Coats for Cubs, until April 22
Bring in your real fur clothing, including trims, accessories and shearling to any Buffalo Exchange and let them know it's a donation for Coats for Cubs. Condition is unimportant. Donations will be given to the Humane Society to provide bedding and comfort to orphaned and injured wildlife.
4608 E. 2nd Street
Long Beach, CA
Fashion Island Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Friday, 6 p.m.
One of Southern California's best-loved traditions returns to celebrate the holidays, as Fashion Island's majestic 115 ft. Christmas tree is illuminated with over 17,000 lights and ornaments. The event will include a song and dance performance along with the arrival of Santa. The show begins at 6 p.m. each evening and will be held in Bloomingdale's Courtyard of Fashion Island in Newport Beach.
600 Newport Center Dr.
Newport Beach, CA
Standing Up for Justice and Peace, Friday, 5 p.m.
This will be a peaceful, law-abiding, nonviolent community street corner protest.
Outside South Coast Plaza
Corner of Bristol and Anton
Costa Mesa, CA
Opening Reception: The Zach Egge N Corey Smith “Swordfight Death Match” Artshow, Saturday, 7 p.m.
Dubbed “Swordfight Death Match” (or “Fuck Yeah, Bro” depending on who you're asking), this dual artist's exhibit opening reception will provide music, food and a healthy dose of civic reflection.
The Light Gallery
440 E.17th St.
Costa Mesa, CA
Joe Buck Yourself with Captain Sean (Throw Rag); The Screamin YeeHaws; Los Duggans; Bastard Winos; The Hanging, Sunday, 8 p.m.
Honestly, we just really enjoy these band names.
Juke Joint Bar N Grill
735 N. Anaheim Blvd.