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Saturday's Calendar


Greg Topper Band

The Greg Topper Band performs from 5 to 8 p.m. at Pierce Street Annex, 330 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa. The free show is 21 and older only. For more information, call (949) 646-8500.

Fancy Nancy Personal Appearance

Meet Illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser as she signs her new book "Fancy Nancy and the Fabulous Fashion Boutique" at 1 p.m. at Neiman Marcus in Fashion Island, 401 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. Reservations are required. For more information, call (949) 759-1900.


Andy Williams Christmas Show

Iconic American singer Andy Williams performs with the Pacific Symphony for a trio of Christmas shows at the Orange County Performing Arts Center's Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. The shows start at 8 p.m. and tickets are $25 to $185. For more information, visit http://www.pacificsymphony.org.


Christmas Boat Parade

The 102nd annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade starts at 6:30 p.m. at Bay Island and finishes at 9 p.m. each night. The event again features boating expert Mike Whitehead as the announcer for each night. For more information, visit http://www.chistmasboatparade.com.

Holiday Entertainment

Enjoy live holiday music from noon to 3 p.m. at Fashion Island's Nordstrom courtyard. For more information, call (949) 721-2000.


Believe Campaign

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 the Make-A-Wish Foundation for each letter received.

Photos With Santa

Santa Claus has a holiday home at Fashion Island and is available for photos and visits during special holiday hours in his village on Atrium Lawn, 401 Newport Center Drive. Hours are subject to change. For more information, call (949) 721-2000.

Complimentary Hot Cider & Cocoa

Take a break from holiday shopping and enjoy a complimentary cup of hot cider or cocoa on Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. at South Coast Plaza's Garden Terrace. For more information, call (714) 435-2000.


'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.


'Peter Pan'

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.


Toru Takemitsu Tribute

Philharmonic Society presents a special concert by jazz guitarist Kazumi Watanabe, who will perform the works of renowned avant-garde composer Toru Takemitsu. The concert is at 8 p.m. at the Orange county Performing Arts Center's Samueli Theater and tickets start at $30. For more information, visit http://www.philharmonicsociety.org.

'The Last Noel'

"The Last Noel" will be presented by the children and youth at two services, 8:30 and 10 a.m. at the Mesa Verde United Methodist Church, 1701 W. Baker, Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 979-8234.


Holiday Organ

The Pacific Symphony presents an evening of holiday-themed organ music at the Orange County Performing Arts Center's Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Tickets are $35 to $59 and the

show is at 8 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.pacificsymphony.org.


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.

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