December 1 – 5
December 6 – 12
December 13 – 19
- December 21:
Experience the wonderful folk culture of Mexico and its unique customs and traditions during the Christmas season. This traditional Mexican holiday presentation portrays the "Pastorela" (pilgrimage) made by Joseph and Mary before the birth of Christ.
8 p.m.; Pre-show Discussion at 7 p.m.; $10 - $15; 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa (707) 546-3600
- December 22:
Vivaldi's Gloria Sing Along
The River Choir, accompanied by The Coffee Concert Ensemble will present A Sing Along Vivaldi's Gloria. Carol singing will, as usual, follow this annual community event.
7:30 p.m.; $12; Guerneville Community Church, 14520 Armstrong Woods Road, Guerneville ; (707) 869.0516
- December 24:
14th Annual Christmas Eve Celebration "The Festival of Nine Lessons"
14th Annual Christmas Eve Celebration "The Festival of Nine Lessons" will be featured, interspersed with the singing of carols. The Festival of Nine Lessons originated in 1919 at King's College Chapel at Cambridge University in England. Sponsors include pastors from the local Catholic, Episcopalian, Lutheran, Methodist, Science of Mind, and Growing in Faith Family churches. Performers include The Anchor Bay Children's Choir.
5 p.m.; Call for information; Gualala Arts Center, 46501 Gualala Road, Gualala; (707) 884-1138
- December 25:
Join your local Sonoma Valley community for the Annual Free Christmas Dinner at the Sonoma Community Center. This holiday meal features gourmet foods, a hosted bar, live music, and, more.
Call for Information; Free; Andrews Hall, 276 East Napa Street Sonoma; (707) 938-4626 x1
- December 28:
Audubon Christmas Bird Count and Dinner
Join one of the 39 birding teams in Sonoma Valley from dawn to dusk. Celebrate New Year's Weekend with one of the best new bird counts in the U.S. Join the "Tabulation Dinner" at 6:30pm following the count. Music, art and great food and wine.
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. ; $5; 276 East Napa Street, Sonoma; (707) 939-8007
- January 31 :
New Year’s Eve
See a list of New Year’s Eve celebrations throughout Sonoma County.