Holiday Calendar

Nov. 30-Dec. 23: North Pole Connection. Photos and visits with Santa at the Lan-Mart Building, 29 Petaluma Blvd. North and 18 Kentucky St. Free.; 762-5804.

Nov. 30-Dec. 16: “Seussical: The Musical.” Cinnabar Young Repertory’s holiday musical with favorite Dr. Seuss characters. 3333 Petaluma Blvd. North. $10-$15.; 763-8920.

Dec. 1: Liberty Valley Crafts Fair. Event presented by Liberty Valley sixth graders, with profits donated to charities. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Liberty School Multi-Purpose Room, 170 Liberty School Road.

Dec. 1: Sonoma Bach holiday concert. 2 p.m. United Church of Christ, 825 Middlefield Drive. $12-$20.; 877-914-2224.

Dec. 1-27: City of Lights self-guided driving tour of decorated homes. Maps at the Petaluma Visitors Center, 210 Lakeville St. or

Dec. 1: Holiday craft fair. Springfield Place, 101 Ely Blvd. South. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 769-3300.

Dec. 1: Downtown merchants open house, with hot cider, carolers, and horse and carriage rides. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; 762-9348.

Dec. 2: Christmas Carol Tea. Full holiday tea with harpist Deirdre Egan. Jacqueline’s High Tea, 203 Western Ave. Seatings 1 and 4 p.m.; 763-8287.

Dec. 2: Petaluma Museum holiday tea. $30.; 778-4398.

Dec. 2: Wings of Glory gospel Christmas concert. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 40 Fifth St. 5 p.m. Donations accepted.

Dec. 2: Heritage Homes Holiday Parlor Tour. Four vintage parlors trimmed for the season. 6-9 p.m. For tickets, visit

Dec. 4 and 8: Sounds of the Season. The Petaluma Chorale recreates the fun of family Christmases spent listening to radio broadcasts. Petaluma Valley Baptist Church, 580 Sonoma Mountain Parkway. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 8. $10-$14. 762-7170.

Dec. 7: Light Up a Life. Traditional community celebration of remembrance and lighting of the trees in Center Park. 7 p.m. Free. $10 donation to Hospice of Petaluma buys a light on the tree.; 778-6242.

Dec. 7-9: “The Nutcracker.” Petaluma City Ballet and Petaluma School of Ballet’s 26th annual production. Person Theater, Sonoma State University, 1801 E. Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 1:30 p.m. Dec. 9. $12-$25.; 762-3972; 765-2660.

Dec. 7-9: Petaluma Readers Theatre performs Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory.” Dec. 7-8, 8:30 p.m.; Dec. 9 2 p.m. Murray Rockowitz Photography Studio, 128 Petaluma Blvd. North. $5-$12.; 287-1766.

Dec. 8: Holiday Art Walk. 5-8 p.m. Gallery One, 209 Western Ave. Free.; 778-8277.

Dec. 8: Holiday Lighted Boat Parade. 6:30 p.m., Turning Basin.; 769-0429.

Dec. 9: Lucia Festival and Jul Bazaar. Traditional Scandinavian Lucia pageant, Swedish smorgasbord, dancing around the Christmas tree and a visit from Santa. 4-7 p.m. Veterans Building, 1094 Petaluma Blvd. South.  $6-$25.; 545-2241.

Dec. 15: Wings of Glory annual gospel Christmas concert. 10 a.m. Aqus Café, 189 H St. Free.

Dec. 15-16: Festival of Christmas. Celebration Choir, Casa Grande Concert Choir, Kenilworth Junior High Jazz Band, children’s games, a living nativity, tea room and international foods. 4-8 p.m. Petaluma Valley Baptist Church, 580 Sonoma Mountain Parkway. Free.; 763-2277.

Dec. 15: Cinnabar Chamber Singers holiday concert. 8 p.m. United Church of Christ, 825 Middlefield Drive. $10-$15.; 763-8920.

Dec. 16: Chanticleer’s annual holiday concert. 4 and 6:30 p.m. St. Vincent’s Church, 35 Liberty St. $35-65.

Dec. 22: A Charlie Brown Christmas. Vince Guaraldi’s holiday tunes performed by the Jim Martinez Trio with vocalist Laura Didier. 7-8:30 p.m. The Vine Church of Petaluma, 1129 Industrial Ave. $12-$15.; 256-8463.