Are you ready for the December holidays?
Crane Christmas Boutique
Attend the free annual holiday fair at Crane Melon Barn 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 24-25, Nov. 30, Dec. 1-2, 7-9 and 14-16. Local artists and crafters join antique dealers for a barn full of art, ornaments, collectables, jewelry and vintage clothing along with walnuts, honey, jam and baked goods for sale at 4935 Petaluma Hill Road. Call 795 6987 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holiday Lights of Rohnert Park
Enjoy the free Holiday Lights Celebration of the Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at City Center Plaza, 500 City Center Dr. in Rohnert Park. More info: 584-1415.
Santa Sleigh and Toy Drive
The Rohnert Park Public Safety Officers Association Santa Sleigh will come through Rohnert Park neighborhoods between Dec. 1 and 15, and stop at seven designated locations, including Hahn Elementary, the fire station, the community center and Applebee’s restaurant. Boys and girls of all ages can take a picture with Santa. Donations of new, unwrapped presents are accepted for a toy drive, or mail a monetary donation to P.O. Box 1012, Rohnert Park, CA 94928. For a list of locations call 584-2667 or go to “Rohnert Park Public Safety Officers Association” on Facebook.
Menorah Lighting Celebration
The Chabad Jewish Center lights a large menorah at Oliver’s Market in Cotati 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12. Enjoy hot latkes, music, dreidels and gelt, prizes and more at this free event. Visit JewishSonoma.com or call 577-0277 for info.
Ner Shalom Chanukkah Party
Enjoy music, latkes and wine tasting, with special performances 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15. Bring your friends and menorah! Located at 85 La Plaza in Cotati. Call 664-8622 or email email@example.com. Watch for details at nershalom.org.
Rotary Club Gift Delivery
The Rotary Club of Rohnert Park-Cotati will deliver more than 400 gifts in Rohnert Park, Cotati and Penngrove Saturday, Dec. 22, from its annual holiday clothing, gift and toy drive—all brought by Santa riding in a fire engine! Food donated to Neighbors Organized Against Hunger (NOAH) is also distributed to needy families. Bring donations for children ages 9-16 to the Cotati police department or to any of the Rancho Adobe Fire departments. To request donations, call the Rotary Club at 765-4898.