949-715-4100

Friday, April 22

Sawdust Art Festival art classes: pendants, pottery wheel, 10 a.m.-noon; sushi set, pendants, wind chimes, 2-4 p.m.  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. 949-497-6627 www.romeocucina.com

Family Style, 9 p.m.-1 a.m, Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Nick I & A.D.D. rock 8:45 p.m. to midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777 $10 cover.

Farmers Market, Lumberyard Parking Lot next to City Hall. 8 a.m-noon  714.573.0374

Pirates shipping off for Treasure Island, a Youth Theater production at Laguna Playhouse.

Laguna Playhouse Youth Theatre presents Treasure Island, 8 p.m. (call for other times) Moulton Theatre, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Tickets $ 18-20.  949-497-2787 www.lagunaplayhouse.com Through May 1.

Saturday, April 23

Sonatasia features 7th Son, fusing of jazz, blues, and classical music, 7:30 p.m., Keyboard Concept Piano Superstore, 2866 El Camino Real, Tustin. Donations $20, $15 students. 714-544-0088 www.keyboardconcepts.com

Live jazz, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Laguna Coffee Company, 1050 S. Coast Highway. www.LagunaCoffeeCo.com

Family Style, 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

Helicopter, 8:45 p.m to midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Pacific Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777 $10 cover.

Newport Beach Evening & Sunset Cruises, Davey’s Locker , 400 Main Street. 949-673-1434 www.daveyslocker.com for times.  $25 per person

Sunday, April 24

Easter Brunch with RUFF (Helping Furry Friends). Socialized pets welcome. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Tivoli Too. Reservations: 949-494-6044

Missiles of October, 4-8 p.m. Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Pato Banton, Reggae, 5-10 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Pacific Coast Highway.  www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

Monday, April 25

Free recycling workshop hosted by Transition Laguna Beach and Village Laguna. 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 429 Cypress Dr.

Karaoke, 9 p.m. Hennessy Tavern, 213 Ocean Ave. 949-494-2743

Transition Dance 7:30 p.m. Led by a trained facilitator and DJ. No partner necessary. $10 donation. The Woman’s Club of Laguna Beach, 286 St. Ann’s Drive.

Laguna Playhouse Youth Theatre’s “Treasure Island,” 8 p.m. Moulton Theatre, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Tickets $ 18-20.  949-497-2787 www.lagunaplayhouse.com Through May 1.

Tuesday, April 25

Beth Fitchet Wood’s Songwriters Showcase, 8-11 p.m. Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Wednesday, April 26

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. 6:30 p.m. RSVP required. $10 per person. Each tasting incl.6 wines, bread and cheese. 949.494.4006.

Fundraiser for Krochet Kids Int., 7:30 p.m., handmade items for sale.

Lido Theater, 3459 Via Lido, Newport Beach. Tickets $25. info. www.lagunabeach.com

A sample from the printmaker's exhibition.

Exhibition of artists focusing on panoramas opens. Wells Fargo Bank, 260 Ocean Ave. 949-598-9844. Free.

Laguna Playhouse Youth Theatre presents Treasure Island, 8 p.m. (call for other times) Moulton Theatre, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Tickets $ 18-20.  949-497-2787 www.lagunaplayhouse.com Through May 1.

Thursday, April 27

DJ’d grooves at Mozambique. 1740 Pacific Coast Highway. Call: www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

Ongoing:

Extract, Landscape and Figuration and Brad Coleman, Reproductions. Through May 15, Laguna Art Museum. 307 Cliff Drive. 949-494-8971 www.lagunaartmuseum.org

Best of the Best, annual juried student exhibition at Laguna College of Art and Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Rd. 949-376-6000. Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

Friday, April 15

Sawdust Art Festival classes: earrings, ceramic boxes, 10 a.m.-noon; sushi set, ceramic planter, 2-4 p.m.  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. 949-497-6627 www.romeocucina.com

The Strangers, 9 p.m.-1 a.m, Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Nick I & A.D.D. rock, 8:45 p.m. to midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777 $10 cover.

Farmers Market, parking lot next to City Hall. 8 a.m-noon. 714.573.0374

Complexions' Desmond Richardson in three performances this weekend.

Complexions Contemporary Ballet, 7:30 p.m., Laguna Dance Festival at Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-715-5578. Also Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and  Sunday at 2 p.m.

Assistance League sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 526 Glenneyre Street. 949-494-5977.  Also Saturday.

Saturday, April 16

Dance Festival master ballet class by members of Complexions, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. $25.  LB High School dance studio, 625 Park Avenue. 949-715-5578. Also Sunday at 10 a.m.

Live jazz, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Laguna Coffee Company, 1050 S. Coast Highway.

Japan Victim Relief at Kona Gallery. 6-9 p.m., 412 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente.  Info: Rebekah Colby at 949.481.3747 or [email protected]

Members of UC Irvine’s writing program read from their work. New poems by Abbie Bergdale and Warren Fong, and new fiction by Benjamin Woodson and Jonathan Keeperman. Laguna Beach Books, 1200 Coast Highway. 949-494-4779

www.lagunabeachbooks.com

The Strangers, 9 p.m.-1 a.m at Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Salsa Night with Ivan Marcello at Romeo Cucina, 249 Broadway. 949-497-6627 www.romeocucina.com

Upstart, 8:45 p.m to midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Pacific Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777 $10 cover.

Sunday, April 17

Arts and Crafts Show at Main Beach/Cobblestones 8:30 a.m. till dusk. Laguna Craft Guild 949-228-6206

Victoria Patterson, author of This Vacant Paradise will read an excerpt from her book, answer questions, and sign copies. 4 p.m. Free. Laguna Beach Books, 1200 Coast Highway. 949-494-4779

www.lagunabeachbooks.com

Full Moon Drum Circle, 7 p.m., Aliso Beach. Bring drum, seating, wood and your magic!

