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Friday, June 5

California Wolf Center Presentation
2 p.m.-3 p.m. The California Wolf Center in Julian, Calif., houses over 25 gray wolves.  Attend a free presentation at the DP Library and find out the latest on these gray wolves. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org/libloc/dana.

Orange County Wine Cruise
5:30 p.m-7 p.m. Climb onboard a Dana Wharf luxury catamaran for this 90-minute wine cruise around the Dana Point Harbor. Tickets are $49. Every Friday and Sunday. See more events online. Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching, 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 888.224.0603,www.danawharf.com.

OC DIY Presents: Art Night
6 p.m. Support local artists and musicians at San Clemente Art Supply’s art night, presented by Orange County DIY. All ages welcome, $5 entry. All proceeds will go toward opening a safe, sober, all-ages art space in Orange County. Doors open at 6 p.m., music begins at 7 p.m. San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente, 949.369.6603, www.scartsupply.com.

George Fryer & The Clatch
6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Live music at DaVine Food & Wine. 34673 Golden Lantern Street, Dana Point Harbor, 949.493.4044, www.davine-wine.com.

Chris Anderson Group

7:30 p.m.-11 p.m. Live music at Iva Lee’s. 555 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente, 949.361.2855,www.ivalees.com.

Mike Hamilton
7 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Live music at Salt Creek Grille each Friday with Mike Hamilton. 32802 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.661.7799, www.saltcreekgrille.com.

First Friday Film
7 p.m.-9 p.m. The San Juan Capistrano Friends of the Library presents MacFarland USA, a film about a cross country coach in a small California town who transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders. $2 donation supports the library. Free for members. La Sala Auditorium at the San Juan Capistrano Library, 31495 El Camino Real, 949.493.1752, www.sjcfol.org.

Waterlogged Wednesdays Movie Night Moved to Friday
Sundown. Hobie Surf Shop presents one Bruce Brown film per month through June 2015. Tonight’s movie is On Any Sunday (1971). Free. 34174 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.496.2366.

The Importance of Being Ernest

8 p.m. Algernon Moncrieff and John Worthing have a secret: they maintain a fictitious persona of Earnest when visiting each other. In the country, Mr. Worthing remains Mr. Worthing, but Algernon becomes Earnest and vice versa. However, when the men collide in the country and their love interests find them out, the men have a lot of explaining to do! The play runs through June 28 with performances Thursday, Friday and Sat at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for students, and can be purchased online. Cabrillo Playhouse, 202 Avenida Cabrillo, San Clemente, 949.492.0465, www.cabrilloplayhouse.org.

Dana Point Movie in the Park
8 p.m.-10 p.m. Enjoy an evening under the stars watching Big Hero 6 on an inflatable screen in Lantern Bay Park. Each movie night is free and includes live pre-movie entertainment beginning at 7:30 p.m. The movie starts around 8 p.m. Don’t forget to bring blankets or low-back beach chairs. Water, sodas, hot chocolate, coffee, candy and snacks will be available to purchase. Free popcorn courtesy of the city of Dana Point. Proceeds from the snack bar benefit Dana Point elementary schools and non-profit organizations. For more information, call 949.248.3530. Lantern Bay Park, 25111 Park Lantern, Dana Point, www.danapoint.org.

Sweet Smell of Success
8 p.m. UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents Sweet Smell of Success, a musical about the unscrupulous JJ Hunsecker and the sleazy, driven press agent Sidney Falco who join forces to bring the day’s showbiz gossip and celebrity scandals to the hungry public via The New York Globe. The Hunsecker character is based on the late Walter Winchell, the most vicious, powerful and highest paid newspaper gossip columnist of his time. Show also runs June 6 at 8 p.m. Tickets $11 to $20. Parking is $10-$15 per vehicle. UCI, Claire Trevor Theater, 4000 Mesa Road, Irvine, 949.824.2787, www.arts.uci.edu/tickets.

DJ and Dancing
9:30 p.m. Dance the night away as the DJ spins the tunes every Friday and Saturday night. The Point Restaurant, 34085 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, 949.464.5700,www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Capt. Dave’s Whale Watching
Times vary. Trips available every day of the week. Get up close to marine life aboard a Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari trip. Prices vary depending on the vessel. Call for more information. 24440 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.488.2828, www.dolphinsafari.com.

