SAX MACHINE The Italian Saxophone Quartet brings their reedy, brassy sound to The 222 on Friday night for a diverse program from Bach to Morricone, Georg Friedrich Handel to Nino Rota. (Photo by Lorenzo Cicconi Massi)

Sandman Cowboy
Chris Sand, who performs a blend of folk, punk and hip-hop, was the subject of the feature-length 2010 award-winning documentary, Roll Out, Cowboy. He will play the Second Story stage on Thursday, Feb. 8, starting at 7pm. Little Saint, 25 North St.

On Tour from Wales
Dan’s People, described as a cross between the Mamas & the Papas and the Clash, travel from Cardiff to play in Healdsburg on Thursday, Feb. 8, 7:30 pm. Tickets $10, at Elephant in the Room, 177 Healdsburg Ave.

Family Drama
Chimichangas and Zoloft concludes its run on Sunday, Feb. 11. Friday and Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sunday matinees at 2pm. Tickets $10 students, $25 adults. Raven Performing Arts Center, 115 North St.

Roadhouse Blues
Ricky Ray brings his own brand of blues to Furthermore Wines on Friday, Feb. 9, starting at 5pm. Free, at 328-A Healdsburg Ave.

Saxophone Quartet
One of the longest-lived musical groups on the world stage is thought to be the Italian Saxophone Quartet, founded in 1982. Enjoy their eclectic program on Friday, Feb. 9, at The 222, starting at 7pm with an open discussion, music at 7:30pm. Tickets $35-$73, at 222 Healdsburg Ave.,

Steelhead Fest
The steelhead return to the hatchery for the 15th annual Lake Sonoma Steelhead Festival. It’s Saturday, Feb. 10, from 10am to 4pm at the Milt Brandt Visitor Center. Free to attend, with food, wine and beer available for purchase. More at

Mardi Gras Celebration
The Bourbon Street Brass Band brings the music of NOLA to Healdsburg on Saturday, Feb. 10, starting at 8pm. Tickets $20 advance, $25 at the door. Coyote Sonoma, 44f Mill St.

Piano Trio
The David Udolf Trio, with Chris Amberger and Jim Zimmerman, plays classic piano jazz and originals on Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Spirit Bar, Hotel Healdsburg, 25 Matheson St., 6-9pm, no cover.

Super Bowl Sunday
The San Francisco 49ers meet the Kansas City Chiefs in the 58th Super Bowl game, played at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Feb. 11. Game time 3:30pm, on CBS and at every local venue with beer and a big screen.

Planning Commission
Tuesday, Feb. 13, is the next meeting of the city’s Planning Commission, to be held at 6pm at Council Chambers, 401 Grove St.

Parks and Rec
Wednesday, Feb. 14, finds the Parks and Recreation Commission meeting at Council Chambers, 4pm, 401 Grove St.

Fat Tuesday
Mardi Gras is Tuesday, Feb. 13, celebrated locally by a combined musical and regional foods feast at Elephant in the Room and Parish Cafe, corner Healdsburg Ave. and Mill St. Time 2-10pm. Tickets $25 adults, $15 children, does not include food or drinks.

Filipino Food
Dinna Villacorta Eisenhart, author of In My Kusina, will hold a talk, signing and food tasting at the Healdsburg Museum on Friday, Feb. 16, starting at 6pm.

Trash Talk
In Bardniva’s “Conversations Worth Having” series, four speakers will discuss alternatives to single-use plastics. Friday, Feb. 16, 4-6pm, $46 ticket includes clay cup and cocktails, with dinner included $150. 231 Center St.

Year of the Dragon
The City of Healdsburg will once again celebrate Lunar New Year this month, on Saturday, Feb. 17, with a midday celebration in the Plaza. Martial arts demonstration, koto music, a dragon parade and more, 11am to 1:30pm.

Wild Side
Artist’s reception for Linda Chambliss’ “A Brush with the Wild Side” on Saturday, Feb. 17, 11am to 5pm. The exhibit will continue until Feb. 29. Rena Charles Gallery, 439 Healdsburg Ave.

Organ Concert
Seattle pipe organist Henry Lebedinsky performs a concert of organ classics on Sunday, Feb. 18, in Healdsburg, playing music created by Black musicians. The concert begins at 5pm, free. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 209 Matheson St.

Holiday Closure
In recognition of President’s Day, City of Healdsburg offices, schools, and other businesses will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19. (City offices also closed on Friday, Feb. 16, for a four-day city holiday.)

City Council
The Healdsburg City Council will hold its second meeting this month on Tuesday, Feb. 20, the day following the holiday. Meetings begin at 6pm, in the Council Chambers, 401 Grove St.

Restaurant Week
From Feb. 19 through Feb. 25, 18 local restaurants (14 in Healdsburg and 4 in Windsor) will offer special menus and discounts. See for details.

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