Missiles of October, 4-8 p.m. Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Massive McGregor reggae, 5-10 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway.  www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

Bulldogs and Martinis at Madison Square Garden & Café, a benefit for Bulldog Rescue Mission, 4-7 p.m., $30 in advance, $35 at the door. 320 N. Coast Highway.

LCAD students demonstrate their skills at Grapes for Grads wine-tasting fundraiser.

Grapes for Grads Wine Tasting, a Rotary Club scholarship fundraiser. 4 p.m. $35 at Tivoli Too!, 777 Laguna Canyon Road. (Must be 21) www.grapesforgrads.com

Monday, April 18

Transition Dance, 7:30 p.m., open dance set to world music. Led by a trained facilitator and DJ. No partner necessary. $10 donation. The Woman’s Club of Laguna Beach, 286 St. Ann’s Drive.

Tuesday, April 19

Beth Wood

Beth Fitchet Wood’s Songwriters Showcase, 8-11 p.m. Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Unitarian/Universalist Fellowship of Laguna Beach lectures: multilateralism, 1:30 p.m.; banks, governments and debt crises, 7 p.m., 429 Cypress St. Questions: [email protected]

Philharmonic Society invites the public to help make 1,000 origami cranes, symbol of hope and luck, for Japanese arts organizations in tsunami-hit areas. Learn how Tuesday, April 19, 5–9 p.m. in the lobby of the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall.

 

 

Wednesday, April 20

Karaoke at 9 p.m. Ocean Ave. Brewery. No cover. Over 21, 237 Ocean Avenue.

Jazz Wednesday with Slice, 6 and 7:45 p.m. shows, $10 cover. Hotel Laguna, 425 S. Coast Highway. Call: 949-715-9713 www.LagunaBeachLive.org

Wine Club Tasting at the Gourmet Cheese and Wine Shop & Café, 845 Laguna Canyon Road. 6:30 p.m. RSVP required. $10 per person. 949.494.4006.

Thursday, April 21

DJ’d grooves at Mozambique. 1740 Pacific Coast Highway. Call: www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

Laguna Beach Film Society film screening 7 p.m., South Coast Cinema, 162 S. Coast Highway. $20. 949-494-8971 x201

Ongoing:

"Extract," from the Laguna Art Museum exhibit.

“Extract, Landscape and Figuration” and “Brad Coleman, Reproductions.” Through May 15, Laguna Art Museum. 307 Cliff Drive. 949-494-8971 www.lagunaartmuseum.org

Best of the Best, annual juried student exhibition at Laguna College of Art and Design,

2222 Laguna Canyon Rd. 949-376-6000. Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

 

Friday, April 8

Sawdust Art Festival classes today; pendants, tide pool bracelet, sushi set, 10 a,m, and 2 p.m.  www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses 949-494-3030. Also Saturday.

Benefit Concert for Japan tsunami and quake victims featuring classical and jazz by Kei Agaki, Shoko Fukumaru, Gary Matsumoto. 8 p.m.  UC Irvine’s Winifred Smith Hall, Tickets: $20 general $10 students/seniors at door. No credits cards. All proceeds to Red Cross. Lesly Martin (949) 824-2189 www.arts.uci.edu

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. 949-497-6627 www.romeocucina.com

West Coast Strayzz, 9 p.m.-1 a.m, Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Party Foul reggae, 8:45 p.m. to midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777 $10 cover.

Subjects of "Uke," a Film Society screening next week, caught in the moment.

Laguna Beach Film Society documentary series “Mighty Uke” and special guest 103-year-old uke and guitar musician Bill Tapia. 7 p.m. $15, Forum Theatre, 650 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-494-8971×201

Edible Gardens. Horticulturist Steve Hampson at Laguna Beach Garden Club meeting,  Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann’s Drive, 9:30 a.m. Free one-time for guests.

Saturday, April 9

Laguna Plein Air Painters Association paint out with mentor/member Michael Situ, 1-5 p.m. Public invited to watch. Treasure Island Park at Montage resort.

Farmers Market, Lumberyard Parking Lot next to City Hall. 8 a.m-noon  714.573.0374

Jewelry trunk show with artist Natasha Wozniak. Cocktail reception 4-7 p.m. at Silver Blue and Gold. 1492 S. Coast Hwy. #5 949-715-3000 www.silverblueandgold.com

Jazz director Roger Shews leads the LBHS Jazz Orchestra on Saturday.

Jazz, Django and Jam, the LBHS Music Boosters 17th annual fundraiser, Artists’ Theatre, 7:30 p.m., features the Blues Offenders, special guests Gypsy Jazz by Club Django, and the award winning high school Jazz Orchestra and the Thurston Jazz Band. Tickets are $15 reserved, $10 for general admission and available at the 949.497.7769.

Live jazz, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Laguna Coffee Company, 1050 S. Coast Highway

Laguna Plein Air Painters Association exhibit reception, 4-8 p.m. The Esther Wells Collection, 1390 S. Coast Highway. Free. 949-376-3635.

"Nature's Window," part of the Plein Air Painters' exhibit.

West Coast Strayzz, 9 p.m.-1 a.m, Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Salsa Night with Ivan Marcello, Romeo Cucina, 249 Broadway. 949-497-6627 www.romeocucina.com

 

Upstart, 8:45 p.m till midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Pacific Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777 $10 cover.

 

Sunday, April 10

Art and Sea watercolor workshop with artist September McGee and docent guided tidepool walk at Treasure Island Beach, 10 a.m., Montage resort. Adults, $35; children 5-18, $20.   www.locaarts.org Register at 949-363-4700.

