BODEGA, MAY 30-31
Discovery Days: Discover the town of Bodega this weekend during Discovery Days, with costumed docents performing short historical vignettes, walking tours of the town, an opportunity to tour St. Teresa’s Church and picnics in the park. Historian Honoria Tuomey, in photo, is credited with creating Discovery Days in 1925 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the discovery of Bodega Bay by Spanish explorer Don Juan Francisco Bodega y Quadra. This pop-up festival runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at McCaughey Hall, 17184 Bodega Highway, and costs $25. It benefits the Rancho Bodega Historical Society, St. Teresa’s Church and Bodega Volunteer Fire Department. Info: Robin Rudderow, 415-298-6925, email@example.com.
HEALDSBURG, MAY 24
Cemetery open mic: Healdsburg Literary Guild holds its annual Graveside Readings 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Oak Mound Cemetery, 601 Piper St. Free. Open mic sign-ups begin 1:30 p.m. hbglitguild.org.
WINDSOR, MAY 24
Farmers market: Kidz Day on the Farm includes hands-on farming and planting, a Kidz Cooking class and a bike-blender, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday on the Town Green, Market Street. 838-5947. windsorfarmersmarket.com.
SANTA ROSA, MAY 24, 28-31
Short play festival: 6th Street Playhouse and Redwood Writers co-produce six plays for the “New Voices On the Vine” short play festival 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sundays at 52 W. Sixth St. Admission is $10-25. A staged reading of “Nothing, Thanks” begins 8 p.m. Saturday. A Playwrights Forum takes place Sunday. 523-4185. 6thstreetplayhouse.com.
CLOVERDALE, MAY 25
Memorial dedication: Dedication of Cloverdale Veterans Memorial begins 10 a.m. Monday at Riverside Cemetery, Crocker Road. 894-5603.
SANTA ROSA, MAY 25
Holiday remembrance: A Memorial Day ceremony commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War at noon Monday at Rural Cemetery Franklin Gate, 1600 Franklin Ave. firstname.lastname@example.org.
WINDSOR, MAY 26
Ice cream social: Celebrate Older Americans Month at an ice cream social 4-5 p.m. Tuesday at Windsor Senior Center, 9231 Foxwood Drive. Meet at the pool deck and bring a swimsuit and towel for a free swim. 838-1250.
SONOMA, MAY 27-30
Book sale: Friends of Sonoma Valley Library hosts a book sale 3-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Sonoma County Library, 755 W. Napa St. Free. Items include books, DVDs, CDs and LPs. 996-5217. svfol.org.
SANTA ROSA, MAY 28
Water presentation: Hydrogeologist Marcus Trotta presents “Groundwater Resources and Management in the Santa Rosa Plain,” 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Laguna Environmental Center’s Heron Hall, 900 Sanford Road. Admission is $10 at the door. 527-9277, ext. 110. lagunafoundation.org.
SONOMA, MAY 28
Trek talk: Author Angela Ballard is guest speaker at “An Evening on the Pacific Crest Trail,” 7 p.m. Thursday at Sonoma Valley Veterans Memorial Building, 126 First St. W. Admission is $8. 939-8007. sonomanature.org.
CLOVERDALE, MAY 29
Music at the market: Tommy Castro & The Painkillers perform 7 p.m. Friday at Cloverdale Plaza, North Cloverdale Boulevard. Cloverdale Certified Farmers Market and Friday Night Live festivities begin 5:30 p.m. 894-4410.
HEALDSBURG, MAY 29
Stewardship workday: Landpaths holds a stewardship workday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Healdsburg Open Space Preserve, Arabian Way and Bridle Path. Bring water, work gloves. Register at landpaths.org.
WINDSOR, MAY 29-30
Film festival: The first Windsor Independent Film Festival screens 58 films Friday and Saturday at Raven Theater Windsor, 195 Windsor River Road. $50 for a full weekend pass or $10 for each of the six categories. windsorfest.com; facebook.com/RavenPerformingArtsTheater.