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Chef Showdown, Japanese Art Festival, draft horses, Day Under the Oaks, Cinco de Mayo join the list of concerts, art openings, seminars and kids’ activities this week.

SANTA ROSA, MAY 3

Day Under the Oaks: Santa Rosa Junior College’s annual Day Under the Oaks features a petting zoo, parade and community education fair 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at 1501 Mendocino Ave. There will be a 3K “Fun Run” and a juried art exhibit and competition. santarosa.edu/duo.

CLOVERDALE, APRIL 28

Historic cars: California Mille, the high-end 1,000-mile, four-day car tour that begins at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, comes through downtown Cloverdale with 67 historic cars from all over the world 11-11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Greet them down Cloverdale Boulevard between First and Third Streets. 894-4470. californiamille.com.

SANTA ROSA, APRIL 29

Seminar for parents: Child Parent Institute offers a workshop for parents, “Praising Children and Their Behaviors (all ages),” 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at 3650 Standish Ave. Free. 585-6108.

SEBASTOPOL, APRIL 29

Tavern tunes: Psychedelic-electronic-dub group Liberation Movement performs 10 p.m. Wednesday at HopMonk Tavern, 230 Petaluma Ave. Admission is $15 at hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events. 829-7300.

WINDSOR, APRIL 29

Business plan: Learn about developing a business plan 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Windsor Town Council Chambers, 9291 Old Redwood Highway. Admission is $30 at 595-0060 or 256-7250 to pay by credit card; registration required.

HEALDSBURG, APRIL 30

River documentary: Documentary film “The Russian River: All Rivers” returns 7 p.m. Thursday at Raven Film Center, 415 Center St. Free; donations welcome. Reserve a seat at reservations@russianriverallrivers.com.

WINDSOR, APRIL 30

Make bath salts: Tweens ages 9-12 can create bath salts for Mother’s Day 4 p.m. Thursday at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #100. 838-1020.

WINDSOR, APRIL 30

Art and pasta: Windsor High School’s annual pasta feed fundraiser runs 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Fine Arts Night runs 5-7 p.m. Thursday at 8695 Windsor Road. Admission is $10 at the front office or at the door. 837-7767. windsorhighschoolboosters.com.

CLOVERDALE, MAY 1

Swing music: The Out of the Blue Band, specializing in swing music, performs 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First St. Free. 894-9610.

GUERNEVILLE, MAY 1

Art walk: Guerneville celebrates May Day with the First Friday Art Walk, where more than a dozen galleries showcase exhibits from 3 p.m. until after dusk. You may begin your tour at The Sonoma Nesting Company, 16151 Main St. 869-3434.

PENNGROVE, MAY 1

Blues music: Oakland-based blues band Howell Devine performs 8 p.m. Friday at Twin Oaks Tavern, 5745 Old Redwood Highway. The weekend food menu includes barbecue by Rasta Dwight 6-9 p.m. 795-5118.

SANTA ROSA, MAY 1

Prelude performances: Shakuhachi Grand Master Riley Koho Lee and Elliot Kallen perform 7 p.m. Friday at Church of One Tree in Juilliard Park, 227 Santa Rosa Plaza. Admission is $20 at the door and $15 at brownpapertickets.com/event/1409721. The performances are a prelude to the Matsuri! Japanese Festival 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at the park.

SEBASTOPOL, MAY 1

Americana sounds: Bluegrass-Americana-folk rock group Patchy Sanders performs 9 p.m. Friday at Hopmonk Tavern, 230 Petaluma Ave. Admission is $12 at hopmonk.com/sebastopol/music-and-events. 829-7300.

SONOMA, MAY 1

History talk: David Brummett discusses Mexican ranchos and the importance of hides and tallow during a Sonoma Valley Historical Society lecture 10 a.m. Friday at Depot Park Museum, 270 First St. W. Suggested donation is $5. 938-1762. depotparkmuseum.org.

SONOMA, MAY 1

Exhibit opens: The opening reception for “Lori Goldman in Black & White: Textile Sculpture” runs 5-7 p.m. Friday at Sonoma Community Center Gallery 212, 276 E. Napa St. Free. The exhibit runs through May 29. 938-4626. sonomacommunitycenter.org.

CLOVERDALE, MAY 2

Ram sale and BBQ: The 89th annual Cloverdale Ram Sale and Barbecue begins with an animal preview 8 a.m. Saturday at Citrus Fairgrounds, 1 Citrus Fair Drive. Free. The $14 barbecue lamb lunch is served 11:30 a.m. The auction begins 1 p.m. 696-9002 or 696-3555.

GUERNEVILLE, MAY 2

Potter’s story: Learn the inspiring story of potter Marguerite Wildenhain and Pond Farm Pottery 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Armstrong Woods State Natural Reserve, 17000 Armstrong Woods Road. 869-2015.

HEALDSBURG, MAY 2

Plant sale: Find drought-tolerant succulents, vegetables, herbs and trees at the Healdsburg Garden Club annual plant sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Healdsburg Senior Living Community, 725 Grove St. Both a continental breakfast and lunch will be available for a nominal price. healdsburggardenclub.org.

OCCIDENTAL, MAY 2

Choir performs: Occidental Community Choir performs original songs, classic rock, gospel and folk 8 p.m. Saturday at Occidental Center for the Arts, 3850 Doris Murphy Court. Admission is $15 at occidentalchoir.org/tickets. 874-8622.

PETALUMA, MAY 2

Get moving: Kids and adults can bike, scooter, walk, run, skate and/or skip around one of the five courses at Petaluma Kids Gran Fondo 8 a.m. Saturday at Lucchesi Park, 320 N. McDowell Blvd. petalumakidsgranfondo.org.