Jason Feddy & John Gardiner in “Shakespeare’s Fool,” 7 p.m. No Square Theater, 384 Legion Street. 949-715-0333. Adults $20.

Missiles of October, 4-8 p.m. Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Quino of Big Mountain reggae, 5-10 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway.  www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

Author Ellen Ruderman, 4 p.m., Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Hwy #15, 949-494-4779 www.lagunabeachbooks.com

Talk by “Extract” artists Laddie John Dill and Chris Wilder, 1 p.m. Free with admission to Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff

Laddie John Dill

Drive. 949-494-8971×207 www.lagunaartmuseum.org

 

 

Monday, April 11

Karaoke, 9 p.m. Hennessy Tavern, 213 Ocean Ave. 949-494-2743

Transition Dance 7:30-9:30 p.m. Led by a trained facilitator and DJ. No partner necessary. $10 donation. The Woman’s Club, 286 St. Ann’s Drive.

 

Thursday, April 12

Beth Fitchet Wood’s Songwriters Showcase, 8-11 p.m., Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Wednesday, April 13

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, 845 Laguna Canyon Road. 6:30 p.m. Reservations required. $10 per person. Each tasting incl.6 wines, bread and cheese. 949.494.4006.

Thursday, April 14

DJ’d grooves at Mozambique. 1740 Coast Highway. Call: www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

Jerry Mandel

Jerry Mandel Swingin’ the Standards Jazz Band, 6-8:30 p.m. Concert, dance lessons, martini bar, hors d’oeuvres, $40. Woman’s Club, 286 St. Ann’s Drive. 949-715-9713. www.lagunabeachlive.org

Laguna Dance Festival. Complexions Contemporary Ballet. 7:30 p.m. Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-715-5578. Also, April 15 and 16. April 17 at 2 p.m. (See story in Arts)

Adopt a Pet and Rock the House. 7 p.m. Pet Place International brings rescues for adoption; fund-raising raffles; prizes, vendors and give-aways. The Jamie Browning Band performs. Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue.  http://www.petplaceinternational.com or 949-683-5412.

Ongoing:

Extract, Landscape and Figuration and Brad Coleman, Reproductions. Through May 15, Laguna Art Museum. 307 Cliff Drive. 949-494-8971 www.lagunaartmuseum.org

“Private Lives” by Noel Coward. Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Call for performances 949-497-2787 Tickets $35-65. Ends April 10.

Best of the Best, annual juried student exhibition at Laguna College of Art and Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Rd. 949-376-6000. Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

Friday, April 1

Sawdust Art Festival classes today: pendants with David Farris, tile making with Sherry Boulard, both 10 a.m.-noon; earrings with Lorraine Hornby, ceramic bird’s nest 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.

First Friday wine tasting party, live entertainment, 6-9 p.m. Laguna Canyon Winery, 2133 Laguna Canyon Road. Call: 949-715-9463  [email protected]

Jazz pianist-vocalist Christina Aguinaga at Romeo Cucina, 249 Broadway. 949-497-6627 www.romeocucina.com

Tricia Freeman, 9 p.m.-1 a.m, Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

The Parlotones, indie rock, 8:45 p.m. to midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777 $10 cover.

Lee Rocker

Art Star Awards with guest host Lee Rocker, 6-9 p.m., Seven-degrees, 891 Laguna Canyon Road . Tickets: $60 via [email protected]

Free beginners level yoga. 5:30 p.m. Hare Krishna Cultural Center, 285 Legion St.

Festival of Arts exhibit “Preview 2011” opens. Wells Fargo Bank, 260 Ocean Ave. Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. 949-464-4234

Saturday, April 2

Spring into Art: Fun with clay, Jennifer Wedner; glass blowing with Muffin Spencer-Devlin, Gavin Heath; flags with Terrell Anansi, Michelle Hutchinson; watercolor with Linda Swanson; silk painting with Olivia Batchelder; digital photography with Mary Hurlbut. 9a.m-4 p.m. Sawdust Festival, 935 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-494-3030  www.sawdustartfestival.org. Also Sunday.

Farmers Market, Lumberyard Parking Lot next to City Hall. 8 a.m-noon  714.573.0374

First Saturday’s Zero Trash Laguna: Join at any of these merchants to de-litter streets, Avila’s El Ranchito, LBHS, Thalia Surf Shop, Whole Foods, Victoria Skimboards, Yoga Works, Hobie Surf Shop, La Sirena Grill, United Studios of Self Defense. 10 a.m.-noon.

Live jazz, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Laguna Coffee Company, 1050 S. Coast Highway.

Tricia Freeman, 9 p.m.-1 a.m, Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Salsa Night with Ivan Marcello at Romeo Cucina, 249 Broadway. www.romeocucina.com

Top Cat, classic rock 8:45 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777 $10 cover.

First Saturday, Artist Open Studios, 11 a.m to 4 p.m. Park at Laguna College of Art and Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road, and take the free trolley. 949-497-0722

Art and Sea Lions: Pacific Marine Mammal Center, 20612 Laguna Canyon Road. Tour and ceramic sculpture class. Adults $20 and $15 ages 6-18 accompanied by an adult. 9 a.m. RSVP to 949-363-4700.

Newport Beach Evening Cruises, Davey’s Locker , 400 Main Street. 949-673-1434 www.daveyslocker.com.  $25 per person

Sunday, April 3

Crafts Show, 8:30 a.m-dusk, Main Beach cobblestones. 949-228-6206

Jason Feddy

Jason Feddy & John Gardiner  in Shakespeare’s Fool, 7 p.m. No Square Theater, 384 Legion Street. 949-715-0333. Adults, $20.

