Indy Calendar, September 16-22, 2011

Shawn Green. Photo by Tony Flores

Friday, Sept. 16


Sawdust Art Festival art classes: 10 a.m-noon, tidepool bracelet with Linda Ames, noon-functional ceramic tea pot with Walter Reiss; 2-4 p.m., pottery wheel with Robert Jones, water casting with Erin Elowe; birdhouse with Ora Sterling,  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.



Sunset Serenades, El Real Chamber Players, string trio, 5:30 p.m. Heisler Park at Rockpile.


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


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


Saturday Sept. 17


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


Great Park Fall Garden Workshops, today-Nov. 5. 10-11 a.m. free. Irvine Great Park, Sand Canyon & Marine Way, Irvine. 866-829-3829


Zac Marben Sola art show opening, 7-10 p.m., at AR4T 210 N. Coast Hwy. [email protected]


Art and Sea Lions workshop & docent tour, 9-10:30 a.m. Marine Mammal Center, 20612 Laguna Canyon Road. Tickets $20-15 949-363-4700


Upstart, Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway.  949-715-7777


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


The Strangers, 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


Laguna Culinary Arts Saturday Afternoon Tasting Room. 1-4 p.m. $5 for 8 wines. 845 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-494-4006.


Coastal Clean-Up, Crystal Cove State Park and other locations throughout Laguna Beach.  Pelican Point lot #3 or Reef point. Parking fee waived for volunteers. 949-497-7647


Guided Back Country Hike. Crystal Cove State Park. 9 a.m. meet at El Morro Amphitheater. Park $15


Newport Beach Evening & Sunset Cruises

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



Sunday, Sept. 18


Lita Albuquerque talk, “Emergence,” 1 p.m., Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Drive. 949-494-8971 Free with museum admission.


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


Lesterfari & Kings reggae, 5-10 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway.  949-715-7777 $10 cover.


Meet author Ed Kaufman “From Monks to Mountain Gorillas: A Family’s Global Journey,” 5p.m. Laguna Beach Books, 1200 Coast Highway. 949-494-4779


Craft Guild sale 8:30 a.m.- dusk, cobblestones Main Beach 949-228-6206


Monday, Sept. 19


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


Tuesday, Sept. 20


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


Meet author E.L. Doctorow for a discussion of “Ragtime,” 6:30 p.m. Laguna Beach Books, 1200 Coast Highway. 949-494-4779



Wednesday, Sept. 21


Emerson String Quartet

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. $10 per person, six wines. 949.494.4000


Fiesta Laguna. 7-10 p.m. $10 advance, $15 at door. Hotel Laguna 425 S. Coast Hwy.  or 949-854-4646×1


Emerson String Quartet premiered Pierre Jalbert’s String Quartet No. 5., 8 p.m. in Samueli Theater, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa.


Angels player Shawn Green, author of “The Way of Baseball:  Finding Stillness at 95 MPH,” in conversation with Jean Hastings Ardell, Newport Beach Public Library, 6:30 p.m.,            1000 Avocado Ave. $10 donation at the door.


Thursday, Sept. 22

Sarah Chang in Concert. Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Segerstrom Hall, 600 Town Center Dr. Costa Mesa.


DJ’d grooves at Mozambique. 1740 Pacific Coast Highway. Call:  949-715-777

The Dupp Brothers, 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Marine Room, 214 Ocean Ave. 949-494-3027


Wyland Foundation Celebration Benefit children’s Watershed education 6-9 p.m. Ocean Institute, 2400 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point.  Tickets $150. reserve  or 800-wyland-0


Cindy Muchnick (The Everything Guide to Study Skills) presents study skills tips/ audience q&a. 6 p.m. Laguna Beach Books, 1200 Coast Highway. 949-494-4779


Laguna Beach Film Society “Welcome” 7 p.m. South Coast Cinema, 162 S. Coast Hwy. $15 949-494-5872×201



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