Saturday's Calendar

September 16, 2011
  • SATURDAY: Singer-songwriter Ashleigh Mannix headlines the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. The free show starts at 9 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit
SATURDAY: Singer-songwriter Ashleigh Mannix headlines… (Daily Pilot )


Boat Fest

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 Saturday's workshop, "The Edible Landscape," will be on how to grow blueberries and other things by making them part of your landscape.


Steven Kirsch

Solo Projects at The Camp in Costa Mesa presents the work of artist Steven Kirsch. A reception will take place at 7 p.m. in the Solo Building, 765 Baker St. For more information, visit

OCC Theatre

The Orange Coast College Theatre Department stages "Seascape with Sharks and Dancer," by playwright Don Nigro. Show is at 7:30 p.m., Drama Lab Studio Theatre, OCC, 2701 Fairview College. Advance tickets are $6 and tickets at the door are $8. For more information, call (714) 432-5880 or visit

Musical at Vanguard

"Americans All," featuring music by retired Orange County Judge James P. Gray, plays at Vanguard University's Lyceum Theater, 55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. Performance begins at 8 p.m. For tickets, go to

Midnite Whiskey

Midnite Whiskey, a blues and rock band, will perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the Celtic Bar at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. The event is free. For more information, call (949) 640-4110.

DJ Josh One

DJ Josh One, who specializes plays soul, funk, and pop classics, will perform at 9:30 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. The show is free.


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