Gone are the days where you complain about there never being anything new and exciting things to do in Sonoma County.
Whether you fancy grabbing a pint of coveted Pliny the Younger or exploring art galleries is more your speed, we've got you covered.
Friday, Feb. 2
Pliny the Younger Release: The 14th annual release of the triple IPA will be available to anyone and everyone (21 years and older of course!) starting at 11 a.m. until midnight at Russian River Brewing Company in Santa Rosa. The release is through Feb. 15, so don’t panic if the lines are crazy long. For more information call 707-545-2337 or visit russianriverbrewing.com
Mardi Gras – First Friday: Relish in traditional New Orleans fare such as jambalaya paired with your favorite wines. The event begins on Friday night at 5 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m. at Fog Crest Vineyard in Sebastopol. Tickets are $15. For more information call 707-829-2006 or visit fogcrestvineyard.com
Nikolaj Znaider and Robert Kulek: Treat your ears to beautiful classical music at Weill Hall, Green Music Center in Rohnert Park starting at 7:30 p.m, Friday night. Tickets range from $35-$50. For more information call 866-955-6040 or visit gmc.sonoma.edu
‘Good People’: This touching comedy explores class and culture will be opening at 8 p.m. Friday night at Cinnabar Theater in Petaluma. Tickets range from $15-$35. Can’t make it? That’s okay – it’ll be running through Feb. 18. For more information call 707-763-8920 or visit cinnabartheater.org
Yandel: Explore those Latin roots with this Reggaeton artist and join the Latino 95.5 anniversary celebration. Join in on the fun starting at 8 p.m. Friday night at the Luther Burbank Center in Santa Rosa. Tickets range from $71-$91. For more information call 707-546-3600 or visit lutherburbankcenter.org
‘Buried Child’: Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize-winning American Gothic class opens at 8 p.m. Friday night at the Main Stage West in Sebastopol. Tickets range from $15-$30. The show is running through Feb. 25. For more information call 707-823-0177 or visit mainstagewest.com
Wormhead: Get your world rocked with this alternative rock band as well as Samvega – a psychedelic/dark rock band. The music starts at 8 p.m. Friday night at the Phoenix Theater in Petaluma. Tickets are $10. For more information call 707-762-3565 or visit thephoenixtheater.com
Saturday, Feb. 3
Great Sonoma Crab and Wine Fest: Enjoy some local wine, delicious crab, and a silent auction Saturday at 4 p.m. at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa. Tickets are $85 and are currently sold out. For more information about this event visit sonomafb.org
Renée Fleming: Revel in the classical music by the Grammy Award-winning soprano on Saturday, 7:30 p.m. at Weill Hall, Green Music Center in Rohnert Park. Tickets range from $50-$125. For more information call 866-955-6040 or visit gmc.sonoma.edu
The Mother Hips: Indie rock and soul begins at 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Mystic Theater in Petaluma. Tickets are $50 and sold out. This event benefits the Declan Walsh Special Needs Trust. For more information about this event call 707-775-6048 or visit mystictheatre.com
"Art From the Heart": Your eyes and soul will thank you for going to this benefit art auction at the University Art Gallery on the Sonoma State University campus in Rohnert Park. The doors are open from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. on Saturday with free admission. For more information about this event visit facebook.com/universityartgallery/