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Fun Things To Do this Weekend + 16 Veterans Day Events in Orange County

Here’s what’s happening this weekend in OC, plus 16 Veterans Day events…

  • The Sugar Plum Arts & Crafts Festival is Thursday 11/9 through Saturday 11/11 at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Shop for holiday themed craft items from 120+ vendors. Admission is FREE but you must pay to park. FREE parking Saturday ONLY. http://bit.ly/2dbo8QT
  • Field of Valor is on display through 11/11. View 1776 ‘3×5’ American Flags on the fields of Handy Park in Orange. Viewing is FREE http://bit.ly/2zUzbV0
  • British International Spiritual Medium Gail Moffat is coming to Southern California with a stop in Laguna Niguel on 11/17 from 7pm-9pm. Gail will be giving readings to audience members. Event info: http://bit.ly/2iCxW53 Tickets required and can be purchased here: http://bit.ly/2iDJAfV
  • Driftwood Music Festival is all weekend 11/11-11/12 at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point. Enjoy country music, craft beer, bbq & more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2i9Q7z3
  • The Uncork for Hope Foundation Presents the Uncork for a Cause Launch Party Sunday 11/12 from 1pm-5pm at the Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach. This event will introduce a newly formed foundation with the mission of helping at-risk children. It is an opportunity to learn and support all while enjoying live entertainment, fine food and incredible wine.Tickets required and can be purchased here: http://bit.ly/2j36QI5

Veterans Day Events:

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  • There will be a Veterans Day Ceremony at the Anaheim Veterans Monument on Anaheim Blvd on 11/11 at 11am. http://bit.ly/2zkHhsD

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Fun Halloween Events and More this Weekend in Orange County

There are a lot of events to choose from this weekend in Orange County. There are 11 Halloween events, SoCal VegFest, Corgi Beach Day, International “Observe the Moon” Night & more!

  • Don’t forget to enter to win a $100 gift card from Wahoo’s Fish Taco —> bit.ly/2i69sko
  • Laguna Niguel’s Haunted Trails are Friday 10/27 and Saturday 10/28 evenings at Crown Valley Park. Adventure through Carnivale themed mazes. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2wJPTUv
  • Dana Point Halloween Spooktacular Moonlight Movie is Friday 10/27 from 3-9pm at the Dana Point Community Center. Cookie decorating, magic show, costume parade, games & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2y3Atyq
  • Laguna Hills “Haunted Hills” maze is Friday 10/27 and Saturday 10/28 at the Community Center. Admission is $10. http://bit.ly/2xkjcP7
  • Ghosts & Legends Tours are Friday 10/27 and Saturday 10/28 in San Juan Capistrano. Take a walking tour of California’s oldest residential street and learn it’s spooky history. Tickets are $10. http://bit.ly/2wakQ4u
  • Laguna Hills kids events “Ghostly Affair” (ages 6 & under) is Saturday 10/28 at the Community Center. Admission is $5. http://bit.ly/2eXmX2G
  • Los Alamitos Trunk-or-Treat is Saturday 10/28 from 5-7:30pm at Little Cottonwood Park. Treasure hunts, trick-or-treating, games & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2ytlDiO
  • International “Observe the Moon” Night is Saturday 10/28 from 6-9pm at the Nix Nature Center in Laguna Canyon. Join astronomers in viewing the night sky through telescopes. FREE to attend, but you need to register. http://bit.ly/2w9yuFd
  • Fall Corgi Beach Day is Saturday 10/28 from 10am-3pm at Huntington Dog Beach. Watch as corgi dogs participate in costume contests, talent contests & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2jMeJ4G
  • Anaheim Fall Festival and Halloween Parade is Saturday 10/28 in Downtown Anaheim. Festival starts at 11am, parade starts at 6pm. Games, costume contests, pumpkin patch, Dia de los Muertos altars, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2flcQce
  • Mission Viejo’s Hometown Halloween is Saturday 10/28 from 4-7pm at the Community Center. Activities include games, crafts, music, maze & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wKsCS6
  • Los Alamitos Halloween Festival is Saturday 10/28 at the Los Alamitos Race Course. Costume contest, games, pony rides & more. Admission is $3. http://bit.ly/2hOsn2Z
  • SoCal VegFest is all weekend from 11am-6pm at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Cooking demos, guest speakers, marketplace & more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2wKaB6r
  • The OC Halloween Zoo-tacular is Saturday 10/28 from 10am-4pm in Orange. Watch as zoo animal receive treat-filled pumpkins throughout the day. First 100 kids in costume get a free gift. Admission is $2. http://bit.ly/2w9dv5h
  • The Dana Point Terrifying 10-Miler, Spooky 5K & 10K, and Super Hero Kids Run is Sunday 10/29 at Salt Creek Beach Park. Registration required. http://bit.ly/2xUUbxt
  • Boot Hill (OC’s most elaborate Halloween yard display) runs select nights in October, in Irvine. FREE to attend but donations are welcomed and benefit CHOC. http://ocevent.co/1NNxnkD

