Photo Ops with Santa
The Orange County Marketplace at the OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, offers free photo opportunities with Santa Claus and Twinkie on the weekend after Thanksgiving, as well as the weekends of Dec. 3-4 and Dec. 10-11. For more information, call (949) 723-6616 or go to http://www.ocmarketplace.com.
Jamie Adkins, a former clown for Cirque du Soleil, will give a one-man circus show, "Circus Incognitus," at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine. For showtimes and ticket information, go to http://www.thebarclay.org or call (949) 854-4646.
The Compañia Flamenca Jose Porcel performs at 2 p.m. at Segerstrom Hall in the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Tickets start at $16 and can be bought at the box office, by calling (714) 556-2787 or going http://www.SCFTA.org.
Our Lady Mount Caramel SOUL Ministry will host a Christmas boutique from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Local vendors and hand crafters will offer a selection of goodies. Proceeds will contribute to SOUL's well building fund with Women of the Wells (www.womenofthewells.org). Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church is at 1441 W. Balboa Blvd., Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 642-4640.
Come Meet Arthur
Children will have the opportunity to meet "Arthur," from the PBS SoCal show, and have their photo taken with him, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pretend City Children's Museum, 29 Hubble, Irvine. For more information, call (949) 428-3900 or go to http://www.pretendcity.org.
Costa Mesa High School, 2650 Fairview Road, hosts a benefit Food Truck Night from 5 to 8 p.m. in the student parking lot near the gym. The trucks will donate some of their proceeds for the high school's athletics, academics and other programs.
Naturalist Leslie Helliwell leads a workshop on how to wrap gifts in Furoshiki cloths, a Japanese tradition. The workshop is at
6:30 p.m. at the Environmental Nature Center, 1601 16th St.,
Newport Beach. Admission is $30 per person. RSVP by calling (949) 645-8489.
The Case Brothers wrap up their November residency at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The 21-and-older show starts at 10 p.m. and is free. Also performing are the Kettle Drivers and DJ Velvet Touch. For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/lacave.