Taco Mesa, 467 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa, offers $1 tamales every Thursday. For more information, call (949) 642-0629.
Industry Night Social
The Crow Bar and Kitchen, 2325 Pacific Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, hosts Industry Night Social from 10 p.m. until closing Thursdays. Specials during the night include $5 burgers, $8 flatbreads, $4.50 select draft beers and $5 on select wines by the glass. For more information, visit http://www.thecrowbarcdm.com.
Story Time For Children
The Early Literacy Program of Orange County presents story time for children at the Barnes & Noble at Metro Pointe in Costa Mesa. Customers can also support the organization by donating books. For more information, visit www. earlyliteracyprogramoc.org.
TILL JULY 14
Summer Special Offers
Molton Brown at South Coast Plaza offers duos of its favorites for the body, home and hair at a reduced value for the summer. What was once $50 is now $39. For more information, call (714) 549-5951.
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 30
Loro Piana at South Coast Plaza offers all its 2010 spring and summer merchandise at 30% off. For more information, call (714) 432-1301.
Napa Style at South Coast Plaza offers wine and beer tastings from 3 p.m. to closing every day. All tastings are half off. For more information, call (714) 825-0445.
Ben Bridge Jeweler at South Coast Plaza offers interest-free financing for a full year on all of its timepieces. For more information, call (714) 549-3545.
TILL AUG. 29
The 44th season of Art-A-Fair, which features exhibits from local artists, is at 777 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach. An adult season pass is $7 for one of Southern California's most popular art festivals. For more information, visit http://www.art-a-fair.com or call (949) 494-4514.
Summer Art Show
Showcase Gallery at South Coast Plaza Village hosts the Summer Art Show, featuring regional artists' paintings, sculptures, photography, jewelry and glassworks. Admission is free. For more information, visit http://www.orangecountyfinearts.com.
TILL AUG. 31
The Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., hosts an exhibit by photographer Ting-Ting Lee titled "Chinatown." Admission is free and the public is invited. An artist's reception is at 5:30 p.m. July 19 at the Friends Room. For more information, call (949) 717-3870.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
The Preservation Hall Jazz Band celebrates its 48th anniversary with a show at 8 p.m. at UC Irvine's Barclay Theatre. Tickets start at $28. For more information, visit http://www.thebarclay.org.
Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, hosts Under the Stars Shabbat Service at 6 p.m. For more information, call (949) 644-1999.
Saturday Plant Sale
The UCI Arboretum hosts its next Saturday Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to noon at the UCI North Campus. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call (949) 824-5833.
Tap Dance Tribute
Orange County Dance & Theater Arts pays tribute to Dorothy Jo Swanson, founder of the tap dance group Happy Hoofers, at its annual dance recital. The show is at 5 p.m. at Orange Coast College's Robert B. Moore Theatre. For more information, visit http://www.ocdta.org.
Interior Designers Institute of Newport Beach, 1061 Camelback St., hosts its Fall Open House from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call (949) 675-4451.
Weekly Torah Study
Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, hosts its weekly Torah Study from 9 to 10:30 a.m. For more information, call (949) 644-1999.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Market Place Celebrates Woodstock
The Orange County Market Place celebrates Woodstock, the legendary 1969 music festival, with a Woodstock Tribute Weekend, featuring tribute acts. Shows are at noon and 2 p.m. Admission is $2 and children 12 and younger get in free.
'Shakespeare By The Sea'
The Newport Beach City Arts Commission presents its ninth annual presentation of "Shakespeare by the Sea," featuring two classic Shakespeare plays. "Julius Caesar" will be performed Saturday and "Twelfth Night" on Sunday. Both shows are at 7 p.m. at Bonita Canyon Sports Park, 1990 Ford Road, Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 644-3211, ext. 2155.