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Montgomery Village Concerts:
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42nd Annual ‘Gifts n’Tyme Holiday Faire’
is coming up on November 21, 22, & 23
NATIONAL HUNGER & HOMELESSNESS AWARENESS WEEK
Tonight over 4,000 men, women & children in Sonoma County will go to sleep without a warm meal or a roof over their heads. Catholic Charities of Santa Rosa is working to reach these people with emergency food, shelter & clothing. Can you help? We invite you to volunteer in our shelters, cook & serve a meal to homeless adults & families, help out at our safe parking sites, or serve on a cold weather response team. Donations of warm clothes, blankets, sleeping bags & other items are also needed.
Sonoma Raceway Kicks Off Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive
All food collected through Nov. 24th will be distributed to 2 Bay Area food banks: Friends in Sonoma Helping (FISH) & the Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano. These donations will assist those in need & help alleviate increased demand during the holidays at these local food banks.
Please Donate - Salvation Army
How far would you go to help save someone’s life?
Art Exhibit - Santa Rosa
Abstract Artist Group of Sonoma County. Show runs through December 8th.
American West Collection - Sebastopol
A free event at Food For Thought Antiques which will be showcasing a display of historic items from the American West.
Adult Vaccination Can Prevent Illness or Death
Each year, tens of thousands of adults in the U.S. suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, or even die from diseases that could be prevented by vaccines, including influenza, pertussis (whooping cough), certain bacterial infections, hepatitis A & B, shingles & even some cancers including cervical cancer & liver cancer. And while many adults recognize that a flu vaccine is recommended every year, few adults are aware of the need for other vaccines to help protect their health.
Jolly Juliana or her Fruitcake has nuts - 6th Street Playhouse
A delightful, heart-warming extravaganza commemorating the roots of American Theatre; sing-a-long, hiss, boo & cheer for a villain, hero & heroine.
Do it For The Love Organization
Hope. Healing. Music. That's what the "Do It For the Love" Foundation is all about. The non-profit wish-granting organization, founded by musician Michael Franti, brings people living with life-threatening illnesses, children with severe challenges & wounded veterans to live concerts & other music experiences. Through the healing power of music, the goal of Do It For the Love is to inspire joy, hope & lasting celebratory memories in the face of severe challenge.
Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital - Volunteers Needed
Their extensive volunteer program serves many different departments. Volunteers provide help to staff as well as comfort to patients & visitors. Training is provided. If you are a physically fit mature adult with some time to spare please call.
Art for the Holidays - Healdsburg
Fine art & craft pieces for gift giving. Open daily (except Tuesdays) from 11am-5pm.
My Life through My Lenses - Photographs by Graham Nash - Napa
Legendary musician & founding member of Crosby, Stills & Nash & The Hollies. Graham Nash is an internationally renowned photographer & digital imaging pioneer whose revealing work captures the brilliant, unexpected surrealism of daily life. Exhibit runs through 1/31/15. Admission: $44/Club Members, $55/Per Guest.
SRJC Theatre Arts 2014/2015 Season
For the entire lineup, locations, times, dates, etc.
Family Fun Series - Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
Live entertainment for the whole family. For the entire season 2014/2015 schedule:
Giant Public Sale at the Old Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa
A 2-day public sale is scheduled to liquidate thousands of non-medical items from the old Sutter Medical Center in Santa Rosa. Everything must go, including furniture, file cabinets, office chairs, desks, recliners, sofas, flat screen televisions, kitchen equipment, refrigerators, ice machines & much more!
Annual Holiday Craft Fair - Cotati
Event Days/Hours: Sat., 10am-4pm, Sun., 9am-3pm.
Joy Art Walk & Holiday Sale - Occidental
10 Local Artists @ 2 Locations.
Holiday Giftaway - Sebastopol
Event Hours: 1-3pm. Gifts, Clothing, Small Household items. Have unwanted nice items? Need Gifts? Please join this community sharing event. Each adult & teen must volunteer for 30 minutes and/or chip in $5.
Voices for Brain Cancer - SF
Each year more than 200,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with a brain tumor. Millions of us have been affected by brain cancer. It may be a sister, father, best friend, or perhaps even your own diagnosis.
Saving for College
Its 5:29. Are you saving for college? 529 college savings plans are offered by states to provide easy & affordable ways to save for college. Saving in advance is a key part of preparing for higher education. For more information on how you can start saving:
Local Homes Sought for SSU International Students
The Sonoma State American Language Institute (SSALI) is looking for homestay families who would like to share their homes with international students who are studying English in the SSALI program. Families should live within biking, walking, or a bus route from SSU in Rohnert Park or Cotati.
