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It's all about fun this weekend! Enjoy three full days of country and bluegrass music at the Country Summer Music Festival. This is also opening weekend for Broadway Under the Stars at Jack London State Park. Plus, lots of Father's Day fun to help you celebrate dad. All this and more is in our list of things to do!

June 16-18
Country Summer Music Festival: This weekend, enjoy three full days of country and bluegrass music at the County Summer Music Festival at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. This year’s big names in country include Thomas Rhett, Darius Rucker, Clare Dunn and more. Tickets start at $79. Find out more at countrysummer.com.

June 16-18
Broadway Under the Stars: Transcendence Theatre Company kicks off another season of Broadway Under the Stars this weekend with their opening show in the Winery Ruins at Jack London State Park. This weekend’s shows take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 p.m., with pre-show picnicking starting at 5 p.m. Tickets are $55-$139. Find out more at transcendencetheatre.org.

Saturday, June 17
Lit-Art Crawl of Sebastopol: This Saturday, hit the Sebastopol streets for some literary fun, art exhibits and more at local pubs, cafes, coffee shops, bookstores and more. The event will feature seasoned and emerging writers and poets reading from both published works and works in progress. There will also be art on display, with artist meet and greets at several locations. Find out all the details and locations at lit-art-crawl-sebastopol.com.

Saturday, June 17
Steampunk to Speakeasy: This Saturday, attend Petaluma Museum’s Gala Fundraiser at Hotel Petaluma for a night of cocktails, appetizers, auction items and dancing to live music. Wear your best Steampunk or Prohibition attire and you could win a prize. The party starts at 6:30 p.m., and admission is $50-$60. Find out more at www.petalumamuseum.com.

Saturday, June 17
Public Star Party: This Saturday, head to the Robert Ferguson Observatory in Sugarloaf to get a great look at the stars through the observatory’s main telescopes. The event starts at 8 p.m., and admission is $3. Kids under 18 are free. Parking is $8. More details at rfo.org.

Saturday, June 17
Cotati Jazz Festival: Lineup includes Peter Welker’s Sidemen, Jazz Mix and Jami Jamison Band, noon- 6 p.m. Saturday, La Plaza Park, Cotati. Free. 707-795-5508, cotatijazz.com.

Happy Father’s Day to all you dads! Here are some fun events dad might love:

Sunday, June 18
Father’s Day “Show & Shine” Car Show: This Sunday, treat dad to a day of classic cars, music entertainment, drinks, food and more at the annual “Show & Shine” Car Show at Juilliard Park in Santa Rosa. The event is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More info at nceca.org/event/fathers-day-show-shine-car-show-2017.

Sunday, June 18
Antique & Arts Fair: More than 80 vendors, artists and craftsmen will display treasures and artistry this Sunday in the Healdsburg Plaza. The free event starts at 9 a.m. For more information contact the Healdsburg Museum at (707) 431-3323 or info@healdsburgmuseum.org.

Sunday, June 18
Father’s Day Pig Roast: This Sunday, Meadowcroft Wines is celebrating Father’s Day with a spit fired pig, house made sides and Meadowcroft wines, plus live music. The event takes place noon to 3 p.m. at the Sunset Test Kitchen at Cornerstone Sonoma. Tickets are $60. Find out more at meadowcroftwines.com.

More upcoming events

Friday, June 16

‘West Side Story’: Broadway musical, Summer Repertory Theatre, opens 8 tonight, Burbank Auditorium, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa campus. $15-$25. Through June 29. 707-527-4307, summerrep.com.

‘The Tempest’: Illusion and manipulation in the Shakespearean romantic comedy, opens 7:30 tonight, Cloverdale Performing Arts Center. $12-$22. 707-894-2214, cloverdaleperformingarts.com

Saturday, June 17

Corey Feldman: Pop singer’s ‘Angelic 2 Summer Tour,’ 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Mystic Theatre, Petaluma. $20-$77. 707-765-2121, mystictheatre.com.

Manzanita Falls: Four-piece Bay Area indie rock group, plus rock band Phosphene, 9 p.m. Saturday, HopMonk Tavern, Sebastopol. $10. 707-829-7300, hopmonk-sebastopol.ticketfly.com.

