IRISH PUNKS The Walker Roaders, an Irish band with roots in the Pogues, Flogging Molly and Dropkick Murphys, come to the Second Story on the day after St. Patrick’s for a rowdy good time.

City Offices Closed
On Friday, March 15, as happens every two weeks, the City of Healdsburg closes its offices at City Hall, but work continues for Public Works and Building inspections. To schedule a Public Works inspection call (707) 547-0556, for Building inspections call (707) 431-3346.

Bike Ride
Move! Healdsburg presents another group bike ride to promote non-motorized travel. Meet at the Healdsburg Plaza at 5:30pm for a safe and family friendly five-mile ride through the city. Live music and free tacos after the ride. Limited number of helmets available; rain cancels. Information at (917) 518-5095.

Barrel Room Music
Live music continues at Hudson Street Wineries on Friday afternoons, from 5-8pm. $5 cover for a danceable way to end the work week at 428 Hudson St. March 15 is Smoke & Mirrors, for more see the season’s schedule at

Pigs & Pinot
The annual celebration of food and wine begins Friday, March 15, at 6:30pm at Hotel Healdsburg with Taste of Pigs & Pinot. Some 60 wines and a variety of pork sides provided from Chef Charlie Palmer, guest celebrity chefs and several Healdsburg restaurants. The high-palate, fun, two-day festival culminates on Saturday night, March 9, with gala dinners at Dry Creek Kitchen or the Matheson. Sign up at

Jazz Without Borders
Guitarist and oud player Amos Hoffman joins with pianist Noam Lemish in a quartet performance of jazz and Jewish folk music compositions, with special guest Paul McCandless (Oregon) on reeds. It’s the latest jazz offering at The 222, Saturday, March 16, starting at 7pm. Tickets $35-$75, at 222 Healdsburg Ave.

Pre-Paddy’s Day
Warm up for the 17th with a dance show featuring Joose, a ’70s-hits cover band from Santa Rosa. Tickets $15, show time 8pm at Coyote Sonoma, 44-f Mill St. Check out for other programs.

St. Patrick’s Day
Sunday, March 17, is St. Patrick’s Day. Get downtown early for the 7am parade around the Plaza (Irish coffees optional), then adjourn for a morning nap before returning to the Plaza for more shenanigans, 11am to 2:30pm.

Beer Scouts
Keep the party going at Elephant in the Room, starting at 4pm on Sunday, March 17, for St. Paddy’s Day with the Beer Scouts and traditional Irish food. 177 Healdsburg Ave, free.

Organ Recital
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at 203 Matheson St. presents a Choral Evensong at 5pm on Sunday, March 17, honoring St. Patrick of Ireland and featuring music of Irish composers. Admission is free, donations to the church’s building fund are gratefully accepted.

City Council Meeting
Monday, March 18, finds the City Council returning to Council Chambers for their second meeting this month. Agenda expected to include police department, housing element, general plan and growth management ordinance updates. Starts at 6pm, 401 Grove St.

Fightin’ Irish
Celtic-punk supergroup the Walker Roaders play a standing-room crowd at Second Story on Monday, March 18. Includes members of the Pogues, Flogging Molly and Dropkick Murphys. Doors 7pm, show 8pm, tickets $30 at Little Saint, 25 North St.

Women in Business
Natalie Plain, founder of Billion Dollar Beauty, will be interviewed about the steps to success by Tallia Hart of the Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce at Coyote Sonoma on Tuesday, March 19. Time is 8-10am, there will be coffee.

Deep Covers
Singer-guitarist Glen Siegel digs into the B sides of the Beatles, Steely Dan, Neil Young and others for his Thursday, March 21, set at Furthermore Wines, 328A Healdsburg Ave. Starts at 5pm.

Celebrating Nowruz
Persian New Year is celebrated on Friday, March 22, at Baci Café and Wine Bar. Chef Shari prepares a traditional feast around Ghormeh Sabzi, a fragrant stew widely popular across Iran. Price $125 without beverages, tax or gratuity. Baci is located at 336 Healdsburg Ave., call (707) 433-8111 for information or reservations.

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