Month: July 2015 (page 1 of 2)

Orange County Events Update: July 29, 2015 at 07:02PM

Here’s what’s happening this weekend in Orange County (with a couple of events on Thursday too).

OC Parks Summer Concert Series continues Thursday 7/30 at William R. Mason Regional Park in Irvine from 6-8pm. Performers are Tom Freund (folk) and Downtown Country Club (country). FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1AOUTIl

Tustin “Movie in the Park” is Thursday 7/30. Watch “Mr. Peabody & Sherman” in Cedar Grove Park. Activities start at 5:30pm and movie begins at dusk. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1Mx1kEe

Placentia “Movie in the Park” is Friday 7/31. Watch “Ratatouille” at Champions Sports Complex. Movie begins at dusk. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1I7tNfq

Brea “Movie in the Park” is Friday 7/31. Watch “The Incredibles” at Arovista Park Amphitheater. Event begins at 7pm. FREE to attend.http://ocevent.co/1BLePav

Anaheim “Movie in the Park” is Friday 7/31. Watch “Brave” at Oak Canyon Nature Center. Nature walk at 7:30pm, movie begins at 8pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1eQsDLT

Laguna Niguel Summer Concert Series is Friday 7/31 at Crown Valley Park Amphitheater from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Band is River Road (country/pop). FREE to attend.http://ocevent.co/1Jj5jOr

Take a blue Blue Moon Hike on Friday 7/31 at the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park from 6:30-8pm. Watch the moon rise over Laurel and Willow Canyons. FREE to attend (parking is $3). http://ocevent.co/1AOUTIl

The Vans US Open of Surfing continues 7/31-8/2 at the Pier Huntington Beach. Surf, Skate and BMX competitions. FREE to attend. Schedule: http://ocevent.co/1MoFcer

La Palma “Concerts in the Park” is Saturday 8/1 from 6:30-8pm at the Central Park Amphitheater. Band is The Strolling Stones (Rolling Stones tribute). FREE to attend.http://ocevent.co/1CsWEvT

Downtown Santa Ana Art Walk is Sunday 8/1 from 7pm-10pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1I0nUkC

Cypress “Concerts on the Green” is Saturday 8/1 at 6pm on the Civic Center Green. Performer is The Springsteen Experience. FREE to attend.http://ocevent.co/1M8xuCl

Shakespeare by the Sea is Sunday 8/2 in Seal Beach. The Tempest starts at 7pm in Eisenhower Park. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1fKwwTd

Sizzlin’ Summer Concerts is Sunday 8/2 in Irvine. Performer is King Kruk (Elvis impersonator). Concert starts at 5:30pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1HQXdlv

Dana Point “Summer Concert Series” is Sunday 8/2 from 1:30pm-6pm in Sea Terrace Park. Performers are The Broken Records (rock), Keston & The Rhythm Killer (rock) and Kenny Cetera’s Chicago Experience (Chicago tribute). FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1Lb7Q3e

Yorba Linda “Concerts in the Park” is Sunday 8/2 at 5:45pm in Hurless Burton Park. Band is The Emperors (classic rock). FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1IrecsZ

Huntington Beach “Concert Band Summer Series” is Sunday 8/2 at 5pm at HB Central Park. Band is Jaime Wood & Daddy-O! (blues, jazz, swing). FREE swing dance lesson at 4:15pm before the concert. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1BQrkad

Rancho Santa Margarita “Summer Concerts” is Sunday 8/2 in Central Park from 6-8pm. Band is Silverados (country). FREE to attend.http://ocevent.co/1SbYNhi

Laguna Beach “Music in the Park” is Sunday 8/2 at 5pm in Bluebird Park. Band is Picklebackshine (Country). FREE to attend.http://ocevent.co/1Hkbeam

Costa Mesa “Movie Night” is Monday 8/3. Watch “My Best Friend’s Wedding” at Segerstrom Center’s Arts Plaza. Movie begins at dusk. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1LQYdWc

Pageant of the Masters and Festival of Arts is now open in Laguna Beach and runs through 8/31. Watch as paintings come to life! Tickets required. http://ocevent.co/1SbV9nD

Sawdust Arts and Crafts Festival is open in Laguna Beach and runs through 8/30. Admission is $8.50. http://ocevent.co/1FDN9V7

Sawdust Festival is offering FREE admission to OC residents on various nights throughout the summer. Find out when you can attend for free: http://ocevent.co/1LV0gcf

Art-A-Fair Fine Art Festival is open in Laguna Beach and runs through 8/30. Admission is $7.50. More info: http://ocevent.co/1TQvFQt

OC Fair is at the Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa and runs through 8/16. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/1K8EBOd

Orange County Events Update: July 29, 2015 at 08:47AM

From now through August 12th the charities Helping Hands Orange County and Girls Inc. of Orange County are collecting backpacks filled with school supplies to be distributed to children throughout Orange County. If you’d like to participate, you can bring your filled backpack to Gigasavvy, an OC drop off location, located at 14988 Sand Canyon Ave, Studio 4, Irvine, California 92618, M-F between the hours of 8am-5pm. OR if you’d like a receipt for tax purposes you can drop them off at Girls Inc., located at 1815 Anaheim Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92627.

