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Ten days of fun

Friday, Aug. 8
Tony Bennett: Take your heart to Green Music Center in Rohnert Park. Crooner and daughter perform at 7:30 p.m. $25-$65. gmc.sonoma.edu, 866-955-6040.

Friday, Aug. 8
Los Huracanes del Norte: The stars of regional Mexican music play at 7:30 p.m. at Sonoma County Fair. $35, 6 and under free, plus fair admission: $5-$11. sonomacountyfair.com.

Friday, Aug. 8
South Bay Dub All-Stars: Hear this 10-piece band’s reggae-plus sound at 6:30 tonight at Cloverdale Plaza in the free ‘Friday Night Live’ series. cloverdaleartsalliance.org.

Aug. 8-10
Outside Lands: Kanye West, Tom Petty and much more, Friday through Sunday in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Sold out, try the ‘Net. sfoutsidelands.com.

Saturday, Aug. 9
American Roots Music Festival: Catch four great bands at this family-friendly festival of Americana and Bluegrass music. On the bill is The Bootleg Honeys, The Pine Needles, Lazyman, and Lung & Limbs. The event will have local food and drinks for sale, contest prizes, a silent auction, and more. The event is from 2-10 p.m., with tickets at $12. Kids under 10 are free. The festival will be held at the Bodega House off Bodega Highway. For all the details, visit goadventure.org.

Aug. 9-10
Gravenstein Apple Fair: Food, drink, art, live music, Saturday and Sunday at Ragle Ranch Park, Sebastopol. $10-$15. gravensteinapplefair.com.

Saturday, Aug. 9
Mustache Harbor: Vintage soft rock from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday in Santa Rosa’s Montgomery Village. Free. mvshops.com

Saturday, Aug. 9
Steve Winwood: The star of Traffic plays at 8 p.m. Saturday at Santa Rosa’s Wells Fargo Center. $65-$115. 546-3600, wellsfargocenterarts.org.

Aug. 9-10
Monster Trucks: See Big Foot, Rock Star and others at 7 p.m. Aug. 9-10 at the Sonoma County Fair. $10-$12, plus fair admission, $5-$11. sonomacountyfair.com.

Sunday, Aug. 10
Ugly Shoe Contest: Dig through the back of your closet and pull out those gangly galoshes, floppy flippers, and chewed up clodhoppers. On this last day of the Sonoma County Fair, those with the ugliest footwear could win a new pair of New Balance tennis shoes! One prize will be given to a man and woman in each shoe size. The contest begins at 2:30 p.m. at the Park Stage. Get all the info at sonomacountyfair.com

Sunday, Aug. 10
Amos Lee: The soulful folk singer will perform an intimate, indoor-only concert at the Green Music Center, one of his stops on his Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song Tour. Lee will be joined by openers Amy Helm & The Handsome Strangers, a band that has been touring with him as he promotes his latest album. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. with tickets starting at $39. All information can be found at gmc.sonoma.edu.

Sunday, Aug. 10
From Published to Prized: At this Sunday's Redwood Writer's meeting, author Katy Pye will be sharing insider tips on entering award contests, and how the recognition can make a difference for an author. Pye should know; she won first place for her fiction novel, "Elizabeth's Landing," in the Writer's Digest Self-Published e-Book Awards. The meeting starts at 2 p.m. at the Flamingo Hotel in Santa Rosa, and costs $8 for non-members, $5 for members. Find out more at redwoodwriters.org

Sunday, Aug. 10
‘Monty Python (Mostly) Live’: First live show in 30 years, broadcast from London. 1 p.m. Sunday, Summerfield Cinemas in Santa Rosa. $14-$18. summerfieldcinemas.com.


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