1. Embrace global culture at the 10th Annual Sage Hill School Multicultural Fair, scheduled to run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the school at 20402 Newport Coast Drive. The fair will feature dance and music, an international market, children’s activities and food from around the world, including fresh French crepes, Southern catfish, Korean barbecue and Persian kabobs. More than 1,000 people are expected to attend, organizers said. Performances include the Wimberley Bluegrass Band, African percussion and students Persian and Indian dancers/rappers. There also will be Korean traditional dances and more. Admission is $7 per person and is free for kids 7 and younger. Food tickets are $1 apiece, and a portion of all proceeds benefit the school’s Financial Aid Endowment Fund. Click here for more information.
2. Recycled Rags is holding its monthly parking lot sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at 2731 East Coast Highway. In addition to all the merchandise inside the store, racks will be set up in the parking lot with prices cut as much as 40 percent. Lemonade, coffee and hot dogs will be available. For more information call (949) 675-5553.
3. Chef Zov Karamardian will conduct a cooking demonstration at a demo/book signing at 9 a.m. Saturday at Roger’s Gardens. Participants will be able to learn new recipes from “Simply Zov,” her newest book, as well as try samples and hear the stories behind the book. At 10 a.m. Sunday, you can attend “Exotic Plants with Mike Craib,” which will cover plants from many of the southern hemisphere’s Mediterranean climates. Craib is a member of the board of directors for both the California Horticultural Society and Pacific Horticultural Society. Roger’s Gardens is located at 2301 San Joaquin Hills Road. Call (949) 640-5800 for more information.
4. Head to Crystal Cove State Park for a guided tidepool walk at 11 a.m. Saturday. Meet at Pelican Point Lot 2 to join the group. The walk is free, but there is a $15 day-use parking fee. Also, please note that storms have closed the backcountry trails in the park.
5. And last but certainly not at all least — Spirit Run! Organizers are predicting sunshine for the 28th Annual Spirit Run, which will take place Sunday morning around Fashion Island; registration begins at 6 a.m. The event will again feature the Camp Newport Expo, where you can meet counselors from a variety of summer camps, as well as a rock-climbing wall, a mini skate park, balloon animals and more. There also will be free samples and live music. Online registration will be available until midnight tonight. For registration information, race times and other details, check out the Spirit Run website.