OC Weekend: Diana Ross, Xmas Boats, Winter Fantasy

UPSIDE DOWN? BOY SHE TURNS US: Diana Ross, besides have a legendary voice and fabulous style, knows how to put on a showstopper, get-up-on-your-feet-and-applaud kind of a concert. We'd like to hear the theme to "Mahogany" live. Sunday, December 7. Segerstrom Hall at Orange County Performing Arts Center, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. 714-556-ARTS

DANA POINT BOAT PARADE OF LIGHTS: There's something about a yacht outrageously outfitted in strings of Christmas lights that cheers us. Seeing Captain Santa ho-ho-ho-ing from the bow is a bonus. Spying dozens of these beauties glimmering along the water? Now that is worth the drive. December 5-6 and 12-13, 7:30PM. Dana Point Harbor, 24981 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point. 949-923-2255

BUYING FOR YOUR AUNT A WINTER FANTASY? NOPE: You've thunk and thunk but you cannot come up with a gift for Aunt Audrey this year. The Sawdust Winter Fantasy arts festival probably has that ceramic vase, funky pair of earrings or odd garden mushroom that she'll coo over. December 6-7 and 13-14. $6 adult. Sawdust Art Festival grounds, 935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. 949-494-3030

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