Friday, Sept. 16
Sawdust Art Festival art classes: 10 a.m-noon, tidepool bracelet with Linda Ames, noon-functional ceramic tea pot with Walter Reiss; 2-4 p.m., pottery wheel with Robert Jones, water casting with Erin Elowe; birdhouse with Ora Sterling, www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses 949-494-3030. Also Saturday.
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.
Sunset Serenades, El Real Chamber Players, string trio, 5:30 p.m. Heisler Park at Rockpile.
The Strangers, 9 p.m.-1 a.m, Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027
Nick I & ADD of Common Sense, 8:45 p.m to midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777
Saturday Sept. 17
Farmers Market, Lumberyard Parking Lot next to City Hall. 8 a.m.-noon 714.573.0374
Great Park Fall Garden Workshops, today-Nov. 5. 10-11 a.m. free. Irvine Great Park, Sand Canyon & Marine Way, Irvine. www.ocgp.org/events 866-829-3829
Zac Marben Sola art show opening, 7-10 p.m., at AR4T 210 N. Coast Hwy. email@example.com
Art and Sea Lions workshop & docent tour, 9-10:30 a.m. Marine Mammal Center, 20612 Laguna Canyon Road. Tickets $20-15 949-363-4700
Upstart, Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777
Live jazz from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Laguna Coffee Company, 1050 S. Coast Highway. Free.
The Strangers, 9 p.m.-1 a.m at 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 Saturday Afternoon Tasting Room. 1-4 p.m. $5 for 8 wines. 845 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-494-4006.
Coastal Clean-Up, Crystal Cove State Park and other locations throughout Laguna Beach. Pelican Point lot #3 or Reef point. Parking fee waived for volunteers. 949-497-7647
Guided Back Country Hike. Crystal Cove State Park. 9 a.m. meet at El Morro Amphitheater. Park $15 www.crystalcovestatepark.com
Newport Beach Evening & Sunset Cruises
Davey’s Locker , 400 Main Street, Newport Beach. 949-673-1434 www.daveyslocker.com for times. $25 per person
Sunday, Sept. 18
Lita Albuquerque talk, “Emergence,” 1 p.m., Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Drive. 949-494-8971 www.lagunartmuseum.org Free with museum admission.
Missiles of October, 4-8 p.m. Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027
Lesterfari & Kings reggae, 5-10 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777 $10 cover.
Meet author Ed Kaufman “From Monks to Mountain Gorillas: A Family’s Global Journey,” 5p.m. Laguna Beach Books, 1200 Coast Highway. 949-494-4779
Craft Guild sale 8:30 a.m.- dusk, cobblestones Main Beach 949-228-6206
Monday, Sept. 19
Karaoke, 9 p.m. Hennessy Tavern, 213 Ocean Ave. 949-494-2743
Tuesday, Sept. 20
Beth Fitchet Wood’s Songwriter’s Showcase, 8-11 p.m. Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027
Meet author E.L. Doctorow for a discussion of “Ragtime,” 6:30 p.m. Laguna Beach Books, 1200 Coast Highway. 949-494-4779
Wednesday, Sept. 21
Karaoke at 9 p.m. Ocean Ave. Brewery. No cover. Over 21, 237 Ocean Avenue.
Wine Club tasting, Gourmet Cheese and Wine Shop & Café, 845 Laguna Canyon Road. 6:30 p.m. RSVP. $10 per person, six wines. 949.494.4000
Fiesta Laguna. 7-10 p.m. $10 advance, $15 at door. Hotel Laguna 425 S. Coast Hwy. www.lagunabeachlive.org or 949-854-4646×1
Emerson String Quartet premiered Pierre Jalbert’s String Quartet No. 5., 8 p.m. in Samueli Theater, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa.
Angels player Shawn Green, author of “The Way of Baseball: Finding Stillness at 95 MPH,” in conversation with Jean Hastings Ardell, Newport Beach Public Library, 6:30 p.m., 1000 Avocado Ave. $10 donation at the door. www.nbplfoundation.org
Thursday, Sept. 22
Sarah Chang in Concert. Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Segerstrom Hall, 600 Town Center Dr. Costa Mesa.
DJ’d grooves at Mozambique. 1740 Pacific Coast Highway. Call: www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-777
The Dupp Brothers, 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Marine Room, 214 Ocean Ave. 949-494-3027
Wyland Foundation Celebration Benefit children’s Watershed education 6-9 p.m. Ocean Institute, 2400 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point. Tickets $150. reserve www.wylandfoundation.org or 800-wyland-0
Cindy Muchnick (The Everything Guide to Study Skills) presents study skills tips/ audience q&a. 6 p.m. Laguna Beach Books, 1200 Coast Highway. 949-494-4779
Laguna Beach Film Society “Welcome” 7 p.m. South Coast Cinema, 162 S. Coast Hwy. $15 949-494-5872×201 www.lagunabeachfilmsociety.org