GLEN ELLEN, OCT. 8
Village fair: Glen Ellen Village Fair kicks off with a parade at noon Sunday on Arnold Drive between Warm Springs and London Ranch Roads. Free. Live music, arts and crafts, food and kids’ activities featured until 5 p.m. 707-935-9163. facebook.com/Glen-Ellen-Village-Fair-193118257454582
OCCIDENTAL, OCT. 8
Live music: The pickPocket Ensemble, influenced by multicultural musical traditions, performs contemporary chamber cafe music 4 p.m. Sunday at Occidental Center for the Arts, 3850 Doris Murphy Court. Admission is $18 advance or $20 at the door. 707-874-9392.
SANTA ROSA, OCT. 8
Film festival: The first annual Video Droid Short Film Festival titled “My Life: in 90 Seconds or Less” begins 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Video Droid, 1462 Mendocino Ave. Free. thevideodroid.com.
WINDSOR OCT. 9
Hispanic Heritage Month: Cascada de Flores perform music and dance with Mexican and Caribbean roots 7-8 p.m. Monday at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #100. 707-838-1020.
ROHNERT PARK, OCT. 10
Women in Business: Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business program features CMG Financial’s tips for success in starting a new business, 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at Mary’s Pizza Shack, 101 Golf Course Drive. Admission is $30-40 and do include lunch. 707-584-1415.
WINDSOR, OCT. 10
Book club: Adult Book Club discusses “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Windsor Regional Library, 9201 Old Redwood Highway #100. Limited copies available at the circulation desk. 707-838-1020.
CLOVERDALE, OCT. 11
Music workshop: Free Acoustic Music Workshop invites all from beginners to experienced musicians 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery, 204 N. Cloverdale Blvd. 707-894-2738. email@example.com
GUERNEVILLE, OCT. 11
Protection against deportation: Legal Observation Training can protect you, your family and friends from being unfairly treated by someone claiming to work for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (I.C.E.) 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Guerneville Community Church, 14520 Armstrong Woods Road. Free.
HEALDSBURG, OCT. 11
Business fair: Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce and the City of Healdsburg host the Healdsburg Business Showcase and Community Resource Fair 4-7 p.m. Wednesday in the Healdsburg Plaza, Healdsburg Avenue and Matheson Street. Free. healdsburg.com/events.
CLOVERDALE, OCT. 12
Book club: Discuss “The Wake” by Erik Larson 2-3 p.m. Thursday at Cloverdale Library, 401 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Free. 707-894-5271.
HEALDSBURG, OCT. 12
Wine talk: Visit Dean Walters’ special exhibit, “The Golden Age of Wine,” and take a walking tour of Healdsburg wine history sites starting 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Healdsburg Library, 139 Piper St. Admission is $15. Tour followed by a talk from writer Thomas Pinney 7-8:30 p.m. at Healdsburg SHED, 25 North St. healdsburgshed.com/events
PETALUMA, OCT. 13
Bilingual poetry: Poetry of Remembrance features community readers of bilingual poetry 6-8 p.m. Friday at Petaluma Historical Library and Museum, 20 Fourth St. Free. petalumamuseum.com.
SANTA ROSA, OCT. 13
“Steel Magnolias”: Watch the opening night of “Steel Magnolias” 7:30 p.m. Friday at 6th Street Playhouse, 52 W Sixth St. Admission is $20-28 at 6thstreetplayhouse.com. Show runs through Nov. 5.
SONOMA, OCT. 13
Comedy show: Sonoma LaughFest features improv and stand-up comedy acts 7 p.m. Friday at Sebastiani Theatre, 476 First St. E. Admission is $32 at the door or $27 at sonomalaughfest.com.