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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.