And coming up on Halloween…

  • Huntington Beach Halloween is Tuesday 10/31 on Main Street from 4pm-8pm. Costume contests, trick-or-treating, & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2hkpRFl
  • The Tustin Halloween Howl is Tuesday 10/31 from 3pm-5pm at the Columbus Tustin Activity Center. Costume contest, games, petting zoo, entertainment & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2hk3m34

15 Great Things To Do this Weekend in Orange County

There’s plenty to do this weekend in Orange County. It’s the 47th Annual Silverado Country Fair & Folk Festival, Placentia Heritage Festival, He’e Nalu Aloha Festival in HB, OC Japan Fair in Costa Mesa, Newport Beach Art in the Park, OozeFest in Santa Ana and so much more!

  • The 10th Annual Haunt at Heritage Hill is Friday 10/13 and Saturday 10/14 from 6pm-10pm in Lake Forest. Scream zones, mazes, dancing & more. Ages 12 and up. Admission is $8. http://bit.ly/2wMalHx
  • He’e Nalu Aloha Festival is Friday 10/13 and Saturday 10/14 at the Pier in Huntington Beach. Island Food, entertainment, shopping, luau & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2e0hKbs
  • OC Japan Fair starts Friday 10/13 and runs all weekend at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Food, entertainment, shopping & more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2fDe6pF
  • Boot Hill (OC’s most elaborate Halloween yard display) starts Friday 10/13 and runs select nights in October, in Irvine. FREE to attend but donations are welcomed and benefit CHOC. http://ocevent.co/1NNxnkD
  • The Sugar Plum Arts & Crafts Festival is Thursday through Saturday at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Shop for holiday themed craft items from 120+ vendors. Admission is FREE but you must pay to park. http://bit.ly/2dbo8QT
  • Don the Beachcomber’s Tiki Makeke is Saturday 10/14 from 10am-3pm in Huntington Beach. Shop from 50 vendors while you enjoy live entertainment. Admission is $10 but you get a $10 drink/food voucher. http://bit.ly/2gwnw6O
  • Prehistoric OC is Saturday 10/14 at Ralph B. Clark Regional Park in Buena Park. Fossils, artifacts, demonstrations, storytelling, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wD4WUK
  • The 3rd Annual OozeFest is Saturday 10/14 in Santa Ana. Indulge in unlimited cheesy creations and beer. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2xkdmjs
  • The 53rd Annual Heritage Festival and Parade is this Saturday 10/14 in Placentia. Craft fair, live entertainment, food, car show & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wdeIrn
  • The 14th Annual Newport Beach Art in the Park is Saturday 10/14 from 10am-4pm at the Civic Center. Over 100 artists will be exhibiting their work. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2dNND7z
  • The 47th Annual Silverado Country Fair & Folk Festival is all weekend at the Silverado Community Center. Live entertainment, food, contests, 1800’s period activities, petting zoo, Steampunk magic show and more. Admission is $5. http://ocevent.co/1LCTYzO
  • The Gem Faire is at the OC Fairgrounds all weekend 10/13-10/15. Shop for gemstones, crystals, jewelry & more. There is a fee for admission and parking. http://bit.ly/2br8EkT
  • The 43rd Annual Fall Faire and Pumpkin Patch is Sunday 10/15 from 10am-3pm at the Environmental Nature Center in Newport Beach. FREE to attend.  http://bit.ly/2e8XaJI
  • Fullerton Haunted Walking Tours continue this weekend and run through November 2. Tickets required, call ahead for reservations. http://bit.ly/2jOBxB0
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