What’s happening in Petaluma this weekend?
Here are a couple of highlights from Patch’s event calendar.
Friday, bring the kids to downtown’s Lan Mart building and pose for a photo with Santa. 2:30-8pm. 35 Petaluma Blvd North. Then stroll around and check out the beautifully decorated trees in Centre Park and store fronts dolled up for the holidays.
On Saturday, learn how to make your own truffles with Viva Cocolat’s hands-on workshop. For $12, Viva Cocolat will supply an assortment of ganaches and coatings, while you supply the creative genius to dip, roll and coat as many truffles as you’d like.
Instruction will be provided for dipping and rolling truffles. You pay for the truffles made by weight, so make them big or make them small, either way they’ll be special. 1pm. 110 Petaluma Blvd. North.
Also on Saturday, listen to firsthand accounts of local soldiers about their experience fighting in the Korean War at a screening of “Coming of Age in Korea” at the Petaluma Historical Museum at 2pm. Free.
Fan of the ‘80s? Head to the Mystic on Saturday to hear The English Beat, a ska revivalist group formed in England in 1978. Hit singles include 'Mirror In The Bathroom', 'Can't Get Used to Losing You', 'Hands Off... She's Mine' and 'Best Friend. 8:30pm. $31.
Later on Saturday, hear a holiday concert at the United Church of Christ. Join us for a family-friendly concert at Petaluma’s United Church of Christ. Program includes a number of settings of O magnum mysterium and a delightful rendition of The 12 Days of Christmas. Michael Shahani, conductor; Nancy Hayashibara, accompanist, with Baritone Chris Wells as guest. $10. Starts at 8pm.
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