Here’s a great tip for you about the upcoming Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade. Rubber Duck Tours, an OC-based amphibious touring company, will be offering parking, transportation, and a prime viewing spot aboard the Rubber Duck this Wednesday through Sunday. The boat will leave promptly at 6 p.m., will cruise the harbor - holiday tunes, blankets, and some beverages will be provided (BYOB is also encouraged) and will return by 8:30 p.m. $45 per person. Please visit Rubber Duck Tours for more information about specific dates and pricing. Pre-booking is highly recommended. Please contact Gerald at 714.625.8135 or firstname.lastname@example.org for any more information.
Great deals on Riedel today and Sunday (and free wine tasting) with our favorite wine expert, Ian Blackburn. Riedel - decanters, glasses, reduced 40 to 60% off. Today noon to 5 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m. LearnAboutWine at 530 Molino St. Loft 218, Los Angeles.
JudeFrances Jewelry is having a holiday trunk show today at Nordstrom South Coast Plaza. Jude and Frances will be on hand to give holiday gifting tips from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.! Check out some amazing new jewelry pieces from JudeFrances, and it’s more affordable line, Zasha by JudeFrances. (Great enamel pieces, from this collection.) Open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Nordstrom at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. 714.549.8300.
Laguna Green’s holiday event today and next Thursday, Dec. 17 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. is all about eco-friendly gift giving. Choose from fair-trade items from Exotic World Gifts, raw vegan chocolates from Lovesnax, ultra-soft Nandina Bamboo Towels, Lumen Soy Candles, The Juicy Leaf plants, my favorite preserves from Delilah and the Road Less Traveled, and Activeion Pro which replaces household surface cleaners. Owner Pam Sterling is also serving wine and appetizers. Laguna Green is at 1025 South Coast Highway in Laguna Beach. 949.340.7727. laguna-green