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From zucchini car racing to music, lazy bears, kids’ events and the county fair, there’s plenty to do this week in Sonoma County.

Featured Event: Sonoma City Party. The star-studded Blues Review with Lazy Lester headlines Sonoma’s free City Party, which starts at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 30, behind City Hall, in the Plaza. Bring a picnic and a blanket or shop the vendors. 938-4626, sonomacommunitycenter.org

CLOVERDALE, JULY 26

For laughs: Comedian Will Durst presents “Durst Case Scenario” 2 p.m. today at Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, 209 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Admission is $45 at cloverdaleperformingarts.com. 894-2214.

PETALUMA, JULY 26

Alt rock: Soul Asylum and Meat Puppets play an alternative rock show 8:30 p.m. today at Mystic Theatre, 21 Petaluma Blvd. N. Advance tickets cost $27. 765-2121. mystictheatre.com.

PETALUMA, JULY 26

Barbecue fundraiser: Wilmar Volunteer Fire Department hosts its 49th annual Chicken Barbecue Fundraiser 11 a.m. today at Holy Ghost Hall, 4649 Bodega Ave. Free. wilmarfire.com.

SEBASTOPOL, JULY 26

Dinner show: Singer-songwriter Jennifer Berezan and performance artist Nina Wise perform 7-8:30 p.m. today at French Garden Restaurant, 8050 Bodega Ave. Admission is $20 with a dinner reservation or $25 just to see the show. 824-2030. frenchgardenrestaurant.com.

SANTA ROSA, JULY 26-AUG. 9

Fair season: Sonoma County Fair continues 11 a.m.-11 p.m. daily except Mondays through Aug. 9. A “Too Good to be True” deal, $22 for fair admission and unlimited rides, runs Tuesday-Thursday. 545-4200. sonomacountyfair.com.

CLOVERDALE, JULY 28

Fresh foods: Cloverdale Community Market and Exchange offers fresh local produce, baked goods and more 3-6 p.m. Tuesday at 225 N. Cloverdale Blvd. marne@14feet.com.

PETALUMA, JULY 28

Brews, bites: Lagunitas Brewery hosts Brews and Bites for Bounty 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at 1280 N. McDowell Blvd. Admission is $20, $10 for ages 7-13 or free for children under 7; Mexican food, salad, dessert and nonalcoholic beverages included. 765-8488. suzi@petalumabounty.org.

WINDSOR, JULY 28

Superhero camp: Windsor Regional Library wraps up its Summer Reading Program with a Superhero Training Camp 3 p.m. Tuesday at 9291 Old Redwood Highway. For ages 3 and up. 838-1020.

GUERNEVILLE, JULY 29

Outdoor music: Midnight Sun Massive pumps out Caribbean rhythms 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday at Guerneville Plaza, Main and Armstrong Woods Roads. Free. Bring chairs and sunglasses. Farmers Market opens 3 p.m. 869-9000.

SANTA ROSA, JULY 29

Renters’ march: Tenants, workers and allies around Sonoma County begin the Right to a Roof March 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Roseland Dollar Tree, 665 Sebastopol Road. facebook.com/events/1630909983813297.

SONOMA, JULY 29

Tarot cards: Studio 35 hosts a free tarot card and divination exploration 4-6 p.m. Wednesday at 35 Patten St. Bring tarot cards, crystals, etc. and a snack to share. 934-8145. studio35sonoma.com/tarot.

WINDSOR, JULY 29

Investment seminar: Financial adviser Daniel Meyers speaks about the economic outlook and how it affects investors 11 a.m.-noon Wednesday at Windsor Senior Center, 9231 Foxwood Drive. Free. Sign up at 838-1250.

GUERNEVILLE, JULY 29- AUG. 3

Lazy Bear: The annual Lazy Bear Weekend fundraiser event features pool parties, pee wee golf, live music, wine tasting and more Wednesday-Monday. Check activities and locations at lazybearweekend.com. 666-9411.

CAZADERO, JULY 30

Gypsy jazz: Haute Flash Quartet performs gypsy jazz starting 6-7 p.m. Thursday at Raymond’s Bakery, 5400 Cazadero Highway. 632-5335.

HEALDSBURG, JULY 30

Waste not: Learn how to live a zero-waste life with “Trash is for Tossers” blogger Lauren Singer 6-7 p.m. Thursday at Healdsburg SHED, 25 North St. Free. RSVP at healdsburgshed.com/events/a-zero-waste-life.

