Lemondrop Dance Club
Newport Beach-based Lemon Drop Club, which hosts singles parties in Orange County geared for adults around the age of 40 and older, will have its Halloween Dance from 7 to midnight at the O.C. Airport Hilton, 18800 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach. A free Italian buffet will be served from 8 to 9:30 p.m. and a free dance lesson will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 and parking is free. The Vertikals will perform live on stage. No membership is required. For more information, call (949) 378-6600 or visit http://www.lemondropclub.com.
Charity Car Wash
The 1st Battalion, 5th Marines will hold a fundraiser car wash from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot of Costa Mesa City Hall, 77 Fair Drive. Suggested donation is $20 and goes to support the 1/5 Marines and their families.
The Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort's Back Bay Bistro is hosting its inaugural Monster Mash, a party featuring music, dancing and a costume contest from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at 1131 Back Bay Drive. Crystal Head Vodka is the event sponsor and tickets are $5; food and beverages are extra. VIP tables are available and in limited supply. For more information, call (949) 729-1144.
Orange Coast College Dance Concert
Orange Coast College Dance Department faculty members will premiere five new works at the 35th Annual Faculty Dance Concert at 8 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $10 by visiting occtickets.com or calling (714) 432-5880. Tickets are $15 at the door.
Halloween Costume Dance Party
La Cave's Annual Halloween Costume Dance Party will begin at 10 p.m. at 1695 Irvine Ave, Costa Mesa. The event features prizes and celebrity guest judge Thomas Ian Nicholas from American Pie. The fee event is open to ages 21 and older only. For more information, call (949) 646-7944.
Paddle for Privates
A costume paddle party to benefit research "private part" cancers of the colon, prostate and breasts will take off at 9:30 a.m. from the Newport Aquatic Center, 1 Whitecliffs Drive, Newport Beach... SUP boards, kayaks, outriggers and all other forms of paddles are welcome for the trip that loops around Lido Island. The event will conclude with a raffle and costume contest at 3 p.m.. For more information, visit http://www.whatssupdog.com.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Nickelodeon presents Storytime Live!, featuring characters from its preschool shows. Dora the Explorer, The Backyardigans, Wonder Pets and Kai-lan will be among the characters on stage at Segerstrom Hall at the Orange County Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $15. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org.
The Woodworking And D.I.Y. Show
The O.C. Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa hosts the Woodworking and D.I.Y. Show, offering woodworkers, hobbyists and Do-It-Yourselfers a chance to try out the latest tools of the trade at the nation's largest woodworking event. Show admission is $10 for adults and free for children 15 and younger. The show is from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (800) 826-8257 or visit http://www.thewoodworkingshows.com.
The First Cabin Restaurant at The Balboa Bay Club & Resort presents its annual authentic Oktoberfest menu for lunch and dinner. Appetizers are also available in the Duke's Place Lounge in the late afternoon and evening. For more information, call (949) 630-4145.
Drink Pink For The Cause
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar at Fashion Island is offering 100% of the proceeds from the sale of its Stoli Bombshell cocktail to the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade. The drink, which is sugar free and 99 calories, is $6 from 5 to 7 p.m. nightly. For more information, visit http://www.flemingssteakhouse.com.
Pink Frozen Yogurt
If you mention the words "pink ribbon" when ordering at Icicles Frozen Yogurt, 2545 Eastbluff Drive at Vista del Oro, 20% of your sale will be donated to the Orange County Chapter of the American Cancer Society. Icicles is a self-serve frozen yogurt shop using the highest quality ingredients with a variety of flavors that rotate weekly. Icicles is open every day from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.