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Thursday, January 29

Garden Angels
9:30 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.

The von Trapps
8 p.m. Traditional folk band performs live at The Coach House. Tickets $20. Doors open at 6 p.m. 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.496.8930, www.thecoachhouse.com.com.

An Inspector Calls
8 p.m. Set in an English industrial city, a young girl is thought to have committed suicide and an eminently respectable British family is subject to a routine inquiry. The play, written by J.B. Priestly, runs through Feb. 8 with performances Thursday, Friday and Sat at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online. Cabrillo Playhouse, 202 Avenida Cabrillo, San Clemente, 949.492.0465, www.cabrilloplayhouse.org.

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.

Friday, January 30

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

Mike Scarpielo
8 p.m. Live music at Wind & Sea Restaurant. 34699 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.6500, www.windandsearestaurants.com.

J-Norm & The Hitstorm
8 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Live music at Mahé, 24961 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.240.6243, www.eatatmahe.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.

Saturday, January 31

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.

Wyland’s Art Lessons in the Wild
9 a.m.-noon, Saturdays through April 25. Kids ages 3-12 are invited to an art lesson, for a $5 donation, presented by Wyland via video feed, followed by a free two-hour whale watching trip. Free trip must be taken the same day and child must be accompanied by an adult who has pre-purchased a whale watching ticket. All art submissions will be judged by Wyland for a chance to win great prizes. Dana Wharf Whale Watching, 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.5794, www.danawharf.com.

Chris Cram
8 p.m. Live music at Wind & Sea Restaurant. 34699 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.6500, www.windandsearestaurants.com.

Boyz and the Beez
8 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Live music at Mahé, 24961 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.240.6243, www.eatatmahe.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.

Sunday, February 1

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.

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

Monday, February 2

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.

Trail Clearing and Weeding
7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Spend some time in the great outdoors and help other volunteers clear the trails at The Richard & Donna O’Neill Land Conservancy. Register by 4 p.m. Feb. 1. Ages 10 and up. Free. To RSVP or for directions, call 949.489.9778 or visit www.rmvreserve.org.

Tuesday, February 3

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.

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.

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.

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.

Wednesday, February 4

Waterlogged Wednesdays Movie Night
Sundown. Hobie Surf Shop presents one Bruce Brown film per month through June 2015. Tonight’s movie is Barefoot Adventure (1960). Free. 34174 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.496.2366.

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.

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.

Downtown SJC Farmers Market
3 p.m.-6 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.

Lecture: The ABC’s of Falconry
7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Visit The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo to hear licensed falconer, Adam Chavez, give a presentation on the sport of falconry, including the history of falconry, regulations, equipment and training methods. Ages 8 and up. Free to attend. Participants must be registered by 2 p.m. on Feb. 4. RMV Presentation Center, call for directions, 949.923.2210, www.rmvreserve.org.

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.

Native American Basket Weaving
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Learn the traditions and capture the culture of basket weaving at Mission San Juan Capistrano. First and third Wednesday of every month. Free with paid admission. 26801 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, 949.234.1300, www.missionsjc.com.

Mission SJC Docent Training Classes
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Docents make California history come alive for over 500,000 school children and adults each year. If you love history, have a natural curiosity, enjoy people and like sharing with others, this may be a volunteer position for you! The Mission SJC Docent Society will conduct training classes for new docents on Feb. 4 and 11. Training fees are $25 per person. 26801 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, 949.234.1322, www.missionsjc.com.

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.

Thursday, February 5

Garden Angels
9:30 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.

Citizen Cope
8 p.m. An intimate solo, acoustic performance at The Coach House. Tickets $36. Doors open at 6 p.m. 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.496.8930, www.thecoachhouse.com.com.

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.

Progressive Wine Tasting Networking Mixer
5 p.m.-8 p.m. Join the San Juan Capistrano Chamber for networking and wine tasting at different wine bars in historic downtown San Juan. Chamber members $20, potential members $30. RSVP to info@sanjuanchamber.com. Raffle Prizes welcome (value $25+). 949.493.4700, www.sanjuanchamber.com/.

