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Events, Activities, Entertainment & Other Things to Do
Orange County Area
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DETAILS 08/25/2019
20TH ANNUAL ELVIS FESTIVAL

12911 Main Street, Garden Grove 92840 7142674657 - - The Festival, the only event of its kind in California, brings together his music, impersonators, fan clubs, Cadillacs and all things Elvis for a daylong tribute to the King of Rock and Roll near the ....

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08/24/2019
CELEBRITY BENEFIT EVENT

650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach - Tickets start at $50 - This private event, presented by Southern California Acura Dealers, KOST 103.5FM and Yamaha, begins at 5pm with star-studded red carpet arrivals and fine art, followed by an exclusive live concert wi ....

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08/25/2019
MARUCHAN GOLD AIRSTREAM AT THE OC NIGHT MARKET

88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 - $5.00 + $0.90 fee - Come join Maruchan in welcoming GOLD, the new restaurant-quality ramen, at the branded Maruchan airstream at the OC Night Market for a chance to try the two signature flavors, Maruchan GOLD Soy Sauce ....

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08/05/2019 to 08/26/2019
ART AND STORY TIME

650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 - - “Art and Story Time” is a weekly series for children 5 and under. Every Monday will feature a different book read aloud plus a hands-on art project. There may even be special surprise visits from i ....

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08/27/2019
CREATE + CONNECT WITH STUDIO88 AND PHOTOGRAPHER DAVID TOSTI

20371 Irvine Ave Suite 240, Newport Beach, 92660 (949) 590-8800 - free - Join Studio88 for an evening of community to expand your knowledge and network of Orange County design and industry professionals. Enjoy light bites, spa water and wine with new industry insider frie ....

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08/01/2019 to 08/29/2019
ENDLESS SUMMER THURSDAY'S AT WESTDRIFT

1400 Parkview Ave, Manhattan Beach 90266 - Free - This summer, sun’s out, fun’s out at the westdrift Manhattan Beach. Every Thursday come get an early start to the weekend with live music, Yappy Hour, glow golf and more. -5:00pm – 7:00pm: “Yappy ....

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08/02/2019 to 08/30/2019
TGIF AT WESTDRIFT

1400 Parkview Ave, Manhattan Beach 90266 310-546-7511 - Free - TGIF – Start the weekend off on the right foot at the westdrift Manhattan Beach and come hang out in our backyard for some fun in the sun. 4pm – 7pm: Kick back and chill out with cool local craft b ....

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07/05/2019 to 08/31/2019
FESTIVAL OF ARTS FINE ART SHOW

650 Laguna Canyon Road 9494941145 - General Admission: Weekdays $10, Weekends $15 - This summer explore Laguna Beach’s Festival of Arts- a juried fine art show featuring 140 of Orange County’s top artists in an open-air gallery setting. A world-renowned art destination, visitors
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07/07/2019 to 08/31/2019
PAGEANT OF THE MASTERS “THE TIME MACHINE”

650 Laguna Canyon Road Laguna Beach CA 92651 (949) 497-6582 - Advance Tickets $15 - $240 (Includes season pass to the Festival of Arts Fine Art Show) - The Pageant of the Masters is arguably one of the most unique productions in the entire world. This uber-creative, one-of-a-kind show combines theater, performance art and art history. Each evening d ....

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07/13/2019 to 08/31/2019
CONCERTS ON THE GREEN

650 Laguna Canyon Rd Laguna Beach CA 92651 9494976582 - Free with $15 Festival admission. - Sit back, relax, and enjoy the sounds of award-winning musicians as they perform live as part of the Festival of Arts “Concerts on the Green” series. Groove to the sounds of these living legends in ....

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08/04/2019 to 09/01/2019
SUNDAY FUNDAY AT WESTDRIFT

1400 Parkview Ave Manhattan Beach 90266 3105467511 - Free - Kiss the Sunday Scaries goodbye and end your weekend with a bang at the westdrift! 10am – 4pm – Partied a lil’ too hard last night? We’ve got you covered with a “hydration station” pop-up. The ....

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09/01/2019
MARUCHAN GOLD AIRSTREAM AT THE NOOD BEACH FESTIVAL

17851 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92649 - $40 general admission, $80 VIP - Come join Maruchan in welcoming GOLD, the new restaurant-quality ramen, at the branded Maruchan airstream at the Nood Beach Festival for a chance to try the two signature flavors, Maruchan GOLD Soy S ....

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09/05/2019
LAGUNA DANCE FESTIVAL PRESENTS FIRST THURSDAYS ART WALK FREE PERFORMANCE

307 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach CA 9265` 949-715-5578 - Free - Laguna Dance Festival offers free professional dance performances at First Thursdays Art Walk, a hometown tradition. ....

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09/07/2019 to 09/08/2019
CELEBRATION OF IRANIAN CINEMA IN ORANGE COUNTY

A, 311 W Peltason Dr, Irvine, CA 92697 - $12 - Join us for the 4th Annual CELEBRATION OF IRANIAN CINEMA in Orange County at the University of California, Irvine September 7-8, 2019. In collaboration with the Jordan Center for Persian Studies, UCI ....

