Tuesday's Calendar

January 02, 2012
  • TUESDAY: The first showcase show for the OC Music Awards features Paulie Pesh (shown), Jeremiah Red, The Gromble, Strange Birds and James Fletcher. The free show starts at 8 p.m. at Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa, and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit
TUESDAY: The first showcase show for the OC Music Awards…


Visit Tall Ships

The tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will be at the Newport Sea Base, 1931 W. Coast Hwy. The ships will be open for walk-on tours from 4 to 5 p.m. Dec. 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dec. 31 and 4 to 5 p.m. on Jan. 3 through Jan. 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jan. 7-8, and from 4 to 5 p.m. on Jan. 10-11. At 2 p.m. on New Year's Eve, the ships will host guests for a three-hour Battle Sail replicating naval war maneuvers from the Revolutionary War and War of 1812. For information, call (800) 200-5239, or go to


Canoe Under Holiday Lights

Enjoy outrigger canoeing for all ages and skill levels around Balboa islands under the glow of holiday lights decking out the watercraft and homes competing in the 103rd annual Boat Parade. Participants go out crowd-free on a non-boat parade day. Cost is $35 per person. Corporate and private holiday party paddles are available upon request. Meet at Newport Aquatic Center, 1 Whitecliffs Drive, Newport Beach. For more information, call (949-646-7725) or visit



Food Drive

The city of Irvine and Second Harvest Food Bank are holding a food drive to help the needy during the holidays. The city and Second Harvest are seeking the following types of food donations, including: canned fruit and juices, canned soups, rice, cereal, canned veggies, canned fish, chicken or meat. For a list of sites where the food donations can be dropped of, go to For more information, call at (949) 653-2900.


OCMA Programs

"State of Mind" and "Two Schools of Cool" exhibitions are showing at the Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach. For more information, go to, or call (949) 759-1122.


Floral Design Class

"Floral Design Using Tropicals" will be the theme of a 9 a.m. class at the Sherman Library & Gardens, 2647 E. Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar. Pre-registration, which costs $50, is required. Call (949) 673-2261 or go to for more information.

Nature Games at ENC

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