CLOVERDALE, DEC. 3
“The Nutcracker”: “Nutcracker…The Musical” continues 2 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday at Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, 209 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Admission is $12-22 at cloverdaleperformingarts.com or at The Mail Center, 207-A N. Cloverdale Blvd.
MONTE RIO, DEC. 3
Craft fair: Holiday Wonderland Craft Fair offers locally made art, crafts and an abundance of gifts 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at Monte Rio Community Center, 20388 Highway 116. Proceeds benefit the Monte Rio School, the M.R. Volunteer Fire Department and other organizations in need.
MONTE RIO, DEC. 3, 8-9
“Rapture, Blister, Burn”: Curtain Call Theater presents comedy play “Rapture, Blister, Burn” 8 pm. Friday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Russian River Hall, 20347 Highway 116. Admission is $20 or $15 for students and seniors; pay-what-you-can on Friday. Show continues Dec. 15-16. 707-624-8739. russianriverhall.com
HEALDSBURG, DEC. 4
Release party: Two Lions Band releases its album “High Waters” 6-11 p.m. Monday at Paul Mahder Gallery, 222 Healdsburg Ave. brownpapertickets.com/event/2665711.
CLOVERDALE, DEC. 5
Farmers’ market: Cloverdale Tuesday Farmers Market runs 3-6 p.m. Tuesday in the empty lot next to Plank Coffee, 225 N. Cloverdale Blvd. firstname.lastname@example.org
KENWOOD, DEC. 6
Fire fundraiser: Sonoma Ecology Center hosts “Sugarloaf Rising: A Gathering of Friends” with appetizers, wine, dessert and a park update 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Landmark Winery, 101 Adobe Canyon Road. Admission is $35. Proceeds benefit Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, which burned during October’s firestorms. 707-833-5712. sugarloafrising.brownpapertickets.com
PETALUMA, DEC. 6
West Side Stories: Locals gather to tell their stories about Petaluma 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Sonoma Portworks, 13 Second St. portworks.com
CLOVERDALE, DEC. 7
Live jazz: Saxophonist Kirsten Strom and her quintet perform 7:30 p.m. Thursday at THE Jazz Club, 204 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Admission is $20. Doors open 7 p.m. cloverdaleartsalliance.org. 707-894-4410.
COTATI, DEC. 7
Holiday Cheer: Sing your way through the annual Pub Crawl 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday starting at Grav South Brew Co, 7950 Redwood Drive. Visit other downtown Cotati bars such as Friar Tucks, the 8-Ball and Spancky’s featuring holiday drink specials (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and complimentary appetizers. 707-795-5508.
GUERNEVILLE, DEC. 7
Live music: Mac and Potter perform songs by the Eagles, Beatles, Beach Boys and Elvis 6 p.m. Thursday at Main Street Bistro, 16280 Main St. Free. 707-869-0501.
SANTA ROSA, DEC. 7
Toy drive: Sandman Hotel Hosts Holiday Open-House and Toy Drive provides hot cocoa, fine wine and appetizers 4-6 p.m. Thursday at 3421 Cleveland Ave. Free admission with the donation of a new, unwrapped toy. email@example.com.
ROHNERT PARK, DEC. 8
“Little Women”: Watch “Little Women: The Musical” 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Spreckels Theatre stage, 5409 Snyder Lane. Admission is $28. Show runs through Dec. 17. 707-588-3400.
SEBASTOPOL, DEC. 8
Art show: Local artists display their work at “Small Work, Big Deal” 6-7:30 p.m. Friday at Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 282 S High St. Free. sebarts.org.
SEBASTOPOL, DEC. 8
Live concert: The Jim Hurst Trio performs eclectic bluegrass music 8 p.m. Friday at Sebastopol Community Cultural Center, 425 Morris St. Admission is $25. seb.org
SANTA ROSA, DEC. 8-9
“The Santaland Diaries”: Watch “The Santaland Diaries,” a light-hearted holiday comedy, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Road. Admission is $25-40. lutherburbankcenter.org