The Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce hosts a networking mixer and luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Country Club, 1701 Golf Course Drive. Cost is $17 and new visitors are welcome. For more information, call (714) 885-9090.
Western BBQ Fundraiser
A Western BBQ chicken and ribs fundraiser to benefit Relay for Life of Newport Beach will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at the OASIS Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. There will be a dessert judging contest and raffle for relay participants. Call (949) 718-1800 for tickets.
The Southern California chapter of the Business Marketing Assn. hosts a networking event for the 2011 OC Executive Summit at 5:30 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, 1107 Jamboree Road. Tickets are $65 for the event, which features Allen Maag — BMA National chairman and vice president and chief communications officer at Avnet, Inc. — as guest speaker. For more information, visit https://www.socalbma.org.
TILL JUNE 30
‘The California Years’
Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., hosts a photo exhibit by renowned photographer Jerry Muller. The exhibit, “The California Years: The 1960s and Beyond,” is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m.
Sunday. An opening reception will be from 5:30 to 8:15 p.m. Monday. For more information, call (949) 540-5681.
OC Executive Summit
The Southern California chapter of the Business Marketing Assn. presents the 2011 OC Executive Summit at 9 a.m. at Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, 1107 Jamboree Road. Keynote speaker for the event is Laura Ramos and presenters include Gary Katz and Debbie Qaqish. Tickets are $120 and the topic is “Strategic Vision, Marketing Value and the Chief Marketer’s New Role.” For more information, visit https://www.socalbma.org.
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 https://www.pacificsymphony.org or call (714) 755-5799.
Artisan Trunk Show
Feathers for Home & Garden hosts “First Friday Artisan Trunk Show” with artists and refreshments from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 270 E. 17th Street, Costa Mesa. For more information, call (949) 722-0244.
“Common Misconceptions about Islam”
The Islamic Education Center of Orange County’s Youth Group presents a presentation on “Common Misconceptions about Islam” for high school students and advisors at 8 p.m. at 3194B Airport Loop, Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 432-0060.
Family Shabbat Service
Temple Bat Yahm hosts a Family Shabbat Service, featuring the Glee-kim Youth Choir, at 6 p.m. in the Morgan Chapel, 1011 Camelback Street, Newport Beach. The service will be followed by a Family Shabbat Dinner and a special tribute to Joanne Mercer, retiring as Director of Religious Education. Guests are welcome. For more information and dinner reservations, call (949) 644-1999 or visit https://www.tby.org.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
The Friends of the Library host a used book sale from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. The Friday event is for members only. For more information, call (949) 759-9667.
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 https://www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300.
FRIDAY TILL MONDAY
‘Wings of Freedom’
The Lyon Air Museum at John Wayne Airport hosts “Wings of Freedom,” offering paid public flights on World War II-era planes B-17, B-24 and P-51 Mustang Aircraft. Public tours will also be offered. For more information, call (714) 210-4585.