Sears and some other stores will open at 4 a.m. at South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St., Coast Mesa. Urban Outfitters at Fashion Island will open at 4 a.m. Fashion Island is at 401 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. PacSun and Aeropostale will open at 3 a.m. and 4 a.m., respectively, at the Irvine Spectrum, 71 Fortune Drive, Irvine.
Temple Bat Yahm in Newport Beach will hold its Friday Night Shabbat Service at 6 p.m. in the Morgan Chapel. The temple is at 1011 Camelback St. For more information, go to http://www.tby.org, or call (949) 644-1999.
Singer Phil Shane will perform cover songs from Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Neil Diamond and others at La Cave Restaurant, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The free show is 21 and over only. For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/lacave.
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.
TILL DEC. 16
'Things That Keep Me Up at Night'
Orange Coast College's Doyle Arts Pavilion hosts an exhibit featuring memorable images from 20 artists. Admission to the "Things That Keep Me Up at Night" exhibit is free. For more information, call (714) 432-5102 or visit http://www.occartspavilion.com.
Saturday at TBY
Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds its weekly Torah Study with David Zarnow in the Marcus Library from 9 to 10:30 a.m. A Saturday Shabbat Service will be given in the Morgan Chapel at 10:40 a.m. For more information, go to http://www.tby.org, or call (949) 644-1999.
Support the Troops
Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant & Bar, 296 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, holds its fourth annual "Mi Casa Cares" drive to collect donated items for U.S. troops serving overseas. The event is from 1 to 4 p.m. For a list of requested items to donate to the troops, go to http://www.micasa1.com.
The deejay duo Sex Panther perform at Identity Saturdays at Sutra, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.sutraoc.com.
Bella Novela, Buffalo Stance and DJ Oldboy perform at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The 21-and-older show starts at 10 p.m. and is free. For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/lacave.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
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.
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.
Indie rock band The Gromble wraps up its November residency at Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. The 21-and-older show is free and also features performances by Strange Birds and Tapioca and the Flea. For more information, visit http://www.detroitbar.com.
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.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
Dancing With The Teachers
The Newport Harbor High School Dance Team hosts its first Dancing with the Teachers at 7 p.m. Students have choreographed dances with teachers. Attendees will vote on their favorites and will have the chance to stuff the ballot box. Tickets are $8 in advance, or $10 at the door at the ASB office at Newport Harbor High, 600 Irvine Ave. For more information, visit http://www.newportharborhigh