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Ten days of fun


Friday, Aug. 29
Midnight sports with cops: The Sebastopol Police Department is holding their Midnight Sports program at Brookhaven school from 7:30 p.m. to midnight. All ages are invited to participate, but those under 18 will need a signed waiver. Transportation can be provided if needed. For more information, call (707) 829-4400.

Saturday, Aug. 30
Sebastopol Rising: Aubergine in Sebastopol presents a night of musicians and artists, showcasing a lineup of ten musicians with styles that include hip hop, folk, bluegrass, and more. Be sure to also check out the vendors, visual artists, and crafters. The evening kicks off at 5 p.m., with an admission of $10. Information can be found at www.facebook.com/sebrising.

Saturday, Aug. 30
Bill Maher: Stepping out from behind the "Real Time" desk, Bill Maher will be pulling from the numerous political headlines to leave guests of the Green Music center in stitches. The evening kicks off at 7:30 p.m. at Weill Hall, with tickets ranging from $25-$45. Get all the details at gmc.sonoma.edu.

Thursday, Sept. 4
Derby Dodgeball: The Resurrection Roller Girls are kicking off their first annual dodgeball tournament this Thursday from 8-10 p.m., with cash prizes for the winning team. The entry fee is $125 for a team of 6-10 players, and you must be 18 or over to participate. For all the details, visit resurrectionrollergirls.org.

Now till Sept 7
Cupcake's Casting Call: The fashionable clothing boutique for babies, toddlers and expectant moms is holding their semi-annual casting call for kids 18 months to 10-years-old. Submission deadline is Sept. 7. For all the information, visit www.facebook.com/ShopCupcake and click on the "Casting Call" tab.

Friday, Aug. 29
Charlie Musselwhite: Cloverdale Plaza’s ‘Friday Night Live’ series closes with the nationally known West County harmonica master at 6:30 p.m. Free. cloverdaleartsalliance.org.

Friday, Aug. 29
‘Sonoma Starlight’: Wine Country Weekend offers outdoor wine, dinner and dancing at Coppola Winery in Geyserville, 6-10 p.m. $125. sonomawinecountryweekend.com.

Through Oct. 29
‘Realism, Really?’: Contemporary art at Sonoma Valley Museum, Wednesday through Sunday until Oct. 29. 551 Broadway, Sonoma. $5; 12 and under free. 939-7862, svma.org.

Friday, Aug. 29
Sorrentinos: Long popular North Bay rock band, known for original tunes, plays from 8 to 11 p.m. at Twin Oaks Tavern in Penngrove. No cover charge. twinoakstavernpenngrove.com

Saturday, Aug. 30
‘Taste of Sonoma’: Taste the best from 200 wineries and 60 chefs, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at MacMurray Ranch, Healdsburg. $165-$195. sonomawinecountryweekend.com

Saturday, Aug. 30
Sherrie Phillips: Singer-songwriter from Sebastopol comes home. 9 p.m. Saturday. HopMonk Tavern, 230 Petaluma Ave., Sebastopol. $15. 829-7300, hopmonk.com

Saturday, Aug. 30
Paperback Writer: Beatles tribute from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Village Court in Santa Rosa’s Montgomery Village shopping center. mvshops.com.

Sunday, Aug. 31
‘Oliver’: Classic musical closes at 2 p.m. Sunday at Spreckels Performing Arts Center, 5409 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park. $26-$22. 588-3400, rpcity.org.

Sunday, Aug. 31
Tower of Power: Soulful sounds 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Rodney Strong Vineyards, Healdsburg. Jonathan Butler also performs. $65-$95. 431-1533, rodneystrong.com.

Sunday, Aug. 31
Pleasant Valley Sunday: Monkees tribute band, noon-3 p.m. Sunday in the Village Court at Santa Rosa’s Montgomery Village. Free. mvshops.com.

Sunday, Aug. 31
Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction: Chateau St. Jean Winery hosts gala with an African theme, 12:30-7 p.m. Sunday. $500. sonomawinecountryweekend.com.

