Festival of Art
Friday, Aug. 26, DJ Style with Lucky Lou, 6-8 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 27, Acura Celebrity Event, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Richard Marx 7-8 p.m
Sunday, Aug. 28, Art in Motion: Irish dance, 3-4 p.m.; meet celebrities such as Camryn Manheim arriving at 5 p.m.; Beatles Sunday, Jason Feddy & Friends, 6-8 p.m.
Pageant of the Masters’ “Only Make Believe,” 8:30 p.m., through Aug. 31.
www.festivalofarts.org 949-494-1145, 650 Laguna Canyon Road.
Sawdust Art Festival
Friday, Aug. 26: Poul Pederson, George Lawton, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; The Girls, noon-4 p.m.; Michelle Mangione, Paul McIntire, 5-9:30 p.m.; Jason Feddy, 5:30-9:45 p.m.
Art classes, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 27: Chris & Sue, Beth Fitchet Wood, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Upstream, noon-4 p.m.; Kelly Fitzgerald, Mary Coppin, 5-9:30 p.m.; Missiles of October, 5:30-9:45 p.m.
Art classes, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 28: Really Classic, Brooke Ramel, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Yussi, noon-4 p.m.; City Workers, 5-9:30 p.m.; World Anthem, 5:30-9:45 p.m.
www.sawdustartfestival.org 949-494-3030 935 Laguna Canyon Road.
Friday, Aug.26: Bob Johnson, 4-7 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 27: Shades of Blue, noon-3 p.m.; Delta Daddy-O’s, 5-9 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 28: Redd Street, 2-5 p.m.
www.art-a-fair.com 949-494-4514 777 Laguna Canyon Road.
Indy Calendar, August 26-September 1, 2011
Friday, Aug. 26
Happy Hour at the Gourmet Cheese and Wine Shop, 845 Laguna Canyon Road. For adults only. $20, $6 for additional glasses of wine. 949.494.4006.
Jazz Friday with pianist/vocalist Christina Aguinaga at Romeo Cucina, 249 Broadway.
Family Style, 9 p.m.-1 a.m,, Marine Room, 214 Ocean Ave. 949-494-3027
Nick I & ADD of Common Sense, 8:45 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777
Friday Night Dance Party, H’Sao hip hop, 8:15 p.m. The Great Park, Sand Canyon & Marine Way, Irvine. www.ocgreatpark.org $10 parking.
Farmers Market, Lumberyard Parking Lot next to City Hall. 8 a.m-noon 714.573.0374
Back County Hike, 9 a.m., Crystal Cove State Park, 8471 N. Coast Hwy. Met at Moro day-use parking. $15 day use fee. 949-494-3539
Ashlee Fletcher, author of children’s picture book “My Dog, My Cat.” Kids welcome. 2 p.m. Laguna Beach Books, 1200 Coast Highway. 949-494-4779 www.lagunabeachbooks.com
West Coast Strayz, 8-11 p.m., Marine Room, 214 Ocean Ave. 949-494-3027
Party Foul (reggae, ska, mixed) 8:45-midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777
Live jazz, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Laguna Coffee Company, 1050 S. Coast Highway.
The Strangers, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027
Salsa Night w. Ivan Marcello at Romeo Cucina, 249 Broadway. 949-497-6627 www.romeocucina.com
Laguna Culinary Arts Tasting Room. 1-4 p.m., $5 for 8 wines, 845 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-494-4006.
Del McCoury Band, Great Park Concert, 8:15 p.m. Sand Canyon & Marine Way, Irvine. www.ocgreatpark.org $10 parking.
Sunday, Aug. 28
Music in the Park. Bluebird Park. The Wonderelles, 5-7 p.m. No set-ups before 3. bring low-backed seat or blanket. 949-497-0722 email@example.com
Missiles of October, 4-8 p.m., Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027
Full Wattz reggae, 5-10 p.m.,. Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777 $10 cover.
Justin James at Hotel Laguna, 5-8 p.m., 425 S. Coast Highway.
Jazz featuring Dan Reckard on sax and keyboard, 6-9 p.m. Cafe Zinc, 344 Ocean Ave. 949-494-6312
Monday, Aug. 29
Karaoke, 9 p.m., Hennessy Tavern, 213 Ocean Ave. 949-494-2743
Tuesday, Aug. 30
Art Talk at Festival of Arts, “The Art of Re-imagining Fashion” 10-11 a.m., 650 Laguna Canyon Rd. Free with festival admission.
Beth Fitchet Wood’s Songwriter’s Showcase, 8-11 p.m., Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027
Wednesday, Aug. 31
Karaoke at 9 p.m. Ocean Ave. Brewery. No cover. Over 21, 237 Ocean Avenue.
Wine Club Tasting at the Gourmet Cheese and Wine Shop & Café at 845 Laguna Canyon Road. Every Wednesday at 6:30pm. Reservations required. $10 per person. Each tasting incl.6 wines, bread and cheese. 949.494.4000
Jazz Wednesday, Sal Cracchiolo & Melanie Jackson Quartet, 6 p.m. Hotel Laguna, 425 S. Coast Highway. $10 cover. (Rose Garden opens 5 p.m.)
Thursday, Sept. 1
First Thursday. Art Walk member galleries stay open from 6-9 p.m. Wine and refreshments served. www.firstthursdayartwalk.com 949-683-6871 Free shuttle throughout town.
First Thursdays Member Gallery Exhibition 5-6 p.m, “Gallery Highlights,” City Hall, 505 Forest Ave.
Sue Greenwood Fine Art, 330 N.Coast Hwy. Kay Bradner, Geoff Krueger. 949-494-0669
FOA South, 1006 S. Coast Highway. Stillman F. Sawyer, Silver Images from Nature.
Studio Arts Gallery, 1200 S. Coast Highway, glass by Michael Hermann and Gina Lunn
Salt Fine Art, 1492 S. Coast Highway, kinetic work by Victor Hugo Zayas.
Vintage Poster, 1492 S. Coast Highway, Sister City original Menton posters.
DeRu’s Fine Arts, 1590 S. Coast Highway, “Scenes of Laguna as Painted by Early California Impressionists (1890-1940)”
Sandstone Gallery, 384-A N. Coast Hwy. “Figures in Space” by Howard Hitchcock and “Cosmic Dream” by Sunny Kim.
End of Summer Party. Group show of gallery artists, 6-9 p.m., Peter Blake Gallery, 435 Ocean Ave. 949-376-9994 www.peterblakegallery.com
DJ’d grooves at Mozambique. 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-777
The Dupp Brothers, 8:30 p.m., Marine Room, 214 Ocean Ave. 949-494-3027
Film Screenings curated by Meghan Chandler. 7 p.m. Free. UCI, Lucille Kuehn Bldg. No. 610, 949-824-6494.
Noguchi: East Meets West and Lita Albuquerque “Emergence,” Daily, 11 a.m-5 p.m. Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Drive. General $15, Students $12, Seniors/Military/under 12 free. 949-494-8971 Through Oct. 12, 2011