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 http://www.ocgp.org. Saturday's workshop, "The Edible Landscape," will be on how to grow blueberries and other things by making them part of your landscape.
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 http://www.solo-projects.com.
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 http://www.occtickets.com.
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 vanguard.universitytickets.com.
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.
SATURDAY TILL OCT. 31
The Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch opens its Fall season with a bounty of pumpkins and activities geared for families. Pumpkin Patch will be at 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange. Weekend hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and weekday hours and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information, call (714) 997-3968 or visit http://www.irvineparkralroad.com