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Would you like your event to be considered for 10 Days of Fun? Enter it in our online Events Calendar at pressdemocrat.com/events!

You’re not going to want to miss the fun events just around the corner. It all kicks off with Bottlerock Napa Valley, the much anticipated music festival with headliners No Doubt, Imagine Dragons, Snoop Dogg and more. Also going on this weekend are Summer Concerts at Montgomery Village, the Windsor Independent Film Festival, the Healdsburg Jazz Festival and more. It’s all in our Ten Days of Fun!

May 29-31
Bottlerock Napa Valley: Wine Country’s biggest music festival hits the Napa Valley this weekend with headliners No Doubt, Imagine Dragons, Robert Plant, Snoop Dogg and more. This 3-day event not only features both big and local names in music, it also touts a wide variety of local food and drink, as well as thought-provoking art. The festival spotlight will be shining on 5 stages with jam-packed entertainment, as well as a VIP lounge for the festival-elite. A few tickets still remain, but are bound to be snatched up soon. Price for available tickets starts at $149. Find out more at bottlerocknapavalley.com.

May 28-31
Summer Concerts at the Village: This weekend, the stars are coming out to Montgomery Village! Starting on Thursday evening check out Pride & Joy at a 5:30 p.m. concert. You can even sit at one of the front row VIP tables for a $50 donation. Then on Saturday is Petty Theft, the ultimate Tom Petty tribute band, performing from noon - 3 p.m. Finally on Sunday, twist and shout to 50s, 60s and 70s music with J Silverheels from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Besides Thursday’s VIP tables, all concerts are free. Find out more at mvshops.com.

May 29 & 30
Windsor Independent Film Festival: This inaugural festival throws a spotlight on independent filmmakers, with a special emphasis on our pool of local talent. The 2-day event at the Raven Theater in Windsor will showcase films in a series of themes. On Friday, view a few of the more dark and spooky films of the festival. Then on Saturday, watch films that make you think, are visually stunning, focus on love or that make you smile. Each themed segment of the festival is $10, or you can get a full event pass for $60. Find out all the details at windsorfest.com.

Friday, May 29
Friday Night Live: Come to the Cloverdale Farmer’s Market and stay for the live entertainment. This Friday features blues band, Tommy Castro & The Painkillers. The event is free and starts at 7 p.m. in Cloverdale’s Downtown Plaza. For the full lineup, visit www.cloverdaleartsalliance.org.

Friday, May 29
Funky Fridays: The weekly concert at Sugarloaf’s outdoor amphitheater will feature Ragtag Sullivan for an evening of blues, funk and more. Bring your own picnic or purchase dinner at the event. Admission is $10 and starts at 6:30 p.m. Find out more at www.funkyfridays.info.

May 29 - June 7
Healdsburg Jazz Festival: The 17th annual event celebrates the music of Brazil, Argentina and the Caribbean, as well as New Orlean jazz and more. The festival takes place at several notable venues around Healdsburg, featuring Luciana Souza, the Ed Reed Quartet, Trio da Paz with Kenny Barron, and more. Admission to each Healdsburg Jazz Festival event varies. Visit healdsburgjazzfestival.org for all the details.

Friday, May 29
Poetry & Writing Salon: Unity of Santa Rosa invites lyrical artists to share their poetry and writing at this open mic event. Doors open at 7 p.m. for socializing and refreshments, and readings begin at 7:30 p.m. Get there early to reserve your spot. Open mic entries are $15. Visit unityofsantarosa.com for more info.

May 29-30
Youth Park BBQ: The Forestville Youth Park Annual BBQ kicks off this Saturday with a parade at 10 a.m. Both days will feature great food off the grill and live performances by local favorites McKenna Faith, Wonderbread 5, Pride & Joy and more. Plus, you won’t want to miss out on the watermelon and pie-eating contests. Find out all the details at www.forestvilleyouthpark.org.

Saturday, May 30
Rohnert Park Craft Beer Fest: This Saturday, taste craft beer from over 15 breweries at the Rohnert Park Craft Beer Festival. The event will not only feature great beer, but also live music and food from popular vendors. The 21-plus event kicks off at 1 p.m. at Sally Tomatoes in Rohnert Park. The $30 entrance fee includes a tasting glass and 10 tastes of food and beer. Find out more at rpcraftbeerfest.org.

Saturday, May 30
BBQ, Brews & BarnDance: Food lovers unite! Dutton Ranch is celebrating the goodness of Sonoma County with an evening of food and libation, music and dancing, and so much more. Starting at 5:30 is the Brews & Cheese Reception, featuring some of our county’s finest purveyors. The BBQ starts at 6:30 p.m., followed by live music, a silent auction and dancing the night away. Tickets to the event are $75. To find out more, visit farmtrails.org.

