Things to do in Sonoma County, September 30 through October 30. 9, 2022

Primavera Conjunto: Mexican band Norteño-Sax performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa. Tickets cost between $76 and $126. More information at 707-546-3600, lutherburbankcenter.org.

Monday, October 3

Sonoma speaker series: Jaycee Dugard, kidnapping survivor, inspirational speaker and New York Times bestselling author, in conversation with family psychologist and educator Rebecca Bailey. Program begins at 7 p.m., VIP reception at 5:45 p.m. at Hanna Boys Center, 17000 Arnold Drive, Sonoma. Tickets are $35, VIP $75. More information at 707-696-8378, sonomaspeakerseries.com.

Tuesday, October 4

Seth Walker: Soul and blues singer-songwriter in concert at 7 p.m. at The Big Easy, 128 American Alley, Petaluma. Tickets, at $65, benefit the Polly Klaas Foundation and the Polly Klaas Community Theater. More information at 707-776-7163, bigeasypetaluma.com.

Wednesday, October 5

West Side Stories: “No Place Like Home” is this month’s theme for the Community Storytelling Forum. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Petaluma Hotel, 205 Kentucky St., Petaluma. Tickets are $13. More information at davepokornypresents.com/west-side-stories.

Thursday, October 6

“Jack Absolute flies again”: National Theater Richard Bean-Oliver Chris Comedy Screens Live Production at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Rialto Cinemas, 6868 McKinley St., Sebastopol. Tickets are $18 and $26. More information at 707-525-4840, rialtocinemas.com.

Veretsky Pass: The Jewish Music Series concert begins at 5:30 p.m. at Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center, 1801 E. Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park. Trio performs old country music from the Ottoman Empire. Free. More information at music.sonoma.edu/events.

Shawn Langwell: The author discusses “Ten Seconds to Be Bold: The Essential Guide to Solving Problems and Building Self-Confidence” at 7:00 p.m. at Copperfield’s Books, 140 Kentucky Street, Petaluma. Q&A and book signing follow. Free. More information at 707-762-0563, copperfieldsbooks.com.

Jon Melrod: The author discusses “Fighting Times: Organizing on the Front Lines of Class Warfare” at 7 p.m. at Copperfield’s Books, 138 N. Main St., Sebastopol. Q&A and book signing follow. Free. More information at 707-823-2618, copperfieldsbooks.com.

Caliente Jazz: Jazz Club season opens with Afro-Cuban and Brazilian jazz, plus arrangements by jazz and Latin masters, at 7:30 p.m. at the Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery, 204 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Tickets are $25. More information at 707-894-4410, cloverdaleartsalliance.org.

Tyler Henry – The Hollywood Media: The author and star of “Life After Death with Tyler Henry” and “Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry” appears at 8 p.m. at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $69 and $89. More information at 707-546-3600, lutherburbankcenter.org.

Friday, October 7

“The Art of the Other Side”: The art exhibition explores “When the Barriers Between Worlds Become Thin”. The Opening Reception will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Santa Rosa Arts Center, 312 S. A St., Santa Rosa, in the SOFA Arts District. Free. Until October 30. More information at 707-526-0135, santarosaartscenter.org.

Therese Tudury: The comedian performs at 7 p.m. at the Amphitheater at the Occidental Center for the Arts, 3850 Doris Murphy Court. Tickets are $25. More information at 707-874-9392, occidentalcenterforthearts.org.

Saturday October 8

Shining Farm Fall Festival: Farm activities including pumpkin and apple picking, hay bale rides, children’s activities, farm equipment exhibits, farm animals and wine tasting from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Santa’s Shone Farm Rosa Junior College, 7450 Steve Olson Lane, Forestville. Admission is $5 per vehicle. More information at shonefarm.santarosa.edu/fall-festival.

Moon Valley Vintage Festival: Wine, beer, food, grape treading, children’s activities, craft fair, live music and historical reenactments from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sonoma Plaza. FREE ENTRANCE. Wine tasting from 6 to 9 p.m. at Sonoma Barracks; $150. More information at 707-935-0803, valleyofthemoonvintagefestival.org.

Pinot on the river: Pinot Noir Celebration with 40 small artisan wineries, artisan food vendors and more from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Santa Rosa’s Old Courthouse Plaza. Tickets, at $50, benefit Sonoma County Pride. More information at 707-347-3730, pinotfestival.com.

Sonoma Harvest Music Festival: The event features 10 bands over two days, plus food, wine and craft beer. Doors open at 11 a.m. at BR Cohn Winery, 15000 Highway 12, Glen Ellen. Opening day performers include Gary Clark Jr. and Thievery Corporation. Tickets start at $149. Proceeds benefit the Sonoma County Regional Parks Foundation. Until October 9. More information on sonomaharvestmusicfestival.com.

Sunday October 9

Symphony Pops Series: With his trio, pianist David Benoit performs “Playing for Peanuts: The Music of Vince Guaraldi”, including favorites “Christmas Time Is Here” and “Linus and Lucy”. Showtime is 3 p.m. at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa. Tickets cost between $37 and $90. More information at 707-546-3600, lutherburbankcenter.org.

Circa, sacred: A contemporary circus ensemble from Australia offers acrobatics and encounters imbued with dark humor and tenderness. The show starts at 7 p.m. at Weill Hall, Green Music Center, 1801 E. Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park. Tickets cost between $25 and $75. More information at 707-664-4246, gmc.sonoma.edu.

“Indigenous Voices”: Literary Series premiere with poet Jennifer Foerster at 7 p.m. at 222, 222 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg. Denise Low, local resident and former Kansas Poet Laureate, hosts the event. Tickets are $20. More information on the222.org.

Jeremy Gorman and Anna May: The Sonoma County multi-instrumentalist and tragic American alternative singer, respectively. Showtime is 8:15 p.m. at The Lost Church, 427 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa; use the Ross Street entrance. Tickets are $12. More information at thelostchurch.org/santa-rosa.

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