Singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten performs at the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Little Scream also performs. The show starts at 9 p.m. and presale tickets are $10, $12 at the door. For more information, visit http://www.detroitbar.com.
Life Without Limits Gala
The United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County presents its annual Life Without Limits Gala at the Balboa Bay Club, 1221 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. For tickets and sponsor information, call (949) 333-6452 or visit http://www.ucp-oc.org.
Junk In The Trunk Market
Piecemakers Country Store, 1720 Adams Ave., Costa Mesa, holds its Junk in the Trunk Market from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring great bargains on various items. For more information, call (714) 641-3112 or visit http://www.piecemakers.com.
The comic ballet "Coppélia," with original choreography by Arthur Saint-Léon and music by Leo Délibes, comes to the Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine. The show is at 2 p.m. and tickets are $30 to $40. For more information, visit http://www.thebarclay.org.
Taco Rosa, 2632 San Miguel Drive, Newport Beach, hosts its monthly culinary cooking demonstration and tequila tasting. The event is at 3 p.m. the cost is $30 per person, which includes food, tequila, botanitas and dessert. For more information, call (949) 720-0982 or visit http://www.tacorosa.com.
Martin Gerschwitz And Friends
Martin Gerschwitz, keyboardist of the Animals and Iron Butterfly, performs at the next Lemon Drop Club dance party, which starts at 7 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Irvine. For more information, visit http://www.lemondropclub.com.
Morning Boot Camp
Core Athletica, with sponsorship from Ritual Cleanse, is hosting a "boot camp" at the Corona del Mar stretch of beach between Iris and Ocean Boulevard from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. After that, there will be a drawing. The $25 fee goes toward the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation. For more information, visit http://www.coreathletica.com.
Opera star Nathan Gunn makes his debut at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts with four performances at the Samueli Theater. Tickets are $72. For more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.
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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.
'Between Us Chickens'
South Coast Repertory's inaugural Studio Series presents Sofia Alvarez's "Between Us Chickens," at the Nicholas Studio. Tickets are $20 for students and $30 for adults. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scr.org or call (714) 708-5555.
Bluefin at Crystal Cove Promenade, 7952 E. Coast Hwy., Newport Coast, hosts a fundraising brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the American Red Cross Japanese Disaster Relief Fund. Master Chef Takashi Abe is a native of Yamagata, Japan, and the restaurant will donate 100% of the proceeds from the event to the relief fund. Admission to the all-you-can-eat buffet brunch is a minimum $50 donation per person. For more information, call (949) 715-7373.
Ugandan Bishop Speaks
Bishop Patrick Okabe, of Uganda, will be preaching at the 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. services at the Community Church, 611 Heliotrope Ave., Corona del Mar. For more information, call (949) 644-7400 or visit http://www.cdmucc.org.
Neuroscience Motivational Luncheon
The Foundation for Neurosciences, Stroke and Recovery (FNSR) is hosting a luncheon that will highlight success stories of the neuroscience realm from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Balboa Bay Club, 1221 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. The event benefits FNSR. Tickets are $500 a person or $750 for couples. For reservations, contact Allison at (866) 232-2526, ext. 2.
Former California State Treasurer Book Signing
Phil Angelides, a former California state treasurer, will be signing copies of his best-selling book, "The Financial Crisis Inquiry Report," at 6 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble at Fashion Island, 401 Newport Center Drive Suite A215, Newport Beach.