Community Calendar

 

Wed, December 1st
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Fri, December 31st

First 5 Futures

A first 5 Sonoma County Program taht provides a Free College
Savings Account to eligible children age 2 up to their 5th birthday. 
First 5 Sonoma County will make an initial deposit of $200 for every
eligible child.

(707) 522-2021
https://first5sonomacounty.org/


Wed, December 1st
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Wed, December 15th

SECRET SANTA HEARTS at Bennett Valley Dental

We have Secret Santa HEARTS on a tree at our office already! Please stop by our office if you are in Bennett Valley to grab your heart!!! THANK YOU!!!!!

Location: 2798 Yulupa Ave Suite 3 Santa Rosa, CA. 95405

Website: www.stephaniedds.com

Phone: 7075427295


Wed, December 1st
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Sun, May 22nd

Healdsburg Museum Opens New Exhibit

Titled:  "From Diggers Bend to River Rock:  People & History of
Dry Creek Rancheria."
Looking back at the Native Peoples who have called the area home
for countless generations.
Free Admission & Tours are available by appointment.
Days/Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, from 11am-4pm.
221 Matheson St., Healdsburg
https://www.healdsburgmuseum.org/

 

 

 


Wed, December 1st
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Fri, December 31st

The Gift: An Art Exhibit - Santa Rosa

The meaning of life is to find your gift.  The purpose of life is to give it away.

Pablo Picasso

What is your gift?  Is it painting?  Singing, poetry, dance, sculpture? 
ocal & Bay Area artists share our talents – our “gifts” in this exhibit
about expressing creativity in our lives, and in the lives of friends,
family & in nature.  As we approach the traditional season of giving
artists present these works as our contribution to peace,
love & understanding.

Santa Rosa Art Center
312 South A St., Santa Rosa
(707) 526-0135
https://santarosaartscenter.org/


Wed, December 1st
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Thu, December 9th

ArtQuest Program at Santa Rosa High School

Are you interested in attending ArtQuest, the award-winning magnet
Arts Program at Santa Rosa High School?  The application window is
NOW OPEN.  Deadline to apply is: December 9, 2021.
(707) 890-3850 x7.
http://www.artquestonline.org/

 


Wed, December 1st
thru
Thu, December 30th

Gualala Arts Winter Wonderland

11am-4pm - Opening Friday, Nov., 26 ~ Thursday, Dec., 30
(except Christmas Day).  It’s a Kick-off to the Holiday Season on the "Mendonoma" Coast. Recorded carols & holiday classics will fill the halls
while you shop in a wonderfully decorated arts & crafts holiday boutique
full of handcrafted goods, homemade jams, mustards, olive oils & more… wonderful gift items to share for the holidays!
Gualala Arts Center

46501 Old State Hwy., Gualala
(707) 884-1138
http://gualalaarts.org/2021/11/winter-wonderland/


Wed, December 1st
thru
Sun, January 9th

Winter Lights Holiday Skate Rink - Santa Rosa

Winter Lights is Santa Rosa's destination for season long holiday fun
with a synthetic ice rink in Courthouse Square, the annual tree lighting
event & perfect holiday shopping & dining opportunities - there's something
for everyone.  Using no water or power, the Winter Lights Rink is Wine
Country's drought-conscious, eco-friendly opportunity for holiday fun! 
Our synthetic rink, made by Glice, functions just like a conventional rink.
Winter Lights Holiday Skate Rink
For complete dates, details and tickets, visit:
https://www.downtownsantarosa.org/winterlights


Wed, December 1st
thru
Sun, December 19th

Crane Holiday Boutique - Santa Rosa

10am-5pm - Wednesday through Sunday from Nov., 26 - Dec., 19.

Unique gifts for everyone!  New items added everyday.
Crats, Vintage, & Antiques, Holiday Decorations, Jewelry, Home
& Garden Decor, a wide selection of Sonoma County Food
items - including Candy, Jams, Honey & Nuts.

