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Get your kicks with these Sonoma County picks for things to do this week. All weekend long, enjoy local wine, food and fun at the Sonoma County Harvest Fair. On Saturday, comb your 'stache and attend the annual Whiskerino in Petaluma. And on Sunday, shimmy on over to the Sirens Bellydance Festival. All this and more is in our list of things to do.

Oct. 6-8
Sonoma County Harvest Fair: Celebrate local wine, food and beer at the annual Harvest Fair, taking place Friday through Sunday at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. Tickets are $5 general admission, $65 for the tasting pavilion, and $140 for a 3-day pass. Details at harvestfair.org.

Saturday, Oct. 7
Home Brewers Competition: This Saturday, home brewers from across the county will compete for the title of best brewer, and a chance to brew their wining recipe at 101 North Brewing Company and have it distributed. Come to the event to learn about home brewing, purchase beer merchandise, and vote for your favorite brew. Tickets are $45, or $20 for DD. Noon to 6 p.m. Details at petalumadowntown.com/schbc.html.

Saturday, Oct. 7
Petaluma Whiskerino: Comb your 'stache and head to the Phoenix Theater in Petaluma this Saturday for the 59th annual Bill Soberanes memorial beard and moustache contest, starting at 3 p.m. Admission is free. petalumawhiskerino.com

Sunday, Oct. 8
SoCo Music Festival: Kick back at boon hotel + spa this Sunday for an afternoon of folk music, win and beer, food and good vibes. This year’s lineup includes The Easy Leaves, Dgiin and more. Tickets are $45-$60. Vendors will be on hand with food for purchase. 21-plus. 1-6 p.m. Details at boonhotels.com.

Oct. 7-8
Sirens Bellydance Festival: More than 100 bellydance performers will entertain at this Saturday and Sunday’s festival, an event that will include a fire show, hookah bar, dance music and more. Enjoy delicious Middle Eastern food, treasures from vendors and a day of shimmying fun. Admission is $15-$30, or $60 for a VIP pass. Details at sirensbellydancefest.com.

Sunday, Oct. 8
Harvest Fest: Bring the family to this Sunday’s Harvest Fest at the Rohnert Park Community Center. This year’s event includes games, live music, the animal adoption wagon, crafts, face painting and more. Plus, it’s free to attend. Doors open at 1 p.m. Details at facebook.com/rpcommunityservices.

Other upcoming events:

Friday, Oct. 6

Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill: Traditional Irish music, 8:15 p.m., Sebastopol Community Cultural Center. $30-$35. 707-823-1511, seb.org

Jo Koy: Stand-up comedian, 8 p.m., Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. $40-$50. 707-546-3600, lutherburbankcenter.org

‘It Can’t Happen Here’: Cautionary dark satire, opens 8 p.m., Newman Auditorium, Santa Rosa Junior College. $12-$18. Through Oct. 15. 707-527-4307, theatrearts.santarosa.edu

Blind Scream Haunted House: Two haunted houses, ‘Last Ride’ casket experience, debuts 7-11 p.m. near Sally Tomatoes, Rohnert Park. $15-$35. Through Oct. 31. 707-837-1928, blindscream.com

‘33 Variations’: Moving story of art, life, Beethoven and a present-day musicologist, opens 7:30 p.m., Cloverdale Performing Arts Center. $12-$22. Through Oct. 15. 707-894-2214, cloverdaleperformingarts.com

Saturday, Oct. 7

Santa Rosa Symphony: Season opener, 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $29-$85. 707-546-8742, srsymphony.org

Dayna Stephens and Billy Childs: Duo in concert, Healdsburg Jazz’ Parlor Jazz Series, 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Paul Mahder Gallery, Healdsburg. $25. 800-838-3006, healdsburgjazz.org

Pride & Joy: Party band, Rockin’ Concerts season finale, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Village Court, Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa. Free. 707-545-3844, mvshops.com

Sunday, Oct. 8

Poyntlyss Sistars: Dance band, Sunday Terrace Concerts season finale, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Village Terrace, Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa. Free. 707-545-3844, mvshops.com

Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions: Singer-songwriter, 7 p.m. Sunday, Gundlach Bundschu Winery, Sonoma. $36. 707-938-5277, gunbun.com

