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Weekend Planner: Napa Porchfest Sunday!

Check out the Napa Valley Opera House and Silo's for more things to do this weekend!

It's time for Porchfest!

With more than 70 musical acts and more than 50 porches, Napa Porchfest 2012 takes place in neighborhoods all over the city this Sunday, July 29 from 2 to 5 p.m. 

To help plan your Porchfest experience, here's a printable map of the porches with band names and performance times.

Find out much more about this year's Napa Porchfest at napa.patch.com/topics/napa-porchfest-2012

WHAT: Napa Porchfest 2012, a free festival of live music with more than 70 groups and soloists performing in many genres on porches in historic neighborhoods throughout the city of Napa.

WHEN: July 29, 2-5 p.m.

WHERE: On more than 50 porches in Napa. Maps are available at the , 1219 First St., and  at 1210 First Street (both closed Monday).

WHO: Band photos and bios are posted on Napa Patch at napa.patch.com/topics/napa-porchfest-2012.

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World-renowned jazz guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli this Friday at 8 p.m. He was called “Hip with a wink” by Town & Country, “madly creative” by the Los Angeles Times and “the genial genius of the guitar” by The Toronto Star. 

Doors open at 7 p.m. and tickets are $30. 

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Will Durst is at Silo's on Saturday at 8 p.m.

Myles Weber, opens the evening and he will be followed by Deb & Mike

Acknowledged by peers and press alike as one of the premier political satirists in the country, Will Durst has patched together a comedy quilt of a career, weaving together columns, books, radio and television commentaries, acting, voice overs and most especially, stand up comedy, into a hilarious patchwork of outraged and outrageous common sense.

His abiding motto is “You can’t make stuff up like this." The New York Times calls him "possibly the best political comic in the country." Fox News agrees "he's a great political satirist," while the Oregonian hails him as a “hilarious stand-up journalist.”

This former radio talk host, oyster shucker, and margarine smuggler currently writes a nationally syndicated humor column, and his scribblings have appeared in Esquire, George, the San Francisco Chronicle, National Lampoon, The New York Times and scads of other periodicals.

The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are $25.

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Louisa Hufstader July 26, 2012 at 07:04 PM
Porchfest still needs volunteers! Orientations are tonight at 7 and Saturday at 11 a.m., both at the Goodman on First Street: http://patch.com/N-dP8g. Come on down for Chefs' Market and join us to help make Porchfest 2012 a success. Thanks, Peter, for the plug.

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