'Rock It OC!'
Music for a Cure presents a battle of the bands-style competition, dubbed "Rock It OC!," from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Garden Terrace in South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa. Musicians ages 5 to 17 will perform live sets, with the winner receiving professional aid for recording a song and making a music video.
Free Jazz Concert
The St. James Anglican Church hosts jazz artist Henry Franklin from 5 to 7 p.m. for its "Jazz in the Courtyard" series at the church, 3209 Via Lido, Newport Beach. Free admission. RSVP for childcare with Beth Borbon by Thursday by calling (949) 675-0210, ext. 302. For more information, visit http://www.stjamesnb.org.
'Murder Most Sweet'
Richard Taylor presents his comedic murder-thriller, "Murder Most Sweet," at the Costa Mesa Playhouse, 661 Hamilton St., Costa Mesa. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $16 to $23. Visit http://www.costamesplayhouse.org or call (714) 650-5269 for more information.