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2023 Winners of the Annual Zucchini Races 

This year's Zucchini Races attracted 54 participants that were judged on creativity and speed. 

The 2023 finalist were: 


Best of Show 

Jacques Janson (12yo) - "Squashbuckler"

Fastest Zucchini 

1st Place - Abby Janson (17yo) - "Groovy"

2nd Place - Jacques Janson (12yo) - "Squashbuckler "

Runners Up to Best of Show 

Youth Small Category

1st Place - Marcos Stouch (7yo) - "City Zucchini Fire Vehicle"

2nd Place - Taryn Thompson (13yo) - "Christmas Car"

Youth Medium Category

1st Place - Jacques Janson (12yo) -  "Squashbuckler"

2nd Place - Nico Carr (11yo) - "Tractor Rat"


Youth Large Category

1st Place -Emma Martini (13yo)- "Dragon"

2nd Place - Harper & Reagan Sebastiani (6yo) - "Sticker Monster"


Adult Small Category

1st Place - Lindsay Morris - "Butterfly Buggy"

2nd Place - Entry # 13

Adult Medium Category

1st Place - Noel Holmes - "Zippy Zipporah"  tied with Entry # 56 


Adult Large Category

1st Place - Kelly Cleaver - "Queen Zara and Her Flying Zuccsters"

2nd Place - Bob Frayer - "Baby Goes to Farmer"


Special Thank You to Sonoma Raceway for being our sponsor of this year's Zucchini Races.

Additional Gratitude to RA Wilson Construction and Homeless Action Sonoma for graciously providing the Racetrack and necessary supplies. 


Live and lively local musical entertainment happens every Market night May thru September, on the horseshoe lawn in front of the fountain. Music starts at 6pm each evening. 


Special Thank You to our 2023 market season music sponsors this year Christa Granton Insurance, Marguerita Castanera Realtor, and Music Nomad! 

August 22nd - Scarlett Letters Band


August 29th - The Humdinger Band 

September 5th - The Soul Section 

September 12th -Dustin Saylor (Acoustic Night)

September 19th - Carlos Herrera Band

September 26th - The Magic Band Closing Night

Tuesday Night Market Jazz, presented by Sonoma Valley Jazz Society, returns in 2023 to the Grinstead Amphitheater on the second Tuesday of the month, June through September.

We are currently looking for sponsors to help cover the cost of providing entertainment and sound. If you are interested in sponsoring the music in 2023, please check out the sponsor benefits below. 

Music Coordination Provided By:

Onsight Audio Services Provided By: 

Distant Thunder Productions

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