Miss Dakota performs from 8 to
11 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. Cover is $5. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
Sunset Jazz at Newport presents Byron Stripling (vocals, trumpet), Bobby Floyd (Hammond B3) and Bruce Forman (guitar) at 6 and
7:30 p.m. in the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, 900 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. Tickets start at $15 and doors open at 5 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.westcoastjazzparty.com or call (949) 759-5003.
The Bungalow Restaurant, 2441 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, presents a patio party from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays through the summer. The event features a menu ranging from $14 to $28, with happy hour draft beer at $4. For more information, call (949) 673-6585.
The Pacific Symphony plays Tchaikovsky favorites, Rachmaninoff's "Piano Concerto No. 2" — with Alexander Korsantia as the guest soloist — and other selections are 8 p.m. at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine. The Huntington Beach Concert Band also performs. Tickets start at $25. For more information, visit http://www.pacificsymphony.org or call (714) 755-5799.
'Day of the Pirates'
Pirate-themed activities for families and their children begin at noon at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina, 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach. For more information, visit http://www.newportdunes.com or call (949) 729-3863.
Martha's Bookstore is having a book signing from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with local author Cindy Muchnick. Her book is titled "The Everything Guide to Study Skills." The store is located at 308 1/2 Marine Ave., Balboa Island, Newport Beach. For more information about Cindy, visit http://www.cynthiamuchnick.com.
SEPT. 12 TILL OCT. 31
'It's Your Money'