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FALL MARKETPLACE HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE
Top of the World PTA will host its third annual boutique from 2 to
5 p.m. The event will feature hand-made jewelry, artworks, gourmet
gifts, fashion wear, designer handbags, custom bedding, home decor,
candles, home craft items and projects, cosmetics, fragrance and
botanical items and more. The school is at 21601 Treetop Lane.
Information: Kristen Purll at (949) 497-3842.
HEART AND ARTERY SCREENINGS
Wild Oats will host Cardio Vision to provide a five-minute
noninvasive test that will check arteries for blockages. The test
will also provide a report on the condition of arteries, check for
blood and pulse pressure, arrhythmia and heart rate. The screenings
will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and cost $25 at 283 Broadway
St. Information: (949) 376-7888.
FOREIGN AND INDIE
Regency Theatres will present “Sordid Lives,” a story about a
family in a small Texas town preparing for the funeral of the mother.
The film will show at 11 a.m. today and Sunday at the Laguna South
Coast Cinema, 162 S. Coast Highway. Ticket Prices are $8 for adults
and $5.50 for seniors and children. Information: (949) 497-1220
2002 STUDENT HOLIDAY SHOW AND SALE
The Festival of Arts’ student artists will show and sell their
works from the year-round arts education program. The collection will
include raku pottery, sculpture and mixed media. The exhibit and sale
will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wells Fargo Bank, 260 Ocean
Ave. Information: (949) 494-1145.
SAWDUST ART FESTIVAL WINTER FANTASY
The show will offer Santa, snow, holiday entertainment, outdoor
cafes and more starting today. Laguna residents are admitted for free
from 3 to 7 p.m. Mayor Wayne Baglin will light the community tree at
5 p.m. and the Top of the World Elementary School Honor Choir will
provide entertainment. The festival grounds will be open from 10 a.m.
to 6 p.m. Nov. 23 and 24, Nov. 29 through Dec. 1, Dec. 7 and 8 and
Dec. 14 and 15. The festival is at 935 Laguna Canyon Road.
Information: (949) 494-3030. Web: www.sawdustartfestival.org.
Laguna Culinary Arts will present a class titled “Family
Hanukkah.” The class costs $95 per person. Laguna Culinary Arts is at
550 S. Coast Highway, Suite 7. Information: (949) 494-0745. Web:
POETRY OF COLOR
Pacific Edge Gallery will open a collection of new oils painted on
location in Provence and the Cote d’Azue of France by local artist,
Maria Bertran with an artist reception from 6 to 9 p.m. “Poetry of
Color” will remain on display through December at 540 S. Coast
Highway. Information: (949) 494-0491.
Laguna Beach High School’s Park Avenue Players will present Arthur
Miller’s “The Crucible.” Directed by Mark Dressler and Brandon
Leighton, the play explores the parallels between Senator McCarthy
and the House Un-American Activities Committee’s crusade against
supposed communist sympathizers and the earlier horror of the Salem
witch trials. The play will show at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22 and 23 in the
Artists’ Theatre. Tickets will be on sale one hour before each
performance. General seating is $5 for students and $10 for adults.
The theatre is at 650 Park Ave. Information: (949) 494-2527.