Find more events at pressdemocrat.com/events.

Sunday, June 18

Margaret Jenkins Dance Company: Interactive dance performance, ‘Geometric Reflections,’ 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Marijke’s Grove, Paradise Ridge Winery, Santa Rosa. $75, under 12 free. eventbrite.com.

Jane Smiley: Pulitzer Prize-winning author in conversation with KQED’s Michael Krasny, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sebastopol Community Cultural Center. $30, students $20, VIP dinner $150. 707-823-1511, seb.org.

Monday, June 19

The Blues Defenders: Sonoma County band, gritty-style West Coast blues with soulful vocals, 8:30 p.m. Monday, Twin Oaks Roadhouse, Penngrove. $10. 707-795-5118, twinoaksroadhouse.com.

Tuesday, June 20

Coffis Brothers & The Mountain Men: Folk, country and rock music, Tuesdays in the Plaza summer concert series, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Plaza Park, Healdsburg. Free. 707-431-3303, ci.healdsburg.ca.us/335/Summer-Concert-Series.

Wednesday, June 21

Sonoma-Marin Fair: Carnival, livestock, exhibits and entertainment, opening day noon-11 p.m. Wednesday, Tower of Power concert 8 p.m., Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds, Petaluma. Through June 25. $10-$18. 707-283-3247, sonoma-marinfair.org.

Thursday, June 22

Roy Rogers: Slide guitarist, Mississippi Delta music, Russian River Rotary Foundation’s Rockin’ the River summer concert series opener, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Guerneville Plaza. Free. rockintheriver.org.

Kate Wolf Music Festival: Forty-plus acts, opens Thursday with Dirty Cello and Las Cafeteras, seating at noon, Black Oak Ranch, Laytonville. $80-$325, $45 youth. Through June 25. katewolfmusicfestival.com.

Bee Gees Gold: Bee Gees tribute band, Concerts Under the Stars summer concert series, 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Village Court, Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa. Free. 707-545-3844, mvshops.com.

Friday, June 23

‘Anything Goes’: Classic Cole Porter Broadway musical, opens 8 p.m. June 23, Raven Performing Arts Theater, Healdsburg. $10-$30. Through July 9. 707-433-6335, raventheater.org.

REIK: Mexico’s pop sensation group, romantic rock-pop, 8 p.m. June 23, Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. $70-$110. 707-546-3600, lutherburbankcenter.org.

B-Side Players: Latin global funk band, Friday Night Live summer concert series, 6:30 p.m. June 23, Cloverdale Plaza. Free. 707-894-4410, cloverdaleartsalliance.org.

Hour of Tower: Santa Rosa-based Tower of Power tribute band, Funky Fridays outdoor concerts, 7 p.m. June 23, Hood Mansion, Sonoma Valley. $10, kids free. 707-833-6288, funkyfridays.info.

Saturday, June 24

Russian River Rodeo: Grand entry opening ceremonies, 1 p.m. June 24, events through June 25, Bill Parmeter Field, Duncans Mills. $4-$12. 707-865-9854, russianriverrodeo.org.

Not-So-Silent Movie Night: Charlie Chaplin’s ‘City Lights’ with live music by Sonoma County Philharmonic, 7 p.m. June 24, Gundlach Bundschu Winery, Sonoma. $75. 707-206-6775, socophil.org.

Hot Buttered Rum: West Coast bluegrass, California acoustic music, 7 p.m. June 24, Long Meadow Ranch, St. Helena. $35-$45, under 13 free. 707-963-4555, longmeadowranch.com

Paperback Writer: Beatles tribute band, Rockin’ Concerts summer music series, noon-3 p.m. June 24, Village Court, Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa. Free. 707-545-3844, mvshops.com.

Sunday, June 25

Dirty Cello: Blues to bluegrass to rock, Live at Juilliard summer concert series, 5-7 p.m. June 25, Juilliard Park, Santa Rosa. Free. 707-543-4512, srcity.org/liveatjuilliard.

Denise Perrier: Jazz and blues, Sunday Terrace Concerts summer music series, 1-4 p.m. June 25, Village Terrace, Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa. Free. 707-545-3844, mvshops.com.