Things to do this week in Sonoma County, Dec. 14-23

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From holiday music by Brian Wilson to comedy for a good cause, there's plenty to keep you busy coming up in Sonoma County.

Friday, Dec. 14

Chanticleer: San Francisco-based Grammy Award-winning all-male chorus, “A Chanticleer Christmas,” 6 and 8:30 p.m. St. Vincent’s Church, Petaluma. Tickets are $35-$75. For more information, visit chanticleer.org.

Comedy for a Cause: Vicki Barbolak & Friends, 8 p.m. Bodega Harbour Yacht Club. Sold out. Benefits Bodega Bay Fire Protection District. For more information, visit vickibarbolakbb.brownpapertickets.com.

“The 12 Dates of Christmas": One woman’s holiday survival guide, opens 7:30 p.m. 6th Street Playhouse, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $18-$28. Through Jan. 6. For more information, call 707-523-4185 or visit 6thstreetplayhouse.com.

“Love Linda”: Songs and storytelling, “The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter,” opens 8 p.m. Cinnabar Theater, Petaluma. Tickets are $9-$40, $70 VIP. Through Jan. 13. For more information, call 707-763-8920 or visit cinnabartheater.org.

A Sweet Leaf Christmas: Black Sabbath/Ozzy-Randy Rhoads tribute act, 8 p.m. House of Rock, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $15-$20. For more information, call 707-791-3482 or visit rockstaruniversity.com.

Saturday, Dec. 15

Valley of the Moon Chamber Ensemble: Holiday concerts, gala 6 p.m. Jacuzzi Family Vineyards, Sonoma. Tickets are $125. Matinee 2 p.m. Dec. 16, St. Andrew’s, Sonoma. Tickets are $35. For more information, call 707-938-4626 or visit sonomacommunitycenter.org.

American Bach Soloists: Handel’s “Messiah,” 7 p.m. Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. Tickets are $50-$95. For more information, call 866-955-6040 or visit gmc.sonoma.edu.

Peppino D’Agostino: Internationally renowned acoustic guitarist, 7 p.m. Occidental Center for the Arts. Tickets are $25-$28. For more information, call 707-874-9392 or visit occidentalcenterforthearts.org.

Tower of Power: 50th Anniversary tour, rhythm and blues, 8 p.m. Uptown Theatre, Napa. Tickets are $50-$80. For more information, call 707-259-0123 or visit uptowntheatrenapa.com.

Trebuchet: Petaluma-based indie rock quartet, “A Very Trebuchet Christmas” singalong party, 7:30 p.m. Petaluma Woman’s Club. Free. For more information, visit trebuchetmusic.com.

Emerald Cup: Cannabis vendors, speakers, live music, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Dec. 15-16, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa. Willie Nelson honored 2 p.m. Tickets are $65-$499. For more information, visit theemeraldcup.com.

Sunday, Dec. 16

San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus: “Home for the Holidays,” Face2Face Sonoma County benefit, 5 p.m. Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. Tickets are $25-$75. For more information, call 866-955-6040 or visit gmc.sonoma.edu.

Redwood Empire Sing-Along “Messiah”: Audience, chorus and Santa Rosa Chamber Orchestra, 3 p.m. Jackson Theater, Sonoma Country Day School, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $15-$25. For more information, visit srsymphonyleague.org.

Santa Rosa Symphony Pops: “Holiday Soundtracks,” songs from best-loved holiday movies, 3 p.m. Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $37-$90. For more information, call 707-546-8742 or visit srsymphony.org.

LiteracyWorks lecture: Rep. Barbara Lee with former Rep. Lynn Woolsey, 2:45-4 p.m. Dec. 16, Ellis Auditorium, Santa Rosa Junior College, Petaluma campus. Tickets are $30. For more information, visit literacyworks.org.

Monday, Dec. 17

Museum Mondays for Little Ones: Stories, crafts and activities for toddlers, “Flying Aces” theme, 10 a.m.-noon. Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $5. Fo707-579-4452, schulzmuseum.org.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

"Great Russian Nutcracker": Moscow Ballet, larger-than-life puppets and grand costumes, 8 p.m. Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $34-$74, VIP $108-$181. For more information, call 707-546-3600 or visit lutherburbankcenter.org.

