The Pelican Courtyard Flea Market is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month. The event is at 124 Tustin Ave., Mariners Mile section of Newport Beach. For more information, visit http://www.thepelicancourtyard.com.
UCI Arboretum Plant Sale
The UC Irvine Arboretum hosts a plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The arboretum is south of the corner of Campus Drive and Jamboree Road. Call (949) 824-5833 for more information.
Flying 'Fuddy Duddy'
A World War II vintage B-17 Flying Fortress, also known as "Fuddy Duddy," will be taking to the skies above the Lyon Air Museum as part of its "History Takes Flight" program. The museum, at 19300 Ike Jones Road, Santa Ana, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call (714) 210-4585 or go to http://www.lyonairmuseum.org.
Art Center Open House
The city of Irvine Fine Arts Center, at 14321 Yale Ave., hosts a public open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, go to irvinefinearts.org or call (949) 724-6880.
Dr. George Friedman
Dr. George Friedman, founder and chairman of the global intelligence firm STRATFOR, will speak on forecasting and analyzing geopolitics as part of the Newport Beach Public Library's Distinguished Speakers Lecture Series. The lecture starts at 2 p.m. at the Central Library branch, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach. Tickets are $35 per person. For more information, call (949) 548-2411 or visit http://www.nbplfoundation.org.
'Champions to CureDuchenne' Gala
CureDuchenne, a nonprofit headquartered in Newport Beach, will put on its 2012 "Champions to CureDuchenne" benefit gala. The evening starts at 5:30 p.m. and is at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort, 1221 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. For more information, visit http://www.cureduchenne.org or call (949) 872-2552.
The Sea & Sky Guild, a county women's group, will host "Classic Vegas," a casino night fundraiser to benefit United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County. The event starts at 6 p.m. at Crevier Classic Cars, 365 Clinton St., Costa Mesa. Tickets cost $100. For more information, go to http://www.seaandsky.org or http://www.ucp-oc.org.
'The girls of MACATAWA'
An opening reception for "The girls of MACATAWA," an Indian Princess Message and Charity fundraiser art show running through Feb. 24 at the Brett Rubbico Gallery, will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. at the gallery, 361 Old Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. For more information, go to http://www.brettrubbicogallery.com.
Flashback Heart Attack
Flashback Heart Attack, an 1980s KROQ cover band, will perform at 9 p.m. at the Harp Inn, 130 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa. The show is 21 and older only and cover is $5. For more information, visit http://www.flashbackheartattack.com.
James Street Concert
James Street performs from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the Celtic Bar at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach.
SATURDAY TILL MARCH 17
'I'm A Frayed Knot'
An opening reception for the "I'm a Frayed Knot" exhibition will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. at Orange Coast College's Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion. The exhibit will run through March 17 in the Pavilion, which is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. It is closed on Fridays, Sundays and Mondays. OCC is at 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa.
The Orange Coast College Repertory Theatre will stage feminist monologues in observance of V-Day, a movement to fight violence against women and girls. Tickets cost $5 in advance and $7 at the door. For showtimes and more information, go to http://www.occtickets.com or call (714) 432-5880.
African American Art Song Alliance Conference
Internationally renowned performers, artists, musicians and historians are gathering at UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts for the 15th African American Art Song Alliance Conference. Admission is free. For more information, visit music.arts.uci.edu.
Les Ballets de Monte Carlo
Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents a West Coast exclusive engagement by Les Ballets de Monte Carlo. Tickets start at $13.60. For showtimes and more information, go to http://www.scfta.org.
A Taste of Monaco
Seven South Coast Plaza restaurants, including Marché Moderne, Pinot Provence and Antonello Ristorante, give a culinary tribute to Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo's "Cinderella," which is at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. The restaurants will feature prix fixe menus and specials "showcasing the cuisine of the Principality," according to a release. For more information, call (714) 435-2000.
Dr. Jana Kohl, author of "A Rare Breed of Love," signs copies of her book at Just Food For Dogs, 500 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. The event is from noon to 2 p.m. and proceeds go to animal welfare organizations in Orange County. Dogs will also be available for adoption via the Southern California Golden Retriever Rescue.