Food Truck Wars
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina, 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach, will have food trucks and a beer garden, starting at 3 p.m. A food truck competition will take place at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.NewportDunes.com.
Free Corkage Thursdays
The Golden Truffle Restaurant, 1767 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa, waives its corkage free for outside bottles of wine every Thursday night. Dinner is served from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. For more information, call (949) 645-9970.
Industry Night Social
The Crow Bar and Kitchen, 2325 Pacific Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, hosts Industry Night Social from 10 p.m. until closing Thursdays. Specials during the night include $5 burgers, $8 flatbreads, $4.50 select draft beers and $5 on select wines by the glass. For more information, visit http://www.thecrowbarcdm.com.
DJ Stellar performs at Sutra, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa. The show, which also features a local deejay battle featuring Khoizilla, Paul Ahi, Brandon Coleman and Renato Dinis, starts at 9 p.m. and is 21 and older only. Tickets are $20. For more information, visit http://www.sutraoc.com.
'The Taming of the Shrew'
The American Coast Theater Co. presents its production of Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew," at Vanguard University's Lyceum Theater, 55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. Performances will be given at 2 and 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and at 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets cost $15 to $20. To buy tickets, call (714) 619-6424 or visit http://www.AmericanCoastTheater.org.
TILL AUG. 11
Michael Gallagher Exhibit
Brett Rubbico Gallery, 361 Old Newport Blvd., Newport Beach, presents "New Works," an exhibit by artist Michael Gallagher. Gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and by appointment, as well. For more information, call (949) 515-5102.
TILL SEPT. 9
'Jack Goldstein X 10,000'
The Orange County Museum of Art presents its "Jack Goldstein X 10,000" show. OCMA, at 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, and from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays. The museum is closed Mondays and Tuesdays. For more information, visit http://www.ocma.net.
TILL OCT. 28
Great Park's latest Artist-in-Residence, Costa Mesa resident Andre Woodward and his sculptures, will be at the Artists Studios in the Palm Court Arts Complex from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sunday. Admission and parking are free. The Orange County Great Park is at Sand Canyon and Marine Way. For more information, visit http://www.ocgp.org or call (866) 829-3829.
'Shabbat Under The Stars'
Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, will hold outdoor Shabbat services on Friday nights in July. A wine and cheese reception will take place at 5:30 p.m., followed by an outdoor Shabbat service at 6 p.m. in the Warsaw Family Amphitheater. A Shabbat barbecue will follow at 7:15 p.m. For more information or to reserve a spot for dinner, call (949) 644-1999 or visit http://www.tby.org.
New Orleans' Preservation Hall Jazz Band performs at 8 p.m. at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine. Tickets cost $33, $38 and $45. For more information, visit http://www.thebarclay.org.
20th Anniversary Celebration
Naturalists with the Irvine-based Sea & Sage Audubon Society invite people on tours of the San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary to mark the 20th anniversary of the urban wetlands. For more information, call (949) 261-7963 or visit http://www.seaandsageaudubon.org.
Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, hosts its weekly Torah Study from 9 to 10:30 a.m., followed by the Saturday Shabbat Service at 10:40 a.m. Guests are welcome and child care is available. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit http://www.tby.org.
The ZeroTrash Corona del Mar chapter meets at 10 a.m. at Avila's El Ranchito Mexican Restaurant, 2515 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, on the first Saturday of each month. The group will disperse for two hours of clean-up work and then meet back up at El Ranchito's at noon. For more information, go to http://www.zerotrash.org.
Pacific Festival Pre-Party
Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa, hosts the pre-party for the Pacific Festival. The event features live performances by Poolside, Andy Clockwise, Juan Maclean and others. The 21-and-older event starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are $15 to $20. For more information, visit http://www.detroitbar.com.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Shakespeare by the Sea
The Newport Beach City Arts Commission presents its annual Shakespeare by the Sea event, featuring two classics. The 2012 production of "Romeo and Juliet" is at 7 p.m. Saturday at Bonita Canyon Sports Park, 1990 Ford Road, Newport Beach. "Two Gentlemen of Verona" will be performed at 7 p.m. Sunday, also at Bonita Canyon Sports Park, 1990 Ford Road, Newport Beach. The shows are free. For more information, visit http://www.newportbeachca.gov.