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Looking for something fun to do this weekend? We have a few ideas. You can spend a spooky Saturday at the All Hallow's Art Fest in Petaluma, dance the afternoon away at the EarleFest, or discover collectibles from your childhood at the Santa Rosa Toy Con, and more! It's all in our list of things to do.

Saturday, Sept. 23
All Hallow’s Art Fest: Get in the Halloween spirit this Saturday with this art and collectibles show of all things Halloween. More than 31 artists will be selling one-of-a-kind creations at the Hermann Sons Hall in Petaluma, starting at 9 a.m. Admission is $5. Find out more at halloweenfolkartsociety.com.

Saturday, Sept. 23
Vertex and B-Rad Festival: This Saturday, the B-Rad Foundation and Vertex Climbing Center are celebrating their 3rd annual festival with yoga, bouldering competitions, raffles, food and other fun. Hailed climber Kevin Jorgenson will MC the final climbing competition. The event is free to attend, and proceeds from raffle, food sales and more will help support youth programs in Sonoma County. Event takes place 11 a.m. to 9 .m. Find out more at b-radfoundation.org.

Saturday, Sept. 23
Festival of Feathers: Flock with other bird lovers this Saturday when the Bird Rescue Center offers up-close encounters with birds of prey, including owls, falcons and hawks. This free family event takes places 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and includes interactive activities and games, a silent auction, raffle prizes and more. Find out more at birdrescuecenter.org.

Saturday, Sept. 23
Fire and Suds Festival: This Saturday, help raise funds for Rancho Adobe Firefighters by drinking beer and enjoying live music at Penngrove Park. From 1-5 p.m., enjoy a family-friendly concert, local food and craft beer. Tickets are $40, which includes admission, two drinks and two meal tickets. Ages 12-18 are $20, and under 12 are free. Find out more at fireandsuds.com.

Saturday, Sept. 23
Tinis for Tatas: The annual Santa Rosa pub crawl in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness is this Saturday, kicking off at 4:30 p.m. at Wilibees before moving on to other participating Santa Rosa bars. Tickets are $20 in advance, and $25 at the door, and offers access to specialty drinks and food items. Find out more at facebook.com/tinisfortatas.

Saturday, Sept. 23
Comedy Competition: Laugh yourself silly at the 42nd Annual San Francisco Comedy Competition Semi-Finals, held this Saturday at the Luther Burbank Center in Santa Rosa. Starting at 8 p.m., check out up-and-coming comedians as they vie for the top spot. Tickets are $46. Find our more at lutherburbankcenter.org.

Saturday, Sept. 23
Earle Fest: This Saturday, dance to music by Los Lobos, California Honeydrops, Nina Gerber, Tift Merritt and more for the 10th annual Earle Fest, taking place at SOMO Village. Doors open at 3 p.m., and tickets start at $55. Find more at www.earlefest.com.

Saturday, Sept. 23
Santa Rosa Toy Con: Check out more than 200 booths of vintage toys and comics when the Santa Rosa Toy Con comes to the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. This year’s events include “Star Trek” stars Nichelle Nichols and Walter Koenig, “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” actor Andrew Bryniarski and “Pirates of the Caribbean” actor Martin Klebba. The event takes place 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and tickets are $15-$80. More information at santarosatoycon.com.

Sept. 22-24
Films al Fresco: This weekend, the Wine Country Film Festival presents its Films al Fresco program, a series of three international features shown under the stars at Quarryhill Botanical Gardens in Glen Ellen. Gates open at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Movies are “Kincsem” on Friday, “Duel of Wine” on Saturday and “Tour de France” on Sunday. Rainy Day Chocolate & Catering will prepare a menu each night to complement the film's country of production. Wine, beer, Pellegrino and soda will also be offered for purchase. Tickets are $20. To see film schedule and other information, visit www.quarryhillbg.org/page137.html.

Sept. 23-24
Water Bark: This weekend, Spring Lake is going to the dogs. The swimming lagoon opens Saturday and Sunday for dog-filled water play, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are available online, or at the park, and start at $5-$7 per dog, plus a $7 parking fee. Find out more at waterbark2017.brownpapertickets.com.

Sunday, Sept. 24
Petaluma Antique Faire: Find your newest old treasure at the 31st Annual Antique Faire, taking over downtown Petaluma 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 200 vendors and collectors will share a wide selection of antique, estate jewelry, art, vintage decor and more. Find out all the details at www.petalumadowntown.com.

