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Guide to Sonoma County events

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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, rbhs@bodegamoon.net.

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. westend@sonic.net.

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.

CLOVERDALE, MAY 30

Benefit run: Relay for Life runs 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday in the Cloverdale Plaza, North Cloverdale Boulevard between First and Second streets. 545-6720 or 591-4442.

HEALDSBURG, MAY 30

Modini hike: Hike and receive an access orientation 9:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Modini Mayacamas Preserve. Free. Register at landpaths.org to receive detailed directions and a meeting location.

HEALDSBURG, MAY 30

Cool science: Learn about dry ice at “Mad Science” 10 a.m. Saturday at Healdsburg Regional Library, 139 Piper St. For ages 5-11. Limited to 25 students; register in person or at 433-3772.

MONTE RIO, MAY 30

River film: Rio Theater presents the documentary “The Russian River: All Rivers” 3:30 p.m. Saturday at 20396 Bohemian Highway. Free. 865-0193. reservations@russianriverallrivers.com.

PENNGROVE, MAY 30

Tunes at the tavern: Shotgun Monkeys play their classic rock tunes at 5 p.m. and Stax City offer their soul and R&B grooves at 8 p.m. Saturday at Twin Oaks Tavern, 5745 Old Redwood Highway. Free. 795-5118.

RIO NIDO, MAY 30

Dylan tribute: Local band THUGZ presents an annual Bob Dylan Birthday Tribute 6-10 p.m. Saturday at Rio Nido Roadhouse, 14540 Canyon Two Road. Admission is $10. 869-0821.

ROHNERT PARK, MAY 30

Craft Beer Fest: Rotary Club of Rohnert Park-Cotati presents its Craft Beer Fest 1-5 p.m. Saturday at SOMO Event Center, 1100 Valley House Drive. Admission is $15-$50 at eventbrite.com. 665-9472.

ROHNERT PARK, MAY 30

Dance recital: Marin Theatre Dance presents its annual Springfest recital at 1 and 5 p.m. Saturday at Spreckels Performing Arts Center, 5409 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park. Admission is $25-$32. 588-3400.

SANTA ROSA, MAY 30

Comedy: Stand-up comedians Edsel Mac and Juan Carlos perform 8 p.m. Saturday at Christy’s on the Square, 96 Old Courthouse Square. Admission is $5 at the door. 528-8565. info@christysonthesquare.com.

SEBASTOPOL, MAY 30

Barn dance and dinner: The third annual Barn Dance includes a barbecue dinner, a silent auction and a “Meet Your Farmer” segment 5:30-10 p.m. Saturday at Dutton Ranch, 10717 Graton Road. Admission is $75 per person or $900 for a table of 10 at brownpapertickets.com/event/1377023; reservations required. farmtrails.org.

SEBASTOPOL, MAY 30

Printmaking: Artist Rik Olson hosts a three-hour workshop on linoleum block carving 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 282 S. High St. Admission is $50; materials cost $10. Tools will be provided. The Street Printing Festival is on June 21. 829-4797. sebarts.org.

SONOMA, MAY 30

Vintage race cars: The 23rd annual Historic Race Car Festival runs 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday at Sonoma Plaza. Admission is $30. More than 30 old-time race cars will be on display for free. 938-8448. racesonoma.com.

WINDSOR, MAY 30

Hula Mai: Experience Hawaii through dance, singing and chanting 2 p.m. at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway No. 100. Recommended for ages 12 and up. 838-1020.

FORESTVILLE, MAY 30-31

Barbecue in the park: Forestville Youth Park’s 2015 BBQ features a carnival, watermelon- and pie-eating contests and live music 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 7045 Mirabel Road. Free admission. 479-5138.

OCCIDENTAL, MAY 31

Live music: The Amaryllis Trio performs on piano, violin and cello 5 p.m. Sunday at Occidental Center for the Arts, 3850 Doris Murphy Court. Admission is $10. Wheelchair accessible. 874-9392. occidentalcenterforthearts.org.