On Friday, September 24, the Saddleback Art League will host a free lecture about the life and works of John Singer Sargent, one of the world’s most well-known portrait painters.
Jim Salchak, a noted artist and past president of the National Watercolor Society, will lead the discussion that starts at 7:00 p.m. in the Mission Viejo City Council Chamber, 200 Civic Center. For more information, call 949-470-8440.
The following night country music lovers of all ages are invited to enjoy the City’s Lord of the Strings Concert featuring country music great Thom Bresh.
This Saturday, September 25 program is at 7:00 p.m. in the Mission Viejo City Council Chamber.
Thom, the son of Country Music Hall of Famer Merle Travis, is a successful musician in his own right and major player in the finger pickin’ guitar world.
Tickets to this Lord of the Strings performance are $25 and are available at the door. For more information call, 949-842-2227 or visit www.lordofthestringsconcerts.com.
Rounding out the three nights of excitement is the Timeless Melodies Takes You Back: “Ain’t We Got Fun” program on Sunday, September 26.
The program, featuring music of the Roaring ’20s, will take audience members on a musical tour through the era of flappers, sheiks, and the Charleston. Folks will revisit the music and times of Al Jolson, Bill Bo Jangles Robinson and Fred Astaire.
The program kicks off at 7 p.m. in the Mission Viejo City Council Chamber.
Tickets are $10 for general admission; $5 for seniors. Tickets are available at the door or can be purchased online at eConnect by referencing course number 2087. For more information, call 949-470-8440.