Aug. 30-Sept. 1
‘Art by the Sea’: Fourth annual Sea Ranch artists’ studio and artist-owned gallery tour runs 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday through Monday searancharttour.com.

Monday, Sept. 1
Coahoma to Sonoma County Blues Festival: Mississippi Delta music, noon to 9 p.m. Monday, Lagunitas Brewing Company in Petaluma. lagunitas.com, krsh.com

Tuesday, Sept. 2
Matthew Stewart: The author of the American history ‘Nature’s God’ speaks at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Book Passage, Corte Madera. 415- 927-0960, bookpassage.com.

Wednesday, Sept 3
Elvis Costello: The singer-songwriter, backed by The Imposters, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at SSU’s Green Music Center. $12.50-$120. 866- 955-6040, sonoma.edu.

Wednesday, Sept. 3
Honey B & The Pollinators: Live music and gourmet food fare, 5:30 p.m. til dusk Wednesday at Paradise Ridge Winery, Santa Rosa. $8-$10. 528.9463, prwinery.com.

Thursday, Sept 4
‘Medea’: Rialto Cinemas screens National Theatre Live performance of the Greek classic at 7 p.m. Thursday in Sebastopol. $17-$24. 525-4840, rialtocinemas.com.

Thursday, Sept. 4
Bootleg Honeys & Bear’s Belly: ‘KRSH Backyard Concerts’ presents live music revue. 6 p.m. Thursday. 3565 Standish Ave., Santa Rosa. Free. krsh.com

Thursday, Sept. 4
Super Huey: Huey Lewis & the News tribute band, 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Village Court at the Montgomery Village in Santa Rosa. Free. mvshops.com.

Friday, Sept. 5
Gabriel Iglesias: Stand-up comedian at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at SSU’s Green Music Center. $15-$150. 866- 955-6040, sonoma.edu.

Friday, Sept. 5
Five AM: Indie rock quintet plays at 9 p.m. Sept. 5 in the Abbey at HopMonk Tavern, 230 Petaluma Ave., Sebastopol. $10. 829-7300, hopmonk.com.

Friday, Sept. 5
‘Fiddler on the Roof’: Cinnabar Theater in Petaluma opens Broadway classic at 8 p.m. Sept. 5. Closes Sept. 21. $25-$35. 763-8920, cinnabartheater.org.

Friday, Sept. 5
‘Big Bad Love Tour’: Laura Love & Big Bad Gina at 8 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Occidental Center for the Arts. $20. 874-9392, occidentalcenterforthearts.com.

Saturday, Sept. 6
‘Art for Life’: 27th annual Face 2 Face art auction to benefit those with HIV/AIDS, 2-6 p.m. Sept. 6 at Sebastopol Center for the Arts. $75. 544-1581, f2f.org. Free preview noon-3 p.m. Sept. 5.

Saturday, Sept. 6
Iron Heart: Hard rock at 8 p.m. Sept. 6 at Petaluma’s Phoenix Theater. Bad Jones, Kingsborough, Scene of Action also play. $8. 762-3565, thephoenixtheater.com.

Sept. 5-6
‘Gala Celebration: ‘Broadway Under Stars’ closes third season with song and dance at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5-6 at Jack London State Park, Glen Ellen $29-$125. transcendencetheatre.org.

Saturday, Sept. 6
Red & White Ball: Music by Dave Martin’s House Party Band , barbecue and wine from 5 to 10 p.m. Sept. 6 at Sonoma Plaza. $30 for dance only; gala tickets sold out. svgreatschools.org.

Sunday, Sept. 7
‘Wounded Veterans Polo Benefit’: 5th annual tournament and festivities, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Trione Polo Field in Oakmont. $50-$150. wvph.org.

Sunday, Sept. 7
‘Matisse from SFMOMA’: Loaned exhibit of the French masters work closes Sept. 7 at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco. $6-$10; 5 and under free. famsf.org

Sunday, Sept. 7
George Komsky: Opera tenor from ‘America’s Got Talent,’ 3 p.m. Sept. 7 at City Winery in Napa. $20-$30. citywinery.com.