This week in Rohnert Park: Nov. 19-25
Need somewhere warm and friendly to spend Thanksgiving? Join the Rohnert Park Senior Center’s 24th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 22, 6800 Hunter Dr. Free to all. For home deliveries or info., call: Rev. Samuel Tharpe at 322-1251.
Noted Baroque opera conductor Alan Curtis and opera mezzo Joyce DiDonato join forces for “Drama Queens” 8-10 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the Green Music Center’s Weill Hall at SSU, 1801 E. Cotati Ave. in Rohnert Park. They perform a selection of arias by Handel, Monteverdi, Gluck and Haydn in their only West Coast appearance. Cost is $35-90. For more info, call 866-955-6040 or go to gmc.sonoma.ed/events.
Overeaters Anonymous offers a 12-step based recovery program for anyone with a desire to stop eating compulsively. 8:15-9:15 a.m. ongoing Fridays at Church of the Oaks, 175 Page St. in Cotati. No fee. Call 332-7416 or go to Sonomaoar2.org for more information.
Enjoy two days of shopping for unique, one-of-a-kind, handmade items at the Rohnert Park Holiday Arts and Crafts Faire 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23 and Saturday, Nov. 24, at the Rohnert Park Community Center, 600 Enterprise Dr. Food, beer and wine, and entertainment available. Call 588-3300 for more info.
Petaluma North Bay Performing Arts Association and Contessi Ballet present “Nutcracker 2012” during Thanksgiving weekend at Spreckels Performing Arts Center, 5401 Snyder Lane in Rohnert Park. Shows are 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25. Cost: $15 children, $20 students/seniors, $25 adults. For discount tickets and more information call 509-9389 or go to nbpaccontessi-ballet.com.
Watch Sunday football with your friends at Tradewinds Bar in Cotati 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 25. Cost is $3.75 for cold Stellas and a hot dog with any drink. Stay for the Timothy O’Neil Band to hear power folk-rock-punk. 8210 Old Redwood Hwy. Call 795-7878 or go to tradewindsbar.com for more info.