This week in Santa Rosa: Aug. 24-31
“Rolling the Climate Dice: How Can We Make Sense of Climate Scenario Science?” is the title of the talk that will be delivered by Dr. Lisa Micheli at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28, at Heron Hall, Laguna Envionmental Center, 900 Sanford Road. Cost is $10 at the door, no reservation necessary. Micheli is Executive Director of the Pepperwood Foundation. Info: lagunadesantarosa.org.
Sonoma County Single Malt Society scotch tasting featuring Mitch Bechard, Ambassador for Glenfiddich Distillery, with scotches ranging from 12-21 years of age, begins at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 29, at Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel, 170 Railroad St. The tasting is $60, $40 for members. Reservations are required and there is a 72-hour cancellation policy. Check-in begins at 6:30 pm. Info: sonomasinglemalt.com.
Paperback Writer, a Beatles tribute band, plays from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30, at the Village Court in Montgomery Village Shopping Center, 911 Village Court. Free, all-ages concert. All drink purchase proceeds to charity. Info: mvshops.com.
Wire Sculpting Class with bird activist/artist Jonqui Albin and live falcon, 1-3 p.m, Aug. 30, Chroma Gallery, 312 South A Street. Class participants are asked for a $20 donation, though no one will be turned away. Spectators encouraged. Info: chromagallery.net.
Sonoma Blossom Festival takes place from 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 30 to 12 a.m. Aug. 31 at the Arlene Francis Center, 99 Sixth St. This teen and older, medical cannabis event is $15 in advance and $20 at the door. It includes education, advocacy and legal information during the day. Also, included are live music and art. Info: facebook.com/SonomaBlossomFestival.
Send Santa Rosa events listings to Ann Hutchinson at firstname.lastname@example.org.