Saturday's Calendar

October 07, 2011


Big Garage Sale

The 28th annual Mesa Verde Community Garage Sale is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Costa Mesa. For information, go to

Sewing Fest

The Orange County Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival is at the Orange County Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. The event is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit for more information.


Wheelchair Rugby

The 8th annual Bill Alvarez Memorial Wheelchair Rugby Exhibition is at 11 a.m. at Orange Coast College's Peterson Gymnasium, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Donation of $5 is requested at the door. The proceeds will benefit disabled people at OCC.

Pro-Am Benefit Tourney

The second annual Queen of Hearts Exhibition Pro-Am is from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Newport Beach Tennis Club, 2601 Eastbluff, Newport Beach. Professional players, including Rick Leach and others, will be paired with amateurs in a tennis tournament to benefit research into ovarian cancer. Admission is free and the event also features a "Swing for a Cure" clinic led by tennis pro Vic Braden.

Open House

Project Playhouse — the annual fundraiser for HomeAid OC, a nonprofit reaching out to homeless families — marks its 20th anniversary by unveiling its newest collection of playhouses. The event is from noon to 6 p.m., in the Edwards Court at the Irvine Spectrum Center.

Mix + Mingle

The Ensign Fund, made up of parents of students at Ensign Intermediate School, hold the 2nd annual Mix + Mingle fundraiser for the school. The event is from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 215 E. 15th St., Newport Beach (Balboa Peninsula). Tickets can be purchased for $50 at the Ensign front office, or at

Boys Town

A 20th anniversary gala celebration of the nonprofit Boys Town California is at 6:30 p.m. at the Center Club, 650 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For tickets and information, go to

OCC Concert

Ricardo Soto and Eliza Rubenstein co-conduct the Orange Coast College Symphony, OCC Chorale and OCC Chamber Singers in "American Rhapsody," a concert at 8 p.m. at OCC's Robert B. Moore Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Tickets cost $10. They can be purchase at the door or at the bursar's office, or by calling (714) 432-5880 or going to

Irish Folk Music

S.A.R. will perform from 9 p.m. to 1 p.m. in the Celtic Bar at Muldoon's, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. The show is free. For more information, call (949) 640-4110.

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