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Friday, Sept. 23 to Sunday, Sept. 25: San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival

5-11 p.m. The weekend-long Greek Festival kicks off with dancing, Greek food and wine, church tours, art and more. Runs Saturday 11 a.m.-11 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Admission and parking are free. Saint Basil Greek Orthodox Church. 27129 Calle Arroyo, San Juan Capistrano. 949.542.3445. www.sjcgreekfest.org. Photo: Brian Park.

Friday, Sept. 23

Mission Art Walk

11 a.m. A docent-guided tour highlighting the art collection of rare paintings related to Mission’s history. 26801 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano. 949.234.1300. www.missionsjc.com.

‘The Explorer’s Club’ at The Camino Real Playhouse

8 p.m. The Playhouse’s 27th season continues with The Explorer’s Club, a tale set in 1879 London. Tickets start at $20. Show runs through Oct. 2. Camino Real Playhouse. 31776 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano. 949.489.8082. www.caminorealplayhouse.org.

Man of La Mancha

8 p.m. The Cabrillo Playhouse continues their new season with one of the world’s most popular musicals, Man of La Mancha. The “Impossible Dream” musical, tells the adventures of a delusional Spanish knight, Don Quixote, backed by his faithful sidekick Sancho Panza, who duels windmills and defends his perfect lady Dulcinea. Runs Thursday-Sunday through Oct. 9. www.cabrilloplayhouse.org.

Saturday, Sept. 24

Saltwater Cowboy Memorial Offshore Fishing Tournament

5 a.m. Fishing, music, food and fun are promised for this first-ever event from the Dana Point Yacht Club. The two-day fishing competition closes at 4 p.m. on Sunday, with the participants rewarded with dinner, drinks, awards and music starting at 6 p.m. $400 entry fee for boats, which includes dinner, T-shirt, prizes and more. $40 for each additional guest. 24399 Dana Drive, Dana Point. http://rvangell.wixsite.com/saltwatercowboy.

Rummage/Bake Sale

7-11 a.m. Benefit local Eagle and Life Scouts at this sale. 1040 CalleNegocio, San Clemente. Call 949.498.7440 for more information or to schedule a donation.

Saturdays at The Swallow’s Inn

2:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Flock of 80’s performs followed by Eli Locke. The Swallow’s Inn. 31786 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano. 949.493.3188. www.swallowsinn.com.

Toast to the Casa 2016: Gran Ballodelle Maschere

5-10 p.m. Casa Romantica’s annual gala, Toast to the Casa, raises critical funds for the organization’s programs and preservation, which benefit the San Clemente and South Orange County communities. This year’s gala is a Venetian-themed masquerade ball, with food and wine, Italian entertainment and auctions. Tickets are $200. Casa Romantica. 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente. 949.498.2139. www.casaromantica.org.

Sunday, Sept. 25

Live Music: The Shenanigans

1:30-6:30 p.m. Live music from The Shenanigans atThe Swallow’s Inn. 31786 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano. 949.493.3188. www.swallowsinn.com.

Monday, Sept. 26

Laughs for Leathernecks

7 p.m. The Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group sponsors this comedy show to raise funds for active military and spouses. Rita Rudner, P.J. Walsh, Tom Riehl and other comedians will perform. Tickets are $35 and include dinner. Improv Comedy Club. 31 Fortune Drive, Suite 216, Irvine. 949.854.5455. Www.improv.com.

Tuesday, Sept. 27

50-Year Time Capsule Documentary Film Premiere

5:30-8 p.m. The Rock, The Time Capsule, The Harbor by Jonathan Morgan Jenkins will be shown every half-hour beginning at 6 p.m. Ocean Institute. 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point. www.danapointhistorical.org.

Friday, Sept. 30

Mission Art Walk

11 a.m. A docent-guided tour highlighting the art collection of rare paintings related to Mission’s history. 26801 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano. 949.234.1300. www.missionsjc.com.

Saturday, Oct. 1

Easy Steps for Making Compost

9:30-10:30 a.m. Learn how to compost with the UC Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners of Orange County and Goin Native Therapeutic Gardens. Event is free. Los Rios Park.31747 Los Rios St., San Juan Capistrano. RSVP requested. 949.606.6386. goinnative@gmail.com. www.goinnative.net.

Saturday, Oct. 15

Coral 65 Charity Fundraiser

Noon-3 p.m. The annual fundraiser collects money for women over 65, and their families, battling cancer. This year welcomes guests to show off their horses and motorcycles. There will be a buffet lunch, raffle and silent auction. Tickets are $40 and must be purchased by Oct. 7. San Juan Hills Golf Club. 32120 San Juan Creek Road, San Juan Capistrano.