The third annual Wooden Boat Festival is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the American Legion Post 291 Yacht Club, 215 E. 15th St., Newport Beach. Tickets cost $10 and include boat shuttle service to the tall ship Irving Johnson, which will be open to the public at the Lido Marina Village docks.
Meet the Mayor
Newport Beach Mayor Mike Henn will visit a firehouse in Santa Ana Heights from 9 to 10:30 a.m. The event at Fire Station No. 7, 20401 Acacia St., will be open to the community and people are invited to come by to have coffee and chat with Henn about city issues.
Green Thumbs Workshop
The Orange County Great Park holds the first of its free programs in its 2011 Fall Garden Workshops series. Workshop begins at 11 a.m. in the park's Farm & Food Lab. For more information, visit http://www.ocgp.org. Saturday's workshop, "The Edible Landscape," will be on how to grow blueberries and other things by making them part of your landscape.