"Theophilus North," a critically acclaimed play set in the 1920s about a man on a cross-country journey with just his old car and a load of ambition, will be performed in the Barbara Van Holt Theater at Estancia High School, 2323 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa. The show is at 7 p.m. and tickets can be purchased for $10 at the door. For more information, call (949) 515-6537.
Lemondrop 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 Toys for Tots fundraiser party from 7 to midnight at the Wyndham Hotel, 3350 Avenue of the Arts, Costa Mesa. Bring an unwrapped toy for the U.S. Marines Toys for Tots program. A free Italian buffet will be served from 8 to 9:30 p.m. and a free dance lesson will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 and parking is free. No membership is required. For more information, call (949) 378-6600 or visit http://www.lemondropclub.com.
Torelli Realty hosts a free community event and school fundraiser from noon to 3 p.m. at the Balearic Community Center, 1975 Balearic Drive, Costa Mesa. The event includes live music, hay rides, visit from Santa, cookie decorating, various vendors from local schools and a toy drive. For more information, call (714) 540-7355.
The Droppers perform a mix of classic rock from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Muldoon's Irish Pub in the Celtic Bar, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. The show is free. For more information, call (949) 640-4110.
Temple Bat Yahm hosts its weekly Torah Study from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the TBY Library, 1011 Camleback Str., Newport Beach, followed by the Saturday Shabbat Service at 10:40 a.m. in the Morgan Chapel. Guests are welcome and childcare is available. For more information, please call (949) 644-1999 or visit http://www.tby.org.
TODAY AND SUNDAY
Balboa Home Tour
The 14th Annual Balboa Holiday Home Tour is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., hosted by the Balboa Island Home Improvement Association. The event features eight homes and special deals from merchants along Marine Avenue. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling (949) 673-4280.
Tribute To Cy Coleman
Four of musical theater's brightest talents will tell behind-the-scenes stories and sing some of Cy Colemen's beloved songs in Broadway Up Close and Personal: A Tribute to Cy Coleman. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org.
Fleming's Steak And Lobster
Three-course dinner for two with filet mignon and lobster tail will be served at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar at Fashion Island. Each dinner includes salad, side and dessert for $99 or $49.50 for one. Reservations are required; mention "memorable meal." For more information, call (949) 720-9633
The story of the arrival of the Christ Child in the little town of Bethlehem will be told through the music, and drama of the Covenant Choir, Praise Band, brass, percussion, children's group and the Covenant Thespians as they present Claar-Clydesdale's "A Baby Changes Everything" at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 2750 Fairview Road,
Costa Mesa. To assure that seating will be available for the 10:30 a.m. show, the church is issuing a
limited number of tickets on the patio after the Saturday services. There is no charge for these tickets, but a free-will offering will take
place during the service on the day of the show. For more information or to arrange to pick up tickets, call the church office at (714) 557-3340.
The Newport Beach Stake
of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presents
its annual free Christmas Concert at 5 and 7:30 p.m. at 2150 Bonita Canyon Drive, Newport Beach. Special guest performers include tenor Nathan Pacheco and Grammy award-winner Janine Wynn. For more information, call (949) 644-1820.
Mesa Verde United Methodist Church, 1701 W. Baker St., Costa Mesa, presents Christmas music at 8:30 and 10 a.m., performed by its choir. Music by the Chancel, Rejoice and Bell Choir will be included. For more information, call (714) 979-8234.
The Young Dubliners
The Young Dubliners perform a free concert from 2 to 4 p.m. outdoors on the patio at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 640-4110.