Herve Leger Boutique
Join chief creative director Lubov Azria and Academy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson for champagne and hors d'oeuvres from 6 to 8 p.m. at the grand opening celebration of the new Herve Leger boutique at South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa. Fifteen percent of proceeds will benefit the Orangewood Children's Foundation. For more information, call (714) 549-5932.
Open Mic At Muldoon's
Kerry Chester's Singer-Songwriter Showcase, an open mic event, is from 8 to 11 p.m. at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. All musicians are welcome and the event is free. For more information, call (949) 640-4110.
The Legendary Pink Dots
The Legendary Pink Dots stop by the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa, on their 30th anniversary tour. Tickets are $18 and the show is 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.detroitbar.com.
Town Center Park plays host to Orange County High School of the Arts for the arrival of Santa and the lighting of the 96-foot tree at 6 p.m. Town Center Park is adjacent to The Westin South Coast Plaza, 686 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa. Santa will be ready for family photos the next day at South Coast Plaza. For more information, call (714) 435-2000.
'Beauty and the Beast'
NETworks presents Disney's classic "Beauty and the Beast" at the Orange County Performing Arts Center's Segerstrom Hall. Tickets start at $20 for the musical love story. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org.
'Sideways Stories From
"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.
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.