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Events, Activities, Entertainment & Other Things to Do
Orange County Area
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10/18/2019 to 10/20/2019
OC JAPAN FAIR 2019

88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, California 92626 - $8, children 6 and under & over 65 are FREE - 10th Annual “OC JAPAN FAIR” at OC Fair & Event Center is coming on October 18-20th! This festival gives everyone in the United States the opportunity to experience and learn about Japan, from obser ....

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10/20/2019
THE GREAT CRUSH

3131 West Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92663 9493772173 - Regular Admission - $150 per person - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2019
2 PM TO 5 PM
The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar
3131 West Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92663 Please join us for an afternoon experiencing more than 80 unique wines and cham ....


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10/20/2019
BELA FLECK, ZAKIR HUSSAIN, EDGAR MEYER

1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 - $35/$45/$60/$75 *Senior, Student and Active Military: $31.50/$40.50/$54/$67.50 - With Rakesh Chaurasia
Béla Fleck (banjo), Zakir Hussain (tabla) and Edgar Meyer (double bass): three masterful genre-benders and the leading virtuosos on their respective instruments who move with ea ....


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10/25/2019
CALIDORE STRING QUARTET

1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 - $27/$37/$48/$55 *Senior, Student and Active Military: $24.30/$33.30/$43.20/$49.50 - The Calidore String Quartet has been praised by The New York Times for its “deep reserves of virtuosity and irrepressible dramatic instinct” and by the Los Angeles Times for its balance of “intell ....

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10/25/2019 to 10/26/2019
EAT, DRINK, AND BE SCARY AT BOO HA HA A HAUNTED OKTOBEERFEST

88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, 92626 - $25-$75 - Brew Ha Ha Productions, the largest craft beer event producer in the United States, is proud to present the first-ever Boo Ha Ha, a haunted Oktobeerfest, at the OC Fair and Event Center on Friday, Oc ....

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10/26/2019
TOM HARRELL QUARTET WITH HUBERT LAWS

1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 - $35/$45 *Senior, Student and Active Military: $31.50/$40.50 - Voted “Trumpeter of the Year of 2018 “by the Jazz Journalists Association (JJA), Tom Harrell is one of the most creative and dynamic jazz instrumentalists and composers of our time. While Harrell i ....

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10/26/2019
AMAZON'S TREASURE TRUCK BRINGS PUP FEST TO COSTA MESA IN COLLABORATION WITH NUTRO

880 Arlington Dr. Costa Mesa, CA 92626 - FREE - Amazon’s Treasure Truck Pup Fest experience in collaboration with Nutro will welcome all pups and dog lovers alike to the Costa Mesa Bark Park on Saturday, Oct. 26. It will be a fun-filled day jam-p ....

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10/26/2019
BISTANGO FALL ART EXHIBIT HERALDS FESTIVE HOLIDAY SEASON

19100 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine 92612 949-752-5222 - free - Join Bistango as it welcomes its newest art exhibition at the Fall Art Show from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. October 26. Bistango proprietor John Ghoukassian and curator Antoinette Sullivan have partnered with ....

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10/19/2019 to 10/27/2019
HB APA PRESENTS: GYPSY

1905 Main St, Huntington Beach, 92648 7145362514 - $22 - The Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts (HB APA) has served as the magnet arts program for the Huntington Beach Union High School District since 1993. This October, HB APA's Musical Thea ....

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10/25/2019 to 10/27/2019
CHRIS PORTER HEADLINES THE ONTARIO IMPROV

4555 Mills Circle, Ontario, CA 91764 909-484-5411 - Tickets: $20 - Your favorite finalist from season 4 of NBC’S Last Comic Standing has released his latest special in April 2019 - A Man From Kansas is now digitally available on all major streaming platforms. A Man ....

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10/30/2019
PLASTIC SURGEON ISSUES WARNING FOR WOMEN WITH BREAST IMPLANTS

San Miguel Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660 5624911000 - free - Breast augmentation is the most popular plastic surgery procedure with more than 350,000 performed on U.S patients last year alone. So, when Allergan issued a worldwide recall of its textured breast ....

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11/02/2019
GOLDEN FUTURE 50+ EXPO – 9TH ANNUAL ORANGE COUNTY EDITION

2000 E. Gene Autry Way Anaheim, CA 928036 805-716-3303 - FREE - We invite you to Come With Questions And Leave With Answers at Southern California’s Premier Lifestyle, Health and Active Aging Expo. Meet the Experts who can make your life Healthier, Wealthier and ....

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11/02/2019
GOLDEN FUTURE 50+ EXPO – 9TH ANNUAL ORANGE COUNTY EDITION

2000 E. Gene Autry Way Anaheim, CA 928036 805-716-3303 - FREE - We invite you to Come With Questions And Leave With Answers at Southern California’s Premier Lifestyle, Health and Active Aging Expo. Meet the Experts who can make your life Healthier, Wealthier and ....

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11/02/2019
TOMMY CASTRO AND THE PAINKILLERS

1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 - $30 *Senior, Student and Active Military: $27 - Whether he’s squeezing out the deepest blues or playing the funkiest soul grooves, legendary blues and soul giant Tommy Castro knows how to ignite a crowd. He’s performed all over the world, earnin ....