The Great Home Giveaway - Sonoma County
Sonja Butler & John Berto, of Bertolone Realty are two of hundreds of real estate agents across the country who have invested in “The Great Home Giveaway” sweepstakes that will allow Sonoma County citizens to enter for a chance to win 1 of 16 $10,000 down payments & one $100,000 grand prize to be used towards the purchase of their new home. All current home seekers can register to win by entering their information on Sonja & John’s website:
Winter Camps - Santa Rosa
For the entire list of Winter Camps i.e.
Turkey Burner - Santa Rosa
Thanksgiving Day Swim - Burn some calories before the feasting commences! Sneak in a great pool workout before you sit down for football, snacking & the BIG THANKSGIVING MEAL! The pool is all warmed up, so no matter the weather - you'll be comfortable!
26th Festival of Lights - Yountville
Carolers in costume saunter down Main Street & everyone joins in a holiday sing-a-long Photos with Santa & his elves & other treats & activities for kids. Enjoy several bands. Yountville’s award-winning restaurant & Michelin-starred chefs offer tasty bites & over 24 wineries will pour. Beginning at 5:30pm
Healdsburg Downtown Holiday Party
In and around the Healdsburg Plaza - Musicians, Carolers, Free Horse-drawn Carriage Rides, Pictures w/ Santa & more from 4-9pm.
Turkey Waddle at Jack London
A 4-mile walk takes you through mixed evergreens on the trail to the Grandmother Tree! Meet in the ranch parking lot at 10am. Expect to hike until 12/Noon. Wear sturdy shoes & bring water. Cost: $10/Per Person, $10/Parking Fee.
5th Annual Holiday Open House - Sapphire Hill Winery, Healdsburg
WHY GET UP AT 2AM & SHOP WHEN YOU CAN SLEEP IN & THEN SAMPLE WINE & TREATS AT SAPPHIRE HILL!
Holiday Open House - Kenwood
Celebrate the release of several new wines. Enjoy Pizza from the wood-fired oven. Event Hours: 11am-4pm.
Bodega Bay Holiday Crafts Fair
Event Hours: 10am-5pm. Local handmade items, imports, snacks & a quilt raffle.
Rohnert Park Holiday Arts/Crafts Fair
Event Hours: 10am-4pm. Pictures w/ Santa, handmade holiday gifts, music & more!
Korbel Holiday Shopping Spree Weekend -
Christmas Carolers from 1-3pm. Visit Santa from 2:30-4pm.
Food For Thought Antiques Holiday Open House
Event Hours: 11am-5pm.
Toy Drive - Bodega Bay
Please drop off a new, unwrapped toy to the firehouse.
Toy Drive - Forestville
The Forestville Firefighters will be accepting Toys for Tots this year starting the day after Thanksgiving. Your generous donations can be dropped off at the Fire Station.
Holiday shows at Cinnabar Theater
For the Complete Schedule:
Holiday Crafterino - Petaluma
$1 Donation at the door.
Tree Lighting - Geyserville
...and Tractor Parade of Lights. Santa & Mrs Claus will make an appearance in Park & Ride area.
Tree Lighting & Open House - Duncans Mills
Event Hours: 12/Noon-5pm. Santa will be arriving at on a Fire Truck & be there from 2-4pm. Enjoy music, food in the shops, sales in most shops. Tree Lighting will take place at 4pm.
Historic Duncans Mills Old Fashioned Christmas
Event Hours: 12/Noon-5pm. Santa arrives by Firetruck at 2pm. Visit Santa between 2-4pm. Tree Lighting at 4pm. Enjoy Caroling, Sweets & Treats in each shop, Hot Apple Cider, Discounts at participating Merchants.
Santa's Riverboat Arrival - Petaluma
Performers at the shopping center beginning at 11am. Mr & Mrs Claus arrive at the Golden Eagle Shopping Center on E. Washington Street and hand out candy to children.
Tree Lighting & Town Social - Forestville
Bring baked goods & Christmas snacks. Enjoy Cider, Cookies, Caroling & visit with Santa Claus. El Molino Choir & Band will perform.
Holiday Stroll @ Montgomery Village
Special performances by the Dickens Strolling Carolers, String Quartet, Merry Mariachi Band. Event Hours: 10am-6pm.
City of Lights Tour - Petaluma
Visit all the beautifully decorated homes & businesses & when you're done vote for your favorite!
