THICK AS THIEVES Petty Theft plays at Coyote Sonoma on May 20. The band specializes in music from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. (Photo courtesy of Petty Theft)

Notice: Farmers’ Markets Change

The Healdsburg Farmers’ Market this Saturday, May 20, will be held at the Healdsburg Plaza and not the West Plaza parking lot, 8:30am to noon, due to a special event at the parking lot. The Farmers’ Market will return to the West Plaza on May 27, and continue in the Plaza on Tuesdays, including May 23 this week, 9am to 12:30pm. 

Wine & Food

Healdsburg Wine & Food Experience runs Thursday through Sunday, May 18-21. A la carte events include barbecue, champagne, caviar, pairings and cocktails seminars; celebrity chef demonstrations; and an evening concert at Rodney Strong. Multiple charities benefit; no smoking, children or pets allowed.

Stage Show

The classic Noel Coward theatrical family comedy Hay Fever continues its run at the Raven Performing Arts Theater, 115 North St. On Thursday, May 18 only, 7:30pm, pay what you can. Other performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm, and Sundays at 2pm, through May 28. Tickets $25, students $10 at 

Jazz Plus One

Dig the sounds of the Jeff Pierce Quartet + 1 at Furthermore Wines tasting lounge, 328 Healdsburg Ave. Friday, May 19, 5-8pm. 

Free Fallin’

Petty Theft, a Bay Area cover band, brings the spirit of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers back to life at Coyote Sonoma, 44 Mill St. Friday, May 19, 7pm. $35.

March to the Plaza

North Bay Jobs with Justice is holding a march demanding disaster pay that’s owed to farmworkers, from Giorgi Park (University and Grant) to the Plaza on Saturday, May 20, 2pm. 

Planning Meeting

Tuesday, May 23 will be the next meeting of the city’s Planning Commission, to be held at 6pm at Council Chambers, 401 Grove St.


Rare Tuesday night music at the Elephant in the Room with Portland’s indie folk duo Glitterfox from 7-10pm, May 23. $10 cover at the Elephant, 77 Healdsburg Ave.

Senior Meeting

The city’s Senior Citizens Advisory Commission will meet on Wednesday, May 24, at 4pm in Council Chambers, 401 Grove St. 

Raven Reveal

Fans of the Raven Players can be the first to know what the coming stage season will present, at the Raven Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, May 24, starting at 5:30pm. Entertainment, games, prizes, drinks and small bites available, leading up to the “Great Raven Reveal” at 6:30pm. Free, 115 North St. 

Twilight Parade

The annual Healdsburg Future Farmers Twilight Parade will take place from 6 to 8pm on Thursday, May 25, as a prelude to the HFF County Fair. Route is usually down Matheson to Center, north on Center to Piper, then north to Fitch and back toward Matheson. 

Future Farmers Fair

It’s that time of year again: The Healdsburg Future Farmers Country Fair will take place at Rec Park on Thursday evening, May 25, and Friday and Saturday, May 26-27. Local students exhibit projects that they have been working on in their 4-H and FFA clubs all year. Also carnival games, food booths and more. The livestock auction begins at 4pm on Saturday. 

Comedy Night

The laughs keep coming at Comedy Night at Coyote Sonoma on Friday, May 26, from 8-10pm. Featuring headliner Joe Klocek and opening acts from Jalisa Robinson and Ben Feldman. Tickets are $20 at the door, 44 Mill St., or $15 presale at 

Charles Lloyd

The saxophonist Charles Lloyd returns to Healdsburg with pianist Gerald Clayton for one show only, Saturday, May 27 at 7pm. Programmed by Jessica Felix, long a friend of Lloyd, this finale to The 222 season is likely to sell out. Why? Because Charles Lloyd! Tickets are $150-$250. At Paul Mahder Gallery, 222 Healdsburg Ave.,

Tuesday in the Plaza

First day of the city’s summer music series is Tuesday, May 30. The series of live bands and picnicking from 6 to 8pm extends until Aug. 29 at the Healdsburg Plaza. See story this issue for complete list.

City Council

Healdsburg’s City Council will meet on Monday, June 5, for their regular twice-monthly meeting. The agenda will be posted a week before the meeting. Attend live at 401 Grove St., 6pm, or view on Facebook/CityofHealdsburg.

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