Singer Melissa Manchester and actress Mira Sorvino lead off the Festival of Arts’ one-night only celebrity benefit concert and performance of the Pageant of the Masters on Saturday, August 29 in Laguna Beach, CA.

This red carpet one-night affair will offer guests an evening of music and a special performance of this summer’s popular Pageant of the Masters, titled “The Pursuit of Happiness.The Celebrity Benefit Concert and Pageant of the Masters, is the most entertaining and star-studded night of the summer art season. Other guest celebrities from television scheduled to appear are Paget Brewster, Raymond Cruz, Tony Denison and many others.

Guests will enjoy a 6 p.m. concert on the Festival green by the Grammy-winning and Oscar-nominated recording artist. Manchester’s career is remarkable not only for its longevity and accomplishments, but for its versatility. She has recorded 20 albums across her four-decade career, releasing her most recent album, “You Gotta Love the Life,” earlier this year.

After the concert, Academy Award-winner Mira Sorvino will draw the winning tickets for a 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata GT and a Hawaiian Getaway. This is the conclusion of summer long raffle.

Tickets range from $50–$250.
They are on sale now and available at or 1-800 487-3378.