 

Chamber music concert featuring Alma Nova duo, 4:30 p.m. 2222 Laguna Canyon Road, Studio 6. 949-715-9713 free.

 

Missiles of October, 4-8 p.m. Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

 

Full Wattz reggae, 5-10 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Pacific Coast Highway.  www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

 

Monday, April 4

Karaoke, 9 p.m. Hennessy Tavern, 213 Ocean Ave. 949-494-2743

Transition Dance, 7:30 p.m., Led by a facilitator and DJ. No partner necessary. $10 donation, portion of which goes to Transition Laguna. The Woman’s Club of Laguna Beach, 286 St. Ann’s Drive.

 

Tuesday, April 5

Beth Fitchet Wood’s Songwriters Showcase, 8-11 p.m., Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship lectures: 1:30 p.m. Sanctions and Proliferation; 7 p.m.  Banks, Governments and Debt Crises. 429 Cypress St. Questions: [email protected]

Wednesday, April 6

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 required. $10 per person. Each tasting incl.6 wines, bread and cheese. 949.494.4006.

Jazz Wednesdays, Eric Dries Trio, 6 and 7:45 p.m. $10 Cover. Hotel Laguna, Catalina Room. 425 S. Coast Highway. 949-715-9713 www.lagunabeachlive.org

Art & Wine, 6 p.m., Daniel Grajewski, St. Regis Monarch Beach sommelier pairs wine with original artwork. One Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point. $40 per person. 949-234-3200

Thursday, April 7

DJ’d grooves at Mozambique. 1740 Pacific Coast Highway. Call: www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

The Dupp Brothers, 8:30 p.m.-midnight. Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

First Thursday Art Walk. Visit member galleries throughout Laguna Beach from 6 – 9 p.m. Free shuttle service provided, 6:15-8:45 p.m., inbetween the museum, 307 Cliff Drive, and 1590 S. Coast Hwy. See more details in A&E section and www.firstthursdaysartwalk.com

Pacific Symphony performs the score to “The Wizard of Oz,” along with Judy Garland’s original 1939 full-length film. Symphonic night at the movies unreels at 8 p.m. in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Also April 8 and 9.

Ongoing:

“Extract, Landscape and Figuration” and Brad Coleman, “Reproductions.” Through May 15, Laguna Art Museum. 307 Cliff Drive. 949-494-8971 www.lagunaartmuseum.org

“Private Lives,” Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Call for performances 949-497-2787 Tickets $35-65. Through April 10.

Best of the Best, annual juried student exhibition at Laguna College of Art and Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Rd. 949-376-6000. Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

Friday, March 25

“Private Lives,” by Noel Coward at Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Call for performances 949-497-2787 Tickets $35-65. Through April 10.

Sawdust Art Festival classes today: Tidepool bracelet with Linda Ames, wind chimes with Robert Jones, 10 a.m.-noon; pendant making with Sarvi Hosseini, ceramic boxes with Nadine Nordstrom, 2 p.m. Also Saturday. www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses 949-494-3030

“Footloose,” Laguna Beach High School production, 7:30 p.m. 625 Park Ave. 949-494-7769 www.lbusd.org. Also Saturday, and Sunday at 2 p.m.

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.

Chris Daniels Project, 9 p.m.-1 a.m, Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Nick I &A.D.D of Common Sense, 8:45 p.m to midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Pacific Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

Free introductory beginners level yoga, 5:30 p.m. Hare Krishna Cultural Center, 285 Legion St.

Festival of Arts exhibit “Preview 2011” opens. Wells Fargo Bank, 260 Ocean Ave. Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. 949-464-4234

Benzinger Wine Dinner, St. Regis Monarch Beach, Stonehill Tavern, One Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point.. Benziger Winery will pair and showcase sustainable wines. 6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. dinner. Tickets: $105 per person. RSVP/Reservations 1.800.722.1543.

Saturday, March 26

Sage Hill parent volunteers Suze Angel, right, of Laguna Beach, and Shahla Raj, contribute their own style to the event.

Sage Hill School holds its10th annual multicultural fair, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 20402 Newport Coast Drive.

Spring into Art: ceramics for beginners with Robert Jones, glass blowing with Christopher Jeffries, mixed media with Suzette Rosenthal and Cherril Doty, acrylic painting with Charleine Guy, pet portraits with Anne-Liv Scott , felted purse with Shelly Munoz & Cheryl Frye, digital photography with Mary Hurlbut 9a.m-4 p.m. Sawdust Festival, 935 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-494-3030  www.sawdustartfestival.org. Also Sunday.

Farmers Market, Lumberyard Parking Lot next to City Hall. 8 a.m-noon  714.573.0374

Live jazz from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Laguna Coffee Company, 1050 S. Coast Highway. Free.

Third Rail Blue, 9 p.m.-1 a.m, Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Jason Feddy at a recent Coach House performance.

Jason Feddy Band, 8:45 p.m till midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Pacific Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

Guided Tidepool Walk. Crystal Cove State Park , 8471 N Coast Highway. From Pelican Point parking lot #2 at 11 a.m. $15 day-use parking. 949-494-3539.

Guided Back Country Hike Crystal Cove State Park, N Coast Highway. 9am. Meet at the El Moro Visitor Center (PCH inland at stoplight School-State Park.) $15 day-use parking fee $15 day-use parking fee. 949-494-3539.

Sunday, March 27

Lecture by Glenna Matthews “Founding Mothers.” 10:30 a.m. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Laguna Beach. 429 Cypress St. questions: [email protected]

Missiles of October, 4-8 p.m. Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Upstream reggae, 5-10 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Pacific Coast Highway.  www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

Monday, March 28

Karaoke, 9 p.m. Hennessy Tavern, 213 Ocean Ave. 949-494-2743

Transition Dance, 7:30 p.m., world music led by a trained facilitator and DJ. No partner necessary. $10 donation. The Woman’s Club of Laguna Beach, 286 St. Ann’s Drive.

