Readers Theatre to stage ‘Wit’

Sonoma Readers Theatre, in association with Sonoma Theatre Alliance as part of its “Sonoma Nights” series, will close its season of three staged readings of “Wit” by Margaret Edson. The readings will be performed at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the Rotary Stage in Andrews Hall at the Sonoma Community Center. Vivian Bearing, Ph.D.,… Continue Reading >>

Sketching autumn leaves at the Bouverie Preserve

Audubon Canyon Ranch (ACR), a North Bay leader in conservation science, habitat protection and restoration and nature education, will host a fall backyard naturalist program titled “Autumn Leaves in Colored Pencil,” from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at its 535-acre Bouverie Preserve in Glen Ellen.

Broadway Bound Kids to stage ‘Wizard of Oz’

Broadway Bound Kids present the stage musical production of the “Wizard of Oz” that will entertain audience members of all ages, Nov. 14 to 17, at the Sonoma Valley Veterans Memorial Building, 126 First St. W.


‘Family of the Year’ at GunBun

The band, Family of the Year will be performing at 7 p.m. tonight, Friday, Nov. 8, at Gundlach Bundschu’s rustic Old Redwood Barn in Sonoma.


Celtic music performed at library

On Saturday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m., the Celtic-fusion band Greenhouse will perform at the Sonoma Valley Regional Library. This performance will be held in the main room of the library as the Friends of the Library book sale is occurring in the Forum Room.

Preserving Jack London Village in GE

The Sonoma Valley has a rich history and its history buffs are always eager to share the fascinating history with others. On Saturday, Nov. 9, Jim Shere will give a talk entitled “The Rehabilitation of Jack London Village.”

Parkman to talk archeology, history

Known for its celebration of the past, Buena Vista Winery will wrap up its inaugural season of the “Sonoma Valley History Lectures at Buena Vista Winery.” The season included an array of free lectures given by local history experts on the second Saturday of every month at 10 a.m. at Buena Vista Winery. Lectures are… Continue Reading >>

Holiday gifts at Woman’s Club craft fair

The Sonoma Valley Woman’s Club is holding its annual Holiday Boutique Craft Fair at its historic clubhouse. The fair continues this weekend with a different set of artisans participating. The hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10. The sale will include… Continue Reading >>


Contributions sought for art auction

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art’s insanely popular “Wall to Wall Art Auction” has been resurrected this year, set for Saturday, Dec. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m.

THE LADIES OF Defying Gravity are, from left, Laura Farber, Jaime Love, Monica McKey, Jeane MacPherson, Kerry Daly and Lori Bailey.

Defying Gravity returns with ‘The Stew’

Sonoma’s own Defying Gravity Gals will return to Andrews Hall on Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 5 and 6, with a new J Love Productions show, “The Stew,” a musical evening featuring spoofs on popular talk shows. Showtime is 7 p.m. at the Sonoma Community Center on the Rotary Stage at Andrews Hall.

Russ Faure-Brac to discuss theories of peace

Hear the adventurous tales of Russ Faure-Brac and his 10,000-mile, 46-day solo motorcycle trip across the United States to spread a message of peace. The event takes place on Sunday, Nov. 3, at 12:30 p.m. at Murphy’s Irish Pub, 464 First St. E.

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.”