Spectrum Wine Live Auction
Spectrum Wine Auctions holds its next fine wine live auction at 6 p.m. at Charlie Palmer at South Coast Plaza. The event is free. For more information, call (949) 748-4845 or visit http://www.spectrumwin.com.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
E-Waste Recycling Event
The Orange County Performing Arts Center hosts an E-Waste recycling event, inviting the public to drop off unwanted electronic items. The event is from noon to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at OCPAC's Community Plaza, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 556-2787.
The Newport Beach Arts Commission presents an exhibit by local artist Charlotte Lerner at the Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. For more information, call (949) 717-3870.
TILL JULY 18
American Coast Theater Company presents the popular musical "Boomers" at Vanguard University's Lyceum Theater. Tickets are $25 and $20 for students and seniors. For show times and more information, visit http://www.actctickets.com or call (714) 619-6424.
TILL JULY 31
Dirk Hagner Exhibit
The Turley Emett Studio, 417 30th St., Newport Beach, hosts an exhibition by Dirk Hagner, featuring the print maker's recent works on paper. For more information, call (949) 723-1513.
TILL SEPT. 19
New Art For A New Century
Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, showcases its collection of contemporary works in "New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions, 2000-2010." The exhibit highlights 90 major paintings, sculptures, videos and more. For more information, visit http://www.ocma.net.
15 Minutes Of Fame
Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, showcases rarely seen photographs from its collection during the "15 Minutes of Fame: Portraits from Ansel Adams to Andy Warhol" exhibit. For more information, visit http://www.ocma.net.
Red Bull Manny Mania's after party comes to the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. The event features musical performances from Voxhaul Broadcast, Harlem, DJ Hammerwolf and We Barbarians.. The event, which is 21 and older only, starts at 8:30 p.m. and is $10 at the door. For more information, visit http://www.detroitbar.com.
World Gallery, 1980 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa, hosts Singer/Songwriter Night, featuring performances by Phil Tallo, Brandon Nathaniel and Kent Doonan. The show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $5. For more information, visit http://www.location1980.com.
Meet Patrizia Torti
Wine Lab Newport, 2901 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, hosts a meet and greet with Italian Hello Kitty winemaker Patrizia Torti. The event is from 5 to 7 p.m. and costs $19 per person. For more information, call (949) 515-8466.
The Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries present a book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Donald Dungan Library, 1855 Park Ave. All books will be $1 or less. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.friendscmlibraries.org. All proceeds benefit the Costa Mesa Libraries and Programs.
The Chicken Coop, 414
Old Newport Blvd., Newport
Beach, presents its Traveling Boutique, featuring handbags, rings, necklaces and other accessories. The event is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call (949) 878-2072.
Local rock band The Growlers headline the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. The Entrance Band also performs. The show starts at 9 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.detroitbar.com.
Horses Of The Back Bay
Photographer Nancy Holly's Horses of the Back Bay photo exhibit is from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Magnolia Salon, 2482 Newport Blvd., No. 7, Costa Mesa. For more information, call (949) 722-7550. The photographs capture the unique area of Newport Beach, where equestrians walk the Back Bay trails with their beautiful and majestic animals.