Things to do this week in Sonoma County, May 31-June 9
The Healdsburg Jazz Festival is just one of the big events happening this week. See what else is coming up.
Here are some best bets:
Sonoma County Pride Parade
Returning to downtown Santa Rosa this year, Sonoma County’s LGBTQ Pride parade kicks off at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at Fourth Street and Mendocino Avenue. Stay for live entertainment at the afternoon festival, running from noon-6 p.m., Old Courthouse Square, Santa Rosa. Free. For more information, visit sonomacountypride.org
Healdsburg Jazz Festival opens
The 21st annual, 10-day festival opens with virtuosos Ralph Towner and Paul McCandless at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 31, at the Soda Rock Winery in Healdsburg. Concert admission: $45. The fest continues with live music daily through June 10, and also feature free family events at West Plaza Park. For more information, call 707-620-4412 or visit healdsburgjazzfestival.org.
High Times Cannabis Cup Norcal
Meet cannabis vendors and growers starting at noon Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2, at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa. Bands include The Claypool Lennon Delirium, with Les Claypool and John Lennon’s son Sean. $50-$55, VIP $90. For more information, visit cannabiscup.com.
Friday, May 31
Jennifer Dumpert: "Liminal Dreaming – Exploring Consciousness at the Edge of Sleep." 7 p.m., Copperfield’s Books, Sebastopol. Free. For more information, call 707-823-2618 or visit copperfieldsbooks.com.
Big Sam’s Funky Nation: Power funk band; Friday Night Live summer concert series season opener. 6:30 p.m., Cloverdale Plaza. Free. For more information, call 707-894-4410 or visit cloverdaleartsalliance.org.
The Brothers Comatose: Americana band, mix of bluegrass, country and rock. 8:30 p.m., Mystic Theatre, Petaluma. Tickets are $18-$20. For more information, call 707-775-6048 or visit mystictheatre.com.
Lee Vanderveer Band: Americana band blending blues, rock and California soul. 8-11 p.m., Coyote Sonoma, Healdsburg. Tickets are $5. For more information, call 707-433-4444 or visit coyotesonoma.com.
Saturday, June 1
Gary Weiner: "Released at Last" CD release party and the vocalist’s 70th birthday. 7:30 p.m., Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Tickets are $10-$20. For more information, call 707-829-4797 or visit sebarts.org.
Auction Napa Valley: Charity Live Auction Celebration with world-class wines, Katy Perry performance, reception, dinner and party with Ayesha Curry. 2-9 p.m., Meadowood Napa Valley. Tickets are $2,000. Sold out. For more information, visit auctionnapavalley.org.
"Ein deutsches Requiem": Sonoma Bach’s Major Works Series, Brahms’ Requiem. 8 p.m. June 1, 3 p.m. June 2, Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. Tickets are $15-$25. For more information, visit sonomabach.org.
Wine Country Quilt Show: Moonlight Quilters of Sonoma County annual quilt show. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 2, Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building. Tickets are $5-$12. For more information, visit mqsc.org/annual-quilt-show.
Jessica Inserra: Material includes growing up as a gay woman in a colorful New York Italian family. 7 p.m., Flamingo Resort, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $20-$28. For more information, call 707-318-3845 or visit crushersofcomedy.com.
RockSoberFest: Music, comedy and dancing at a substance-free venue; acts include Clean Sweep, Stefanie Keys, Levi Lloyd & Friends. Noon-7 p.m. June 1-2, Mendocino County Fairgrounds, Boonville. Tickets are $10-$25. For more information, call 415-578-0125 or visit cleanandsobermusicfest.org.
Unauthorized Rolling Stones: Tribute band; Rockin’ Concerts summer concert series season opener. Noon-3 p.m., Village Court, Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa. Free. For more information, call 707-545-3844 or visit mvshops.com.