Retirement Investment Strategies Workshop - Santa Rosa
Join us for a Wine, Cheese & Fruit Pairing & FREE Workshop that affects all Seniors. Featuring guest speakers. Registration: 5:45pm. Workshop 6pm.
Bob Burke's Kids Program Christmas Dinner Fundraiser
Event Hours; 5-9pm. Free Holiday Meal (courtesy of the Gonella Family). Donations within your means.
Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting - Windsor
Concert by Windsor School Children, Carriage Rides, Crafts & Activities, Tree Lighting at dusk. Event Hours: 5-8pm.
Tree Lighting - Guerneville
Gather at the Town Plaza for the lighting from 6-7pm.
Light Up a Life - Montgomery Village
Hospice Tree Lighting from 5-6:30pm.
Tree Lighting - Sebastopol
Event Hours: 5-8pm. Santa arrives by Firetruck.
Holiday Networking Party - Sebastopol
Event Hours: 5-8pm. Enjoy Food, Wine, Music & Hot Cider - Mingle with your friends & local movers & shakers. Open to the public. Cost: $25/Suggested Donation (includes Dinner & 1 Drink).
Dining Out For Life - Sonoma County
Food For Thought – Sonoma County Food Bank presents Sonoma County’s 14th annual Dining Out For Life. 86 Restaurants will take part, in Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, Healdsburg, Sonoma, Rohnert Park, Cotati, Bodega Bay, Forestville, Graton, Guerneville, Monte Rio, Occidental, Windsor, Kenwood & Petaluma.
13th Annual Holiday Extravaganza - Guerneville
Parade of Lights - Dec. 4-6th. Miracle on Main Street. For the full list w/ details:
D'Argenzio Wine Down Thursday
This weekly event features artisan wines along with a band of the week, tasty food, roasting marshmallows on colder evenings, bocce ball on warmer evenings & a chance for time with friends. All of their artisan wines are available to purchase by the bottle. Every week features a different flight of 4 wines from the portfolio served by the glass. A dinner menu is available & picnics are welcome. Reservations recommended, not required. Event Hours: 5-9pm. Cost: $8/Per Glass ($6/per glass for Wine Club Members).
Light Up a Tree Lighting - Petaluma
Contact Hospice of Petaluma to name a light.
Friends of the Library - Sebastopol
Sale of Children/Young Adult Books, Records, CDs, Videos, DVDs, Cassettes, Antique Books, etc....
The Nutcracker - Petaluma
Petaluma City Ballet & Petaluma School of Ballet perform holiday Classic.
Season's Greetings - a Very Merry Comedy - Cloverdale
This witty & charming play takes place over 3 days at Christmas, but by the time of the hilarious conclusion we understand that the chaos that has unfolded before our eyes is part of their Christmases past & future! Show: Dec., 5, 6, 12 & 13 at 8pm & December 7 & 14 at 2pm. Tickets: $18/General. Recommended for audiences 16 & over.
Kidgits Club Calendar - Simon Malls
Held at Coddingtown Mall & the Santa Rosa Plaza.
Holiday Big Band Show - Marin
Show: 8pm. Swinging with the Season - with the Peter Welker Bay Area All Star Band!
Annual Holiday Dinner at the Depot - Kenwood
Come enjoy an old fashioned community pot luck, no tickets, bring a dish to share. Event Hours: 4-8pm.
Holiday Lights - Rohnert Park
Tree Lighting 5-7pm.
Toy Drive & Open House - Healdsburg
Event Hours: 12/Noon-5pm. Visit with Santa & his elves. Wine Tasting & tasty bites. Bring an unwrapped toy & receive special discounts.
Holiday Sale - Camp Meeker
Event Hours: 11am-5pm. Lots of local artists!
Annual Open House - Petaluma
Event Hours: 11am-5pm. Enjoy Hot Cider, Horse & Carriage Rides, Carolers, Face Painting & more!
A Christmas Market Craft Fair - Sonoma
Handcrafted Creations - proceeds benefit outreach ministries. Event Hours: 10am-4pm.
Gingerbread Decorating Extravaganza - Kenwwod
2pm - kids of all ages are invited to decorate a gingerbread house (provided). You get to take home your own min-gingerbread house.
ASTRONAUT LULLABIES at the SRJC Planetarium
An immersive live concert planetarium experience ASTRONAUT LULLABIES is an exploration of inner & outer space, featuring the Oceans’ collection of "space rock".
