The Orange County Marketplace, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, will give out free bags of popcorn during its fifth annual National Popcorn Day Celebration Weekend, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, go to http://www.ocmarketplace.com.
'Tex*US Guitar Show'
The 4 Amigos present the "Tex*US Guitar Show," in Building 12 at the OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. For hours and information about tickets, go to http://www.texasguitarshows.com or http://www.ocfair.com.
'Alice in Wonderland'
Newport Coast Elementary School's sixth grade class presents its production of "Alice in Wonderland" at the Merage Jewish Community Center, One Federation Way, Irvine. Shows are at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost $10 and light-up wands cost $5. For more information, call (949) 244-0871 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hutchins Consort, an eight-piece string ensemble, will perform "Ave Vienna," a program featuring music by Mozart and Beethoven. Soprano Lauren Smith will accompany the consort in its performance at 3 p.m. at St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 2200 San Joaquin Hills Road, Newport Beach. Tickets for adults cost $25. Students and seniors pay $15. For more information, go to http://www.hutchinsconsort.org.
Cellist Bronwyn Banerdt and pianist David Kaplan perform selections from Beethoven, Brahms and others as part of the Sunday Musicale at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. The free show is from 3 to 4 p.m. For more information, call (949) 717-3870 or visit http://www.newportbeach
'To Catch an Anti-Semite'
The Chabad Jewish Center, 2865 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, presents "To Catch an Anti-Semite," a program with guest speaker David Nesenhoff. Tickets to the program, which starts at 7 p.m., cost $20 at the door and $15 in advance. For more information, go to http://www.Jewish.Newport.com or call (949) 721-9800.
'Cats," the winner of seven Tony Awards, comes to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall. Tickets start at $20. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.
TILL FEB. 5
Prime Rib Sundays
Fleming's at Fashion Island offers a special three-course prime rib dinner menu for $29.95 per person. For more information, call (949) 720-9633 or visit http://www.flemingssteak
Free Weight Loss Seminar
OC Back & Body Doctors present a free informational seminar on weight loss at 7 p.m. at 17264 Red Hill Ave., Irvine.
Jered Weaver: Sportsman of the Year
The Orange County Youth Sports Federation honors Angels pitcher Jered Weaver as the 2012 Sportsman of the Year at its 39th annual Sports Banquet at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, 900 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. A reception and silent auction is at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner and the program at 7 p.m. To find out about tickets and reserve a seat or table, go to http://www.ocysf.org.
'An Introduction to La La La Human Steps and Edouard Lock'
The Irvine Barclay Theatre and the Claire Trevor School of the Arts Dance Department at UC Irvine present "An Introduction to La La La Human Steps and Edouard Lock," a free lecture by Philip Szporer, director/producer of Mouvement Perpétuel. The event is at 7 p.m. at UCI's Winifred Smith Hall.
TUESDAY TILL FEB. 28
A series of six lessons, to be given from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays, will focus on Jewish Business Ethics in "Money Matters." The sessions are at the Chabad Jewish Center, 2865 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. Enrollment cost (including textbooks) is $89. For more information, email info@JewishNewport.com or call (949) 721-9800.
The Sherman Library & Gardens and Café Jardin will offer "High Tea in the Gardens," featuring a menu of tea, pastries, fruit and sandwiches, with seatings at 2:30, 2:45 and 3 p.m. Cost is $29 per person, not including tax and tip. To make a reservation, which is required, call Stefanie Kristiansen at (949) 673-2261, ext. 300. The Sherman Library & Gardens is at 2647 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar.
'Conversations on the Artistic Process'
The Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine presents "Musical Composition as Experiment (and vice versa)," a free event in which various UCI academics will discuss their research. The event is from 5 to 6:15 p.m. in the Colloqium Room on the third floor of the UCI Contemporary Arts Center building.
PIMCO Chief at UCI
Mohamed A. El-Erian, chief executive and co-CIO of Pacific Investment Management Co., will give the inaugural UCI social sciences lecture at 6 p.m. in Pacific Ballroom C at the UCI Student Center. The event will be free and open to the public.
Free Weight Loss Seminar
OC Back & Body Doctors present a free informational seminar on weight loss at 1 p.m. at 17264 Red Hill Ave., Irvine.