March 17, 2023


Arts Eternal

Things to do in Sonoma County

Friday, May 6

Saturday, May 7

Saturday, May 7

Saturday, May 7

May 7 & 8

Saturday, May 7

Saturday, May 7

Sunday, May 8

Sunday, May 8

Sunday, May 8

Sunday, May 8

Sunday, May 8

Other upcoming events:

Friday, May

Monster Trucks: WGAS Monster Truck Spring Nationals, 7:30 p.m. (gates open at 6 p.m.), Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa. $12-$19.98. (530) 745-0100,

Yuja Wang: World-renowned 27-year-old classical pianist, 7:30 tonight, Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $40-$90. 866-955-6040,

Kathleen Madigan: ‘The Mermaid Lady Tour’ stand-up comedy, 8 tonight, Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. $35. 546-3600,

‘Bob – A Life in 5 Acts’: One man’s genuine-yet-comedic search for ‘greatness,’ opens 8 tonight, Main Stage West, Sebastopol. $15-$25. 823-0177,

‘My Fair Lady’: Triumphant musical opens 8 tonight, 6th Street Playhouse, Santa Rosa. $15-$37. 523-4185,

?Saturday, May 7?

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta: Live music and entertainment, Mexican street food and beer, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Carneros Brewing Co., Sonoma. Free admission. 938-1880,

Moonalice: Psychedelic, roots-rock band, plus Sebastopol hometown band Dream Farmers, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, HopMonk Tavern, Sebastopol. $12. 829-7300,

Sunday, May

Mother’s Day Piano Concert: Jack London Piano Club with vocalist Laura Benward, 2-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Jack London State Historic Park, Glen Ellen. $20 includes parking. 938-5216,

Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch: Tours aboard the African Queen or brunch only, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Safari West, Santa Rosa. $18-$75. 579-2551,

Mother’s Day Bubbles & BBQ: Slow-cooked barbecue, sparkling wines, live music, noon-2 p.m. Sunday, Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards, Sonoma. $45-$70. 933-1917,

‘On the Wing’: Sonoma Bach program of poetry and music depicting birds and angels, plus avian guests, 3 p.m. Sunday, Saturday Afternoon Club, Santa Rosa. $15-$25.

Occidental Community Choir: ‘A West County Home Companion’ of song and stories, 3 p.m. Sunday, Glaser Center, Santa Rosa. $15-$20. 874-8622,

Monday, May

Santa Rosa Symphony: ‘Jazzy Impressions’ with pianist Gabriela Martinez, 8 p.m. Monday, Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $20-$80. 546-8742,

?Tuesday, May

Connie Guttersen: Registered dietitian and ‘The Love Diet’ co-author, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Book Passage, Corte Madera. Free. (415) 927-0960,

Wednesday, May

‘Wines & Sunsets in Paradise’: Weekly outdoor music series opener, through Oct. 26, 5:30 p.m.-sunset, Wednesday, Paradise Ridge Winery, Santa Rosa. $10-$15. 528-9463,

Jazz Orchestra: Sonoma State University Jazz Orchestra and Santa Rosa Junior College Jazz Band, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $8. 866-955-6040,

?Thursday, May

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater: Thirty-plus performing pets, from cats and dogs to mice and geese, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. $12-$17. 546-3600,

‘The 16TH ‘: The Imaginists’ production, 8 p.m. Thursday, The Imaginists, Santa Rosa. $5-$25; sold out. Five more shows through May 21. 528-7554,

?Friday, May

Pilobolus: Diverse modern dance company known for its ‘Shadowland’ production, 8 p.m. Friday, Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. $20-$50. 546-3600,

Holly Near: Singer-songwriter and social activist, plus musicians Barbara Higbie and Jan Martinelli, 8 p.m. Friday, Occidental Center for the Arts. $20-$23. 874-9392,

‘Secrets’: Opening night of the Santa Rosa Junior College Spring Dance Show, 8 p.m. Friday, Burbank Auditorium, Santa Rosa campus. $10-$17. 527-4343,

Friedman/Hart Quartet: Jazz standards and Latin jazz at ‘Jazz in the Neighborhood,’ 6 p.m. Friday, Copperfield’s Books, Healdsburg. Free. 433-9270,

‘Godspell’: Cinnabar Young Rep production of the timeless musical, opening night 7:30 p.m. Friday, Cinnabar Theater, Petaluma. $10-$15. 763-8920,

Saturday, May

‘Sunset Celebration Weekend’: Tours of new Sunset Test Gardens/Outdoor Kitchen, home, travel, food and garden seminars, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Cornerstone, Sonoma. $35-$125.

Jura Margulis: World-renowned virtuoso pianist performs on restored 1899 concert grand piano, 8 p.m. Saturday, Petaluma Historical Library & Museum. $25-$40. 778-4398,

The Blues Session: Monthly live blues performances, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Cloverdale Arts Alliance. $5. 894-4410,

‘Zeitgeist’: Juried multimedia exhibition artists’ opening reception, 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Petaluma Arts Center. Free. 762-5600,

Sunday, May

Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge: Sample Gold Medal-winning wines, plus food tastings, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Sonoma Mountain Village, Rohnert Park. $25-$95.

Amanecer Flamenco: Two 45-minute sets of passionate Spanish flamenco song and dance, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Cinnabar Theater, Petaluma. $15-$25. 763-8920,