Saturday's Calendar

March 04, 2011
  • TODAY: The Los Angeles Philharmonic, featuring renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel (pictured), performs at 2:30 p.m. at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Tickets start at $55. For more information, visit
TODAY: The Los Angeles Philharmonic, featuring renowned… (Michael Robinson…)


'The O Show'

The Estancia High School drama department presents its 31st annual "Original Show" at 7:30 p.m. at the campus' Barbara Van Holt Theatre, 2323 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa. The show features comedic shorts written by students. The show also runs March 11 and 12. Tickets are $10 at the door. For more information, call (949) 515-6537.

Pacific Coast Wine Festival

The annual pairing of top-notch wine and food — the Pacific Coast Wine Festival — starts at 5 p.m. at the Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. The festivities include live music by the Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra, high-class wines and food. The event benefits the symphony's various programs. Tickets start at $325 a person. For more information, contact Ricki Shab at (714) 876-2364, e-mail or visit

'The Nostradamus Secret' Book Signing

Author Joseph Badal, who wrote the suspense novel "The Nostradamus Secret," will discuss his work and sign copies from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Borders bookstore, 3333 Bear St., Costa Mesa.


Torah Study

Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, hosts its weekly Torah Study from 9 to 10:30 a.m., followed by the Saturday Shabbat Service at 10:40 a.m. Guests are welcome and childcare is available. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit

Greg Topper

Orange County rock icon Greg Topper performs with his band the first, third and fifth Saturday of each month at Pierce Street Annex, 330 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa. The free shows are from 5 to 8 p.m. and 21 and older only. For more information, visit

Yard Sale

St. James Anglican Church, 3209 Via Lido, Newport Beach, hosts a yard sale from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Items for sale include furniture, bicycles, microwaves, clothes, books, toys and more. For more information, visit

Vanguard Jazz Festival

The Vanguard University Jazz Festival is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and features some of the best school jazz bands from the southland. The free festival, open to students in grades six through 12, will also features a performance by the Vanguard University Jazz Ensemble at 4 p.m. at Newport Mesa Church. For more information, visit

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