Tuesdays-Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 15
Graton Gallery - Sonoma
Mondays-Saturdays. Continues through Dec. 31
Annex Galleries - Sonoma
Sundays, 2-4:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 15
6th Street Playhouse - Sonoma
The retail season is upon us, but that doesn’t mean you have to feed the gaping maw of big-box stores and monopolistic online retailers. When you think outside the big box and support local retailers you’re doing wonders for your community and its economy—check out our annual gift guide for ideas! Meanwhile, according to community columnist Karen Hess, there's more in store for Petaluma’s Heebe Jeebe General Store, which has been encouraging the arts in the community for the past 20 years. Arts editor Charlie Swanson profiles the Christmas Jug Band and their new album; and editor Daedalus Howell revisits "A Charlie Brown Christmas" with predictably humorous results. Also, Shia LaBeouf’s film has daddy issues says film critic Richard von Busack.