Get outdoors this week for an open air movie, concert, nature walk, BBQ, parade, Shakespeare play or quilt show. Plus dozens of other ways to keep yourselves entertained.
GUERNEVILLE, JULY 11
Bingo with the Sisters: Russian River Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence present this month’s themed bingo event, As The River Churns, 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Guerneville Veterans Hall, First and Church Streets. Two bingo cards plus raffle tickets cost $20; early bird tickets are available at RRSisters.org.
COTATI, JULY 11
Pancakes and parade: The 23rd annual Cotati Kids Day Parade runs Saturday in and around La Plaza Park, 8000 La Plaza. Free. There is a free pancake breakfast 7 a.m. Saturday at Church of the Oaks. The parade kicks off at 10 a.m. and ends at La Plaza Park where there will be games, food, booths and activities until 2 p.m. 795-5508.
SANTA ROSA, JULY 5
Music at Juilliard: Country band Buck Nickels and Loose Change perform on the first day of Live at Juilliard 5-7 p.m. today at Juilliard Park, 227 Santa Rosa Ave. Free. Bring a picnic basket or purchase food from a vendor. srcity.org/liveatjuilliard.
WINDSOR, JULY 5
Quilt show: Windsor Certified Farmers Market and Material Girl Fabric Lounge present the 10th annual All American Vintage Quilts and Textiles Show 10 a.m.-1 p.m. today on the Town Green, McClelland Drive. Kids can create a fashion art garment or cook summer smoothies at the Kidz Club. 838-5947. townofwindsor.com.
HEALDSBURG, JULY 6
Garden dedicated: Healdsburg Garden Club rededicates the West Plaza Rose Garden 9:30 a.m. Monday at 25 North St. healdsburggardenclub.org.
CLOVERDALE, JULY 7
Superheroes and sounds: Learn how to create special effects sounds and watch how science can create superheroes 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Cloverdale Library, 401 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Free. Ages 5 and up. 894-5271.
GUERNEVILLE, JULY 7
Benefit buffet: Occidental Center for the Arts hosts a benefit buffet/raffle 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Rainbow Cattle Company, 16220 Main St. Requested donation is $5. 869-0206.
WINDSOR, JULY 7
Magic show: Magician Mike Della Penna performs magic 3 pm. Tuesday at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #100. Ages 3 and up. 838-1020.
WINDSOR, JULY 8
Book discussion: Discuss “One Summer,” Bill Bryson’s book about America’s optimistic summer of 1927, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #100. 838-1020, ext 5.
WINDSOR, JULY 8
Puppet magic: Tony Borders presents magic, ventriloquism and puppets 6 p.m. Wednesday at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #100. Ages 3 and up. 838-1020.
CLOVERDALE, JULY 9
Ditching the lawn: Certified Master Gardener Sandy Metzger presents “Design for Less Lawn,” a workshop on how to design a beautiful, drought-tolerant garden, 3-4:30 p.m. Thursday at Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, 209 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Free. 894-2521.
SANTA ROSA, JULY 9
Film festival: Stars Under the Stars summer film festival opens 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Francis Winery & Vineyards, 100 Pythian Road. Free admission and popcorn. Z & The Benders performs, followed by “Sleepless in Seattle” at dusk. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. 833-0242. stfranciswinery.com.
WINDSOR, JULY 9
Music on the Green: Super Huey performs the music of Huey Lewis and the News during Summer Nights on the Green 6 p.m. Thursday at 701 McClelland Drive. Free shuttle and parking at Windsor High School. townofwindsor.com/summernights.
SONOMA, JULY 9-12
Simon comedy opens: Sonoma Arts Live opens the Neil Simon comedy “Jake’s Women” 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Sonoma Community Center Andrews Hall, 276 E. Napa St. Admission is $12-$26. Show runs through July 26. 938-4626, ext. 1. sonomaartslive.org.
CLOVERDALE, JULY 10
Step up to mic: Open Mic runs 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday at Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, 209 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Doors open at 6 p.m. Sign up no later than 5 p.m. Thursday at 508-8339. Free.
PENNGROVE, JULY 10
Rock and blues: The Hots, short for “Ham On That Sofa,” performs a mix of old school rock and blues 8 p.m. Friday at Twin Oaks Tavern on Friday, 5745 Old Redwood Highway. Free. 795-5118.
SANTA ROSA, JULY 10
Shakespeare performed: “Twelfth Night” premieres outdoors 7 p.m. Friday at Shakespeare in the Cannery, 3 W. Third St. Admission is $5-$25 at shakespeareinthecannerytwelfthnight.brownpapertickets.com. Shows run through Aug. 15.
GUERNEVILLE, JULY 10-11
Local plays: Pegasus Theater Company presents the ninth annual Tapas, featuring seven original plays by local playwrights, Friday-Saturday at Mt. Jackson Masonic Hall, 14040 Church St. Admission is $18 or $15 for seniors and students. 583-2343.
HEALDSBURG, JULY 11
Art reception: Meet painter Laura Roney in the opening reception for “Vines and Vistas” 3-8 p.m. Saturday at Upstairs Art Gallery, 306 Center St. The gallery is open 11 a.m-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 431-4214. upstairsartgallerysite.com.
HEALDSBURG, JULY 11
Workday at preserve: Join a stewardship workday with Landpaths 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Fitch Mountain Preserve, 908 Chanticleer Way. The terrain includes uneven footing and hills. Bring a lunch and water and a pack to carry them. RSVP at landpaths.org/eventdetails.aspx?EventId=25242.
ROHNERT PARK, JULY 11
Kut-Ups perform: Rohnert Park Kut-Ups present “Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance!” 1 p.m. Saturday at Spreckels Performing Arts Center, 5409 Snyder Lane. Admission is $18. Additional performances run 1 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and 7:30 p.m. Friday. 588-3400.
OCCIDENTAL, JULY 11
Live music: It’s A Beautiful Day Acoustic performs 8 p.m. Saturday at Occidental Center for the Arts, 3850 Doris Murphy Court. Admission is $15-$20. The group features the violinist and keyboardist from the original 60s band. 874-9392. occidentalcenterforthearts.org.
SANTA ROSA, JULY 11
Create habitats: Find out how to create animal habitats in residential gardens 3-4:30 p.m. Saturday at Laguna Environmental Center Heron Hall, 900 Sanford Road. Admission is $10 at the door. 527-9277, ext. 110. lagunafoundation.org.
SEBASTOPOL, JULY 11
Eclectic tunes: Igor and the Red Elvises performs 9 p.m. Saturday at Hopmonk Tavern, 230 Petaluma Ave. Admission is $15. The band started out as a Russian group, playing Siberian surf rock, but has traveled through many countries picking up new members and styles. 829-7300. hopmonk.com/sebastopol.
WINDSOR, JULY 11
Kids movie: This month’s Second Saturday Kids Movie, “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb,” starts 15 minutes after sunset Saturday on the Town Green, McClelland Drive. 838-1260. townofwindsor.com.
SEBASTOPOL, JULY 12
Musical benefit: Pre-Earlefest Benefit features musicians John Courage and Amber Fenex 1-6 p.m. Sunday at Hopmonk Tavern, 230 Petaluma Ave. Suggested donation is $10; proceeds benefit the Earle Baum Center of the Blind. 829-7300. hopmonk.com/sebastopol.
SONOMA, JULY 12
Fire Department BBQ: Schell-Vista Fire Department holds its annual chicken barbecue noon-6 p.m. Sunday at Station 1, 22950 Broadway. Admission is $15. 938-2633. schellvistafire.com.