Starting at 9 a.m., Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, will have live music, featuring Van Dieman's Band followed by Mike Fitz & The Droppers. There is no cover charge.
The Harp Inn, 130 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, will be starting St. Patrick's Day with an Irish-style breakfast service and Irish bands playing from 10 a.m. and on.
Patrick's Pub, 2645 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, will be serving green beer, hosting bagpiper visits and giving away free items from noon to 2 a.m. Sunday.
The Balboa Bay Club & Resort celebrates St. Patrick's Day with a special menu at First Cabin Restaurant and musical entertainment and buffet at Duke's Place. Van Dieman's Band performs its brand of spirited Irish music from 5 to 9 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.balboabayclub.com.
Slugger O'Toole, fiddler Bella Issakova, uilleann piper Preston Howard and the Superb Kerry Dance Team will perform an Irish Hooley at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine. General admission tickets are $45 for adults and $25 for children. For more information, call (949) 854-4646 or go to thebarclay.org.
Pretend City Children's Museum, 29 Hubble, Irvine, will be hosting its free, third annual Family Fun and Wellness Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., which includes child developmental screenings mixed in with fun activities themed around St. Patrick's Day. For more information, go to pretend-city.org.
SoCo Farmers Market
The SoCo Farmers Market hosts a Spring Celebration from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Coast Collection, 3315 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa. For more information, go to http://www.socofm.com.
Coffee Klatch at Piecemakers
The Piecemakers Country Store, 1720 Adams Ave., Costa Mesa, hosts a Coffee Klatch, a two-hour social gathering over tea, coffee and cookies. The event is from 3 to 5 p.m. and costs $10 per person. For more information, go to http://www.piecemakers.com.
Brahms Concert at OCC
The Orange Coast College Symphony performs
'Play It Again, Sam'
The Pacific Symphony will play the score of the classic film
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
'The Final Countdown'
Students in the Orange Coast College Repertory Theatre program have been given 24 hours to write and produce a show, "The Final Countdown," under the supervision of OCC theater alum Sean Wellengard. Performances will take place in OCC's Drama Studio Lab Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Advance tickets, which cost $5, can be purchased by calling (714) 432-5880 or going to occtickets.com. Tickets are $7 at the door.
'Pastrami on Rye with Mayo'
TILL MARCH 31
30th Anniversary Special
Royal Khyber Fine Indian Cuisine at South Coast Plaza Village celebrates its 30th anniversary with a special three-course dinner, which includes a glass of wine. The cost is $30 per person. For more information, call (714) 436-1010 or visit http://www.royalkhyber.com.
Caregiver Support Groups
The Orange County Chapter of the