4935 Petaluma Hill Rd., Santa Rosa
 


Today
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Thu, December 2nd

Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting - Windsor

5-8pm - Musical Performances, Children's Cookie Decorating,
Elves Craft Workshop, Holiday Food & Gift Vendors, Letters to Santa,
Festive Photo Area.
7pm - Holiday Tree Lighting - Featuring Santa Claus.
Charlie Brown Christmas Tree Grove.
(the Grove will be open Dec., 2-31)./
Windsor Town Green

 


Today
thru
Thu, December 2nd

Dining Out for Life - Sonoma County

DINE OUT, TAKE OUT, END HIV.

Participating Restaurants will be generously donating a portion
of their sales to Food For Thought that day.

Dining Out For LIfe raises funds for to support our nutrition
programs for people living with HIV & other serious medical
conditions in Sonoma County.  The event lands on Thursday,
Dec., 2nd which is the day after World AIDS Day.
(707) 887-1647
https://www.fftfoodbank.org/dofl-restaurants-2021

 

 


Today
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Sat, December 4th

Winter Art Market - Sonoma

Thursday,, Dec., 2 - 5:30-7:30pm,
Friday, Dec., 3 - 11am-7:30pm,
Saturday, Dec., 4 - 11am-7:30pm.
Sonoma Community Center
276 East Napa St., Sonoma

 


Today
thru
Thu, December 2nd

Tree Lighting Fair - Sebastopol

5:30pm - Downtown Sebastopol


Today
thru
Sun, February 13th

Santa Rosa Symphony 2021-2022 Season

In its 10th Season as Resident Orchestra of the Green Music Center,
announcing its 94th Season,
"Classical Reunion," featuring 4 world premieres, including a new work
by Grammy award-winning composer Michael Daugherly highlighting
the beauty & ecological diversity of our country.
Music Director Francesco Lecce-Chong's programming also includes
master works from lauded composers of centuries past & works by
up-and-coming living composers.

 

The Symphony offers its subscribers 2 new packages which include
YouTube concerts in addition to the live performances. 

 

https://www.srsymphony.org/


Today
thru
Fri, December 31st

Help Heal Veterans

Over 30% of COVID survivors could experience PTSD.
Some Veterans have extreme cases of PTSD
Imaging sheltering in place forever!
Learn how you can help an isolated or sick Veteran.
Help Heal Veterans, with the support of citizens like you, creates & distributes therapeutic art & craft projects for our veterans & military at no charge to them.
http://HealVets.org


Fri, December 3rd
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Fri, December 17th

Volunteers needed to serve Lunch to Seniors - Sebastopol

A variety of roles are available from serving lunch to seniors, setting up
for lunch service, helping with dishes, meal prep & much more. The ideal volunteer is able to commit to one 4-hour shift per week. 
Lunch will be served on 3 days per week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays
from 11am-1pm.  Lunch is open to all, with to-go options available. Members/$10,  Non-Members/$12.

 

Lunch includes entree, dessert & drink.  All dishes are homemade by
renowned Chef Gerald who focuses on using the most fresh & local
ingredients as possible.  Proof of COVID-19 vaccine is required.
The Sebastopol Area Senior Center - New Harvest Cafe
167 N High St., Sebastopol
(707) 827-8431
https://www.sebastopolseniorcenter.org/lunch-at-harvest-cafe


Fri, December 3rd

First Fridays at Chimera Arts

5-10pm - HELD THE 1st FRIDAY of EVERY MONTH.
A Monthly Showcase & Open House of the local maker community
- live music, demos, tours & more!

We want to introduce Chimera Arts, Sonoma County's only community Arts
& Makerspace, to our local community & hope everyone will join this free
event.  There will be music, fodd & beverage (held in an outdoor environment
- masks required).
We offer classes, expertise & equipment to anyone interested in bringing
heir creative ideas to life.
Old Caz Brewery will be providing beer & Gabriel Wheaton will be
performing.  There will also be hands-on music making activities.
Chimera Arts
6791 Sebastopol Ave., Suite 180, Sebastopol
(Across the street from The Barlow in Sebastopol)
(707) 827-3020
https://www.chimeraarts.org/


Fri, December 3rd
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Sat, December 4th

The Guerneville Nights of Lights

Friday & Saturday, Dec., 3rd & Dec., 4th.
Annual Tree Lighting along with hot chocolate & cider. For the kids will be
ornament decorating & coloring tables, with special guest, Santa.
Downtown Guerneville

 

 


Fri, December 3rd
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Sun, January 16th

Exhibit - Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center

Unveiling unpublished comic strip featuring: 
Adults by Schulz - through Jan., 16, 2022.

