Petaluma's one-stop spot for reclaimed building materials, Heritage Salvage
is dedicated to creativity and sustainability. This Sunday, June 4, the lumber yard and colorful salvage shop hosts Big Mama Day
in cooperation with sustainability non-profit Daily Acts
. The party commemorates World Environment Day
and features inspirational speakers, live music, kids activities and libations aplenty.
Special guests include Julia "Butterfly" Hill
, the author and activist who made international headlines in the late '90s when she protested logging in Humboldt County by sitting in a redwood tree for two years. Daily Acts founder and executive director Trathen Heckman
and Occidental Arts & Ecology Center co-founder and program director Brock Dolman
are also on hand to share their stories.
In addition to environmental messages, the event boasts local bands the Highway Poets
and the doRian Mode, with family-friendly fun in the form of critters from
Sonoma County Reptile Rescue, games with the Farmers Guild and more.
101 North Brewing Company, Kokomo Winery, HopMonk Tavern and Straus Family Creamery provide the drinks, while food trucks The Bodega
supply the nosh. You can even get deep discounts on Heritage Salvage lumber.
Carpool on over to Heritage Salvage on Sunday, June 4, 1473 Petaluma Blvd S, Petaluma. Noon to 6pm. Free admission. For more details, click here.