Best of the Best, annual juried student exhibition at Laguna College of Art and Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Rd. 949-376-6000. Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, March 29

Beth Fitchet Wood’s Songwriters Showcase, 8-11 p.m.Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Great Discussions, 1:30 p.m. sanctions and proliferation; 7 p.m.  banks, governments and debt crises. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Laguna Beach, 429 Cypress St. Questions: [email protected]

Wednesday, March 30

Karaoke at 9 p.m. Ocean Ave. Brewery. No cover. Over 21, 237 Ocean Avenue.

Wine Club, 845 Laguna Canyon Road. 6:30 p.m. RSVP required. $10 per person. Each tasting includes six wines, bread and cheese. 949.494.4006.

Wine tasting and book signing with Rajat Parr and Michael Mina, (“Secret of the Somelier” and “Michael Mina, The Cook Book”) 6-7 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. dinner. Stonehill Tavern, St. Regis Monarch Beach, Dana Point. Tickets $85 per person. RSVP Christina Mytinger 949-234-3765 or [email protected]

Thursday, March 31

DJ’d grooves at Mozambique. 1740 Pacific Coast Highway. Call: www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

Lady Gaga-The 2011 North American Monster Ball Tour. Honda Center, 2695 E. Katella Ave. Anaheim.

Ongoing:

Extract, Landscape and Figuration and Brad Coleman, Reproductions. Through May 15, Laguna Art Museum. 307 Cliff Drive. 949-494-8971 www.lagunaartmuseum.org

Memory Writing Workshop every Tuesday 9:30- 11:30 a.m. $95 for six sessions. Susi Q Center. 949-497-2441

Friday, March 18

Sawdust Art Festival art classes: glass pendants with Cindy Stalnaker, ceramic sushi plate with Thalia Isen, 10 a.m.-noon; fused glass origami dish with Maggie Spencer, ceramic planter with Jan Sattler, 2-4 p.m.   www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses 949-494-3030. Also Saturday.

“Footloose,” LBHS drama department, Artists’ Theatre, 7:30 p.m. 625 Park Ave. 949-494-7769 www.lbusd.org. Also March 19; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 20.

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.

The Strangers, 9 p.m.-1 a.m, Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Nick I & A.D.D of Common Sense, 8:45 p.m. Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

Free introductory beginners level yoga. 5:30 p.m. Hare Krishna Cultural Center, 285 Legion St.

Sage Hill School’s Black Box Speaker Series brings to the stage three professional “storytellers” to discuss how to tell our personal story. 7 p.m., 20402 Newport Coast Drive, Newport Beach.

Saturday, March 19

Spring into Art: Human Forms in Sculpture or Jewelry with Sue Winner, glass blowing with Jason McQuaid, oil and acrylic painting with Charleine cq Guy, digital photography with Mary Hurlbut, 9 a.m-4 p.m., Sawdust Festival, 935 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-494-3030  www.sawdustartfestival.org. Also Sunday, March 20.

Philip Glass

Philip Glass Festival, “Akhnaten” opera. Pacific Symphony/Long Beach Opera. Terrace Theater, Long Beach www.philipglassfestival.com

Art and Sea Lions. 9-10:30 a.m., guided tour of Pacific Marine Mammal Center and ocean themed art class. Laguna Outreach Community Arts, 20612 Laguna Canyon Road. Adults $20, Kids $15. 949-363-4700.

Farmers Market, Lumberyard Parking Lot next to City Hall. 8 a.m-noon  714.573.0374

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

Space Oddity, David Bowie tribute, 8:45 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

Crystal Cove State Park open house in the historic district, 8471 N Coast Highway. 1-3 p.m. Park in Los Trancos lot. Meet at Cottage #22. $15 day-use parking fee. 949-494-3539.

Jaguar lifestyle event, 6-10 p.m., Jaguar Mission Viejo Showroom, 28701 Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo. Laguna Beach participants: Tommy Bahama restauarant and Salt Fine Art. RSVP to 949.973.9800 or [email protected].

St. Joseph’s Day and the Return of the Swallows, Mission San Juan Capistrano, an all-day festival filled with fun, food, song and dance. 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Newport Beach Sunset Cruises, Davey’s Locker , 400 Main Street. 949-673-1434 www.daveyslocker.com for times.  $25 per person

Sunday, March 20

Guests at a previous Color it Orange exhibition.

Final day of Color it Orange annual student exhibition. Laguna College of Art and Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road. Free.

Philip Glass Festival, “Naqoyqatsi” movie. Art Theater, Long Beach www.philipglassfestival.com

Arts and Crafts Show at Main Beach cobblestones. 8:30 a.m. till dusk. Laguna Craft Guild 949-228-6206

Photography Walk, docent led. 3:30 p.m. Crystal Cove State Park , 8471 N Coast Highway. Meet at Pelican Point lot #2. $15 day-use parking fee. 949-494-3539.

Art Squared, annual LOCA fundraiser, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Woman’s Club, 286 St. Ann’s Drive. Food, drink and music. 949-363-4700, [email protected]

Missiles of October, 4-8 p.m. Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Lesterfarian & Kings reggae, 5-10 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Pacific Coast Highway.  www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777  $10 cover.