Saturday, June 6

Dana Point Farmers Market & Craft Fair

9 a.m.-2 p.m. Seasonal produce, flowers and much more at La Plaza Park each Saturday. On the first Saturday of the month, hours are extended to include a craft fair. 949.248.3500,www.danapoint.org.

Recycling Event at Dana Hills High
9 a.m.-11 a.m. Residents can drop off plastic bottles and aluminum cans in the school parking lot for students to collect and sort. Funds collected are distributed by the school’s PTSA for student programs. Rain or shine. For more information send an email to president@dhhsptsa.com. Dana Hills High School, 33333 Golden Lantern, Dana Point.

Dana Point Nature Tour
9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. This 1.5-mile, two-hour docent-led walk explores the ecology and natural history of the Headlands area. Tours occur on the first Saturday of each month. Tour capacity is a maximum of 10 people. RSVP required to wqintern@danapoint.org or 949.248.3527. Nature Interpretive Center, 34558 Scenic Drive, Dana Point, www.danapoint.org.

World Oceans Day at Ocean Institute
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Celebrate the ocean’s wide array of wonders and resources and consider ways to help with ocean conservation. Activities are included with general weekend admission: $10 for adults, $7.50 for seniors and children ages 3 to 12. Also runs Sunday, June 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.496.2274, www.ocean-institute.org.

Family Film Feature
10 a.m.-noon. The San Juan Capistrano Friends of the Library presents a family-friendly matinee. Free admission and popcorn. La Sala Auditorium at the San Juan Capistrano Library, 31495 El Camino Real, 949.493.1752, www.sjcfol.org.

SJC Library’s Knit in Public Day
10 a.m.-noon. The San Juan Capistrano Library will host its fifth annual Worldwide Knit in Public Day. This free event will focus on knitting and crocheting for charity. Bring your preemie caps, Warm Up America squares, red scarves or other knit and crochet items. For each item you bring to donate, earn a chance to win an opportunity drawing prize. San Juan Capistrano Library, 31495 El Camino Real, 949.493.1752, www.sjcfol.org.

Architectural Walking Tour
10 a.m. A guided tour of San Juan Capistrano’s historic adobes, Spanish-era dwellings and modern buildings. Occurs every Saturday. Meet at the train depot on Verdugo Street. $5 donation benefits the SJC Friends of the Library. For more information, call 949.489.0736 or visit www.sjcfol.org.

Rick Delanty’s Annual Studio & Gallery Summer Show
1 p.m.-8 p.m. Award-winning artist Rick J. Delanty will be hosting an exhibition and sale of 50 of his newest and most recent original paintings at his 19th annual home studio and gallery summer show in San Clemente. A second show will take place Sunday, June 7 from noon to 5 p.m. Paintings of the California coast will be featured, along with paintings of San Clemente and the local area. Admission is free. The gallery is located at 2510 Via Durazno in Forster Ranch, near Truman Benedict and Bernice Ayer schools. Call 949.492.8995 for directions, www.delantyfineart.com.

Reuben Gonzalez
3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Live music at DaVine Food & Wine. 34673 Golden Lantern Street, Dana Point Harbor, 949.493.4044, www.davine-wine.com.

John Troy
6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Live music at DaVine Food & Wine. 34673 Golden Lantern Street, Dana Point Harbor, 949.493.4044, www.davine-wine.com.

Campfire Program
7 p.m.-8 p.m. Every Saturday night, join OC Parks for a campfire program that may include a presentation, wilderness safety, games and activities for children, a live animal demonstration and a chance to visit the Nature Center. Topics may vary weekly. All ages are welcome. Admission is free, parking is $5 per vehicle. Caspers Wilderness Park. 33401 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, 949.923.2210, www.ocparks.com/caspers.

Missy Andersen

7:30 p.m.-11 p.m. Live music at Iva Lee’s. 555 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente, 949.361.2855,www.ivalees.com.

Powder and Poof!
8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Female impersonator show. Dinner Reservations recommended starting at 6 p.m. for best seating. Show reservations can be made by calling in advance. Adele’s at San Clemente Inn, 2600 Avenida Del Presidente, San Clemente, 949.481.1222, www.adelesanclementeinn.com.

The Importance of Being Ernest

8 p.m. Algernon Moncrieff and John Worthing have a secret: they maintain a fictitious persona of Earnest when visiting each other. In the country, Mr. Worthing remains Mr. Worthing, but Algernon becomes Earnest and vice versa. However, when the men collide in the country and their love interests find them out, the men have a lot of explaining to do! The play runs through June 28 with performances Thursday, Friday and Sat at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for students, and can be purchased online. Cabrillo Playhouse, 202 Avenida Cabrillo, San Clemente, 949.492.0465, www.cabrilloplayhouse.org.

