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Aug. 30 & 31

<strong>Broadway under the Stars Gala:</strong> The season of evening performances and music at Jack London State Park ends with a two-night extravaganza, featuring songs from Broadway and the Standard American Songbook. $29-$117. 5 p.m. picnicking, 7:30 concert. 2400 London Ranch Rd., Santa Rosa. <a href="http://transcendencetheatre.org" target="_blank">transcendencetheatre.org</a>

Aug. 30-Sept. 1

<strong>Sonoma Wine Country Weekend:</strong> Three days, 200 wineries and chefs. It kicks off at 7 tonight with 'Sonoma Starlight Supper Club' at the Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Geyserville, and ends Sunday with the Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction at Chateau St. Jean in Kenwood.

<a href="http://sonomawinecountryweekend.com" target="_blank">sonomawinecountryweekend.com</a>.

Fri., Aug. 30

<strong>Chuck Prophet:</strong> Cloverdale Plaza's summer-long 'Friday Night Live' free concert series closes its season at 7 tonight with San Francisco singer and songwriter Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express. Farmers market opens at 5:30 p.m. 894-4410, <a href="http://cloverdaleartsalliance.org" target="_blank">cloverdaleartsalliance.org</a>.

Aug. 31-Sept. 2

<strong>Labor Day BBQ:</strong> Viansa Winery presents three days of free live music with rock by Bern Man on Saturday, blues by Levi Lloyd &amp;amp; the 501 Band on Sunday and smooth jazz by the Veraison Band on Monday. Noon-3 p.m. each day. Food and wine for purchase. 25200 Arnold Drive, Sonoma. 800-995-4740, <a href="http://viansa.com" target="_blank">viansa.com</a>.

Sat., Aug. 31

<strong>David Luning:</strong> One of the North Bay's busiest singer-songwriters, now set to tour nationally, Luning performs Saturday at the HopMonk Tavern, 230 Petaluma Ave., Sebastopol. Stop by for heartfelt roots music. E Minor and the Dirty Diamonds open at 9:15 p.m. $15. 829-7300, <a href="http://hopmonk.com" target="_blank">hopmonk.com</a>.

Sat., Aug. 31

<strong>'Wretch Like Me':</strong> Sonoma County journalist, playright and actor David Templeton performs his one-man show, about his years growing up as a fundamentalist Christian, at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Glaser Center, 547 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. Free admission; donations welcome. 568-5381, <a href="http://glasercenter.com" target="_blank">glasercenter.com</a>.

Aug. 31 to Sept. 2

<strong>Sausalito Art Festival:</strong> The popular celebration draws in tens of thousands of art lovers, filling the town of Sausalito with art, live music, food, and fun next to the bay. Included in this year's famed entertainment is Crystal Bowersox (American Idol), Lisa Marie Pressley, The English Beat, The Psychedelic Furs, and more. Tickets are $25 adults, $15 seniors, and $5 kids 6-12. 5 &amp;amp; under free. Marinship Park, Sausalito. <a href="http://sausalitoartfestival.org/" target="_blank">sausalitoartfestival.org</a>

Aug. 31 -Sept. 2, Sept. 7-8

<strong>Studio Discovery Tour:</strong> Visit more than two dozen artists' studios along Highway 1, from Manchester to Sea Ranch, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 31-Sept. 2 and Sept. 7-8. Art includes drawings, paintings, sculture, ceramics, photography, collage and more. <a href="http://studiodiscoverytour.com" target="_blank">studiodiscoverytour.com</a>, 684-0475.

Sept. 1 &amp;amp; 2

<strong>50 years of The Birds:</strong> In honor of the Alfred Hitchcock movie's 50th anniversary, the weekend will be filled with related events - from a kick-off celebration to tours of the infamous movie landmarks. Admission to Monday's event is free. Docent-led tours is $25. And admission to Sunday's fundraising event is $100. 17190 Bodega Hwy., Bodega. <a href="http://www.bodegabirds.com" target="_blank">www.bodegabirds.com</a>

Sun., Sept 1

<strong>North Bay Poetry Slam:</strong> Poets get the spotlight at this open mic of talent, followed by a competition of slammers performing original work. $5-$10 cover. Sign ups at 8:30 p.m. Performances start at 9 p.m. Hopmonk Sebastopol. 230 Petaluma Ave., Sebastopol. <a href="http://hopmonk.com/sebastopol" target="_blank">hopmonk.com/sebastopol</a>

Sun. Sept. 1

<strong>Psychedelic Furs:</strong> Bringing the punk scene back from the 1980s, the English band will perform retro songs like "Ghost in You" and "Love My Way", and possibly a few from the bandmates' spinoff solo days. Opening band is The Burning of Rome. $35. 12-plus. 8 p.m. Uptown Theatre. 1350 Third St., Napa. <a href="http://uptowntheatrenapa.com" target="_blank">uptowntheatrenapa.com</a>

Sun. Sept. 1

<strong>Fishstock:</strong> Celebrate the bounty of the sea with chowder tasting, a BBQ, live music, local wines and brews, a raffle, and more in this fundraising event for Jenner Community Club. Free admission, food and drink is $5-$10. Noon to 6 p.m. 10432 State Hwy. 1, Jenner. <a href="http://jenner-cc.org" target="_blank">jenner-cc.org</a>

Sun., Sept. 1

<strong>Amadeo Guitar Duo:</strong> The B.R. Cohn Winery's weekly live music series continues with Gerard McCormick and John Perez playing classical guitar from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday on the lawn. 15000 Sonoma Highway, Glen Ellen. <a href="http://brcohn.com" target="_blank">brcohn.com</a>, 800-330-4064.

