Thanksgiving Holiday: A rolling calendar of upcoming events in Healdsburg
Craft Fair: Artists interested in displaying their hand-crafted items at the Healdsburg Senior Center are invited to call 707-433-3324 by Nov. 25. Placement fee of $30 allows a table and chair; the artists keep all proceeds from the sale of their items. The Craft Fair will be on Dec. 9 (note corrected date) at the Healdsburg Senior Center, 133 Matheson St., from 11am to 4pm.
Movie Classic: The Shop Around the Corner (1940) with James Stewart and Margaret Sullivan shows on Thursday, Dec. 1. Working poorly together in the same bookstore, but getting to know each other through a pen-pal club, they forge the plot for You’ve Got Mail almost 60 years later (1998). At the Paul Mahder Gallery, 222 Healdsburg Ave., 7pm.
Blues: Elvin Bishop and the Big Fun Trio, at the Raven Theater, 115 North St. $40 general admission, two sets starting at 7:30pm. Raventheatre.org.
Merry Healdsburg: Tree Lighting Celebration on Friday, Dec. 2, from 5-8:30pm at Healdsburg Plaza. Celebrate with free hot chocolate, carriage rides and family activities on Friday. Merry Healdsburg festivities continue over the weekend, Dec. 3 and 4, as a downtown “winter wonderland” with carriage rides, food vendors, live holiday music and more. Hosted by the City of Healdsburg Community Services in partnership with the Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce.
Senior Appreciation: The city will host the 39th Annual Senior Appreciation Dinner on Sunday, Dec. 4, from 1:30 to 5:30pm, at the Villa Chanticleer. This dinner is open to all Healdsburg resident seniors and senior center members. Register at the Senior Center, 133 Matheson St. More details to follow.
City Council Meeting: Monday, Dec. 5. Agenda to be announced. 6pm at City Council Chambers, 401 Grove St., or watch on facebook.com/cityofhealdsburg.
Coffee With the City: Join City Manager Jeff Kay and other staff for city-related topics on Thursday, Dec. 8, at Healdsburg Library, 119 Piper St. Questions will be taken, refreshments will be served. 5:30pm.
Crab Feast: Healdsburg Rotary’s 43rd annual Crab Feast & Auction to be held Dec. 10 at Villa Chanticleer, 5:30-9pm. Live auction follows crab dinner; virtual silent auction from Dec. 5-12. Money will benefit the community in the form of scholarships, senior assistance and food insecurities. healdsburgrotary.org.
Swingin’ Jazz Party: Healdsburg Jazz presents a Holiday Swingin’ Dance Party & Concert on Saturday, Dec. 10, at Paul Mahder Gallery, 222 Healdsburg Ave. Free Swing and Lindy Hop dance class from 6-7pm, followed by saxophonist Jules Broussard, vocalists Tiffany Austin and Derek Evans, with the Marcus Shelby Trio. Tickets student $20, $45 general at healdsburgjazz.org.
Healdsburg Chorus: Dec. 10 and 11 at the Raven Performing Arts Center, the Healdsburg Chorus will present “Season of Light,” a joyful collection of holiday song. Start time 3pm each day; all seats $20. healdsburgchorus.com.
Healdsburg Community Band: Annual Holiday Concert on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 3pm at the Healdsburg Community Church, 1100 University Ave. They also perform on Friday, Dec. 9 at Cloverdale Veterans Hall, 205 1st St. Free. healdsburgcommunityband.org.
Climate Mobilization: The City of Healdsburg is developing a Climate Mobilization Strategy to provide a framework of projects to pursue for the city to achieve GHG reductions, in support of regional climate goals. Join the Strategy Kickoff meeting on Dec. 12, from 6-7:30pm, at the Healdsburg Community Center Multipurpose Room. For updated information, visit bit.ly/CoHCMS.