The Week in Healdsburg: August 24-31
The Healdsburg Museum and Historical Society’s new exhibit, “If the Plaza Could Speak,” continues at 221 Matheson St. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday through November 9. The exhibit covers the “milestones and memories in the life of the Healdsburg Plaza: from its pioneer inception in 1857 to the present. Historical photographs and artifacts and a scale replica of the Plaza in 1886 are included.” Free. Visit healdsburgmuseum.org.
Book cover collage and panels, “Cry, Love Life,” by Jenny Honnert Abell at Hammerfriar Gallery, 132 Mill St. Suite 101. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday. The show continues through September 7. Jenny Honnert Abell “heeds life through curiosity… and explores her underworld using bits of materials and information.” Call 473-9600.
Healdsburg Center for the Arts “Clay and Glass” exhibit continues. Sixteen artists show unique ceramic and glass works of art. 130 Plaza St. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Monday. Free. The exhibit runs through September 14. Call 431-1970.
Hotel Healdsburg offers jazz in the lobby every Saturday from 6:30-9:30 p.m., 25 Matheson St. No cover charge. Drinks and small plates available from the Dry Creek Kitchen. Call 431-2800.
“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” continues at the Raven Performing Arts Theater, 115 North St. 8 p.m. Friday, August 29, Saturday August 30, 2 p.m. Sunday August 24 and 31. Tickets $35. Call 433-6335.
Sunday, August 24:
The Healdsburg Museum and Historical Society holds the Antiques, Arts and Collectibles Fair in the Healdsburg Plaza 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. “The park will be filled with an eclectic mix of folk art, sterling silver, country furniture, Bakelite and vintage jewelry, Persian rugs, art pottery, antique prints and maps, vintage posters, postcards, toys, garden art, accessories and decorative arts.” Free admission. Call 431-3325.
Monday, August 25:
Tuesday, August 26:
Tuesdays in the Plaza concert series from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in the Healdsburg Plaza features Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys rockabilly music. Visit ci.healdsburg.ca.us.
Wednesday, August 27:
“Encore! Opera in the Garden” is a fundraiser for the Healdsburg Center for the Arts, 5-10 p.m., Wednesday. 1001 Westside Rd. Members of the San Francisco Opera’s Adler Fellows, along with guest Eugene Brancoveanu will perform. Tickets $170. Call 431-1970.
Thursday, August 28:
Friday, August 29:
Summer Music Series continues at Wilson Winery with zydeco music, 6-8 p.m. Friday. 1960 Dry Creek Rd. Bring lawn chairs and picnic. Free. No outside alcohol is allowed. Call 433-4355
Saturday, August 30:
Jazz in the Hotel Healdsburg lobby, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday. 25 Matheson St. Stephanie Ozer Trio with Andrew Emer and Kendrick Freeman, piano, acoustic bass and drums. Small plates and drinks available from the Dry Creek Kitchen. No cover charge. Call 431-2800.
Grape Stomp and Harvest BBQ at Viszlay Vineyards, 12 noon-3 p.m. Saturday. 851 Limerick Ln. They will crown a “Grape Stomp Champion and have a barbecue lunch.” Tickets $35. Call 481-1514.
“Stompcapades!” Gay Grape Stomp at Viszlay Vineyards, 5-8 p.m. Stop begins at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. 851 Limerick Ln. Live music and a food truck will be available, as well as prizes for the best costumes. $35. Call 481-1514.
Taste of Sonoma at the MacMurray Ranch, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday. 9015 Westside Rd. Walk through the historic MacMurray Ranch and savor wine and foods from Sonoma County with 60 chefs and 200 wineries. Tickets $165. Call 855-939-7666.
Sunday, August 31:
Tower of Power appears with Jonathan Butler, 4-8 p.m. Sunday. Rodney Strong Vineyards, 11455 Old Redwood Hwy. For 44 years Tower of Power has offered soul music to aficionados. $65. Visit rodneystrong.com.
The “End of Summer” part at Spoonbar, 5-10 p.m. Sunday. 219 Healdsburg Ave. A chef-created 3-course meal in South-East Asian style. $47 per person. Visit spoonbar.com.