Harbor Music Cruise: Derick and the Daytime Drinkers
8 p.m. Enjoy live music aboard the 95-foot vessel Dana Pride while cruising the Dana Point Harbor and watching the sunset. Boat features a full bar. Occurs each Saturday through Oct. 17. Must be 21 or over, with proper ID. $19. Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching, 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.5794, www.danawharf.com.

Sweet Smell of Success
8 p.m. UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents Sweet Smell of Success, a musical about the unscrupulous JJ Hunsecker and the sleazy, driven press agent Sidney Falco who join forces to bring the day’s showbiz gossip and celebrity scandals to the hungry public via The New York Globe. The Hunsecker character is based on the late Walter Winchell, the most vicious, powerful and highest paid newspaper gossip columnist of his time. Tickets $11 to $20. Parking is $10-$15 per vehicle. UCI, Claire Trevor Theater, 4000 Mesa Road, Irvine, 949.824.2787,www.arts.uci.edu/tickets.

DJ and Dancing
9:30 p.m. Dance the night away as the DJ spins the tunes every Friday and Saturday night. The Point Restaurant, 34085 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, 949.464.5700,www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Capt. Dave’s Whale Watching
Times vary. Trips available every day of the week. Get up close to marine life aboard a Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari trip. Prices vary depending on the vessel. Call for more information. 24440 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.488.2828, www.dolphinsafari.com.

Sunday, June 7

Beach Church
8 a.m. Visit Christ Lutheran’s Beach Church on the sand in San Clemente North Beach near the Metrolink station. Worship and fellowship for all ages—with the ocean, dolphins and an occasional train as a backdrop. Call 949.496.2621 or visit www.clcsanclemente.org for more information.

Caspers Nature Hike
8 a.m.-9 a.m. Join OC Park rangers every Sunday morning for an easy 1-mile hike on the nature trail, which takes visitors through grassland, oak woodland, riparian and sandy cactus scrub communities. Admission is free, parking is $5 per vehicle. Participants should meet at the Old Corral day use area and wear comfortable clothing and hiking shoes. Sunscreen, water and insect repellent are recommended. Rain will cancel the hike. Caspers Wilderness Park. 33401 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, 949.923.2210, www.ocparks.com/caspers.

San Clemente Farmers Market
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Bundles of flowers, fresh produce and much more every Sunday on Avenida Del Mar. Rain or shine.

World Oceans Day at Ocean Institute
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Celebrate the ocean’s wide array of wonders and resources and consider ways to help with ocean conservation. Activities are included with general weekend admission: $10 for adults, $7.50 for seniors and children ages 3 to 12. 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.496.2274, www.ocean-institute.org.

Serra Chapel Tour
11:15 a.m. In honor of Father Serra’s 300th birthday celebration, tour the Serra Chapel, the oldest operating church in California. Tours are every Sunday. Admission $2-$3. Price is in addition to museum admission for non-members. 26801 Ortega Highway, 949.234.1320,www.missionsjc.com/activities/holiday-crafts.php.

Mike Hamilton
Noon-4 p.m & 5 p.m. to close. Enjoy live music at Mission Grill each Sunday with guitarist, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Mike Hamilton. 31721 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.240.8055, www.mikehamiltonmusic.com.

The Importance of Being Ernest

2 p.m. Algernon Moncrieff and John Worthing have a secret: they maintain a fictitious persona of Earnest when visiting each other. In the country, Mr. Worthing remains Mr. Worthing, but Algernon becomes Earnest and vice versa. However, when the men collide in the country and their love interests find them out, the men have a lot of explaining to do! The play runs through June 28 with performances Thursday, Friday and Sat at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for students, and can be purchased online. Cabrillo Playhouse, 202 Avenida Cabrillo, San Clemente, 949.492.0465, www.cabrilloplayhouse.org.

Orange County Wine Cruise
5:30 p.m-7 p.m. Climb onboard a Dana Wharf luxury catamaran for this 90-minute wine cruise around the Dana Point Harbor. Tickets are $49. Every Friday and Sunday. See more events online. Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching, 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 888.224.0603,www.danawharf.com.

 

Capt. Dave’s Whale Watching
Times vary. Trips available every day of the week. Get up close to marine life aboard a Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari trip. Prices vary depending on the vessel. Call for more information. 24440 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.488.2828, www.dolphinsafari.com. 

