The Lil' Lighthouse Pre-School presents its sixth annual holiday boutique from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Lighthouse Coastal Community Church, 301 Magnolia St. in Costa Mesa. Proceeds will be used to buy playground and classroom equipment, and to support the school's scholarship fund, which benefits local families in need. The boutique will feature specialty vendors offering a variety of unique gift items, refreshments, and door prizes. For more information, call (949) 836-3965.
Lemon Drop Dance Club
Newport Beach-based Lemon Drop Club, which hosts singles parties in Orange County geared for adults around the age of 40 and up, will have its next singles party from 7 to midnight at the Newport Beach Elks Lodge Ballroom, 3456 Via Oporto, Newport Beach. A free dance lesson will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 and parking is free. No membership is required. For more information, call (949) 378-6600 or visit http://www.lemondropclub.com.
Album Release Party
The Brett Rubbico Gallery, 361 Old Newport Blvd., Newport Beach, hosts an album release party for Dan Ballard's new record "My Dead Air." The event will also be the opening reception for new paintings by Brett Rubbico titled "360° of BLACK," which will be on display through Dec. 31. Saturday's event is from 7 to 11 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.brettrubbicogallery.com.
Interior Designers Institute, 1061 Camelback St., Newport Beach, hosts an open house from 10 a.m. to noon. The event features student exhibition galleries, graduate project displays and more. For more information, call (949) 675-4451 or visit http://www.idi.edu.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
'10 or Less Festival' at OCC
Orange Coast College's Student Repertory Theatre will stage short plays directed by students. Shows will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12. A 2:30 p.m. show will be performed on Nov. 13. The shows are in the Drama Lab Studio Theatre at OCC, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 432-5880 or go to http://www.occtickets.com.
TILL DEC. 16
'Things That Keep Me Up at Night'
Orange Coast College's Doyle Arts Pavilion hosts an exhibit featuring memorable images from 20 artists. Admission to the "Things That Keep Me Up at Night" exhibit is free. An opening reception is from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call (714) 432-5102 or visit http://www.occartspavilion.com.
(A Tribute To) Paul McCartney and The American Hero
The Pacific Symphony honors Paul McCartney and
TILL NOV. 20
Theater for Children
South Coast Repertory's Theatre for Young Audiences presents "Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells." For tickets and showtimes, go to http://www.scr.org or call (714) 708-5555.
The Blue Man Group Theatrical Tour stops by at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall. Tickets for the show start at $20. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.
Boys Hope Girls Hope of Southern California celebrates its 14th annual Evening of HOPE starting at 4 p.m. with cocktails. The evening includes a dinner reception and a performance from the Blue Man Group at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (949) 515-8833 or visit http://www.bhghsocal.org.
Childhelp Holiday Boutique