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Franklin Street, downtown Napa. Free. 707.257.0322. WINDSOR HOLIDAY CELEBRATION Downtown Windsor buzzes with holiday cheer as folks enjoy carriage rides ($1), train rides ($1) and photos with Santa ($9), who is joined by Mrs. Claus, when the tree is lit on the town green. Thursday, Dec. 1, 5–8pm. Town Green, Windsor. Free. 707.838.1260. .........................

NAPA B&B TOUR & TASTE EVENT The bed and breakfasts of Napa invite you inside to savor select wines and tasty treats. Transportation and entertainment included. Saturday, Dec. 3, 3–7pm. $55 per person. For a list of participating inns, see www.napaholidaytour.com. .........................................

LIGHTED TRACTOR PARADE Calistoga celebrates its 125th year of agricultural heritage with the 16th annual Lighted Tractor Parade. This small-town event features a lineup of vintage tractors, trucks and other fun vehicles all sparkled up for the holidays. Santa makes an appearance. Saturday, Dec. 3, 7–9pm. Downtown Calistoga. Free. 707.942.6333. .........................................

PETALUMA LIGHTED BOAT PARADE A dazzling parade of sparkling boats shine on the Petaluma River to ring in the season. Saturday, Dec. 3, 6–6:30pm. Petaluma River Turning Basin, Petaluma. Free. 707.769.0429. .........................................

LUTHER BURBANK OPEN HOUSE Step into Luther Burbank’s former home and extraordinary gardens with a two-day open house. Cookies and spiced tea are served in the greenhouse. Kids can enjoy holiday crafts and free trolley rides. Saturday–Sunday, Dec. 3–4, 10am–4pm. Luther Burbank Home and Gardens, Santa Rosa and Sonoma avenues, Santa Rosa. $2. 707.524.5445. .........................................

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HANUKKAH HOOTENANNY Judd Hill Winery presents the sixth annual Hanukkah Hootenanny, featuring an “extravagant latke bar” and musical guests Meshugga Beach Party. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Children’s Health Initiative Napa County. Sunday, Dec. 4, noon–3pm. 2332 Silverado Trail, Napa. $40. 707.255.2332.

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NAPA HOLIDAY CANDLELIGHT TOUR Experience the interiors of Napa landmarks in a collection of nine architecturally popular and beautiful Craftsman houses all lit up for the holidays. Saturday, Dec. 10, from 3pm to 7pm. 1219 First St., Napa. $30–$40. 707.255.1836.

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HEALDSBURG HOLIDAY PARTY Healdsburg’s downtown merchants open their shops and welcome everyone to sip wine and indulge in great food at fine restaurants, all while shopping for the perfect holiday gift. Friday, Nov. 25, 5–9pm. Healdsburg Plaza, Healdsburg. Free. 707.433.6935. .........................................

DANCE PALACE HOLIDAY CRAFTS FAIR Find unique, quality gifts at this shopping extravaganza. Talented artists provide jewelry, pottery, clothing and much more to purchase for a fun day of seasonal shopping. Friday, Dec. 2, 4–9pm; Saturday, Dec. 3, 10am–6pm, and Sunday, Dec. 4, 10am–5pm. Dance Palace, Fifth and B streets, Pt. Reyes Station. Free. 415.663.1075. .........................................

MUIR BEACH QUILTERS HOLIDAY ARTS FAIR Proceeds benefit the Muir Beach Quilters, who donate funds to many organizations that help those in need. A perfect complement to a day at the beach; free shuttle from Muir Beach parking lot. Saturday–Sunday, Dec. 3–4. Saturday, 10am–5pm; Sunday, 10am–4pm. Muir Beach Community Center, 19 Seascape Drive, Muir Beach. Free. 415.383.6762. .........................................

A DICKENS OF A HOLIDAY CRAFTS FAIRE Over 60 booths of hand-crafted treasures, jewelry, household goods, ceramics and lots more. Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 3-4. Saturday, 9am–5pm; Sunday, 10am–4pm. Finley Community Center, 2060 W. College Ave., Santa Rosa. $2; under 18, Free. 707.543.3737.

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MARIN COUNTY ANTIQUE CHRISTMAS SHOW Enjoy a unique shopping experience through times gone by. Stroll through over 70 booths of antique, vintage and retro items, including home furnishings, garden decor, prints, paintings, clothes, books and more. Saturday–Sunday, Dec. 10– 11. Saturday, 10am–6pm; Sunday, 10am–5pm. $6. Marin Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael. 415.499.6800.

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GODDESS CRAFTS FAIRE The Goddess Crafts Faire celebrates handmade gifts by local and regional women. Groove to live music while shopping at one of the hippest arts and crafts fairs around. Saturday–Sunday, Dec. 10-11. Saturday from 11am7pm; Sunday from 11am–6pm. Sebastopol Community Center, 390 Morris St., Sebastopol. $5–$13; kids free. 707.823.1511. .........................................

OCCIDENTAL HOLIDAY CRAFTS FAIRE Win special gift packages and taste delicious home-cooked food at the 26th annual Occidental Holiday Crafts Faire, showcasing the works of 35 talented local and regional artists. Saturday–Sunday,

Dec. 10–11. Saturday, 10am–5pm; Sunday, 10am–4pm. Community Center. 3920 Bohemian Hwy., Occidental. Free. 707.874.9407. .........................................

ICE-SKATING PAVILION Seasonal ice-skating, along with holiday music, hot chocolate, and delicious food enhance your holiday shopping experience at the V Marketplace in Yountville. Open from 11am to 11pm for the holiday season. Dec. 11–Jan. 2. V Marketplace, 6525 Washington St., Yountville. $12 adults; $8 children eight and under. 707.948.5012.

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DREAMS OF TOYLAND Renowned collector Dolph Gotelli returns to Napa with his holiday creation. Vignettes of snowy forests, cozy kitchens, miniature fairies and other creatures will be on display Nov. 19 through Jan. 31. Napa Valley Museum, 55 Presidents Circle, Yountville. $2.50–$10; free for members. 707.944.0500. .........................................

SANTA’S RIVERBOAT ARRIVAL Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive by boat on the Petaluma River to greet excited children with candy canes before a horsedrawn procession through downtown kicks off the holiday season. Saturday, Nov. 26, at noon. Turning Basin, Golden Eagle Shopping Center, 2-80 E. Washington Blvd., Petaluma. Free. 707.769.0429. .........................................

‘WILLY WONKA’ Presented by the Cinnabar Young Rep players, Roald Dahl’s timeless story of the worldfamous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to life in this scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to take you on a fantasy ride into the land of pure imagination. Friday–Sunday, Dec. 2–18. Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm; Sundays at 2pm. Cinnabar Theater, 333 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma. $10–$12. 707.763.8920. ) 24

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presents the works of over 80 artists in the 43rd annual Winter Open Studios, “Walk in an Artist’s Shoes.” Painting, fiber arts, sculpture, digital arts, photography, printmaking, fashion, jewelry and more will be on display in the huge, iconic barrel-roofed structure on the Sausalito waterfront. Saturday– Sunday, Dec. 3–4, 11am–6pm. 480 Gate Five Road, Sausalito. 415.331.2222.

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