A rare opportunity to see characters other than the beloved Peanuts Gang.
Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa
(707) 579-4452

https://schulzmuseum.org/

 


Fri, December 3rd
thru
Sun, December 12th

Occidental Community Choir Winter Concerts

Live Choral Music:  December 3, 4, 10, 11, 12
Occidental Community Choir Winter Concerts 2021. 

Please join us for festive performances of both original & well loved
songs of the winter season
.  Tickets:  $15.  
Vaccinated children 12 & under are free. We ask all audience members
to arrive masked with proof of vaccination; the choir will sing masked. 
Advance tickets recommended. Refreshments sold will benefit the choir.
Occidental Center for the Arts
3850 Doris Murphy Ct. Occidental 

http://Occidentalchoir.org/tickets.


Fri, December 3rd

Winter Festival - Cloverdale

4-8pm - Featuring a grand reopening of the Encore Dance Theater.
Participants can get their picture taken with the Sugar Plum Fairy,
the Snow Queen or the Nutcracker at Yvette Wendt Photography for $20.
Santa will be serving hot cocoa & there will be a prize wheel to spin at Nova Boutique Salon & Spa.  Healthy Haven will be offering cookie decorating,
hot soup & cider.
Children can write & drop a letter into a special mailbox, telling
Santa what they want for Christmas.
Along First Street, Cloverdale


Fri, December 3rd
thru
Sun, December 12th

The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley - Rohnert Park

Nov. 19 - Dec. 12, 2021
Friday & Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday matinee:  2pm.
Spreckels Performing Arts Center
5409 Snyder LaneRohnert Park
(707) 588-3400


Fri, December 3rd
thru
Sun, December 5th

Merry Healdsburg Weekend

3-5pm - Celebrate the holidays on the Plaza during
Merry Healdsburg Weekend! 
Bring the whole family to enjoy a winter wonderland downtown,
kicking off with a tree lighting ceremony & family fun on Friday evening. 
Hours vary daily for different events/activities.
Healdsburg Plaza
https://cm.healdsburg.com/events/details/merry-healdsburg-weekend-14673

 

 


Sat, December 4th
thru
Sun, December 12th

Holidaze at Bees N Blooms

10am-3pm - The farm will be open for 2 weekends of holiday shopping & adventuring:
 December 4th & 5th AND December 11th & 12th.
Lavender gift sets & other lavender treats & products from this season's harvest, as well as signature honey & much more will be for sale.  Bring the family & soak up the beauty & tranquility of Bees N Blooms one more time before the new year—walk the labyrinth, visit the farm animals, see what's growing in the garden & fields, and shop for luxurious holiday gifts!

Bees N Blooms

3883 Petaluma Hill Rd., Santa Rosa
(707) 293-8293
https://beesnblooms.com/


Sat, December 4th

12th Annual Holiday Sale & Open House at Bijoux - Sebastopol

10am-5pm -  You'll find jewelry, ceramics, succulents, wooden
kitchen & serving items, hand-poured candles, letterpress & collage cards, painted skulls, Frida dolls & more. All items are handcrafted, elegant
& whimsical—perfect for holiday gift-giving - All from LOCAL
Artists & Designers.
583 Harrison St., Sebastopol
(707) 326-6874

 


Sat, December 4th
thru
Sun, December 5th

Annual Holiday Open House - Luther Burbank Home & Gardens

10am-4pm.
Luther Burbank Home & Gardens
204 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa
(707) 524-5445
http://www.lutherburbank.org/
 


