NB Film Fest
The 13th annual Newport Beach Film Festival closes with the world premiere of "Shanghai Calling" at 7:30 p.m. at the Regency Lido Theatre, 3459 Via Lido, Newport Beach. A Closing Night Gala will follow at 10 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.newportbeachfilmfest.com.
Benefit Sunset Happy Hour
The Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce presents a Sunset Happy Hour and Fundraiser from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Crown Cove MBK Senior Living, 3901 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. For more information, call (949) 760-2800 or visit http://www.MBKSeniorLiving.com.
STYLE 2020 Event
Dr. Stephanie McClellan, author of "So Stressed: The Ultimate Stress Relief Plan for Women," will be one of the featured speakers, along with Newport Beach Councilwoman Leslie Daigle, at an event presented by STYLE 2020. The event is from 6 to 8 p.m. at its offices at 888 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 219-4360 or visit http://www.mystyle2020.com.
Williams-Sonomawill host a wedding gift registry party from 6 to 8 p.m. at its store in the Crystal Cove Promenade, 7845-8085 E. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. Space is limited so reserve your place by calling the store at (949) 464-2168.
OCC Spring Plant Sale
Orange Coast College will have a spring plant sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays in the Horticulture Garden Nursery, near the Adams parking lot. For more information, go to http://www.occhorticulture.com.
South Coast Repertory presents the musical drama "Cloudlands," based on the book by Octavio Solis. The performances will be at the Julianne Argyros Stage. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scr.org.
'Million Dollar Quartet'
The Broadway smash hit "Million Dollar Quartet," which brings together icons
TILL MAY 29
The Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, presents the "Richard Diebenkorn: The Ocean Park Series" exhibition. For ticket information and hours, go to http://www.ocma.net.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deejay duo DHG, also known as Da House Gods, perform at 9 p.m. at Sutra, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa. Tickets for the 21-and-older show are $20. For more information, visit http://www.sutraoc.com.
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.
FRIDAY TILL MAY 25
Food for Thought Film Series
The Orange County Great Park will hold outdoor screenings of three films dealing with food on Friday, May 18 and May 25. Food trucks will be on site, starting at 6:30 p.m., and Friday night films will be shown at dusk. For more information, visit http://www.ocgp.org.
OC Kids Run
The Kids Run the OC Race will take place on the eve of the 2012 Orange County Marathon, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive. For more information, visit http://www.ocmarathon.com.
'Stinko De Mayo'
Newport Dunes Resort, 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach, will be the venue for the 10th annual "Stinko De Mayo," a program that will run from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. to benefit the nonprofit Rock the Autism.