Things to do in Sonoma County, March 25

Explore the universe at a new space-themed exhibit, stock up on reading materials at a book fair, and more at these upcoming Sonoma County events.

Friday March 25

“The Art of Hearts”: Last day of online art auction benefiting Forgotten Felines of Sonoma County and RiverArts of Guerneville. Auctions end at 8 p.m. Auction items and more information at 32auctions.com/artofhearts.

“Almost, Maine”: The romantic comedy runs the gamut of romantic experiences, from new love to lost love, as nine couples explore love in a distant town. Opens at 7:30 p.m. at the Spreckels Center, 5409 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park. Tickets are $12 to $26. Until April 10. More information at 707-588-3400, spreckelsonline.com.

Classical music: Pianist Simone Dinnerstein and cellist Matt Haimovitz perform works by Beethoven and contemporary composer Philip Glass at 7:30 p.m. at Weill Hall, Green Music Center, 1801 E. Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test required. Tickets cost between $25 and $75. More information at 707-664-4246, gmc.sonoma.edu.

Tahoe Adventure Film Festival: Showcase of adventure sports cinematography and culture. The show is at 7:30 p.m. at the Mystic Theater, 23 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma. Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or negative test required. Tickets are $18. More information at mystictheatre.com.

Moms with bangs: An alternative/indie band performs at 8 p.m. at the Phoenix Theater, 201 Washington St., Petaluma. Also eject button, scales and plum. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test required. Tickets, $10, benefit the Petaluma High School Trojan Tribune. More information at 707-762-3565, thephoenixtheater.com.

Saturday March 26

“Space Odyssey for galactic explorers”: A new interactive space-themed exhibit opens at the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County, 1835 W. Steele Lane, Santa Rosa. Tour from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Grand Opening Ceremony includes visits from NASA ambassadors and more. Admission is $11-$14. More information at 707-546-4069, cmosc.org.

“The Goddess – Images of Power”: The Sonoma County Library presents a virtual lecture with the Asian Art Museum exploring prominent goddesses from Asian religions. The free program is from 11 a.m. to noon. Pre-registration required. More information at bit.ly/3KZ2uJW.

Artistic workshop: The community art studio “Making Art with Everyone” celebrates the opening weekend of Erik Scollon’s exhibition “Everything that has a hole…is also a pearl”. The walk-in event is from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at di Rosa Center, 5200 Highway 12, Napa. More information at 707-226-5991, ext. 24, bit.ly/3ttBdcF.

Short ‘N’ Disaster: The Honky-tonk Band performs from 2-5 p.m. at the Rio Nido Roadhouse, 14540 Canyon 2 Road. Free entrance. More information at 707-869-0821, rionidoroadhouse.com.

Reception of artists: The new group show features an eclectic mix of new works by over 10 artists along with vintage works by many more at Calabi Gallery, 456 10th St., Santa Rosa. Free reception from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Includes works by Asian American artist Evri Kwong for social justice. The exhibition ends on April 30. More information at 707-781-7070, calabigallery.com.

Laura Klein Trio: Healdsburg Jazz Music Series presents a mix of jazz standards, ballads, Latin grooves and original compositions from 5-8 p.m. at the Healdsburg Fireside Lounge, 25 Matheson St. Free admission. More information at 707-433-4633, healdsburgjazz.org.

Abbie Gabrielson and Laurie Hartmann: The Sonoma County Musicians present a program of piano music and vocals at 7 p.m. at the Occidental Center for the Arts, 3850 Doris Murphy Court. The program includes works by Mozart and Brahms. Tickets are $25. More information at 707-874-9392, occidentalcenterforthearts.org.

“Edie – Unleashed Las Vegas Showgirl”: Songs, tales, dance, comedy and videos present a semi-autobiographical look at an artist’s career. Production for [email protected] begins at 7:30 p.m. at Monroe Stage, 6th Street Playhouse, 52 W. Sixth St., Santa Rosa. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test required. Tickets are $32. More information at 707-523-4185, 6thstreetplayhouse.com.

North Coast Comedy: Comedian and actor Mike Betancourt leads a comedy show that also stars Mike Whitaker and Greg Williams. Start time is 10:30 p.m. at Victory House Restaurant at Epicenter, 3215 Coffey Lane, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $25. More information at visitvictoryhouse.com/north-coast-comedy.

Sunday March 27

Whole Bay: The Piano Quartet performs chamber music at 2 p.m. at the Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, 209 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test required. Tickets are $35. More information at 707-894-2214, cloverdaleperformingarts.com.

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