Sheep artist Brad Coleman. Photo by Tosti Studios

Brad Coleman exhibit and lecture on “Reproductions.” 1 p.m., Laguna Art Museum. 307 Cliff Drive. 949-494-8971 www.lagunaartmuseum.org

Monday, March 21

Karaoke, 9 p.m. Hennessy Tavern, 213 Ocean Ave. 949-494-2743

Transition Laguna Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., eclectic mix of world music led by a trained facilitator and DJ. No partner necessary. $10 donation. Woman’s Club, 286 St. Ann’s Drive.

Tuesday, March 22

Beth Fitchet Wood’s Songwriters Showcase, 8-11 p.m., Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Wednesday, March 23

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, 845 Laguna Canyon Road. 6:30 p.m. RSVP required. $10 per person. Each tasting incl.6 wines, bread and cheese. 949.494.4006.

Thursday, March 24

DJ’d grooves at Mozambique. 1740 Pacific Coast Highway. Call: www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

Ongoing:

Extract, Landscape and Figuration and Brad Coleman, Reproductions. Through May 15, Laguna Art Museum. 307 Cliff Drive. 949-494-8971 www.lagunaartmuseum.org

Festival of Arts: work by newly juried in artists. Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m to 6 p.m., Sat. 9 am-4 p.m. Wells Fargo Bank, third floor. Free. 949-598-9844.

“Private Lives,” by Noel Coward. Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Call for performances 949-497-2787 Tickets $35-65. Through April 10.

Friday, March 11

Sawdust Art Festival classes: David Farris, pendants; Robert Jones, wind chimes; 10 a.m-noon. Debi Burton, pendants; Ora Sterling, ceramic bird’s nest; 2-4 p.m.

Check www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses 949-494-3030 for new class additions. 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.

West Coast Strayz, 9 p.m.-1 a.m, Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Nick I & A.D.D of Common Sense, 8:45 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

Free introductory beginners level yoga. 5:30 p.m. Hare Krishna Cultural Center, 285 Legion St.

Laguna Beach Film Society, Forum Theater, Winter Documentary Series, 7 p.m., 650 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-494-8971 x201  $15.

Saturday, March 12

Local resident and Arts Commissioner Mary Ferguson checks out a previous year’s Color it Orange exhibit.

Color it Orange, annual student exhibition, Laguna College of Art and Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road. Free. Through March 20.

Farmers Market, Lumberyard Parking Lot next to City Hall. 8 a.m.-noon  714.573.0374

Live Jazz, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Laguna Coffee Company, 1050 S. Coast Highway. Free.

West Coast Strayz, 9 p.m.-1 a.m, Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

World Anthem reggae 8:45 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

40th Annual Festival of Whales. Headlands Conservation Park and Nature Interpretive Center, off of Green Lantern or at Dana Strand Road, Dana Point. 7 a.m. to sunset. Also Sunday. 888-440-4309.

Guided Backcountry Hike: Crystal Cove State Park , 8471 N Coast Highway. 3-5 mile backcountry hike 9am. Meet at El Moro Visitor Center (PCH inland at stoplight School-State Park.) $15 day-use parking fee. 949-494-3539.

Newport Beach Sunset Cruises, Davey’s Locker , 400 Main Street, 949-673-1434 www.daveyslocker.com for times.  $25 per person.

Sunday, March 13

Missiles of October, 4-8 p.m. Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Quino of Big Mountain reggae, 5-10 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Pacific Coast Highway.  www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777  $10 cover.

Watercolors on the Beach, Laguna Outreach Community Arts, 10-11:30 a.m., Treasure Island Park 949-363-4700. Adults $35, children $20. Snacks by Montage Resorts.

Girl Scouts 99th Birthday Celebration at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library, 11 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd.,Yorba Linda. 714-685-8883 or www.girlscoutbirthday.

Dimestories Open Mic, Readings for prose writers, 5:30 p.m. DimeStories is invited once again to the 2011. Come read Sunday; audience includes curators for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Salt Fine Art Gallery, 1492 S. Coast Hwy. 949-715-5554.

Monday, March 14

Karaoke, 9 p.m. Hennessy Tavern, 213 Ocean Ave. 949-494-2743

Transition Laguna Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., led by a trained facilitator and DJ. No partner necessary. $10 donation, portion of which goes to Transition Laguna. The Woman’s Club, 286 St. Ann’s Drive.

Tuesday, March 15

Beth Fitchet Wood’s Songwriters Showcase, 8-11 p.m.Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

“Private Lives,” opens. Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-497-2787 Tickets $35-65. Through April 10.

Pen on Fire salon with Tatjana Soli and Lisa Fugard, 7 p.m. Scape Fine Art, 2859 E. Coast Highway, Corona del Mar 949-723-3406 $20 Reservations required.

Wednesday, March 16

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,  845 Laguna Canyon Road. 6:30 p.m. RSVP required. $10 per person. Each tasting incl.6 wines, bread and cheese. 949.494.4006.

Thursday, March 17

San Clemente Scots

St. Patrick’s Day fun. San Clemente Scots bagpipers, who marched in the Patriots’ Day Parade, tune up again Thursday, March 17,  at 6:30 p.m., along with The Dupp Brothers at 8:30 p.m., at the Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

DJ’d grooves at Mozambique. 1740 Pacific Coast Highway. Call: www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

Laguna Beach Film Society, 7 p.m. South Coast Cinema, 162 South Coast Highway. 949-494-8971 x 201 $20.

Authors Cara Black and Libby Fischer Hellmann at the Laguna Beach Library, 363 Glenneyre St., 3-4 p.m., sponsored by Laguna Beach Books. 949-497-1733.

Ongoing:

Brad Coleman. Photo by Tosti Studios

“Extract, Landscape and Figuration” and “Brad Coleman, Reproductions.” Laguna Art Museum. 307 Cliff Drive. 949-494-8971 www.lagunaartmuseum.org Through May 15,

Festival of Arts: work by newly juried in artists. Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m to 6 p.m., Sat. 9 am-4 p.m. Wells Fargo Bank, third floor. Free. 949-598-9844.

