Things to do in Sonoma County, Dec.31, 2021-Jan. 9, 2022


Celebrate New Years Eve, enjoy local music and art, watch a drag show and more in Sonoma County.

Friday December 31

Aquatic net: New Years Eve party with the ’80s rock band at Coyote Sonoma, 44-F Mill St., Healdsburg. The music starts at 9:30 pm Tickets are $ 45 to $ 55. More information on

Ice skating variety show: The Redwood Theater Company performs at 8 p.m. on the Winter Lights Synthetic Ice Rink in Old Courthouse Square in downtown Santa Rosa. Free entry, with a VIP package for $ 15. More information on

New Year’s Party: Rio Nido Roadhouse, 14540 Canyon 2 Road, hosts New Years crafts for kids, as well as live music with the Jen Tucker Band. The event runs from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free admission. More information at 707-869-0821,

“Cyrano”: Lluis Valls plays Cyrano de Bergerac in the story of an unrequited love. Members of North Bay jug The Rivertown Skifflers join band leader Jared Emerson-Johnson as a group on stage. Opens at 7:30 p.m. at Cinnabar Theater, 3333 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma. Tickets, including a champagne toast, are $ 30 to $ 40. Until January 16. More information at 707-763-8920,

Happy New Year, Charlie Brown! : The planned event was canceled due to COVID-19 transmission issues. More information at 707-579-4452,

New Year’s Gala Concert: San Francisco Symphony violinist Yun Chu, cellist Shu-Yi Pai and pianist Elizabeth Walter perform at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Petaluma Museum, 20 Fourth St. Tickets are $ 40 to $ 50. More information at 707-778-4398,

Masquerade of mischief: North Bay Cabaret features an R-rated New Years Eve variety show, live music, silent nightclub, photo booth, tarot reader and food trucks. Indie / punk / American band The Crux is making headlines. The event begins at 8 p.m. at the Whiskey Tip, 1910 Sebastopol Road, Santa Rosa. Tickets are $ 65 to $ 75. More information on

New Year’s Eve with the family: Buffet dinner, games, activities, balloon release and magician Jay Shatnawi from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Epicenter, 3215 Coffey Lane, Santa Rosa. Admission is $ 20 to $ 40. More information at 707-757-9038,

Marty O’Reilly and the Old Soul Orchestra: An indie, folk and blues band perform at 8 p.m. at the HopMonk Tavern, 230 Petaluma Ave., Sebastopol. Tickets cost $ 40. More information at 707-829-7300,

Comatose brothers: A bluegrass and folk-rock band perform at the Mystic Theater, 23 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma. Show time is 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $ 43 to $ 48. More information at 707-775-6048,

New Year’s Extravaganza: Dinner buffet, stand-up comedy with Josh Argyle and headliner Paul Conyers, live music with The Rotten Tomatoes and midnight champagne toast. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. at Sally Tomatoes, 1100 Valley House Drive, Rohnert Park. The fees are $ 75 to $ 100. More information on

Saturday January 1

Dusty Green Bone Band: The Electric Newgrass Band performs at 8 p.m. at the Twin Oaks Roadhouse, 5745 Old Redwood Highway, Penngrove. Free entry. More information at 707-795-5118,

Met Opera live: The French film “Cendrillon” (“Cendrillon”) by Jules Massenet airs at 10 am at the Rialto cinema, 6868 McKinley St., Sébastopol. Tickets are $ 18 to $ 26. More information at 707-525-4840,

Ukulele Music: Sevastopol musician Jon Gonzales performs from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Fork Roadhouse, 9890 Bodega Highway, Sebastopol. Free entry. More information at 707-634-7575,

Sunday January 2

Gizmos and Kitchen Gadgets: Sonoma food and wine writer Kathleen Thompson Hill displays unique and historic pieces from her extensive culinary collection from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Spotlight Gallery at the Napa Valley Museum, 55 Presidents Circle, Yountville. Admission is $ 5 to $ 15. Until January 16. More information at 707-944-0500,

Shen Yun: “China Before Communism” features classical Chinese dance and music, with performances bringing legends to life. Show time is 7:30 p.m. at the War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco. Tickets are $ 80 to $ 400. Until January 9. More information at 888-633-6999,

Monday January 3

“Schulz adults”: Workplace comedy entitled “Hagemeyer”, created in the mid-1950s by Peanuts cartoonist Charles M. Schulz. In addition, his works for the Saturday Evening Post and other rarely seen works. Visit from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa. Admission is $ 5 to $ 12, free for children 3 and under. Until January 16. More information at 707-579-4452,


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