It’s Raining Men! The GLBT History of Guerneville and the Russian River Area Before AIDS

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The Russian River has always been a Gay destination. What was the scene in Guerneville like in the mid-1960s? Did you take the bus from San Francisco to Wohler Bridge? What was the “Moon Over the River” game? Did you grab a beer at The Rusty Nail or attend a women’s weekend? Do you know fires targeted gay businesses?

 

This 1-hour presentation of the GLBT history of the River starts in the 1930s and follows its rise as a gay vacation destination in the ‘70s and ‘80s. It ended in 1986, before the flood and AIDS. Featuring old River photos and memorabilia, we invite you to come and add your stories!

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If the room meets maximum capacity, we will admit entrance on a first come first serve basis. If there is registration associated with the event, we will go off the registration list and hold the spot for 10 minutes before admitting walk-ins.

 

This program is offered in English.