Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds a Shabbat Sukkot evening service and dinner geared toward families. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or go to http://www.tby.org.
Orange Coast College Professor Irini Vallera-Rickerson will give a presentation on "Art and Architecture Around the World" at 7 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre at OCC, 2701 Fairview Road. Tickets are $10 and tax-deductible donations also are welcomed. Donations will go to OCC Aids Benefit. For more information, call (714) 432-5039 or go to vallerarickerson.com.
"Shrek the Musical" is at Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall. For tickets and more information, call (714) 556-2787 or go to http://www.scfta.org.
'How the World Began'
"How the World Began," a new drama written by Catherine Trieschmann and directed by Daniella Topol, plays at the Julianne Argyros Stage at South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Shows are at 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; and at 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. For tickets, call (714) 708-5555 or go to http://www.scr.org.
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Hommage to The Dude
"Joe Forkan — The Lebowski Cycle," a painting exhibit, is at Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. The exhibit blends masterpieces of Western art with images from the 1998 film
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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
Christ Lutheran School will host a community "Fall Festival" from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 760 Victoria St., Costa Mesa. For more information, call (949) 548-6866 or go to http://www.christcm.com.
Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds its Shabbat Morning Children's Service at 9 a.m. The temple will also hold its Torah Study from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., which will be followed by a Saturday Shabbat Service at 10:40 a.m. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or go to http://www.tby.org.
A "Wild Brunch and Eco Silent Auction" to help clean the planet is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dock Restaurant, 2616 Lafayette Ave., Newport Beach. Paintings on tote bags made by local artists will be auctioned off. Call (949) 933-0029 to RSVP.
Singer Audra McDonald, a four-time
Saturday Night Showcase
Local acts Mr. Elevator & The Brain Hotel, Tomorrow's Tulips, Somedays and Salsa Chips perform at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The 21-and-older show starts at 10 p.m. and is free. For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/lacave.
The Sea & Sage Audubon Society will go on a San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary walk, leaving at 9 a.m. from Audubon House. For more information, call (949) 261-7963 or go to http://www.seaandsageaudubon.org.
'Fall Faire & Pumpkin Patch'
The Environmental Nature Center, 1601 16th St., Newport Beach, hosts its annual "Fall Faire & Pumpkin Patch." Admission is free. For more information, call (949) 645-8489.
Walk for the Hungry
The 23rd annual Interfaith Hunger 4k/7k walk begins at 1:30 p.m. from the Our Lady of Angels School at Jamboree Road and East Bluff Drive, Newport Beach. For more information, go to the Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council website at http://www.nmiinterfaith.org/.