SUNDAY: Broadway powerhouse Idina Menzel performs with a full orchestra for one night only at the Orange County Performing Arts Center's Segerstrom Hall. Tickets start at $55 and the show is 3 p.m. For more information, visit www.ocpac.org. (November 5, 2010)

T0DAY

Artists Reception

The Surfing Heritage Museum at South Coast Plaza presents The Big Group Show, featuring the work of more than a dozen artists, including Rick Reitveld, John Culqui and Drew Brophy. The opening night reception is from 5 to 8 p.m. Beer and wines from Longboard Vineyards will be served to guests 21 and older.

TILL SUNDAY

'Snowflake'

Orange County Performing Arts Center's Family Series presents "Snowflake," featuring Gale LaJoye, a Ringling Bros., and Barnum & Bailey circus clown. The event is at the Samueli Theater and tickets are $20. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org.

TILL NOV. 21

'Sideways Stories From Wayside School'

"Sideways Stories from Wayside School," adapted by John Olive from Louis Sachar's popular Wayside School book series, comes to South Coast Repertory. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.scr.org, by phone at (714) 708-5555 or by visiting the box office at 655 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa. Ticket prices range from $18 to $30.

'Becky Shaw'

South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, presents Gina Gionfriddo's comedy "Becky Shaw" at the Segerstrom Stage. For showtimes and ticket information, visit http://www.scr.org.

TILL JAN. 2

'Peter Pan'

J.M. Barrie's classic tale "Peter Pan" flies into the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa, offering viewers a unique 360-degree experience. Tickets start at $40. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org.

SUNDAY

OCC Wind Ensemble

The Orange Coast College Wind Ensemble performs its first concert of the year at 3 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. The performance will include composer John Williams' "Star Wars" trilogy and "Olympic Fanfare and Theme" and "Glenn Miller in Concert," arranged by Paul Murtha. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. For more information, call (714) 432-5880, ext. 1 or visit http://www.occtickets.com.

Cartchella

Cartchella, a mobile food festival, will be rolling into Halecrest Park, 3107 Killybrooke Lane, Costa Mesa, from 11a.m. to 6 p.m. Attendees can enjoy food from around the globe, all served from carts. Entrance to the event is free, tickets for food and drinks will be sold at the event site through volunteers from Kaiser and Woodland Elementary Schools Foundation. For more information, visit http://www.cartchella.com.

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