NIKI J. CRAWFORD PLAYS AT BLUE NOTE
Singer/songwriter Niki J. Crawford and her band will perform their soul/funk/R&B-flavored tunes at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at Blue Note Napa, 1030 Main St. in Napa. Crawford has been singing since she was 6 years old. From her roots as the lead soloist in her hometown church choir to her worldwide tours, her talent has continued to evolve.
FIRE BENEFIT CONCERT IN ST. HELENA
A benefit concert for California/Nevada United Methodist Annual Conference’ Fire Disaster Fund will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, at the United Methodist Church in St. Helena. Performers from the Napa Sonoma area will present a musical potpourri followed by an English High Tea. They include: The Napa Valley Duo, cellist Jeffrey McFarland Johnson and pianist Terry Winn, sopranos Katie Sculatti and Cynthia Ermshar; and a bluegrass quartet featuring Ron and Esther Brunswick, Dewitt and Shanti Garlock round out this afternoon of entertainment. The funds raised from the concert and tea will go to the California/Nevada United Methodist Annual Conference’ Fire Disaster Relief Fund, cnumc.org/news/donate-to-wildfires-9702538, which was set up by the regional Methodist church to ensure that resources are available for those hit hardest by the fires.
UPSTAGE NAPA VALLEY PRESENTS ‘DOUBT’
Upstage Napa Valley’s (formerly Calistoga Theater Company) production of John Patrick Shanley’s “Doubt,” directed by Sharie Renault, continues through Sunday, Nov. 19, at the St. Helena Presbyterian Church. Showtimes are 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 17 and Saturday, Nov. 18; and 5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 19.
Details: 341-3278 or UpstageNapaValley.com.
MIKE GREENSILL IN CONCERT
St. Helena pianist Mike Greensill will perform from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday in November at The Saint wine bar, 1351 Main St. Greensill also performs from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at Silo’s, 530 Main St. in Napa. Admission is free.
HURRICANE BENEFIT CONCERT
Project KIKS will hold a Hurricane Harvey and Irma Benefit Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at Lincoln Theater in Yountville. Performers will include Dr. Love & the Love Foundation (R&B and soul), Luv Fyah & 7th Street Band (reggae), Orquesta La Secarda (Latin jazz and salsa), Peggy Shropshier and Amon Carter (gospel) and DJ Uhuru. Doors open at 2 p.m., and the concert will run from 3 to 8. Tax-deductible donations can be made at solanocf.org (link to Project KIKS Charitable Fund).
Details: LincolnTheater.com or 944-9900.
WINTER FAIRE AT THE WHITE BARN
The White Barn Winter Faire returns Dec. 8-10. Back by popular demand, the event features two stories of hand-crafted gifts designed and created by local and Bay Area artists. Warm your bones by the fire or sip mulled cider and peruse the unique gifts, clothing, jewelry, toys and other crafts. Admission is $20 to the preview night from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 8, and free from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 9 and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 10. The White Barn is at 2727 Sulphur Springs Ave.
Details: 987-8225 or TheWhiteBarn.org.
NOW PLAYING AT THE CAMEO
“Loving Vincent,” “Wonderstruck” and “Thor: Ragnarock” are the featured films at the Cameo Cinema next week.
“Loving Vincent“ is a feature-length painted animation — the first film of its kind — that explores the life and unusual death of Vincent Van Gogh via depictions of his artworks. Rated PG-13 (1H 34M). It plays Friday, Sunday and Tuesday at 5 p.m.; and Saturday and Monday at 2 and 7:45 p.m.
“Wonderstruck“ is based on Brian Selznick’s novel about children from two different eras who secretly wish their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he has never known, while Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook. When Ben discovers a puzzling clue in his home and Rose reads an enticing headline in the newspaper, both children set out on quests to find what they are missing. Rated PG (1H 57M). It plays Friday, Sunday and Tuesday at 2 and 7:45 p.m.; and Saturday and Monday at 5 p.m.
“Thor: Ragnarok“ finds the superhero imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok — the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization — at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela. But first he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger, the Incredible Hulk. It plays starts Wednesday at 2, 5 and 7:45 p.m., and continues through the following week. Rated PG-13 (2H 10M).
“Goodbye Christopher Robin,“ about “Winnie the Pooh” author A.A. Milne, plays Thursday, Nov. 16, at 5 p.m. Rated PG (1H 47M).
Details: CameoCinema.com or 287-4172.