Are you in the business of music? From 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, join the gathering of professionals and businesses involved in music: producers, mixers, equipment manufacturers, composers, directors and musicians are all welcome to come, meet others in the field and connect with local creatives. Free to Aqus Community members; others $10. Visit aquscommunity.com.
Interested in vintage houses? Katherine Rinehart talks on “The Genealogy of a House: A Case Study,” about researching the story of a 1927 Petaluma home and the people associated with it. Rinehart, who works in the Sonoma County Library’s history and genealogy department is the author of “Petaluma: A History in Architecture.” Her free presentation takes place at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 29 in the Helen Putnam Community Room at the Petaluma Regional Library, 100 Fairgrounds Drive. Call 763-9801, ext. 0720 for more information.
Community members are invited to the dedication of the new Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaque. Following the theft of the original last December, funds were raised to replace the memorial. The ceremony starts at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 30 in Walnut Park, Fourth and D streets. Call the Petaluma Museum, 778-4398 for more information.
Cinnabar Theater closes out its 40th season with “Carmen,” Georges Bizet’s beloved opera about the love affair between the hot-tempered Don Jose and the free-spirited gypsy girl Carmen. Performances are May 31-June 16: at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays June 9 and 16. Tickets, at $25-$25, are available by calling 763-8920 or visiting cinnabartheater.com. The theater is at 3333 Petaluma Blvd. North.
Need a Phoenix fix? Here’s the lineup for Friday, May 31. Arsonists Get all the Girls at Phoenix headlines the bill, along with Walk the Atmosphere, Dakota, A Sun that Never Sets and Creatures of Origin. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the tunes start up at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10-$13. The Phoenix is at 201Washington St. Visit thephoenixtheater.com.
The third annual Sonoma Wine Country Senior Games begin May 30 and continue through June 9 at various locations around the county. Athletes 50 years and older will complete in one or more of 17 events including archery, basketball, tennis, bocce ball, square dancing, table tennis, pickleball, softball, track and field, and horseshoes. Athletes and volunteers are invited to register at winecountrygames.com or call 525-0143, ext. 146. To watch games locally, the square dancing competition takes place from 2-5 p.m. Friday, June 7 and 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, June 8 at the Penngrove Clubhouse. Women’s softball action is from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9 at Prince Park.
Come on and hear, come on and hear – the California Redwood Chorale. The group performs its Landmarks concert, music about love from such different composers as John Rutter, David Dickau and Freddy Mercury at 8 p.m. Friday, May 31 at the Petaluma Museum, 20 Fourth St. Tickets are $20 and available from brownpapertickets.com or at the door. Visit californiaredwoodchorale.org.
Foundry Wharf is the place on Sunday, June 2 for the annual Day on the River. This fundraiser for the Petaluma Small Craft Center offers boating via kayak, rowboat, outrigger and paddleboard from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., activities for kids, demonstrations and food, plus music by the Yukalady, Gabby Lala and the Hill Williams Band. Admission is $5; children under 12 are free. Call 347-6692.
The Alphabet Players – piano and strings – perform music of the 20th century: Arnold Schoenberg’s “Pierror Lunaire” and William Walton’s “Façade,” at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2. The Schoenberg is a work for voice and chamber ensemble based on poems by Albert Giraud; the Walton is an entertainment for reader and chamber ensemble, featuring the poetry of Edith Sitwell. Tickets are $15-$20 15 and available by calling 763-8920 or going to cinnabartheater.org.