Wednesday, Dec. 19

"From the Fire": Personal, historical and environmental perspectives of 2017 firestorms, 11 a.m.-5 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.

Irish Set Dancing: Irish social dance class, no experience or partners needed, 7-9 p.m. Redwood Cafe, Cotati. Free. For more information, call 707-795-7868 or visit redwoodcafe.com.

Holiday Kids’ Crafts: Kids 3 and older make two holiday ornaments, 5-7 p.m. Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Geyserville. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 707-857-1400 or visit francisfordcoppolawinery.com.

Thursday, Dec. 20

Dave Koz Christmas Tour: Legendary saxophonist and guest musicians, 7:30 p.m. Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. Tickets are $50-$95, VIP $180. For more information, call 866-955-6040 or visit gmc.sonoma.edu.

Foxes in the Henhouse: Americana Night, acoustic-folk band, 7:30 p.m.Cloverdale Arts Alliance. Tickets are $20. For more information, call 707-894-4410 or visit cloverdaleartsalliance.org.

Cults: Indie pop/rock duo, 8 p.m. Thursday, Redwood Barn, Gundlach Bundschu Winery, Sonoma. Tickets are $33. For more information, call 707-938-5277 or visit gunbun.com.

Fall Children: Holiday Blowout Tour, punk rock band, plus guest bands, 8 p.m. Phoenix Theater, Petaluma. Tickets are $8. For more information, call 707-762-3565 or visit thephoenixtheater.com.

Friday, Dec. 21

An Irish Christmas: Traditional Irish music, dance and storytelling, 7 p.m. Spreckels Center, Rohnert Park. Tickets are $40-$55. For more information, call 707-588-3400 or visit spreckelsonline.com.

Blind Boys of Alabama: Grammy Award-winning gospel group, Christmas show, 8 p.m. Mystic Theatre, Petaluma. Tickets are $38-$48. For more information, call 707-775-6048 or visit mystictheatre.com.

"Sing-Along Disney": Young Actors Studio holiday presentation, 7 p.m. Left Edge Studio, Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $15-$18. Through Dec. 30. For more information, call 707-955-5759 or visit youngactors.studio.

Saturday, Dec. 22

"ABBA-Solutely" Christmas Show: Tribute to the Swedish pop group, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 22, Lincoln Theater, Yountville. Tickets are $35-$65. For more information, call 707-944-9900 or visit lincolntheater.com.

Holiday Gift-Making Workshop: Grade-schoolers create handcrafted gifts, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Schulz Museum Education Annex, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $32. For more information, call 707-579-4452 or visit schulzmuseum.org.

Brian Wilson’s "The Christmas Album Live!": Beach Boys legend with Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin, 8 p.m., Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $79-$129, VIP $250-$499. For more information, call 707-546-3600 or visit lutherburbankcenter.org.

The Soul Section: Funk and soul band, 8:30 p.m. Mystic Theatre, Petaluma. Tickets are $15-$18. For more information, call 707-775-6048 or visit mystictheatre.com.

Haute Flash Quartet: Gypsy jazz, French musette waltzes and American swing, 2-3 p.m. Dec. 22, Rohnert Park-Cotati Library. Free. 707-584-9121, sonomalibrary.org

Sunday, Dec. 23

"Polar Bears": The power of love and unpredictable magic of Christmas, 7 p.m. Left Edge Theatre, Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $25, VIP $40. For more information, visit leftedgetheatre.com.

"The Nutcracker": Bolshoi Ballet production of the holiday classic, 1 and 6:30 p.m.Rialto Cinemas, Sebastopol. Tickets are $16-$21. For more information, call 707-525-4840 or visit rialtocinemas.com.

Kung Pao Kosher Comedy: Long-running Jewish comedy extravaganza, 5 and 8:30 p.m. New Asia Restaurant, San Francisco. Tickets are $52-$72. Through Christmas. For more information, call 415-522-3737 or visit koshercomedy.com.

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