Friday, Nov. 1

<strong>Dia de los Muertos:</strong> Enjoy the 'Mighty Monarch' children's butterfly art installation, Day of the Dead masks and altars, and refreshments, from

5 to 9 p.m. today at the Sonoma Community Center, 276 E. Napa St., Sonoma. 938-4626, <a href="http://sonomacommunitycenter.org" target="_blank">sonomacommunitycenter.org</a>.

Friday, Nov. 1

<strong>'Supernatural Soiree':</strong> Healdsburg's Bergamot Alley hosts a post-Halloween evening of live music and dancing 'dead.' Doors open at 8 tonight and performances start at 10. $25. 328A Healdsburg Ave. 433-8720, <a href="http://bergamotalley.com" target="_blank">bergamotalley.com</a>.

Nov. 1 &amp;amp; 2

<strong>Museum Dia de Los Muertos:</strong> On Friday, enjoy a light reception with traditional altars and flamenco music. Admission is $7, and the event is 6-8 p.m. And on Saturday 12-3 p.m., participate in the Family Day of the Dead celebration with themed activities, arts &amp;amp; crafts, and a special performance by Danza Azteca Xantotl. Tickets are $5-$7, 12 &amp;amp; under are free. 425 Seventh St., Santa Rosa. <a href="http://sonomacountymuseum.org/" target="_blank">sonomacountymuseum.org</a>

Nov. 1-3

<strong>'This Is Our Youth':</strong> Set in Manhattan in 1982, this drama looks at wealthy, articulate, pot-smoking teenagers, emerging as young adults. Runs through Nov. 13 at Main Stage West, 104 N. Main St., Sebastopol. Shows at at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday. $15-$25. 823-0177,

<a href="http://mainstagewest.com" target="_blank">mainstagewest.com</a>.

Saturday, Nov. 2

<strong>El Dia de Los Muertos:</strong> A procession of giant puppets will make their way through downtown Petaluma, starting at Water Street Bistro and ending at the Petaluma Arts Center where there will be food, art, music, performance, and folkloric dance. 6-10 p.m. <a href="http://petalumaartscenter.org/2013/el-dia-de-los-muertos-petaluma-2013" target="_blank">petalumaartscenter.org/2013/el-dia-de-los-muertos-petaluma-2013</a>

Saturday, Nov. 2

<strong>Mariza</strong>: The Portuguese singer has devoted her life to her country's wistful, rhythmic music, dubbed 'Fado" (or 'Fate.') She and her quartet perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center, Sonoma State University, 1801 E. Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park. $30-$70 <a href="http://gmc.sonoma.edu/" target="_blank">gmc.sonoma.edu</a>, (866) 955-6040.

Saturday, Nov. 2

<strong>Tainted Love:</strong> Relive the 1980s with the San Francisco party band playing the hits at 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the Mystic Theatre, 23 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma. The songlist runs from AC/DC ('Highway to Hell,' 'You Shook Me All Night Long') to Wham ('Wake Me Up'.) $21. 765-2121, <a href="http://schulzmuseum.org/" target="_blank"><strong>mystictheatre.com</strong></a>.

Saturday, Nov. 2

<strong>Run or Dye 5K:</strong> The world needs a little more color, and Santa Rosa is about to get a blast of it. This 5K fun run makes technicolor canvases out of runners through cornstarch color bombs. Benefits the Sonoma County YMCA. 9 a.m. $52-$57 to run, free to spectate. <a href="http://runordye.com" target="_blank">runordye.com</a>

Saturday, Nov. 2

<strong>Petaluma Fall Festival:</strong> The Theatre District is inviting one and all to their free festival to enjoy live music, family activities, $10 craft beer tasting, and more. Hosted by Fabulous Women of Petaluma, benefits the Boys &amp;amp; Girls Club. 12-4 p.m. 140 2nd Street, Petaluma. <a href="http://theatre-district.com" target="_blank">theatre-district.com</a>

Saturday, Nov. 2

<strong>The Barlow Street Fair:</strong> This Saturday's official Grand Opening presents the new artisan community of The Barlow, alongside live music, food, and arts and crafts. 4-9 p.m. 200 Morris St., Sebastopol. <a href="http://thebarlow.net" target="_blank">thebarlow.net</a>

Nov. 2 - April 27

<strong>'Starry Starry Night':</strong> Santa Rosa's Charles Schulz Museum features 'Peanuts' strips showing Charlie Brown and friends under the night sky,

probing the mysteries of the universe and seeking the meaning of life. Daily except Tuesdays, Nov. 2-April 27. 2301 Hardies Lane. $5-$10; 3 and

under free. 579-4452, <a href="http://schulzmuseum.org/" target="_blank">schulzmuseum.org</a>.