This Weekend in Orange County 7/17-7/19

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Here’s what’s happening this weekend 7/17-7/19 in Orange County:

Laguna Niguel Summer Concert Series is Friday 7/17 at Crown Valley Park Amphitheater from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Band is Reflexx (80s Rock). FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1Jj5jOr

OC Fair starts Friday 7/17 at the Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. FREE parking & FREE admission from 12pm-1pm on Opening Day 7/17. http://ocevent.co/1K8EBOd

Placentia “Movie in the Park” is Friday 7/17. Watch “Planes: Fire & Rescue” at Champions Sports Complex. Movie begins at dusk. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1I7tNfq

Anaheim “Movie in the Park” is Friday 7/17. Watch “The Lego Movie” at Oak Canyon Nature Center. Nature walk at 7:30pm, movie begins at 8pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1eQsDLT

Brea “Movie in the Park” is Friday 7/17. Watch “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” at Arovista Park Amphitheater. Event begins at 7pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1BLePav

Shakespeare by the Sea is Saturday and Sunday 7/18-7/19 in Newport Beach. Show starts at 7pm in Bonita Canyon Park. Saturday is The Tempest and Sunday is As You Like It. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1fKwwTd

San Clemente Ocean Festival is Saturday and Sunday 7/18-7/19. Pancake breakfast, Woody Car exhibit, Sand Sculpture competition, Lifeguard competitions & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1jRI87Q

Irvine “Movie in the Park” is Saturday 7/18. Watch “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water” at the OC Great Park. Movie starts at 8pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1dfUjZr

Santa Ana “Movie in the Park” is Saturday 7/18. Watch “Grease 2” at Fairhaven Memorial Park. Movie starts at 8:15pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1dI8Lds

Prelude in the Park & Symphony in the Cities is Saturday 7/18 at Oso Viejo Park in Mission Viejo. Event starts at 4pm. This year’s carnival theme includes live music, circus entertainers, aerialists, balloon artists & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1CF1VAJ

Cypress “Concerts on the Green” is Saturday 7/18 at 6pm on the Civic Center Green. Performer is Raymond Michael (Elvis Presley Tribute). FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1M8xuCl

La Palma “Concerts in the Park” is Saturday 7/18 from 6:30-8pm at the Central Park Amphitheater.

Band is Dallas & Doll (R&B and Jazz). FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1CsWEvT

Kite Festival is Sunday 7/19 from 2pm-6pm at the Segerstrom Arts Plaza in Costa Mesa. Kite flying demonstrations, kite building stations & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1Of4ef7

Sizzlin’ Summer Concerts is Sunday 7/19 in Irvine. The Pacific Symphony is performing in Mike Ward Community Park. Kids concert at 5:30 followed by Symphony in the Cities concert at 7pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1HQXdlv

Huntington Beach “Concert Band Summer Series” is Sunday 7/19 at 5pm at HB Central Park. Band is Yari More (Latin Band). FREE swing dance lesson at 4:15pm before the concert. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1BQrkad

Rancho Santa Margarita “Summer Concerts” is Sunday 7/19 in Central Park from 6-8pm. Band is Person to Person (Rock N Roll). FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1SbYNhi

Laguna Beach “Music in the Park” is Sunday 7/19 at 5pm in Bluebird Park. Band is Hollywood Blondie (Tribute Band). FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1Hkbeam

Dana Point “Summer Concert Series” is Sunday 7/19 from 2:30pm-6pm in Sea Terrace Park. Bands are Kelly Rae (Country) and Tony Suraci (as the Highwayman). FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1Lb7Q3e <http://ocevent.co/1eKVwZz>

Costa Mesa “Movie Night” is Monday 7/20. Watch “Pitch Perfect” at Segerstrom Center’s Arts Plaza. Movie begins at dusk. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1I4ltie

Pageant of the Masters and Festival of Arts is now open in Laguna Beach and runs through 8/31. Watch as paintings come to life! Tickets required. http://ocevent.co/1SbV9nD

Sawdust Arts and Crafts Festival is open in Laguna Beach and runs through 8/30. Admission is $8.50. http://ocevent.co/1FDN9V7

Sawdust Festival is offering FREE admission to OC residents on various nights throughout the summer. Find out when you can attend for free: http://ocevent.co/1LV0gcf

Art-A-Fair Fine Art Festival is open in Laguna Beach and runs through 8/30. Admission is $7.50. More info:  http://ocevent.co/1TQvFQt

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