Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon spends an evening at Copperfield’s Books discussing his newest novel, “Telegraph Avenue.” The event starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24. Copperfield’s is at 140 Kentucky St.  Visit copperfieldsbooks.com.

The California Redwood Chorale, joined by saxophonist Michael Bolivar and singer Bonnie Brooks, performs a collection of American musical works, classical to popular, jazz to soul plus stage and film, starting at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26. Donations are welcome. The music takes place at the First Presbyterian Church of Petaluma, 939 B St. Call 874-3770 or visit californiaredwoodchorale.org.

Hey kids! It’s time for the annual Bill Soberanes Halloween Festival at the Plaza shopping centers. Wear your costumes and bring your trick or treat bags to collect goodies from center merchants. The fun is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. Visit theplazanorth.com for details.

Here it is, the event all local undead guys and dolls have been waiting for – the third annual Zombie Walk at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29. Put on your best living dead gear and meet at Copperfield’s, 140 Kentucky St., ready to lumber up and down the streets of our fair city. And stick around for the post-walk party. Call 762-0563 or visit copperfieldsbooks.com.

New York City, 1944. It’s wartime, and life is uncertain, yet still optimistic. Cinnabar Theater presents a world premiere, “So Nice to Come Home To: A World War II Musical,” about a woman’s determination to become part of the USA’s war effort. The original music evokes the era with songs ranging from swing to ballads to patriotic anthems. Opening Oct. 26 and running through Nov. 11, the musical comedy plays at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays Nov. 4 and 11. Tickets are $25 to $35. Call 763-8920 or go to cinnabartheater.org. The theater is at 3333 Petaluma Blvd. North.

The Neon Rose Golf Tournament Fundraiser Champagne and Moonlight Golf, the annual fundraiser for the Petaluma People Services Center, takes place Friday, Oct. 26 and golfers of all skills levels are welcome to take part. To learn more, call Elece Hempel at 765-8488.

— Katie Watts

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