Color your weekend with these fun upcoming events. This Saturday is the Color Me Rad run at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. Also on Saturday is Living History Day at Petaluma Adobe. Then on Sunday is several fun ways to celebrate mom on Mother's Day. All this and more is in our list of things to do.
Friday, May 12
Drive-In Movie in Cloverdale: Catch a flick from the comfort of your own car this Friday night at the Cloverdale Citrus Fairgrounds. This week’s featured film is “Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” presented by Alexander Valley Film Society. The movie starts at 6:30 p.m. Cars are $15-$50 pre-sale, and $20-$60 at the door. Food and drink is available for purchase. Find tickets here.
Friday May 12
Bottlerock Pre-Concert with Pete Yorn: Enjoy an acoustic evening at Jam Cellars Ballroom in Napa this Friday night with Pete Yorn, the singer-songwriter behind hits “Strange Condition” and “Life on a Chain.” Doors open at 7:30 p.m. for the 9 p.m. show. Tickets are $30. Find out more at www.jamcellarsballroom.com.
Saturday, May 13
Color ME Rad: Color yourself running a 5K this weekend with this vibrant fun run. Start times vary, beginning at 8 a.m., and the run starts and ends at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. $15-$45. Find out more at www.colormerad.com.
Saturday, May 13
Living History Day: 1840s Mexican California comes to life this Saturday at Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park. Starting at 10 a.m., meet traders, cooks, crafts men and women and others who lived in Old California, presented by Living History volunteers in authentic attire of the times. Tickets are $2-$3. Find out more at www.sonomaparks.org.
Sunday, May 14
Art Garfunkel at Graton Casino: It will be anything but “The Sound of Silence” when Art Garfunkel performs live at Graton Resort & Casino this Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $50. Visit gratonresortcasino.com for more information.
Sunday, May 14
Noyo River Review Release Party: Celebrate the launch of the 5th annual Noyo River Review, a literary journal of poetry, fiction and nonfiction writing from Mendocino County writers. This event is from 2-4 p.m. at the Odd Fellows Hall in Mendocino. Find out more at www.mcwc.org.
Note: The Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference is coming up. Find out more at books.blogs.pressdemocrat.com.
Mother’s Day freebies, brunches and happenings:
— BiteClub has collected a list of brunch spots around Sonoma County. Find out where you can spoil mom at biteclubeats.com.
— Charles Schulz Museum is offering free admission to all moms this Sunday. Details at schulzmuseum.org.
— Luther Burbank Home & Gardens is holding their Plant Sale & Chosen Spot Expo 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with items for sale that would make cherished Mother’s Day gifts. More information at lutherburbank.org.
— Better Beginnings is hosting a Motherhood Art Show and tea party at 33 Arts in Santa Rosa. Admission is free, and the tea party is $10. Find out more at betterbeginningsforbabies.org.
— For something different, Guerneville’s Stumptown Brewery presents the AllwaysElvis Outta Rehab Mama’s Day Show, covering music from then to now in a free show. All the details here.
— Make mom a gorgeous floral bouquet at Ragle Ranch as Regional Parks celebrates 50 years with 50 bouquets. This all-ages event is Saturday and Sunday, and is perfect for the whole family. Cost is $10, plus parking fees. Find our more at parks.sonomacounty.ca.gov.
Looking for more fun events? Check out our calendar at pressdemocrat.com/events.