Art Opening Reception
A reception for "Summer Days," showcasing the works of seven artists, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lawler Art Gallery, 2705 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. Wine and cheese will be served. For more information, call (949) 922-7632.
Lucky 7 Mambo
Luck 7 Mambo, a fusion of Cuban song, African-American jazz and Puerto Rican soul, plays at 8 p.m. at the Orange County Great Park, Irvine. Dance instructors will give a lesson at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.ocgp.org.
Friday Night Happy Hour
The Palapa Bar at The Island Hotel hosts Friday Night Happy Hour from 5 to 7 p.m. All beverages are half-priced. For more information, visit http://www.theislandhotel.com.
Fleming's Maine Lobster & Seafood Boil
Fleming's at Fashion Island offers a three-course dinner for two, featuring a traditional seafood boil with Maine lobster and assorted shellfish, a salad and peach cobbler for $99. Mention memorable meals when making reservations. For more information, call (949) 720-9633.
'In The Heights'
The 2008 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, "In The Heights," comes to the Orange County Performing Arts Center's Segerstrom Hall. Tickets start at $20. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org.
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Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple" is at the Costa Mesa Playhouse, 661 Hamilton St., Costa Mesa. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.costamesaplayhouse.org.
The 44th season of Art-A-Fair, which features exhibits from local artists, is at 777 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. An adult season pass is $7 for one of Southern California's most popular art festivals. For more information, visit http://www.art-a-fair.com or call (949) 494-4514.
Summer Art Show
Showcase Gallery at South Coast Plaza Village hosts the Summer Art Show, featuring regional artists' paintings, sculptures, photography, jewelry and glassworks. Admission is free. For more information, visit http://www.orangecountyfinearts.com.