Fashion Island Center in Newport Beach. All the playhouses will be on
display, with village tours on the weekend and an open house Sept.
17. The auction is scheduled for Oct. 22. Information: (949) 553-9510
or o7www.projectplayhouse.org. f7
SEPT. 29 THROUGH OCT. 1
The Sugar Plum Arts and Crafts Festival is scheduled from 10 a.m.
to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in
building #10 at the Orange County Fairgrounds, 88 Fair Drive, Costa
Mesa. Information: (562) 598-0857 or o7www.sugarplumcrafts.com.
The 3rd Annual Habitat for Humanity "Building on a Dream" Gala is
scheduled from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. in the Palm Garden Ballroom at the
Four Seasons Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. The gala
will raise funds to build more affordable ownership homes for
hardworking, low-income families. Information: (714) 434-6200, ext. 0
f7Eileen Fisher is hosting a special day of shopping from 12 to 5
p.m. -- 10% of proceeds benefit the Orange County affiliate of the
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Light refreshments will be
served. Enjoy $25 off and a gift with purchase, while supplies last.
Enter a raffle to win special prizes, including a $200 gift
certificate to the store. Eieen Fisher is located in South Coast
Plaza, 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa. Information: (714) 437-3111.
The Southern California Coaches Alliance, a group of women
promoting personal growth, self-empowerment and self-development,
will hold a series of workshops from 9:15 a.m. to 6 p.m.: 9:45 a.m.
-- "Selling Yourself: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Selling, with a Yoga
Twist," by Debbie Barnett; 1 p.m. -- "All the World's a Stage: Know
your Chart, You'll Know Your Part"; 3:15 p.m. -- "Mind Management:
Creating, Managing, and Maintaining your Abundance Mind" by Kas
Wysocki. All workshops will be held at 471 Old Newport Road, Room
104, Newport Beach. Cost is $35 per workshop in advance, $40 at the
door. Information: (949) 307-5561 or o7www.toolboxesforwomen.com.
Pugtoberfest -- a day of fun for pugs featuring contests, dog