Saturday, May 30
Comedy at the Hatchery: In a benefit fundraiser for Farmers Market L.I.F.E., the Petaluma Hatchery will be the place to go for a night of comedy this Saturday. Just try not to laugh when comedians Ariel Garcia, Yayne Abeba, Kevin Camia, Aiko Tanaka and Bobby Golden take the stage. It’s guaranteed that the Hatchery has never been this funny. Doors open at 6 p.m., and tickets are $35. Find out more at crushersofcomedy.com.

Other upcoming events:

Friday, May 29

Mendocino Film Festival: A dozen programs screen today at several Mendocino venues. Fest closes Sunday. mendocinofilmfestival.org.

Saturday, May 30

35R: Alernative rock band, plus Fantasia SF, EveryDayFreak, The Publiquors. 8 p.m. Saturday. Phoenix Theater, Petaluma. 762-3565, thephoenixtheater.com.

Sunday, May 31

‘Peter Pan’: Mountain Play Association presents J. M. Barrie’s classic. 2 p.m. Sundays through June 21. Mt. Tam outdoor amphitheater, Marin County. $25-$40; under 3 free. mountainplay.org.

‘Crazy for You’: George & Ira Gershwin musical closes with matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday.. 6th Street Playhouse, Santa Rosa. $15-$37. 523-4185, 6thstreetplayhouse.com.

Frobeck: Two sets of funk, soul and R&B. 6 p.m. Sunday. $15. HopMonk Tavern, Sebastopol. 829-7300, hopmonk.com.

Monday, June 1

‘Printmaking in Modern Times’: Work by 18 Northern California printmakers. Daily except Tuesday through June 7. Healdsburg Center for the Arts. healdsburgcenterforthearts.com

Tuesday, June 2

Ritmos Unidos: ‘Tuesdays in the Plaza’ series presents live jazz 6-8 p.m. Tuesday . Healdsburg Plaza. Free. 431-3301, ci.healdsburg.ca.us.

Whitesnake: The ‘80s rock band, resurrected in 2002, plays at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Wells Fargo Center, Santa Rosa. $59-$175. 546-3600, wellsfargocenterarts.org.

Wednesday, June 3

Wednesday Night Market: Downtown Santa Rosa’s weekly street fair features Kingsborough, Mogo Style, Redwood Country Clogers. 5-8:30 p.m. wednesdaynightmarket.org.

Thursday, June 4

Expendables: Santa Cruz reggae rock quartet. 8:30 p.m. Thursday. Mystic Theatre, Petaluma. $21. 765-2121, mystictheatre.com.

Friday, June 5

Benny Green Trio: Presented by the Healdsburg Jazz Festival. 7:30 p.m. June 5. Raven Theater, Healdsburg. $45-$65. healdsburgjazz.org.

Second Line: ‘Funky Fridays’ series concert. 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 5. Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, Kenwood. $10; 18 & under free. 833-6288, funkyfridays.info.

Eric Lindell & Co.: Blues & soul. 7 p.m. June 5. Cloverdale Plaza. Free ‘Friday Night Live’ series. cloverdaleartsalliance.org.

‘SLANG Aesthetics!’: Work by counter-culture artist Robert Williams. Daily except Mondays, June 5-Sept. 20. Art Museum of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa. $7-$10; free 12 & under. sonomacountymuseum.org.

Saturday, June 6

‘The Intimate Diebenkorn’: 50 collages, watercolors and other works on paper by famed Northern California artist Richard Diebenkorn. Daily except Mondays & Tuesdays, June 6-Aug. 23. Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma. $5-$8; free 18 & under. 939-7862, svma.org.

The Cookers: Presented by the Healdsburg Jazz Festival. 7:30 p.m. June 6. Raven Theater, Healdsburg. $45-$65. healdsburgjazz.org.

Pop Fiction: Dance music from ‘70s to present. Noon-3 p.m. June 6. Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa. Free. mvshops.com.

Sunday, June 7

‘New Orleans Day’: St. Gabriel’s Celestial Brass Band, Dixie Giants and Russian River Ramblers. Noon-3 p.m. June 7. Dry Creek Vineyard, Windsor. $25, healdsburgjazz.org.

Country Summer: Three-day contemporary country music fest runs June 5-7. Lineup includes Trace Adkins on June 7. Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa. $69-$99 daily. 800-514-3849, countrysummer.com.

Wendy DeWitt: Boogie-woogie. 1-4 p.m. June 7. Free. Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa. mvshops.com.

Railroad Square Music Festival: 10 bands. Opens 11 a.m. June 7. Free. Railroad Square, Santa Rosa. railroadsquaremusicfestival.com

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