Monday, June 8

Mommy Movie Mondays
10 a.m. Moms and dads are welcome to bring their baby along to the theater every Monday at Krikorian Theaters. 641 Camino De Los Mares, San Clemente, 949.661.7610, www.kptmovies.com.
Open Life Drawing with Live Models
1 p.m.-4 p.m. Get practical experience drawing from a nude model. Cost is $12 per class. San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N. El Camino Real, 949.369.6603, www.scartsupply.com.

Open Painting Studio with Costumed Models
6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Explore colors, textures, anatomy and more while painting a costumed model. Cost is $15 per class, or purchase a one-month block for $12.50 per class. San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N. El Camino Real, 949.369.6603, www.scartsupply.com.

Country Dancin’ with Patrick and Friends
6:30 p.m. Every Monday at The Swallow’s Inn with steak night and happy hour prices. 31786 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.3188.

Teen Time
7 p.m-8 p.m. Teens 12 to 18 years old can enjoy a different activity every week in the Dana Point Library Community Room. This week is gaming. No pre-registration required. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Capt. Dave’s Whale Watching
Times vary. Trips available every day of the week. Get up close to marine life aboard a Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari trip. Prices vary depending on the vessel. Call for more information. 24440 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.488.2828, www.dolphinsafari.com.

Tuesday, June 9

Toddler Storytime

10 a.m-10:30 a.m. Stories for children 18-35 months at the Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Half-priced Whale Watching
10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Hop onboard this two-hour cruise to see dolphins, whales and other marine life in the wild. $22.50. Half price on Tuesdays but trips are available every day of the week. Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching, 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.5794,www.danawharf.com.

Preschool Storytime
11 a.m-11:30 a.m. Stories for children 3-5 years old at the Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Preschool Storytime

11:15 a.m.-Noon. Join the San Juan Capistrano Library for stories, songs and crafts for children ages 3 to 6 and their caregivers. No registration is required. 31495 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.1752, www.ocpl.org/libloc/sjc.

Veterans’ Assistance
1:30 p.m.-3 p.m. The Dana Point Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9934 provides free veterans’ assistance on the second Tuesday of every month at the Dana Point Community Center, 34052 Del Obispo, 949.275.3142, www.vfwpost9934.org.

Tapped Out Tuesday
4 p.m.-10 p.m. Draft beer is half price on Tuesdays at Salt Creek Grille. Monarch Bay Plaza, 32802 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.661.7799, www.saltcreekgrille.com.

Open Mic Night

6 p.m.-10 p.m. Singer/songwriters perform at the Point Restaurant open mic every Tuesday.  Bring your instrument, bring your voice, The Point supplies the sound system. 34085 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

South Orange County Toastmasters Meeting
7 p.m.-8:40 p.m. Practice becoming a more confident communicator. Occurs every Tuesday. Dana Point Community House, 24642 San Juan Ave., Dana Point. 949.280.9777,3944816.toastmastersclubs.org/.

Dana Harbor Toastmasters
7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Fine tune your public speaking skills each Tuesday. Capo Beach Church, 25975 Domingo Ave., Capistrano Beach, 949.492.7181, www.1707.toastmastersclubs.org.

Capt. Dave’s Whale Watching
Times vary. Trips available every day of the week. Get up close to marine life aboard a Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari trip. Prices vary depending on the vessel. Call for more information. 24440 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.488.2828, www.dolphinsafari.com.

 

Wednesday, June 10

 

Monarch Beach Sunrise Rotary Club
7 a.m.–8:30 a.m. Join members of the volunteer-centered club for breakfast and a meeting each Wednesday at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point,www.monarchbeachrotary.com.
Resident Appreciation Days at the Mission
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Every Wednesday, San Juan Capistrano residents receive free admission to the Mission with a $10 Mission store purchase. 26801 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, 949.234.1300, www.missionsjc.com.

Casa Wellness Wednesday: Yoga
9 a.m. Practice multiple yoga traditions. Bring your own mat. Class is suitable for beginners to seasoned practitioners. Admission $5, free for members. Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente, 949.498.2139, www.casaromantica.org.

Mission Garden Tours
10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Take a half-hour tour of the Mission’s grounds with the Mission Gardening Angels every Wednesday. Meet at the front gate. Free with paid admission. 26801 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, 949.234.1300, www.missionsjc.com.

