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17 Fun Things To Do During this Gorgeous Weekend in Orange County

It’s going to be a gorgeous weekend in Orange County! There are 10 Earth Day events including beach cleanups, restoration projects, and actives for kids. There’s a movie in the park Saturday night in Yorba Linda, a wine festival in Dana Point, Record Store Day across OC, Dapper Day, and more.

  • The California Wine Festival is Friday and Saturday in Dana Point. California’s best wineries, top chefs, live music and more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2pkzJBw
  • Movie in the Park: Watch Trolls on Saturday 4/21 in Hurless Barton Park in Yorba Linda. Movie starts at dusk. FREE snacks and FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2F3ZMRa
  • Dapper Day Expo is all weekend at the Disneyland Hotel. Followed by the Spring 2018 Dapper Day on Sunday 4/22. Join thousands of Disney fans dressed in vintage styles from the bygone era. The Expo is at the Disneyland Hotel Exhibit Hall. Dapper Day requires Disneyland Park admission. Traffic and parking will be impacted in the surrounding area. http://bit.ly/2eHjBB4
  • The 11th Annual Record Store Day is Saturday 4/21. Support your local record store and find exclusives available only on Record Store Day. http://bit.ly/2vvOC8d
  • Watch Willy Wonka on the big screen all weekend at The Frida Cinema in downtown Santa Ana, as part of their “Weekend Family Matinees” series. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2HgcySj
  • The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum’s Sunday Concert Series continues on 4/22 at 2pm in Yorba Linda, with a British Brass Band. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2nQjQkH
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

Outside of OC but worth the drive…

  • Renaissance Pleasure Faire is in Irwindale through 5/20. Live performances, jousting, shopping, food, and more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uPUtoh

Earth Day Events: 

  • The “Green Scene” Plant and Garden Expo is all weekend at the Fullerton Arboretum. Workshops, garden talks, specialty plants and more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2pIHs9G
  • San Clemente is celebrating Earth Day on Saturday 4/21 from 10am-2pm at Parque Del Mar. Beach cleanup at 8:30am, followed by educational displays, arts & crafts, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2F2mpVY
  • Crystal Cove State Beach is celebrating Earth Day on Saturday 4/21 in Laguna Beach. Help with beautification projects such as planting, watering, mulching, beach cleanup and more. FREE to attend. Day use fee is waved for volunteers. http://bit.ly/2qLcrTL
  • The City of Laguna Niguel is celebrating Earth Day on Saturday 4/21 with a “Go Green” volunteer event from 8:30am-11:30am at Crown Valley Community Park. Help improve the landscaping of the 18-acre preserve. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2HA2jHN
  • Earth Day at the Bay is Sunday 4/22 from 10am-3pm at the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center in Newport Beach. Scavenger hunt, exhibits, arts & crafts and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2p1hGQb
  • The City of Mission Viejo is celebrating Earth Day on Saturday 4/21 from 8am-12pm. Help plant drought-tolerant trees, shrubs & more. Volunteers must sign a waiver. FREE hotdogs and ice cream for volunteers. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2HcvRvK
  • The Dana Point Headlands Conservation Area Earth Day Celebration is Saturday 4/21 from 11am-2pm. Nature tours, crafts, snake interaction, basket weaving and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2HgRNG0
  • The Newport Beach chapter of Surfrider is having an Earth Day Cleanup  on Saturday 4/21 from 9am-12pm. http://bit.ly/2qNERfI
  • The Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano is celebrating Earth Day on Sunday 4/22 at 11am. Learn about composting, organic container gardening, pickling and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2o9Ozed
  • Band Dirty Heads and OC Coastkeeper have teamed up for a beach cleanup in Huntington Beach on Sunday 4/22 from 10am-12pm at Huntington State Beach. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2JZCkI8

Lots of Fun Things To Do this Weekend in Orange County – April 14-15

There’s lots of fun to be had this weekend in Orange County. The ever popular Orange Plaza Car Show is Sunday in Old Towne Orange, there’s a surf completion in Dana Point, micro-brew festival in San Clemente, watercraft racing in Huntington Beach, Earth Day festival in HB, and more.

