinnabar

Celebrating their 50th season, Cinnabar Theater is an award-winning, critically acclaimed theater company and arts organization. Visitors can enjoy a variety of exciting performances, ranging from operas to original productions, from musicals to classic comedies and dramas, all in an intimate, 99-seat theater.

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Discover the Petaluma Historical Museum

The former library now houses Petaluma poultry, dairy, and Miwok Indian history exhibits from the 1850s. The cornerstone for this stately Carnegie Library was laid in 1904. The building, designed by local architect Brainerd Jones and built from locally quarried stone, features the largest free-standing leaded glass dome in Northern California. The building is in the neoclassical style, featuring original fan-glass windows, round leaded-glass windows, also original interior wood paneling and columns. It also houses a fine research library.

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