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10/31/2019 to 11/03/2019
PABLO FRANCISCO HEADLINES THE ONTARIO IMPROV

4555 Mills Circle, Ontario, CA 91764 909-484-5411 - Tickets: $25 (Special event) - October 31st – November 3rd, Pablo Francisco will rock the house with screams of laughter at the Ontario Improv in Ontario, CA. Pablo is one of the most popular touring comedians worldwide. He has e ....

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11/03/2019
TAJ MAHAL QUARTET

1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 - $45/$55/$65/$75 *Senior, Student and Active Military: $40.50/$49.50/$58.50/$67.50 - A bonafide blues and rock legend, the inimitable and multi-Grammy Award-winner Taj Mahal has been instrumental in preserving and shaping American roots music. With his booming baritone, nimble finger ....

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11/03/2019
COLBURN ORCHESTRA - ESA-PEKKA SALONEN, CONDUCTOR

600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 92626 949-553-2422 - $28-88 - Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Waltraud Meier, Soprano
Simon O’Neill, Tenor
Eric Owens, Bass HINDEMITH Mathis der Maler
WAGNER Die Walküre, Act 1 Renowned vocalists join the orchestra for an emotional ....


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10/05/2019 to 11/06/2019
FOCUS IRAN 3: ORANGE COUNTY OPENING RECEPTION & EXHIBITION

A, 311 W Peltason Dr, Irvine, CA 92697 - Free - Join us for the opening reception of FOCUS IRAN 3: CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO, and exhibition exploring Iranian youth Culture. Focus Iran is a biennial juried exhibition of contemporary photogr ....

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11/08/2019
SOLERA QUARTET

1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 - $27/$37/$48/$55 *Senior, Student and Active Military: $24.30/$33.30/$43.20/$49.50 - Acclaimed by critics as “top-notch, intense, stylish, and with an abundance of flare and talent” and “one of the foremost young string quartets,” the 2017 Pro Musicis International Award-winner S ....

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11/16/2019
COMEDY SHOW FOR AUTISM

114 E Commonwealth Ave, Fullerton, CA 92382 7604905810 - $25 - $1,000 - With returning headliner JAY MOHR, the Fullerton Cares ‘Comedy Show for Autism’ in support of Fullerton autism charities and special education programs will be at the Historical Fullerton Ballroom, ....

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11/17/2019
PACIFIC SYMPHONY PLAYS MOZART & BRAHMS WITH SIMONE PORTER

1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 - $45/$60/$75/$85 *Senior, Student and Active Military: $40.50/$54/$67.50/$76.50 - Carl St.Clair, conductor
Simone Porter, violin Acclaimed violinist, devoted chamber musician and Soka favorite, Simone Porter joins Carl St.Clair to kick of the series with a festive work by Mozart a ....


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11/17/2019
MEET ON BEACH

8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, CA 90620 213-365-0605 - Free - Meet on Beach invites the community to experience Beach Boulevard in a whole new way during the all-new multi-city community festival set to connect and reimagine the historic corridor. From La Habra ....

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11/22/2019 to 11/24/2019
DESIGNERCON 2019

800 W. Katella Ave 6265844070 - $20 - $70 - DESIGNERCON THE LARGEST CELEBRATION OF ART AND TOYS IN THE UNITED STATES NOVEMBER 22-24, 2019 CONVENTION DATES
November 22 - 24, 2019
VIP Night | November 22, 5pm - 9pm
General Entry | November 23, ....


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11/24/2019
THE LUCKY BAND

1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 - $5 Children (12 years old and under)/$15 Adults - Emmy Award and Latin Grammy Award-winner The Lucky Band (Lucky Diaz and Alisha Gaddis) creates indie music sounds that are rooted in their whimsical and child-friendly imaginations. Their songs have ....

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03/26/2019 to 11/30/2019
20TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL AT BAYSIDE RESTAURANT

900 Bayside Drive, Newport Beach, 92660 949-721-1222 - $20 - Bayside Restaurant is celebrating 20 years of business, and we invite you to join the celebration! As a thank you for your support, Bayside is offering a special anniversary menu running until the en ....

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03/26/2019 to 11/30/2019
20TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL AT BAYSIDE RESTAURANT

900 Bayside Drive, Newport Beach, 92660 949-721-1222 - $20 - Bayside Restaurant is celebrating 20 years of business, and we invite you to join the celebration! As a thank you for your support, Bayside is offering a special anniversary menu running until the en ....

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12/01/2019
PATCHWORK SHOW

125 N Broadway Santa Ana - Free - Event Name: Patchwork Show
Date: December 1, 2019
Location: Artists Village - 2nd @ Sycamore - Santa Ana, CA
Time: 11 am - 5:00 pm
Recurring Event: 2x/year - Spring and Fall
Cost: FREE
Famil ....


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12/07/2019
BEHZOD ABDURAIMOV

1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 - $45/$55/$65/$75 *Senior, Student and Active Military: $40.50/$49.50/$58.50/$67.50 - Behzod Abduraimov’s performances combine an immense depth of musicality with phenomenal technique and breath-taking delicacy. There is already great acclaim for this phenomenal young pianist: in the ....

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12/07/2019
JINGLE BELL RUN

598 Santana Way, Corona, CA 92881 9492457593 - $30 for adults with $5 fee increase September 1, $15 for children - Get your jingle on at the MOST FUN & FESTIVE holiday fun-run around – all to battle the #1 cause of disability! The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is the original festive race for charity. ....

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