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Make the most of October with live music, great food and Harvest Fair fun. From opening night at the Santa Rosa Symphony to Safari West's 25th anniversary, here's what is happening in Sonoma County.

Friday, Oct. 5

"How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents": Opens 8 p.m. Newman Auditorium, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa campus. Tickets are $12-$18. Through Oct. 14. For more information, call 707-527-4307 or visit theatrearts.santarosa.edu.

Sonoma County Harvest Fair: Wine, craft beer, ciders, food, seminars, marketplace, 4-9 p.m. Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $5. Through Oct. 7. For more information, visit harvestfair.org.

"The Simon & Garfunkel Story": Live band, images and film footage of the iconic duo, 8 p.m. Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $19-$45. For more information, call 707-546-3600 or visit lutherburbankcenter.org.

"Hello, Dolly!": Classic Broadway musical, opening reception 7 p.m., performance 8 p.m. Andrews Hall, Sonoma Community Center. Tickets are $40. Through Oct. 21. For more information, visit sonomaartslive.org.

Sonoma VITA Festival: Three-day festival kick-off with exhibits and entertainment, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Old Courthouse Square, Santa Rosa. Free. For more information, call 707-560-1122 or visit sonomavita.com.

Saturday, Oct. 6

Petaluma Whiskerino: 60th annual facial hair competition, 2-5 p.m. Phoenix Theater, Petaluma. Free, $13 to compete. For more information, visit eventbrite.com.

Alison Krauss: Grammy-winning bluegrass-country singer and musician, 8 p.m. Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $79-$119. For more information, call 707-546-3600 or visit lutherburbankcenter.org.

Santa Rosa Symphony: Inaugural season opener with conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong, 7:30 p.m. Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. Tickets are $24-$87. For more information, call 707-546-8742 or visit srsymphony.org.

Gala 20/20 ‒ A Vision of Art: 20th anniversary dinner, live auction and after party, 6 p.m. Sonoma Valley Museum of Art. Tickets are $275, and after party tickets are $50. For more information, call 707-939-7862 or visit svma.org.

"From the Fire": Wide-ranging exhibition addressing October’s firestorms, opening reception 3-6 p.m. Museums of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $7-$10. Through Jan. 27. For more information, call 707-579-1500 or visit museumsc.org.

Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore: Roots music legends, rock, country, folk and blues, 8:30 p.m. Mystic Theatre, Petaluma. Tickets are $25-$28. For more information, call 707-775-6048, mystictheatre.com.

Levi’s GranFondo: Premier cycling event, 11 routes, riders depart 8 a.m. from various Santa Rosa locales. Fees vary. For more information, call 707-560-1122 or visit sonomavita.com.

Corvettes at the Castle: Annual Corvette show, wine tasting and picnicking available, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Ledson Winery, Kenwood. Free. For more information, call 707-537-3810 or visit ledson.com.

Pride & Joy: Funk and soul, noon-3 p.m. Village Court, Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa. Benefits Women’s Health at Memorial Hospital. Free. For more information, call 707-545-3844 or visit mvshops.com.

Sunday, Oct. 7

25 Years of Conservation: Serengeti bus treks, barbecue, activities, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Safari West, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $25-$50, reservations required. For more information, call 707-566-3667 or visit safariwest.com.

Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band: Indie pop-rock group, 8 p.m. Old Redwood Barn, Gundlach Bundschu Winery, Sonoma. Tickets are $45. For more information, call 707-938-5277 or visit gunbun.com.

The Sam Chase: Folk and rock musician, solo performance, Backyard BBQ Series, 6 p.m. Twin Oaks Roadhouse, Penngrove. Tickets are $10-$20. For more information, call 707-795-5118 or visit twinoaksroadhouse.com.

Dean Grech: Jazz musician, 1-4 p.m. Village Terrace, Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa. Benefits Maria Carrillo Band Boosters. Free. For more information, call 707-545-3844 or visit mvshops.com.

Monday, Oct. 8

“Wilder than Wild”: Documentary addressing fire suppression, climate change and wildfires, plus panel discussion, 7 p.m. Sebastiani Theatre, Sonoma. Tickets are $20. Refreshments at 6 p.m. For more information, call 707-996-9756 or visit sebastianitheatre.com.

Tuesday, Oct. 9

“The Last Suit”: Spanish drama opens the Sonoma County Jewish Film Festival, 1 and 7 p.m. Rialto Cinemas, Sebastopol. Festival through Nov. 27. Tickets are $10-$13. For more information, call 707-528-4222 or visit jccsoco.org.

Too Many Zooz: New York City brasshouse trio, 8:30 p.m. Mystic Theatre, Petaluma. Tickets are $16-$18. For more information, call 707-775-6048 or visit mystictheatre.com.

Wednesday, Oct. 10

Amy Stewart: “Miss Kopp Just Won’t Quit,” Thumbprint Pairings author presentation, wine tasting and book signing, 6:30 p.m. Thumbprint Cellars, Healdsburg. Free. For more information, call 707-433-9270 or visit copperfieldsbooks.com.

