Things to do in Sonoma County

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Sonoma County’s Got Talent! Virtual Variety Show – Watch now! (Aired Saturday, Aug. 8.)
Featuring 20+ Sonoma County musicians, performers and artists, presented by Occidental Center for the Arts.

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

There are lots of things to do this week, whether you’re venturing out or staying home.

Lots of virtual activities are happening! If you attend live events, be sure to wear a mask if you will be closer than six feet from others. Let’s all do our part to protect others and to allow Sonoma County to continue to open safely. ❤️ 😷 ❤️  Browse events on our calendar.

Live music at Hopmonk Sebastopol outdoorsSun, Aug. 9
Live music at Hopmonk Sebastopol
12:30-2:30 Dave Hamilton,
5:30-7:30 Brett Fenex.
Paddleboarding at Spring Lake ParkThu, Aug. 13,  5-7pm
Stand Up Paddle Boarding 101
Learn from Parks staff how to paddle at Spring Lake Park. Santa Rosa.

Carlitos MedranoFri, Aug. 14, 7-9pm
Healdsburg Jazz Presents
FREE Friday Night Live Stream
featuring Carlitos Medrano

Fort Ross State Historic Park

Enjoy a peek at the local Steller Sea Lion population who live just off the coast of Fort Ross on Sea Lion Rocks. Video from Song K Hunter. The Fort Ross grounds and bookshop are safely open to the public. Fort buildings and Reef Campground are closed.

Nearby Nature

Sonoma County Regional Parks offers “Quests”, a series of self-guided nature hikes geared for families with young kids. Download your adventure!

Sonoma County Parks family Quests Kayak and stand-up paddle boards are for rent at Spring Lake Regional Park’s Violetti Road entrance each weekend through Labor Day.
Kayak rental at Spring Lake Regional Park 

Aug. 15 & 16: Grav & Go! Gravenstein Pop-Up

Don’t miss the pop-up celebration of the Gravenstein apple and fundraiser for Sonoma County Farm Trails, in lieu of what would have been the 47th annual Gravenstein Apple Fair. Local trees are bursting with fruit and Gravenstein lovers can get the fresh Gravenstein apples and related products that they look forward to each year!

Grav-n-Go Gravenstein fundraiser

In case you missed it…

Enjoy Stella & the Starlights rendition of the jazz standard “Them There Eyes, recorded for the Peacetown Summer Concert Series last month.

The Petaluma Arts Association Virtual Art in the Park – Aug 1 – Sept 1

This online exhibition features art, fine crafts, poetry, music, and performances by local creators. Pictured: “Something Old, Something New” by Dee Andreini; a garden in Ireland, oil on canvas.
Dee Andreini Petaluma Art in the Park

Drive-In movies at Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds

Drive-In movies at Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds

Come enjoy your August Friday nights with Drive-In Movies at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds, presented by Bay Area Pop Up Events and sponsored by Xfinity. Purchase tickets early, as movies sell out!Gates open at 7:30 PM. Masks and social distancing required.

Movie popcornFind more local film events

You’ll find more drive-in movies, plus movies you can watch at home while supporting local organizations and where to pick up movie snacks on our film news page.

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Visit a Farmers Market this week! 🍅 🥬 🌶️

Find one here!