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The Hit List: Save the Dates!

Looking for something to do in the coming days? There are plenty of events to fill your calendar. Here’s our hot list of happenings—and there’s something to please everyone.

John Legend

1. An Evening With John Legend
As part of his All of Me tour, the nine-time Grammy Award winner performs April 2 in an acoustic setting, with guitar and vocal accompaniment—and a string quartet. Iconic. Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 714.556.2787

2. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
With Artistic Director Robert Battle at the helm, the troupe lives up to its reputation as a leading force in dance, as you’ll see when the performing artists take the stage March 27-30. Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 714.556.2787

3. Swallows Day Parade
Welcome the beloved birds back to San Juan Capistrano. You can take a stroll through the landmark mission, and sample delicious fare at the 56th annual celebration, which runs March 27-30. Downtown San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.1976

4. CHOC Follies
Nab seats to the 17th production March 27-29. Dubbed Chocton Abbey, you’ll see local notables and community members sing and dance onstage in a Broadway-style spoof. The best part? The always-hilarious show supports CHOC Children’s. Robert B. Moore Theatre at Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa

5. Bowers After Hours
Stop by the museum’s Tangata eatery on March 28 for a themed dinner inspired by the lecture and book signing of Beethoven: The Late Great, by Dean Corey, president of the Philharmonic Society of O.C. Bowers Museum, 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana, 714.567.3600