San Clemente Area Republican Women Federated Meeting
10:30 a.m. This month’s featured speaker is Kathleen Eaton Bravo, founder and CEO of Birth Choice, which is now Obria Medical Clinics. Obria is a nonprofit, fully-licensed medical facility and community care clinic dedicated to helping women and men every week in Los Angeles and Orange counties. The meeting will take place at the Talega Golf Club, 900 Avenida Talega, San Clemente. RSVP is required. Luncheon is $27. For reservations, visit www.scarwf.org.
Bilingual Family Storytime

11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Bring the entire family for stories and rhymes in both English and Spanish at the San Juan Capistrano Library. All ages are welcome. No registration is required. 31495 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.1752, www.ocpl.org/libloc/sjc.
Oil Painting with Vicki De Silva
2 p.m.-5 p.m. Enjoy oil panting lessons with artist Vicki De Silva at San Clemente Art Supply & Custom Framing. Classes run every Wednesday through July 17. Call for details and pricing. 1531 N. El Camino Real, 949.369.6603, www.scartsupply.com.

Downtown SJC Farmers Market
3 p.m.-7 p.m. Fresh flowers, produce and specialty foods from around 40 vendors in downtown San Juan Capistrano, on the corner of Camino Capistrano and Yorba Street. Occurs every Wednesday.www.farmersmarketsjc.com.

Open Life Drawing with Live Models
6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Get practical experience drawing from a nude model. Cost is $12 per class. San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N. El Camino Real, 949.369.6603, www.scartsupply.com.

Karaoke with Les and Joel
7 p.m. Every Wednesday at The Swallow’s Inn. 31786 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.3188.

Local Talent Wednesday: Terry Valles’ Birthday Bash

7 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Live music at Iva Lee’s. 555 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente, 949.361.2855,www.ivalees.com.

Capt. Dave’s Whale Watching
Times vary. Trips available every day of the week. Get up close to marine life aboard a Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari trip. Prices vary depending on the vessel. Call for more information. 24440 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.488.2828, www.dolphinsafari.com.

Thursday, June 11

 

Garden Angels

8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Volunteers meet every Thursday in front of the Montanez Adobe at Los Rios Park in San Juan Capistrano to help maintain the garden and more. Bring gloves and wear close-toed shoes. 949.606.6386, www.goinnative.net.

Open Artist Studio

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy a creative workspace alongside a community of artists. Free. Ages 16 and up. San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N. El Camino Real, 949.369.6603, www.scartsupply.com.

Read to a Dog
3 p.m.-4 p.m. Kids can read to licensed therapy dogs every other Thursday. Studies have shown that reading to therapy dogs can improve children’s reading skills and self-confidence. Sign up at the information desk at the San Juan Capistrano Library, 31495 El Camino Real, or call 949.493.1752 to reserve a spot, www.ocpl.org/libloc/sjc.

Kid’s Club at DP Library
4 p.m.-5 p.m. Join the library for hands-on activities and experiments in the community room. This event is for children ages 5 to 8. No pre-registration required. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Downtown Santa Ana Certified Farmers’ Market

4 p.m.-8 p.m. The OC Fair is celebrating its 125th anniversary early with a series of pop-up parties, each featuring a complimentary sweet treat and prizes including OC Fair tickets and an opportunity to win a season pass. Visit the OC Fair booth at the Downtown Santa Ana Farmers’ Market for a free treat on June 11 and 25. The first 25 guests will also receive a free pair of tickets to the OC Fair. The market is located at the Spurgeon Promenade between 3rd and 4th Streets, in front of the Yost Theater, 714.708.1500, www.ocfair.com.

Yappy Hour
5 p.m.-8 p.m. Follow Fido to happy hour at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel for this monthly cocktail party. Four-legged friends can enjoy complimentary biscuits while lapping up chicken, cheese, beef and bacon flavored water. Their human counterparts can purchase burgers, brews and wine. Funds raised in the 2015 Yappy Hour season will help support Canine Companions for Independence which provides service dogs to the disabled and the nation’s veterans. Event also runs on July 9, Aug. 13 and Sept. 10. 1 Ritz Carlton Drive, Dana Point, www.ritz-carlton.com.

Naomi Balcombe
6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Live music at DaVine Food & Wine. 34673 Golden Lantern Street, Dana Point Harbor, 949.493.4044, www.davine-wine.com.

LeRoy & The Bad Browns

7 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Live music at Iva Lee’s. 555 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente, 949.361.2855,www.ivalees.com.

