Indy Calendar, September 9-15, 2011


Friday, Sept. 9


Dana Point’s Ocean Institute hoists anchor for its Tall Ships Festival, Sept. 9-11, 5-7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday. Authors, concerts, cruises, demonstrations, scullywag lessons and more.

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.  949-494-3030. Also Saturday.


Garden Club meets with Sharael Kolberg, 9:30 a.m., Presbyterian Church, Tankersley Hall, Second & Forest Ave.


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.  949-715-7777


Sonatasia Concert string trio, 7:30 p.m., Laguna Country United Methodist Church, Laguna Woods. Tickets, $10. under 12 free:  Sonatasia page:


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.  949-715-7777


Live jazz, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Laguna Coffee Company, 1050 S. Coast Highway. Free. 949-494-6901 or


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


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 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.  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. 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 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:  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  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

















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