Spring Plant Sale
Orange Coast College's horticulture garden presents its Spring Plant Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays. More than 2,500 plants will be on sale. For more information, visit http://www.occhorticulture.com, or call (714) 432-0202, ext. 26533.
The UC Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts presents its 2011 master's students thesis exhibition. The exhibition is at the University Art Gallery, 712 Arts Plaza, Irvine.
The Costa Mesa Playhouse, 661 Hamilton St., presents the hit musical "Forever Plaid." Showtimes are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. and a special 2 p.m. Saturday matinee April 23. Tickets are $16 to $23. For more information, call (949) 650-5269 or visit http://www.costamesaplayhouse.org.
Playwright Itamar Moses' "Completeness," a romantic comedy, makes its world premiere at South Coast Repertory's Argyros Stage. Tickets start at $12. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scr.org.
TILL MAY 20
Marsha Tudor Exhibit
il Barone Ristorante, 4251 Martingale Way, Suite A, Newport Beach, displays the artwork of Marsha Tudor. Hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday and 5 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call (949) 391-6710 or visit http://www.ocdesignersource.com.
TILL MAY 23
Women's Bible Study
Presbyterian Church of the Covenant hosts its Community Bible Study in English for women from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the church's Fireside Room, 2850 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Contact Jeri Frazee at (714) 962-1682 or Cindy Zekaria at (714) 869-4092 for more information.
TILL MAY 27
Brett Rubbico Gallery
"The Great Awakening Show" is an interactive exhibition telling you to "please touch" its displays and perhaps get "a gummy bear or two." Exhibition hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and by appointment. For more information, visit http://www.brettrubbicogallery.com or call (949) 515-5102. The gallery is at 361 Old Newport Blvd., Newport Beach.
TILL SEPT. 4
Alexander Calder Exhibit
Orange County Museum of Art presents "Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art," an exhibit featuring 30 works of art by Calder from the 1940s through '60s. For more information, visit http://www.ocma.net.
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
The Art of Champagne
The Quattro Caffé at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa has its sixth annual tasting of champagnes from 5 to 9 p.m. Cost is $45. Tax and gratuity are not included. For reservations, call (714) 754-0300.
THURSDAY TILL SATURDAY
The Pacific Symphony presents a Spanish- and flamenco-inspired program at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. All shows start at 8 p.m., with a 7 p.m. pre-concert lecture. Tickets start at 25. For more information, visit http://www.pacificsymphony.org or call (714) 755-5799.
FRIDAY TILL SUNDAY
Annual Gem Faire
The 22nd annual Gem Faire will be at the O.C. Fairgrounds in O.C. Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, Building 10. Nearly 200 exporters and importers will be present. For the event's operating hours and more information, visit http://www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300.
FRIDAY TILL JUNE 4
SCAPE, 2859 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, presents "Lux: Variations on a White Theme" that depicts artists exploring the various possibilities with shades of white. The opening reception is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the gallery. For more information, visit http://www.scapesite.com.
The Newport Harbor Lawn Bowling Club hosts Saturday on the Green at the club, 1550 Crown Drive, Corona del Mar. For more information, call (949) 640-0122 or visit http://www.newportharborlbc.com.
The Pacific Symphony presents a Family Musical Mornings series with "Sleeping Beauty" and other favorites. The kid-friendly presentation starts at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., with a musical carnival at 9 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Tickets are $29 or $46. For more information, visit http://www.pacificsymphony.org.