What’s happening this week
On Dec. 23 Bodega Bay Church and Fisherman’s Chapel will join voices in a Christmas Carol Sing-Along at Bodega Bay Church at 7 p.m. Bodega Bay Church is at 1320 Bay View St. in Bodega Bay.
On Christmas Eve at 6 p.m. Community Church of Sebastopol will hold a Family Service with the Children’s Choir singing and a Children’s Pageant. At 8:30 p.m. there is a Classic Service with a bell choir and a candlelight recession. At 11 p.m. there is an Acoustic Service with an acoustic folk music group performing and leading carols. The church is at 1000 Gravenstein Highway N. Call 823-2484 for more information.
At St. Philip’s Church in Occidental there is a Christmas Eve mass at 4 p.m. and again at 10 p.m. There is a Christmas Day mass at 8 a.m. The church is On Bohemian Highway in Occidental. Call 874-3812 for more information.
St. Teresa of Avila in Bodega is holding a Christmas Eve mass at 5:30 p.m. and a Christmas mass at 9:30 a.m. The church ison Bodega Highway. Call the parish office at 874-3812 for more information.
Occidental Community Church is holding a candlelight service on Christmas Eve at 5 p.m. The church is at 3637 Church St. Call 874-3501 for information.
United Methodist of Sebastopol will hold a Christmas Eve candlelight service at 5:30 p.m. The church is the big pink one with the bells at 500 N. Main St. in Sebastopol. Call 823-7971 for information.
Mt. Olive Lutheran Church is holding Christmas Eve service at 6 p.m. It is at 450 Murphy Ave. in Sebastopol. Call 823-6316 for information.
Don’t be alone, don’t be hungry, don’t be cold on Christmas. On Christmas day from 1 to 4 p.m. the Rotary Club of Sebastopol is having a community dinner and holiday party. Santa will have toys for kids and there will be a coat giveaway. The happy party happens at the Community Church of Sebastopol Memorial Hall at 1000 Gravenstein Highway N. If you want to donate food, toys, money or time to the event call 634-4929.
It’s art/music night at Aubergine on Monday, Xmas Eve at 6 p.m. with artist Stanley Mouse among others painting and models modeling while music plays. It’s free. Aubergine is at 755 Petaluma Ave. in Sebastopol. Call 827-3460 for information.
On Wednesday (12/26) it’s free Open Mic night with Michael Lindner at Aubergine at 6 p.m. Aubergine is at 755 Petaluma Ave. Call 827-3460 for information.
On Thursday (12/27) Hopmonk Tavern holds $5 Juke Joint night at 10 p.m. with Lazy Boy and Primo. Expect some hip-hop and reggae. Hopmonk is at 230 Petaluma Ave. in Sebastopol. Call 829- 7300 for information.
On Saturday its Aubergine’s annual Sunday Gravy and Coat Drive from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.. Sunday Gravy will supply the music for dancing, with special performances by KellytheSinger and Radio Active and bring a warm winter coat to be distributed through The Living Room and Open Table to homeless people. The cost is $5 before 10 p.m. and $10 after 10 p.m. Aubergine is at 755 Petaluma Ave. Call 827-3460 for information.
Landpaths is offering a mushrooming field class at Bohemia Preserve on Saturday (12/29) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. he tuition is $25. Go to landpaths.org for information.