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.
The Compañia Flamenca Jose Porcel performs at 2 p.m. at Segerstrom Hall in the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Tickets start at $16 and can be bought at the box office, by calling (714) 556-2787 or going http://www.SCFTA.org.
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.
Costa Mesa High School, 2650 Fairview Road, hosts a benefit Food Truck Night from 5 to 8 p.m. in the student parking lot near the gym. The trucks will donate some of their proceeds for the high school's athletics, academics and other programs.
Naturalist Leslie Helliwell leads a workshop on how to wrap gifts in Furoshiki cloths, a Japanese tradition. The workshop is at
6:30 p.m. at the Environmental Nature Center, 1601 16th St.,
Newport Beach. Admission is $30 per person. RSVP by calling (949) 645-8489.
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
TUESDAY TILL JAN. 2
A free and public exhibit, "On
Display in Orange County: Modern and Contemporary Sculpture,"
will be displayed on the penthouse level at South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St.
Got a Headache?
Hoag Hospital will give a free class for the community on how to identify a headache and treat it. The class starts at 6 p.m. in the hospital's Newport Beach campus Conference Center No. 2. For more information, call (800) 514-4624 or visit http://www.hoag.org.
The Art of Bookmaking
Artist Kim Abeles teaches a studio workshop on bookmaking, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach. OCMA members pay $40 and non-members pay $45 to participate. For more information, call (949) 759-1122 or go to http://www.ocma.net.
TILL JAN. 15
The city of Irvine and Second Harvest Food Bank are holding a food drive to help the needy during the holidays. The city and Second Harvest are seeking the following types of food donations, including: canned fruit and juices, canned soups, rice, cereal, canned veggies, canned fish, chicken or meat. For a list of sites where the food donations can be dropped of, go to http://www.cityofirvine.org. For more information, call at (949) 653-2900.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun