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Friday, Oct. 18

<strong>'The Rocky Horror Picture Show':</strong> Dammit, Janet, let's do the Time Warp again. The 1975 cult classic, accompanied by a live shadow cast, screens at 11:30 tonight at the Phoenix Theater, 201 Washington St., Petaluma. $10. 762-3565, <a href="http://thephoenixtheater.com" target="_blank">thephoenixtheater.com</a>.

Friday, Oct. 18

<strong>Jason Vieux:</strong> The classical guitarst plays compositions ranging from Bach to Duke Ellington at 7:30 in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center on the Sonoma State University campus, 1801 E. Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park. $10-$15. 866-955-6040, <a href="http://sonoma.edu" target="_blank">sonoma.edu</a>.

Saturday, Oct. 19

<strong>Pet Expo:</strong> The Sonoma County Fairgrounds will be filled with everything you need for your pampered pet. The day includes a pet costume contest, adoptions and special guest Shorty Rossi from Animal Planet's "Pit Boss." Pets welcome with proof of vaccination. 10 a.m. to 6p.m. Info: <a href="http://northerncaliforniapetexpo.com" target="_blank">northerncaliforniapetexpo.com</a>.

Saturday, Oct. 19

<strong>Masquerade Party:</strong> Come in costume and mask for the 10th annual Artstart auction. Enjoy food, wine, music and plenty of local art. $25. 6-9 p.m. 819 Donahue St., Santa Rosa. Info: <a href="http://artstart.us" target="_blank">artstart.us</a>.

Saturday, Oct. 19

<strong>Figs &amp;amp; Pigs Festival:</strong> This first-ever festival unites the unique tastes of figs and pork, as well as many other delicious combinations, complete with wine and live music. $50. Noon to 4 p.m. Quivira Vineyards and Winery, 4900West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg. Info: <a href="http://quivirawine.com" target="_blank">quivirawine.com</a>.

Saturday, Oct. 19

<strong>Ruth Moody:</strong> Out on a national tour to promote her second solo album, 'These Wilder Things,' the Australian-born soprano singer-songwriter, best known as a member of the Canadian folk trio the Wailin' Jennys, performs at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center, 390 Morris St., Sebastopol. $20. 823-1511, <a href="http://seb.org" target="_blank">seb.org</a>.

Oct. 19-20

<strong>Tolay Fall Festival:</strong> The closing weekend of this annual salute to old-fashioned fun, with hay rides, a pumpkin patch and more, runs 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Tolay Lake Regional Park, 5869 Lakeville Highway, Petaluma. $4; $1 for 12 and younger. 565-2041, <a href="http://sonomacountyparks.org" target="_blank">sonomacountyparks.org</a>.

Oct. 19-20

<strong>ARTrails Open Studios:</strong> This is the final weekend for local artists to open their studios, inviting the public to view or purchase art in a variety of media. Free admission. 10 a.m. to 5p.m. Info: <a href="http://sonomaarts.com/artrails" target="_blank">sonomaarts.com/artrails</a>.

Sunday, Oct. 20

<strong>Windsor Pumpkin Festival:</strong> This annual celebration is a local tradition. Make your own scarecrow and view others made by local students, go pumpkin bowling, watch a kids' costume parade and visit a bake sale that benefits the Windsor High Culinary Program. 10 a.m. to 1p.m. Windsor Town Green. Info: <a href="http://windsorfarmersmarket.com" target="_blank">windsorfarmersmarket.com</a>.

Sunday, Oct. 20

<strong>Jackie Ryan:</strong> Her new album, 'Listen Here,' was ranked the top jazz CD in America. She has played Lincoln Center and Birdland in New York. Hear her perform live, backed by her

quartet, at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Robert Mondavi Winery, 7801 St. Helena Highway, Napa. $20. 967-6117, <a href="http://nvjs.org/tickets" target="_blank">nvjs.org/tickets</a>.

Monday, Oct. 21

<strong>Museum Mondays for Little Ones:</strong> Kids ages 1-5 and their grown-ups can share stories, games, crafts and a movie, from 10 a.m. to noon Monday at the Charles Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa. $5 per child; two adults free per child until 11 a.m. 579-4452, <a href="http://schulzmuseum.org" target="_blank">schulzmuseum.org</a>.

Monday, Oct. 21

<strong>Dogtoberfest:</strong> Celebrate Oktoberfest with a decidedly Northern California flavor at the Lagunitas Brewing Company's event, named for its trademark dog-face label, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Monday. 1280 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma. $35. 778-8776, <a href="http://dogs4diabetics.com" target="_blank">dogs4diabetics.com</a>.