Live! at the Museum

7 p.m.-8 p.m. The Argus Quartet, a Los Angeles-based string quartet, will perform at the Laguna Beach Art Museum. Free for members and non-members with museum admission. Reservations available online at www.lagunaartmuseum.org or call 949.494.8971 ext. 203. 307 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach, 949.715.9713, www.lagunabeachlive.org.

San Clemente Pajama Storytime

7 p.m.-7:45 p.m. Children and their parents are invited to enjoy the Sunshine Readers as they whisk the whole family off to dreamland. Program hosted by the National Charity League-Laguna Chapter. Don’t forget your PJs. All ages are invited. Free. Pacific Coast Church, 2651 Calle Frontera, San Clemente, 949.412.1245, www.ocpl.org/libloc/sc.

Gone Country

8 p.m.-midnight. Country music and dancing every Thursday at the Point Restaurant. 34085 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

The Importance of Being Ernest

8 p.m. Algernon Moncrieff and John Worthing have a secret: they maintain a fictitious persona of Earnest when visiting each other. In the country, Mr. Worthing remains Mr. Worthing, but Algernon becomes Earnest and vice versa. However, when the men collide in the country and their love interests find them out, the men have a lot of explaining to do! The play runs through June 28 with performances Thursday, Friday and Sat at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for students, and can be purchased online. Cabrillo Playhouse, 202 Avenida Cabrillo, San Clemente, 949.492.0465, www.cabrilloplayhouse.org.

Capt. Dave’s Whale Watching

Times vary. Trips available every day of the week. Get up close to marine life aboard a Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari trip. Prices vary depending on the vessel. Call for more information. 24440 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.488.2828, www.dolphinsafari.com.

Friday, June 12

Orange County Wine Cruise
5:30 p.m-7 p.m. Climb onboard a Dana Wharf luxury catamaran for this 90-minute wine cruise around the Dana Point Harbor. Tickets are $49. Every Friday and Sunday. See more events online. Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching, 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 888.224.0603,www.danawharf.com.

Mike Hamilton

7 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Live music at Salt Creek Grille each Friday with Mike Hamilton. 32802 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.661.7799, www.saltcreekgrille.com.

The Fremonts

7:30 p.m.-11 p.m. Live music at Iva Lee’s. 555 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente, 949.361.2855,www.ivalees.com.

Dana Point Movie in the Park
8 p.m.-10 p.m. Enjoy an evening under the stars watching Mr. Peabody & Sherman on an inflatable screen in Lantern Bay Park. Each movie night is free and includes live pre-movie entertainment at 7:30 p.m. Movie starts around 8 p.m. Don’t forget to bring blankets or low-back beach chairs. Free popcorn courtesy of the city of Dana Point. Water, sodas, hot chocolate, coffee, candy and snacks will be available to purchase. Proceeds from the snack bar benefit Dana Point elementary schools and non-profit organizations. For more information, call 949.248.3530. Lantern Bay Park, 25111 Park Lantern, Dana Point, www.danapoint.org.

Bioluminescence Cruise
8 p.m. The Ocean Institute’s nighttime Bioluminescence Cruise aboard the RV Sea Explorer provides a unique opportunity to learn about and witness the remarkable ability of some marine animals to glow in the dark. Cruises are also scheduled for June 13, July 18, Aug. 15, Sep. 19 and Oct. 10. (Oct. 10 cruise begins at 7:30 p.m.).  $35 for adults, $22 for children ages 4 to 12. 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.496.2274, www.ocean-institute.org.

The Importance of Being Ernest

8 p.m. Algernon Moncrieff and John Worthing have a secret: they maintain a fictitious persona of Earnest when visiting each other. In the country, Mr. Worthing remains Mr. Worthing, but Algernon becomes Earnest and vice versa. However, when the men collide in the country and their love interests find them out, the men have a lot of explaining to do! The play runs through June 28 with performances Thursday, Friday and Sat at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for students, and can be purchased online. Cabrillo Playhouse, 202 Avenida Cabrillo, San Clemente, 949.492.0465, www.cabrilloplayhouse.org.

DJ and Dancing

9:30 p.m. Dance the night away as the DJ spins the tunes every Friday and Saturday night. The Point Restaurant, 34085 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, 949.464.5700,www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.
Capt. Dave’s Whale Watching

Times vary. Trips available every day of the week. Get up close to marine life aboard a Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari trip. Prices vary depending on the vessel. Call for more information. 24440 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.488.2828, www.dolphinsafari.com. 

