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Start the New Year off right by getting out of the house with these fun events. This Saturday is the Petaluma Christmas Bird County for Kids. Also on Saturday, hear the songs of Louis Armstrong at the Luther Burbank Center. Then on Sunday, meet big cats from all around the world at Sebastopol's Wild Cat Adventure. All this and more is in our list of things to do.

Saturday, Jan. 6
Petaluma’s Christmas Bird Count for Kids: This Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, kids ages 6-12 can go birding with experienced adult birders at Schollenberger Park in Petaluma, then end the day with a pizza party. To register for this free event, email a.hesla@comcast.net. Find out more at petalumawetlands.org.

Saturday, Jan. 6
Symphony Pops: ‘What a Wonderful World – A Tribute to Louis Armstrong,’ 3 p.m. Saturday, Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. $37-$80. 707-546-3600, lutherburbankcenter.org

Saturday, Jan. 6
Jazz at Hotel Healdsburg: This Saturday evening, head to the Hotel Healdsburg lobby for the Paul McCandless/Christian Foley-Bening Collaboration, a jazz quartet that includes the Grammy award-winning musicians, plus Tom Shader and Tom Hayashi. The performance is free, and takes place 6:30-9:30 p.m. hotelhealdsburg.com

Sunday, Jan. 7
Wild Cat Adventure: Meet big cats from all around the world without leaving the county. This Sunday, come to the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center to learn more about wild cats, and see them up close. The event starts at 3 p.m., and costs $5-$12. Find out more at wildcatfund.org.

Saturday, Jan. 13
Business attire event for fire victims: If you lost clothing in the recent fires, mark your calendars for Saturday, Jan. 13. The Center for Spiritual Living is hosting a Business Attire Event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., offering donated business clothing in excellent condition to fire victims. Find out more at facebook.com/SonomaFiresBusinessClothingEvent.

Other upcoming events:

Friday, Jan. 5

Bobby Jo Valentine: ‘New Growth After a Fire Songs and Stories of Change,’ 8 p.m., Redwood Cafe, Cotati. $10-$15. 707-795-7868, redwoodcafe.com

Professional Pianist Concert: Seven pianists daily, diverse music, opens 7 p.m., Mendocino College Center Theatre, Ukiah. $15-$25. Through Sunday. 707-472-7640, visitmendocino.com

‘Art of the Figure’: Art show and sale opening, noon to 4 p.m., Chroma Gallery, Santa Rosa. Free. Through Feb. 4. 707-293-6051, chromagallery.net

Saturday, Jan. 6

Will Durst’s Big Fat Year End Kiss Off Comedy Show XXV: The political comic and five others, 8 p.m. Saturday, Raven Theater, Healdsburg. $20. 707-433-6335, raventheater.org

Anova Center Benefit: Three comics, dance party with DJ Lady Char, 7 p.m. Saturday, The Laugh Cellar, Santa Rosa. $35. 707-843-3824, thelaughcellar.com

Sunday, Jan. 7

Kris Kristofferson: Legendary country singer-songwriter, 7 p.m. Sunday, Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. $45-$65. 707-546-3600, lutherburbankcenter.org

David Ligare: ‘Magna Fide (The Great Belief)’ exhibition closing day, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art. $5-$15. 707-939-7862, svma.org

‘Artistry in Wood’: Final day of woodwork exhibition, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, History Museum of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa. $7-$10. 707-579-1500, museumsc.org

Monday, Jan. 8

Monday Night Edutainment: Dancehall featuring DJ Baysik of Sazon Libre, 10 p.m. Monday, Hopmonk Tavern, Sebastopol. $10. 707-829-7300, hopmonk-sebastopol.ticketfly.com

Museum Mondays for Little Ones: New Year’s crafts, ice cream, kids 1 to 5 and their caregivers, 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa. $5. 707-579-4436, schulzmuseum.org

Tuesday, Jan. 9

‘Klimt & Rodin – An Artistic Encounter’: Modern painting and sculpture, 9:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Legion of Honor, San Francisco. $15-$30. Through Jan. 28. 888-901-6645, legionofhonor.famsf.org

Wednesday, Jan. 10

Rene Escovedo and the New E!: Percussionist plus singer-songwriter iStevie, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Blue Note Napa. $10-$25. 707-880-2300, bluenotenapa.com

Thursday, Jan. 11

‘Seed Vortex’: Sculptor Ned Kahn’s solo exhibit opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Bedford Gallery, Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek. $5. Through March 25. 925-295-1417, bedfordgallery.org

Friday, Jan. 12

Los Lobos: Grammy-winning Mexican-American rock band, plus garage-rock-pop band HUGElarge, 8 p.m. at Raven Theater, Healdsburg. $55-$125. 707-433-6335, raventheater.org

‘Honky Tonk Angels’: Foot-stompin’ musical opens 7:30 p.m. at 6th Street Playhouse, Santa Rosa. $22-$38. Through Feb. 4. 707-523-4185, 6thstreetplayhouse.com

Saturday, Jan. 13

Winter WINEland: Meet winemakers and taste specialty wines from 100-plus northern Sonoma County wineries. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $38.02-$48.88, $5.43 designated driver. wineroad.com

‘50 Years of Franklin’: Celebrate the character that integrated ‘Peanuts,’ 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa. $5-$12. Through Aug. 5. 707-579-4436, schulzmuseum.org

‘Musical Banquet’: Early chamber music, Violet Grgich with Les Violettes and Ensemble Vermillian, 3 p.m. at Lincoln Theater, Yountville. $85. lincolntheater.com

‘The Opera House’: Documentary celebrating 50 years of The Met at Lincoln Center, 10 a.m. at Rialto Cinemas, Sebastopol. $16. 707-525-4840, rialtocinemas.com

Santa Rosa Symphony: ‘Timeless Treasures,’ 8 p.m., Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $29-$85. Through Jan. 15. 707-546-8742, srsymphony.org

The Blues Session: Local blues musicians, popular and classic American songs, 7:30 p.m., Cloverdale Arts Alliance. $5. 707-894-4410, cloverdaleartsalliance.org

Lewis Black: King of the rants’ ‘The Joke’s On Us Tour,’ 8 p.m., Uptown Theatre, Napa. $55-$75. 707-259-0123, uptowntheatrenapa.com

Home Sick Festival: Eleven bands, including Ceremony and Power Trip, 3 p.m., Phoenix Theater, Petaluma. $38-$40. 707-762-3565, thephoenixtheater.com

Sunday, Jan. 14

Julia Ross: Author discusses ‘The Craving Cure’ and natural appetite control, 2 p.m., Copperfield’s Books, Petaluma. Free. 707-762-0563, copperfieldsbooks.com

‘Last of the Red Hot Tenants’: Lois Pearlman’s one-person play, 2 p.m., Arlene Francis Center, Santa Rosa. $10-$20, benefits UndocuFund. 707-528-3009, arlenefranciscenter.org

Parker Quartet: Chamber music, Grammy-winning ensemble, 4 p.m., Newman Auditorium, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa campus. $15-$26. 415-392-4400, communityed.santarosa.edu

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