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.
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.
Tribute To Cy Coleman
Four of musical theater's brightest talents will tell behind-the-scenes stories and sing some of Cy Coleman's beloved songs in Broadway Up Close and Personal: A Tribute to Cy Coleman. The show is at the Orange County Performing Arts Center's Samueli Theatre. David Zippel, Jase Graae, Jennifer Lewis and Tami Trappan Damiano will perform tunes from some of Coleman's award-winning
shows. 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
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Macy's stores across the country, including South Coast Plaza and Fashion Island, present their seasonal Believe campaign, where believers of all ages can drop off letters to Santa Claus and the store will donate $1 to Make-A-Wish Foundation for each letter received.
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'A Christmas Carol'
The South Coast Repertory's 31st annual production of Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol" returns to the Segerstrom Stage, featuring Hal Landon Jr. as Ebenezer Scrooge. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scr.org.
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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.
Mesa Consolidated Water Event
Mesa Consolidated Water District's Board of Directors host an informative event about the district's new colored water treatment facility from 7 to 8:15 p.m. at the Halecrest Park social room, 3107 Killybrooke Lane, Costa Mesa. The event includes presentations from construction engineers, landscape designers and Mesa Consolidated Water District staff. For more information, call (949) 631-1201 or email Event@MesaWater.org.
Local acts Billy Kernkamp, The White Buffalo and Jameson perform at Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. The 21-and-older show is $10 and starts at 9 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.detroitbar.com.
Caregiver Support Groups
The Orange County Chapter of the Alzheimer's Assn. offers caregiver support groups every month. In Costa Mesa, meetings are every third Sunday at 2 p.m. at Silverado Newport-Mesa. For more information, call (949) 631-2212. It also meets every first and third Thursday at 1 p.m. at Harbor Trinity Church in Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 593-9630. In Newport Beach, support groups meet at 7 p.m. every first Monday at Our Lady Queen of Angels. For more information, call (949) 640-1750.Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times