Things to do in Sonoma County, Sept. 6 - Sept. 15
Need a dose of nostalgia this week? Head to Rodney Strong Vineyards to watch The Beach Boys perform or get tickets to a showing of "American Graffiti." Plenty of live music, comedies and fests round out the week.
Here are your best bets:
The irrepressible pop singer who scored feel-good hits with “Honey, I’m Good” and “Good to Be Alive (Hallelujah)” performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Weill Hall and Lawn, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. Tickets cost $25-$75. For more information, call 707-664-4246 or visit gmc.sonoma.edu.
David Crosby & Friends
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame singer and songwriter headlines a show that also features the Skytrails Band at 8 p.m. Friday at the Uptown Theatre in Napa. Tickets cost $61-$96. For more information, call 707-259-0123 or visit uptowntheatrenapa.com.
"Daily Acts Matter!"
Climate action benefit features presentations plus live music by Rupa and the April Fishes, Coffis Brothers, Highway Poets and more from 1:30 to 7 p.m. Sunday at SOMO Village in Rohnert Park. Tickets cost $20-$30. For more information, visit somoconcerts.com.
Friday, Sept. 6
Daniel Handler: "Bottle Grove" novelist (aka "Lemony Snicket") in conversation with John Vanderslice. 7 p.m. Copperfield’s Books, Petaluma. Free. For more information, call 707-762-0563 or visit copperfieldsbooks.com.
Andy Grammer: Pop hits including "Keep Your Head Up." 7:30 p.m. Weill Hall and Lawn, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. Tickets cost $25-$75. For more information, call 707-664-4246 or visit gmc.sonoma.edu.
David Crosby & Friends: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer/songwriter and the Skytrails Band. 8 p.m. Uptown Theatre, Napa. Tickets cost $61-$96. For more information, call 707-259-0123 or visit uptowntheatrenapa.com.
Australia’s Thunder From Down Under: "Girls’ Night Outback." 9 p.m. Graton Resort & Casino Ballroom, Rohnert Park. Tickets cost $30-$40. 21 and older. For more information, visit gratonresortcasino.com.
Winesong: Auction and wine and food tasting benefiting Mendocino Coast District Hospital, 35th anniversary. 1-4 p.m. Sept. 6, Little River Inn, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 7, Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens. Tickets cost $85-$250. For more information, visit winesong.org.
"Body Awareness": Touching comedy. Opens 8 p.m. Through Sept. 22. Main Stage West, Sebastopol. Tickets cost $15-$30. For more information, visit 707-823-0177 or call mainstagewest.com.
"NUTS": Courtroom drama, Left Edge Theatre production. Opens 8 p.m. Through Sept. 29. Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. Tickets cost $28, VIP $42. For more information, call 707-546-3600 or visit lutherburbankcenter.org.
Gala Celebration: High-energy song and dance show highlighting the season’s top numbers. 7:30 p.m. Through Sept. 8 Jack London Park, Glen Ellen. Tickets cost $49-$154. For more information, call 877-424-1414 or visit transcendencetheatre.org.
Saturday, Sept. 7
The Beach Boys: Rock ’n’ roll surf music from the iconic California band. 5 p.m. Rodney Strong Vineyards, Healdsburg. Tickets cost $94-$134. For more information, call 707-431-1533 or visit rodneystrongconcertseries.com.
"American Graffiti": Tickets cost $40 per vehicle, $2-$12 individuals. For more information, visit avfilmsociety.org.
Comedy trio: Stand-up comics Charlene Mae, Laura Hayden and Maria Herman, Laugh Cellar presentation. 7 p.m. Sept. 7, Flamingo Resort, Santa Rosa. Tickets cost $20-$28. For more information, call 707-318-3845 or visit crushersofcomedy.com.
Hawaiian Luau: Penngrove Social Firemen fundraiser, Hawaiian food and beverages, Polynesian entertainment. 1 p.m. Sept. 7, 3 p.m. dinner, Penngrove Park. Tickets cost $10-$25. For more information, call 707-794-1516 or visit penngrovesocialfiremen.org.