Editor's note: This removes the Island Hotel mid-week specials, which are no longer offered, according to a hotel spokeswoman.
Local indie rock band The Growlers headline the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Grand Elegance and Gantez Warrior also perform. Tickets for the 21-and-older show are $12 and the show starts at 9 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.detroitbar.com.
Macy's stores across the country, including South Coast Plaza and Fashion Island, present their seasonal Believe campaign, where believers of all ages can drop off letters to Santa Claus and the store will donate $1 to Make-A-Wish Foundation for each letter received.
Photos With Santa
Santa Claus has a holiday home at Fashion Island and is available for photos and visits during special holiday hours in his village on Atrium Lawn, 401 Newport Center Drive. Hours are subject to change. For more information, call (949) 721-2000.