EVENT DATE : August 20, 2:00PM - August 20, 4:00PM
Irvine Barclay Theatre

David Leveaux's new production of "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead" marks the 50th anniversary of the play that made a young Tom Stoppard's name. Broadcast in HD from The Old Vic in London, two hapless minor characters stumble their way in and out of the action of Shakespeare's iconic drama Hamlet. TheBarclay.org

EVENT DATE : Runs Aug. 26 & Aug. 27
Ortega Hwy. & Antonio/La Pata, San Juan Capistrano

The Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo is great entertainment for the entire family. Now in it 17th year, it is the richest two-day rodeo in the country with a $250,000 purse. Look for saddle bronc, bareback riding, tie-down roping, steer wresting, bull riding and team roping. Proceeds benefit local charities. RMVRodeo.com

EVENT DATE : Runs through September 30
Festival of Children at South Coast Plaza

The Festival of Children Foundation's month-long program which features the work of 75 children's charities will this year showcase an inaugural Carousel Horse Art Exhibit, with several imaginatively decorated carousel horses designed by both amateur and professional artists, including famed marine life artist Wyland. The horses will be on public display throughout South Coast Plaza for the entire month. FestivalOfChildren.org

EVENT DATE : Runs Sept. 6, Sept. 13, Sept. 20
Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa

The Eighth Annual Sunset Jazz at Newport Summer Series continues into September with Barbara Morrison and the Charles Owens Quintet celebrating her birthday on September 6, the Jeff Hamilton Trio on September 13 and The Tom Kubis Big Band on September 20. Look for food and beverages at reasonable prices. Doors open at 5 p.m./Performances from 6-8:30 p.m. SunsetJazzAtNewport.com

EVENT DATE : Runs September 8-10
Dana Point Harbor

The Ocean Institute celebrates California's rich maritime history with a fleet of historic tall ships in Dana Point Harbor. History comes alive, as crews from each ship, along with historical re-enactors, engage the public in cannon battles, pirate adventures, mermaid encounters, ship tours, and much more. There is even a Sails 'n Ales craft beer tasting. OceanInstitute.org

EVENT DATE : September 10, 1:00AM - September 10, 3:00AM
Pacific Amphitheatre

Pacific Symphony's SummerFest 2017 offers its annual Tchaikovsky Spectacular on September 9 featuring Carl St. Clair conducting the famous romantic composer's greatest hit, the electrifying "1812" Overture," complete with live cannons and fireworks. Also on the program is Rachmaninoff's lush Second Piano Concerto performed by the Gold Medalist of this year's Van Cliburn Competition. PacficSymphony.org

EVENT DATE : September 23, 11:00AM - September 23, 9:00PM
OC Fair & Event Center

The 18th Annual Crusin' for a Cure Car Show will showcase more than 3,500 vehicles. Look for classics, muscle, trucks, exotics, customs, vintage, movie cars and even new cars. Add live entertainment, industry sponsors, 200 vendors and exhibitors and free prostate cancer screenings. Tickets: $15 per person/$13 with AAA card/Children under 12 free. CruisinForACure.com

EVENT DATE : September 23, 4:00PM - September 23, 10:00PM
Balboa Island, Marine Avenue

Enjoy an evening of culinary adventure at the Taste of Balboa Island. Food and entertainment is at the forefront of this charming evening. Stroll down Marine Avenue as you experience unique gastro creations and bask in the island's charm. BalboaIslandNB.org

EVENT DATE : September 24, 12:15PM - September 24, 5:00PM
Fashion Island, Pacific Life Insurance Company Bldg.

Details for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Orange County are as follows: 7:15 a.m. 5K Run/Walk; 8 a.m. One-Mile Fun Walk; 9 a.m. Breast Cancer Survivors' Tribute; 9:45 a.m. 5K Run/Walk. The race is the world's largest and most successful fundraising and education event for breast cancer. KomenOC.org

EVENT DATE : September 28, 11:00PM - September 29, 2:00AM
Center Club of Orange County

The 11th Annual beer and wine festival, "Hops & Vines," will showcase 20 award-winning wines and world-class beers along with delicious hors d'oeuvres and entertainment. Proceeds benefit Working Wardrobes, Augie's Quest, Employee Care Foundation and Center Club Cares. Tickers are $75 per person. Learn more at HopsAndVines.org

EVENT DATE : September 29, 12:30AM - September 29, 2:30AM
Musco Center for the Arts

The genre-busting production illuminates the journey of famed diarist and literary figure Anais Nin through the cafe society of 1930s Paris and into the arms of novelist Henry Miller in a decades-long affair–all the way to postwar America. Contemporary dance, sung narrative and rich video images defy convention. MuscoCenter.org