Mark Macdonald, author of "Body Confidence," will have a book signing at 7 p.m. at the Metro Pointe Barnes & Noble, 901 B. South Coast Drive, Suite 150, Costa Mesa. Purchase of the book and wristbands are required for this event, which are available starting at 9 a.m. April 6. Seating is limited. For more information, call (714) 444-1653.
Business Strategies Panel
The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts a four-member panel with experts talking about their challenges and business strategies in tough economic times. The event begins at 7:15 a.m. at Newport Lexus, 3901 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach. Admission is $20 for chamber members in advance, $30 at the door and $35 for non-members. Breakfast is included. For more information, call (949) 729-4400 or visit http://www.newportbeach.com.
Representatives from Chiarello Family Vineyards, Honig, Tres Sabores and others will be giving tastings from 5 to 8 p.m. at NapaStyle in South Coast Plaza. Admission is $10. For more information, call (714) 825-0445.