May OC Events Calendar

Sunset Serenades     May 3, 10, 17, 24
Enjoy free, live music at Heisler Park Amphitheatre with a variety of music performances and styles. 6:30pm. Heisler Park, Rockpile Amphitheatre. 949-497-3311 / www.lagunabeachcity.net

Canvas for a Cause     May 4
More than 40 of Laguna Plein Air Painters Association's (LPAPA) artists have contributed framed masterpieces for a unique silent auction. 5-8pm. Wine & Cheese Reception. 5:30pm. Woman's Club of Laguna Beach: 286 St Ann’s Drive. 949-376-3635 / www.LPAPA.org

Amateur Rose Show     May 4
Enter by bringing in your rose entries to Roger's Gardens 92301 San Joaquin Hills Rd., Corona del Mar) between 9am and 11am. Winners will be announced at approximately 1pm. Rosarians and staff will be on-hand to assist you. 949-640-5800 / http://rogersgardens.com/ 

Susan G Komen Standup for the Cure    May 4
Guinness World Record Set at Inaugural Event in 2012 – More than 700 participants were involved in The World’s Largest Stand Up Paddleboard Clinic. Paddlers of all ages and abilities warmly welcomed. Newport Dunes. www.standup-for-the-cure.org

Tour de OC     May 4-5
The Tour de OC is a fundraising cycling event that starts in Costa Mesa. Proceeds are donated in an effort to better the lives of abused children. Various Times. Chick-fil-A: 3181 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa. 714-743-5966 / http://tourdeoc.org/ 

Reaching for the Cure Run, Walk, Bike Event     May 4-5
The Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation is hosting the 15th Reaching for the Cure Half Marathon, 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk, 1K Kids' Fun Run & 3rd Annual Bike Tour. Funds research that will help find a cure for children's cancer. Irvine Spectrum Center. www.pcrf-kids.org

OC Marathon 2013     May 5
The OC Marathon course passes through Costa Mesa, Newport Beach and Santa Ana. There is a full-marathon, half-marathon, 5k run and kid's run. $120 Full Marathon / $105 Half Marathon / $40 5K. 949-222-3327 /www.ocmarathon.com 

Dana Point Grand Prix of Cycling     May 5
Join top professionals, amateurs and excited kids as they race around downtown Dana Point on the best race course in America overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean and spectacular Dana Point Harbor on historic PCH.www.danapointgrandprix.com

Tee Off for Dogs Golf Tournament     May 5
Charity golf tournament event at Monarch Beach Golf Links: 50 Monarch Beach Resort North, Dana Point. Proceeds from the event go to help pay for guide dogs for the visually impaired. 10am-6pm. $225/golfer or $220 each for a foursome. www.teeofffordogs.org 

Texas Hold 'em Fundraiser     May 10
All registered players will receive a 3/4-day fishing trip pass from "Dana Wharf" - a $59 value and all Final Table players will receive a pair of Rainbow Sandals! 6pm. Talega Golf Course: 990 Avenida Talega, San Clemente. 949-285-8819 / www.fishforlife.org

Radio Disney Mother's Day Event     May 11
Join The Radio Disney Crew and DJ for a Special Mother's Day event. Dance away with the Radio Disney Crew! There will be plenty of contests, prizes and giveaways! 2:20-4:30pm. Buena Park Downtown.www.buenaparkdowntown.com 

Art of Dining 2013     May 13
Honoring David Lynch. Art of Dining 2013 will be the 26th presentation of OCMA's largest annual benefit event, a prominent Orange County gala. Balboa Bay Resort: 1221 West Coast Highway, Newport Beach. 949-759-1122 x203 / www.ocma.net

Anatolian Festival     May 16-19
The world's largest Turkish festival, a cultural and historical event that includes exhibitions, food and performances. More than 40,000 people from United States and around the world attend the four-day event each year. OC Fair & Event Center: 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. 310-208-7290 

Summer Food & Wine Event    May 16
Enjoy fine wines, gourmet cuisine and music by KCRW 89.9 DJ Jason Bentley. All proceeds benefit Second Harvest Food Bank Orange County. 6-9pm. Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale's South Coast Plaza: 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa. 714-435-2000 / www.southcoastplaza.com 

Laguna's "A Taste for Charity" & Silent Art Auction     May 16
Local non-profit organizations are selected yearly to receive proceeds from the event. $40 in advance or $45 at the door. 5:30-8:30pm. Tivoli Too!: 777 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. 949-497-2474 /www.biddingforgood.com 

Irvine Korean Cultural Festival     May 18
Celebrates and shares Korean cultural heritage and artistic traditions with Orange County. The Festival offers Korean dance, music, arts and food. Korean performance groups are scheduled to perform. Irvine Civic Center: 1 Civic Center Plaza. www.irvinekoreanfestival.com

Doheny Blues Festival     May 18-19
Two main stages are placed at opposite ends of a large grass field, both stages within 100 yards of the Pacific. A third stage has been added, the Backporch. International Food Court and large Vendor Faire. Doheny State Beach: 25300 Dana Point Harbor Dr. www.dohenybluesfestival.com 

Balboa Island Artwalk     May 19
Over a mile of art and live music. Premier showcase for talented local artists and marks the start of Balboa Island's summer season. 9am-5pm. Free admission. Spectators will enjoy live music throughout the day.www.balboaislandartwalk.info

Newport Beach Wine Festival®     May 24-26
The idyllic waterfront setting at the Balboa Bay Resort (1221 West Coast Highway) provides the perfect backdrop for exciting food and wine events celebrated over three incredible days. 949-630-4145 /www.balboabayresort.com 

Scots Fest Memorial Weekend     May 25-26
Costa Mesa turns into Bonnie Scotland over Memorial Weekend with the Scots Fest featuring Scottish games, dancing, music, food, drinks, kilts and more. There will also be plenty of activities for kids. 9am-5pm. OC Fair & Event Center: 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. www.scotsfest.com

Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Jazz Festival     May 31-June 2
Will feature performances by 20+ world class musicians. Mark your calendars for three days of music and fun in beautiful Newport Beach. 1107 Jamboree Road. 949-360-7800 / www.festivals.hyattconcerts.com