The Santa Rosa Salsa Orchestra performs and leads salsa lessons and social dancing on Thursday, May 11, at Furthermore Wines, 5-8pm, 328-A Healdsburg Ave.
Flamenco Gypsy Jazz
Barrio Manouche combines the instrumentation and signature of jazz manouche, modern jazz, flamenco and Latin-American rhythms, and they do it with acoustic instruments and dance. Friday, May 12, starting at 8pm at Elephant in the Room, 177 Healdsburg Ave., $10 cover.
The classic Noel Coward family comedy, Hay Fever, begins its three-weekend run at the Raven Performing Arts Theater, 115 North St. Performances Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30pm, and Sundays, 2pm, through May 28. Tickets at raventheater.org.
Zero Waste Sonoma partners with Conservation Corp North Bay to conduct this free, three-day electronics collection event, Friday through Sunday, May 12-14. Opens at 9am at Healdsburg Community Center, 1557 Healdsburg Ave. See story this issue.
Plant Sale at Farmers’ Market
Visit the Healdsburg Garden Club at the Farmers’ Market in West Plaza Park to provide a home for some of their beautiful plants. Proceeds from plant sales help raise money for scholarships awarded to graduates of local schools. Saturday, May 13, 9am to 12:30pm at West Plaza Park, combined with Saturday Farmers’ Market.
Healdsburg’s City Council will meet on Monday, May 15, 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.
The Healdsburg Farmers’ Market begins its Tuesday in the Plaza season on May 16, from 9am to 12:30pm. Produce, flowers, cheeses, honey, olive oil, bread, wild fish, pasture-finished meat and more help celebrate the agricultural heritage of Healdsburg. Also in the West Plaza Parking lot on Saturdays, 8:30am to noon.
Mariee Siou has been a fixture in the Neo-folk scene since her 2007 debut “Faces in the Rocks”—now acclaimed as a cult classic in the indie music world. She will play free at Little Saint on Thursday, May 18, in the upstairs Lounge as part of their Dad Country series. Music starts at 7pm, 25 North St.
Healdsburg Wine & Food Experience runs Friday through Sunday, May 19-21. 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. healdsburgwineandfood.com
Petty Theft, one of the Bay Area’s most popular cover bands, brings the spirit of the Heartbreakers back to life at Coyote Sonoma, 44 Mill St. Friday, May 19, 7pm. $35.
The City of Healdsburg’s Senior Citizens Advisory Commission is scheduled to meet at 4pm at City Council Chambers on Wednesday, May 24. If there are no agenda items the meeting will be canceled, so please check the city calendar five days prior to verify it will occur. healdsburg.gov/calendar
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 6:30. Free, 115 North St.
Future Farmers Fair
It’s that time of year again: the Healdsburg Future Farmers’ Country Fair. The HFFCF Parade is Thursday, May 25, at 6pm; the Fair at Rec Park runs through Saturday, May 27. More details as the event approaches.
The saxophone legend returns to Healdsburg with pianist Gerald Clayton for one show only, Saturday, May 27 at 7pm. Programmed by Jessica Felix, long-time a friend of Lloyd, this finale to The 222 season is sure to sell out, despite the $150-$250 ticket price. At Paul Madher Gallery, 222 Healdsburg Ave. The222.org