Thursday's Calendar

TODAY

Free Corkage Thursdays

The Golden Truffle Restaurant, 1767 Newport Bld., Newport Beach, waives its corkage free for outside bottles of wine every Thursday night. Dinner is served from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. For more information, call (949) 645-9970.

$1.50 Tamales

Taco Mesa, 467 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa, offers $1.50 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.

TODAY AND FRIDAY

Art Opening Reception

A reception for "Summer Days," showcasing the works of seven artists, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lawler Art Gallery, 2705 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. Wine and cheese will be served. For more information, call (949) 922-7632.

TILL SUNDAY

Fleming's Maine Lobster & Seafood Boil

Fleming's at Fashion Island offers a three-course dinner for two, featuring a traditional seafood boil with Maine lobster and assorted shellfish, a salad and peach cobbler for $99. Mention memorable meals when making reservations. For more information, call (949) 720-9633.

'In The Heights'

The 2008 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, "In The Heights," comes to the Orange County Performing Arts Center's Segerstrom Hall. Tickets start at $20. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org.

TILL AUG. 29

'The Odd Couple'

Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple" is at the Costa Mesa Playhouse, 661 Hamilton St., Costa Mesa. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.costamesaplayhouse.org.

Art-A-Fair

The 44th season of Art-A-Fair, which features exhibits from local artists, is at 777 Laguna Canyon Road, 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

'Chinatown' Exhibit

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. For more information, call (949) 717-3870.

TILL SEPT. 1

Back-to-School Drive

The Newport-Mesa Unified School District is collecting backpacks, paper, crayons and other school supplies to be donated to at-risk children. Supplies can be dropped off at Edward Jones investment firm, 1525 Mesa Verde Drive E, Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 557-1764.

TILL SEPT. 8

Temple Bat Yahm

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Service tickets are available at Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 644-1999.

FRIDAY

Lucky 7 Mambo

Luck 7 Mambo, a fusion of Cuban song, African-American jazz and Puerto Rican soul, plays at 8 p.m. at the Orange County Great Park, Irvine. Dance instructors will give a lesson at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.ocgp.org.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

'Weird Al'

"Weird Al" Yankovic performs at the Los Angeles Times Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the O.C. Fair. Tickets start at $12.50 and includes admission to the fair for the day. For more information, visit http://www.ocfair.com.

SATURDAY

Garage Sale and Pancakes

The Newport Alano Club hosts a garage sale and pancake breakfast fundraiser from 7 to 10 a.m. at 414 32nd St., Newport Beach. The cost is $5 for all-you-can-eat pancakes. For more information, call (949) 375-0187 or (949) 472-6475.

Meet the Mayor

Newport Beach Mayor Keith Curry will be available from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Santa Ana Heights Fire Station, 20401 Acacia Ave., Newport Beach, to talk with residents in an informal setting. For more information, visit http://www.newportbeachca.gov.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, "America's Favorite Little Big Band," plays at 8 p.m. at the Orange County Great Park, Irvine. For more information, visit http://www.ocgp.org.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

'Cinderella'

South Coast Repertory's Summer Players present Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Cinderella" at 1p.m.and 4 p.m., at 655 Town Center Dr, Costa Mesa. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased by calling (714) 708-5555 or at http://www.scr.org.

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