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GUERNEVILLE, NOV. 19

Live music: Keyboardist Ruben Valtierra Latin Orchestra performs salsa and Latin jazz 6-10 p.m. Sunday at Main Street Bistro,16280 Main St. Free. Valtierra has musically accompanied Santana, Aretha Franklin, Chick Corea and Elton John and currently lives in Sonoma County. 707-869-0501.

OCCIDENTAL, NOV. 19

Author reading: Author and journalist Barbara L. Baer reads from her new novel “The Ballet Lover” 3-5 p.m. Sunday at Occidental Center for the Arts, 3850 Doris Murphy Court. Free. occidentalcenterforthearts.com

SEBASTOPOL, NOV. 19

Benefit concert: Peacetown Firefighters Benefit Concert begins 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Sebastopol Community Center, 390 Morris St. Admission is $18-25. Proceeds benefit all firefighters and first responders who lost their homes. seb.org

WINDSOR, NOV. 19

Thanksgiving tasting: Sample holiday meals with pork, turkey and seafood and shop at a local holiday gift show at the Windsor Certified Farmers Market 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday at 701 McClelland Drive. windsorfarmersmarket.com

CLOVERDALE, NOV. 20

Yarn club: Knitters, crocheters and yarn enthusiasts of any skill level can share patterns, advice, and projects 7-8 p.m. Monday at Cloverdale Library, 401 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Free. 707-894-5271.

HEALDSBURG, NOV. 20

Guitar workshop: Fredy Gonzalez teaches a guitar workshop 5-6 p.m. Monday at Healdsburg Regional Library, 139 Piper St. Free. Space limited to five teenage or adult students. Register at 707-433-3772.

SANTA ROSA, NOV. 20

Cartoon class: Doodle around with Thanksgiving Week Cartoon Classes with cartoonist and storyteller Joe Wos 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday at Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane. Admission is $20 or free for families displaced by the fires at schulzmuseum.org.

SONOMA, NOV. 20

Family storytime: Evening Family Storytime includes stories and sing-alongs for kids of all ages 6-6:30 p.m. Monday at Sonoma Valley Regional Library, 755 W. Napa St. Free. 707-996-5217. sonomalibrary.org

WINDSOR, NOV. 20

Drumming: Kids play drums and other rhythmic instruments, 2-3 p.m. Monday at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #100. The library supplies the instruments. 707-838-1020.

WINDSOR, NOV. 20

Conversational English: Practice speaking English and learn grammar in a small group setting with a trained class facilitator 6-7 p.m. Monday at Windsor Regional Library, 9291 Old Redwood Highway #100. Free. 707-838-1020.

BODEGA BAY, NOV. 21

Pie auction: Valley Ford Pie Auction offers live music, drinks and pie 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Valley Ford Schoolhouse, 14355 School St. Proceeds benefit the schoolhouse. ilovebodegabay.com/calendar-of-events

CLOVERDALE, NOV. 21

Children’s drums: “Drummm!” features energetic drumming for the whole family 2-3 p.m. Tuesday at Cloverdale Library, 401 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Free. Drums and other child-friendly instruments provided. 707-894-6271.

CLOVERDALE, NOV. 21

Farmers’ market: Cloverdale Tuesday Farmers Market runs 3-6 p.m. Tuesday in the vacant lot next to Plank Coffee, 225 North Cloverdale Blvd. marne@14feet.net

ROHNERT PARK, NOV. 21

Comedy showcase: The Laughing Tomato hosts local and Bay Area comics to test their chops 8-10 p.m. Tuesday at Sally Tomatoes, 1100 Valley House Drive. Free. 707-665-9472.

PETALUMA, NOV. 22

Live music: Wednesday Night Big Band, a 17-piece group, performs an amalgam of jazz, blues and soul music 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at The Big Easy, 128 American Alley. Free. bigeasypetaluma.com

GUERNEVILLE, NOV. 23

Thanksgiving dinner: The annual lower Russian River Thanksgiving dinner runs noon-4 p.m. Veterans Memorial Hall, 16255 First St. Free. Hosted by yearly organizer Penny Rivas with the assistance of Lighthouse Christian Church. Large turnout expected at an estimated cost of $7 per person. Donate at sonomalighthouse.com or at the church, 170 Andrieux St. in Sonoma.

SONOMA, NOV. 23

Thanksgiving dinner: Sonoma Community Center provides a turkey-and-trimmings Thanksgiving dinner 3 p.m. Thursday at Sonoma Valley Veterans Memorial Building, 126 First St. E. Free. 707-938-4626. sonomacommunitycenter.org

GLEN ELLEN, NOV. 24

Guided hike: Join the 4-mile, guided post-Thanksgiving Turkey Waddle Hike 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday at Jack London State Historic Park, 2400 London Ranch Road. Free. 707-938-5216. jacklondonpark.com

GUERNEVILLE, NOV. 24

Free parking passes: Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks offers free day-use parking passes to provide an active day outdoors in more than 40 spectacularly natural settings. Passes distributed on a first come-first serve basis. Reserve your pass at savetheredwoods.org

HEALDSBURG, NOV. 24

Holiday party: Take your own photos with Santa and enjoy musicians, carolers and horse-drawn carriage rides at the Healdsburg Downtown Holiday Party 4-8 p.m. Friday around Healdsburg Plaza. business.healdsburg.com

ROHNERT PARK, NOV. 24

“Little Women”: Musical “Little Women” is a touching and uplifting adaptation of the classic 1869 American novel by Louisa May Alcott 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Spreckels Theatre, 5409 Snyder Lane. Admission is $28. Show runs through Dec. 17. 707-588-3400.

SANTA ROSA, NOV. 24

Gourmet fries: This month’s Benovia Bubbles and Bites features a gourmet french fries bar 3-6 p.m. Friday at Benovia Winery, 3339 Hartman Road. Admission is $20-30. benovia.com

SANTA ROSA, NOV. 24

Dance party: “Just DANCE.” is a monthly dance party featuring cheese plates, drinks, dancing and dogs 7-10 p.m. Friday at The Laugh Cellar, 5755 Mountain Hawk Way. Admission is $10 and includes one drink ticket. thelaughcellar.com

CLOVERDALE, NOV. 25

Live music: Jazz/blues/ballad singer Wild Jane performs 7-10 p.m. Saturday at Cloverdale Ale Company, 131 E. First St. Free. 707-894-9610.

PENNGROVE, NOV. 25

Live music: Local funk and groove band The Melt performs two sets 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Twin Oaks Roadhouse, 5745 Old Redwood Highway. Free. 707-795-5118.

PETALUMA, NOV. 25

Riverboat Santa: Santa’s Riverboat Arrival comes to port 11:30 a.m. Saturday at River Plaza Shopping Center, 72 E. Washington St. Free. Pacific Empire Chorus and Petaluma Pete provide music, while Petaluma School of Ballet presents “The Nutcracker.” colleen@visitpetaluma.com

PETALUMA, NOV. 25

Benefit concert: “REVIVE: A Relief Concert for Victims of the North Bay Fires” features veteran Bay Area rappers 8 p.m. Saturday at Phoenix Theater, 201 Washington St. Admission is $25-50 at thephoenixtheater.com.

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