The Miles Davis Experience
Trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire and his quintet pay tribute to iconic jazz artist Miles Davis with a concert at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Samueli Theater. "The Miles Davis Experience: 1949-159" celebrates Davis' legendary music. Tickets start at $62 and showtimes are 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.
Trick or Treat
Fashion Camp OC, at the OC Mart Mix, 3313 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa, holds a family friendly event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., where kids can decorate their own Halloween boo bags. For more information, visit http://www.fashioncampoc.com or call (949) 478-0846.
'Evening Under the Stars'
The first "Evening Under the Stars" gala to benefit students in the Costa Mesa High School zone is from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Noguchi sculpture garden in South Coast Metro. Cost to get in is $100 per person or $150 per couple. The address is 633 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa. Tickets can be purchased at cmhs.nmusd.us/cmhsfoundation.
The ExplorOcean/Newport Harbor Nautical Museum will fete its 25th anniversary by unveiling expansion plans at 6 p.m. A fashion show will follow at the museum, 600 E. Bay Ave., Newport Beach.
Diamonds and Pearls
Actress and cancer survivor Fran Drescher will headline the eighth annual Diamond & Pearl Ball to benefit the Beckstrand Cancer Foundation at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort, 1221 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. Tickets cost $500. For more information, go to http://www.beckstrand.org or http://www.diamondpearlball.com.
'Kings of the Dance 2011'
Five of today's premier male dancers hit the stage in "Kings of Dance 2011" at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall. The performance features Guillaume Côté, Marcelo Gomes, David Hallberg, Denis Matvienko and Ivan Vasiliev. Tickets start at $13.60. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.
Homage to The Dude
"Joe Forkan — The Lebowski Cycle," a painting exhibit, is at Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. The exhibit blends masterpieces of Western art with images from the 1998 film "The Big Lebowski." Pavilion is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.
TILL OCT. 31
'It's Your Money' Workshops
Peter Kote will be leading the eight weeks of the free "It's Your Money" workshops from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. The workshops promise to "provide attendees with education and practical solutions to financial and estate planning issues, so they can be in charge of their estates during their lifetimes and beyond," according to a release. No reservations are needed and attendance at all workshops is not mandatory. For more information, call (949) 548-2411 or visit http://www.nbplfoundation.org.
The Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch opens its Fall season with a bounty of pumpkins and activities geared for families. Pumpkin Patch will be at 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange. Weekend hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and weekday hours and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information, call (714) 997-3968 or visit http://www.irvineparkralroad.com
TILL NOV. 20
'The Trip To Bountiful'
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Horton Foote's "The Trip To Bountiful" comes to the South Coast Repertory's Segerstrom Stage. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scr.org.
TILL JAN. 22
"State of Mind" and "Two Schools of Cool" exhibitions are showing at the Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach. For more information, go to http://www.ocma.net, or call (949) 759-1122.
Amelia's Marks 50 Years
Amelia's Seafood & Italian Restaurant on Balboa Island will celebrate its 50th anniversary in business in the same location, 311 Marine Ave. A special five-course menu for $50 per person will come with live accordion music and hors d'oeuvres and house specialty dishes. For more information, call (949) 673-6580 or go to http://www.ameliasbalboaisland.com.
The Irvine Valley College women's volleyball team will play Golden West College in "Dig Pink," an Orange Empire Conference match for a good cause. Proceeds from the 6 p.m. match at Irvine Valley College, 5500 Irvine Center Drive, will go toward breast cancer research. A $5 donation will get you a pink T-shirt and a pink spray cleaner.
Men and women interested in walking with a group can join the Newport Mesa Walking Club at 9 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Hospital Road and Superior Avenue in Newport Beach. To join, call Loyda at (949) 650-0084.