Scan-a-Thon at Great Park
Orange County Great Park artist-in-residence Deborah Aschheim invites people to bring personal and family photos from the 1960s and '70s so she can scan them for a project she's working on. The Scan-a-Thon is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the park's Artists Studios building. Contributed images will remain anonymous and uncredited. For more information, go to http://www.ocgp.org.
CdM Christmas Walk
The 33rd annual Corona del Mar Christmas Walk, presented by the CdM Chamber of Commerce, is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Meanwhile, the Corona del Mar branch of the Newport Beach Public Library, 420 Marigold Ave., hosts a magic show and other activities during an open house that will run during the same hours as the Christmas Walk. Both events will be free and open to the public.
Girls Sport Fashion Show
Charity fashion show Femme Athletic celebrates female sports with Costa Mesa students on the runway to raise funds for Costa Mesa United. The event is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the third floor of South Coast Plaza. The day includes live music, raffle prizes, food and surprises. Buy tickets, $20, or $30 for special seating, at femmeathletic.org.
John Alexander Singers
Pacific Chorale's 24-voice chamber choir, the John Alexander Singers, presents its third annual "Christmas with the John Alexander Singers" concert. The performance is at 5:30 p.m. at St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 2200 San Joaquin Hills Road, Newport Beach. Tickets are $30, with premium reserved seating available for $55. For more information, visit http://www.pacificchorale.org.
'Johnny Mathis Christmas Show'
Johnny Mathis performs holiday favorites and many of his popular songs during the "Johnny Mathis Christmas Show," which is at 6:30 p.m. at Segerstrom Hall. Tickets start at $52. For more information, visit http://www.scfta.org or call (714) 556-2787.
Marine Gift Drive
The Orange County Great Park and city of Irvine are holding a holiday gift drive for the families of Irvine's adopted Marine unit. Unwrapped gifts will be collected for the Marines at the Great Park Visitors Center and at its Sunday Farmers Market. People who bring toy donations to the Farmers Market will get a $1 coupon off a purchase at the market. For more information, go to http://www.ocgp.org.
TILL DEC. 11
Vanguard University's theater arts department presents "A Child's Christmas in Wales," adapted from a story by Dylan Thomas, in the Lyceum Theatre. For showtimes and ticket information, call (714) 668-6145 or go to theatre.vanguard.edu. Vanguard University is at 55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa.
TILL DEC. 14
Toys for Tots
Christ Lutheran School, 760 Victoria St., Costa Mesa, is collecting Toys for Tots at its our front office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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. For more information, call (714) 432-5102 or visit http://www.occartspavilion.com.
TILL DEC. 22
Patrick's Pub, at 2645 Harbor Blvd. in Costa Mesa, is sponsoring its fifth annual toy drive for the Someone Cares Soup Kitchen. The pub will accept donations of new and unwrapped toys. For more information, call (714) 966-2721.
TILL DEC. 24
'A Christmas Carol'
South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, presents its 32nd annual production of Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol." For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scr.org.
TILL DEC. 31
Orange County Fine Arts, an association of OC artists, presents an exhibition of artistic works by its members at the Showcase Gallery, South Coast Plaza Village, 3851 S. Bear St., Santa Ana. The gallery is open from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays.
TILL JAN. 2
A free and public exhibit, "On Display in Orange County: Modern and Contemporary Sculpture," will be displayed on the penthouse level at South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times