Cake Store Opening
Nothing Bundt Cakes has its ribbon-cutting ceremony with owner, Linda Kirkpatrick, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the store at 270 E. 17th Street, Costa Mesa. Other festivities are scheduled for Friday and Saturday. For more information, call (949) 642-2900 or visit http://www.nothingbundtcakes.com.
The American Legion Auxiliary hosts its Spring Boutique from 4 to 8 p.m. at the American Legion Post at 215 E. 15th St. in Newport Beach. Admission is $5.
National Nutrition Month Celebration
True Food Kitchen at Fashion Island hosts a presentation by author Andrew Weil in celebration of National Nutrition Month. Weil will discuss his top nutrition boosting ingredients and Chef Michael Stebner will prepare several dishes. The event is at 3 p.m. For more information, call (949) 644-2400.
'As You Like It'
Orange Coast College's drama department presents Shakespeare's "As You Like It" in the Drama Lab Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. For showtimes and tickets, visit http://www.occtickets.com or call (714) 432-5880.
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The Broadway hit "Wicked" plays in the Segerstrom Hall in Costa Mesa's Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Tickets start at $38.75. For more information and showtimes, visit the box office at 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, call (714) 556-278, or visit http://www.scfta.org.
CD Release Party
Local Orange County band Semi Sweet has its CD release party for "Sugar-Free" at 10 p.m. at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The 21-and-older show is free. For information, call (949) 646-7944.
Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds its Friday night Shabbat Service at 6 p.m. in the Morgan Chapel. The service will be led by Rabbi Mark S. Miller, Rabbi Gersh Zylberman and Cantor Grant and will be followed by an Oneg Shabbat. Guests are welcome. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit http://www.tby.org.
Jimmy Hopper Show
Jimmy Hopper and his band perform Fridays at the Palm Terrace Lounge at the Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. Seating starts at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Performance and dinner are $65. Hopper and his band will also continue their Saturday performance at the Island Hotel. For more information, call (949) 760-4920.
Singer-songwriter Kelly Fitzgerald performs at 9 p.m. at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. The show is free. For more information, call (949) 640-4110.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
'The O Show'
The Estancia High School drama department presents its 31st annual "Original Show" at 7:30 p.m. at the campus' Barbara Van Holt Theatre, 2323 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa. The show features comedic shorts written by students. Tickets are $10 at the door. For more information, call (949) 515-6537.
The Orange Coast College Symphony, under the direction of Beth Hansen, performs "Evening of Broadway Favorites" at 8 p.m. at the college's Robert B. Moore Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Advance tickets are $15 and $20 at the door. For more information, visit http://www.occtickets.com.
FRIDAY TILL SUNDAY
Arpana Dance Co.
The Arpana Dance Co. showcases traditional and contemporary Indian dance at the Nicholas Studio in South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For more information, showtimes and tickets, call (714) 708-5555.
The Costa Mesa Cultural Arts Committee presents its 14th showcase, which features 41 artists from throughout the county, from
6 to 9 p.m. at Whittier Law School, 3333 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa. Admission is free.
Edible Garden Workshop
The Center for Living Peace presents a workshop with Eugene Cooke on making a garden in large or small spaces. The event is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the center, 4139 Campus Drive, Irvine. Pre-register online. Price is $22 or $12 with student ID. For more information, call (949) 854-5500
Sonora Elementary School will have its first campus swap meet from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event includes food, entertainment and a raffle with prizes. A portion of the money raised goes to the school, located at 966 Sonora Road, Costa Mesa. For more information, visit http://www.sonora.nmusd.us.
The Pacific Symphony plays a kid-friendly morning concert of Beethoven works at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. A musical carnival follows each performance. Tickets start at $19. For more information, visit http://www.pacificsymphony.org.
Interior Designers Open House
The Interior Designers Institute has an open house from 10 a.m. to noon at its office at 1061 Camelback St., Newport Beach. Attendees can see student works and talk to industry professionals. For more information, call (949) 675-4451, e-mail email@example.com or visit http://www.idu.edu.
Garys at Fashion Island hosts a personal appearance by designer Georg Roth, who will unveil his latest spring collection from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (949) 759-1622.