Sat, December 4th
thru
Sat, December 18th

Fall & Holiday Craft Market - Healdsburg Farmers Market

8:30am-12/Noon - Artisan's each Saturday selling hand-crafted
arts & crafts.  You can do your grocery & gift shopping at the same time!
West Plaza Parking Lot,
North & Vine Streeets, Healdsburg
https://www.healdsburgfarmersmarket.org/


Sat, December 4th

Christmas Craft Fair - Sonoma

10am-4pm - Come by to connect with friends, shop for gifts
& support crafters & artisans.
This year's event is held in compliance with CDC & Sonoma
County Health Dept., Covid-19 guidelines.  All vendors & staff
must show proof of vaccination & everyone is required to wear masks.

Faith Lutheran Church, Sonoma
 


Sat, December 4th
thru
Sat, December 18th

Breakfast with Santa - Healdsburg

7:30am-2:30pm - Children near & far invited to meet Santa Claus
during the Breakfast with Santa Program - available EVERY Saturday
in December except Christmas Day.

Includes a digital photo with Santa Claus.  Showcasing pieces from around the world, the infamous nutcracker collection will adorn the walls of the Healdsburg location.
Costeaux French Bakery
417 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg
(707) 433-1913
https://www.costeaux.com/


Sat, December 4th
thru
Sun, December 26th

Cirque de Boheme - Sonoma

An all old style Circus based on the French Tradition of the 1920's.
Dates:  Dec., 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26.
Shows Daily: 1pm, 3pm & 5pm.
Wearing of a mask remains mandatory inside the Marquee.
A portion of all ticket sales to benefit The Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance.
Cornerstone Sonoma
23570 Arnold Dr., Sonoma
https://cirquedeboheme.com/


Sat, December 4th
thru
Sat, December 18th

43rd Annual Healdsburg Farmers' Market

Saturdays, April 17 - Dec., 18.

8:30am-12/Noon.

West Plaza Parking Lot.

https://www.healdsburgfarmersmarket.org/


Sat, December 4th

WKND FEST - Petaluma

10am-3pm - Featuring our very own BARN5400 Artisans along
with 20+ local pop-up makers & vendors from Sonoma County. 
Local food & coffee trucks, a wine & beer garden, live music a activities
for the whole family including your little ones provided by The
Children's Museum of Sonoma County.
BARN5400
5400 Old Redwood Hwy, Petaluma
https://www.barn5400.com/weekendfest

 

 


Sat, December 4th
thru
Fri, December 31st

Quilt/Textiles Showcase - Healdsburg

Show will remain on display through December 2021.
The Healdsburg Center
133 Matheson St., Healdsburg
(707) 431-3324

 


Sun, December 5th
thru
Sun, December 12th

Windsor's Farmers Market - EVERY SUNDAY

10am-1pm - SUNDAYS - through Dec. 12th.

Local Spring Fruits, Vegetables, Flowers, Garden Plant Starts & House Plants.

Fresh Fish Monger, local artisan cheeses, local honey, dried fruits, handcrafted chocolates & healthy snacks.  Baked goods, artisan breads, organic tomales, Brunch on the Green, Charlies BBQ, meats to go, coffee & kettle corn. Artists, Pottery, hand-crrafted furniture, jewelers, cutting borards, fabric art for kids, personalized gifts, succulents, crystals, wellness & more!

 

 


Sun, December 5th

Lights of Remembrance - Sonoma

6pm - Rain or Shine.  Tree-Lighting Ceremony in the Sonoma Plaza.
All ages are invited to attend this brief community gathering that will
include inspiring messages, live music, Candle-lighting & free hot cider
provided
by Friends of Hospice Sonoma & Whole Foods.
Sonoma Plaza
in front of City Hall, Sonoma

 


Tue, December 7th

Wetzel Awards 2021

Join the Healthcare Foundation Northern Sonoma County via Zoom in honoring this year's recipients of the Wetzel Community Leadership Award and the Spirit of Wetzel Award.