Thursday, Oct. 11

Amos Hoffman and Noam Lemish: “Jazz From Israel and Elsewhere,” 6:30 p.m. Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. Free. For more information, call 866-955-6040 or visit gmc.sonoma.edu.

Matt Mauser’s Tribute to Sinatra: Concerts Under the Stars season finale, 5:30-8 p.m. Village Court, Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa. Free. Benefits Paws for Love. For more information, call 707-545-3844 or visit mvshops.com.

Ty Segall & White Fence: Alternative-indie rock music, 7:30 p.m. Redwood Barn, Gundlach Bundschu Winery, Sonoma. Tickets are $33. For more information, call 707-938-5277 or visit gunbun.com.

New Chinese Acrobats: New techniques mixed with ancient Chinese acrobatic traditions, 6:30 p.m. Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $5-$21. For more information, call 707-546-3600 or visit lutherburbankcenter.org.

Friday, Oct. 12

Joanne Rand: Singer-songwriter, original psychedelic folk-revival music, 8:30 p.m. Redwood Café, Cotati. Tickets are $10-$15. For more information, call 707-795-7868 or visit redwoodcafe.com.

Soweto Gospel Choir: “Songs of the Free” honoring Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday, 7:30 p.m. Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. Tickets are $35-$85. For more information, call 866-955-6040 or visit gmc.sonoma.edu.

“The Addams Family Musical”: Creepy, kooky musical-comedy opens 8 p.m. Spreckels Center, Rohnert Park. Through Oct. 28. Tickets are $18-$36. For more information, call 707-588-3400 or visit spreckelsonline.com.

“The Night Alive”: Irish drama, lost souls find unexpected humanity and hope, opens 8 p.m. Main Stage West, Sebastopol. Through Oct. 28. Tickets are $15-$30. For more information, call 707-823-0177 or visit mainstagewest.com.

OUTwatch LGBTQI Film Festival: Bio-pic “Mapplethorpe” opens three-day festival, 7:30 p.m. Rialto Cinemas, Sebastopol. Tickets are $12. For more information, visit outwatchfilmfest.org.

“The Great God Pan”: Intimate story of a long-hidden trauma, opens 8 p.m. Cinnabar Theater, Petaluma. Through Oct. 28. Tickets are $15-$40. For more information, call 707-763-8920 or visit cinnabartheater.org.

“Rocky Horror Show”: Cult classic horror/sci-fi musical, opens 7:30 p.m. 6th Street Playhouse, Santa Rosa. Through Nov. 3. Tickets are $30-$36. For more information, call 707-523-4185 or visit 6thstreetplayhouse.com.

Blind Scream Haunted House: Two frightful haunted houses, The Last Ride burial, opens 7-11 p.m. SOMO Village, Rohnert Park. Through Halloween. Tickets are $15-$35. For more information, visit blindscream.com.

Santa Rosa Film Sprint: 48-hour filmmaking competition, kickoff 7 p.m. Arlene Francis Center, Santa Rosa. Registration closes Oct. 10. Tickets are $20-$70. For more information, visit srfilmsprint.com.

Saturday, Oct. 13

Shone Farm Fall Festival: You-pick pumpkins and produce, displays, kids’ activities, tours and tastings, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Shone Farm, Forestville. Free. For more information, visit shonefarm.santarosa.edu.

Sonoma County Art Trails: Self-guided open studio tours, 145 artists, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 13-14 and 20-21, venues across the county. Free. For more information, call 707-829-4797 or visit sonomacountyarttrails.org.

Weekend Along the Farm Trails: Tours, tastings and activities at 30-plus Sonoma County farms, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 13-14. Free, reservations required. For more information, call 707-837-8896 or visit farmtrails.org.

Maker Music Festival: Showcase of do-it-yourself instrument makers, performances, lectures, exhibits, activities, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Chimera Arts, Sebastopol. Tickets are $10-$15. For more information, call 707-827-3020 or visit makermusicfestival.brownpapertickets.com.

Parker Quartet: Boston-based Grammy-winning chamber music quartet, 7:30 p.m. Community Church of Sebastopol. Tickets are $10-$30. For more information, visit redwoodarts.org.

Sunday, Oct. 14

Santa Rosa Symphony Pops: Pops Series opener. Guest vocalist Ellis Hall, “Ray Charles, Motown & Beyond,” 3 p.m. Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $37-$90. For more information, call 707-546-3600 or visit srsymphony.org.

Julie Fowlis: Gaelic singer known for “Brave” theme songs, 3 p.m. Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $25-$55. Free ‘Brave’ screening 5:30 p.m.; final outdoor movie of the season. For more information, call 866-955-6040 or visit gmc.sonoma.edu.

Navarro Trio: Chamber artists-in-residence, guest violinist Mariko Smiley, 2 p.m. Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. Tickets are $8. For more information, call 866-955-6040 or visit gmc.sonoma.edu.

Alphabet Baroque Club: Songs on themes of coffee in 18th century Europe, 7 p.m. Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Tickets are $12-$20. For more information, call 707-829-4797 or visit sebarts.org.

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