The doors open at 11 a.m. for the final day of the Playground Festival, a two-day music event with a lineup that includes Panic! At the Disco and Lil John, at Hidden Valley next to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine. For more information and to buy tickets, visit http://www.playground
Martha's Bookstore, 308 1/2 Marine Ave., Balboa Island, Newport Beach, is having a book signing from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with local author Cindy Muchnick. Her book is titled "The Everything Guide to Study Skills." For more information, visit http://www.cynthiamuchnick.com.
'Cars & Cockpits'
Lyon Air Museum at the John Wayne Airport showcases classic Ford Model A cars, as part of its "Cars & Cockpits" series. The event is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. For more information, call (714) 210-4585 or visit http://www.lyonairmuseum.org.
Lemon Drop Dance Club
Newport Beach-based Lemon Drop Club, which hosts singles parties in Orange County geared for adults around the age of 40 and up, will have its Labor Day Weekend singles party from 7 to midnight at the Newport Elks Lodge, 3456 Via Oporto, Newport Beach. A free dance lesson will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 and parking is free. No membership is required. For more information, call (949) 378-6600 or visit http://www.lemondropclub.com.
Allensworth performs from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. Cover is free. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
JFK of MSTRKRFT performs at Sutra's 5ive+1 Labor Day Weekend showcase. All shows at the venue, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, are 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.sutraoc.com.
Back-to-School Fashion Show
Kids of all ages model the latest trends for a Back-to-School Fashion Show. The event is at 11:30 a.m. at Carousel Court and 12:30 p.m. at Jewel Court.
Orange County Museum of Art presents "Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art," an exhibit featuring 30 works of art by Calder from the 1940s through '60s. For more information, visit http://www.ocma.net.
The Balboa Bay Club & Resort presents Summer Sunday Dinner BBQ on the outdoor terrace of Duke's Place. In addition to dining overlooking the bay, the event also features live calypso and reggae music by Coconut Frank. Pricing is $29.50 for adults and $19.50 for children 12 and younger. Reservations are not necessary. For more information, visit http://www.balboabayclub.com.
Brett Rubbico Gallery
Tessa Shane and Mitch Esaki are the featured artists for "TSME" at the Brett Rubbico Gallery, 361 Old Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. According to the gallery, the two artists have "masculine geometrics [merging] harmoniously with feminine detail to create a complementary seamless fit and perfect balance." For more information, visit http://www.brettrubbico
gallery.com or call (949) 515-5102.
TILL SEPT. 25
Canstruction Orange County
Check out the 15 structures made out of canned foods that will be displayed throughout South Coast Plaza during Festival of Children, all of which will later be donated to the Orange County Food Bank.
Pawn Shop Kings
The Pawn Shop Kings perform at 8:30 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. Cover is free. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
Above & Beyond
Above & Beyond wraps up Sutra's 5ive+1 Labor Day Weekend showcase. All shows at the venue, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, are 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.sutraoc.com.
Taste of Piecemakers
The 10th annual Taste of Piecemakers is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Piecemakers Country Store, 1720 Adams Ave., Costa Mesa. Cost is $6 per person. Cooks will be preparing food for the customers. There will also be a new root beer booth. For more information, call (714) 641-3112 or visit http://www.piecemakers.com.
A pool party at the Merage Jewish Community Center, 1 Federation Way, Irvine, is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free and includes games, music, crafts and contests. Lunch will be on sale. For more information, visit http://www.jccoc.org.
The Memorial Highway
Indie rock band The Memorial Highway performs Tuesdays in September at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The free show starts at 10 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/lacave.
Paul Clark Quartet
The Paul Clark Quartet performs at 8:30 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. Cover is free. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
TUESDAY TILL SEPT. 18
'West Side Story'
The Grammy Award-winning "West Side Story" comes to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall. Tickets start at $20. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun