The Surfing Heritage Museum at South Coast Plaza presents The Big Group Show, featuring the work of more than a dozen artists, including Rick Reitveld, John Culqui and Drew Brophy. The opening night reception is from 5 to 8 p.m. Beer and wines from Longboard Vineyards will be served to guests 21 and older.
Orange County Performing Arts Center's Family Series presents "Snowflake," featuring Gale LaJoye, a Ringling Bros., and Barnum & Bailey circus clown. The event is at the Samueli Theater and tickets are $20. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org.
TILL NOV. 21
'Sideways Stories From Wayside School'
"Sideways Stories from Wayside School," adapted by John Olive from Louis Sachar's popular Wayside School book series, comes to South Coast Repertory. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.scr.org, by phone at (714) 708-5555 or by visiting the box office at 655 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa. Ticket prices range from $18 to $30.
South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, presents Gina Gionfriddo's comedy "Becky Shaw" at the Segerstrom Stage. For showtimes and ticket information, visit http://www.scr.org.
TILL JAN. 2
J.M. Barrie's classic tale "Peter Pan" flies into the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa, offering viewers a unique 360-degree experience. Tickets start at $40. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org.
OCC Wind Ensemble
The Orange Coast College Wind Ensemble performs its first concert of the year at 3 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. The performance will include composer John Williams' "Star Wars" trilogy and "Olympic Fanfare and Theme" and "Glenn Miller in Concert," arranged by Paul Murtha. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. For more information, call (714) 432-5880, ext. 1 or visit http://www.occtickets.com.
Cartchella, a mobile food festival, will be rolling into Halecrest Park, 3107 Killybrooke Lane, Costa Mesa, from 11a.m. to 6 p.m. Attendees can enjoy food from around the globe, all served from carts. Entrance to the event is free, tickets for food and drinks will be sold at the event site through volunteers from Kaiser and Woodland Elementary Schools Foundation. For more information, visit http://www.cartchella.com.
Bone Adventure Sneak Peak
Bone Adventure, 2700 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, hosts a sneak peak of its new facilities for members and their dogs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bone Adventure is a cage-free day care and boarding center for dogs. For more information, contact Missy@TheBoneAdventure.com.
Michael Chiarello Holiday Tips
Emmy-award winning chef and restaurateur Michael Chiarello talks about entertaining traditions at NapaStyle at South Coast Plaza. The complimentary event is from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call (714) 825-0445.
Peter Pan At The Library
The Newport Beach Public Library and the Orange County Performing Arts Center present a behind-the-scenes program with cast members of the threesixty¿¿ entertainment production of J.M. Barrie's "Peter Pan." The free event is at 3:30 p.m. in the Friends Meeting Room at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. This special program will give children a chance to talk to some of the cast members of the award-winning production, listen to select readings from "Peter Pan" and learn about the story and inspiration behind the theatrical event. For more information, call (949) 717-3800, option 2, or visit http://www.newportbeachlibrary.org.
Love And Other Appetites
Poets Lee Mallory and Danielle Mitchell perform at 8 p.m. at Alta Coffee House, 506 31st. St., Newport Beach. The event is free and features a musical performance by Marisa Predisik. For more information, call (949) 675-0233.
Rosh Chodesh Celebration
The Women of Temple Bat Yahm will celebrate the new month of Kislev at a Rosh Chodesh Celebration and Women's Discussion Group at 7 p.m. at the home of Rabbi Rayna Gevurtz and Rabbi Gersh Zylberman. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or contact email@example.com.
Veterans Day Tribute
Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, salutes the nation's veterans in a Veterans Day Tribute at noon in the Orange Coast College Amphitheatre, adjacent to the Fine Arts Building. The program, titled "Semper Grati" or "Forever Grateful," features a full honor guard, vocal performances and refreshments. For more information on the free event, visit http://www.orangecoastcollege.edu.
Bloody Mary Sunday Brunch
South Coast Plaza's Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale's offers Bloody Mary Brunch every Sunday. For $35, guests receive an appetizer, entrée and unlimited Bloody Marys. For more information, call (714) 352-2525.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times