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Things to do this week in and around Sonoma County, Jan. 13-22

The forecast for your weekend in Sonoma County includes a strong chance of martinis, film festivals and snow days. This Friday is the annual Martini Madness in Sonoma. Saturday and Sunday, watch dozens of independent films at the Windsor Independent Film Fest. All weekend long, play in the snow at the Children's Museum of Sonoma County. All this and more is in our list of things to do.

Friday, Jan. 13Martini Madness: This Friday, bartenders from local Sonoma Valley pubs, bars and restaurants will compete in a martini competition, and if you were lucky enough to get a ticket to the sold out event, you get to be the judge. Guests will be able to watch as bartenders mix martinis, and can then sip and vote for their favorites. The event takes place 5-7 p.m. at McArthur Place Hotel. Find out all the details at www.macarthurplace.com/dining.php.Windsor Independent Film Fest: Starting this Friday, enjoy two days of independent films, including many by local filmmakers. The festival will take place at the Windsor High theater, and tickets are $12-$75. Find out more at windsorfest.com.Snow Days at CMOSC: You won't need to go far this weekend if you want to visit the snow. Saturday through Monday, the Children's Museum of Sonoma County will be a winter wonderland, filled with 20 tons of fresh snow for kids to play in. The event is free with cost of admission. Find out all the details at www.cmosc.org/snow-days-faqs.Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration: This Sunday, attend a free family event in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday at the Santa Rosa High auditorium. From 6:30-8:30 p.m., the event will include a panel discussion, live music performances and more. Find out more at pd2go.net/MLKsantarosa2017.Other upcoming events:Friday, Jan. 136thstreetplayhouse.com.hopmonk-sonoma.ticketfly.com.twinoaksroadhouse.com.Saturday, Jan. 14svma.org.wineroad.com.cloverdaleartsalliance.org.hopmonk-sebastopol.ticketfly.com.thephoenixtheater.com.mystictheatre.com.?Sunday, Jan. 15longmeadowranch.com.

Jan. 13-14

Jan. 14-16

Sunday, Jan. 15

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‘Stage Kiss': Farce about love-struck actors, premieres 8 tonight, 6th Street Playhouse, Santa Rosa. Through Feb. 5. $15-$33. 707-523-4185,

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David Thom & Vintage Grass: Traditional bluegrass and classic rock, 8 tonight, HopMonk Tavern, Sonoma. Free. 707-935-9100,

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Urban Grass Band: Elements of rock, reggae and bluegrass, 8 tonight, Twin Oaks Roadhouse, Penngrove. Free. 707-795-5118,

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‘Eye of the Beholder': Exhibit opening, sculpture and early prints of Nathan Oliveira, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art. Through April 2. $5-$15. 707-939-7862,

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‘Winter WINEland': Taste special releases at 100-plus northern Sonoma County wineries, 25th anniversary event, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $35-$45.

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Blues Session: Lineup of local blues performers, popular and classic songs, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Cloverdale Arts Alliance. $5. 707-894-4410,

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Steve Gatz Blues Band: High-energy ‘Chicago-style' blues, 9 p.m. Saturday, HopMonk Tavern, Sebastopol. $10. 707-829-7300,

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Screw 32: East Bay punk rock band, plus pop punk band The Wynona Riders, 8 p.m. Saturday, Phoenix Theater, Petaluma. $12. 707-762-3565,

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Saved by the 90s: National show brings back the '90s with an interactive party, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Mystic Theatre, Petaluma. $15. 707-765-2121,

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Leftover Salmon: ‘An Acoustic Evening,' Americana music, 8 p.m. Sunday, The Barn at Farmstead, Long Meadow Ranch, St. Helena. $45-$55. 707-963-4555,

Monday, Jan. 16arlenefranciscenter.org.

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Marching Church: Pop-rock indie band from Copenhagen, 7 p.m. Monday, Arlene Francis Center, Santa Rosa. $12. 707-528-3009,

Tuesday, Jan. 17lutherburbankcenter.org.Wednesday, Jan. 18

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Peking Acrobats: Ancient folk-art performance with China's top gymnasts, jugglers, cyclists and tumblers, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. $16-$21. 707-546-3600,

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Harlem Globetrotters: Basketball wizardry with the famed exhibition team, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Haehl Pavilion, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa campus. $24-$282. 866-777-8932, harlemglobetrotters.com.Thursday, Jan. 19sonomacountymuseum.org.Friday, Jan. 20occidentalcenterforthearts.org.gmc.sonoma.edu.rockstaruniversity.com.Saturday, Jan. 21occidentalcenterforthearts.org.sebarts.org.petalumaartscenter.org.gmc.sonoma.edu.sonomabach.org.Sunday, Jan. 22srsymphony.org.

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State archaeologist Breck Parkman: ‘Digging Olompali – The Archaeology of the Recent Past,' 5-7 p.m. Thursday, History Museum of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa. $15. 707-579-1500,

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‘OnSite': Plein air exhibit by Bill Taylor, Charles Beck and Dave Gordon, opens 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 20, Occidental Center for the Arts. 707-874-9392,

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Emanuel Ax: Noted pianist performs program of Schubert and Chopin, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20, Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $35-$85. (866) 955-6040,

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Slaughter: Hard rock band, plus hometown heavy metal band Vain, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20, House of Rock, Santa Rosa. $55-$75. 707-791-3482,

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ZipLine Improv Theater: On-the-spot entertainment from audience suggestions, 8-10 p.m. Jan. 21, Ocidental Center for the Arts. $15. 707-874-9392,

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Santa Rosa Symphony Youth Showcase: Benefit performance for the symphony's Education Department, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21, Sebastopol Center for the Arts. $10-$15. 707-829-4797,

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Exhibit opening: ‘Discovered – Emerging Visual Artists of Sonoma County,' opening reception 5 p.m. Jan. 21, Petaluma Arts Center. Free. Exhibit through March 18. 707-762-5600,

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Garrison Keillor: Conversation with ‘A Prairie Home Companion' host, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21, Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $45-$100, sold out. 866-955-6040,

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‘Electric Baroque': Live Oak Baroque Orchestra, 8 p.m. Jan. 21 (pre-concert talk at 7:25 p.m.), Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $15-$25. 877-914-2224,

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‘The Listener': Santa Rosa Symphony Family Concerts series, Magic Circle Mime Company, 3 p.m. Jan. 22, Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $12-$17. 707-546-8742,

Wei Luo: Internationally acclaimed young pianist, classical program, 3 p.m. Jan. 22, Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $30. 866-955-6040, gmc.sonoma.edu.seb.org.occidentalcenterforthearts.org.cinnabartheater.org.

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‘Songwriters in the Round': Folk-country musicians Steve Seskin, Craig Carothers and Don Henry, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22, Sebastopol Community Cultural Center. $21-$25. 707-823-1511,

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Grateful Dead tribute: Solo performance of classic Dead jams with pianist Rob Catterton, 4-6 p.m. Jan. 22, Occidental Center for the Arts. $15. 707-874-9392,

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Holly Near: Folk artist and a few musician friends, American songbook selections included, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22, Cinnabar Theater, Petaluma. $15-$30. 707-763-8920,

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