Saturday, June 13

Trail Clearing and Weeding
8 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Volunteer with the Reserve to help keep the trails clean and clear weeds. Bring work gloves if you have them. Drinks and snacks provided. Ages 10 and up. The Richard and Donna O’Neil Conservancy, call for directions, 949.923.2210, www.rmvreserve.org.


Dana Point Farmers Market

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Seasonal produce, flowers and much more at La Plaza Park each Saturday. 949.248.3500, www.danapoint.org.

Whale Walk and Talk

9 a.m.-11 a.m. Learn about the area’s largest mammal visitor on this 1.5-mile walk through the Dana Point Headlands conservation area. Offered on the second Saturday of the month, except in October and November. Hear about California gray whale migration patterns, different whale species and learn how to spot, watch and identify whales. Bring binoculars or borrow ours. RSVP towgintern@danapoint.com or 949.248.3527. Dana Point Nature Interpretive Center, 34558 Scenic Drive, Dana Point, www.danapoint.org.

Teacher Appreciation Day
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission for teachers, every second Saturday of the month at Mission San Juan Capistrano. 26801 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, 949.234.1300, www.missionsjc.com.

Mariachis at the Mission

10 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Enjoy live mariachi music performed by the Capistrano Community Mariachi Program at the Mission. Second Saturday of each month. 26801 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, 949.234.1300, www.missionsjc.com.

Architectural Walking Tour
10 a.m. A guided tour of San Juan Capistrano’s historic adobes, Spanish-era dwellings and modern buildings. Occurs every Saturday. Meet at the train depot on Verdugo Street. $5 donation benefits the SJC Friends of the Library. For more information, call 949.489.0736 or visit www.sjcfol.org.


Second Saturday Book Sale at Dana Point Library
11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The Friends of the Dana Point Library have a book sale on the second Saturday of the month, in the storage room adjacent to the library. Books at bargain prices. 33841 Niguel Road, 949.489.3956, www.ocpl.org.

Puttin’ on the Ritz SOCSA Student Showcase
12:30 p.m. Support talented students as they display a culmination of a year of hard work and commitment to the arts at the annual year-end art and music showcase benefitting the South Orange County School of the Arts, presented by the SOCSA Foundation and Dana Hills High School. Lunch is served from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., with the matinee show running from 2 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Dinner is served 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., and the evening show runs from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets include lunch or dinner and are $50 for mezzanine seats or $75 for orchestra seats. San Juan Hills High School, 29211 Vista Montana, San Juan Capistrano, 949.240.1994, www.socarts.org/boxoffice.

Campfire Program
7 p.m.-8 p.m. Every Saturday night, join OC Parks for a campfire program that may include a presentation, wilderness safety, games and activities for children, a live animal demonstration and a chance to visit the Nature Center. Topics may vary weekly. All ages are welcome. Admission is free, parking is $5 per vehicle. Caspers Wilderness Park. 33401 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, 949.923.2210, www.ocparks.com/caspers. 

Dana Point Symphony: Music of Vienna
7 p.m. The Dana Point Symphony Orchestra continues its 2015 “One World” season with conductor Dean Anderson and featuring Amanda Squitieri, soprano. Program includesMozart, Impressario Overture, Dove Sono, Porgi Amor, Allelujah from Exultate Jubilate and Symphony 41 Jupiter. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students, seniors and military. Buy tickets online or at the door on a first come, first served basis. St. Edward’s Church, 33926 Calle La Primavera, Dana Point,www.danapointsymphony.com.

Boxcar7

7:30 p.m.-11 p.m. Live music at Iva Lee’s. 555 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente, 949.361.2855,www.ivalees.com.

The Importance of Being Ernest

8 p.m. Algernon Moncrieff and John Worthing have a secret: they maintain a fictitious persona of Earnest when visiting each other. In the country, Mr. Worthing remains Mr. Worthing, but Algernon becomes Earnest and vice versa. However, when the men collide in the country and their love interests find them out, the men have a lot of explaining to do! The play runs through June 28 with performances Thursday, Friday and Sat at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for students, and can be purchased online. Cabrillo Playhouse, 202 Avenida Cabrillo, San Clemente, 949.492.0465, www.cabrilloplayhouse.org.

Powder and Poof!
8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Female impersonator show. Dinner Reservations recommended starting at 6 p.m. for best seating. Show reservations can be made by calling in advance. Adele’s at San Clemente Inn, 2600 Avenida Del Presidente, San Clemente, 949.481.1222, www.adelesanclementeinn.com. 

