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Find more events at pressdemocrat.com/events.

If you would like to submit your event for consideration to this list, email events@pressdemocrat.com. Please include your event name and date in the subject line.

Happy Thanksgiving! To help you work off all that extra turkey and stuffing, check out these upcoming local events. From holiday events to yoga in the library, there’s something for everyone this week.

Friday, Nov. 24
Santa Rosa Winter Lights: This year’s annual Santa Rosa tree lighting event takes place in Courthouse Square Friday night with a theme of “I Believe in Santa” — a nod toward the hope, resiliency and volunteerism seen throughout the city during the recent wildfires. After Santa Claus rolls in on top of a fire truck, families are invited for pictures with the big guy. Kicking off at 4 p.m., the event also includes kids activities, local food and drink and a Remembrance Candle Lighting and Tree Lighting. Find out more at facebook.com/SantaRosaWinterLights.

Friday, Nov. 24
Healdsburg’s Downtown Holiday Party: From 4-8 p.m. Nov. 24, Healdsburg’s downtown plaza will be filled with holiday fun, including visits with Santa, musicians and carolers, carriage rides and more. Find out the details at healdsburg.com.

Saturday, Nov. 25
Petaluma Santa’s Riverboat Arrival: The holiday season officially arrives when Santa and Mrs. Claus ride into Petaluma by tugboat. Starting at 11:30 a.m., cheer on Santa’s arrival, then take part in holiday festivities around downtown. More information at visitpetaluma.com.

Saturday, Nov. 25
Geyserville Tree Lighting & Tractor Parade: If you’ve never been to the lighted tractor parade in Geyserville, let this be the year for a new tradition. Holiday festivities begin at 5 p.m. in downtown Getyserville with the annual tree lighting ceremony, and the parade kicks off at 6:30 p.m. The celebration includes singing around the Christmas tree and visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Find out all the details at geyservillecc.com.

See more of this season’s holiday events at pd2go.net/SonomaCountyHolidays2017.

Saturday, Nov. 25
Yoga for Kids: This Saturday, the Sebastopol Regional Library is getting zen between the bookshelves with a creative yoga experience for kids. Yoga instructor Sarah will guide kids through a series of yoga poses, combined with stories, games and music. The free event takes place 10-11 a.m. and is geared toward kids 3-7 years old. Find out more at sonomacounty.libcal.com.

Saturday, Nov. 25
SHED Holiday Pop-Up: Celebrate Small Business Saturday with a fun local shopping experience at SHED in Healdsburg. Starting at 10 a.m., the pop-up event will include a variety of SHED’s favorite local businesses, perfect for finding meaningful gifts for those on your list. Find out all the details at healdsburgshed.com.

Sunday, Nov. 26
Christkinlmarkt Holiday Market and Craft Faire: Kick off the holidays with one of the most anticipated holiday craft faires, taking place this Sunday at Hermann Sons Hall in Petaluma. Starting at 1 p.m. the event includes multiple vendors and local artists selling a variety of handmade products and unique gift ideas. Admission is free. 860 Western Ave.

Nov. 25 & 26
Beauty from the Ashes: This weekend, attend an event of songs, stories and poems of love, loss and hope in a benefit for Sonoma County fire victims. Held at 4 p.m. this Saturday at the Church of the Incarnation in Santa Rosa, and at the Petaluma Historical Museum on Sunday at 4 p.m., the event will feature Kayleen Asbo on piano and telling stories, Bonnie Brooks on vocals and Larry Robinson with poetry. Admission is $25 suggested donation, and free for fire victims. Find out more at incarnationsantarosa.org.