Tuesday, Oct. 22

<strong>Complexions Contemporary Ballet:</strong> The 2013-2014 Rodney Strong Vineyards Dance Series opens with a performance by this New York-based company at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa. $25-$45. 546-3600, <a href="http://wellsfargocenterarts.org" target="_blank">wellsfargocenterarts.org</a>.

Tuesday, Oct. 22

<strong>James Preller:</strong> Halloween looms near, and it's prime time for some scary stories. Meet the best-selling author of the youth-oriented hits 'Home Sweet Horror,' 'I Scream, You Scream!' and 'Good Night, Zombie' at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Copperfield's Books, 140 Kentucky St., Petaluma. <a href="http://jacuzziwines.com" target="_blank">copperfieldsbooks.com</a>.

Oct. 23-24

<strong>Fall Soups and Stews:</strong> There's nothing as comforting as a hot bowl of soup or a hearty stew. Instructor Jude Affronti shows how to make your own at noon Wednesday and 6 p.m. Thursday at Sur la Table, 2323 Magowan Drive, Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa. $69 per class. 800-243-0852, <a href="http://surlatable.com" target="_blank">surlatable.com</a>.

Oct. 23-24

<strong>'Blur':</strong> Melanie Marnich's whimsical comedy, about a young woman losing her sight, runs through Oct. 26, including a performance at 7 p.m. Thursday, in Ives Hall, Sonoma State University, 1801 E. Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park. Special show for the sight-impaired, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. $10-17. 664-4246, <a href="http://sonoma.edu" target="_blank">sonoma.edu</a>.

Oct. 23-24

<strong>Nederlands Dance Theater:</strong> The company, known for its daring choreography and compelling drama, performs 'Lightfoot Leon,' set to the music of Beethoven, at 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday in Zellerbach Hall at UC Berkeley. Tickets start at $30. 510-642-9988, <a href="http://calperfs.berkeley.edu" target="_blank">calperfs.berkeley.edu</a>.

Thursday, Oct. 24

<strong>Golden Dragon Acrobats:</strong> The touring Chinese troupe, inspired by more than 25 centuries of tradition, combines acrobatics, dance and music with spectacular costumes. The show starts at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa. $16-$21. 546-3600, <a href="http://wellsfargocenterarts.org" target="_blank">wellsfargocenterarts.org</a>.

Oct.25 through Nov. 10

<strong>'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest':</strong> Based on the novel by Ken Kesey, and made famous by the 1975 movie, the play goes inside a mental institution. It opens at 8p.m. Oct. 25 and closes Nov. 10 at the 6th Street Playhouse, 52 W. Sixth St., Santa Rosa. $20-$32. 523-4185, <a href="http://6thstreetplayhouse.com" target="_blank">6thstreetplayhouse.com</a>.

Friday, Oct. 25

<strong>Bluegrass Freak Show:</strong> Arann Harris and the Farm Band present an evening of down-to-earth roots music and high-energy fun at 8:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at the HopMonk Tavern, 230 Petaluma Ave., Sebastopol. $10. 829-7300, <a href="http://hopmonk.com" target="_blank">hopmonk.com</a>.

Saturday, Oct. 26

<strong>Masquerade Ball:</strong> Billed as 'where Sleepy Hollow meets Gatsby,' this bash includes a live DJ, fortune teller, costume contest, themed lounge and wine, from 7-11 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Francis Ford Coppola Winery Barrell Room, 300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville. $125 per person. 857-1471, <a href="http://franciscoppolawinery.com" target="_blank">franciscoppolawinery.com</a>.

Sunday, Oct. 27

<strong>Pinot on the River:</strong> The Artisanal Pinot Noir Grand Tasting opens to the general public from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Healdsburg Plaza in downtown Healdsburg, with a hundred wineries participating. $75 in advance; $100 at the event. Visit <a href="http://pinotfestival.com" target="_blank">pinotfestival.com</a> or call 433-0433, then press zero.

Sunday, Oct. 27

<strong>Pizza in the Piazza:</strong> Enjoy food and wine starting at noon Oct. 27, followed at 3 p.m. by a concert featuring the California Redwoods Chorale, at the Jacuzzi Family Vineyards, 24724

Arnold Drive, Sonoma. Pizza and wine pairings, $10; concert, $20. 931-7551, <a href="http://jacuzziwines.com" target="_blank">jacuzziwines.com</a>.