Saturday's Calendar

December 02, 2011
  • SUNDAY: Pacific Chorale's 24-voice chamber choir, the John Alexander Singers, presents its third annual “Christmas with the John Alexander Singers” concert. The performance is at 5:30 p.m. at St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 2200 San Joaquin Hills Road, Newport Beach. Tickets are $30, with premium reserved seating available for $55. For more information, visit or call (714) 662-2345.
SUNDAY: Pacific Chorale's 24-voice chamber choir,… (Courtesy Stan Sholik )


Piecemakers Festival

The Piecemakers Country Store, at 1720 Adams Ave. in Costa Mesa, continues with its Christmas Festival, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, visit or call (714) 641-3112.

Holiday Fun at SOCO

The South Coast Collection will be the place for a variety of family friendly holiday activities, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Activities include music, carolers, cookie decorating, a toy drive and the opportunity to meet top-ranked climber Sasha DiGiulian at the Gear Co-Op shop. SOCO Collection is at 3303-3323 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa.

Half-Priced Tickets to OCMA

In celebration of the "Pacific Standard Time" regional art collaboration among Southern California museums, the Orange County Museum of Art will offer half-priced admission. The museum is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets to OCMA normally cost $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Saturday's program will include some special activities, such as a curatorial tour of the "State of Mind" exhibition at noon and a curatorial tour of the "Two Schools of Cool" exhibition at 3 p.m. OCMA is at 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach. Go to for more information.


Back Bay Bistro Brunch

Santa Claus will be available for photo opportunities during Saturday brunch at the Newport Dunes' Back Bay Bistro, 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach. Brunch will go from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To make a reservation, call (949) 729-1144.

Pet Photo Shoot

The Newport Beach Plaza Retirement Community presents the second annual Santa Claus and Pet Photo Shoot benefiting Stella's Hope, an all breed K-9 rescue. The event is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors with doggy attire, jewelry, bandannas will be present. Admission is a suggested $20 donation. To make a reservation or for more information, call (949) 645-6833.

Tree Lighting

The Balboa Village Business Improvement District will host its Holiday Tree lighting ceremony. The program is from 2 to 6 p.m. at Balboa Village, at Balboa Boulevard and Palm Street on the Balboa Peninsula. The event is free and open to the public.

Soiree Tickets on Sale

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