The annual free "People's Expo" is coming to town Saturday. It'll be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Sept. 21, at the Historic Petaluma Train Depot, 230 Lakeville St.
“As with all of our events, Petaluma Palooza is about connecting people in our community” a press release quotes John Crowley of Aqus Community, one of the sponsor organizations, as saying. “We focus on building community because strong connections among people increases trust, creative engagement, productivity and commerce in the community.”
Organizers say the festival is meant to celebrate Petaluma's "unique culture, commerce, creativity and caring."
The event will include a talent content, a speakers series, music, booths, local food and more.
A full press release follows:
Petalumans will gather once again this fall to celebrate all things good in our community at the Petaluma Palooza, a free event that has been nicknamed ‘The People’s Expo.’
Held at the Historic Petaluma Train Depot (230 Lakeville Street, Petaluma, CA 94952) on Saturday, September 21st from 12 to 5pm, the Petaluma Palooza is an annual celebration of Petaluma’s unique culture, commerce, creativity and caring.
The purpose: to bring the Petaluma community together for some fun, sharing of resources and connection. Everyone is welcome to participate – individuals, businesses, organizations…manufacturers, techies, artists, crafters, clubs, groups, nonprofits, farmers, growers, thinkers and doers…you get the idea!
Plan to meet people, get involved and have fun. Sign up to share represent your company, share information, products and ideas, enter the talent contest or speaker’s series, get on the soapbox, play a song or give a demonstration. With booths, stages, entertainment, children’s activities and local food, there will besomething for everyone.
And in the spirit of community, the Petaluma Palooza is a collaboration between Aqus Community, the Petaluma Arts Center, the Petaluma Downtown Association & Visitors Program.
“As with all of our events, Petaluma Palooza is about connecting people in our community” says John Crowley of Aqus Community. “We focus on building community because strong connections among people increases trust, creative engagement, productivity and commerce in the community.”
"This is a wonderful opportunity for the community at large to really come together and share all the great stuff that’s happening in Petaluma!" says Marie McCusker, Executive Director of the Petaluma Downtown Association & Visitors Program.
For Sponsorship information, participation forms and general information, see: www.petalumapalooza.com or contact: email@example.com