PETALUMA, MAY 2

River cleanup: Join Friends of the Petaluma River for the annual Spring River Cleanup 9 a.m. Saturday at Petaluma Marina, 781 Baywood Drive. friendsofthepetalumariver.com.

PETALUMA, MAY 2

Gardening class: A gardening workshop, “Minimum Impact, Maximum Output Gardening,” starts 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Petaluma Library, 100 Fairgrounds Drive. Free. The next gardening workshop, “High Efficiency Irrigation for the Home,” is May 30. sonomalibrary.org.

PETALUMA, MAY 2

BBQ picnic: Happy Hens Farm hosts a barbecue picnic 1-4:30 p.m. Saturday at 35 Lila Lane. Admission is $50. happyhensfarm.com.

PETALUMA, MAY 2

Navigate admissions: Learn how to navigate the college admissions process 2 p.m. Saturday at Petaluma Library, 100 Fairgrounds Drive. Free. sonomalibrary.org.

ROHNERT PARK, MAY 2

Publishing workshop: Local author and publisher Rebecca Lawton hosts a Publishing 101 Workshop 2 p.m. Saturday at Rohnert Park-Cotati Library, 6250 Lynne Conde Way. Free. 584-9121.

SANTA ROSA, MAY 2

Japanese arts: The sixth annual Matsuri! Japanese Arts Festival features traditional dancing and singing, taiko drumming performances and martial arts demonstrations 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Juilliard Park, 227 Santa Rosa Plaza. Free. sonomamatsuri.com. info@sonomamatsuri.com.

SANTA ROSA, MAY 2

Seasonal songs: Etude Women’s Chorus performs a one-hour program of seasonal secular choral works 3 p.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church sanctuary, 1551 Montgomery Drive. Free; donations welcome. 546-0145.

SANTA ROSA, MAY 2

Film festival: The first annual Red Cross International Humanitarian Film Festival runs 2-5 p.m. Saturday at American Red Cross California Northwest location, 5297 Aero Drive. RSVP at 577-7600 or gabriel.stoltzfus@redcross.org.

SANTA ROSA, MAY 2

Tour cemetery: Tours of the Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery begin at 10, 10:20,10:40 and 11 a.m. Saturday at the gates on Franklin Avenue and Monroe Street. Free. The 90-minute tours include the history of the Civil War, ranchos, slavery and lives of the people who lived here. 573-0103.

SANTA ROSA, MAY 2

Mixed-media display: The artFlare women’s art group presents its grand opening exhibit, showcasing works in mixed media, 1-5 p.m. Saturday at 3840 Finley Ave. #33. cypoten@gmail.com. caprichoframing@earthlink.net. gbstudio@sonic.net.

WINDSOR, MAY 2

Cinco de Mayo: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with crafts and activities, cultural dances and music performances noon-3 p.m. Saturday on the Town Green, 701 McClelland Drive. Free. 838-1260.

WINDSOR, MAY 2

Lobster feed: Windsor Rotary Club holds a lobster feed with local wine and micro-brew tasting, auctions and dancing 5-10 p.m. Saturday at Windsor Golf Course, 19th Hole Drive. Admission is $125 for individuals or $800 for a table of 8. 836-3532. info@windsorlobsterfeed.com.

GLEN ELLEN, MAY 3

Plowing Play Day: North Coast Draft Horse and Mule Association hosts its 32nd annual Plowing Play Day 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at Jack London State Historic Park, 2400 London Ranch Road. Free; parking costs $10. Activities include horse-drawn wagon rides, old-time farming demonstrations and storytelling by Gypsy Time Travelers. 938-5215. jacklondonpark.com.

HEALDSBURG, MAY 3

Tour homes: The AAUW’s annual Healdsburg Homes Tour features six residences spanning three centuries 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at Healdsburg Museum, 221 Matheson St. Admission is $40 at healdsburgaauw.com or at the museum. Same-day registration runs 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

HEALDSBURG, MAY 3

Family concert: Healdsburg Community Band swings its way into spring with music for the family 3 p.m. Sunday at Fitch Mountain Elementary School, 520 Monte Vista Ave. Admission is $10 or free for ages 12 and under. healdsburgcommunityband.org.

PETALUMA, MAY 3

Run for ballet: Run or walk to support Petaluma City Ballet Sunday at Shollenberger Park, 1400 Cader Lane. Admission is $15-30. Choose the 9 a.m. 5K Dash for Dance or the 9:15 a.m. 1-mile, family-friendly Boogie-Woogie Fun Run. Registration is at 8 a.m. petalumacityballet.org.

ROHNERT PARK, MAY 3

Eat local: Chow Down Go Local features 30 local food vendors noon-4 p.m. Sunday at Sonoma Mountain Village Event Center, 1100 Valley House Drive. Free. 888-6105.

SANTA ROSA, MAY 3

Chef showdown: The seventh annual Sonoma County Potluck Chef Showdown runs 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Empire College parking lot, 3035 Cleveland Ave. Donation levels range from $20 to $500 at tastingroomtotailgate.brownpapertickets.com. There also will be a silent auction and a costume contest to dress in your favorite football team’s gear. tastingroomtotailgate@gmail.com.

SEBASTOPOL, MAY 3

Choir sings: Occidental Community Choir performs original songs, classic rock, gospel and folk 3 p.m. Sunday at Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 282 S. High St. Admission is $15 at occidentalchoir.org/tickets. 874-8622.

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