Location: Zoom

Website: https://healthcarefoundation.net/wetzel-awards-2021/

Phone: 7074730583


Thu, December 9th

Headline Comedy - Christopher Titus - Rohnert Park

7-9pm - A hilarious evening of stand-up comedy.
Sally Tomatoes
1100 Valley House Dr., Rohnert Park
https://barrelproofcomedy.com/upcoming-shows





Fri, December 10th
thru
Sun, December 12th

Nutcracker - Petaluma

Presented by the Petaluma School of Ballet & North Coast Ballet California.

Friday, Dec., 10 - 7:30pm,
Satuurday, Dec., 11 - 1:30pm & 6:30pm,
Sunday, Dec., 12 - 1:30pm

Spreckel's Performing Arts Center
549 Synder Ln., Petaluma
(707) 762-3872

 


Sat, December 11th
thru
Sun, December 12th

Occidental Holiday Crafts Faire

10am-4pm - Enjoy a weekend of holiday cheer with more than
35 local & regional artists will be featured.  Lots of Food & Baked
Goodies to enjoy.  Santa Claus will surely be paying a visit & carols
will be sung!
Occidental Community Center
3920 Bohemian Hwy., Occidental,
http://www.occidental-ca.org/craft_faire_info.html


Tue, December 14th

The California Honeydrops - Sebastopol

6:45pm/Doors Open, 8pm/Show.

An American Blues & R&B Band, formed in 2007
playing in the Subway Stations of Oakland, CA.
Sebastopol Community Cultural Center
390 Morris St., Sebastopol
https://seb.org/home-sccc


 

 

 


Fri, December 17th

7th Annual Blanket Drive - Santa Rosa

10am-2pm - We are collecting new & gently used (freshly washed)
blankets for our homeless neighbors.  Please visit our website for
information on the agnecies we assist.
733 Coddingtown Mall
http://www.operationblanket.com


Sat, December 18th
thru
Sun, December 19th

Pressed Flower Card Workshops - Santa Rosa

Workshops scheduled for this fall at:
Riley Street Art Supply
103 Maxwell Court, Santa Rosa.

 

CLASSES:
Saturday, December 18th from 2–4:30pm

Sunday,y December 19th from 1–3:30pm
 
Classes are $30. 
To register: Mail a check to:
Jan Lochner
3710 Hicks Rd., Sebastopol, CA 95472
 
Due to Covid, I request that we wear masks.  The room will be set up will help to maintain distancing & there is an air purifier & 2 fans in the room.
 


Thu, February 3rd

Cake Master Live: An Evening with Duff Goldman - LBC

7:30pm.
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
50 Mark West Springs Rd, Santa Rosa
(707) 546-3600
https://lutherburbankcenter.org/event/lbc-presents-cake-master-live-demo-with-duff/



Sat, February 5th

32nd Annual Great Sonoma Crab & Wine Fest - Santa Rosa

4pm - Reception, Silent Auction Hall of Flowers.
6pm - Crab Feed Dinner, Live Auction Grace Pavilion.
Supporting Scholarships Agricultural Eductiona & Advocacy Programs.
Presented by Sonoma County Farm Buruau.
Sonoma County Event Center at the Fairgrounds
1350 Bennett Valley Rd., Santa Rosa
(707) 544-5571
https://sonomafb.org/


Sat, May 14th

Sonoma Serengeti Stars - Safari West

4-6:30pm - Safari West Wildlife Foundation Fundraiser

In Person (Tickets Limited)

Live Sreaming, Silent Auction, Fund-a-need.

Tickets: $125/Per Ticket.

Safari West

3115 Porter Creek Rd., Santa Rosa

(707) 566-3606
https://www.savannahf.com

 


Fri, June 10th

Rodney Strong Vineyards Dance Series Alonzo King LINES Ballet

7:30pm with post-show discussion.
Ruth Finley Person Theater
50 Mark West Springs Rd.Santa Rosa
(707) 546-3600

 

 

Location: Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 96403

Website: https://lutherburbankcenter.org/event/alonzo-king-lines-ballet/