949-715-4100

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 School invites the public to come and celebrate diversity at its 10th annual multicultural fair, to be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 20402 Newport Coast Drive. Sage Hill parents Suze Angel, right, of Laguna Beach, and Shahla Raj, are volunteering at this year’s event.

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 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

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.