WAYNE THIEBAUD’S paintings depicting food will join work by Joseph Goldyne in “Delicious Images” at the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art.

Food art on display at the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art

This fall, the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art highlights Sonoma’s regional specialties in food and wine as inspiration for fine art with “Delicious Images: Art About Food – Paintings and Works on Paper by Wayne Thiebaud and Joseph Goldyne.”

WITCHIE-POO, surrounded by her usual cast of characters, makes her annual Halloween visit to the Sebastiani Theatre for two weekends only. (Robbi Pengelly/Index-Tribune)

Hot-air balloon carries Witchie Poo to Sonoma

The Witchie Poo Players take to the stage with “Witchie Poo Halloween Extravaganza: Around-the-World Hot-Air Balloon Race,” which can be seen Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19, 20, 26 and 27, at 2 p.m. at the Sebastiani Theatre.

THE SONOMA ECOLOGY CENTER will lead a hike through the Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve, which offers spectacular sites of nature.

Ecology Center leads hike of Van Hoosear

The public is invited to attend “As Evening Falls: Twilight Outing and Picnic at Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve” on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Kenwood gazebo to honor young Bobby Musser-Kirby

The Kenwood Plaza will be filled with music, barbecue and memories this Sunday, Oct. 20. The event raises funds to complete the construction of the new Kenwood Plaza gazebo, which is being built in memory of Bobby Musser-Kirby


Family culinary day set at the museum

Families can get their hands dirty at “Everybody Get into the Kitchen” at the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art this Sunday, Oct. 20. Set for noon to 4 p.m., the family friendly day of events is offered in conjunction with “Kitchen Memories: Kathleen Thompson Hill Culinary Collection.”


Ragtime Festival fiddles into Sonoma

The inaugural Wine Country Ragtime Festival includes a selection of concerts in Sonoma on Saturday, Oct. 19, with award-winning ragtime musicians such as John Partridge, Larisa Migachov, John Remmers and the Ragtime Skedaddlers.

Three honored with Amistad Awards by Nuestra Voz

School Superintendent Louann Carlomango, Mayor Ken Brown and teacher Darian Tucker are three Sonoma Valley individuals who have served the Hispanic community through their work, and will be recognized on Sunday, Oct. 20, during a dinner and ceremony at Robledo Family Winery beginning at 5 p.m.