Art, outdoor concerts, workshops, races and things to do with the kids July 12-19.
PETALUMA, JULY 18
Rivertown Revival: The sixth annual celebration of the Petaluma River runs 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday on the McNear Peninsula, accessible from Steamer Landing Park at D and Copeland streets. Music, food vendors, $5 weddings and art boat race and regatta. Cost is $10, benefiting the David Yearsley River Heritage Center. rivertownrevival.com.
Sunday, july 12
Exhibit opens: Christopher Queen Gallery’s opening reception for “Evergreen Bohemia” runs 1-3 p.m. Sunday at 25171 Highway 116. Show continues 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily except Tuesday through September. 865-1318. christopherqueen.com.
GUERNEVILLE & WINDSOR
Vineman race: The 25th annual Ironman 70.3 Vineman swimming races start 6:25 a.m. Sunday at Johnson’s Beach, 16241 First St. After the 1.2-mile swim, athletes will set out on the 56-mile bike ride ending around 5 p.m. at Windsor High School. There will be local road closures 8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m. 528-1630. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Quilt group: Meet The Pointless Sisters, an art quilt group, 3-5 p.m. Sunday at Occidental Center for the Arts, 3850 Doris Murphy Court. Their latest exhibit, “Holes,” runs through Aug. 23 in the gallery, open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday. 874-9392. occidentalcenterforthearts.org.
TUesday, July 14
‘Peter Pan’: Traveling Lantern Theater presents a live theatrical production of “Peter Pan” 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Cloverdale Regional Library Pat Hare Community Room, 401 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Free. For ages 4-12. 894-5271.
Listen and laugh: Rohnert Park Kut-Ups presents its 43rd year of music and comedy in “Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance!” 1 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and 7:30 p.m. Friday at Spreckels Performing Arts Center, 5409 Snyder Lane. $18. 588-3400.
Dream Center tour: Social Advocates for Youth gives a tour of its new Dream Center for homeless youth 4-5 p.m. Tuesday at 2449 Summerfield Road. The center will include 63 housing units, on-site counseling, job training and communal meals. RSVP at saysc.org/tour.
Historical fiction: The topic of Redwood Writers’ Hot Summer Nights is historical fiction 7-8 p.m. Tuesday at Copperfield’s Books, 775 Village Court. Free author readings by Alla Crone, Arletta Dawdy, William Haigwood and Gene McCreary. redwoodwriters.org.
Flamenco performance: Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes, Flamenco singer Jose Manuel Perez and guitarist Bobby de Sofia bring their show El Sol de Verano (“summer sun”) 8 p.m. Tuesday at Sebastopol Grange Hall, 6000 Sebastopol Ave. Admission is $23, $35 for VIP, $15 for students and low-income guests or $8 for children at brownpapertickets.com/event/1765864.
Town survey: Town Council and Planning Commission discusses a May telephone survey regarding the Town’s general plan update 6 p.m. Tuesday at Town Hall, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #400. 838-1000.
‘Earth Heroes’: “Zun Zun: Earth Heroes” presents hands-on, bilingual song and music using instruments from around the world 3 p.m. Tuesday at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #100. For ages 3 and up. 838-1020.
wednesday, july 15
Cooking for kids: Healdsburg SHED and Sue McQuiddy present Kids Cooking Classes 3-5 p.m. Wednesday at 25 North St. Admission is $60. Two other classes run July 29 and Aug. 5. For grades three through five. Sign up at healdsburgshed.com/events/kids-cook.
Dam talk: Healdsburg Museum and Historical Society presents a panel discussion on the impact of the Warm Springs Dam and the current drought 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Healdsburg Regional Library forum room, 139 Piper St. The museum will host a pre-event reception including wine and appetizers 4:30-5:30 p.m. at 221 Matheson St. 431-3325.
Big band: The Moonlighters, an 18-piece big band, performs outdoors 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library, 6259 Lynne Conde Way. Free. 584-9121.
Thursday, july 16
Writers featured: Books on Stage features poet Jodi Hottell and short story writer Stefanie Freele 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, 209 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Free. 894-2214.
Touch of magic: Magician Mike Della Penna performs at 11 a.m. Thursday at Healdsburg Regional Library, 139 Piper St. Free. For families with children ages 3 and up. 433-3772.
Learn card game: Hobby shop Comics FTW teaches newbies how to play “Magic: The Gathering” 6-8 p.m. Thursday at 1435 Santa Rosa Ave. Suite C5. Free. 284-2272.