Other upcoming events:

Friday, Nov. 24

Family Fun Weekend: Performances and cartoon workshops throughout the day with cartoonist-storyteller Joe Wos, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa. $5-$12. 707-579-4452, schulzmuseum.org

‘Little Women’ The Musical’: Timeless lessons from the 1860s, opens 8 p.m, Spreckels Thea-ter, Rohnert Park. $16-$28. Through Dec. 17. 707-588-3400, ci.rohnert-park.ca.us

Model Trains Spectacular: Vintage Lionel trains, exhibit opens today, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday through Jan. 7, 2018, Healdsburg Museum. Free. 707-431-3325, healdsburgmuseum.org

Saturday, Nov. 25

Holiday Open House: Wine tasting and holiday cheer at 20 Sonoma Valley wineries, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today through Sunday. $45-$55, $10-$15 designated driver. 707-431-1137, heartofsonoma-valley.com

Give Thanks for Laughter: A bounty of laughs with five local comedians, 7 p.m. Saturday, The Laugh Cellar, Santa Rosa. $28. 707-843-3824, thelaughcellar.com

Sunday, Nov. 26

Dwight Yoakam: Chart-topping, Grammy-winning country singer, 8 p.m. Sunday, Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. $59-$79, $179 VIP. 707-546-3600, lutherburbankcenter.org

Cirque de Boheme’s ‘Freedom’: Old-style circus acts of 1920’s French tradition, 1 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Cornerstone Sonoma. $25-$55. Through Dec. 17. cornerstonesonoma.com

Ashu: Award-winning concert saxophonist, 3 p.m. Sunday, Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $30. 866-955-6040, gmc.sonoma.edu

Monday, Nov. 27

PJ Masks’ ‘Time to Be a Hero Live!’: Kids’ series trio, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. $34-$49, VIP $99. 707-546-3600, lutherburbankcenter.org

Tuesday, Nov. 28

‘Artistry in Wood’: Woodwork exhibit, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, History Museum of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa. $7-$10. Through Jan. 7, 2018. 707-579-1500, museumsc.org

Wednesday, Nov. 29

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas: Holiday classics with multimedia effects, 7:30 p.m. Wednes-day, Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. $49-$75. 707-546-3600, lutherburbankcenter.org

Thursday, Nov. 30

Dining Out for Life: A portion of proceeds at 90 Sonoma County restaurants benefits Food for Thought on Thursday. 707-887-1647, fftfoodbank.org

Veretski Pass: Music of Poland, Jewish Music Series, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. Free. 707-664-2324, gmc.sonoma.edu

Friday, Dec. 1

Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas: Fiddler and cellist, traditional and Scottish music, 8 p.m. Dec. 1, Sebastopol Community Cultural Center. $25-$30. 707-823-1511, seb.org

‘Late Night with Leonard Bernstein’: Multi-media portrait hosted by the composer’s daughter Jamie, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $35-$50. 866-955-6040, gmc.sonoma.edu

Transcendence’s Broadway Holiday Spectacular: Holiday favorites, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, 2 at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2 and 3, Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. $39-$139. 707-546-3600, lutherburbankcenter.org

‘White Christmas’: Holiday classic, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at 2 p.m., Dec. 3, 6th Street Playhouse, Santa Rosa. $15-$38. Through Dec. 23. 707-523-4185, 6thstreetplayhouse.com

‘A Vintage Christmas’: Raven on the Road production, world premiere, 8 p.m. Dec. 1 to 3, Trione Vineyards & Winery, Geyserville. $10-$25. Through Dec. 10. 707-433-6335, raventheater.org

Saturday, Dec. 2

Holiday Open House: Old-fashioned festivity and tours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 2 and 3, Luther Burbank Home & Gardens, Santa Rosa. $3. 707-524-5445, lutherburbank.org

Occidental Community Choir: ‘Alleluia Anyway,’ 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. Dec. 3, Occidental Center for the Arts. $10-$15. 707-874-8622, occidentalchoir.org

Find more events at pressdemocrat.com/events.

If you would like to submit your event for consideration to this list, email events@pressdemocrat.com. Please include your event name and date in the subject line.

Santa Rosa Symphony: ‘A Luscious Euro Sound,’ 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. Dec. 3, Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $10-$85. 707-546-8742, srsymphony.org

Lighting of the Snowmen: Festival features lighting of hundreds of decorative snowmen, 4 to 8 p.m. Dec. 2, Cornerstone Sonoma. Free, $10 parking goes to charity. cornerstonesonoma.com

Sunday, Dec. 3

'A Christmas Fantasia’: Christmas carols and winter songs with the Healdsburg Chorus, 3 p.m. Dec. 3, Glaser Center, Santa Rosa. $15. healdsburgchorus.com

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