Returning for a sixth year, the Sebastopol Guitar Festival
celebrates all things guitars, from acoustic axes to steely sliders. In a full day of workshops and exhibits, the region’s top guitar crafters share their wares, and expert musicians offer instructions on guitar techniques for beginners and advanced players. Not a guitarist? No worries, as a full lineup of performances by the likes of Solid Air, Farallons, Jim Nichols, Kevin Russell and headliner Volker Strifler give audiences an up-close-and-personal all-day concert experience on Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Sebastopol Community Center, 390 Morris St., Sebastopol, Noon to 10pm. $20–$32. 707.823.1511.