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This is your lucky week! Upcoming Sonoma County events include North Bay Cabaret's St. Patrick's Day event, the Rocky Horror Picture Show and Lemony Snickett at the Schulz Museum. All this and more is in our list of things to do.

Friday, March 17
“Fifty Shades of Green”: This Friday, take part in some lucky fun with a North Bay Cabaret St. Patrick’s Day Party at Whiskey Tip in Santa Rosa. The festivity’s mischief includes burlesque, circus acts, live music, dancing, comedy and more. Admission is $20 at the door, and the event kicks off at 8 p.m. Find out more at northbaycabaret.com.

Friday, March 17
Sonoma Barracks Campfire: Gather ‘round the campfire this Friday night at the historic Sonoma Barracks Courtyard. From 5:30-6:30 p.m., guests of all ages are invited to enjoy a short talk, songs and a marshmallow roast. Event is free and open to all ages. Find out more at sonomaparks.org.

Friday, March 17
‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’: Cult classic musical-comedy parody of sci fi and horror films, 11:30 tonight, Phoenix Theater, Petaluma. $10. 707-762-3565, thephoenixtheater.com.

March 17-April 9
The Sugar Bean Sisters: Starting this Friday, Spreckels Theatre Company presents “The Sugar Bean Sisters,” a quirky story of romance, murder and alien abduction as it follows two sisters in the sugarcane swamps of Florida. Tickets are $16-$26, and the show is recommended for 16-plus. Find out more information at spreckelsonline.com.

Friday, March 17
Celtic Legend in Santa Rosa: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a celtic concert at the First Congregational Church in Santa Rosa. Starting at 7:30 p.m., Celeste Ray and her group Celtic Legend will perform music that weaves together classical, celtic and folk music. Tickets are $20, and can be purchased at brownpapertickets.com/event/2873270.

Saturday, March 18
Lemony Snickett at Schulz Museum: Meet the author of “A Series of Unfortunate Events” this Saturday at the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa. Starting at 2 p.m., the author (otherwise known as Daniel Handler) will talk about his books, love of Peanuts and topics of despair. Tickets are free with museum admission. Find out more at schulzmuseum.org.

Saturday, March 18
Hitchcock Film Festival: ‘The Birds,” 3:30 p.m., “Rear Window,” 7 p.m. Saturday, Bodega Bay Grange Hall. $5-$18. Benefits Bodega Bay and Tomales elementary schools. visitbodegabayca.com.

March 18-19
Savor Sonoma Valley: Barrel tasting at 17 Glen Ellen and Kenwood wineries, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $50-$75, designated driver free. 707-431-1137, heartofsonomavalley.com.

More upcoming events:

Friday, March 17

Sonoma County Home & Garden Show: More than 500 exhibits, plus seminars and demonstrations, noon-7 today, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa. $8. Through Sunday. sonomacountyhomeshow.com.

‘Art’: Raven Performing Arts comedic look at the perceptions of art, 8 tonight and Saturday, Paul Mahder Gallery, Healdsburg. $10-$25. 707-473-9150, paulmahdergallery.com.

Daedalus Quartet: String ensemble, chamber concert, 7:30 tonight, The Glaser Center, Santa Rosa. $17.75-$28.75. 415-392-4400, communityed.santarosa.edu/chamber-concerts.

‘Visiting Mr. Green’: Gripping drama, opens 8 tonight, 6th Street Playhouse, Santa Rosa. $10-$26. Through April 2. 707-523-4185, 6thstreetplayhouse.com.

Sunday, March 19

Dervish: Six-member Celtic band from Ireland, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sebastopol Community Cultural Center. $22-$27. 707-823-1511, seb.org.

Prima Trio: Eclectic mix with violin, piano and clarinet, Sonoma Classical Music Society presentation, 3 p.m. Sunday, Vintage House, Sonoma. $10-$35. sonomaclassical.org.

Haochen Zhang: Classical program with the award-winning pianist from China, 3 p.m. Sunday, Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $30. 866-955-6040, gmc.sonoma.edu.

Monday, March 20

‘The Scandinavian Spirit’: Spring lecture-performance series with Kayleen Asbo, “The Spirit of Dance, Folksong and Nationalism,” 10:30 a.m. Monday, Petaluma Museum, $30. 707-778-4398, petalumamuseum.com.

Looking for more events? Check out our online calendar at pressdemocrat.com/events.

Tuesday, March 21

Israeli Film Fest: Drama, “Apples from the Desert,” Jewish Community Center series finale, 1 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Rialto Cinemas, Sebastopol. $10. 707-525-4840, rialtocinemas.com.

Wednesday, March 22

Donavon Frankenreiter: Alternative rock singer-songwriter, Grant-Lee Phillips opens show, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Mystic Theatre, Petaluma. $28. 707-765-2121, mystictheatre.com.

Thursday, March 23

Concerto Competition: Sonoma State University student-musicians, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $8. 866-955-6040, gmc.sonoma.edu.

Friday, March 24

Artisan Cheese Festival: Sample cheese bites and vote for the best during festival’s opening night, 6-9 p.m. March 24, Petaluma Sheraton. $75. Through March 26. 707-523-3728, artisancheesefestival.com.

Greg Brown: Folk and Americana, Bo Ramsey opens show and accompanies Brown, 8 p.m. March 24, Sebastopol Community Cultural Center. $35-$40. 707-823-1511, seb.org.

Arturo Sandoval and Poncho Sanchez: Latin Jazz Band, 7:30 p.m. March 24, Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $35-$85. 866-955-6040, gmc.sonoma.edu.

Katharine Gunnink: Internationally acclaimed soprano, Puccini and Great American Songbook selections, 7:30 p.m. March 24, Cloverdale Performing Arts Center. $30. 707-894-2214, cloverdaleperformingarts.com.

Doug Stanhope & Friends: Stand-up comedy, 8 p.m. March 24, Sally Tomatoes, Rohnert Park. $35. VIP dinner at 6 p.m., includes show, $50. 707-665-9472, sallytomatoes.com.

Saturday, March 25

Trashion Fashion Runway Show: Attire and accessories created from recycled materials, 1 and 5 p.m. March 25, Sonoma Valley Veterans Memorial Building. $25-$100. 707-938-4626, sonomacommunitycenter.org/trashion.

Sarah Baker: Blues diva with guitarist Nina Gerber and bassist Mona Gnader, 8-10 p.m. March 25, Occidental Center for the Arts. $20-$25. 707-874-9392, occidentalcenterforthearts.org.

‘Bring on the Strings’: Santa Rosa Symphony, 8 p.m. March 25 and 3 p.m. March 26, Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $20-$80. 866-955-6040, 707-546-8742, santarosasymphony.com.

The Sam Chase and Steep Ravine: Folk rock ’n’ roll, 9 p.m. March 25, HopMonk Tavern, Sebastopol. $15. 707-829-7300, hopmonk-sebastopol.ticketfly.com.

WomenSing: “Moments of Water” concert benefiting clean water project for African children, 3 p.m. March 25, Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $10-$35. 866-955-6040, gmc.sonoma.edu.

Sunday, March 26

Sonoma Laughnight: Comedy band Erin & Melissa and comedy rap group Dope Town 3000, 8 p.m. March 26, The Big Easy, Petaluma. $15-$17. 707-776-7163, bigeasypetaluma.com.