Things to do this week in Sonoma County, Oct. 12-Oct. 21

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October is well underway in Sonoma County, and with the cooler weather comes plenty of festivals, shows and other events. Get into the Halloween spirit with a haunted house or a "Night of the Living Dead" screening, or embrace the art of words at the Wine Country Spoken Word Festival. There's plenty to do this week.

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.

Katya Cengel: "Exiled – From the Killing Fields of Cambodia to California and Back," 7 p.m., Copperfield’s Books, Petaluma. Free. For more information, call 707-762-0563 or visit copperfieldsbooks.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.

Kevin Blake: Magician and illusionist’s "Wonder Show," recent "America’s Got Talent" contestant, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sebastiani Theatre, Sonoma. Tickets are $25. For more information, call 707-996-9756 or visit sebastianitheatre.com.

"For Our Lives – Parkland:" School shooting documentary and panel discussion with young activists, 7 p.m. Saturday, Congregation Shomrei Torah, Santa Rosa. Free. For more information, call 707-578-5519 or visit shomreitorah.org.

The pickPocket ensemble: Original contemporary chamber music, 8 p.m. Saturday, Occidental Center for the Arts. Tickets are $19-$23. For more information, call 707-874-9392 or visit occidentalcenterforthearts.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.

Eric Lindell: Roots-rock musician, record release party and performance, 3-5 p.m. Gold Coast Coffee, Duncans Mills. Tickets are $25. Also Sonoma County performances Oct. 15-16. For more information, visit ericlindell.com.

Monday, Oct. 15

"Night of the Living Dead": Vintage Film Series, 1968 zombie horror film, 7 p.m., Sebastiani Theatre, Sonoma. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 707-996-9756 or visit sebastianitheatre.com.

"Dear Evan Hansen": Conversation and live performances with the multi-award-winning musical team and novelist Val Emmich, 7 p.m. Monday, Mystic Theatre, Petaluma. Tickets are $27 and include a book. For more information, call 707-762-0563 or visit copperfieldsbooks.com.

Tuesday, Oct. 16

Jazz Combo Concert: Jazz Week kick-off, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. Tickets are $8. For more information, visit music.sonoma.edu.

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Complexions Contemporary Ballet: Ballet to hip hop, Bach to Bowie, 8 p.m. Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $20-$49. For more information, call 707-546-3600 or visit lutherburbankcenter.org.

Thursday, Oct. 18

Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival: Five short films, 7 p.m. Little Red Hen, Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Tickets are $12. For more information, visit sebastopolfilmfestival.org.

Alexander Valley Film Festival: "Chef Flynn" and "Empire on Main Street," 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. films, Alexander Valley Hall, Geyserville. Tickets are $75. Through Oct. 21. For more information, call 707-893-7150 or visit avfilmsociety.org.

Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally Band: Americana Night season opener, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Cloverdale Arts Alliance. Tickets are $20. For more information, call 707-894-4410 or visit cloverdaleartsalliance.org.

Lykke Li: Swedish indie pop singer/songwriter, 8 p.m. Gundlach Bundschu Winery amphitheater, Sonoma. Tickets are $45. For more information, call 707-938-5277, or visit gunbun.com.

Friday, Oct. 19

"I Believe in Halloween:" Thrills and chills for all ages, opens 3rd Street Cinema, Santa Rosa. Showtimes noon, 1:30 and 3 p.m. through Oct. 25. Tickets are $3.75. For more information, visit sregmovies.com.

Peter Coyote & Dick Grace: "In Conversation – Compassionate Action," 6-8:30 p.m., Napa Valley Museum, Yountville. Tickets are $35, includes wine tasting. Rescheduled from earlier date. For more information, call 707-944-0500 or visit napavalleymuseum.org.

Wine Country Spoken Word Festival: Poetry, storytelling and comedy, 7:30 p.m. Mystic Theatre, Petaluma. Tickets are $48. For more information, call 707-775-6048 or visit mystictheatre.com.

"Haunted Wine Country:" Documentary exploring local hauntings, opens 7 p.m. Summerfield Cinemas, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $9-$11. Through Oct. 21. For more information, call 707-525-8909 or visit summerfieldcinemas.com.

"Hand to God": Left Edge Theatre comedy, foul-mouthed sock puppet, opens 8 p.m. Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $25-$40. Through Nov. 11. For more information, call 707-546-3600 or visit lutherburbankcenter.org.

One Armed Joey: Punk rock variations, 8 p.m. Phoenix Theater, Petaluma. Plus Legal Disaster and The Exit Plan. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 707-762-3565 or visit thephoenixtheater.com.

Saturday, Oct. 20

River Heritage Days: Sagra D’Autunno celebration, Purple House Swing Band, dinner and barn dance, 5:30-9 p.m. David Yearsley River Heritage Center, Petaluma. Tickets are $10-$25. For more information, visit friendsofthepetalumariver.org.

"The End of TV": Manual Cinema presentation using shadow puppetry, cinematic techniques and music, 7:30 p.m. Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. Tickets are $25-$55. For more information, call 866-955-6040 or visit gmc.sonoma.edu.

Cornerstone Harvest Festival and Pumpkin Patch: Kids’ activities, tarot readings, henna artist, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Cornerstone Sonoma. The Bloodstones noon-3 p.m. Free. For more information, visit cornerstonesonoma.com.

"The Goonies": 1985 comedy adventure, Food Truck Cinema, 5 p.m. Bennett Valley Golf Course, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $5-$25. For more information, visit foodtruckcinemas.com.

El Dia de los Muertos: Kids’ activities, ‘Coco’ screenings, art, entertainment, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Santa Rosa Junior College, Petaluma campus. Free. For more information, visit dia.santarosa.edu.

Sunday, Oct. 21

Pinot on the River: Russian River Valley pinot noir tastings, 50 wineries, artisan food, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Healdsburg Plaza. Tickets are $100, benefits local youth club. For more information, visit pinotfestival.com.

Hermitage Piano Trio: Chamber concert, 4 p.m. Newman Auditorium, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa campus. Tickets are $18.75-$29.75. For more information, call 415-392-4400 or visit communityed.santarosa.edu.

Katherine Jenkins: Welsh singer, Festival Napa Valley Arts for All fall concert, 2 p.m. Oct. 21, Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $2. For more information, call 707-346-5052 or visit festivalnapavalley.org.

Nick Gravenites: All-star blues musicians perform for the blues legend’s 80th birthday, 2-7 p.m. Sebastopol Community Cultural Center. Tickets are $40-$50. For more information, visit nickgravenites.brownpapertickets.com.

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