Winesong Weekend: Sept. 7-8, Mendocino Coast. Pinot Noir Celebration: Meet the Winemakers, 1-4 p.m. Sept. 7. Pinot noir tastings paired with hors d’oeuvres from the Little River Inn. Wine and Food Tasting in the Gardens, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 8. Enjoy samplings from wineries as well as beer, spirits, and ciders; plus bites from nearly 50 local and regional artisanal food purveyors, and musicians performing jazz, classical, blues, calypso and folk rock. Silent auction 11 a.m.-3 p.m., live auction, 2-5 p.m. Tickets go on sale April 1. www.winesong.org.
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Knowles promises an exciting concert season, which runs from June 22 through Aug. 24. The free Wednesday night Jazz on the Plazz concerts are at 6:30 p.m. at the Town Plaza. That said, tickets are $200 for the July 26 fundraising gala that will be held at a private estate. This year’s headliner is the Manhattan Transfer. The theme for the regular concert season is “An Ellington Summer,” so expect Jazz on the Plazz performers to borrow liberally from the Duke Ellington songbook. Executive producer Michael Jacobi suggests we “Take the A Train” to all the shows.
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Redwood Symphony. Directed by Eric Kujawsky. 8 p.m. Nov. 23. “The Planets,” by Gustav Holst; Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23, with soloist Jeffrey Jones; Rimsky-Korsakov’s ”Dance of the Tumblers”; Raymond Scott’s “Powerhouse.” Main Theater, Cañada College, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City. $10-$30. RedwoodSymphony.org. Pre-concert talk at 7 p.m. Mike Schermer (Club Fox Blues Jam). 7 p.m. Nov. 27. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $5. 877-435-9849 or www.clubfoxrwc.com.