Friday, October 28
Sawdust Art Festival art classes: 10 a.m-noon: fused glass w. Maggie Spencer; watercolor painting w. Michelle Lance; 2-4 p.m., water casting w. Erin Elowe, ceramic piece w. Sherry Bullard. www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses 949-494-3030. Also Saturday.
Jazz with pianist Giovanni Miradi at Romeo Cucina, 249 Broadway.
Barrel House Rockers, 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 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777
Lagunatics “Oddspell” 7:30 p.m. Forum Theatre, 650 Laguna Canyon Rd 949-715-0333
$35-$100. www.nosquare.org. Also Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday October 29
Farmers Market, Lumberyard Parking Lot next to City Hall. 8 a.m-noon 714.573.0374
Space Oddity (David Bowie tribute) 8:45 p.m.-midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777
Saturday Wine Tasting. Laguna Culinary Arts, 825 Laguna Canyon Rd. 949-494-0745 www.lagunaculinaryarts.com
Live Jazz from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Laguna Coffee Company, 1050 South Coast Highway. Free. www.LagunaCoffeeCo.com
Third Rail Band, 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
Newport Beach Evening & Sunset Cruises
Davey’s Locker , 400 Main Street, 949-673-1434 www.daveyslocker.com for times. $25 per person
Community Circle Painting Arts Workshop w. artist Hiep Nguyen, all ages 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The Great Park, Sand Canyon and Marine Way, Irvine. www.ocgp.org/events 866-829-3829
A delightfully deadly diversion: Voices of the Macabre, 1:30 p.m., Excerpts from
Bram Stoker’s “Dracula,” Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven,” Stephanie Meyer’s “Twilight” and Shakepeare’s “Macbeth” are read aloud. Bowers Museum, Santa Ana.
Sunday, October 30
Public opening: “Best Kept Secret: UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California, 1964-1971.” Curatorial walk-through with Grace Kook-Anderson, 1 p.m. Free with museum admission. Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Drive. 949-494-8971 www.lagunaartmuseum.org
Laguna Beach Community Concert Band, 3 p.m. Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Rd. 888-308-8324.
Missiles of October, 4-8 p.m. Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027
The Devastators, reggae 5-10 p.m.,. Mozambique, 1740 Pacific Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777
Monday, October 31
Karaoke, 9 p.m. Hennessy Tavern, 213 Ocean Ave. 949-494-2743
Tuesday, November 1
Beth Fitchet Wood’s Songwriters Showcase, 8-11 p.m. Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027
Wednesday, November 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 at 845 Laguna Canyon Road. Every Wednesday at 6:30pm. Reservations. $10 per person. Each tasting incl.6 wines, bread and cheese. 949-494-4000
Colin Dunne, solo dance show “Out of Time.” Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Dr. Irvine. Tickets: www.lagunabeach.com
Thursday, November 3
Society of Illustrators Children’s Books, Laguna College of Art and Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-376-6000 Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. free.
The Dupp Brothers, 8:30-12 a.m.. Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027
David Newton, comedy, 9-10 p.m.1740 Coast Highway. Mozambique restaurant. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777 $5 cover (doors open 7 p.m.)
First Thursday Art Walk 6-9 p.m. City Hall pre-event artist reception and award ceremony 5-6 p.m. City Hall, 505 Forest Ave. Free shuttle. Live music, refreshments.
DeRu’s Fine Arts, “California Remembered” early California landscapes and contemporary landscape painter David Chapple. 1590 S. Coast Highway.
LCAD Alumni Art Exhibition, reception 6-9 p.m., Seven Degrees, 891 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-376-1555
The Redfern Gallery, “Celestial Joy” bronze vessels & poetry by Carol Alleman. 1540 S. Coast Hwy.
Salt Fine Art, “Graffiti Nature,” 1492 S. Coast Hwy #3.
Great Park Fall Garden Workshops through Nov. 5. 10-11 a.m. free. Irvine Great Park, Sand Canyon&Marine Way, Irvine www.ocgp.org/events 866-829-3829
Dressed 2 Kill II Costume design for game art. 8a.m.-5p.m. Laguna College of Art and Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-376-6000 through 10/29
“Mixed Bag” Multimedia works by Festival of Arts exhibitors. Reception 11 a.m-2 p.m. Wells Fargo Bank, 260 Ocean Ave. Open Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (Show through Nov. 18)