Great Things to Hear in Petaluma, CA

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Petaluma’s arts and culinary scene intersect this autumn with a host of things to see, hear, and eat. Between festivals and art openings, you can sample a little of everything. Check out our favorite upcoming events.
 


 

Salsa on the Terrace, Keller Estates, Petaluma:

Celebrate the last days of summer on August 30 with the vibrant sounds of salsa by the Sabor Mi Cuba band. This event includes a Latin American-themed menu and sparkling wine, with additional wine for purchase. For more information, visit http://www.kellerestate.com
 


 

Devon Allman, Mystic Theatre, Petaluma:

Though he is the son of legendary musician Gregg Allman, Devon Allman did not meet his father until he was 16. Growing up in Texas, Devon established a name for himself by his own gumption. As a guitarist, Allman spent the 1990s as the leader of Honeytribe, a blues-based rock band, and has recently recorded a new solo record, Ragged and Dirty. On September 4, he will play the restaurant-bar-venue, Mystic Theatre. For tickets, visit http://www.mystictheatre.com/
 


 

Petaluma River Craft Beer Fest:

On September 12, 20 local brewers gather in downtown Petaluma for a one-day showcase of the best local beers. From Lagunitas to Fog Belt to St. Florian’s Brewery to Native Kitchen’s kombucha, there is a flavor profile for everyone. Food vendors, including Nopalito Mexican and Petaluma Creamery, will provide provisions while you enjoy performances from local bands Randy and the Special Agents, and the Sugar Moons. For tickets, visit http://www.petalumarivercraftbeerfest.org/
 


 

6th Street Playhouse, Santa Rosa, CA:

The 6th Street Playhouse, a hearing looped venue, has a rich season ahead. Until September 20, catch the stage production of Wizard of Oz, based on the classic MGM movie. On October 18, Blithe Spirit, a popular comedy that has graced Broadway and London stages, will come to 6th Street. Just in time for Halloween, The Rocky Horror Picture Show has a short run from October 23 to November 8. The year ends with A Christmas Carol, the stage adaption of the classic Charles Dickens novel, which runs from November 20 to December 20. For more information, visit http://www.6thstreetplayhouse.com/home/
 


 

Cinnabar Theater, Petaluma:

With professional musicals, a youth repertory, and a concert series, Cinnabar Theater has a slate of exciting programming this fall. Highlights include Billie Holiday in the Garden, featuring vocalist Clairdee performing Lady Day’s standards, with a menu of Southern culinary favorites (September 13); Zofo Piano Duo, featuring two pianos and the four hands of international pianist superstars Eva-Maria Zimmerman and Keisuke Nakagoshi (October 18); a musical adaptation of the life of gospel diva Mahalia Jackson, Just As I Am (December 31-January 24, 2016); and Le Jazz Hot, a quartet of flamboyant gypsy jazz a la Django Reinhardt (January 10, 2016). For details, visit http://www.cinnabartheater.org/
 


 

El Dia De Los Muertos Artist Reception, Petaluma Historical Library & Museum:

On October 4, the Petaluma Museum hosts artists exhibiting in a show at the Petaluma Arts Center. This exhibit celebrates and investigates the mystical Mexican holiday, El Dia De Los Muertos, a day of remembrance and spiritual journeys. With music by Bachata Band and snacks by Don Pancho’s restaurant, visitors have the opportunity to meet and talk with artists. For more information, visit http://www.petalumamuseum.com/latest-events/

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