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8 Fun Things To Do this Weekend in Orange County

It’s going to be a great weekend in OC with some fun outdoor activities to enjoy. Dana Point is home to two events this weekend, the Tall Ships Festival and the Ohana Music Festival. Sunset Serenades return to Heisler Park in Laguna Beach and don’t forget to catch one of the last outdoor movies of the summer…

  • Sunset Serenades return to Heisler Park in Laguna Beach Friday 9/8. Enjoy live music every Friday night in September from 5:30pm to sunset in the Rockpile Amphitheater (by the whale sculpture). FREE to attend. Schedule: http://bit.ly/2grF72Q
  • The Tall Ships Festival is all weekend in Dana Point. Friday night “Sunset Parade Sail”, tour the tall ships, cannon battles, entertainment and more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2xOj7m9
  • The Ohana Music Festival is all weekend at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point. Enjoy performances by Eddie Vedder, Jack Johnson, Social Distortion & more. Tickets required. http://ocevent.co/1RYOQGo
  • Don the Beachcomber’s Tiki Makeke is Saturday 9/9 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/2w8xT60
  • OC’s Ancient Wonders is Saturday 9/9 from 11am-3pm at Mile Square Regional Park in Fountain Valley. This is a family friendly event where kids will learn about local fossils and artifacts, and will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities, hikes & more. FREE to attend. Parking is $5. http://bit.ly/2eMjOs9
  • Oktoberfest kicks off on Sunday 9/10 at Old World in Huntington Beach. Weiner dog races, live music, games & more. Doors open at 2pm. Admission is $7-$10. http://bit.ly/2cp8f76

Movies in the Park:

  • Friday, September 8: “Sing” at El Cerrito School in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2quOZf7
  • Friday, September 8: “Trolls” at Stanton Central Park in Stanton at 7:30pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qtIF7d

Coming up next week…

  • Savor Santa Ana is Thursday 9/14 from 5-9:30pm in Downtown Santa Ana. Over 40 locations are participating in this walking foodie event. Purchase your tasting ticket and then choose which locations you want to visit. http://bit.ly/2wTIIgX

And don’t forget to enter to win 2 tickets to OC Brew HaHa, here:  http://bit.ly/2w9bCVt

17 Solar Eclipse Events in Orange County

Here are 17 Solar Eclipse Events in Orange County:

  • Caspers Wilderness Park in San Juan Capistrano is having a viewing from 9am-12pm. View the eclipse through telescopes with special solar filters. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2xcklHr
  • The Astronomy Department of OCC is having a viewing event from 7am-2pm in Costa Mesa. Telescopes and equipment will be available to the public for viewing. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2uVhNg3
  • The Ocean Institute is having a eclipse viewing party starting at 9am. The first 50 people will receive a set of eclipse viewers. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uZCxDw
  • Dana Wharf Whale Watching is having a solar eclipse whale watching trip from 10am-12pm. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2wZgtuc
  • Cal State Fullerton will be having a viewing event on th lawn on the south side of Dan Black Hall, off Nutwood Ave. Telescopes and protective glasses will be available. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2ifKtyH
  • The UCI viewing party is now full but you can watch their live stream here: http://bit.ly/2wff4CG
  • The Santa Ana College is having a viewing event from 8:30am-11:45am in front of the Tessmann Planetarium. Telescopes will be available as well as eclipse glasses. They will also be live streaming the eclipse in their 30ft dome. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2witz8H
  • The Discovery Cube in Santa Ana will open at 9am for an eclipse viewing party. Bring a cardboard box and they will teach you how to create a safe eclipse viewing device. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2wianrB
  • Several Orange County Public Libraries are having viewing events:
  • The Euclid branch of the Anaheim Library will be living streaming the eclipse and will also have an art project that you can participate in to make Eclipse Quilt Art. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wpVnac
  • The Canyon Hills branch of the Anaheim Library will be having an eclipse viewing party from 9am-12pm with solar viewing glasses, as well as crafts, storytime and more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2uZKMzp
  • The Central branch of the Anaheim Library will be having an eclipse viewing party with solar viewing glasses from 10am-11am. FREE to attend http://bit.ly/2v00Pxh
  • The Mesa Verde branch of the Costa Mesa Library, will be living streaming the eclipse and will also have safe viewing glasses available, 10am-11am. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2vM5VzU
  • The Garden Grove Main Library will be living streaming the eclipse and will also have safe viewing glasses available, 10am-11am. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2xcsThx
  • The La Habra Library will be living streaming the eclipse and will also have safe viewing glasses available, 10am-11am. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2vQGfAn
  • The La Palma Library is having a viewing party from 10am-10:45am. They will be live streaming the eclipse from NASA. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2uQ3gGG
  • The City of Orange Public Library will be living streaming the eclipse and will also have safe viewing glasses available, 10am-11am. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2uZGLL9
  • The Placentia Library is having a viewing party from 9am-11:45am in the PLD Community Meeting Room. Viewing glasses will be provided. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wVatCL

