America’s favorite singing cowboys pay tribute to Roy Rogers, King of the Cowboys and hero of the silver screen, with support from The Quebe Sisters’ strings and vocal harmonies. Make way for big sky, broad rivers, and the music of the man who celebrated it all. MuscoCenter.org
Realize the valuable impact of your generous donations as you enjoy dinner, meet the inspiring guest speakers from Africa, bid on the silent and live auction items and dance the night away, all while supporting the survival of African Elephants..Hosted by Elephant Cooperation founder Scott Struthers. For event info, visit ElephantCooperation.com/events Program, dinner, and auction are included with your ticket.
The 27th Annual Taste of San Clemente will offer a wine tasting from area vineyards, as well as a sampling of microbrews. Guests will also enjoy an engraved, limited edition "Taste of San Clemente" wine glass or beer mug, food from area restaurants, a tempting auction, entertainment and valet parking. Tickets are $95 per person. SCChamber.com
Enjoy a centennial celebration of the First Lady of Song as Pacific Symphony honors Ella Fitzgerald's remarkable legacy with the sultry ballads and sweet jazz for which she was so well known. Conductor: Larry Blank; Vocalists: Harolyn Blackwell, Aisha de Haas and Capathia Jenkins. PacificSymphony.org
Enjoy live-fire exhibition-style appetizers, sparkling wines from Orange County Wine Society and tours of the farm and garden. The Millennium Barn doors open at 7:30 p.m. for a multi-course family-style wine dinner, curated by OC Fair Culinary Supervisor Pam Wnuck, Executive Chef Jesse Lopez of Spectra Food Services and Chef Annie Morgan of KOCI Radio's Pots and Pans. OCFair.com
Celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at Bowers Museum as we honor our departed ones with music, dance and art. Held in the Bowers Courtyard and Bowers Kidseum, general admission is free for Bowers' members and Santa Ana residents only. Bowers.org
Help save abused, homeless and starving dogs through money raised for Downtown Dog Rescue at Studio 4's benefit featuring lunch at Provenance, a silent auction and a fashion show featuring fashions from Mi Place, Corona del Mar Plaza. To rsvp, contact Studio 4 Salon at StudioFourSalon@gmail.com/949.706.0801.
Following the previous week's full staging of Verdi's masterpiece, Nabucco, in Los Angeles through LA Opera, Placido Domingo returns to Musco Center for the Arts to highlight a concert version that includes the full cast from the stage production, principal singers, 60-member chorus and 72-member orchestra. MuscoCenter.org
For a one-of-a-kind holiday experience with your family, plan on attending this year's Winter Fantasy, where 175 artists will be showcasing their artwork and you can enjoy live holiday entertainment, great outdoor cafes, art classes and demonstrations, petting zoo, Santa, and much more. You will find amazing art gifts and holiday decorations to augment your holidays. SawdustArtFestival.org
The Orange County Rescue Missions Fourth Annual Turkey Trot OC 5K Run/Walk will be held on Thanksgiving morning with the goal of raising enough support to provide more than 30,000 meals for the hungry and homeless of Orange County. An expo follows the race that features snacks and beverages, vendor giveaways and awards ceremony. Registration: 6:30 a.m./Race: 8 a.m. TurkeyTrotOC.org