It's a thriving time for the arts in Sonoma County, with plenty of shows and performances across the board. Musical events stand out the most, though, with a bunch of great acts — such as Grammy Award-winning musicians Cassandra Wilson and Roseanne Cash — as well as the annual Sebastopol Guitar Festival. Take a look at what's coming up this week.
Friday, Jan. 25
Susan Stewart: “Winter’s Graces – The Surprising Gifts of Later Life.” 7 p.m. Copperfield’s Books, Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa. Free. For more information, call 707-578-8938 or visit copperfieldsbooks.com.
“The Prairie Trilogy”: Documentary looking at voting rights in 1916 North Dakota. 7 p.m. Occidental Center for the Arts. Free. For more information, call 707-874-9392 or visit occidentalcenterforthearts.org.
“A Trip Down Memory Lane”: Alzheimer’s Association sing-along for those with early memory loss and their care partners. 10-11 a.m. Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. Advance registration. For more information, call 707-573-1210 or visit lutherburbankcenter.org.
“Sex with Strangers”: Sensuous and provocative comedy. Opens 8 p.m. Left Edge Theatre, Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $25-$40. Through Feb. 17. For more information, visit leftedgetheatre.com.
Tahoe Adventure Film Festival: Action and adventure sports films. 7:30 p.m. Mystic Theatre, Petaluma. Tickets are $14, benefits nonprofit B-Rad Foundation. For more information, call 707-775-6048 or visit mystictheatre.com.
“Arsenic and Old Lace”: Iconic black comedy. Opening reception 7 p.m., curtain 8 p.m. Sonoma Community Center. Tickets are $40. Through Feb. 10. For more information, visit sonomaartslive.org.
“A Streetcar Named Desire”: Tennessee Williams’ renowned drama. Opens 7:30 p.m., 6th Street Playhouse, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $18-$28. Through Feb. 17. For more information, call 707-523-4185 or visit 6thstreetplayhouse.com.
Steve Bruner: Stand-up comic from Santa Rosa. 7:30 p.m. Charles Krug Winery, St. Helena. Tickets are $25-$30. Also 7 p.m. Jan. 26, Flamingo Resort, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $20-$28. For more information, call 707-318-3845 or visit crushersofcomedy.com.
Cassandra Wilson: Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist and musician. 7 and 9 p.m. Jan. 25-26, Blue Note Napa. Tickets are $65-$105. For more information, call 707-880-2300 or visit bluenotenapa.com.
Saturday, Jan. 26
Chowder Day: Chowder sampling, contest and fundraiser for Bodega Bay charities. 10 a.m. and noon. Bodega Bay. $12, sold out. For more information, visit visitbodegabayca.com/chowder-day.
“Artists + Architects – The Potential of Place”: Presentation and reception. 3 p.m. Harmon Guest House, Healdsburg. Optional studio and home tour Jan. 27. Tickets are $100-$175. For more information, visit eventbrite.com.
LumaCon: Youth comic convention; includes cosplay, larping, art, author and illustrator appearances. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lucchesi Community Center, Petaluma. Free. For more information, visit lumacon.net.
Sonoma County Philharmonic: “Fantasies & Enigmas.” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26, 2 p.m. Jan. 27, Jackson Theater, Sonoma Country Day School, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $15. For more information, call 707-584-6945 or visit socophil.org.
Sonoma County Honor Band Concert: Middle- and high-school musicians. 7:30 p.m., Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park. Tickets are $8. For more information, call 866-955-6040 or visit gmc.sonoma.edu.
Nava Tehila: Jewish song and celebration with the Jerusalem-based group. 8 p.m. Glaser Center, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $15-$25. For more information, call 707-664-8622 or visit nershalom.org.