WEEKEND AT THE FESTIVALS
Friday, July 27
TGiF@ FoA, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Rd., Pageant of the Masters, The Genius, 8:30 p.m., nightly. 949-494-1145 www.LagunaFestivalofArts.org
Jason Feddy, Dave Cross, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Oui, noon-4:30 p.m.; Salty Suites, Annie McQueen, OC Vintage Rock Co., 5:30-9:45 p.m.; Sawdust Festival, 935 Laguna Canyon Rd. 949-494-3030 www.sawdustartfestival.org
Bob Johnson, 5-8 p.m., Art-a-Fair, 777 Laguna Canyon Rd. 949-494-4514 www.artafair.com
Saturday, July 28
“Painting with Ghosts,” 1-3 p.m.; Jackiem Joyner jazz, 1-3 p.m.; Brandon Fields, 5:30-7:30; Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Rd.
Spanish guitarist George Lawton and Pasion Gitana, 11:30-4 p.m.; Upstream reggae, noon-4:30 p.m.; Rob Eller, Peter Dobson, Legacy, 5-9:30 p.m. Sawdust Festival, 935 Laguna Canyon Rd.
Mitch on the Horn, noon-3 p.m.; Denise Rosier, 4-7 p.m.
Art-a-Fair, 777 Laguna Canyon Rd.
Sunday, July 29
Chef demos, 1-2 p.m.; jazz vibraphonist Nick Mancini, 2-4 p.m.; Jason Feddy’s Beatles tribute, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Rd.
Sasha Evans, Alex Fritz, 11:30 a.m.-4:40 p.m.; The Dupp Brothers, noon-4:40 p.m.; Josh Ottum, String Theory, 5:30-9:45 p.m.; Sawdust Festival, 935 Laguna Canyon Rd.
Bob Johnson, noon-3 p.m.; Timbreline, 4-7 p.m.; Art-a-Fair, 777 Laguna Canyon Rd.
Friday, July 27
Arts Anonymous. 5:30-7 p.m., 12-Step program to unlock creativity. The Living Room, 303 Broadway #107. Free. 949-494-5031
Jazz with pianist Giovanni Miradi at Romeo Cucina, 249 Broadway St.
949-497-6627 www.romeocucina.com . Also 7/29
Family Style, 9 p.m., Marine Room, 214 Ocean Ave. 949-494-3027. Also 7/29
Stone Jonez, 8:45 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com. 949-715-7777 $10
Fiz and His Band at Hotel Laguna, 9 p.m., 425 S. Coast Highway. 949-494-1151. Also 7/29.
Saturday, July 28
Farmers Market, Lumberyard Parking Lot next to City Hall. 8 a.m-noon. Transition Laguna’s locally grown organic seedlings for sale on Local’s Lane.
Saturday Wine Tasting, 1-4 p.m., $5 buys 8 wines. Laguna Culinary Arts, 845 Laguna Canyon Rd. firstname.lastname@example.org 949.494.0745
Mauli Ola Foundation benefit party, 1 p.m., food and libations, The Deck@Pacific Edge Hotel, 647 S. Coast Hwy 949-281-5706 www.pacificedgehotel.com
Cultural Resource Hike, 8 a.m. Laguna Coast Wilderness Park. Parking, $3; donation $2. www.lagunacanyon.org
Upstart, 8:45 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777
Live Jazz from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Laguna Coffee Company, 1050 S. Coast Highway. Free. www.LagunaCoffeeCo.com
Newport Beach Sunset Cruises, Davey’s Locker , 400 Main Street. 949-673-1434 www.daveyslocker.com for times. $25 per person.
Sunday, July 29
Family Sun Fun Day, 9 a.m., wilderness awareness through fun & games. (Long pants, water, closed shoes, hats required) Parking, $3; donation, $2. Laguna Coast Wilderness Park. www.lagunacanyon.org
Music in the Park: Upstream reggae, 5-7 p.m. (Set-up discouraged before 3 p.m.) Bluebird Park, Cress St. & Bluebird Canyon Dr.
Missiles of October, 4-8 p.m. Marine Room, 214 Ocean Ave. 949-494-3027
Full Wattz reggae, 5 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777
Reggae Sunset, 5 p.m. Pacific Edge Hotel, Pacific Edge Hotel, 647 S. Coast Hwy. 949-281-5706 www.pacificedgehotel.com
Music in the Park: The Bracken Band, 6 p.m., Bob Henry Park, 900 Dover Dr., Newport Beach.
Monday, July 30
Movie Night: “Yentl,” 8 p.m. Set-up 5:30. Bring chair. Segerstrom Performing Arts Center, 600 Town Center Dr. Costa Mesa. 714-556-2121
“Spark” meeting for artists to foster creativity, 303 Broadway #107, 949-328-7230
“Hope” support group for families with addiction issues. Laguna Beach Networks, 303 Broadway St #107. Don Sciortino 949-328-7230
Tuesday, July 31
Beth Fitchet Wood’s Songwriters’ Showcase, 8-11 p.m. Marine Room, 214 Ocean Ave. 949-494-3027
Nick Hernandez, 6 p.m., Cliff’s Fireside Theater, 577 S. Coast Hwy.
Wednesday, Aug. 1
Poul Pederson, 6 p.m., Cliff’s Fireside Theater, 577 S. Coast Hwy.
Drum Circle, 7 p.m., south end Aliso Viejo Beach, 31131 S Coast Hwy.
Karaoke, 9:30 p.m., Ocean Ave. Brewery, 237 Ocean Ave. 949-497-3381
Karaoke, 9 p.m. Hennessy Tavern, 213 Ocean Ave. 949-494-2743
Thursday, Aug. 2
The Dupp Brothers, 8:30 p.m., Marine Room 214 Ocean Ave. 949-494-3027
Rob Eller, 6 p.m., Cliff’s Fireside Theater, 577 S. Coast Hwy.
Galleries remain open until 9 p.m. some serve refreshments. Free trolley throughout Laguna.
Artist reception “Dedicated to Painting the Landscape,” 5 p.m. City Hall, 505 Forest Ave.
Best of Laguna: Jacobus Baas, Sandra Jones Campbell, Tom Schwimm and more, Pacific Edge Gallery, 540 S. Coast Hwy.
New work by Shas Bhujbal, Marianne Kolb and Terry Turrell, Sue Greenwood Fine Art 330 N. Coast Hwy.
Richard McDonald, 6 p.m., Dawson Cole Fine Art, 326 Glenneyre St.
“Early California Impressionists: Painting the Light and Color of the California Landscape,” 6 p.m. DeRu’s Fine Arts, 1590 S. Coast Hwy.
Meet the Artist: Sandra dela Loza, 7 p.m. Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Dr. www.lagunaartmuseum.org 949-494-8971. Lecture/refreshments free.
Clarence Hinkle. The Modern Spirit and the Group of Eight. Ex.Pose Peter Bo Rappmund. Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Dr. www.lagunaartmuseum.org 949-494-8971
“The Marvelous Wonderettes: Caps & Gowns,” 7:30 p.m. Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Rd. Tickets/times 949-497-2787 www.lagunaplayhouse.com (through Aug. 12)