SEBASTOPOL, JULY 30

Barlow fun: Barlow Street Fair offers live music, local vendors and family fun 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Highway 12 and Morris on McKinley Street. Event runs every Thursday until Sept. 24. 824-5600. streetfair@thebarlow.net.

SEBASTOPOL, JULY 30

All-women group: The Rainbow Girls perform 8 p.m. Thursday at Hopmonk Tavern, 230 Petaluma Ave. Admission is $12. Other acts include the Coffis Brothers and Bad Apple String Band. 829-7300. hopmonk.com/sebastopol.

SONOMA, JULY 30

Blues show: Blues Hall of Fame member Lazy Lester headlines the Sonoma Blues Review during the Sonoma City Party 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Sonoma Plaza. Free. 938-4626. sonomacommunitycenter.org.

WINDSOR, JULY 30

Thursday concert: Chuck Prophet and Mission Express play rock ‘n’ roll and Americana 6 p.m. Thursday on the Town Green, 701 McClelland Drive. Farmers Market is open 5-8 p.m. Free shuttle bus from nearby Windsor High School. 838-1260. townofwindsor.com.

CLOVERDALE, JULY 31

Concert series: Friday Night Live, Cloverdale’s outdoor summer concert series, features Orgone 7 p.m. Friday in the Cloverdale Plaza. Free. Certified Farmers Market begins 5:30 p.m. along N. Cloverdale Blvd. between Firat and Second Streets. 894-4410.

HEALDSBURG, JULY 31

Class of ‘55: RSVP by Friday to attend the Healdsburg High School Class of 1955 reunion 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 15 at Krug Center, 198 Dry Creek Road. Admission is $40. 894-0384. PJPED@sbcglobal.net.

ROHNERT PARK, JULY 31

Market/party: Friday Night Market Party on the Plaza provides food vendors, crafts and of course fresh produce 5-8 p.m. Friday at City Center Park, 500 City Center Drive. Local band Soul Fuse performs 6 p.m.

ROHNERT PARK, JULY 31

Comedy show: Dixie’s Tupperware Party begins 9 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday at Graton Event Center, 288 Golf Course Drive West. Admission is $25 or $35 for VIP at (855) 588-7100 or ticketmaster.com.

SONOMA, JULY 31

Zucchini time: Sonoma Valley Certified Farmers Market invites entries for its annual zucchini races 6:30 p.m. Friday in Arbor Park at Sebastiani Winery, 389 Fourth St. E. Free. Entries accepted 5:30-6:15 p.m.

PETALUMA, JULY 31-AUG. 1

Music festival: Petaluma Music Festival begins with a VIP dinner 5:30 p.m. and a Big Bad Voodoo Daddy concert 7:30 p.m. Friday at Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds, 175 Fairgrounds Drive. Festival continues noon-9 p.m. Saturday. $35 for Friday and $40 for Saturday at eventbrite.com.

WINDSOR, JULY 31-AUG. 1

Mary Poppins: Windsor Performing Arts Academy presents “Mary Poppins” 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday at Windsor Community Center, 901 Adele Drive. Admission is $12 or free for kids under 5 at heather@wppa@gmail.com and windsorperformingarts.net.

WINDSOR, JULY 31-AUG. 1

Original plays: Help create seven 10-minute plays at “Theater Without a Safety Net” 7:30 p.m. Friday and watch the finished plays Saturday at Raven Theater Windsor, 195 Windsor River Road. Admission for both nights is $20 or $10 for students with ID. 433-6335. info@raventheater.org.

CLOVERDALE, AUG. 1

Sticky Notes: The Sticky Notes perform a mix of blues, pop, rock, jazz and country 8-11 p.m. Saturday at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First St. Free. 894-9610.

HEALDSBURG, AUG. 1

Jazz night: Rob Fisher Trio plays with Keith Saunders and Ron Marabuto 6:30-9:30 Saturday at Hotel Healdsburg, 25 Matheson St. 431-2800.

ROHNERT PARK, AUG. 1

Jerry’s birthday: A Jerry Garcia birthday celebration features music by local jam funk rock band The Spyralites 9 p.m. Saturday at Sally Tomatoes, 1100 Valley House Drive. Admission is $8. Doors open 8 p.m. 665-8472.

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