Celebrate at Persimmons before winter sets in

On Wednesday, Nov. 14, Perismmons Garden Gallery in Redway presents singer/guitarist Gary Stuart accompanied by drummer Michael Curran. Gary plays a variety of musical styles ranging from Louie Armstrong to Dave Matthews and James Taylor.

On Thursday, Nov. 15, Tony Nester and Friends will play. Tony, a member of Twango Macallan and Fries Nester Ruland, will play his Southern Humboldt songs and covers from artists such as Stephen Stills, and James Taylor. Also, the KingFly Trunk Show will be there with one-of-a-kind, handmade leather handbags. Creator, designer and seamstress, Rachel Pepper operates out of Park City, Utah. She pays close attention to thread detail and color.

And finally, Friday, Nov. 16 is tenor sax player Francis Vanek’s birthday, which he will celebrate at Persimmons by playing jazz with Joani Rose, Jim Wilde, Damien Roomets and Michael Curran. Enjoy jazz, cocktails and birthday cake

Persimmons will be open on a regular basis until the end of November only, so be sure to stop by this month from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and special events. Music from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Space available to rent on Saturday and Sunday. Call 923-2748, look on Facebook or http://www.persimmons.netpersimmons_garden_gallery.html.

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1. Francis Vanek

2. Tony Nester