FRIDAY: Don't miss the last weekend of the Sawdust Festival's Winter Fantasy art show and sale, "A Palette of Holiday Treasures," 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Sunday at 935 Laguna Canyon Road. More than 170 booths, live music, outdoor cafes, Santa Claus, holiday trees and a reindeer barn, among other holiday delights. Adult admission is $6; $3 for children 6 to 12; free for children five and younger. For more information, visit http://www.sawdustartfestival.or or call (949) 494-3030.
SATURDAY: Learn how to collect and use rain water at a Rain Barrel Workshop sponsored by Transition Laguna's Water Group from 9 to 11 a.m. in the back parking lot at 939 Glenneyre St. Rain barrel and materials fee $65 in advance, $75 on the day of the workshop. For more information, call (949)494-6407 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
SUNDAY: All are invited to a free Christmas concert at 5 p.m. in the Sanctuary of Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave. For more information, call (949) 494-7555.
Garden Club Meets
Find out how to create miniature magical-oasis "fairy gardens" at the 9 a.m. meeting of the Laguna Beach Garden Club at the Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann's Drive. Kim Domer and Dani Mendenhall will present "Creating A Tiny Bit of Enchantment in Your Garden." Free one time for guests. For more information, visit http://www.lagunabeachgardenclub.org.
TODAY and Saturday
Enjoy "In Motion," at Laguna Beach High School's Artists Theatre, with more than 50 dancers performing Broadway, hip-hop, Latin jazz, funk, ballet and lyrical dance at 7:30 p.m. at 625 Park Ave. Tickets via credit card are available by phone at the box office, (949) 497-7769 or in person. The box office is open at 5:30 p.m. . For more information, visit http://www.lbusd.org.
Afghan Clinic Fundraiser
Endangered Planet Gallery and the Afghan Amity Society hold an art show and fundraiser for a clinic in Herat, Afghanistan, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Khyber Pass Gallery, 1910 S. Coast Hwy. For more information, call (949) 306-9640.
Library Holiday Party
Children and adults are invited to enjoy holiday music, crafts and refreshments at Laguna Beach Library from 2 to 4:30 p.m., featuring the music of Dean Ratzman. The free event kicks off with songs of the '40s, '50s, '60s, and '70s and holiday tunes, then enjoy crafts and refreshments thanks to the Friends of the Laguna Beach Library. The
library is at 363 Glenneyre St. For more information, call (949) 497-1733.
Holiday Studio Sale
Five artists will open their doors for a Holiday Artist Studio Sale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 2707 and 2795 Laguna Canyon Road. The artists will offer refreshments, music and diverse art work from Maggie Spencer, Siân Poeschl, Troy Poeschl, Marsh Scott, and Julita Jones. Also special holiday confections by Judi Spiegel. To obtain a map of studio locations, visit http://marshscott.com/
Computer Workshop For Artists
The Festival of Arts sponsors a free Computer Tech Workshop by Fred Hope, who will teach how to photograph and present artwork using a digital camera to apply to the Festival of Arts. The workshop takes place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Southern California Artists Assn., 3251 Laguna Canyon Road, No. F3, Laguna Beach. Applications for next summer's Festival of Arts show are due by 4 p.m. Jan. 21. For more information call (949) 464-4268 or visit http://www.LagunaFestivalofArts.org.
Enjoy the sounds of Nutcrackers and Sugarplum Fairies taking Santa's Sleigh Ride at the Laguna Community Concert Band's annual Christmas Concert from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Artists Theatre, 625 Park Ave. "Holiday Favorites" is the theme of the concert featuring clarinetist Gary Gould, vocalist Linda Hughes, and Lona Ingwerson as narrator and emcee. Tickets available at the door for $5. Free parking.
DimeStories Open Mic
Prose writers are invited to DimeStories Open Mic Readings to read a three-minute work at 5:30 p.m. at Salt Fine Art Gallery, 1492 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach. Signups start at 5 p.m. For more information, call host Michelle McCormock, (949) 715-9931 visit http://www.dimestories.org or e-mail OCDimeStories@gmail.com.
Toys for Tots Party
The Saloon at The Peppertree Lane hosts a Christmas party benefiting Toys for Tots from 6 to 10 p.m. Admission is one unwrapped new toy and will be exchanged for a ticket to an opportunity drawing with an array of prizes. The Saloon is at 446 S. Coast Hwy. For more information, call (949)494-5469.
Making Money Online
Transition Laguna will host a free presentation by Lee Romanov regarding the various techniques Internet marketers use to get people to their website, and convert online traffic into cash. This three-hour presentation would normally cost $2,000, and is offered for free to Laguna residents from 9 a.m. to noon at the Susi Q Senior Center, 380 Third St., Laguna Beach. There is a limit of 30