Bioluminescence Cruise
8 p.m. The Ocean Institute’s nighttime Bioluminescence Cruise aboard the RV Sea Explorer provides a unique opportunity to learn about and witness the remarkable ability of some marine animals to glow in the dark. Cruises are also scheduled for July 18, Aug. 15, Sep. 19 and Oct. 10. (Oct. 10 cruise begins at 7:30 p.m.).  $35 for adults, $22 for children ages 4 to 12. 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.496.2274, www.ocean-institute.org.

Harbor Music Cruise: Wheeland Brothers
8 p.m. Enjoy live music aboard the 95-foot vessel Dana Pride while cruising the Dana Point Harbor and watching the sunset. Boat features a full bar. Occurs each Saturday through Oct. 17. Must be 21 or over, with proper ID. $19. Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching, 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.5794, www.danawharf.com.

DJ and Dancing
9:30 p.m. Dance the night away as the DJ spins the tunes every Friday and Saturday night. The Point Restaurant, 34085 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, 949.464.5700,www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Capt. Dave’s Whale Watching
Times vary. Trips available every day of the week. Get up close to marine life aboard a Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari trip. Prices vary depending on the vessel. Call for more information. 24440 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.488.2828, www.dolphinsafari.com.

Sunday, June 14

Beach Church
8 a.m. Visit Christ Lutheran’s Beach Church on the sand in San Clemente North Beach near the Metrolink station. Worship and fellowship for all ages—with the ocean, dolphins and an occasional train as a backdrop. Call 949.496.2621 or visit www.clcsanclemente.org for more information.

Caspers Nature Hike
8 a.m.-9 a.m. Join OC Park rangers every Sunday morning for an easy 1-mile hike on the nature trail, which takes visitors through grassland, oak woodland, riparian and sandy cactus scrub communities. Admission is free, parking is $5 per vehicle. Participants should meet at the Old Corral day use area and wear comfortable clothing and hiking shoes. Sunscreen, water and insect repellent are recommended. Rain will cancel the hike. Caspers Wilderness Park. 33401 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, 949.923.2210, www.ocparks.com/caspers.

San Clemente Farmers Market
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Bundles of flowers, fresh produce and much more every Sunday on Avenida Del Mar. Rain or shine.

San Clemente Car Show
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Featuring more than 300 classic and exotic cars, the 20th annual San Clemente Car Show is hosted by the downtown Business Association in partnership with the City of San Clemente on Avenida del Mar. The event is free and includes food trucks and vendors. A free shuttle will run from San Clemente High School. San Clemente Downtown Business Association, 949.218.5378,www.villagesanclemente.org.

Serra Chapel Tour
11:15 a.m. In honor of Father Serra’s 300th birthday celebration, tour the Serra Chapel, the oldest operating church in California. Tours are every Sunday. Admission $2-$3. Price is in addition to museum admission for non-members. 26801 Ortega Highway, 949.234.1320,www.missionsjc.com/activities/holiday-crafts.php.

Mike Hamilton
Noon-4 p.m & 5 p.m. to close. Enjoy live music at Mission Grill each Sunday with guitarist, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Mike Hamilton. 31721 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.240.8055, www.mikehamiltonmusic.com.

The Importance of Being Ernest

2 p.m. Algernon Moncrieff and John Worthing have a secret: they maintain a fictitious persona of Earnest when visiting each other. In the country, Mr. Worthing remains Mr. Worthing, but Algernon becomes Earnest and vice versa. However, when the men collide in the country and their love interests find them out, the men have a lot of explaining to do! The play runs through June 28 with performances Thursday, Friday and Sat at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for students, and can be purchased online. Cabrillo Playhouse, 202 Avenida Cabrillo, San Clemente, 949.492.0465, www.cabrilloplayhouse.org.

Orange County Wine Cruise
5:30 p.m-7 p.m. Climb onboard a Dana Wharf luxury catamaran for this 90-minute wine cruise around the Dana Point Harbor. Tickets are $49. Every Friday and Sunday. See more events online. Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching, 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 888.224.0603,www.danawharf.com.

Capt. Dave’s Whale Watching
Times vary. Trips available every day of the week. Get up close to marine life aboard a Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari trip. Prices vary depending on the vessel. Call for more information. 24440 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.488.2828, www.dolphinsafari.com.