Sunday, Nov. 3

<strong>World Dance Tour:</strong> This cardio-dance event puts fitness in a club setting, and features dance instructors from all over California teaching all different kinds of dances. The event benefits the family of Andy Lopez, and North Bay Heart Association. $15-$20. 5-8 p.m. Maverick's. 397 Aviation Blvd. Ste. E, Santa Rosa. <a href="http://theworlddancetour.bpt.me" target="_blank">theworlddancetour.bpt.me</a>

Monday, Nov. 4

<strong>Ed Reed:</strong> In a tribute to Nat King Cole, the jazz singer plays Yoshi's in Oakland at 8 p.m. Monday, backed by his quartet: Anton Schwartz, tenor

saxophone; Randy Porter, piano; John Wiitala, bass; Akira Tana, drums. $18.510 Embarcadero W. (510) 238-9200, <a href="http://yoshis.com" target="_blank">yoshis.com</a>.

Tuesday, Nov. 5

<strong>The Blues Brothers:</strong> Wayne Catania and Kieron Lafferty play the roles of Elwood and Jake Blues, originally created by Dan Aykroyd and the late John Belushi, at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa. $35-$45. 546-3600, <a href="http://wellsfargocenterarts.org/" target="_blank">wellsfargocenterarts.org</a>.

Wednesday, Nov. 6

<strong>'Closure':</strong> Filmmaker Bryan Tucker, a 2002 graduate of Windsor High School, presents a documentary about his wife, Angela, adopted at age 1, and her search for her birth parents, at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Summerfield Cinemas, 551 Summerfield Road, Santa Rosa. $9. 522-0719, <a href="http://summerfieldcinemas.com/" target="_blank">summerfieldcinemas.com</a>.

Wednesday, Nov. 6

<strong>Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square:</strong> One of the unofficial markers of the onset of the holiday season, the skating rink opens from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Wednesday and stays open through Jan. 20. $11; 8 and younger, $7. <a href="http://unionsquarerink.com" target="_blank">unionsquarerink.com</a>, 415-781-2688.

Thursday, Nov. 7

<strong>Billy Collins:</strong> He put the 'fun' back into profundity. The two-term Poet Laureate of the United States talks about 'Aimless Love,' his first compilation of new and selected poems in 12 years, at 7 p.m. Thursday at Angelico Hall, Dominican University of California, 50 Acacia Ave., San Rafael. $30 including book. (415) 927-0960, <a href="http://bookpassage.com" target="_blank">bookpassage.com</a>.

Thursday, Nov. 7

<strong>'Dressing American':</strong> The Jewish Film Festival presents a documentary on the influence American Jews had on fashion and style in the United States in the 20th century, showing with 'California Shmeer,' at 1 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Rialto Cinemas, 6868 McKinley St., Sebastopol. $10-$12. 525-4840, <a href="http://rialtocinemas.com" target="_blank">rialtocinemas.com</a>.

Friday, Nov. 8

<strong>Holly Near:</strong> A former TV actress and pioneering indie recording artist, the Ukiah-born, crusading singer-songwriter celebrates her most recent of some 30 albums, 'Peace Becomes You,' with a show at 8 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center, 390 Morris St., Sebastopol. $27-$32. 823-1511, <a href="http://seb.org" target="_blank">seb.org</a>.

Saturday, Nov. 9

<strong>Andrew Jackson Jihad:</strong> Three bands for $10-$12? That's not even 5 bucks a band. The folk, punk and rock group from Phoenix,

Ariz., plays at Petaluma's Phoenix Theater. The music starts at 8 p.m. with The Gunshy and Shinobu. 201 Washington St. 762-3565, <a href="http://thephoenixtheater.com" target="_blank">thephoenixtheater.com</a>.

Nov. 9 - Jan. 5

<strong>'Paintings':</strong> The Occidental Center for the Arts displays artwork by respected Sonoma County painters Tony King, Jack Stuppin, Bill Wheeler and Adam Wolpert, opening with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 9 and running through Jan. 5. 3850 Doris Murphy Court, Occidental. 874-9392, <a href="http://occidentalcenterforthearts.com" target="_blank">occidentalcenterforthearts.com</a>

Nov. 9 &amp;amp; 11

<strong>'Multicultural Magic':</strong> Cellist Maya Beiser joins the Santa Rosa Symphony, led by Bruno Ferrandis, for a program that includes Gershwin

and more, at 8 p.m. Nov. 9 and 11 and 3 p.m. Nov. 10 in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center, Sonoma State University, 1801 E. Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park. 546-8742, <a href="http://santarosasymphony.com" target="_blank">santarosasymphony.com</a>.

Nov. 9 through Sept 2014

<strong>'Matisse from SFMOMA':</strong> The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is closed for remodeling, but it presents works by Henri Matisse daily except Mondays, Nov. 9 through next September, at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco. $6-$10, 12 and under free. free. (415) 750-3600, <a href="http://famsf.org" target="_blank">famsf.org</a>.

Through Jan. 20

<strong>'David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition':</strong> See an exhibition of the celebrated British artist's work, assembled exclusively for the de Young Museum in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, showing daily except Mondays through Jan. 20. $16-$46, 5 and under free. (415) 750-3600, <a href="http://famsf.org" target="_blank">famsf.org</a>.