Other upcoming events:

Friday, Sept. 22

Wine Country Film Festival: International and independent films and events, various times and locations Friday through Sunday in Kenwood and Glen Ellen. Film tickets $10-$20. 707-935-3456, wcff.us

‘Cinderella, Cinderella’: A Theater for Children’s audience-participation play for kids, opens 7 tonight, Steele Lane Community Center, Santa Rosa. $5. Through Oct. 1. santarosatheaterforchildren.com

Joyce Maynard: New York Times bestselling author and journalist, ‘The Best of Us,’ 7 p.m. Friday, Copperfield’s Books, Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa. Free. 707-578-8938, copperfieldsbooks.com

Saturday, Sept. 23

Vintage Festival: Live music, art, wine tasting, kids’ activities, 10 a.m. Saturday, lighted parade 8 p.m., Sonoma Plaza. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Free. valleyofthemoonvintagefestival.com

6th Street Playhouse Gala: Reception, dinner, jazz, auctions, mansion tours and honored guest Chris Noth, 5 p.m. Saturday, McDonald Mansion, Santa Rosa. $250-$750. 707-523-4185, ext. 103, 6thstreetplayhouse.com

Los Tigres del Norte: Masters of regional Mexican music, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Weill Hall and Lawn, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $25-$80. 866-955-6040, gmc.sonoma.edu

Call of the Wild Gala: Wine, dinner and storytelling within recreated Heinold’s Saloon, 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Jack London Park, Glen Ellen. $200. 707-938-1003, jacklondonpark.com

Sunday, Sept. 24

Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin, People’s Republic of China: High-flying stunts, 100-plus performers, 3 p.m. Sunday, Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $25-$75. 866-955-6040, gmc.sonoma.edu

Vernelle Anders: Jazz vocalist, Sunday Terrace Concerts summer music series, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Village Terrace, Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa. Free. 707-545-3844, mvshops.com

Monday, Sept. 25

Museum Mondays for Little Ones: Stories, arts and crafts and games for children 1-5 and their caregivers, 10 a.m.-noon Monday, Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa. $5. 707-579-4436, schulzmuseum.org

Tuesday, Sept. 26

Foxygen: Indie rock duo, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Redwood Barn, Gundlach Bundschu Winery, Sonoma. $35. 707-938-5277, gunbun.ticketfly.com

Wednesday, Sept. 27

Press Democrat’s Sonoma County Women in Conversation Experience: SSU President Judy Sakaki, women’s rights activist Shiza Shahid, actress Geena Davis, expo-experience 3:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, $15, conversation 6:30-9 p.m., $78-$95, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. 866-955-6040, gmc.sonoma.edu

Television: Rock band, punk and alternative music, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Redwood Barn, Gundlach Bundschu Winery, Sonoma. $45. 707-938-5277, gunbun.ticketfly.com

Thursday, Sept. 28

Betsy Carter: ‘We Were Strangers Once’ novelist, 7 p.m. Thursday, Copperfield’s Books, Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa. Free. 707-578-8938, copperfieldsbooks.com

Rebbe Soul: Jewish Music Series, spiritually-based music, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. Free. 707-664-2324, sonoma.edu

Friday, Sept. 29

Get the Led Out: The American Led Zeppelin tribute band, 8 p.m. Sept. 29, Uptown Theatre, Napa. $35-$55. 707-259-0123, uptowntheatrenapa.com

Journey tribute: ‘Faithfully – Reliving the Glory Days of Journey,’ concert recreation with V-Squared, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29, House of Rock, Santa Rosa. $25-$35. 707-791-3482, rockstaruniversity.com

Andrew York: Grammy-winning classical guitarist-composer, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29, Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $8. 866-955-6040, gmc.sonoma.edu

Acrylics: Punk band from Santa Rosa, plus lobby show and art showcase, 8 p.m. Sept. 29, Phoenix Theater, Petaluma. $8. 707-762-3565, thephoenixtheater.com

Saturday, Sept. 30

Onye & The Messengers: African world beat rhythm music, 8 p.m. Sept. 30, Occidental Center for the Arts. $12-$15. 707-874-9392, occidentalcenterforthearts.org

Sonoma County Philharmonic: ‘In Nature’s Realm’ concert, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30 and 2 p.m. Oct. 1, Santa Rosa High School auditorium. $15, students free. 707-206-6775, socophil.org

Dav Pilkey: ‘Captain Underpants’ and ‘Dog Man’ series creator’s ‘Supa-Epic Tour O’Fun!,’ 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa. Free. schulzmuseum.org

Irma Thomas & The Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet: New Orleans soul, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $30-$50. 866-955-6040, gmc.sonoma.edu

Pop Rocks: Dance party hits, Rockin’ Concerts summer music series, noon-3 p.m. Sept. 30, Village Court, Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa. Free. 707-545-3844, mvshops.com

Sunday, Oct. 1

Roseland Community Festival: Live music, entertainment, pop-up art gallery, children’s activities, food, noon-6 p.m. Oct. 1, Roseland Village Neighborhood Center, Santa Rosa. Free. roselandcommunityfestival.com

Harvest Celebration: Seminars, presentations, produce, live music, food and wine, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 1, Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens, Fulton. $125, benefits Master Gardeners. kj.com

Dean Grech: Jazz vocalist and guitarist, Sunday Terrace Concerts summer music series, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 1, Village Terrace, Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa. Free. 707-545-3844, mvshops.com

Find more events at pressdemocrat.com/events.