Things to do in Sonoma County, Aug. 26-Sept. 4, 2022


Visit art and food festivals, hear local and touring bands, watch beloved movies at outdoor screenings, and more at these upcoming Sonoma County events.

Friday August 26

Healdsburg Arts Festival: Three days of fine arts and crafts, live music, dance, drama, poetry, children’s arts and more. 4-7 p.m. at downtown Healdsburg Plaza. Free. Until August 28. More information at 707-431-1970,

David Luning: The singer-songwriter performs original American music with his band. Concert from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in downtown Cloverdale Plaza. Free. More information at 707-894-4410,

Phyllis Meshulam: The former Sonoma County Poet Laureate launches her anthology, “Freedom of New Beginnings: Poems of Testimony and Vision from Sonoma County, California,” at 7:00 p.m. at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 282 S. High St. .Free; registration requested. More information at

Fitz and The Tantrums and Andy Grammer: “The Wrong Party Tour” opens at 7:30 p.m. at Weill Hall and Lawn, Green Music Center, 1801 E. Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park. Breland gets the ball rolling. Tickets cost between $30 and $105. More information at 707-664-4246,

“Encanta”: Disney’s Academy Award-winning computer-animated fantasy musical screens at dusk on the Lower Lawn of Howarth Park, 630 Summerfield Road, Santa Rosa. Free. More information at 707-543-3298,

Saturday August 27

Bodega Seafood, Art and Wine Festival: Entertainment on three stages; Art and Crafts; food; beer, cider and wine tasting; and children’s activities. Held 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Watts Ranch, 16855 Bodega Highway, Bodega. Tickets are $12 to $40. Until August 28. More information on

Buena Vista 165th Anniversary Celebration: Buena Vista Winery celebrates its 165th anniversary with a sparkling wine masterclass, wine tasting, live music, cake and more. The event begins at 11 a.m. at The Winery, 18000 Old Winery Road, Sonoma. Tickets are $100. More information at

NAPA/NOLA: The New Orleans classical music and Cajun cuisine mini-festival opens at noon at the Charles Krug Winery, 2800 Main St., St. Helena. Performers include Rebirth Brass Band, Raw Oyster Cult and Leo Nocentelli. Tickets are $59-$65, VIP $99-$110. More information at 707-880-2300,

Moonlight Brewing Company 30th Anniversary Party: Celebrate from noon to 10 p.m. as Moonlight Brewing Co., 3350 Coffey Lane, Santa Rosa, celebrates its 30th anniversary. The Timothy O’Neil Band performs from 2-4pm, Sol Horizon from 6-9pm. Plus children’s activities and food trucks. Free. More information at 707-755-4951,

Jeff Watts: Reception for the exhibition “a little of this a little of that” of the Forestville artist of small paintings. The event takes place from 4-6 p.m. at the Sebastopol Gallery, 150 N. Main St. Free. Until October 2. More information at 707-829-7200,

“The Mighty Ducks”: Movies on the Green presents the sports comedy about a misfit kids hockey team at 5 p.m. at Weill Lawn, Green Music Center, 1801 E. Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park. Tickets are $5, free for children 12 and under (with ticket). More information at 707-664-4246,

Stella Heath Quartet: The Jazz Music Series features the music of Nat King Cole and the King Cole Trio from 6-9 p.m. at the Healdsburg Hotel, 25 Matheson St., Healdsburg. Free. More information at 707-431-2800,

The Bacon Brothers: “Out of Memory Tour” by Michael and Kevin Bacon features a mix of folk, rock, soul and country influences. Sessions are at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. at Blue Note Napa, 1030 Main St., Napa. Tickets are $55 to $95. Until August 28. More information at 707-880-2300,

Kiry Shabazz: The award-winning comic headlines the North Coast Comedy show at 10:15 p.m. at the Victory House Restaurant at Epicenter, 3215 Coffey Lane, Santa Rosa. Also Aivy Cordova and Juan Carlos. Tickets are $25. More information at

Sunday August 28

The Farallons: Original American-style music and Tom Waits favorites; Crosby, Stills & Nash; and more from noon to 2 p.m. at Tips Roadside, 8445 Highway 12, Kenwood. Free. More information at 707-509-0078,

The Fabulous BioTones: The Berkeley-based band plays blues, pop and rock from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Brewsters Beer Garden, 229 Water St. N., Petaluma. Free. More information at 707-981-8330,

Pete Sawyer and The Left Hand Monkey Wrench Gang: Grateful Dead music from 6 to 9 p.m. at Rio Nido Roadhouse, 14540 Canyon 2 Road. Tickets are $15. More information at 707-869-0821,


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