Christmas just isn’t Christmas without the classic animated “Peanuts” special A Charlie Brown Christmas. This weekend, the Santa Rosa Symphony once again presents songs from the classic with the Symphony Pops: A Charlie Brown Christmas Concert
. Conductor Michael Berkowitz returns to lead this treasured tradition, featuring pianist Jim Martinez and his quartet filling in for Schroeder alongside the symphony. Get to the show early to hear Berkowitz talk about the concert and swap stories from his illustrious career. The show pops off on Sunday, Dec. 11, at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa. 3pm; talk at 2pm. $37 and up. 707.546.3600.