Friday, February 6

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 Sunday with the sweet rhythms of Reggae. 32802 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.661.7799, www.saltcreekgrille.com.

Scott Robinson OC Elvis
7:30-11:30. Live music at Harpoon Henry’s. 34555 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, 949.493.2933, www.windandsearestaurants.com/harpoonhenrys.

Puddle of Mudd
8 p.m. American post-grunge band from Kansas City, Missouri performs live at The Coach House. Tickets $25. Doors open at 6 p.m. 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.496.8930, www.thecoachhouse.com.com.

Mike Scarpiello
8 p.m. Live music at Wind & Sea Restaurant. 34699 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.6500, www.windandsearestaurants.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.

Saturday, February 7

Falconry Demonstration and Guided Walk
7 a.m.-10 a.m. Enjoy a morning walk and a falconry demonstration at The Reserve in Rancho Mission Viejo. Licensed falconer Adam Chavez will educate patrons about the partnership between humans and raptors and discuss the traditional practice of falconry. The event includes an opportunity to take a photo with one of the birds. Ages 8 and up. Adults $35, children 12 and under $30. Participants must be registered by 4 p.m. on Feb. 6. Future San Juan Creek Trail, call for directions, 949.923.2210, www.rmvreserve.org.

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.

Wyland’s Art Lessons in the Wild
9 a.m.-noon, Saturdays through April 25. Kids ages 3-12 are invited to an art lesson, for a $5 donation, presented by Wyland via video feed, followed by a free two-hour whale watching trip. Free trip must be taken the same day and child must be accompanied by an adult who has pre-purchased a whale watching ticket. All art submissions will be judged by Wyland for a chance to win great prizes. Dana Wharf Whale Watching, 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.5794, www.danawharf.com.

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. Future events will be held Feb. 21, March 7 and 21, April 4 and 25, May 16 and 30 and June 6. Events will be held 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.

Scott Robinson OC Elvis
7:30-11:30. Live music at Harpoon Henry’s. 34555 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, 949.493.2933, www.windandsearestaurants.com/harpoonhenrys.

Chris Cram
8 p.m. Live music at Wind & Sea Restaurant. 34699 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.6500, www.windandsearestaurants.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.

Sunday, February 8

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.

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.

Monday, February 9

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.

Wednesday, February 11

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.

Downtown SJC Farmers Market
3 p.m.-6 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.

Mission SJC Docent Training Classes
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Docents make California history come alive for over 500,000 school children and adults each year. If you love history, have a natural curiosity, enjoy people and like sharing with others, this may be a volunteer position for you! Training fees are $25 per person. 26801 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, 949.234.1322, www.missionsjc.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.

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.

Thursday, February 12

Garden Angels
9:30 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.

Taste of San Juan
6 p.m.-9 p.m. The San Juan Capistrano Fiesta Association invites everyone to the Taste of San Juan. Help launch the kick-off celebration of the 2014 Fiesta de las Golondrinas. Taste of San Juan brings many of the restaurants and caterers serving San Juan Capistrano together, under one roof, to tempt you with their finest offerings. Tickets are $35, and admission includes all tastes. Tickets are available at the door and at all Fiesta Association meetings. San Juan Hills Golf Club, 32120 San Juan Creek Road, 949.493.1976, www.swallowsparade.com/taste.html.

Friday, February 13

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 Sunday with the sweet rhythms of Reggae. 32802 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.661.7799, www.saltcreekgrille.com.

Scott Robinson OC Elvis
7:30-11:30. Live music at Harpoon Henry’s. 34555 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, 949.493.2933, www.windandsearestaurants.com/harpoonhenrys.

Jimi James
8 p.m. Live music at Wind & Sea Restaurant. 34699 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.6500, www.windandsearestaurants.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.