Music on the green: Local band Frobeck performs funk, pop and rock at the Thursday Night Concert 6 p.m. Thursday at Town Green, 701 McClelland Drive. Farmers Market is open 5-8 p.m. Free shuttle bus to and from Windsor High School available. townofwindsor.com.
‘Youth in Revolt’: Raven Theater Windsor presents an Odyssey Theater production of “Youth in Revolt: The Amazing Adventures of Nick Twisp” 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday at 195 Windsor River Road. $15 at the door. Show continues July 23-25. raventheater.org.
friday, july 17
Farmers market: Cloverdale Certified Farmers Market begins 5:30 p.m. Friday along N. Cloverdale Blvd. between First and Second Streets. Free. Friday Night Live, featuring The Stone Foxes, begins 7 p.m. in the Cloverdale Plaza. 894-4410.
Music at market: Friday Night Market’s Party on the Plaza provides a bevy of entertainment 5-8 p.m. Friday at City Center Park, 500 City Center Drive. Old School Country Band performs 6 p.m. Food vendors, crafts, jumpees, face painting and of course, fresh produce and products will be on hand.
Family tunes: Transcendence Theatre Co. hosts its Fantastical Family Night with Disney and Broadway songs 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday in the Jack London State Historic Park winery ruins, 2400 London Ranch Road. $29-$129. Gates open 5 p.m. for pre-show activities. (877) 424-1414. transcendencetheatre.org.
Absurdist play: Curtain Call Theater presents Dario Fo’s absurdist and provocative play “We Won’t Pay! We Won’t Pay!” 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday at Russian River Hall, 20347 Highway 116. Admission is $20 or $15 for students and seniors; pay-what-you-can on Friday. Reservations at 524-8739.
saturday, july 18
Meet the artists: Artists’ Reception for “Serenade” features resident artist Drew Jackson and guest artists Diana Majumdar and Rive Nestor 5-8 p.m. Saturday at Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery, 204 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Free. 894-4410.
Outdoor concert: Cloverdale House Concert with Rita Hoskins includes a bring-your-own picnic 4 p.m. and an outdoor concert 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Cloverdale House Concert, 4334 Route 128. Admission is $20 at brownpapertickets.com/event/1740254 or free for kids. 540-1970.
Shopping benefit: Support Healdsburg’s Secret Santa program at a Vendors Shopping Event 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Thirty vendors will display their wares at 1300 N. Fitch Mountain Road. Info: 596-0738.
Bastille performance: Occidental Center for the Arts hosts a performance by Un Deux Trois and La Guinguette in belated honor of Bastille Day 8 p.m. Saturday at 3850 Doris Murphy Court. $15. 874-9392. occidentalcenterforthearts.org.
Publishing workshop: Local author and natural scientist Rebecca Lawton presents a Publishing 101 workshop 2 p.m. Saturday at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #100. Free. 838-1020.
Relay for Life: The annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society begins 10 a.m. Saturday at Keiser Park, 700 Windsor Road. Closing ceremony is 8 a.m. Sunday. 545-6720. email@example.com.
sunday, july 19
Book party: Author Elisa Stancil Levine is the honored guest at a book release party 1-3 p.m. Sunday at Jack London State Historic Park House of Happy Walls Museum, 2400 London Ranch Road. Free; parking costs $10. 938-5216. jacklondonpark.com.
Dye workshop: Explore natural dyes 1-4 p.m. Sunday at a workshop at Quarryhill Botanical Garden, 12841 Sonoma Highway, taught by Deepa Natarajan from the University of California Botanical Garden in Berkeley. $50, sign up at 996-3166 or quarryhillbg.org.
Quake event: Join guitarist Gordon Rowland and the Serendipity Trio (Rabbi Mordecai Miller, Paul Alexander and Beverly McChesney) at 5 p.m. Sunday for a benefit plant-based dinner to provide Nepal earthquake relief. It’s held at Gaia’s Garden, 1899 Mendocino Ave. $35 includes dinner, concert and donation. More info: 762-1070.
Chamber music: Valley of the Moon Music Festival presents chamber music performed on original instruments 4 p.m. Sunday at Hanna Boys Center, 17000 Arnold Drive. Admission is $20-$40. Picnicking welcome before concerts; complimentary wine at intermission. Weekends through Aug. 2. (888) 596-1027. valleyofthemoonmusicfestival.org.