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Historians Ralph and Lisa Woo Shanks  will talk about artistic and cultural basket design and weaving at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Sonoma Community Center.

Historians discuss Indian baskets

Renowned historians Ralph and Lisa Woo Shanks will share their knowledge about artistic and cultural basket design and weaving when they speak about their new book, “Indian Baskets of Central California:Art, Culture and History,” as part of the Sonoma Valley Historical Society’s monthly lecture series.

Vintage Festival set Sept. 26-28

The 2014 Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival kicks off with the Friday Night Gala at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at the historic Sonoma Barracks.

The Creak will be performing at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the B.R. Cohn Winery.

Music in the olive grove at B.R. Cohn Winery

It’s not the big festival (more on that later), it’s the “Summer Music Series” featuring, from San Francisco, the Creak on Saturday, Sept. 6, in the olive grove at B.R. Cohn Winery in Glen Ellen. The act plays an action-packed mix of music rooted in the bluegrass tradition while drawing inspiration from sources as varied… Continue Reading >>

SONOMAN SARAH SUMMERS released her first CD, “Lovely Little Things,” at the Sebastiani Theatre. Jon Nguy/Special to the Index-Tribune

Sonoma’s own Sarah Summers is back at the Sebastiani Theatre tonight, Thursday, Sept. 4, for an encore performance of her March show at the same venue. It all kicks off at 7:30 p.m. at the Sebastiani, 476 1st St. E., with tickets available at the door. There will be an after-party at Murphy’s Irish Pub.

Sarah Summers will perform at the Sebastiani Theatre on Thursday, Sept. 4, kicking off at 7:30 p.m.

Sarah Summers at Sebastiani

Sarah Summers is back at the Sebastiani Theatre for an encore performance of her show from March of this year on Thursday, Sept. 4, kicking off at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door and there will be an after-party at Murphy’s Irish Pub.

TRANSCENDENCE THEATRE COMPANY closes out its summer series with a two-night gala on Friday, Sept. 5, and Saturday, Sept. 6. Robbi Pengelly/Index-Tribune

Transcendence closes with ‘Gala’

The Transcendence Theater Company has saved the best for last … the season closes with two special nights of the “Gala Celebration” concert Friday, Sept. 5, and Saturday, Sept. 6.

THE SEBASTIANI THEATRE will be showing “Remembering Playland at the Beach” and “The Cliff House – 150 Years” at noon Sunday, Aug. 31.

Sebastiani screens historical SF documentaries

The Sebastiani Theatre presents two very popular San Francisco documentary films, “Remembering Playland at the Beach” (2010) and “The Cliff House – 150 Years” (2013) which will be shown one time only at noon Sunday, Aug. 31.

Sonoma Community Center hosts India photo exhibit

The Sonoma Community Center presents “Auspicious India,” an exhibition of travel photography by students of the Solano Community College Photography Department, from Sept. 5 through 26 in Gallery 212.

Senior Art Show opens Sept. 16 in Santa Rosa

The 17th annual Senior Art Show will be held from Tuesday, Sept. 16, through Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Finley Center, 2060 W. College Ave. in Santa Rosa. More than 100 Sonoma County senior artists will exhibit their art during this free show, including 15 artists from Vintage House senior center.

A CASE OF THE WILLYS! will be performing at Funky Fridays at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park on Friday, Aug. 29.

Case of the Willys! At Sugarloaf

Funky Fridays at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park presents A Case of the Willys! on Friday, Aug. 29, for a 6:30 p.m. show. For tickets and more info, point your browser to funkyfridays.info.

Historians talk Indian baskets

Renowned historians Ralph and Lisa Woo Shanks will share their knowledge about artistic and cultural basket design and weaving when they speak about their new book, “Indian Baskets of Central California: Art, Culture and History,” as part of the Sonoma Valley Historical Society’s monthly lecture series.

Drum, dance workshop set for Sept. 10

Sandor Diabankouezi, a world-class Congolese master drummer and lead choreographer for the National Ballet du Congo for 11 years, will conduct a drumming and dance workshop starting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at FAHA Manor, 191 W. Verano Ave.

Peter Frampton will be the headliner at the Sunday, Sept. 21, B.R. Cohn Charity Events Fall Music Festival.

Tickets available for Cohn music fest

Tickets are still available for the annual 2014 B.R. Cohn Charity Events Fall Music Festival, Gala Charity Auction Dinner, and the Celebrity Golf Classic.