GET SMART The northbound train at Santa Rosa's downtown station, next to the former depot, will head to Healdsburg before too long. Join a community workshop on the location of SMART's Healsdburg station on Thursday, Oct. 19.

A community workshop to evaluate the planned location of the SMART station will be held from 6-7:30pm on Thursday, Oct. 19, at the Healdsburg Senior Center, 133 Matheson St. City staff and representatives from SMART and Sonoma County Transit will be available to answer questions.

‘My Name Is Asher Lev’
Based on the best-selling novel by Chaim Potok, this play by Aaron Posner performs its second and final weekend on The 222 stage. See review this issue. Performances Thu Oct. 19 at 7:30pm, Fri Oct. 20 at 6:30pm and Sat Oct. 21 at 2pm. Tickets at, at Paul Mahder Gallery, 222 Healdsburg Ave.

‘Evil Dead’
Return of the Halloween holiday horror show ‘Evil Dead: The Musical’ to the Raven Theater; continues until Oct. 29. Showtime 7:30pm Fridays and Saturdays, 2pm Sundays. $40 adults, $10 students. Tickets and info at

Football Friday
The Healdsburg Greyhounds meet the Maria Carrillo Pumas in a dog-and-cat football game at the Rec Park field, 7pm on Friday, Oct. 20. Tickets $8 adults, $5 students.

Tom and Jerry
Celebrate Tom Petty’s 73rd birthday (had he lived) as well as the music of Jerry Garcia (just because) on Friday Oct. 20, 8pm. Two-band special with the Thugz and the Sorrentinos at the Elephant in the Room, $15, 177 Healdsburg Ave.

Farmers’ Market
The regular Saturday Healdsburg Farmers’ Market is Saturday, Oct. 21, from 8:30am to noon at the West Plaza parking lot. The market celebrates local agricultural heritage and is one of the original Certified Farmers Markets in the area.

Hotel Jazz
Regular Saturday-evening jazz in the Spirit Bar at Hotel Healdsburg. This Saturday, Oct. 21, saxophonist Rob Suddoth and his quartet pay tribute to Wayne Shorter from 6-9pm, 25 Matheson St., no cover.

Housing Fair
The City of Healdsburg will hold another community meeting on Sunday, Oct. 22, from 1-5pm. Presented as a Community Housing and Resource Fair, the free event will include food, live music and vendor booths on housing, health and wellness, safety, education, employment and other related topics. The Healdsburg Community Center is at 1557 Healdsburg Ave.

DEI Workshop
The City Council will hold a special meeting on Monday, Oct. 23, starting at 5pm. It includes a presentation of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan. It will be held at the Council Chambers, 401 Grove St.

Branding and Bubbles
A Women in Business panel and Local Vendors’ market, sponsored by the Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce at Coyote Sonoma, 44f Mill St. Panel from 3-5pm, market from 5-7pm on Tuesday, Oct. 24. Tickets $50-$65 at

Shower Scene
The most famous shower scene in cinema takes place surprisingly early in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 Psycho, so don’t be late for the Tuesday, Oct. 24, screening—a benefit for AVFilm. Show starts at 7pm, tickets $15, only $5 for students. At the Raven Theater, 115 Plaza St.

Design Dialogs
CraftWork presents the second of three Design Dialogs on Thursday, Oct. 26, starting at 5:30pm. The panel will discuss transportation and connectivity, including the Russian River Master Plan, North Healdsburg Avenue’s “complete streets” plan and the arrival of SMART. CraftWork is at 445 Center St., tickets at

Champagne Showdown
Celebrate World Champagne Day with judges and guests in a blind-tasting competition pitting French Champagnes against local sparkling wines. $50, Saturday, Oct. 28, at Breathless, 499 Moore Lane.

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