FRIDAY: Amy Stewart, bestselling author and speaker on the perils and pleasures of the natural world, will appear at the 9:30 a.m. Laguna Beach Garden Club meeting at the Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann's Drive. Following a 45-minute lecture, Stewart will sign purchased copies of "Wicked Bugs" and her previous book "Wicked Plants." Both books will be available for purchase from a representative of Latitude 33 Bookstore. Club members and guests should arrive by 9:30 a.m. Those who only want to hear Stewart should arrive by 10:20 a.m. For more information, visit http://www.lagunabeachgardenclub.org.
SATURDAY: The Laguna Beach Methodist Art Assn. hosts an art show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Laguna Beach Methodist Church, 21632 Wesley Drive. The Painting Group has been meeting weekly and painting for 25 years.
SUNDAY: The 39th annual Charm House Tour starts at noon at the Festival of Arts Grounds, 650 Laguna Canyon Road. Buses will transport visitors to the homes and back to the grounds. Tickets are $40 pre-sale and $45 on Sunday. For more information, call (949) 472-7503 or visit http://www.villagelaguna.org.