 

Friday, March 4

Sawdust Art Festival art classes: 10 a.m.-noon,  Lorraine Hornby, earrings; Robert Jones, wind chimes; 2-4 p.m., Linda Ames, tidepool bracelets; and Nadine Nordstrom, ceramic boxes. Check www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses 949-494-3030 for new class additions. 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.

Tricia Freeman, 9 p.m.-1 a.m, Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Ken Garcia Band, 8:45 p.m to midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Pacific Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

Free introductory beginners level yoga, 5:30 p.m. Hare Krishna Cultural Center, 285 Legion St.

Friday Flicks at the Forum, documentary “We are Together.” 7 p.m. Festival Grounds, 650 Laguna Canyon Road.

Strings in the 21st Century, Cornelius Dufallo, violin/composer and Paola Prestini, composer, 8 p.m., Meng Concert Hall, Cal State Fullerton.

 

Saturday, March 5

Zero Trash Laguna, 10 a.m.-noon. Join the anti-litterati clean up at Avila’s El Ranchito Mexican Restaurant, LBHS, Thalia Surf Shop, Whole Foods, Victoria Skimboards, Yoga Works, H Surf Shop, La Sirena Grill, United Studios of Self Defense.

Artist Open Studios, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Park at Laguna College of Art and Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road, and take free trolley. 949-497-0722

Farmers Market, Lumberyard Parking Lot, City Hall. 8 a.m-noon  714.573.0374

Live jazz, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Laguna Coffee Company, 1050 S. Coast Highway.

Tricia Freeman, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Cash’d Out, Johnny Cash tribute, 8:45 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

Murder Mystery Youth Theatre fundraiser “Killing Me, Softly.” 6:30 p.m. Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. $65 per ticket. 949- 497-2787, x 218.

Festival of Whales, Headlands Conservation Park and Nature Interpretive Center, off Green Lantern or Dana Strand Road. Dana Point. Also Sunday and March 12-13. 888-440-4309

Gustavo Dudamel & the LA Philharmonic, 2:30 p.m., Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa.

CSUF New Music Ensemble with student performers, faculty and guest artists, featuring works by composers Missy Mazzoli and Paola Prestini, 8 p.m., Meng Concert Hall, Cal State Fullerton. Tickets, $15.

Newport Beach Sunset Cruises, Davey’s Locker , 400 Main Street. 949-673-1434 www.daveyslocker.com for times.  $25 per person

Sunday, March 6

Arts and Crafts on the cobblestones, Main Beach, 8 a.m. till dusk.

Missiles of October, 4-8 p.m. Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Eljai, Roots Reggae, 5-10 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Pacific Coast Highway.  www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

First Sunday Laguna Beach Live concert, Leah Panos on harp, 3 p.m. Gallery opens at 2. Laguna College of Art and Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road, studio 6. 949-715-9713.

Pam Madsen

Local resident and CSUF faculty composer Pamela Madsen premieres “Gravity,” along with the University Symphony Orchestra and aria competition winner, Sunday, March 6, 4 p.m., Meng Concert Hall, Cal State Fullerton’s New Music Festival.

 

Monday, March 7

Karaoke, 9 p.m. Hennessy Tavern, 213 Ocean Ave. 949-494-2743

Transition Dance, 7:30 p.m. Led by a trained facilitator and DJ. No partner necessary. $10 donation. The Woman’s Club, 286 St. Ann’s Drive.

Tuesday, March 8

Beth Fitchet Wood’s Songwriters Showcase, 8-11 p.m.Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Festival of Arts preview: work by newly juried in artists opens. Wells Fargo Bank, third floor. Open business hours. Free. 949-598-9844.

Wednesday, March 9

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, 845 Laguna Canyon Road. 6:30 p.m. RSVP required. $10 per person. 949.494.4006.

Midori in Recital, part of Japan OC events, 8 p.m. Samueli Theater. 949-553-2422  www.JapanOC.com

“Wicked,” Segerstrom Performing Arts Center, Costa Mesa.

Thursday, March 10

DJ’d grooves at Mozambique. 1740 Coast Highway. Call: www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

A Taste of California, 6-8:30 p.m., Laguna Culinary Arts, 845 Laguna Canyon Road, Tickets $50. 949-494-0745 www.lagunaculinaryarts.com

Leader, Dan Reckard

The Ocean Project funk and blues trio at Ocean Avenue Brewery, 9:30 p.m. 237 Ocean Avenue (949) 497-3381.

Ongoing:

“Extract, Landscape and Figuration” and “Brad Coleman, Reproductions.” Laguna Art Museum. 307 Cliff Drive. 949-494-8971 www.lagunaartmuseum.org Through May 15.

 

 

Friday, Feb. 25

In Walter Reiss’s Sawdust Festival workshop, (see below) participants make decorative teapots.

Sawdust Art Festival Art Classes. 10 a.m.: Sarvi Hossini, pendants; Walter Reiss, teapots. 2 p.m.: David Farris, pendants; Sherry Bullard, tiles. Checkwww.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses 949-494-3030 for new class additions. Also Saturday.

Happy Hour at the Gourmet Cheese and Wine Shop, 845 Laguna Canyon Road. Adults only.  $20, $6 for additional glasses of wine. 949.494.4006.

Family Style, 9 p.m.-1 a.m, Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027. Also Saturday.

Nick I and ADD of Common Sense, 8:45 p.m to midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

Free beginners yoga, 5:30 p.m. Hare Krishna Cultural Center, 285 Legion St.

Billy Collins, Distinguished Speaker Series. 7 p.m. $50, Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave.. www.nbplfoundation.org 949-548-2411. Also 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 26, $35.

