Friday, Dec. 9
Sawdust Art Festival art classes: 10 a.m-noon, and 2-4 p.m. www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses 949-494-3030. Also Saturday.
Final weekend: Sawdust Festival Winter Fantasy 10 a.m-6 p.m. Santa, music, carolers, kids art classes. Adults $6, children $3, under 5, free. 935 Laguna Canyon Rd. 949-494-3030 www.sawdustartfestival.org. Also Saturday and Sunday (bring a toy get in free) ‘til 7 p.m.
Jazz with pianist Giovanni Miradi at Romeo Cucina, 249 Broadway.
949-497-6627 www.romeocucina.com. Also Saturday.
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 to midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Pacific Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777
Richard Newton Film screening 6:30 p.m. rec. 7 p.m. screen. McCormick Screening Room, Humanities Gateway Bldg. UCI www.pacificstandardtime.org
Saturday, Dec. 10
Farmers Market, Lumberyard Parking Lot next to City Hall. 8 a.m-noon 714.573.0374
Full Moon Hike. 5 p.m. Crystal Cove State Park $15 parking. www.crystalcovestatepark.com
Saturday Wine Tasting. Laguna Culinary Arts, 825 Laguna Canyon Rd. 949-494-0745 www.lagunaculinaryarts.com
Helicopter, classic rock 8:45 p.m.-midnight, 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. www.LagunaCoffeeCo.com
West Coast Strayz, 9 p.m.-1 a.m at Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027
10th Anniversary Concert, 7 p.m. Soka University, 1 University Dr. Aliso Viejo. Tickets: $10 gen. $5 students (or two cans of food for South County Outreach) Box office or www.vendini.com
Full Moon Drum Circle, 7-10 p.m., Aliso Beach Park – South end. Bring drums, seating, wood and restive spirit.
Newport Beach Evening & Sunset Cruises
Davey’s Locker , 400 Main St.,. 949-673-1434 www.daveyslocker.com for times. $25 per person
Sunday, Dec. 11
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, Dec. 12
Karaoke, 9 p.m. Hennessy Tavern, 213 Ocean Ave. 949-494-2743
Tuesday, Dec. 13
Beth Fitchet Wood’s Songwriters’ Showcase, 8-11 p.m. Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027
Oceana benefit film screening (Sherlock Holmes) 5:30 p.m. at Island Cinema, Newport Beach. Tickets $50 includes food and beverage. www.eveningatthecinema.org 949-295-5811.
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. Reservations. $10 per person. Each tasting incl.6 wines, bread and cheese. 949-494-4000
Thursday, Dec. 15
Laguna Beach Film Society screening. 7 p.m. $15 gen. $10 students. South Coast Cinema, 162 S.
Coast Hwy. 949-8971×201
“This Wonderful Life,” 8 p.m. Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-497-2787 $30-$65. (Through Dec. 24
“Best Kept Secret:UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California, 1964-1971.” Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Drive. 949-494-8971 www.lagunaartmuseum.org
Photo by Ted Reckas
Dancers Cayla Schaller, Nina Gustis, Frances Naude and Laura Otsu in “Earth Intruders,” part of Perception dance concert at the Artists’ Theatre Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m.