LAGUNA BEACH RELAY FOR LIFE
WHERE/WHEN: , 8681 N. Coast Hwy. Begins Saturday, August 11, at 10 a.m. and continues for 24 hours until Sunday, August 12, at 10 a.m.
WHY GO? Help raise funds for the American Cancer Society while getting some exercise at this family-friendly event. It's OK to spend the night in a tent or out under the stars. Enjoy free music as you walk and free food and activities when you take a break. For more information, CLICK HERE.
A LOVE SUPREME ... THE MUSIC OF STEVIE WONDER, MARVIN GAYE AND JOHN COLTRANE
WHERE/WHEN: , 340 St. Anns. Saturday, Aug. 11, 7 p.m.
WHY GO? Jazz pianist, composer and arranger Vince di Mura will be playing the music of Wonder, Gaye and Coltrane, with his son Dre di Mura playing electric guitar. They will be joined by singer Mando Cordova, bassist Ernie Nunez and drummer Jimmy Ford. For more information, CLICK HERE or phone 949-494-8061.
PRICE: $15 suggested donation.
THE ART OF COOKING SERIES: CHEFS OF LAGUNA BEACH
WHERE/WHEN: grounds, 650 Laguna Canyon Rd. Sunday, Augist 12, 1-2 p.m.
WHY GO? Ritz Carlton Executive Chef Andres Jiminez will create recipes and demonstrate cooking techniques. Come on out, and you might be lucky enough to taste a sample of his culinary creations. For more information, CLICK HERE or phone 1-800-487-3378.
PRICE: Demonstration is included with price of paid admission to FOA. $10 general admission, $6 for students and seniors. Free for children under 12, military families and Laguna Beach residents.
MUSIC IN THE PARK WITH THE TOM NOLAN BAND
WHERE/WHEN:, where Cress Street meets Bluebird Canyon. Sunday, Aug. 12, 5-7 p.m. No set-ups earlier than 3 p.m.!
WHY GO? Laguna Beach's Music in the Park series continues. Lord have mercy, it's the Tom Nolan Band, playing the blues a la Jake and Elwood. Dancing in the front, dining in the middle, playing with the kids at the back. For more information, CLICK HERE or phone 949-497-0722.
DIMESTORIES: OPEN MIC READINGS
WHERE/WHEN: Salt Fine Art Gallery, 1492 S. Coast Hwy. Sunday, August 12. Sign up at 5 p.m., readings will begin at 5:30 p.m.
WHY GO? Every second Sunday of the month, you can hear individuals read three minutes of original prose which they have written. You do not have to read. You can just sit back and listen. You never know ... you might meet the next Faulkner, Kafka or Stein. For more information, CLICK HERE or call 949-715-5554.