Rising Appalachia: ‘Alive’ tour featuring Gill Landry, 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Mystic Theatre, Petaluma. $27-$77. 707-775-6048, mystictheatre.com

Nikolay Khozyainov: Renowned 20-something classical pianist, 1 p.m. Sunday, Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $30. 866-955-6040, gmc.sonoma.edu

Monday, Oct. 9

Armistead Maupin: ‘Tales of the City’ author discusses his new memoir, ‘Logical Family,’ 7 p.m. Monday, Copperfield’s Books, Petaluma. 707-762-0563, copperfieldsbooks.com

Tuesday, Oct. 10

Open Mic Night with Rojo: Local talent takes the stage, all ages welcome, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Twin Oaks Roadhouse, Penngrove. Free. 707-795-5118, twinoaksroadhouse.com

Wednesday, Oct. 11

SSU Jazz Orchestra and Travis Air Force Base Commanders: Big Band jazz, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. Free, tickets required. sonoma.edu/music

‘Go, Dog. Go!’: Preschool storybook transforms into a musical dog party, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. $12-$17. 707-546-3600, lutherburbankcenter.org

Thursday, Oct. 12

Albert Flynn DeSilver: ‘Writing as a Path to Awakening,’ 7 p.m. Thursday, Copperfield’s Books, Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa. Free. 707-578-8938, copperfieldsbooks.com

Friday, Oct. 13

Wine Country Spoken Word Festival: Storytelling, workshops and contests, opening gala 6-8 p.m. Oct. 13, Della Fattoria, Petaluma. Events through Oct. 15. $15-$250. davepokornypresents.com/wine-country-spoken-word

Yandel/Latino 95.5 Anniversary: Chart-topping Reggaeton artist, 8 p.m. Oct. 13, Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. $71-$91. 707-546-3600, lutherburbankcenter.org

‘Mary Shelley’s Body’: Playwright David Templeton’s world premiere, 8 p.m. Oct. 13, Main Stage West, Sebastopol. $15-$30. Through Oct. 29. 707-823-0177, mainstagewest.com

‘Steel Magnolias’: Hilarity and heartbreak among six Southern belles, opens 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13, 6th Street Playhouse, Santa Rosa. $20-$28. Through Nov. 5. 707-523-4185, 6thstreetplayhouse.com

‘History of Food & Wine in Sonoma County with Gaye LeBaron’: 5-8 p.m. Oct. 13, Paradise Ridge Winery, Santa Rosa. $50, benefits History Museum of Sonoma County. 707-579-1500, museumsc.org

‘Spamalot’: Monty Python’s musical legend of King Arthur, opens 8 p.m. Oct. 13, Spreckels Center, Rohnert Park. $16-$28. Through Oct. 29. 707-588-3400, ci.rohnert-park.ca.us

Garrison Keillor: ‘Just Passing Through,’ 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $40-$95. 866-955-6040, gmc.sonoma.edu

‘Quartet’: Comedy drama about retired opera singers, opens 8 p.m. Oct. 13, Cinnabar Theater, Petaluma. $15-$35. Through Oct. 29. 707-763-8929, cinnabartheater.org

Saturday, Oct. 14

Tolay Fall Festival: Nature-based activities and pumpkin patch, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 14-15 and 21-22, Tolay Lake Regional Park, Petaluma. $3-$5, $7 parking. parks.sonomacounty.ca.gov

LumaFest: Community Open House and Education Fair, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 14, Santa Rosa Junior College Petaluma campus. Free. lumafest.santarosa.edu

Sonoma County Art Trails: Sebastopol Center for the Arts’ open tours of 130-plus Sonoma County artists’ studios, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 14-15 and 21-22. Free. 707-829-4797, sonomacountyarttrails.org

Sunday, Oct. 15

Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble: Classical program, 3 p.m. Oct. 15, Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. $35-$85. 866-955-6040, gmc.sonoma.edu

Sonoma Laughfest: Stand-up, sketch comedy, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 15, Raven Theatre, Healdsburg. $27-$32. sonomalaughfest.com

More events at pressdemocrat.com/events

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