Things to do in Sonoma County

Dance of the Starlings “Ten thousand tiny hearts remind us how amazing our world is.” Filmed and created by Tracy Rose. Music by Pat Metheny. Support Tracy’s work here.

Here’s what’s happening now in Sonoma County!

New restrictions are in effect, but you’ll find many local virtual events 🏠 and socially-distanced activities on Happening! Please participate and support local organizations. Wherever you go, wear a mask, and stay six feet away from others. Let’s all do our part to protect others and to allow Sonoma County to reopen safely. ❤️ 😷 ❤️

Browse all events on our calendar.


Healdsburg Jazz MLK concertSat, Jan. 16, 12-1pm
🏠 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Through the Eyes of Children
MLK Day Free Family Video Concert presented by Healdsburg Jazz.
Bike repair workshopSat, Jan. 16,  2-3pm
🏠 Basic Bike Maintenance for Families
Learn the basics of keeping your bike in good working order.
Left Edge Theatre presents Hindsight 2021Sat & Sun, Jan. 16 & 17
🏠 Left Edge Theatre presents Hindsight 2021
A new festival of ten-minute plays about and for this moment..

Book launch Dinkle: Charmian LondonSun, Jan. 17,  4-5pm
🏠 “Charmian Kittredge London” book launch
Learn about the wife of Jack London with author Iris Jamahl Dunkle. Free-spirited and adventurous, Charmian defied modern expectations of femininity. She was a literary trailblazer in her own right. Register for Zoom event.
Need a little wonder this weekend?
Take one of Sonoma County Regional Parks’ fun, family-friendly Quests! They encourage observation, solving puzzles, and they’re free! Download one or all of them today!
Sonoma County Regional Parks’ Quests

🏠 Santa Rosa Symphony, Sunday, Jan. 24

Santa Rosa Symphony at HomePerforming Bach: Ricercare à 6 from Das Musikalische Opfer [The Musical Offering], Anton Webern, arr.; Ellen Taaffe Zwilich: Concerto Grosso 1985 for Chamber Orchestra [after Handel]; Marianna Martines: Sinfonia in C major; Mozart: Symphony No. 39. Francesco Lecce-Chong, conductor. Find out how to enjoy the concert from home.

Zappa movie

🏠 Zappa

Stream at home today and support Rialto Cinemas!
ZAPPA explores the private life behind the mammoth musical career that never shied away from the political turbulence of its time.

🏠 Step back in time at Sturgeon’s Mill

Tours have been canceled for this year, but enjoy this virtual visit to the restored century old steam powered sawmill near Sebastopol.

What to Eat!

Sonoma County eateries offer every flavor you might crave. Find some great choices here!

Acme Burger CotatiRestaurants Sonoma CountyGerard’s Paella in downtown Santa RosaOsakes Japanese RestaurantTwo Dog Night CreameryBetties Fish n chips in Santa RosaRestaurants Sonoma Countysandwiches and salads at Zoftig EateryArtisan chocolates by Fleur Sauvage Chocolates

Reflective puddle photo by Larry RobinsonSonoma County Snapshots
Photo by Larry Robinson. See more Snapshots.
adoptable Pet of the weekAdoptable Pet of the Week
Deeks is an energetic, playful and affectionate 3 1/2-year-old cat who is looking for a home to call his own. He’s available through Dogwood Animal Rescue. Making a difference one animal at a time.
Floathouse PetalumaFind out how you can support local organizations like the Floathouse in Petaluma.
Our support of our local organizations now will determine which ones are still standing on the other side of this.

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Visit a Farmers Market this week! 🍅 🥬 🌶️

Find one here!