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Friday, July 26

<strong>Chrome Comedy:</strong> World's Biggest Comedy Duo goes clubbing when they take over Chrome Lotus for a night of stand-up and "Who's Line Is It" improv comedy. Even more, well drinks are half-off for the length of the show. $10. 21-plus. 7:30-10:30 p.m. 501 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. worldsbiggestcomedyduo.com

Friday, July 26

<strong>'Stones in His Pockets':</strong> Two actors play 15 characters in Summer Repertory Theatre's stage production about a Hollywood crew filming a movie in rural Ireland. Closing performance at 8 p.m. in Newman Auditorium, Santa Rosa Junior College. $15-$25. summerrep.com, 527-4343.

Saturday, July 27

<strong>Pacific Islander Festival:</strong> Party like a Polynesian when the cultural festival celebrates the bounty of the islands, from traditional cuisine to music and entertainment, plus an appearance by San Francisco 49er Jesse Sapolu. Free. 10 a.m. to 8 pm. Rohnert Park City Center Plaza. 500 City Center Dr., Rohnert Park. rpwarriors.org

Saturday, July 27

<strong>Hot Rods and BBQ:</strong> The Petaluma Social Fireman will be manning the grill as you dance to music by Charley Baker and check out some pretty sweet rides. Free admission. Food is $15 adults, $5 kids 12 & under. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Penngrove Park. 11800 Main St., Penngrove. (707) 981-7765

Saturday, July 27

<strong>Bark in the Park:</strong> Bring your furry friends for a pooch promenade through the horseshoe of Sonoma Plaza, alongside music, food, and all day fun with fido. Contest registration $25. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Details at petslifeline.org

Saturday, July 27

<strong>Wine Country Rodeo:</strong> See bronc and bull riding, steer wrestling, calf roping and barrel racing in this Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association event at 7:30 p.m. in the Chris Beck Arena at the Sonoma County Fair, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa. Rodeo: $8-$15; fair admission: $5-$10. sonomacountyfair.com, 545-4200.

July 27-28

<strong>Fort Ross Festival:</strong> Relive the events of the historic for compound through lively re-enactments, music entertainment, arts, crafts, food, and more. $10-$30. Saturday 10 a.m to 7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fort Ross Historic State Park. 19005 Highway One, Jenner. fortross.org/festival.htm

Monday, July 29

<strong>Emily Brady:</strong> The author of 'Humboldt: Life on America's Marijuana Frontier' spent more than a year in Humboldt County researching her narrative about the 'epicenter of marijuana production.' She speaks at 7 p.m. Monday at Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. (415) 927-0960, bookpassage.com.

Tuesday, July 30

<strong>'The City Party':</strong> Any reason is a good reason for a party. Living here is a great reason. The city of Sonoma celebrates itself with its annual free party at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Sonoma Plaza. Live music by Bay Area party band Crossfire from 7 to 9 p.m. Beer and wine. 938-4626, sonomacommunitycenter.org.

<strong>MUSIC EVENTS</strong>

Friday, July 26

<strong>SambaDa:</strong> Soak up some live Afro-Brazilian sounds at the tonight's edition of Cloverdale Plaza's free 'Friday Night Live' concert series. Farmers market opens at 5:30 p.m. and music starts at 7. The series continues weekly through Aug. 30. cloverdaleartsalliance.org, 894-4410.

Sunday, July 28

<strong>'Jazz in Alexander Valley':</strong> Doug Morton, principal trumpet of the Santa Rosa Symphony, and the Del Sol Band play Latin jazz at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Geyserville home of Jim and

Kathleen Young. $50, including food and Kelley and Young wines. srsymphonyleague.com, 576-0284.

Tuesday, July 30

<strong>Dead Winter Carpenters:</strong> Healdsburg Plaza's free 'Tuesdays in the Plaza' concert series presents free Americana, rocks and rock 'n' roll music by the North Lake Tahoe band from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Sample fare from food vendors from 5 to 8 p.m. The weekly series runs through Aug. 27.

Wednesday, July 31

<strong>One Direction:</strong> They've performed for the Queen of England, so why not for you? The English-Irish pop boy band brings its American tour to the Bay Area, with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Oakland's Oracle Arena. $38.80-$106.90. coliseum.com, tickemaster.com, (510) 569-2121.

Sunday, July 28

<strong>Frobeck:</strong> The funk, pop and rock septet plays at 5-7 p.m. Sunday as part of Juilliard Park's free 'Live at Juilliard' outdoor concert series. Bring a picnic or buy food from vendors. The series continues Aug. 4 with Dennis Johnson and the Mississippi Ramblers. 227 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa. santa-rosa.ca.us.

Aug. 1-4

<strong>Reggae on the River:</strong> The festival, founded in 1984, returns to its original site at French's Camp on the Eel River, south of Guerneville, with Julian Marley, Reggae Angels and many more, Three-day pass, $190; single day, $55-$75. 707-923-3368, reggaeontheriver.com.

Friday, Aug. 2

<strong>'Gigolo':</strong> Subitled 'The New Cole Porter Review,' North Bay set designer and producer Paul Gilger's musical revue will be performed outdoors at 7 p.m. Aug. 2-4 and 10-11 at the Francis Ford Coppola Winery, 300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville. $25-$210. 857-1471, franciscoppolawinery.com.

Friday, Aug. 2

<strong>Tall Toad 25th Anniversary:</strong> Celebrate a quarter century of Petaluma's beloved Tall Toad Music store with performances by David Luning, John Courage and Teresa Tudury, at 8:30 p.m. at the Mystic Theatre, 23 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma. Free. 765-2121, mystictheatre.com.

Friday, Aug. 2

<strong>Rootz Underground:</strong> The sextet from Jamaica remains rooted in reggae while expanding the boundaries of world music. Doors open and 9 p.m. and the music starts at 10:30 at the HopMonk Tavern, 230 Petaluma Ave., Sebastopol. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. 829-7300, hopmonk.com.

Saturday, Aug. 3

<strong>Petaluma Music Festival:</strong> A one-day mash-up of 14 bands on three stages, featuring Xavier Rudd, Sean Hayes, the Pimps of Joytime, Stroke 9, Brothers Comatose and more. Noon-9 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma. $25-$75; under 12 free. petalumamusicfestival.org.

Saturday, Aug. 3

<strong>BWB:</strong> The initials stand for Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum and Norman Brown. The Rodney Strong Summer Concert Series presents the pop trio at 5 p.m. Aug. 3 at the vineyard, 11455 Old

Redwood Highway, just south of Healdsburg. The series continues through Sept. 1. $60-$90. 869-1595, rodneystrong.com.

Sunday, Aug. 4

<strong>'Music from the Movies':</strong> The host is 'Star Wars' star Mark Hamill when the San Francisco Symphony salutes film scores at 4 p.m. Aug. 4 in Weill Hall and on its back lawn at the Green Music Center, on Sonoma State's Rohnert Park campus. Inside, $55-$100; outside, $25-$45 sonoma.edu, (866) 955-6040.

<i>Dan Taylor and Crissi Langwell contributed to this article.</i>