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September 22, 2023

Goings on in the ’Burg

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.

Holiday Craft Fair: The Healdsburg Senior Center invites shoppers to find unique gifts from local crafters, from baked goods to stuffed animals and more—and a chance to design and create one’s own Christmas ornament. Friday, Dec. 9,  11am to 4pm at 133 Matheson St.

Imposters: Rudy Colombini and the Unauthorized Rolling Stones play on Friday, Dec. 9, 8-11pm. Tickets $15 show only, $60 including dinner. Other coming shows include Petty Rocks, The Hots and more, at Coyote Sonoma, 44F Mill St., coyotesonoma.com. 

Farmers’ Market: Healdsburg Certified Farmers’ Market, Saturdays, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17 (last of the year). Featuring a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, as well as other items, the market celebrates the agricultural heritage of this area. At West Plaza Park, North Street, 8:30am to noon. 

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 through Dec. 12. Money will benefit the community in the form of scholarships, senior assistance and food insecurities. Dinner packages from $100. healdsburgrotary.org.

Jazz Party: Healdsburg Jazz presents a Holiday Swingin’ Dance Party & Concert on Saturday, Dec. 10, at Paul Mahder Gallery, 222 Healdsburg Ave. 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 songs. 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 7:30pm at Cloverdale Veterans Hall, 205 1st St. Both concerts are free. healdsburgcommunityband.org.

Chamber Chorus: Sacred and Profane is the name of this chamber chorus from Berkeley, performing works by Sibelius, Vaughan Williams, Weston and others, plus the premiere of a commissioned work. On the 222 stage, 4pm, Sunday Dec. 11, $25-$45. At Paul Mahder Gallery, 222 Healdsburg Ave.; the222.com. 

Climate Mobilization: The City of Healdsburg’s Climate Mobilization Strategy kickoff meeting on Dec. 12, from 6-7:30pm, at the Healdsburg Community Center’s Multipurpose Room. See story this issue. 

R&B: Johnny Rawls plays his brand of blues at Elephant in the Room, Tuesday, Dec. 12. Starts 6pm, $10 cover, 177A Healdsburg Ave.

Foodie Film: Celebrate “Six California Kitchens” at Studio Barndiva on Dec. 15, 3:30 to 5pm, when Karen Schmitt and the family will be showing Ben Proudfoot’s documentary about Sally Schmitt and signing books. “Bahl Hornin’!” 237 Front St. 

Community Posada: Friday, Dec. 16, Healdsburg expands its holiday with events recognizing Las Posadas, a Latin American devotional traditional, and Hanukkah. Starts at 5pm; further details TBA.

Marc Cary: Healdsburg favorite returns to town for a solo jazz piano recital on the 222 stage, Dec. 17 and 18. Performances 7pm; tickets $35-75. At Paul Mahder Gallery, 222 Healdsburg Ave.; the222.org.

City Council: Regular Monday meeting, 6pm. Agenda may include appointments of council members to various boards and commissions, naming process for new park at Saggio Hills. Meetings held at City Council Chambers, 401 Grove St., or watch on facebook.com/cityofhealdsburg.


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