THURSDAY TILL SATURDAY
Virtuoso violinist Nicola Benedetti joins the Pacific Symphony in concert at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Tickets start at $25 for the 8 p.m. performances. For more information, visit http://www.pacificsymphony.org.
'Come Fly Away'
The Broadway musical "Come Fly Away," which fuses together the music of
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South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, presents playwright Molly Smith Metzler's "Elemeno Pea." The play is a "comedy about class, family and the choices that shape who we are," according to a release. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scr.org.
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Call for Volunteers and
The nonprofit group Working Wardrobes is looking for volunteers to staff its upcoming "Dream Girls and Distinguished Gentlemen Prom," as well as donations of dresses, tuxedos, accessories and shoes for this special event for 150 high-risk youths. To find out how you can help, go to http://www.workingwardrobes.org, or call (714) 210-2460.
The Friends of the Newport beach Library will hold a book sale for members from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Central Library branch bookstore, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach. People can pay $1 for four paperbacks and $1 for two hardbacks.
Singer Kelly Fitzgerald performs a free show from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. in the Dublin Pub at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach.
Hoist the Colors
Folk rock band Hoist the Colors headlines the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Brick Top Blaggers and Old Rivals also perform. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $10. For more information, visit http://www.detroitbar.com.
Musical Journey to the Stars
As part of its series of Family Musical Mornings, the Pacific Symphony will perform "Symphony in Space," a concert featuring music from "Star Wars" and more. The concert will be performed at 10 and 11:30 a.m. in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. A Musical Carnival will accompany the shows at 9 a.m. and 12: 15 p.m. Tickets start at $22. For more information, go to http://www.PacificSymphony.org or call (714) 755-5799.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
John Tartaglia's live black-light puppet show "ImaginOcean" comes to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Samueli Theater. Tickets start at show, which is recommended for children 4 to 8, start at $20. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.
The Cannery, 3010 Lafayette Road, Newport Beach continues its Hot Stove League Series with special guest Jamie Moyer. Enjoy a cocktail hour and a three-course meal and wine pairing with a baseball great for $750, which the Angels Baseball Foundation will match. Proceeds go to Urban Youth Academy in Compton. Seating is limited to 50. For more information, call (562) 690-2011 or visit http://www.cannerynewport.com.
The internationally renowned Sons of the Pioneers will perform at 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 600 St. Andrews Road, Newport Beach. Tickets are $25 to $40 and the concert is being sponsored by the All-American Boys Chorus. For more information, call (714) 708-1670 or visit http://www.taabc.org.
Lee Mallory hosts a night of poetry and music at Alta Coffee and Restaurant, 506 31st St., Newport Beach. Mallory's poetry will be followed by the music of Courtney Montgomery. The show is free and starts at 8 p.m. For more information, call (949) 675-0233.
Men and women interested in walking with a group can join the Newport Mesa Walking Club at 9 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Hospital Road and Superior Avenue in Newport Beach. To join, call Loyda at (949) 650-0084.
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