Mon., Sept. 2

<strong>Charlie Musselwhite:</strong> The nationally known blues harmonica master, who lives in Geyserville, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, headlining the Coahoma to Sonoma County Blues Festival. Johnny Rawls opens. $10. Free music 2-6 p.m. Lagunitas Brewing Co., 1280 McDowell Blvd., Petaluma. <a href="http://lagunitas.com" target="_blank">lagunitas.com</a>, 769-4495.

Tues., Sept. 3

<strong>'So Long to Summer':</strong> Mark the end of the season with a special menu by chef Louis Maldonado, cocktails by Cappy Sorrentino and tropical island-style music by Da Puna Bruddahs, from 4 to 10 p.m. Tuesday at Spoonbar, 219 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg. Dinner, $42; drinks $9.50-$10.50. 433-7222, <a href="http://spoonbar.com" target="_blank">spoonbar.com</a>.

Tues., Sept. 3

<strong>'Opening Night Gala':</strong> The San Francisco Symphony opens its season with Broadway superstar Audra McDonald at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco. $160-$295. (415) 864-6000, <a href="http://sfsymphony.org" target="_blank">sfsymphony.org</a>. Regular concerts start Sept. 6.

Wed., Sept. 4

<strong>Michael Perry:</strong> The New York Times bestselling author, humorist, singer-songwriter and amateur pig farmer appears in onstage conservation with author Christopher Moore on Perry's new book, 'Visiting Tom,' at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Copperfields Books. 140 Kentucky St., Petaluma. <a href="http://copperfieldsbooks.com" target="_blank">copperfieldsbooks.com</a>, 762-0563.

Starting Wed., Sept. 4<strong>

'School Projects':</strong> Charlie Brown's little sister Sally got a C for her coat-hanger sculpture, but the 'Peanuts' gang does its best with classroom creations in original comic strips on display starting Wednesday at the Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa. $5-$10; children 3 and under free. 579-4452, <a href="http://schulzmuseum.org/" target="_blank">schulzmuseum.org</a>.

Thurs., Sept. 5

<strong>Chuck Prophet:</strong> If you miss him in Cloverdale on Aug. 30, you'll get another chance to catch him at the summer's last free 'Backyard Concert,' with Tiny Television opening, at 6 p.m. Thursday at KRSH Radio, 3565 Standish Ave., Santa Rosa. <a href="http://krsh.com" target="_blank">krsh.com</a>, 588-0707.

Thurs., Sept. 5

<strong>The Wiggles:</strong> This internationally popular musical act aimed at young audiences has been around for 21 years, and introduces a new line-up on its current tour, playing at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa. $20-$70. 546-3600, <a href="http://wellsfargocenterarts.org/" target="_blank">wellsfargocenterarts.org</a>.

Sept. 6-8

<strong>'Streetcar Named Desire':</strong> Stanley yells at Stella, and Blanche seeks kindness from strangers. The Raven Players opens the Tennessee Williams' masterpiece at 8 p.m. Sept. 6-7 and 2 p.m. Sept. 8. Closes Sept. 22.Raven Theater, 115 North St., Healdsburg. $20-$25. 433-6335, <a href="http://raventheater.org" target="_blank">raventheater.org</a>.

Fri., Sept. 6<strong>

Faith Ako:</strong> Aloha! A longtime Northern California favorite, the singer and musician remains dedicated to preserving Hawaiian music. She celebrates the release of her third album at 8 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Spreckels Performing Arts Center, 5409 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park. $25. 588-3400, <a href="http://rpcity.org" target="_blank">rpcity.org</a>.

Sat., Sept 7

<strong>Dan Hicks:</strong> The singer, songwriter and former Santa Rosan celebrates the release of the live CD from his 70th birthday bash last year at Davies Hall in San Francisco with a new show at 8:30 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Mystic Theatre, 23 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma. $26. 765-2121,

<a href="http://mystictheatre.com" target="_blank">mystictheatre.com</a>.

Sundays, Sept 7-Dec. 1

<strong>'Kitchen Memories':</strong> See vintage kitchen utensils, recipes and more from the private collection of Sonoma food and travel writer Kathleen Thompson Hill, Wednesdays through Sundays, Sept. 7&amp;#8211;Dec. 1. Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, 551 Broadway, Sonoma. $5; 12 and under free. 939-7862, <a href="http://svma.org" target="_blank">svma.org</a>.