Friday, Sept. 9
Sawdust Art Festival art classes: 10 a.m.-noon, tidepool bracelet w. Linda Ames, and ceramic art with Sherry Bullard; 2-4 p.m., pottery wheel with Robert Jones, and bracelet with Linda Ames. www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses 949-494-3030. Also Saturday.
Garden Club meets with Sharael Kolberg, 9:30 a.m., Presbyterian Church, Tankersley Hall, Second & Forest Ave. www.lagunabeachgardenclub.org
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, John Troy, 5:30 p.m. Heisler Park at Rock Pile Amphitheater. Free.
West Coast Strayz, 9 p.m.-1 a.m, Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027
Nick Hernandez, 8:45 p.m to midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Pacific Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777
Sonatasia Concert string trio, 7:30 p.m., Laguna Country United Methodist Church, Laguna Woods. Tickets, $10. under 12 free: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/189456 Sonatasia page: www.sonatasia.org/events-Sept-9-2011
Saturday, Sept. 10
Farmers Market, Lumberyard Parking Lot next to City Hall. 8 a.m-noon 714.573.0374
Art and Sea Lions art workshop for kids 6-18 & adult companions, 9-10:30 a.m. Marine Mammal Center, 20612 Laguna Canyon Road. Tickets $20-15 949-363-4700
Common Ground, 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. Free. 949-494-6901 or www.LagunaCoffeeCo.com
West Coast Strayz, 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 Saturday Afternoon Tasting Room. 1-4 p.m. $5=8 wines. 845 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-494-4006.
Evening & Sunset Cruises, Davey’s Locker, 400 Main St., Newport Beach. 949-673-1434 www.daveyslocker.com for times. $25 per person
Sunday, Sept. 11
Unveiling of Sept. 11 Memorial, 11 a.m. Heisler Park at Veterans Memorial.
Bluegrass concert featuring The Brombies. 4-7 p.m. Aliso Creek Inn. Tickets $12 adv. $15 door, kids 12- $7 adv. $10 door. Tickets: 800-595-4849 or Laguna Beach Live 949-715-9713
Missiles of October, 4-8 p.m., Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027
Massive McGregor, Reggae, 5-10 p.m.,. Mozambique, 1740 Pacific Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777 $15 cover.
Author Jennifer Niven signs “Velma Jean Learns to Fly,” 4 p.m. Laguna Beach Books, 1200 Coast Highway. 949-494-4779
Dime Stories Open Mic readings for prose writers. Bring three minutes of original prose to share. Reading not required) 5 p.m. (sign-up) 5:30 p.m. (reading) Salt Fine Art, 1792 S. Coast Hwy #3. 949-715-5554
Classical guitarists The Modus Novus, Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Avenue, 3-4 p.m. Free, no reservations. www.newportbeachlibrary.org or call 949-717-3860.
Murder by the Mission Mystery Dinner Theatre, 6:30 p.m., champagne interrogation reception at Sarducci’s, next to the San Juan Capistrano train depot, $59.00 per person. Menu choices available at www.capistranodepot.com. Prepaid reservations at 949-493-9593.
Monday, Sept. 12
Karaoke, 9 p.m. Hennessy Tavern, 213 Ocean Ave. 949-494-2743
Tuesday, Sept. 13
Beth Fitchet Wood’s Songwriter’s Showcase, 8-11 p.m. Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027
Author Lisa See speaks about her new novel, “Dreams of Joy, 7 p.m., Newport Public Library, 1000 Avocado St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 14
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 per person. Each tasting incl.6 wines, bread and cheese. 949.494.4000
Thursday, Sept. 15
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’s children’s watershed education benefit, 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, author of “The Everything Guide to Study Skills,” presents study skills tips and audience q&a, 6 p.m. Laguna Beach Books, 1200 Coast Highway. 949-494-4779
Laguna Beach Film Society screens “Welcome,” 7 p.m. South Coast Cinema, 162 S. Coast Hwy. $15 949-494-5872×201 www.lagunabeachfilmsociety.org