Saturday's Calendar

December 31, 2010
  • TODAY: Experience a traditional Viennese style New Year when Salute to Vienna returns to the Orange County Performing Arts Center's Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at 8 p.m. This celebration features a new cast of more than 75 musicians, European dancers and singers with waltzes by “Waltz King” Johann Strauss Jr., polkas and famous operetta experts. Tickets start at $45. For more information, visit
TODAY: Experience a traditional Viennese style New Year… (Courtesy Orange…)

Editor's note: This removes the Island Hotel mid-week specials, which are no longer offered, according to a hotel spokeswoman.


Day After Party

Sutra Bar, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, hosts a New Year's Eve Day After Party, featuring DJ Mr. White. The event starts at 9 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For 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


O.C. Music Awards Showcase

The first showcase for the O.C. Music Awards is at 7:30 p.m. at Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Preacher's Son, Semi Sweet, The Colourist, The Sweetwells and The New Limb perform. The show is free and 21 and older only. For more information, visit



Blood Drive

Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds a Blood Drive to benefit the American Red Cross from 1 to 7 p.m. To schedule an appointment, visit or call (949) 644-1999. All participants will receive a coupon for Daphne's Greek Café and a voucher for two tickets to a Los Angeles Clippers game.


Caregiver Support Groups

The Orange County Chapter of the Alzheimer's Assn. offers caregiver support groups every month. In Costa Mesa, meetings are every third Sunday at 2 p.m. at Silverado Newport-Mesa. For more information, call (949) 631-2212. It also meets every first and third Thursday at 1 p.m. at Harbor Trinity Church in Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 593-9630. In Newport Beach, support groups meet at 7 p.m. every first Monday at Our Lady Queen of Angels. For more information, call (949) 640-1750.

Parkinson's Support Group

Parkinson's In Balance Support Group meeting, a group specifically geared toward adults with early onset, takes place the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Donald Dungan Library, 1855 Park Ave., Costa Mesa. For more information, visit

Express Lunch

Andrea Ristorante at the Resort at Pelican Hill, 22701 Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Coast, will open for lunch, offering an express menu with a three-course meal in 30 minutes. Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. For more information, call (949) 467-6800.

Wild Goose Tour

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