  • The 8th Annual San Clemente Micro-Brew Fest is Saturday 4/14 from 12pm-5pm at Left Coast Brewing Co. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2o9wa12
  • San Clemente GardenFest is Saturday 4/14 from 8am-2pm at the Community Center. Plant sale, garden flea market & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2vbYhk2
  • The Bolsa Chica Earth Day Festival is Saturday 4/14 from 10am-3pm in Huntington Beach. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qtfjEv
  • Sand Castles on Main is Saturday 4/14 in Huntington Beach. http://bit.ly/2ox8zWp
  • “Orange County Ultimate Women’s Expo” is all weekend at the Anaheim Convention center. Celebrity guests include Mario Lopez and Teri Hatcher. Shopping, speakers, seminars, and more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2qrKmBH
  • Surfrider’s 11th Annual Ohana Day is Saturday 4/14 from 8am-12pm at the Seal Beach Pier. There will be a beach cleanup, surf lessons, marine biology lessons, a bodyboarding clinic, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2GU4yX1
  • The Western Surfing Association Championship Tour is all weekend at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point. Competitors range in age from 8 & under to 50+. Viewing is FREE. http://bit.ly/2HxkqvR
  • The Huntington Beach Moto-Surf & Freeride Exhibition is this weekend on the south side of the HB pier. Check out some exciting watercraft racing. Viewing is FREE. http://bit.ly/2qrZCP3
  • The 24th Annual Orange Plaza Car Show is this Sunday 4/15 from 8am-3pm, in Old Towne Orange. More than 400 pre-1976 Street Rods, Custom and Classic vehicles will be on display. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2ve95yi
  • The Mission Viejo Film of Character movie series continues on Sunday 4/15 with “The Longest Day”. Movie starts at 2pm at City Hall. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2JFIPjj
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

Outside of OC but worth the drive…

  • Renaissance Pleasure Faire is in Irwindale through 5/20. Live performances, jousting, shopping, food, and more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uPUtoh

10 Things To Do this Weekend in Orange County, April 6-8

It’s the first weekend in April so that means Surfin’ Sundays return to the Huntington Beach pier, and you’ll also find hundreds of Corgi dogs in HB at Spring Corgi Beach Day on Saturday. You can attend over 40 different improv performances at the OC Improv Fest, take the family to “Adventure Day” at Caspers Wilderness Park, or hit up the Santa Ana Art Walk…all this and more, this weekend in Orange County!

  • Spring Corgi Beach Day is Saturday 4/7 from 10am-3pm at Huntington Dog Beach. Watch as corgi dogs participate in costume contests, talent contests & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2ElBaTu
  • Caspers Wilderness Park in San Juan Capistrano is having an “Adventure Day” Saturday 4/7 from 10am-3pm. Storytelling, guided hikes, games, exhibits, and more. Free to attend. http://bit.ly/2GEjiVQ
  • OC Improv Fest runs through 4/7 at STAGEStheatre in Fullerton. Over 40 performances. Tickets available at the door. http://bit.ly/2pJff5q
  • Attend a Luau at Soka University in Aliso Viejo. Ka Pilina Ho’olokahi 9th Annual Luau is Saturday 4/7 from 5-7:30pm. Buffet, live performances and more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2H28mon
  • CoastCon returns to OCC in Costa Mesa for another year of anime, manga, and Japanese culture. Attend panels, workshops, do some shopping and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2GV9nP9
  • The Downtown Santa Ana Art Walk is Saturday 4/7 from 6pm-10pm. Food, shopping, performances & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2JnYDHx
  • Surfin’ Sundays are back at the Huntington Beach Pier, Sunday 4/8 from 12pm-6pm. Enjoy a relaxing day of surf music. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2JmmerT
  • It’s the last weekend of the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival (runs through 4/12). Celebrity chefs, culinary demos, seminars, special food items & more. Park admission required. http://ocevent.co/1ROHxhh
  • It’s the last weekend of the Knott’s Boysenberry Festival in Buena Park. Enjoy over 75 boysenberry inspired dishes, drinks, and more. Park admission required. http://bit.ly/2Gnqy8g
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

Outside of OC but worth the drive…

  • Renaissance Pleasure Faire starts this weekend in Irwindale and runs through 5/20. Live performances, jousting, shopping, food, and more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uPUtoh
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