Unveiling of Laguna artist Nick Hernandez sculpture “Emergence” at Chapman University, 3:30 p.m., Irvine Bldg. Plaza. Orange.

Saturday, Feb. 26

Farmers Market, Lumberyard Parking Lot next to City Hall. 8 a.m.-noon  714.573.0374

Live jazz, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Laguna Coffee Company, 1050 S. Coast Highway.

Ticket to Ride, Beatles tribute, 8:45 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway.www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

Wine tasting. 1-4 p.m., $5 buys 8 wine tastings. Laguna Culinary Arts, 845 Laguna Canyon Road.  www.lagunaculinaryarts.com 949-494-0745.

Crystal Cove State Park. Guided winter 3-5 mile backcountry hike, 9 a.m. Meet at the El Moro Visitor Center (Inland at stoplight School-State Park Rd.) $15 day-use parking fee.

Laguna Art Museum opening reception, “Extract: and Landscape and Figuration from the Collection,” and “Brad Coleman: Reproduction,” 7-9 p.m. Tickets, $20 pre-sale or $25 at the door. 307 Cliff Drive. Call: 949-494-8971www.LagunaArtMuseum.org

Newport Beach Sunset Cruises, Davey’s Locker , 400 Main Street, 949-673-1434www.daveyslocker.com for times.  $25 per person

UCI’s Indian Sub-Continental Club’s annual Indian folk dance competition among 10 teams, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Saturday, Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 27

Explore Laguna Art Museum’s exhibit with curatorial walk by Janet Blake. 1 p.m. Free with museum admission. 307 Cliff Drive. Call: 949-494-8971www.LagunaArtMuseum.org

Missiles of October, 4-8 p.m. Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Andrew Bees of Black Uhuru, reggae, 5-10 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway.  www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777 $10 cover.

Book Swap, 2 p.m. $10 donation. Bring up to ten books for an equal exchange. Laguna Beach Books, 1200 Coast Highway. 949-494-4779www.lagunabeachbooks.com

Tide Pool Walk with a volunteer at Crystal Cove State Park’s Pelican Point, noon. Meet at Pelican Point parking lot #2, $15 day-use parking fee.

Monday, Feb.28

Karaoke, 9 p.m. Hennessy Tavern, 213 Ocean Ave. 949-494-2743

Transition Laguna Dance, 7:30 p.m., open dance of world music led by a facilitator and DJ. No partner necessary. $10 donation. Woman’s Club, St. Ann’s Drive.

Nature Camp for Kids (K-6), Environmental Nature Center, 1601 16th Street, Newport Beach  9 a.m.-3 p.m. $195 per student, $175 members. Register:www.encenter.org 949-645-8489

Tuesday, March 1

Beth Fitchet Wood’s Songwriters Showcase, 8-11 p.m.Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Rock of Ages. Segerstrom Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Through March 6. Tickets: www.Lagunabeach.com
Wednesday, March 2

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, 845 Laguna Canyon Road. 6:30 p.m. RSVP. $10. Six wines. 949.494.4006.

Jazz Wednesday with Melanie Jackson and Sal Cracchiolo (above) Trio, 6 and 7:45 p.m. shows, $10. Catalina Room, Hotel Laguna, 425 S. Coast Highway. Call: 949-715-9713www.LagunaBeachLive.org

St. Regis Monarch Beach’s Art & Wine Wednesdays, view art and sample wine chosen by sommelier Daniel Grajewski. $40 per person or $20 with dinner reservation at Stone Hill Tavern. 949-234-3200

Thursday, March 3

DJ’d grooves at Mozambique. 1740 Coast Highway. Call:www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777

St. Mary’s Church Reads Aloud, 7 p.m., 428 Park Avenue.

The Dupp Brothers, Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027

Wine and Cheese tasting, Alliance Francaise of Orange County, 6-7:30 p.m., Laguna Culinary Arts, 845 Laguna Canyon Road. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. RSVP to [email protected], 949.251.1610.

First Thursday Art Walk. Laguna galleries stay open from 6-9 p.m. some serving refreshments and wine. Free shuttles until 8:30 p.m.  “Art Squared,” pre-Art Walk event at City Hall, 5-7 p.m., 550 Forest Avenue. Participating galleries include:

Artists Glenn Ness and Scott Yeskel at Sue Greenwood Fine Art, 330 N. Coast Hwy. 949-494-0669.

Works on Paper: Lisa Lala, Stig Einarson, Mark Erickson, Bruce Brainard, Paula Schoen, Eva Carter. Marion Meyer Contemporary Art, 354 N. Coast Hwy. 949-497-5442.

Latin American artists Roberto Guerrero, Angel Poyon, Priscilla Monge, Irene Pressner and more. Salt Fine Art, 1492 S. Coast Hwy. 949-715-5554

1940s and ‘50s Western and sci-fi posters, Vintage Poster, 1492 S. Coast Hwy. 949-376-7422.

The Art of Drawing demonstration by Jan Magdaleno. The Esther Wells Collection, 1390 S. Coast Hwy. 949-494-2497.

Ongoing:

Hershey Felder’s Great American Songbook. 100 great American composers. Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-497-2787 Through Feb. 26

Hershey Felder’s Monsieur Chopin 8 p.m. Tickets $40-$70 Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-497-2787 Through Feb. 27

Dressed2Kill II Exhibition, costumes, fashion, art for video games. Laguna College of Art and Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road.

“Portraits,” Wells Fargo, 260 Ocean Avenue, third floor. Open to the public business hours. Through March 10.

LCAD Faculty and Student Show, Fine Arts Center, 14321 Yale Avenue, Irvine. Through March 9.