Conceived by Russian River Brewing Company brewer Jacob Totz and hospitality industry colleagues, Stand Up Sonoma
is a comedy benefit that aims to use laughter to help the King Ridge Foundation help Sonoma County rebuild after October’s wildfires. The showcase features top-tier comics including Nick Kroll and Chris D’Elia, who’ve all been seen on Netflix comedy specials, television shows and movies. The massive benefit show starts with a reception and raffle before the standup stars shine on Thursday, Jan. 4, at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa. 8pm; reception, 6:30pm. $55–$125. 707.546.3600.