San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus - Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
Show: 7:30pm. The performance, Home for the Holidays, is billed as an extravaganza, features traditional favorites along with some new works including a stunning world premiere, by Ola Gjeilo, one of the America’s most prominent contemporary composers. Add to the music appearances by Santa, his elves & reindeer, a 1980s nativity scene & an ugly sweater parade for a wild evening. Tickets: $50, $40 & $25
6th Annual Holiday Boutique - Healdsburg
Free Admission. 1-Stop Shopping. Over 20 Vendors. Raffle items donated by each vendor. Event Hours: 10am-4pm.
Holiday Home Tour - Healdsburg
Presenteby by Junior League of Napa-Sonoma.
40th Annual Dickens Holiday Crafts Fair -
Matanzas Creek Winery Holiday Celebration
Event Hours: 10am-4pm. Welcome the holiday season as you taste our new releases & small bites, listen to festive holiday music & purchase fabulous gifts from our Matanzas Creek Mercantile.
Holiday Weekend Crafts Fair - Monte Rio
Event Hours: 10am-5pm. Local Artists - Homemade Gifts & Tasty Food.
Santa Paws - Western Farm Center
Event Hours: 9:30am-4:30pm. Bring your pet & have their picture taken with Santa. Fundraiser for Canine Companions for Independence.
Angelic Voices - SR Symphony
6 a cappella elections - Mozart: Coronation Mass Stravinsky: Pulcinella
Breakfast with Santa at Costeaux
Saturdays in December 6, 13, 20 from 9-11am
Jewish Voice for Peace chapter forming in North Bay
Jewish Voice for Peace, a national organization focused on ending the Israeli occupation of Palestine & bringing peace & justice to both Israel & Palestine, is hosting a meeting to form a North Bay chapter. Meeting time: 3pm
Afternoon Christmas Concert - Kenwood
Everyone is invited to join the choir as they sing favorite Christmas Carols, both traditional & contemporary starting at 3pm.
Parade of Lights - Cloverdale
Event Hours: 5-7pm. Food items will be collected for the Surrey Food Bank.
VNA Hospice Tree Lighting Ceremony - Healdsburg
Music, Refreshments, Tree Raffle & Candle Lighting begins at 5pm.
Lights of Remembrance Tree Lighting - Sonoma
Sonoma Hospice by the Bay - Music, Inspiration , Name a Light in honor or memory of a loved one.
Lighting of the Snowmen - Sonoma
Festival at Cornerstone
Support the Sonoma County's Shining Star Foundation - Rohnert Park
Do you support foster children learning martial arts, dance & fitness? Don't miss your opportunity to support this great cause by playing Texas Hold'em at 7pm! Buy-in early & receive a 10% bonus for your $100 donation. Great prizes for the top 8 spots. To register & buy-in: (707) 480-5883
Holiday Harmony - Santa Rosa
Annual Barbershop Harmony Show featuring The Santa Rosa Redwood Chordsmen Barbershop Chorus at 4pm.
Guitar Virtuoso Peppino D’Agostino - Occidental
This dynamic performer & composer will thrill with his “minestrone music” covering a broad range of genres. 5pm/Guitar Workshop/$20. Concert/$25, or $35/Both!
Annual Santa's Brunch - Ramekins
Bring your family & join us to celebrate the season in style at a Holiday Family Brunch with Santa! Featuring cookie decorating, Christmas crafts & a photo with Santa. Please do not forget to register your child (even if they are free). Cost: $55/Adults, $25/Kids 11-18, Free/Kids 10 & under.
Annual Open House - Safari West
Dates: Dec. 7 & 14. This is a chance to get a close look at the animals that live at Safari West. Event Hours: 9am-3pm. Tickets: $25/Adult 13+, Free/1 child 12 & under, $10/Per Additional Child.
Hanukkah Party -
Light the candles, shop for gifts from community artists & vendors at our holiday bazaar, enter to win one of many door prizes, enjoy a deicious latke lunch & sing along with your favorite Sonoma County Yiddish band, Mama Loshn.
Celtic Woman - Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
Show: 8pm. The multi-platinum Irish singing sensation Celtic Woman present Home for Christmas-The Symphony Tour. Featuring music from the renowned all-female music ensemble’s 2nd Christmas album, Home For Christmas, including holiday favorites “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” & “Silent Night.” Tickets: $85, $75 & $59.
Tree of Remembrance & Candle Light Ceremony
Eggen & Lance Chapel - 6pm Candle Light Ceremony followed by pastor Rick Hahn with a message of hope, then a reception
Parent's Night Out - Santa Rosa
Drop off the kids & enjoy a night out! The kids will play games, do arts & crafts & enjoy a pizza dinner, movie & snacks in the Person Senior Wing! Ages 6-12 are welcome. Fees are $18/Santa Rosa Residents & $28/Non-Residents.