24 Fun Events in Orange County this Weekend

Summer is still in full swing with 8 outdoor concerts, San Clemente’s Fiesta Music Festival, art festivals, Shakespeare by the Sea, 8 movies in the park, the OC Fair & more.

  • San Clemente Fiesta Music Festival is Sunday 8/13 from 9am-7pm on the 100 & 200 block of Avenida Del Mar. Live music, food, salsa challenge, contests & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2v0iKV3
  • Shakespeare by the Sea is Sunday 8/13 at Crown Valley Park in Laguna Niguel at 7pm. Enjoy a performance of the Taming of the Shrew. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2sGm4Uk
  • Festival of Arts Birthday Bash is Sunday 8/13. They’ll be celebrating their 85th year with free admission to the Art Show all day, special performances, cupcakes & more. FREE to attend.
  • The OC Fair continues in Costa Mesa and runs through 8/13. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2tRSbmq
  • The Los Angeles Chargers Training Camp continues this weekend at the Jack Hammett Sports Complex in Costa Mesa. FREE to attend but fans are encouraged to reserve a bleacher seating pass. http://bit.ly/2h761Nj
  • Art-A-Fair Fine Art Festival continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 9/3. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/1TQvFQt
  • The Sawdust Arts and Crafts Festival continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 9/3. Open 10am-10pm daily. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/296QLIk
  • The Pageant of the Masters & Festival of Arts continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Watch as famous paintings come to life! Tickets required. http://bit.ly/29JMP0S

Movies in the Park:

  • Friday, August 11: “Secret Life of Pets” at Washington Middle School in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://bit.ly/2quOZf7
  • Friday, August 11:  Movie TBA at Stanton Central Park in Stanton at 7pm. http://bit.ly/2qtIF7d
  • Friday, August 11: “A Bug’s Life” at Yorba Regional Park in Anaheim at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2rsDmDA
  • Friday, August 11: “Finding Dory” at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1TKwivQ
  • Friday, August 11: “Finding Dory” at Pearson Park Amphitheatre in  Anaheim at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2pNeVmX
  • Friday, August 11: “Lilo & Stitch” at Cordata Park in Fountain Valley. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1G7q6qG
  • Friday, August 11: “Moana” at Lake Forest Sports Park in Lake Forest at 7:30pm. http://bit.ly/2qypcAu
  • Friday, August 11: “Moana” at Eucalyptus Park in Anaheim at 7:45pm. This is part of the “Disneyland Celebrates Summer” program.

Outdoor Concerts:

  • Saturday 8/12: Woodie and The Longboards (Beach Boys Tribute) at Pearson Park Amphitheatre in Anaheim at 7pm. http://bit.ly/2pNeVmX
  • Saturday 8/12: Dean Colley (Neil Diamond Tribute) at the Civic Center Green in Cypress at 6pm. http://bit.ly/2r6Zoh4
  • Sunday 8/13: Neon Nation and Queen Nation at Sea Terrace Park in Dana Point from 2:30-6pm. http://bit.ly/2soPUeC
  • Sunday 8/13: Wanted (Bon Jovi Tribute) at Central Park in Rancho Santa Margarita from 6-8pm. http://ocevent.co/1X1XfNB
  • Sunday 8/13: Pop Vinyl Band (Pop Hits) at Hurless Barton Park in Yorba Linda from 5:30-7pm. http://bit.ly/2nF3Fbm
  • Sunday 8/13: Stone Soul (Classic Soul and Motown) at Mike Ward Community Park in Irvine from 5:30-7:30pm. http://ocevent.co/1ZyQMb4
  • Sunday 8/13: Covina Concert Band at Huntington Beach Central Park in Huntington Beach at 5pm. http://ocevent.co/1BQrkad
  • Sunday 8/13: Classical Guitar at Nixon Library in Yorba Linda. Concert starts at 2pm. http://bit.ly/2rqn01q

AND don’t forget to enter to win 4 tickets to Universal Studios Hollywood, contest ends 8/15 —> http://bit.ly/2uvkLrk

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