Saturday's Calendar

December 24, 2010


Christmas Dining

Several Newport-Mesa restaurants will be open for Christmas Day. Among them offering special Christmas Day menus are:

El Torito Grill: The El Torito Grill at Fashion Island will serve from their dinner menu, plus offer seasonal specials from noon to 8 p.m.. For more information, call (949) 640-2875.

Pinot Provence: A three- or four-course dinner with choices will be offered from 5 to 10 p.m. Prices are $55 for three courses, $65 for four courses and $15.95 for children under 12. The restaurant is at 686 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 444-5900.


Royal Khyber Fine Indian Cuisine: 5:30-10:30 PM. Traditional a la carte menu of contemporary Indian cuisine and classics, such as tandoori and vegetarian dishes, will be offered from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. The restaurant is at 1621 W. Sunflower Ave. in South Coast Village. For more information, call (714) 436-1010.


'A Christmas Carol'

The South Coast Repertory's 31st annual production of Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol" returns to the Segerstrom Stage, featuring Hal Landon Jr. as Ebenezer Scrooge. For showtimes and more information, visit


'Peter Pan'

J.M. Barrie's classic tale "Peter Pan" flies into the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa, offering viewers a unique 360-degree experience. Tickets start at $40. For showtimes and more information, visit


Indie Tuesdays

The Danvilles, featuring Mike Hindert of The Bravery, The Gromble and Adam Bones perform at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The free show is 21 and older only. For more information, call (949) 646-7944.


Murder Mystery Dinner Show

"The Password is Murder" dinner and show at the Wyndham Hotel, 3350 Avenue of the Arts, Costa Mesa, includes a four-course gourmet meal, champagne toast and professional performers with audience involvement. For more information, call (949) 509-9889 or visit http://www.bestcomedymurder

Shabbat Service

Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds its Friday night Shabbat Service at 6 p.m in the Morgan Chapel. The service will be led by Rabbi Mark S. Miller, Rabbi Gersh Zylberman and Cantor Grant and will be followed by an Oneg Shabbat. Guests are welcome. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit

Duke's Place Lounge

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