The Week in Santa Rosa: December 3-9
The Santa Rosa Stamp Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4, in Building ‘D’ at The Lodge at Paulin Creek on 2375 Range Ave. The club is open to all stamp collectors and anyone interested in collecting stamps. In addition to a monthly auction and short business meeting, the club will hold its First Philatelic Trivia Quiz. Free. Info: 538-9294.
The Santa Rosa Junior College Jazz Combos will present their fall concert on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Newman Auditorium on the SRJC campus. The concert will feature saxophonist Mary Fettig as guest artist, and will be directed by Bennett Friedman. Tickets $5, parking is $4. Info: 527-4249. www.santarosa.edu.
Grammy-winning songwriter John Prine will perform at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts on Wednesday, December 5, at 8 p.m. on 50 Mark West Springs Road. The concert will include special guest Justin Townes Earle. Tickets: $39-49. Info: 546-3600. www.wellsfargocenterforarts.org.
Mix 104.9 will host their annual Christmas show Chris-Mix at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts on 50 Mark West Springs Road at 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 6. The event, a night of acoustic music, will feature American Idol contestant Casey Abrams, recording artist Ryan Star and local musicians the Pat Jordan Band. A portion of the ticket sales and silent auction proceeds will benefit the Children’s Village of Sonoma County. Tickets: $12. Info: 546-3600. www.wellsfargocenterforarts.org.
Wings of Glory Community Gospel Choir will present their Christmas concert on Saturday, December 8, 7 p.m. on 4857 Old Redwood Hwy. Choir sings in the joyful style of Black Gospel music, and is ethnically diverse, but spiritually united. Proceeds will benefit Unity and Food For Thought. Tickets: $25 (General), $20 (Seniors & Children), children three and under are free. Info: 542-7729. www.unityofsantarosa.org.
The Arlene Francis Center will host a Shop Party on Sunday, December 9, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on 99 Sixth Street. The shop party “is Santa Rosa’s most unique craft fair,” and features handmade goods from local artists and over 30 vendors. Food and beverages provided. Admission $2. Info: 528-3009. www.arlenefranciscenter.org.