OCC Spring Plant Sale
Orange Coast College will have a spring plant sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays in the Horticulture Garden Nursery, near the Adams parking lot. For more information, go to http://www.occhorticulture.com.
Gift of Literacy Luncheon
Author Alan Brennert will be the featured speaker at Newport/Mesa ProLiteracy's Gift of Literacy Luncheon. The event starts at 11 a.m. at the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club, 1601 Bayside Drive, Corona del Mar. Cost is $75 per person, or $125 for a seat at the author's table. For more information, call (949) 717-3874 or email email@example.com.
Nashville recording artist Ry Bradley will play a 9:30 p.m. show at the Quiet Woman, 3224 Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. The 21-and-older show is free.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
The inaugural OC Tastefest, an extravaganza for foodies, will take place at the OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. For more information, visit http://www.octastefest.com.