The popular Apple Blossom Festival is returning for its 69th year of music, art and activities galore, taking place in and around Ives Park. This year’s theme is “A Magical Time,” and the festival is embracing an enchanted array of local art, food, music and community fun. The art show at the Sebastopol Veterans Auditorium features more than a hundred new works and celebrates the Art Workshop of Western Sonoma County. Performances by David Luning, McKenna Faith, Curtis Salgado and Lady Bianca highlight the weekend’s live music offerings. There’ll be a bushel of exhibitors, kids activities and the traditional Saturday parade. The Apple Blossom Festival takes place April 18–19, at Ives Park, Willow Street and Jewell Avenue, Sebastopol. 10am. $8–$12. 707.823.3032.