Dec. 2 & 3 – Cloverdale Winter Festival – Come to downtown Cloverdale and enjoy food, wine, music, crafts, and more. There will be a Christmas tree lighting with Santa and caroling involved in the festivities. Also, don’t miss out on the gingerbread people decorating, which will be held at Bolt Fabrics. Details: www.cloverdalecommunity.com
Dec. 8 thru Dec 18 – It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play – This beloved American classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. This event will be held at the Raven Theater in Windsor. Details: www.raventheater.org.
Dec. 9 – Healdsburg Community Band Holiday Show – Hear some great holiday classics.7pm at the Cloverdale Veterans Memorial Building. 205 W. First St., Cloverdale. Details: www.healdsburgcommunityband.org.
Thru Dec. 31 – 15th Annual Holiday Gift Gallery at the Healdsburg Center for the Arts – The 15th annual Gift Gallery is a month-long fundraising event for Healdsburg Center for the Arts. During the holiday season, the gallery is curated and filled with arts and crafts that are perfect for gift giving. Details: www.HealdsburgCenterfortheArts.com.
Elsewhere in Sonoma County:
Dec. 13 – Tree of Remembrance and Candle Lighting Service – Enjoy a selection of memorial hymns, readings from scripture, and meditations. The service will be held at the Eggen & Lance Chapel, Santa Rosa. Refreshments will be provided. Details: (707) 545-3747.
Thru Dec. 16 – Toys for Tots – Santa Rosa Memorial Park will be collecting toys for the annual Toys for Tots drive sponsored by the Marine Corps Reserve now through 4:30 pm Friday December 16. Join in on the community wide effort that has brought Christmas wrapped gifts to approximately 9,000 children each year. Details: www.srmp.org.