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09/14/2019
SERGIO MENDES: THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF BOSSA NOVA

1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 - $50/$60/$75/$85 *Senior, Student and Active Military: $45/$54/$67.50/$76.50 - A legend of Brazilian music and one of the prime architects of the bossa nova revolution of the 1960s, pianist, composer and triple Grammy Award- winner Sérgio Mendes returns to celebrate the 60th an ....

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09/12/2019 to 09/15/2019
HB APA FUNDRAISER SHOW "DON'T TELL MOTHER!"

1905 Main St 7145362514 - $40 - The Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts (HB APA) is the magnet arts program for the Huntington Beach Union High School District. HB APA presents its annual Dinner Theater Fundraiser and ....

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09/20/2019
KENNY BARRON QUARTET

1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 - $35/$45 *Senior, Student and Active Military: $31.50/$40.50 - Honored by The National Endowment for the Arts as a 2010 Jazz Master, Kenny Barron’s unmatched ability to mesmerize audiences with his elegant playing, sensitive melodies and infectious rhythms is w ....

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09/21/2019
MARILYN MAYE AND KENNY WERNER

1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 - $35/$45 *Senior, Student and Active Military: $31.50/$40.50 - Grammy Award-nominated Marilyn Maye is a musical treasure. Singer, actress, director, arranger and educator, she has earned her place in the entertainment lexicon the old-fashioned way: pure talent a ....

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09/21/2019
KENNY WERNER TRIO

1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 - $35/$45 *Senior, Student and Active Military: $31.50/$40.50 - Grammy Award-nominated Kenny Werner is a pianist of seemingly infinite capacity. He expertly entwines the three sisters of music – melody, harmony and rhythm – making the piano sing with beauty and ....

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09/22/2019
MORE THAN PINK WALK

700 7149579157 - $15; $25; $35 - The Orange County More Than Pink Walk is a 5K Walk charity event which raises funds for local breast health services and national breast cancer research. For more information and to register, go to w ....

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09/22/2019
THE JAZZ CENTENARIANS SALUTES 100 YEARS OF NAT KING COLE FEATURING BARBARA MORRISON AND SHERRY WILLIAMS

1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 - $35/$45 *Senior, Student and Active Military: $31.50/$40.50 - Styled after the groundbreaking “The Nat King Cole Show” the concert features Barbara Morrison and Sherry Williams along with a big band, the “Nat King Cole Trio” and 10 singers each performing s ....

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09/27/2019
LAGUNA DANCE FESTIVAL PRESENTS PARSONS DANCE COMPANY

4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, California 92612 ‭949-854-4646‬ - $45-$100 - Laguna Dance Festival presents Parsons Dance, a contemporary company, internationally renowned for its energized, athletic ensemble work. The New York Times called artistic director David Parsons “o ....

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09/28/2019
2019 TASTE OF BRUNCH

3131 West Coast Hwy 309-826-9941 - 100 - Join family and friends at our Taste of Brunch event in support of the Arthritis Foundation. Enjoy a Taste of Brunch featuring chefs, mixologists, a live band, auction, and more. Who doesn’t enjoy a ....

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09/28/2019
2019 TASTE OF BRUNCH

3131 West Coast Hwy Newport Beach 92663 309-826-9941 - 100 - Join family and friends at our Taste of Brunch event in support of the Arthritis Foundation. Enjoy a Taste of Brunch featuring chefs, mixologists, a live band, auction, and more. Who doesn’t enjoy a ....

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09/28/2019
LAGUNA DANCE FESTIVAL PRESENTS PARSONS DANCE COMPANY, RUBBERBANDANCE GROUP, AND BALLET WEST

4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, California 92612 949-854-4646 - $45-$100 - A combined program of excerpts from the repertoires of New York's energetic, modern Parsons Dance Company, hip-hop-infused RUBBERBANDance Group from Montreal, and lyrical-contemporary Ballet West fro ....

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09/28/2019
LAGUNA DANCE FESTIVAL PRESENTS RUBBERBANDANCE FROM MONTREAL

4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA 92612 949-854-4646 - $45-$100 - Laguna Dance Festival presents RUBBERBANDance Group, an exciting Montreal-based company that explores the fusion of contemporary ballet and hip-hop. The company was founded in 2002 by Los Angeles cho ....

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09/29/2019
THE BOB BAKER MARIONETTES

1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 - $5 Children (12 years old and under)/$15 Adults *Senior, Student and Active Military: NA - With boundless imagination and wonder, The Bob Baker Marionettes have been telling stories and entertaining children and adults for over 70 years. Kids get to move around and interact with the beauti ....

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10/05/2019
JIMMY WEBB: THE GLEN CAMPBELL YEARS

1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 - $35/$45/$55/$65 *Senior, Student and Active Military: $31.50/$40.50/$49.50/$58.50 - Glen Campbell and Jimmy Webb became one of the most successful musical collaborations of all time. A 50-year collaboration that yielded more than 100 recordings and timeless chart-topping hits includ ....

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