A Christmas Concert - Windsor
Songs & Stories...
Sebastopol Holiday Home Tour & Artisan Boutique
Night Tour Friday, December 12, 2014
December Calendar - Community Events/Sebastopol Senior Center
Sebastopol Senior Center
December Calendar - Community Events/Sebastopol Senior Center
Sebastopol Senior Center
A Chanticleer Christmas - Petaluma
Welcome the season with Chanticleer's profound & joyful mix of holiday music from the Renaissance to spirituals & Carols.
Artisian Craft Faire & Holiday Festival - Santa Rosa
Artisan Craft Faire & Holiday Festival! Please join us from 10am-4pm as we Deck your Halls, Serenade you with Music, Tempt you with Delicious Food & provide you with enjoyable One Stop Shopping with over 60 Local vendors displaying their Handcrafted Goods.
A Night Of Giving - Petaluma
Presented by the Fabulous Women. A Christmas Party w/ a Charitable Twist! This is an adult event (w/ a no-host bar). Event Time: 7-11pm.
MARTIN GRIFFIN PRESERVE OPEN DEC.13th
Martin Griffin Preserve will be open to the public for exploring & hiking from 10am–4pm.
29th Annual Holiday Crafts Faire - Occidental
35 artists showcasing their special crafts & holiday pieces, a bucket raffle (where you chose the prize you want to win), fabulous food, beverages & baked goods. Also chances to win special gift packages including art, wine, jewelry, other handmade crafts, as well as local restaurant & hotel gift certificates throughout the weekend. Event Hours: 10am–5pm on Saturday 12/13 & 10am–4pm on Sunday 12/14. Admission is free.
10th Anniversary Season - Symphony Pops Series
Show: 3pm. Symphony Pops: A Very Merry Holiday Pops featuring Five By Design concert. This year the Symphony & Principal Pops Conductor Michael Berkowitz will be joined by renowned vocal quintet Five by Design for an afternoon of inspiring & multi-cultural holiday music ranging from traditional to swing to rock.
Syng We Nowell - Guerneville
Join the River Choir at 3pm for an afternoon of winter holiday songs — traditional & contemporary, celebratory & spiritual & just plain fun.
A Very Merry Holiday Pops featuring Five By Design - Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
Join the Santa Rosa Symphony & renowned vocal quintet Five By Design for an afternoon of uplifting & multicultural holiday music from traditional to swing to rock that's perfect for the whole family.
SOFA Stroll - Santa Rosa
Third Thursday of each Month from 6-8pm. Free & open to the public. The SOFA, South A St Arts District, community is a coalition of artists, businesses & residents working together to increase the visibility, appreciation & practice of contemporary visual & performing arts in the vicinity of South A Street.
Posada Navideña - Wells Fargo Center for Arts
Show: 7pm. This presentation features traditional Mexican folkloric dance & music.
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker - Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
Sonoma Country Day School (http://www.scds.org) is the Welcoming Sponsor of the Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker. Shows: 3pm & 7pm.
The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show - Santa Rosa
Show: 8pm. Making their debut in Santa Rosa, these multi-Grammy Award winners are recognized worldwide as living legends of gospel music. Featuring selections from their upcoming Christmas album along with Christmas classics & other highlights from a 70 plus year career. Tickets: $35 & $28.
Toy Story Short Film Festival - Santa Rosa
A Holiday Event for all ages! Event Hours: 4-6:30pm
Toy Story Short Film Festival - Santa Rosa
A Holiday Event for all ages! Event Hours: 4-6:30pm
Wild West - SR Symphony
O'Connor: The Fiddle Concerto, Copland: Billy The Kid Suite, Copland: El Salon Mexico.
Crab Feed - Santa Rosa
Elsie Allen High School 10th Annual Project Grad>
Tchaikovsky Discovers America - Weill Hall
Sonoma Paradiso Family Concert Series:
26th Annual Crab & Wine Fest - Santa Rosa
Captain's Table of 10 = $1,100, Reserved Table of 10 = $950, Individual Tickets = $75.
A celebration of food & wine in Anderson Valley
February 7-8, 2015 - A weekend-long celebration of Alsace-style wines, food pairings & more.
Harry Potter & The Magic of Music - Weill Hall
Sonoma Paradiso Family Concert Series:
I Heart Wine Walk Healdsburg
Event Hours: 11am-4pm. National Walking Day!
RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles - Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
Tickets go on sale today at 12/Noon.