FAB THREE Working their way through the Beatles songbook are, left to right, guitarist Christian Foley-Beining, drummer Kendrick Freeman and bassist Ton Shader. They will play at Furthermore Wines on Friday, April 19. (Photo by Elias Foley-Beining)

Farmers’ Market
The Healdsburg Certified Farmers’ Market continues every Saturday until Dec. 21. Fruits and vegetables, flowers, cheeses, honey, olive oil, bread, wild fish, pasture-finished meat and fresh eggs from local vendors. From 8:30am to noon in the West Plaza Parking Lot.

Beatles Jazz
Guitarist Christian Foley-Beining brings together a small ensemble to perform classic Beatles tunes in a jazz style, with Tom Shader on bass and Kendrick Freeman on drums. Said Foley-Beining, “The songs seem to be very simple and you just sing along, but when you analyze the structures and harmonies, you realize how deep the musicality was.” At Furthermore Wines, Friday, April 19, 5-8pm. No cover, 328-A Healdsburg Ave.

Jazz Education
Marcus Shelby, artistic director of Healdsburg Jazz, begins a free, two-part jazz education series on the legacy of Duke Ellington. Commentary and recordings at the Healdsburg Library, 139 Piper St. First part runs from 2-3pm on Saturday, April 20; second part runs during the Healdsburg Jazz Festival, from 2-3pm on Tuesday, June 18.

Saturday Smokes
It’s a casual holiday many celebrate year-round, every afternoon at 16:20 military time. Coyote Sonoma will hold a block party from noon on at their Mill Street den, with participation from the Elephant in the Room, Jane’s Dispensary, the Parish Café and Impalas Car Club, with live music from Pazifico and food available for purchase. Saturday, April 20, no cover, 44-F Mill St.

Jazz in the Lobby
Hotel Healdsburg’s Spirit Bar presents free weekly Saturday jazz in the hotel’s lobby area, from 6-9pm. This week vocalist Stella Heath is joined by guitarist Ian Scherer with Robby Elfman on reeds; at 25 Matheson St.

Club Fundraiser
The Boys & Girls Club of Sonoma-Marin hosts its third annual “Healdsburg en Blanc” fundraising dinner at the Villa Chanticleer, 900 Chanticleer Way, at 6pm on April 20. Guests wear all-white and bid on extravagant auction items to support kids in Healdsburg and Geyserville. Tickets start at $150, available at www.bgcsonoma-marin.org/healdsburg-en-blanc.

Rare U.S. appearance by Brazilian musician Vinicius Cantuária on both Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21, introduces Healdsburg audiences to a legendary singer-songwriter and his blend of bossa nova, jazz and avant-garde music. Shows 7pm at The 222, 222 Healdsburg Ave. Tickets $35 and $75, at the222.org.

Climate Fest
Annual Earth Day and Climate Fest celebration in the Healdsburg Plaza, Sunday, April 21. It’s an all-ages opportunity to come together to celebrate and plan for a healthy environmental future. See story in this issue.

Cocktail Class
A plant-focused workshop called “Your Drink Is Trash” is the third of three mixology workshops in Healdsburg this month. It’s Sunday, April 21, from 3-5pm on April 21. Tickets are $65, at Little Saint, 25 North St.

Bluegrass Concert
Super session-man John Jorgenson leads a bluegrass quartet concert follow-up to the album “From the Crow’s Nest” on Sunday, April 21. Impeccable musicianship, incomparable songwriting, harmony vocals and seasoned showmanship promise a memorable night at the Raven 115 North St., 7:30pm. Tickets $25-$75, www.raventheater.org.

Planning Commission
The city’s Planning Commission returns to its consideration of projects and proposals at 6pm on Tuesday, April 23, at 401 Grove St. Agenda for this and other meetings at healdsburg.gov/543/Agendas-Minutes.

Dad Country
Oakland-based Whiskerman, fronted by Graham Patzner, brings a thunderous stage show to the Second Story stage on Thursday, April 25. Show is 6-9pm on the Second Story stage, upstairs at Little Saint, 25 North St.

City Offices Closed
Friday, April 26, is the once-every-two-weeks closure of the City Hall offices at 401 Grove St. Building permits and Public Works inspections will continue by appointment.

Community Chorus
“What the world needs now is love,” says Healdsburg Community Chorus Director David Martin. So they will deliver an afternoon of love songs from the local to the global, in performance at the Raven Theater on both Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28, at 3pm. Tickets $20 at www.healdsburgchorus.com/concerts-tickets.

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Christian Kallen has called Healdsburg home for over 30 years. A former travel writer and web producer, he has worked with Microsoft, Yahoo, MSNBC and other media companies, usually in an editorial capacity. He started reporting locally in 2008, moving from Patch to the Sonoma Index-Tribune to the Kenwood Press before joining the Healdsburg Tribune in 2022.


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